An Act To Amend the Law Concerning the Membership of the Maine Economic Growth Council
Sec. 1. 10 MRSA §929-A, sub-§2, as amended by PL 2007, c. 420, §5, is further amended to read:
The Commissioner of Economic and Community Development or the commissioner's designee is a member of the council.
Under current law, 4 members of the Legislature are appointed to the Maine Economic Growth Council. This bill requires that 2 of the 4 legislative members must be Senators and 2 must be members of the House of Representatives. This bill also requires that, of the 2 members from each body, one must belong to the political party holding the largest number of seats in that body and one must belong to the political party holding the 2nd largest number of seats in that body.