(a) Regarding the board created by Act 2009-300, initial appointments shall be staggered such that two members are appointed for one year, two members are appointed for two years, and two members appointed for three years and three members are appointed for four years. Thereafter all members shall be appointed for four-year terms. Members shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualified, provided, no member shall serve more than eight consecutive years or two consecutive terms, whichever is greater. This legislation shall not include their initial terms, and no hold-over term, under Section 34-25A-8(a), shall exceed 12 months.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 34-25A-9

  • board: The Alabama State Board of Prosthetists and Orthotists. See Alabama Code 19-3-85
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • 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 30-3D-608

(b) Upon the expiration of the initial terms and all terms of office thereafter, the appointing authorities shall appoint successors for terms of four years each. A quorum shall consist of five members.

(c) The board may employ an executive director and such other officers and employees it deems necessary, with or without regard to the state Merit System, and may set the salary and terms of employment for such officers and employees.

(Act 2002-527, p. 1376, §9; Act 2009-300, p. 510, §1.)