View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 3709 Rep. WHITE proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 3709 (COUNCIL\NBD\11415AC11):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Section 60-13-50 on page 3, line 42 after /director/ by inserting /of the department/

Amend the bill, further, by deleting Section 60-15-40 on page 5 and inserting:

/Section 60-15-40.      The executive director shall receive such compensation as may be provided in the annual general appropriations act determined by the director of the department and shall be reimbursed for all expenses actually incurred by him in the performance of his duties, within the amount appropriated therefor. The other members of the commission shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall receive such per diem, mileage and subsistence as provided by law for members of boards, commissions and committees. /

Amend the bill, further, Section 60-15-50 on page 5, line 15 by deleting /executive director/ and inserting /director of the department/

Amend the bill, further, by deleting Section 60-15-70 beginning on page 5, line 40 through page 6, line 19 and inserting:

/Section 60-15-70.      The commission is hereby authorized to, under the overall supervision of the department may:
     (1)      hold public or private hearings;
     (2)      to with the authorization of the department, enter into contracts, within the amount made available by appropriation therefor allocated for these purposes, with individuals, organizations and institutions for services furthering the educational objectives of the commission's programs;
     (3)      to with the authorization of the department, enter into contracts, within the amount made available by appropriation therefor allocated for these purposes, with local and regional associations for cooperative endeavors furthering the educational objectives of the commission's programs;
     (4)      to accept gifts, contributions, and bequests of an unrestricted nature from individuals, foundations, corporations, and other organizations or institutions for the purpose of furthering the educational objectives of the commission's programs;
     (5)      to with the authorization of the department, purchase and own property, both real and personal;
     (6)      to with the authorization of the department, make and sign any agreements and to do and perform any acts that may be necessary, desirable, or proper to carry out the purposes of this chapter.
     The commission may request and shall receive from any department or agency of the State such assistance and data as will enable it the commission to carry out its power and duties. /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.