House Committee on Judiciary
April 28, 2022
9:30 a.m.
Room 1

* Agenda Revised April 28, 2022, 10:04 am *
Revision Notes: Added HB 258


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 HCR7ZERINGUEJUDGES - Requests the supreme court to provide information relative to the current structure of the judiciary
 HCR10BRYANTCIVIL/ACTIONS - Requests the state to expedite the resolution of pending civil litigation with the estate of Ronald Greene
 HCR13CHARLES OWENCONGRESS - Encourages congress and the president to take proactive measures to protect the citizens of this state and this nation from the Chinese Communist Party
 HCR70FREEMANATTORNEYS - Requests the La. Supreme Court to implement a minimum continuing legal education requirement for district attorneys and judges on the topic of domestic violence
 HCR71MALINDA WHITECIVIL/PROCEDURE - Requests the La. State Law Institute to study certain proposed changes relative to the use of interpreters in court proceedings
 HB125NEWELLCONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - Provides relative to the regulation of cannabis (OR INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 HB255HILFERTYCOURTS - Repeals the termination date of Act 110 of the 2020 R.S. of the Legislature of La. relative to the assessment, collection, and distribution of certain court costs and fees in the parish of Orleans
 HB258LANDRYJURY DUTY - Provides relative to the qualifications of jurors
 HB381ROBERT OWENALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to acts prohibited on permitted premises under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
 HB430JORDANDRUGS - Provides relative to the regulation of cannabis
 HB461JORDANCOURTS/MAYORS - Provides relative to mayors' courts
 HB494ROMEROALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to brewery operations (EG +$79,000 GF EX See Note)
 HB513ZERINGUEJUDGES - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to the voting requirements needed to change the number of judges in a judicial district
 HB524LYONSEXCEPTIONAL PERSONS - Establishes a program for needs assessment and coordination of services for people with disabilities affected by disasters (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
 HB554MINCEYALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to microbrewery operations
 HB623FONTENOTLAW ENFORCEMENT - Provides relative to notification to law enforcement agencies of the release of certain persons from a hospital
 HB662ZERINGUEJUDGES/DISTRICT - Provides relative to the Judicial Council
 HB745GREENLAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS - Provides relative to the officer bill of rights
 HB759SCHEXNAYDEREMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - Provides relative to the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB840BAGLEYDISTRICT ATTORNEYS - Provides relative to disbursement of fees for pretrial programs



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