Maine Revised Statutes

§10155. Advisory Board for the Licensing of Taxidermists

The Advisory Board for the Licensing of Taxidermists is established by Title 5, section 12004-I, subsection 23-A and referred to in this section as "the board." [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]

1. Membership.  Members of the board must be residents of the State. The board consists of the following 4 members:
A. Two employees of the department, appointed by the commissioner, one of whom may be a retired employee who has experience in taxidermy; and [2011, c. 533, §1 (AMD).]
B. Two licensed taxidermists with expertise in the art of taxidermy, appointed by the Governor . [2011, c. 533, §1 (AMD).]
C. [2011, c. 533, §1 (RP).]
[ 2011, c. 533, §1 (AMD) .]
2. Term.  The term of office for members of the board is 3 years, except that the terms must be staggered to the extent possible. Appointments for terms of less than 3 years may be made in order to stagger the terms. Upon expiration of a member's term, that member shall serve until a qualified successor is appointed. The successor's term is 3 years from the date of the expiration, regardless of the date of appointment. A vacancy in the office of a member is filled by the appointing authority for that position for the unexpired term. The department members may be removed by the commissioner for cause. All other members may be removed by the Governor for cause.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
3. Staff assistance.  The department shall provide staff assistance as necessary.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
4. Duties.  The board shall advise the commissioner regarding implementation of sections 10909, 12952, 12953 and this section and any related rules and shall assist in the development and conduct of examinations.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
5. Quorum.  Three members of the board constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
6. Compensation.  All members of the board except state employees are entitled to receive compensation as provided in Title 5, chapter 379.
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §33 (AMD); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
7. Rules.  The commissioner may adopt rules to implement the provisions of this section. Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
[ 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §34 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §§B33,34 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF). 2011, c. 253, §3 (AMD). 2011, c. 533, §1 (AMD).