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Acts of the 2008 Louisiana Legislature

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THE ADVOCATE, Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, July 29, 2008
PAGE 481
ACTS OF 2008LEGISLATURE
Acts 839 - 903
ACT No. 839
- - -HOUSE BILL NO. 1098BY REPRESENTATIVE KATZAN ACTTo amend and reenact R.S. 14:67.21(A)(3),R.S. 28:825, R.S. 40:1299.58(A)(introductoryparagraph) and (1) through (3), (B)(introductoryparagraph), and (F), 1300.51(2)(introductoryparagraph)(e) and (h), (3), and (5), 1300.122(1),1300.123(1), 2006(E)(2)(q), (r), and (s), 2009.20(B)(1),2120.1, 2120.2(2), (4), and (5), 2120.3(A), (B), and(G), 2120.4(A), (B)(1), (6), and (9), (C), and (D),2120.5(A), (C), and (D), 2120.6(A) and (B), and2120.7(A)(1) and (4) and R.S. 46:2624(B)(7) and (8)and to repeal R.S. 40:1299.58(G), 1300.51(2)(d), (i),and (j), 2006(E)(2)(t), (u), (v), and (w), 2120.2(6), (7),and (8), 2120.3(H), Part II-E of Chapter 11 of Title40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950,comprised of R.S. 40:2120.11 through 2120.16,and Part II-F of Chapter 11 of Title 40 of theLouisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, comprisedof R.S. 40:2120.21 through 2120.26, relative tohome- and community-based service providers;to dene a home- and community-based serviceprovider; to provide for the services of home- andcommunity-based service providers; to providefor a single home- and community-based serviceprovider license and uniform fees for personalcare attendant services agencies, respite careservices agencies, supervised independentliving programs, adult day care agencies, andfamily support agencies; to provide for home-and community-based services for elderlypersons and people with disabilities or mentalillness; to provide for denitions; to providefor licensure; to provide for rules, regulations,and licensing standards; to provide for fees; toprovide for surveys; to provide for penalties; toprovide for enforcement upon the promulgationof nal rules and regulations by the Departmentof Health and Hospitals; and to provide forrelated matters.Be it enacted by the Legislature of Louisiana:Section 1. R.S. 14:67.21(A)(3) is hereby amendedand reenacted to read as follows:§67.21. Theft of the assets of an aged person ordisabled personA. As used in this Section the following termshave the following meanings:* * *(3) “Health care” is any expense resultingfrom medical, personal, residential, or othercare provided or assistance received from anyadult day care facility home- and community-based service provider, adult foster home, adultcongregate living facility, nursing home, or otherinstitution or agency responsible for the care of any aged or disabled person.* * *Section 2. R.S. 28:825 is hereby amended andreenacted to read as follows:§825. Administering medicationPersonal care attendants, home- and community-based service provider workers, as dened in R.S.40:2120.2, and respite care workers providing in-home services to persons with developmentaldisabilities pursuant to a Medicaid waiver mayadminister medication to patients as provided inR.S. 37:1024 after successful completion of the drugadministration course offered by the Departmentof Health and Hospitals in accordance with R.S.37:1021 et seq.Section 3. R.S. 40:1299.58(A)(introductoryparagraph) and (1) through (3), (B)(introductoryparagraph), and (F), 1300.51(2)(introductoryparagraph)(e) and (h), (3), and (5), 1300.122(1),1300.123(1), 2006(E)(2)(q), (r), and (s), 2009.20(B)(1),2120.1, 2120.2(2), (4), and (5), 2120.3(A), (B), and (G),2120.4(A), (B)(1), (6), and (9), (C), and (D), 2120.5(A),(C), and (D), 2120.6(A) and (B), and 2120.7(A)(1) and(4) are hereby amended and reenacted to read asfollows:
§1299.58. Consent to surgical or medicaltreatment for mentally retarded or develop-mentally disabled persons and residents of state-operated nursing homes
A. Upon the written recommendation of thetreating physician, the following persons mayconsent to any surgical or medical treatment onbehalf of any mentally retarded or developmentallydisabled person who is a recipient of servicefrom a state-operated supported living
 
