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SECTION 221
Public health and health planning council; terms of office; vacancies
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 2, TITLE 2
§ 221. Public health and health planning council; terms of office;
vacancies. 1. The terms of office of members of the public health and
health planning council shall be six years. The members of the council
shall continue in office until the expiration of their terms and until
their successors are appointed and have qualified. Such appointments
shall be made by the governor, with the advice and consent of the
senate, within one year following the expiration of such terms.

2. Vacancies shall be filled by appointment by the governor for the
unexpired terms within one year of the date upon which such vacancies
occur.

3. In making appointments to the council, the governor shall seek to
ensure that membership on the council reflects the diversity of the
state's population including, but not limited to the various geographic
areas and population densities throughout the state.

4. Notwithstanding subdivision one of this section, of the ten members
appointed or reappointed to the council on or after December first, two
thousand ten, two shall serve a term of three years, two shall serve a
term of four years, three shall serve a term of five years, and three
shall serve a term of six years. Thereafter, members appointed or
reappointed upon expiration of a term of office shall be appointed for a
term of six years and shall continue in office until their successors
are appointed.