2020 Idaho Code

Universal Citation: ID Code § 73-203 (2020)

73-203. CODE COMMISSION CREATED — APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS. A continuing code commission is hereby created in the office of the secretary of state, to be known as the "Code Commission," to consist of three (3) persons, members of the Idaho state bar, who are actively engaged in the practice of law, not holders of any other compensated state office or position, whose residences are such that they may readily and conveniently meet from time to time as such commission. The "1947 Idaho Code Commission," created and appointed pursuant to chapter 224, of 1947 Session Laws of Idaho is hereby continued in office as the code commission created by this act; one (1) of such commissioners shall continue in office until the first day of December, 1950, one (1) until the first day of December, 1952, and one (1) until the first day of December, 1954; the term to be served by each present commissioner shall be determined by the members of the commission; not later than twenty (20) days after the effective date of this act the commission shall certify to the governor and to the secretary of state the name of each present commissioner and the term determined to be served by him. At the expiration of each of said terms and of the terms hereinafter provided, a member of the commission shall be appointed by the governor to serve for a term of six (6) years. The appointee shall be selected from a list of not more than three (3) qualified persons whose names shall be submitted to the governor by the board of commissioners of the Idaho state bar not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the expiration of a term of a commissioner. At its first meeting after the effective date of this act the commission shall organize by selecting one (1) of its members chairman, and shall thereafter reorganize in the same manner at its first meeting held after each appointment of a commissioner. The secretary of state shall serve as permanent secretary of the commission. Each commissioner shall serve until his successor has been appointed. In the event a vacancy occurs in the commission other than by expiration of a term the remaining members shall fill such vacancy by appointment of a qualified person.


[73-203, added 1949, ch. 167, sec. 3, p. 355; am. 1974, ch. 5, sec. 8, p. 23.]

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