5-11-707. Appointment to Pacific Northwest economic region -- vacancy. (1) Pursuant to 5-11-706, Article III, the governor or a designee and four legislators must be appointed to the delegate council of the Pacific Northwest economic region. The legislative members are appointed as follows:
(a) one member to be appointed by the president of the senate;
(b) one member to be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives;
(c) one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate; and
(d) one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives.
(2) If the Pacific Northwest economic region establishes policy committees under 5-11-706, Article V, appointments of legislators to the policy committees are to be made by the legislative council as provided in 5-11-305.
(3) In the event that a vacancy occurs, appointment to fill the vacancy must be made in the same manner as the original appointment.
History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 349, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 232, L. 2003.