House Committee on Commerce
April 25, 2022
9:30 a.m.
Room 1


  BLUE = already considered.   RED = currently being considered.   BLACK = not yet considered.
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 HB303FREEMANDISCRIMINATION - Provides relative to discrimination in sale or rental of housing and other prohibited practices
 HB342HODGESFINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS - Provides relative to discrimination by financial institutions
 HB555CHARLES OWENLICENSING - Provides relative to occupational licenses (EN NO IMPACT SG EX See Note)
 HB565BACALAFIRE PROTECT/FIRE MARSHAL - Provides relative to duties of the fire marshal
 HB597FREEMANBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Provides relative to occupational licensing
 HB639PRESSLYLICENSING - Provides relative to occupational licensing for workers with criminal histories
 HB665WILLARDHOUSING - Provides relative to the Louisiana Equal Housing Opportunity Act
 HB806FREEMANCOMMERCIAL REGULATIONS - Provides relative to solar and battery storage
 HB971ROMEROCONTRACTORS - Provides relative to home improvement contracting
 HB1015SCHEXNAYDERECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Provides relative to financial incentives for events held in Louisiana (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB1040LACOMBECOMMERCE - Provides relative to payment processing services
 HB1048MCKNIGHTECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Provides relative to economic development
 HR25ORGERONENERGY PRODUCTION - Urges and requests the Louisiana Public Service Commission to investigate the benefits, feasibility, costs, and pathways to achieving a demonstrable offshore wind energy pilot project by 2026
 SB381WARDLOANS - Creates the "Louisiana Credit Access Loan Act". (gov sig)




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 Friday, April 22, 2022, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.