Section 22-2-10

Council on Dental Health, Council on Animal and Environmental Health, Council on Prevention of Disease and Medical Care and Council on Health Costs, Administration and Organization - Chairmen; vacancies; meetings; quorum; compensation.

Each such council shall select from among its members, by majority vote, a chairman; and the chairman of each such council, by virtue of his selection as chairman, shall be a member of the State Committee of Public Health with full voting privileges, rights and responsibilities of membership. As each term expires on each council, the designated association or person responsible for the original appointment shall fill the vacancy for a five-year term. Appointees who serve less than five-year terms shall be eligible for reappointment for only one five-year term. A council member who ceases to be a member of the appointing authority or who no longer is a resident of the State of Alabama shall automatically cease to be a member of the council and his unexpired term shall be filled by the original appointing authority. No person shall be eligible for appointment to the State Committee of Public Health or to a council created in Section 22-2-9 who, at the time of his appointment, is 65 years of age. A schedule of meetings for each council shall be established by each council on a quarterly basis, or more frequently, as may be deemed necessary. A majority of the members of each council shall constitute a quorum. The chairman of each council shall serve for a term of two years and may be reelected as chairman for not more than one successive term or for a total of four years as chairman. Members of the four councils as outlined in this section shall serve without compensation, but members may be reimbursed for expenses incurred in connection with attendance at council meetings or authorized business of the council pursuant to Article 2 of Chapter 7 of Title 36.

(Acts 1973, No. 762, p. 1141, §3; Acts 1985, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 85-931, p. 230, §2.)