Senate Daily Digest
April 23, 2018
1:30 PM
Senate Chamber

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Senate Bills on Second Reading
 SB564LUNEAUHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to behavioral health services providers. (gov sig)

Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading Subject to Call
 SR33MILKOVICHCOMMENDATIONS - Commends former Louisiana state Senator Bill Keith upon his support and endorsement of teaching creationism in public schools.
 SR99LAFLEURCONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences upon the death of Reverend Sheldon Louis Roy.
 SR127PERRYCONDOLENCES - Expresses the condolences of the Senate of the Louisiana Legislature on the death of Army National Guard Sergeant Mark C. Palmateer.
 SR128PERRYCONDOLENCES - Expresses the condolences of the Senate of the Louisiana Legislature upon the death of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Dominique J. Clement.
 SR129PERRYCONDOLENCES - To express the condolences of the Senate of the Louisiana Legislature on the death of U.S. Army Sergeant Brock Rollins.
 SR130PERRYCONDOLENCES - To express condolences from the Senate of the Louisiana Legislature on the death of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Taylor Conrad.
 SR131PERRYCONDOLENCES - Expresses the condolences of the Senate of the Louisiana Legislature on the death of U.S. Naval Aviation Instructor Lieutenant Patrick L. Ruth.
 SR132PERRYCONDOLENCES - Expresses the condolences of the Louisiana Senate on the death of U.S. Naval Aviation Boatswain's Mate Matthew Chialastri.

House Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 HB275JORDANCRIME - Prohibits the intentional exposure to HIV
 HB388HODGESHOMELAND SECURITY - Provides relative to emergency management
 HB559JAMESFAMILY LAW - Provides with regard to voiding acknowledgment of paternity
 HB636HUNTERINSURANCE - Prohibits the use of zip codes as the sole basis for rate determinations
 HB645ZERINGUEEMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - Provides relative to emergency and disaster management
 HB768HOFFMANNCHILDREN/WELFARE SVCS - Provides relative to reporting of child abuse and neglect in military families
 HB778JACKSONBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Provides relative to investigations of physicians conducted by the La. State Board of Medical Examiners
 HB780MAGEEMEDICAID - Provides for an independent review process in Medicaid managed care program for dental services claims (EG INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 HB783HUVALHEALTH SERVICES - Provides for the maximum amount of fees assessed on emergency ground ambulance service providers (EG +$6,146,480 SD RV See Note)
 HB812LEOPOLDSEAFOOD - Provides relative to the membership and quorum of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board
 HB821REYNOLDSAIDS - Provides relative to procedures for HIV testing in cases of possible exposure in certain healthcare settings and emergency situations
 HB823PIERREDRUGS/CONTROLLED - Repeals the termination date of laws authorizing the recommendation or prescription of medical marijuana in the treatment of certain debilitating medical conditions
 HB893CONNICKTAX/AD VALOREM TAX - Provides with respect to the development of appraisals and assessments of public service properties by the La. Tax Commission (RE NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)

Reconsideration
 HB206ANDERSINSURANCE COMMISSIONER - Permits the employment of a convicted felon in the business of insurance in certain circumstances

Senate Concurrent Resolutions to be Adopted Subject to Call
 SCR7MORRELLJOINT RULES - Requires that all legislative instruments creating tax preferences include a sunset date.

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 SB14PEACOCKSTATE EMPLOYEE RET - Provides for a hybrid plan for rank and file members. (2/3 - CA 10s29(F)) (6/30/18) (EG INCREASE APV)
 SB181MILKOVICHABORTION - Prohibits abortions later than fifteen weeks after conception. (gov sig) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 SB269T.CARTERCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to parole eligibility for certain prisoners sentenced to life who have served at least thirty years. (11/1/18)
 SB389CLAITORCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to felony probation. (8/1/18)
 SB534MILKOVICHABORTION - Defines abortion and feticide as "crimes of violence". (gov sig) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 SB31APPELELECTED OFFICIALS - Constitutional amendment to provide for disqualification from holding an elective office. (2/3-CA13sl(A))
 SB405PRICEPRESCRIPTION - Provides for the acquisition of blighted property in certain municipalities. (gov sig)
 SB503WARDMALPRACTICE - Provides relative to medical malpractice and certain limitations of liability and procedures. (8/1/18)
 SB504WARDSTATE AGENCIES - Enacts the Louisiana Right to Earn a Living Act. (8/1/18)
 SB506MILLSHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to the clinical laboratory personnel committee. (8/1/18)
 SB556T.CARTERHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to information and access to breast reconstructive surgery. (8/1/18)
 SB563WALSWORTHJUVENILE JUSTICE - Provides relative to the penalty for cruelty to a juvenile and second degree cruelty to a juvenile. (8/1/18)

