Current with changes from the 2021 Legislative Session through Ch. 42
Section 2-403 - Membership of Commission(a) The Commission consists of 25 members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.(b) Of the 25 members of the Commission: (1) 12 shall be appointed from among applicants who have been nominated and recommended for appointment by organizations located in the State whose interests relate to the status of women; and(2) 13 shall be appointed from among applicants applying on their own behalf.(c) To the extent practicable, in making appointments under this section, the Governor shall ensure geographic diversity among the membership of the Commission.(d)(1) The term of a commissioner is 4 years.(2) The terms of members are staggered as required by the terms provided for members of the Commission on October 1, 2007.(3) A commissioner may not serve more than two consecutive terms.(4) At the end of a term, a commissioner continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies.(5) A commissioner who is appointed after a term has begun serves only for the rest of the term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies.(e) A commissioner who fails to attend at least 50% of the regularly scheduled meetings of the Commission during any 12-month period shall be considered to have resigned.(f) Commissioners are not entitled to receive compensation for their services.