2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:393 — Designation of deputy; exceptions

LA Rev Stat § 42:393 What's This?

§393. Designation of deputy; exceptions

When a leave of absence is granted a public officer under the provisions of R.S. 42:392, the officer shall name and designate as his deputy, a person possessing all the qualifications required for the office, and that person shall discharge all the duties and functions of the office during the absence of the officer.

The provisions of this Section shall not apply to:

(1) Members of the legislature.

(2) Appointive officers.

(3) Judges of any of the courts.

(4) The governor.

(5) The lieutenant governor.

(6) Any officer authorized by the constitution or any other law of the state to appoint an assistant, who in the absence of his chief has the authority to perform all the acts and duties of the office.

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