2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 17:1851 — Board of supervisors of southern university and agricultural and mechanical college; creation; membership; terms of office; vacancies
CHAPTER 5-A. SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND
AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE
§1851. Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College; creation; membership; terms of office; vacancies
A. The Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, referred to hereinafter in this chapter as the board, is created as a body corporate.
B. The board shall be composed of seventeen members. Sixteen members shall be appointed by the governor from the congressional districts of the state, two to be residents of and appointed from each district, and one member shall be appointed by the governor from the state at large. All such appointments shall be made with the consent of the Senate.
C. The terms of the members shall be six years, except that the terms of the initial members shall be as provided in R.S. 17:1852. Members shall serve until their successors are appointed and take office.
D. A vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired portion of the term within thirty days of the effective date of the vacancy by appointment by the governor, with the consent of the Senate. Within twenty-four hours after being informed of a vacancy on the board, the chairman of the board or the officer exercising his duties shall notify the governor by certified mail of the vacancy and the effective date thereof.
Added by Acts 1974, Ex.Sess., No. 6, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975.
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