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SECTION 24-15-10.1

§ 24-15-10.1. Chair, quorum and removal for cause.

(a) Upon the passage of this act and the appointment and qualification of the four (4) new members prescribed in § 24-15-10, the board shall meet at the call of the director of transportation and shall elect from among the members a chair and a vice-chair. Thereafter, the board shall annually elect in February a chair and a vice-chair from among the members. The board may elect from among its members such other officers as it deems necessary.

(b) Six (6) members of the board shall constitute a quorum, and a majority vote of those present and voting shall be required for action.

(c) Members of the board shall be removable by the governor pursuant to § 36-1-7 and for cause only, and removal solely for partisan or personal reasons unrelated to capacity or fitness for the office shall be unlawful.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2005, ch. 228, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch. 315, § 2.)