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AB-1205 California Cut Flower Commission: membership: reconvening commission.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 18, 2020


SECTION 1.

 Section 77925 of the Food and Agricultural Code is amended to read:

77925.
 (a) There is in the state government the California Cut Flower Commission. The commission shall be composed of 13 nine  members.
(b) Twelve Eight  producers, three two  each from Districts 1 to 4, inclusive, shall be elected by and from producers within the respective districts.
(c) One member shall be either a public member or a producer member, as determined by a majority of the producer members elected pursuant to subdivision (b).
(1)  If the producer members determine that the member shall be a public member, the public member shall be appointed by the director secretary  from the nominees recommended by the producer members.
(2)  If the producer members determine that the member shall be a producer, the producer members shall appoint a producer to the commission, who shall be known as the producer member-at-large.
(d) The director secretary  and other governmental officers, as determined by the commission, shall be ex officio members of the commission.
(e) The ex officio members are nonvoting members of the commission.
(f) (1) Notwithstanding subdivision (b), a person who serves on the commission on January 1, 2021, and was elected by a district pursuant to that subdivision as that subdivision read on December 31, 2020, shall serve until the expiration of their term.
(2) The amendments made to this section during the second year of the 2019–20 Regular Session of the Legislature do not affect the term of office held by any producer serving on the commission.

SEC. 2.

 Section 77935 of the Food and Agricultural Code is amended to read:

77935.
 (a)  The term of office of all members and alternate members of the commission, except ex officio members, is three years commencing in the month of December prior to  before  the beginning of the marketing year in the year of their election and until qualified successors are elected. However, with respect to the election of producer members in the 1993 marketing year, one member from each district specified in subdivision (b) of Section 77925 shall serve for one year, one member shall serve for two years, and one member shall serve for three years, with the determination of the term of each member from each district to be made in accordance with a procedure adopted by the commission with the concurrence of the secretary. 
(b) The terms of office of each member and alternate member of the commission shall be limited to three consecutive terms. However, any term of less than three years served by a member or alternate member pursuant to subdivision (a) shall not be counted as one of the three consecutive terms.

SEC. 3.

 Section 78007 is added to the Food and Agricultural Code, to read:

78007.
 On and after one year after the commission is suspended or terminated pursuant to this article, the secretary may conduct a vote to reconvene the commission consistent with Article 5 (commencing with Section 77970).