Senate Daily Digest
April 12, 2017
9:00 am
Senate Chamber


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Senate Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 SB237CORTEZBONDS - Provides relative to revenue bonds of the Lafayette Parish School Board. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)

Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SR19MIZELLCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the Loranger High School cheerleading team on winning the National Championship.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR17HEWITTCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the Slidell Republican Women's Club on its 50th anniversary.
 SCR18HEWITTLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Commends the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council and its grassroots advocacy network, LaCAN, and designates April 26, 2017, as Disability Rights Day in Louisiana.
 SCR19HEWITTCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Randy K. Haynie on receipt of the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award.
 SCR20HEWITTLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Designates the first week of December as Shop Local Artists Week in Louisiana.
 SCR21MIZELLHEALTH CARE - Requests Louisiana medical schools, prescriber licensing boards, and prescriber trade associations to take all necessary steps to eliminate pain as the fifth vital sign and to increase prescriber education and awareness on assessing, identifying, and treating the symptom of pain.
 SCR22MIZELLCONGRESS - Memorializes congress to consider eliminating the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) Social Security benefit reductions.
 SCR23MIZELLLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Declares May 26, 2017, as John Wayne Day at the Legislature.
 SCR24GATTICONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences upon the death of Don Martin Whittington.

House Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 HCR1NORTONAIRCRAFT/AIRPORTS - Memorializes the United States Congress to develop, implement, and enforce policies and procedures that will enhance airport safety
 HCR12JAMESCONDOLENCES - Expresses sincere and heartfelt condolences upon the death of Sgt. Shawn T. Anderson of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office who was killed in the line of duty
 HCR16HOFFMANNSPECIAL DAY/WEEK/MONTH - Recognizes the month of June 2017 as Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month
 HCR18S.CARTERCONGRESS - Memorializes the United States Congress to pass the Trickett Wendler Right to Try Act of 2017
 HCR19MAGEECOMMENDATIONS - Commends Augustus Brown Sr., posthumously upon his extraordinary life and numerous accomplishments
 HCR20HENSGENSCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the Gueydan High School girls' basketball team upon winning the 2017 Class A state championship
 HCR21COUSSANCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the St. Thomas More Catholic High School football team on winning the 2016 Division II state championship
 HCR22COUSSANCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Coach Jim Hightower upon his induction into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
 HCR23DWIGHTCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the South Beauregard girls' basketball team upon winning the 2017 Class 3A state championship
 HCR24TERRY BROWNCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Sgt. Scott Bullitt on his service and sacrifice to the state of Louisiana
 HCR25LEGERSPECIAL DAY/WEEK/MONTH - Recognizes Wednesday, April 19, 2017, as Louisiana A+ Schools Day at the state capitol

Senate Bills Reported by Committee
 SB14LUNEAUHEALTH CARE - Amends the definition of "auto-injector" for purposes of emergency medical services. (gov sig)
 SB28MORRISHCRIMINAL JUSTICE - Provides relative to facilities providing housing to individuals referred by judicial agencies. (8/1/17)
 SB34BOUDREAUXHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to emergency ground ambulance service providers. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
 SB41JOHNSSEX OFFENSES - Provides for the forfeiture of currency related to the commission of certain sex offenses. (gov sig)
 SB42JOHNSPUBLIC HEALTH - Creates the Louisiana Human Trafficking Prevention Commission and Advisory Board. (8/1/17)
 SB70DONAHUECONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Makes misbranding or adulteration of drugs under certain circumstances a felony. (8/1/17)
 SB76LAMBERTCRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Provides for venue in certain criminal cases. (gov sig)
 SB96JOHNSCONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Provides relative to the prescription monitoring program. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV)
 SB116MILLSLOCAL OFFICIALS - Provides for the Work Out Now: WON Louisiana Legislative Commission. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 SB211G.SMITHCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Creates the crime of engaging in life safety and property protection contracting without authority. (8/1/17) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)