EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 98-03

EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 98-03

Mississippi River Corridor Task Force


WHEREAS: Executive Order MJF 98-1, signed on January 7, 1998, established the Mississippi River Corridor Task Force (hereafter "task force");

WHEREAS: it is necessary to amend the composition of 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 4 of Executive Order MJF 98-1 is amended as follows:

The task force shall be composed of at least 14 members appointed by and serving 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 Environmental Quality, or the secretary's designee:

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

  • D. the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or the commissioner's designee;

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

  • F. the secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals, or the secretary's designee;

  • G. the chair and one member of the task force on Environmental Protection and Preservation;

  • H. the president of the statewide chapter of the NAACP;

  • I. a president of a local branch of the NAACP;

  • J. a member of a local branch of the NAACP who resides in the corridor;

  • K. a representative of a permitted facility in the corridor who has community outreach experience; and

  • L. two residents of the corridor.
  • SECTION 2: All other Sections and Subsections of Executive Order MJF 98-1 shall remain in full force and effect.

    SECTION 3: 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of this Order are effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 the State of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the City of Baton Rouge, on this 22nd day of January, 1998.

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

    ATTEST BY
    THE GOVERNOR
    Fox McKeithen
    Secretary of State