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§1053. Commission; qualification of members; appointment; vacancies; compensation; removal of commissioners; certain powers

            A. Any hospital service district formed or created under the provisions of this Chapter shall be governed by a board of five commissioners, hereafter referred to as commission, who shall be qualified voters and residents of the district. The commission shall be appointed by the police jury of the parish. Two of the first commissioners so appointed shall serve for two years, two for four years and one for six years.

            B.(1) In the parish of St. Mary for Hospital Service Districts Numbers 1 and 2, the governing authority thereof may increase the number of commissioners to not more than seven members; in the parish of St. Helena, the governing authority thereof may increase the number of commissioners to not more than six members.

            (2) In any district in which there are six commissioners, three of the first commissioners so appointed shall serve two years, two four years, and one six years. In any district in which there are seven commissioners, three of the first commissioners so appointed shall serve two years, three shall serve four years, and one shall serve six years.

            (3) Notwithstanding any provision of this Section to the contrary, at the expiration of the terms of office of the commissioners of Hospital Service District Number 2 of St. Mary Parish serving on July 1, 1991, the successors shall be appointed for a term of four years in the same manner as the predecessor appointees were selected, and no commissioner shall serve for more than two consecutive four year terms.

            (4)(a) In the parish of Iberia, the Iberia Parish Hospital Service District No. 1 shall be governed by a commission composed of nine members. The two additional members provided for by this Paragraph shall be appointed by the governing authority of Iberia Parish from applications submitted by the medical staff of the Iberia General Hospital and Medical Center only. The two additional members shall each serve an initial term of four years and their successors shall be appointed for four-year terms. Upon the expiration of the terms of the current board of commissioners in office on August 15, 1995, or in the case of a vacancy on the board of commissioners on or after August 15, 1995, each successor shall be appointed for a four-year term.

            (b)(i) The terms of the members of the board of commissioners in office on July 1, 2001, shall expire as provided by law. Notwithstanding the provisions of Subparagraph (a) of this Paragraph or any other provision of this Section, the successor of each such member shall be appointed for a term established by the Iberia Parish Council. However, no such term shall exceed four years and the terms of not more than three such successors shall expire in any one year.

            (ii) Upon the expiration of the terms established by the Iberia Parish Council for the successors appointed as provided in Item (i) of this Subparagraph, each member of the board of commissioners shall serve a four-year term.

            (c) A vacancy that occurs prior to the expiration of a term shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term.

            C.(1)(a) At the expiration of their respective terms of office, the successors to such appointees shall be appointed within thirty days for six-year terms. The police juries shall fill vacancies in the same manner as the predecessor appointees were selected.

            (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of this Paragraph, upon the expiration of a term of office of a commissioner of Hospital Service District No. 3 of Vermilion Parish, the term of office of his successors to the board of commissioners of said district shall be two years.

            (2)(a) The parish governing authority of the parish in which the district is located may permit a per diem to each member of the commission in an amount of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than forty dollars for each day of his attendance at meetings of the commission, not to exceed twelve meetings per year payable out of the funds of the hospital service district.

            (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the parish governing authority of St. Mary Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the board of commissioners of Hospital Service District No. 2 of the parish of St. Mary in the amount provided in this Subsection for each day of attendance at meetings of the commission, not to exceed twenty-four meetings per year.

            (c) The Caddo Parish governing authority may permit a per diem to each member of the commission of the North Caddo Hospital Service District in an amount of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each day of his attendance at meetings of the commission, not to exceed twelve meetings per year payable out of the funds of the hospital service district.

            (d) The governing authorities of Calcasieu Parish and Cameron Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the commission of the Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Service District in an amount of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than three hundred dollars for each day of his attendance at meetings of the commission, not to exceed twelve meetings per year payable out of the funds of the hospital service district.

            (e) The governing authorities of Madison Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the commission of the Madison Parish Hospital Service District in an amount of not less than forty dollars nor more than seventy-five dollars for each day of attendance at meetings of the commission, not to exceed twenty-four meetings per year payable out of the funds of the hospital service district.

            (f) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the governing authority of St. Charles Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the commission of a hospital service district in the parish in an amount of not less than forty dollars nor more than sixty dollars for each day of attendance at meetings of the commission, not to exceed twelve meetings per year.

            (g) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the governing authority of Concordia Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the Concordia Parish Hospital Service District No. 1 in an amount of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each day of attendance at meetings of the commission, not to exceed twelve meetings per year.

            (h) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the governing authority of St. Landry Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the commission of Hospital Service District No. 1 of St. Landry Parish in an amount of not less than forty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each day of attendance at meetings of the commission, not to exceed twelve meetings per year, payable out of the funds of the hospital service district.

