STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
67-4713. Members’ qualifications — Term of office — Conflict of interest. (1) Members of the council shall be individuals actively involved in the state’s travel and convention industry as a career or as an investment. Their selection shall be made with regard to their ability and disposition to serve the state’s interest and their knowledge of the state’s travel industry. There shall be one (1) member appointed from each of the seven (7) planning regions of the state and one (1) member shall serve in a statewide capacity.
(2) Members of the council may not serve more than two (2) consecutive terms, nor may they hold or file for any partisan elective political office while a member of the council.
(3) A member of the council may be removed if he is no longer a resident of the district from which he was appointed. Should a vacancy occur on the council, the governor shall appoint a person from the proper region to fulfill the remaining term of the vacant position.
(4) Any member of the council who has a direct interest in any grant application or proposal being considered by the council shall disclose such interest and shall refrain from voting on the application or proposal.
[67-4713, added 1981, ch. 216, sec. 2, p. 402; am. 1985, ch. 160, sec. 13, p. 434; am. 1985, ch. 220, sec. 1, p. 532; am. 1988, ch. 79, sec. 2, p. 138; am. 2012, ch. 219, sec. 2, p. 600.]