FORESTRY, FOREST PRODUCTS AND STUMPAGE DISTRICTS
IDAHO FOREST PRODUCTS COMMISSION
38-1503. Forest products commission created — Members. (1) There is hereby created and established in the department of self-governing agencies the Idaho forest products commission, to be composed of five (5) voting members appointed by the governor from a list of names with at least two (2) names for each appointive office for each district submitted to the governor by the financial supporters of the commission in each district. Initial members of the commission shall serve either a three (3) or five (5) year term, with two (2) members of the commission serving three (3) year terms, and three (3) members of the commission serving five (5) year terms. For the initial commission members, the duration of each member’s term shall be determined by lot. Thereafter, all commission members shall serve terms of three (3) years, and may be reappointed. The commission shall adopt rules to define the process for filling vacancies to the commission and to provide for determining the terms of office for all members of the commission after the expiration of the terms of the original members.
(2) The governor shall also name as permanent advisory members to the commission, the director of the department of lands, a representative of the United States forest service, the dean of the University of Idaho college of natural resources or the dean’s designee, a representative of the Idaho department of commerce and the Idaho department of agriculture with expertise in marketing and promotion and the executive director of the associated logging contractors. No advisory member of the commission shall have a vote on the commission.
[38-1503, added 1992, ch. 163, sec. 1, p. 519; am. 1995, ch. 255, sec. 1, p. 835; am. 2014, ch. 102, sec. 1, p. 301.]