New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 13 > Article 1C > § 13-1C-4 - Council for purchasing from persons with disabilities; appointment; organization
Current as of: 2010
A. The "New Mexico council for purchasing from persons with disabilities" is created. The council shall be composed of the following nine members:
(1) the state purchasing agent or the agent's designee;
(2) two persons, appointed by the governor, who represent state agencies that purchase significant amounts of goods and services from the private sector, or their designees;
(3) a person, appointed by the governor, who is a state-employed vocational rehabilitation counselor and who is familiar with employment needs of persons with disabilities and with current pricing and marketing of goods and services; and
(4) two persons with disabilities, a person who is familiar with employment needs of persons with disabilities and with current pricing and marketing of goods and services and two persons who represent community rehabilitation programs that provide employment services to persons with disabilities, all selected by mutual agreement of the persons appointed in Paragraphs (1), (2) and (3) of this subsection.
B. Council members shall be appointed for three-year terms. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as for original appointments. A member appointed to fill a vacancy shall serve for the remainder of the term for that vacancy. Council members shall continue to serve beyond the expiration of their terms until new members are appointed.
C. The council shall elect a chair from among its members. Seven members of the council shall constitute a quorum in order to conduct the council's business.
D. Except for the regular pay of public employee members, council members shall serve without compensation or cost reimbursement.
New Mexico Laws: Government Contracting
U.S. Code Provisions: Government Contracting
Federal Regulations: Government Contracting