WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 2002-24, issued on September 5, 2002, established the Office of Group Benefits Study Commission within the executive department, Office of the Governor (hereafter "Commission");
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 2002 - 26, issued on September 13, 2002, added an additional member to the Commission; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 2002-24, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2002-26, in order to extend the Commission's deadline for submitting a report to 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 laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:
SECTION 1: Section 3 of Executive Order No. MJF 2002-24, issued on September 5, 2002, is amended to provide as follows:
The Commission shall submit a comprehensive written report to the governor which addresses the issues set forth in Section 2 of this Order by January 15, 2003.
SECTION 2: All other paragraphs, sections, and subsections of Executive Order No. MJF 2002-24, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2002-26, issued on September 13, 2002, shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 3: The provisions of this Order are effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 the state of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 4th day of December, 2002.
M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.
Secretary of State