Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.5083
Creation; appointment, qualifications and terms of members; members serve without compensation except per diem; alternates.


1.

The Task Force on Alzheimers Disease is hereby created within the Department of Health and Human Services.

2.

The Director shall appoint to the Task Force the following eight voting members:

(a)

A representative from an association that provides services to persons with Alzheimers disease;

(b)

A medical professional with expertise in cognitive disorders;

(c)

A representative of caregivers for persons with cognitive disorders;

(d)

A representative of the Nevada System of Higher Education with expertise in cognitive disorders;

(e)

A representative of providers of service for persons with cognitive disorders;

(f)

A representative from a rural area of this State;

(g)

A representative from the Department; and

(h)

A member at large.

3.

The Legislative Commission shall appoint to the Task Force the following two voting members:

(a)

One member of the Senate; and

(b)

One member of the Assembly.

4.

After the initial terms, the members of the Task Force serve terms of 2 years. A member may be reappointed to the Task Force and any vacancy must be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.

5.

The members of the Task Force serve without compensation, except that each member is entitled, while engaged in the business of the Task Force and within the limits of available money, to the per diem allowance and travel expenses provided for state officers and employees generally.

6.

Not later than 30 days after appointment, each member of the Task Force appointed pursuant to subsection 2 shall nominate two persons to serve as his or her alternate members and submit the names of the persons nominated to the Director for appointment. An alternate member shall serve as a voting member of the Task Force when the appointed member who nominated the alternate is disqualified or unable to serve.
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