RESCIND EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. MJF 97-17
VICE-CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF PAROLE
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 97-17, issued on March 11, 1997, created the position of Vice-chair within the Board of Parole (hereafter "the Board") and authorized the Vice-chair to preside in the absence of the Chair, and in addition to such other duties assigned by the Governor, be responsible for developing and administering the schedule of parole hearings in accordance with R.S. 15:574.4(B)(1), and preparing for the Board, for its adoption, such rules, regulations, and procedures deemed necessary and proper to facilitate the effective operation of the Board;
NOW THEREFORE I, KATHLEEN BABINEAUX BLANCO, Governor of the state of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution and laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:
SECTION 1: Executive Order No. MJF 97-17, issued on March 11, 1997, is rescinded.
SECTION 2: The provisions of this Order are effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand officially and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 14th day of May, 2004.
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco
Secretary of State