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      RS 27:259     


§259. Legislative oversight of corporation rules and regulations

           A. The president shall transmit and deliver within seven days after publication in the official journal of the state or the corporation a copy of any proposed rules and regulations of the corporation to the speaker of the House of Representatives, the president of the Senate, the chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on the Administration of Criminal Justice, and the chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary B for their review. The chairmen of those committees shall review the proposed rules to determine whether to conduct legislative oversight hearings.

           B. Legislative oversight shall be in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 49:966, except as provided in this Chapter and except that any legislative committee hearing approving or rejecting any proposed rules or regulations shall be held within twenty days of receipt of the proposed rules by the presiding officers of each house of the legislature, and any action by the governor to disapprove the action of the committee shall be taken within seven days of receipt of the report of the committee by the governor.

           C. For the purposes of this Section and legislative oversight, the articles of incorporation, bylaws, and rules of procedure of the corporation shall constitute rules subject to legislative oversight.

           Acts 1992, No. 384, §1, eff. June 18, 1992. Redesignated from R.S. 4:659 by Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 7, §3, eff. May 1, 1996.

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