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South Dakota State Railroad Board--Appointment--Terms--Vacancy--Officers--Removal.
The South Dakota State Railroad Board consists of seven members to be appointed by the
Governor. Members shall serve a three-year term. No more than five members may be of the same
political party. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy arising from other than the natural expiration
of a term shall serve only for the unexpired term, but may be reappointed to a full term. The board
shall annually choose from its membership a chair, a vice chair, and a secretary-treasurer. No
member may be removed from office except for cause.
The terms of members begin on October thirty-first of the calendar year. The appointee's term
expires on October thirtieth in the third year of appointment.
Any member's term ending June 30, 2013, or thereafter is extended to October thirtieth in the
year the term is to expire.
Source: SL 1980, ch 325, § 7; SL 2010, ch 145, § 9; SL 2012, ch 16, § 25; SL 2013, ch 176, § 18.