House convenes at 2:00 p.m.
Senate convenes at 2:00 p.m.
HOUSE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Appropriations. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room 5. Agenda includes:
HB1 Provide for the ordinary operating expenses of state government for Fiscal Year 2012-2013.
HB822 Provides for the transfer and deposit of monies among state funds.
Civil Law & Procedure. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room 4. Agenda includes:
HB9 Authorizes the legislature to provide for forfeiture of retirement benefits by public officials and employees who are convicted of felony acts associated with their positions.
HB214 Repeals provision of law relative to the effect of failure to use a safety belt with regard to use for comparative negligence.
HB263 Provides with respect to the payment of costs and attorney fees in certain cases.
HB299 Exempts public postsecondary education tuition amounts and mandatory fees from requirements for imposing a new or increasing an existing tax or fee.
HB396 Provides relative to the powers of the public postsecondary education management boards and the Board of Regents.
HB409 Changes the prescriptive period for the enforcement of zoning restrictions, building restrictions, subdivision regulations, and use regulations in the city of Central.
HB468 Provides for utilities in the right of passage for enclosed estates.
HB471 Provides that the servitude of passage to an enclosed estate includes the right to lay utilities.
HB501 Provides for qui tam actions in cases of misuse of public funds.
HB582 Provides relative to abandonment of civil actions.
HB755 Removes peremptive periods associated with disavowal and establishment of paternity.
HB840 Provides relative to suspension of licenses for failure to pay child support obligations.
Commerce. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room 1. Agenda includes:
HB563 Allows for cancellation of contracts with automatic renewal clauses.
HB604 Makes it an unfair trade practice to automatically bill a consumer, enter into automatic renewal contracts with a consumer, or bill a consumer for a third party without express written authorization.
HB772 Provides relative to servitudes for utilities during times of emergency.
HB823 Provides with respect to licensure requirements for appraisal management companies.
HB1014 Provides relative to appraisal management companies.
SB128 Provides relative to the Louisiana Professional Geoscience Practice Act.
SB316 Provides for the use of a power of attorney at a financial institution.
SB326 Requires the commissioner of the office of financial institutions to compile certain information from licensees under the Louisiana Deferred Presentment and Small Loan Act.
SB360 Provides for distribution and sale of marine products, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, and recreational vehicles.
SB389 Requires the attorney general to regulate sweepstakes promotions and provides certain requirements and procedures.
SB399 Provides relative to the powers and bylaws of electric cooperatives.
SB513 Restricts the division of administration from making certain expenditures to companies or entities which engage in the production of obscene or pornographic material.
Transportation, Highways & Public Works. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room 3. Agenda includes:
HB991 Creates the Metropolitan Ferry Authority.
HB992 Provides for the prohibition of a toll in certain circumstances and distribution of remaining toll revenue for the Crescent City Connection.
HB1129 Revises public bid provisions to include certain exceptions for certain letting authorities.
HCR100 Urges and requests the Complete Streets Working Group to continue working.
SB126 Extends the length of time relative to the utilization of design-build contracts.(7/1/12).
SB157 Provides for veteran designation on driver’s license and identification card.
SB193 Provides for prestige license plates for the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.
SB523 Provides relative to the funding of the Algiers Levee District and the Orleans Levee District from tax proceeds.
SB557 Provides relative to special prestige license plate for Boy Scouts of America.
SB559 Requires proof of financial responsibility and notice of cancellation or termination to be submitted electronically.
SB601 Provides relative to motor vehicle inspections.
SB667 Provides relative to driver education.(8/1/12).
SCR3 Urges and requests DPSC, OMV and LSP to apply and enforce law relative to headlights on motor vehicles emitting a white light only..
SCR4 Urges and requests DOTD to study truck traffic on LA 1019 between LA 16 and LA 64 in Livingston Parish..
SCR20 Requests DOTD to hold public meetings relative to proposed closure of a public railroad grade crossing on non-state maintained parish and municipal roadways..
SCR35 Requests DOTD study the feasibility and costs to provide adequate lighting and needed maintenance on bridges on the state highway system over the Mississippi River..
Ways and Means. 10:00 a.m. in Committee Room 6. Agenda includes:
HB1092 Authorizes the Dept. of Revenue to make payment of tax refunds by means of a debit card at the option of the taxpayer and prohibits the use of the debit cards in gaming 13.
HB1114 Defines “dealer” for sales and use tax.
HB1179 Increases the per hour pay of new direct jobs created in determination of the benefit rate under the La. Quality Jobs Program.
HB1186 Ratifies and continues the dedication of State Highway Fund No. 2 monies for the payment of bonds for capital maintenance and improvements for the Crescent City Connection.
SB270 Provides for donations of tax refunds to the Friends of Palmetto Island State Park, Inc. through a check-off box on state income tax returns.
