(a) The board shall hold at least four regular meetings each year.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 34-2-40

  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • year: means a calendar year; but, whenever the word "year" is used in reference to any appropriations for the payment of money out of the treasury, it shall mean fiscal year. See Alabama Code 1-1-1

(b) The board shall elect annually a chairman and vice chairman who must be members of the board. The board may employ an executive director, clerks, experts, attorneys, and others, as may be necessary in the carrying out of the provisions of this chapter.

(c) The board shall have the power, with the approval of the Governor, to fix the compensation of the executive director and other employees.

(d) A quorum of the board shall consist of not less than a majority of the duly appointed board members.

(Acts 1979, No. 79-676, p. 1198, §11; Acts 1987, No. 87-544, p. 830, §3; Acts 1991, No. 91-157, p. 201, §3; Act 2010-501, p. 796, §1; Act 2010-534, p. 894, §1.)