PUBLIC DEFENSE AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS
DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
110-B:89 Council Established.
I. There shall be a state veterans council of 4 members to be appointed by the governor and council, 3 of whom shall be veterans as defined by RSA 21:50. The fourth member shall be a family member of a veteran or family member of a currently serving member of the armed forces. All council members shall be citizens of New Hampshire. Of the first appointments of veterans under this section one shall be appointed for a term of 3 years, one for a term of 2 years, one for a term of one year and thereafter each shall be appointed for a term of 3 years. The family member shall be appointed for a term of 3 years. Each member of the council shall hold office until a successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in the council shall be filled by the governor and council for the unexpired term.
II. The members of the council shall meet not less than semi-annually to review activities of the division of veterans services and provide guidance to and make recommendations for improvement on the adequacy and delivery of veterans programs to the adjutant general. The adjutant general may designate one of the members to serve as liaison to the state veterans advisory committee.
Source. 2019, 273:5, eff. Sept. 17, 2019.