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§ 6250.502. Membership

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: December 16, 2002 to September 5, 2022

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 38. Workforce Development Act
Chapter 5. Local Workforce Investment Areas and Boards
Effective: December 16, 2002 to September 5, 2022
24 P.S. § 6250.502
§ 6250.502. Membership
(a) Composition.--
(1) A local workforce investment board appointed by the chief elected official shall be as follows:
(i) A majority shall be representatives of business in the local workforce investment area who:
(A) are owners of businesses, chief executives or operating officers of businesses and other business executives or employers with optimum policymaking or hiring authority;
(B) represent businesses with employment opportunities which reflect the employment opportunities of the local workforce investment area; and
(C) are appointed from among individuals nominated by local business organizations and business trade associations.
(ii) Representatives of local educational entities, including representatives of local educational agencies, local school boards, entities providing adult education and literacy activities, postsecondary educational institutions, community colleges and technical colleges, selected from among individuals nominated by regional or local educational agencies, institutions or organizations representing such local educational entities.
(iii) In a local workforce investment area in which employees are represented by labor organizations, representatives nominated by local labor federations.
(iv) In a local workforce investment area in which no employees are represented by labor organizations, other representatives of employees.
(v) Representatives of community-based organizations, which may include organizations representing minorities, individuals with disabilities, older workers and veterans, from a local workforce investment area in which such organizations are present.
(vi) Representatives of economic development entities.
(vii) Representatives of each of the one-stop delivery system partners.
(viii) Other individuals or representatives of entities as the chief elected official in the local workforce investment area may determine to be appropriate.
(2) Members of the local workforce investment board must be individuals who have optimum policymaking authority within the organizations, agencies or other entities which they represent.
(3) The membership shall select a chairperson from the private sector representatives.
(4) A local workforce investment board may hire limited staff to implement the decisions of the local workforce investment board.
(b) Manner of appointment.--In accordance with the criteria established by the board for the Governor, a member of a local workforce investment board shall be appointed by the chief elected official of the city, county or counties that participate in the local workforce investment board as follows:
(1) If only one county participates on the local workforce investment board, the chief elected official shall appoint the members.
(2) If a local workforce investment board represents more than one county or represents both a county and a city that comprises a separate workforce investment area, the chief elected officials of each county and any city that comprises a separate workforce investment area also represented by the local workforce investment board shall enter into a detailed written agreement describing the understanding of the counties as to appointments, governance and oversight activities of the local workforce investment board under this act. If after a reasonable effort the chief elected officials are unable to reach agreement, the Governor may appoint the members of the local workforce investment board from individuals so nominated or recommended.

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2001, Dec. 18, P.L. 949, No. 114, § 502, effective July 1, 2002. Amended 2002, Dec. 16, P.L. 1930, No. 224, § 7, imd. effective.
24 P.S. § 6250.502, PA ST 24 P.S. § 6250.502
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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