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403. Organization, expenses
Legislative Council shall meet immediately following the appointment of its
membership to elect a Chair, and a Vice Chair, to organize and conduct its
business. The members of the Council shall adopt rules for the organization of
the Council and the operation of its personnel. The Council may meet as often
as it deems necessary, and a majority of the members shall constitute a quorum
for the transaction of business. Meetings may be called by the chairman or by a
majority of the members.
Legislative Council shall employ such professional and secretarial staff as are
required to carry out its functions and fix their compensation. Chapter 13 of
Title 3 shall not apply to employees of the Council unless this exception is
partially or wholly waived by the council.
(c) After July
1, 1972, all of the expenses of the Legislative Council shall be charged to the
legislative appropriation, and the council shall prepare a detailed Legislative
Council budget generally in the format of departmental budgets.
Legislative Council shall have its offices in the State house.
attending a meeting of the Legislative Council when he is not receiving
compensation as a member of the General Assembly, a member of the Legislative
Council shall be entitled to the same per diem compensation and reimbursement
for necessary expenses as provided members of standing committees under 2
V.S.A. § 406. (Added 1971, No. 204 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 31, 1972;
amended 1983, No. 88, § 13, eff. July 3, 1983.)