Senate Committee on Natural Resources
June 4, 2009
Upon Adjournment of Senate Labor Committee
Room C

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 May 21, 2009

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 HCR38HARRISONENERGY/DRILLING - Memorializes congress to maintain the exemption from the Safe Drinking Water Act for hydraulic fracturing
 HCR49RICHARDSONBOATS/SHIPS/VESSELS - Requests the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to study the issue of requiring the wearing of personal flotation devices
 HCR52ST.GERMAINNATURAL RESOURCES DEPT - Provides approval for the Atchafalaya Basin Annual Plan for FY 2009-2010
 HCR93PETERSONENVIRONMENT - Establishes the Louisiana Climate Change Policy Commission
 HCR105DOVECOASTAL RES/COASTAL ZONE - Requests the Dept. of Natural Resources, with assistance and input from the Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries, to study the issue of use of articulated concrete mats to protect underwater exposed or shallow pipelines in the coastal areas
 HCR109CHANDLERFORESTRY - Urges and requests support and assistance in providing funding for the Wood to Electricity Program being developed by the Wood Products Development Foundation
 HB39H.BURNSHUNTING - Authorizes the use of laser scopes by certain hunters (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB159H.BURNSMINERALS/LEASES - Extends the period of validity for a drilling permit
 HB162SAM JONESNATURAL RESOURCES DEPT - Creates the Lake Fausse Point and Grand Avoille Cove Advisory Board (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB233GALLOTWILDLIFE & FISHERIES DEP - Moves the Louisiana Seafood Marketing and Promotion Board under the office of fisheries in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
 HB234DOVEWATERWAYS - Provides relative to the appeals procedure for decisions under the Scenic Rivers Act
 HB299ST.GERMAINFISHING/SHRIMP - Increases the fee for a bait shrimp permit and provides for when bait shrimp may be taken (EN +$430 SD RV See Note)
 HB334CROMERPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Authorizes the sale of certain state land to the St. Tammany Parish School Bd.
 HB410B.BADONHUNTING - Authorizes the taking of certain quadrupeds destroying crawfish
 HB423LAMBERTCOASTAL RES/COASTAL ZONE - Adds Ascension Parish to the coastal zone
 HB451FOILWATERWAYS/SCENIC RIVERS - Adds Bayou Manchac to the Historic and Scenic Rivers system
 HB492BURFORDENERGY/OIL & GAS WELLS - Provides relative to oilfield site restoration
 HB542LABRUZZOFISHING/COMMERCIAL - Allows purchase of commercial licenses with credit cards and business checks
 HB619T.BURNSPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Authorizes the sale of state property in St. Tammany Parish
 HB624G.JACKSONFUELS - Provides with respect to the collection and use of waste fats, oils, and grease in the manufacturing of biodiesel fuels
 HB636MONICABOATS/SHIPS/VESSELS - Provides for boating safety
 HB682CHANDLERPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Authorizes the sale of state property in Concordia Parish
 HB829CORTEZWATER/WELLS - Transfers responsibilities relating to water wells and drillers from DOTD to DNR

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE