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74-4001.Kansas animal health board; creation; membership; appointment and terms of office; vacancies. There is hereby created a Kansas animal health board. On and after July 1, 2004, such board shall consist of nine members and all members shall be appointed by the governor. On and after July 1, 2004, the governor shall appoint five members to comply with the provisions of this act. The two current members of the board for whom their term of office expires on July 1, 2005, and the two current members of the board for whom their term of office expires on July 1, 2006, shall serve their terms of office as provided by law. The members appointed shall represent the major species or phases of the livestock industry and one member shall be a licensed dog or cat breeder, one member shall be a licensed veterinarian, one member shall represent auction markets, one member shall represent the swine industry, one member shall represent the dairy cattle industry and three members shall represent the beef cattle industry. Members of the board shall be appointed for a term of three years, except that, the the five members appointed to comply with the provisions of this act shall be appointed for terms as follows: One member for a term ending July 1, 2005; one member for a term ending July 1, 2006; and three members for terms ending July 1, 2007. Whenever a vacancy occurs on the board, by reason of the expiration of a member's term of office, the governor shall appoint a successor of like qualifications in the manner and for the term of office prescribed in this section. In case of a vacancy occurring on the board before the expiration of a member's term, the governor shall appoint a successor of like qualifications for the remainder of the unexpired term. Members of the board holding office at the time this act takes effect shall continue in office until their successors are appointed and qualified.

History: L. 1943, ch. 200, § 1; L. 1961, ch. 390, § 1; L. 1969, ch. 258, § 1; L. 2004, ch. 116, § 4; July 1.

Animal health board advisory to the animal health division of the department of agriculture, see K.S.A. 2011 Supp. 74-5,122.



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