Session of 1998
By Legislative Post Audit Committee
            9             AN ACT concerning the Kansas animal health board; relating to mem-
10             bership and appointment; providing for members representing the
11             general public; amending K.S.A. 74-4001 and repealing the existing
12             section.
14       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
15           Section 1. K.S.A. 74-4001 is hereby amended to read as follows:
16       74-4001. There is hereby created a Kansas animal health board, which
17       shall consist of seven (7) nine members of which one member shall be
18       the president of the Kansas livestock association and six (6) eight members
19       shall be appointed by the governor in accordance with this section. The
20       members so appointed shall represent the major species or phases of the
21       livestock industry. Each appointive member, other than one representing
22       the general public, shall be selected from a list of three (3) qualified
23       persons for each such appointment submitted to the governor by the
24       board of directors of the Kansas livestock association. The appointive
25       members of the board shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years,
26       except that, within thirty (30) days after the effective date of this act, the
27       six (6) the two appointive members representing the general public shall
28       be appointed for terms as follows: Two (2) members for terms ending
29       July 1, 1970; two (2) members for terms ending July 1, 1971; and two (2)
30       members for terms ending July 1, 1972 One public member shall be ap-
31       pointed for a term ending July 1, 2000, and one member shall be appointed
32       for a term ending July 1, 2001. Whenever a vacancy shall occur on said
33       commission occurs on the Kansas animal health board, by reason of the
34       expiration of an appointive member's term of office, the governor shall
35       appoint a successor of like qualifications in the manner and for the term
36       of office prescribed herein in this section. In case of a vacancy in the
37       office of any appointive member of the board before the expiration of his
38       the member's term, the governor shall appoint a successor of like quali-
39       fications for the remainder of the unexpired term. Members of the com-
40       mission holding office at the time this act takes effect on the effective date
41       of this act shall continue in office until their successors are appointed and
42       qualified.
43           Sec. 2. K.S.A. 74-4001 is hereby repealed.

SB 414


  1           Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
  2       publication in the statute book.