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(a) There is created the Permanent Joint Interim Legislative Oversight Committee of the Children First Trust Fund. The committee shall be composed of three members of each house, to be appointed by the presiding officer of each house. The chair and vice chair of the oversight committee shall be elected at the first meeting by the members of the oversight committee. The oversight committee shall meet as it deems necessary and shall study and oversee all facets of the Children First Trust Fund. The committee shall review each monthly report provided by the council, and may make recommendations as it deems appropriate.
(b) The oversight committee shall consider recommending to the council a comprehensive plan to establish a grants program to assist parents in placing their children in accredited behavior modification programs.
(c) Upon the request of the chair, the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House shall provide the clerical assistance necessary for the work of the oversight committee.
(d) The oversight committee shall review each community service grant awarded pursuant to this chapter to determine compliance with this chapter and the guidelines established in Chapter 24, the Community Service Grant Program Act of 1989.
(e) Each member of the oversight committee shall be entitled to his or her regular legislative compensation, his or her per diem, and travel expenses for each day he or she attends a meeting of the oversight committee which shall be paid out of any funds appropriated to the use of the Legislature, upon warrants drawn on the state Comptroller upon requisitions signed by the chair of the oversight committee. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no member shall receive additional legislative compensation or per diem when the Legislature is in session or if a member is being paid any other payments on the same dates for attendance of other state business.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 41. State Government § 41-15B-4 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-41-state-government/al-code-sect-41-15b-4.html
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