2012 Arkansas Code
Title 22 - Public Property
Chapter 3 - Public Buildings and Other Facilities
Subchapter 5 - -- Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission
§ 22-3-502 - Creation -- Members, etc.


AR Code § 22-3-502 (2012) What's This?

(a) (1) There is created a Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission.

(2) The commission shall be composed of ten (10) members as follows:

(A) The Governor or a designee;

(B) The Secretary of State or a designee who shall serve as the commission chair;

(C) The Director of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program;

(D) The Director of the Department of Parks and Tourism;

(E) One (1) landscape architect in this state, to be named by the Secretary of State from a list of three (3) names submitted to him or her by the Arkansas Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects;

(F) One (1) licensed architect in this state, to be named by the Secretary of State from a list of three (3) names submitted to him or her by the Arkansas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects;

(G) Two (2) citizen members at large, to be appointed by the Secretary of State, who shall serve four-year terms; and

(H) The President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall appoint one (1) nonlegislator to serve at his or her pleasure as a member of the commission, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint one (1) nonlegislator to serve at his or her pleasure as a member of the commission.

(b) Members of the commission shall serve without pay, but they shall be reimbursed by Secretary of State funds for reasonable and necessary expenses in attending commission meetings and in the performance of duties of the commission if funds are provided for the reimbursement in accordance with the rate prescribed for state employees in state travel regulations.

(c) (1) The commission shall meet on the call of the chair or on written request by any four (4) of its members.

(2) A majority vote of the voting members of the commission shall be necessary for the adoption of any action by the commission.

(d) (1) The terms of office of the members of the commission appointed by the Secretary of State shall be four (4) years.

(2) (A) (i) Within ninety (90) days prior to the expiration of the term of office of each professional member, the American Society of Landscape Architects may submit to the Secretary of State a list of three (3) names of licensed landscape architects for each position for which a term expires.

(ii) Within ninety (90) days prior to the expiration of the term of office of each professional member, the American Institute of Architects may submit to the Secretary of State a list of three (3) names of licensed architects for each position for which a term expires.

(B) Appointments expire June 30.

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