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2015 Regular Session

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Instrument  AuthorCurrent StatusConsidered
SB1 ALLAIN Pending Senate Judiciary A Considered 4/28/15 more...
SERVITUDES:  Provides relative to servitudes of natural drainage. (gov sig) (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
SB2 CLAITOR Signed by the Governor - Act 135 more...
STATE POLICE RET FUND:  Repeals provisions for payment to certain DROP participants of a retirement benefit calculated as if the persons had not participated in DROP. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT APV)
SB3 ALARIO Signed by the Governor - Act 148 more...
PUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS:  Names the "Senator Chris Ullo Building". (gov sig)
SB4 ALARIO Signed by the Governor - Act 9 more...
ROADS/HIGHWAYS:  Names the new bridge across Caminada Pass to Grand Isle on LA 1 in Jefferson Parish the "Andy P. Valence Memorial Bridge". (8/1/15)
SB5 E.GUILLORY Withdrawn from the files of the Senate - prior to introduction more...
ROADS/HIGHWAYS:  Designates the intersection of LA Hwy 182 and LA Hwy 358 in Opelousas as the "St. Landry Parish Memorial Intersection". (8/1/15)
SB6 PERRY Signed by the Governor - Act 10 more...
ROADS/HIGHWAYS:  Names US Highway 167 between the southern corporate limits of the village of Maurice and the northern corporate limits of the city of Abbeville in Vermilion Parish the "Deputy Allen Bares, Jr. Memorial Parkway". (8/1/15)
SB7 E.GUILLORY Signed by the Governor - Act 11 more...
ROADS/HIGHWAYS:  Designates the intersection of LA Hwy 182 and LA Hwy 358 in Opelousas as the "St. Landry Parish Memorial Intersection" and designates the US 190 bridge in Krotz Springs as the "Sal and Frank Diesi Bridge". (8/1/15) (EN +$2,850 SD EX See Note)
SB8 LONG Pending Senate Judiciary C more...
CRIME/PUNISHMENT:  Provides relative to prosecutions for certain criminal offenses. (gov sig) (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
SB9 LONG Pending Senate Judiciary C Considered 4/21/15 more...
CRIME/PUNISHMENT:  Provides relative to the crime of aggravated kidnapping. (8/1/15) (OR DECREASE GF EX See Note)
SB10 PETERSON Pending Senate Health and Welfare Considered 5/6/15 more...
HEALTH CARE:  Constitutional amendment to direct DHH to offer health insurance with essential health benefits to every legal resident of Louisiana whose income is at or below 138% of the federal poverty level. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (OR GF EX See Note)
SB11 LONG Signed by the Governor - Act 234 more...
TAX/LOCAL:  Authorizes the Sabine Parish Tourist and Recreation Commission to levy additional occupancy taxes on hotel rooms, motel rooms, and camping facilities if approved by parish voters. (8/1/15)
SB12 HEITMEIER Withdrawn from the files of the Senate - prior to introduction more...
COURTS:  Provides for locations of sessions of the 25th Judicial District Court. (gov sig)
SB13 PEACOCK Pending House Retirement more...
FIREFIGHTERS RETIREMENT:  Provides benefits for members hired on or after January 1, 2016. (6/30/15) (RE DECREASE APV)
SB14 E.GUILLORY Pending Senate Retirement Considered 4/20/15 more...
RETIREMENT SYSTEMS:  Provides for determination of employer contributions. (6/30/15) (OR NO IMPACT APV)
SB15 NEVERS Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Constitutional amendment to levy a tax on the use of hydrocarbon processing facilities and to dedicate the proceeds. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (1/1/16)
SB16 E.GUILLORY Subject to call - Senate concurrence more...
RETIREMENT SYSTEMS:  Provides for application of excess investment earnings of the state retirement systems. (2/3 - CA10s29) (6/30/15) (REF INCREASE APV)
SB17 E.GUILLORY Signed by the Governor - Act 136 more...
SHERIFFS PEN/RELIEF FUND:  Provides relative to benefits and funding. (2/3 - CA10s29(F)) (6/30/15) (EN INCREASE APV)
SB18 ADLEY Substitute adopted on the Senate floor. Became SB285 more...
TEACHERS RETIREMENT:  Provides for higher education liability payments. (6/30/15) (OR NO IMPACT APV)
SB19 MURRAY Pending Senate Retirement more...
LOCAL RETIREMENT:  Provides relative to the Firefighters' Pension and Relief Fund in the city of New Orleans. (gov sig) (OR DECREASE APV)
SB20 LONG Signed by the Governor - Act 149 more...
TEACHERS RETIREMENT:  Allows certain retirees to collect benefits during reemployment. (2/3 - CA10s29(F)) (6/30/15) (EN +$322,581 APV)
SB21 LONG Signed by the Governor - Act 235 more...
PARISHES:  Provides for ex officio notaries public with certain limited authority for Natchitoches Parish government. (8/1/15)
SB22 LAFLEUR Signed by the Governor - Act 236 more...
HOUSING:  Authorizes coverage risk which may be pooled by local housing authority members of the interlocal risk management agency. (gov sig)
SB23 WARD Signed by the Governor - Act 237 more...
SHERIFFS:  Provides relative to payment of group insurance premiums for retired sheriffs and deputy sheriffs of the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. (8/1/15)
SB24 NEVERS Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Considered 5/18/15 more...
TAX EXEMPTIONS:  Extends a non-refundable employer apprenticeship tax credit for three additional years. (gov sig) (OR -$500,000 GF RV See Note)
SB25 PETERSON Signed by the Governor - Act 238 more...
SPECIAL DISTRICTS:  Provides relative to the Broadmoor Neighborhood Improvement District within the parish of Orleans. (8/1/15)
SB26 J.R.SMITH Signed by the Governor - Act 150 more...
PORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS:  Provides for a per diem for members of the Board of Commissioners of the West Calcasieu Port. (8/1/15) (EN +$6,000 LF EX See Note)
SB27 BROOME Signed by the Governor - Act 151 more...
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:  Prohibits expungement of domestic abuse battery convictions. (gov sig)
SB28 TROY BROWN Signed by the Governor - Act 239 more...
SCHOOLS:  Requires public school governing authorities to inform students and parents of the homework assistance services offered through the State Library of Louisiana. (gov sig)
SB29 CORTEZ Signed by the Governor - Act 240 more...
MUNICIPALITIES:  Provides relative to the city of Lafayette municipal fire and police civil service system. (8/1/16)
SB30 KOSTELKA Signed by the Governor - Act 137 more...
CRIME/PUNISHMENT:  Provides relative to the crime of illegal possession of stolen property. (gov sig)
SB31 MORRELL Pending House and Governmental Affairs Sched. for 6/2/15 more...
STUDENTS:  Authorizes surveys of public school students in Orleans Parish regarding risk behaviors. (8/1/15)
SB32 MILLS Pending Senate Education Considered 4/30/15 more...
TEACHERS:  Requires that educator evaluations be based upon classroom observations and multiple quantitative measures of growth in student achievement. (gov sig) (OR INCREASE EX See Note)
SB33 WALSWORTH Signed by the Governor - Act 241 more...
ADMINISTRATION DIVISION:  Places the office of telecommunications management within the office of technology services. (8/1/15) (EN -$585,000 GF EX See Note)
SB34 CORTEZ Substitute adopted on the Senate floor. Became SB283 more...
CURRICULA:  Requires passage of a test identical to the civics portion of the U.S. Naturalization Test to earn high school credit in Civics. (6/30/15) (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
SB35 G.SMITH Withdrawn from the files of the Senate - prior to introduction more...
SEX OFFENSES:  Provides relative to certain sex offenses. (8/1/15)
SB36 AMEDEE Signed by the Governor - Act 242 more...
SEX OFFENSES:  Provides relative to sexual assault protective orders. (8/1/15)
SB37 MORRELL Signed by the Governor - Act 152 more...
LAW ENFORCEMENT:  Requires the Council on Peace Officer Standards and Training to develop and continuously update certain training programs for peace officers and college or university police officers. (gov sig)
SB38 JOHNS Signed by the Governor - Act 243 more...
MUNICIPALITIES:  Provides relative to the city of Lake Charles municipal fire and police civil service system. (gov sig)
SB39 MILLS Signed by the Governor - Act 443 more...
HEALTH CARE:  Provides for the Louisiana Board of Drug and Device Distributors. (gov sig)
SB40 NEVERS Pending Senate Health and Welfare Considered 4/29/15 more...
