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AB-2005 California Horse Racing Board: membership and per diem.(2013-2014)



SECTION 1.

 Section 19421 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

19421.
 The board consists of seven members, appointed by the Governor.
(a)  Each  The board consists of nine members, seven public members appointed by the Governor, one Member of the Senate appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules , and one Member of the Assembly appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly. Each public  member shall hold office for a term of four years, commencing at the expiration of the previous term. A public member shall be eligible for reappointment at the discretion of the Governor. Any vacancy of a public member shall be filled by the Governor for the unexpired term. 
The (b)  (1)   term of the  Members of the Legislature appointed to the board shall serve as nonvoting, ex officio  members of the board in office on January 1, 1959, shall expire as follows: one member July 26, 1959, one member July 26, 1960, and one member July 26, 1961. The terms shall expire in the same relative order as to each member as the term for which he holds office on January 1, 1959. and each appointed Member shall serve a term of two years, with no limit on the number of terms that may be served by any one Member. 
The (2)   term of the members appointed pursuant to amendments made to this section during the 1977–1978 legislative session shall expire as follows: one on January 1, 1979 and one on January 1, 1982. Members of the Legislature serving on the board are subject to all of the following: 
The (A)   term of the members appointed pursuant to amendments made to this section during the 1979–80 Regular Session of the Legislature shall expire as follows: one on January 1, 1982, and one on January 1, 1984. A legislative member is ineligible to serve on subcommittees of the board. 
Any (B)   vacancy shall be filled by the Governor for the unexpired term. A legislative member has no authority to designate a member of his or her legislative staff or anyone else to serve as his or her designee on the board. 
Each (C)   member shall be eligible for reappointment in the discretion of the Governor. A legislative member who fails to attend three consecutive meetings of the board shall be replaced by the appointing authority. 

SEC. 2.

 Section 19425 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

19425.
 The (a)  Except as provided in subdivision (b), the  members of the board shall receive a per diem of one hundred dollars ($100) for each day spent in attendance at meetings scheduled by the chairperson of the board for the purpose of fulfilling the duties of the board pursuant to this chapter, and shall be reimbursed for traveling and other expenses necessarily incurred in the performance of official duties.
Notwithstanding (b)   any other provision of law, any member of the board who is also a member of, and is entitled to receive the benefits from, the Legislators’ Retirement System may elect to forego the compensation provided by this section and, if the compensation is foregone, the member shall not have  A Member of the Legislature serving on the board shall not receive per diem or reimbursement for traveling or other expenses from the board for  his or her retirement benefits reduced and shall not be required to be reinstated into the retirement system. service on the board pursuant to subdivision (a).