72-1-301 Transportation Commission created -- Members, appointment, terms -- Qualifications -- Pay and expenses -- Chair -- Quorum.
(a) There is created the Transportation Commission which shall consist of seven members.
(b) The members of the commission shall be residents of Utah.
(c) The members of the commission shall be selected on a nonpartisan basis.
(i) The commissioners shall, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 24, Part 2, Vacancies, be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, for a term of six years, beginning on April 1 of odd-numbered years, except as provided under Subsection (1)(d)(ii).
(ii) The first two additional commissioners serving on the seven member commission shall be appointed for terms of two years nine months and four years nine months, respectively, initially commencing on July 1, 1996, and subsequently commencing as specified under Subsection (1)(d)(i).
(e) The commissioners serve on a part-time basis.
(f) Each commissioner shall remain in office until a successor is appointed and qualified.
(a) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(b), the selection of the commissioners shall be as follows: