EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 98-9

EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 98-9

Latin American Business Development Commission


WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 97-54, signed on December 3, 1997, established the Louisiana Latin American Business Development Commission (hereafter "Commission") and Executive Order No. MJF 98-7, signed on February 16, 1998, amended several provisions in that Order; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order MJF 97-54 a second time in order to add an additional member to the Commission;

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 5 of Executive Order No. MJF 97-54, as amended by Section 3 of Executive Order No. MJF 98-7, is amended to provide as follows:

The Commission shall be composed of fifteen (15) members who shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the governor. The membership of the Commission 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 Financial Institutions, or the commissioner's designee;

  • D. One (1) member of the Louisiana International Trade Development Board;

  • E. One (1) member of the Louisiana Economic Development Council; and

  • F. Ten (10) citizens of the state of Louisiana with at least five (5) years of experience in one or more of the following fields: international trade, finance, economics, oil and gas services, maritime activities, agriculture, world health, governmental relations, and/or environmental protection.
  • SECTION 2: All other sections and subsections of Executive Order Nos. MJF 97-54 and MJF 98-7 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of this Order are effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 3rd March, 1998.

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

    ATTEST BY
    THE GOVERNOR
    Fox McKeithen
    Secretary of State