Senate Committee on Finance
May 23, 2022
10:00 A.M.
Room A-B

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SB420BERNARDGROUP BENEFITS PROGRAM - Provides relative to operating funds of the Office of Group Benefits. (7/1/22) (OR1 INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HCR4BUTLERMEDICAID - Increases Medicaid reimbursement to intermediate care facilities for resident leave of absence days (EN +$676,087 GF EX See Note)
 HB17DEVILLIERRETIREMENT/SCHOOL EMPS - Provides for a benefit increase for the Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (EN INCREASE APV)
 HB21BACALARETIREMENT/MUNICIPAL POL - Provides for a funding deposit account for Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System and authorizes the board of trustees of the system to modify required employer contributions (EN DECREASE APV)
 HB55BUTLERMEDICAID - Provides for Medicaid coverage of dental care for certain residents of intermediate care facilities (EN +$1,380,557 GF EX See Note)
 HB63FREEMANBUDGETARY CONTROLS - Provides for an exception for certain information required to be submitted by a nongovernmental entity (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB65ZERINGUEJUDGES - Provides with respect to annual financial reports on district and local court funding and expenses (EG +$120,055 GF EX See Note)
 HB78ZERINGUEFISCAL CONTROLS - Provides relative to the state's annual comprehensive financial report (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB100DESHOTELFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides relative to the Avoyelles Parish Local Government Gaming Mitigation Fund (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 HB477COUSSANDISTRICT ATTORNEYS - Provides for new assistant district attorney positions for various judicial districts in the state (EN +$2,592,390 GF EX See Note)
 HB655COUSSANENERGY/ALTERNATE - Provides relative to the management of solar resources (EN +$250,186 SG EX See Note)
 HB682BROWNINSURANCE DEPARTMENT - Provides for a claims adjuster database (EN +$122,000 SG EX See Note)
 HB724BAGLEYECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Establishes a grant program for site development and improvement (EN -$8,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB1070SCHEXNAYDEREMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - Provides relative to the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (EN +$1,044,695 SD EX See Note)

OTHER BUSINESS
 Review and approval of request to modify the contract between the office of group benefits
and Access Health, Inc., in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 42:802(D)(2).

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE
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