Senate Daily Digest
April 12, 2022
3:00 PM
Senate Chamber


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Roll Call


Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Journal

Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SR44BOUDREAUXCONDOLENCES - Expresses sincere and heartfelt condolences on the passing of Steven J. Dupuis Sr.
 SR46MIZELLCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the LSU Women's Basketball Team for reaching the 2021-2022 NCAA Women's basketball tournament, for an outstanding season, and commends Coach Kim Mulkey on being named Associated Press Coach of the Year.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR27BOUDREAUXCOMMENDATIONS - Recognizes and commends Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church on its 150th anniversary and to celebrate the faith and sacrifices of its founders.

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
 HB58GREGORY MILLERTRUSTS - Provides relative to irrevocable trusts for individuals interdicted
 HB99MCMAHENCRIME - Adds the crime of resisting a police officer with force or violence to the list of crimes of violence
 HB154TURNERDISTRICTS/WATERSHED - Provides relative to the authorization of the Bayou D'Arbonne Lake Watershed District to prohibit the operation of certain motor vessels on Lake D'Arbonne when the lake is above flood stage
 HB164PRESSLYCIVIL/PROCEDURE - Provides relative to electronic filing of documents
 HB172GREGORY MILLERTRUSTS - Provides relative to revocable trusts
 HB225GREGORY MILLERSUCCESSIONS - Provides for the return of donated property
 HB274EDMONDSCURRICULA - Expands the information required to be provided in adoption awareness instruction for high school students
 HB309JENKINSSUCCESSIONS - Provides relative to small successions
 HB426MCKNIGHTRACING/HORSE - Provides relative to horse racing (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV See Note)
 HB549BOYDHOUSING - Provides relative to certain deed restrictions
 HB586THOMASREAL ESTATE - Provides limited authority to the Louisiana Real Estate Commission to access certain criminal history record information of licensees and applicants
 HB644GREENCIVIL/PROCEDURE - Provides relative to continuances or extensions in court proceedings
 HB658STAGNIMOTOR VEHICLES - Modifies the membership of the Louisiana Advisory Council on Driver Education
 HB704NEWELLMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to the breast cancer awareness special prestige license plate
 HB714FREIBERGMANUFACTURING - Provides relative to cosmetics
 HB830DAVISSECRETARY OF STATE - Provides for the fees for certain actions by legal entities
 HB864DAVISPILOTS - Provides relative to the Board of Louisiana River Pilot Review and Oversight
 HB867MOOREHIGHWAYS - Provides relative to the designation of highway safety corridors by the Department of Transportation and Development

House Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 HCR61THOMPSONCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the members of the Delhi Charter School robotics program on winning top awards at the Louisiana VEX Robotics State Championship and qualifying to compete at the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship
 HCR62THOMPSONCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the Delhi Charter School powerlifting team

