RS 48:255.7     

§255.7.  Contracts in which the department is a participant; preferences; assistance; exclusions

A.  When the department lets a contract for a public works project that is to be administered by or paid for, in whole or in part by state funds, the agency may require as a condition of letting the contract that not less than eighty percent of the persons employed in fulfilling that contract shall be residents of the state of Louisiana.

B.  The Louisiana Workforce Commission, upon request of any state agency, the governing authority of a political subdivision, or a contractor awarded a contract under the provision of this Section, shall assist in identifying craftsmen, laborers, and any other personnel necessary to comply with the requirements of this Section.

C.  Notwithstanding the provisions of this Section, management personnel and persons whose skills are unavailable for performing the work shall be excluded from the requirements of this Section.

D.  This Section shall not apply where federal funding participation does not allow application of this Section to the contract and will result in the loss of such federal funding.

Acts 1997, No. 1112, §1, eff. July 14, 1997; Acts 2008, No. 743, §7, eff. July 1, 2008.