43.365.020  <<  43.365.030 >>   43.365.040

Board of directorsStandards for evaluating funding applicationsAwards of financial assistanceDeposit of contributionsRules.

(1) A Washington motion picture competitiveness program under this chapter must be administered by a board of directors appointed by the governor, and the appointments must be made within sixty days following enactment. The department, after consulting with the board, must adopt rules for the standards that shall be used to evaluate the applications for funding assistance prior to June 30, 2006.
(2) The board must evaluate and award financial assistance to motion picture projects under rules set forth under RCW 43.365.020.
(3) The board must consist of the following members:
(a) One member representing the Washington motion picture production industry;
(b) One member representing the Washington motion picture postproduction industry;
(c) One member representing the Washington interactive media or emerging motion picture industry;
(d) Two members representing labor unions affiliated with Washington motion picture production;
(e) One member representing the Washington visitors and convention bureaus;
(f) One member representing the Washington tourism industry;
(g) One member representing the Washington restaurant, hotel, and airline industry; and
(h) A chairperson, chosen at large, must serve at the pleasure of the governor.
(4) The term of the board members, other than the chair, is four years, except as provided in subsection (5) of this section.
(5) The governor must appoint board members in 2010 to two-year or four-year staggered terms. Once the initial two-year or four-year terms expire, all subsequent terms are for four years. The terms of the initial board members are as follows:
(a) The board positions in subsection (3)(b), (e), and (g) of this section, and one position from subsection (3)(d) of this section must be appointed to two-year terms; and
(b) The remaining board positions in subsection (3) of this section shall be appointed to four-year terms.
(6) A board member appointed by the governor may be removed by the governor for cause under RCW 43.06.070 and 43.06.080.
(7) Five members of the board constitute a quorum.
(8) The board must elect a treasurer and secretary annually, and other officers as the board members determine necessary, and may adopt bylaws or rules for its own government.
(9) The board must make any information available at the request of the department to administer this chapter.
(10) Contributions received by a board must be deposited into the account described in RCW 43.365.020(2).
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