3301.92 Healthy choices for healthy children council.

(A) The healthy choices for healthy children council is hereby established. The council shall consist of the following members:

(1) Three representatives of the Ohio children's hospital association, one each appointed by the governor, the president of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives;

(2) Three representatives of the Ohio business roundtable, one each appointed by the governor, the president of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives;

(3) Three representatives of the Ohio chapter of the American academy of pediatrics, one each appointed by the governor, the president of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives. The governor's appointment shall have expertise in minority health issues and the president's appointment shall be a representative of the Appalachian region of Ohio.

(4) One representative of the Ohio parks and recreation association, appointed by the president of the senate;

(5) One representative of the Ohio state alliance of young men's Christian associations, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives;

(6) One representative of Ohio action for healthy kids, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives;

(7) One representative of the children's hunger alliance, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives;

(8) One representative of the American heart association, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives;

(9) One representative of the Ohio association for health, physical education, recreation and dance, appointed by the governor;

(10) One representative of the Ohio soft drink association, appointed by the governor;

(11) One representative of the Ohio dairy producers association, appointed by the president of the senate;

(12) Three representatives of school districts, one each appointed by the governor, the president of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives. The governor's appointment shall be a representative of the Ohio school boards association, the president's appointment shall be a representative of the buckeye association of school administrators, and the speaker's appointment shall be a representative of the Ohio association of school business officials.

(13) Three school district employees whose job responsibilities involve promoting student health and wellness, one each appointed by the governor, the president of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives. The governor's appointment shall be a school-based mental health professional, the president's appointment shall be a representative of the school nutrition association of Ohio who is a dietitian licensed under Chapter 4759. of the Revised Code, and the speaker's appointment shall be a school nurse.

(14) Three elementary or secondary school teachers, one each appointed by the governor, the president of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives. The governor's appointment shall be a representative of the Ohio education association, the president's appointment shall be a representative of the Ohio federation of teachers, and the speaker's appointment shall be a chartered nonpublic school teacher.

(15) One representative of the office of healthy Ohio in the department of health, appointed by the governor;

(16) One representative of the department of education, appointed by the governor;

(17) One parent, appointed by the president of the senate;

(18) One representative of chartered nonpublic schools, appointed by the president of the senate;

(19) One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate;

(20) One member of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(B) Each organization specified in divisions (A)(1) to (14) of this section shall submit recommendations for its representatives on the council.

(C) Members of the council shall serve at the pleasure of their appointing authority. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. Members shall not be compensated.

(D) The member of the senate and the member of the house of representatives shall serve as joint chairpersons of the council. The chairpersons shall call the first meeting of the council, which shall be held not later than thirty days after the last member of the council has been appointed. The council shall meet annually and, upon the call of the chairpersons, at other times as may be necessary to conduct council business.

Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.49, SB 210, §1, eff. 9/17/2010.

Effective Date: 07-01-2004