TITLE 30
Military Affairs and Defense

CHAPTER 30-17.1
Veterans' Affairs

SECTION 30-17.1-10


   § 30-17.1-10  Veterans' services strategic plan advisory committee established. – (a) There is hereby created a veterans' services strategic plan advisory committee known as "the Rhode Island veterans' services strategic plan advisory committee" consisting of twelve (12) members as follows:

   (1) One of whom shall be the director of the division of veterans' affairs, or his or her designee, who shall serve as co-chairperson;

   (2) One of whom shall be the director of the department of human services, or his or her designee, who shall serve as co-chairperson;

   (3) One of whom shall be the associate director of the division of planning, or his or her designee;

   (4) One of whom shall be the chair of the Rhode Island board of education, or his or her designee;

   (5) One of whom shall be the director of the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals, or his or her designee;

   (6) One of whom shall be the director of department of health, or his or her designee;

   (7) One of whom shall be the director of the division of elderly affairs, or his or her designee;

   (8) One of whom shall be the director of the department of business regulation, or his or her designee;

   (9) One of whom shall be the attorney general, or his or her designee;

   (10) One of whom shall be the director of the department of labor and training, or his or her designee;

   (11) One of whom shall be the director of the economic development corporation, or his or her designee;

   (12) One of whom shall be the secretary of state, or his or her designee.

   (b) Forthwith upon the passage of this chapter, the members of the advisory committee shall meet at the call of the chairperson and organize. Thereafter, the committee shall meet quarterly and at the call of the chairperson or three (3) members of the advisory committee.

   (c) All departments and agencies of the state shall furnish such advice and information, documentation, and otherwise to the committee and its agents as is deemed necessary or desirable by the advisory committee to facilitate the purposes of this chapter.

   (d) The department of human services, division of veterans' affairs, is hereby directed to provide suitable quarters and staff for the advisory committee.

   (e) All departments and agencies of the state shall furnish such advice and information, documentation, and otherwise to the commission and its agents as is deemed necessary or desirable by the advisory committee to facilitate the purposes of this chapter.

   (f) The members of the advisory committee shall receive no compensation for their services. Members of the committee shall serve for a term of three (3) years and may not succeed themselves more than once after January 1, 2016.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2013, ch. 177, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 215, § 1.)