House Committee on Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs
May 11, 2023
9:30 a.m.
Room 6


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 HCR42CORMIERPARKS - Memorializes congress to establish Fort Jackson in Plaquemines Parish as a national park
 HCR50MAGEEHISTORIC COMMEMORATION - Provides relative to an America 250 state commission
 HCR51DEVILLIERHISTORIC COMMEMORATION - Recognizes Liberty Theater in Eunice as the Center for Louisiana Culture and Folklife
 HCR56FREEMANMUNICIPALITIES/NO - Forms a special committee to study and make recommendations concerning taxation of short-term rentals and other types of commercial housing enterprises operating in New Orleans
 HB25HOLLISLIBRARIES - Provides relative to parish and municipal libraries
 HB128LACOMBEPROPERTY/SUBSTANDARD - Provides relative to nuisance ordinances regarding grass cutting in West Baton Rouge Parish
 HB129WILFORD CARTERDISTRICTS/REDEVELOPMENT - Repeals the provisions of the Lake Charles North Redevelopment Authority
 HB134MARCELLECIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL - Provides relative to the qualifications of members of the municipal fire and police civil service board in the city of Baton Rouge
 HB201MCCORMICKPORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS - Provides relative to the boundaries of the Caddo-Bossier Port (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF RV)
 HB269MANDIE LANDRYDISTRICTS/CRIME PREVENT - Provides relative to the Delachaise Security and Improvement District in Orleans Parish
 HB275TRAVIS JOHNSONDISTRICTS/HOSPITAL SERVC - Provides relative to Concordia Parish Hospital Service District No. 1
 HB276MANDIE LANDRYMUNICIPALITIES/NO - Provides relative to fines for building code violations in New Orleans
 HB335WILFORD CARTERECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Creates the North Lake Charles Economic Development District and provides relative to the Southside Economic Development District of the City of Monroe
 HB354BROWNTAX/HOTEL OCCUPANCY - Authorizes the city of Plaquemine to levy a hotel occupancy tax
 HB358LACOMBEDISTRICTS/WATERWORKS - Provides relative to the membership of the governing board of Waterworks District No. 1 of Pointe Coupee Parish
 HB373DEVILLIERWATER/DRINKING WATER - Provides relative to drinking water providers
 HB410GLOVERMUSEUMS - Establishes the Shreveport Water Works Museum as a facility within the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism (RE +$427,148 GF EX See Note)
 HB608MCCORMICKPARISHES - Provides relative to zoning regulations and restrictions in Caddo Parish (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 HB624BUTLERDISTRICTS/ECONOMIC DEVEL - Creates the Evangeline Economic Development Authority in Evangeline Parish



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 Wednesday, May 10, 2023, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.