Senate Daily Digest
June 6, 2019
9:00 AM
Senate Chamber


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Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SR270MIZELLCONGRESS - Memorializes Congress to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement in order to improve opportunities for U.S. farmers and small businesses, increase domestic manufacturing, and promote higher wages for workers here at home.

Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments
 SB203WALSWORTHPOSTSECONDARY ED - Provides with respect to the Grant Opportunity for Youth ChalleNGe Program. (8/1/19) (EN INCREASE SD EX See Note)

Senate Concurrent Resolutions to be Adopted Subject to Call
 SCR2MORRELLWOMEN - Provides for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 SB4MORRELLTAX/SALES - Constitutional amendment to exempt diapers and feminine hygiene products from state sales and use tax. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (RE DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB23PRICECRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to temporary detention of a person in custody pending a bail hearing. (8/1/19)
 SB45JOHNSTAX/SALES - Provides for a state sales tax exemption for certain purchases of motor vehicles for the use or transportation of persons with permanent orthopedic disabilities. (10/1/19) (EG -$60,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB58T.CARTERVOTERS/VOTING - Provides for automatic voter registration by making an application for issuance or renewal of a driver's license or state identification card. (1/1/20) (EG +$90,842 GF EX See Note)
 SB112CLAITORCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Constitutional amendment to abolish the death penalty. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
 SB118MILKOVICHCIVIL PROCEDURE - Provides right of an oral argument in contradictory proceedings. (gov sig) (EGF INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB136MORRELLEMPLOYMENT - Provides with respect to wage secrecy and pay discrimination. (8/1/19)
 SB154WARDLIABILITY - Provides relative to certain civil liability damages and prescription. (8/1/19)
 SB155T.CARTEREMPLOYMENT - Constitutional amendment to establish a state minimum hourly wage of nine dollars, effective July 1, 2020, and authorize the legislature to increase the minimum wage by law. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
 SB177B.WHITEPHYSICIANS - Provides relative to prohibited restraint of certain professions. (8/1/19)
 SB192CHABERTLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Provides relative to state symbols. (8/1/19)
 SB195GATTILOCAL AGENCIES - Provides relative to promotional seniority in the Bossier City Police Department. (gov sig)
 SB196MORRELLGAMING - Authorizes local governments to charge a fee on certain gaming winnings to fund local early childhood programs. (8/1/19)
 SB214B.WHITEECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Provides relative to the Department of Economic Development and the Board of Commerce and Industry. (gov sig)
 SB218BARROWHOUSING - Provides relative to rental housing. (gov sig)
 SB219BARROWHEALTH/ACC INSURANCE - Requires health insurance policies to adhere to certain standards. (gov sig) (EG NO IMPACT See Note)

House Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 HB45TALBOTCRIME - Provides for fines associated with selling vapor products to persons under the age of 18 (RE INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB268NORTONCRIMINAL/PROCEDURE - Provides relative to the time periods within which to institute prosecution for sex offenses
 HB577NORTONCRIME - Amends the crime of threatening a public official to apply to law enforcement officers and threats made through social media (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)

House Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 HB131COUSSANCRIMINAL/VICTIMS - Provides relative to interviewing crime victims and family members
 HB132CREWSTRAFFIC/ACCIDENTS - Modifies postaccident drug testing requirements
 HB168HODGESCRIME - Amends the crime of filing or maintaining false public records
 HB248CHAD BROWNCHILDREN/CUSTODY - Provides for parenting coordinators in child custody proceedings
 HB254LEGERCHILDREN/CUSTODY - Provides relative to an award of custody to a person other than a parent
 HB290PUGHMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to shippers of hazardous material
 HB352DUBUISSONINSURANCE - Authorizes health insurance issuers to establish healthcare costs and quality programs
 HB503EDMONDSLICENSING - Provides relative to licensing qualifications

Instruments Pending Senate Conference
 SB5MORRELLTAX/SALES - Exempts diapers and feminine hygiene products from sales and use tax. (1/1/21) (RRF -$14,500,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB171HEWITTSTATE AGENCIES - Provides relative to reports required of boards or commissions authorized to issue a license, permit, or certificate. (6/30/19)
 SB172COLOMBMARRIAGE - Provides for parental consent and judicial limitations and authorization for a minimum age for marriage. (8/1/19)
 SB190CHABERTCOASTAL PROTECT/RES AUTH - Provides with respect to the membership of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board. (1/13/20)
 SCR123MARTINYTELECOMMUNICATIONS - Creates a task force to develop and plan a tabletop exercise that tests and strengthens the infrastructure required to combat cyber threats.
 SCR129B.WHITETAX/AD VALOREM - Requests the Department of Economic Development to develop uniform local review and approval standards for the Industrial Tax Exemption Program.
 HB2ABRAMSONCAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides for the comprehensive Capital Outlay budget
 HB27JONESRETIREMENT/MUNICIPAL EMP - Provides relative to elected officials who are members of the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana (EN INCREASE APV)
 HB100GISCLAIRSCHOOLS/BOARDS - Provides relative to the maximum and minimum size of school boards
 HB105HENRYAPPROPRIATIONS - Provides for the ordinary operating expenses of state government for Fiscal Year 2019-2020
 HB148HENRYAPPROPRIATIONS - Appropriates funds for the expenses of the judiciary for Fiscal Year 2019-2020
 HB218MARCELLECOURTS/CITY - Provides relative to Baton Rouge City Court probation officers (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 HB225EDMONDSSCHOOLS/CHARTER - Provides relative to the sale or transfer of charter school facilities financed through tax exempt bonds
 HB286HENRYFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for the transfer, deposit, and use of monies among state funds (REF SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
 HB325S.BISHOPELECTION CODE - Prohibits the registrar of voters, clerk of court, and Dept. of State from disclosing specified computer system information
 HB331LEGERTAX CREDITS - Authorizes an additional base investment tax credit for resident copyrighted sound recordings (EN NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 HB349CARMODYALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to the delivery of alcoholic beverages (EN INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB390M.WHITEMEDICAID - Relative to reimbursement rates paid to providers of disability services (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB392HENRYAPPROPRIATIONS/SUPPLEML - Makes supplemental appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018-2019
 HB404SCHEXNAYDERBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Abolishes certain boards, commissions, authorities, like entities, and related funds
 HB454ZERINGUEANIMALS - Provides relative to animal shelters
 HB459TALBOTGAMING - Provides relative to fantasy sports contests (EN +$94,000 SG EX See Note)
 HB466DAVISPROPERTY/RIGHTS - Provides relative to notice requirements for property that is subject to tax sales (REC SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 HB596STEFANSKITAX/SALES-USE-EXEMPT - Defines a commercial farmer for purposes of certain sales and use tax exemptions (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB600TALBOTTAX/GAMING - Levies a state tax on the net gaming proceeds of fantasy sports contests, and authorizes a fee for issuance of certain licenses or permits (RE2 +$346,500 SD EX See Note)
 HB618L.HARRISSCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES - Revises requirements for certification, hiring, and dismissal of teachers and other school employees with respect to criminal history