School Based Health Clinics Investigation

WHEREAS: Executive Order MJF 96-73, signed on December 16, 1996, ordered and directed that the secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals (hereafter "secretary") head an investigation regarding allegations of violations of R.S. 40:31.3(c) by a few of the personnel employed by school based health clinics, and to issue a report on the findings of the investigation by February 15, 1997; and

WHEREAS: it is necessary to extend the period for investigation and amend the date on which the secretary shall issue his report on the findings of the investigation;

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: Section 4 of Executive Order MJF 96-73, is amended to provide as follows:

  • The secretary shall issue a report on the findings of the investigation to the governor, the House and Senate Committees on Health and Welfare, and the School Based Health Clinic Task Force, no later than March 31, 1997.
  • SECTION 2: All other Sections and Subsections of Executive Order MJF 96-73 shall remain in full force and effect.

    SECTION 3: 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of this Order are effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 14th day of February, 1997.

    M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.

    Fox McKeithen
    Secretary of State