Senate Daily Digest
May 2, 2022
1:30 PM
Senate Chamber

Adjourned
 

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Roll Call

Prayer

Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Journal

Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR44FRED MILLSCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Malcolm Joseph Broussard upon the occasion of his retirement from the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy.
 SCR45MCMATHLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Creates a task force to study national best practice models for the efficient and effective administration of state transportation departments.
 SCR46MCMATHMOTOR VEHICLES - Creates a task force to study fees for electric vehicles.

House Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 HB102MUSCARELLOPAROLE - Provides relative to parole hearings (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB129NELSONMTR VEHICLE/DRIVER LIC - Provides relative to an arrested person's failure to honor a written promise to appear (EN SEE FISC NOTE OF EX See Note)
 HB137MARINOCONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - Provides relative to immunity from prosecution for medical marijuana
 HB190TRAVIS JOHNSONMEDICAL MARIJUANA - Authorizes certain nurse practitioners to recommend medical marijuana to patients
 HB202MIKE JOHNSONCAMPAIGN FINANCE DISCLOS - Requires political committees to include specified information on the statement of organization
 HB203MAGEEVITAL RECORDS/DEATH CERT - Provides relative to the timeline for the issuance of death certificates
 HB266WILLARDBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Provides relative to the Louisiana Commission on HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C Education, Prevention, and Treatment
 HB278ECHOLSINSURANCE/HEALTH - Provides requirements for the Psychiatric Collaborative Care Model (EN INCREASE EX See Note)
 HB282MARINOPROBATION - Provides relative to the probation of defendants in drug division probation programs or specialty court programs (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB312DUSTIN MILLERHEALTH CARE/PROVIDERS - Enacts reforms to address workplace violence in healthcare settings (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB359BEAULLIEUELECTIONS - Provides relative to federal election guidance and funding (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB400HODGESCURRICULA - Requires instruction relative to cardiac health in high school (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB446DESHOTELPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Authorizes the Red River, Atchafalaya, and Bayou Beouf Levee District to exchange property in Avoyelles Parish
 HB455MINCEYSCHOOLS/NONPUBLIC - Provides relative to minimum qualifications of teachers at certain nonpublic schools
 HB652HILFERTYSEWERAGE/N O WATER BD - Provides relative to the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans
 HB681SCHEXNAYDERTAX/SALES & USE - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to state and local sales and use taxes (RR1 SEE FISC NOTE See Note)
 HB758SCHEXNAYDERAGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES - Provides relative to industrial hemp
 HB789WILLARDFINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS - Provides relative to the student loan lenders
 HB807MAGEEENERGY - Provides relative to energy storage (RE1 +$8,000,000 GF EX See Note)
 HB847LACOMBECAPITAL OUTLAY - Exempts certain non-state entity projects from local match requirements (EN DECREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB850FRIEMANMALPRACTICE/MEDICAL - Provides relative to medical malpractice claims
 HB857HORTONMTR VEHICLE/LICEN PLATES - Creates the "Louisiana Wild Turkey Federation" specialty license plate
 HB1033ORGERONFISHING/COMMERCIAL - Provides relative to the commercial menhaden catch (RE +$198,456 SD EX See Note)
 HB1055HUGHESRACING/HORSE - Provides relative to horse racing

Senate Resolutions Reported by Committee Subject to Call
 SR58JACKSONBEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Creates a task force to study the implementation of a partnership between law enforcement agencies and behavioral health providers.

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 SB442WARDCONSUMERS/PROTECTION - Provides relative to certain third-party sellers on the online marketplace. (1/1/23)
 SB484LUNEAUCIVIL PROCEDURE - Authorizes a commercial insurer to select a forum or venue in a policy form. (8/1/22)
 SB496HEWITTHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to healthcare facility patient safety policies. (8/1/22)
 SB47FIELDSEARLY CHILDHOOD ED - Requires public schools to work to develop a mixed provider delivery model of prekindergarten instruction. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 SB50HEWITTSCHOOLS - Provides for public school choice in certain high school programs. (gov sig)
 SB81BODI WHITETOPS - Provides relative to requirement for certain student demographic information to be included from the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students Information System. (gov sig)
 SB92CATHEYDISCRIMINATION - Prohibits employers from discriminating against employees due to their medical history. (8/1/22)
 SB310LUNEAUWORKERS' COMPENSATION - Provides a cost-of-living adjustment for any injury producing the temporary, total, or permanent total disability of an employee. (8/1/22) (EG INCREASE EX See Note)
 SB358JACKSONSCHOOLS - Provides relative to acts of bullying. (gov sig)
 SB369JIMMY HARRISELECTION CODE - Provides for compensation for certain election workers. (8/1/22) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB377PEACOCKTEACHERS - Provides relative to teacher certification requirements. (gov sig)
 SB488HEWITTTAX/AD VALOREM - Authorizes millage rate increases in certain parishes. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT LF EX See Note)
 SB273FOILPROBATION/PAROLE - Provides parole eligibility for certain offenders. (gov sig)
 SB323CLOUDJUVENILE JUSTICE - Provides relative to juveniles in the criminal justice system. (8/1/22)
 SB342JACKSONABORTION - Provides relative to the application of abortion statutes. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB417CATHEYALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to the delivery of alcoholic beverages. (8/1/22)
 SB418CATHEYJUVENILE JUSTICE - Provides for the detention of seventeen-year-old juveniles under certain circumstances. (8/1/22) (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 SB426MCMATHOWNERSHIP - Provides for the Allen Toussaint Legacy Act. (8/1/22)
 SB437ROBERT MILLSSELF INSURANCE - Authorizes the creation of Louisiana Timber and Agriculture Transportation Group Self-Insurance Funds. (8/1/22) (EN INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 SB378PEACOCKCOMMERCIAL REGULATIONS - Provides for the regulation of advertisements. (8/1/22)
 SB439PEACOCKHEALTH SERVICES - Provides for bridge year graduate physicians. (8/1/22)
 SB455BOUDREAUXINTERNET - Provides for broadband development and connectivity. (gov sig)

