§23-1.8-3  Committees. –

Link to law: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE23/23-1.8/23-1.8-3.HTM
Published: 2015

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TITLE 23

Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-1.8

Commission on the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

SECTION 23-1.8-3



   § 23-1.8-3  Committees. –

(a) To assist in the performance of its duties the commission shall establish

various committees. Except as authorized by the commission, committees shall be

composed of no more than seven (7) members who shall serve staggered terms.



   (b) At least one individual who is deaf, one individual who

is hard-of-hearing, and one commission member, whenever possible, shall serve

on each committee. In addition, governmental agencies shall assign one

representative to the following committees:



   (1) Telecommunications relay service committee: one

representative of the public utilities commission;



   (2) Education committee: one representative of the department

of elementary and secondary education and one representative of the Rhode

Island School for the Deaf;



   (3) Employment committee: one representative of the

department of human services, and one representative of the department of labor

and training;



   (4) Health care committee: one representative of the

department of elderly affairs, one representative of the department of health,

and one representative of the department of mental health, retardation, and

hospitals;



   (c) The committees are responsible for appointing their

chairpersons. Chairpersons shall report upon the activities of their committees

at commission meetings.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1992, ch. 174, § 2.)