Gov. John Bel Edwards signed another proclamation on Thursday outlining additional measures for the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) response in Louisiana.
According to a release on the latest proclamation from the governor's office, the new provisions relate to paid leave for first responders, re-hiring of retired law enforcement officers and granting emergency authority to the insurance commissioner.
The latest proclamation:
- suspends provisions Title 22 of the LA RS 1950 concerning commercial insurance policies to aid businesses in the state by reducing their insurance premiums.
- suspends certain provisions of the Business Corporation Act so that shareholder meetings are no longer required to be held in a physical location.
- allows a notary not to be in the physical presence of an individual or business that requires important legal documents to be notarized.
- orders that the Municipal Fire & Police Civil Service Board meet via teleconference to discuss paid leave for first responders
- suspends limitation on receipt of full retirement benefits by rehired retirees assign to road patrol or corrections functions
Click here to read the proclamation.