Current as of: 2010
A. There is created the "organic commodity commission" to achieve the purposes set forth in Section 76-22-2 NMSA 1978.
B. The commission shall be composed of five members appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.
C. The commission shall elect one of its members to serve as chairman, one to serve as vice chairman, one to serve as secretary and one to serve as ombudsman. A majority of the members of the commission constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.
D. All commission members shall be residents of New Mexico, and, if a commissioner is certified by the commission, that commissioner shall also be certified by another certifying agent.
E. The commission members shall serve staggered terms of four years with a minimum term of two years.
F. Members of the commission shall be compensated as provided in the Per Diem and Mileage Act [10-8-1 NMSA 1978], but shall receive no other compensation, perquisite or allowance.
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