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Code of Virginia
Title 15.2. Counties, Cities and Towns
Chapter 55. Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority

§ 15.2-5505. Establishment of local tourism advisory committees.

Each of the participating localities in the LENOWISCO and Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commissions shall establish a local tourism advisory committee to promote tourism in the participating locality, participate and assist in the planning of the Authority, and develop a tourism destination plan for its participating locality.

The Tourism Director, working with the tourism advisory committee chair, shall provide a slate of recommendations to the local governing body for positions on its tourism advisory committee. The local governing body shall appoint five or more appointees representing the travel industry, which includes lodging, restaurants, attractions, outdoor recreation, events, and parks, or appoint community leaders. Terms of the appointees shall be determined by the local governing body; such appointees may be reappointed. The Tourism Director shall work with the chairman of the tourism advisory committee to facilitate regular meetings of the tourism advisory committee.

1993, c. 663, § 15.1-1399.19; 1994, c. 160; 1997, c. 587; 2018, cc. 176, 321; 2021, Sp. Sess. I, c. 384.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.