EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 00-36

EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 00-36

Advisory Council On Disability Affairs


WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 99-27, signed on June 23, 1999, 1 reestablished and recreated the Advisory Council on Disability Affairs (hereafter "Council"); and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend the membership provisions of Executive Order No. MJF 99-27; 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 3 of Executive Order No. MJF 99-27 is amended to provide as follows:

1. The Council shall be composed of a maximum of forty-three (43) members.

2. The Council shall be composed of the following ex-officio voting members:

1. The governor, or the governor's designee;

2. The lieutenant governor, or the lieutenant governor's designee;

3. The secretary of state, or the secretary of state's designee;

4. The attorney general, or the attorney general's designee;

5. The treasurer, or the treasurer's designee;

6. The commissioner of insurance, or the commissioner's designee;

7. The commissioner of agriculture, or the commissioner's designee;

8. The commissioner of elections, or the commissioner's designee;

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

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

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

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

13. The secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development, or the secretary's of designee;

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

15. The secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, or the secretary's designee;

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

17. One member of the Louisiana House of Representatives designated by the speaker of the House of Representatives;

18. One member of the Louisiana Senate designated by the president of the Senate;

19. The state fire marshal, or the state fire marshal's designee;

20. The director of the Office of Elderly Affairs, Office of the Governor, or the director's designee;

21. The director of the Office of Facility Planning and Control, Division of Administration, or the director's designee;

22. The chair of the Developmental Disabilities Council, or the chair's designee;

23. The chair of the Advocacy Center, or the chair's designee;

24. The chair of the Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network, or the chair's

designee; 25. The chair of the Louisiana Rehabilitation Council, or the chair's designee;

26. The chair of the Statewide Independent Living Council, or the chair's designee; and

27. The chair of the Mental Health Planning Council, or the chair's designee.

3. The Council shall also be composed of voting members appointed by, and serving at the pleasure of, the governor selected as follows:

1. A disability service provider from a higher education institution; and

2. Fifteen at large members, ten of whom have disabilities or have family members with disabilities, evenly selected as far as practicable from the seven Louisiana congressional districts.

SECTION 2: All other sections, subsections, and paragraphs of Executive Order No. MJF 99-27 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 11th day of October, 2000.

1 Executive Order No. MJF 99-27 replaced and rescinded Executive Order No. MJF 96-55, signed on October 17, 1996.

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

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State