Section 31-9A-12

Homeland Security Task Force.

(a) The Homeland Security Task Force shall consist of the following members:

(1) The Governor, as Chairman.

(2) The Director of Homeland Security.

(3) The Director of Emergency Management.

(4) The Adjutant General.

(5) The Attorney General.

(6) The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries.

(7) The State Health Officer.

(8) The Director of Public Safety.

(9) The Director of Transportation.

(10) The Director of Finance.

(11) The Director of the Alabama Port Authority.

(12) The State Fire Marshal.

(13) A representative of county governments appointed by the Governor.

(14) A representative of municipal governments appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

(15) A representative of county law enforcement agencies appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

(16) A representative of municipal law enforcement agencies appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(17) A representative of paid fire departments appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(18) A representative of volunteer fire departments appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

(19) A representative of local emergency management agencies appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

(20) A representative of local emergency communications districts appointed by the Lieutenant Governor.

(21) A representative of the airport authorities located within the state appointed by the Lieutenant Governor.

(22) A representative of the Judicial Branch of Government of Alabama appointed by the Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court.

(23) Other representatives as deemed necessary and appointed by the Governor, and approved by the legislative oversight committee.

(b) The appointments identified in subdivisions (13) through (21), inclusive, of subsection (a) shall be made from a list of three nominees from each of the enumerated groups.

(c) The membership of the Homeland Security Task Force shall be inclusive and reflect the racial, gender, geographic, urban/rural, and economic diversity of the state.

(d) The task force shall meet at least twice each year and when convened by the Governor for the purpose of advising the Homeland Security Director on the comprehensive plan and program for homeland security and other matters as determined by majority vote of the task force.

(Act 2003-276, p. 658, §12.)