WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 2000-40 in order to recreate the Board within the executive department, Department of Economic Development, and make ancillary changes to provisions of the executive order;
NOW THEREFORE, I, M.J. "MIKE" FOSTER, JR., 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 1 of Executive Order No. MJF 2000-40, issued on October 25, 2000, is amended to provide as follows:
The Governor's Military Advisory Board (hereafter "Board") is recreated within the executive department, Department of Economic Development.
SECTION 2: Section 7 of Executive Order No. MJF 2000-40 is amended to provide as follows:
Support staff for the Board and facilities for its meetings shall be provided by the Department of Economic Development.
SECTION 3: Section 8 of Executive Order No. MJF 2000-40 is amended to provide as follows:
1. Board members shall not receive additional compensation or a per diem from the Department of Economic Development for serving on the Board.
2. Board members may be reimbursed for actual travel expenses, in accordance with PPM 49, upon approval of the secretary of the Department of Economic Development when funds have been appropriated, and are available, for such purposes.
3. Board members who are also members of the Louisiana Legislature may seek a per diem from the House of Representatives or the Senate, as appropriate, for their attendance at Board meetings and/or service on the Board.
SECTION 4: All other sections, subsections, and paragraphs of Executive Order No. MJF 2000-40 shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 5: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 28th day of November, 2001.
M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.
Secretary of State