TITLE  11. CONSOLIDATED PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEMS

SUBTITLE I. GENERAL AND PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 4. PROVISIONS AFFECTING MORE THAN ONE SYSTEM

PART II. GENERAL PROVISIONS

SUBPART C. RETIREMENT BOARDS

 

11:181  Composition of governing boards of state and statewide systems;  per diem and expenses

 

A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law contained in any of the laws governing the state retirement systems listed in this Subsection, or any other laws to the contrary, the chairman of the House Committee on Retirement and the chairman of the Senate Committee on Retirement, or their designees, shall serve as voting ex officio members of the governing boards of each of the following state retirement systems:

 

(1) The Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System.

 

(2) The Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana.

 

(3) The Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System.

 

(4) The Louisiana State Police Retirement System.

 

B. Notwithstanding any other provision of law contained in any of the laws governing the statewide retirement systems or funds listed in this Subsection, or any other laws to the contrary, the chairman of the House Committee on Retirement and the chairman of the Senate Committee on Retirement, or their designees, shall serve as voting ex officio members of the governing boards of each of the following statewide retirement systems or funds:

 

(1) The Assessors' Retirement Fund.

 

(2) The Clerks of Court Retirement and Relief Fund.

 

(3) The District Attorneys' Retirement System.

 

(4) The Firefighters' Retirement System.

 

(5) The Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana.

 

(6) The Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana.

 

(7) The Parochial Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana.

 

(8) The Registrars of Voters Employees' Retirement System.

 

(9) The Sheriffs' Pension and Relief Fund.

 

C. A majority of the members shall constitute the quorum necessary for meetings of these governing boards unless a greater number is specified by statute.

 

D. Except as provided in Subsection E of this Section, the members of the governing boards of the above enumerated retirement systems or the designees of members for whom designees are authorized shall receive for attendance at meetings of the boards or committees thereof a per diem of seventy-five dollars per day plus the normal expense allowance allowed state employees by the division of administration, provided funds are available for this purpose.  There shall be no such per diem payment for those meetings in excess of the number allowed by law.

 

E. The chairmen of the House and Senate committees on retirement, or their designees if members of the legislature, shall receive for attendance at meetings of the governing boards of the above enumerated retirement systems the same per diem and expenses as they receive for attendance at legislative committee meetings, and from the same sources.

 

Acts 1991, No. 74, § 3, eff. June 25, 1991.  Amended by Acts 1997, No. 6,§ 1, eff. May 9, 1997;  Acts 1997, No. 1217, § 1, eff. July 1, 1997;  Acts 1997, No. 1227, § 1, eff. July 1, 1997;  Acts 2001, No. 204, § 1;  Acts 2003, No. 476, § 1, eff. June 20, 2003;  Acts 2003, No. 953, § 1, eff. July 1, 2003;  Acts 2012, No. 227, § 1.