The agency shall establish a certification committee consisting of 11 voting members and two nonvoting members. The voting members shall be appointed by the agency for three-year terms and shall serve without compensation. The initial appointments shall be four three-year terms, four two-year terms and three one-year terms. The initial term lengths will be determined by lot once the appointments are made. There shall be equal representation of operators and inspectors on the committee. There shall be one citizen representative. Not more than one voting member shall be a member of the agency staff. Voting members, except the citizen representative, must be certified. There shall be two nonvoting members who are agency staff members responsible for training and certification. Robert's Rules of Order shall govern committee meetings.
The committee shall maintain accurate records of all meetings. The committee shall also review and make recommendations in the following areas to the agency commissioner or, when appropriate, to the agency:
applicants to be certified based on information provided in their applications and examination results;
changes to this chapter;
changes in examinations and training to meet needs;
action on operator and inspector complaints relating to certification and training; and
the number of initial or renewal contact hours to be given for nonagency training courses.
The advisory committee that was established by the agency commissioner to develop this chapter shall function as the certification committee until September 1984.
MS s 116.41
L 1987 c 186 s 15
May 6, 2019