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Emergency Rules​

Agencies are given the authority through R.S. 49:953(B) to adopt temporary rules in order to create emergency provisions to prevent an imminent peril to the public health, safety, or welfare. These Emergency Rules can be effective upon signature and are filed with the Office of the State Register within five days of adoption. This page provides the reader with the text of the Emergency Rules that will appear in the next printing of the Louisiana Register. The Emergency Rules on this page will be removed when the current Louisiana Register is displayed on-line. As new Emergency Rules are created, they will be posted here.

Agency​Emergency Rule​Effective Date
Department of Children and Family ServicesResidential HomeSeptember 28, 2018
Department of Agriculture and ForestryMedical Marijuana―Laboratory Approval and TestingSeptember 26, 2018
Department of Children and Family ServicesState Central RegistryChild Residential Care, Class BOctober 1, 2018
Board of RegentsScholarship/Grant Programs―Chafee Educational and Training Voucher ProgramSeptember 26, 2018
Department of Children and Family ServicesState Central Registry—Maternity HomesType IV, and Child Placing Agencies—General ProvisionsOctober 1, 2018
Department of HealthIntermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities—Public Facilities—Transitional Rate ExtensionOctober 11, 2018
Department of Wildlife and FisheriesAddition of Louisiana Lands East of the Mississippi River in East Carroll, Madison and Tensas Parishes included in the Cervid Carcass Importation Ban October 4, 2018
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries2018-2019 King Mackerel Commercial Season Closure October 5, 2018
Department of Public Safety and CorrectionsFirst RespondersBest Practices for Administration of Naloxone or Another Opioid AntagonistOctober 9, 2018
Department of Children and Family ServicesCriminal Background and State Central Registry Checks; State Repository, Central Registry
and Administrative Appeal
October 29, 2018
Department of Wildlife and FisheriesClosure of the 2018 Commercial Gray Triggerfish SeasonOctober 10, 2018
Department of HealthHome and Community—Based Services Waivers—New Opportunities Waiver—Complex Care ServicesOctober 20, 2018
Department of HealthNursing FacilitiesReimbursement MethodologyTransition of Private Facilities to State-Owned or Operated Facilities through Change of OwnershipNovember 3, 2018
Department of Agriculture and ForestryGuava Root Knot QuarantineOctober 10, 2018

Electronic Notification of Emergency Rules