Section 9-17-10

Employment of personnel.

(a) The Oil and Gas Supervisor, with the concurrence of the board, shall have the authority and it shall be his duty to employ all personnel necessary to carry out the provisions of this article. Such personnel shall be employed under and shall be subject to the provisions of the Merit System Act.

(b) The State Oil and Gas Board is prohibited from discriminating against blacks in its employment practices.

(Acts 1945, No. 1, p. 1, §5; Act 2002-425, p. 1092, §3.)