JBE 18-06

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

WHEREAS,              the Governor’s Taskforce on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy (hereafter Taskforce), was established and created within the executive department, Office of the Governor through Executive Order Number JBE 17-30 on December 6, 2017;

WHEREAS,              the Taskforce is required to make specific actionable recommendations for changes to each agency’s sexual harassment and discrimination policies to ensure that there is a uniform process among all agencies within the executive branch, including development of a protocol for sexual harassment and discrimination policy orientation and for employees promoted to supervisory positions; and

WHEREAS,              it is necessary to amend Executive Order Number JBE 17-30.

NOW THEREFORE, I, JOHN BEL EDWARDS, 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 Number JBE 17-30, issued on December 6, 2017, is hereby amended as follows:

On or before September 1, 2018, the Task Force shall submit to the Governor a report regarding the issues set forth in Section 3 of this Order.

SECTION 2:              This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated or rescinded by the Governor.

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 26th day of February, 2018.

John Bel Edwards

Tom Schedler
Secretary of State