2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 30 - Military Affairs and Defense
CHAPTER 30-15 - Emergency Management
§ 30-15-42 - Committee created – Purpose and composition.

SECTION 30-15-42

   § 30-15-42  Committee created – Purpose and composition. – (a) There is hereby created within the Rhode Island emergency management agency a committee consisting of twenty-one (21) members pursuant to the provisions of § 30-15-2 of this chapter the interoperable communications committee (ICC) for the purpose of addressing the challenges associated with the statewide communications interoperability.

   (b) The interoperable communications committee (hereinafter referred to as the "committee") shall consist of the following members who shall assemble no less than twelve (12) times annually or more often at the call of the chairperson or upon petition of a majority of its members:

   (1) The adjutant general of the Rhode Island national guard or his/her designee;

   (2) The president of the Rhode Island fire chief's association or his/her designee;

   (3) The president of the Rhode Island police chief's association or his/her designee;

   (4) The executive director of the Rhode Island emergency management agency or his/her designee;

   (5) A representative from a Rhode Island Level 1 trauma center designated by the president of the facility;

   (6) The chairperson of the hospital association of Rhode Island (HARI) or his/her designee;

   (7) The director of the city of Providence communications division or his/her designee;

   (8) A representative of the Rhode Island statewide communications network (RISCON) system north zone appointed by the executive director of the Rhode Island emergency management agency;

   (9) A representative of the Rhode Island statewide communications network (RISCON) system south zone appointed by the executive director of the Rhode Island emergency management agency;

   (10) The colonel/superintendent of the Rhode Island state police or his/her designee;

   (11) The director of the Rhode Island department of environmental management or his/ her designee;

   (12) The director of the Rhode Island department of transportation or his/her designee;

   (13) The director of the Rhode Island department of corrections or his/her designee;

   (14) The director of the Rhode Island department of information technology or his/her designee;

   (15) The director of the Rhode Island department of health or his/her designee;

   (16) The director of the Rhode Island public transit authority or his/her designee;

   (17) The director of the Rhode Island bridge and turnpike authority or his/her designee;

   (18) The associate director of the Rhode Island E-911 system or his/her designee;

   (19) Chief Sachem of the Narragansett Indian Tribe or his/her designee;

   and two (2) members appointed by the executive director of the Rhode Island emergency management agency.

   Each member of the committee may appoint a permanent designee to attend committee meetings in his/her absence. A quorum at meetings of the committee shall consist of a majority of its current membership.

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