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Liberty scholarship advisory committee
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 1, ARTICLE 13-A
§ 611. Liberty scholarship advisory committee. There is hereby
created a liberty scholarship advisory committee, which shall consist of
eleven persons appointed by the governor, two of whom shall be upon the
recommendation of the president pro tem of the senate and two of whom
shall be upon the recommendation of the speaker of the assembly. Such
members shall serve at the pleasure of the governor, except that those
recommended by other authorities shall serve at the pleasure of such
recommending authorities, and shall include, but not be limited to,
representatives of secondary schools, business and industry, labor and
nonprofit or voluntary organizations. In addition to such eleven
members, the president of the higher education services corporation, the
commissioner of education, the chancellor of the state university of New
York, the chancellor of the city university of New York and the
president of the commission of independent colleges and universities
shall serve on the committee as ex-officio members. The governor shall
designate one member to serve as chairperson of the committee. No later
than April first, nineteen hundred eighty-nine, such committee shall
prepare a plan that (i) identifies counseling and support services for
students available from institutions of higher education, secondary
schools, government agencies, business and industry, labor, nonprofit
organizations and volunteers and (ii) proposes ways in which such
counseling and support services can be coordinated to promote continuity
of counseling and support. In addition, the advisory committee shall
make recommendations as to the implementation of such plan and shall
periodically report on the degree to which such plan has been
successfully implemented. The president, commissioner and the
chancellors of the public universities shall make available personnel to
act as staff for the committee. The members of the committee shall
receive no compensation for their services, but shall be entitled to
reimbursement for their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the
performance of their duties.