50-2-1. Appointment of members--Compensation--Qualifications--Terms.
The commission consists of seven persons appointed by the Governor who shall receive the per diem set by § 4-7-10.4 for the time actually spent in the performance of their official duties, together with traveling expenses set by rule of the Board of Finance. At least four members of the commission shall be or have been actively engaged in and have had at least one year of practical experience in civil or military aeronautics.
The term of each member begins on October thirty-first of the calendar year in which the Governor appoints the member, unless otherwise designated by the Governor. The member's term is for three years and expires on October thirtieth in the third year of the member's appointment.
50-2-1.1. Commission within department--Advice regarding state owned aircraft.
The commission shall continue within the department, and all its functions shall be performed by the department as provided by § 1-44-11.
The commission shall provide advice and expertise to state agencies regarding the purchase, transfer and disposition of state owned and operated aircraft including those owned or operated by any state institution.
On or before the thirty-first day of December, in each year, the commission shall make, to the Governor, a full report of its proceedings for the year ending the thirtieth day of June preceding and may submit with the report any recommendations pertaining to the commission's affairs as seem to the commission to be desirable.
50-2-6 to 50-2-11.1.
Repealed by SL 1987, ch 356, §§ 3 to 9.
50-2-12. Expenditures and disbursements--Approval--Purposes.
The commission shall approve the expenditure and disbursement of grants or funds appropriated and available for matching purposes, and for the planning, construction, development, operation, and maintenance of airport facilities. The commission may also approve expenditures from the state aeronautics fund to support the advancement of aviation and aviation commerce within the state.
50-2-15. Operation of aircraft for other state departments--Reimbursement.
The commission, when its state aircraft are not being used in the conduct of the necessary activities of the department, may operate the aircraft for other departments of this state. The rate of reimbursement to the department shall be set by the Board of Finance, to fully defray the cost and expenses of rendering the service under this section.
The funds received from the other departments of state government by the department shall be deposited in the state treasury in an internal service fund to be designated as the special aviation internal service fund. The department shall use the fund for the maintenance, cost of operation, repair, and other expenses in connection with the operation of its state aircraft.
The department shall maintain separate accounting and limit its expenditures from the special aviation internal service fund so as to in no instance use any sum for a purpose other than that for which it has been appropriated.