Monday in the Legislature

House convenes at 4:00 p.m.

Senate convenes at 4:00 p.m.

NO HOUSE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Finance. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room A. Agenda includes:

HB46 Authorizes a cost-of-living adjustment for certain retirees of the La. School Employees’ Retirement System and their beneficiaries.

HB153 Expands the income tax checkoff applicable to prostate cancer to include all types of cancer.

HB174 Provides for an increase in salary for clerks of court.

HB320 Provides relative to the casino support services contract.

HB332 Provides for an increase in court costs for justice of the peace courts.

HB504 Provides for additional court costs for the New Orleans Municipal Court.

HB532 Provides for a hospital stabilization formula and assessment and creates the Hospital Stabilization Fund and provides for uses of the fund.

HB533 Creates the Medical Assistance Trust Fund as a constitutional fund, creates accounts for each provider paying fees into the fund, and provides for uses of the fund.

HB540 Repeals provisions of law relative to teacher certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

SB37 Makes changes in the state federal income tax deduction and in the net operating loss deduction to provide state income tax relief for both individuals and corporations related to certain disasters.

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.

SB125 Provides that eligibility standards for the La. Medicaid program shall conform to those established by the Affordable Care Act and requires reporting of program outcomes.

SB188 Provides for salaries of judges as recommended by the Judicial Compensation Commission.

SB197 Extends income tax credits for the rehabilitation of certain owner-occupied residential structures and provides for applicability.

SB208 Extends the tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic structures and provides for the applicability of such credit.

SCR35 Directs the allocation of federal funds received due to Hurricane Isaac to parishes based on the amount of damage sustained within the parish..

Retirement. 2:00 p.m. in Committee Room E. Agenda includes:

HB22 Provides relative to the calculation of final average compensation in the Sheriffs’ Pension and Relief Fund.

HB41 Provides relative to the board of trustees of the Firefighters’ Pension and Relief Fund in the city of New Orleans.

HB42 Provides for a final average compensation for members of the Firefighters’ Pension and Relief Fund in the city of New Orleans.

HB50 Provides relative to employee contributions in the Firefighters’ Pension and Relief Fund in the city of New Orleans.

HB51 Provides relative to the computation of benefits in the Firefighters’ Pension and Relief Fund in the city of New Orleans.

HB54 Provides relative to the collection and enforcement of ad valorem tax proceeds due to the Registrar of Voters Employees’ Retirement System.

HB58 Provides relative to the definition of “employee” for the Municipal Police Employees’ Retirement System.

Revenue & Fiscal Affairs. 1:30 p.m. in John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room. Agenda includes:

HB75 Provides for a state sales and use tax exemption for sales of certain property to “St. Bernard Project, Inc.”.

HB256 Provides for the redemption period for blighted, abandoned, uninhabitable, or hazardous property sold at tax sale.

HB369 Provides relative to information included in certain taxpayer notifications from assessors.

HB418 Provides with respect to the state and local sales and use tax exemption for sales at certain events sponsored by nonprofit organizations.

HB629 Establishes the office of debt recovery at the Dept. of Revenue for the collection of delinquent debts owed to certain governmental entities.

HB630 Provides for the transferability of the income tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic commercial structures.

HB631 Removes the exclusion of the city of New Orleans and the parish of Orleans relative to the offset of individual income tax refunds.

SB104 Constitutional amendment to authorize homeowners, ages sixty-five years or older with financial hardship, to postpone the payment of ad valorem taxes on their homestead until death.

SB158 Provides relative to wind or solar tax credits.

SB163 Provides for tax credit against corporate income and franchise taxes based on the increase in visitors resulting from certain activities undertaken by businesses seeking the credit.

SB228 Authorize homeowners, aged 65 years or older with financial hardship, to postpone payment of ad valorem taxes on their homestead until death.

SB231 Deletes the tax credit for wind energy systems and changes the credit for solar “energy” systems to a tax credit for both solar “electric” systems and solar “thermal” systems.

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