Temporary Housing of Displaced Inmates ― Amend Executive Order No. KBB 05-5 9
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. KBB 2005-59, issued on October 12, 2005, suspended R.S. 15:824(C) to authorize the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to bring into their temporary, constructive custody, inmates evacuated from those parishes affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, whether those inmates have been sentenced with or without hard labor, convicted of a traffic, municipal or misdemeanor offenses, or are awaiting trial as a pretrial detainee, and to allow any extraordinary medical expenses incurred for the care of a parish inmate temporarily transferred from one of the affected parish prisons or any Department of Pubic Safety & Corrections inmates transferred to another parish prison to be reimbursed in accordance with R.S. 15:824(B)(1)(b);
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. KBB 2005-59, issued on October 12, 2005, will expire on April 1, 2006, and
WHEREAS, as the local facilities are continuing to experience additional costs and expenses due to their increased inmate population, extraordinary medical care, and special needs of the evacuated inmates,the secretary of the Department of Corrections has requested that this Order be extended;
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 5 of Executive Order No. KBB 2005-59, issued on October 12, 2005, is amended as follows:
This Order is effective upon signature and shall apply retroactive from Monday, August 29, 2005 through June 30, 2006, unless amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.
SECTION 2: All other sections, subsections, and paragraphs of Executive Order No. KBB 2005-59, issued on October 12, 2005, shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 3: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 14th day of March, 2006.
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco
Secretary of State