In order that there may be the closest contact between the State Department of Agriculture and the problems of the nursery industry, there hereby is created a State Nursery Research and Regulatory Committee which shall consist of seven members appointed by the Director of Agriculture. The director, as far as practicable, shall make appointments so that all segments of the nursery industry are represented on the committee.
The term of each member shall be for three years, beginning on July 1 of the year of appointment. Vacancies in office shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term. At the first meeting after July 1 in each year, the committee shall elect a chairperson.
The committee shall meet at the call of the chairperson or the director. A majority of the members present at any meeting shall constitute a quorum, and a majority vote of the quorum at any meeting shall constitute an official act of the committee. [1963 c.461 §3; 1967 c.208 §3; 1979 c.309 §1; 1993 c.683 §1]