The governor shall appoint an architects board, which shall be composed of five architects who have been in active practice in the state for not less than ten years previous to their appointment. At the expiration of the term of office of each of the members the governor shall, with the advice and consent of the senate appoint a successor. Terms of office shall be for five years, commencing on the third day of October and ending on the second day of October. Each member shall hold office from the date of appointment until the end of the term for which appointed. The governor may, upon bona fide complaint and for good cause shown, after ten days' notice to the member against whom charges may be filed, and after opportunity for hearing, remove any member of said board for inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring 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 the member's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. The members of said board shall, before entering upon the discharge of their duties, subscribe to and file with the secretary of state the constitutional oath of office.
Effective Date: 08-21-1973; 2008 SB225 06-20-2008