Senate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs
June 9, 2010
9:00 am
Room F

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

CONFIRMATION HEARINGS
  - Department of Economic Development
  - Louisiana Gaming Control Board
  - Legislative Auditor
  - Louisiana Lottery Corporation
  - Department of Natural Resources
  - LA Board of Commissioners of Stadium & Exposition District

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SB277MARTINYETHICS - Provides relative to disclosure of gifts made to institutions of higher education by foreign governments, persons, and entities. (8/15/10)
 SB501N.GAUTREAUXLEGISLATIVE AUDITOR - Provides that certain entities must submit annual financial audits to the legislative auditor. (8/15/10)
 SB596BROOMELEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Establishes and provides for a majority leader and a minority leader in each house of the legislature. (gov sig)
 HCR4FOILCONSTITUTION/CONVENTION - Creates a commission to study the feasibility of a constitutional convention and makes recommendations relative thereto (EG NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HCR55JIM MORRISLEGISLATIVE AUDITOR - Requests the office of the legislative auditor to conduct a performance audit on the postsecondary education system (EG1 NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HCR61DANAHAYCIVIL SERVICE/STATE - Requests the Dept. of State Civil Service to develop and the State Civil Service Commission to adopt an executive service program
 HCR70PUGHSPECIAL DAY/WEEK/MONTH - Recognizes La. Irish Week in March in celebration of the state's rich Irish heritage
 HCR77DANAHAYCIVIL SERVICE/STATE - Requests the Department of State Civil Service to consider certain recommendations by the Commission on Streamlining Government
 HCR83HARDYPUBLIC OFFICIALS - Requests the House and Senate governmental affairs committees to study methods to limit and recover mishandled, misused, and misappropriated public funds
 HCR84J.EDWARDSLOBBYING - Requests the attorney general to review and report to the legislative governmental affairs committees and requests the governmental affairs committees to study and make recommendations all relative to lobbying by public servants and the use of public funds for such purposes
 HCR110LAFONTASTATE DEPARTMENTS - Requests all state departments to report information regarding delivery of services to Spanish-speaking, limited English proficiency persons to the Latino Commission
 HB37SMITHCORRECTIONS - Reduces the length of time DPS&C is required to retain certain records and provides relative to certain records related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB78LIGIADMIN LAW/DIVISION - Requires the departments of health and hospitals, social services, and education to delegate certain hearing and adjudication functions to the division of administrative law (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB99R.JONESETHICS/BOARD - Provides with respect to the nomination and selection of members of the Board of Ethics
 HB156ARNOLDSUNSET LAW - Re-creates certain entities transferred to or placed within the office of the governor (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB301RITCHIETAX COMMISSION, STATE - Transfers the La. Tax Commission to the division of administration and grants the commission certain authority regarding its management and operations (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 HB302SMILEYBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Provides relative to disclosure of information concerning certain boards and commissions (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB414LIGICAMPAIGN FINANCE - Authorizes the expenditure of campaign funds by electronic fund transfer
 HB627GALLOTELECTIONS/PRECINCTS - Provides relative to the prohibition on certain precinct changes during certain time periods
 HB629DANAHAYGOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION - Transfers responsibility for certain state employee training programs to the Dept. of State Civil Service from the division of administration (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB632LORUSSOLEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS - Provides relative to reports required to be submitted to the legislature (EG DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB671LAFONTAELECTIONS/CANDIDATES - Provides relative to persons who are seeking elective office and who have been temporarily displaced by an emergency
 HB680LEGERLEGISLATIVE AUDITOR - Requires local auditees and vendors who collect taxes on behalf of others to have certain annual audits and to submit certain sworn statements regarding tax collections to the legislative auditor (EN NO IMPACT LF EX See Note)
 HB723CONNICKELECTED OFFICIALS - Provides with respect to dual officeholding and dual employment (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB734PEARSONETHICS/CODE - Provides for the not-for-profit organizations or funds within such organizations which may give donations to certain public employees affected by certain hurricanes, the time period during which public employees may accept contributions, and the deadline by which organizations must report such donations to the Board of Ethics
 HB768LAFONTABOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Provides with respect to the Louisiana Council on the Provision of Governmental Services to Latin Americans
 HB791RICHMONDPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides relative to public records exceptions
 HB933PERRYETHICS/CODE - Authorizes certain transactions between a hospital service district and a board member and legal entities in which a board member owns an interest
 HB951BILLIOTEVIDENCE - Provides relative to privileged communications made to local code enforcement officers
 HB1161R.JONESLEGISLATIVE AGCY/LAW INST - Provides for the membership of the La. State Law Institute
 HB1172TUCKERPUBLIC BLDGS/GROUNDS-ST - Provides relative to the allocation and use of space within the state capitol complex
 HB1226SMILEYBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Provides for the abolition of certain boards and commissions (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 HB1249BROSSETTLEGISLATION - Provides for a date on which new census numbers become the numbers used to determine the applicability of laws that apply to classes of parishes or municipalities based on population criteria
 HB1300R.JONESCAMPAIGN FINANCE - Provides relative to limits applicable to contributions made by a political committee to a recognized political party or any committee thereof
 HB1301PEARSONPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides that medical records in the custody of a coroner are confidential and exempt from certain public records provisions
 HB1307R.JONESPUBLIC MEETINGS - Requires a public comment period at a public meeting at any point prior to a vote on an agenda item" Requires a public comment period at a public meeting at any point prior to a vote on an agenda item
 HB1403BARRASLOBBYING - Provides relative to late filing fees and penalties for legislative branch and executive branch lobbying

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT