(a) The Adjutant General may appoint a Community Advisory Committee to advise the Adjutant General on matters involving the role and function of California National Guard members and facilities in communities around the state.
(b) If the advisory committee is appointed pursuant to subdivision (a), the Adjutant General shall determine the number of members to be appointed to the committee, which shall include representation from cities and counties and organizations or associations which represent the interests of homeless persons. The members of the committee shall serve without compensation.
(c) The committee may advise the Adjutant General on issues including, but not limited to, the use of the California National Guard armories as shelters for the homeless. It is not the function of the committee to advise the Adjutant General on matters pertaining to the California National Guard which do not directly impact local communities.