Legislative Assembly SENATE BILL NO. 2227
of North Dakota
Senators Heckaman, Hogan, Oban
Representatives Boschee, Dobervich, Mitskog
1 A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 54-16-01 of the North Dakota Century Code,
2 relating to the members of the emergency commission.
3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF NORTH DAKOTA:
4 SECTION 1. AMENDMENT. Section 54-16-01 of the North Dakota Century Code is
5 amended and reenacted as follows:
6 54-16-01. Emergency commission - Members - Organization - Quorum - Meetings.
7 The emergency commission consists of the governor, the majority leaders of the senate and
8 house of representatives of the legislative assembly, the secretary of stateminority leaders of
9 the senate and house of representatives, and the chairmen of the senate and house of
10 representatives appropriations committees. If the chairman of an appropriations committee
11 ceases to be a member of the legislative assembly, the vice chairman of that committee
12 succeeds to that position on the commission. An appropriations committee vice chairman may
13 serve in the place of the appropriations committee chairman as a member of the commission at
14 the request of the appropriate appropriations committee chairman, if the appropriations
15 committee chairman is unable to attend a commission meeting. If a majority or minority leader
16 ceases to be a member of the legislative assembly, the respective house's assistant majority or
17 minority leader succeeds to that position on the commission. A majority or minority leader's
18 assistant majority or minority leader may serve as a member of the commission in the place of
19 the majority or minority leader at the request of the majority or minority leader if that majority or
20 minority leader is serving on the commission in another capacity or is unable to attend a
21 commission meeting. FourA majority of the members of the commission constitute a quorum.
22 The governor is theshall serve as chairman and the secretary of state is the secretary of the
23 commission. The commission shall meet at the call of the chairman.
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