On February 12, 2020 and May 30, 2019, the Legislative Assembly appointed a Special Committee to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of a Clerk of the Legislative Assembly pursuant to statutory provisions and the
Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly.
On March 2, 2020, the Committee released its unanimous report and recommendation for a Clerk of the Legislative Assembly.
Terms of Reference
On February 12, 2020, the Legislative Assembly agreed that a Special Committee be appointed to select and unanimously recommend to the Legislative Assembly the appointment of an individual to exercise the powers and duties assigned to the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia pursuant to statutory provisions, the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly, and the position description approved by the Legislative Assembly Management Committee on October 23, 2019.
The said Special Committee shall have the powers of a Select Standing Committee and in addition is empowered to:
- appoint of their number, one or more subcommittees and to refer to such subcommittees any of the matters referred to the Committee;
- sit during a period in which the House is adjourned, during the recess after prorogation until the next following Session and during any sitting of the House;
- adjourn from place to place as may be convenient; and
- retain such personnel as required to assist the Committee;
That any information or evidence previously under consideration by the Special Committee appointed by order of the House on May 30, 2019 be referred to the Special Committee.
That the Special Committee report to the House as soon as possible, or following any adjournment, or at the next following Session, as the case may be; to deposit the original of its reports with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly during a period of adjournment and upon resumption of the sittings of the House, the Chair shall present all reports to the Legislative Assembly.
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