programor supervised independent living program, orpersonal care attendant program for the mentallyretarded or developmentally disabled home- andcommunity-based service provider, or who is aresident of a state-operated residential facility,community, or group home for the mentallyretarded or developmentally disabled, state-supervised extended family living program, or anonstate-operated residential facility, community,or group home for the mentally retarded ordevelopmentally disabled or who is a resident of a state-operated nursing home:(1) For a resident of a state-operated residentialfacility, community, or group home for thementally retarded or developmentally disabled,the administrator of the residential facility,community, or group home.(2) For a resident of a state-supervised extendedfamily living program, or a recipient of servicefrom a state-operated supported living programor supervised independent living program, orpersonal care attendant program for the mentallyretarded or developmentally disabled home- andcommunity-based service provider, the ofcefor citizens with developmental disabilitiesadministrator or manager with administrativeauthority over the extended family livingprogram, supported living program, or supervisedindependent living program, or personal careattendant program home- and community-basedservice provider for the region where the homeis located or the program or service is beingprovided.(3) For a resident of a nonstate-operatedresidential facility, community, or group home forthe mentally retarded developmentally disabled,the chief executive ofcer of the providerorganization which administers or operates thefacility or home.* * *B. Consent for any surgical or medical treatmenton behalf of a mentally retarded person personwith a developmental disability or a residentin a facility, home, or program as described inR.S. 40:1299.58(A) Subsection A of this Section isauthorized under the following circumstances:* * *F. As used in this Section, mentally retardedincludes the developmentally disabled.G. Notwithstanding anything else herein tothe contrary, no person shall be authorized tomake a medical decision for an individual with adevelopmental disability pursuant to this Sectionunless there is no decision maker reasonablyavailable, competent, and willing to act pursuantto R.S. 40:1299.53.* * *§1300.51. DenitionsFor the purposes of this Part:* * *(2) “Employer” means any of the followingfacilities, agencies, providers, or programs:* * *(e) A home health agency, as dened in R.S.40:2009.31 R.S. 40:2116.31.* * *(h) A personal care attendant servicesagency, as dened in R.S. 46:2682 A home- andcommunity
 
-based service provider, as dened inR.S. 40:2120.2.* * *(3) “Nonlicensed person” means any personwho provides for compensation nursing care orother health-related services to residents in anursing facility, intermediate care facility forpeople with developmental disabilities, adultresidential care facility, or adult day care center,personal care attendant services agency, respitecare services agency, or supervised independentliving program home- and community-basedservice provider and who is not a licensed healthprovider. “Nonlicensed person” also means anyperson who provides such services to individualsin their own homes as an employee or contractprovider of a home health agency, hospice,personal care attendant services agency, respitecare services agency, or supervised independentliving program or home- and community-basedservice provider. “Nonlicensed person” alsomeans any person employed as a driver by or whocontracts as a driver with a nonemergency, non-ambulance transportation facility or entity.* * *(5) “Licensed ambulance personnel” meanspersonnel who provide for compensation orvolunteer services of care as a certied emergencymedical service professional including certiedemergency medical technician-basic, certiedemergency medical technician-intermediate,certied emergency medical technician-paramedic, or certied rst responder.Nothing herein shall pertain to any licensedambulance personnel working for a nursinghome, intermediate care facility for people withdevelopmental disabilities, adult residentialcare home, adult day care center home- andcommunity-based service provider, home healthagency, or hospice.* * *§1300.122. Legislative intentThe legislature nds and declares that:(1) Certain nursing home and related facilities,residential care/assisted living facilities, adultcongregate living facilities, home health agencies,adult day care centers home- and community-based service providers which provide adultday care services, hospices, and continuing careretirement communities are presently known tooffer to provide or provide a special program orspecial unit for persons who have Alzheimer’sdisease or a related disorder.* * *§1300.123. DenitionsAs used in this Part:(1) “Alzheimer’s special care unit” means anynursing facility, residential care/assisted livingfacility, adult congregate living facility, homehealth agency, adult day care center home- andcommunity-based service provider which providesadult day care services, hospice, or continuingcare retirement community that segregates orprovides a special program or special unit forresidents with a diagnosis of probable Alzheimer’sdisease or a related disorder so as to prevent orlimit access by a resident to areas outside thedesignated or separated area; and that advertises,markets, or otherwise promotes the facility asproviding specialized Alzheimer/dementia careservices.* * *§2006. Fees; licenses; penalties* * *E.* * *(2) This Subsection shall apply to any licensed:* * *(q) Personal care attendant services agencyHome- and community-based service provider.
 
