EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 03-23

Amend Executive Order No. Mjf 99-14
Office Of Community Programs


WHEREAS,   Executive Order No. MJF 99-14, issued on March 26, 1999, established the Office of Community Programs within the Office of the Governor; and

WHEREAS,   it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 99-14, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 99-391, issued on August 18, 1999, to reflect programmatic changes and recent legislation;

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 2 of Executive Order No. MJF 99-14, issued on March 26, 1999, is amended to provide as follows:

SECTION 2:   Subsection 4(B) of Executive Order No. MJF 99-14 is amended to read as follows:

The executive director shall be the appointing authority and budget authority for all the agencies, divisions, and programs listed in Section 2 of this Order except the Office of Elderly Affairs.

SECTION 3:   Executive Order No. MJF 99-39, issued on August 18, 1999, is terminated and rescinded.

SECTION 4:   All other sections, subsections, and/or paragraphs of Executive Order No. MJF 99-14 shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 5:   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of this Order are effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 18th day of November, 2003.

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

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State


1 Executive Order No. MJF 99-33, signed on July 9, 1999, transferred an additional division of the Office of the Governor to the Office of Community Programs. Executive Order No. MJF 99-33 was terminated and rescinded by Executive Order No. MJF 99-39.