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      RS 51:2237     


§2237.  Local human rights commissions

Any parish or municipality, or one or more parishes and municipalities acting jointly, may create a human rights commission, hereinafter referred to as a "local commission":

(1)  To provide for execution within its jurisdiction of the policies embodied in this Chapter, Chapter 3-A of Title 23 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, and the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 241).

(2)  To safeguard all individuals within its jurisdiction from discrimination because of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age.

Acts 1988, No. 886, §1; Acts 1993, No. 820, §9; Acts 1997, No. 1409, §3, eff. Aug. 1, 1997; Acts 2014, No. 756, §1.

1See, inter alia, 42 U.S.C.A. §2000A et seq.

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