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(r) Respite care services agency Adult braininj
 
ury facility.(s) Supervised independent living program Painmanagement clinic.* * *§2009.20. Duty to make complaints; penalty;immunity* * *B.(1) Any person who is engaged in the practice of medicine, social services, facility administration,psychological or psychiatric services; or anyregistered nurse, licensed practical nurse,nurse’s aide, home- and community-based serviceprovider employee or worker, personal careattendant, respite worker, physician’s assistant,physical therapist, or any other direct caregiverhaving knowledge that a consumer’s physicalor mental health or welfare has been or may befurther adversely affected by abuse, neglect,or exploitation shall, within twenty-four hours,submit a report to the department or informthe unit or local law enforcement agency of suchabuse or neglect. When the department receivesa report of sexual or physical abuse, whetherdirectly or by referral, the department shallnotify the chief law enforcement agency of theparish in which the incident occurred of suchreport. Such notication shall be made prior tothe end of the business day subsequent to the dayon which the department received the report.For the purposes of this Paragraph, the chief lawenforcement agency of Orleans Parish shall bethe New Orleans Police Department.* * *PART II-D. LICENSING OFHOME- AND COMMUNITY-BASEDSERVICES SERVICE PROVIDERS§2120.1. PurposeThe purpose of this Part is to further providefor the operation and maintenance of home- andcommunity-based services for elderly personsand people with disabilities or mental illnessthrough the Medicaid program in the state andfor the maintenance of community-based servicesavailable under that program.§2120.2. DenitionsAs used in this Part:* * *(2) “Financial viability” means that the providerseeking a home- and community-based serviceprovider license licensure is able to provide oneof the following verication and maintenance of:(a) Verication of sufcient assets equal to onehundred thousand dollars or the cost of threemonths of operation, whichever is less A line of credit issued from a federally insured, licensedlending institution in the amount of at least ftythousand dollars.(b) A letter of credit equal to one hundredthousand dollars or the cost of three monthsof operation, whichever is less General andprofessional liability insurance of at least threehundred thousand dollars.(c) Worker’s compensation insurance.* * *(4) “Personal care attendant services” meansservices required by a person with a disability todo any one or more of the following:(a) Become physically independent.(b) Remain in the community.(c) Return to the community.“Home- and community-based services” meansone or more of the following services:(a) Personal care attendant services, whichare dened as services required by a personwith a disability in order to become physicallyindependent or to remain in or return to thecommunity.(b) Respite care services, which are dened asthe temporary care and supervision of a personwith a disability or an inrm elderly person sothat the primary caregiver can be relieved of suchduties. Respite care services may be performedeither in the home of the person with a disabilityor inrm elderly person or in a facility ownedby the home- and community-based service
 
provider who provides respite care services.For the purposes of this Section, “person with adisability” shall mean a person with a physical,mental, or medical condition or an adult whorequires assistance with activities of daily living.(c) Supervised independent living services,which are dened as necessary training, socialservices, and medical services to enable a personwho has mental illness or who has developmentaldisabilities and who is living in congregate orindividual apartments to live as independently aspossible in the community.(d) Family support services, which are denedas advocacy services, family counseling, includinggenetic counseling, family subsidy programs,parent-to-parent outreach, legal assistance,income maintenance, parent training, homemakerservices, minor home renovations, marriage andfamily education, and other related programs.(e) Adult day care services, which are dened asa group program designed to meet the individualneeds of functionally impaired adults whichis structured and comprehensive and whichprovides a variety of health, social, and relatedsupport services in a protective setting for aportion of the twenty-four hour day. The groupprogram shall provide for ten or more functionallyimpaired adults who are not related to the owneror operator of the home- and community-basedservice provider. For the purposes of this Section,“functionally impaired adults” shall meanindividuals aged seventeen years of age and olderwho are physically, mentally, or socially impairedto a degree that supervision is necessary.(f) Waiver program services, which are denedas other services approved by the Centers forMedicare and Medicaid Services for home- andcommunity-based waivers for the LouisianaMedicaid Program.(5) “Personal care attendant services agency”means an agency, institution, society, corporation,person or persons, or any other group licensed asa personal care attendant service agency by theDepartment of Health and Hospitals. “Home- andcommunity-based service provider” means anagency, institution, society, corporation, personor persons, or any other group licensed as ahome- and community-based service providerby the department to provide one or more home-and community-based services as dened in thisSection.§2120.3. Licensure of home- and community-based services service providersA. No agency, institution, society, corporation,person or persons, or any other group providingpersonal care attendant services, respite careservices, or supervised independent livingservices home- and community-based servicesmay be established or operated or be reimbursedunder the Medicaid program for such servicesunless licensed to perform such services by thedepartment.B. A license issued to a personal care attendantagency, a respite care services agency, or asupervised independent living program home-and community-based service provider shall bevalid for only one geographic location, and shallbe issued only for the person or and premisesnamed in the license application.* * *G. A license issued under this Part shall bevalid for only one geographic location.H. A license issued to a personal care attendantagency, a respite care services agency, or asupervised independent living program home-and community-based service provider shall beposted in a conspicuous place on the licensedpremises and shall list the types of home- andcommunity-based services that the provider islicensed to provide.§2120.4. Rules and regulations; licensingstandardsA. The licensing agency of the department ishereby authorized and directed to promulgateand publish rules, regulations, and licensingstandards, in accordance with the AdministrativeProcedure Act, to provide for the licensureof personal care attendant services agencies,respite care services agencies, and supervisedindependent living programs home- andcommunity
 
