The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 002 : UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 2410)
§ 2410. Council Advisory Committee
(a) Creation. There is created the Council Advisory Committee to provide advice to the Council regarding its duties under this subchapter.
(1) The Committee shall specifically advise and assist the Council in developing procedures to ensure that allegations of unprofessional conduct by law enforcement officers are investigated fully and fairly, and to ensure that appropriate action is taken in regard to those allegations.
(2) The Committee shall be advisory only and shall not have any decision-making authority.
(b) Membership. The Committee shall be composed of five individuals appointed by the Governor. The Governor may solicit recommendations for appointments from the Chair of the Council.
(1) Four of these members shall be public members who during incumbency shall not serve and shall have never served as a law enforcement officer or corrections officer and shall not have an immediate family member who is serving or has ever served as either of those officers.
(2) One of these members shall be a retired law enforcement officer.
(c) Assistance. The Executive Director of the Council or designee shall attend Committee meetings as a resource for the Committee.
(d) Reimbursement. Members of the Committee who are not employees of the State of Vermont and who are not otherwise compensated or reimbursed for their attendance shall be entitled to per diem compensation and reimbursement of expenses pursuant to 32 V.S.A. § 1010 for not more than five meetings per year. Such payments shall be derived from the budget of the Council. (Added 2017, No. 56, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018.)