HEALTH AND SAFETY
39-1405. Advisory council. The governor shall appoint such advisory councils to advise and consult with the agency charged with the carrying out of the administration of this act and shall also appoint the chairmen of all such advisory councils.
Members of the councils hereinafter created shall hold office for a term of six (6) years, their terms expiring successively on the second Monday in January in the odd-numbered years, except that any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of such term, and the terms of office of the members first taking office shall expire, as designated at the time of appointment, at least one-third (1/3) thereof at the end of the second year, at least one-third (1/3) thereof at the end of the fourth year, and at least one-third (1/3) thereof at the end of the sixth year after the date of appointment. Council members while serving on the business of the councils shall be compensated as provided by section 59-509(d), Idaho Code. The councils shall meet as frequently as the chairman deems necessary, but not less than once each year. Upon request by a majority of the members of a specific council, it shall be the duty of the chairman to call a meeting of that council.
The agency shall assist the governor in establishing the necessary guidelines and qualifications of appointees and direct to the attention of the governor the mandatory requirements of any federal statutes, regulations and standards concerning the number, representative capacity, professional background, and such other matters concerning membership and organization of said councils to insure state compliance with federal laws, regulations and standards.
[39-1405, added 1947, ch. 220, sec. 5, p. 526; am. 1965, ch. 123, sec. 5, p. 240; am. 1972, ch. 327, sec. 4, p. 812; am. 1980, ch. 247, sec. 35, p. 607.]