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the facts stated in the registration statement, the advocate
shall file a revised statement. The Secretary of the Conven-
tion shall maintain for inspection by the public and by the
delegates of this Convention, a list of all advocates and
their af f 11 iat ions .

C . Prohibition

Any person who has commenced the activities of an advocate
without prior registration as herein required shall, upon
resolution of the comml ttees or sub-committees of the Conven-
tion, be denied the privilege of addressing that respective
committee or sub-committee. Any advocate who has falsified
his or her registration statement shall be reported to the
Executive Committee, and upon resolution of that committee,
referred to an appropriate law enforcement officer for pro-
secution for the crime of false swearing.

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Constitutional Convention of 1973

Delegate Resolution No. '^

Introduced by Messrs. Roy and Gauthier, and Dennis



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A RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, pursuant to A.C t 2 of 1972, the Constitutional
Convention for 1973 convened on January 5, 1973; and

WHEREAS, the Honorable Walter B. Hamlin, Chief Justice
of the Supreme Court of Louisiana was, by said Act, desig-
nated as the temporary chairman qf said Convention; and

WHEREAS, Chief Justice Hamlin immediately and conscientious
ly initiated procedures for the orderly commencement of the
Constitutional Convention; and

WHEREAS, Chief Justice Hamlin devoted many hours of
study and preparation for this historic undertaking; and

WHEREAS, his new duties as Chief Justice of the Louisiana
Supreme Court and as Chief Administrative Officer of the
Judiciary of the State of Louisiana compelled him to have
someone designated in his stead,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the delegates to the
Constitutional Convention of 1973, individually and on behalf
of their respective districts do hereby express their deep and
sincere appreciation to Chief Justice Hamlin for his interest
and leadership in the formation of the Convention and for his
continued interest heretofore expressed in the confection of
a new Constitution for the State of Louisiana.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be engrossed
and made part of the minutes of this Convention and a copy
suitably framed and presented to Chief Justice Hamlin.



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I Louisiana Constitutional Convention of 1973
■< ^Resolution No. ^

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By: Mr. Jenkins

1 A RESOLUTION

2 To provide with respect to the purchase of printing, materials, supplies,

3 equipment and services, except employment, and to provide further

4 with respect thereto.

5 BE IT RESOLVED by the Louisiana Constitutional Convention of 1973

6 that no printing, materials, supplies, equipment or services, except

7 employment, with a value in excess of five hundred dollars shall be pur-

8 chased or rented by the Convention unless the Executive Coimittee or any

9 sub-committee of the Executive Comnittee or any officer who may be author-

10 ized to do so shall have first advertised for sealed bids, opened such

11 bids in public and accepted the lowest responsible bid which has been offered

12 reserving the right to refuse to accept any bid; and

13 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that no contract for printing, materials,

14 supplies, equipment or services, which may have been heretofore agreed

15 to by the State of Louisiana shall be binding on this Convention.



Constitutional Convention of Louisiana of 1973
Delegate Reoslutlon No. / ^

Introduced by Dr. Emiett Asseff

1 A RESOLUTION

2 To urge public and private employers In Louisiana to give preference in their

3 employment practices to disabled veterans.

4 WHEREAS, there are many disabled veterans which has resulted from their

5 defense of their country in various areas of the world, and

6 WHEREAS, this country owes a profound debt of gratitude especially to Its

7 disabled veterans for their performance of their duty at great personal sacrifice,

8 and,

9 WHEREAS, it is the duty of all of our citizens to repay these veterans

10 and not penalize them for their acts of bravery and patriotism for their country,

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12 WHEREAS, the Louisiana Constitutional Convention is deeply concerned about

13 the welfare of our disabled veterans who gave so much in behalf of their country

14 and deserve the best that we can offer for their great sacrifice for us and for

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16 THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Louisiana Constitutional Convention

17 convened in Baton Rouge on January 16, 1973, that the Convention expresses Its

18 gratitude to our disabled veterans and urges public and private employers to give

19 preference to disabled veterans In their employment practices.
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Constitutional Convention of 1973

Delegate Resolution No. ^^

Introduced by Mr. Avant

I A RESOLUTION

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I BE IT RESOLVED that no resolution, memorial/petition be in order unless it

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Louisiana Constitutional Convention of 1973
Resolution No.
By: Mr. Shannon



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1 A RESOLUTION

2 To commend and express the appreciation of this convention to all

3 persons, groups and organizations for assistance during the
'i organizational period of the convention.

5 BE IT RESOLVED by the Louisiana Constitutional Convention of

6 1973 that the convention and all of its members do hereby express

7 to all those individuals, groups and organizations, public and

8 private, who have generously assisted this convention and its in-

9 dividual members during the course of its organizational period

10 its sincere appreciation for such services.

11 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all such persons, groups and

12 organizations are highly commended for the diligence and dedlca-

13 tlon exhibited in their efforts in behalf of this Constitutional
lA Convention.

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Constitutional Convention of 1973
Delegate Resolution No / -^
Introduced by Mr. Guarlaco



A RESOLUTION
To direct the Chaircian and the Executive Committee of the

1973 Cons tiut t ional Convention to furnish each delegate
with stationery under the Convention letterhead contain-
ing the delegate's name and committee assignment and
any office held by a delegate.

WHEREAS, It will be necessary for the delegate to corres-
pond wich persons in the interest of forming a new Constitution;
and

WHEREAS, no official stationery exists for the delegates;
and

WHEREAS, it is of much importance that the delegates to
have official stationery so that they will be recognized
throughout the state when corresponding with various persons
and officials .

