EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 01-8

EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 01-8

Advisory Council on Disablity Affairs


WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 99-27, issued on June 23, 1999, replaced Executive Order No. MJF 96-50, issued on October 17, 1996, reestablishing and recreating the Advisory Council on Disability Affairs (hereafter "Council") within the executive department, Office of the Governor;

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 2000-36, issued on October 11, 2000, amended the membership provisions of Executive Order No. MJF 99-27; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 99-27, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2000-36, in order to provide for the chair of the Council to be appointed by the governor;

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 4 of Executive Order No. MJF 99-27, issued on June 23, 1999, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2000-36, issued on October 11, 2000, is amended to provide as follows:

The governor shall appoint the chair of the Council. The membership of the Council shall elect all other officers.

SECTION 2: All other sections, subsections, and paragraphs of Executive Order No. MJF 99-27, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2000-36, 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SECTION 3: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 15th day of February, 2001.

M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.
Governor

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State