• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) There is established an Advisory Council to the Agency to assist and advise the Risk Officer regarding the Agency.

(b) The Advisory Council shall consist of 7 members appointed by the Risk Officer. One member shall represent the District of Columbia Primary Care Association, 2 members shall represent District of Columbia health centers, and 4 members shall have insurance expertise.

(c) The Risk Officer and the captive manager shall serve as ex officio members of the Advisory Council.

(d) The Risk Officer shall serve as chairperson of the Advisory Council.

(e) Except as provided in subsection (f) of this section, Advisory Council members shall serve terms of 3 years. An Advisory Council member's term shall continue until his or her successor is appointed. The Advisory Council members may be reappointed for additional terms.

(f) The Risk Officer shall determine the terms the initial Advisory Council members shall serve. Three of the Advisory Council members shall serve terms of 2 years, 2 shall serve terms of 4 years, and 2 shall serve terms of 6 years.

(g) Vacancies in the Advisory Council shall be filled by the Risk Officer.   Advisory Council members may be removed by the Risk Officer for cause.

(h) Advisory Council members shall not be compensated in their capacity as Advisory Council members, but shall be reimbursed for reasonable expenses incurred in the necessary performance of their duties.

(i) The Advisory Council shall:

(1) Advise the Risk Officer in the general oversight of the Agency;

(2) Assess the needs and interests of the health centers; and

(3) Meet at least on an annual basis, at meetings announced by the Risk Officer.

(July 18, 2008, D.C. Law 17-196, § 6, 55 DCR 6261; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-353, § 239, 56 DCR 1117.)


Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 17-353 validated a previously made technical correction in subsec. (e).

Legislative History of Laws

For Law 17-196, see notes following § 1-307.81.

For Law 17-353, see notes following § 1-129.05.