Senate Daily Digest
June 1, 2021
2:00 p.m.
Senate Chamber


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Roll Call


Pledge of Allegiance

Reading of Journal

Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 SCR75FRED MILLSPARISHES - Acknowledges the agreement entered into by Iberia and Vermilion parishes to reestablish the original parish line.
 SCR76CLOUDINDIAN AFFAIRS - Recognizes the Avoyel-Taensa Tribe of Louisiana for purposes of granting formal recognition.
 SCR77FOILCONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences upon the death of James H. (Jim) Wharton, former LSU chancellor.

House Bills on Second Reading to be Referred
 HB288MAGEECRIMINAL/PENALTIES - Provides relative to the effective date of certain provisions regarding the financial obligations of criminal offenders (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

House Concurrent Resolutions 2nd Reading
 HCR87ROBERT OWENHEALTH/DISEASE CONTROL - Creates the Louisiana Kidney Disease Prevention and Education Task Force
 HCR89MARCELLECORRECTIONAL FACILITIES - Requests a study of the health and safety conditions of Louisiana prisons and jails
 HCR95THOMASLEGISLATIVE AGCY/LAW INST - Requests the Louisiana State Law Institute to examine the laws relative to motor vehicle accidents
 HCR97JONESPARDON/PAROLE - Requests a study of case law and best practices to better understand other approaches to parole
 HCR101JAMESCRIMINAL/SENTENCING - Creates a commission to study the procedures for processing felony sentences and calculating incarceration release dates of persons in the custody of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections
 HCR103DUPLESSISMENTAL HEALTH - Requests that certain state agencies address the impacts of maternal depression and anxiety and provide evidence-based preventive care, early identification, and treatment services
 HCR105DUPLESSISMENTAL HEALTH - Establishes the Louisiana Maternal Mental Health Task Force for the purposes of advancing education and treatment and improving services relating to maternal mental heath

 HB360TRAVIS JOHNSONFIRE PROTECT/FIRE MARSHAL - Provides relative to the registration of short-term rental dwellings with the office of state fire marshal (EG1 INCREASE SD RV See Note)

