House Order of the Day
June 10, 2015
10:00 am
House Chamber

Adjourned
 

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MORNING HOUR

1. Roll Call

2. Prayer

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Reading of Journal

5. Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

6. Introduction of Resolutions

7. Introduction of Bills

8. Senate Bills on First Reading

9. Reports of Committees

REGULAR ORDER OF THE DAY

1. House and Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading for Final Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/10/2015
 HR30RICHARDHOUSE/RULES - Provides relative to the Committee on Appropriations
 HR47BROADWATERELECTIONS - Creates a special subcommittee to study certain matters relative to elections
 HR69CARMODYSEX EDUCATION - Directs the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Department of Health and Hospitals to report on the effectiveness of abstinence-emphasis sex education
 HR74LANCE HARRISHOUSE/RULES - Provides relative to conference committees and conference committee reports
 HR79P.SMITHREGISTRARS OF VOTERS - Creates a special subcommittee to study certain matters relative to registrars of voters (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HR110T.BURNSHOUSE/RULES - Provides relative to the Committee on Appropriations
 HR117TALBOTHOUSE/RULES - Provides relative to the passage of the Capital Outlay Bill
 HR136LORUSSOCORPORATIONS - Requests the Louisiana State Law Institute to study and make recommendations with respect to the implementation of laws relative to minority shareholders in closely held corporations
 HR123ORTEGOHIGHWAYS - Directs the Department of Transportation and Development to conduct a study relative to constructing roundabouts and changing frontage roads adjacent to certain interchanges with interstate highways and urban arterial roads
 HR127BISHOPJUDGES - Requests the Louisiana Supreme Court to make financial disclosure reports available for viewing on the internet
 HR132GAINESVOTING/REGISTRATION - Provides for a study of automatic voter registration
 HR148M.JOHNSON(DISTRICT 8)CRIME/BATTERY - Directs the La. State Law Institute to study the issue of adding assault on a school teacher and battery of a school teacher to the list of crimes of violence
 HR151STOKESHEALTH/DHH - Requests the Dept. of Health and Hospitals to update La. Administrative Code provisions as necessary to comport with federal regulations relative to dietitian nutritionists
 HR162WILLMOTTHEALTH/EMERG MED SERVICE - Authorizes the Dept. of Health and Hospitals to issue administrative rules concerning transportation of patients with cardiac and stroke emergencies
 HR175HODGESHOMELAND SECURITY - Creates a task force to study the impact of illegal immigration on Louisiana taxpayers
 HR177BISHOPCOASTAL RESOURCES - Urges and requests the division of administration and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to study the feasibility of using alternative delivery methods for large scale coastal restoration projects
 HR178JEFFERSONSTUDENT/LOANS-SCHOLARSHP - Requests that the Board of Regents, in collaboration with the Louisiana Student Financial Assistance Commission, study and make recommendations relative to student financial aid
 HR185THIBAUTSCHOOLS/NONPUBLIC - Requests state-approved nonpublic schools to consider keeping epinephrine on the school premises for emergency situations
 HR186PRICESCHOOLS/FINANCE-MFP - Requests that the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education reconvene a minimum foundation program task force to determine the actual cost of public education and identify potential funding mechanisms
 HR194HARRISONEDUCATION/SPECIAL - Requests local education agencies to use the "developmental delay" category of exceptionality for children with Down syndrome
 HR196JAMESHEALTH - Authorizes the Department of Agriculture and Forestry to create the Medical Marijuana Patient Access Review Committee
 HR197PRICEHEALTH/HOME CARE - Requests the Dept. of Health and Hospitals to establish a study committee on delivery of home-based care and services

2. Senate Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading Final Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/10/2015
 SCR128TROY BROWNHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Requests the State Licensing Board for Contractors and the Department of Health and Hospitals, office of public health, to study the lack of availability of inspectors to timely complete inspections involved in construction projects.
 SCR132CLAITORHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - the Department of Health and Hospitals to conduct a study on access to psychiatric medications and the costs for nonaccess to such medications.
 SCR135BROOMEECONOMIC DEVELOP DEPT - Requests that the Department of Economic Development notify companies with which it has entered into cooperative endeavor agreements of the goals of the Hudson and Veteran initiatives and that these companies provide the department with information on their use of Hudson Initiative and Veteran Initiative vendors.

