Louisiana Division of Administration

Executive Orders

Executive orders are gubernatorial mandates issued to implement procedural aspects of state government. Executive Orders are filed with the Office of State Register for publication and distribution.

Past Executive Orders have created new commissions, councils, task forces and committees; issued and allocated bonds; authorized permit issuance; declared public health emergencies, approved emergency response,  etc.

The acting governor is the official publisher of the Louisiana Register and all executive orders are published therein. Executive Orders are filed with the Office of State Register for publication and distribution.

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For a copy of older archived executive orders contact: David J. Truax, Director

Executive Orders

Governor John Bel Edwards

JBE 20-01 Offender Labor--Jetson

JBE 20-02 Carry-Forward Bond Allocation 2019

JBE 20-03 Governor’s Advisory Council on Rural Revitalization

JBE 20-04 Flags at Half-Staff—Dudley Anthony “Butch” Gautreaux, Jr.

JBE 20-05 Work and Career Development Requirements for ABAWD Snap Participants, Rescinding Executive Order Number JBE 2016-12

JBE 20-06 Broadband for Everyone in Louisiana Commission, Amending Executive Order Number JBE 19-20

JBE 20-07 Governor’s Advisory Council on Disability Affairs, Amending Executive Order Number 16-10

JBE 20-08 Statewide Independent Living Council, Amending Executive Order Number 16-14

JBE 20-09 Flags at Half-Staff—Clifton Russell Richardson

JBE 20-10 Flags at Half-Staff—Reggie Paul Bagala

JBE 20-11 Flags at Half-Staff—Sergeant Glenn Hutto

JBE 20-12 Flags at Half-Staff—Peace Officers Memorial Day

JBE 20-13 Flags at Half-Staff—Trooper George Baker

JBE 20-14 Flags at Half-Staff—Ernest Durham Wooton

JBE 20-15 Flags at Half-Staff—Ronald Jude "Ron" Landry

JBE 20-16 Flags at Half-Staff—United States Representative John Lewis

JBE 20-17 Flags at Half-Staff—Frank Alden "Frankie" Howard

JBE 20-18 Climate Initiatives Task Force

JBE 20-19 Coastal Resilience

JBE 20-20 Flags at Half-Staff—Former Governor Murphy J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.

JBE 20-21 Small Purchase Procedures

JBE 20-22 Atchafalaya River Basin Restoration and Enhancement

JBE 20-23 Flags at Half-Staff—Dr. Adam John Tassin, Jr.

JBE 20-24 Flags at Half-Staff—Victor and Terry Stelly

JBE 20-25 Flags at Half-Staff—Luke Letlow

JBE 18-01 Governor's Justice Reinvestment Implementation Oversight Council--Amending Executive Order JBE 17-33

JBE 18-02 Carry-Forward Bond Allocation 2017

JBE 18-03 Governor’s Task Force on DWI

JBE 18-04 Carryforward Bond Allocation--Executive Order JBE 18-02

JBE 18-05 Flags at Half Staff

JBE 18-06 Governor’s Taskforce on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy--Amending Executive Order Number JBE 17-30

JBE 18-07 Flags at Half-Staff—Reverend William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr.

JBE 18-08 State as Model Employer Task Force

JBE 18-09 Louisiana Offshore Terminal Authority to Administer the Federal Deepwater Port Act for Louisiana

JBE 18-10 Flags at Half-Staff –Thomas Milton Benson, Jr.

JBE 18-11 Bond Allocation—Louisiana Community Development Authority

JBE 18-12 Suspension of Early Voting

JBE 18-13 Governor’s Justice Reinvestment Implementation Oversight Council Amending Executive Order JBE 17-33

JBE 18-14 Governor’s Taskforce on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy--Amending Executive Order Number JBE 2017-30

JBE 18-15 Relating to the Prohibition of Discriminatory Boycotts of Israel in State Procurement

JBE 18-16 Louisiana Watershed-Based Floodplain Management Coordination

JBE 18-17 Flags at Half-Staff—Bishop T.F. Tenney

JBE 18-18 Flags at Half-Staff—Immanuel James Washington

JBE 18-19 Flags at Half-Staff—John “Johnny” Clinton McFerren, Jr.

