2015 Wyoming Code
TITLE 11 - AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK AND OTHER ANIMALS
CHAPTER 37 - BEEF COUNCIL
SECTION 11-37-103. - Establishment; composition; appointment; term; removal; vacancies; reimbursement for expenses.
11-37-103. Establishment; composition; appointment; term; removal; vacancies; reimbursement for expenses.
(a) There is created the Wyoming beef council. For administrative purposes the council shall be within the department of agriculture. The council shall be composed of five (5) producers appointed by the governor. The director of the department of agriculture or his designated representative shall serve ex officio without vote. With advice of the council, the governor may designate one (1) or more additional representatives of the beef industry to serve ex officio without vote. The appointed council members shall consist of three (3) producers of range cattle, one (1) cattle feeder and one (1) dairyman. The governor may remove any member he appoints as provided in W.S. 9-1-202.
(b) Upon the expiration of the term of an appointed member, a successor shall be appointed by the governor for a term of three (3) years. If a vacancy occurs, the governor shall appoint a person for the unexpired term.
(c) The governor shall declare the office of any appointed member of the council vacant when he finds that:
(i) The member is no longer a producer;
(ii) The member is unable to perform his duties; or
(iii) The member has become a resident of another state.
(d) Members of the council shall serve without compensation but shall receive mileage and per diem as provided by law for state employees.
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