EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 96 - 4

Inmate Labor


WHEREAS: During the 1988 Regular Session, the Louisiana Legislature enacted Act 933 relative to correctional facilities inmate labor; and

WHEREAS: said act, among other things, authorizes the governor to use inmate labor in certain projects or maintenance or repair work; and

WHEREAS: the act provides that the governor, upon determining that it is appropriate and in furtherance of the rehabilitation and training of inmates, may, by executive order, authorize the use of inmates of a penal or correctional facility owned by the state of Louisiana for necessary labor in connection with a particular project;

NOW THEREFORE I, MURPHY J. FOSTER, JR., Governor of the State of Louisiana, do hereby order the following:

SECTION 1: That inmate labor be and is hereby authorized to perform security enhancements at various locations at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center, St. Gabriel, Louisiana, S.P. # 08-413-94B-4.

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 March, 1996.

Murphy J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.
Governor

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State