Q: Can a private citizen of Louisiana write and place a bill of legislation?
As a general matter, bills are usually written by lawmakers. They can also come from other elected officials as well. But lawmakers should be attentive to the voices of their constituents, and many lawmakers welcome correspondence from citizens as to their ideas and thoughts. You could contact the office of your representative in Congress or the Louisiana State Legislature to find out who you could speak with about your proposal(s) for a bill.
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