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2019-1: 301. Interested Party Petitions (LAC 40:XIX.301)

10/10/2019First Report to Legislative Oversight Committees on NOI for Interested Party Petitions
10/20/2019Notice of Intent and FEIS published in the Louisiana Register
12/03/2019Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
01/20/2020Final Rule published in LA Register

2019-2: Act 454 Public Hearing Notice

10/10/2019First Report to Legislative Oversight Committees on Act 454 Public Hearing
10/20/2019Public Hearing Notice published in the Louisiana Register
12/20/2019Public Hearing
01/31/2020Act 454 Rule Hearing Report

Workforce Development

2015-5: Certification of High Unemployment Areas

09/09/2015Emergency Rule
11/10/2015First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
11/20/2015Notice of Intent and FEIS published in the Louisiana Register
12/30/2015Public Hearing
01/07/2016Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
03/20/2016Final Rule published in LA Register

Workers' Compensation


Louisiana Rehabilitative Services

2015-4: Randolph-Sheppard Trust Fund Program

07/20/2015Notice of Intent & FEIS published in Louisiana Register
08/27/2015Public Hearing
09/01/2015Report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees
10/20/2015Final Rule published in LA Register

2015-3: Business Enterprise Program

07/20/2015Notice of Intent & FEIS published in Louisiana Register
08/27/2015Public Hearing
09/01/2015Report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees
10/20/2015Final Rule published in LA Register

2015-2: Business Enterprise Program

04/20/2015Notice of Intent
04/20/2015Fiscal and Economic Impact Statement
05/28/2015Public Hearing
06/02/2015Report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees
07/20/2015Final Rule published in Louisiana Register

2015-1: Vocational Rehabilitation Program

04/20/2015Notice of Intent
04/20/2015Fiscal and Economic Impact Statement
05/28/2015Public Hearing
06/20/2015Potpourri Published - Substantive Changes and Public Hearing Notification
07/30/2015Public Hearing due to Potpourri
08/05/2015Report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees
09/20/2015Final rule published in Louisiana Register
10/20/2015Correction to Citation Error

Unemployment Insurance

2022-2 - 379. Criminal History Background Check for Access to Federal Tax Information (LAC 40:IV.379)

09/09/2022First Report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
09/20/2022Notice of Intent and FEIS published in Louisiana Register
11/01/2022Summary Report to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
12/20/2022Final Rule published in Louisiana Register

2022-1 - 385. Invocation of the Statutory Savings Clause Under La. R.S. 23:1664 to Delay Implementation of Act No. 297 of the 2021 Regular Legislative Session (LAC 40:IV.385)

04/01/2022Emergency Rule (Second Promulgation)
04/01/2022First Emergency Rule Report (Second Promulgation of ER 385)

2021-4

11/30/2021Potpourri Published in November of 2021

2021-2 387. Clarification of Duties and Responsibilities of the LWC Secretary Under Act No. 297 of the 2021 Reg. Session (LAC 40:IV.387)

11/03/2021Emergency Rule 387
11/04/2021First Emergency Rule Report

2021-1 - 385. Invocation of the Statutory Savings Clause Under La. R.S. 23:1664 to Delay Implementation of Act No. 297 of the 2021 regular Legislative Session (LAC 40:IV.385)

09/09/2021First Emergency Rule Report
09/09/2021Emergency Rule

2020-3 - 383. Voluntary State Income Tax Withholdings from Unemployment Insurance Benefits (LAC 40:IV.383)

07/29/2020Emergency Rule
07/29/2020First Emergency Rule Report
12/22/2020Second Emergency Rule
12/22/2020Second Emergency Rule Report
04/22/2021Third Emergency Rule
04/22/2021Third Emergency Rule Report

2020-1 - 381. Employer Requirement to Provide Notification of the Availability of U.I. Benefits
to Each Individual Employee at the Time of Separation (LAC 40:IV.381)

