2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 17:1834 — Transitional provisions
§1834. Transitional provisions
A. The State Board of Education created by Section 4 of Article XII of the Louisiana Constitution of 1921 shall continue to exercise all power and authority granted to and perform all functions provided for such board by the Louisiana Constitution of 1921 or by law which pertain to state colleges and universities until the first meeting of the Board of Trustees for State Colleges and Universities is held as provided in this chapter. Should a vacancy occur on the State Board of Education after midnight of December 31, 1974, and prior to the first meeting of the Board of Trustees for State Colleges and Universities, it shall be filled by appointment by the governor but any member so appointed shall serve only for such time and for such purposes as are provided in this section and shall not be considered as a member whose term had not expired on December 31, 1974.
B. The obligations heretofore incurred by the State Board of Education created by Article XII, Section 4 of the Constitution of 1921 in connection with any contract or agreement with respect to colleges and universities under its jurisdictions, excluding Southern University, are hereby transferred to the board created in this Section. All employees heretofore engaged in the performance of the higher education functions of the former board shall continue in the performance of those functions, except as to Southern University, for the board herein created and shall retain all rights, privileges and benefits that they enjoyed under the former board.
Added by Acts 1974, Ex.Sess., No. 4, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975.
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