Senate Committee on Natural Resources
April 19, 2018
Upon Adjournment
Room A-B

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 April 5, 2018

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR65FANNINWILDLIFE/FISHERIES DEPT - Requests the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to update the Caney Creek Reservoir waterbody management plan on an annual basis.
 SCR80CHABERTCOASTAL PARISHES - Requests the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to conduct a science-based study of the adequacy of the current inland boundary of the coastal zone of Louisiana. (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB421B.WHITESPECIAL DISTRICTS - Appoints the attorney general as the attorney for the Amite River Basin Drainage and Water Conservation District. (8/1/18)
 SB520B.WHITEPUBLIC LANDS - Authorizes the transfer of certain state property in Tangipahoa Parish and also certain property in St. Martin Parish. (gov sig)
 SB524LONGWATER MANAGEMENT - Requires the Sabine River Authority to obtain approval of the Water Resources Commission prior to the sale of water outside the state. (8/1/18)
 HB4S.BISHOPFISHING/RECREATIONAL - Extends the additional saltwater fishing fee dedicated to the LACREEL program (EN INCREASE SD RV See Note)
 HB49GISCLAIRCOASTAL RES/WETLANDS - Authorizes coastal restoration and protection projects as compensatory wetlands mitigation
 HB104JIM MORRISENERGY/PIPELINES - Increases the ceiling on penalties for pipeline safety violations (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
 HB119S.BISHOPMINERALS - Prohibits the commissioner of conservation from regulating the hours of operation of certain facilities receiving exploration and production waste
 HB120S.BISHOPENERGY/OIL & GAS - Authorizes the commissioner of conservation to certify to the U.S. Department of Transportation his regulatory authority over underground natural gas storage facilities
 HB197REYNOLDSWILDLIFE & FISHERIES - Prohibits the importation of live cervid
 HB331JIM MORRISENERGY/OIL & GAS - Provides for payment of the Oilfield Site Restoration Fund fee (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
 HB422LYONSNATURAL RESOURCES DEPT - Corrects statutory references remaining from the transfer of the State Land Office from the Department of Natural Resources to the Division of Administration
 HB426HUVALPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Authorizes the transfer of state property in St. Martin Parish
 HB442THIBAUTWATERWAYS/LAKES - Delineates the boundary between state ownership and private ownership of the land adjacent to False River
 HB814JIM MORRISENERGY/OIL & GAS - Provides for the oilfield site restoration program (EN +$4,500,000 SD RV See Note)
 HB860PUGHENERGY/DRILLING PERMITS - Provides for expedited permitting in the office of conservation

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE
 Consideration of approval of the sale of the following surplus properties:
 Louisiana Workforce Commission
Tallulah Office of Employment Security
405 N. Cedar Street
Tallulah, LA in Madison Parish
 Louisiana Workforce Commission
Opelousas Office of Employment Security
262 Bellevue Street
Opelousas, LA in St. Landry Parish

ADJOURNMENT