Senate Daily Digest
May 3, 2017
3:30 pm
Senate Chamber

Adjourned
 

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Senate Bills on Second Reading
 SB254MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Provides for the Motion Picture Production Tax Credit. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)

Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SR67THOMPSONCOMMENDATIONS - Commemorates the eightieth anniversary of the American System of Conservation Funding.
 SR68W.BISHOPSCHOOLS - Requests each charter school governing or management board to include at least one parent or guardian of a student in its membership.
 SR69CORTEZLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - To recognize Tuesday, May 9, 2017, as Ports Day at the state capitol.

House Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 HB7M.WHITECOURTS - Provides for the transfer of certain surplus witness fee funds to the criminal court fund of Washington Parish
 HB94J.HARRISCOURTS/DISTRICT - Authorizes all district courts to establish reentry courts (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB107ZERINGUECLERKS OF COURT - Provides relative to group insurance expenses of the clerk of court in Terrebonne Parish
 HB325THIBAUTCLERKS OF COURT - Provides relative to the repayment or retention of unused court costs (RE DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB329BAGNERISDISTRICTS/NEIGHBORHOOD - Provides relative to the Lake Barrington Subdivision Improvement District in Orleans Parish
 HB492MAGEEMEDICAID - Provides for an independent claims review process within the Medicaid managed care program (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)

Senate Bills Reported by Committee
 SB35COLOMBCONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Provides exemptions from arrest and prosecution to persons lawfully in possession of medical marijuana. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 SB43MARTINYCOURTS - Provides relative to compensation and distribution of costs of justices of the peace and constables. (8/1/17) (EN NO IMPACT LF EX See Note)
 SB72MILKOVICHCIVIL PROCEDURE - Provides right of oral argument in contradictory proceedings. (gov sig) (EG1 NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB81W.BISHOPCURATORSHIP - Provides for curatorship. (8/1/17)
 SB121WARDCIVIL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to terminology of court-ordered and other mandatory examinations in civil and administrative matters and claims. (gov sig) (EGF NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB139MARTINYCRIMINAL JUSTICE - Provides relative to criminal justice. (11/1/17) (EN DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB169BARROWCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Establishes the medical furlough program. (8/1/17) (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 SB220ALARIOCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to penalties for certain offenses. (8/1/17)
 SB221ALARIOCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to the cleansing period for certain crimes applicable to habitual offender penalty enhancements. (11/1/17)
 SB236LAFLEURCLERKS OF COURT - Provides relative to clerks of court. (8/1/17) (2/3-CA7s2.1(A)) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)

Special Order No. 1 for May 9, 2017.
 SB26MORRELLTAX EXEMPTIONS - Constitutional amendment to prohibit contracts under the industrial property tax exemption program from exempting millages related to school funding. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (EG INCREASE LF RV See Note)

Senate Concurrent Resolutions Returned from House With Amendments
 SCR62MARTINYLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Recognizes May 2017 as Building Safety Month.

Senate Resolutions to be Adopted Subject to Call
 SR39MILKOVICHRETIREMENT SYSTEMS - Urges and requests the systems to report certain investment information including amounts paid to investment professionals.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions Reported by Committee
 SCR31B.WHITELAW ENFORCEMENT - Provides for the Louisiana Law Enforcement Body Camera Implementation Task Force.

