House Committee on Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs
April 20, 2022
9:30 a.m.
Room 6


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 HB49HUVALTAX/HOTEL OCCUPANCY - Authorizes the town of Henderson to levy a hotel occupancy tax
 HB155FISHERTAX/PROPERTY - Provides relative to property adjudicated to the city of Monroe
 HB238ORGERONEDUCATION/SPECIAL - Provides relative to the membership of the board of commissioners of Special Education District No. 1 of the parish of Lafourche
 HB348AMEDEEDISTRICTS/RECREATION - Provides relative to recreation districts in St. Mary Parish (EN +$25,740 LF EX See Note)
 HB355CHARLES OWENMUNICIPAL/ORDINANCES - Prohibits municipalities from enacting certain regulations relative to fuel retailers and transportation infrastructure
 HB375DESHOTELPOLICE/LOCAL - Provides relative to qualifications for the police chief of a village
 HB457CARPENTERPROCUREMENT - Provides relative to contracts awarded to socially and economically disadvantaged businesses in the city of Baton Rouge and the parish of East Baton Rouge
 HB563BACALAMUNICIPAL/ANNEXATION - Provides relative to annexations in Ascension Parish
 HB713ZERINGUEUTILITIES - Authorizes political subdivisions to create stormwater utility systems
 HB732DUPLESSISDISTRICTS/HISTORIC - Provides relative to the Louis Armstrong Park Authority and Historic Jazz District in Orleans Parish
 HB763TRAVIS JOHNSONLOCAL OFFL/POLICE CHIEFS - Provides relative to the office of police chief in the town of Ferriday
 HB780MAGEEHISTORIC PRESERVATION - Provides relative to historic preservation and economic development in downtown Houma
 HB797DUPLESSISDISTRICTS/SPECIAL - Provides relative to the BioDistrict New Orleans in Orleans Parish
 HB878HORTONCIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL - Provides for hearing loss as an occupational disease while employed in the classified police service (OR INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB889MAGEEMUSEUMS/STATE MUSEUM - Establishes the Dew Drop-America's Rock and Roll Museum within the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB895MAGEEDISTRICTS/SPECIAL - Creates the LaSalle Cultural Corridor District in Orleans Parish
 HB898DEVILLIERLOCAL GOVERNMENT - Provides relative to the powers of parishes and municipalities with respect to liquefied petroleum gas



Any person who does not feel comfortable giving testimony in person 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 and received prior to noon on Tuesday, April 19, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.