IDAHO HORSE BOARD
25-2501. Board created. (1) There is hereby created in the department of self-governing agencies the Idaho horse board. The board shall be composed of seven (7) members, each of whom shall be appointed by the governor from a list of nominees recommended by the Idaho horse council. The horse council shall recommend at least four (4) names for each appointment, and the governor shall appoint from the nominees recommended. The membership of the board shall consist at all times of members representing the following interests:
(a) Two (2) members shall at all times be representative of horse racing interests;
(b) One (1) member shall at all times be representative of trail pleasure riding interests and one (1) member shall at all times be representative of general horse interests;
(c) Two (2) members shall at all times be representative of show interests; and
(d) One (1) member shall at all times be representative of breeding interests.
(2) Each member of the board shall be a citizen of the United States and a bona fide resident of this state, and a member of the Idaho horse council. During a term of office, a member must continue to possess all of the qualifications necessary for appointment. Failure to maintain such qualifications shall be cause for removal from office. The governor may remove any board member at will.
(3) On July 1, 1987, the governor shall appoint three (3) members, each for a term of one (1) year; two (2) members, each for a term of two (2) years; and two (2) members each for a term of three (3) years. Thereafter, the term of office shall be three (3) years.
(4) Vacancies in any unexpired term shall be filled by appointment by the governor for the remainder of the unexpired term. The member appointed to fill a vacancy shall represent the same interest as the member whose office has become vacant from a list of four (4) nominees submitted by the Idaho horse council.
[25-2501, added 1987, ch. 214, sec. 1, p. 457.]