EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 02-73

Amend Executive Order No. MJF 2001-42
Louisiana Domestic Terrorism Advisory Committee


WHEREAS,   Executive Order No. MJF 2001-42, issued on September 21, 2001, established the Louisiana Domestic Terrorism Advisory Committee within the executive department, Office of the Governor;

WHEREAS,   Executive Order No. MJF 2002-7, issued on April 18, 2002, expanded the membership of the Committee and changed the reporting schedule; and

WHEREAS,   it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 2001-42, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2002-7 in order to add one (1) additional member to the Committee;

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 2001-42, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2002-7, is amended to provided as follows:

The Committee shall submit periodic reports to the governor which address the issues set forth in Section 2 of this Order. The Committee shall submit a final detailed report to the governor which addresses these issues by July 11, 2002.

SECTION 2:   Section 4 of Executive Order No. MJF 2001-42, as amended by Executive Order No. 2002-7, is amended to provide as follows:

The Committee shall be composed of twenty-four (24) members who, unless otherwise specified, shall be appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of, the governor. The membership of the Committee shall be selected as follows:

A. The deputy secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Public Safety Services, or the deputy secretary's designee;

B. The adjutant general of the Louisiana Army National Guard, or the adjutant general's designee;

C. The assistant director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness, Military Department, Office of the Governor, or the assistant director's designee;

D. The secretary of the Department of Agricultural and Forestry, or the secretary's designee;

E. The secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality, or the secretary's designee;

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

G. The secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development, or the secretary's designee;

H. The secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, or the secretary's designee;

I. The president of the Louisiana Sheriff's Association, or the president's designee;

J. The president of the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police, or the president's designee;

K. The president of the Louisiana Fire Chiefs Association, or the president's designee;

L. The president of the Louisiana Association of Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technicians, or the president's designee;

M. The president of the Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association, or the president's designee;

N. The president of the Louisiana Municipal Association, or the president's designee;

O. The president of the Louisiana Police Jury Association, or the president's designee;

P. One (1) member of the Louisiana State Police Hazardous Materials Unit;

Q. The chair of the Louisiana Homeland Security Committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives, or his designee;

R. One (1) sheriff representing one of Louisiana's sixty-four parishes, or the sheriff's designee;

S. One (1) at-large member representing local emergency management;

T. One (1) at-large member representing local public works departments;

U. One (1) at-large member representing the Louisiana Chemical Association;

V. One (1) at-large member representing the Louisiana State Firemen's Association;

W. One (1) at-large member who is an academic employee of a public university in the state of Louisiana; and

X. One (1) at-large member who is an academic employee of a private university in the state of Louisiana.

SECTION 3:   All other sections, subsections, and paragraphs of Executive Order No. MJF 2001-42, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2002-7, 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 17th day of December, 2002.

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

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State