EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 02-25

Uniform Payroll Insurance Commission


WHEREAS,     Executive Order No. MJF 2001-40, issued on September 17, 2001, established the Uniform Payroll Insurance Commission (hereafter "Commission") within the executive branch, Office of the Governor;

WHEREAS,     Executive Order No. MJF 2002-1, issued on January 30, 2002, amended Executive Order No. MJF 2001-40, in order to extend the deadline for submission of its written report to the governor;

WHEREAS,     Executive Order No. MJF 2002-23, issued on September 5, 2002, modified and continued the duties and functions of Executive Order No. MJF 2001-40, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2002-1;

WHEREAS,     it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 2001-40, as amended by Executive Order Nos. MJF 2002-1 and MJF 2002-23, in order to add an additional member to the Commission;

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 2001-40, as amended by Executive Order Nos. MJF 2002-1 and MJF 2002-23, is amended to provide as follows:

The Commission shall be composed of thirteen (13) members who shall be appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of, the governor. The membership of the Commission shall be selected as follows:

A. the governor, or the governor's designee;

B. the commissioner of administration, or the commissioner's designee;

C. the chair of the Senate Insurance Committee, or the chair's designee;

D. the chair of the House Insurance Committee, or the chair's designee;

E. the chief executive officer of the Office of Group Benefits, or the chief executive officer's designee;

F. the commissioner of insurance, or the commissioner's designee;

G. the secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals, or the secretary's designee;

H. the secretary of the Department of Revenue, or the secretary's designee;

I. the secretary of the Department of Social Services, or the secretary's designee;

J. the secretary of the Department of Corrections, or the secretary's designee;

K. the director of the Department of Civil Service, or the director's designee; and

L. two (2) members who represent the interests of private insurance companies.

SECTION 3:     All other sections, subsections, and/or paragraphs of Executive Order No. MJF 2001-40, as amended by Executive Order Nos. MJF 2002-1 and MJF 2002-23, shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 4:     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 13th day of September, 2002

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

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State