1. There is established a commission on the status of women. This commission consists of five members. The governor shall appoint each member for a term of four years, staggered so that
the term of at least one member expires July first of each year. A vacancy occurring other than by reason of the expiration of a term must be filled
in the same manner as original appointments, except that the appointment may be made
for only the remainder of the unexpired term.
2. The members are entitled to be paid for mileage and actual expenses incurred in
attending meetings and in performance of their official duties in amounts provided
by law for other state officers and employees.
3. This commission shall:
a. Coordinate activities and serve as a clearinghouse and an advisory group to the
division for information relating to economic development programs that focus on career
development for women.
b. Provide a biennial report by September first of each even-numbered year to the
director of the department of commerce division of economic development and finance
and the governor on the findings and recommendations of the commission and any proposed
legislation necessary to implement the recommendations.
c. Prepare for and perform followup duties in connection with state, regional, and
national conferences, encourage interest, participation, and cooperation with state
departments, agencies, and other organizations in developing needed services, facilities,
and opportunities, and provide consultant help to local organizations created for
the purpose of coordinating activities for the economic and career development of
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