Governor Blanco has issued Executive Order No. KBB 2005-32, which can be found here.

The heart of the order is found in Sections I and II:

SECTION 1: All deadlines in legal proceedings, including liberative prescriptive and peremptive periods in all courts, administrative agencies, and boards are hereby suspended until at least September 25, 2005, including, but not limited to, any such deadlines set for in the following:

A. Louisiana Civil Code;

B. Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure;

C. La. R.S. Title 9, Civil Code Ancillaries;

D. La. R.S. Title 13, Courts and Judicial Procedure;

E. La. R.S. Title 23, Chapter 10, Worker’s Compensation;

F. La. R.S. Title 40, Chapter 5 Part XXI-A, Malpractice Liability for State Services; and

G. La. R.S. Title 40, Chapter 5, Part XXIII, Medical Malpractice.

SECTION 2: This Order is effective upon signature and shall apply retroactively from Monday, August 29, 2005, through Sunday, September 25, 2005, unless amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law prior to such time.