2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 27 - Labor and Employment
Chapter 3 - Unemployment Compensation
Article 6 - Administration
Section 27-3-601 - Unemployment Insurance Commission Created; Composition; Terms; Vacancies; Salary; Chairman; Quorum; Removal; Office; Seal.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 27-3-601 (2020)

27-3-601. Unemployment insurance commission created; composition; terms; vacancies; salary; chairman; quorum; removal; office; seal.

(a) The unemployment insurance commission of Wyoming is created within the department of workforce services and shall consist of three (3) members serving a term of six (6) years each. Appointments, vacancies and expiration of terms shall be in accordance with W.S. 28-12-101 through 28-12-103. A member shall not hold any state office or serve as an officer or on a committee of any political organization during the term of membership. No more than seventy-five percent (75%) of the members shall be of the same political party.

(b) Every two (2) years one (1) member shall be elected by the membership to serve as chairman. Two (2) members is a quorum. A vacancy does not prevent the remaining members from exercising powers of the commission. One (1) member shall not exercise powers if two (2) vacancies occur at the same time.

(c) Commission members shall receive a salary equal to the per diem paid to members of the Wyoming legislature under W.S. 28-5-101 for each day of actual service and when engaged in necessary travel plus necessary expenses.

(d) The governor may remove a commissioner as provided in W.S. 9-1-202.

(e) The office of the commission shall be located in Casper, Wyoming and the commission shall have an official seal which shall be judicially noticed.

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