Public Officers and Employees

Appointment, Qualification, and Tenure of Officers

SECTION 36-1-10

§ 36-1-10. Vacancies in offices filled by governor or grand committee.

Whenever any officer elected by the grand committee or appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, shall die or shall resign his or her office during a session of the general assembly to take effect immediately or at some later date, before the next meeting of the general assembly or whenever during the session of the general assembly there shall occur from any cause a vacancy in that office, the vacancy then occurring or which shall occur upon the taking effect of that resignation may be filled at that session for the unexpired term of that office in the manner provided by law for the election or appointment of that officer for a full term.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1905, ch. 1248, § 1; P.L. 1907, ch. 1430, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 30, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 30, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 489, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 36-1-10.)