Senate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs
May 23, 2012
9:30 am
Room F

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 May 16, 2012

CONFIRMATION HEARINGS
 CULTURE, RECREATION AND TOURISM
 DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
 BOARD OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION (BESE)
 OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR89CROWELOCAL ELECTIONS - Request the Senate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs and the House Committee on House and Governmental Affairs study the feasibility of establishing a more expedient transition for local elected officials to take office.
 SCR100TROY BROWNLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Create the River Region Caucus of Louisiana.
 SB696WALSWORTHLEGISLATIVE AGENCIES - Provides relative to signature required on certain checks issued by the Senate. (7/1/12)
 HB206G.JACKSONETHICS/NEPOTISM - Provides relative to nepotism exceptions involving certain health professionals
 HB209FOILELECTION CODE - Provides relative to hours polls are required to be open on election day (EN DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB279SIMONDISTRICTS/HOSPITAL SERVC - Removes certain restrictions relative to contracting, ownership interests, and employment applicable to members and former members of the board of commissioners of the St. Tammany Parish Hospital Service District No. 1
 HB321FANNINETHICS/CODE - Exempts certain uncompensated public servants from mandatory ethics education and training requirements in the Code of Governmental Ethics
 HB373T.BURNSSUNSET LAW - Re-creates the Department of State Civil Service (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB509LORUSSOELECTION OFFENSES - Prohibits certain conduct relative to the withdrawal from an election of a candidate for public office
 HB511LEGERPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides for the application of the Public Records Law to certain records relative to archeological dig sites
 HB657LEGERPUBLIC LANDS/STATE - Provides with respect to the qualifications of the state archaeologist
 HB698ANDERSSTATE EMPLOYEE/LEAVE - Adds compensatory time to the type of leave which may be transferred for purposes of the Crisis Leave Pool
 HB711PUGHELECTIONS/CANDIDATES - Provides for the requirements of the notice of candidacy by additionally requiring a candidate for major or district office to certify that he has filed any campaign finance reports previously due and provides for the filing of vacancies on parish executive committees
 HB784RICHARDPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides an exemption from public records law for certain documents, electronic storage devices, and the contents of electronic storage devices used by court reporters
 HB1210HUVALETHICS/CODE - Provides ethics exceptions to allow insurance producers providing certain insurance functions and services to governmental entities to receive compensation from other sources

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE