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Louisiana

Louisiana

Louisiana (LA)


Capital: Baton Rouge

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
4,659,978
Population 2017 4,670,818
Population 2016 4,678,215
Below Poverty 2018 19.0
Below Poverty 2017 19.7
Below Poverty 2016 20.2
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
55.9
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 55.7
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 55.6
Unemployed 2018 4.9
Unemployed 2017 5.1
Unemployed 2016 6.1
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 2,155
STATE FACTS
Louisiana is the only state that does not have counties. Its political subdivisions are called parishes.
Louisiana was named in honor of King Louis XIV.
Louisiana has the tallest state capitol building in the United States; the building is 450 feet tall with 34 floors.

 

 

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
John Bel Edwards (D)
 Lieutenant Governor  Billy Nungesser (R)
 Attorney General Jeff Landry (R)
 Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin (R)
 State Senate Control R – 27; D – 12
 State House Control R – 68; D – 35; I – 2

 

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes April 8, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment June 6, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline (Day 42)
Carryover from Previous Session No
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) 10 days
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 20 days
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date August 1 of the session year
 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

SAFE Act
Security Breach Notification Law

Enforcement

Consumer Complaints

Regulatory Actions

Featured Regulations

 

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Reports

Trade Associations

Political Geography


Map of Legislative Districts
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County Map
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