43.33A.010  <<  43.33A.020 >>   43.33A.025

RCW 43.33A.020

Board created—Membership—Terms—Vacancies—Removal.

There is hereby created the state investment board to consist of fifteen members to be appointed as provided in this section.
(1) One member who is an active member of the public employees' retirement system and has been an active member for at least five years. This member shall be appointed by the governor, subject to confirmation by the senate, from a list of nominations submitted by organizations representing active members of the system. The initial term of appointment shall be one year.
(2) One member who is an active member of the law enforcement officers' and firefighters' retirement system and has been an active member for at least five years. This member shall be appointed by the governor, subject to confirmation by the senate, from a list of nominations submitted by organizations representing active members of the system. The initial term of appointment shall be two years.
(3) One member who is an active member of the teachers' retirement system and has been an active member for at least five years. This member shall be appointed by the superintendent of public instruction subject to confirmation by the senate. The initial term of appointment shall be three years.
(4) The state treasurer or the assistant state treasurer if designated by the state treasurer.
(5) A member of the state house of representatives. This member shall be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
(6) A member of the state senate. This member shall be appointed by the president of the senate.
(7) One member who is a retired member of a state retirement system shall be appointed by the governor, subject to confirmation by the senate. The initial term of appointment shall be three years.
(8) The director of the department of labor and industries.
(9) The director of the department of retirement systems.
(10) One member who is an active member of the school employees' retirement system and has at least five years of service credit. This member shall be appointed by the superintendent of public instruction subject to confirmation by the senate. The initial term of appointment shall be three years.
(11) Five nonvoting members appointed by the state investment board who are considered experienced and qualified in the field of investments.
The legislative members shall serve terms of two years. The initial legislative members appointed to the board shall be appointed no sooner than January 10, 1983. The position of a legislative member on the board shall become vacant at the end of that member's term on the board or whenever the member ceases to be a member of the senate or house of representatives from which the member was appointed.
After the initial term of appointment, all other members of the state investment board, except ex officio members, shall serve terms of three years and shall hold office until successors are appointed. Members' terms, except for ex officio members, shall commence on January 1 of the year in which the appointments are made.
Members may be reappointed for additional terms. Appointments for vacancies shall be made for the unexpired terms in the same manner as the original appointments. Any member may be removed from the board for cause by the member's respective appointing authority.
NOTES:
Effective date2002 c 303: "This act takes effect September 1, 2002." [ 2002 c 303 § 3.]
Effective dates1981 c 219: "This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety, the support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect immediately [May 14, 1981], except sections 1 and 2 of this act shall take effect July 1, 1981." [ 1981 c 219 § 6.]
Effective datesSeverability1981 c 3: See notes following RCW 43.33A.010.
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