SB271 Provides for donations of tax refunds to the Dreams Come True, Inc., through a check-off box on state income tax returns.
SB499 Prohibits the State Bond Commission from approving bonds, notes, or other indebtedness of political subdivisions against whom there is an unpaid judgment issued by a court of competent jurisdiction for amounts owed for services performed under contract.
SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Finance. At adjournment in Committee Room A. Agenda includes: Continuing discussion of executive budget for office of Lt. Governor,Depts of Culture Recreation and Tourism, Revenue, Environmental Quality, LA Workforce Commission, Dept. of Civil Service, and Other Requirements
Judiciary A. 9:00 a.m. in John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room. Agenda includes:
HB12 Provides relative to expert witnesses for class certification purposes.
HB16 Authorizes an increase in court costs for municipal ordinance violations in the mayor’s court in the town of Sterlington.
HB126 Limits civil liability of the members of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council.
HB132 Provides relative to service of process on attorneys.
HB224 Provides relative to enforcement of child support by income assignment.
HB361 Provides relative to notaries.
HB439 Repeals the statutory authorization for the designation of an attorney in a testament.
HB459 Provides relative to motions for summary judgment.
HB462 Provides relative to venue for foreign corporations and limited liability companies.
HB464 Provides relative to civil procedure.
HB467 Provides relative to notice of executory process.
HB872 Provides with respect to child support calculations.
HB929 Provides with respect to notaries.
HB1192 Provides with respect to notaries.
SB133 Provides relative to designation by judges of specialty divisions or sections in district courts.
SB194 Provides relative to arbitration awards and payment of attorney fees and costs.
SB519 Provides relative to juvenile delinquency proceedings.
SB596 Provides an exemption from subpoena for judges and commissioners of Article V courts.
Judiciary B. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room E. Agenda includes:
HB191 Authorizes courts to impanel one or more additional grand juries.
HB215 Provides relative to victim and offender communications.
HB338 Authorizes the use of truth verification examinations for certain sex offenders.
HB355 Authorizes an increase in fees for criminal bonds posted in the Denham Springs City Court.
HB432 Repeals the statutory authority for the La. Risk Review Panel.
HB433 Amends procedures relative to adjudication hearings for juvenile offenders charged with crimes of violence.
HB457 Extends the time period in which an application for crime victims reparations is to be filed by certain applicants.
HB518 Merges the functions and duties of the Board of Parole into the Board of Pardons and creates a committee on parole which shall be part of the Board of Pardons.
HB558 Provides relative to sex offender registration and notification.
HB592 Provides for special divisions or sections in district courts.
HB932 Provides with respect to financial security for survivors of certain law enforcement officers.
HB1038 Provides relative to the payment of insurance premiums for retirees of the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office.
HB1082 Provides relative to the required number and location of public restrooms in Class A-General retail establishments.
HB1098 Establishes one permit for tobacco retail dealers by eliminating the tobacco registration certificate.
HB1164 Provides relative to qualifications for retail permits.
SB92 Provides relative to significant influence.
SB127 Provides for the confidentiality of juvenile records.
SB265 Authorizes the state fire marshal to condemn and order demolition or removal of certain buildings and structures located in a parish or municipality.
SB321 Provides for eligibility for parole consideration.
SB517 Requires the notification of certain school officials when certain children have been taken into custody.
Judiciary C. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room F. Agenda includes:
HB18 Increases penalties for certain crimes of battery when committed on U.S. servicemen and disabled veterans.
HB70 Creates the crime of unlawful presence or contact of a sex offender relative to a former victim.
HB90 Authorizes the issuance of search warrants upon electronic testimony.
HB96 Creates the crime of online impersonation.
HB99 Amends the La. Racketeering Act to apply to additional criminal offenses.
HB219 Increases the value of the contract for home improvement or the amount of damage caused by home improvement fraud to be consistent with theft provisions.
HB231 Prohibits the sale of dogs or cats at certain public locations.
HB616 Creates the crime of filing a false lien against a court or law enforcement officer.
HB620 Provides for the unlawful use of a social networking website.
HB980 Provides relative to warrants for arrest on indictments or bills of information.
SB428 Creates the crime of unlawful presence or contact of a sex offender relative to a former victim.
SB647 Provides relative to the sentencing of certain DWI offenders.
SB649 Provides for GPS tracking of certain arrestees while out on bail.
SB687 Provides relative to the sentencing guidelines for first and subsequent offense DWI.
ISSUES TO WATCH TUESDAY
HB620 on the use of a social networking website by sexual offenders in Senate Judiciary C.
HB1092 making payment of tax refunds by means of a debit card at the option of the taxpayer in House Ways and Means
HB61, HB1131 and HB1198, which would overhaul the pension system for state employees is scheduled for debate and vote by the full House of Representatives.