On May 30, 2019 the Legislative Assembly appointed a Special Committee to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of a Clerk to the Legislative Assembly pursuant to statutory provisions and the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly.
Terms of Reference
On May 30, 2019, the Legislative Assembly agreed that a Special Committee be appointed to unanimously select and 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 and the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly.
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;
and shall 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 Acting 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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