WHEREAS, as the state of Louisiana achieved its goals for year 2000 compliance, it is no longer necessary to apply the mandates of Executive Order No. MJF 96-50, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 98-4, to new state contracts;
NOW THEREFORE, I, M.J. "MIKE" FOSTER, JR., Governor of the state of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution and the laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:
SECTION 1: Section 3 of Executive Order No. MJF 96-50, issued on October 17, 1996, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 98-4, issued on January 22, 1998, is amended to provide as follows:SECTION 2: All other paragraphs, sections, and subsections of Executive Order No. MJF 96-50, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 98-4, shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 3: All departments, commissions, boards, offices, entities, agencies, and officers of the state of Louisiana, or any political subdivision thereof, are authorized and directed to cooperate in the implementation of the provisions of this Order.
SECTION 4: This Order is effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 16th day of March, 2001.
M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.
Secretary of State