2013 Regular Legislative Session
To convene at noon on Monday, April 8, 2013
Final Adjournment no later than 6:00 pm on Thursday, June 6, 2013
LASE will list all bills relative to elementary and secondary education on the LASE web site. To read the list of bills, choose one of the links below. For more information on any act, click the Act Number, or visit the Louisiana Legislature's web site.
To access the Louisiana Legislature on its home page and review bills in their entirety, log on to the following web site: http://www.legis.la.gov
How to Navigate the Legislative Web Site
- To read bills and check their status, choose an option under 'Bill Search.'
- For committee schedules, look under 'Today's Meetings.'
- To identify your legislators, click on 'Legislators.'
*To view the list of bills, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your system. If you do not have it, you can download the reader for free from Adobe's web site.
Key House and Senate Committees
How-to Guide for the Legislature
- How do I determine who is my legislator?
To find your legislator is as easy as typing in your street address and city or zip code. Once you type in your address and click "Search," you will see a list of the names of and links to your state representative, state senator, U.S. congressmen, and the state's two United States senators. Links to their respective websites is provided by clicking on their name. Click here to try it out.
- How do I contact my legislator?
There are several different ways by which you can contact your legislator, including mail, e-mail, telephone, fax, or in person.
Most members maintain a legislative district office. (It is advisable, however, to first make an appointment should you want to meet in person with your legislator.) The following hyperlinks will give you the district office addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, and email addresses of your legislators:
House of Representative
If you would like to get a complete list of all of the members' district office addresses, you can use the links below to download the data file in Microsoft Excel format. (The files were last updated on January 21, 2010 and are located on the legislative website.)
House of Representatives
District Office Addresses
District Office Addresses
During legislative sessions, you can contact your legislator using any of the above ways mentioned OR you can send correspondence to the Capitol at the following address:
Representative John Doe
P.O. Box 44486
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4486
Senator Jane Doe
P.O. Box 94183
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4183
UPS, Federal Express or other delivery services:
Representative or Senator John Doe
900 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
To talk directly to a Representative or Senator, contact the House switchboard (225-342-6945) or the Senate switchboard (225-342-2040).
Also during legislative session, written notes and other materials intended for distribution to the membership may be received on the House or Senate floor, provided the recipient's name and the sender's name or organization is clearly noted on the document itself. Notes to individual members can be presented to the sergeant-at-arms stationed in or near the chambers.
- How do I view the district map for each legislator?
You can access the district maps for your state legislator by clicking here. This will take you to a page with the two applicable sections: "House Districts Maps" and "Senate District Maps."
State launches budget web log, The Ledger
The Jindal administration has launched a new blog to be "an online chronicle in which fiscal news and information are posted."
To access The Ledger, click here.