CONTROL OF SHEEP DISEASES
25-127. Members — Appointment, qualifications, salary — Oath. The Idaho sheep and goat health board, hereinafter called the board, shall consist of five (5) members, consisting of experienced wool growers or goat raisers, or a combination of experienced wool growers and goat raisers, and no two (2) of whom shall be from the same county; said members shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the governor. Members shall hold their offices for the term for which they are appointed and thereafter until their successors are duly appointed and qualified.
As vacancies occur upon the board, the Idaho wool growers association shall submit to the governor the names of two (2) persons qualified and suitable for appointment for each such vacancy from whom the governor shall make his appointment to fill such vacancies. The first board shall be appointed for the following terms: two (2) members shall be appointed to hold office until the first Monday of January 1952; two (2) members shall be appointed to hold office until the first Monday of January 1954; one (1) member shall be appointed to hold office until the first Monday of January 1956; and at the expiration of said dates for the members first appointed and until the expiration of terms thereafter, members shall be appointed to fill such vacancies for a term of six (6) years; and in case of any vacancy occurring in the office of a board member at any time other members shall be appointed, who in each instance shall hold office until the unexpired term of the member whom he is appointed to succeed. Each of said members, before entering upon the duties of his office, shall take and subscribe to the oath of office required by section 59-401, Idaho Code. The members of the board may be compensated as provided by section 59-509(d), Idaho Code. Said compensation may be paid from the Idaho sheep and goat health account in the same manner as other expenses are paid. Each member of said board shall be a qualified elector of the county from which he is chosen and must reside during his term of office within the state of Idaho. Said board must hold a meeting annually and at any other time if so requested by any member of the board. The Idaho sheep and goat health board may request the removal of a board member, with or without cause, by a majority vote. Upon receipt of the request, the governor may immediately withdraw the board member’s appointment.
[25-127, added 1951, ch. 250, sec. 2, p. 527; am. 1971, ch. 136, sec. 12, p. 522; am. 1980, ch. 247, sec. 21, p. 597; am. 1985, ch. 63, sec. 2, p. 126; am. 1997, ch. 116, sec. 1, p. 290; am. 1998, ch. 205, sec. 1, p. 726; am. 2012, ch. 117, sec. 2, p. 321; am. 2013, ch. 91, sec. 1, p. 223.]