MINES AND MINING
IDAHO GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
47-201. Geological survey created — Purpose — Advisory board. There is hereby created the Idaho geological survey, to be administered as a special program at the university of Idaho under the authority of the board of regents of the university of Idaho. The survey shall be the lead state agency for the collection, interpretation, and dissemination of geologic and mineral data for Idaho. Such information is to be acquired through field and laboratory investigations by the staff of the survey and through cooperative programs with other governmental and private agencies. There is hereby established an advisory board for the survey, consisting of the following members: The director of the survey and board chairperson (nonvoting); the chair of the department of geosciences at Boise state university; the chair of the department of geosciences at Idaho state university; the chair of the department of geological sciences at the university of Idaho; a representative from the mining and mineral processing industry selected by the director; the governor of the state of Idaho or his designated representative; a member of the board of land commissioners or their designated representative; the president or his designee of the Idaho association of professional geologists; and two (2) members at large selected by the director from other state or federal organizations, or from the private sector with a direct interest in the survey’s programs, both serving two (2) year staggered terms; all of whom shall serve as members of the said board and shall be compensated as provided by section 59-509(b), Idaho Code.
[(47-201) 1919, ch. 54, sec. 1, p. 163; C.S., sec. 5481; I.C.A., sec. 46-201; am. 1933, ch. 22, sec. 1, p. 29; am. 1974, ch. 17, sec. 26, p. 308; am. 1980, ch. 247, sec. 45, p. 614; am. 1984, ch. 101, sec. 1, p. 229; am. 2003, ch. 46, sec. 1, p. 175.; am. 2010, ch. 67, sec. 1, p. 116.]
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