House Order of the Day
June 2, 2014
9:00 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

11. Senate Concurrent Resolutions Lying Over
 SCR181BROOMECOMMITTEE STUDIES - Requests joint study of legal issues involving victims of abuse and housing.

21. Reconsideration of Vetoed Bills
 SB318G.SMITHWARRANTIES - Provides relative to the performance of warranty repairs on motor vehicles. (8/1/14)
 SB418G.SMITHMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to required credentials for registration of a motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer, or other vehicle to be operated on public highways. (8/1/14)

REGULAR ORDER OF THE DAY

1. House and Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading for Final Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/2/2014
 HR133LEGERMOTOR VEHICLES - Urges and requests the DOTD to study autonomous vehicles
 HR1MORENOCRIMINAL/SENTENCING - Directs the House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice to evaluate the use of solitary confinement in La.
 HR3LEGERHOUSE/RULES - Revises terminology in House Rules referring to persons with disabilities and other persons with exceptionalities
 HR10T.LANDRYTRANSPORTATION DEPT - Requests the House Committee on Transportation to study the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program to determine if the department's contracting activities are in line with the program's objectives based on local market place conditions
 HR84BARROWADMIN LAW/DIVISION - Requests the House Committee on House and Governmental Affairs to examine the structure, functions, duties, and authority of the division of administrative law
 HR123BARROWSCHOOLS/BOARDS - Requests that the House Committee on Education study issues raised by legislation proposed during the 2014 Regular Session and prior sessions relative to certain school systems
 HR130CONNICKAUDITS/AUDITING - Directs the legislative auditor to perform a performance audit of the Louisiana State Racing Commission regarding horse racing facilities and offtrack wagering facilities located in the parishes of Orleans and Jefferson
 HR140W.BISHOPEDUCATION - Expresses support for the My Brother's Keeper initiative and requests that BESE monitor and submit a report to the legislature relative to the education-related recommendations of the My Brother's Keeper Task Force
 HR142LOPINTOCORRECTIONS - Directs the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to study the best practices in administering the death penalty in the most humane manner
 HR149W.BISHOPCRIMINAL/JUSTICE - Requests the Louisiana State Law Institute to evaluate Louisiana's "stand your ground" laws
 HR78JEFFERSONPUBLIC SFTY/CORRECT DEPT - Directs the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to review the feasibility of expanding the workforce development sentencing program
 HR162P.WILLIAMSBESE - Requests the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt a rule relative to student lunch time
 HR170WHITNEYWORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT - Urges and requests the Louisiana Workforce Commission, in consultation with the Department of Health and Hospitals, to develop a referral process for the rehabilitation of unemployment insurance applicants who were discharged from previous employment due to unlawful drug use
 HR172WOODRUFFCONSUMERS/FOOD-BEVERAGES - Requests the Department of Agriculture to study and make recommendations for a prospective state policy regulating the sale or use of genetically modified organisms
 HR173BARROWMENTAL HEALTH - Requests the Department of Health and Hospitals and the division of administration to report to the House Committee on Health and Welfare concerning the discontinuation of the operation of the Earl K. Long Medical Center Mental Health Emergency Room Extension upon privatization of that hospital
 HR148DANAHAYLICENSING - Urges and requests the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to study the notification process of pulled licenses for offenders when they are pulled over for a traffic violation and their license is taken
 HR156CONNICKCIVIL/LAW - Authorizes and directs the Louisiana Supreme Court to study extending liberative prescriptive periods to two years and to compile data relative to Louisiana's threshold for a civil jury trial
 HR207BARROWSTATE AGENCIES - Directs each state agency to notify members of the House of Representatives no later than five days prior to any action by the agency which results in the termination of one hundred or more state employees or which results in a change of the parish in which one hundred or more state employees report to work

