RS 11:1471     


§1471. Membership and organization of board; election of members; vacancies

            A. The board of trustees shall be composed of seventeen members as follows:

            (1) The president, vice president, and treasurer of the Louisiana Assessors' Association.

            (2) Twelve other members who shall be elected for terms of two years, as provided in this Paragraph, and who may be reelected:

            (a) Eight regular member representatives, one elected from each of the eight election districts established by the Louisiana Assessors' Association. Elections for regular member representatives on the board shall be held in even-numbered years for even-numbered districts and in odd-numbered years for odd-numbered districts, in conformity with the bylaws of the association.

            (b) Two retiree representatives, nominated by the board and elected by the retirees of the fund.

            (c) Two assessor employee representatives who are members of the fund, nominated by the board, and elected by the assessor employees who are members of the fund.

            (3) A member of the House Committee on Retirement appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives, or the member's designee.

            (4) The chairman of the Senate Committee on Retirement, or his designee.

            B.(1) The president and vice president of the Louisiana Assessors' Association shall be president and vice president of the retirement board, and the treasurer of the association shall be the treasurer of the retirement board.

            (2) The vice president and the treasurer shall have no voting rights on the board. The president shall be ineligible to vote except in case of a tie.

            C. In the event of a vacancy on the board, the vacancy shall be filled within sixty days after the vacancy occurs. Any vacancy in the officer positions shall be filled as provided for in the association bylaws. Any vacancy in one of the other board positions shall be filled in the manner provided for in Subsection A of this Section.

            Acts 1989, No. 545, §1, eff. July 5, 1989; Redesignated from R.S. 47:8071 by Acts 1991, No. 74, §3, eff. June 25, 1991; Acts 2003, No. 680, §1, eff. June 27, 2003; Acts 2016, No. 621, §1, eff. June 17, 2016.

NOTE: See Acts 2003, No. 680, §2, relative to board members serving on Act's effective date.