RS 23:2212     

§2212.  Staff

A.  A board may employ professional, technical, and support staff to carry out its planning, oversight, and evaluation functions.

B.  A board's staff shall be separate from and independent of any workforce training provider providing workforce education in the workforce development area.

C.  The requirement for separate staffing does not preclude a board from designating a qualified organization to provide staff services to the board if the board does all of the following:

(1)  Arranges for independent evaluation of any other workforce services provided by the staffing organization.

(2)  Requests and obtains from the commission a waiver of the separate staffing requirement.

D.  A request for a waiver under Paragraph (2) of Subsection C of this Section shall contain a detailed justification for the waiver, including the following:

(1)  Cost-effectiveness.

(2)  Prior experience.

(3)  Geographic or budgetary consideration.

(4)  Availability of qualified applicants.

Acts 2008, No. 743, §2, eff. July 1, 2008.