-based service providers, and toprovide for the health, safety, and welfare of persons receiving services from such facilitiesor programs providers, and to provide for thesafe operation of such facilities or programsproviders. The rules, regulations, and licensingstandards shall become effective upon approvalof the secretary of the department in accordancewith the Administrative Procedure Act. Theserules, regulations, and licensing standards shallhave the effect of law.B. The licensing agency of the departmentshall prescribe, promulgate, and publish rules,regulations, and licensing standards to includebut not be limited to the following:(1) Licensure application and renewalapplication procedures and requirements.Licensure procedures and requirements mayinclude provisions for granting deemed status tohome- and community-based service providersthat obtain accreditation through a recognizednational, not-for-prot accrediting body; thelicensure procedures and requirements mayinclude provisions for denying and revokingdeemed status, for complaint surveys andinvestigations of providers holding deemed status,and for approved accreditation organizations.Deemed status shall not be available to personsor entities seeking initial licensure with thedepartment.* * *(6) Initial and annual renewal of license,including the requirement of a showing of nancial viability not in excess of the requirementfor initial licensure.* * *(9) Planning, construction, and design of thefacility or provider to insure the health, safety,welfare, rights, and comfort of patients, clients,and persons receiving services.* * *C. Such rules and regulations shall not providefor the licensure of residential orientationand adjustment programs for blind persons assupervised independent living service programshome- and community-based service providers.D.(1) The secretary of the department is furtherauthorized to set and collect fees for the licensureof personal care attendant services, respite careservices, and supervised independent livingservice providers home- and community-basedservice providers; however, no fees shall becollected from any council on aging pursuant tothis Section. The license fees shall not exceedthe cost of licensure and shall not exceed thefollowing:(a) Two hundred dollars per year for eachpersonal care attendant service agency (1) Sixhundred dollars per year for the base license forhome- and community-based service providerswho provide in-home services.(b) Two hundred dollars per year for eachsupervised independent living program (2) Anadditional two hundred dollars per year forhome- and community-based service providerswho provide adult day care services.(c) Two hundred dollars per year for each agencyproviding in-home respite care (3) An additionaltwo hundred dollars per year for home- andcommunity-based service providers who provideout-of-home respite care.(2) Each out-of-home respite care facility shallbe assessed fees as follows:(a) Four hundred dollars per year for each out-of-home respite care facility with no fewer thanfour and no more than six beds.(b) Eight hundred dollars per year for each out-of-home respite care facility with no fewer thanseven and no more than fteen beds.(c) Twelve hundred dollars per year for eachout-of-home respite care facility with sixteen ormore beds.
 
