Senate Committee on Finance
May 2, 2016
9:00 am
Room A-B


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 SCR67TROY CARTERADMINISTRATION DIVISION - Requests the Division of Administration to study the feasibility of contracting with the United States Department of Agriculture's National Finance Center for payroll and personnel services. (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB67APPELPOSTSECONDARY ED - Constitutional amendment to abolish the Board of Regents and the postsecondary management boards and transfer their powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities to a newly created Board of Trustees for Postsecondary Education. (2/3 - CA13sl(A)) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB393TROY CARTERCONSTITUTION CONVENTION - Provides for the calling of a constitutional convention for the purpose of revising the constitution in order to provide for state revenue and finance and matters relating thereto. (2/3 - CA13s2) (gov sig) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB177DONAHUEFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides relative to reports on special funds in the state treasury. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB182WARDFUNDS/FUNDING - Constitutional amendment to require deposit of certain mineral revenue into the Transportation Trust Fund. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))(7/1/17) (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF RV)
 SB226DONAHUEFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for performance audits for statutory dedications that include a fee for service. (gov sig) (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB269PETERSONEMPLOYMENT - Provides for an increase in the state minimum wage. (2/3-CA7s2.1)(8/1/16) (EG +$247,982 EX See Note)
 SB273DONAHUEBONDS - Authorizes the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission to issue additional toll bonds. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 SB407MILKOVICHPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Requires publication of certain contracts and reports on the Internet and and creates task force which is authorized to study and make annual assessments of state contracts. (7/1/16) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB460ERIC LAFLEURFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for the disposition and reporting on fees and self-generated revenues by state agencies and the state treasurer. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT SG RV See Note)
 SB466HEWITTHOSPITALS - Provides a procedure for the LSU Board of Supervisors and the commissioner of administration to seek approval from the JLCB and the legislature to proceed with the sale of a hospital. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 HB22MONTOUCETRETIREMENT/FIREFIGHTERS - Establishes a funding deposit account for the Firefighters' Retirement System and authorizes the board of trustees of the system to modify required employer contribution rates in certain circumstances and within certain limits in order to fund the account (EN NO IMPACT APV)
 HB92JAMESCOURTS/COURT COSTS - Repeals the warrant recall fees collected to fund a misdemeanor jail in East Baton Rouge Parish (EN -$722,000 LF RV See Note)
 HB216HENSGENSPUBLIC BLDGS/GROUNDS-ST - Limits the amount required to be spent per project under the Percent for Art Program (EN DECREASE OF EX See Note)
 HB224LEGERCOURTS/COURT COSTS - Provides with respect to court costs collected on civil filings to fund the Judicial College (EN INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB306ZERINGUEFISHING/OYSTERS - Expands the uses of the Public Oyster Seed Ground Development Account (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB358LEGERCOURTS/COURT COSTS - Provides for an extension of court costs collected by the Civil District Court for the parish of Orleans and its clerk (EN +$1,462,260 LF RV See Note)
 HB431CARMODYPUBLIC SERVICE COMN - Increases and provides for inspection and supervision fees for common and contract motor carriers and public utilities (EN +$700,000 SD RV See Note)

 Preliminary overview and discussion on the proposed FY17 Executive Budget