Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-16.1
New England Health Services and Facilities Compact

SECTION 23-16.1-3

§ 23-16.1-3. Rhode Island members on board.

Upon the compact becoming operative, the governor shall appoint the three (3) resident members from Rhode Island who shall serve in accordance with article II of the compact for terms of one, two (2), and three (3) years, respectively, and until their successors are appointed and qualified. In the month of May in each year, the governor shall appoint one resident member to hold office until the first day of June in the third (3rd) year after his or her appointment, and until his or her successor is appointed and qualified, to succeed the member whose term shall next expire. Any vacancy in membership shall be filled by appointment for the remainder of the unexpired term. At all times one of the resident members shall be a representative of a non-profit or governmental agency or organization involved in the provision of health services; one resident member shall be a person who at the time of his or her appointment by the governor is a member of the general assembly; and one resident member shall be a citizen representative of the general public. 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.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1963, ch. 80, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-40-3; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-16.1-3.)