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§ 903. Commission membership

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 40. LaborEffective: August 25, 2023

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 40. Labor
Chapter 19. Oklahoma Workforce Transformation Act
Effective: August 25, 2023
40 Okl.St.Ann. § 903
§ 903. Commission membership
A. The Oklahoma Workforce Commission shall consist of nine (9) members. The nine members shall be private sector leaders conducting business in this state:
1. Three members to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;
2. Three members to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and
3. Three members to be appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall be designated by the Governor to serve as chair of the Commission.
B. The members of the Commission shall be qualified electors of this state and shall not be employed by any government entity or have been employed by a government entity within the preceding one-year period.
C. For the initial appointments of Commissioners, each appointing authority shall make one appointment for a one-year term, one appointment for a two-year term, and one appointment for a three-year term. Thereafter, the terms of the Commissioners shall be for three (3) years. Commissioners may be appointed to subsequent terms without limit as to number.
D. Vacancies on the Commission shall be filled for the unexpired term of office in the same manner as the original appointment. The appointed members shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing authorities.
E. In addition to the chair appointed by the Governor, the Commission may establish and elect additional officers by a majority vote of the Commissioners. The chair shall preside over meetings of the Commission and officers shall perform duties as may be required by the Commission. The first meeting of the Commission shall be called by the chair no later than sixty (60) days after the effective date of this act.
F. No member of the Commission shall receive a salary for duties performed as a member of the Commission; however, members are eligible to receive reimbursement for expenses and travel reimbursement as provided for in the State Travel Reimbursement Act.1
G. Members serving on the Commission shall be eligible to serve on any other state board or commission if such member is otherwise qualified to hold such appointed office, notwithstanding the provisions of Section 6 of Title 51 of the Oklahoma Statutes.
H. A quorum of five members shall be required to conduct official business of the Commission.

Credits

Laws 2023, c. 361, § 4.

Footnotes

Title 74, § 500.1 et seq.
40 Okl. St. Ann. § 903, OK ST T. 40 § 903
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 3 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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