SEC. 73-2-13. Advisory committee. [Repealed effective July 1, 2005].
There shall be an advisory committee to the board to consist of five (5) members appointed by the Governor from a list of names supplied by Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, giving the names of no fewer than three (3) times the number of persons to be appointed. Each member of the initially appointed committee shall be qualified as described by Section 73-2-7. Appointments shall be licensed landscape architects only and shall be for five-year terms. Each member shall hold office until the appointment and qualification of his successor. Vacancies occurring prior to the expiration of the term shall be filled by appointment in like manner for the unexpired term.
The committee shall review, approve or disapprove, and make recommendations on all applications for landscape architect's license. At the direction of the board, the committee shall also review and investigate any charges brought against any landscape architect as provided for in Section 73-2-16 and make findings of fact and recommendations to the board concerning any disciplinary action which the committee deems necessary and proper pursuant to Section 73-2-16.
Each member of the committee shall be entitled to receive a per diem in such amounts as shall be set by the board, but not to exceed the amount provided for in Section 25-3-69, and shall be reimbursed for expenses that are incurred in the actual performance of his duties under the provisions of Section 25-3-41.
Before entering upon the discharge of his duties, each member of the committee shall take and subscribe to the oath of office and file it with the Secretary of State. The committee shall elect at the first meeting of every calendar year from among its members, a chairman and a secretary to hold office for one (1) year.
SOURCES: Laws, 1973, ch. 471, § 7; reenacted, 1983, ch. 348, § 7; reenacted and amended, 1988, ch. 517, § 7; reenacted without change, 1991, ch. 318, § 7; Laws, 1994, ch. 424, § 2; reenacted without change, Laws, 1996, ch. 451, § 2; reenacted without change, Laws, 1999, ch. 371, § 7, eff from and after July 1, 1999; reenacted without change, Laws, 2001, ch. 406, § 7, HB 462, eff from and after July 1, 2001.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2001