EXECUTIVE ORDER KBB 06 - 24

Statewide Interoperable Communication System Executive Committee
Amends Executive Order No. KBB 06-17

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. KBB 2006-17, issued on March 31, 2006, established a Statewide Interoperable Communication System Executive Committee (hereafter Committee") to develop an inter-disciplinary approach among all levels of government to provide reliable communications for the state of Louisiana’s entire emergency response community;

WHEREAS, it is necessary to add the chief information officer to the membership of the Committee and to correct other information relative to this Order;

NOW THEREFORE I, KATHLEEN BABINEAUX BLANCO, 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 6 of Executive Order No. KBB 2006-17, issued on March 31, 2006, is amended as follows:

The Committee shall be composed of twenty-eight (28) members, selected as follows:

A. The commissioner of the Division of Administration, or the commissioner’s designee;

B. The director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, or the director’s designee;

C. The adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard, or the adjutant general’s designee;

D. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Corrections Services, or the secretary’s designee;

E. The secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development, or the secretary’s designee;

F. The secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, or the secretary’s designee;

G. The secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals, or the secretary’s designee;

H. The chief information officer, or the chief information officer’s designee;

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

J. The executive secretary of the Louisiana Public Service Commission, or the executive secretary’s designee;

K. The president of the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association, or the president’s designee;

L. The president of the Police Chiefs Association, or the president’s designee;

M. The president of the Louisiana Fire Chiefs Association, or the president’s designee;

N. The chair of the Regional Parish Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Directors Committee, or the chair’s designee;

O. The chair of the Louisiana House of Representatives Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice, or the chair’s designee;

P. The chair of the Louisiana State Senate Judiciary B Committee; or the chair’s designee;

Q. The chair of the Louisiana House of Representatives Special Committee on Louisiana Homeland Security, or the chair’s designee;

R. The chair of the Louisiana State Senate Select Committee on Homeland Security, or the chair’s designee;

S. One (1) representative of the Louisiana Broadband Advisory Council, selected from a list of three (3) nominees submitted by the Louisiana Broadband Advisory Council; and

T. One (1) representative from each of the nine regional interoperable communications working groups as established in Section 5 of this Order.

SECTION 2: Section 8 of Executive Order No. KBB 2006-17, issued on March 31, 2006, is amended as follows:

The Committee shall meet at regularly scheduled intervals and at the call of the chair.The Committee’s membership as outlined in Section 6(T) of this Order shall not be considered as part of a quorum until such time as the regional workgroup is duly constituted and selects its representative.

SECTION 2: All other sections, subsections, and paragraphs of Executive Order No. KBB 2006-17, issued on March 31, 2006, 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 2nd day of June, 2006.

 

Kathleen Babineaux Blanco
Governor

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Al Ater
Secretary of State