[USC02] 24 USC 416a: Resident Advisory Committees
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24 USC 416a: Resident Advisory Committees Text contains those laws in effect on September 18, 2019
From Title 24-HOSPITALS AND ASYLUMSCHAPTER 10-ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOMESUBCHAPTER I-ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF RETIREMENT HOME
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§416a. Resident Advisory Committees

(a) Establishment and purpose

(1) A Resident Advisory Committee is an elected body of residents at each facility of the Retirement Home established to provide a forum for all residents to express their needs, ideas, and interests through elected representatives of their respective floor or area.

(2) A Resident Advisory Committee-

(A) serves as a forum for ideas, recommendations, and representation to management of that facility of the Retirement Home to enhance the morale, safety, health, and well-being of residents; and

(B) provides a means to communicate policy and general information between residents and management.

(b) Election process

The election process for the Resident Advisory Committee at a facility of the Retirement Home shall be coordinated by the facility Ombudsman.

(c) Chairperson

(1) The Chairperson of a Resident Advisory Committee shall be elected at large and serve a two-year term.

(2) Chairpersons serve as a liaison to the Administrator and are voting members of the Advisory Council. Chairpersons shall create meeting agendas, conduct the meetings, and provide a copy of the minutes to the Administrator, who will forward the copy to the Chief Operating Officer for approval.

(d) Meetings

At a minimum, meetings of a Resident Advisory Committee shall be conducted quarterly.

(Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title XV, §1516A, as added Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title V, §563(a), Dec. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 1423 .)