BILL REQ. #: H-1274.1
|State of Washington||63rd Legislature||2013 Regular Session|
Read first time 02/08/13. Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources.
AN ACT Relating to the appointment of nonvoting advisory members to commodity boards; and adding a new section to chapter 15.65 RCW.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1 A new section is added to chapter 15.65 RCW
to read as follows:
(1) A commodity board may appoint up to two nonvoting advisory members to the board who have expertise in marketing, operations, or other topics relevant to the work of the board. The term of office for each nonvoting advisory member must be established in each board's marketing order or agreement, but may not exceed three years. Nonvoting advisory members may serve additional consecutive terms of office if reappointed by the board.
(2) Nonvoting advisory members do not count toward establishing a quorum of the board.
(3) Nonvoting advisory members must be compensated in the same manner as board members under RCW 15.65.270(4).