There is hereby created a liberty scholarship advisory committee, which shall consist of eleven persons appointed by the governor, two of whom shall be upon the recommendation of the president pro tem of the senate and two of whom shall be upon the recommendation of the speaker of the assembly.

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Such members shall serve at the pleasure of the governor, except that those recommended by other authorities shall serve at the pleasure of such recommending authorities, and shall include, but not be limited to, representatives of secondary schools, business and industry, labor and nonprofit or voluntary organizations. In addition to such eleven members, the president of the higher education services corporation, the commissioner of education, the chancellor of the state university of New York, the chancellor of the city university of New York and the president of the commission of independent colleges and universities shall serve on the committee as ex-officio members. The governor shall designate one member to serve as chairperson of the committee. No later than April first, nineteen hundred eighty-nine, such committee shall prepare a plan that (i) identifies counseling and support services for students available from institutions of higher education, secondary schools, government agencies, business and industry, labor, nonprofit organizations and volunteers and (ii) proposes ways in which such counseling and support services can be coordinated to promote continuity of counseling and support. In addition, the advisory committee shall make recommendations as to the implementation of such plan and shall periodically report on the degree to which such plan has been successfully implemented. The president, commissioner and the chancellors of the public universities shall make available personnel to act as staff for the committee. The members of the committee shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be entitled to reimbursement for their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.