2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 17:3708 — Department; duties; powers; responsibilities
§3708. Department; duties; powers; responsibilities
A. The state superintendent of education shall designate a central office or person within the department to coordinate this program. Such office or person shall:
(1) Inform each school in the state of the program and how to participate.
(2) Function as a central point for the receipt and dissemination of all relevant information and reports.
(3) Act as liaison with any federal or other programs which may now or hereafter provide funds or assistance in any manner in detecting and eliminating friable asbestos.
(4) Act as the coordinating body between the department and each university.
B. The department shall designate two state universities, one of which shall be the University of New Orleans and the other of which shall be the University of Southwestern Louisiana which shall provide these services to schools in the eastern part of the state and the western part of the state respectively to participate in this program and do those things required in R.S. 17:3707. In the event either university shall decline to provide the services required hereunder, the department shall engage another or other universities capable of rendering such services to render same.
C. The department shall adopt rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Chapter, necessary to the efficient and effective operation of this program.
Added by Acts 1981, No. 268, §1, eff. July 12, 1981.
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