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SECTION 242
State probation commission
Executive (EXC) CHAPTER 18, ARTICLE 12
§ 242. State probation commission. 1. There shall be a state probation
commission. It shall consist of the director and six other members to be
selected as follows:

(a) three shall be appointed by the governor from among persons who,
as members of the community, have demonstrated an interest and
involvement in the field of probation, to hold office at the pleasure of
the governor and until their successors are appointed;

(b) two shall be appointed by the governor from among the probation
administrators and probation officers actually employed in the field of
probation in this state who have demonstrated by work in a statewide
professional association, concerned generally with probation affairs
throughout the state, outstanding service to the field of probation, to
hold office at the pleasure of the governor and until their successors
are appointed; and

(c) one shall be the state administrator of the unified court system.

2. The present members of the state probation commission who were
appointed to such commission by the governor shall continue as the
members of said commission appointed pursuant to paragraph (a) of
subdivision one of this section at the pleasure of the governor, and
until their successors are appointed and have qualified. The director
shall be chairman of the commission. No member of said probation
commission shall receive any compensation for his or her services as a
member of such commission, but the members shall be entitled to their
actual necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
The commissioner may from time to time assign an employee of the
division to act as secretary to said probation commission. The duties of
the members of said probation commission shall be to attend the meetings
of such probation commission, at the time fixed by said commission, or
called by the chairman of said commission, and to consider all matters
relating to probation in the state, within the jurisdiction of the
office, and to advise and consult with the director in regard thereto.