The Vermont Statutes Online
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DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
4041. Department of Fish and Wildlife; Fish and Wildlife Board; members, term,
(a) There is
hereby established a Department of Fish and Wildlife which shall be
administered by the Commissioner.
(b) There is
hereby established a Fish and Wildlife Board. The Board shall consist of 14
members, one from each county, appointed by the Governor with the advice and
consent of the Senate. The members of the Board shall be appointed for a term
of six years, or unexpired portion thereof, and during their terms shall reside
in the county from which they are appointed. In the event a member no longer
resides in the county from which he or she was appointed, the Governor shall
appoint a member from that county for the unexpired portion of the term.
Appointments shall be made in such manner that either two or three terms shall
expire each year. A member serving a full six-year term shall not be eligible
for reappointment. The Governor shall biennially designate a chair. (Added
1961, No. 119, § 1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 1965, No. 22, eff. April 8, 1965;
1983, No. 158 (Adj. Sess.), eff. April 13, 1984; 1985, No. 215 (Adj. Sess.), §
1, eff. June 2, 1986; 2003, No. 136 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2013, No. 161 (Adj.
Sess.), § 72.)