2011 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 36 — Organization of the exective branch
RS 36:801.20 — Governing board of the louisiana military hall of fame and museum
§801.20. Governing board of the Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum
A.(1) The Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum is hereby placed within the Department of State, subject to the provisions of this Section and Chapter 5-P of Title 25 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.
(2) The governing board of the Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum is hereby placed within the Department of State and shall exercise all powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities provided or authorized for it by law which are in the nature of policymaking, rulemaking, regulation, enforcement, or adjudication. The board shall exercise all advisory powers, duties, and functions provided for it by law. The board shall administer and implement all programs provided or authorized by law for it or for the Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum. The board, with the approval of the secretary of state, shall employ, appoint, fix the compensation of, remove, assign, and promote such personnel as is necessary for the efficient administration of its powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities for the administration of its programs, and in accordance with civil service laws, rules, and regulations. The board shall exercise the powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities and shall administer and implement the programs authorized by this Section independently of the secretary, except as otherwise provided in this Section. The board shall be responsible for the performance and administration of its day-to-day operations, except that the secretary of the Department of State shall be responsible for those matters which are in the nature of accounting, payroll, budget control, procurement, data processing, and personnel management and shall have the authority to transfer or implement any or all of said functions through the secretary and the department.
B. Nothing shall authorize monies, property, or personnel budgeted or assigned to the board or to the museum to be transferred to or to be used by the department without prior approval of the board.
C. The board may solicit and accept gifts and donations for the purposes of the Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum. Any funds so accepted may be expended by the board or by the Department of State as otherwise provided by law.
D.(1) The provisions of R.S. 36:810 and 811 shall be applicable to the museum and its governing board placed within the Department of State by this Section.
(2) No records, books, or papers stored in the museum vault or on museum premises shall be removed or transferred from the museum without the approval of two-thirds of the members of the governing board.
Acts 2006, No. 614, §2.
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