EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 00-24

EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 00-24

Amend Executive Order No. MJF 98-48, Formosan Termite Task Force


WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 98-48, signed on October 8, 1998, established the Formosan Termite Task Force (hereafter "Task Force"), and Executive Order No. MJF 99-20, signed on May 18, 2000, increased the membership of the Task Force; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 98-48, to add to the membership to the Task Force;

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 98-48 is amended to provide as follows: The Task Force shall consist of the following twenty-five (25) 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 commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or the commissioner's designee;

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

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

5. the secretary of the Department of Economic Development, or the secretary's designee;

6. two (2) members of the Senate designated by the president of the Senate;

7. two (2) members of the House of Representatives designated by the speaker of the House of Representatives;

8. the chancellor of the Louisiana State University Agriculture Center, or the chancellor's designee;

9. the president of Jefferson Parish, or the president's designee;

10. the presiding officer of the Jefferson Parish Council, or the presiding officer's designee;

11. the mayor of the city of New Orleans, or the mayor's designee;

12. the presiding officer of the New Orleans City Council, or the presiding officer's designee;

13. the executive director of the New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board, or the executive director's designee;

14. the director of the Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, or the director's designee;

15. the president of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation, or the president's designee;

16. one (1) homeowner in the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan Area;

17. one (1) French Quarter property owner;

18. one (1) pest control industry specialist;

19. one (1) member of the Louisiana Home Builders Association;

20. one (1) member of the Louisiana Building Material Dealers;

21. one (1) member of the Louisiana Paper and Pulp Association;

22. one (1) member of the Louisiana Realtors Association; and

23. one (1) at-large member.

SECTION 2: All other sections and subsections of the Executive Order No. MJF 98-48 shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 3: Executive Order No. MJF 99-20, signed on May 18, 2000, is terminated and rescinded.

SECTION 4: The provisions of this Order are 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 affixed the Great Seal of the state of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 11th day of July, 2000.

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

ATTEST BY
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State