Louisiana Commemorative Coin Advisory Commission

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. MJF 99-36, signed on July 30, 1999, established the Louisiana Commemorative Coin Advisory Commission; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. MJF 99-36 in order to add additional members to the Commission;

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 4 of Executive Order No. MJF 99-36 is amended to provide as follows: The Commission shall be composed of a maximum of eighteen (18) members appointed by, and serving at the pleasure of, the governor. The membership of the Commission shall be selected as follows:

A. The governor, or the governor's designee;

B. The state treasurer, or the state treasurer's designee;

C. A collector of Louisiana currency printed subsequent to Louisiana's admittance into the Union in 1812;

D. A collector of coins minted at the New Orleans Mint; and

E. A minimum of seven (7) and a maximum of fourteen (14) citizens of the state of Louisiana knowledgeable about rare coins and/or the geography, flora, fauna, history, political development, and/or natural heritage of the state of Louisiana selected from the seven (7) congressional districts of Louisiana.

SECTION 2: All other sections and subsections of Executive Order No. MJF 99-36 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of this Order are effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 18th day of August, 1999.

M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr.

Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State