EXECUTIVE ORDER KBB 05-42

Extension of Executive Order No. KBB 2005-30
Emergency Filing Procedures for UCC and Notary Bonds

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. KBB 2005-30, issued on September 7, 2005, suspended the requirement that certain Uniform Commercial Code (hereafter "UCC") filings be filed in the same parish as the original financing statement and that such notary, with temporary residence outside of their original parish, not be required to file additional bonds nor be assessed penalties for late annual report filings.

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. KBB 2005-30 is in effect until September 25, 2005; and

WHEREAS, the secretary of state has requested Executive Order No. KBB 2005-30 be extended for an additional thirty (30) days;

NOW THEREFORE I, KATHLEEN BABINEAUX BLANCO, Governor of the state of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution and laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:

SECTION 1: Section 1 of Executive Order No. KBB 2005-30, issued on September 7, 2005, is amended as follows:

Until October 25, 2005, or the date the appropriate Clerk of Court = s office becomes operational, all future UCC filings and subsequent UCC filings required to be filed in Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany and Washington Parishes and in the Recorder of Mortgages in Orleans Parish, may be filed in any operational Clerk of Court office within the state of Louisiana.

SECTION 2: Section 3 of Executive Order No. KBB 2005-30, issued on September 7, 2005, is amended as follows:

Enforcement of annual report late penalties as provided in R.S. 35:202(B) shall be suspended against any resident of Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammy and Washington Parishes, during the time period of Friday, August 26, 2005, and Tuesday, October 25, 2005.

SECTION 3: Section 2 of Executive Order No. KBB 2005-30 shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 4: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until Tuesday, October 25, 2005, unless amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand officially and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 22nd day of September, 2005.

Kathleen Babineaux Blanco
Governor

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Al Ater
Secretary of State