§ 40:1731 A. The legislature hereby finds that the disabled community is denied access to much of the built environment and that this denial of access often prevents the disabled community fro
§ 40:1732 As used in this Part:
§ 40:1733 ADA Standards
§ 40:1734 A. Any new or altered public building or facility or private building or facility shall be made accessible pursuant to ADA Standards subject only to the limitations or exceptions pro
§ 40:1735 Public buildings or facilities or private buildings or facilities to display signs
§ 40:1736 Obstruction of common or emergency exits prohibited; standards of accessibility; penalty
§ 40:1737 Violations; enforcement by fire marshal
§ 40:1738 Review of plans and specifications before construction begins
§ 40:1740 Enforcement of Part
§ 40:1741 Educational program by Louisiana Rehabilitation Services and fire marshal
§ 40:1742 Parking spaces for certain persons with disabilities
§ 40:1742.1 Additional fine for enforcement of accessible parking regulations
§ 40:1742.2 Local variances in accessible parking restrictions
§ 40:1743 Penalties
§ 40:1744 Compliance with ADA

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 40 > Chapter 8 > Part V

  • ADA: means the Americans with Disabilities (Civil Rights) Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-336). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1732
  • ADA Standards: means the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design as adopted by the United States Department of Justice pursuant to the ADA and any subsequent amendments or additions to or editions adopted by the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1732
  • Alteration: means deliberate reconstruction of an existing building in whole or in part in order to bring it up to date in conformity with present uses of the structure and to which other rules and regulations on the upgrading of health and safety provisions are applicable. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1732
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Building: means a structure to which the general public customarily has access or utilizes as defined in the ADA Standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1732
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dwelling unit: means a single unit of residence for a household of one or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1732
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fire marshal: means the fire marshal of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1732
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • person: includes a body of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 1:10
  • Private building or facility: means a commercial facility or a place of public accommodation as such terms are defined by the ADA Standards or in the Life Safety Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1732
  • Public building or facility: means a building, structure, or facility designed, constructed, or altered by, on behalf of, or for the use of a quasi public agency, the state, or any agency or department thereof, or any political subdivision or any governmental agency or department thereof or as defined by the ADA Standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1732
  • Structure: means that which is built or constructed; an edifice or building of any kind; temporary or permanent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1732