WHEREAS: it is necessary to amend various provisions in Executive Order MJF 96-50;
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 1 of Executive Order MJF 96-50 is amended to provide as follows:
Any contract for the purchase or acquisition of computer hardware, software, firmware product, data processing service, information system and/or custom computer item, in excess of $5,000, by any state agency, commission, board, entity, or department (hereafter "state agency"), shall include a provision that any such item(s) or services(s) purchased or acquired shall be "year 2000 compliant" on or before July 1, 1999.
SECTION 2: Section 2 of Executive Order MJF 96-50 is amended to provide as follows:
SECTION 3: Section 3 of Executive Order MJF 96-50 is amended to provide as follows: The provisions of this Order shall not apply to any contract perfected or entered into prior to October 17, 1996.
SECTION 4: All other Sections and Subsections of Executive Order MJF 96-50 shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 5: This Order is effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 fixed the Great Seal of the State of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the City of Baton Rouge, on this 22nd day of January, 1998.
M.J. "Mike" Foster
Secretary of State