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 SB4MORRISCRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Constitutional amendment to eliminate judge's discretion to grant bail for certain offenses after conviction but prior to sentencing. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
 SB57MCMATHBUS DRIVERS - Provides relative to the compensation of school bus operators. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB89MORRISCRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to bail for offenders convicted of certain offenses while awaiting sentencing. (See Act)
 SB122TALBOTAUTOMOBILE INSURANCE - Requires insurers provide coverage for the temporary use of a motor vehicle not owned by the insured. (8/1/22)
 SB130CONNICKPRESCRIPTION - Provides for liberative prescription. (gov sig)
 SB138MORRISFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for the funding of certain projects from the Construction Subfund. (7/1/22) (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 SB143MORRISWEAPONS - Provides relative to the concealed carrying of firearms. (8/1/22) (EN DECREASE SD RV See Note)
 SB151POPETAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to provide for local governmental input in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB199SMITHVOTERS/VOTING - Constitutional amendment to ensure the right to free and equal elections. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
 SB212STINEINSURANCE CLAIMS - Establishes the Hurricane Mediation Program. (1/1/23)
 SB218JACKSONPUBLIC RECORDS - Adds a public records exception for certain raw data. (gov sig)
 SB234JACKSONJUVENILE JUSTICE - Constitutional amendment to allow adult prosecution and enhanced penalties against juveniles in correctional facilities who commit assault or battery against an employee or juvenile. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (RE1 DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB246ALLAINTAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to authorize parishes to exempt inventory from ad valorem taxation. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB247ALLAINTAX/AD VALOREM - Provides for procedures for parishes to exempt inventory from ad valorem taxation. (See Act) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB276TALBOTHEALTH/ACC INSURANCE - Provides the original intent of the Louisiana Legislature authorized contracts between health insurers and healthcare providers allowed for benefits to be available to its affiliates. (gov sig)
 SB304CATHEYCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to commutation of a prison sentence for good behavior. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB334JACKSONCRIMINAL RECORDS - Provides for attempted malfeasance in office convictions to be set aside and expunged. (8/1/22)
 SB338JACKSONCRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to responsive verdicts. (8/1/22)
 SB353FIELDSCOURTS - Provides relative to the judgeships of the second district of the First Circuit Court of Appeal. (2/3 - CA5s9) (gov sig)
 SB361LUNEAUCREDIT - Prohibits creditors from reporting prescribed open accounts to credit bureaus. (8/1/22)
 SB386MILLIGANCHARITABLE GAMING - Exempts certain charitable organizations conducting raffles from certain licensing and reporting requirements. (gov sig)
 SB456ALLAINENERGY DEVELOPMENT - Provides for certain solar power generation facilities. (8/1/22)
 SB475BARROWSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Creates the Baker Main Street Economic Development District as a special taxing district. (8/1/22)

House Concurrent Resolutions Reported by Committee to be adopted
 HCR24BISHOPWATERWAYS/LAKES - Urges and requests that the Department of Environmental Quality report to the legislature regarding Capitol Lake remediation

House Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 HB120DAVISSUNSET LAW - Re-creates the Department of Economic Development
 HB121DAVISSUNSET LAW - Re-creates the Department of Public Service
 HB169RISERLICENSING - Provides relative to professional geoscientists
 HB822DAVISCOMMERCE - Provides relative to exemptions for ear piercing
 HB79ECHOLSINSURERS - Provides for the minimum number of meetings for the boards of directors of certain captive insurers
 HB82ILLGINSURANCE COMMISSIONER - Repeals the authority of the commissioner of insurance to retain funds collected from certain fees
 HB118FIRMENTINSURANCE - Provides for the members of the Louisiana Property and Casualty Insurance Commission and its ad hoc committees
 HB122HUVALSUNSET LAW - Re-creates the Department of Insurance
 HB182HOLLISINSURANCE/HEALTH - Provides relative to third-party administrators
 HB198WILLARDINSURANCE/LIFE - Provides for group life insurance
 HB210MACKINSURANCE - Provides for technical corrections to certain provisions affecting mutual insurance holding companies
 HB294NELSONINSURANCE/HEALTH - Provides relative to the guaranteed issue of Medicare supplement policies
 HB545WRIGHTINSURERS - Provides for prelicensing requirements for insurance producers and bail enforcement agents
 HB695WRIGHTINSURANCE/HEALTH-ACCID - Provides for health and accident insurance producers and consultants and modifies terminology relative to health and accident insurance
 HB715GREENINSURANCE - Makes various revisions in the Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Law
 HB3BISHOPCAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides for the Omnibus Bond Act
 HB529BROWNINSURANCE DEPARTMENT - Provides for the organization of the Department of Insurance (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 HB866FRIEMANINSURERS - Provides for minimum capital and surplus requirements for certain domestic insurers
 HB331MCFARLANDTAX/SEVERANCE TAX - Provides relative to the application of the timber severance tax (EN NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 HB397BISHOPENVIRONMENT/LITTERING - Separates funding sources for environmental education and litter abatement
 HB632MCFARLANDENVIRONMENT/QUALITY - Provides relative to small refineries
 HB749BISHOPENVIRONMENT/LITTERING - Transfers litter abatement responsibilities and programs from the Department of Education to the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
 HB750BISHOPENVIRONMENT/LITTERING - Provides for the prosecution of certain littering violations by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries