ISSUES TO WATCH MONDAY
- SB563 Creates and provides for the Southeast Baton Rouge Community School Board and school system in East Baton Rouge Parish in House Appropriations.
- SB299 Grants the Southeast Baton Rouge community school system in East Baton Rouge Parish the same authority granted parishes relative to MFP funding and raising revenue for schools in House Civil Law and Procedure committee.
- HB812 Requires that any monies received by the state from lawsuits arising from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill shall be deposited into the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund in House Civil Law and Procedure committee.
- SCR9 Requests DOTD to study widening and lengthening the I-110 on-ramp from which traffic coming from the state capitol enters I-110 north in Baton Rouge in House Transportation.
- SCR70 Requests DOTD study four laning LA 73 between LA 30 and I-10 and four laning LA 30 between I-10 and LA 44, all in Ascension Parish in House Transportation.
- SCR99 Provides legislative approval of the MFP formula for FY 2012-13 as adopted by BESE on February 27, 2012 in Senate Education.
- SB100 Prohibits discrimination in state employment based upon sexual identification in Senate Labor committee.
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:
HB183 Provides relative to the casino support services contract.
HB203 Deletes quarterly payment requirements of the casino support services contract.
HB333 Increases the number of authorized Tunica-Biloxi tribal officers eligible for supplemental pay.
HB347 Dedicates an amount of mineral revenues from oil and gas production in and around Lake Bistineau to the operation and management of the lake.
HB625 Provides with respect to the assessments against insurers.
HB717 Dedicates a portion of the state tax on riverboats collected in boats in Bossier and Caddo parishes to the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission and the Independence Bowl.
HB723 Provides for authorized positions in the executive budget and appropriations bills.
HB741 Provides with respect to collection policy and procedure used by all state agencies.
HB1069 Requires state departments and agencies that provide services via a website to provide for a customer satisfaction survey, user comments, and agency responses on the website.
SB475 To provide for performance based tax rebates for musical or other entertainment events held in public facilities under certain conditions.
SB563 Creates and provides for the Southeast Baton Rouge Community School Board and school system in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Civil Law & Procedure. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room 4. Agenda includes:
HB812 Requires that any monies received by the state from lawsuits arising from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill shall be deposited into the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund.
HB860 Provides with respect to appropriations and use of funds for payment of certain obligations.
SB70 Provides relative to small succession procedures and effects.
SB82 Constitutional amendment to except the Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly from certain deficit provisions.
SB139 Provides an exception to the choice of insurer provision for certain consumer leases.
SB176 Amends the definition of malpractice for purposes of Medical Malpractice Act.
SB258 Provides relative to peremptive periods for certain actions involving surveying, design, and construction of immovables or improvements.
SB261 Provides relative to children and awards of visitation to grandparents and others.
SB263 Provides relative to service of process and the secretary of state.
SB299 Grants the Southeast Baton Rouge community school system in East Baton Rouge Parish the same authority granted parishes relative to MFP funding and raising revenue for schools.
SB303 Requires that any denial, infringement, or restriction on one’s right to acquire, keep, possess, transport, carry, transfer, and use arms for defense of life and property be subject to a strict scrutiny standard by courts in determining any violation of the right.
SB410 Constitutional amendment to establish certain requirements prior to legislatively creating certain special districts.
SB420 Provides relative to motor carrier transportation contracts.
SB429 Provides relative to motions for judgment on offers of judgment and time periods (8/1/12).
SB506 Provides relative to staying discovery in civil proceedings for cause shown by district attorney conducting a related criminal investigation.
SB509 Provides relative to service of citation by certified mail in justice of the peace courts.
SB530 Provides relative to certain unsolicited offers for lease or purchase of mineral rights.
SB596 Provides an exemption from subpoena for judges and commissioners of Article V courts.
SB693 Provides relative to motor carrier transportation contracts and construction contracts.
Commerce. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room 1. Agenda includes:
HB1074 Provides with respect to insurance requirements for rental motor vehicle dealers.
SB389 Requires the attorney general to regulate sweepstakes promotions and provides certain requirements and procedures.
SB474 Exempts motor carriers of non-hazardous oilfield waste from proving public convenience and necessity.
SB516 Provides that persons with ownership interest in certain business entities be notified before changes are made in the records of the secretary of state.
SB538 Provides relative to the Commercial Building Energy Conservation Code.
SB751 Provides relative to recreational product shows.
Transportation, Highways & Public Works. 10:00 a.m. in Committee Room 3. Agenda includes:
SB79 Authorizes ready-mixed concrete trucks to exceed maximum allowable gross vehicle weight under certain conditions.
SB168 Provide other penalties for various traffic violations.
SB224 Authorizes proof of lifetime hunting, sports fishing, and combination lifetime hunting and sports fishing licenses on drivers license.
SB338 Provides for time period between award and execution of certain public works contracts.
SB376 Provide for notice of a violation of provisions regarding transportation of hazardous waste.
SB489 Provides relative to hearing procedures following revocation or denial of driver’s license.
SB594 Provides that public school transportation be made available for certain students attending nearby technical colleges.
SB599 Provides relative to termination of the Crescent City Connection Division of the DOTD.
SB634 Provides relative to the operation of a motor vehicle issued a reconstructed title as a motor carrier of passengers or as a public carrier vehicle.(10/15/12).
SB674 Creates Democratic and Republican Prestige License Plates.
SB698 Provides relative to the powers and authority of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District.
SB699 Provides relative to the New Orleans Lakefront Airport.
SCR9 Requests DOTD to study widening and lengthening the I-110 on-ramp from which traffic coming from the state capitol enters I-110 north in Baton Rouge..
SCR38 Requests that DOTD study feasibility of authorizing the collection of tolls to complete I-49 South..
SCR41 Approves the annual integrated coastal protection plan for Fiscal Year 2012-2013..
SCR46 Approves the comprehensive master plan for integrated coastal protection..
SCR70 Requests DOTD study four laning LA 73 between LA 30 and I-10 and four laning LA 30 between I-10 and LA 44, all in Ascension Parish..
SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Finance. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room A. Agenda includes: Current status and discussion of HB 1.
Retirement. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room E. Agenda includes:
HB39 Provides relative to federal tax qualification requirements for the Firefighters’ Retirement System.
HB41 Provides relative to the federal tax qualification status of the system.
HB50 Provides relative to the Assessors’ Retirement Fund.
HB61 Provides for a cash balance plan for certain state employees.
HB986 Provides for the distribution of benefits from the Firefighters’ Retirement System to a trust for a child.
HB1048 Provides for the maintenance of tax qualification status for the Teachers’ Retirement System of La..
HB1050 Provides for tax qualification status of the Municipal Police Employees’ Retirement System.
SB13 Provides for use of entry age normal valuation method by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Teachers Retirement System of Louisiana.
Revenue & Fiscal Affairs. 12:00 noon in John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room. Agenda includes:
HB568 Provides for a local sales and use tax exemption for sales of certain property to the “St. Bernard Project, Inc.”
HB1104 Requires state agencies which administer tax credits to report certain information.
HB1106 Authorizes a rebate for donations to certain public schools.
SB273 Excludes payments of a franchise fee or similar charge by an electric, gas, or water public utility to a political subdivision in excess of two percent of the annual gross receipts of the utility from adding the payment to the sales price and billing to customers in the political subdivision.
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Hearings and debate streamed live on the Internet at www.legis.la.gov