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      RS 40:540     


§540.  Compensation; expense reimbursements to commissioners

A.  Except as otherwise approved by the governing body of the municipality or parish for which the local housing authority was formed, or, in the case of regional or consolidated housing authorities, the governing bodies of the municipalities and parishes participating therein, commissioners shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be entitled to reimbursement for necessary expenses, including travel expenses, incurred in connection with the discharge of their duties.

B.  Subject to said approval, a board of commissioners may authorize compensation, provided that:

(1)  The method of compensation shall be uniformly applied with respect to all commissioners.

(2)  Payment shall be made only in connection with actual participation in meetings or other authority activities on a per diem basis.

(3)  Payments to any commissioner shall be reasonably related to the efforts expended.

Acts 1997, No. 1188, §1.

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