Senate Daily Digest
April 19, 2021
4:30 p.m.
Senate Chamber


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Roll Call


Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Journal

Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

Senate Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 SB237FOILTAX/TAXATION - Creates the Infrastructure and Jobs Creation Tax Credit Program to fund grants for public-private partnership investment in Louisiana. (8/1/21) (OR DECREASE GF RV See Note)

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR23FOILCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Commander Matthew Noland on the occasion of taking command of the guided missile destroyer USS KIDD.
 SCR24FOILENVIRONMENT QUALITY DEPT - Requests the Department of Environmental Quality to study the feasibility of providing funding for devices that remediate certain water quality impairments.

House Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 HCR9SCHEXNAYDERCONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences on the death of former state representative Stephen F. Carter
 HCR24IVEYCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Daryl Purpera on his retirement from service as legislative auditor

Senate Bills Reported by Committee
 SB38FOILBEHAVIOR ANALYSTS - Provides relative to the terms of the members of the Louisiana Behavior Analyst Board. (8/1/21)
 SB53JIMMY HARRISCOURTS - Provides relative to the Orleans Parish Civil District Court judicial building fund. (gov sig)
 SB64BERNARDELECTION OFFENSES - Provides relative to acts prohibited during early voting or on election day. (gov sig)
 SB72TROY CARTERHEALTH DEPARTMENT - Creates the office on women's health within the Louisiana Department of Health. (gov sig) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB79WARDSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Provides relative to the governance of fire protection districts created by Pointe Coupee Parish. (gov sig)
 SB98LAMBERTCOMMERCIAL REGULATIONS - Provides relative to marine products. (8/1/21) (EN -$900 SG RV See Note)
 SB100REESEBANKS/BANKING - Provides liability protection for federally insured depository institutions and mutual associations that transfer money or property by relying on small succession affidavits. (gov sig)
 SB107BOUDREAUXCONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Provides relative to the composition of the controlled dangerous substances schedules. (gov sig)
 SB116GREGORY TARVERWELFARE - Provides relative to employment, education, and related services for FITAP participants. (gov sig) (EN -$27,696 FF EX See Note)
 SB129FRED MILLSWATER QUALITY - Creates and provides for the Community Drinking Water Infrastructure Sustainability Act. (8/1/21) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB149JIMMY HARRISELECTION DAYS - Provides for a special election for submission of proposed constitutional amendments to the electors. (gov sig) (EN +$2,000,000 GF EX See Note)
 SB168FRED MILLSCONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Provides relative to controlled dangerous substances. (8/1/21)
 SB170JOHNSGOVERNOR - Provides relative to the creation of the office of human trafficking prevention. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB174LUNEAULOCAL AGENCIES - Provides relative to the membership of the Alexandria/Pineville Area Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors. (8/1/21)
 SB184HEWITTSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Provides for the appointment of members to the nominating committee for the board of commissioners of St. Tammany Parish Hospital Service District No. 2. (8/1/21)
 SB193MORRISCIVIL SERVICE - Provides relative to entrance firefighters and police officer classes. (8/1/21)
 SB197CATHEYASSESSORS - Provides for vehicle allowances for assessors. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB210FOILMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to recreational vehicle warranties. (8/1/21) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV See Note)
 SB223JOHNSUTILITIES - Provides relative to financing utility storm repairs and strengthening and stabilizing utilities. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 SB9PRICECHILDREN'S CODE - Provides relative to continuous revision of the Children's Code. (8/1/21)
 SB13PRICESTATE POLICE RETIREMENT - Allows upgrade of accrual rate applicable to transferred service credit. (gov sig) (2/3 - CA10s29(F)) (EN INCREASE APV)
 SB18JOHNSSTATE POLICE RETIREMENT - Provides for the reemployment of retirees. (gov sig) (2/3 - CA10s29(F)) (EN INCREASE APV)
 SB32CATHEYAGRICULTURE/FOREST COMR - Repeals the exclusion of certain agricultural products authorized to be sampled and analyzed by the commissioner of agriculture. (gov sig)
 SB58WOMACKANIMALS - Provides for the identification of certain impounded animals. (gov sig)
 SB62MILLIGANCIVIL COMMITMENT - Provides relative to the management of the affairs of an interdict. (8/1/21)
 SB120BOUDREAUXCOURTS - Provides for the salary of the marshal of the city court of Lafayette. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB157ALLAINTAX EXEMPTIONS - Exempts certain mobile workers from individual income tax and their employers from withholding tax. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB159ALLAINTAX/TAXATION - Constitutional amendment to reduce the maximum rate of individual income tax and to provide for a federal income tax deduction as provided by law. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB160ALLAINREVENUE DEPARTMENT - Conforms state partnership reporting adjustments to federal taxable income to current federal partnership audit adjustments. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 SB161ALLAINTAX/FRANCHISE/CORPORATE - Extends the termination date of the exemption from corporate franchise tax for small business corporations. (See Act) (EN -$55,900,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB171ALLAINTAX EXEMPTIONS - Provides for severance tax exemptions and site-specific trust funds for certain orphan wells. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)