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Part 15A.  North Carolina Advisory Council on theEastern Band of the Cherokee.

§ 143B‑411.1.  North Carolina Advisory Councilon the Eastern Band of the Cherokee – creation; membership; terms of office.

The North Carolina Advisory Council on the Eastern Band of the Cherokeeis created in the Department of Administration. The Council shall consist of 16members and shall include the following members: eight members shall beappointed by the Chief with the consent of the Tribal Council of the EasternBand of the Cherokee; the Superintendent of Public Instruction or his designee;the Secretary of Administration or his designee; the Secretary of Health andHuman Services or his designee; the Secretary of Environment and NaturalResources or his designee; the Attorney General or his designee; one memberappointed by the Governor who shall be a representative of local government inSwain, Jackson, or Cherokee Counties; one legislator appointed by the Speakerof the House; and one legislator appointed by the President Pro Tempore of theSenate. Members serving by virtue of their office within State Government shallserve so long as they hold that office, except that the members appointed bythe Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall servefor two‑year terms. Members appointed by the Chief shall serve at thepleasure of the Chief. Members appointed by the Governor shall serve a term offour years at the pleasure of the Governor. (1983 (Reg. Sess., 1984), c. 1085, s. 1; 1989, c. 727, s. 218(150);1997‑443, ss. 11A.118(a), 11A.119(a).)