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§74.  Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; representatives; qualifications

Each state joining herein shall appoint three representatives to a commission hereby constituted and designated as the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission.  One shall be the head of the administrative agency of such state charged with the conservation of the fishery resources to which this compact pertains or, if there be more than one officer or agency, the official of that state named by the governor thereof.  The second shall be a member of the legislature of such state designated by the governor thereof, provided that if it is constitutionally impossible to appoint a legislator as a commissioner from such state, the second member shall be appointed in such manner as may be established by law.  The third shall be a citizen who shall have a knowledge of and interest in the marine fisheries, to be appointed by the governor.  This commission shall be a body corporate with the powers and duties set forth in this Part.  

Acts 1981, No. 837, §2.  

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