2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:5104 - Venue

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:5104 (2017)

§5104. Venue

A. All suits filed against the state of Louisiana or any state agency or against an officer or employee of the state or state agency for conduct arising out of the discharge of his official duties or within the course and scope of his employment shall be instituted before the district court of the judicial district in which the state capitol is located or in the district court having jurisdiction in the parish in which the cause of action arises.

B. All suits filed against a political subdivision of the state or against an officer or employee of a political subdivision for conduct arising out of the discharge of his official duties or within the course and scope of his employment shall be instituted before the district court of the judicial district in which the political subdivision is located or in the district court having jurisdiction in the parish in which the cause of action arises.

C. All suits filed against a coroner shall be instituted before the district court of the judicial district in which the coroner is elected.

D. All suits against the faculty or staff of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors, the Louisiana State Medical School, or the Louisiana State Health Sciences Center alleging administrative or supervisory negligence and arising out of the discharge of the duties of the faculty member or staff created pursuant to R.S. 17:1519 through 1519.8 shall be brought only in the parish where the medical care was actually provided to the patient.

Acts 1975, No. 434, §1; Acts 1985, No. 306, §1; Acts 1991, No. 622, §1; Acts 1991, No. 660, §1; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 63, §1, eff. May 9, 1996; Acts 1999, No. 640, §1, eff. July 1, 1999; Acts 2000, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 127, §1, eff. April 19, 2000; Acts 2009, No. 13, §1.

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