§ 51:2231 Statement of purpose; limitation on prohibitions against discrimination because of age
§ 51:2232 Definitions
§ 51:2233 Establishment of commission; membership; terms; confirmation
§ 51:2234 Members; qualifications; compensation
§ 51:2235 Powers and duties of commission
§ 51:2236 Parishes and municipalities may prohibit discrimination
§ 51:2237 Local human rights commissions
§ 51:2238 Powers of local commissions
§ 51:2239 Additional powers of local commissions
§ 51:2240 Enforcement of local commission orders
§ 51:2241 Cooperation between state and local commissions
§ 51:2246 Plans to eliminate imbalance among employees permitted
§ 51:2247 Public accommodations, resorts, amusements; discriminatory practices prohibited
§ 51:2247.1 Breastfeeding; discriminatory practices prohibited
§ 51:2248 Advertisement of accommodations, goods, services
§ 51:2254 Unlawful financial practices
§ 51:2255 Unlawful practices in connection with credit transactions; exceptions
§ 51:2256 Conspiracy to violate human rights and discrimination laws
§ 51:2257 Complaints of discrimination; procedure; conciliation agreements; enforcement
§ 51:2258 Conciliation agreements; violation unlawful
§ 51:2259 Notice and hearing; procedure
§ 51:2260 Documentary evidence; effect
§ 51:2261 Findings of the commission; orders; nature of affirmative action
§ 51:2262 Investigations; powers; confidential nature of records
§ 51:2263 Subpoenas; issuance; enforcement
§ 51:2264 Civil remedies for injunction and damages
§ 51:2265 Judicial review

Terms Used In Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 51 > Chapter 38

  • Attack: means any action or series of actions taken by an enemy of the United States resulting in substantial damage or injury to persons or property in this state, whether through sabotage, bombs, missiles, shellfire, or atomic, radiological, chemical, bacteriological or biological means or other weapons or methods. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:307
  • Board: means the ethics body which has jurisdiction over elected officials under Chapter 15 of Title 42 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.62
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Commission on Human Rights. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Commissioner: means a member of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Disability: means a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of the individual, a record of such impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Discriminatory practice in connection with public accommodations: means any direct or indirect act or practice of exclusion, distinction, restriction, segregation, limitation, refusal, denial, or any other act or practice of differentiation or preference in the treatment of a person or persons because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Expenditure: means the gift or payment of money or any thing of value for the purchase of food, drink, or refreshment for a legislator, for the spouse or minor child of a legislator, or for a public servant, other than a legislator, in the legislative branch of state government and any gift or payment as permitted by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.62
  • Hearing examiner: means one or more persons or commissioners designated by the commission to conduct a hearing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Lobbyist: means either of the following:

    (i)  Any person who is employed or engaged for compensation to act in a representative capacity for the purpose of lobbying if lobbying constitutes one of the principal duties of such employment or engagement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.62

  • National origin: means the national origin of an ancestor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • person: includes a body of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2021
  • Person: means one or more individuals, governments, governmental agencies, public authorities, labor organizations, corporations, legal representatives, partnerships, associations, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, mutual companies, joint stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, or other organized groups of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, committee, association, corporation, and any other organization or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.62
  • Subtitle: means and includes all the Chapters in Subtitle II of this Title 47 and any other Title of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 except the provisions of Chapter 1 of Subtitle IV of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 and estate taxes for the assessment, collection, administration, and enforcement of taxes, fees, licenses, penalties, and interest due the state of Louisiana which have been delegated to the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • to lobby: means any of the following:

    (a)  Any direct act or communication with a legislator, the purpose of which is to aid in influencing the passage or defeat of any legislation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.62

  • Unavailable: means absent from the place of session (other than on official business of the legislature), or unable for physical, mental or legal reasons to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of a legislator, whether or not such absence or inability would give rise to a vacancy under existing constitutional or statutory provisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:307
  • Unlawful practice: means a discriminatory practice in connection with employment, a discriminatory practice in connection with public accommodations, or any other practice prohibited by this Chapter or by Chapter 3-A of Title 23 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54