Special Order No. 1 for 6/1.
 HB394RISERHIGHER EDUCATION - Requires postsecondary education institutions to post reports relative to campus security policies and campus crime statistics on their websites (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Special Order No. 2 for 6/1.
 HB409FREEMANHIGHER EDUCATION - Provides relative to campus safety and accountability (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments
 SB9PRICECHILDREN'S CODE - Provides relative to continuous revision of the Children's Code. (8/1/21)
 SB14FESIUNCLAIMED PROPERTY - Exempts certain unclaimed property information from the Public Records Law. (8/1/21)
 SB29ABRAHAMINSURANCE COMMISSIONER - Authorizes the commissioner of insurance to take certain actions relative to insurance during a declared emergency. (8/1/21) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB34FIELDSLAW ENFORCEMENT - Provides for responsibilities of law enforcement officers while interacting with the public. (8/1/21) (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 SB36REESETAX/INCOME/CORPORATE - Provides relative to net operating loss deductions on Louisiana corporation income. (gov sig) (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB41BERNARDINSURERS - Provides with respect to the repeal of insurance company deposit requirements. (7/1/21)
 SB42BERNARDFIRE/CASUALTY INSURANCE - Requires notices of reinstatement of a casualty policy to go to all relevant parties. (1/1/22)
 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)
 SB70ABRAHAMINSURANCE POLICIES - Provides relative to named storm deductibles for commercial properties. (8/1/21)
 SB73MILLIGANINSURERS - Provides relative to investments of domestic insurers. (1/1/22)
 SB91PEACOCKSECURITIES - Authorizes transfer on death of certain securities. (1/1/22)
 SB94JIMMY HARRISINSURERS - Provides relative to insurance cost-sharing practices. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB96LAMBERTENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY - Provides for the waste tire program in the Department of Environmental Quality. (8/1/21) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 SB97LAMBERTSOLID WASTE - Provides for advanced recycling facilities and processes for the conversion of certain recovered materials. (8/1/21) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 SB103HENSGENSAGRICULTURE/FOREST DEPT - Creates the Louisiana Equine Promotion and Research Program. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB105BOUDREAUXMILITARY AFFAIRS - Provides for an African-American military service members monument in the Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 SB108LUNEAUHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to mental health rehabilitation services contracts with Medicaid managed care organizations. (1/1/22) (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB111WOMACKPUBLIC WORKS - Provides for bids, claims, and payments involving public contracts. (8/1/21) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB112HENRYMOTOR CARRIERS - Requires certain parties be notified when a vehicle is stored pursuant to the Louisiana Towing and Storage Act. (gov sig)
 SB114PEACOCKSCHOOLS - Provides for remote public school registration and enrollment of children of military personnel transferring to the state. (gov sig)
 SB116GREGORY TARVERWELFARE - Provides relative to employment, education, and related services for FITAP participants. (gov sig) (EN -$27,696 FF EX See Note)
 SB118MORRISWEAPONS - Provides relative to the concealed carrying of firearms. (8/1/21) (EN DECREASE SD RV See Note)
 SB124HEWITTGOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION - Requires the playing or singing of the national anthem prior to certain athletic contests. (8/1/21)
 SB127MCMATHBEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Provides relative to specialized behavioral health rehabilitation services in the Louisiana medical assistance program. (8/1/21)
 SB130JACKSONINSURANCE POLICIES - Provides for payment of health insurance provider claim payment claims. (8/1/21)
 SB131ROBERT MILLSLIABILITY - Prohibits insurance companies from including defense costs within the limits of liability except under certain circumstances. (8/1/21)
 SB136FRED MILLSADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE - Provides for promulgation of emergency rules in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act. (8/1/21)
 SB143MCMATHCHILDREN - Provides relative to permanent placement of children in custody of the state. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB146POPESECRETARY OF STATE - Provides relative to the preservation of public records. (gov sig)
 SB147WARDDRONES/UNMANNED VEHICLES - Provides for personal delivery devices. (gov sig)
 SB148CORTEZCOLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Establishes the M.J. Foster Promise Program. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB151BARROWCHILDREN - Enacts the Foster Youth's Bill of Rights for youth ages fourteen through eighteen in foster care. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB155BOUIECOUNSELING/GUIDANCE - Provides relative to the Louisiana Social Work Practice Act. (1/1/22)
 SB162HENRYFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides relative to the Major Events Incentive Program and the Major Events Incentive Program Subfund. (8/1/21) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB170JOHNSGOVERNOR - Provides relative to the creation of the office of human trafficking prevention. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB181BOUDREAUXINSURERS - Provides relative to health insurance coverage modifications and unfair or deceptive practices. (8/1/21)
 SB190SMITHTRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Transfers stationary weight enforcement from DPS&C to DOTD. (7/1/22)
 SB192HENSGENSSANITARY CODE - Provides for connecting multiple recreational vehicles to an individual sewerage system in certain parishes. (gov sig)
 SB207BODI WHITETRANSPORTATION/DEV DEPT - Provides relative to subpoenas of DOTD contractors and public entities advertising for public work. (8/1/21)
 SB210FOILMOTOR VEHICLES - Provides relative to recreational vehicle warranties. (8/1/21) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV See Note)
 SB217JIMMY HARRISTAX/TAXATION - Provides for the Louisiana Import Tax Credit. (gov sig) (EN -$683,000 GF 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)
 SB227BARROWSPECIAL DISTRICTS - Creates the Plank Road Economic Development District in East Baton Rouge Parish. (gov sig)

Senate Concurrent Resolutions to be Adopted Subject to Call
 SCR30ALLAINJOINT RULES - Limits annual total cash general obligation capital outlay projects to general obligation bond cash line of credit capacity.

Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 SB1PEACOCKTAX/SALES - Phases in the dedication of the temporary state sales tax levy to the Transportation Trust Fund. (8/1/21) (EG -$378,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB19MORRISIMMOVABLE PROPERTY - Provides relative to partition of immovable property under certain circumstances. (8/1/21)
 SB22PEACOCKRETIREMENT BENEFITS - Provides relative to retirement eligibility for certain members of state retirement systems and for disability retirement. (6/30/21) (EG DECREASE APV)
 SB44PETERSONENVIRONMENT QUALITY DEPT - Provides for reporting and notification of releases of certain materials that cause an emergency condition. (8/1/21)
 SB85ABRAHAMCRIMINAL JUSTICE - Provides relative to the rate at which certain prisoners earn "good time". (gov sig) (EG DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB115PEACOCKCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Prohibits possession of firearms, ammunition, or electric weapons or devices by certain felons. (8/1/21)
 SB142WARDGAMING - Provides for the disposition of funds generated by sports wagering. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE SD RV See Note)
 SB175ALLAINTAX/FRANCHISE/CORPORATE - Provides for a single rate of corporation franchise tax. (See Act) (EG -$24,500,000 GF RV See Note)

