§15-2-40. Commission on drunk driving prevention created; members; quorum; meetings.

There is hereby created within the department of public safety the commission on drunk driving prevention which shall consist of eight members as follows: The superintendent of the department of public safety; the commissioner of the department of motor vehicles; the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner; the Governor's representative for highway safety; a prosecuting attorney appointed by the Governor from a list of three prosecuting attorneys submitted by the prosecuting attorney's association; a county sheriff appointed by the Governor from a list of three county sheriffs submitted by the county sheriff's association; a municipal police officer appointed by the Governor from a list of three officers submitted by the state fraternal order of police; a lay citizen of the state appointed by the Governor, who has demonstrated an interest in the prevention of drunk driving.

The superintendent of the department of public safety shall be the chairman, ex officio, of the commission and shall provide the necessary staff and meeting facilities to the commission. The appointed members shall serve for a term of two years and may be reappointed. Any appointed member who ceases to occupy the position which qualifies him for the appointment shall immediately vacate his membership on the commission. Each member shall serve until the appointment of his successor.

No member shall receive any compensation, but shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of his duties.

A majority of the members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Meetings shall be held at the call of the chairman or of a majority of its members.

Bills Affecting §15-2-40

2007 Regular Session: HB3169
2008 Regular Session: HB3169