A bill that would allow highway signs in both French and English won House approval Tuesday 86-2.
The measure, House Bill 415, next faces action in the state Senate.
The legislation allows parish authorities to request the signs along state and federal roads in their boundaries.
Local officials would be responsible for replacement costs if they sought new signs at a time other than when the state would have routinely replaced them.
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