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HOUSE BILL NO. 518
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HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOARD - Amends existing law relating to the State
Historical Society Board of Trustees to provide for terms of four years, to
limit board members to not more than two consecutive terms, to delete
consideration of political party affiliation for appointment to the board
and to delete obsolete language.
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fourth Legislature Second Regular Session - 1998
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 518
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOARD OF TRUSTEES; AMENDING SECTION
3 67-4124, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR TERMS OF FOUR YEARS, TO LIMIT BOARD
4 MEMBERS TO NOT MORE THAN TWO CONSECUTIVE TERMS, TO DELETE CONSIDERATION OF
5 POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD AND TO DELETE
6 OBSOLETE LANGUAGE.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
8 SECTION 1. That Section 67-4124, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
9 amended to read as follows:
10 67-4124. BOARD OF TRUSTEES -- QUALIFICATIONS, APPOINTMENT AND TERMS OF
11 MEMBERS. The board of trustees shall consist of seven (7) members to be
12 appointed by the state board of education. The members of the board shall be
13 chosen with due regard to their knowledge, competence, experience and interest
14 in the fields related to the preservation and interpreta-
15 tion of the historical archives historic and
16 prehistoric cultural heritage of Idaho. The state board of education
17 shall consider geographic representation and population distribution when
18 selecting board members. All appointees shall be chosen solely on the basis of
19 their qualifications , and not more than four (4) members of the board
20 shall belong to the same political party .
21 All members of the board of trustees shall serve for a specific term. Upon
22 expiration of the terms of members serving on the board of trustees ,
23 on the effective date of this act, the board shall appoint
24 one (1) member for a term of two (2) years, two (2) members for a
25 term of four (4) years , and two (2) members for a term of six (6) years
26 . Appointments thereafter, except appointments for the unexpired portion
27 of a term, shall be for a term of six four ( 6
28 4 ) years. No member may serve more than two (2) con-
29 secutive terms.
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STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to amend existing law relating
to appointment of members of the board of trustees of the
historical society by the state board of education by clarifying
the anticipated background of appointees, the responsibilities of
the board of trustees and setting terms served by appointees.
There is no fiscal impact
CONTACT: Steve Guerber
Idaho State Historical Society
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE