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§ 704. Advisory councils for veterans' homes. (a) Establishment of advisory council.--There is hereby established an advisory council for each veterans' home operated by the Commonwealth. Each advisory council shall consist of 15 members and the Adjutant General, who shall serve ex officio. Twelve of the members shall be appointed by the Governor from a list of nominations submitted to the Adjutant General by the Pennsylvania War Veterans' Council. The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate shall each appoint one member from their respective bodies to serve on each council. The remaining member on the advisory council shall be selected by the residents of the veterans' homes. (b) Term of office and officers.--Each member of the councils appointed from the General Assembly shall serve for the duration of that General Assembly. The eight members appointed by the Governor shall serve a term of three years, provided that the initial eight members selected by the Governor shall serve as follows: three members for one year, three members for two years and two members for three years as designated by the Governor. Each council shall organize as soon as possible and shall annually elect a president, vice president and secretary. (c) Removal for cause.--The members appointed by the Governor may be removed by the Governor for cause. (d) Quorum and time of meetings.--Six members of a council shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of conducting the business of the council. Each advisory council shall meet at least quarterly and at other times at the call of the president. (e) Expenses.--Members of each advisory council shall receive no compensation for their services but shall receive reimbursement for their necessary and proper expenses for attendance at meetings. (f) Power and duty of advisory councils.--Each veterans' home advisory council shall advise the Adjutant General as to the management, operation and the adequacy of facilities and services at their respective homes. (Nov. 26, 1978, P.L.1207, No.283, eff. imd.; Oct. 16, 1998, P.L.780, No.96, eff. 60 days) 1998 Amendment. Act 96 amended subsec. (a). 1978 Amendment. Act 283 added section 704.

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§ 704. Advisory councils for veterans' homes. (a) Establishment of advisory council.--There is hereby established an advisory council for each veterans' home operated by the Commonwealth. Each advisory council shall consist of 15 members and the Adjutant General, who shall serve ex officio. Twelve of the members shall be appointed by the Governor from a list of nominations submitted to the Adjutant General by the Pennsylvania War Veterans' Council. The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate shall each appoint one member from their respective bodies to serve on each council. The remaining member on the advisory council shall be selected by the residents of the veterans' homes. (b) Term of office and officers.--Each member of the councils appointed from the General Assembly shall serve for the duration of that General Assembly. The eight members appointed by the Governor shall serve a term of three years, provided that the initial eight members selected by the Governor shall serve as follows: three members for one year, three members for two years and two members for three years as designated by the Governor. Each council shall organize as soon as possible and shall annually elect a president, vice president and secretary. (c) Removal for cause.--The members appointed by the Governor may be removed by the Governor for cause. (d) Quorum and time of meetings.--Six members of a council shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of conducting the business of the council. Each advisory council shall meet at least quarterly and at other times at the call of the president. (e) Expenses.--Members of each advisory council shall receive no compensation for their services but shall receive reimbursement for their necessary and proper expenses for attendance at meetings. (f) Power and duty of advisory councils.--Each veterans' home advisory council shall advise the Adjutant General as to the management, operation and the adequacy of facilities and services at their respective homes. (Nov. 26, 1978, P.L.1207, No.283, eff. imd.; Oct. 16, 1998, P.L.780, No.96, eff. 60 days) 1998 Amendment. Act 96 amended subsec. (a). 1978 Amendment. Act 283 added section 704.

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Statutes > Pennsylvania > Title-51 > Chapter-7 > 704

§ 704. Advisory councils for veterans' homes. (a) Establishment of advisory council.--There is hereby established an advisory council for each veterans' home operated by the Commonwealth. Each advisory council shall consist of 15 members and the Adjutant General, who shall serve ex officio. Twelve of the members shall be appointed by the Governor from a list of nominations submitted to the Adjutant General by the Pennsylvania War Veterans' Council. The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate shall each appoint one member from their respective bodies to serve on each council. The remaining member on the advisory council shall be selected by the residents of the veterans' homes. (b) Term of office and officers.--Each member of the councils appointed from the General Assembly shall serve for the duration of that General Assembly. The eight members appointed by the Governor shall serve a term of three years, provided that the initial eight members selected by the Governor shall serve as follows: three members for one year, three members for two years and two members for three years as designated by the Governor. Each council shall organize as soon as possible and shall annually elect a president, vice president and secretary. (c) Removal for cause.--The members appointed by the Governor may be removed by the Governor for cause. (d) Quorum and time of meetings.--Six members of a council shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of conducting the business of the council. Each advisory council shall meet at least quarterly and at other times at the call of the president. (e) Expenses.--Members of each advisory council shall receive no compensation for their services but shall receive reimbursement for their necessary and proper expenses for attendance at meetings. (f) Power and duty of advisory councils.--Each veterans' home advisory council shall advise the Adjutant General as to the management, operation and the adequacy of facilities and services at their respective homes. (Nov. 26, 1978, P.L.1207, No.283, eff. imd.; Oct. 16, 1998, P.L.780, No.96, eff. 60 days) 1998 Amendment. Act 96 amended subsec. (a). 1978 Amendment. Act 283 added section 704.

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