§ 20-8-4. Appointive commissioner.
The governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, shall appoint a citizen as a third commissioner who shall have a knowledge of, and interest in, the marine fisheries problem. The term of that commissioner shall be three (3) years and he or she shall hold office until his or her successor shall be appointed and qualified. Vacancies occurring in the office of that commissioner from any reason or cause shall be filled by appointment by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, for the unexpired term.
(P.L. 1941, ch. 1021, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 20-8-4.)