To:          Amitava Bhattacharjee, Daniel Power, Christie Farnham Pope

From:       Barbara Finch

Subject:    HF 2061 (membership of the State Board of Regents)

Date:       Fri, 15 Feb 2002, 10:39:44 -0600

 

The bill states that the eighth member shall be a member of the faculty of an institution of higher learning under the control of the board.

 

The proposed committee amendment reads: The term of the member who is a member of the faculty of an institution of higher learning under the control of the board shall be for two years.  The membership position held by a faculty member shall rotate among the institutions of higher learning under the control of the board and the institutions whose faculty members shall serve the first and second two-year terms on the board shall be determined by lot.

 

If you have any additional comments, please feel free to contact me. Send your comments to  my legislature email or my home email: finch5@qwest.net

 

Barbara Finch

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HF 2061HF 2061

PAG LIN

1   1      Section 1.  Section 262.1, Code 2001, is amended to read as

1   2 follows:

1   3      262.1  MEMBERSHIP.

1   4      The state board of regents consists of nine members, eight

1   5 seven of whom shall be selected from the state at large solely

1   6 with regard to their qualifications and fitness to discharge

1   7 the duties of the office.  The eighth member shall be a member

1   8 of the faculty of an institution of higher learning under the

1   9 control of the board.  The ninth member shall be a student

1  10 enrolled on a full-time basis in good standing at either the

1  11 graduate or undergraduate level at one of the institutions

1  12 listed in section 262.7, subsection 1, 2, or 3, at the time of

1  13 the member's appointment.  Not more than five members shall be

1  14 of the same political party.

1  15      Sec. 2.  Section 262.6, Code 2001, is amended to read as

1  16 follows:

1  17      262.6  VACANCIES.

1  18      Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner in which

1  19 regular appointments are required to be made.  If the ninth

1  20 member resigns prior to the expiration of the term, the

1  21 individual appointed to fill the vacancy shall meet the

1  22 requirements for the ninth member specified in section 262.1.

1  23 Other vacancies occurring prior to the expiration of the ninth

1  24 member's term shall be filled in the same manner as the

1  25 original appointments for those vacancies. 

1  26                         EXPLANATION

1  27      This bill provides that one of the nine members of the

1  28 state board of regents must be a member of the faculty of an

1  29 institution of higher learning under the control of the board.

1  30 The bill also removes redundant language from a Code provision

1  31 that specifies how vacancies on the board must be filled. 

1  32 LSB 5246HH 79

1  33 kh/cls/14