§ 42-75-3 Membership of commission.
The commission shall consist of fourteen (14) members, broadly representative
of all fields of the performing and fine arts, to be appointed by the governor
subject to the advice and consent of the senate from among those citizens of
Rhode Island who are widely recognized for their interest, competence, and
experience in connection with the performing, visual, and environmental arts.
Appointments shall be made without regard to party, but due consideration shall
be given to the recommendations of representative civic, educational, and
professional associations and groups, concerned with or engaged in the
production or presentation of the performing, visual, and environmental arts
generally. The chairperson of the Rhode Island arts and tourism subcommittee of
the Rhode Island council on the arts shall be a voting member of the Rhode
Island council on the arts with a term of office to coincide with his or her
term of office on the subcommittee.
(P.L. 1980, ch. 395, § 2; P.L. 1985, ch. 211, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 100, art. 39, § 2.)