2. Senate Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading Final Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/2/2014
 SCR136F.THOMPSONLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Reactivates the Ancient Mounds Heritage Area and Trails Advisory Commission.
 SCR142GALLOTTAX/TAXATION - Requests the Department of Revenue and the Department of Natural Resources, in consultation with the Legislative Auditor, to take all action necessary to collect oil and gas severance tax and mineral royalties and to establish procedures to verify the accuracy of payments and refunds thereof, all to be monitored by the Legislative Auditor and reported to the legislature. (OR1 SEE FISC NOTE GF RV)
 SCR21HEITMEIERHEALTH CARE - Creates a joint legislative committee on obesity.
 SCR44DORSEY-COLOMBPUBLIC HEALTH - Directs the Department of Health and Hospitals to declare youth violence a public health epidemic and the Department of Education to establish a statewide trauma-informed education program.
 SCR87MILLSHEALTH CARE - Directs DHH to create a working group to study the future of state health care funding.
 SCR124F.THOMPSONFARMING - Establishes and provides for a group to study the use of unmanned aerial vehicles for agricultural purposes.
 SCR127MORRELLHEALTH CARE - Requests DHH to develop a plan for the creation of a demonstration program to coordinate and integrate the health care for an individual eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.
 SCR134BROOMESCHOOLS - Requests BESE to study and report to the legislature regarding current student discipline policies and possible changes to these policies.
 SCR137MILLSSCHOOLS - Requests DHH to study the most effective means to ensure the proper utilization of inhalers by school nurses and report to the Senate and House Committees on Health and Welfare.

3. House Concurrent Resolutions Returned from the Senate with Amendments

Scheduled for concurrence on 6/2/2014
 HCR91RICHARDMTR VEHICLE/BUSES - Urges the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to study the safety implications and practicality of requiring vehicles in adjacent lanes to stop for all city buses loading or unloading passengers
 HCR134LEGERFUNDS/FUNDING - Creates the Medical Education & Research Finance Work Group to provide findings and recommendations to the legislature relative to a formula-based financing model for the funding of Louisiana's public institutions for graduate and professional medical education and biomedical and health-related research
 HCR119CONNICKAUDITS/AUDITING - Directs the legislative auditor to perform an audit of the Louisiana State Racing Commission regarding horse racing facilities and offtrack wagering facilities located in the parishes of Orleans and Jefferson
 HCR151LEOPOLDTRANSPORTATION - Urges and requests the Department of Transportation and Development to decrease the speed limit on a portion of Louisiana Highway 409
 HCR173COXSTUDENT/LOANS-SCHOLARSHP - Requests that the Bd. of Regents and the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education, with the Taylor Foundation, La. Office of Student Financial Assistance, public postsecondary education management boards, and certain others, study certain issues relative to TOPS
 HCR197MORENOLEGISLATION - Provides for the designation of the "Susan 'Pixie' Gouaux Act"
 HCR88SIMONHEALTH SERVICES - Creates the Task Force on Telehealth Access
 HCR213RICHARDCOASTAL RESOURCES - Urges the Corps of Engineers to locate a different source of dirt for coastal protection efforts in Orleans Parish
 HCR129HUVALCIVIL/CLAIMS - Authorizes the Louisiana State Law Institute to study the collateral source rule
 HCR137HARRISONATTORNEYS/FEES - Provides relative to the judicial enforcement of sanctions for filing frivolous pleadings
 HCR142PYLANTLAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS - Directs the House Committee on the Administration of Criminal Justice to study the feasibility of requiring part-time officers to complete P.O.S.T. certification training
 HCR164HUVALINSURANCE/AUTOMOBILE - Requests the Louisiana Department of Insurance to study amending R.S. 22:1295, uninsured motorist coverage, to clarify uninsured motorist rejection form rules
 HCR199STOKESINSURANCE CLAIMS - Requests the Louisiana Department of Insurance to study prohibiting insurers from using claims that did not exceed the insured's deductible to cancel coverage
 HCR210TALBOTINSURANCE/LIFE - Requests the Department of Insurance to study an alternative long-term care benefit option for Medicaid applicants with life insurance policies who enter into certain viatical settlement contracts
 HCR211HARRISONINSURANCE/HOMEOWNERS - Requests the Department of Insurance to study the issues of the availability and affordability of homeowners' insurance in coastal and intercoastal areas of the state

4. House Bills Amended by Senate to be Concurred in by the House
 HB341HARRISONGOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to departments of the executive branch of state government (EN SEE FISC NOTE See Note)

