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W.S. 35-9-103

Divisions created; council and board created.

(a)  There are created within the department:

(i)  The division of fire prevention;

(ii)  The division of electrical safety;

(iii)  The council on fire prevention and electrical safety in buildings;

(iv)  The electrical board.

(b)  The council consists of five (5) members appointed by the governor for six (6) year terms which commence on April 1 following appointment. One (1) member shall be appointed to represent each of the following: counties or municipalities, fire fighters, the electrical board, an association of architects or an association of general contractors and the general public. Vacancies shall be filled  for the unexpired term.  When new appointments are made, the council shall select a chairman, a vice chairman and a secretary. A quorum consists of three (3) members. The council shall meet at least twice each year.

(c)  The board consists of five (5) members appointed by the governor for six (6) year terms.  At least one (1) member and no more than two (2) members shall be journeymen electricians, at least one (1) and no more than two (2) shall be master electricians, and at least one (1) and no more than two (2) shall be electrical contractors.  No two (2) members shall be employed by the same entity and serve on the board.  Any member who becomes employed by the same entity as another member during his term of office shall be ineligible to continue as a member of the board.  Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term.  When new appointments are made, the board shall select a chairman, a vice chairman and a secretary.  A quorum consists of three (3) members.  The board shall meet at least twice each year.

(d)  The members of the council and board shall receive compensation, per diem and travel expenses in the same manner and amount as the state legislature while going to, attending or returning from meetings. The governor may remove any council or board member as provided in W.S. 9‑1‑202.