            (i) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the governing authority of Vermilion Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the commission of Vermilion Parish Hospital Service District No. 3 in an amount not to exceed one hundred twenty-five dollars for each day of attendance at meetings of the commission, not to exceed twelve regular meetings per year and four special meetings per year, payable out of the funds of the hospital service district.

            (3) Any member of the commission may be removed from office for cause and his appointment rescinded by two-thirds vote of the elected membership of the parish governing authority which appointed him.

            D.(1) The governing authority of the parish of Washington may increase to ten the number of commissioners for the Washington Parish Hospital Service District Number One. One commissioner shall be appointed from each of the eight wards in that district. One additional member shall be appointed from Ward Three. The other additional member shall be an active medical staff member of the Riverside Medical Center who is a resident of the district and who shall be recommended to the parish governing authority by the medical staff of the Riverside Medical Center for appointment. The term of the medical staff member shall be two years.

            (2) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section to the contrary, the governing authority of Washington Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the commission in an amount not to exceed seventy-five dollars for each day of his attendance at meetings of the commission not to exceed twelve regular meetings per year and twelve emergency meetings per year, payable out of funds of the hospital service district.

            E. In the parish of Ouachita, the Ouachita Parish Hospital Service District within which is situated the G. B. Cooley Hospital, shall be governed by a board composed of seven members. One of the first additional commissioners so appointed shall serve for two years, and one for four years; thereafter, their terms shall be as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

            F. In the parish of Richland, the Richland Parish Hospital Service District, within which is situated the Richland Parish Hospital, shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. These two additional members shall be medical doctors. One of the first additional commissioners so appointed shall serve for two years, and one for four years; thereafter, their terms shall be as provided in Subsection C of this Section. The Richland Parish Hospital Service District Number 1-B, within which is situated the Richardson Medical Center in Rayville, shall be governed by a board of commissioners consisting of six members. One of the members shall be a physician selected by the staff of the Richardson Medical Center. Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary, the parish governing authority of Richland Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the board of commissioners of the Richland Parish Hospital Service District in an amount of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than fifty dollars for each day of his attendance at meetings of the commission, not to exceed twenty-four meetings per year payable out of the funds of the hospital service district.

            G. The Hospital Service District Number One of the parish of Avoyelles shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. One of the first additional commissioners so appointed shall serve for two years, and one for four years; thereafter, their terms shall be as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

            H. In the parish of Allen, the governing authority thereof may increase the number of commissioners to not more than seven members. One of the first additional commissioners so appointed shall serve for two years, and one for four years; thereafter, their terms shall be as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

            I. In the parish of Bienville, the governing authority thereof may increase the number of commissioners for the hospital service district therein to not more than seven. Of the commissioners so appointed, three shall serve an initial term of three years, three others shall serve an initial term of four years, and the other member shall serve an initial term of six years.

            J.(1) In the parish of Union, the East Union Parish Hospital Service District shall be governed by a board composed of seven commissioners appointed in such a manner that there shall be a resident of each of Wards One, Two, Five, Six, Seven, and Eight of the parish and one at-large member. Such at-large member shall be appointed by the board and shall serve an initial term of two years. The member from Ward One shall serve an initial term of four years. Thereafter, their terms shall be as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

            (2) Board members serving on the effective date of this Subsection shall serve until the expiration of their terms, and their successors shall be appointed in such a manner that there shall be a resident of each of Wards Two, Five, Six, Seven, and Eight, all to serve terms as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

            K.(1) In the parish of Vermilion, Hospital Service District No. 1 shall be governed by a commission composed of eight members. Each chief of the medical staff at the Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital shall be a member of the commission during his term in office. The other additional members provided for by this Paragraph shall be appointed for initial terms of six years each by the police jury of the parish of Vermilion and thereafter shall serve six-year terms.

            (2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the governing authority of Vermilion Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the commission in an amount not to exceed two hundred dollars for each day of his attendance at meetings of the commission not to exceed twenty-four regular meetings per year and twelve special meetings per year, payable out of funds of the hospital service district.

            L.(1) The Vermilion Parish Hospital Service District No. 2 shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. One member shall be appointed by the parish governing authority from among the physicians who are residents of the district. If no physician is willing to serve, then the parish governing authority may appoint any person who is otherwise eligible to fill the office. Members appointed from among the physicians of the district and members appointed in place of such member shall serve two-year terms. All other members shall serve six-year terms.

            (2) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section to the contrary, the governing authority of Vermilion Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the commission in an amount not to exceed one hundred twenty-five dollars for each day of his attendance at meetings of the commission not to exceed twenty-four regular meetings per year and twelve special meetings per year, payable out of funds of the hospital service district.