House Concurrent Resolutions Reported by Committee Subject to Call
 HCR26COUSSANCOASTAL RESOURCES - Urges and requests the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to conduct a study to determine the final destination of oyster shells removed from Louisiana waters
 HCR48ZERINGUEWATER/RESOURCES - Urges and requests continued support for the efforts in the Mississippi River Basin to achieve the goals of the Gulf Hypoxia Action Plan

House Concurrent Resolutions 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 HCR5MCCORMICKCRIMINAL/PENALTIES - Suspends criminal penalties for emergency order violations (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HCR40SCHEXNAYDERECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests the Department of Economic Development and the State Board of Commerce and Industry to suspend certain tax incentives, subsidies, and other public financial support for certain utility scale solar projects

House Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage
 HB549MCCORMICKENVIRONMENT/HAZ MATERIAL - Modifies definitions relative to hazardous materials reporting under the Right-to-Know Law (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB438MIGUEZPUBLIC RECORDS - Authorizes a custodian to require a requestor of a public record to provide sufficient proof of identity
 HB491GADBERRYETHICS/CODE - Provides an exception to allow certain public servants and related persons and legal entities to enter into certain transactions with the public servant's agency regarding specified property under certain circumstances
 HB591FIRMENTINSURANCE CLAIMS - Provides for certain claims settlement practices
 HB26MCCORMICKTAX/SEVERANCE-EXEMPTION - Provides with respect to the severance tax exemption for stripper wells (EN NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 HB174HUVALPUBLIC CONTRACT/BIDS - Provides relative to the Louisiana Municipal Natural Gas Purchasing and Distribution Authority
 HB211WRIGHTSCHOOLS/CHOICE - Provides relative to public school choice (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB354SCHAMERHORNMTR VEHICLE/MOTORCYCLES - Modifies the definition of autocycle applicable to the operator's helmet exemption and driver's license endorsement requirement
 HB355TURNERATHLETICS - Prohibits schools from being members of or participating in athletic competitions sponsored by an association that is not audited by the legislative auditor (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB424MCFARLANDTAX/INCOME TAX - Establishes income tax incentives for taxpayers related to fostering and adopting certain infants and children (EN -$687,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB460HOLLISHEALTH/LDH - Establishes the Rare Disease Advisory Council within the Louisiana Department of Health (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB495IVEYNURSES - Allows full practice authority for advanced practice registered nurses
 HB505ADAMSMTR VEHICLE/LICEN PLATES - Creates the "West Feliciana Parish Schools" and the "En fran├žais S.V.P" specialty license plate
 HB600GOUDEAUPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Exempts certain property belonging to Lafayette and Lafayette Parish from third party transfer requirements
 HB24ADAMSRETIREMENT/STATE POLICE - Authorizes members of the Louisiana State Police Retirement System to purchase additional service credits at the time of retirement (EN INCREASE APV)
 HB28ADAMSRETIREMENT/FIREFIGHTERS - Provides relative to beneficiaries within the Firefighters' Retirement System (EN INCREASE FC SG EX)
 HB29JEFFERSONRETIREMENT/FIREFIGHTERS - Provides relative to Firefighters' Retirement System's Deferred Retirement Option Plan and unfunded accrued liability (EN NO IMPACT APV)
 HB15MACKCRIME - Provides for the crime of staging of a motor vehicle collision (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB18RISERRETIREMENT/SHERIFFS FUND - Creates an Employee Insurance Fund for the Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office (EN INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 HB33STAGNIJUVENILES - Provides relative to time limitations for certain offenses against juveniles
 HB51LACOMBEJUDGES/JUSTICE OF PEACE - Changes the territorial jurisdiction of justices of the peace and constables in Pointe Coupee Parish
 HB55FREEMANDOMESTIC ABUSE - Provides relative to protective orders
 HB70THOMASCHILDRENS CODE - Provides relative to amendment of petitions in delinquency proceedings
 HB72COUSSANBUDGETARY CONTROLS - Requires the secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality to establish a voluntary environmental self-audit program
 HB101DUBUISSONCORONERS - Provides relative to the coroner of St. Tammany Parish
 HB106CARPENTERCRIMINAL/SENTENCING - Provides relative to pleas of guilty or nolo contendere in felony cases
 HB124HOLLISWEAPONS - Provides an exception to certain offenses of illegal carrying of weapons for persons with a concealed handgun permit
 HB127THOMASCRIME - Creates the crime of submitting false statements and false or altered documents in unclaimed property claims (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB159MALINDA WHITEDOMESTIC ABUSE - Provides for the definition of domestic abuse
 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)
 HB194MCKNIGHTSHERIFFS - Allows a sheriff or deputy sheriff to purchase a duty weapon upon retirement for fair market value
 HB215COXCOURTS/COURT COSTS - Provides relative to fees for services by constables and marshals
 HB216DUPLESSISCHILDREN - Provides relative to the imposition of court costs in proceedings involving children (EN DECREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB222STEFANSKICRIME/SEX OFFENSES - Provides relative to certain sex offenses against minors
 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
 HB265BRASSCRIME - Provides relative to penalties for unlawful use of an unmanned aircraft system (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB348DUBUISSONPROPERTY/IMMOVABLE - Provides relative to the procedures for sheriff's sales of property
 HB392MCMAHENCOURTS/CRIMINAL FUND - Provides relative to the criminal court fund in DeSoto Parish (EN NO IMPACT LF EX See Note)
 HB395ROMEROCRIME - Provides relative to the unlawful posting of criminal activity (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB396TURNERCOURTS/COURT COSTS - Provides relative to fees for services by constables and marshals
 HB404THOMPSONAGRICULTURE - Provides relative to lifetime livestock brand recordation and fees
 HB435ROMEROGAMBLING/VIDEO POKER - Provides relative to video draw poker devices
 HB473MINCEYTOBACCO/TOBACCO PRODUCTS - Provides relative to the age limitations to purchase vapor products (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB492HUGHESLIABILITY/CIVIL - Provides relative to the prescriptive period for certain actions for abuse of a minor
 HB507CREWSCOURTS/CRIMINAL - Provides for electronic filing in criminal cases
 HB541ILLGGAMING - Provides relative to the central computer monitoring system of electronic gaming devices located at certain gaming facilities (EN -$249,286 SD RV See Note)
 HB560EMERSONCRIMINAL/PROCEDURE - Provides relative to the issuance of summons by an officer in lieu of arrest
 HB571STEFANSKIALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Provides relative to alcoholic beverage delivery
 HB583FONTENOTCRIME - Adds the crime of false imprisonment while armed with a dangerous weapon to the list of crimes of violence
 HB647TRAVIS JOHNSONDISTRICTS/ECONOMIC DEVEL - Creates the Delta Agriculture Research and Sustainability District (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF See Note)
 HB652GLOVERCONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - Provides relative to penalties for possession of marijuana (EN DECREASE GF EX See Note)

House Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage Subject to Call
 HB54EDMONDSCRIME - Creates the crime of adoption deception (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB64ECHOLSADVERTISING - Provides relative to misleading solicitations by nongovernmental entities
 HB81PRESSLYPRESCRIPTION - Provides relative to prescription
 HB143WILLARDTAX/AD VALOREM TAX - (Constitutional Amendment) Limits the amount of the increase in the assessed value of certain immovable property in Orleans Parish following reassessment of property for purposes of ad valorem taxes (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF RV)
 HB221PIERREMTR VEHICLE/COMMERCIAL - Provides relative to certain commercial driver's license applicants (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB224BRYANTHIGHWAYS - Redesignates a portion of certain Louisiana highways and the Ramos Bridge on United States Highway 90
 HB389HORTONFIRE PROTECT/FIRE MARSHAL - Provides relative to the discharge or use of Class B fire fighting foam containing fluorinated organic chemicals
 HB437GADBERRYBUILDING CODES - Provides relative to enforcement of the state uniform construction code
 HB443BEAULLIEUTAX/INCOME-CREDIT - Provides for individual income tax credits for donations made to school tuition organizations (EG1 -$705,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB627HUVALPROPERTY/PUBLIC - Authorizes the transfer of certain state property in St. Martin Parish

Instruments Pending Senate Conference
 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)
 HB199SCHEXNAYDERTAX/SALES & USE - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for the State and Local Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Commission (EN SEE FISC NOTE See Note)