Senate Daily Digest
March 19, 2018
5:00 p.m.
Senate Chamber


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Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SR21PETERSONCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the Geaux for the Gold With Purpose campaign at Loyola University for working to ensure that children with pediatric cancer have access to safe and effective treatment options.
 SR22BOUDREAUXCONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences on the death of Paul Marion Toce Sr.
 SR23BOUDREAUXCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Ricky E. Carter for twenty-five years of service as pastor of Good Hope Baptist Church.
 SR25MORRELLLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Recognizes March 21, 2018, as Stop the Bleed Day at the Louisiana State Capitol.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR27GATTICOMMENDATIONS - Commends Bossier Parish on the occasion of its 175th anniversary.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading Subject to Call
 SCR19GATTICOMMENDATIONS - Commends Providence Classical Academy on the dedication of the Dr. Fred Lowery Library.
 SCR20GATTICOMMENDATIONS - Commends Benton Middle School for its third consecutive Middle School World Archery championship.
 SCR21GATTICOMMENDATIONS - Commends Lawrence and Varrie Player for being the longest married couple in Louisiana.
 SCR22GATTICOMMENDATIONS - Commends Kingston Elementary School on being named the 2017 elementary world archery champions.
 SCR23GATTICOMMENDATIONS - Commends Vicki's School of Dance on its 47th anniversary.
 SCR24GATTICOMMENDATIONS - Commends Bossier Sign Company, Inc. on its 50th anniversary.
 SCR25ERDEYCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the Holden High School Lady Rockets on winning the LHSAA Class B girls basketball championship.

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 SB18CORTEZCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to the use of purple paint in lieu of "no trespassing" signs. (8/1/18)
 SB42APPELCRIMINAL JUSTICE - Provides relative to making a false police report that triggers a law enforcement response ("swatting"). (gov sig)
 SB50MORRELLCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Adds a person's telephone number when used for "caller ID spoofing" to the definition of "personal identifying information" for purposes of the crime of identity theft. (8/1/18)
 SB132MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Provides relative to administrative rule approval process applicable to school readiness tax credits. (8/1/18) (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB147MORRELLCRIMINAL JUSTICE - Provides relative to a defamation claim brought by an alleged perpetrator of sexual misconduct against the alleged victim. (8/1/18)
 SB182HEWITTFISCAL CONTROLS - Provides relative to the Medicaid Subcommittee of the Health and Social Services Estimating Conference. (gov sig) (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB184MARTINYVIDEO POKER - Provides relative to video poker. (8/1/18)
 SB220T.CARTERCAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides relative to capital outlay oversight process. (gov sig) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 SB230MORRELLVIDEO POKER - Provides relative to qualified truck stop facility amenities. (8/1/18)
 SB239MORRELLREVENUE DEPARTMENT - Authorizes the secretary of the Department of Revenue to refuse to register or issue or may revoke a state sales tax resale certificate to new business if the business reorganization was intended to evade payment of sales and use or withholding tax. (7/1/18) (EG SEE FISC NOTE SG RV See Note)
 SB259T.CARTERCOMMERCIAL REGULATIONS - Provides relative to collection of certain disallowed tax benefits from taxpayers. (8/1/18) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB275MIZELLREVENUE DEPARTMENT - Allows individuals to check the box to have part of their refund go to the La. Coalition Against Domestic Violence for education of women who are victims of domestic violence. (8/1/18) (EG NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 SB341DONAHUEFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for performance audits for statutory dedications that include a fee for service. (gov sig) (OR +$16,000 GF EX See Note)
