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      RS 37:3273     


§3273.  Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners; creation; qualification; domicile; term of office; confirmation; oath of office; compensation

A.  The Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners is hereby created as an agency of the state government in the Department of Public Safety and Corrections.  The board shall be a body corporate and may sue and be sued.  

B.  The board shall consist of nine members appointed by the governor.  One member shall be appointed from and shall reside in each of the five public service commission districts established by law.  Four members shall be appointed from the state at large.  Each member shall be a citizen of the United States of America, a resident of Louisiana, at least thirty years of age, and shall have been actively engaged in the private security business for at least five years.  One of the members appointed at large shall be a representative of a nationally operated security company.  Each member shall be licensed or registered with the board or a corporate officer of a licensed company.  

C.  The board shall be domiciled in Baton Rouge, but shall be authorized to meet elsewhere in the state.  

D.  Each appointed member shall serve at the pleasure of the governor for a term concurrent with the term of office of the governor appointing him, except that each member shall serve until his successor has been appointed and begins serving.  

E.  Each appointment by the governor shall be submitted to the Senate for confirmation.  No appointee shall serve more than two consecutive terms.  

F.  In the event of death, resignation, or disability of a member of the board, the governor shall fill the vacancy by appointing a qualified person for the remainder of the unexpired term.  

G.  Each member of the board shall receive a certificate of appointment from the governor, and before beginning his term of office, shall file with the secretary of state his written oath or affirmation for faithful discharge of his official duty.  

H.(1)  No member of the board shall receive a per diem but shall be reimbursed for actual expenses when actually attending a meeting of the board or any of its committees, and for time spent on behalf of the board on official business not to exceed ten days in any month.  

(2)  Additionally, each member shall be reimbursed for all necessary travel and incidental, and clerical expenses incurred in carrying out the provisions of this Chapter and upon approval of the board as evidenced by voucher.  

Acts 1984, No. 505, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1985.  Acts 1986, No. 598, §1; Acts 1989, No. 552, §1; Act 1991, No. 315, §1.  

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