ISSUES TO WATCH THURSDAY
- HB1 The state’s budget for the fiscal year beginning July is scheduled for a vote by the full state Senate.
- SB47 Final average compensation is scheduled for a vote by the full Louisiana House of Representatives.
- SB740 cost of living adjustment payments for retirees is scheduled for a vote by the full Louisiana House of Representatives.
- SB475 that would change the “performance based” tax rebates for entertainment events held in public facilities is scheduled for a vote by the full Louisiana House of Representatives.
House convenes at 1:00 p.m.
Senate convenes at 9:00 a.m.
HOUSE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Municipal, Parochial & Cultural Affairs. 10:00 a.m. in Committee Room 6. Agenda includes:
SB187 Provides relative to the collection, analysis and reburial of exposed human skeletal remains from municipal and abandoned cemeteries.
SB408 Provides for shifting of private mains to accommodate a public system.
SB562 Provides relative to the tax upon the occupancy of hotel rooms, motel rooms, and overnight camping facilities levied and collected by the Abbeville Film and Visitors Commission District.
SB600 Provides for the levy, collection, allocation, and use of certain taxes collected by the Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission.
SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Local & Municipal Affairs. 8:30 a.m. in Committee Room C. Agenda includes:
HB988 Provides for a five-year deferred retirement option plan for certain members of the Firefighters’ Retirement System.
Legislative news at it happens, including supporting documents, available on the Internet at http://blogs.theadvocate.com/politicsblog/
Hearings and debate streamed live on the Internet at www.legis.la.gov