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SECTION 140
Workmen's compensation board
Workers' Compensation (WKC) CHAPTER 67, ARTICLE 8
§ 140. Workmen's compensation board. The workmen's compensation board
in the department of labor is hereby continued. Such board shall consist
of thirteen members, at least four of whom shall be attorneys and
counsellors-at-law duly admitted to practice in this state. The members
of the board shall be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice
and consent of the senate. The members of the board in office, together
with the additional members and the members appointed to fill vacancies,
if any, at the time this section takes effect, shall continue,
notwithstanding the appointment of any of the members for a term
expiring on a different date, to hold office for terms to be assigned by
the governor by and with the advice and consent of the senate; two such
terms to expire on December thirty-first, nineteen hundred fifty; two to
expire on December thirty-first, nineteen hundred fifty-one; two to
expire on December thirty-first, nineteen hundred fifty-two; two to
expire on December thirty-first, nineteen hundred fifty-three; two to
expire on December thirty-first, nineteen hundred fifty-four; two to
expire on December thirty-first, nineteen hundred fifty-five; and one to
expire on December thirty-first, nineteen hundred fifty-six. The members
next appointed, except to fill a vacancy created otherwise than by
expiration of term, shall be appointed for terms of seven years. The
governor shall designate one of the members of the board as chairman and
another as vice-chairman.