WHEREAS, Executive Order No. KBB 2004-55, issued on December 9, 2004, recreated the Maritime Advisory Task Force in order to make recommendations on methods of promoting and protecting Louisiana's maritime industry and increasing the state's competitiveness in global maritime markets; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. KBB 2004-55 in order to extend the time period for submitting its report to the governor;
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 3 of Executive Order No. KBB 2004-55, issued on December 9, 2004, is amended as follows :
By June 1, 2005, the Task Force shall submit a written comprehensive report to the governor on the issues set forth in Section 2 of this Order. Annually thereafter, the Task Force shall submit an updated report to the governor.
SECTION 2: All other sections, subsections, and paragraphs of Executive Order No. KBB 2004-55 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SECTION 3: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 23rd day of February, 2005.
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco
Secretary of State