House Order of the Day
June 9, 2021
10:00 a.m.
House Chamber

Adjourned
 

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MORNING HOUR

1. Roll Call

2. Prayer

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Reading of Journal

5. Petitions, Memorials, and Communications

6. Introduction of Resolutions
 HR201GREGORY MILLERPROPERTY/IMMOVABLE - Directs the La. State Law Institute to study the adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act
 HR202HODGESCURRICULA - Requests that certain topics related to American history and world history be included in state content standards and curricula for public school students
 HR203MARINOCONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences on the death of Joseph A. "Joe" Marino, Jr.
 HR204FREEMANCOMMENDATIONS - Commends De La Salle High School senior Ja'Marian Peterson on winning the Louisiana High School Athletic Association 2021 Class 3A boys' shot put title
 HR205FREEMANCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Isadore Newman School students on winning state titles in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association 2021 Class 2A track and field championships
 HR206FREEMANCOMMENDATIONS - Commends De La Salle High School students Zachary Lauland and Bryon Phillips III on winning state titles in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association 2021 Division III state wrestling championships
 HR207BEAULLIEUCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Paul Schexnayder on receiving the Daily Iberian's 2020 Citizen of the Year award
 HR208CARPENTERCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Southern University Laboratory School Coach Rebecca Marshall on the occasion of her retirement
 HR209CREWSCONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences on the death of Emmanuel Slack
 HR210GREGORY MILLERALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Requests the House Committee on Judiciary to study the practices of craft brewers
 HR211JAMESCONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences on the death of Charles Alexander Hemmans
 HR212COXCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Norien Robinson on the occasion of her one hundredth birthday
 HR213WRIGHTCOMMERCE - Directs the House Committee on Commerce, or a subcommittee thereof, to study the potential role of blockchain technology in the state
 HR214LYONSCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the 2021-2022 Krewe of Athena Queen, Anita Tillman
 HR215BAGLEYHEALTH - Memorializes congress to pass the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2021
 HCR130DAVISPILOTS - Creates a joint subcommittee to review and make recommendations relative to all aspects of the state pilot program on the Mississippi River

7. Introduction of Bills

8. Senate Bills on First Reading

9. Reports of Committees

10. House and House Concurrent Resolutions Lying Over
 HR197GAINESCRIMINAL/PROCEDURE - Creates the Equal Justice Task Force to study the effects of the non-unanimous jury verdict law in Louisiana
 HR198VILLIOCRIMINAL/SENTENCING - Requests the House Committee on the Administration of Criminal Justice to study the issue of non-capital felony sentencing
 HR199JORDANEVIDENCE - Requests a study of the use of facial recognition data by law enforcement
 HR200BEAULLIEUCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Armond Schwing on receiving the 2021 Distinguished Citizen Award from the Evangeline Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
 HCR129DEVILLIERCOMMENDATIONS - Commends the Louisiana State University at Eunice baseball team on winning the National Junior College Athletic Association 2021 Division II National Championship

11. Senate Concurrent Resolutions Lying Over
 SCR85FOILCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Debbie Roussel on her retirement from the Legislative Fiscal Office.
 SCR86FOILCOMMENDATIONS - Commends LSU Baseball Coach Paul Mainieri on the occasion of his retirement.
 SCR87PEACOCKCOMMENDATIONS - Commends Brown Builders on its 50th Anniversary.

21. Reconsideration of Vetoed Bills
 HB20MIGUEZELECTIONS - Prohibits the use of private funds to pay election-related expenses

REGULAR ORDER OF THE DAY

1. House and Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading for Final Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/9/2021
 HR174GREGORY MILLERMENTAL HEALTH - Urges and requests a joint subcommittee to study the coordination of care for persons receiving mental health services in community-based and institutional settings
 HR185CREWSMEDICAID - Authorizes and directs the La. Department of Health to report to certain legislative committees data relating to Medicaid estate recovery cases
 HR190WRIGHTSCHOOLS/CHOICE - Requests that the state Department of Education develop a written plan for a statewide education savings account program
 HR192FREEMANPUBLIC BUILDINGS/ST CAPL - Provides relative to a recycling program at the state capitol
 HR193LANDRYMEDICAID - Requests La. Dept. of Health to amend the Medicaid state plan to allow for postpartum Medicaid coverage for 12 months after childbirth for certain pregnant individuals
 HR194MINCEYSCHOOLS/DISTRICTS - Requests the Louisiana School Boards Association to review check-out procedures at schools
 HR196LYONSMEDICAID - Urges and requests the La. Department of Health to study Medicaid rates for nonemergency medical transportation services and potential means of financing of those services
 HCR121DUSTIN MILLERHEALTH CARE/PROVIDERS - Urges and requests the La. Department of Health to convene a healthcare workplace violence task force to advance the priorities expressed in HCR No. 60 of the 2019 R.S.
 HCR122LYONSUNEMPLOYMENT COMP - Continues the Unemployment Compensation and Trust Fund Task Force
 HCR125WRIGHTCONTRACTS - Directs a joint subcommittee to study certain contractual restrictions on the practice of medicine

2. Senate Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading Final Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/9/2021
 SCR75FRED MILLSPARISHES - Acknowledges the agreement entered into by Iberia and Vermilion parishes to reestablish the original parish line.

3. House Concurrent Resolutions Returned from the Senate with Amendments

Scheduled for concurrence on 6/9/2021
 HCR39MINCEYTEACHERS - Creates a task force to study issues related to teacher shortages in Louisiana
 HCR82MINCEYFLOODING/CONTROL - Directs the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to study water drainage issues in Livingston Parish as a result of Interstate 12 median walls
 HCR86GREGORY MILLERPROPERTY/IMMOVABLE - Directs the La. State Law Institute to study the adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act
 HCR106ORGERONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Creates a task force to study issues associated with the direct-to-consumer shipment of wine in Louisiana

6. Senate Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/9/2021
 SB142WARDGAMING - Provides for the disposition of funds generated by sports wagering. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE SD RV See Note)

7. Conference Committee Reports for Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/9/2021
 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)
 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)
 SB217JIMMY HARRISTAX/TAXATION - Provides for the Louisiana Import Tax Credit. (gov sig) (EN -$683,000 GF RV See Note)
 HCR76EDMONDSHEALTH/BEHAVIORAL - Urges and requests the La. Department of Health to convene an opioid action summit
 HB92MARINOCRIMINAL/PROCEDURE - Increases the amount paid for a person who has been wrongfully convicted (REC INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB647TRAVIS JOHNSONDISTRICTS/ECONOMIC DEVEL - Creates the Delta Agriculture Research and Sustainability District (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF See Note)
 SB148CORTEZCOLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Establishes the M.J. Foster Promise Program. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX 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)

NOTICE GIVEN SUBJECT TO CALL

2. Senate Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading Final Consideration

Scheduled for floor debate on 6/9/2021
 SCR59BERNARDHEALTH CARE - Requests the office of public health of the Louisiana Department of Health to study and report relative to health care infrastructure needs in Louisiana.

4. House Bills Amended by Senate to be Concurred in by the House

Scheduled for concurrence on 6/9/2021
 HB137DUPLESSISGAMING/CASINO - Provides relative to non-gaming economic development activities by the casino gaming operator (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB183BROWNUNEMPLOYMENT COMP - Provides relative to state income tax withholdings on federal disaster unemployment compensation benefits and increases the maximum weekly benefit amount (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB678DUPLESSISTAX CREDITS - Provides for the Louisiana work opportunity tax credit (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB680HUGHESTAX CREDITS - Establishes the Louisiana Youth Jobs Tax Credit Program and tax credits for the employment of eligible apprentices (EN -$1,200,000 GF RV See Note)

RETURNED TO THE CALENDAR

Morning Hour

10. House and House Concurrent Resolutions Lying Over
 HR187MCKNIGHTCONDOLENCES - Expresses condolences on the death of Paul Slocomb West
 HCR116PRESSLYPILOTS - Creates the Joint River Pilot Oversight Committee to review and make recommendations relative to all aspects of the state pilot program

Regular Order

1. House and House Concurrent Resolutions Third Reading for Final Consideration
 HR9ZERINGUEHOUSE/RULES - Provides for recommittal of any instrument with a specified fiscal impact to the Committee on Appropriations
 HR172MAGEEGOVERNOR - Urges and requests the governor to consider instituting a program to incentivize COVID-19 vaccine take-up modeled on the Ohio Vax-a-Million lottery program
 HCR14FIRMENTINDIAN AFFAIRS - Recognizes the Butte Tribe of Bayou Bourbeaux as an Indian tribe of the state
 HCR118CREWSMEDICAID - Authorizes and directs the La. Department of Health to report to certain legislative committees data relating to Medicaid estate recovery cases
 HCR119JONESPILOTS - Urges and requests the Blanco Center to analyze market demand, market rates, diversity, education and training related to the maritime industry

