Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-1230
Advisory opinion request by Gail Segura regarding whether she may be reemployed by the Iberia Parish School Board as a bus driver while her daughter is an Iberia Parish School Board Member.
Gail Segura worked for Iberia Parish as a bus driver from 1992 until her retirement in May of 2015. Her house was flooded in 2016 and she is now seeking to be re-employed by her former agency. Rachel Segura is Ms. Segura's daughter-in-law. She has served as an Iberia Parish School Board Member for District #10 since 2011.
La. R.S. 42:1119A provides that no member of the immediate family of an agency head shall be employed in his agency.

La. R.S. 42:1119C(2) provides that the provisions of this Section shall not prohibit the continued employment of any public servant nor shall it be construed to hinder, alter, or in any way affect the normal promotional advancements for such public employee where a member of the public employees' immediate family becomes the agency head of such public employee's agency, provided that such public employee has been employed in the agency for a period of at least one year prior to the member of the public employee's immediate family becoming the agency head.

La. R.S. 42:1119C(5) provides that the provisions of this Section shall not be construed to prohibit the re-employment of a retiree whose employment was allowed under the provisions of this Section on the date of her retirement. Any such re-employment shall be in compliance with all other applicable laws.

La. R.S. 42:1112B(1) provides that no public servant shall participate in a transaction involving the governmental entity in which, to his actual knowledge, any member of his immediate family has a substantial economic interest.

Adopt proposed advisory opinion.
Assigned Attorney: Brett Robinson
2017-1230 Proposed Opinion
2017-1230 Request for Advisory Opinion