WHEREAS, Executive Order No. KBB 2004-36, issued on August 20, 2004, established the Homeland Security Advisory Council (hereafter "Council") to maximize the potential and efficiency of the state of Louisiana's homeland security community; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. KBB 2004-36 in order to expand the membership of the Council;
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: Section 4 of Executive Order No. KBB 2004-36, issued on August 20, 2004, is amended as follows:
The Council shall be composed of eight (8) members appointed by, and serving at the pleasure of the governor.
A. The deputy secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, or the deputy secretary's designee;
B. The adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard, or the adjutant general's designee;
C. The chair of the Senate Select Committee on Louisiana Homeland Security, or the chair's designee;
D. The chair of the House Select Committee on Louisiana Homeland Security, or the chair 's designee;
E. The secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals, or the secretary's designee;
F. The secretary of the Department of Economic Development, or the secretary's designee;
G. The assistant secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, or the assistant secretary's designee; and
H. One (1) representative of the Louisiana Sheriff's Association.
SECTION 2: All other sections, subsections, and paragraphs of Executive Order No. KBB 2004-36 shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 3: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 4th day of January, 2005.
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco
Secretary of State