3. House Concurrent Resolutions Returned from the Senate with Amendments
 HCR104DOVEFISHING/OYSTERS - Creates the Oyster Lease Moratorium Lifting Committee

4. House Bills Amended by Senate to be Concurred in by the House

Scheduled for concurrence on 6/10/2015
 HB577JACKSONMUNICIPAL - Provides relative to extension or contraction of corporate limits of municipalities by means of petition and ordinance

Not yet scheduled for concurrence
 HB245HENRYSTUDENTS - Prohibits the use of state content standards, test questions, or other methods to measure certain noncognitive skills of students

7. Conference Committee Reports for Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/10/2015
 HCR86SIMONHEALTH/HOME CARE - Creates a study committee on family caregiving and long-term supports
 HB7THIBAUTCRIME - Amends provisions of law regarding unauthorized entry of a critical infrastructure
 HB33BERTHELOTENVIRONMENT/LITTERING - Provides with respect to fines for the offense of littering (EN INCREASE RV See Note) (EN SEE ANALYSIS)
 HB233B.ADAMSALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Authorizes the permitting and operation of microdistilleries in Louisiana (EN INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB394GREGORY MILLERTRADEMARKS/TRADE NAMES - Provides relative to names of business entities, trade names, trademarks, and service marks (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB451SCHEXNAYDERBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Provides relative to boards, commissions, authorities, districts, and like entities (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB518STOKESLEGISLATIVE SESSIONS - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for matters which may be considered in a regular session convening in an odd-numbered year (REC NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB204FOILCHILDREN/CARE - Provides relative to adult children with disabilities (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB241BARRASPUBLIC PRINTING - Provides relative to the distribution and sale of certain public documents (EN DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB830LANCE HARRISPORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS - Creates the Central Louisiana Regional Port

Not yet scheduled for floor debate
 HB836HODGESMARRIAGE/LICENSE - Provides for documentation and verification of certain information submitted by applicants for marriage licenses
 HB508FOILTAX/INCOME TAX - Authorizes an income tax deduction for taxpayers who employ certain qualified disabled individuals (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB260A.WILLIAMSHEALTH/SICKLE CELL ANEM - Establishes the Sickle Cell Patient Navigator Program (RE1 +$440,000 GF EX See Note)
 HB331BERTHELOTALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Transfers the labeling review authority for alcoholic beverages
 HB37TERRY BROWNMTR VEHICLE/DRIVER LIC - Authorizes a blood type designation to be included on the front of a person's driver's license or special identification card (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 HB336CONNICKTAX/SALES & USE - Provides for the collection of sales and use tax imposed on the purchase of motor vehicles by certain foreign business entities (EN INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB158HEITMEIERMALPRACTICE - Requires the reporting of malpractice claims paid by insurers or self- insurers on behalf of certain health care providers in an annual report to the Senate and House committees on health and welfare. (gov sig)

NOTICE GIVEN SUBJECT TO CALL

4. House Bills Amended by Senate to be Concurred in by the House

Scheduled for concurrence on 6/10/2015
 HB1FANNINAPPROPRIATIONS - Provides for the ordinary operating expenses of state government for Fiscal Year 2015-2016
 HB2ROBIDEAUXCAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides for the comprehensive Capital Outlay budget
 HB42SAM JONESRETIREMENT/COLAS - Authorizes payments funded by state retirement system experience accounts to certain retirees and beneficiaries of such systems (REF INCREASE APV)
 HB566FANNINFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for the transfer and deposit on monies among state funds (EN +$36,100,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB663FANNINAPPROPRIATIONS/ANCILLARY - Provides for the ancillary expenses of state government
 HB800FANNINAPPROPRIATIONS/SUPPLEML - Provides for supplemental appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014-2015

RETURNED TO THE CALENDAR

Morning Hour

12. House Bills on Second Reading to be Referred to Committee
 HB797ARNOLDREVENUE SECRETARY - Provides relative to the collection of taxes, penalties, or interest
 HB820SAM JONESTAX/TAX REBATES - Limits the amount of rebates allowed each year for donations to school tuition organizations

Regular Order

1. House and House Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading for Final Consideration
 HCR7HUNTERTAX/SALES & USE - Suspends the income tax deduction for net operating loss (EG INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 HCR9P.SMITHTAX/SALES & USE - Suspends the state sales and use tax exemption for business utilities (EG +$103,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HCR14JACKSONTAX/SALES & USE - Suspends exemptions to the state sales and use tax (EG +$177,400,000 GF RV See Note)

