2018 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:1206 - Composition of State Law Enforcement Planning Agency
§1206. Composition of State Law Enforcement Planning Agency
A. The governor shall appoint an executive director of the planning agency who shall serve at the pleasure of the governor and who shall be the chief executive officer of the commission staff. He shall take all necessary action and devote his full time to assisting the commission in performing its duties and fulfilling its responsibilities, including staff recruitment, training and direction. The executive director shall be the appointing authority for commission staff and shall exercise administrative supervision over the district program directors, who shall be responsible to him for the accomplishment of all tasks assigned to the law enforcement planning district agencies by the State Law Enforcement Planning Agency, including the preparation of district plans and the preparation of projects in the respective law enforcement planning districts. The executive director shall have final authority on matters pertaining to the employment, termination of employment, and wages paid to professional staff members of the law enforcement planning district agencies, with the exception of such district staff as shall be covered by state or local civil service. The executive director shall fill vacancies which occur among professional staff of law enforcement planning districts from a list of at least three (3) names recommended by the local advisory council. Additionally, the executive director shall have the authority to award state agency grants in the amount of $10,000 or less with approval by the governor. Such grant awards must be consistent and compatible with the state plan.
B. The staff of the commission shall consist of necessary professional, administrative, and clerical personnel to accomplish required planning and plan implementation for each of the major law enforcement components, administration of the state subgrant program to local units of government, and for all other planning agency responsibilities. Staff members of the SLEPA shall be subject to the supervision of the executive director and shall perform duties directed by him.
Added by Acts 1976, No. 592, §1.