House convenes at 2:00 p.m.
Senate convenes at 5:00 p.m.
HOUSE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Appropriations. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room 5. Agenda includes: Added: HB 142, HB 664
Removed: HB 724, HB 865
- HB142 Provides for a 10% reduction of all state professional, personal, and consulting service contracts and provides for deposit of the savings into the Higher Education Financing Fund.
- HB389 Provides relative to the casino support services contract.
- HB444 Provides for the availability of the executive budget to members of the legislature 14 days prior to submission to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget.
- HB664 Provides for funds transferred to public and quasi-public entities which are not budget units of the state.
- HB805 Provides for required information from entities with state contracts.
- HB853 Provides for information included in the executive budget and the General Appropriation Bill.
Civil Law & Procedure. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room 4. Agenda includes: Time changed to 9:00 AM
Added: HB 125, HB 338, HB 799
- HB125 Provides for the statewide election of the state superintendent of education.
- HB271 Provides relative to paternity.
- HB338 Provides relative to the effective period of a temporary restraining order under certain circumstances.
- HB412 Provides with respect to the payment of court costs and attorney fees in certain cases.
- HB421 Provides relative to court-ordered treatment programs required for a parent with a history of family violence.
- HB488 Authorizes agents of the tax collector to sell property for delinquent taxes and requires the fee of the authorized agent to be included within the costs recoverable in the tax sale.
- HB505 Provides limitation of liability for employers of convicted offenders.
- HB545 Requires certification by landlords that rental properties are free of toxic mold.
- HB591 Provides relative to parental rights.
- HB654 Provides relative to the rights of military personnel to terminate a lease.
- HB799 Provides relative to the employment of special attorneys or counsel.
- HB856 Provides relative to child custody.
- HB862 Provides relative to the enforcement of the coastal management program.
- HB1114 Provides relative to successions and donations.
- HB1122 Provides for the Protection From Stalking Act.
- HB1165 Provides for liability for civil damages against persons alleging certain unsubstantiated acts of malfeasance in office against elected officials.
- HB1196 Authorizes retired justices of the peace to perform certain duties relative to waivers.
- HCR63 Authorizes and directs the Louisiana State Law Institute to study and make recommendations regarding the law of lesion beyond moiety.
Commerce. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room 1. Agenda includes:
- HB429 Authorizes the collection of a handling fee for the rental of heavy equipment.
- HB570 Provides relative to carbon monoxide detectors.
- HB1188 Requires state contractors and subcontractors to pay workers performing such contract a minimum wage.
- SB265 Provides relative to registration of securities.
- SB287 Re-creates the Department of Public Service.
- SB288 Re-creates entities transferred to or placed within the office of the governor.
- SB362 Provides relative to licensing renewal dates for currency exchange services through use of an electronic system.
Transportation, Highways & Public Works. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room 3. Agenda includes: Removed: HB 908, HB 1139, HB 1237
- HB907 Provides for the issuance of REAL ID compliant driver’s licenses and special identification cards.
- HB939 Provides for driver’s licenses and special identification cards not compliant with the REAL ID Act of 2005.
- HB966 Provides relative to required documentation for the issuance of driver’s licenses and special identification cards.
- HB979 Provides for the creation of the Louisiana Transportation Infrastructure Bank.
- HB1123 Increases the truck registration fee.
- HB1146 Requires vehicles in adajcent lanes to stop for all buses loading or unloading passengers.
- HB1182 Requires a traffic signal on La. Hwy. 182 and Fairview Drive in Berwick, Louisiana.
- HB1219 Provides for the waiver of any increase in the renewal fee of a driver’s license for persons returning from military service.
- HR66 Urges and requests the Department of Transportation and Development to conduct a traffic study at the United States 171-Moeling Street intersection in Calcasieu Parish.
Ways and Means. 10:00 a.m. in Committee Room 6. Agenda includes: Removed: HB 1170, HB 1202
- HB236 Authorizes the office of debt recovery to utilize the offset of certain gaming winnings as a means to collect delinquent debt owed to state agencies.
