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      RS 11:1651     



§1651. Board of trustees; membership; vacancies; compensation

            A. The general administration and responsibility for the proper operation of the retirement system and for making effective the provisions of this Chapter are hereby vested in a board of trustees.

            B. The board shall consist of ten trustees as follows:

            (1)(a) A member of the House Committee on Retirement appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives, or the member's designee.

            (b) The chairman of the Senate Committee on Retirement, or his designee.

            (2)(a) Six active and contributing members of the system, at least one of whom shall be an assistant district attorney, who shall each have at least ten years of creditable service and who shall be elected by the members of the District Attorneys' Retirement System according to such rules and regulations as the board of trustees shall adopt to govern such elections, shall serve as members for terms of five years each.

            (b) Any district attorney or assistant district attorney who is a member of the board of trustees and who retires before the expiration of the term for which he was elected shall continue to serve for the remainder of his term.

            (3) Two retired members of the system, one of whom served as a district attorney and one of whom served as an assistant district attorney. Both shall be elected by the retired members of the District Attorneys' Retirement System according to rules and regulations as the board shall adopt to govern such elections and shall serve as a member for a term of five years.

            C. If a vacancy occurs in the office of a trustee, the vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as the office was previously filled.

            D. The trustees shall receive for attendance at meetings of the board a per diem of seventy-five dollars per day plus the normal expense allowance allowed state employees by the division of administration, provided funds are available for this purpose.

            E. Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 83, §2.

            Added by Acts 1956, No. 56, §6(1) to (4), (11). Amended by Acts 1981, No. 761, §1; Acts 1982, No. 578, §1. Acts 1984, No. 459, §1; Acts 1988, No. 83, §2; Redesignated from R.S. 16:1061 by Acts 1991, No. 74, §3, eff. June 25, 1991; Acts 1997, No. 1227, §1, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 2001, No. 440, §1, eff. June 18, 2001; Acts 2012, No. 237, §1, eff. July 1, 2012; Acts 2016, No. 621, §1, eff. June 17, 2016; Acts 2022, No. 201, §1, eff. June 30, 2022.

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