§ 16-41-3 Rhode Island board members Qualifications. (a) The authority shall appoint four (4) resident members from Rhode Island who shall serve in accordance with article II of the compact. In the month of May in each year the authority shall appoint successors to those members of the compact whose terms shall expire in that year, to hold office on the first day of June in the year of appointment and until the first day of June in the third year after their successors are appointed and qualified.
(b) The president of the senate shall appoint two (2) members of the senate to serve in accordance with article II for the member's legislative term.
(c) The speaker of the house shall appoint two (2) members of the house to serve in accordance with article II for the member's legislative term.
(d) Any vacancy of a member which shall occur in the
commission shall be filled by the appointing authority for the remainder of the
unexpired term. All members shall serve without compensation but shall be
entitled to receive reimbursement for reasonable and necessary expenses
actually incurred in the performance of their duties.
(P.L. 1957, ch. 73, § 3; P.L. 1970, ch. 130, § 2; P.L. 1978, ch. 365, § 2; P.L. 1980, ch. 215, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 105, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 86, § 46; P.L. 2001, ch. 180, § 15.)