Senate Committee on Natural Resources
April 26, 2012
8:00 am
Room A-B

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 April 19, 2012

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SB731ALLAINMINERALS - Provides relative to remediation of oilfield sites and exploration and production sites. (8/1/12)
 SCR16CORTEZWILDLIFE/FISHERIES DEPT - Specifies accreditation requirements for exemption from Wildlife and Fisheries Commission rules governing possession of exotic cats.
 SCR40PERRYWATER/WATERWAYS - Requests the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, in conjunction with appropriate member agencies, to jointly study the freshwater needs of the Mermentau Basin and the feasibility of diverting Atchafalaya River water into the Mermentau Basin.
 SB479WALSWORTHPUBLIC LANDS - Provides for sales of certain public lands for economic development purposes. (8/1/12)
 SB670LAFLEURLIABILITY INSURANCE - Requires liability insurance for charter boat fishing guides and charter vessels. (8/1/12)
 SB702HEITMEIERPUBLIC PROPERTY - Provides for the transfer of certain state property in Orleans Parish. (gov sig)
 HCR6S.BISHOPWILDLIFE & FISHERIES - Specifies accreditation requirements for exemption from Wildlife and Fisheries Commission rules governing possession of exotic cats
 HCR10REYNOLDSFISHING - Memorializes congress to encourage the National Marine Fisheries Service, the Gulf of Mexico Marine Fisheries Council, and the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council to adopt a weekend-only fishery for red snapper
 HCR49ORTEGOWATERWAYS/SCENIC RIVERS - Requests the Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries to study Bayou Teche for possible inclusion into the Historic and Scenic Rivers program
 HCR64SCHRODERWILDLIFE & FISHERIES DEP - Requests the Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries to study for possible implementation the issuance of hunting and recreational fishing licenses for a year from the date of issuance
 HCR94JONESCONGRESS - Memorializes congress to encourage and enable the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to review and approve Cheniere's Sabine Pass Liquid Natural Gas facility
 HB143GISCLAIRPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Authorizes the transfer of property in Lafourche Parish to the Greater Lafourche Port Commission
 HB216HARRISONFISHING/COMMERCIAL - Authorizes the Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries to issue certain commercial fish licenses via the Internet (EN INCREASE SD EX See Note)
 HB230THIBAUTHUNTING - Provides for weapons used during primitive firearms season
 HB255LEGERPUBLIC PROPERTY - Authorizes the transfer of specified property by the Orleans Parish School Board
 HB346CHANEYPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Provides for an exchange of property in Ouachita Parish
 HB401GISCLAIRFISHING/SHRIMP - Provides relative to the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission's powers to manage and control the taking of shrimp including bait shrimp
 HB406GREENEFISHING/RECREATIONAL - Authorizes the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission to establish recreational reefs where oyster harvest is prohibited
 HB431GAROFALOFISHING/OYSTERS - Extends the application period for an oyster seed ground vessel permit
 HB486H.BURNSWILDLIFE & FISHERIES DEP - Provides relative to expenditure of the funds received from the sale of Wild La. Stamps
 HB557HENSGENSHUNTING - Authorizes the taking of certain nuisance animals
 HB643MONTOUCETFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides relative to the Alligator Resource Fund
 HB651LAMBERTFISHING/DEVICES - Provides for uniformity for fishing gear authorized to be used on certain freshwater lakes
 HB1190DOVEFISHING/OYSTERS - Provides relative to alternative oyster culture (EN INCREASE SD RV See Note)

CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING AS NATIONAL LAND CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS; THE NATURE CONSERVANCY AND THE CONSERVATION FUND

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE