House Order of the Day
May 2, 2016
2:00 pm
House Chamber

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MORNING HOUR

1. Roll Call

2. Prayer

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Reading of Journal

5. Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

6. Introduction of Resolutions

7. Introduction of Bills

8. Senate Bills on First Reading

9. Reports of Committees

10. House and House Concurrent Resolutions Lying Over
 HCR93IVEYSNAP/FOOD STAMPS - Requests a feasibility study of a prospective program to limit uses of SNAP benefits by Medicaid enrollees with certain health conditions
 HCR94BILLIOTCHILDREN/FOSTER CARE - Extends the Task Force on Youth Aging Out of Foster Care to study public policy and financing options for youth aging out of foster care
 HCR95GAROFALOU.S. CONSTITUTION - Applies to congress under U.S. Const. Art. V to call a convention of the states to propose U.S. constitutional amendments to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit federal government power, and provide for term limits for federal officials and members of congress
 HCR96TALBOTPUBLIC ASSISTANCE - Requests a study concerning the potential use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits to cover certain Medicaid copayment requirements

11. Senate Concurrent Resolutions Lying Over
 SCR65MILLSHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Creates a task force to study meaningful oversight of the professional healthcare licensing boards statutorily created within the Department of Health and Hospitals.
 SCR68GATTIHEALTH SERVICES - Urges the United States Department of Defense and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals to coordinate efforts to provide information to military families regarding services for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

13. Senate Bills on Second Reading to be Referred to Committee
 SB31MILLSPORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS - Provides relative to the Greater Krotz Springs Port Commission. (gov sig)
 SB60MARTINYCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to the crime of organized retail theft. (gov sig)
 SB140WALSWORTHENVIRONMENT QUALITY DEPT - Provides for the organization of the Department of Environmental Quality. (8/1/16)
 SB196CORTEZCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Limits the judge's discretion with regard to mandatory sentences for certain offenses involving the possession, use, or discharge of a firearm when the felony results in a fatality. (8/1/16)
 SB229WALSWORTHCONSERVATION - Provides for certain fees collected by the office of conservation. (gov sig) (OR -$85,000 SD RV See Note)
 SB260MORRISHSCHOOLS - Provides relative to local charter authorizers and Type 1B charter schools. (gov sig)
 SB301MORRELLJUVENILE JUSTICE - Creates the Juvenile Justice Accountability and Cost Effectiveness Act of 2016. (8/1/16) (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 SB302MORRELLCRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Creates the Safe and Fair Return Act of 2016. (8/1/16) (RE INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB303MORRELLEDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY - Provides for educational programs in juvenile justice facilities. (8/1/16) (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 SB394T.CARTERCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to unlawful playing of gaming devices by persons under the age of 21. (8/1/16)
 SB395WARDLEGISLATIVE AGENCIES - Provides relative to the Louisiana State Law Institute. (1/1/17) (OR DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB406LAMBERTINDIGENT DEFENSE - Provides relative to the judicial district indigent defender fund. (gov sig)

14. House and House Concurrent Resolutions Reported by Committee
 HCR80S.CARTERLIBRARIES - Establishes the Virtual Library Study Commission to conduct a study and make recommendations regarding the development of a statewide virtual library

16. House Bills on Second Reading Reported by Committee
 HB37JONESRETIREMENT/MUNICIPAL EMP - Provides relative to the board of trustees of the Municipal Employees' Retirement System (OR NO IMPACT APV)
 HB600LEGERCOURTS - Provides for the Municipal and Traffic Court of New Orleans (OR +$56,500 LF EX See Note)
 HB773MARCELLECOURTS/COURT COSTS - Provides for court costs collected in criminal cases
 HB907LEBASRETIREMENT/TEACHERS - Increases the earnings allowed in the Teachers' Retirement System of La. for retirees who are reemployed as substitute classroom teachers to fill certain vacancies (OR +$5,000,000 FC SG EX)
 HB1002MONTOUCETMILITARY AFFAIRS - Authorizes certain honorably discharged active-duty military personnel to receive benefits through the La. Military Family Assistance Fund
 HB1022EDMONDSCOURTS/DISTRICT - Provides for the suspension of certain sentences upon completion of reentry court
 HB1042BAGLEYLOCAL AGENCIES - Authorizes certain local and private entities to accept electronic payments for local charges
 HB1080GAROFALOLOCAL GOVT/ORDINANCES - Authorizes certain parish governing authorities to enact ordinances relative to the removal of deleterious growths, trash, debris, and other noxious matter
 HB1089BACALATAX INCREMENT FINANCING - Provides relative to tax increment financing in certain parishes
 HB1151R.JOHNSONINSURANCE/HEALTH - Provides relative to notice and appeal of a change in coverage of medically necessary prescription drugs and intravenous infusions

17. Senate Instruments Second Reading Returned from the Legislative Bureau
 SB27J.SMITHINSURERS - Provides relative to motor vehicle rental insurers. (8/1/16) (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB68WALSWORTHLEGISLATIVE AGENCIES - Provides relative to the Legislative Youth Advisory Council. (gov sig)
 SB151CLAITORDISTRICT ATTORNEYS - Repeals certain provisions declared unconstitutional that regard attorney fees in lawsuits filed against public officials. (8/1/16)
 SB266LONGINSURANCE CLAIMS - Provides relative to the licensing of claims adjusters. (See Act)
 SB372PEACOCKLEGISLATIVE AUDITOR - Provides for actuarial notes on prefiled bills. (8/1/16)
 SB432PETERSONSCHOOLS - Provides for return of certain RSD schools to the transferring school board. (gov sig) (RE DECREASE SG EX See Note)

REGULAR ORDER OF THE DAY

1. House and Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading for Final Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 5/2/2016
 HCR79EDMONDSADOPTION - Directs the Louisiana State Law Institute to study and make recommendations to the legislature regarding abuse of incentives in the adoption process
 HCR51BARRASHOSPITALS - Provides for a hospital stabilization formula (EG +$22,003,442 SD RV See Note)
 HCR44EDMONDSEDUCATION/REMEDIAL - Encourages public school governing authorities to provide quality remedial education programs to students
 HCR77MONTOUCETHEALTH/DHH - Directs the Dept. of Health and Hospitals to evaluate and report on prospective models for improving care management in the Bayou Health program

3. House Concurrent Resolutions Returned from the Senate with Amendments

Scheduled for concurrence on 5/3/2016
 HCR9THIBAUTHUNTING - Creates the Feral Hog Management Advisory Task Force

4. House Bills Amended by Senate to be Concurred in by the House

Scheduled for concurrence on 5/3/2016
 HB251CHANEYAGRICULTURE - Provides relative to the state soil and water conservation commission
 HB385HAZELCRIME - Creates the crime of providing false, nonexistent, or incomplete declaration of residence for bail (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB524R.CARTERAGRICULTURE - Provides relative to penalties for failure to provide records of petroleum products sold
 HB688LEBASCONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - Adds substances to Schedules II and IV of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 HB249CARMODYUTILITIES - Provides relative to the regulation of regional notification centers
 HB291GLOVERINSURANCE DEPARTMENT - Provides relative to the division of diversity and opportunity and the Advisory Committee on Equal Opportunity (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB442R.JOHNSONPUBLIC BLDGS/GROUNDS-ST - Authorizes the secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to rename the correctional facility at Cottonport, Louisiana, the "Raymond LaBorde Correctional Center"
 HB460ABRAHAMINSURERS - Provides authority for domestic insurers to invest in certain foreign securities

Scheduled for concurrence on 5/4/2016
 HB486R.JOHNSONCHILDREN/SUPPORT - Provides for administrative hearings for property or assets frozen by the Department of Children and Family Services
 HB520CHAD BROWNINSURANCE - Provides for deposits made by certain foreign insurers applying for admission in Louisiana
 HB521CARMODYSECURITIES - Provides relative to the registration of securities
 HB663THIBAUTINSURERS/AGENTS - Requires notice to a non-captive insurance producer prior to an insurance company terminating the producer's appointment
 HB614MORENOVOTERS/VOTING - Provides for the electronic transmission of voting materials and procedures and requirements for voting absentee using such materials (EG NO IMPACT See Note)

