2009 Hawaii Code
TITLE 19 - HEALTH
CHAPTER 322H - HAWAII HEALTH AUTHORITY
§322H-1 - Hawaii health authority; establishment.
[§322H-1] Hawaii health authority; establishment. (a) There is established within the department of budget and finance for administrative purposes the Hawaii health authority. The authority shall be an autonomous public body corporate and politic and an instrumentality of the State.
(b) The authority shall be composed of nine members appointed by the governor as provided in section 26-34; provided that three members shall be appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the speaker of the house of representatives and three members shall be appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the president of the senate. All members shall be appointed for terms of four years each.
(c) One member shall be selected to be the executive director and confirmed by a majority vote of a quorum of the members of the Hawaii health authority.
(d) Each member shall hold office until the member's successor is appointed and qualified.
(e) Five members shall constitute a quorum, whose affirmative vote shall be necessary for all valid actions by the authority. [L Sp 2009, c 11, pt of §2]
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