(a) The Committee may contract for consulting services as provided by G.S. 120-32.02. Upon approval of the Legislative Services Commission, the Legislative Services Officer shall assign professional and clerical staff to assist in the work of the Committee. The professional staff shall include the appropriate staff from the Fiscal Research, Research, Legislative Drafting, and Information Systems Divisions of the Legislative Services Office of the General Assembly. Clerical staff shall be furnished to the Committee through the offices of the Senate and the House of Representatives Supervisors of Clerks. The expenses of employment of the clerical staff shall be borne by the Committee. The Committee may meet in the Legislative Building or the Legislative Office Building upon the approval of the Legislative Services Commission.
(b) Members of the Committee shall receive per diem, subsistence, and travel allowances as follows:
(1) Committee members who are members of the General Assembly, at the rate established in G.S. 120-3.1.
(2) Committee members who are officials or employees of the State or of local government agencies, at the rate established in G.S. 138-6.
(3) All other Committee members, at the rate established in G.S. 138-5. (1999-237, s. 22(a).)
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