Senate Daily Digest
April 7, 2022
9:00 AM
Senate Chamber


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Roll Call


Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Journal

Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR23POPECOMMENDATIONS - Commends Katie "KT" Scannell for being crowned Miss Louisiana USA 2022.
 SCR24CLOUDINDIAN AFFAIRS - Recognizes the Avoyel-Taensa Tribe of Louisiana for purposes of granting formal recognition.
 SCR25FOILCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Lydia Smith Grant on the occasion of her 95th birthday.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading Subject to Call
 SCR17MCMATHCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the LSU Tiger Girls for winning the Division 1A Hip Hop competition at the 2022 Universal Dance Association College Nationals.

House Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 HB3BISHOPCAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides for the Omnibus Bond Act
 HB51GOUDEAUCRIME/HOMICIDE - Provides relative to vehicular homicide
 HB81EMERSONLICENSING - Provides relative to the Occupational Licensing Review Commission
 HB130BEAULLIEUMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to motor vehicle crash reports
 HB134MARINOCRIME - Provides relative to the crime of false statements and false or altered documents (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB157BOURRIAQUECOASTAL COMMISSION - Provides relative to tax sale title (EN -$33,075 SD EX See Note)
 HB210MACKINSURANCE - Provides for technical corrections to certain provisions affecting mutual insurance holding companies
 HB247MAGEECRIMINAL/PROCEDURE - Provides relative to the recusal of judges
 HB261MAGEESCHOOLS - Creates a French immersion school in the community of Pointe-au-Chien in Terrebonne Parish (EN INCREASE See Note)
 HB284STAGNILEGISLATION - Deletes references to the Metropolitan Hospital Council of New Orleans in various provisions of law
 HB323NELSONCORRECTIONS/PRISONERS - Creates the Back on Track Louisiana Pilot Program (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB416MARINOSTUDENTS - Provides relative to screening of students for dyslexia and other impediments to learning (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB432PHELPSJUVENILES - Provides relative to progress reports of juveniles
 HB434PHELPSJUVENILES - Provides relative to juvenile deferred dispositional agreements
 HB443MAGEECRIMINAL/PENALTIES - Provides relative to the payment of fines, fees, costs, restitution, and other monetary obligations related to an offender's conviction
 HB456NELSONLEGISLATORS - Allows eligible legislators to elect to receive per diem payments pursuant to an IRS-compliant accountable plan rather than as compensation
 HB497TURNERHEALTH - Exempts certain facilities that provide home dialysis drugs or devices from the provisions of the La. Pharmacy Practice Act
 HB548FREEMANEDUCATION - Requires the state Department of Education to develop and distribute health and safety guidelines relative to best practices for the use of digital devices in public schools
 HB627BRYANTCRIME - Provides relative to the penalties for the crime of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle (EN DECREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB693STEFANSKIGAMING - Provides relative to institutional investors
 HB715GREENINSURANCE - Makes various revisions in the Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Law
 HB729DUPLESSISCRIMINAL/RECORDS - Limits the release and dissemination of booking photographs of an arrested person
 HB762ZERINGUECONSERVATION - Creates and provides for the Louisiana Outdoors Forever Program (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)

House Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 HCR4BUTLERMEDICAID - Increases Medicaid reimbursement to intermediate care facilities for resident leave of absence days (EN +$676,087 GF EX See Note)
 HCR56ECHOLSLEGISLATION/RESOLUTIONS - Commends the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, the Monroe Airport, and the Aviation Hall of Fame, and commends the museum for its role in memorializing Louisiana's aviation industry
 HCR58HUVALSPECIAL DAY/WEEK/MONTH - Designates April 12, 2022, as CODOFIL Day at the state capitol