Not yet scheduled for concurrence
 HB17PEARSONRETIREMENT/MUNICIPAL EMP - Relative to the Municipal Employees' Retirement System, to authorize the Louisiana Local Government Environmental Facilities and Community Development Authority to participate in the system (EG1 NO IMPACT APV)
 HB40REYNOLDSRETIREMENT/MUNICIPAL EMP - Provides relative to the reemployment of retirees in the Municipal Employees' Retirement System (RE1 INCREASE APV)
 HB214L.HARRISPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Authorizes the sale of certain property in Rapides Parish
 HB730HILLHIGHWAYS - Revises route designations for certain byways (RE SEE FISC NOTE SD EX)
 HB906ARMESHIGHER EDUCATION - Provides relative to postsecondary education services for homeless and foster youth (EG1 DECREASE SG RV See Note)

5. House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage

Scheduled for floor debate on 5/2/2016
 HB453JAY MORRISALIENS/ILLEGAL - Provides relative to the role of local governments with respect to immigration enforcement
 HB667REYNOLDSALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to distribution of alcoholic beverages
 HB710HOLLISSALES/TOBACCO DEALERS - Changes the time period in which cigarettes must be stamped
 HB731MARCELLEDISTRICTS/CRIME PREVENT - Creates the Capital Heights Crime Prevention and Improvement District in East Baton Rouge Parish
 HB988ARMESVETERANS - Provides relative to Louisiana Military Family Assistance
 HB1032S.CARTERDISTRICTS/CRIME PREVENT - Creates the Cypress Point Crime Prevention and Improvement District in East Baton Rouge Parish
 HB1144LEGERHEALTH/CHILDREN - Requires public school students entering kindergarten and sixth grade to provide documentation of completion of a wellness evaluation
 HB1145LOPINTOCOURTS/DISTRICT - Provides sanctions for violations of drug division probation programs
 HB1146HENRYSEX OFFENSE/REGISTRY - Provides relative to the registration information required to be provided by sex offenders and the authority to disclose this information

Scheduled for floor debate on 5/3/2016
 HB74RICHARDPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Provides for a reduction of all state professional, personal, and consulting service contracts (EG -$183,200,000 GF EX See Note)
 HB454RICHARDCONTRACTS - Provides for reporting, review, and approval by the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget of certain professional, personal, and consulting service contracts (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
 HB481JAMESMTR VEHICLE/DRIVER LIC - Provides relative to the issuance and possession of drivers' licenses (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB558JAY MORRISFISCAL CONTROLS - Requires certain contracting entities to submit information to the legislative auditor prior to contracting with a state agency or receiving state monies (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB799JAY MORRISPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Requires certain information be included in all state contracts and certain state-related contracts (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB882ARMESPUBLIC CONTRACT/BIDS - Provides for the percentage of total evaluation points awarded to certain veterans in requests for proposals for state procurements and public contracts (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB1009HAVARDPROCUREMENT - Requires certain public entities to provide a secure electronic interactive system for submission of competitive sealed bids and proposals as an alternative bidding option (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB1044ZERINGUEPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Provides an exception to the prohibition on closed specification of products for construction of certain integrated coastal protection projects
 HB1059DAVISFUELS/LIQ PETROLEUM GAS - Provides relative to the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission (OR INCREASE SD RV See Note)
 HB1147P.SMITHMUNICIPAL/INCORPORATION - Provides relative to incorporation petitions
 HB1148HODGESALIENS/ILLEGAL - Prohibits sanctuary policies
 HB365S.CARTERHIGHER EDUCATION - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for members of the postsecondary education management boards and the Board of Regents to have qualifications provided by law
 HB374S.CARTERHIGHER EDUCATION - Provides relative to required qualifications for members of public postsecondary education boards
 HB625T.LANDRYMTR VEHICLE/COMMERCIAL - Provides relative to transporters of hazardous material
 HB729MONTOUCETUTILITIES - Provides relative to nonprofit water utility cooperatives wholly owned by water users
 HB943LEOPOLDFISCAL CONTROLS - Prohibits the creation of new employment positions in state government from August 1, 2016, through June 30, 2018 (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 HB1005WILLMOTTPURCHASING - Requires prior approval of certain purchases made by state agencies in the last two months of the fiscal year (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB1016GISCLAIRWEIGHTS/MEASURES - Authorizes ready-mixed concrete trucks to exceed the maximum permissible gross vehicle weight, under certain conditions, until 2018
 HB1058THIBAUTTRANSPORTATION - Creates annual permits for ready-mix concrete trucks (OR INCREASE SD EX See Note)
 HB1086L.HARRISPUBLIC CONTRACT/BIDS - Provides relative to contract limits for certain public contracts
 HB1139RICHARDLEGISLATIVE SESSIONS - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to regular legislative sessions
 HB1149LEGERLEVEES - Provides relative to the Southeast Flood Protection Authority-East and Southeast Flood Protection Authority-West Bank

