LATEST INFORMATION:
Updated APRIL 8, 2015

4/22/15 - PUBLIC MEETING SOUTH LAFOURCHE AIRPORT ACCESS CORRIDOR
A public, “open house” style, meeting will be held on 4/22/15 at the South Lafourche Public Library (16241 East Main, Cut Off, LA) from 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM for citizens to ask questions and view plans for the proposed construction of the South . . . click here for more


HB342 - MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE VACCINATION ADDED TO SCHEDULE
HB342 adds vaccination against meningococcal disease to the schedule of immunizations required by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals for those persons entering any school within the state for the first time. Presentation of . . . click here for more


HB303 - STOCK ASSESSMENT OF CERTAIN FINFISH
HB303 establishes management targets to ensure a sustainable population of black drum, sheepshead, and flounder species in Louisiana waters. HB303 removes the requirement for use of a spawning potential ratio. HB303 removes the requirement for . . . click here for more


HB289 - COLLECTION OF CERTAIN EVIDENCE FROM VICTIMS OF RAPE OFFENSES
HB289 requires a criminal justice agency to submit, no later than 30 days after receipt of a sexual assault collection kit, any kit involving an unknown suspect and any kit for which a prosecuting agency has made an official request for analysis. . . . click here for more


HB135 - LA 1 STRATEGIC ECONOMIC ZONE
HB135 establishes the LA 1 Strategic Economic Zone in Lafourche Parish for purposes of economic development and land loss mitigation activities. HB135 also establishes a state income and corporation franchise tax credit for land loss mitigation . . . click here for more


HB116 - BUFFER ZONES FOR COASTAL PROPERTY
HB116 creates a buffer zone from an oyster lease by prohibiting leases within 100 feet of a bulkhead protecting residential property or from the shore of residential property. HB116 requires the modification of an existing lease upon renewal to . . . 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


LA WL&F PROPOSED RULES FOR HUNTING SEASON
A state board is asking the public to comment on proposed rules for the next two years of hunting seasons. The LA Wildlife & Fisheries Commission on January 8 proposed regulations concerning the 2015-2017 hunting seasons, which includes season . . . click here for more


PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Click here for a link to the House of Representatives Public Information Office website to view Today's State News Stories . . . click here for more