2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 24 - Legislature and Laws
RS 24:50 - Purpose

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 24:50 (2018)

PART III. LOBBYING

§50. Purpose

The legislature declares that the operation of open and responsible government requires that the fullest opportunity be afforded to the people to petition their government for the redress of grievances and to express freely their opinions on legislative action. To preserve and maintain the integrity of the legislative process, the legislature also declares it is necessary that the identity of persons who attempt to influence legislative actions and certain expenditures by those persons be publicly disclosed.

Acts 1993, No. 965, §1, eff. Aug. 15, 1993.

{{NOTE: SEE ACTS 1993, NO. 965, §§4 AND 5.}}

{{NOTE: PART III (R.S. 24:51-55) AS IT EXISTED PRIOR TO ACTS 1991, NO. 755 WAS REPEALED BY ACT NO. 755. ACT NO. 755 WAS FOUND UNCONSTITUTIONAL BY THE DISTRICT COURT IN JANUARY, 1992.}}

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