EXECUTIVE ORDER
BJ 10-19

Governors Advisory Council on Disability Affairs
Amended Executive Order No. BJ 2008-74


WHEREAS,   Executive Order No. BJ 2008-74, issued on August 22, 2008, established the Governor’s Advisory Council on Disability Affairs within the Governor’s Office of Disability Affairs under the Office of Community Programs, Office of the Governor;
WHEREAS,   it is in the best interest of the citizens of the State of Louisiana to facilitate access to opportunities needed for persons with disabilities through the continuance of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Disability Affairs; and
WHEREAS,   it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. BJ 2008-74 to reflect programmatic changes;
NOW THEREFORE, I, BOBBY JINDAL, 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. BJ 2008-74 is amended to read as follows:
SECTION 4: The Council shall be composed of a maximum of twenty-eight (28) members who, unless otherwise specified, shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the governor.

(1)       The governor, or the governor’s designee;
(2)       The state treasurer, or the state treasurer’s designee;
(3)       A representative of the Disability Navigator Program of the Louisiana Workforce Commission;
(4)       The secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development, or the secretary’s designee;
(5)       The director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, or the director’s designee;
(6)       One (1) member of the Louisiana State Senate, who serves on the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare, designated by the president of the Louisiana Senate;
(7)       One (1) member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, who serves on the House Committee on Health and Welfare, designated by the speaker of the Louisiana House of
Representatives;
(8)       A representative of the Division of Special Populations in the Department of Education;
(9)       A representative of the state fire marshal’s ADA Enforcement Personnel;
(10)     The director of the Office of Elderly Affairs, or the director’s designee;
(11)     The chair of the Developmental Disabilities Council, or the chair’s designee;
(12)     The chair of the Advocacy Center, or the chair’s designee;
(13)     The chair of the Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network, or the chair’s designee;
(14)     The chair of the Louisiana Rehabilitation Council, or the chair’s designee;
(15)     The chair of the Statewide Independent Living Council, or the chair’s designee;
(16)     A representative of the Office of Behavioral Health;
(17)     The executive director of The Arc of Louisiana, or the executive director’s designee;
(18)     One (1) representative of disability services from an institution of higher education; and
(19)     Ten (10) at-large members who have disabilities or have family members with disabilities.

SECTION 2:  All other sections, subsections, and/or paragraphs of Executive Order No. BJ 2008-74 shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 3:  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 4th day of October, 2010.

Bobby Jindal
Governor

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Jay Dardenne
Secretary of State