§ 1228 Established.
A Pesticide Advisory Committee is hereby established.
§ 1229 Composition; appointments; terms; removal; vacancies.
(a) The Pesticide Advisory Committee shall consist of 4 pesticide applicators residing in the State, 1 qualified to operate ground equipment, 1 qualified to operate aerial equipment, 1 qualified for turf and ornamental pest control and 1 qualified for structural pest control; 1 entomologist in public service; 1 environmental health specialist from the State Department of Health and Social Services; 1 toxicologist in public service; 1 plant pathologist in public service; 1 member from the agricultural chemical industry; 1 member from the food processing industry; 1 producer of agricultural crops or products on which pesticides are applied or which may be affected by the application of pesticides; and 2 representatives of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control — 1 who by employment is responsible for the protection of environmental control, and 1 who by employment is responsible for fish and wildlife protection.
(b) Such members shall be appointed by the Governor for terms of 3 years and may be appointed for successive 3-year terms at the discretion of the Governor, provided, however, that at the inception of this chapter, the current members of the Committee established by 58 Delaware Laws, Chapter 166, continue to serve until the expiration of their respective terms.
(c) The Governor may remove for cause any member of the Committee prior to the expiration of the member's term.
(d) Upon the death, resignation or removal for cause of any member of the Committee, the Governor shall fill such vacancy.
§ 1230 Function.
The Committee shall advise the Department on any and all problems relating to the sale, use, disposal and storage of pesticides in the State.
§ 1231 Meetings.
The Committee shall elect 1 of its members Chairman, and shall meet at such time and place as shall be specified by the Chairman, the Department or a majority of the members of the Committee.
§ 1232 Compensation.
Each member of the Committee shall be reimbursed for all proper and necessary expenses but shall receive no compensation for time spent in attending the work of the Committee.