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CHAPTER 7. GREATER BATON ROUGE PORT COMMISSION

§1221. Creation of Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission; members

            A. There is hereby created a commission to be known as the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission which shall be composed of fifteen members appointed by the governor who shall serve at the pleasure of the governor. Members shall be appointed as follows:

            (1) Three commissioners shall be appointed by the governor from a panel of six names submitted by the legislative delegation of the parish of West Baton Rouge.

            (2) Six commissioners shall be appointed by the governor from a panel of eighteen names submitted by the East Baton Rouge Parish legislative delegation.

            (3) Two commissioners shall be appointed by the governor from a panel of six names submitted by the legislative delegation of the parish of Iberville.

            (4) Two commissioners shall be appointed by the governor from a panel of six names submitted by the legislative delegation of the parish of Ascension.

            (5) Two commissioners shall be appointed by the governor from a panel of six names submitted by Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation, Inc. Of the six names submitted, three shall reside on the east side of the Mississippi River in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, or Iberville Parishes and three shall reside on the west side of the Mississippi River in Ascension, Iberville, or West Baton Rouge Parishes and the governor shall appoint one of the nominees from the east side and one from the west side of the Mississippi River.

            B. If any person so appointed ceases to be a member of the commission for any reason, his successor shall be appointed by the governor from a panel of three names submitted in the same manner as provided in Subsection A of this Section. Each commissioner shall be a citizen of the United States and a qualified voter of this state.

            C. Each appointment by the governor shall be submitted to the Senate for confirmation.

            Acts 1952, No. 10, §1. Amended by Acts 1975, No. 788, §1; Acts 1975, No. 789, §1; Acts 1977, No. 602, §1, eff. July 19, 1977; Acts 1984, No. 888, §1, eff. July 20, 1984; Acts 2017, No. 43, §1.

NOTE: See Acts 1984, No. 888, §3.



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