§ 8-16-3. Meetings of the commission Compensation.
(a) The commission shall meet at such times and places as are necessary to discharge the duties made incumbent upon it under the provisions of this chapter. It shall meet at least once a year in the month of May and shall make an annual report of expenditures to the governor. Nine (9) members shall constitute a quorum of the commission and determinations shall be made by a majority vote of those present, except that recommendations to the supreme court shall be made by an affirmative vote of at least nine (9) members of the commission.
(b) All commissioners shall serve without compensation; provided, however, that while away from their homes or regular places of employment and engaged in carrying out their duties as members of the commission, they shall be allowed travel expenses, including meals and lodging, that are authorized by law for persons in the service of this state.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 136, § 1; P.L. 1983, ch. 319, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 63, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 171, § 1.)