3. House Concurrent Resolutions Returned from the Senate with Amendments
 HCR161BADONCOLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Requests public universities to offer all bachelor's degree programs online
 HCR188THIBAUTSCHOOLS/NONPUBLIC - Requests state-approved nonpublic schools to consider keeping epinephrine on the school premises for emergency situations

4. House Bills Amended by Senate to be Concurred in by the House
 HB196SCHEXNAYDERPROPERTY/SERVITUDES - Provides relative to utility servitudes
 HB380HOLLISSALES/TOBACCO DEALERS - Provides relative to requirements for stamping cigarettes (REF INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB466BARRASTAX CREDITS - Provides for the eligibility of businesses to participate in the Enterprise Zone Program (EN +$7,200,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB695ABRAMSONSCHOOLS/TRANSPORTATION - Provides relative to the loading and unloading of students on to and off of school buses

5. House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage
 HB45PEARSONRETIREMENT/STATE SYSTEMS - Provides relative to implementation of new age sixty-two retirement eligibility for new hires in state systems (EG INCREASE APV)
 HB110WHITNEYBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Repeals provisions for the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center Commission
 HB142A.WILLIAMSCIVIL/PROCEDURE - Authorizes the use of certain summary proceedings in small claims court
 HB160HUVALINSURERS/AGENTS - Provides relative to insurance producers
 HB165ANDERSFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Provides relative to fees collected by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (EG +$1,042,400 SG RV See Note)
 HB276LANCE HARRISTAX CREDITS - Limits the amount of motion picture investor tax credit applications certified by the office each year (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV)
 HB289GISCLAIRHEALTH/MEDICAL TREATMENT - Provides relative to the collection of certain evidence from victims of rape offenses
 HB306JACKSONHUNTING/LICENSES - Provides that a hunting license is not required when hunting outlaw quadrupeds
 HB326W.BISHOPSTUDENTS - Authorizes surveys of public school students in Orleans Parish regarding risk behaviors
 HB383JACKSONTAX/CORP INCOME - Removes the carryback provisions for the net operating loss deduction for purposes of the corporate income tax (EG +$29,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB411JAMESCOLLEGES/ADMISSIONS - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to the authority to set admission standards at public postsecondary education institutions (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB412MORRISFUNDS/FUNDING - (Constitutional Amendment) Dedicates the avails of the existing one percent state sales and use taxes for the support of public elementary through post-secondary education (RE +$113,000,000 SD RV See Note)
 HB418BISHOPPUBLIC EMPLOYEES - Provides with respect to authorized payroll withholdings for public employees (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB426HUNTERTAX/CORP INCOME - Provides with respect to the net operating loss deduction for purposes of the corporate income tax (EG +$3,200,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB457TALBOTSCHOOLS - Provides relative to school membership in associations that prescribe eligibility to participate in athletics
 HB478MIGUEZMTR VEHICLE/REPAIRS - Provides relative to warranty repairs
 HB506JAMESTAX/CORP INCOME - Requires pro forma income tax returns relative to the potential for the use of a combined unitary reporting system as a method of income apportionment (EG NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 HB509P.SMITHTAX/SALES & USE - Suspends the state sales and use tax exemption for business utilities (EG +$103,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB510JAMESTAX CREDITS - Accelerates the sunset of the solar energy systems tax credit (OR INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB532STOKESTAX CREDITS - Provides for the carryforward rather than the refund of a certain portion of the tax credit for ad valorem taxes paid on inventory (EG +$13,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB536P.WILLIAMSTAX/SALES-USE, STATE - Provides for the definition of a dealer for purposes of collection of sales and use taxes due on sales made in Louisiana by a remote dealer (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB565LEGERTAX/SALES & USE - Suspends a certain portion of state sales and use tax exemptions (EG +$165,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB628JACKSONTAX/CORP INCOME - Requires that certain deductible items be added-back on certain corporate income tax returns (EG INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB682KLECKLEYTAX/AD VALOREM TAX - Establishes guidelines for the valuation of affordable rental housing for purposes of ad valorem property tax (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 HB704THIERRYTAX CREDITS - Establishes an annual cap on the amount of motion picture investor tax credits that can be certified annually (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB719JACKSONTAX CREDITS - Limits eligibility for incentives available through the enterprise zone program and establishes a dedication of savings associated therewith for deposit into the Go Grants Fund (EG +$1,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB720B.ADAMSCOLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Authorizes the Board of Supervisors of the Community and Technical College System to enter into contracts with private nonprofit corporations for certain services
 HB768MORRISTAX/SALES-USE, STATE - Dedicates the avails of the existing one percent state sales and use tax for the support of public elementary through post-secondary education (EG +$231,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB775STOKESTAX/CORP INCOME - Provides for methods of determining income subject to the corporation income tax (EG INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB777ST.GERMAINTAX/GASOLINE TAX - Increases the state excise tax on gasoline, diesel, and special fuels for ten years (EG +$300,000,000 SD RV See Note)
 HB778ST.GERMAINTAX/SALES-USE, STATE - Imposes a one cent state sales and use tax for ten years dedicated to the construction of highways and bridges constituting major economic development corridors and capitalization of the Louisiana State Transportation Infrastructure Bank (EG +$792,000,000 SD RV See Note)
 HB817BROADWATERTAX CREDITS - Provides relative to solar energy systems tax credit (EG INCREASE GF RV See Note)

