2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 24 - Legislature and Laws
RS 24:772 - Distribution of reports

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 24:772 (2018)

§772. Distribution of reports

A.(1) To comply with any provision of law and any resolution requiring or requesting the submission of reports to the legislature, the agency shall send an e-mail notification which contains an electronic copy of the report to the David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library in such an electronic format as may be determined by the Legislative Budgetary Control Council. The David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library shall distribute a list of such reports to the members of the legislature via e-mail and, upon the request of a member, via paper copy.

(2) Notwithstanding Paragraph (1) of this Subsection, an agency may send an electronic copy of a report to one or more members of the legislature.

(3)(a) Each agency shall distribute a list of its reports and publications to the David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library by February first of each year. The list shall include all reports and publications issued by the agency during the previous calendar year and shall be sent via e-mail.

(b) Each agency shall also distribute an electronic copy of each report and publication on such list to the David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library by February first of each year.

(c) The David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library shall ensure that the information required to be submitted pursuant to this Paragraph, including a link to each report and publication, is distributed via e-mail to each member of the legislature.

B. In addition to the distributions required in Subsection A of this Section, one printed copy of each report shall be filed with the David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library. The David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library shall be a depository for all reports and shall receive such materials without cost within five days of publication.

C. During an audit of each state agency, the legislative auditor shall cause an examination of the records of the various reports submitted to the legislature by such agency, insofar as is practicable, to determine whether the agency has complied with the provisions of this Section. An audit report of a state agency by the legislative auditor shall contain specific comment on the compliance of such agency with the provisions of this Section.

Acts 1990, No. 9, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1417, §1; Acts 2001, No. 26, §1; Acts 2003, No. 827, §1; Acts 2005, No. 276, §1; Acts 2011, No. 182, §1.

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