House Committee on Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs
April 29, 2021
9:00 a.m.
Room 6

Adjourned
 
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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

DISCUSSION OF LEGISLATION
 HB41MACKDISTRICTS/WATERWORKS - Provides relative to the membership of the governing board of the Livingston Parish Ward Two Water District
 HB53MINCEYTOURISM/COMMISSION - Provides relative to the board of directors of the Livingston Parish Convention and Visitors' Bureau
 HB59LACOMBEDISTRICTS/WATERWORKS - (Constitutional Amendment) Authorizes a political subdivision to waive water charges incurred through damage not caused by the customer (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 HB63BUTLERDISTRICTS/FIRE PROTECT - Authorizes an increase in per diem for the governing board members of the Ward Five Fire Protection District of Evangeline Parish
 HB66KERNERPOLICE/MUNICIPAL - Provides relative to municipal police dogs
 HB87ECHOLSMUNICIPAL/ORDINANCES - Provides relative to administrative adjudication of certain ordinance violations in the city of Monroe
 HB109MUSCARELLOPARISHES - Provides for administrative adjudication procedures in Tangipahoa Parish
 HB115DAVISDISTRICTS/CRIME PREVENT - Creates the Old Goodwood Crime Prevention and Neighborhood Improvement District in East Baton Rouge Parish
 HB133ADAMSCIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL - Provides relative to the qualifications of one member of the municipal fire and police civil service board in the city of Zachary
 HB134CARRIERBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Provides for the composition and authority of the Allen Parish Capital Improvements Board
 HB135CARRIERCIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL - Provides relative to the position of deputy chief of police in the city of Oakdale
 HB144STEFANSKITOURISM/COMMISSION - Provides relative to the membership of the governing board of the Acadia Parish Convention and Visitors Commission
 HB157GREENLAW ENFORCEMENT - Provides for the financial security of surviving spouses and children of certain firemen and law enforcement officers who suffer death by heart attack or stroke (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB161DESHOTELHOUSING/AUTHORITIES - Provides relative to the civil service status of employees of the Bunkie Housing Authority
 HB162DESHOTELHOUSING/AUTHORITIES - Provides relative to the civil service status of employees of the Simmesport Housing Authority
 HB257FREIBERGDISTRICTS/CRIME PREVENT - Creates the Plantation Trace Crime Prevention and Improvement District in East Baton Rouge Parish
 HB332WILLARDDISTRICTS/CRIME PREVENT - Creates the Vista Park Crime Prevention District in Orleans Parish
 HB333ADAMSCIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL - Provides relative to the classified fire service in the city of Zachary
 HB405JORDANPLANNING/ZONING - Provides relative to compensation for members of the planning and zoning commission for the town of Brusly
 HB519PIERREDISTRICTS/REDEVELOPMENT - Provides relative to the North Lafayette Redevelopment Authority

OTHER BUSINESS
 Adoption of minutes of the meetings of the House Committee on Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs held on March 12, May 7, May 14, May 20, and May 28, 2020, of the 2020 Regular Session and October 2, 2020, of the 2020 Second Extraordinary Session

ANNOUNCEMENTS
 Persons who do not feel comfortable giving testimony in person at this time may submit a prepared statement in accordance with House Rule 14.33 in lieu of appearing before the committee:
 A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.
 B. Any person who files a prepared statement which contains data or statistical information shall include in such prepared statement sufficient information to identify the source of the data or statistical information. For the purposes of this Paragraph, the term "source" shall mean a publication, website, person, or other source from which the data or statistical information contained in the prepared statement was obtained by the person or persons who prepared the statement.
 NOTE: Statements emailed to h-mpc@legis.la.gov and received prior to noon on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.
 All persons desiring to participate in the meeting shall utilize appropriate protective health measures and observe the recommended and appropriate social distancing.