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Section 103.65 | Ohio health oversight and advisory committee.

 

(A) There is hereby created the Ohio health oversight and advisory committee. The committee shall consist of the following members:

(1) Three members of the senate appointed by the president of the senate, two of whom are members of the majority party and one of whom is a member of the minority party;

(2) Three members of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, two of whom are members of the majority party and one of whom is a member of the minority party.

(B) The president and speaker shall make the initial appointments to the committee not later than fifteen calendar days after the effective date of this section. The president and speaker shall make subsequent appointments not later than fifteen calendar days after the commencement of the first regular session of each general assembly. Members of the committee shall serve on the committee until appointments are made in the first regular session of the following general assembly, until a member no longer serves as a member of the chamber from which the member was initially appointed, or until a member is removed by the speaker or president. No committee member shall be removed during the member's term during a state of emergency as defined in section 107.42 of the Revised Code, unless an extraordinary circumstance exists that prevents a member from serving on the committee. A vacancy on the committee shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.

(C) In odd-numbered years, the president shall designate one committee member from the senate who is a member of the majority party as the committee chairperson, and the speaker shall designate one committee member from the house who is a member of the majority party as the committee vice-chairperson and one committee member from the house who is a member of the minority party as the committee ranking minority member. In even-numbered years, the speaker shall designate one committee member from the house who is a member of the majority party as the committee chairperson, and the president shall designate one committee member from the senate who is a member of the majority party as the committee vice-chairperson and one committee member from the senate who is a member of the minority party as the committee ranking minority member.

(D) In appointing members from the minority party, and in designating ranking minority members, the president and speaker shall consult with the minority leader of their respective houses.

(E) The Ohio health oversight and advisory committee shall meet at the call of the chairperson.

(F) The executive director and other employees of the joint medicaid oversight committee shall serve the Ohio health oversight and advisory committee to enable the committee to successfully and efficiently perform its duties.

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