New Louisiana Law from the 2011 Regular Session
Here are a few highlights of legislation that the Louisiana legislature passed that affect criminal law, family law, public safety, and the environment:
ACT 26: bans sex offenders from accessing social networking websites when the victim was a minor or the offense was video voyeurism.
ACT 420: bans the manufacture, possession, or us of synthetic marijuana and bath salts.
ACT 336: extends the boundary of the State of Louisiana and claims for the state all lands and resources underlying the Gulf of Mexico within the boundary.
ACTS 402 and 376: These acts require all employers to verify the legal status of employees through the federal E-verify system or with a picture ID and additional documentation in order to avoid civil penalties or to bid on public contract work.
ACT 60: requires students to maintain a “C” average to participate in interscholastic athletics.
ACT 193: requires the Dept. of Public Safety and Corrections to deny or cancel the school bus endorsement of anyone convicted of DUI until completion of a substance abuse program.