TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-73
Rhode Island Public School Employee Uniform Benefit Act

SECTION 27-73-3


§ 27-73-3 Board of directors established.

(a) There is established the board of directors of the Rhode Island uniform public school employees' health-care benefits program ("board").

(b) The board shall consist of twelve (12) members, as follows:

(1) Two (2) members shall be appointed by the president of the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals and may be active or retired teachers or officials from the union;

(2) Two (2) members shall be appointed by the president of the National Education Association of Rhode Island, and may be active or retired teachers or officials from the union;

(3) One member shall be appointed by the president of RI Council 94 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees;

(4) One member shall be appointed by the president of the Laborers International Union of North America;

(5) Two (2) members shall be appointed by the president of the Rhode Island Association of School Committees;

(6) Two (2) members shall be appointed by the Rhode Island School Superintendents' Association;

(7) Two (2) members shall be appointed by the president of the Rhode Island Association of School Business Managers; and

(c) Each appointing authority may remove or replace any member appointed by that appointing authority at any time.

(d) Members of the board shall serve without compensation.

(e) The board shall be initially convened by the Rhode Island department of education on or before September 15, 2009.

(f) A technical advisory committee to the board shall be created concurrently with the board. The advisory committee shall receive adequate notice to be in attendance and to provide a report at each of the board meetings. The advisory committee shall be composed of one representative of each of the following: the department of elementary and secondary education, the department of administration, the League of Charter Schools and each of the municipal insurance purchasing collaboratives. The department of administration representative shall serve as chair and convener of the advisory committee.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2009, ch. 374, § 3; P.L. 2009, ch. 383, § 3.)