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THE ADVOCATE, Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, July 29, 2008
PAGE 483
§2120.5. License issuance; application; onsiteinspectionA. Each application for licensure of a personalcare attendant services agency, respite careservices agency, or supervised independent livingprogram home- and community-based serviceprovider shall be submitted to the departmenton forms provided by the licensing agency andshall contain such information as that agencymay require. Additional information requiredby the licensing agency shall be provided by theapplicant as requested.* * *C.(1) Following receipt of the completedapplication and licensing fee, the licensing agencyshall perform an onsite survey and inspection.If, after the onsite survey and inspection, thelicensing agency nds that the facility or providermeets the requirements established underthis Part and the licensing standards adoptedpursuant to this Part, a license shall be issued.(2) The licensing agency shall work to ensurethat surveys are coordinated to the greatestextent possible with other state regulatoryagencies in order to reduce duplication of efforton the part of the state, as well as the regulatedagency provider. This provision shall not apply tocomplaint investigations.D. As a condition for a renewal of a license, thelicensee must submit to the licensing agency acompleted annual renewal application on formsprescribed by the licensing agency and shallcontain such information as required by theagency; additionally, the annual renewal licensingfee must be submitted with the annual renewalapplication. Upon receipt of the completed annualrenewal application and the annual renewallicensing fee, the licensing agency shall determineif the facility or provider continues to meet therequirements established under this Part andthe licensing standards adopted pursuant to thisPart. The licensing agency may perform an onsitesurvey and inspection upon annual renewal. If the facility or provider continues to meet therequirements established under this Part andthe licensing standards adopted pursuant to thisPart, a license shall be issued which is valid forone year.* * *§2120.6. Operation without license; penaltyA. A personal care attendant services agency,respite care services agency, and supervisedindependent living program home- andcommunity-based service provider shall notoperate without a license issued by the licensingagency, regardless of provider payor source.Any such facility or provider operating withouta license shall be guilty of a misdemeanor andupon conviction shall be ned no less than twohundred fty dollars nor more than one thousanddollars. Each day of violation shall constitute aseparate offense. It shall be the responsibilityof the department to inform the appropriatedistrict attorney of the alleged violation to assureenforcement.B. If a personal care attendant services agency,respite care services agency, or supervisedindependent living program home- andcommunity-based service provider is operatingwithout a license issued by the licensing agency,the department shall have the authority to issuean immediate cease and desist order to thatfacility or provider. Any such facility or providerreceiving such a cease and desist order from thedepartment shall immediately cease operationsuntil such time as that provider is issued a licenseby the applicable licensing agency.* * *§2120.7. Fees on home- and community-basedservice providers; disposition of feesA.(1) The department is hereby authorized toadopt and impose fees for home- and community-based services provided by the Medicaid programon every personal care attendant services agency,respite care services agency, and supervisedindependent living program home- andcommunity
 
