§22-5-16. Small business environmental compliance assistance program, compliance advisory panel.

The secretary of the department of commerce, labor, and environmental resources shall establish a small business stationary source technical and environmental compliance assistance program which meets the requirements of Title V of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, 42 U.S.C. §7661 et seq. A compliance advisory panel composed of seven members appointed as follows shall be created to periodically review the effectiveness and results of this assistance program:

(a) Two members who are not owners, nor representatives of owners, of small business stationary sources, selected by the governor to represent the general public;

(b) One member selected by the speaker of the House of Delegates who is an owner or who represents owners of small business stationary sources;

(c) One member selected by the minority leader of the House of Delegates who is an owner or who represents owners of small business stationary sources;

(d) One member selected by the president of the Senate who is an owner or who represents owners of small business stationary sources;

(e) One member selected by the minority leader of the Senate who is an owner or who represents owners of small business stationary sources; and

(f) One member selected by the director to represent the director.