2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 39 — Public finance
RS 39:135 — Federal block grants; legislative intent


LA Rev Stat § 39:135 What's This?

§135. Federal block grants; legislative intent

A. It is the intent of the legislature that all activities carried out under the federal block grant programs shall be available to all citizens and shall include citizen participation in all phases, that all citizens participating in the block grant programs shall be accorded due process of law, that no activity of the block grant programs will have an adverse effect on the environment of this state, and that no activity of the block grant programs will in any way reduce the housing available for the people of this state.

B. It is the intent of the legislature that fees shall not be charged unless essential to the existence of a program or service. If fees are required, no eligible client shall be denied service because of an inability to pay such fees. No fees shall be charged for life-sustaining services.

Acts 1989, No. 836, §1, eff. July 1, 1989.

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