House Committee on House and Governmental Affairs
May 17, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Room 3


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 HB145EDMONSTONADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE - Provides relative to rule making procedure (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB251WILFORD CARTERREAPPORTIONMENT/JUDGES - Establishes election sections for the election of judges to the City Court of Lake Charles
 HB254GREENCAMPAIGN FINANCE - Increases campaign contribution limit for certain contributions.
 HB498GREENLEGISLATIVE SESSIONS - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for timing and duration of regular legislative sessions (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB615FREEMANLAW ENFORCEMENT - Provides relative to law enforcement records
 HB846MARCELLEVOTING/REGISTRATION - Provides relative to registration and voting by a person convicted of a felony
 HB859MUSCARELLOPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides relative to exceptions to the public records law
 HB987DESHOTELPRIVACY - Provides relative to the protection of data
 HCR112AMEDEEPUBLIC MEETINGS - Requests local public bodies to allow the public to view and participate in meetings via electronic means to the extent practicable


Any person who does not feel comfortable giving testimony in person may submit a prepared statement in accordance with House Rule 14.33 in lieu of appearing before the committee:

A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.

B. Any person who files a prepared statement which contains data or statistical information shall include in such prepared statement sufficient information to identify the source of the data or statistical information. For the purposes of this Paragraph, the term "source" shall mean a publication, website, person, or other source from which the data or statistical information contained in the prepared statement was obtained by the person or persons who prepared the statement.

NOTE: Statements emailed to h& and received prior to noon on Monday, May 16, 2022, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.

NOTICE TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES: Before providing testimony before the committee, the committee must have on file a completed Designation of Public Employee by Elected Official form which authorizes you to appear on behalf of the elected official and you must file both a Certification by Public Employee of Official Duty form and a witness card with the committee on the day you provide testimony. Refer to for both forms.