Courts & Legislature Advocacy
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
To view an outline of the steps of the federal lawmaking process, visit The LIBRARY of CONGRESS’s 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:
- Louisiana State Legislature
- Arkansas State Legislature
- Mississippi Legislature
- Texas House of Representatives
- Texas Senate
- Tennessee Legislators
Visit the Louisiana State Medical Society's website for information on LAMPAC.