LATEST INFORMATION:
Updated MARCH 30, 2015

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