Chapter 2. The Commission of California Fish And Game Code >> Division 11. >> Chapter 2.

In furtherance of the provisions contained in the compact there shall be three members of the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission from the State of California, appointed by the Governor by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. One such commissioner shall be the administrative or other officer of the department or agency of this state charged with the conservation of its marine fisheries resources; another commissioner shall be a Member of the Legislature of this state who is a member of a committee on interstate cooperation of the said Legislature, and another member shall be a citizen of this state who shall have wide knowledge of and interest in the marine fisheries problem.
The term of each commissioner shall be four years. A commissioner shall hold office until his successor shall be appointed and qualified but such successor's term shall expire four years from the legal date of expiration of the term of his predecessor. Any commissioner may be removed from office by the Governor upon charges and after a hearing. The term of any commissioner who ceases to hold the qualifications required shall terminate when a successor may be duly appointed. Vacancies occurring in the office of a commissioner from any reason or cause shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as for a full term appointment.
Each commissioner who is not also a state officer shall receive one hundred dollars ($100) for each day performing official duties pursuant to the direction of the commission, and each commissioner shall receive actual and necessary travel expenses incurred in performing official duties on behalf of the commission.
All officers of the State are authorized and directed to do all things falling within their respective provinces and jurisdiction necessary or incidental to the carrying out of the compact in every particular. The policy of this State is to perform and carry out the compact and to accomplish the purposes thereof. All officers, bureaus, departments and persons of and in the State Government or administration of the State are hereby authorized and directed at convenient times and upon request of the commission to furnish the commission with information and data possessed by them and to aid the commission by any means lying within their legal rights.
The commission shall keep accurate accounts of its activities and shall report to the Governor and the Legislature on or before the thirty-first day of December in each year, setting forth in detail the transactions conducted by it during that calendar year and shall make recommendations for any legislative action deemed by it advisable, including amendments to the statutes which may be necessary to carry out the intent and purposes of the compact between the signatory states.
When the Governor on behalf of the State executes the compact, he shall attach his signature thereto under a recital that such compact is executed pursuant to the provisions thereof, subject to the limitations and qualifications contained in the sections of this division in aid and furtherance thereof.