28B.95.160  <<  28B.95.170 >>   28B.95.900

Legislative advisory committee.

(1)(a) A legislative advisory committee to the committee on advanced tuition payment is established. The advisory committee shall consist of the following members:
(i) Two members from each of the two largest caucuses of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives. At least one member from each caucus shall be a member of the house of representatives ways and means committee and at least one member from each caucus shall be a member of the house of representatives higher education committee; and
(ii) Two members from each of the two largest caucuses of the senate appointed by the president of the senate. At least one member from each caucus shall be a member of the senate ways and means committee and at least one member from each caucus shall be a member of the senate higher education and workforce development committee.
(b) All members must be appointed by June 30, 2011, and must serve a term of no less than two years.
(c) Vacancies on the advisory committee shall be filled by appointment by either the president of the senate or the speaker of the house of representatives. All such vacancies shall be filled from the same political party and from the same house as the member whose seat was vacated.
(d) The members of the advisory committee shall serve without additional compensation, but shall be reimbursed in accordance with RCW 44.04.120 while attending meetings of the advisory committee and of the committee on advanced tuition payment.
(e) The advisory committee shall appoint its own chair and vice chair and shall meet at least once annually.
(2) The advisory committee shall provide advice to the committee on advanced tuition payment and the state actuary regarding the administration of the program including, but not limited to, pricing guidelines, the tuition unit price, and the unit payout value.
(3) Staff support for the advisory committee must be jointly provided by the senate committee services and the house of representatives office of program research.

NOTES:

Effective date2011 1st sp.s. c 12 §§ 1 and 6: "Sections *1 and 6 of this act are necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and take effect immediately [June 6, 2011]." [ 2011 1st sp.s. c 12 § 8.]
*Reviser's note: Section 1 of this act was vetoed.
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