EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 00-8

EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 00-8

Louisiana Women's Policy and Research Commission


WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 2000-6, signed on February 16, 2000, established the Louisiana Women's Policy and Research Commission (hereafter "Commission"); and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 200-6 to increase the membership of the Commission;

NOW THEREFORE, I, M.J. "MIKE" FOSTER, JR., 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. MJF 2000-6 is amended to provide as follows:

The Commission shall consist of a maximum of twenty-three (23) members who shall be appointed by the governor and serve at his pleasure. The Commission shall consist of the following members:

A. The governor, or the governor?s designee;

B. The commissioner of administration, or the commissioner's designee;

C. The secretary of the Department of Social Services, or the secretary's designee;

D. The secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals, or the secretary's designee;

E. The superintendent of the Department of Education, or the superintendent's designee;

F. The secretary of the Department of Labor, or the secretary's designee;

G. The executive director of the Office of Women's Services, Office of the Governor, or the executive director's designee;

H. The executive director of the Children's Cabinet, Office of the Governor, or the executive director's designee;

I. Four (4) members of the Women's Legislative Caucus; and

J. Eleven (11) Louisiana women who have significant academic and/or professional expertise in one (1) or more of the following areas:

1. Business or industry,

2. Economics,

3. Education,

4. Demographics,

5. Public health,

6. Law, or

7. Social science and/or social work.

SECTION 2: All other sections and subsections of Executive Order No. MJF 2000-6 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SECTION 3: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 March, 2000.

M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.
Governor

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State