Maine Revised Statutes

§227. Maine-Canadian Legislative Advisory Commission

The Maine-Canadian Legislative Advisory Commission, as authorized by Title 5, section 12004-K, subsection 10, shall consist of 8 members, all of whom shall be citizens of this State. The Speaker of the House shall appoint 4 members, 2 for a term of one year and 2 who must be members of the House of Representatives who shall each hold office from the date of appointment until the term of election to the Legislature expires. The President of the Senate shall appoint 4 members, 2 for a term of one year and 2 who must be Senators who shall each hold office from the date of appointment until the term of election to the Legislature expires. At least one member appointed by the President of the Senate and one member appointed by the Speaker of the House shall be fluent in the French language. In the event of the death or resignation of any member, the vacancy shall be filled for the remainder of the term in the same manner as the original appointment. [RR 1991, c. 1, §1 (COR).]

Members shall be compensated as provided in Title 5, chapter 379. Four members shall constitute a quorum. The commission shall designate one of its members as chairman. [1983, c. 812, §5 (AMD).]

SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 605, §1 (NEW). 1983, c. 812, §5 (AMD). 1985, c. 775, §3 (AMD). 1985, c. 809, (AMD). 1987, c. 402, §A215 (AMD). 1989, c. 503, §B3 (AMD). RR 1991, c. 1, §1 (COR).