WORKER’S COMPENSATION AND RELATED LAWS — INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
72-1201. CREATION OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL — COMPOSITION — APPOINTMENT — EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. (1) There is hereby established in the executive office of the governor the workforce development council. Members of the council and an executive director shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the governor. The governor shall prescribe the structure, duties and functions of the council, which shall include but not be limited to the following:
(a) To serve as the state’s coordinating body on matters related to workforce development policy and programs;
(b) To develop and provide oversight of procedures, criteria and performance measures for the workforce development training fund established under section 72-1203, Idaho Code; and
(c) To serve as the state workforce investment board in accordance with section 101 of the federal workforce innovation and opportunity act, 29 U.S.C. 3101 et seq., as amended, and federal regulations promulgated thereunder.
(2) The council may appoint special committees in connection with this section.
(3) The council may apply for and accept grants and contributions of funds from any public or private source.
(4) The executive director is authorized to hire and supervise support staff consistent with the mission and priorities of the council. The executive director shall be a nonclassified employee exempt from the provisions of chapter 53, title 67, Idaho Code. Support staff shall be classified employees under the provisions of chapter 53, title 67, Idaho Code.
(5) Members of the council and any special committees who are not state employees shall be compensated for actual and necessary expenses as provided by section 59-509(b), Idaho Code.
[72-1201, added 2018, ch. 47, sec. 1, p. 119.]