Senate Bills Reported by Committee
 SB32FRED MILLSPHARMACISTS - Provides relative to pharmacy audits. (8/1/22) (EG SEE FISC NOTE SG EX)
 SB34FRED MILLSPHYSICIANS - Allows advisory committees of the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to meet using electronic platforms. (8/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 SB35FRED MILLSPUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS - Names the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy building located in Baton Rouge the "Carl W. Aron Building". (gov sig)
 SB40MCMATHCHILDREN - Provides relative to protections for foster children. (gov sig)
 SB59FRED MILLSMEDICAID - Provides relative to prepayment reviews conducted by Medicaid managed care organizations. (8/1/22)
 SB67FRED MILLSADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE - Provides for the reorganization and modernization of the Administrative Procedure Act. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB82FRED MILLSMEDICAID - Provides relative to Medicaid reimbursement for pharmacy services. (8/1/22) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB83FRED MILLSMEDICAID - Creates the Council on Medicaid Pharmacy Reimbursement. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB98HEWITTHEALTH DEPARTMENT - Provides relative to the Louisiana Commission for the Deaf. (See Act) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 SB118TALBOTHEALTH/ACC INSURANCE - Requires medical necessity for genetic testing of certain cancer mutations is based on nationally recognized clinical practice guidelines. (7/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB133MILLIGANBANKS/BANKING - Eliminates the requirement that a customer execute an affidavit on certain bank accounts. (8/1/22)
 SB135BOUDREAUXMILITARY AFFAIRS - Provides relative to Military Family Assistance Fund applications. (gov sig)
 SB141MORRISINSURANCE POLICIES - Prohibits insurance companies from requiring a person or business to have a certain vaccination status or requiring information from an applicant or policyholder regarding vaccination status. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB146TALBOTHEALTH/ACC INSURANCE - Provides for health insurance coverage of cancer treatments. (8/1/22)
 SB152ABRAHAMMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to certain unauthorized acts of motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, distributor branches, factory branches, and converters. (8/1/22)
 SB154TALBOTHEALTH/ACC INSURANCE - Provides for health insurance coverage of genetic testing for critically ill infants with no diagnosis. (1/1/23)
 SB168ABRAHAMINSURANCE POLICIES - Provides relative to commercial insurance. (1/1/23)
 SB183FRED MILLSFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Provides relative to transparency in the application process for any state-issued license or permit. (8/1/22)
 SB209STINEINSURERS - Authorizes the commissioner of insurance to order certain penalties to persons engaging in an unfair method of competition or an unfair or deceptive act or practice. (8/1/22)
 SB218JACKSONPUBLIC RECORDS - Adds a public records exception for certain raw data. (gov sig)
 SB228MORRISPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides for immunity from suit for invasion of privacy. (8/1/22)
 SB257FRED MILLSMEDICAID - Provides relative to Medicaid coverage for continuous glucose monitors. (8/1/22)
 SB268MIZELLHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to opioid treatment programs for pregnant women. (1/1/23)
 SB276TALBOTHEALTH/ACC INSURANCE - Provides the original intent of the Louisiana Legislature authorized contracts between health insurers and healthcare providers allowed for benefits to be available to its affiliates. (gov sig)
 SB279FRED MILLSPUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS - Names the public building located in Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge the "J. Burton Angelle Building". (gov sig)
 SB298BARROWMEDICAID - Requires the Louisiana Department of Health to annually review medications, forms of treatment, and services for care of Medicaid enrollees with sickle cell disease. (8/1/22)
 SB305FOILCONSUMERS/PROTECTION - Provides for the disclosure of certain information on websites and online services. (8/1/22)
 SB328FRED MILLSOPTOMETRY - Provides relative to the Louisiana State Board of Optometry Examiners. (8/1/22)
 SB350CLOUDVOTERS/VOTING - Provides relative to elections. (8/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 SB366JIMMY HARRISINSURERS - Prohibits certain health insurance cost-sharing practices. (gov sig)
 SB367HENRYREAL ESTATE - Provides relative to the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board. (gov sig)
 SB369JIMMY HARRISELECTION CODE - Provides for compensation for certain election workers. (8/1/22) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB392BOUDREAUXLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Designates St. Landry Parish as the Equine Capital of Louisiana and St. Tammany Parish as the Thoroughbred Breeding Capital of Louisiana. (gov sig)
 SB412TALBOTINSURERS - Provides for the Insure Louisiana Incentive Program. (8/1/22) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)

House Bills Reported by Committee
 HB120DAVISSUNSET LAW - Re-creates the Department of Economic Development
 HB121DAVISSUNSET LAW - Re-creates the Department of Public Service
 HB169RISERLICENSING - Provides relative to professional geoscientists
 HB822DAVISCOMMERCE - Provides relative to exemptions for ear piercing

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 SB71CONNICKJUVENILES - Provides relative to the district attorney's discretion to prosecute a juvenile as an adult for certain offenses. (8/1/22)
 SB72CONNICKJUVENILE JUSTICE - Provides relative to the authority of juvenile courts in certain proceedings. (8/1/22)
 SB95ALLAINTAX/LOCAL - Creates the multi-parish audit program for local sales tax. (7/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 SB130CONNICKPRESCRIPTION - Provides for liberative prescription. (gov sig)
 SB148MIZELLCRIMINAL JUSTICE - Provides for post-conviction relief for victims of human trafficking. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 SB149TALBOTPRESCRIPTION - Provides for delictual actions. (8/1/22)
 SB182FIELDSLAW ENFORCEMENT - Provides relative to revocation of P.O.S.T. certification. (gov sig)
 SB219JACKSONCOURTS - Authorizes judicial district indigent defender funds to be used for the purposes of retaining expert witnesses. (8/1/22) (EN INCREASE SD EX See Note)
 SB244ALLAINTAX/LOCAL - Requires uniform reporting by local sales tax collectors that are compensated based on cost of collection. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT SG EX See Note)
 SB315WOMACKCONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Provides relative to fentanyl and carfentanil. (8/1/22) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB318FOILADVERTISING - Provides relative to the advertising, promoting, and conducting of certain live musical performances. (8/1/22)
 SB334JACKSONCRIMINAL RECORDS - Provides for attempted malfeasance in office convictions to be set aside and expunged. (8/1/22)
 SB338JACKSONCRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to responsive verdicts. (8/1/22)
 SB396MORRISCRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to a surety's bail obligation after the issuance of a notice of warrant of arrest. (8/1/22)
 SB400FIELDSSTATE AGENCIES - Provides for the administration of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, public safety services. (1/1/23)

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 SB87CATHEYCAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides relative to the capital outlay process. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB101CATHEYCOURTS - Provides relative to the traffic violations bureau in certain city courts. (gov sig)
 SB122TALBOTAUTOMOBILE INSURANCE - Requires insurers provide coverage for the temporary use of a motor vehicle not owned by the insured. (8/1/22)
 SB126CATHEYSCHOOLS - Provides relative to funding for university lab schools. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 SB212STINEINSURANCE CLAIMS - Establishes the Hurricane Mediation Program. (1/1/23)
 SB225HEWITTLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Constitutional Amendment to provide for remote operations of the legislature during a declared emergency. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
 SB361LUNEAUCREDIT - Prohibits creditors from reporting prescribed open accounts to credit bureaus. (8/1/22)
 SB386MILLIGANCHARITABLE GAMING - Exempts certain charitable organizations conducting raffles from certain licensing and reporting requirements. (gov sig)