The state personnel board of review shall be composed of three members, not more than two of whom shall be affiliated with the same political party, to be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. Terms of office shall be for six years, commencing on the ninth day of February and ending on the eighth day of February, except that upon expiration of the term ending February 11, 1975, the new term which succeeds it shall commence on February 12, 1975 and end on February 8, 1981; and upon expiration of the term ending February 12, 1979, the new term which succeeds it shall commence on February 13, 1979 and end on February 8, 1985. Each member shall hold office from the date of appointment until the end of the term for which the member was appointed.
A vacancy in the office of a member of the board shall be filled pursuant to section 3.03 of the Revised Code. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy prior to the expiration of the term for which the member's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any member shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of the member's term until a successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first.
Each member of the board, before entering upon the duties of office, shall take and subscribe an oath of office and give bond as provided in section 121.11 of the Revised Code.
Any member of the board may be removed from office for any of the causes and in the manner provided in section 3.04 of the Revised Code.
No member of the board shall hold any other office of trust or profit under the government of the United States, the state, or any political subdivision thereof.
Each member of the board shall devote whatever time is necessary to the duties of this office and shall hold no other office of trust or profit. Each member of the board shall receive a salary fixed pursuant to section 124.14 of the Revised Code, payable in the same manner as the salaries of other state officers, and shall be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred in the performance of official duties.
The governor, at the time of making the original appointment of the members of the board and at the time of making the appointment of any member for a full term thereafter, shall designate one of the members as chairperson. A quorum of the board is a majority of its members and no action of the board is valid without the concurrence of at least a majority of its members.
As used in this section only, "office of trust or profit" means:
(A) A federal or state elective office or an elected office of a political subdivision of the state;
(B) A position on a board or commission of the state that is appointed by the governor;
(C) An office set forth in section 121.03, 121.04, or 121.05 of the Revised Code;
(D) An office of the government of the United States that is appointed by the president of the United States.
Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 483, §101.01, eff. 9/15/2014.
Effective Date: 07-01-1993 .