2016 Arkansas Code
Title 2 - Agriculture
Subtitle 2 - Agronomy
Chapter 16 - Plant Disease and Pest Control
Subchapter 2 - -- Plant Act of 1917
§ 2-16-208. Director of board
(a) For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this subchapter, the State Plant Board shall employ, prescribe the duties of, and fix the compensation for a Director of the State Plant Board. With the approval of the board, the director may employ such inspectors or other employees as may be required and may incur such expenses as may be necessary within the limits of the appropriation made by law.
(b) The director shall be appointed by the board with the approval of the Governor and shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.
(c) (1) The director shall furnish a bond of five thousand dollars ($5,000) with sufficient sureties approved by the board for the faithful performance of his or her duties of this subchapter and the rules and regulations of the board.
(2) Any person suffering damage by reason of the acts or omissions of the chief inspector or his or her duly authorized deputies or employees may bring action on the bond for damages.
(3) The board may require to indemnify the director that similar bonds shall be furnished by deputies, inspectors, or employees.
(d) The board shall cooperate with other departments, boards, and officers of this state and of the United States as far as possible.
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