House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure
May 26, 2020
8:30 a.m.
Room 6


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 HR49ROBBY CARTERDIVORCE - Directs the Louisiana State Law Institute to study and make recommendations relative to divorce by authentic act
 HR50ROBBY CARTERJUDGMENTS/CIVIL - Directs the Louisiana State Law Institute to study the laws on default judgments and make recommendations for the repeal of provisions for preliminary defaults
 HB188GOUDEAUCIVIL SERVICE - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for an exception to the prohibition on political activity by members of civil service systems
 SCR57HEWITTATTORNEYS - Requests the Louisiana Supreme Court and the Louisiana State Bar Association to implement a lawyer advertisement review recognition program.
 SB418TALBOTLIABILITY INSURANCE - Enacts the Omnibus Premium Reduction Act of 2020. (1/1/21) (RE SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 SB472LUNEAUNOTARIES - Provides for the execution of electronic notarial acts. (8/1/20)
 SB489MCMATHLIABILITY - Provides relative to limitation of liability of governmental entities which require its employees to work during a declared state of emergency. (gov sig)
 SB491HEWITTLIABILITY - Limits liability of persons who provide relief or recovery equipment or services during a declared state emergency. (gov sig)
 SB508MCMATHLIABILITY - Limits liability for restaurants that provide food-to-go during the COVID-19 public health emergency. (gov sig)

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