Scheduled for floor debate on 5/4/2016
 HB11REYNOLDSENVIRONMENT/AIR - Prohibits the open burning of munitions and waste explosives
 HB149TALBOTETHICS/CODE - Prohibits public servants from engaging in certain activities with public funds and assets
 HB182FOILALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides with respect to the possession of alcoholic beverages by persons under the age of 21 years
 HB280BROADWATERWORKERS COMPENSATION - Provides with respect to group self-insurance funds for workers' compensation
 HB432FOILPURCHASING/PUB BID LAW - Includes installation of equipment in items which may be purchased through a school district purchasing cooperative
 HB469CONNICKENVIRONMENT/AIR - Requires fence-line air monitoring systems at certain facilities
 HB473HENSGENSETHICS - Provides relative to certain prohibited conflicts for members of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state superintendent of education
 HB668CARMODYFINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS - Provides for the protection of vulnerable adults from financial exploitation
 HB830SEABAUGHCHILDREN/CARE - Provides relative to criminal background checks for owners, employees, volunteers, and inspectors of early learning centers (OR INCREASE SD RV See Note)
 HB922HENSGENSNURSING HOMES - Revises provider fees assessed on nursing homes by the Department of Health and Hospitals (OR +$16,928,449 SD RV See Note)
 HB965R.JOHNSONETHICS/FINANCIAL DISCLOS - Provides relative to the disclosure of information regarding certain contracts with the state or political subdivisions for the purposes of Tier 3 annual financial disclosure statements
 HB983GAROFALOCRIME - Provides with respect to Medicaid fraud
 HB990PYLANTCORRECTIONS - Provides with respect to correctional facilities
 HB991FOILEXCEPTIONAL PERSONS - Provides that the La. Tuition Trust Authority shall administer the ABLE account program, which supports persons with disabilities
 HB994PYLANTCORRECTIONAL FACILITIES - Provides relative to contracts for additional housing for individuals in the custody of the DPS&C
 HB995JONESWATER/DRINKING WATER - Increases the safe drinking water administration fee (OR +$13,461,600 SG RV See Note)
 HB1007MORENODRUGS - Provides relative to the storing and dispensing of naloxone and other opioid antagonists
 HB1031CHAD BROWNINSURERS - Provides relative to certain investments in Real Estate Investment Trusts by domestic insurers
 HB1102S.BISHOPCHILDREN - Provides relative to gestational carriers
 HB1150L.HARRISTRANSPORTATION DEPT - Provides relative to the disposition of land acquired by the Department of Transportation and Development

6. Senate Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage

Scheduled for floor debate on 5/2/2016
 SB174DONAHUETOPS - Provides relative to the minimum ACT score for TOPS eligibility and TOPS award amounts. (gov sig) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB28PERRYMUNICIPALITIES - Provides relative to the qualifications of the chief of police for the town of Gueydan. (8/1/16)
 SB32BOUDREAUXLOCAL FINANCE - Authorizes the city of Carencro to levy a sales and use tax. (gov sig)
 SB63WALSWORTHMUSEUMS - Removes the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum from the jurisdiction of the Department of State.(gov sig) (EG DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB110WARDCULT/REC/TOUR DEPARTMENT - Re-creates the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. (6/30/16)
 SB139RISERMUSEUMS - Removes the Schepis Museum from the jurisdiction of the Department of State. (gov sig) (EG NO IMPACT See Note)

Scheduled for floor debate on 5/3/2016
 SB235T.CARTERSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Provides relative to the status of private entities that contract with the Algiers Development District. (8/1/16)
 SB261LUNEAUWILD REFUGES/PRESERVES - Authorizes two or more parishes to create a game and fish preserve when the preserve is located in multiple parishes. (8/1/16)
 SB128MARTINYCOMMERCIAL REGULATIONS - Provides relative to self-service storage facilities. (gov sig)
 SB469LAFLEURCLERKS OF COURT - Provides for cancellation of judgments in favor of the state. (8/1/16)

