1-7-4.1 Succession to Governorship during vacancy in office of lieutenant governor.
Succession to Governorship during vacancy in office of lieutenant governor.
during a vacancy in the Office of Governor, the office of lieutenant governor shall become vacant
through death, resignation, failure to qualify, conviction after impeachment, or permanent disability
of the lieutenant governor, the following, in the order hereinafter enumerated, shall succeed to the
office and powers of the Governor:
Speaker of the House of Representatives;
President pro-tem of the Senate;
Speaker pro-tem of the House of Representatives
Secretary of state;
Commissioner of School and Public Lands;
Chair of the Public Utilities Commission; or
Public Utilities Commissioners in order of seniority.
SL 1973, ch 13, § 1; SL 2004, ch 7, § 1.