(b) The governor may appoint counsel for the director, who shall perform such legal services in representing the interests of residents in nursing homes in matters under the jurisdiction of the director as the governor shall direct. It shall be the duty of such counsel to appear for the residents in all cases where they are not represented by counsel. The compensation of such counsel shall be fixed by the governor.
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