5. House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage

7. Conference Committee Reports for Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/2/2014
 HB527PEARSONCOURTS - Relative to Family Court in the 22nd Judicial District Court (EN NO IMPACT LF EX See Note)
 HB824LEGERTAX CREDITS - Provides relative to the application fee for projects applying for the rehabilitation of historic structures tax credit applicable to nonresidential property (EN +$552,000 SG RV See Note)
 HB1181SHADOINCIVIL/JURY TRIALS - Provides relative to the jurisdictional limitation of certain city courts
 HB1195LORUSSOINSURERS/AGENTS - Provides relative to unfair trade practices in the business of insurance
 HB1206LEGERCOURTS - Provides for the consolidation of the New Orleans Traffic and Municipal Courts (EN SEE FISC NOTE)
 HB1237WOODRUFFMTR VEHICLE/LICEN PLATES - Provides for parochial school prestige license plates and creates such for Saint Katharine Drexel Preparatory School and the Academy of Sacred Heart
 HB2ROBIDEAUXCAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides for the comprehensive Capital Outlay budget
 HB1079T.BURNSCAMPAIGN FINANCE - Provides relative to the reporting of expenditures of campaign funds
 HB1094FANNINAPPROPRIATIONS/SUPPLEML - Provides for supplemental appropriations
 HB1101BROADWATERCOURTS/COURT REPORTERS - Provides relative to court reporters
 HB1118T.BURNSTAX/AD VALOREM TAX - Changes requirements for public hearings at which millage adjustments are considered by certain taxing authorities (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB1207PIERREPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides references in the Public Records Law to exemptions applicable to certain records relative to insurance
 HB1274BADONHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to life-sustaining procedures for pregnant women
 SB2MILLSPAROCHIAL EMPLOYEES RET - Provides for the prospective termination of a hospital district plan and retirement benefits of public employees hired after a certain date. (1/1/15) (EN DECREASE APV)
 SB30CORTEZSTATE EMPLOYEE RET - Provides relative to benefits of adult probation and parole officers. (2/3 - CA10s29(F)) (6/30/14) (EN $4,523,091 APV)
 SB282TROY BROWNSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Authorizes the Port of South Louisiana, the Lafourche Basin Levee District, and the Pontchartrain Levee District to enter a cooperative endeavor agreement to authorize the exercise of combined police protection. (8/1/14) (2/3-CA6s43(2)) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB61NEVERSEDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY - Provides for the Louisiana Public School Choice Act. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB108APPELPOSTSECONDARY ED - Provides relative to the commissioner of higher education. (gov sig)
 SB122MORRISHETHICS - Provides an exception to the Code of Governmental Ethics regarding certain contractual or other relationships by certain municipal elected officials. (8/1/14)
 SB135LONGPROPERTY INSURANCE - Provides for home service contracts. (8/1/14)
 SB167MARTINYDENTISTRY - Provides relative to the Board of Dentistry. (gov sig)
 SB272MURRAYCAMPAIGN FINANCE - Provides that changes to the forms by the Supervisory Committee on Campaign Finance and personal financial disclosure forms by the Board of Ethics shall be accomplished through approval of the Committees on Senate and Governmental Affairs and House and Governmental Affairs. (8/1/14)
 SB299MORRISHLOANS - Provides relative to civil justice funding companies. (1/1/15)
 SB456ALLAINETHICS - Provides relative to application of nepotism provisions to certain hospital service districts. (gov sig)
 SB496HEITMEIERCONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Provides for limits on certain medical prescriptions. (8/1/14)
 SB516BUFFINGTONHEALTH CARE - Provides for direct primary care. (8/1/14)
 SB588PETERSONHOUSING - Provides relative to the Louisiana Housing Corporation. (8/1/14)
 SB229MARTINYCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to crimes of incest and aggravated incest. (gov sig)
 SB294MORRELLLAW ENFORCEMENT - Provides relative to rights of law enforcement officers while under investigation. (7/1/14) (EN +$300,000 APV)
 SB447MORRELLCONTRACTORS - Requires the State Licensing Board for Contractors to provide testing specifically for solar installers. (8/1/14)
 SB524WALSWORTHEARLY CHILDHOOD ED - Provides for transfer of the lead agency for the Child Care and Development Fund Block Grant and the transfer of oversight and administration of licensing and regulation of early learning centers from the Department of Children and Family Services to the Department of Education. (See Act) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB94LEGERRETIREMENT/LOCAL - Provides relative to the minimum retirement age, accrual rate, and benefits for new members of the Firefighters' Pension and Relief Fund in the city of New Orleans hired after January 1, 2015 (EN INCREASE APV)
 HB216SCHRODERPUBLIC HEALTH - Provides for preparation of pies in the home for public consumption (REF SEE FISC NOTE See Note)
 HB236BROADWATERREVENUE DEPARTMENT - 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 (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB663ROBIDEAUXREVENUE DEPARTMENT - Provides relative to the Louisiana Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2013 (EN INCREASE SD RV See Note)
 HB869PONTIREAL ESTATE/REALTORS - Provides for changes to the post-license education requirements of real estate brokers and salespersons
 HB872IVEYMTR VEHICLE/COMPULS INS - Provides relative to motor vehicle liability security (EN INCREASE SD RV See Note)
 HB1015SCHRODEREDUCATION/SPECIAL - Provides for determinations for grade level promotion of certain students with exceptionalities regarding performance on state tests and provides for calculations of school performance scores relative to such students
 HB1080MONTOUCETENVIRONMENT/WASTE SITES - Prohibits landfill facilities used exclusively for the disposal or storage of waste tire material
 HB1278PEARSONRETIREMENT/STATE EMPS - Provides for enrollment of new hires of the Harbor Police Department of the Port of New Orleans in the Hazardous Duty Services Plan in the La. State Employees' Retirement System and for merger of the existing Harbor Police Retirement System into the La. State Employees' Retirement System (EN INCREASE APV)
 SB242MORRELLSHERIFFS - Provides relative to sheriffs appointing non-licensed appraisers. (8/1/14)
 SB368MORRELLLOCAL AGENCIES - Provides relative to the New Orleans Regional Business Park. (8/15/14)
 SB425CORTEZWATER/SEWER OPERATORS - Provides relative to privately owned public water supply or sewer system providers and requires office of public health to adopt rules to implement iron and manganese control requirements. (8/1/14)
 SB483WHITELOANS - Repeals certain outdated information collection and reporting requirements of the Louisiana Deferred Presentment and Small Loan Act. (8/1/14)
 SB506CROWEIDENTITY DATA - Provides relative to nondisclosure of personal identifying information. (8/1/14)
 SB549GALLOTLOCAL EMPLOYEES - Provides relative to firefighters including minimum wages and the reinstatement, reemployment, and seniority of firefighters who retire due to injury. (8/1/14)
 SB560GALLOTMUNICIPALITIES - Establishes the Mayor's Court of the village of Creola. (gov sig)
 SB591MORRELLFISCAL CONTROLS - Provides with respect to the Road Home Corporation, the Louisiana Land Trust or other housing assistance programs when disposing of certain properties. (8/1/14) (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB683MORRELLSCHOOLS - Provides relative to student application and enrollment procedures in the Recovery School District and certain other school systems. (gov sig)

NOTICE GIVEN SUBJECT TO CALL

1. House and Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading for Final Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/2/2014
 HCR128P.SMITHCOURTS - Provides with respect to protective orders

RETURNED TO THE CALENDAR

Morning Hour

10. House and House Concurrent Resolutions Lying Over
 HR211BARROWSPECIAL DAY/WEEK/MONTH - Designates the gardens in front of the state capitol as the "Memorial Garden"

12. House Bills on Second Reading to be Referred to Committee
 HB100DIXONCOURTS/COURT COSTS - Establishes court costs to pay for settlements to wrongfully convicted individuals

16. House Bills and Second Reading Reported by Committee
 HB528PIERREENERGY/ALTERNATE - Provides relative to agreements between property owners and third parties installing solar panels and solar energy systems

21. Reconsideration of Vetoed Bills
 HB187LOPINTOCHILDREN - Provides for surrogacy regulation in Louisiana (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Regular Order

1. House and House Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading for Final Consideration
 HCR110TALBOTWILDLIFE/HABITAT - Urges and requests the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to study feral hogs and conduct a symposium to discuss the issue
 HCR171GAROFALOENVIRONMENT/AIR - Creates the Air Quality Monitoring Commission to study the efficacy and adequacy of the state's air monitoring system

4. House Bills Amended by Senate to be Concurred in by the House
 HB148CHAMPAGNEFUNDS/FUNDING - (Constitutional Amendment) Requires that monies received by the state from violations of certain federal and state laws associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill be deposited into the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
 HB246HARRISONELDERLY - Provides relative to the Department of Elderly Affairs, including provisions for officers and employees, rulemaking, and funding (EGF NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB328LOPINTOCRIMINAL/PROCEDURE - Provides for confidentiality of information relating to the execution of a death sentence (RE SEE FISC NOTE See Note)
 HB641HARRISONCORONERS - Relative to the office and duties of coroner (RE1 NO IMPACT LF EX See Note)

