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      RS 30:2000.6     

  

§2000.6. Membership of board

            A. The board shall consist of the following fourteen members:

            (1) The governor or his designee within the office of the governor.

            (2) The commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his designee within the department.

            (3) The secretary of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism or his designee within the department.

            (4) The secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality or his designee within the department.

            (5) The secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health or his designee within the department.

            (6) The secretary of the Department of Natural Resources or his designee within the department.

            (7) The secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development or his designee within the department.

            (8) The secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries or his designee within the department.

            (9) The director of the state land office or his designee within the office.

            (10) A representative of the Atchafalaya Basin Levee Board, selected by the levee board.

            (11) Two representatives chosen by the Louisiana Police Jury Association from a list of names submitted by the parish governing authorities of parishes which lie, all or part thereof, within the boundaries of the Atchafalaya Basin west of the Atchafalaya River.

            (12) Two representatives chosen by the Louisiana Police Jury Association from a list of names submitted by the parish governing authorities of parishes which lie, all or part thereof, within the boundaries of the Atchafalaya Basin east of the Atchafalaya River.

            B. Board members shall serve terms concurrent with the term of the secretary of the department or office represented. Members shall serve until their successors are appointed.

            C. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointments for the unexpired portion of the term of office vacated.

            D. A majority of the voting members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. All official actions of the board shall require the affirmative vote of a majority of the voting members of the board. Of the four representatives chosen by the Louisiana Police Jury Association under the provisions of Paragraphs (A)(11) and (12) of this Section, one shall be designated by the Louisiana Police Jury Association as a voting member of the board. The remaining three members chosen by the Louisiana Police Jury Association shall be nonvoting members.

            E. The board shall meet quarterly and may hold additional meetings on the call of the chairman.

            F. Members of the board shall not receive any salary for their duties as members. Members may receive a mileage allowance for mileage traveled in attending meetings. The mileage allowance shall be fixed by the board in an amount not to exceed the mileage rate for state employees.

            Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 3, §1, eff. April 23, 1998; Acts 2012, No. 92, §1.



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