-based service provider and to adoptrules and regulations relative to the imposition of such fees. The amount of any fee shall not exceedthe total cost to the state of providing the servicesubject to such fee. In addition, the amount of thefees imposed shall not exceed six percent of thegross revenues of such agency or program.* * *(4) The department shall not impose, adopt, orcollect any fee authorized under the provisionsof this Section until written approval isreceived from the secretary of the United StatesDepartment of Health and Human Services thatpersonal care service agencies, respite careservices agencies, or supervised independentliving programs, either collectively or separately,home- and community-based service providersmay be considered a “class of providers” for thepurposes of 42 C.F.R. CFR 433.56.* * *Section 4. R.S. 46:2624(B)(7) and (8) are herebyamended and reenacted to read as follows:§2624. Louisiana Medical Assistance TrustFund Advisory Council; creation; membership* * *B. The Louisiana Medical Assistance TrustFund Advisory Council shall be composed of thefollowing members:* * *(7) One member appointed by the governor who isa provider of home- and community based-serviceprovider who provides personal care attendantservices or respite care services, provided thisservice provider group pays a provider fee.(8) One member appointed by the governor who isa provider of home- and community based-serviceprovider who provides supervised independentliving services, provided this service providergroup pays a provider fee.* * *Section 5. R.S. 40:1299.58(G), 1300.51(2)(d), (i),and (j), 2006(E)(2)(t), (u), (v), and (w), 2120.2(6), (7),and (8), 2120.3(H), Part II-E of Chapter 11 of Title40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950,comprised of R.S. 40:2120.11 through 2120.16, andPart II-F of Chapter 11 of Title 40 of the LouisianaRevised Statutes of 1950, comprised of R.S.40:2120.21 through 2120.26, are hereby repealedin their entirety.Section 6. The provisions of this Act shallnot be implemented, applied, or enforced untilthe nal adoption of the necessary rules andregulations promulgated by the Department of Health and Hospitals. The Department of Healthand Hospitals shall, upon the effective date of this Act, immediately commence the process of promulgating such rules and regulations.Section 7. This Act shall become effectiveupon signature by the governor or, if not signedby the governor, upon expiration of the time forbills to become law without signature by thegovernor, as provided by Article III, Section 18of the Constitution of Louisiana. If vetoed bythe governor and subsequently approved by thelegislature, this Act shall become effective on theday following such approval.Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2008.A true copy: Jay DardenneSecretary of State- - - - - - - -
ACT No. 840
- - -HOUSE BILL NO. 1145BY REPRESENTATIVE FOILAND SENATOR DORSEYAN ACTTo amend and reenact R.S. 17:3351.6(B) and toenact R.S. 17:3351.6(A)(4), (5), and (6), relativeto authorizing the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agriculturaland Mechanical College to increase tuition andnonresident fee amounts for students at the PaulM. Hebert Law Center; to authorize proportionalamounts for part-time students and for summersessions; to provide limitations; to provide foreffectiveness; to provide for an effective date;and to provide for related matters.Be it enacted by the Legislature of Louisiana:Section 1. R.S. 17:3351.6(B) is hereby amendedand reenacted and R.S. 17:3351.6(A)(4), (5), and (6)are hereby enacted to read as follows:§3351.6. Board of Supervisors of Louisiana StateUniversity and Agricultural and MechanicalCollege; tuition and nonresident fee amounts forthe Paul M. Hebert Law CenterA. In addition to the authority granted to theBoard of Supervisors of Louisiana State Universityand Agricultural and Mechanical College by R.S.17:3351(A)(5) and Act No. 493 of the 1999 RegularSession of the Legislature and in accordance withthe provisions of Article VII, Section 2.1(A) of theConstitution of Louisiana, the board may imposethe following increases in tuition and nonresidentattendance fee amounts:* * *(4) For full-time students in the rst-y
 
ear classat the Paul M. Hebert Law Center for the Fall 2008semester, an increase in tuition by an amountof ve hundred dollars per semester and anincrease in the nonresident attendance fee by anamount of ve hundred dollars per semester. Thetuition and nonresident attendance fee amountsauthorized by this Paragraph for such studentsshall continue and shall not be increased throughthe Spring 2011 semester.(5) For full-time students in the rst-year classat the Paul M. Hebert Law Center for the Fall 2009semester, an increase in tuition by an amountof one thousand dollars per semester and anincrease in the nonresident attendance fee by anamount of one thousand dollars per semester. Thetuition and nonresident attendance fee amountsauthorized by this Paragraph for such studentsshall continue and not be increased through theSpring 2012 semester.(6) For full-time students in the rst-year classat the Paul M. Hebert Law Center for the Fall 2010semester or in the rst-year class in a subsequentyear, an increase in tuition by an amount of onethousand ve hundred dollars per semester andan increase in the nonresident attendance fee byan amount of one thousand ve hundred dollarsper semester.B. The increases in tuition and nonresidentattendance fee amounts authorized by Paragraphs(A)(1), (2), and (3) of this Section shall be increasesfrom the tuition and nonresident attendance feeamounts in effect for the Spring 2002 semester. Theincreases in tuition and nonresident attendancefee amounts authorized by Paragraphs (A)(4), (5),and (6) of this Section shall be increases from thetuition and nonresident attendance fee amountsin effect for the Spring 2008 semester.* * *Section 2. This Act shall become effectiveupon signature by the governor or, if not signedby the governor, upon expiration of the time forbills to become law without signature by thegovernor, as provided by Article III, Section 18of the Constitution of Louisiana. If vetoed bythe governor and subsequently approved by thelegislature, this Act shall become effective on theday following such approval.
ThisbillhavingbeensubmittedtotheGovernorandnoactionhavingbeentakenwithinthetimeprovidedbytheConstitution,saidbillbecomeslawwithouthisapproval.
A true copy: Jay DardenneSecretary of State- - - - - - - -
ACT No. 841
- - -HOUSE BILL NO. 1164BY REPRESENTATIVE MORRISAN ACTTo amend and reenact R.S. 17:85 and to repealR.S. 17:85.1, 85.2, 85.3, 85.5, 85.8, 85.11, and 85.12,

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