TITLE 18. LOUISIANA ELECTION CODE
CHAPTER 5. PRIMARY AND GENERAL ELECTIONS
PART VII. FILLING OF VACANCIES
SUBPART E. RESIGNATION OF ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICER
18:654 Effect of filing of resignations
A. Except for members of the legislature, a notice of retirement or resignation shall not be effective until the original notice of retirement or resignation is received by the secretary of state and shall become irrevocable upon such receipt by the secretary of state.
B. A notice of retirement or resignation of a member of the legislature shall become irrevocable upon receipt by the presiding officer of the house of the legislature to which the member was elected.
Added by Acts 1978, No. 38, § 1, eff. May 31, 1978. Amended by Acts 1997, No. 1420, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998; Acts 1999, No. 254, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2000; Acts 2006, No. 403, § 1, eff. June 15, 2006.