AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
22-2410. Weed control advisory committees. (1) Control agencies or authorities may appoint persons to a weed control advisory committee, who shall be persons knowledgeable of noxious weeds and the damage done by such weeds. The members of the advisory committee shall be residents of or landowners in one (1) of the counties included in the cooperative weed management area, and shall be appointed for renewable terms of two (2) years.
(2) It shall be the function of each weed control advisory committee to:
(a) Assist in planning and carrying out noxious weed control programs within or across county, state or federal boundaries as may be provided by cooperative agreement among the participating parties for control of noxious weeds in cooperative weed management areas; and
(b) Act as liaison to other weed control advisory committees; and
(c) Provide a forum for public input on matters relating to the control of noxious weeds.
(3) Members of the advisory committee may be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses when on committee business. Expense payments may be made from the noxious weed fund.
(4) Advisory committees have no executive powers and act in an advisory capacity only.
[(22-2410) 1981, ch. 309, sec. 16, p. 649; am. 1987, ch. 331, sec. 15, p. 703;am. and redesignated 1989, ch. 298, sec. 15, p. 744; am. and redesig. 1993, ch. 247, sec. 13, p. 869; am. 1999, ch. 75, sec. 6, p. 219.]