2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 — Courts and judicial procedure
RS 13:5101 — Title and application


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PART XV. SUITS AGAINST STATE, STATE AGENCIES,

OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

§5101. Title and application

A. This Part shall be known and may be cited as the "Louisiana Governmental Claims Act".

B. This Part applies to any suit in contract or for injury to person or property against the state, a state agency, an officer or employee of the state or a state agency arising out of the discharge of his official duties or within the course and scope of his employment, or a political subdivision of the state, as defined herein, or against an officer or employee of a political subdivision arising out of the discharge of his official duties or within the course and scope of his employment. The provisions of this Part shall not supersede the provisions of R.S. 15:1171 et seq. or R.S. 15:1181 et seq.

Acts 1990, No. 284, §1; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 63, §1, eff. May 9, 1996; Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 89, §1, eff. April 18, 2002; Acts 2010, No. 301, §1.

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