2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:1409 — Initial election; successors; vacancies


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§1409. Initial election; successors; vacancies

A. The initial election of the classified employee member of the commission hereunder shall be held as provided in this Chapter. The member then elected shall take office upon notification by the secretary of state of his election. Each successor thereafter shall be elected in the same manner as the initial member and shall take office on January first of the year following his election.

B. For the initial election to be held in 1990, the secretary of state shall perform the functions of the director of the state police service required by this Chapter, and the governor shall perform the functions of the secretary of state required by this Chapter. Thereafter, the functions with respect to the election shall be performed by the respective officers as provided in this Chapter.

C. Vacancies occurring for any cause prior to the expiration of the term shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term by special election conducted in accordance with the election procedures provided in this Part.

D. Loss of status as a classified state police officer in this state shall vacate the office of classified employee member of the commission, and the vacancy shall be filled in the manner provided in Subsection C of this Section.

E. Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection D, a vacancy in the office of classified employee member of the commission shall not occur when the classified state police officer who was elected to that office continues to be employed in the same position in which employed when elected as a member of the commission, but the position is changed to an unclassified position by court order, administrative action, or legislative action.

Acts 1990, No. 788, §1, eff. Nov. 7, 1990.

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