04/23/2020Emergency Rule
06/09/2020First Report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
06/20/2020Notice of Intent and FEIS published in Louisiana Register
08/12/2020Summary Report to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
08/12/2020Second Emergency Rule and Report
10/20/2020Final Rule published in Louisiana Register

2019-4 - 377. Electronic Filing and Payment Requirement (LAC 40:IV.377)

12/10/2019First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
12/20/2019Notice of Intent and FEIS published in the Louisiana Register
01/30/2020Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees
03/20/2020Final Rule in the Louisiana Register

2019-1 - 381. Excepted Federal Employees Performing Services During Government Shutdown (LAC 40:IV.381)

01/25/2019First Emergency Rule Report
01/25/2019Emergency Rule

2018-1 - 379. Background Check for Access to Federal Tax Information (LAC 40:IV.379)

08/09/2018First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
08/20/2018Notice of Intent to promulgate published in Louisiana Register
09/27/2018Public Hearing
10/02/2018Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
11/20/2018Final Rule published in the Louisiana Register

2014-2 - 371. Overpayment Recovery; Civil Penalties (LAC 40:IV.371)

02/07/2014First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
02/20/2014Notice of Intent to amend published in Louisiana Register
04/22/2014Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
06/20/2014Final Rule published in Louisiana Register

2014-1 - 365. Liability Determination Appeal Rights (LAC 40:IV.365)

02/07/2014First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
02/20/2014Notice of Intent to repeal published in Louisiana Register
04/22/2014Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
06/20/2014Final Rule published in Louisiana Register

2013-26 - 369. Waiver of Overpayment Recovery (LAC 40:IV.369)

11/08/2013First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
12/20/2013Notice of Intent to amend published in Louisiana Register
01/29/2014Public Hearing rescheduled from January 29 to February 6
02/06/2014Public Hearing
02/20/2014Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
*Rescinded*Notice of Intent has been rescinded

2013-25 - 364. Reciprocal Offset (LAC 40:IV.364)

11/01/2013First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
11/20/2013Notice of Intent to promulgate published in Louisiana Register
01/06/2014Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
02/20/2014Final Rule published in Louisiana Register

2013-24 - 303. Training of Administrative Law Judges (LAC 40:IV.303)

11/01/2013First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
11/20/2013Notice of Intent to promulgate published in Louisiana Register
01/06/2014Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
02/20/2014Final Rule published in Louisiana Register

2013-23 - 317. Employer Registration When Required (LAC 40:IV.317)

11/08/2013First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
11/20/2013Notice of Intent to promulgate published in Louisiana Register
12/20/2013Potpourri published in Louisiana Register
12/30/2013Public Hearing
01/27/2014Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
03/20/2014Final Rule published in Louisiana Register

2013-22 - 377. Electronic Filing (LAC 40:IV.377)

11/08/2013First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
11/20/2013Notice of Intent to promulgate published in Louisiana Register
12/20/2013Notice of Intent to promulgate republished in Louisiana Register
01/29/2014Public Hearing rescheduled from January 29 to February 6
02/06/2014Public Hearing
02/20/2014Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
04/20/2014Final Rule published in Louisiana Register

2013-21 - 375. Determining Whether Workers are Employees or Independent Contractors (LAC 40:IV.375)

11/08/2013First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
11/20/2013Notice of Intent to promulgate published in Louisiana Register
12/20/2013Potpourri published in Louisiana Register
12/30/2013Public Hearing
01/27/2014Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
03/20/2014Final Rule published in Louisiana Register

2013-20 - 111. Notice of Hearing (LAC 40:IV.111)

11/01/2013First report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
11/20/2013Notice of Intent to amend published in Louisiana Register
01/06/2014Second report submitted to Legislative Oversight Committees on Labor and Industrial Relations
01/20/2014Potpourri published in Louisiana Register
02/20/2014Final Rule published in Louisiana Register