S690: Modification of Membership of DOA Bds. Latest Version



AN ACT TO MODIFY THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COUNCIL FOR WOMEN ADVISORY BOARD, STATE YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL, AND NORTH CAROLINA INTERNSHIP COUNCIL by providing appointments by the speaker of the House of Representatives, the president pro tempore of The senate, and the LIEUTENANT governor.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  G.S. 143B‑394 reads as rewritten:

§ 143B‑394.  North Carolina Council for Women – members; selection; quorum; compensation.

(a)        Composition. – The North Carolina Council for Women of the Department of Administration shall consist of 20 members appointed by the Governor. The initial members of the Council shall be the appointed members of the North Carolina Council for Women, three of whose appointments expire June 30, 1977, and four of whose appointments expire June 30, 1978. Thirteen additional members shall be appointed in 1977, six of whom shall serve terms expiring June 30, 1978, and seven of whom shall serve terms expiring June 30, 1979. At the ends of the respective terms of office of the initial members of the Council and of the 13 members added in 1977, the appointment of their successors shall be for terms of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. members: 14 appointed by the Governor, two appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, two appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and two appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Beginning July 1, 2021, and annually thereafter, the Governor shall appoint four members and the Lieutenant Governor, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall each appoint two members. Members shall serve staggered, two‑year terms and shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualify.

(b)        Vacancies. – Any appointment to fill a vacancy on the Council created by the resignation, dismissal, death, or disability of a member shall be for the balance of the unexpired term. Members of the Council shall be representative of age, sex, ethnic and geographic backgrounds.

(c)        Removal. – The Governor shall have the power to remove any member of the Council appointed by the Governor from office in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 143B‑16 of the Executive Organization Act of 1973.

(d)       Chair. – The Governor shall designate a member of the Council to serve as chairman chair at the pleasure of the Governor.

(e)        Compensation. – Members of the Council shall receive per diem and necessary travel and subsistence expenses in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 138‑5.

(f)        Quorum. – A majority of the Council shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

(g)        Staff, Services. – All clerical and other services required by the Council shall be supplied by the Secretary of Administration.

SECTION 2.  G.S. 143B‑394.26 reads as rewritten:

§ 143B‑394.26.  State Youth Advisory Council – members; selection; quorum; compensation.

(a)        Composition. – The State Youth Advisory Council of the Department of Administration shall consist of 20 members. The composition and appointment of the Council shall be as follows:

Ten youths to be elected by the procedure adopted by the Youth Advisory Council, which shall include a requirement that four of the members represent youth organizations; and 10 seven adults to be appointed by the Governor at least four three of whom shall be individuals working on youth programs through youth organizations. organizations; and three adults, one each to be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Provided that no person shall serve on the Board for more than two complete consecutive terms. The total membership shall reasonably reflect the socioeconomic, ethnic, sexual, and geographical composition of the State.

The initial members of the Council shall be the appointed members of the Youth Advisory Board who shall serve for a period equal to the remainder of their current terms on the Youth Advisory Board. The current terms of the youth members expire July 1, 1976, the current terms of four of the adult members expire April 7, 1976, and the remaining four adult members' terms expire May 1, 1978. At the end of the respective terms of office of the initial members of the Council, the appointment of their successors shall be as follows:

(1)        Eight youth members to serve for terms beginning on July 1, 1976, and expiring on June 30, 1977, and two additional youth members to serve for terms beginning on July 1, 1977, and expiring on June 30, 1978. At the end of the terms of office of these youth members of the Council, the appointment of their successors shall be for terms of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualify.

(2)        Four adult members to serve for terms beginning on April 8, 1976, and expiring on June 30, 1979; four adult members to serve for terms beginning on May 1, 1978, and expiring on June 30, 1980; one additional adult member to serve for a term beginning July 1, 1977, and expiring June 30, 1978; and one additional adult member to serve for a term beginning July 1, 1977, and expiring June 30, 1979. At the end of the respective terms of office of these adult members of the Council, the appointment of their successors shall be for terms of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. At least one adult member shall be an advisor of a local youth council at appointment and for the duration of the term. The total membership shall reasonably reflect the socioeconomic, ethnic, sexual and sectional composition of the State.

(b)        Appointments. – Members shall be appointed as follows:

(1)        The Youth Advisory Council shall elect eight youth members to serve two‑year terms commencing July 1 of odd‑numbered years and elect two youth members to serve two‑year terms commencing July 1 of even‑numbered years.

(2)        Beginning July 1, 2021, the Governor shall appoint four adult members to terms expiring June 30, 2023, and three adult members to terms expiring June 30, 2024. At the end of the respective terms of the members appointed by this subdivision, members shall be appointed to two‑year terms. At least one adult member shall be an advisor of a local youth council at appointment and for the duration of the term.

(3)        Beginning July 1, 2021, the Lieutenant Governor shall appoint one adult member to a term expiring June 30, 2022; the President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall appoint one adult member to a term expiring June 30, 2023; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint one adult member to a term expiring June 30, 2023. At the end of the respective terms of the members appointed in this subdivision, members shall be appointed to two‑year terms.

(c)        Vacancies. – Any appointment to fill a vacancy on the Council created by the resignation, dismissal, death, or disability of a member shall be for the balance of the unexpired term. Members shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualify.

(d)       Removal. – The Governor shall have the power to remove any member of the Council appointed by the Governor from office in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 143B‑16 of the Executive Organization Act of 1973.

(e)        Chair, Vice‑Chair. – The Governor shall designate an adult member of the Council to serve as chairman chair at the pleasure of the Governor. The Council shall elect a youth member to serve as vice‑chairman vice‑chair for a one‑year term.

(f)        Quorum. – A majority of the Council shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

(g)        Compensation. – Members of the Council who are not officers or employees of the State shall receive per diem and necessary travel and subsistence expenses in accordance with provisions of G.S. 138‑5.

(h)        Staff. – All clerical and other services required by the Council shall be supplied by the Secretary of Administration.

SECTION 3.  G.S. 143B‑394.32 reads as rewritten:

§ 143B‑394.32.  North Carolina Internship Council – members; selection; quorum; compensation; clerical, etc., services.

The North Carolina Internship Council shall consist of 17 members, including the Secretary of Administration or his designee, one member to be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, one member to be designated by and to serve at the pleasure of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, one member to be designated by and to serve at the pleasure of the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the following 14 13 members to be appointed by the Governor to a two‑year term commencing on July 1 of odd‑numbered years: two three representatives of community colleges; four three representatives of The University of North Carolina system; two representatives of private colleges or universities; three two representatives of colleges or universities with an enrollment of less than 5,000 students; and three former interns.

At the end of the respective terms of office of the 14 13 members of the Council appointed by the Governor, the appointment of their successors shall be for terms of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualify. The Governor may remove any member appointed by the Governor.

Any appointment to fill a vacancy on the Council created by the resignation, dismissal, death, or disability of a member shall be for the balance of the unexpired term.

The Council shall meet at the call of the chairman chair or upon written request of at least five members.

The Governor shall designate a member of the Council as chairman chair to serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

Members of the Council shall receive per diem and necessary travel and subsistence expenses in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 138‑5.

A majority of the Council shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

All clerical and other services required by the Council shall be supplied by the Secretary of Administration.

SECTION 4.  This act becomes effective July 1, 2021, and applies to appointments made on or after that date.