EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 03-2

Amend Executive Order No. MJF 96-9
Governor's DWI/Vehicular Homicide Task Force


WHEREAS,   Executive Order No. MJF 96-9, issued on April 15, 1996, established the Governor's DWI/Vehicular Homicide Task Force (hereafter "Task Force");

WHEREAS,   Executive Order Nos. MJF 97-8, issued on January 30, 1997; MJF 97-55, issued on December 3, 1997; MJF 98-2, issued on January 13, 1998; and MJF 98-17, issued on April 29, 1998, expanded the membership of the Task Force; and

WHEREAS,   it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 96-9 to further 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 laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:

SECTION 1:   Section 2 of Executive Order No. MJF 96-9, issued on April 15, 1996, is amended as follows:

The Governor's DWI/Vehicular Homicide Task Force shall be composed of a maximum of nineteen (19) members who, unless otherwise specified, shall be appointed by the governor and serve at his pleasure. The membership of the Task Force shall be selected as follows:

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

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

3. The speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives, or the speaker's designee;

4. The president of the Louisiana Senate, or the president's designee ;

5. A member of the Louisiana House of Representatives appointed by the speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives;

6. A member of the Louisiana Senate appointed by the president of the Louisiana Senate;

7. The commissioner of the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, assistant secretary of the Department of Revenue, or the commissioner's designee;

8. The assistant secretary of the Department of Public Safety, Office of Motor Vehicles, or the assistant secretary's designee;

9. The assistant secretary of the Department of Public Safety, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, or the assistant secretary's designee;

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

11. A representative of the Louisiana State Police;

12. A representative of the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab;

13. A representative of the Louisiana District Attorneys Association;

14. A representative of the Louisiana Sheriff's Association;

15. A representative of the Municipal Police Officers Association of Louisiana;

16. A representative of Mothers Against Drunk Driving;

17. A representative of the Louisiana Restaurant Association; and

18. Two (2) at-large members.

SECTION 2:   Executive Order Nos. MJF 97-8, issued on January 30, 1997; MJF 97-55, issued on December 3, 1997; MJF 98-2, issued on January 13, 1998; and MJF 98-17, issued on April 29, 1998, are hereby rescinded and terminated.

SECTION 3:   All other sections and subsections of Executive Order No. MJF 96-9 shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 4:   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 29th day of January, 2003.

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

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State