5. House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage
 HB17NELSONSTATE SYMBOL - Provides relative to the state motto
 HB73CREWSMEDICAID - Authorizes the La. Department of Health to contract for the administration of the Medicaid estate recovery program (EG DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB76LACOMBECAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides relative to the exemption from local match requirements for certain rural water system projects (EG NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB131COUSSANTAX CREDITS - Establishes an income tax credit for donations of property used for research or direct education of students to certain educational institutions (EG -$2,120,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB136CARPENTERSTUDENT/DISCIPLINE - Provides relative to suspensions and expulsions of public school students
 HB171ZERINGUETAX/INCOME TAX - Changes the rates and brackets for purposes of calculating individual income tax liability and eliminates certain deductions and credits (EG +$+30,200,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB202BISHOPLEGISLATIVE POWERS - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for an increased vote requirement when enacting certain new tax incentives (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB213BACALAMEDICAID - Provides for Medicaid eligibility determination functions and Medicaid fraud detection and prevention (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB223WILLARDANIMALS/CRUELTY - Provides relative to proper shelter for a dog
 HB241LANDRYCOURTS/COURT COSTS - Provides for a filing fee for certain eviction proceedings
 HB243NEWELLCONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - Provides for the decriminalization of marijuana possession and distribution (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB245CARPENTEREMPLOYMENT/DISCRIMINATN - Provides relative to employment practices related to wage history, wage disclosure, and retaliation
 HB275RISERTAX/INCOME TAX - (Constitutional Amendment) Eliminates the mandate for the corporation income tax deduction for federal income taxes paid (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB277BISHOPCAPITAL OUTLAY - Restricts the allocation of cash line of credit capacity for certain projects and provides for the recommendation of projects for lines of credit (EG GF EX See Note)
 HB302BISHOPCAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides relative to capital outlay (EG NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB331BOURRIAQUEPUBLIC LANDS/STATE - (Constitutional Amendment) Authorizes the state to enter into certain agreements with landowners concerning boundaries between state claimed and privately claimed water bottoms (RE SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
 HB369IVEYTAX/INCOME TAX - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for a flat tax on individual income and eliminates the mandatory income tax deduction for federal income taxes paid for purposes of computing income taxes (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB376IVEYTAX/INCOME TAX - Provides for a flat tax rate for purposes of calculating income tax for individuals, estates, and trusts and modifies income tax credits and deductions (EG +$6,900,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB399CARRIERPUBLIC LANDS/STATE - Allows state and private landowners to enter into boundary agreements concerning disputed property
 HB402JONESCRIMINAL/HABIT OFFENDERS - Provides relative to habitual offenders (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB414ST. BLANCLOCAL GOVERNMENT - Provides relative to the powers granted to parish and municipal governing authorities to regulate the storing or abandoning of junk or junked vehicles
 HB417IVEYFUNDS/FUNDING - (Constitutional Amendment) Revises Article VII of the Constitution of Louisiana
 HB440NELSONFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Levies fees for licenses relative to cannabis (EG INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB475NELSONTAX/INCOME TAX - Phases-out the taxes levied on the income of individuals and estates and trusts and reduces the amount of exemptions, deductions, and credits that may be claimed to reduce income tax liability (EG DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB479VILLIOCRIMINAL/SENTENCING - Provides with respect to diminution of sentence and parole eligibility (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB501SCHAMERHORNTRANSPORTATION - Authorizes the operation of certain utility terrain vehicles on highway shoulders
 HB513LANDRYFUNDS/FUNDING - Establishes a burial fund for pregnancy-related maternal deaths (EG NO IMPACT SD EX See Note)
 HB528GAROFALOSCHOOLS - Authorizes a pilot program implementing a balanced calendar at certain schools (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB567JORDANTAX/EXCISE - Repeals the marijuana tax levied on certain dealers and repeals provisions related to tax stamps which evidence payment of tax (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB582MCFARLANDTAX/GASOLINE TAX - Dedicates a portion of the existing tax levied on gasoline and diesel into the Construction Subfund and imposes a one-time road-use fee on electric and hybrid vehicles (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB612NELSONTAX - Provides relative state and local taxes (EG INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB620BAGLEYWEIGHTS/MEASURES - Provides relative to the fee and gross vehicle weight limits and axle weight limits for special permits (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
 HB629IVEYTAX - Provides relative to individual income tax, corporation income tax, corporation franchise tax, and ad valorem tax
 HB660HUGHESTAX CREDITS - Increases the amount of the earned income tax credit for certain taxpayers for a specific period of time (EG -$1,400,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB693DAVISTAX/SALES-USE, STATE - Dedicates a portion of the avails of state sales and use tax to the Construction Subfund of the Transportation Trust Fund and extends .4% of current state sales and use tax (EG -$37,800,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB699NELSONCONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - Provides for the decriminalization and regulation of marijuana for recreational purposes (EG GF EX See Note)
 HB712GOUDEAUUNEMPLOYMENT COMP - Provides relative to the verification of attendance at employment interviews (EG +$42,625 GF EX See Note)