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED ty the delegates to the 1973
Constitutional Convention of Louisiana that the Chairman and
Executive Committee of Convention are hereby directed to
provide each delegate with stationery under the Convention
letterhead containing the delegate's name and committee
assignment and any office held by a delegate.



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Constitutional Convention of I973

Delegate Resolution No. ^ /

Introduce'd by Messrs. Arnette, Sutherland and all delegates to the
Constitutional Convention of 1973



A RESOLUTION
! WHEREAS, pursuant to Act 2, of 1972, the Constitutional Convention for

I 1973 convened on January 5, 1973; and

WHEREAS, the Honorable Joseph W, Sanders, Justice of the Supreme Court
of Louisiana was, by the Supreme Court, designated as the temporary chairman
of said Convention; and

WHEREAS, Justice Sanders immediately and conscientiously initiated pro-
cedures for the orderly commencement of the Constitutional Convention; and
WHEREAS, Justice Sanders devoted many hours of study and preparation

for this historic undertaking; and

1 WHEREAS, Justice Sanders did perform the duties of temporary chairman

2 in an sxcmplorary manner.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the delegates to the Constitutional

Convention of 1973, individually and on behalf of their respective districts
do hereby express their deep and sincere appreciation to Justice Sanders for
his interest and leadership in the formation of the Convention and for his
continued interest heretofore expressed in the confection of a new Cnnstit-
tution for the State of Louisiana.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be engrossed and made part
of the minutes of this Convention and a copy suitable framed and presented
to Justice Sanders.



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Constitutional Convention of Louisiana of 1973
Delegate Resolution No. ^
Introduced by Mr. Dennis



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A RESOLUTION
To provide with respect to the functioning of the committees of

the Constitutional Convention of 1973.

BE IT RESOLVED, that the substantive, procedural and other
committees now created or otherwise created in accordance
with the Standing Rules of the Convention are hereby authorized
and directed to commence Immediately the performance of their
functions and duties, and to expend funds of the Convention in
furtherance thereof under the administration of the Executive
Committee, all in accordance with the Standing Rules of the
Convent ion .

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Executive Committee is
hereby authorized and directed to commence immediately the
performance of its duties and functions including that of
budgeting and approving the expenditure of convention funds
by Itself and all other committees of the Convention, in
accordance with Act 2 of 1972 and the Standing Rules of the
Conven t ion .



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t ons I i t uc 1 oiia 1 Convention of Louisian.i of 1973
Uo legate Resolution No..
Introduced by Mr. T. A. Casey



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1 A RESOLUTION

I To commend and express the appreciation of the Convention to the

3 Honorable Wade 0. Martin, Jr., Secretary of State, for his

4 valuable contributions to the Louisiana Constitutional

5 Convention of 1973.

() WHEREAS, Mr. Martin was instrumental in the endeavors to

7 briii^ about this Convention; and

8 WHEREAS, even before the first meeting of the delegates,

y Mr. Martin and his staff were hard at wcrk taking applications

lU for staff positions for the Convention; and

11 WHEREAS, the Secretary of State attended the first Conven-

12 tloii meeting and called the roll of delegates and announced
Ij the votes on various measures for the Convention; and

U WHEREAS, Mr. Martin has offered his personal assistance

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16 paring a new constitution for the people of this state; and

17 WHEREAS, the delegates of this Convention sincerely

13 appreciate his untiring efforts to help the people of the

19 state of Louisiana.

20 THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Louisiana Constitutional

21 Convention of 1973 that its members do hereby express its
II sincere appreciation to the Honorable Wade 0. Martin, Jr.,
23 Secretary of State, for his diligent efforts in receiving
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! '-'onventlon. his participation in the opening session of
- this body and the many other valuable services which he
' Ims performed in behalf of this Convention.

HE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the various members of
' Secretary of State Martin's staff who worked in behalf of

this Convention are hereby commended for their contri-
' butions toward a successful organizational session of the
I'Ouislana Constitutional Convention of 1973.

BE IT FURTHEK RESOLVED that this Resolution be engrossed
'J and made part of the minutes of this Convention and a copy
' suitably framed and presented to the Honorable Wade 0.
'- Martin, Jr.. Secretary of State.

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ixonstitut ional Convention of 1973

Delegate Resolution No. '

Introduced by Delegates Abraham, Rricn, Champai;ne, Chatelain .Conroy .Dcrbes .
J. Jackson, JiiiiL-au, Landrum, Lanier, Miller, fjewtini,
O'Neill, Reeves, Taylor, Tobias, Triclic, Weiss ami
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» A RESOLUTION

2 WHEREAS, it is the desire of all delegates to the Constitutional

3 Convention of 1973 that all Citizens of tlie State of I^oulsiann

4 participate in the drafting of a new Constitution for the State

5 of Louisiana; and

6 WHEREAS, the participation and support of all Citizens of

7 the State of Louisiana is necessary and desirable in all stap.es

8 of the drafting and ratification of a new Constitution for the

9 State of Louisiana,

10 NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the delegates of the
H Constitutional Convention of 1973, individually and jointly,

12 request that each Citizen of Llie State of Louisiana rommun icat r

13 with any or all delegates to the Constitutional Convention nf

14 1973 advising what he, she or they thinit a new Constitution for

15 the State of Louisiana should provide.

16 BE n FURTHER RESOLVED that each Citizen of the State

17 of Louisiana is extended an invitation by the delegates of the

18 Constitutional Convention of 1973 to testify, either in writing or

19 orally, before any appropriate Committee of the Constitution.il

20 Convention of 1973 regarding what he, she or they think a new

21 Constitution for the State of Louisiana should provide.
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