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      RS 18:1945     

  

CHAPTER 13-C. REDISTRICTING PLAN SUBMISSIONS

§1945. Submission of redistricting plans to the secretary of state; required format

            A. If a local governing body utilizes a geographic information system to develop its redistricting plan, the local governing body shall submit an electronic shapefile which reflects its redistricting plan to the secretary of state within ten business days of its adoption of the redistricting plan.

            B. If a local governing body is unable to submit an electronic shapefile, the local governing body shall submit an ASCII, comma delimited block equivalency import file which indicates the census block assignments in accordance with its redistricting plan to the secretary of state within ten business days of its adoption of the redistricting plan.

            C. No redistricting plan shall be implemented unless the information required in Subsection A or B of this Section is received by the secretary of state prior to 4:30 p.m. four weeks prior to the date the qualifying period opens.

            D. For the purposes of this Section, "local governing body" shall include each parish governing authority, municipal governing authority, and school board.

            Acts 2016, No. 623, §1; Acts 2020, No. 28, §1, eff. June 4, 2020.



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