1.1    .................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3082/S.F. 2720, the delete everything
1.2amendment, as follows:
1.3Page 129, after line 35, insert:

1.4"ARTICLE 17

1.6    Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 3.85, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
1.7    Subd. 3. Membership. The commission consists of five seven members of the
1.8senate appointed by the Subcommittee on Committees of the Committee on Rules and
1.9Administration and five seven members of the house of representatives appointed by the
1.10speaker. At least two members of the senate and two members of the house must be from
1.11the minority caucus. Members shall be appointed at the commencement of each regular
1.12session of the legislature for a two-year term beginning January 16 of the first year of the
1.13regular session. Members continue to serve until their successors are appointed. Vacancies
1.14that occur while the legislature is in session shall be filled like regular appointments. If the
1.15legislature is not in session, senate vacancies shall be filled by the last Subcommittee on
1.16Committees of the senate Committee on Rules and Administration or other appointing
1.17authority designated by the senate rules, and house vacancies shall be filled by the last
1.18speaker of the house, or if the speaker is not available, by the last chair of the house
1.19Rules Committee.
1.20EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective January 1, 2009."
1.21Amend the title accordingly