EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 98-63

EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 98-63

Oversize and Excess Weight Vehicle Task Force


WHEREAS, Executive Order Number MJF 98-47, signed on October 8, 1997, created and established the Oversize and Excess Weight Vehicle Task Force (hereafter "Task Force"); and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order Number MJF 98-47 in order to alter 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 Number MJF 98-47 is amended to provide as follows: The Task Force shall consist of nineteen (19) members who shall be appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of, the governor. The Task Force membership shall be selected as follows:

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

2. The chair of the Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways, and Public Works, or the chair's designee;

3. The chair of the House Committee on Transportation, Highways, and Public Works, or the chair's designee;

4. The chair of the House Committee on Ways and Means, or the chair's designee;

5. The chair of the Senate Committee on Revenue and Fiscal Affairs, or the chair's designee;

6. The commissioner of administration, or the commissioner's designee;

7. The secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development, or the secretary's designee;

8. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, or the secretary's designee;

9. The commissioner of the Department of Agriculture, or the commissioner's designee;

10. The chair of the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, or the chair's designee;

11. The district administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, or the district administrator's designee; and

12. One (1) representative from the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation;

13. One (1) representative from the American Sugar Cane League;

14. One (1) representative from the Louisiana Forestry Association;

15. One (1) representative from the Louisiana Motor Transport Association;

16. One (1) representative from the Louisiana Good Roads Association;

17. One (1) representative from the Louisiana Oilfield Contractors Association;

18. One (1) representative of the waste-hauling industry; and

19. One (1) at-large member.

SECTION 2: All other sections and subsections of Executive Order Number MJF 98-47 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 10th day of November, 1998.

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

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State