TITLE 17. EDUCATION

CHAPTER 14. LOUISIANA SYSTEMIC INITIATIVES PROGRAM

PART III. PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION

 

17:2758  Powers and duties

 

A. The council shall:

 

(1) Approve activities selected for LaSIP sponsorship and other LaSIP projects and programs.

 

(2) Establish, and make available, rules and procedures for the conduct of LaSIP and the council in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.

 

(3) Meet not less often than two times a year, upon the call of the president of the council.

 

(4) Repealed by Acts 2012, No. 251, § 5.

 

(5) Employ and evaluate staff as provided in R.S. 17:2759.

 

(6) Receive and approve the disbursement of all funds made available for LaSIP.

 

B. The council may:

 

(1) Establish any permanent or temporary advisory bodies that the council deems helpful to meeting the purpose of this Chapter.

 

(2) Establish any structure for the operation of LaSIP, including committees of the council, that contributes to the efficient conduct of business.

 

(3) Consider and recommend to the legislature, BESE, the Board of Regents or any other entity changes in law, regulation, or policy that the council deems necessary or useful to the improvement of mathematics or science education.

 

(4) Permit, notwithstanding Chapter 15 of Title 42 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, members of the council to participate in LaSIP projects and programs and/or activities sponsored by LaSIP, in accordance with rules adopted by the council with regard to such participation.

 

Added by Acts 1992, No. 328, § 1, eff. June 17, 1992.  Amended by Acts 1995, No. 275, § 1, eff. June 14, 1995.