§2584. Local civil service; inclusion of employees
A. The governing authority of any parish or municipality is hereby authorized to enact ordinances, by majority vote, permitting the inclusion, in any civil service system created by the governing authority of the parish or municipality, of any employees of any board, commission, or other local agency or special district created by or appointed by the governing authority of the parish or municipality, except those officials and employees who are prohibited from being included in the local civil service by the provisions of Article X, Section 15 of the Louisiana Constitution, and particularly the second paragraph thereof.
B. The provisions of this Section shall not apply, or be interpreted or construed to apply, to any municipality or parish governed by the provisions of Part I of Article X of the Louisiana Constitution; nor shall the provisions of this Section authorize, or be interpreted or construed to authorize, the inclusion in any local civil service of firemen or policemen in contravention of the provisions of Article X, Section 19 of the Louisiana Constitution.
Added by Acts 1977, No. 370, §1. Amended by Acts 1981, No. 396, §1; Acts 2011, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 20, §1, eff. June 12, 2011.