6. Senate Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage
 SB61TROY CARTERDISCRIMINATION - Prohibits race discrimination based on natural hairstyles. (8/1/21)
 SB69MIZELLCONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Creates the crime of aggravated distribution of a controlled dangerous substance. (gov sig) (EGF INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB122ALLAINCOASTAL RESOURCES - Provides for monies collected from enforcement actions of coastal use permits. (8/1/21) (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD RV)
 SB163MCMATHCOURTS - Constitutional Amendment to increase the composition of the Louisiana Supreme Court from six to eight associate justices. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (RE1 INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB173HEWITTTAX/TAXATION - Provides relative to the administration of the Motion Picture Production Tax Credit. (gov sig) (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 SB200MCMATHTAX EXEMPTIONS - Exempts admissions to certain live entertainment events from state sales and use tax. (gov sig) (EG DECREASE GF RV See Note)

INSTRUMENTS PENDING IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Not yet scheduled for floor debate
 HB2BISHOPCAPITAL OUTLAY - Provides for the comprehensive Capital Outlay budget
 HB7FREEMANTAX/SALES-USE-EXEMPT - Provides for a sales and use tax exemption for feminine hygiene products and diapers (EN -$11,100,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB38EDMONDSFISCAL CONTROLS - Provides for school board information to be accessible on the Louisiana Fiscal Transparency Website known as Louisiana Checkbook (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB113GADBERRYETHICS/CODE - Allows the spouse of a public servant to be employed by a person who has or who is seeking a business or financial relationship with the agency of the public servant under specified circumstances
 HB149FRIEMANLEGISLATIVE POWERS - Provides relative to termination of emergency declarations
 HB159MALINDA WHITEDOMESTIC ABUSE - Provides for the definition of domestic abuse
 HB188BEAULLIEUHEALTH CARE/RECORDS - Provides with respect to healthcare records
 HB246COUSSANSALT DOMES - Provides relative to the storage of hydrogen in underground reservoirs and salt domes
 HB278BISHOPTAX/INCOME TAX - Reduces the tax rates for purposes of calculating individual income tax liability and calculating the tax liability of estates and trusts and eliminates and modifies certain income tax deductions (EN -$600,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB292RISERTAX/CORP INCOME - Reduces corporate income tax rates and brackets and repeals the income tax deduction for federal income taxes paid for purposes of calculating corporate income tax (EN +$29,200,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB352HODGESCURRICULA - Provides relative to required instruction in American history and civics in public schools (REF INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 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)
 HB379LARVADAINLIABILITY/TORTS - Provides for liability for damages caused by sexual assault
 HB423EMERSONABORTION - Establishes requirements concerning reports of abortions performed or induced (EN GF EX See Note)
 HB445BOURRIAQUETAX CREDITS - Changes the sound recording investor tax credit earned by a qualified music company into a refundable tax credit (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB492HUGHESLIABILITY/CIVIL - Provides relative to the prescriptive period for certain actions for abuse of a minor
 HB498EDMONSTONDISCRIMINATION - Prohibits discrimination by government agencies and officials on the basis of vaccination or immunity status
 HB514MAGEETAX/SALES & USE - Provides for the dedication of certain vehicle sales and use taxes (EN -$296,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB531PRESSLYBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Provides relative to the Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy
 HB535ORGERONFISHING/COMMERCIAL - Provides relative to the geographic location for the taking of menhaden (EG1 NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB566JORDANFUNDS/FUNDING - Dedicates a portion of the taxes collected on certain surplus lines of insurance (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB585GEYMANNINSURANCE/HOMEOWNERS - Provides relative to homeowner's insurance claims settlement practices
 HB591FIRMENTINSURANCE CLAIMS - Provides for certain claims settlement practices
 HB597MIGUEZCONTRACTS - Provides relative to prohibition on certain governmental entity contracts with companies that discriminate against firearm and ammunition industries (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB639ZERINGUEFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides relative to infrastructure funding (EN -$400,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB640SCHEXNAYDERAGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES - Provides relative to industrial hemp (EN INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB642SCHEXNAYDERFUNDS/FUNDING-GRANTS - Provides for the disbursement of monies received from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (EN NO IMPACT SD EX See Note)
 HB662COUSSANTAX/SEVERANCE-EXEMPTION - Exempts oil production of certain orphaned wells from severance tax (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB705RISERUNEMPLOYMENT COMP - Provides relative to the misclassification of employees and a criteria for the classification of employees (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV See Note)
 SB10FIELDSKINDERGARTEN - Provides for mandatory kindergarten attendance and requires compulsory school attendance beginning at age five. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB31CATHEYTAX EXEMPTIONS - Provides an exemption from state individual income tax for digital nomads. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV 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)
 SB128JACKSONTEACHERS - Provides relative to teacher planning time and lunch periods and to provide an exemption from tolls on La. Hwy. 1 bridge for school personnel. (See Act) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB154SMITHTAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to provide for the adjustment of ad valorem millages. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
 SB197CATHEYASSESSORS - Provides for vehicle allowances for assessors. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB221HEWITTVOTERS/VOTING - Provides relative to voting systems. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB247CORTEZGAMING - Provides relative to the regulation of sports wagering. (See Act) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)