General Laws

Section 14B. In any county which accepts this section by vote of the county commissioners, the chairman of the county commissioners shall appoint a handicapped person to serve as an associate commissioner for affairs concerning handicapped persons. Said associate commissioner shall serve for a one year term, coterminous with the chairman's term of office and shall serve without compensation. Said associate commissioner shall have no powers or authority in the county government, but shall advise the county commissioners on affairs of the handicapped.