HEALTH CARE:  Requires the Department of Health and Hospitals provide health care coverage with essential health benefits to every legal Louisiana resident whose household income is at or below 138% of the federal poverty level. (8/1/15) (OR INCREASE SD EX See Note)
SB41 ALLAIN Subject to call - Senate final passage more...
CONSERVATION:  Provides relative to the Louisiana Oilfield Site Restoration Law. (8/1/15) (OR DECREASE SD EX See Note)
SB42 WALSWORTH Signed by the Governor - Act 244 more...
FISCAL CONTROLS:  Provides for the procedure for notification for certain contracts. (gov sig) (EN DECREASE GF EX See Note)
SB43 APPEL Signed by the Governor - Act 245 more...
BESE:  Provides relative to the adoption of BESE rules and the role of legislative committees and the governor for oversight purposes. (See Act)
SB44 PETERSON Withdrawn from the files of the Senate - prior to introduction more...
VOTERS/VOTING:  Provides for licensed drivers over the age of 18 to be registered as electors by the secretary of state. (8/1/15) (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
SB45 CROWE Pending Senate Local and Municipal Affairs Considered 5/7/15 more...
LOCAL AGENCIES:  Provides relative to appointing tenant commissioners to the governing authority of the city of New Orleans housing authority. (8/1/15)
SB46 LAFLEUR Pending Senate and Governmental Affairs Considered 5/6/15 more...
PUBLIC MEETINGS:  Permits members of the governing board of the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation to participate in meetings by means of telephone, audio-video conference, or other communications technology. (8/1/15)
SB47 PERRY Signed by the Governor - Act 444 more...
DWI:  Provides technical changes to current law relative to the crime of driving while intoxicated. (gov sig)
SB48 DONAHUE Vetoed by the Governor more...
TOPS:  Provides relative to the minimum ACT score for TOPS eligibility and TOPS award amounts. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
SB49 MURRAY Signed by the Governor - Act 246 more...
LOCAL AGENCIES:  Provides relative to credits and deposits into the "Water Help Program Fund" of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
SB50 MURRAY Signed by the Governor - Act 445 more...
LOCAL AGENCIES:  Provides relative to release of obligations of indebtedness by the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. (gov sig)
SB51 CROWE Involuntarily deferred in House Appropriations Considered 6/1/15 more...
FUNDS/FUNDING:  Constitutional amendment to authorize limited redirection and transfer of funds supporting appropriations and allocations from the state general fund and dedicated funds in certain circumstances. (2/3s-CA7s10(F)(1)) (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
SB52 APPEL Signed by the Governor - Act 153 more...
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:  Re-creates the Department of Education. (6/30/15)
SB53 MORRELL Signed by the Governor - Act 247 more...
SPECIAL DISTRICTS:  Provides relative to the Oak Island Neighborhood Improvement District within the parish of Orleans to levy and collect a parcel fee. (gov sig)
SB54 BROOME Signed by the Governor - Act 248 more...
STUDENTS:  Prohibits suspension or expulsion of students in grades prekindergarten through five for certain uniform violations. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
SB55 RISER Signed by the Governor - Act 249 more...
AGRICULTURE/FOREST DEPT:  Provides relative to the Louisiana Forestry Commission and tree seedling nurseries. (gov sig)
SB56 DORSEY-COLOMB Pending House Health and Welfare Considered 5/27/15 more...
CHIROPRACTORS:  Provides for the practice of chiropractic. (gov sig)
SB57 DORSEY-COLOMB Signed by the Governor - Act 154 more...
PUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS:  Provides for placement of a statue of the Reverend Theodore Judson Jemison Sr., better known as Reverend Dr. T.J. Jemison. (8/1/15) (EN SEE FISC NOTE See Note)
SB58 APPEL Signed by the Governor - Act 250 more...
SPECIAL EDUCATION:  Provides relative to the Deaf Child's Bill of Rights. (8/1/15) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
SB59 WARD Signed by the Governor - Act 35 more...
INSURERS:  Provides relative to the withdrawal of deposits by domestic insurers. (gov sig)
SB60 KOSTELKA Signed by the Governor - Act 138 more...
FRAUD:  Provides relative to Medicaid fraud. (gov sig)
SB61 BUFFINGTON Signed by the Governor - Act 446 more...
HEALTH SERVICES:  Provides relative to hospital service districts. (gov sig)
SB62 WARD Signed by the Governor - Act 251 more...