JBE 18-20 Supervision of the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board Regulation of Appraisal Management Companies—Amending Executive Order Number JBE 17-16

JBE 18-21 Flags at Half-Staff—Charles “Charlie” Doerr Lancaster, Jr.

JBE 18-22 Flags at Half-Staff—John Sydney McCain, III

JBE 18-23 Governor’s Task Force on DWI--Amending Executive Order Number JBE 18-03

JBE 18-24 Offender Labor

JBE 18-25 Flags at Half-Staff—Rick Farrar

JBE 18-26 Flags at Half-Staff—Honorable Pascal F. Calogero, Jr.

JBE 17-01 Mortgage Credit Certificate Certification

JBE 17-02 Qualified Energy Conservation Bond Allocation--Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District

JBE 17-03 Carry-Forward Bond Allocation 2016

JBE 17-04 Emergency Suspension of Certain Insurance Code Provisions--Amended

JBE 17-05 Flags at Half-Staff--Honorable Armand Joseph Brinkhaus

JBE 17-06 Flags at Half-Staff--Sergeant Shawn Thomas Anderson

JBE 17-07 Offender Labor

JBE 17-08 Offender Labor

JBE 17-09 Flags at Half-Staff--Honorable Ralph. R. Miller

JBE 17-10 Flags at Half-Staff--Honorable Michael Lee Tinnerello

JBE 17-11 Emergency Suspension of Certain Insurance Code Provisions--Amended

JBE 17-12 Flags at Half-Staff--Honorable Al Ater

JBE 17-13 Flags at Half-Staff--Honorable Jimmy Martin

JBE 17-14 Suspension of Rule and Regulation Promulgation by the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council

JBE 17-15 H​ealthy Vending

JBE 17-16 Supervision of the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board Regulation of Appraisal Management Companies

JBE 17-17 Flags at Half-Staff--Honorable J. Kenneth Leithman

JBE 17-18 Small Purchase Procedures

JBE 17-19 Emergency Operations Plan

JBE 17-20 Licensed Bed Capacity for Nursing Homes

JBE 17-21 Emergency Suspension of Certain Unemployment Insurance Laws

JBE 17-22 Emergency Temporary Suspension of Licensure Requirements for Emergency Medical Technicians and Medical Professionals and Personnel Licensed Out-of-State

JBE 17-23 Emergency Suspension of Fees--Department of Health

JBE 17-24 Emergency Trip Permits and International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) Waiver

JBE 17-25 Highway Project Selection and Delivery Enhancement

JBE 17-26 Flags at Half-Staff

JBE 17-27 Suspension of Early Voting

JBE 17-28 Suspension of Early Voting

JBE 17-29 Emergency Procedures for Response to Camp Minden Emergency

JBE 17-30 Governor's Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy

JBE 17-31 Louisiana Cybersecurity Commission

JBE 17-32 Rescind Executive Order No. JBE 17-14 Suspension of Rule and Regulation Promulgation by the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council

JBE 17-33 Governor's Justice Reinvestment Implementation Oversight Council

JBE 17-34 Flags at Half-Staff

JBE 16-01 Medicaid Expansion

JBE 16-02 Carry-Forward Bond Allocation 2015

JBE 16-03 Executive Department--Expenditure and Hiring Freeze

JBE 16-04 Executive Branch--Expenditure Reduction

JBE 16-05 Review of Executive Branch Contracts

JBE 16-06 Suspension of Early Voting

JBE 16-07 Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Representative Ronnie Edwards

JBE 16-08 Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Senator Edgar “Sonny” Mouton

JBE 16-09 Consistency with Louisiana’s Comprehensive Master Coastal Plan to Ensure a Sustainable Integrated Coastal Ecosystem

JBE 16-10 Governor's Advisory Council on Disability Affairs

JBE 16-11 Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

JBE 16-12 Work and Career Development Requirements for ABAWD SNAP Participants

JBE 16-13 Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Representative John D. Travis

JBE 16-14 Governor’s Statewide Independent Living Council

JBE 16-15 Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Frank Levingston

JBE 16-16 Flags at Half-Staff to Robert L. "Bobby" Freeman

JBE 16-17 Governor's Advisory Council on the Every Student Succeeds Act

JBE 16-18 Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Mary Frey Eaton

JBE 16-19 Establishment of Unified Command Group and Subcommittees

JBE 16-20 Emergency Operations Plan

JBE 16-21 Continuation of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Designation

JBE 16-22 Governor’s Council on Homelessness

JBE 16-23 Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment

JBE 16-24 Flags at Half-Staff to Honor the Victims of the Attack in Orlando

JBE 16-25 Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Reverend E. Edward Jones, Sr.

