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Effective - 07 Sep 1972, see footnote    bottom

  IV Section 51.  Appointments, how made — failure to confirm, effect of. — The appointment of all members of administrative boards and commissions and of all department and division heads, as provided by law, shall be made by the governor.  All members of administrative boards and commissions, all department and division heads and all other officials appointed by the governor shall be made only by and with the advice and consent of the senate.  The authority to act of any person whose appointment requires the advice and consent of the senate shall commence, if the senate is in session, upon receiving the advice and consent of the senate.  If the senate is not in session, the authority to act shall commence immediately upon appointment by the governor but shall terminate if the advice and consent of the senate is not given within thirty days after the senate has convened in regular or special session.  If the senate fails to give its advice and consent to any appointee, that person shall not be reappointed by the governor to the same office or position.


(Adopted August 8, 1972).

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