6. Senate Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage
 SB114FRED MILLSLAW ENFORCEMENT - Provides for police service classification and discretionary standards of the deputy chief of police position in the city of St. Martinville. (8/1/15)

INSTRUMENTS PENDING IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Not yet scheduled for floor debate
 HCR8MONTOUCETTAX/SALES-USE, ST-EXEMPT - Suspends the exemption for business utilities as to the 0.97% state sales and use tax levy (EN +$103,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HCR143HARRISONFINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS - Relative to Louisiana insurance laws regulating both financial institutions and the unfair trade practice of tying banking products or services to insurance products
 HB61CARMODYSTUDENT/TUITION - (Constitutional Amendment) Exempts public postsecondary education tuition and fees from requirements for imposing a new or increasing an existing fee and provides relative to the authority to set tuition and fees (RR1 SEE FISC NOTE SG RV See Note)
 HB69JAMESCOURTS/CITY - Provides for the collection of additional court costs in Baton Rouge City Court to fund technology enhancements (EN +$484,000 LF RV See Note)
 HB76A.WILLIAMSREAPPORTIONMENT/JUDGES - Provides for the election sections for the City Court of Baton Rouge and for the number of judges elected from such sections
 HB119RITCHIETAX/TOBACCO TAX - Levies an additional tax on cigarettes and dedicates the proceeds of the tax (EN +$106,400,000 SD RV See Note)
 HB123THIBAUTAUDITS/AUDITING - Provides relative to the threshold for certain audit requirements (EN DECREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB218BROADWATERTAX/CORP INCOME - Provides with respect to the net operating loss deduction for purposes of the corporate income tax (EN +$29,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB250LEGERFUNDS/FUNDING - Authorizes additional deposits into the Workforce Training Rapid Response Fund and requires a private match for the use of the additional deposits (EN INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB259THIERRYTAX/INSURANCE PREMIUM - Levies a tax on the annual gross premiums for surplus lines of insurance (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB370BROADWATERINSURANCE/GROUP-STATE - Establishes the Group Benefits Actuarial Committee and requires an annual actuary study on the premium rate structure and approval by the panel of recommended changes to the premium rates charged for members of the Office of Group Benefits (EN INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 HB376LANCE HARRISPROCUREMENT - Grants public and private postsecondary institutions greater participation in receiving and monitoring contracts and federal grants (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB387LEGERTAX/INCOME-CREDIT - Extends the sunset of the tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic structures for nonresidential property and provides eligibility requirements (EN -$9,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB402STOKESTAX/INCOME TAX - Adds requirements for eligibility for the income tax credit for taxes paid in other states (EN +$34,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB445MACKMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to entities authorized to provide services related to motor vehicles (EN +$59,500,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB449ROBIDEAUXTAX/TAXATION - Provides relative to calculation of the Louisiana apportionment percent and taxable capital for manufacturers of certain aircraft (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB455THIBAUTWATERWAYS/LAKES - Provides with respect to the boundaries of False River
 HB501ROBIDEAUXTAX/TAXATION - Provides for a state and local sales and use tax exemption for certain aircraft manufactured in Louisiana (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB528LEGERMUNICIPALITIES/NO - Authorizes the city of New Orleans to create a municipal revenue amnesty program (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 HB624JACKSONTAX/CORP INCOME - Reduces the amount of certain corporate income tax exclusions and deductions (EN +$122,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB629JACKSONTAX CREDITS - Reduces income and corporation franchise tax credits (EN +$31,500,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB635JACKSONTAX/TAX REBATES - Reduces all tax rebates (EN +$5,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB638IVEYSTATE AGENCIES - Provides for the collection of fees associated with payments to state agencies by credit cards, debit cards, or other forms of electronic payments (EN INCREASE SD RV See Note)
