WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 2000-8, signed on March 1, 2000, increased the membership of the Commission; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 2000-6, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2000-8, in order to add additional members to the Commission and to amend ancillary provisions;
NOW THEREFORE, I, M.J. "MIKE" FOSTER, JR., Governor of the state of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution and the laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:
SECTION 1: Section 3 of Executive Order No. MJF 2000-6, signed on February 16, 2000, is amended to provide as follows:
Commencing February 15, 2001, the Commission shall submit detailed annual reports to the governor, through the Office of Women's Services, which address the issues set forth in Section 2 of this Order.
SECTION 2: Section 4 of Executive Order No. MJF 2000-6 is amended to provide as follows:
The Commission shall consist of the following 25 members who, unless specified, shall be appointed by the governor and serve at his pleasure:SECTION 3: Section 8 of Executive Order No. MJF 2000-6 is amended to provide as follows:
Commission members shall not receive additional compensation or a per diem from the Office of the Governor for serving on the Commission. State officers and/or employees may seek reimbursement of travel expenses, in accordance with PPM 49, from their employing and/or elected department, agency, and/or office.
SECTION 4: All other paragraphs, sections, and subsections of Executive Order No. MJF 2000-6 shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 5: Executive Order No. MJF 2000-8, signed on March 1, 2000, is terminated and rescinded.
SECTION 6: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 1st day of December, 2000.
M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.
Secretary of State