§ 28-22-1.2. Professional regulation board Composition Appointment of members.
(a)(1) There is hereby created in the division of professional regulation, in the department of labor and training, a professional regulation board which at all times shall consist of seven (7) qualified electors of the state as follows: three (3) members shall represent labor; three (3) members shall represent industry; and one member shall be the director of labor and training or his or her designee.
(2) On or before January 31, the governor shall annually appoint a member or members of the board to succeed the member or members whose term is at that time expiring who shall serve for four (4) years or until his or her successor is elected and qualified. Any vacancy that occurs in the board from any cause shall be filled by the governor for the remainder of the unexpired term.
(b) The board shall supervise the operation of the division in an advisory capacity in promulgating any policy that is necessary to improve the operation of the division in programs contained within this chapter which do not fall within the categories enforced by other licensing boards within the division of professional regulation. The promulgation of that policy is subject to the approval of the director of the department. Members of the board are subject to the provisions of chapter 36-14.
(P.L. 2007, ch. 507, § 1.)