There is hereby created a State School Building Finance Committee composed of the Governor, Controller, Treasurer, Director of Finance, and Superintendent of Public Instruction, all of whom shall serve thereon without compensation and a majority of whom shall be empowered to act for the committee. Two Members of the Senate appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules, and two Members of the Assembly appointed by the speaker, shall meet and advise with the committee to the extent that the advisory participation is not incompatible with their respective positions as Members of the Legislature. For the purposes of this chapter, these Members of the Legislature shall constitute an interim investigation committee on the subject of this chapter and as such shall have the powers and duties imposed upon these committees by the Joint Rules of the Senate and the Assembly. The Director of Finance shall provide any assistance to the State School Building Finance Committee that it may require. The Attorney General of the state shall be the legal adviser of the State School Building Finance Committee.
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Operative January 1, 1998.)