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41-541. Commission of Indian affairs; members; term; compensation; officers; meetings; duties

A. The Arizona commission of Indian affairs shall consist of the governor, the superintendent of public instruction, the director of the department of health services, the director of the department of transportation, the attorney general, the director of the department of economic security, the director of the office of tourism and the director of the department of commerce, or their representatives, who shall be ex officio members, and nine members appointed by the governor, two at large who shall be non-Indian, and seven from among the Indian tribes. Each tribe or tribal council may submit the names of not to exceed two members of its tribe, and from the names so submitted, the governor shall appoint the seven Indian members.

B. The term of office of each appointive member shall be three years. The terms of three appointive members shall expire on the first Monday in January each year. Each member shall hold office until the member's successor is appointed and qualifies. Appointment to fill a vacancy caused otherwise than by expiration of a term shall be for the unexpired portion of the term.

C. Members of the commission serving by virtue of their office shall serve without compensation. Appointed members are eligible to receive compensation as determined pursuant to section 38-611 for each day of attendance at meetings.

D. The commission shall elect a chairman and a vice-chairman, who shall be appointive members, and adopt rules for the conduct of meetings. A record shall be kept of all proceedings and transactions.

E. The commission shall meet at least quarterly on the second Thursday of the first month of each quarter and may hold additional meetings upon the call of the chairman. A majority of the appointed members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but ex officio members may vote. Members who fail to attend three consecutive meetings shall be deemed to have resigned.

F. The commission may apply for, accept, receive and expend public and private gifts or grants of money or property upon such terms and conditions as may be imposed by the donor and for implementation of the commission's internal operations.

G. The commission may accept, receive and spend fees collected at the Arizona Indian town hall to defer expenses for the Arizona Indian town hall that exceed the amount appropriated by the legislature for the Arizona Indian town hall.

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Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-541

41-541. Commission of Indian affairs; members; term; compensation; officers; meetings; duties

A. The Arizona commission of Indian affairs shall consist of the governor, the superintendent of public instruction, the director of the department of health services, the director of the department of transportation, the attorney general, the director of the department of economic security, the director of the office of tourism and the director of the department of commerce, or their representatives, who shall be ex officio members, and nine members appointed by the governor, two at large who shall be non-Indian, and seven from among the Indian tribes. Each tribe or tribal council may submit the names of not to exceed two members of its tribe, and from the names so submitted, the governor shall appoint the seven Indian members.

B. The term of office of each appointive member shall be three years. The terms of three appointive members shall expire on the first Monday in January each year. Each member shall hold office until the member's successor is appointed and qualifies. Appointment to fill a vacancy caused otherwise than by expiration of a term shall be for the unexpired portion of the term.

C. Members of the commission serving by virtue of their office shall serve without compensation. Appointed members are eligible to receive compensation as determined pursuant to section 38-611 for each day of attendance at meetings.

D. The commission shall elect a chairman and a vice-chairman, who shall be appointive members, and adopt rules for the conduct of meetings. A record shall be kept of all proceedings and transactions.

E. The commission shall meet at least quarterly on the second Thursday of the first month of each quarter and may hold additional meetings upon the call of the chairman. A majority of the appointed members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but ex officio members may vote. Members who fail to attend three consecutive meetings shall be deemed to have resigned.

F. The commission may apply for, accept, receive and expend public and private gifts or grants of money or property upon such terms and conditions as may be imposed by the donor and for implementation of the commission's internal operations.

G. The commission may accept, receive and spend fees collected at the Arizona Indian town hall to defer expenses for the Arizona Indian town hall that exceed the amount appropriated by the legislature for the Arizona Indian town hall.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-541

41-541. Commission of Indian affairs; members; term; compensation; officers; meetings; duties

A. The Arizona commission of Indian affairs shall consist of the governor, the superintendent of public instruction, the director of the department of health services, the director of the department of transportation, the attorney general, the director of the department of economic security, the director of the office of tourism and the director of the department of commerce, or their representatives, who shall be ex officio members, and nine members appointed by the governor, two at large who shall be non-Indian, and seven from among the Indian tribes. Each tribe or tribal council may submit the names of not to exceed two members of its tribe, and from the names so submitted, the governor shall appoint the seven Indian members.

B. The term of office of each appointive member shall be three years. The terms of three appointive members shall expire on the first Monday in January each year. Each member shall hold office until the member's successor is appointed and qualifies. Appointment to fill a vacancy caused otherwise than by expiration of a term shall be for the unexpired portion of the term.

C. Members of the commission serving by virtue of their office shall serve without compensation. Appointed members are eligible to receive compensation as determined pursuant to section 38-611 for each day of attendance at meetings.

D. The commission shall elect a chairman and a vice-chairman, who shall be appointive members, and adopt rules for the conduct of meetings. A record shall be kept of all proceedings and transactions.

E. The commission shall meet at least quarterly on the second Thursday of the first month of each quarter and may hold additional meetings upon the call of the chairman. A majority of the appointed members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but ex officio members may vote. Members who fail to attend three consecutive meetings shall be deemed to have resigned.

F. The commission may apply for, accept, receive and expend public and private gifts or grants of money or property upon such terms and conditions as may be imposed by the donor and for implementation of the commission's internal operations.

G. The commission may accept, receive and spend fees collected at the Arizona Indian town hall to defer expenses for the Arizona Indian town hall that exceed the amount appropriated by the legislature for the Arizona Indian town hall.

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