Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2379

  • Commission: means the Emergency Response Commission appointed by the governor to implement the mandates of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act passed by the United States Congress in 1986. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Local governing authority: means the police jury, parish council, the mayor's office of the city of New Orleans or the city-parish of East Baton Rouge or other primary governmental body of a parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363

A.  No local governing authority, municipality, parish, or other local governmental entity may enact, adopt, or enforce an ordinance, law, or regulation relative to hazardous materials reporting or any other provisions of this Chapter, except as otherwise specifically authorized by state law.  However, if reporting requirements to agencies in the federal government under federal law conflict with reporting requirements under this Chapter, the affected entities shall file those reports.  This Chapter shall have prospective effect only.

B.  The commission and the department shall, where practical and feasible, incorporate local purposes into the state information system and provide local access to such information, subject to the qualifications provided for in R.S. 30:2368(B)(1).

Acts 1989, No. 505, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1046, §1.