Section 16-36-72

Digital Depository Study Commission.

(a) There is hereby established a Digital Depository Study Commission which shall consist of 12 members to be appointed as follows:

(1) Two members to be appointed by the Governor.

(2) Two members to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one whom shall be a representative of a qualified depository.

(3) One member to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(4) One member to be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor.

(5) Two members to be appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.

(6) One member to be appointed by the Executive Director of the Alabama Association of School Business Officials or his or her designee.

(7) One member to be appointed by the Executive Director of the School Superintendents of Alabama or his or her designee.

(8) One member to be appointed by the Executive Director of the Alabama Association of Schools Boards or his or her designee.

(9) One member to be appointed by the President of the Association of American Publishers or his or her designee.

(b) The commission shall meet at least four times prior to the start of the 2016 Regular Session to examine the application of a depository to digital material. The commission shall present to the Legislature a report that proposes a plan to make changes to this section and Sections 16-36-62, 16-36-64, 16-36-65, 16-36-60.1, and 16-36-71 if necessary.

(Act 2015-386, §3.)