2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-8005. Adult Literacy Services Advisory Committee - Members.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-8005 (2018)

A. The Adult Literacy Services Advisory Committee shall be composed of fifteen (15) members:

1. The Governor shall appoint two members who are executives of business or industry;

2. The Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint one member to serve as cochair of the Committee who is a member of the House of Representatives and one member who is a volunteer of a local literacy program;

3. The President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall appoint one member to serve as cochair of the Committee who is a member of the Senate and one member who is a volunteer of a local literacy program;

4. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction shall appoint two members who work with a local adult basic education program and one member who is employed in the Lifelong Learning Section of the State Department of Education;

5. The Director of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries shall appoint one member who is employed in the Literacy Resource Office of the Department of Libraries;

6. The Executive Director of the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority shall appoint one member;

7. The Director of the Center for the Study of Literacy at Northeastern State University shall appoint one member;

8. The Director of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education shall appoint one member who is employed by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education and who works in adult education;

9. The Director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services shall appoint one member who is employed by the Department and is knowledgeable about adult literacy and education needs; and

10. One member who serves as President of the Oklahoma Literacy Coalition, Incorporated.

B. The Committee cochairs shall convene an organizational meeting no later than August 31, 2000, at which time the Committee may adopt rules governing its operation and elect other officers to serve the Committee. The presence of seven members of the Committee shall constitute a quorum.

C. Appointed members shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

D. Nonlegislative members of the Committee shall be reimbursed by the appointing authority for travel expenses incurred in the performance of their duties pursuant to the State Travel Reimbursement Act.

E. Legislative members of the Committee shall be reimbursed by their appointing authorities for necessary travel expenses incurred in the performance of their duties in accordance with Section 456 of Title 74 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

Added by Laws 2000, c. 296, § 3, emerg. eff. June 5, 2000. Amended by Laws 2001, c. 33, § 162, eff. July 1, 2001.

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