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Page 1 of 2 211.472 Kentucky Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund Board. (1) The Kentucky Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund Board is hereby created for the purpose of administering the trust fund. The board shall be composed of nine (9) <br>members including the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or <br>the secretary's designee, the executive director of the Brain Injury Association of <br>Kentucky or the executive director's designee, the state medical epidemiologist, and <br>the following members, to be appointed by the Governor: <br>(a) One (1) member shall be a neurosurgeon; <br>(b) One (1) member shall be a neuropsychologist or psychiatrist; <br>(c) One (1) member shall be a rehabilitation specialist; <br>(d) One (1) member shall be a social worker experienced in working with brain-injured individuals; and (e) Two (2) members shall be family members of or individuals with a brain injury. (2) Board members shall not be compensated for serving, but shall be reimbursed for ordinary travel expenses, including meals and lodging incurred in the performance <br>of their duties. (3) The terms of appointed board members shall be four (4) years, except that the terms of initial members shall be staggered to end as follows: <br>(a) Two (2) on June 30, 2000; <br>(b) Two (2) on June 30, 2001; and <br>(c) Two (2) on June 30, 2002. (4) At the end of a term, a member shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. A member who is appointed after a term has begun shall serve the rest <br>of the term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies. A member who serves <br>two (2) consecutive four (4) year terms shall not be reappointed for four (4) years <br>after completion of those terms. (5) A majority of the full authorized membership shall constitute a quorum. <br>(6) The board shall elect, by a majority vote, a director who shall be the presiding officer of the board, preside at all meetings, and coordinate the functions and <br>activities of the board. The director shall be elected or reelected for each calendar <br>year. (7) The board may establish any organizational structure it determines is necessary to accomplish its functions and duties, including the hiring of any necessary support <br>personnel. The administrative costs of the board shall be limited to three percent <br>(3%) of the proceeds from the trust fund. (8) Meetings of the board shall be held at least twice a year but may be held more frequently, as deemed necessary, subject to call by the director or by the request of a <br>majority of the board members. (9) The board shall be attached to the cabinet for administrative purposes. Effective: June 20, 2005 Page 2 of 2 History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 360, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 2000 Ky. Acts ch. 124, sec. 2, effective July 14, 2000. -- Created 1998 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 124, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1998.

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Page 1 of 2 211.472 Kentucky Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund Board. (1) The Kentucky Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund Board is hereby created for the purpose of administering the trust fund. The board shall be composed of nine (9) <br>members including the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or <br>the secretary's designee, the executive director of the Brain Injury Association of <br>Kentucky or the executive director's designee, the state medical epidemiologist, and <br>the following members, to be appointed by the Governor: <br>(a) One (1) member shall be a neurosurgeon; <br>(b) One (1) member shall be a neuropsychologist or psychiatrist; <br>(c) One (1) member shall be a rehabilitation specialist; <br>(d) One (1) member shall be a social worker experienced in working with brain-injured individuals; and (e) Two (2) members shall be family members of or individuals with a brain injury. (2) Board members shall not be compensated for serving, but shall be reimbursed for ordinary travel expenses, including meals and lodging incurred in the performance <br>of their duties. (3) The terms of appointed board members shall be four (4) years, except that the terms of initial members shall be staggered to end as follows: <br>(a) Two (2) on June 30, 2000; <br>(b) Two (2) on June 30, 2001; and <br>(c) Two (2) on June 30, 2002. (4) At the end of a term, a member shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. A member who is appointed after a term has begun shall serve the rest <br>of the term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies. A member who serves <br>two (2) consecutive four (4) year terms shall not be reappointed for four (4) years <br>after completion of those terms. (5) A majority of the full authorized membership shall constitute a quorum. <br>(6) The board shall elect, by a majority vote, a director who shall be the presiding officer of the board, preside at all meetings, and coordinate the functions and <br>activities of the board. The director shall be elected or reelected for each calendar <br>year. (7) The board may establish any organizational structure it determines is necessary to accomplish its functions and duties, including the hiring of any necessary support <br>personnel. The administrative costs of the board shall be limited to three percent <br>(3%) of the proceeds from the trust fund. (8) Meetings of the board shall be held at least twice a year but may be held more frequently, as deemed necessary, subject to call by the director or by the request of a <br>majority of the board members. (9) The board shall be attached to the cabinet for administrative purposes. Effective: June 20, 2005 Page 2 of 2 History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 360, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 2000 Ky. Acts ch. 124, sec. 2, effective July 14, 2000. -- Created 1998 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 124, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1998.

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Page 1 of 2 211.472 Kentucky Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund Board. (1) The Kentucky Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund Board is hereby created for the purpose of administering the trust fund. The board shall be composed of nine (9) <br>members including the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or <br>the secretary's designee, the executive director of the Brain Injury Association of <br>Kentucky or the executive director's designee, the state medical epidemiologist, and <br>the following members, to be appointed by the Governor: <br>(a) One (1) member shall be a neurosurgeon; <br>(b) One (1) member shall be a neuropsychologist or psychiatrist; <br>(c) One (1) member shall be a rehabilitation specialist; <br>(d) One (1) member shall be a social worker experienced in working with brain-injured individuals; and (e) Two (2) members shall be family members of or individuals with a brain injury. (2) Board members shall not be compensated for serving, but shall be reimbursed for ordinary travel expenses, including meals and lodging incurred in the performance <br>of their duties. (3) The terms of appointed board members shall be four (4) years, except that the terms of initial members shall be staggered to end as follows: <br>(a) Two (2) on June 30, 2000; <br>(b) Two (2) on June 30, 2001; and <br>(c) Two (2) on June 30, 2002. (4) At the end of a term, a member shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. A member who is appointed after a term has begun shall serve the rest <br>of the term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies. A member who serves <br>two (2) consecutive four (4) year terms shall not be reappointed for four (4) years <br>after completion of those terms. (5) A majority of the full authorized membership shall constitute a quorum. <br>(6) The board shall elect, by a majority vote, a director who shall be the presiding officer of the board, preside at all meetings, and coordinate the functions and <br>activities of the board. The director shall be elected or reelected for each calendar <br>year. (7) The board may establish any organizational structure it determines is necessary to accomplish its functions and duties, including the hiring of any necessary support <br>personnel. The administrative costs of the board shall be limited to three percent <br>(3%) of the proceeds from the trust fund. (8) Meetings of the board shall be held at least twice a year but may be held more frequently, as deemed necessary, subject to call by the director or by the request of a <br>majority of the board members. (9) The board shall be attached to the cabinet for administrative purposes. Effective: June 20, 2005 Page 2 of 2 History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 360, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 2000 Ky. Acts ch. 124, sec. 2, effective July 14, 2000. -- Created 1998 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 124, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1998.

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