WHEREAS: the resolution mandates that the initial meeting of the commission shall be called by the Governor;
NOW THEREFORE I, M.J. "MIKE" FOSTER, JR., 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: To facilitate the provisions of Senate Concurrent Resolution Number 78 of the 1997 Regular Legislative Session, the president of the Senate or his designee shall serve temporarily as chair of the Governor's Aviation Advisory Commission until the membership of the commission elects a chair.
SECTION 2: The temporary chair shall call the initial meeting of the commission and shall schedule the meeting to be held prior to December 15, 1997.
SECTION 3: The Department of Transportation and Development shall provide the support staff for the commission and the facilities for its initial meeting.
SECTION 4: All departments, commissions, boards, agencies, and officers of the state, or any political subdivision thereof, are authorized and directed to cooperate with the commission in implementing the provisions of this Order.
SECTION 5: The provisions of this Order are effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the Governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 the State of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the City of Baton Rouge, on this 26th day of November, 1997.
M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.
Secretary of State