Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 67
STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 4
LEGISLATURE
67-457.  Joint legislative oversight committee — Creation. There is hereby created the joint legislative oversight committee which shall be appointed as follows: the president pro tempore of the senate shall appoint majority party members of the senate, the senate minority leader shall appoint minority party members of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives shall appoint majority party members of the house of representatives and the minority leader of the house of representatives shall appoint minority party members of the house of representatives. Membership on the committee shall be evenly divided between the house of representatives and the senate and shall be evenly divided between the two (2) largest political parties represented in the legislature. The cochairmen of the joint finance-appropriations committee, or their designees, shall be members of the joint legislative oversight committee. The joint legislative oversight committee is hereby created under the jurisdiction of the legislative council for the purpose of conducting performance audits or evaluations, and reviewing all records related thereto, of any state agency at any time as the committee deems necessary. The legislative council shall appoint cochairmen who shall be from different houses of the legislature and who shall be from different political parties and shall determine the size of the committee. The legislative council, by a seventy-five percent (75%) vote, shall appoint a director of legislative performance evaluations for the purpose of conducting performance audits or evaluations pursuant to sections 67-457 through 67-464, Idaho Code. The director of legislative performance evaluations shall serve at the pleasure of the joint legislative oversight committee. The legislative council shall initially establish the compensation of the director of legislative performance evaluations and thereafter the compensation of the director of legislative performance evaluations shall be established by the joint legislative oversight committee.

History:
[67-457, added 1993, ch. 327, sec. 3, p. 1190; am. 1996, ch. 65, sec. 1, p. 189.]


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