TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-29
Workers' Compensation – General Provisions

SECTION 28-29-30


§ 28-29-30 Advisory council.

(a) There is created a workers' compensation advisory council consisting of sixteen (16) members as follows:

(1) The chief judge of the workers' compensation court and one additional judge of the workers' compensation court and one member of the Bar who primarily represents injured workers before the workers' compensation court, both to be selected by the chief judge;

(2) The director of business regulation;

(3) The director of administration;

(4) Three (3) representatives from labor appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be an injured worker;

(5) Three (3) representatives from business appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be a self-insured employer, and one of whom shall represent cities and towns;

(6) One representative from the general public appointed by the governor;

(7) The chairperson of the senate labor committee or his or her designee;

(8) The chairperson of the house labor committee or his or her designee;

(9) The director of labor and training; and

(10) The chief executive officer of the workers' compensation insurance fund or his or her designee.

(b) It shall be the duty of the council to advise the governor and the general assembly, on an annual basis, on the administration of the workers' compensation system.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 332, art. 1, § 11; P.L. 1991, ch. 206, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 31, § 2; P.L. 1994, ch. 101, § 2; P.L. 1997, ch. 158, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 119, § 2; P.L. 2002, ch. 280, § 2; P.L. 2014, ch. 231, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 289, § 1.)