Tuesday in the Legislature

House convenes at 2:00 p.m.

Senate convenes at 1:30 p.m.

HOUSE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Criminal Justice. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room 6. Agenda includes:

SB133 Provides for the obligation of lottery board members to disclose certain business relationships to the Senate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs.

SB150 Provides for authorized agents for purposes of criminal history checks on nonlicensed persons and licensed ambulance personnel.

Education. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room 1. Agenda includes:

HB539 Authorizes the Avoyelles Parish School Board to exchange certain sixteenth section lands.

HB615 Provides prohibitions for charter schools and charter school proposals relative to staffing positions.

HB625 Provides relative to the process for discharging, demoting, or disciplining a permanent public school teacher.

HB648 Requires the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to adopt rules requiring high school students to complete at least one course offered by a BESE-authorized online or virtual course provider as a prerequisite to graduation.

SB36 Prohibit smoking on the grounds of and inside the facilities or buildings utilized by the institutions managed and supervised by certain post secondary education management boards.

SB93 Provides for the awarding and transfer of college credit for academic content in career and technical and industry-based certification courses.

SB182 Provides relative to cocurricular and extracurricular activities, including interscholastic athletics.

SCR28 Requests the Department of Education to plan and conduct the Louisiana Teacher Empowerment, Learning and Leading Survey (La TELLS) Initiative..

SCR45 Requests the LCTCS Board of Supervisors to open the new Baton Rouge Community College Workforce Training Center as soon as possible..

SCR48 Requests the Board of Regents to consider articulation and transfer efforts of public postsecondary educational institutions when allocating funds through the funding formula for public postsecondary education..

SCR49 Requests the Board of Regents to develop a uniform policy regarding the acceptance of college credit hours earned through Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams..

Health & Welfare. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room 5. Agenda includes: Discussion of Louisiana’s suicide rate and suicide prevention

HB183 Exempts voluntary councils on the aging and area agencies on aging from home- and community-based service provider licensing requirements.

HCR113 Requests a study of the most effective means by which to implement federally authorized cost sharing measures in the La. Medicaid program.

HR105 Requests various state and local entities to take certain actions regarding construction and operation by Planned Parenthood of a facility to provide abortions in La..

SB18 Provides for cake and cookie products and preparation of cakes and cookies in home for public consumption.

SB35 Provides for health action plans by the Department of Health and Hospitals.

SB58 Allows certain meats and fish to be received or used by a not-for-profit entity or charitable organization.

SB90 Provides for certain requirements which must be met by a physician who performs an abortion.

SB222 Revises licensure procedures for child day care centers and facilities.

SCR25 Requests the LSU Board of Supervisors and the governor to keep the Huey P. Long Medical Center open and viable..

SCR41 Requests DHH to examine the benefits of routine nutritional screening and therapeutic nutrition treatment for those who are malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, as well as examine the benefits of such actions as part of the standard for evidenced-based hospital care..

SCR42 Acknowledges the role of optimal infant nutrition during first year of life and that new mothers require assistance to provide the best nutritional start for their babies and urges DHH to facilitate maternal and infant nutrition awareness and provide access to nutritional programs..

House & Governmental Affairs. 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room 2. Agenda includes:

HCR1 Expresses intent of the legislature regarding Act No. 725 of the 2004 Regular Session.

HCR3 Requests a study of the feasibility and practicality of authorizing Internet gaming in La..

HCR14 Provides procedures relative to the approval of the formula to fund the Minimum Foundation Program.

HCR48 Requests certain officials and entities responsible for incarcerated inmates to make recommendations to allow certain incarcerated persons to vote.

HCR129 Directs each public body that has a custodian of public records to make the identity and contact information of the custodian available to the public.

HCR131 Creates and recognizes the Legislative TRIO Caucus.

HR2 Provides certain requirements for passage of certain resolutions.

HR6 Provides for recommittal of certain instruments to the Committee on Civil Law and Procedure.

HR16 Requires a display of the running tally of votes to be visible to the members while voting.

HR31 Provides for recommittal of any instrument with a specified fiscal impact to the Committee on Appropriations.

