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      RS 38:2322     


§2322.  Board of commissioners

A.(1)  The governing authority of the Sabine River Authority shall be vested in a board of commissioners thereof, which is hereby provided for.  The board shall be composed of thirteen members, who shall be appointed by the governor, one of whom shall serve as chairman.  Of the thirteen members of the board to be appointed by the governor, four members shall be residents of Sabine Parish, two members shall be residents of Calcasieu Parish, two members shall be residents of Vernon Parish, two members shall be residents of DeSoto Parish, two members shall be residents of Beauregard Parish, and one member shall be a resident of Cameron Parish.

(2)  Each member of the board appointed by the governor shall serve at the pleasure of the governor making the appointment.  Each appointment by the governor shall be submitted to the Senate for confirmation.

B.  Seven members of said board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and meetings of the board shall be held upon call of the chairman at such time and place as may be designated, after notice to the full membership.

C.  Each member of the board shall be entitled to receive a per diem allowance of two hundred dollars for each day of a meeting of the board or any of its committees actually attended by such member, to be paid out of such funds of the authority as may be available for this purpose, on the warrant of the chairman, attested by the secretary.  All members of the board shall be entitled to be reimbursed for expenses actually incurred in attending meetings of the board or its committees, or in the transaction of any business of the authority, when such business has been authorized by the board.  However, the board shall not meet more than two days in any one month.

Added by Acts 1950, No. 261, §2.  Amended by Acts 1956, No. 116, §1; Acts 1961, No. 93, §1; Acts 1964, No. 460, §1; Acts 1972, No. 64, §1; Acts 1974, No. 624, §1; Acts 1977, No. 280, §1, eff. July 7, 1977; Acts 1980, No. 723, §1, eff. July 29, 1980; Acts 1981, No. 147, §1; Acts 1987, No. 205, §1, eff. July 1, 1987; Acts 1990, No. 821, §1; Acts 2000, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 140, §1, eff. April 19, 2000; Acts 2008, No. 919, §1.

NOTE:  SEE ACTS 1987, NO. 205, §§3, 4, 5, AND 6.

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