Senate Daily Digest
June 30, 2020
10:30 AM
Senate Chamber


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Roll Call


Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Journal

Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SR46ROBERT MILLSCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Antavion Jacarri Moore for being named the 2020 Louisiana High School Student of the Year.
 SR47BARROWCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the Teacher of the Year from schools located in Senate District 15 for his or her exemplary and dedicated service during the 2019-2020 school year.
 SR48BARROWCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge Holy Grill program for over 30 years of service and for providing services through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading Subject to Call
 SR28JACKSONCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Katina M. Semien for her service as South Central Regional Director of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR31BARROWLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Recognizes and commemorates the 2020 Inaugural Unified Social Distance Juneteenth Caravan in honor of Ms. Sadie Roberts-Joseph.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions Returned from House With Amendments
 SCR11REESEEMPLOYMENT - Requests certain state agencies and private businesses in Louisiana to recognize the value that justice-involved persons can bring to the workforce and society and to act with intention to empower, train, and employ such individuals.

Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments
 SB27BODI WHITESTATE AGENCIES - Creates and provides for the Streamlining Government Commission. (Item #33) (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)

Senate Concurrent Resolutions to be Adopted Subject to Call
 SCR15ROBERT MILLSLIABILITY INSURANCE - Suspends certain provisions of law relative to direct actions against insurers. (Item #40) (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 SCR16ROBERT MILLSCOURTS - Suspends certain provisions of law relative to the jury trial threshold. (Item #40) (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 SB20BODI WHITEFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for the creation, transfer, dedication, deposit, and use of certain funds in the state treasury. (Item #11) (gov sig) (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)

House Concurrent Resolutions Reported by Committee Subject to Call
 HCR6WRIGHTU.S. CONSTITUTION - Calls for a convention to amend the United States Constitution to establish a limitation on terms for members of congress

House Concurrent Resolutions to be Adopted Subject to Call
 HCR1ZERINGUEFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for monies in the Budget Stabilization Fund to be available for appropriation in Fiscal Year 2020-2021 (Item #14) (EG +$90,062,911 GF RV See Note)

House Concurrent Resolutions 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 HCR18SEABAUGHMTR VEHICLE/SEAT BELTS - Suspends provisions relative to safety belt evidence (Item #40)
 HCR19SEABAUGHCIVIL/ACTIONS - Suspends provisions of law relative to direct actions against insurers (Item #40)
 HCR20SEABAUGHCIVIL/JURY TRIALS - Suspends provision of law relative to jury trial threshold (Item #40) (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)

Instruments Pending Senate Conference
 HB1ZERINGUEAPPROPRIATIONS - Provides for the ordinary operating expenses of state government for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 (Item #1)
 HB4MAGEETAX CREDITS - Extends the date for eligible expenses to qualify for the tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic structures and extends the effectiveness of the credit (Item #19) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB6IVEYFUNDS/FUNDING - Establishes the State Cybersecurity and Information Technology Fund and dedicates revenues to the fund (Items #10 and #11) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB29ZERINGUEAPPROPRIATIONS/SUPPLEML - Makes supplemental appropriations for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 (Item #2)
 HCR7IVEYLEGISLATIVE AGCY/LAW INST - Directs the Louisiana State Law Institute to study the Constitution of Louisiana and make recommendations to the legislature regarding transitional and outdated language that can be removed or changed without affecting the effect of the constitutional provisions

Reconsideration of Vetoed Bills
 SB132CAMERON HENRYCONTRACTS - Provides for reporting to and approval of all state contracts valued at twenty-five million dollars or more annually by the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. (7/1/20) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB395CLOUDADVERTISING - Provides relative to false, misleading, or deceptive acts or practices and the award of certain costs and fees to the attorney general. (8/1/20) (RE NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB406MIZELLTELECOMMUNICATIONS - Provides for rural access to broadband high-speed internet service. (gov sig)
 SB418TALBOTLIABILITY INSURANCE - Enacts the Omnibus Premium Reduction Act of 2020. (1/1/21) (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)