2011 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 36 — Organization of the exective branch
RS 36:356 — Undersecretary; functions; office of management and finance
§356. Undersecretary; functions; office of management and finance
A. There shall be an undersecretary of the Department of Natural Resources, who shall be appointed by the governor with consent of the Senate and who shall serve at the pleasure of the governor at a salary fixed by the governor, which salary shall not exceed the amount approved for such position by the legislature while in session. The undersecretary shall be directly responsible to and shall perform his functions under the supervision and control of the secretary.
B. The undersecretary shall direct and be responsible for the functions of the office of management and finance within the Department of Natural Resources. In such capacity he shall be responsible for accounting and budget control, procurement and contract management, data processing, management and program analysis, personnel management, and grants management for the department and all of its offices, including all agencies transferred to the Department of Natural Resources, except as otherwise specifically provided in this Title. He shall employ, appoint, remove, assign, and promote such personnel as is necessary for the efficient administration of the office of management and finance and the performance of its powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities, in accordance with applicable civil service laws, rules, and regulations, and with policies and rules of the department, all subject to budgetary control and applicable laws. The undersecretary shall exercise all powers and authority granted to him in this Title subject to the overall direction and control of the secretary.
C. The duties and functions of the office of management and finance and of the undersecretary shall be as provided in this Section, and these duties and functions shall not be subject to change by the secretary, except that the undersecretary shall perform such additional duties and functions as are assigned by the secretary.
Acts 1976, No. 513, §1. Amended by Acts 1977, No. 83, §1, eff. June 22, 1977.
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