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H.230

AN ACT RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE APPOINTMENTS TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  9 V.S.A. § 4551 is amended to read:

§ 4551.  HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION; MEMBERS; COMPENSATION

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(c)  A member of the commission whose term has expired or who resigned during a term shall be eligible to act as an alternate at the request of the executive director of the commission if necessary to convene a quorum of the commission to act upon complaints pursuant to section 4554 of this title.  An alternate shall only participate in the consideration of complaints at meetings attended and shall not be involved in setting the policies of the commission. 

(d)  Each member of the commission, including an alternate who is called to act, shall receive compensation as provided by 32 V.S.A. § 1010 with a maximum of $1,000.00 a year, and shall be entitled to expenses actually and necessarily incurred in the performance of his or her duties.

(d)(e)  Three members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.



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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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