By: G. Trippe Hawthorne

On May 8, 2019, by a vote of 91-0, House Bill 203, which is an overall update and revision to Louisiana’s Private Works Act, passed out of the Louisiana House of Representatives.  The reengrossed version of the bill, including amendments made in the House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure and  those made on the House Floor is available here.

The bill was introduced and read in the Senate on May 9, 2019.

HB 203 is the culmination of a project by the Louisiana State Law Institute which began in 2012 in response to Senate Resolution 158 calling on the Law Institute to study and propose revisions to the Private Works Act.