§1. Vacancy, absence from state

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Published: 2015

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Title

03

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Executive






Chapter

001

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GOVERNOR











 

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1. Vacancy, absence from state

(a) When there

is a vacancy in the offices of governor and lieutenant governor, the speaker of

the house of representatives shall act as governor.

(b) When the

governor is absent from the state, the lieutenant governor shall act for him or

her, and when both the governor and lieutenant governor are absent from the

state, the speaker of the house shall act as governor. (Amended 1965, No. 9, §

1, eff. March 24, 1965.)
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