2017 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 24 - Governmental Reorganization and Termination From Employment Reform
§ 45-24-3. State Personnel Oversight Commission

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-24-3 (2017)
  • (a) There is created the State Personnel Oversight Commission to be composed of three members appointed by the President of the Senate, three members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and three members appointed by the Governor. The Governor shall appoint one of the Governor's appointees as chairperson. Five members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. None of the members shall be officers or employees of the state. The President of the Senate shall designate one of such officer's initial appointees to serve an initial term of one year, one of such officer's initial appointees to serve an initial term of three years, and one of such officer's initial appointees to serve an initial term of five years. The Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint one of such officer's initial appointees to serve an initial term of two years, one of such officer's initial appointees to serve an initial term of four years, and one of such officer's initial appointees to serve an initial term of five years. The Governor shall appoint one of such officer's initial appointees to serve an initial term of one year, one of such officer's initial appointees to serve an initial term of two years, and one of such officer's initial appointees to serve an initial term of three years. After the expiration of such initial terms of office, successors to members of the commission whose initial terms of office expire and all future successors to members of the commission whose terms of office expire shall be appointed by the person occupying the office which made the original appointment and shall serve for a term of five years and until the appointment and qualification of their respective successors. Vacancies on the commission, except those caused by expiration of term, shall be filled by the appointment of a replacement member by the person occupying the office which made the appointment to the membership position on the commission which became vacant, and the person so appointed shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term and until the appointment and qualification of a successor.
  • (b) The members of the commission shall serve without compensation but shall receive the allowances authorized for legislative members of interim legislative committees. The Governor's office shall maintain the names and addresses of the members of the commission as a matter of public record. The Georgia Building Authority shall make available to the commission such meeting facilities as the chairperson may request. The commission shall be assigned to the Employees' Retirement System of Georgia for administrative purposes only, as defined in Code Section 50-4-3.
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