Senate Daily Digest
April 11, 2022
4:00 PM
Senate Chamber


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Roll Call


Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Journal

Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SR43ROBERT MILLSCONDOLENCES - Expresses sincere and heartfelt condolences upon the death of Mrs. Jewelene Jones Turk.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR26FOILSPECIAL DAY/WEEK/MONTH - Commends the Louisiana Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs and volunteers for their work and designates April 12, 2022, as CASA Day at the state capitol.

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
 HB160LANDRYLESSOR/LESSEE - Provides relative to abandonment of a rental premises following the declaration of a federally declared disaster
 HB166GREGORY MILLERGOVERNOR/POWERS-VETO - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to the timing of gubernatorial action on a bill
 HB184GREGORY MILLERCIVIL/PROCEDURE - Provides relative to the recusal of judges
 HB234SCHLEGELMTR VEHICLE/VIOLATIONS - Prohibits smoking or vaping marijuana in motor vehicles (EN INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 HB240EMERSONMASSAGE THERAPISTS - Provides relative to the licensed profession of massage therapy
 HB276BISHOPTELECOMMUNICATIONS - Exempts certain video programming from franchise fees (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB287WILLARDTAX/OCCUPATIONAL - Requires the annual occupational license tax levied on certain computer programming businesses to be set at a flat rate (EN NO IMPACT LF RV See Note)
 HB301EDMONDSMTR VEHICLE/DRIVER LIC - Provides relative to a driver's license duplicate designation
 HB350HILFERTYTAX RETURN - Establishes a tax checkoff box for the University of New Orleans Foundation (EG NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB403JEFFERSONPROPERTY/COMMUNITY - Provides for the possession and use of community property following a petition for divorce
 HB447HUGHESCRIME - Provides relative to certain violent crimes committed by juveniles (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)

House Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 HCR59FIRMENTCONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences on the death of Sammy Jones Franklin

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 SB130CONNICKPRESCRIPTION - Provides for liberative prescription. (gov sig)
 SB149TALBOTPRESCRIPTION - Provides for delictual actions. (8/1/22)
 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)
 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)
 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)
 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)

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)

House Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage