§4041. Department of Fish and Wildlife; Fish and Wildlife Board; members, term, Chair

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Published: 2015

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Title

10

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Conservation and Development






Chapter

103

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DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE






Subchapter

001
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ESTABLISHMENT










 

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4041. Department of Fish and Wildlife; Fish and Wildlife Board; members, term,

Chair

(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.)
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