Senate Daily Digest
March 28, 2022
3:00 PM
Senate Chamber


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Roll Call


Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Journal

Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

Senate Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 SB399FIELDSPUBLIC LANDS - Authorizes the transfer of certain state property in East Baton Rouge Parish. (gov sig)
 SB400FIELDSSTATE AGENCIES - Provides for the administration of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, public safety services. (1/1/23)

Senate Bills on Second Reading
 SB398PEACOCKCOURTS - Provides relative to juror compensation rates. (gov sig)

Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SR14FIELDSCONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences on the passing of Geraldine Marie Leonard Jack.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR12HEWITTMINERALS - Requests halt in actions that cancel or delay offshore oil and natural gas lease sales.
 SCR13LAMBERTENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL - Request the Department of Environmental Quality to study strategies for recycling plastic containers.
 SCR14FOILLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Establishes the Cybersecurity Redhibition Task Force.

House Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 HB44GREGORY MILLERSUNSET LAW - Provides relative to the information required to be provided to a committee reviewing the re-creation of a statutory entity
 HB64LANDRYCHILDREN - Provides relative to the definition of a child
 HB162MARINOCRIMINAL/RECORDS - Provides for exemption of expungement fees in certain circumstances (EN DECREASE SD RV See Note)
 HB174GREENEXPLOSIVES - Provides relative to criminal history records checks for licenses to handle explosives (EN INCREASE SD EX See Note)
 HB200BROWNCRIMINAL/PROCEDURE - Provides relative to the presence of the defendant in misdemeanor prosecutions
 HB322MARINOCRIME - Provides relative to criminal damage to property
 HB371MCMAHENCRIME - Amends the definition of "police officer" for the crimes of battery of a police officer and resisting a police officer with force or violence
 HB378MARINODRUGS/CONTROLLED - Adds certain substances to the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law
 HB528DAVISSUNSET LAW - Re-creates entities transferred to or placed within the office of the governor
 HB603GADBERRYMTR VEHICLE/LICEN PLATES - Creates military honor specialty license plates
 HB757SCHEXNAYDERFIRE PROTECT/FIRE MARSHAL - Provides relative to firefighter training

