Senate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs
April 20, 2022
9:30 a.m.
Room F

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 April 13, 2022

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SB199SMITHVOTERS/VOTING - Constitutional amendment to ensure the right to free and equal elections. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
 SB340BARROWHOUSING - Abolishes the Louisiana Housing Corporation. (gov sig) (OR DECREASE SG EX See Note)
 SB341BARROWSTATE DEPARTMENTS - Creates the Department of Housing, consolidates the Department of Natural Resources and Department of Environmental Quality. (gov sig) (OR SEE FISC NOTE SD EX)
 SB343GARY CARTERVOTERS/VOTING - Requires each parish to have at least two early voting locations and requires early voting locations for certain municipalities. (gov sig) (OR +$17,828,630 GF EX See Note)
 SB353FIELDSCOURTS - Provides relative to the judgeships of the second district of the First Circuit Court of Appeal. (2/3 - CA5s9) (gov sig)
 SB395FIELDSCOURTS - Provides relative to the judgeships of the family court for East Baton Rouge Parish. (gov sig)
 SB478BERNARDPUBLIC RECORDS - Provides relative to the public records law. (8/1/22)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE
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