- HB463 Provides for the forgiveness of loans to the city of New Orleans under the Local Debt Service Assistance Program.
- HB824 Provides relative to the application fee for projects applying for the rehabilitation of historic structures tax credit applicable to nonresidential property.
- HB1118 Changes requirements for public hearings at which millage adjustments are considered by certain taxing authorities.
- HB1119 Changes the deadline for submission of reports by agencies which administer certain tax incentives and authorizes electronic submission of such reports.
- HB1137 Creates individual income tax checkoffs for The Louisiana Association for the Blind, the Louisiana Center for the Blind, and Affiliated Blind of Louisiana, Inc..
- HB1175 Provides with respect to the issuance of bonds, notes, or other indebtedness of certain political subdivsisions.
- SB58 Changes the Louisiana Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society as an entity to which donations may be made on individual tax returns.
SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Agriculture. 10:30 a.m. in Committee Room C. Agenda includes:
- HB119 Revises a certain highway intersection designation in the statutory list of public highways prohibiting livestock at large.
- SB631 Provides relative to turtle farmer license requirements.
- SCR41 Requests the United States Department of Agriculture to develop tastier food options for the National School Lunch Program..
Commerce. 1:00 p.m. in Committee Room E. Agenda includes: Removed SB 158, SB 378, SB 424
- SB66 Provides relative to the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors.
- SB121 Clarifies certain definitions within the Louisiana Mental Health Counselor Licensing Act.
- SB167 Provides relative to the Board of Dentistry.
- SB266 Provides relative to the registration of certain investment adviser representatives.
- SB299 Provides relative to civil justice funding companies.
- SB426 Prohibits required use of settlement service providers in residential real estate transactions.
- SB447 Requires the State Licensing Board for Contractors to provide testing specifically for solar installers.
- SB483 Repeals certain outdated information collection and reporting requirements of the Louisiana Deferred Presentment and Small Loan Act.
- SB573 Creates the office of multimodal commerce in the Department of Economic Development and Multimodal Commerce created from a restructured Department of Economic Development, and transfers powers, duties, and responsibilities with respect to multimodal commerce and corresponding department employees, equipment, facilities, funding, and statutory entities from the Department of Transportation and Development to such office and department.
- SB605 Provides relative to marine products.
- SB637 Provides relative to the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology.
Environmental Quality. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room A. Agenda includes:
- HB1075 Provides for disposing of cigarettes and cigarette butts as litter.
- SB407 Provides for preemption under the Right-to-Know Law.
- SB650 Authorizes the Department of Environmental Quality to establish regulations on carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired electric generating units.
- SB664 Authorizes the commissioner of agriculture and forestry to receive and investigate complaints about prescribed burns and to revoke his authorization in certain situations.
Health & Welfare. 1:00 p.m. in John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room. Agenda includes: Added: HB 746
- HB63 Revises terminology referring to persons with disabilities and other persons with exceptionalities.
- HB513 Requires the Department of Health and Hospitals to provide information concerning velocardiofacial syndrome and 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.
- HB736 Provides relative to the Louisiana Commission on HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C.
- HB746 Prohibits the use of tanning equipment by a minor.
- HB833 Creates the ABLE Account savings program for persons with significant disabilities.
- HB891 Authorizes access to investigational treatments for terminally ill patients.
- HCR20 Recognizes No-Shave November in Louisiana, an effort to raise awareness of men’s health issues.
- SB341 Provides for certain limitations relative to actions or rules requiring modification of certain existing community water systems.
- SB497 Provides for the payment of health care services.
- SB501 Provides for telemedicine.
- SB516 Provides for direct primary care.
- SB539 Provides relative to suicide assessment, intervention, treatment, and management training for certain professions.
- SB545 Provides relative to third party initiated medication substitutions.
