Louisiana RS 2171.3. Notification of name, license number, and classification; evidence of required insurance
When your contractor forgets to give you insurance information you may not be able to make warranty claims against the contractor you hired. This is part of the Shoddy work public awareness in preparation for the home repairs 2020 and 2021.
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By Murray Wennerlund published 8-24-2022 updated 8-24-2022
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2171.3. Notification of name, license number, and classification evidence of required insurance

A. Any person required to be licensed pursuant to R.S. 37:2167 or registered pursuant to R.S. 37:2175.2 shall provide, in writing to the party with whom he has contracted to perform contracting services, his name, contracting license number, classification, and current insurance certificates evidencing the amount of liability insurance maintained and proof of workers' compensation coverage, regardless of whether such information is requested by the contracting party for whom the work is to be performed.

B. Failure by any person required to be licensed pursuant to R.S. 37:2167 or registered pursuant to R.S. 37:2175.2 to comply with the provisions of this Section shall be deemed a willful failure to comply with the provisions of this Chapter pursuant to R.S. 37:2158(A)(3).

C. Any person required to be licensed pursuant to R.S. 37:2167 or registered pursuant to R.S. 37:2175.2 shall produce to the appropriate permitting authority evidence of a license or registration in good standing prior to the issuance of any permit required by law.

Acts 2017, No. 231, 1.