 HB690LORUSSOHOUSING/AUTHORITIES - Provides with respect to the Housing Authority of New Orleans
 HB721IVEYREVENUE SECRETARY - Provides relative to penalties collected by the Department of Revenue (EN +$5,900,000 SG RV See Note)
 HB735STOKESTAX/INCOME TAX - Requires the withholding of individual income taxes from income earned by certain individuals for purposes of the motion picture investor tax credit (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB746MIGUEZENVIRONMENT/WASTE TIRES - Provides for the waste tire program in the Department of Environmental Quality (RE1 +$87,000 SD RV See Note)
 HB748STOKESTAX CREDITS - Provides relative to the motion picture investor tax credit and the motion picture infrastructure investor tax credit (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB766B.ADAMSCOLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Provides relative to the operations of public colleges and universities and exemptions from specified regulations
 HB769BURRELLDISTRICTS/REDEVELOPMENT - Creates the Shreveport Implementation and Redevelopment Authority (EN INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 HB805B.ADAMSTAX CREDITS - Provides for the carry forward rather than the refund of a certain portion of the tax credits for ad valorem taxes paid to local governments (EN +$129,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB823BARROWDISTRICTS/ECONOMIC DEVEL - Provides relative to the Greenwell Springs-Airline Economic Development District in East Baton Rouge Parish
 HB829ROBIDEAUXTAX CREDITS - Provides relative to the motion picture investor tax credit (EN +$77,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB833HENRYMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides with respect to the distribution and sale of vehicles (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB39FRED MILLSHEALTH CARE - Provides for the Louisiana Board of Drug and Device Distributors. (gov sig)
 SB50MURRAYLOCAL AGENCIES - Provides relative to release of obligations of indebtedness by the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. (gov sig)
 SB61BUFFINGTONHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to hospital service districts. (gov sig)
 SB86PERRYETHICS - Provides relative to nepotism relating to school employees. (8/1/15)
 SB93ADLEYTAX/INCOME/PERSONAL - Prohibits the $25 credit for educational expenses for each child attending nonpublic elementary and secondary school if the tax deduction for payment of tuition and fees is taken and establishes the Student Assessment for a Valuable Education (SAVE) Credit Program. (gov sig) (EN -$347,700,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB100MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Requires: LED to engage independent auditors to prepare production expenditure verification reports for motion picture investor tax credits; sworn affidavits of those submitting information for the reports; regulates and limits expenditures between related parties and subjects them to review by the state inspector general. (See Act) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV)
 SB102MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Limits expenditures for ATL services eligible for motion picture investor tax credits to 40% of total production expenditures in the state. (See Act) (EN INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB103MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Excludes certain expenditures as eligible for motion picture investor tax credits. (See Act) (EN INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB105MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Authorizes the recapture of disallowed tax credits from owners of entities created or organized for the primary purpose of receiving or selling motion picture investor tax credits. (gov sig) (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB106MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Provides relative to motion picture investor tax credits. (See Act) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB250JOHNSLAW ENFORCEMENT - Creates a pilot program (Statewide Motor Vehicle Theft and Uninsured Motorists Identification Program) involving the use of license plate recognition devices for certain purposes. (8/1/15)
 SB272ERDEYTAX/SALES - Exempts from local sales tax prosthetic devices prescribed by physicians for personal consumption or use, when the patient is covered by Medicaid or a Medicaid program administered by a third party on behalf of the state. (7/1/15) (EN DECREASE LF RV See Note)
 SB278TROY BROWNSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Creates and provides for the North Lafourche Recreation Enhancement District. (1/1/16)