2018 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 24 - Legislature and Laws
RS 24:31.9 - Identification pins for legislators
§31.9. Identification pins for legislators
A.(1) The president of the Senate and the speaker of the House of Representatives may provide jointly for the issuance of identification pins to the members of the legislature for security purposes. The president and the speaker may determine and adopt the design for such pins and may provide for the manufacture and purchase of such pins. The design of the identification pins shall be unique for members serving each four-year term of office or part thereof and shall be the same for all members of both houses.
(2) No person shall fabricate or manufacture a pin of the same design as any such design adopted by the president and the speaker, unless authorized to do so by the president and the speaker.
(3) No person not a member of the legislature during the four-year term for which a particular pin is issued shall wear such a pin at any time.
B. The ownership of each pin shall remain in the respective house which issued the pin. However, the president and the speaker may provide for the purchase of a pin by a member upon the expiration of the term or upon his leaving office.
C. The president and the speaker may adopt policies and procedures for the implementation of this Section and for the issuance and wearing of such pins.
Acts 1989, No. 18, §1, eff. June 8, 1989.