17:3122      Initial members of board; term of office

  A. Each member of the Louisiana Coordinating Council for Higher Education created by Article XII, Section 7 of the Louisiana Constitution of 1921 appointed by the governor whose term had not expired on December 31, 1974, shall become an initial member of the Louisiana Board of Regents until the term to which he was appointed expires. No later than January 5, 1975, the governor shall appoint such additional initial members as are necessary to complete the membership of the board. In making his appointments the governor shall designate the expiration date of the term to which each initial member is appointed. Such designation shall be made in such manner as to cause the terms of five initial members to expire in 1976, five in 1978 and five in 1980. The appointment of initial members shall be made in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 17:3121(B).

  B. Any vacancy in the office of an initial member shall be filled as provided in R.S. 17:3121(D).

Acts 1974, Ex.Sess. No. 7, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975.