Senate Daily Digest
May 1, 2017
5:00 pm
Senate Chamber


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Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading Subject to Call
 SCR51TARVERCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Pastor James C. Birdsong Jr. on his numerous accomplishments.

House Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 HB20PRICESCHOOLS - Provides relative to exemptions from the requirements for school instructional time under certain circumstances
 HB75MIGUEZVITAL STATS/DEATH CERT - Provides with respect to copies of death certificates
 HB161SEABAUGHCRIME - Provides certain exceptions to the prohibition on wearing hoods, masks, and other facial disguises in public places
 HB162SHADOINCRIME/FELONIES - Prohibits the filing of a false lien against state officers and state employees (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB233THOMASINSURANCE/SURPLUS LINE - Provides relative to filing requirements for surplus lines insurers
 HB286P.SMITHCRIMINAL/RESTITUTION - Provides for the payment of restitution to the Crime Victims Reparations Fund in certain cases
 HB287TALBOTINSURANCE - Provides for the return of unearned premium and notice of claim payments to the mortgagee
 HB289THOMASINSURANCE - Requires risk-bearing entities to provide certain contact information to the commissioner of insurance
 HB295CHAD BROWNGAMBLING/VIDEO POKER - Provides relative to the forms of payment a video draw poker device accepts
 HB308MCFARLANDETHICS/NEPOTISM - Allows the continued employment of a cadet or graduate of the state police training academy in the classified state police service under certain circumstances
 HB378ANDERSINSURERS/GUARANTY ASSNS - Provides for exclusion from guaranty fund coverage for a person acquiring rights to receive payments through a "structured settlement factoring transaction"
 HB524SCHRODERCIVIL/DISCOVERY - Provides relative to the stay of discovery in certain proceedings
 HB525SEABAUGHLIABILITY/CIVIL - Provides for liability for violation of certain federal detainer orders under certain circumstances
 HB560HUNTERCIVIL/PROCEDURE - Provides with respect to legislative continuance

House Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 HCR49STOKESSPECIAL DAY/WEEK/MONTH - Designates Wednesday, May 3, 2017, as National Multiple Sclerosis Society Louisiana State Action Day at the state capitol
 HCR50CARMODYSPECIAL DAY/WEEK/MONTH - Recognizes May 2017 as Building Safety Month

Senate Resolutions to be Adopted Subject to Call
 SR39MILKOVICHRETIREMENT SYSTEMS - Urges and requests the systems to report certain investment information including amounts paid to investment professionals.

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 SB128MILKOVICHCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Prohibits cutting, resection, excision, harvesting, or removal of a body part, organ, or tissue of an aborted unborn child for sale, commerce, transport, research, or profit. (gov sig)
 SB129ALLAINSERVITUDES - Provides relative to indemnity for right and servitude of passage on certain waterways. (8/1/17)
 SB142CLAITORCRIMINAL JUSTICE - Eliminates the death penalty. (8/1/17)
 SB146CLAITORCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides relative to the Habitual Offender Law. (11/1/17)
 SB151B.WHITEHOMELAND SECURITY - Provides for the Emergency Management Assistance Compact. (gov sig)
 SB185LUNEAUCIVIL PROCEDURE - Provides relative to physical or mental examinations of certain persons. (8/1/17)
 SB212G.SMITHLAW ENFORCEMENT - Provides relative to peace officer training requirements. (8/1/17)
 SB36MARTINYHOSPITALS - Provides relative to the use of employment contracts in hospital service districts. (8/1/17) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB38MORRELLCOUNSELING/GUIDANCE - Provides with respect to mental health counselors. (gov sig)
 SB39BOUDREAUXHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Provides relative to the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. (gov sig)
 SB58MILLSHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to the statewide human services districts and authorities. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 SB219FANNINHOSPITALS - Provides relative to certain hospital service districts. (8/1/17)
 SB224PETERSONHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to the Health Education Authority of Louisiana. (gov sig)

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 SB11PEACOCKRETIREMENT SYSTEMS - Provides for the incorporation of the Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System into the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana. (7/1/17) (EG SEE BELOW)
 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)
 SB27MORRELLTAX EXEMPTIONS - Constitutional amendment to exempt diapers and feminine hygiene products from state sales and use tax. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (EG DECREASE GF 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)
 SB61ALLAINTAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to authorize local economic development authorities or districts to enter into contracts to exempt offshore vessels from ad valorem taxation. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB102JOHNSFUNDS/FUNDING - Creates and provides for Louisiana Educational Workforce Training Fund to provide opportunities for educational training in the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 SB103RISERWATER/WATERWAYS - Provides for approval of rules and regulations of a game and fish commission. (8/1/17)
 SB148CHABERTPORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS - Creates the Waterway Dredging and Deepening Priorty Program. (7/1/17) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX 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)