2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:803 — Chief executive officer; chief operating officer; powers and duties


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§803. Chief executive officer; chief operating officer; powers and duties

A. The commissioner of administration shall appoint a chief executive officer who shall be an unclassified employee and serve at the pleasure of the commissioner of administration and shall be subject to Senate confirmation. The chief executive officer shall be qualified in the areas of the administration of group insurance and other benefit programs and the investment of public funds.

B.(1) The chief executive officer shall exercise all functions necessary for the administration and implementation of the policies and rules of the office which relate to rulemaking, licensing, regulation, enforcement, and adjudication, including personnel management.

(2) The chief executive officer shall employ, appoint, remove, assign, and promote such personnel as are necessary for the efficient administration of the powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities of the board and for the administration and implementation of the office, in accordance with applicable civil service laws, rules, and regulations, and with policies and rules of the division of administration, and subject to budgetary control and applicable laws.

C.(1) The chief executive officer shall appoint a chief operating officer who shall be an unclassified employee. The chief operating officer shall possess such qualifications deemed necessary by the chief executive officer.

(2) The chief operating officer shall, under the supervision and control of the chief executive officer, perform and administer all functions of the office which are in the nature of accounting and budget control, management and program analysis, and grants management and exercise all functions of the program which relate to payroll, personnel management, procurement, and contract management.

Acts 2001, No. 1178, §5, eff. June 29, 2001.

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