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 SB51MORRELLCRIMINAL JUSTICE - Eliminates the death penalty. (8/1/18)
 SB73GATTICRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to the sale and transport of fetal organs. (gov sig)
 SB94APPELPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Provides that public entities are liable for interest due for failure to pay progressive stage or final payments on public contracts under certain conditions. (8/1/18) (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 SB97MORRELLCIVIL PROCEDURE - Extends the prescriptive period for instituting certain claims. (gov sig)
 SB103MORRELLCHILDREN'S CODE - Provides for use of restraints in juvenile court proceedings. (8/1/18)
 SB117MORRELLPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Requires that any contractor who enters into a contract with a state entity comply with the Louisiana Equal Pay for Women Act. (8/1/18)
 SB122PERRYMUNICIPALITIES - Repeals provision authorizing the city of Kaplan's elected police chief to manage police personnel. (8/1/18)
 SB139LUNEAUINSURERS - Provides the option of a right of direct action against the insurer alone when the insured is a small business employing fifty or fewer full-time employees. (8/1/18)
 SB143ALLAINFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for the transfer, deposit, and use of monies among state funds. (7/1/18) (EG INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB146MILLSHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to health care emergency visit alternative treatment reimbursement. (8/1/18)
 SB148MORRELLTAX EXEMPTIONS - Constitutional amendment to require local government approval of the industrial property tax exemption. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB149MORRELLEMPLOYMENT - Prohibits employers from requiring prospective employees to disclose wage information. (8/1/18)
 SB158COLOMBEMPLOYMENT - Requires employers who receive economic development incentives from the state to designate no less than two percent of the man-hours in any apprenticeable occupation to registered apprentices for a new construction project or the expansion of an existing construction project. (8/1/18)
 SB162T.CARTEREMPLOYMENT - Provides for an increase in the state minimum wage. (2/3 - CAs2.1)(8/1/18)
 SB194W.BISHOPPUBLIC CONTRACTS - Provides for an exception relative to contracts in which public entities are participants. (8/1/18)
 SB209BARROWEMPLOYMENT - Requires advance notice of mass layoffs and closure of certain businesses. (8/1/18)
 SB219T.CARTERDISCRIMINATION - Enacts the Louisiana Employment Non-Discrimination Act. (See Act)
 SB221T.CARTERWORKFORCE COMMISSION - Changes the name of the Louisiana Workforce Commission to the Louisiana Department of Labor. (gov sig) (EG FF EX See Note)
 SB229MORRELLPORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS - Provides relative to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. (8/1/18)
 SB230MORRELLVIDEO POKER - Provides relative to qualified truck stop facility amenities. (8/1/18)
 SB232MORRELLPORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS - Provides relative to contracts for projects by the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. (8/1/18)
 SB234COLOMBEMPLOYMENT - Requires a contractor for a state construction project to designate no less than two percent of man-hours in any apprenticeable occupation to registered apprentices. (8/1/18)
 SB242MORRELLLEGISLATIVE SESSIONS - Constitutional amendment to provide for consideration of certain matters during regular sessions in even-numbered years. (2/3 - CA3s2(A))
 SB248JOHNSCHILDREN'S CODE - Revises definition of "children" in the Children's Code. (gov sig)
 SB262GATTIGOVERNOR - Provides relative to powers of the governor during times of a disaster or emergency. (gov sig)
 SB274T.CARTERWEAPONS - Prohibits sale of assault weapons to any person under the age of twenty-one. (8/1/18)
 SB278CLAITORJUDGES - Constitutional amendment to remove the mandatory retirement age for judges. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
 SB297CLAITORSTUDENTS - Authorizes the state Dept. of Education and the Dept. of Health to survey students regarding certain risk behavior associated with chronic health conditions. (8/1/18)
 SB313LAFLEURGAMING - Provides relative to the designated gaming area at live horse racing facilities. (8/1/18)
 SB316JOHNSRIVERBOAT GAMING - Provides relative to riverboat gaming. (gov sig)
 SB318MARTINYGAMING - Provides relative to riverboat gaming. (8/1/18)
 SB321MARTINYGAMING - Provides relative to the relocation of the gaming operations of a riverboat licensee. (8/1/18)
 SB365WARDLOANS - Creates the Louisiana Credit Access Loan Act. (8/1/19)
 SB390CLAITORSUITS AGAINST STATE - Provides for the order of payment of judgments and compromises against the state, subject to funding. (gov sig) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB391MIZELLSTATE AGENCIES - To require state agencies to install internet filters to block content which is obscene or sexually harassing and which create a hostile work environment. (8/1/18) (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB417B.WHITEGAMING - Provides for a referendum election in Tangipahoa Parish regarding riverboat gaming. (gov sig)
 SB433CHABERTCOASTAL PROTECT/RES AUTH - Provides with respect to the membership of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board. (gov sig)
 SB435MILLSNURSES - Provides relative to advanced practice registered nursing. (8/1/18)
 SB463PETERSONMARRIAGE - Provides 18 years of age shall be the minimum age for marriage. (8/1/18)
 SB469WARDMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to towable equipment. (8/1/18)
 SB470BARROWLOCAL AGENCIES - Provides for an increase of commissioners to the Recreation and Park Commission for the parish of East Baton Rouge. (gov sig)
 SB475RISERMILITARY AFFAIRS - Provides for military educational training to be used in lieu of college educational training in the licensure of physicians assistants. (8/1/18)
 SB488MORRELLFUNDS/FUNDING - Limits expenditure of motor vehicle license tax proceeds dedicated to State Highway Fund No. 2. (gov sig) (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 SB491T.CARTERWEAPONS - Prohibits the importation, manufacture, sale, purchase, possession, or transfer of a rapid-fire device. (1/1/19)
 SB554CLAITORGROUP BENEFITS PROGRAM - Provides with respect to the Office of Group Benefits. (8/1/18) (EG SEE FISC NOTE SG RV)

House Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 HB129REYNOLDSCAPITAL OUTLAY - Exempts certain Department of Wildlife and Fisheries projects from the capital outlay process (RE NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB132ZERINGUECAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides relative to the local match requirements for nonstate entities applying for capital outlay funding (EG NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB341ABRAMSONTAX/CORP FRANCHISE - Changes the due date for filing corporate franchise tax returns (EG NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 HB342ABRAMSONREVENUE DEPARTMENT - Changes the deadline for agencies which administer tax incentives to submit reports to the legislature (EG1 NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB375ABRAMSONTAX/TAX REBATES - Changes eligibility requirements for the Quality Jobs Program for employers in parishes with relatively low per capita income (RE NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 HB227ANDERSINSURANCE - Provides relative to reapplication for a producer license subsequent to revocation
 HB246THIBAUTINSURANCE - Authorizes the commissioner of insurance to apply for a state innovation waiver to establish and implement a reinsurance program
 HB267ANDERSINSURANCE - Provides relative to prohibited acts for insurers and insurance producers (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB551HUVALINSURANCE - Provides relative to the Louisiana Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association (RE NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB642PIERREINSURANCE - Provides relative to the Bail Bond Apprentice Program (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB28PEARSONRETIREMENT/MUNICIPAL EMP - Provides for the vesting period for members of the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana (EG NO IMPACT APV)
 HB29PEARSONRETIREMENT/MUNICIPAL EMP - Provides for the optional selection of payment of survivor benefits for a surviving spouse of a member of the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana (EG1 NO IMPACT APV)
 HB34PEARSONRETIREMENT/STATE-STWIDE - Provides relative to the use of terror-free index funds by the state and statewide retirement systems (EG NO IMPACT APV)
 HB155STOKESTAX COMMISSION, STATE - Increases the fees levied by the La. Tax Commission for assessment of certain properties (EG +$120,000 SD RV See Note)
 HB250S.BISHOPTAX/AD VALOREM TAX - Changes requirements for newspaper advertisement of a public notice for a hearing concerning an increase in a property tax without voter approval (EG NO IMPACT LF See Note)
 HB374ABRAMSONTAX APPEALS/BOARD - Requires the Board of Tax Appeals to refund certain filing fees and deposits paid relating to claims for the solar energy systems tax credit (EG -$42,900 GF RV See Note)
 HB75DWIGHTCRIME/SEX OFFENSES - Updates citations and terminology for certain child care facilities in provisions relating to sex offenders
 HB131STEFANSKICRIME/THEFT - Provides relative to theft prevention programs
 HB212JACKSONCRIME/THEFT - Creates the crimes of theft of livestock and theft of timber
 HB313ANDERSAGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES - Provides for the frequency of meetings of the Louisiana Agricultural Commodities Commission
 HB325GISCLAIRDAIRY INDUSTRY - Establishes a permit fee for milk, dairy farms, and milk processing plants (EG +$55,740 SG RV See Note)
 HB446FALCONERCRIME/MISDEMEANOR - Provides relative to the failure to seek medical assistance when reckless behavior results in serious bodily injury (RE1 INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB624SCHEXNAYDERAGRICULTURE - Provides relative to the Commission of Weights and Measures