State Library Board--Appointment--Terms.
The Governor shall appoint a State
Library Board to perform all functions of the former State Library Commission. The board shall
consist of six members appointed by the Governor for three-year terms. The members may not be
of all the same political party. The initial terms of the members of the board shall be set by the
Governor in such a manner that no more than two members' terms expire in the same year. One
member shall be the executive director of the Board of Regents or the executive director's designee.
The members shall represent, as nearly as practical, all geographic areas of the state.
The terms of members shall begin on October thirty-first of the calendar year in which the
Governor appoints the member, unless otherwise designated by the Governor. The appointee's term
shall expire on October thirtieth in the third year of appointment.
Members terms that end June 30, 2012, are extended to October 30, 2012.
Source: SDC 1939, § 29.0301; SL 1943, ch 111, § 1; SL 1957, ch 145, § 1; SDCL § 14-1-2; SL
1975, ch 155, § 5; SL 1980, ch 21, §§ 4, 5; SL 1988, ch 439 (Ex. Ord. 88-1), § 17; SL 1996, ch 8,
§ 31; SL 2012, ch 16, § 26.