2022 Louisiana Laws
Civil Code
Art. 3494. Actions subject to a three-year prescription

Universal Citation: LA Civ Code Art. 3494 (2022)


Art. 3494. Actions subject to a three-year prescription

The following actions are subject to a liberative prescription of three years:

(1) An action for the recovery of compensation for services rendered, including payment of salaries, wages, commissions, professional fees, fees and emoluments of public officials, freight, passage, money, lodging, and board;

(2) An action for arrearages of rent and annuities;

(3) An action on money lent;

(4) An action on an open account; and

(5) An action to recover underpayments or overpayments of royalties from the production of minerals, provided that nothing herein applies to any payments, rent, or royalties derived from state-owned properties.

Acts 1986, No. 1031, §1; Acts 2018, No. 471, §1.

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