5. House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage
 HB25TALBOTRETIREMENT/STATE SYSTEMS - Provides relative to membership in the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System and the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana (EG DECREASE APV)
 HB98P.WILLIAMSFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for the distribution of the monies in the Shreveport Riverfront and Convention Center and Independence Stadium Fund
 HB114CONNICKPRESCRIPTION - Extends the time within which to commence a lawsuit in certain civil cases
 HB137HAVARDSTATE EMPLOYEES - Authorizes payroll deductions for dues for membership in the Louisiana Engineering Society (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB190MILLERETHICS/NEPOTISM - Removes a nepotism exception for certain health professionals in a parish with a population of between four hundred thousand and four hundred forty thousand
 HB409CHAMPAGNELEGISLATIVE AUDITOR - Provides relative to the authority and duties of the legislative auditor (EG INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB503CARMODYSTATE SYMBOL - Provides for the official state book
 HB524N.LANDRYCONDOMINIUMS - Provides relative to the Louisiana Condominium Act
 HB555HENRYSTUDENTS - Provides for limitations and prohibitions on the collection and sharing of student information and provides penalties for violations
 HB588CARTERHIGHER EDUCATION - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for members of the postsecondary education management boards and the Board of Regents to have qualifications provided by law
 HB667SIMONHEALTH - Reorganizes and recodifies the Miscellaneous Health Provisions chapter of Title 40 of the La. Revised Statutes
 HB679JACKSONCRIMINAL/SENTENCING - Provides relative to the policies, duties, powers, and reports of the Louisiana Sentencing Commission (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB808CONNICKRACING/TRACKS - Provides relative to requirements for a horse racing licensee to be granted a permit to operate a track for a period of ten years
 HB859ARNOLDTRAFFIC/VIOLATIONS - Requires automated traffic enforcement systems to use a standardized caution light time
 HB873T.BURNSETHICS/CODE - Provides relative to the confidential and privileged nature of certain records of the Board of Ethics
 HB993SCHRODEREDUCATION/SPECIAL - Provides relative to requirements for pupil progression, graduation, and issuance of diplomas for students with exceptionalities
 HB1083BADONTAX/LOCAL - Authorizes the governing authority of the city of New Orleans to levy an additional hotel occupancy tax
 HB1131PYLANTLAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS - Provides relative to training for part-time law enforcement officers
 HB1155HILLMENTAL HEALTH - Provides conditions for licensing of therapeutic group homes for youth suffering from mental illness
 HB1159BADONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to the sampling of alcoholic beverages
 HB1164JACKSONLOCAL FINANCE - Provides relative to fiscal administrators, including provisions for their powers and duties and prohibition of retroactive application of certain provisions of law relative to fiscal administrators
 HB1185HUNTERSUNSET LAW - Provides relative to legislation re-creating statutory entities
 HB1212JAMESMUNICIPAL/INCORPORATION - Provides relative to the election on a question of municipal incorporation
 HB1233SEABAUGHTRAFFIC/VIOLATIONS - Prohibits municipalities from issuing citations on an interstate highway unless at least one-half linear mile in each direction of the travel lane of the interstate highway is included within the city limits
 HB1276ABRAMSONPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Provides for the use of the Superdome for interscholastic athletic activities in certain circumstances

6. Senate Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage
 SB217MURRAYJUDGES - Provides relative to vacancy in the office of a judge. (8/1/14) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB271MURRAYJUDGES - Provides relative to vacancy in the office of a judge. (See Act)
 SB630MARTINYPUBLIC PRINTING - Provides for the qualification of a newspaper to publish official proceedings, legal notices, or advertisements in Orleans Parish or Jefferson Parish. (gov sig)
 SB674NEVERSMUNICIPALITIES - Provides relative to incorporation of unincorporated areas. (gov sig) (RE1 +$24,000 GF EX See Note)

INSTRUMENTS PENDING IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Not yet scheduled for floor debate
 HB629ST.GERMAINFUNDS/FUNDING - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for the deposit of revenues into the Transportation Trust Fund (RRF SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB884ST.GERMAINFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides with regard to dedications of certain excess mineral revenues and deposits into the Budget Stabilization Fund (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB1019GAROFALODISTRICTS/ECONOMIC DEVEL - Creates the St. Bernard Parish Economic Development Commission (EN INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 SB507MARTINYDENTISTRY - Provides relative to the practice of dentistry and the regulation of the profession. (See Act)