(a) There is created within the Department of Cultural Resources the Veterans' Memorial Commission.
(b) The Veterans' Memorial Commission shall consist of 15 members, none of whom shall be members of the North Carolina General Assembly. The appointments shall be made as follows:
(1) Five persons shall be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in accordance with G.S. 120-121.
(2) Five persons shall be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate in accordance with G.S. 120-121.
(3) Five persons shall be appointed by the Governor.
Vacancies in appointments made by the General Assembly shall be filled in accordance with G.S. 120-122. Other vacancies in appointive terms shall be filled by appointment by the Governor.
(c) The members of the Commission shall serve for the life of the Commission.
(d) The members of the Commission shall receive necessary travel and subsistence expenses in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 138-5.
(e) The majority of the Commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
(f) The members of the Commission shall select a chairman and vice-chairman.
(g) The Commission shall meet at least once during each calendar quarter upon the call of the chairman. The initial meeting shall be called by the Secretary of Cultural Resources to be held no later than August 31, 1987.
(h) The Department of Cultural Resources shall provide administrative and support staff to the Commission to assist it in performing its duties.
(i) The Commission shall terminate and this Part expire upon dedication of the monument. (1987, c. 779, s. 1; 1995, c. 490, s. 62.)
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