State Laws and Legislation

Louisiana School Laws

Protects transgender students? Not Explicitly
No provision of Louisiana state law explicitly addresses gender identity-based violence or other similar issues under the safe schools law. However, Louisiana has a general school safety provision that provides "for a school environment that is clean, attractive, safe and comfortable." La. R.S. 17:7 (2002).


Protects gay and lesbian students? Not Explicitly
No provision of Louisiana state law explicitly addresses sexual orientation-based violence or other similar issues under the safe schools law. However, Louisiana has a general school safety provision that provides "for a school environment that is clean, attractive, safe and comfortable." La. R.S. 17:7 (2002)

Updated: Wed, September 01, 2010 - 11:00:00