2017 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 17 - Education
RS 17:164 - Regulations relating to construction, design, equipment, and operation of school busses
§164. Regulations relating to construction, design, equipment, and operation of school busses
The Louisiana state board of education is authorized, directed and empowered to establish and adopt regulations relating to the construction, design, equipment and operation of school busses used in transportation of students to and from school. Such regulations shall be provided to encourage competition and in no event shall be devised, worded or construed so as to restrict competition among manufacturers of school bus bodies, chassis or other equipment or to benefit or favor in any way a particular manufacturer or group of manufacturers of such bus bodies, chassis or other equipment, either directly by reference to detail of design peculiar to a particular manufacturer or group of manufacturers; providing, any school bus body, chassis or equipment that meets the latest revised minimum standards for school buses adopted and recommended by the National Conference on School Transportation, sponsored by the National Council of Chief State School Officers, the American Association of School Administrators, NEA, the Department of Rural Education, NEA, and the U.S. Office of Education, shall be deemed in compliance with any such regulations adopted by the Louisiana state board of education; providing such rules and regulations as heretofore provided for shall not apply to any feeder busses in operation in the State.
Added by Acts 1952, No. 399, §1. Amended by Acts 1956, No. 168, §1.