STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
IDAHO STATE COUNCIL FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
67-7304. Composition. (1) The council shall consist of nine (9) members to be appointed by the governor.
(2) Membership shall be as follows: one (1) member shall be a deaf person representing an association of the deaf, one (1) member shall be a deaf person, one (1) member shall be the parent of a deaf child, one (1) member shall be a hard of hearing member of a hard of hearing consumer organization, one (1) member shall be a hard of hearing person over the age of sixty (60) years, one (1) member shall be the parent of a hard of hearing child, one (1) member shall be a licensed sign language interpreter, one (1) member shall be a licensed physician, and one (1) member shall be an ASHA-certified audiologist.
(3) The following shall serve as ex officio nonvoting members of the council: a representative from each of the following: the Idaho bureau of educational services for the deaf and the blind, the state department of education, the division of vocational rehabilitation, the commission on aging, the department of health and welfare, the bureau of occupational licenses, the department of labor, the public utilities commission, the consumer protection division of the office of the attorney general, and the director of the council for the deaf and hard of hearing.
(4) Due regard shall be given to balanced representation from geographical and demographic areas of the state for voting members of the council.
(5) Voting members of the council shall be compensated as provided in section 59-509(b), Idaho Code.
[67-7304, added 1991, ch. 122, sec. 1, p. 266; am. 2009, ch. 168, sec. 8, p. 510; am. 2020, ch. 12, sec. 10, p. 27.]