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 SB5LUNEAUSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Provides relative to per diem for the Rapides Parish Sewerage District No. 2. (8/1/17) (EN +$6,480 LF RV See Note)
 SB10MILLSMUNICIPALITIES - Authorizes the St. Martin Parish Assessment District to provide for an automobile expense allowance for the assessor. (gov sig) (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 SB29MORRELLTAX EXEMPTIONS - Provides relative to the sales and use tax exemption for antique airplanes. (7/1/17) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB31MORRELLTAX/SALES - Includes certain numismatic coins in the definition of tangible personal property subject to sales and use tax. (7/1/17) (EG INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB57CORTEZFUNDS/FUNDING - Constitutional amendment to remove authority to fund state police for traffic control from the Transportation Trust Fund. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (RE NO IMPACT SD EX See Note)
 SB60WALSWORTHROADS/HIGHWAYS - Designates portions of certain state highways in memory of certain police officers. (8/1/17) (EN +$4,400 SG EX See Note)
 SB79LUNEAUTAX/TAXATION - Removes the June 30, 2018, sunset provision and makes permanent reductions to certain income and corporation franchise tax credits. (gov sig) (EN +$12,500,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB97FANNINTAX EXEMPTIONS - Provides relative to the sales and use tax exemption for feed, seed, and fertilizer used by commercial farmers. (1/1/18) (EN SEE FISC NOTE See Note)
 SB98DONAHUEFISCAL CONTROLS - Provides for the appropriation of incentive expenditures. (7/1/17) (EN SEE FISC NOTE See Note)
 SB99DONAHUESPECIAL DISTRICTS - Provides relative to the St. Tammany Parish Development District. (See Act)
 SB100DONAHUEFISCAL CONTROLS - Provides for the requirement of the division of administration to produce a non-discretionary adjusted standstill budget. (7/1/17) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB115APPELSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Creates the University Neighborhood Security and Improvement District in Orleans Parish. (gov sig)
 SB119WARDLANDS/WATERBOTTOM - Authorizes a surface lease between Williams, Inc. and the state land office. (gov sig)
 SB132B.WHITEWATER/WATERWAYS - Provides an exception for portions of the Comite River, Pearl River, Tchefuncte River, Bogue Falaya River, Abita River, Amite River, and Bayou Manchac from provisions of the natural and scenic rivers program. (8/1/17)
 SB143CHABERTPUBLIC LANDS - Provides relative to sales, leases, and subleases of immovable property under the jurisdiction of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. (gov sig)
 SB145CLAITORTOPS - Provides relative to Tulane Legislative Scholarships. (8/1/17) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB150CHABERTTAX/TAXATION - Provides for the Ports of Louisiana tax credits. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB162APPELHOUSING - Provides relative to the Louisiana Inclusionary Zoning and Workforce Affordable Housing Act. (gov sig)
 SB163MIZELLCORRECTIONAL FACILITIES - Provides an exemption from the requirement that state prisons purchase goods from Prison Enterprises, if the goods can be purchased for less in the parish in which the facility is located. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB164PEACOCKPUBLIC LANDS - Provides the procedures for the sale of certain school lands by a school board. (8/1/17)
 SB172MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Terminates certain tax credits as of January 1, 2019. (gov sig) (EN +$27,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB177MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Provides relative to the Motion Picture Tax Credit Program for the withholding of income tax for performance of services on a state-certified production. (7/1/17) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB178MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Establishes termination dates for certain tax credits and incentive programs administered by the Department of Economic Development. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB181MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Terminates certain tax credit programs. (gov sig) (EG +$3,500,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB199ERDEYPUBLIC PROPERTY - Allows the sharing of equipment between public entities. (gov sig)
 SB200ERDEYSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Provides for an increase of members to the board of supervisors of the Livingston Parish Sewer District. (gov sig)
 SB204G.SMITHPUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS - Authorizes St. John the Baptist Parish to name a library after Norris Butch Millet Sr. (8/1/17)
 SB207ALLAINFISH/FISHING - Limits the permissible uses of monies in the Saltwater Fish Research and Conservation Fund. (8/1/17) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB210ERDEYSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Provides for an increase of commissioners to the board of Gravity Drainage District No. 2 of Livingston Parish. (gov sig)
 SB230LAFLEURMUSEUMS - Removes certain museums from the jurisdiction of the Department of State. (gov sig) (EN -$118,305 GF EX See Note)
 SB232LAFLEURFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides relative to funds and state funds. (7/1/17) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB238PERRYMUNICIPALITIES - Authorizes the town of Duson to levy and collect an additional sales and use tax. (gov sig)
 SB241JOHNSTAX EXEMPTIONS - Restores the sales and use tax exemption for dental devices. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 SB243PEACOCKTAX/TAXATION - Provides relative to the tax credit for conversion of alternative fuel vehicles. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB248MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Provides for an annual cap and a termination date for the musical and theatrical production income tax credit. (7/1/17) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 SB11PEACOCKRETIREMENT SYSTEMS - Provides for the incorporation of the Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System into the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana. (7/1/17) (EG SEE BELOW)
 SB25MORRELLTAX/INCOME/PERSONAL - Sunsets the individual income tax education credit. (gov sig) (EN +$9,200,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB27MORRELLTAX EXEMPTIONS - Constitutional amendment to exempt diapers and feminine hygiene products from state sales and use tax. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (EG DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB33MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Eliminates sunset provision on credit for taxes paid in other states. (gov sig) (EG +$31,300,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB38MORRELLCOUNSELING/GUIDANCE - Provides with respect to mental health counselors. (gov sig)
 SB48MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Provides for the termination of the credit for purchase of qualified recycling equipment or service contracts. (gov sig) (EG +$100,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB61ALLAINTAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to authorize local economic development authorities or districts to enter into contracts to exempt offshore vessels from ad valorem taxation. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB142CLAITORCRIMINAL JUSTICE - Eliminates the death penalty. (8/1/17)
 SB146CLAITORCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to the Habitual Offender Law. (11/1/17)
 SB174MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Provides for a deduction for individual and corporate income tax for certain disaster payments. (gov sig) (EG DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB175MORRELLTAX/INCOME/PERSONAL - Provides for a deduction for certain casualty losses arising from a major disaster. (gov sig) (EG DECREASE GF RV See Note)