House Committee on Judiciary
April 29, 2021
9:00 a.m.
Room 1


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 HB39MAGEECIVIL/PROCEDURE - Provides relative to the recusal of judges
 HB51LACOMBEJUDGES/JUSTICE OF PEACE - Changes the territorial jurisdiction of justices of the peace and constables in Pointe Coupee Parish
 HB129BACALALAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS - Provides relative to peace officers
 HB163BRASSRETIREMENT/SHERIFFS FUND - Provides relative to the creation of a retirement fund for retired sheriffs and deputy sheriffs of St. James Parish (EN INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 HB192GAINESALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Authorizes credit card payment to manufacturers and wholesale dealers of alcoholic beverages
 HB194MCKNIGHTSHERIFFS - Allows a sheriff or deputy sheriff to purchase a duty weapon upon retirement for fair market value
 HB219ILLGALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to delivery of ready-to-drink alcoholic beverages by restaurants
 HB235ROBBY CARTERJUDGES/DISTRICT - Provides relative to certain judgeships in the Twenty-First Judicial District (EN NO IMPACT LF EX See Note)
 HB263SEABAUGHJUDGES - Authorizes judges of the City Court of Shreveport to serve as an attorney member of a medical review panel
 HB267DUBUISSONCOURTS - Provides relative to the online dispute resolution pilot project for certain cases filed in the City Court of East St. Tammany
 HB291ROBERT OWENALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to a manufacturer or brewer and self-distribution
 HB296SELDERSALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE PERMT - Provides relative to Class C retail permits
 HB328CORMIERJUDGES - Provides relative to the recusal of judges in civil matters
 HB343BEAULLIEUALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to wine producers
 HB393ORGERONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Allows any wine producer or manufacturer to sell sparkling and still wine on or off premises and ship directly to a consumer (EG1 NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB425WILFORD CARTERJUDGES/SUPREME COURT - (Constitutional Amendment) Increases the number of associate supreme court justices and increases the required number of justices concurring in order to render judgment (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 HB430JAMESLAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS - Provides relative to the officer's bill of rights
 HB440NELSONFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Levies fees for licenses relative to cannabis (EG INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB473MINCEYTOBACCO/TOBACCO PRODUCTS - Provides relative to the age limitations to purchase vapor products (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB571STEFANSKIALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to alcoholic beverage delivery


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