Courts & Legislature Advocacy

Frequently Asked Questions

State Level

To view an explanation of a bill’s route through the Legislature, visit the Louisiana State Legislature’s website. From the homepage, select About the Legislature on the left side. How a Bill Becomes a Law can be found at the bottom of the page.

Federal Level

To view an outline of the steps of the federal lawmaking process, visit The Library of Congress website.

Tips for Communicating With Your Legislator

Before you make contact, you must first locate your Legislator. Visit a website from your state, select your legislator to locate their mailing address, telephone and fax number and email address. During legislative sessions, you can send correspondence to the Capitol at addresses located on the following state sites:

Visit the Louisiana State Medical Society's website for information on LAMPAC.

The information provided on this site is distributed for informational purposes only. It is not intended to constitute legal advice. Visitors are urged to consult with their own counsel concerning the matters presented.