The commission shall hire staff or contract for those experts or technical and professional services that may be required for the completion of any task authorized or study required by this chapter. Staff hired pursuant to this section shall be hired in compliance with the State Civil Service Act (Part 2 (commencing with Section 18500) of Division 5 of Title 2). Contracts awarded pursuant to this section shall be in compliance with Section 19130. The commission is expressly encouraged and authorized to seek the technical and legal assistance of other state agencies and departments in fulfilling its statutory responsibilities.
(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 549, Sec. 7.)