§ 20-10-1.1. Creation of the biosecurity board.
There shall be a biosecurity board within the coastal resources management council (hereinafter referred to as "CRMC") that shall meet, at minimum, on a quarterly basis and shall be composed of seven (7) members to be designated by the executive director of the CRMC, or his or her designee, with council approval. The council shall select a chair from among the board members, one of whom shall be the executive director of the CRMC, or his or her designee; one of whom shall be the state veterinarian or an individual certified in veterinary medicine, with a specialty in aquatic diseases, or by the American Fisheries Society; one of whom shall be a certified medical doctor or a person with a Ph.D. in public health; one of whom shall be a representative of the division of marine fisheries; one of whom shall be a representative of the marine fisheries council; one of whom shall be a representative from the aquaculture industry; and one of whom shall be a faculty member of the University of Rhode Island, Department of Fisheries, Animals and Veterinary Science.
(P.L. 2001, ch. 353, § 1; P.L. 2017, ch. 191, § 6; P.L. 2017, ch. 242, § 6.)