Article 44 Committee
JOINT COMMITTEE ON NURSING AND INSTITUTIONAL ISSUES
44.1 The State and PEF shall establish a Joint Committee on Nursing and Institutional Issues to study and make recommendations on matters of mutual interest with regard to problems and issues facing nursing and other professional employees in institutional settings.
44.2 The Joint Committee on Nursing and Institutional Issues shall consist of three designees of the Director of the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations and three designees of the President of PEF. The committee shall meet at least quarterly. The committee shall establish by agreement such operating procedures as it deems necessary to conduct its activities. In the case of a failure of the committee to reach agreement on any matter, such matter shall be referred to the Professional Development and Quality of Working Life Coordinating Committee for resolution.
44.3 The Joint Committee on Nursing and Institutional Issues shall use such funds as are made available to it by the Professional Development and Quality of Working Life Coordinating Committee to undertake such activities as it mutually agrees to.