§ 40.1-8-2. Terms of appointment.
(a) Of the non legislative members appointed originally under this chapter, one third ( 1 / 3 ) shall be appointed for a term of one year; one third ( 1 / 3 ) shall be appointed for a term of two (2) years; and one third ( 1 / 3 ) shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years. The two (2) legislative members shall serve for the length of their current elected term in office and reappointment or replacement shall be for like terms. Thereafter, vacancies created by the expiration of terms shall be filled with appointments for terms of three (3) years. Members whose terms expire may be reappointed to succeed themselves.
(b) Vacancies occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which appointed shall be filled by appointment in like manner for the remainder of the term.
(P.L. 1978, ch. 368, § 1.)