Senate Bills Reported by Committee
 SB5PRICESTATE EMPLOYEE RET - Grants a nonrecurring lump-sum supplemental payment to certain eligible retirees and beneficiaries. (2/3 - CA10s29(F)) (gov sig) (EN INCREASE APV)
 SB19MORRISTRAFFIC - Provides for police officers to use electronic forms. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB44MIZELLAMUSEMENTS/SPORTS - Provides for the Fairness in Womens Sports Act relative to a school's ability to offer equal opportunities to each student to participate in team sporting events on an equal basis. (8/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB48REESEFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for changes to the Water Sector Program. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB51MIZELLCOURTS - Adds a second commissioner to the Twenty-Second Judicial District Court and authorizes commissioners to preside over domestic violence cases and civil matters. (8/1/22) (EN +$125,250 LF EX See Note)
 SB52ABRAHAMROADS/HIGHWAYS - Designates the Black Bayou Bridge on Louisiana Highway 384 in Calcasieu Parish as the "Dorothy Carter Memorial Bridge". (gov sig) (EN +$1,100 SG EX See Note)
 SB57MCMATHBUS DRIVERS - Provides relative to the compensation of school bus operators. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB68FRED MILLSPORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS - Provides relative to the Port of Iberia. (8/1/22)
 SB69CONNICKCRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to protections for crime victims. (8/1/22) (EN INCREASE SD EX See Note)
 SB79BODI WHITEROADS/HIGHWAYS - Designates a portion of LA 16 in St. Helena Parish as the "Trooper George Baker Memorial Highway". (8/1/22) (EN +$1,100 SG EX See Note)
 SB94JACKSONSCHOOLS - Provides relative to instruction on child assault awareness and prevention in public schools. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 SB107LUNEAUWORKFORCE COMMISSION - Re-creates the Louisiana Workforce Commission and re-authorizes the Incumbent Worker Training Program. (6/30/22)
 SB108WARDMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to definition of utility terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles. (gov sig)
 SB123ABRAHAMPUBLIC LANDS - Authorizes the use of certain state property in Cameron Parish for seafood farming. (gov sig)
 SB127GARY CARTERPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Provides for certain advertising requirements for small purchase bids. (gov sig)
 SB138MORRISFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for the funding of certain projects from the Construction Subfund. (7/1/22) (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 SB151POPETAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to provide for local governmental input in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB177FIELDSELEMENTARY EDUCATION - Changes school year for certain requirements relative to entering first grade. (gov sig)
 SB181MCMATHAIRCRAFT/AVIATION - Provides for the definition of an airport sponsor and replaces engineer with sponsor for the approval, inspection, and certification of airport construction projects. (gov sig)
 SB189BODI WHITESCHOOLS - Provides relative to the jurisdiction of the Central Community School System. (7/1/22) (EG1 DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB236JACKSONNUTRITION - Removes the reduced-price copayment for school meals. (gov sig) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB241ALLAINTAX/TAXATION - Provides for alternatives in lieu of payment under protest for certain ad valorem taxes. (8/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB246ALLAINTAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to authorize parishes to exempt inventory from ad valorem taxation. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB247ALLAINTAX/AD VALOREM - Provides for procedures for parishes to exempt inventory from ad valorem taxation. (See Act) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB250CONNICKAMUSEMENTS/SPORTS - Provides relative to the compensation of intercollegiate athletes for the use of their name, image, or likeness. (gov sig)
 SB259HEWITTSTATE AGENCIES - Provides reporting requirements for certain state agencies that administer certain federal and state social service or financial assistance programs. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB282JACKSONSOCIAL SERVICES - Establishes a workforce training initiative to serve public assistance recipients. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB364REESETAX/AD VALOREM - Provides for the rulemaking authority of the Louisiana Tax Commission. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT EX See Note)
 SB389REESETAX/INCOME/PERSONAL - Provides relative to the suspension of driver's licenses for failure to pay taxes. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV See Note)
 SB397CONNICKCIVIL SERVICE - Provides for the classification of the assistant police chief in the city of Westwego. (gov sig)
 SB399FIELDSPUBLIC LANDS - Authorizes the transfer of certain state property in East Baton Rouge Parish. (gov sig)
 SB401MCMATHCLERKS OF COURT - Authorizes governing authorities to adopt ordinances to increase certain fees in the parishes of St. Tammany and Washington. (8/1/22) (EN +$670,000 LF RV See Note)
 SB407BOUIESCHOOLS - Requires schools to store epinephrine in the classrooms of certain students. (gov sig)
 SB422CORTEZPUBLIC LANDS - Authorizes the transfer of state property in Lafayette Parish. (gov sig)
 SB434FIELDSTEACHERS RETIREMENT - Provides relative to the reemployment of retirees to meet critical shortage needs. (2/3 - CA10s29(F)) (gov sig) (EN INCREASE APV)
 SB436CLOUDMOTOR VEHICLES - Creates the "Louisiana Equine Promotion and Research Advisory Board" special prestige license plate. (8/1/22)
 SB456ALLAINENERGY DEVELOPMENT - Provides for certain solar power generation facilities. (8/1/22)
 SB459JIMMY HARRISSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Provides relative to the Lake Oaks Subdivision Improvement District. (8/1/22)
 SB475BARROWSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Creates the Baker Main Street Economic Development District as a special taxing district. (8/1/22)
 SB480BOUDREAUXSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Provides relative to the Lafayette Economic Development Authority. (gov sig)
 SB485BOUIESPECIAL DISTRICTS - Provides relative to the Delachaise Security and Improvement District. (8/1/22)

Senate Concurrent Resolutions Reported by Committee
 SCR12HEWITTMINERALS - Requests halt in actions that cancel or delay offshore oil and natural gas lease sales.

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)
 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)
 SB400FIELDSSTATE AGENCIES - Provides for the administration of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, public safety services. (1/1/23)
 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)
 SB152ABRAHAMMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to certain unauthorized acts of motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, distributor branches, factory branches, and converters. (8/1/22)
 SB168ABRAHAMINSURANCE POLICIES - Provides relative to commercial insurance. (1/1/23)
 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)
 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)
 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)
 SB350CLOUDVOTERS/VOTING - Provides relative to elections. (8/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 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)

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
 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