LOU LEG Prescription And Venue Bill


On Jun. 4, LOU LEG passed bill re interruption of prescription, venue.


  • LOU LEG passed Bill HB 803 regarding the interruption of prescription and venue.
  • Follows LOU LEG Jun. 2024 passage of HB 88, venue for insurer actions, see #214161.
  • Follows LOU LEG passage of SB 246 re period for civil actions for acts involving minors.
  • Bill Provisions
  • Amends Code of Civil Procedure Articles 42(5) and (6), LOU LEG 42(5), LOU LEG 42(6), repeal parts of HB 88 of 2024 and provide an effective date for SB 246 of 2024.
  • Foreign corporation or LLC other than a foreign or alien insurer will be brought in the parish of the plaintiff's domicile or where the process may be, served on defendant.
  • Exceptions apply when service made per Louisiana Revised Statutes LOU INS 22:335.
  • Legislative History
  • On Apr. 3, 2024, bill introduced in House; on Jun. 3, 2024, bill was passed in House.
  • On Apr. 22, 2024, bill introduced in Senate; on Jun. 3, 2024, bill was passed in Senate.
  • On Jun. 4, 2024, bill was delivered to governor for signature, pending governor action.
  • Effectiveness
  • If approved, act that originated as SB 246 of 2024 will be effective on Jun. 14, 2024.
  • If approved, Bill HB 803 becomes effective as of Aug. 1, 2024.
  • Repealed Acts
  • Sections 1 and 2 of the Act (HB 88 of 2024) are hereby repealed in their entirety.
  • Jun. 25, 2024 LOU LEG Bill Approval
  • On Jun. 25, 2024, LOU LEG reported bill enacted without governor's signature, Act 789

Regulators LOU LEG
Entity Types Corp; Ins
Reference Act 789, 6/25/2024; Bill HB803, 6/4/2024; Citation: *LOU LEG* 42; LOU INS 22:335;
Functions Compliance; Financial; Legal; Operations
Countries United States of America
Category
State
Products Corporate; Insurance
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 6/25/2024
Effective Date 8/1/2024
Rule Id 214702
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 6/25/2024
Report Section US Insurance

Last substantive update on 06/28/2024