Land Laws in Louisiana: H.B. 125, H.B. 537, and S.B. 91

September 5, 2023

Advancing Justice | AAJC shares background and analysis on land law legislation in Louisiana

Louisiana first passed its own version of an "alien land law" in 1921 which placed land ownership restrictions on those it deemed to be "ineligible to citizenship." This was modeled after California's version, which took effect in 1913.