 SB342DONAHUEFISCAL CONTROLS - Provides for modifications to the standstill budget to include means of finance substitutions for discretionary and nondiscretionary requirements. (8/1/18) (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB360DONAHUELOCAL FINANCE - Reduces frequency of enhanced audits required of certain local auditees with at least three consecutive years of enhanced audits with no findings. (8/1/18) (EG NO IMPACT LF See Note)
 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)
 SB22THOMPSONAPPOINTED OFFICIALS - Provides relative to the membership of the Poverty Point Reservoir District Board of Commissioners. (gov sig)
 SB24MILLSCOUNSELING/GUIDANCE - Provides relative to social work practice. (8/1/18)
 SB26MILLSCONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Provides relative to disposal of controlled substances by hospice providers. (8/1/18)
 SB28MILLSHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to veterinarians. (8/1/18)
 SB30PERRYLEGISLATIVE AGENCIES - Provides that a member of the Louisiana City Court Judges Association be added to the membership of the Louisiana State Law Institute. (gov sig) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB35J.SMITHINSURANCE COMMISSIONER - Provides relative to the discretion vested in the commissioner of insurance to levy fines for the violation of complaint directives. (8/1/18) (OR SEE FISC NOTE SG RV)
 SB36J.SMITHINSURERS - Provides relative to continuing education requirements for insurance producers. (8/1/18)
 SB37J.SMITHINSURANCE CLAIMS - Provides relative to the registration of catastrophe or emergency claims adjusters. (8/1/18)
 SB63MARTINYECONOMIC DEVELOP DEPT - Re-creates the Department of Economic Development. (6/30/18)
 SB64MARTINYPUBLIC SERVICE COMN - Re-creates the Department of Public Service. (6/30/18)
 SB76BOUDREAUXHOSPITALS - Provides relative to controlled dangerous substances in a hospital. (8/1/18)
 SB85J.SMITHINSURANCE CLAIMS - Provides for an insured to opt in to receive a claim payment by electronic transfer. (8/1/18)
 SB86J.SMITHINSURANCE DEPARTMENT - Provides relative to continuing education for insurance adjusters. (8/1/18)
 SB87J.SMITHINSURANCE DEPARTMENT - Provides relative to the electronic filing of documents. (8/1/18)
 SB90MILLSHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to a voluntary nonopioid directive form. (8/1/18) (OR SEE FISC NOTE SG RV)
 SB99MORRELLHEALTH CARE - Extends legislative authority for the Louisiana Behavior Analyst Board. (7/1/18)
 SB109JOHNSPHARMACEUTICALS - Provides relative to access to prescription monitoring information. (8/1/18)
 SB110JOHNSPHARMACEUTICALS - Provides relative to definitions used for the prescription monitoring program. (8/1/18)
 SB126MARTINYMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to recall repairs. (8/1/18)
 SB131MILLSPHARMACISTS - Provides relative to licensing requirements for pharmacists. (8/1/18)
 SB134MILLSPHARMACEUTICALS - Provides relative to prescriptions for controlled dangerous substances. (8/1/18)
 SB137PEACOCKLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Designates the seventeenth day of May as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Awareness Day. (gov sig)
 SB138LUNEAUAUTOMOBILE INSURANCE - Provides for out-of-state automobile insurance coverage. (8/1/18)
 SB142PETERSONSUNSET LAW - Re-creates the Department of State Civil Service and the statutory entities made a part of the department by law. (6/30/18)
 SB174PERRYPUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS - Provides relative to the Old Arsenal Museum. (gov sig)
 SB175PERRYPUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS - Provides for the establishment and maintenance of a monument on the east side of the state capitol to honor the sacrifices of Louisiana Gold Star Families. (gov sig) (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB207BOUDREAUXHEALTH CARE - Extends and provides for the Louisiana Obesity Prevention and Management Commission. (gov sig)
 SB241MORRELLPHARMACEUTICALS - Provides relative to pharmacist communication with patients. (8/1/18)
 SB272J.SMITHHEALTH/ACC INSURANCE - Provides for health insurance policy coverage of incarcerated persons prior to adjudication. (8/1/18)
 SB319GATTISTATE AGENCIES - Abolishes boards and commissions, authorities, districts, and like entities that are inactive. (8/1/18) (OR -$239,055 SG EX See Note)
 SB416B.WHITEFINANCIAL PLANNING - Provides relative to the registration of investment adviser representatives. (1/1/19)
 SB419PETERSONETHICS - Repeals provision for recusal for members of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans and removes provisions permitting certain persons to serve on the board. (8/1/18)