            M.(1) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Chapter, any hospital service district formed or created in the parish of Terrebonne under the provisions of this Chapter shall be governed by a board composed of not less than five nor more than eleven commissioners, hereafter referred to as the commission or the board of commissioners, and the parish governing authority shall establish the exact number of commissioners and appoint them.

            (2)(a) Insofar as possible the initial commissioners shall be appointed with staggered terms so that a substantially equal number of commissioners are appointed for one-, two-, and three-year initial terms and if eleven commissioners are appointed, four commissioners shall serve for a term of one year, four commissioners shall serve for a term of two years, and three commissioners shall serve for a term of three years.

            (b)(i) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the terms of the eleven members of the board of commissioners of Hospital Service District No. 1 of Terrebonne Parish serving on the effective date of this Subparagraph shall be as provided in Item (ii) of this Subparagraph.

            (ii)(aa) Of the five commissioners whose terms are set to expire in 2012, the terms of two of such commissioners shall be extended by one year as determined by lot at the first meeting of the board after the effective date of this Subparagraph.

            (bb) The terms of the remaining three commissioners whose terms are set to expire in 2012 shall expire in 2012.

            (cc) The terms of the three commissioners whose terms are set to expire in 2013 shall be extended by one year.

            (dd) The terms of the three commissioners whose terms are set to expire in 2011 shall expire in 2011.

            (3)(a) Upon the expiration of the term of a commissioner as provided in Subparagraph (2)(b) of this Subsection, a successor shall be appointed by the parish governing authority for a term of four years.

            (b) No person who has been appointed to serve as a commissioner for more than two and one-half terms in three consecutive terms, which period of service began on or after August 15, 1997, shall be appointed for a succeeding term.

            (c) All commissioners shall be subject to removal only upon a showing of just cause by the parish governing authority.

            (4) If a vacancy occurs for any other reason, a successor commissioner shall be appointed by the parish governing authority for the remainder of the unexpired term.

            (5) A commissioner shall hold office until his successor has been appointed and may succeed himself when so appointed by the parish governing authority subject to the limitation provided in Subparagraph (3)(b) of this Subsection.

            (6) Each commissioner shall be a registered voter with a minimum of two years prior residency within the parish.

            (7) Any board of commissioners in the parish of Terrebonne may contract with the Terrebonne Parish governing authority under the provisions of the Local Services Law and other constitutional and statutory authority with respect to the planning, financing, construction, maintenance, and operation of Terrebonne General Hospital, including but without limitation the issuance of bonds by the hospital district as authorized by law for financing any portion of project cost and the expenditure of hospital bond funds of the parish of Terrebonne, on such terms and conditions as the board of commissioners and the governing authority shall determine to be in the public interest.

            (8) The board of commissioners may appoint a hospital director and otherwise provide for the administration of any facilities under its control without the approval of the medical staff as elsewhere required in this Chapter but in so doing may consult with the medical staff or others as the commissioners deem appropriate.

            (9) The terms and provisions of any agreement between the board of commissioners, as the governing authority of the hospital district, and the governing authority of the parish of Terrebonne, shall control over other provisions of this Chapter with respect to the planning, financing, construction, maintenance, and operation of Terrebonne General Hospital unless prohibited by law.

            N.(1)(a) The governing authority of the parish of Caddo may increase the number of commissioners for the North Caddo Hospital Service District therein to nine. The three additional commissioners so appointed shall each serve an initial term of up to four years.

            (b) The initial terms of the three additional commissioners so appointed pursuant to Subparagraph (1)(a) of this Subsection shall terminate as follows: one shall terminate on July 1, 2003, one on July 1, 2004, and one on July 1, 2005.

            (c) The commissioners so appointed shall draw lots at the first meeting of the board to determine which commissioner shall serve for each of such initial terms.

            (2)(a) The commissioners serving on June 18, 2003, shall continue to serve until the expiration of their current terms; thereafter, each successor of such members shall be appointed to a term of six years. However, if upon the effective date of this Subparagraph the successor to the member whose term expires on July 1, 2003, as provided in Subparagraph (1)(b) of this Subsection, has been appointed to fill such vacancy, such member shall serve a six-year term.

            (b) In the event that a commissioner's position on the board should become vacant by reason of death, resignation, or otherwise, prior to the expiration of his term, such vacancy shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term.

            O. The Acadia-St. Landry Hospital Service District shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of six members. The additional commissioner herein provided for shall be appointed from the active medical staff serving the district. Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection C of this Section, the additional commissioner so appointed shall serve a term of two years and his successors shall serve terms of two years. The terms of all other commissioners shall be as otherwise provided in this Section.

