2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:456 — Permitted withholdings


LA Rev Stat § 42:456 What's This?

§456. Permitted withholdings

A. Payroll deductions shall be authorized only for the following:

(1) Mandated federal or state income withholdings, credit unions, garnishments, liens, union dues, savings bonds programs, qualified United Way entities, health and life insurance products offered through the Office of Group Benefits, and products having state participating contributions, sponsored by the Office of Group Benefits, which qualify and are offered under Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code (Cafeteria Plan).

(2) Products offered without state contributory participation which have been evaluated and approved in accordance with rules and procedures promulgated by the commissioner of administration.

B. Except for deductions required by law, no withholding may be made from the earnings of any employee for the purposes permitted by this Section unless the withholding is specifically and voluntarily authorized by the employee in writing. Any amount withheld in accordance with the provisions of this Section shall be remitted to the organization designated on a regularly scheduled basis as prescribed by rules promulgated by the division of administration and administered by the state payroll office as provided in R.S. 42:455.

Acts 1985, No. 666, §1; Acts 1986, No. 805, §1; Acts 1987, No. 539, §1, eff. July 9, 1987; Acts 1997, No. 1270, §1; Acts 2001, No. 1178, §5, eff. June 29, 2001.

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