Senate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs
May 26, 2010
9:00 am
Room F

* Agenda Revised May 25, 2010, 5:54 pm *
Revision Notes: Removed SB 583


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  - Department of Environmental Quality
  - Office of the Governor
  - Department of Health and Hospitals
  - Department of Transportation and Development
  - Department of Veterans Affairs
  - BESE
  - Department of Education
  - Board of Ethics
  - Department of Insurance
  - Department of Justice
  - Department of Social Services
  - Workforce Commission

 SR11E.GUILLORYSENATE - Provides relative to adopting an earlier prefiling date for legislation related to retirement.
 SB82E.GUILLORYREGISTRARS OF VOTERS - Establishes an additional state employee position in the office of the registrar in St. Landry Parish. (8/15/10) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB277MARTINYETHICS - Provides relative to disclosure of gifts made to institutions of higher education by foreign governments, persons, and entities. (8/15/10)
 SB325HEBERTLOCAL OFFICIALS - Constitutional amendment to provide that under certain circumstances a person who fills a vacancy in local elective offices shall not be an eligible candidate in next election held for such office. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
 SB327HEBERTFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Requires an agency to provide an opportunity for public comment, questions and answers at certain permit hearings. (8/15/10)
 SB333HEBERTCAMPAIGN FINANCE - Limits the amount of money spent on election campaigns. (1/31/12)
 SB431HEBERTCAMPAIGN FINANCE - Provides for the distribution of excess campaign contributions among other candidates in the election. (2/3-CA13s1(A))
 SB464HEBERTELECTED OFFICIALS - Constitutional Amendment to change term limits for certain elected officials and the percentage of the vote required to be eligible for successive terms of office. (2/3-CA13s1(A)) (1/31/12)
 SB507L.JACKSONLOBBYING - Provides for the regulation and disclosure of expenditures by persons who lobby local government. (8/15/10) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB515KOSTELKAPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides for certain exceptions to public records law. (gov sig)
 SB554E.GUILLORYADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE - Provides that the Administrative Procedure Act does not apply to certain actions of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. (8/15/10)
 SB593ADLEYPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides relative to records of the governor. (gov sig)
 SB645HEBERTDISTRICT ATTORNEYS - Creates two new judicial districts out of the Sixteenth Judicial District. (See Act)
 SB650HEBERTDISTRICT ATTORNEYS - Provides that if certain district attorney voluntarily leaves office prior to the end of the term, the first assistant will not be an eligible candidate in the next election for district attorney. (8/15/10)
 SB653HEBERTLOCAL OFFICIALS - Provides that under certain circumstances a person who fills a vacancy in a local elected office will not be an eligible candidate in the next election held for such office. (8/15/10)
 HB296HUTTERETHICS/CODE - Allows a public servant to accept gifts valued at fifteen dollars or less, up to an aggregate value of forty-five dollars from any one person in a calendar year
 HB758HUTTERETHICS - Requires the Board of Ethics to make available the name of a complainant under certain circumstances (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB761BODI WHITEETHICS/FINANCIAL DISCLOS - Provides for the application of certain financial disclosure provisions to certain parish and municipal employees (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)