House Committee on Natural Resources and Environment
April 2, 2020
9:00 a.m.
Room 4


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 HB59SCHAMERHORNHUNTING - Allows hunting feral hogs, nutria, and beaver at night during deer season and repeals requirement for notification to the sheriff
 HB111DESHOTELPUBLIC PROPERTY - Authorizes the Red River, Atchafalaya, and Bayou Beouf Levee Districts to exchange property in Avoyelles Parish
 HB143COUSSANSUNSET LAW - Re-creates the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
 HB159MCFARLANDWILDLIFE & FISHERIES - Allows nighttime hunting of outlaw quadrupeds, nutria, and beaver on private property at any time of the year
 HB181RISERWATER/RESOURCES - Extends cooperative endeavor agreements for use of surface waters
 HB184VILLIOPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Provides for the lease of certain state property in Jefferson Parish
 HB246COUSSANHUNTING/LICENSES - Authorizes the secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to certify "organizations involved in charitable hunting and fishing activities" and waives license fees for such organizations (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD RV)
 HB300RISERHUNTING/PENALTIES - Increases nonresident penalties for hunting without a license (OR INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 HB301RISERHUNTING/PENALTIES - Repeals certain restrictions on the use of laser or infrared sights on guns while hunting
 HB350BOURRIAQUEWILDLIFE & FISHERIES CMN - Changes the frequency of mullet stock assessments
 HB351BOURRIAQUEFISHING/SEASONS - Changes the date the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries may allow for the taking of gulf bait menhaden when the quota has not been met
 HB352BOURRIAQUEWILDLIFE/ENFORCEMENT - Prohibits the collection or harvest of turtle eggs and diamondback terrapins
 HB411RISERHUNTING/LICENSES - Provides relative to hunting and fishing license fees for Purple Heart recipients (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB433CORMIERFISHING/OYSTERS - Reduces the oyster seed ground vessel permit fee and creates associated gear fees (OR -$25,750 SD RV See Note)
 HB461ZERINGUEPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Provides relative to a property exchange between the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service

 (1) Introduction of committee members and staff
 (2) Adoption of committee rules
 (3) Adoption of the 2019 Regular Session committee meeting minutes
 (4) Adoption of the 2018 interim committee meeting minutes for September 26, 2018
 (5) Presentation from Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, Mr. Tyler Gray, President and General Counsel
 (6) Presentation from Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, Mr. Gifford Briggs, President
 (7) Motion for consideration of mandated reporting to the House Committee on Natural Resources pursuant to R.S. 49:1401