Senate Bills Reported by Committee
 SB17MIZELLFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Provides for the distribution of fees collected from the "Save the Honeybee" prestige license plate. (gov sig)
 SB21ROBERT MILLSINSURANCE POLICIES - Provides relative to requirements for approved unauthorized insurers. (1/1/23)
 SB22BOUDREAUXHEALTH SERVICES - Extends the termination date of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council for three years. (8/1/22)
 SB30FRED MILLSHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to facility need review. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB39BERNARDROADS/HIGHWAYS - Designates LA Hwy. 493 beginning at LA Hwy. 119 to LA Hwy. 1 in Natchitoches Parish as the "Augustin Metoyer Memorial Parkway". (8/1/22) (EN +$1,100 SG EX See Note)
 SB45FOILSPECIAL EDUCATION - Requires all public school governing authorities to adopt certain policies relative to cameras in certain classrooms by December 31, 2022. (gov sig)
 SB46ALLAINCLERKS OF COURT - Provides relative to group insurance benefits for certain clerks of court. (8/1/22)
 SB61MCMATHMOTOR VEHICLES - Creates "Mental Health" special prestige license plate. (8/1/22)
 SB73HEWITTLOCAL ELECTIONS - Provides for appointments to fill vacancies in local offices under certain circumstances. (gov sig)
 SB74HEWITTELECTION CODE - Provides relative to the qualification of poll watchers. (gov sig)
 SB77LUNEAUMEDICAID - Provides relative to prior authorization of prescription drugs. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB78REESEPROCUREMENT CODE - Increases threshold amount that requires a public bid for the procurement of certain law enforcement vehicles by a local government unit. (8/1/22)
 SB84CORTEZMOTOR VEHICLES - Creates the "Maddie's Footprints" special prestige license plate. (8/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB88FRED MILLSSHERIFFS - Provides relative to insurance benefits for retirees of the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office. (7/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 SB97BOUDREAUXPHARMACISTS - Provides relative to pharmacist licensure by reciprocity. (8/1/22) (EN +$450 SG RV See Note)
 SB110REESEUTILITIES - Creates the Louisiana Electric Utility Energy Transition Securitization Act. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV See Note)
 SB116BARROWHEALTH DEPARTMENT - Creates the office on women's health within the Louisiana Department of Health. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB117LUNEAUINSURANCE POLICIES - Requires insurers provide coverage for the temporary use of a motor vehicle not owned by the insured. (8/1/22)
 SB122TALBOTAUTOMOBILE INSURANCE - Requires insurers provide coverage for the temporary use of a motor vehicle not owned by the insured. (8/1/22)
 SB159WARDSHERIFFS - Provides relative to insurance benefits for retirees of the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office. (7/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 SB163TALBOTINSURANCE CLAIMS - Provides for catastrophe claims process disclosure. (1/1/23)
 SB165TALBOTINSURANCE CLAIMS - Provides for internal claims and appeals process and external review procedures for health insurance issuers. (1/1/23)
 SB174REESEBANKS/BANKING - Provides relative to shareholder remedies within the state banking code. (8/1/22)
 SB176FIELDSSPECIAL EDUCATION - Amends the Blind Persons' Literacy Rights and Education Act. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB179REESECHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS - Provides relative to annual filing and reporting requirements of charitable organizations. (gov sig)
 SB193HEWITTREDISTRICTING - Provides for the reapportionment plans of school boards. (gov sig)
 SB194HEWITTHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to the membership of the Louisiana Health Works Commission. (8/1/22)
 SB198TALBOTINSURANCE CLAIMS - Provides relative to the adjustment of residential claims. (1/1/23)
 SB210STINEINSURERS - Authorizes fine in lieu of suspension or revocation of certificate of authority for foreign or alien insurers. (8/1/22)
 SB211STINEFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Provides for changes to the "Choose Life" special prestige license plate. (8/1/22)
 SB212STINEINSURANCE CLAIMS - Establishes the Hurricane Mediation Program. (1/1/23)
 SB223LAMBERTMOTOR VEHICLES - Creates specialty license plates. (8/1/22)
 SB224HEWITTLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Provides for remote operations of the legislature during a gubernatorially declared state of emergency. (gov sig)
 SB225HEWITTLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Constitutional Amendment to provide for remote operations of the legislature during a declared emergency. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
 SB258HEWITTEMERGENCY POWERS - Provides relative to voting and the holding of elections impaired as the result of a declared emergency or disaster. (8/1/22)
 SB261FIELDSPOSTSECONDARY ED - Provides for public postsecondary education transfer pathways. (gov sig)
 SB264BOUIEINSURERS - Provides for minimum capital and surplus requirements for certain domestic insurers. (8/1/22)
 SB267HEWITTLOBBYING - Requires disclosure of whether required ethics training has been completed upon registration. (gov sig)
 SB270WOMACKFISH/FISHING - Provides relative to retaining and removing invasive species of fish. (gov sig)
 SB281BERNARDELECTION CODE - Authorizes disclosure of the name and address of a law enforcement officer who has qualified as a candidate for office. (8/1/22)
 SB283BERNARDSECRETARY OF STATE - Provides relative to submission of redistricting plans to the secretary of state. (gov sig)
 SB285SMITHGAMING - Makes technical changes to update cross references to gaming laws and authorizes the Louisiana Gaming Control Board to conduct open meetings via video conferencing. (7/1/22)
 SB297BARROWPOSTSECONDARY ED - Provides relative to power-based violence at public postsecondary institutions. (gov sig)
 SB302BARROWFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Provides for changing the special prestige license plate for Girl Scouts. (8/1/22)
 SB317FOILTUITION - Provides in-state residency status for public postsecondary tuition fees to certain members and veterans of the military. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB333HEWITTSTATE AGENCIES - Provides relative to boards and commissions. (gov sig)
 SB361LUNEAUCREDIT - Prohibits creditors from reporting prescribed open accounts to credit bureaus. (8/1/22)
 SB368JIMMY HARRISPARISHES - Provides relative to building and zoning regulations in parishes and municipalities. (gov sig)

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 SB53FOILWEAPONS - Provides certain exceptions to the crime of illegal carrying of weapons. (gov sig)
 SB64CONNICKCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to crimes of violence and sex offenses. (8/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE See Note)
 SB66CONNICKDOMESTIC VIOLENCE - Enhances penalties for violation of a protective order when committed while in possession of a firearm. (8/1/22) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB70TALBOTTHEFT - Creates the crime of theft of a catalytic converter or engine control module and provides for dealer registration. (8/1/22) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB102FOILCHILDREN'S CODE - Provides for cotutorship of child in that either parent acting alone can act on behalf of the child. (gov sig)
 SB103FOILMALPRACTICE - Provides relative to legal malpractice. (7/1/22)
 SB161TALBOTCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Increases penalty for crime of carjacking. (8/1/22) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB214LUNEAUCIVIL PROCEDURE - Provides for deposition or trial testimony of out-of-state insurance claims adjusters who are licensed or registered in the state. (8/1/22)
 SB363FOILSEIZURES/SALES - Provides for release of superior mortgage payoff amount for sheriff sales. (8/1/22)

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 SB54ALLAINREVENUE DEPARTMENT - Provides for an automatic filing extension for individual income tax returns. (8/1/22) (EN -$1,900,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB126CATHEYSCHOOLS - Provides relative to funding for university lab schools. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 SB169MIZELLEARLY CHILDHOOD ED - Requires annual meetings of and reports from the Early Childhood Care and Education Commission. (gov sig)