- The Commission shall consist of 5 members who shall be appointed by the Mayor.
- Each member of the Commission shall be a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia and shall serve for a term of 3 years, except that of the members first appointed to the Commission, 3 members shall be appointed to serve for a term of 2 years and 2 members shall be appointed to serve for a term of 3 years, to be determined by lot. Members may not be appointed to serve for more than 2 consecutive terms. Any person appointed to fill a vacancy on the Commission shall be appointed to serve the remainder of the term in the same manner as the original selection. Persons appointed to fill the remainder of a term, where the remainder is less than one-half of the original term, may be reappointed to 2 full terms.
- Any member of the Commission who is or has been, within 12 months of appointment, an officer, employee, student, trustee, or member of the governing board of an educational institution operating in the District of Columbia that is subject to licensure by the Commission or has a financial interest in an educational institution subject to licensure shall not participate in any matter before the Commission concerning the institution.
- The Commission shall choose annually from among its members a Chairperson and such other officers as it deems necessary. All meetings of the Commission shall be called by the Chairperson or a majority of the members, except the 1st meeting of the Commission shall be called by the Mayor.
- Three members shall constitute a quorum of the Commission and no official action of the Commission shall be taken except in an open meeting of the Commission with a quorum present.
- Members of the Commission shall each be entitled to compensation pursuant to the provisions of § 1-611.08, up to a maximum of $4,000 for any 1 year. While away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of the duties of the Commission, members shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of substance.
Historical and Statutory
1981 Ed., § 31-1604.
1973 Ed., § 31-2004.
Legislative History of Laws
For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-104, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 38-1301.
Law 2-139 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 2-10, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 17, 1978 and October 31, 1978, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 22, 1978, it was assigned Act No. 2-300 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.
Law 3-81 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 3-236, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on April 22, 1980 and May 20, 1980, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 4, 1980, it was assigned Act No. 3-195 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.
For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-217, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 38-1309.
DC CODE § 38-1304
Current through December 11, 2012
(Apr. 6, 1977, D.C. Law 1-104, § 4, 23 DCR 8734; Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 3205(y), 25 DCR 5740; Aug. 7, 1980, D.C. Law 3-81, § 2(gg), 27 DCR 2632; Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-217, § 2(d), 36 DCR 523.)