ISSUES TO WATCH TUESDAY
- HB2 Provides for the comprehensive Capital Outlay budget in House Appropriations and in House Ways and Means committee.
- SB330 Criminalizes the act of performing an abortion where the abortionist is not a licensed physician in House Criminal Justice committee.
- HCR92 Requests the Board of Regents to study executive compensation at the university system offices and boards in House Education committee
House convenes at 2:00 p.m.
Senate convenes at 2:00 p.m.
HOUSE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Appropriations. At adjournment in Committee Room 5. Agenda includes:
HB2 Provides for the comprehensive Capital Outlay budget.
Criminal Justice. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room 6. Agenda includes:
SB71 Provides for the criminalistics laboratory operated by the sheriff of Jefferson Parish.
SB198 Provides relative to legislative oversight of certain video draw poker games.
SB330 Criminalizes the act of performing an abortion where the abortionist is not a licensed physician.
SB362 Amends certain amenity provisions for qualified truck stops.
SB363 Provides for amenities of qualified truck stop facilities.
SB365 Provides for the calculation of fuel sales at qualified truck stop facilities.
SB536 Provides relative to probation and parole supervision fees.
SB639 Provides for the crime of first degree murder.
SB649 Provides for GPS tracking of certain arrestees while out on bail.
SB686 Provides relative to the crime of obscenity.
SB747 Prohibits certain activities under the Video Draw Poker Devices Control Law.
Education. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room 1. Agenda includes:
HB1078 Provides relative to the authority of public postsecondary education management boards to increase tuition and mandatory fee amounts.
HCR92 Requests the Board of Regents to study executive compensation at the university system offices and boards.
SB62 Re-creates the Department of Education.
SB119 Provides for administration of auto-injectable epinephrine by a school nurse.
SB290 Provides relative to the La. Universities Marine Consortium.
SB412 Authorize colleges and universities to enter into property leases with Louisiana businesses to be located in areas designated as a business incubator or research park.
SB526 Provides relative to scholarships for children of state investigators killed in the performance of duty.
SB645 Merges certain La.Technical College campuses with Louisiana Delta Community College.
House & Governmental Affairs. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room 2. Agenda includes:
HR46 Provides procedures to discipline persons who attempt to intimidate members of the House.
HR62 Provides relative to substantive floor amendments to bills on the local and consent calendar and provides relative to calendar placement of certain bills.
SB21 Provides for prefiling and notice deadlines for bills affecting public retirement systems..
SB84 Provides with respect to physicians as public servants.
SB88 Requires state agencies to provide notice upon submission of certain reports to the legislature.
SB248 Provides for changes to the nomination process for the Board of Ethics.
SB253 Provides for the office of the inspector general to employ its own legal counsel and obtain legal counsel from the attorney general.
SB268 Authorizes the secretary of state to temporarily close certain public facilities under his jurisdiction when no funds are appropriated for the operation of such facilities.
SB381 Redesignates the Louisiana Serve Commission as the Volunteer Louisiana Commission.
SB422 Provides relative to legislative review of emergency rules or fees.
SB591 Authorizes the creation of the Interest On Candidate Contributions Trust Account program.
SB729 Provides for an exception to the prohibition of contractual agreements for any contract with any plan providing medicaid services to medicaid recipients.
SB735 Provides relative to the deputy commissioner of consumer advocacy.
SB750 Requires the consideration of certain poverty impact issues and issuance of a poverty impact statement prior to the adoption, amendment, or repeal of rules by a state agency.
SB754 Provides an exception to the provisions of law relative to ethical standards for public servants.
Ways and Means. 1:00 p.m. in Committee Room 5. Agenda includes:
HB2 Provides for the comprehensive Capital Outlay budget.
HB3 Provides for the Omnibus Bond Act.
SB144 Phases in an exemption from local sales tax on certain inhibitors and complex biologics if the Revenue Estimating Conference estimates a certain percentage increase in state general sales tax.
SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Judiciary A. 9:00 a.m. in John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room. Agenda includes:
HB37 Provides for additional court costs for the Lockport Mayor’s Court.
HB103 Authorizes an automobile expense allowance for the St. Landry Parish Clerk of Court.
HB126 Limits civil liability of the members of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council.
HB166 Establishes that coaches are mandatory reporters for purposes of child abuse.
HB326 Authorizes certain health professionals to execute an emergency certificate for admission to a treatment facility of a minor suffering from mental illness or substance abuse.
HB342 Provides with respect to the registry of certain documents for purposes of executory process.
HB426 Provides relative to venue in justice of the peace courts.
HB450 Provide for a one-year time limitation within which to file a suit to enforce a Private Works Act privilege.
HB452 Provides for the deletion of inscriptions on mortgage certificates.
HB453 Provides with respect to the form of notice of seizure in judgment debtor cases.
HB455 Provides with respect to responsibilities and obligations of certain banks when served with an injunctive or temporary restraining order in domestic matters.
HB464 Provides relative to civil procedure.
HB469 Provides with respect to property held in a trust.
HB470 Expands the list of notaries having authority to execute corrective acts.
HB535 Provides relative to obligations secured by mortgages or privileges.
HB766 Provides relative to the Patients Compensation Fund and its administration by the Patients Compensation Fund Oversight Board.
HB904 Provides for limitation of liability of schools for damages from donated food.
HB912 Provides procedures for intrafamily adoptions.
HB940 Provides with respect to notice of seizures.
HB941 Provides with respect to the Private Works Act.
HB1077 Provides relative to the La. Governmental Claims Act.
HB1144 Provides relative to courts in Orleans Parish (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note).
HCR126 Recognizes May 1-June 14, 2012, as National Military Appreciation Month.
Judiciary B. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room E. Agenda includes:
HB325 Increases the special cost assessed in criminal cases in each judicial district court for the district indigent defender fund.
HB445 Authorizes video draw poker device owners to hold franchise payments in trust until franchise payment is remitted to the state.
HB446 Prohibits certain persons associated or affiliated with charitable gaming licensees from benefitting from net gaming proceeds.
HB543 Provides for parole eligibility for certain offenders sentenced to life imprisonment if certain conditions are met.
HB566 Provides relative to persons convicted of crimes against nature by solicitation.
SB570 Provides requirements for the membership of the Louisiana Public Defender Board.
Judiciary C. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room F. Agenda includes:
HB4 Increases criminal penalties for possession of or dealing in firearms with obliterated serial numbers.
HB47 Provides for a minimum mandatory jail sentence for certain DWI offenses.
HB204 Creates the crime of reckless discharge of a firearm in a residential area.
HB220 Amends penalty provisions for reckless discharge of a firearm at a parade.
HB222 Provides with respect to prior offenses regarding the illegal carrying of weapons.
HB581 Provides for the reinstatement of bail in certain cases.
HB781 Authorizes the use of multiple chemical tests.
HB1116 Increases the minimum mandatory sentence for second offense domestic abuse battery.
SB623 Provides for right of privacy for juvenile victims of certain sex offenses.
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