Agenda Item
Docket No. 19-359
Advisory Opinion request from Mark D. Plaisance, Chief Indigent Defender for Lafourche Parish, as to the post-termination restrictions following his resignation.
Mark Plaisance currently serves as the Chief Indigent Defender for Lafourche Parish. His duties are outlined by La. R.S. 15:161. Mr. Plaisance will soon leave the Lafourche Parish Indigent Defender's office to return to private practice.
La. R.S. 42:1121A(1) provides no former agency head or elected official shall, for a period of two years following the termination of his public service as the head of such agency or as an elected public official serving in such agency, assist another person, for compensation, in a transaction, or in an appearance in connection with a transaction, involving that former agency or render any service on a contractual basis to or for such agency.
Adopt the proposed advisory opinion.
Assigned Attorney: David Bordelon
2019-359 - Advisory Opinion Draft
2019-359 Request for Opinion