House Committee on Appropriations
May 10, 2021
9:00 a.m.
Room 5

Adjourned
 




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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

DISCUSSION OF LEGISLATION
 HB85MCKNIGHTSTUDENTS - Creates a literacy program for certain public school students (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB92MARINOCRIMINAL/PROCEDURE - Increases the amount paid for a person who has been wrongfully convicted (REC INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB428GEYMANNBUDGETARY CONTROLS - Prohibits the use of federally declared disaster funds for increases in recurring state expenditures (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB487ECHOLSBUDGETARY CONTROLS - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to deficit avoidance procedures (EG1 SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 HB597MIGUEZCONTRACTS - Provides relative to prohibition on certain governmental entity contracts with companies that discriminate against firearm and ammunition industries (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB621PIERREMTR VEHICLE/DRIVER LIC - Provides relative to the issuance of identification cards (EN +$1,000,000 SD RV See Note)
 HB645GLOVERFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides relative to funding for a Jimmie Davis Bridge (LA 511) construction project (OR SEE FISC NOTE SD EX)
 HB673GARY CARTERFUNDS/FUNDING - Dedicates funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to the Home Ownership and Personal Equity Fund (OR SEE FISC NOTE SD EX)
 HB674GARY CARTERFUNDS/FUNDING - Dedicates funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to the Faith-Based Communities Outreach Fund (OR SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB686GARY CARTERFUNDS/FUNDING - Dedicates funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to Hudson Initiative and Veteran Initiative certified small businesses
 HB687JENKINSFUNDS/FUNDING - Creates the American Rescue Plan Act Small Business and Nonprofit Youth Employment Fund and dedicates certain federal monies to the fund

BUSINESS

ANNOUNCEMENTS
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