Organization and Compensation

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The commission is directed to elect a chairperson and a secretary and to keep minutes of all its proceedings and transactions.[1] Members of the commission are not paid a salary except that any member of the commission who does not already receive a fixed annual salary from the state or the county may receive a per diem of $25 for each day of actual meeting. All members may be reimbursed for actual necessary expenses incurred in performing the duties of the records commission.[2]  Although active commissions may meet more regularly, the state law requires that the County Public Records Commission meet at least twice each year.[3]

            1T.C.A. § 10-7-402.

            2T.C.A. § 10-7-402.

            3T.C.A. § 10-7-402.