Agenda Item
Docket No. 20-003
Advisory Opinion request submitted by Cameron Parish Clerk of Court Susan Racca regarding the employment of her grandchild in her office.
Ms. Racca is the Clerk of Court in Cameron Parish and is seeking an opinion as to whether she may employ her grandchild in her office.
La. R.S. 42:1119A states that no member of the immediate family of an agency head shall be employed in his agency.

La. R.S. 42:1102(13) defines "immediate family" as the term relates to a public servant to mean his children, the spouses of his children, his brothers and their spouses, his sisters and their spouses, his parents, his spouse, and the parents of his spouse.

La. R.S. 42:1102(3) defines "agency head" to mean the chief executive or administrative officer of an agency or any member of a board or commission who exercises supervision over the agency.

Adopt the proposed opinion.
Assigned Attorney: Matthew DeVille
2020-003 Advisory Opinion Draft.v1
2020-003 - Advisory Opinion Request Susan Racca