Any vacancy which may occur in the recreational safety council shall be filled in the same manner by appointment by the governor for the remainder of the unexpired term. The council shall make suggestions to and shall advise the director of environmental management concerning the drowning prevention and lifesaving policies, rules, regulations, and orders of the department; provided, that the council shall have no administrative powers except in case of an appeal by an aggrieved party when its decision shall be final.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 116; P.L. 1954, ch. 3343, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-23-8; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1.)

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 23-22.5-8

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.