Arkansas - Wellness/WSCC Council (state level): Stakeholders

Area: 
Stakeholders
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation
Summary: 

State law requires creation of health or wellness council at the state-level.

2017 Arkansas Code 20-7-133 Child Health Advisory Committee

(a) There is created a Child Health Advisory Committee to consist of twenty (20) members.

(b) (1) The Director of the Department of Health shall appoint:

  • (A) One (1) member to represent the Department of Health;

  • (B) One (1) member to represent the Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics;

  • (C) One (1) member to represent the American Academy of Pediatrics, Arkansas Chapter;

  • (D) One (1) member to represent the Arkansas Academy of Family Practice;

  • (E) One (1) member to represent the Arkansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance;

  • (F) One (1) member to represent jointly the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, and the American Lung Association;

  • (G) One (1) member to represent the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences;

  • (H) One (1) member to represent the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement;

  • (I) One (1) member to represent the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families;

  • (J) One (1) member to represent the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service; and

  • (K) One (1) member to represent the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities of the Department of Health.


2017 Arkansas Code 20-7-134. Powers and duties

(a) The Child Health Advisory Committee shall meet at least one (1) time per month and make recommendations to the State Board of Education and the State Board of Health consistent with the intent and purpose of this section and §§ 20-7-133 and 20-7-135.


2017 Arkansas 6-18-709. Public School Health Services Advisory Committee

(1) There is created a Public School Health Services Advisory Committee, to consist of twenty-four (24) members, including one (1) member of the Senate appointed by the Chair of the Senate Committee on Education and one (1) member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Chair of the House Committee on Education.


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4.01 There is created a Child Health Advisory Committee to consist of twenty (20) members.

4.02 The Committee will consist of the following eleven (11) members appointed by the Director of the Department of Health:

  • 4.02.1 One (1) member to represent the Department of Health;

  • 4.02.2 One (1) member to represent the Arkansas Dietetic Association;

  • 4.02.3 One (1) member to represent the American Academy of Pediatrics, Arkansas Chapter;

  • 4.02.4 One (1) member to represent the Arkansas Academy of Family Practice;

  • 4.02.5 One (1) member to represent they Arkansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance;

  • 4.02.6 One (1) member to represent jointly the Arkansas Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, and the American Lung Association;

  • 4.02.7 One (1) member to represent the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences;

  • 4.02.8 One (1) member to represent the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement;

  • 4.02.9 One (1) member to represent the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families;

  • 4.02.10 One (1) member to represent the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service; and

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