Maine Revised Statutes

§3360-A. Victims' Compensation Board established; compensation

1. Establishment and membership.  There is established within the Department of the Attorney General the Victims' Compensation Board. The board consists of 3 members appointed by the Attorney General. One member must be a physician licensed to practice medicine in the State; one member must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State; and one member must be experienced in working with victims of crime.
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2. Terms of appointment.  The term of each member is 3 years. The Attorney General shall make initial appointments for the following terms: one member for an initial term of 3 years, one member for an initial term of 2 years and one member for an initial term of one year. When a vacancy occurs prior to the expiration of a term, the appointment to fill that vacancy is for the balance of the unexpired term.
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3. Chair.  Annually, the members shall elect a chair from among the members.
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4. Compensation.  Members of the board are entitled to the legislative per diem plus compensation for actual and necessary expenses.
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5. Meetings.  The board may not meet more than once a month.
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6. Quorum.  Two members of the board constitute a quorum.
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7. Rules.  The board may adopt rules pursuant to the Maine Administrative Procedure Act to carry out the purposes of this chapter.
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SECTION HISTORY
1991, c. 806, §3 (NEW).