State Affairs and Government
Department of Labor and Training
§ 42-16.1-9 Organization of board
Restrictions on members Removal.
The representative of the public shall be chairperson of the board of review.
No hearing shall proceed in the absence of the chairperson of the board of
review and the chairperson shall act alone in the absence of any other member.
In the absence of the chairperson for more than thirty (30) days, or in cases
where the chairperson may not sit by law, the chief referee may serve as acting
chairperson of the board of review; provided, however, that the acting
chairperson shall act only in the presence of the other two (2) members. No
member of the board of review shall, during his or her term of office, serve as
any officer or committee member of any political party organization, or as a
member of the general assembly. The governor may at any time, after public
hearing, remove any member of the board of review for gross inefficiency,
neglect of duty, malfeasance, misfeasance, or nonfeasance in office.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1996, ch. 226, § 2.)