21-136. Appointment of members — Term — Vacancies. For the purposes of selection of members of the advisory board of aeronautics, one (1) member shall be appointed to represent director districts no. 1 and 2, one (1) member to represent director districts no. 3 and 4, one (1) member to represent director districts no. 5 and 6, as provided in section 40-303, Idaho Code, and two (2) members shall be appointed from the state at-large.
The governor shall appoint, subject to confirmation by the senate, the board members for terms of five (5) years. The initial terms of the at-large members may be less than five (5) years, and shall be staggered so that not more than (1) term of any member of the board shall expire in any one (1) year. The term of each member shall begin immediately upon his appointment and qualification. Each member shall hold office after the expiration of his term until his successor has been appointed. Not less than fifteen (15) days before the expiration of the term of appointment of each member, the governor shall appoint a successor and submit the appointment to the senate for confirmation. Should any member of the board resign, die, remove from the district from which he was appointed, or otherwise be removed from office, a vacancy shall exist, and during the recess of the legislature, the governor shall within thirty (30) days appoint a successor with like qualifications, to serve for the remainder of the retiring member’s unexpired term. If a vacancy occurs within forty-five (45) days after the convening of the legislature and while it is still in session, the governor shall make and submit to the senate for its approval a nomination to fill the vacancy.
[21-136, added 1970, ch. 257, sec. 6, p. 683; am. 1974, ch. 12, sec. 101, p. 61; am. 1985, ch. 253, sec. 3, p. 700; am. 1989, ch. 228, sec. 2, p. 544; am. 1996, ch. 35, sec. 1, p. 88; am. 2001, ch. 377, sec. 4, p. 1321.]