Tuesday at the Legislature

House convenes at 1:00 p.m.

Senate convenes at 1:00 p.m.

HOUSE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Appropriations. 9:00 a.m. in Committee Room 5. Agenda includes: Update on construction of University Medical Center in New Orleans

HB65 Provides relative to the payment of insurance premiums for certain retirees of the Hazardous Duty Services Plan in the La. State Employees’ Retirement System.

SB75 Provides with respect to monies deposited into the Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly.

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

SB215 Provides for ferries on the Mississippi River.

Civil Law & Procedure. 11:00 a.m. in Committee Room 4. Agenda includes:

SB1 Prohibits legislation relative to state tax rebates from being considered during a regular session held in an even-numbered year.

SB5 Removes the mandatory retirement age of judges.

SB27 Provides for the Louisiana Home Protection Act.

SB56 Constitutional amendment to exclude owners who are permanently totally disabled from the requirement that they annually certify to the assessor the amount of their adjusted gross income in order to receive the Special Assessment Level.

SB73 Constitutional amendment to grant the Southeast Baton Rouge community school system in East Baton Rouge Parish the same authority granted parishes relative to MFP funding and raising revenue for schools.

SB96 Constitutional amendment to provide for eligibility for disabled veterans and their spouses for certain exemptions from ad valorem taxes.

SB156 Provides relative to leases and residential lessee’s right to notification of foreclosure action.

Transportation, Highways & Public Works. At adjournment in Committee Room 3. Agenda includes:

HCR141 Memorializes congress in opposition to the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.

SB236 Provides for legislation relative to the governing authority of East Baton Rouge Parish’s public bid process.

Ways and Means. 10:30 a.m. in Committee Room 6. Agenda includes:

HB24 Provides for exemption from gasoline and special fuels taxes for school buses owned and operated by municipal and parish school boards.

HB139 Creates an exemption from sales and use tax for construction materials purchased by the Committee for Plaquemines Recovery.

HB324 Authorizes an income tax rebate for donations to certain schools.

HB496 Creates a sales tax holiday period for consumer purchases of firearms and ammunition manufactured in Louisiana.

HB699 Establishes an individual income tax credit based upon overtime wages earned by eligible taxpayers whose employment is subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Judiciary B. 10:00 a.m. in Committee Room E. Agenda includes:

HB117 Authorizes the 11th JDC to provide for a reentry division of court.

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

HB424 Provides relative to operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

HB440 Provides relative to sex offender registration and notification.

HB442 Provides relative to sentencing and treatment of certain offenders convicted of certain violations of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law.

HB641 Provides relative to tobacco enforcement.

HCR111 Requests that DPS&C study the feasibility and cost effectiveness of transferring certain elderly and infirm inmates to nursing home facilities.

SR121 Requests the legislative auditor to review certain crime statistics for the city of New Orleans.

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

HB277 Repeals provisions of law regarding prior approval for the transfer of certain firearms.

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

SCR99 Requests the Louisiana Public Defender Board to study whether the statewide public defender system should be privatized via a system of contract employment.

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