RS 23:1048     

§1048.  Landmen exempt from coverage

A.  This Chapter shall not apply to, and there is specifically excluded from the operation thereof, any landman rendering services, under the circumstances described in R.S. 23:1472(12)(H)(XIX), that is operating under the auspices of an independent or lead broker landman in the state of Louisiana and who is engaged primarily in negotiations for the acquisition or divestiture of mineral rights, or negotiating business agreements that provide for the exploration for or development of minerals.

B.  All rights of employers and employees in tort are reserved to the parties.

Acts 2001, No. 318, §1.