Wyoming Statutes Title 23. Game and Fish § 23-1-201. Composition;  appointment;  terms;  oath

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(a) The Wyoming game and fish commission is continued in existence.

(b) The commission shall be composed of eight (8) members including the governor as an ex officio member.  Not more than seventy-five percent (75%) of the appointed commissioners shall be of the same political party, and all appointed commissioners shall have a general knowledge of wildlife and wildlife propagation, management, and control.

(c) Commencing in 1973, a commissioner shall be appointed from each appointment district pursuant to W.S. 9-1-218 .

(d) Commissioners shall be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate for a term of six (6) years to commence March 1, except the first term for two (2) appointees shall be two (2) years and for two (2) appointees shall be four (4) years as designated by the governor prior to submission to the senate.  Terms of current appointees are ratified and continued in existence until terms of new appointees under this section become effective.  The governor shall fill any vacancy as provided in W.S. 28-12-101 .

(e) Each commissioner shall execute and file the oath of office as prescribed by the Wyoming constitution with the secretary of state.

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