LATEST INFORMATION:
Updated APRIL 28, 2016

WEST LAROSE - INTRACOASTAL CANAL BRIDGE
The West Larose - Intracoastal Canal Bridge on LA Highway 1 in Larose LA will be closed continuously to vehicular traffic over several weeks in order for DOTD to perform various structural installations and repairs as part of a multi-million dollar . . . click here for more


HB1016 - PERMISSIBLE GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT (PENDING HOUSE FLOOR ACTION)
HB1016 extends the termination date for two years (until 7/31/18) authorizing ready-mixed concrete trucks to exceed the maximum permissible weight without penalty under certain conditions. Click on click here for more


HB966 - BURIAL AT STATE VETERANS CEMETARY (SENATE HEALTH & WELFARE COMMITTEE)
HB966 authorizes a fee of $745 for burial in a state veterans cemetery. HB966 allows the Dept. of Veterans Affairs to waive all or a part of the fee assessed for burial in a state veterans cemetery in circumstances of financial hardship. HB966 . . . click here for more


HCR30 - ENFORCEMENT OF LAWS AND REGULATIONS (PENDING SENATE FLOOR ACTION)
HCR30 urges and requests the LA Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries to provide stricter enforcement of shrimping laws and regulations, especially as it pertains to the line between inshore and offshore waters. HCR30 passed through the House of . . . click here for more


HB641 - TOLL EXEMPTION FOR WWII VETERANS (SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE)
HB641 exempts World War II veterans from payment of the tolls at the Tomey J. Doucet Bridge in Leeville LA. HB641 has passed through the House of Representatives and now moves through the Senate. Click on click here for more


HB290 - OYSTER HARVEST GEAR (PENDING SENATE FLOOR ACTION)
HB290 changes the name of oyster harvest gear from dredge to "scraper" and alters allowable dimensions of a scraper used on the public seed grounds and natural reefs. HB290 has passed through the House of Representatives and now moves through the . . . click here for more


ONLINE FLOOD RISK & RESILIENCE VIEWER
The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority developed the Flood Risk and Resilience Viewer over the past year with the U.S. Geological Survey. Through a recently introduced online map, residents can view the flood risk and depth for their area . . . click here for more