EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 01-04

EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 01-04

Department of Economic Development Reorganization Task Force


WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 2001-1, signed on January 17, 2001, established the Department of Economic Development Reorganization Task Force (hereafter "Task Force"); and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 2001-1 to expand the membership of 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 2001-1 is amended to provide as follows: The Task Force shall be composed of a maximum of twenty-nine (29) members who, unless otherwise specified, shall be appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of, the governor. The membership of the Task Force shall be selected as follows:

A. the governor, or the governor's designee;

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

C. the commissioner of administration, or the commissioner's designee;

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

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

F. three (3) members of the Louisiana Senate designated by the president of the Senate;

G. three (3) members of the Louisiana House of Representatives designated by the speaker of the House of Representatives;

H. a member of the Louisiana Economic Development Council;

I. a member of the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association;

J. a member of the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives;

K. a member of the Council for a Better Louisiana;

L. a member of the Committee of 100;

M. a member of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry;

N. a member of the Louisiana Women Business Owners Association;

O. a member of the Louisiana Chemical Association;

P. a member of the Gulf South Minority Supplier Development Council;

Q. a representative of a regional economic development agency located in Louisiana;

R. a member of the higher education community;

S. a representative of the Ports Association of Louisiana;

T. a representative of the Board of Commerce and Industry;

U. a representative of the Louisiana Business Incubation Association;

V. a representative of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association;

W. a representative of the Louisiana Economic Development Corporation; and

X. two (2) representatives of Louisiana's business community.

SECTION 2: All other sections, subsections, and/or paragraphs of Executive Order No. MJF 2001-1 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 25th day of January, 2000.

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

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State