§ 31-21.1-3. Advisory committee Establishment Duties.
(a) There is established an advisory committee to be called the "traffic stop study advisory committee." The committee shall consist of thirteen (13) members:
(1) Three (3) of whom shall be from the house of representatives, not more than two (2) from the same political party, to be appointed by the speaker;
(2) Three (3) of whom shall be from the senate, not more than two (2) from the same political party, to be appointed by the president of the senate;
(3) Two (2) of whom shall be appointed by the governor;
(4) One of whom shall be the attorney general's designee, who shall be the president of the Rhode Island Police Chiefs Association;
(5) One of whom shall be the executive director of the Urban League of Rhode Island or his or her designee;
(6) One of whom shall be the executive director of the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) or his or her designee;
(7) One of whom shall be the executive director of the Rhode Island commission for human rights or his or her designee; and
(8) One of whom shall be a representative from a college or university in Rhode Island, who shall be a professor of statistics, to be appointed by the governor.
(b) The committee shall advise the attorney general throughout the course of the traffic stop study authorized by this chapter. The attorney general shall work in cooperation with the committee and shall keep the committee informed on all matters relating to the implementation and enforcement of this chapter, including but not limited to, information on all data collected and budgetary expenditures. The committee is advisory only with all power under the chapter resting with the attorney general.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 251, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 180, § 67.)