JBE 16-26 Conditions for Participation in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program

JBE 16-27 Call for Meetings of State Mineral and Energy Board

JBE 16-28 Authorization for Chair of the State Mineral and Energy Board to Sign Certain Documents on Governor's Behalf

JBE 16-29 Procedures in Cases before Military Courts in the State of Louisiana

JBE 16-30 Authority to Arm Designated Louisiana National Guardsmen

JBE 16-31 Coordinated System of Care

JBE 16-32 Executive Branch--Merit Increase Freeze

JBE 16-33 Flags at Half-Staff

JBE 16-34 Flags at Half-Staff

JBE 16-35 Bond Allocation Procedures

JBE 16-36 Cooperative Endeavor Agreements

JBE 16-37 The Hudson Initiative

JBE 16-38 Accountability for Line Item Appropriations

JBE 16-39 Small Purchase Procedures

JBE 16-40 The Committee on Parole

JBE 16-41 Recreational Trails Program

JBE 16-42 Troops to Teachers

JBE 16-43 Drug Control and Violent Crime Policy Board

JBE 16-44 Louisiana D.A.R.E. Advisory Board

JBE 16-45 Louisiana Rehabilitation Council

JBE 16-46 Office of the First Lady

JBE 16-47 Emergency Response Commission

JBE 16-48 Rules and Policies on Leave for Unclassified Service

JBE 16-49 Office of Louisiana Youth for Excellence

JBE 16-50 Office of Community Programs

JBE 16-51 Flags at Half-Staff--Representative Jimmy D. Long, Sr.

JBE 16-52 Declaration of Public Health Emergency and to Temporarily Suspend Licensure Requirements for Emergency Medical Technicians

JBE 16-53 Emergency Suspension of Deadlines in Legal, Administrative and Regulatory Proceedings

JBE 16-54 Use of State Vehicles to Transport Non-State Employees during an Emergency

JBE 16-55 Emergency Procedures for Conducting State Business

JBE 16-56 State of Emergency--East Baton Rouge Parish

JBE 16-57 Emergency Suspension of Deadlines in Legal, Administrative and Regulatory Proceedings

JBE 16-58 Emergency Suspension of Certain Insurance Code Provisions

JBE 16-59 Emergency Suspension of Licensure Requirements for Medical Professionals and Personnel Licensed Out-of-State

JBE 16-60 State of Public Health Emergency--Removal of Contaminated Materials and Temporary Sheltering Assistance

JBE 16-61 Flags at Half-Staff – Senator Jackson Beauregard Davis

JBE 16-62 Flags at Half-Staff – Spencer Chauvin

JBE 16-63 Emergency Suspension of Certain Unemployment Insurance Laws

JBE 16-64 Charitable Giving to Public Employees in Response to Flooding

JBE 16-65 Restore Louisiana Task Force

JBE 16-66 Emergency Suspension of Deadlines in Legal, Administrative, and Regulatory Proceedings--Amending Executive Orders JBE 2016-53 and JBE 2016-57

JBE 16-67 Emergency Suspension of Certain Insurance Code Provisions – Amended

JBE 16-68 Flags at Half-Staff – Representative Reed Stephen Henderson

JBE 16-69 Emergency Suspension of Fees--Office of Motor Vehicles and Department of Health

JBE 16-70 Termination of Specified Executive Orders

JBE 16-71 Emergency Suspension of Certain Insurance Code Provisions--Amended

JBE 16-72 Flags at Half-Staff--Representative Forrest Dunn, Jr.

JBE 16-73 Amended and Restated Conditions for Participation in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program

JBE 16-74 Executive Branch Expenditure Reduction

JBE 16-75 Rules and Policies on Leave for Unclassified Service--Amended December 19, 2016