NOTICE GIVEN SUBJECT TO CALL

5. House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage

Scheduled for floor debate on 5/2/2016
 HB621IVEYLEGISLATIVE AUDITOR - Provides relative to the legislative auditor's access to information held by entities that provide services to public retirement systems
 HB823HUNTERWATER/DRINKING WATER - Provides for heightened drinking water quality standards and increased enforcement of water system safety regulations in certain municipalities
 HB1093IVEYLEGISLATIVE AUDITOR - Provides with respect to reporting requirements of the legislative auditor regarding public retirement systems
 HB711SHADOINLEGISLATIVE AUDITOR - Provides relative to release of legislative audits

Scheduled for floor debate on 5/3/2016
 HB402P.SMITHSTUDENTS - Authorizes the state Dept. of Education and the Dept. of Health and Hospitals to survey students regarding certain risk behavior associated with chronic health conditions
 HB700STOKESFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Provides relative to fees assessed for certain functions performed by the office of public health (EG +$6,526,835 SG RV See Note)
 HB992CONNICKCRIME/SEX OFFENSES - Amends certain definitions for purposes of sex offender registration and notification requirements
 HB1008CONNICKCRIME/SEX OFFENSES - Amends the sex offender registration and notification form used by courts

Scheduled for floor debate on 5/5/2016
 HB586S.CARTERSTUDENT/TUITION - Authorizes the public postsecondary education management boards to increase tuition and fee amounts under certain circumstances (EG INCREASE SG RV See Note)

RETURNED TO THE CALENDAR

Regular Order

5. House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage
 HB13PEARSONRETIREMENT/TEACHERS - Authorizes a member of the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana to purchase credit for service as a teacher at an out-of-state nonpublic school (EG INCREASE APV)
 HB25MONTOUCETRETIREMENT/FIREFIGHTERS - Provides relative to the reemployment of retirees of the Firefighters' Retirement System (EG DECREASE APV)
 HB108JAY MORRISLEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES - Provides relative to the membership of the Joint Legislative Committee on Capital Outlay
 HB205MACKASSESSORS - Authorizes an automobile expense allowance for the assessor in Livingston Parish (EG INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB287GAROFALOCIVIL/PROCEDURE - Provides with respect to judicial sales of property
 HB308BACALAPUBLIC OFFICIALS - Prohibits the granting increases in pay for state officials and employees during a certain period of time and provides for personal liability for the aggregate amount of such increases for a period of three years
 HB320IVEYWEAPONS/FIREARMS - Increases penalties for possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB356LEGERTRANSPORTATION - Renews the Freight Railroad Intermodal Grant Program
 HB413SHADOINASSESSORS - Authorizes an automobile expense allowance for the assessors in East Carroll, Madison, Ouachita, Richland and West Carroll parishes (EG INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB422AMEDEEFUNDS/FUNDING - Establishes the Payments Toward State Debt Fund as a special treasury fund (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB438IVEYSTUDENT/LOANS-SCHOLARSHP - Creates a new Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) award, the TOPS-Tech Transfer Award (EG DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB559PIERREINSURERS - Prohibits the use of certain non-OEM aftermarket parts at the direction of an insurer under certain circumstances
 HB584SCHRODERBUDGETARY PROCEDURES - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for additional authority for the governor and legislature to reduce budgets if there is a projected deficit (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB633ADAMSALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to size limitations on containers of wine sold or shipped in this state
 HB657SCHRODERBUDGETARY PROCEDURES - Provides for additional authority for the governor and legislature to reduce appropriations if there is a projected deficit (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB693J.HARRISWEAPONS/FIREARMS - Expands firearm free zones
 HB774STOKESFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Establishes an annual fee for electric vehicles operating on the highways of this state (EG INCREASE SD RV See Note)
 HB792ADAMSMASSAGE THERAPISTS - Provides relative to the regulation of massage therapists
 HB827HILFERTYCOURTS - Provides for public contempt proceedings
 HB1097HAVARDASSESSORS - Authorizes an automobile expense allowance for the assessors in East Feliciana and West Feliciana Parishes (EG INCREASE LF EX See Note)