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§ 816.2. Appointment of members of Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission; Secretary of ...

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 32 P.S. Forests, Waters and State Parks

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 32 P.S. Forests, Waters and State Parks
Part II. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 33. Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Compact
32 P.S. § 816.2
§ 816.2. Appointment of members of Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission; Secretary of Health to be member ex-officio
In pursuance to Article IV of said compact there shall be three members of the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission from the State of Pennsylvania. The Governor by and with the advice and consent of the Senate shall appoint two persons as two of such commissioners, each of whom shall be a resident and citizen of this State. The terms of one of the said two commissioners first appointed shall be three years, and of the other shall be six years, and their successors shall be appointed by the Governor by and with the advice and consent of the Senate for terms of six years each. Each commissioner shall hold office until his successor shall be appointed and qualified. Vacancies in the office of any such 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. The third commissioner from this State shall be the Secretary of Health ex-officio, and the term of any such ex-officio commissioner shall terminate at the time he ceases to hold said office of Secretary of Health, and his successor as a commissioner shall be his successor, as said Secretary of Health. With the exception of the issuance of any order under the provisions of Article IX of the compact, said ex-officio commissioner may delegate from time to time to any deputy or other subordinate in his department or office, the power to be present and participate, including voting as his representative or substitute at any meeting of, or hearing by, or other proceeding of the commission. The terms of each of the initial three members shall begin at the date of the appointment of the two appointive commissioners, provided the said compact shall then have gone into effect in accordance with Article XI of the compact, otherwise shall begin upon the date which said compact shall become effective in accordance with said Article XI.
Any commissioner may be removed from office by the Governor.

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1945, April 2, P.L. 103, § 2.
32 P.S. § 816.2, PA ST 32 P.S. § 816.2
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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