Section: References to titles, subtitles, chapters, articles and sections
7. a. There is hereby created in the department an Advisory Council on Solid Waste Management which shall consist of 14 members, four of whom shall be the President of the Board of Public Utilities, the Commissioner of Community Affairs, the Secretary of Agriculture and the Commissioner of Health, or their designees, who shall serve ex officio, and ten citizens of the State, four of whom shall be actively engaged in the solid waste collection, recycling or solid waste disposal industries, of whom one shall be a representative of the Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries who shall represent the scrap recycling or processing industry in the State, two health professionals of whom one shall be a representative of the New Jersey Hospital Association and the other a licensed practitioner selected from the medical or dental communities in the State who shall represent the regulated medical waste generators in the State, and four of whom shall be representing the general public to be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Governor shall designate a chairman and vice chairman of the council from the public members who shall serve at the will of the Governor.
b. All public members shall be appointed for terms of four years. All appointed members shall serve after the expiration of their terms until their respective successors are appointed and shall qualify, and any vacancy occurring in the appointed membership of the council by expiration of term or otherwise, shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment for the unexpired term only, notwithstanding that the previous incumbent may have held over and continued in office as aforesaid.
c. Members of the council shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for expenses actually incurred in attending meetings of the council and in performance of their duties as members thereof.
L.1970,c.39,s.7; amended 1975,c.326,s.7.1; 1989,c.34,s.26; 1991,c.292,s.1.
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