2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXXI - TRADE AND COMMERCE
Chapter 354-A - STATE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Section 354-A:3 - State Commission for Human Rights.
354-A:3 State Commission for Human Rights.
I. There is hereby created a commission to be known as the New Hampshire commission for human rights. Such commission shall consist of 7 members, who shall be appointed by the governor, with the consent of the council, and one of whom shall be designated as chair by the governor. The term of office of each member of the commission shall be for 5 years.
II. Any member chosen to fill a vacancy occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall be appointed for the unexpired term of the member who is to be succeeded. Four members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of conducting the commission's business, with the exception of hearings conducted pursuant to RSA 354-A:21, II(b). A vacancy in the commission shall not impair the right of the remaining members to exercise all the powers of the commission. Each member of the commission shall be entitled to expenses actually and necessarily incurred by the member in the performance of the member's duties.
III. Any member of the commission may be removed by the governor and council for inefficiency, neglect of duty, misconduct or malfeasance in office, after being given a written statement of the charges and an opportunity to be heard.
Source. 1992, 224:1. 2000, 277:1, eff. June 16, 2000.
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