EXECUTIVE ORDER KBB 07-28

Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council
Amends Executive Order No. KBB 07-14


WHEREAS, Executive Order No. KBB 2007-14, issued on May 31, 2007, established a reconstituted and strengthened Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council and rescinded Executive Order No. KBB 2004-36, issued August 20, 2004, which created the Homeland Security Advisory Council, and Executive Order No. KBB 2005-01, issued January 4, 2005, which expanded its membership; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. KBB 2007-14 in order to modify the membership of the Council;

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 4 of Executive Order No. KBB 2007-14, issued on May 31, 2007, is amended as follows:

A. The Council shall be composed of the following twelve (12) members:

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

C. Adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard, or the adjutant general's designee;

D. Chair of the Senate Select Committee on Homeland Security, or the chair's designee;

E. Chair of the House Special Committeeon Louisiana Homeland Security, or the chair’s designee;

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

G. Superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, or the superintendent's designee;

H. Secretary of the Department of Social Services, or the secretary's designee;

I. Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development, or the secretary's designee;

J. Secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, or the secretary's designee;

K. Secretary of the Department of Corrections, or the secretary's designee;

L. Secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality, or the secretary's designee;

M. Attorney general of Louisiana, or the attorney general's designee.

SECTION 2: All other sections, subsections, and paragraphs of Executive Order No. KBB 2007-14, issued on May 31, 2007, 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 SECTION 3: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 1st day of November, 2007.

   Kathleen Babineaux Blanco
Governor

 

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Jay Dardenne
Secretary of State