STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED
67-5403. Commission for the blind and visually impaired — Creation — Composition — Appointment — Transfer of powers from department of public assistance. (1) There is hereby created in the office of the governor the Idaho commission for the blind and visually impaired. The commission shall consist of five (5) members, at least three (3) of whom shall be blind or visually impaired, and not more than three (3) of whom shall belong to the same political party.
The governor shall appoint members of the commission subject to ratification by the senate at the next regular or special session of the legislature.
All appointments shall be made for terms of three (3) years, beginning on July 1st. If for any reason a member should leave the commission before his term expires, the governor shall appoint another member to fill out the unexpired term.
(2) All powers and duties of the department of public assistance relating to services to the blind and sight conservation as herein defined, are transferred to and shall be assumed by the commission on October 1, 1967.
[67-5403, added 1967, ch. 373, sec. 3, p. 1071; am. 1967 (1st E.S.), ch. 17, sec. 1, p. 46; am. 1974, ch. 22, sec. 46, p. 592; am. 1994, ch. 159, sec. 6, p. 365.]