House Committee on Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs
May 3, 2023
9:30 a.m.
Room 6


  BLUE = already considered.   RED = currently being considered.   BLACK = not yet considered.
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 HB23GADBERRYLOCAL GOVT/ORDINANCES - Requires local governments that issue permits for parades to require the parade organization to provide for cleanup of litter
 HB25HOLLISLIBRARIES - Provides relative to parish and municipal libraries
 HB56MOOREEARLY CHILDHOOD - Authorizes the Monroe City School Board to levy an ad valorem tax for the purpose of funding early childhood care and education (EN INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 HB79ROMEROCIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL - Provides relative to the position of deputy police chief in the city of Jennings
 HB105CARRIERHOUSING/AUTHORITIES - Provides relative to the civil service status of employees of Kinder Public Housing Authority
 HB128LACOMBEPROPERTY/SUBSTANDARD - Provides relative to nuisance ordinances regarding grass cutting in West Baton Rouge Parish
 HB136BAGLEYPOLICE/MUNICIPAL - Provides for the abolition of the office of police chief and the police department for the village of Noble
 HB139STEFANSKIPARISH/ORDINANCES - Provides relative to administrative adjudication of certain ordinance violations in the parish of Acadia
 HB163SELDERSCIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL - Provides relative to the secretary of the Baton Rouge municipal fire and police civil service board
 HB223BROWNPARKS/RECREATION COMMN - Provides relative to the Iberville Parish Parks and Recreation District
 HB224BOYDPROCUREMENT - Provides relative to contracts awarded to socially and economically disadvantaged businesses in the city of New Orleans (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB225HILFERTYSEWERAGE/N O WATER BD - Provides relative to the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans
 HB268FARNUMFIRE PROTECT/FIREMEN - Provides relative to the salaries of firefighters employed by the city of Sulphur (EN NO IMPACT LF EX See Note)
 HB274JEFFERSONPARISHES - Provides relative to the investment of certain funds by the governing authority of Lincoln Parish
 HB344SELDERSLOCAL GOVERNMENT - Provides with respect to certain permits required by parishes and municipalities
 HB355DEVILLIERTAX/LOCAL - Authorizes the city of Eunice to levy a hotel occupancy tax
 HB362FONTENOTPOLICE/MUNICIPAL - Provides relative to the qualifications of an elected or appointed police chief
 HB373DEVILLIERWATER/DRINKING WATER - Provides relative to drinking water providers
 HB450FREIBERGTAX/SALES-USE, LOCAL - Authorizes the governing authority of East Baton Rouge Parish to rebate sales and use tax revenue collected on the sale of admission tickets to certain events
 HB482ECHOLSHIGHWAYS - Provides relative to a Louisiana Music Trail (OR +$302,571 GF EX See Note)
 HB507EDMONDSPRINTING - Provides relative to compensation for printing of the official proceedings of political subdivisions (OR DECREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB565FREIBERGDISTRICTS/NEIGHBORHOOD - Creates the University Security District in East Baton Rouge Parish
 HB628HODGESLIBRARIES - Provides relative to the membership of the Livingston Parish Library Board of Control



Any person who does not feel comfortable giving testimony in person may submit a prepared statement in accordance with House Rule 14.33 in lieu of appearing before the committee:

A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.

B. Any person who files a prepared statement which contains data or statistical information shall include in such prepared statement sufficient information to identify the source of the data or statistical information. For the purposes of this Paragraph, the term "source" shall mean a publication, website, person, or other source from which the data or statistical information contained in the prepared statement was obtained by the person or persons who prepared the statement.

NOTE: Statements emailed to and received prior to noon on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.