- SB619 Transfers the powers, duties, and functions relative to regulating pain management clinics from the Department of Health and Hospitals to the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.
- SB621 Provides for compensation for home and community-based health care services.
- SCR62 Requests the Department of Health and Hospitals to seek a Medicaid state plan amendment from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to include as a Medicaid service the Tdap vaccine to pregnant women and to provide a cost analysis to the legislature for providing this Medicaid service..
Insurance. 1:00 p.m. in Committee Room A. Agenda includes:
- SB69 Prohibits insurers from excluding from coverage the intentional acts of policy holders’ minor child.
- SB165 Provides relative to prescription drug specialty tiers.
- SB221 Provides relative to premiums.
- SB403 Provides relative to third party payments of health insurance premiums of individuals with HIV/AIDS.
- SB554 Provides relative to insurance rate review and approval.
- SB645 Relative to certain health maintenance organization disclosures.
Judiciary A. 9:00 a.m. in John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room. Agenda includes: Removed: SB 445
- SB233 Provides relative to the Louisiana Equal Housing Opportunity Act.
- SB302 Provides relative to medical consent and certain immunities.
- SB308 Provides relative to the fundamental rights of parents.
- SB373 Provides relative to motions for summary judgments.
- SB586 Provides relative to adoptions and prohibits the re-homing of a child.
- SB606 Provides for the use of electronic signatures by judges and justices.
Judiciary B. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room E. Agenda includes:
- HB55 Revises provisions of law regarding expungement.
- HB480 Designates “Louisiana Collector Car Appreciation” weekend the second weekend in July.
- SB229 Provides relative to reducing certain habitual offender sentences.
- SB242 Provides relative to sheriffs appointing non-licensed appraisers.
- SB361 Provides for the carrying of concealed weapons by certain law enforcement officers in all public places.
- SB571 Requires the Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information to make certain records available to public defenders.
- SB608 Provides relative to arrest warrants.
- SCR40 Reduces the amount of insurance required of licensed private security companies for care, custody, and control from $500,000 to $100,000..
Judiciary C. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room F. Agenda includes:
- HB212 Adds certain compounds to the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law.
- HB229 Adds substances to the listing of Schedule I controlled dangerous substances.
- HB308 Increases the possible term of imprisonment for the crime of aggravated flight from an officer.
- HB414 Amends responsive verdicts for theft and attempted theft.
- HB544 Provides penalties for fire prevention interference.
- HB741 Provides for a contradictory hearing for a motion to withdraw a guilty plea.
- SB63 Provides criminal penalties for claiming a tax credit when a contractor has failed to meet contractual obligations relative to installation and maintenance of solar electric or thermal systems.
- SB87 Increases the maximum term of imprisonment for possession or distribution of heroin to 99 years.
- SB187 Allows enhanced sentencing for drug offenses committed in a private residence located in a drug free zone.
- SB293 Provides relative to operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
- SB330 Creates the crime of illegal use of unmanned aircraft to capture images (DRONE Act).
- SB592 Provides relative to penalties for second degree battery.
Senate & Governmental Affairs. 1:00 p.m. in Committee Room F. Agenda includes:
- SB108 Provides relative to the commissioner of higher education.
- SB161 Provides relative to restitution of audit costs.
- SB271 Provides relative to vacancy in the office of a judge.
- SB300 Provides relative to the inspector general.
- SB332 Provides bidding documents prior to opening bids are not subject to public records requirements.
- SB353 Provides that certain records relative to jury selection and jurors are not public records.
- SB415 Provides a framework for decreasing the number of judges.
- SB446 Provides relative to public records.
- SB630 Provides for the qualification of a newspaper to publish official proceedings, legal notices, or advertisements in Orleans Parish or Jefferson Parish.
- SB642 Increases annual audit requirements for certain entities in certain parishes.
- SB649 Provides for the Louisiana State Health Care Profession Institute.
Source: Louisiana News Bureau