Senate Committee on Natural Resources
May 15, 2014
Upon Adjournment
Room A-B

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 15, 2014, 9:05 am *
Revision Notes: Added Discussion: Update of SCR39 from 2013 R.S. Removed HB 353

 




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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 May 1, 2014

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR123NEVERSWILDLIFE/FISHERIES DEPT - Requests the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to study and make recommendations to alleviate problems accessing the Pearl and Bogue Chitto rivers.
 HCR62HARRISONCOASTAL RES/COASTAL ZONE - Urges and requests the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to study Lake Verret as an alternative drinking water source for Bayou Lafourche
 HCR89FOILWATER/RESOURCES - Provides relative to the management regime for the Southern Hills Aquifer System
 HB311ST.GERMAINPUBLIC LANDS/STATE - Removes lands located in the Atchafalaya Basin from certain state lease requirements
 HB1082S.BISHOPFISHING/LICENSES - Imposes an additional fee on the sale of saltwater fishing licenses and dedicates the revenues (EN +$1,988,273 SD RV See Note)
 HB1113MACKMTR VEHICLE/DRIVER LIC - Provides for the suspension of a person's driver's license for failure to pay fine or failure to appear in court when charged with littering
 HB1154GISCLAIRFISHING/CRABS - Provides for the size and number of escape rings on crab traps
 HB1160GAROFALOFISHING/CRABS - To require the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission to establish a program to enhance and elevate professionalism in the commercial crab industry

DISCUSSION:
 Update from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority on SCR39 of the 2013 R.S. that requires a comprehensive study and evaluation of Louisiana's levee districts and other water resource boards

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE