Senate Daily Digest
April 19, 2017
5:00 pm
Senate Chamber


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Senate Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 SB240RISERTAX/INCOME/PERSONAL - Exempts flood or tornado victims from paying state individual income tax for the 2017 tax year. (gov sig) (EG DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB241JOHNSTAX EXEMPTIONS - Restores the sales and use tax exemption for dental devices. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 SB242LUNEAUTAX/INCOME/CORPORATE - Provides for a corporate income tax deduction for certain dividend income received by regulated entities. (1/1/18)

Senate Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SR35LUNEAUCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Sara Simmonds on her many outstanding accomplishments.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR33PEACOCKLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Designates May 17, 2017, as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day.
 SCR34PEACOCKCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the Shreve Memorial Library on being selected as "Most Impressive Library in the state of Louisiana".
 SCR35PEACOCKCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Dr. Seborn Woods on the occasion of his retirement.

House Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 HCR38TERRY BROWNCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Sgt. Scott Bullitt on his service and sacrifice to the state of Louisiana

Senate Bills Reported by Committee
 SB16CLAITORJUVENILE JUSTICE - Provides relative to certain juveniles sentenced to life without parole. (gov sig)
 SB52LONGSHERIFFS - Provides relative to payment of group insurance for retired sheriffs and deputy sheriffs of the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office. (8/1/17)
 SB64GATTIANIMALS - Provides for animal shelter operating procedures and training requirements and authorizes animal shelters to post pictures of animals on a social media account or website. (8/1/17)
 SB86PERRYPARISHES - Permits the governing authorities of certain parishes to employ their own attorneys to represent them generally. (gov sig)
 SB147RISERMILITARY AFFAIRS - Provides relative to the Louisiana National Guard. (gov sig)
 SB195CORTEZANIMALS - Provides relative to the suspension of racing privileges. (8/1/17)
 SB213G.SMITHDISTRICT ATTORNEYS - Provides relative to health insurance for certain retired district attorneys. (8/1/17)
 SB234LAFLEURCRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to conditions of providing a property bond for purposes of bail. (gov sig)

Senate Concurrent Resolutions Reported by Committee

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 SB22PEACOCKTAX/TAXATION - Provides for items eligible for the 2nd Amendment Sales Tax Holiday. (8/1/17) (EG +$400,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB25MORRELLTAX/INCOME/PERSONAL - Sunsets the individual income tax education credit. (gov sig) (EN +$9,200,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB26MORRELLTAX EXEMPTIONS - Constitutional amendment to prohibit contracts under the industrial property tax exemption program from exempting millages related to school funding. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (EG INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 SB33MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Eliminates sunset provision on credit for taxes paid in other states. (gov sig) (EG +$31,300,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB48MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Provides for the termination of the credit for purchase of qualified recycling equipment or service contracts. (gov sig) (EG +$100,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB174MORRELLTAX/TAXATION - Provides for a deduction for individual and corporate income tax for certain disaster payments. (gov sig) (EG DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB175MORRELLTAX/INCOME/PERSONAL - Provides for a deduction for certain casualty losses arising from a major disaster. (gov sig) (EG DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB182MORRELLTAX/AD VALOREM - Provides for the tax credit for ad valorem taxes paid on inventory by taxpayers included in one consolidated federal income tax return. (gov sig) (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 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)