SB20 Provides certain requirements for meetings at which consideration of or action upon proposals by political subdivisions to levy, increase, renew, or continue property or sales taxes, or authorize the calling of an election for submittal of such question to voters are scheduled.

SB33 Provides relative to a minority hiring survey by the division of minority affairs in the Department of Insurance.

SB61 Provides for exceptions to the provisions of law relative to ethical standards for public servants.

SB86 Provides relative to the Louisiana Mental Health Counselor Licensing Act.

SB191 Changes the dates for municipal and parochial elections, inaugurations, and qualifying periods, in certain parishes.

SCR12 Creates the State Capitol Complex Task Force..

SCR19 Express the intent of the Louisiana Legislature regarding Act No. 725 of the 2004 Regular Session..

SCR27 Creates the Joint Human Trafficking Study Commission..

SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Education. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room E. Agenda includes:

SCR23 Provides legislative approval of the MFP formula for FY 2013-2014 as adopted by BESE on March 8, 2013..

Finance. At adjournment in Committee Room A. Agenda includes:

HB1 Provides for the ordinary operating expenses of state government for Fiscal Year 2013-2014.

HB45 Creates the La. Manufactured Firearms and Ammunition Act.

HB118 Requires that monies received by the state from violations of certain federal and state laws associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill shall be deposited into the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund.

HB128 Provides for survivors benefits for tribal police officers and firemen.

HB130 Changes distribution of the Ascension Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund.

SB122 Makes changes to both the Investor Tax Credit and the Import Export Cargo Credit of the Ports of Louisiana Tax Credit Program and provides a new termination date for the credit.

Judiciary A. 9:30 a.m. in John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room. Agenda includes:

HB23 Provides for an automobile allowance for the clerk of court of Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Lincoln, and Webster parishes.

HB278 Adds coercion of a female child to undergo an abortion as a defined form of child abuse.

HB293 Allows certain certified records to be used as evidence.

HB295 Authorizes an increase in court costs in the mayor’s court for the town of Mansura.

HB321 Provides relative to expedited jury trials.

HB404 Provides for the functions of the jury commission in St. Charles Parish.

HB469 Provides with respect to immunity from liability for volunteer firemen.

HB472 Provides relative to class actions.

HB513 Provides for an increase in certain fees for the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court.

HB523 Provides relative to civil injunctions and restraining orders.

HB589 Provides a comprehensive revision of the Code of Civil Procedure.

HCR32 Requests the La. State Law Institute to review child support guidelines and laws regarding custody and visitation relative to children with developmental disabilities.

SR111 Requests the Louisiana State Law Institute to perform a comprehensive study of Louisiana bail laws and procedures and to make recommendations as necessary for modernization of bail practices..

Judiciary B. 10:30 a.m. in Committee Room E. Agenda includes:

HB126 Provides relative to the posting of National Human Trafficking Resources Center hotline information at certain establishments.

HB146 Provides relative to fuel sales provisions of video draw poker law.

HB152 Provides relative to parole eligibility for juvenile offenders convicted of homicide offenses.

HB262 Adds failure to register as a convicted arsonist and violations of a fire marshal’s orders to the list of offenses for which a fire marshal may conduct investigations and make arrests.

HB360 Provides relative to the payment of group insurance premiums for retired sheriffs and employees hired on or after September 1, 2013, for Lincoln Parish.

HB561 Provides relative to the coroner of St. Tammany Parish.

HB641 Provides relative to tobacco enforcement.

HB722 Provides for an additional fee to be assessed on criminal bonds posted in the city court of Baton Rouge.

Judiciary C. 10:00 a.m. in Committee Room F. Agenda includes:

HB98 Provides with respect to concealed handgun permits issued by sheriffs.

HB189 Provides relative to the attempt to commit the crime of theft.

HB297 Limits the release of defendants on their own recognizance in certain circumstances.

HB371 Provides relative to discovery and inspection of certain types of evidence in criminal cases.

HB385 Amends provisions of law regarding post-conviction relief.

HB423 Provides relative to petitions for injunctive relief or declaratory judgments regarding the registration and notification requirements of sex offenders.

HB482 Provides relative to agency heads of auditees that receive three consecutive disclaimer of opinion audit reports.

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