§ 11. Appointment of authority. The members of the authority shall be
appointed by the governor by and with the advice and consent of the
senate. Not more than two members of the authority shall belong to the
same political party. The chairman of the state alcoholic beverage
control board heretofore appointed and designated by the governor and
the remaining members of such board heretofore appointed by the governor
shall continue to serve as chairman and members of the authority until
the expiration of the respective terms for which they were appointed.
Upon the expiration of such respective terms the successors of such
chairman and members shall be appointed to serve for a term of three
years each and until their successors have been appointed and qualified.
The commissioners, other than the chairman shall, when performing the
work of the authority, be compensated at a rate of two hundred sixty
dollars per day, together with an allowance for actual and necessary
expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties. The chairman shall
receive an annual salary established in section one hundred sixty-nine
of the executive law.