House Committee on Ways and Means
May 2, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Room 6


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 HB438BACALATAX/SALES-USE, STATE - Reduces the rate of the state sales and use tax (EG -$138,600,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB631GREENTAX COMMISSION, STATE - To provide for certain changes or corrections of assessment by the tax commission (OR INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB907PHILLIP TARVERTAX/PROPERTY - Provides for resident custodians on adjudicated property (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 HB925BUTLERCAPITAL OUTLAY - Establishes the Louisiana Infrastructure Revolving Loan Program to provide financial assistance to local governments and political subdivisions for certain capital infrastructure projects (EG SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 HB965STEFANSKIASSESSORS - To grant the Board of Tax Appeals jurisdiction over certain suits instituted by taxpayers dissatisfied with certain final determinations by the Louisiana Tax Commission (OR INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 HB972PHELPSFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Establishes an amnesty program for fines, fees, and assessments imposed by state agencies (OR -$10,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB992BEAULLIEUTAX COMMISSION, STATE - Authorizes the Louisiana Tax Commission to hear claims for the refund of ad valorem property taxes erroneously paid on public service properties (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB1018EDMONDSFUNDS/FUNDING - Establishes the Temporary Sales Tax Fund and provides for deposit of certain state sales tax revenue into the fund (EG -$426,900,000 GF RV See Note)
 HCR50NEWELLTAX/PROPERTY - Requests a study of the practicality and feasibility of phasing-in property tax increases when a property's assessed value increases after reassessment by a percentage of less than fifty percent of the previous year's assessed value (RE INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB85CORTEZTAX/INCOME/PERSONAL - Creates an individual income tax refund checkoff donation for Maddie's Footprints. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT SG EX See Note)
 SB129MORRISTAX/LOCAL - Exempts certain infused or injected prescription drugs from local sales tax. (7/1/22) (EN DECREASE LF RV See Note)
 SB217JACKSONTAX EXEMPTIONS - Exempts the lease, rental, or purchase of tangible personal property or services by the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) from local sales tax. (7/1/22) (EN -$200,000 LF RV See Note)
 SB242ALLAINTAX/LOCAL - Provides relative to interest and penalties applicable to local sales and use tax. (8/1/22) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB293ALLAINTAX/SALES - Creates a state sales tax rebate for the purchase of certain agricultural fencing materials by commercial farmers. (gov sig) (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB371JIMMY HARRISTAX/INCOME/PERSONAL - Establishes an individual income tax refund checkoff donation for the University of New Orleans Foundation. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT SG EX See Note)



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 Friday, April 29, 2022, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.