CLERKS OF COURT:  Authorizes the clerks of district court in East Feliciana and West Feliciana parishes to charge an additional fee for issuing birth and death certificates. (8/1/15) (EN INCREASE LF RV See Note)
SB63 CROWE Pending House Appropriations Sched. for 6/1/15 more...
FUNDS/FUNDING:  Authorizes limited redirection and transfer of funds supporting appropriations and allocations from the state general fund and dedicated funds in certain circumstances. (2/3-CAs10(F)(1)) (See Act) (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
SB64 MARTINY Signed by the Governor - Act 155 more...
BANKS/BANKING:  Provides for to the sale and purchase of excess reserves by banks. (8/1/15)
SB65 BUFFINGTON Subject to call - Senate final passage more...
COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES:  Provides relative to postsecondary education management boards. (8/1/15)
SB66 G.SMITH Signed by the Governor - Act 156 more...
PUBLIC CONTRACTS:  Extends time for ports to use the design-build method on certain construction projects. (8/1/15)
SB67 WHITE Signed by the Governor - Act 27 more...
MOTOR VEHICLES:  Provides for exceptions that only a Class "E" operator's license is required for certain operators of vehicles when in the course and scope of employment when necessary to preserve life or property or in executing emergency governmental functions. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV See Note)
SB68 BUFFINGTON Signed by the Governor - Act 139 more...
NURSING HOMES:  Extends moratorium on additional beds for nursing facilities. (gov sig)
SB69 NEVERS Pending Senate Finance Considered 5/18/15 more...
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:  Requires the Dept. of Education to pay the cost of certain postsecondary remedial and developmental coursework required of public high school graduates. (gov sig) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
SB70 WALSWORTH Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs more...
TAX/SALES:  Extends until July 1, 2019, certain sales and use tax exemptions and exclusions. (gov sig)
SB71 ERDEY Signed by the Governor - Act 28 more...
PARISHES:  Provides for information of any negative and positive impact on surrounding parishes to be included in applications for funding of any flood-control projects. (8/1/15) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
SB72 ERDEY Withdrawn from the files of the Senate - prior to introduction more...
COURTS:  Authorizes the Walker Municipal Court to impose an additional court cost in traffic violation cases. (gov sig)
SB73 MORRISH Signed by the Governor - Act 447 more...
CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES:  Defines a judicial agency for purposes of referring certain persons arrested for commission of a crime in housing or a temporary residence which is regulated by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. (8/1/15)
SB74 PETERSON Pending Senate Education Considered 4/22/15 more...
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:  Repeals the Louisiana Science Education Act. (gov sig)
SB75 MILLS Pending Senate Finance Considered 5/25/15 more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Constitutional amendment to establish the Exemption Review Conference and provide for the review of and recommendation concerning tax exemption, exclusion, deduction and credit instruments filed for certain regular sessions and to establish procedures for such instruments. (2/3-CA13s1(A)) (See Act) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
SB76 MORRISH Signed by the Governor - Act 252 more...
ASSESSORS:  Authorizes the Jefferson Davis Parish Assessment District to provide for an automobile expense allowance for the assessor. (gov sig) (EN +$22,000 LF EX See Note)
SB77 KOSTELKA Pending Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection and International Affairs Considered 4/29/15 more...
MOTOR VEHICLES:  Requires a motor vehicle repairman to disclose to customers that parts used in an auto body repair may not be new, original equipment manufacturer parts. (8/1/15)
SB78 MILLS Subject to call - Senate final passage more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Provides the information to be submitted to the legislative fiscal information for the review of instruments relative to tax exemptions, exclusions, deductions, and credits. (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
SB79 ALLAIN Signed by the Governor - Act 448 more...
MINERALS:  Provides for alternative dispute resolution for disputes relating to remediation of oilfield sites and exploration and production sites. (8/1/15) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
SB80 E.GUILLORY Pending Senate Judiciary A more...
CHILDREN:  Constitutional amendment to provide that an unborn child is a human being from the moment of conception. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
SB81 PETERSON Pending Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Considered 5/14/15 more...
EMPLOYMENT:  Requires employers to give workers paid sick leave. (gov sig)(2/3-CA7s2.1) (OR INCREASE SG EX See Note)
SB82 G.SMITH Pending Senate Transportation, Highways, and Public Works Considered 4/22/15 more...
