The 2012 Regular Legislative Session convened at noon on Monday, March 12, 2012 and adjourned on Monday, June 4, 2012.
A list of legislation that were passed/signed in the 2012 Regular Legislative Session is available online:
Act Numbers to Bills Passed Table: http://legis.la.gov/archive/12rs/act2bill.htm
Bill Numbers to Acts Table: http://legis.la.gov/archive/12rs/bill2act.htm
Information about each legislation includes the text, history, fiscal notes, authors, votes (yeas, nays, and absent).
The information is updated regularly as the bills are signed by the Governor or becomes law without the signature of the Governor (ten-day rule following bill passage by the Legislature).
Legislative staff will answer questions about legislation on various topics, direct you to the proper place for committee information, explain aspects of the legislative process and more through the Public Update Legislative Services Line or PULS Line. It is operated jointly by the House and the Senate with additional staffing and phone lines.
The PULS Line is available by dialing 342-2456 in the Baton Rouge area or toll-free (Louisiana only) 800-256-3793 outside Baton Rouge. TTY contact telephone numbers are (225) 219-4688 in Baton Rouge and (888) 850-6489 statewide.
PULS Line hours during the Session: 8:30 a.m. until adjournment on the days when the House or Senate is meeting.
If the Legislature is not meeting, the schedule is Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.