2020 Tennessee Code
Title 58 - Military Affairs, Emergencies and Civil Defense
Chapter 7 - State Veterans' Homes
§ 58-7-104. Creation of Executive Committee — Duties

Universal Citation: TN Code § 58-7-104 (2020)
  1. There is created an executive committee of the board. The executive committee shall be composed of three (3) members of the board. One (1) member shall be the commissioner of finance and administration. The remaining two (2) members shall be elected by the board subject to the qualifications that one (1) member shall be either a nursing home administrator at the time of the member's appointment or someone who has clinical experience in nursing homes, and one (1) member who shall be the chair of the board.
  2. The executive committee shall be responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day management and operation of state veterans' homes, including, but not limited to:
    1. The authority to employ an executive director and other employees and to incur expenses as may be necessary for the proper discharge of its duties;
    2. The authority to establish policies regarding the rates for patient care while in a state veterans' home; and
    3. The authority to make and execute contracts and all other instruments necessary or convenient for the exercise of its powers and functions under this chapter, including contracts for the operation of the state veterans' homes. All contracts that pertain to the acquisition and improvement of real property pursuant to § 4-15-102 must be approved in advance by the building commission and must be approved by the board. Contracts for services must also be approved in advance pursuant to former § 12-4-109 [repealed].
  3. The executive director shall be appointed by the executive committee subject to review by the full board. The compensation of the executive director shall be established by the executive committee. The executive director shall be subject to an annual review and shall serve at the pleasure of the executive committee.
  4. The executive committee shall file a quarterly report with the fiscal review committee concerning the operations of each state veterans' nursing home. The report shall be filed within fifteen (15) business days following the end of each calendar quarter and include information for the three-month period. The report shall include detailed information concerning the extent to which each state veterans' nursing home is in compliance with state and federal law, as well as all actions taken by the executive committee to ensure compliance with the requirements of this chapter. The report shall also include any specific information requested by the chair of the fiscal review committee.
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