2010 Code of Virginia
Title 53.1 - PRISONS AND OTHER METHODS OF CORRECTION.
Chapter 1 - Administration Generally (53.1-1 thru 53.1-17)
53.1-2 - Appointment of members; qualifications; terms and vacancies.
§ 53.1-2. Appointment of members; qualifications; terms and vacancies.
There shall be a State Board of Corrections which shall consist of nine residents of the Commonwealth appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the General Assembly. In making appointments the Governor shall endeavor to select appointees of such qualifications and experience that the membership of the Board shall include persons suitably qualified to consider and act upon the various matters under the Board's jurisdiction.
Members of the Board shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor and shall be appointed for terms of four years. A vacancy other than by expiration of term shall be filled by the Governor for the unexpired term.
No person shall be eligible to serve more than two full consecutive four-year terms.
(Code 1950, §§ 53-19.23, 53-19.24; 1974, cc. 44, 45; 1981, c. 487; 1982, c. 636.)
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