            P. Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary, the parish governing authority of Iberia Parish may permit a per diem to each member of the commission in an amount of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than forty dollars for each day of his attendance at meetings of the commission not to exceed thirty-six meetings per year, payable out of the funds of the hospital service district.

            Q.(1) Concordia Parish Hospital Service District Number One shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. The two additional commissioners provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed initially by the governor. Each such appointment by the governor shall be submitted to the Senate for confirmation. One of the additional commissioners shall be appointed to serve an initial term of two years and one to an initial term of four years. The initial additional members appointed pursuant to this Subsection may be removed from office for cause and the appointment rescinded by the governor.

            (2) Upon expiration of the term of each of the initial two additional commissioners appointed pursuant to this Subsection, the successors of one of such additional commissioners shall be appointed by the police jury of the parish and shall serve six-year terms and be subject to removal as provided in Subsection C of this Section. Each of the successors of the remaining additional commissioner shall be designated as the physician member. The police jury shall appoint the immediate past chief of staff of the hospital medical staff as the physician member. The term of the physician member shall be two years and the outgoing chief of staff shall be his successor. The physician member shall not be subject to the requirements of Subsection A of this Section that commissioners be qualified voters and residents of the district.

            R. The Catahoula Parish Hospital Service District Number One shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. The two additional commissioners provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the governing authority of Catahoula Parish, shall serve initial terms of six years each, and thereafter shall serve six year terms as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

            S. The Catahoula Parish Hospital Service District Number Two shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. The two additional members provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the governing authority of Catahoula Parish and shall serve initial terms of two years each, and their successors thereafter shall serve six-year terms as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

            T. The Lower South Cameron Memorial Hospital Service District shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. The two additional members provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the governing authority of Cameron Parish and shall serve initial terms of two years each, and their successors thereafter shall serve six-year terms as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

            U.(1) The Natchitoches Parish Police Jury may increase the membership of the board of commissioners of the Natchitoches Parish Hospital Service District to not more than seven members. The two additional members provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the police jury for initial terms of six years each and their successors shall serve six-year terms.

            (2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, one of the members appointed to the Natchitoches Parish Hospital Service District shall be a member of the governing authority of Natchitoches Parish.

            V.(1) The Pointe Coupee Parish Hospital Service District Number One, or the Pointe Coupee Parish Health Services District Number One if the hospital service district is so renamed as provided in R.S. 46:1051(D), shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of nine members. The additional commissioners provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the governing authority of Pointe Coupee Parish. Two of the additional commissioners so appointed shall serve initial terms of two years each, and two shall serve initial terms of four years each; thereafter, their successors shall serve six-year terms as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

            (2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, two of the members appointed to the board of commissioners of the district may be members of the governing authority of Pointe Coupee Parish.

            W. The Rayne Branch Hospital Service District of the parish of Acadia shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. The two additional members provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the governing authority of Acadia Parish and shall serve initial terms of six years each, and their successors thereafter shall serve six-year terms as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

NOTE: SUBSECTION X AS PER ACTS 1988, NO. 396, §1 AND ACTS 1988, NO. 768, §1:

            X. The Plaquemines Parish Hospital Service District Number One shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of nine members, one from each councilmanic district of Plaquemines Parish. Each such member shall be a qualified voter and resident of the district and shall be appointed by the Plaquemines Parish Council from nominations by the president of Plaquemines Parish. Such members shall serve terms concurrent with the terms of the Plaquemines Parish Council.

NOTE: SUBSECTION X AS PER ACTS 1988, NO. 876, §1:

            X. The board of commissioners of the Plaquemines Parish Hospital Service District Number One shall be composed of nine commissioners, one from each of the Plaquemines Parish council districts, who shall be qualified voters and residents of the district, nominated by the parish president or parish council, and appointed by the Plaquemines Parish Council.

            Y.(1) The Hospital Service District Number One of East Baton Rouge Parish shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of nine members.

            (2) The two members added to the board by Act 149 of the 2002 First Extraordinary Session shall be appointed by the parish governing authority and shall serve initial terms of four years each, and their successors shall serve four-year terms.

            (3) The terms of the members of the board of commissioners in office on the effective date of this Paragraph shall expire as provided by law. The successors of each such member shall be appointed for four-year terms.

            (4) At least one member of the board of commissioners shall be a practicing physician who resides in the district.

