§99.32. Staff; counsel; assistance by state officers, departments and agencies; auditors; consultants
A. The staff of the Department of the Treasury, including that of the State Bond Commission, may, pursuant to a cooperative endeavor agreement, serve as staff to the corporation under the supervision of the state treasurer.
B. The attorney general shall, pursuant to a cooperative endeavor agreement, serve as counsel to the corporation, and subject to approval of the State Bond Commission and the attorney general, the corporation may employ or retain such other attorneys as it may deem necessary and fix their compensation.
C. State officers, departments and agencies may render support and services to the corporation within their respective functions, as requested by the corporation.
D. The books and accounts of the corporation shall be subject to audit not less than annually by the legislative auditor in accordance with R.S. 24:513. The corporation shall submit to the governor, the attorney general and the Legislative Audit Advisory Council, within thirty days of its receipt, a copy of every final external audit of the books and accounts of the corporation, other than copies of the reports of examinations of the legislative auditor.
E. The corporation may employ or retain such professionals, consultants, agents, financial advisers and accountants as it may deem necessary to carry out its duties under this Subpart and, the provisions of any other law to the contrary notwithstanding, may determine their duties and compensation subject only to the approval of the State Bond Commission.
F. The corporation shall be subject to the Code of Governmental Ethics (R.S. 42:1101, et seq.), the Open Meetings Law (R.S. 42:11, et seq.), the Public Records Law (R.S. 44:1, et seq.), and the Bond Validation Procedures Law (R.S. 13:5121, et seq.).
Acts 2007, No. 249, §1, eff. July 6, 2007.