Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1625

  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, including orders and documents purporting to represent grants, which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Governmental body: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive branch of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a contractor whose primary purpose is to perform an identifiable task rather than to furnish an end item of supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556

Each contract for professional, personal, consulting, or social services entered into by a governmental body as defined in R.S. 39:1556(24) shall contain as a minimum: description of the work to be performed and objectives to be met; amount and time of payments to be made; description of reports or other deliverables to be received, when applicable; date of reports or other deliverables to be received, when applicable; responsibility for payment of taxes, when applicable; circumstances under which the contract can be terminated either with or without cause; remedies for default; and a statement giving the legislative auditor the authority to audit records of the individual or firm.

Added by Acts 1979, No. 715, §1, eff. July 1, 1980; Acts 2014, No. 864, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 2015.