EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 99-2

EXECUTIVE ORDER MJF 99-2

Louisiana Highway 1 Project Task Force


WHEREAS, Executive Order Number MJF 98-46, signed on October 8, 1998, established the Louisiana Highway 1 Project Task Force (hereafter "Task Force");

WHEREAS, Executive Order Number MJF 98-64, signed on December 2, 1998, altered the composition of the membership of the Task Force1; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order Number MJF 98-46 to add an additional at-large member to 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 98-46, as amended by Section 1 of Executive Order Number MJF 98-64, is amended to provide as follows: The Task Force shall be composed of a maximum of twenty-four (24) 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 Transportation and Development, or the secretary's designee;

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

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

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

F. The Federal Highway Administrator for the state of Louisiana, or the Federal Highway Administrator's designee;

G. Citizens of the state of Louisiana who reside in a community in the region of LA 1 between Grand Isle/Port Fourchon and Alexandria;

H. Representatives of businesses and/or industries that are located in the region of LA 1 between Grand Isle/Port Fourchon and Alexandria; and

I. Five (5) at-large members.

SECTION 2: All other sections and subsections of Executive Order Number MJF 98-46 shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 3: Executive Order Nos. MJF 98-622 and MJF 98-64 are terminated and rescinded.

SECTION 4: 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of this Order are effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law. 1Executive Order No. MJF 98-62, signed on November 10, 1998, also altered the composition of the Task Force membership. However, that executive order was terminated and rescinded in Section 2 of Executive Order No. MJF 98-64. 2See Note 1.

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 12th day of January 1999.

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

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State