FISH AND GAME
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
206:2 Appointment of Commission.
I. The commission shall consist of 11 members, each qualified pursuant to RSA 206:2-a, appointed by the governor and council. Whenever an appointment is to be made to the commission, the governor shall cause to be published the name of the nominee in a newspaper of statewide daily circulation. The council may not consent to an appointment under this section sooner than 30 days after the name of the nominee is submitted to the council.
II. Sporting clubs in each county may form a county sporting club board. Whenever an appointment is to be made to the commission, each board may nominate one to 3 persons and submit such recommendations to the governor for the governor's consideration. Whenever an appointment is to be made to the commission from the tidewater towns, the advisory committee on marine fisheries may nominate one to 3 persons and submit such recommendations to the governor for the governor's consideration.
III. For the purposes of this section "sporting clubs" means:
(a) An organization which has specific interests in hunting, fishing, trapping, wildlife and habitat conservation and which has been registered with the department of state for at least 2 consecutive years.
(b) An organization which acknowledges in its permanent bylaws, the promotion and protection of hunting, fishing or trapping and which accepts scientific wildlife management methods and tools.
Source. 1935, 123:1. RL 240:2. RSA 206:2. 1955, 251:1. 1977, 560:1. 1993, 100:1. 1998, 252:1. 2004, 166:7, eff. May 24, 2004.