Maine Revised Statutes

§901-A. State House and Capitol Park Commission

The State House and Capitol Park Commission, as established in Title 5, section 12004-I, in this chapter called the "commission," shall consist of 11 voting members and 5 ex officio, nonvoting members who shall be appointed and shall serve as described in this section. [1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW).]

1. Voting members; appointment.  Voting members of the commission shall be appointed as follows:
A. The Director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission who shall be the permanent chair of the commission; [1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW).]
B. Six members of the public, 4 of whom shall be appointed jointly by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives and 2 by the Governor; [1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW).]
C. The Governor, President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives or their representatives; and [1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW).]
D. The Director of the State House and Capitol Park Commission. [1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW).]
[ 1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW) .]
2. Ex officio nonvoting members.  The ex officio nonvoting members of the commission shall be as follows:
A. The Director of the Maine State Museum; [1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW).]
B. The Director of the Maine Arts Commission; [1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW).]
C. The Director of the Bureau of General Services; [2011, c. 691, Pt. B, §2 (AMD).]
D. The Chair of the Capitol Planning Commission; and [1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW).]
E. The Executive Director of the Legislative Council. [1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 691, Pt. B, §2 (AMD) .]
3. Terms.  Each public member shall be appointed to serve a term of 2 years. A member shall serve until a successor is appointed. A vacancy shall be filled as soon as practicable by appointment for the unexpired term in the manner of the original appointment.
[ 1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW) .]
4. Reimbursements.  Members shall serve on the commission without pay, but shall be reimbursed for their expenses and travel upon application to the Legislative Council and in accordance with Title 5, chapter 379.
[ 1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW) .]
5. Meetings; decisions; quorum.  The commission shall meet at least quarterly on the call of the chair. Decisions shall be made by a majority of those present and voting. A quorum shall be a majority of the voting members of the commission.
[ 1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 410, §9 (NEW). 2011, c. 691, Pt. B, §2 (AMD).

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