ROADS/HIGHWAYS:  Provides relative to signs on an Interstate highway. (8/1/15)
SB83 WHITE Signed by the Governor - Act 157 more...
COMMERCIAL REGULATIONS:  Provides to exceptions from the issuance of provisional licenses to ex-offenders of certain crimes in order to work in certain professional fields. (8/1/15)
SB84 PETERSON Pending Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Considered 5/14/15 more...
EMPLOYMENT:  Creates the Louisiana Family and Medical Leave Benefits Act. (see Act) (2/3-CA7s2.1) (OR INCREASE SD EX See Note)
SB85 ADLEY Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Considered 4/20/15 more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem property taxes inventory held by manufacturers, distributors, and retailers and to prohibit adjustment of millages because of the implementation of the exemption. (2/3-CA13s1(A)) (1/1/16) (OR -$517,000,000 LF RV See Note)
SB86 PERRY Signed by the Governor - Act 449 more...
ETHICS:  Provides relative to nepotism relating to school employees. (8/1/15)
SB87 PERRY Signed by the Governor - Act 450 more...
ETHICS:  Provides exception from financial disclosure requirements for members of certain boards and commissions that do not earn compensation or per diem and provides exception to post service restrictions for certain contracts. (See Act)
SB88 ADLEY Signed by the Governor - Act 253 more...
CONSERVATION:  Provides for drilling units and authorizes the permitting of cross-unit wells. (8/1/15)
SB89 ADLEY Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Removes the refundable tax credit for ad valorem property taxes paid on natural gas held, used, or consumed in providing natural gas storage services or operating natural gas storage facilities. (gov sig)
SB90 ADLEY Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Prohibits all claims for and refunds of tax credits filed for tax years beginning during calendar year 2015, and defers such claims and refunds to tax years beginning during 2016. (gov sig)
SB91 ADLEY Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Changes certain refundable tax credits to nonrefundable tax credits. (See Act)
SB92 J.R.SMITH Pending Senate Transportation, Highways, and Public Works more...
ROADS/HIGHWAYS:  Declares 65 miles per hour speed limit on portions of LA 12 and LA 27. (8/1/15)
SB93 ADLEY Signed by the Governor - Act 140 more...
TAX/INCOME/PERSONAL:  Prohibits the $25 credit for educational expenses for each child attending nonpublic elementary and secondary school if the tax deduction for payment of tuition and fees is taken and establishes the Student Assessment for a Valuable Education (SAVE) Credit Program. (gov sig) (EN -$347,700,000 GF RV See Note)
SB94 MORRELL Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Sched. for 6/1/15 more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Provides relative to the LA New Markets Jobs Act. (gov sig) (OR -$45,000,000 GF RV See Note)
SB95 MORRELL Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Authorizes certifications of motion picture investor tax credits for Indigenous Louisiana Productions which agree 75% of its expenditures for ATL services will be expended on Louisiana residents and that 75% of its jobs will employ Louisiana residents and provides special tax credit provisions for them. (gov sig)
SB96 MORRELL Withdrawn from the files of the Senate more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Limits all claims against income tax for motion picture investor tax credits filed during each fiscal year to $300 million, but rolls over any remaining balance to future fiscal years. (7/1/15)
SB97 MORRELL Withdrawn from the files of the Senate more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Authorizes certain movie memorabilia donations to CRT in lieu of a first processing transfer fee for a Hollywood South program to memorialize the movie industry in Louisiana. (7/1/15)
SB98 MORRELL Signed by the Governor - Act 451 more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Requires sellers of motion picture investor tax credits to qualify for and be included in a Public Registry of Motion Picture Investor Tax Credit Brokers. (1/1/16) (EN +$60,000 GF EX See Note)
SB99 MORRELL Withdrawn from the files of the Senate more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Authorizes contracts for motion picture investor tax credit for five years, renewable for five more, for scripted television series if they agree to construct or lease production facilities in Louisiana and reach an agreement with LED on guaranteed expenditures and jobs for residents. (gov sig)
SB100 MORRELL Signed by the Governor - Act 141 more...
TAX/TAXATION:  Requires: LED to engage independent auditors to prepare production expenditure verification reports for motion picture investor tax credits; sworn affidavits of those submitting information for the reports; regulates and limits expenditures between related parties and subjects them to review by the state inspector general. (See Act) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV)
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