Community Programs

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 99-14, signed on March 26, 1999, established the Office of Community Programs within the Office of the Governor; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to transfer another division of the Office of the Governor to the Office of Community Programs;

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 2 of Executive Order No. MJF 99-14 is amended to provide as follows: The Office shall be composed of the following agencies and divisions of the Office of the Governor:

A. Office of Disability Affairs (R.S. 46:2581, et seq.);

B. Office of Elderly Affairs (R.S. 46:931, et seq.);

C. Office of Indian Affairs (R.S. 46:2301, et seq.);

D. Office of Municipal Affairs;

E. Louisiana State Interagency Coordinating Council for Child Net (R.S. 17:1979 and R.S. 36.4(R));

F. Office of Rural Development (R.S. 3:314, et seq.);

G. Louisiana Abstinence Education Project (Executive Order No. MJF 98-11, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 99-13);

H. Louisiana State Troops to Teachers Placement Assistance Program (Memorandum of Agreement dated February 2, 1995);

I. Office of Urban Affairs and Development (Executive Order No. MJF 96-47);

J. Office of Women's Services (R.S. 46:2521, et seq.); and

K. Governor's Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities.

SECTION 2: All other sections and subsections of Executive Order No. MJF 99-14 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of this Order are effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 9th day of July, 1999.

M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.

Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State