Louisiana transparency legislation
We do not currently have any legislation from Louisiana in 2011. To add some, please see WikiProject Proposed state sunshine legislation.
Here is a list of transparency legislation for Louisiana in 2010:
|House Bill 307||Current Status: (House and Governmental Affairs Committee|
HB 307, a bill introduced by Representative Wayne Waddell, would remove the exemption for the office of the governor, and instead apply the full scope of the open records policy to the entire executive branch. The bill would however preserve a deliberative process exemption clause. 
|House Bill 499||Current Status: (House and Governmental Affairs Committee)|
|House Bill 500||Current Status: (03/30/2010)|
|House Bill 501||Current Status: (House and Governmental Affairs Committee)|
HB 501, a bill introduced by Representative Wayne Waddell, would remove the exemption for the office of the governor, and instead apply the full scope of the open records policy to the entire executive branch. The bill would however preserve a deliberative process exemption clause.  Template:2.default
|Senate Bill 279||Current Status: (Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee)|
SB 279 is a bill introduced by Sen. Danny Martiney which would require public bodies receiving records request for information which is consider evidence in an upcoming trial to notify the requester of the evidence and notify the investigating body of the request. It would then require the investigating body to determine if the release of the information would reveal items which are exempted by law.  Template:2.default
|Senate Bill 280||Current Status: (Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee|
View from elsewhere: On governor's records
April 25, 2009: "State Rep. Wayne Waddell is again trying to pass legislation to get a look at Gov. Bobby Jindal's records.
Similar legislation by Waddell failed to gain enough support for passage. The Republican from Shreveport pre-filed House Bill 169 that he describes as allowing the public to 'peek behind the curtain' and 'see what the governor is hiding.'" Read the full column here.
- Louisiana House Bill 1 (2008) which requires the disclosure of personal finances by most state and local elected government officials and many appointees.
- Louisiana Senate Bill 1 (2008) which bans lawmakers, their spouses and many state department heads from doing business with the state.
- Louisiana Senate Bill 8 (2008) which placed a $50 cap on the amount of free food and drinks that elected officials can accept from lobbyists per occasion.
- Louisiana House Bill 1100 (2008)
Other transparency and accountability acts passed in 2008 include:
For more information see also: Louisiana 2008 Transparency Legislation
In 2007, HB 266, would have mandated the disclosure of detailed information on spending earmarks, and requiring the online posting of this information. HB 266 would have provided for the procedure for submission and review of the information related to proposed amendments to the General Appropriation Bill. The bill passed in the House but later failed in the Senate.
The Louisiana Project on Sunshine Review
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