RS 24:802     

§802.  Creation; composition

A.  There is hereby created a Louisiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.

B.  The commission shall be composed of nineteen members as follows:

(1)  Three elected municipal officials appointed by the executive board of the Louisiana Municipal Association or their designees.

(2)  Three elected parish government officials appointed by the executive board of the Louisiana Police Jury Association or their designees.

(3)  Three elected school board officials appointed by the Louisiana School Board Association or their designees.

(4)  The superintendent of education or his designee.

(5)  The secretary of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development or his designee.

(6)  The secretary of the Louisiana Department of Revenue or his designee.

(7)  The secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development or his designee.

(8)  Three state representatives appointed by the speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

(9)  Three state senators appointed by the president of the Louisiana Senate.

C.  The chairman and vice chairman of the commission shall be elected by the members of the commission and shall serve for a term of one year.

D.  Ten members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

E.(1)  The commission may establish an executive committee to be composed of six members selected as provided in this Subsection to perform any administrative function or exercise any administrative power of the commission which is assigned or granted to the commission by law, rule, or resolution or to which it succeeds under the provisions of this Chapter.

(2)  The executive committee shall consist of the following members:

(a)  One of the commission members serving pursuant to R.S. 24:802(B)(1) selected by the three members serving pursuant to that Paragraph.

(b)  One of the commission members serving pursuant to R.S. 24:802(B)(2) selected by the three members serving pursuant to that Paragraph.

(c)  One of the commission members serving pursuant to R.S. 24:802(B)(3) selected by the three members serving pursuant to that Paragraph.

(d)  One of the commission members serving pursuant to R.S. 24:802(B)(4), (5), (6), or (7) selected by the members serving pursuant to those Paragraphs.

(e)  One of the commission members serving pursuant to R.S. 24:802(B)(8) selected by the three members serving pursuant to that Paragraph.

(f)  One of the commission members serving pursuant to R.S. 24:802(B)(9) selected by the three members serving pursuant to that Paragraph.

(3)  The term of the members of the executive committee shall be one year.

(4)  The chairman of the commission shall serve as ex officio chairman of the executive committee.  The chairman shall not vote unless he is one of the six members of the committee provided for in Paragraph (2) of this Subsection.

(5)  The executive committee, upon the favorable vote of a majority of the total membership of the committee, may act for the commission and in its name in the interim between meetings of the commission; however, it shall have no authority to change any action taken by the commission.

(6)  All actions of the executive committee shall require the favorable vote of a majority of the total membership of the committee.

Acts 1986, No. 1024, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1987; Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 1, §1, eff. April 20, 1998; Acts 2001, No. 1065, §1, eff. June 28, 2001; Acts 2003, No. 805, §1, eff. July 1, 2003.