LSLBC Statute R.S. 37:2161 defines construction management as:
A. (1) Any person who performs, attempts to perform, or submits a price, bid or offer to perform work in construction management whose scope of authority and responsibility include supervision, oversight, direction, or in any manner assumes charge for the construction services provided to an owner by a contractor or contractors, in which the value of the construction project is:
(a) In excess of fifty thousand dollars for a commercial construction project, shall possess a license from the board in the major classification applicable to the type of work being performed on the construction project.
(b) In excess of seventy-five thousand dollars for a residential construction project, shall possess a license from the board in the classification of residential construction.
(c) in excess of seven thousand five hundred dollars for a home improvement project, shall possess a license from the board in the classification of home improvement construction.
(2) An architect or engineer ensuring compliance with the plans and specifications for the construction project on behalf of the owner, or construction manager whose scope of authority and responsibilities do not include any of the tasks provided for in this Subsection and does not subcontract actual construction work, is not required to obtain a contractor’s license.
(3) An employee of the owner who supervises the construction or ensures compliance with the plans and specifications on behalf of the owner but does not bid or perform construction work for which a license is required does not have to be licensed.
Anyone performing a scope of work described in No. 1 that does not require a license., or anyone whose work fits into the categories included in Nos. 2 or 3 above is not required to obtain a license.