            Z. The Merryville Hospital Service District of Beauregard Parish shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. The two additional members provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the mayor and board of aldermen of the town of Merryville and shall serve initial terms of two years each, and their successors shall serve six-year terms.

            AA. Notwithstanding any provision of this Section to the contrary, the Hospital Service District Number One of St. Landry Parish shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. One additional commissioner provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the St. Landry Parish Police Jury and shall serve six-year terms and the other additional commissioner shall be the chief of the medical staff of the hospital located within said service district and shall serve a term concurrent with his term as chief of staff.

            BB. In the parish of Jackson, the Jackson Parish Hospital Service District shall be governed by a commission composed of seven members. The additional members provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the police jury for initial terms of six years each and their successors shall serve six-year terms.

            CC. Hospital Service District No. 1 of Assumption Parish shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of seven members. The two additional members provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the parish governing authority and shall serve initial terms of two years. Such initial terms shall not begin prior to January 1, 1996. Successors to the two additional members shall serve six-year terms.

            DD.(1) The Claiborne Parish Hospital Service District Number Three shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of nine members. The governing authority of Claiborne Parish shall appoint the commissioners as follows:

            (a) One member appointed from police jury district numbers one and two.

            (b) One member appointed from police jury district numbers three and four.

            (c) One member appointed from police jury district numbers five and six.

            (d) One member appointed from police jury district numbers seven and eight.

            (e) One member appointed from police jury district numbers nine and ten.

            (f) Two members appointed, at large, from Claiborne Parish.

            (g) Two physicians practicing medicine within Claiborne Parish.

            (2) The terms of the initial seven non-physician members shall be determined by lot at the first meeting with one commissioner serving for one year, two commissioners serving for two years, two commissioners serving for three years, and two commissioners serving for four years. Their successors shall each serve four-year terms.

            (3) The terms of the initial two physicians shall be determined by the governing authority of Claiborne Parish, prior to the first meeting of the district, with one physician serving for one year and the other physician serving for two years, and their successors shall each serve two-year terms.

            (4) All vacancies or replacements shall be filled by appointment by the governing authority of Claiborne Parish. Nothing in this Subsection shall impair or affect the operation of any hospital service district in Claiborne Parish.

            EE. In the parish of Beauregard, the Hospital Service District Number Two shall be governed by a board of commissioners composed of ten members. The additional members provided for by this Subsection shall be appointed by the governing authority and shall serve staggered initial terms with two commissioners appointed for two years, two for three years, and one for four years. Thereafter, such additional commissioners shall serve six-year terms as provided in Subsection C of this Section.

            FF. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary and in addition to any other authority granted by law, the governing authority of a parish having a population in excess of twenty thousand eight hundred but not more than twenty-two thousand persons based on the latest federal decennial census may appoint a physician who is an active member of the hospital medical staff of the district to the board of commissioners for a parish hospital service district. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the physician so appointed shall be designated as the physician member of the board of commissioners.

            Acts 1990, No. 358, §1; Acts 1991, No. 339, §1; Acts 1991, No. 407, §1; Acts 1992, No. 475, §1; Acts 1992, No. 917, §1; Acts 1993, No. 4, §1; Acts 1993, No. 9, §1, eff. May 18, 1993; Acts 1993, No. 494, §3, eff. June 10, 1993; Acts 1995, No. 6, §1, eff. May 25, 1995; Acts 1995, No. 12, §1, eff. May 25, 1995; Acts 1995, No. 582, §1; Acts 1995, No. 934, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1174, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1267, §1; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 79, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1083, §2; Acts 2000, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 9, §1, eff. April 14, 2000; Acts 2001, No. 360, §1; Acts 2001, No. 687, §1, eff. July 1, 2001; Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 18, §1; Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 37, §1, eff. April 18, 2002; Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 149, §1, eff. April 24, 2002; Acts 2003, No. 400, §§1 and 2, eff. June 18, 2003; Acts 2004, No. 592, §1, eff. July 1, 2004; Acts 2005, No. 313, §1, eff. June 29, 2005; Acts 2008, No. 98, §1; Acts 2011, No. 47, §1; Acts 2011, No. 286, §1, eff. June 28, 2011; Acts 2013, No. 138, §1; Acts 2014, No. 811, §24, eff. June 23, 2014; Acts 2017, No. 139, §1; Acts 2017, No. 149, §1; Acts 2017, No. 156, §1, eff. Feb. 1, 2019; Acts 2018, No. 52, §1; Acts 2018, No. 94, §1; Acts 2018, No. 153, §1, eff. May 15, 2018.

NOTE: See Acts 2003, No. 562.

NOTE: See Acts 2006, No. 536.



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