Senate Committee on Finance
May 31, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Room A-B

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 31, 2017, 11:50 am *
Revision Notes: Time moved to 1:00 p.m. Added SR 149, HCR 8, HB 52, 119, 132, 304, 354, 389, 397, 398, 402, 554, 584, 641 Added NGO discussion item

 


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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SR149CORTEZPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Creates the Public Contract Best Practices Committee to study best practices in public contracts. (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 HCR8BARRASHOSPITALS - Provides for a hospital stabilization formula (EN +$60,654,368 SD RV See Note)
 HB1HENRYAPPROPRIATIONS - Provides for the ordinary operating expenses of state government for Fiscal Year 2017-2018
 HB52CONNICKFUNDS/FUNDING - Changes the dedication of a portion of the truck and trailer fees collected in certain parishes and creates the Regional Maintenance and Improvement Fund (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB119IVEYBUDGETARY PROCEDURES - Establishes the Louisiana Fiscal Transparency Website as a source of information for state expenditures (RE INCREASE OF EX See Note)
 HB132EDMONDSBUDGETARY CONTROLS - Provides relative to the allocation of expenditures of the state operating budget (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB304HILFERTYCRIME/RACKETEERING - Expands definition of "racketeering activity" to include armed robbery and armed robbery or attempted armed robbery committed with a firearm (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB354THIBAUTTAX/GASOLINE TAX - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to the dedication of proceeds of the tax levied on motor fuels (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB389CARMODYUTILITIES - Authorizes the commissioner of conservation of the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources to enforce the La. Underground Utilities and Facilities Damage Prevention (OneCall) law as it applies to pipelines (EN INCREASE SD EX See Note)
 HB397EDMONDSMEDICAID - Provides relative to the Medical Assistance Programs Fraud Detection Fund (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB398GAROFALOBUDGETARY PROCEDURES - Requires the budgeted amount and authorized positions for the current year to be placed adjacent to the appropriation and authorized positions for the next year in the General Appropriation Bill and other appropriation bills (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB402HAVARDMENTAL HEALTH - Provides for licensure and regulation of community-based care facilities (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB554SCHRODERPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Provides relative to public procurement methods (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB584LEGERFUNDS/FUNDING - Creates a special fund for the purpose of funding early childhood education in Louisiana (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB641MCFARLANDTAX CREDITS - Establishes the La. Rural Jobs Act Tax Credit Program (RE -$90,000,000 GF RV See Note)

DISCUSSION
 -Overview and discussion on HB 1 of the 2017 Legislative Session
 -Review and approval of late requests submitted by non-governmental organizations, as provided by R.S. 39:51.1

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE