2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 17:1854 — Transitional provisions
§1854. 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 Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College and the Southern University system until the first meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is held as provided in R.S. 17:1853(E). 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 Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, 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 Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College shall be preserved and discharged by the board created in this section. All of such obligations and all books, papers, records, money and other property heretofore owned, possessed, controlled or used by the former board in the exercise of its functions with respect to Southern University are hereby transferred to the board created in this section, effective on the date of the first meeting of the board.
Added by Acts 1974, Ex.Sess., No. 6, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975.
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