House Committee on Ways and Means
May 9, 2023
9:00 a.m.
Room 6


  BLUE = already considered.   RED = currently being considered.   BLACK = not yet considered.
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 HB173DEVILLIERTAX/INCOME TAX - Phases-out the taxes levied on the income of individuals and estates and trusts over five years (OR DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB197DEVILLIERTAX/CORP FRANCHISE - Phases-out the corporation franchise tax over five years (OR -$324,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB214DEVILLIERTAX/STATE - Repeals individual income, corporate income, and corporate franchise taxes and repeals all credits, deductions, exemptions, and exclusions from the taxes (OR DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB246DEVILLIERTAX/CORP INCOME - Phases-out the the corporation income tax over five years (OR -$689,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB364BISHOPTAX/CORP FRANCHISE - Phases-out the corporate franchise tax over four years (OR -$324,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB387BISHOPTAX/CORP FRANCHISE - Repeals the corporation franchise tax and removes eligibility of certain tax credits to be claimed against corporation franchise tax (OR -$324,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB491MARCELLETAX/STATE - Repeals the automatic reduction in individual income tax rates and the corporation franchise tax rate if certain revenue thresholds are met (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF RV)
 HB495DEVILLIERTAX/INCOME TAX - Reduces the amount of certain income tax exclusions, exemptions, deductions, and credits (OR +$850,000,000 SD RV See Note)
 HB635HOLLISREVENUE/TAXATION DEPT - Increases the rate of the excise tax on vapor products and electronic cigarettes and dedicates a portion of the avails of such increase to payment of salaries and related benefits for La. State Police (EN -$5,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB641BISHOPTAX - Provides for the termination of certain tax exemptions, exclusions, credits, deductions, and other tax incentives (EG INCREASE GF RV 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 Monday, May 8, 2023, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.