Senate Committee on Judiciary A
May 18, 2010
9:00 am
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room


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 SB132MORRELLCHILDREN - Prohibits visitation rights between a family member and a child if the court finds that the family member's criminal conduct resulted in the death of a parent of the child. (gov sig) (RE1 NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 SB219APPELCIVIL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to the signing of pleadings. (8/15/10)
 SB366MICHOTCIVIL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to venue. (gov sig)
 SB373MORRELLEVIDENCE - Provides for burden of proof of prior crimes. (8/15/10)
 SB435QUINNDEATH/MORTALITY - Provides relative to the permission to move the remains of a deceased person. (8/15/10)
 SB606MARTINYRELIGIOUS FREEDOMS/LIBERTIES - Provides relative to religious freedom. (8/15/10) (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB618MCPHERSONPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Provides relative to the automatic renewal of contracts if the consumer is notified and given an opportunity to cancel. (8/15/10)
 SB681MARTINYAMUSEMENTS/SPORTS - Changes applicability of Amusement Rides Safety Law for owners or operators of air-supported structures. (8/15/10)
 SB720MORRELLCONTRACTS - Provides that certain contracts obtained through bribery or other criminal acts shall be absolutely null and void as contrary to public policy. (8/15/10)
 SB731CHAISSONATTORNEYS - Authorizes the attorney general to enter into certain contingency fee contracts. (8/15/10) (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB738APPELLIABILITY - Limits the liability for certain professional employees of a school district. (8/15/10)
 HB14MONTOUCETCOURTS/CITY - Increases the civil jurisdictional amount in dispute in the certain city courts
 HB31KLECKLEYPROPERTY/EXPROPRIATION - Grants to the city of Lake Charles quick-take authority for certain purposes
 HB113CHANDLERCLERKS OF COURT - Provides for the payment of medical insurance premiums of certain retirees of the clerk of court's offices in certain parishes (EN +$6,467 LF EX See Note)
 HB135ABRAMSONCIVIL/PROCEDURE - Provides sanctions for frivolous appeals and writ applications
 HB137ABRAMSONCIVIL/PROCEDURE - Provides for the continuous revision of the Code of Civil Procedure
 HB142ABRAMSONCONTRACTS - Provides for revision of the Civil Code articles on the contract of exchange
 HB150LIGICOURTS/MAYORS - Provides for the use of surplus monies in the witness fee fund for the mayor's court of the city of Kenner (EN +$80,000 LF EX See Note)
 HB319N.LANDRYCHILDREN/ADOPTION - Provides for petitioners in intrafamily adoptions
 HB397N.LANDRYCHILDREN/ADOPTION - Provides relative to records checks in adoption proceedings
 HB645ABRAMSONPRESCRIPTION - Provides relative to the prescriptive period for certain actions to invalidate documents executed pursuant to a power of attorney
 HB782CROMERPROPERTY/EXPROPRIATION - Provides relative to expropriation of property in St. Tammany Parish
 HB828CORTEZCOURTS/FEDERAL - Authorizes federal magistrate judges to perform marriage ceremonies for a specified time period (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HCR2N.LANDRYCIVIL/PROCEDURE - Urges and requests the La. State Bar Association and the La. Supreme Court to develop a centralized system for monitoring the certification and registration of mediators
 HCR3FOILPROPERTY/EXPROPRIATION - Directs LSLI to study and make recommendations on revising the laws on expropriation by private entities