RS 46:2166     

§2166. Composition of the commission

            A. The commission shall be composed of the following members:

            (1) The president of the Louisiana Senate or his designee.

            (2) The speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives or his designee.

            (3) The attorney general of the state of Louisiana or his designee.

            (4) The secretary of the Louisiana Workforce Commission or his designee.

            (5) The state superintendent of education or his designee.

            (6) The deputy secretary of the office of juvenile justice of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections or his designee.

            (7) The secretary of the Department of Children and Family Services or his designee.

            (8) The secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health or his designee.

            (9) The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections or his designee.

            (10) The superintendent of the Louisiana State Police or his designee.

            (11) The president of the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police or his designee.

            (12) The executive director of the Louisiana Sheriffs' Association or his designee.

            (13) The chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court or his designee.

            (14) A representative of the Human Trafficking Prevention Commission Advisory Board selected by its members.

            (15) The executive director of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice.

            (16) The state public defender or his designee.

            (17) The executive director of the Louisiana District Attorneys Association or his designee.

            B. At the first meeting, the members of the commission shall elect from their membership a chairman and a secretary and such other offices as the commission may deem advisable. The president of the Senate or his designee shall preside over the commission until a chairman is elected by the commission.

            C. Each member of the commission shall serve for a term concurrent with that of the governor.

            D.(1) Each member shall be entitled to designate a single individual to serve as his proxy for the duration of the member's term on any occasion that the member is unable to attend a meeting of the commission. The term of the designated proxy shall be the same as that of the member. A member appointing a designated proxy shall make his appointment known to the chairperson and to the secretary of the commission.

            (2) The proxy appointed by a member shall not be subject to the same nominating and appointment procedures as is required for the member for whom he is serving.

            (3) An individual shall not serve as proxy pursuant to the provisions of this Subsection for more than one member of the commission.

            E. Legislative members of the commission shall receive the same per diem and reimbursement of travel expenses as is provided for legislative committees under the rules of the respective houses in which they serve. Nonlegislative commission members shall serve without compensation or per diem.

            Acts 2017, No. 181, §1, eff. June 12, 2017.