International Trade Commission

WHEREAS: Executive Order MJF 97-12, signed on February 21, 1997, established the Louisiana International Trade Commission (hereafter "commission"); and

WHEREAS: it is necessary to amend a provision in the Order;

NOW THEREFORE I, M.J. "MIKE" FOSTER, JR., Governor of the State of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested through the Constitution and the laws of the State of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:

SECTION 1: Section 5 of Executive Order MJF 97-12, is amended to provide as follows: The membership of the commission shall elect all of its officers.

SECTION 2: All other Sections and Subsections of Executive Order MJF 97-12 shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 3: This Order is effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the Governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 the State of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the City of Baton Rouge, on this 6th day of March, 1997.

M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.

Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State