17:1853    Domicile, organization and meetings of board

  A. The board shall be domiciled in the city of Baton Rouge, parish of East Baton Rouge.

  B. The members of the board shall elect from among their number a chairman and a vice-chairman and such other officers as they deem necessary, whose terms shall be as fixed by the board.

  C. Nine members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and all official action of the board shall require the favorable vote of a majority of the members.

  D. The board shall adopt rules for the transaction of its business and shall keep an accurate record of all of its proceedings and official actions. All papers, documents and records appertaining to the board shall be filed at the domicile of the board.

  E. The board shall meet on or before the second Monday in January of each year, at other times as fixed by the board, or upon call of the chairman. The first meeting of the board, shall be held in Baton Rouge on the call of the governor within ten days after the promulgation of the returns of the election of initial members of the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education as provided in R.S. 17:22(B), or if no election is held, within ten days after the appointment by the governor of initial members to the board and to the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Board of Trustees for State Colleges and Universities. In no event shall the first meeting of the board be held later than May 10, 1975.

Added by Acts 1974, Ex.Sess., No. 6. Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975.