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Arkansas Code Title 13. Libraries, Archives, and Cultural Resources § 13-7-202. Membership

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(a) The Old State House Commission shall consist of nine (9) members.  The commissioners shall be citizens of Arkansas, selected because of their knowledge of and interest in Arkansas history.

(b) The commission members shall be appointed by the Governor, with two (2) members from the state at large, and one (1) member from each congressional district as now or hereafter created.

(c) Upon his or her appointment, each member shall notify the Governor in writing of his or her acceptance thereof or the appointment shall be void, and the Governor shall again appoint, unless the appointee shall thus indicate acceptance within fifteen (15) days.

(d) The term of office of each member appointed shall begin with the expiration of the term of his or her predecessor in office and shall each expire nine (9) years thereafter.  Each member appointed shall continue to hold his or her office after the expiration of the term thereof until his or her successor shall have qualified.

(e) Any vacancy arising in the membership otherwise than by the expiration of the term of office shall be filled by appointment by the Governor for the balance of the term of the membership which became vacant and until the qualification of a successor in regular course.

(f) The Governor may, upon notice and hearing, remove any member for misconduct, neglect of duty, or other sufficient cause.

(g) The members shall receive no compensation for their services, but they may receive expense reimbursement in accordance with § 25-16-901 et seq.

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