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Bills Signed Into Law by Gov. Edwards, Regular Legislative Session 2017

For Release On:

June 14, 2017

BATON ROUGE:

  • ACT 1 - HB 185: Establishes the Louisiana Military Medics and Corpsmen Pilot Program 
  • ACT 2 - HB 30: Creates the "Louisiana Patriot Guard Riders" specialty license plate 
  • ACT 3 - HB 476: Modifies the allocation of funding for the Support Our Troops special prestige license plate 
  • ACT 4 – HB 16: Authorizes the governing authority of the town of Jonesboro to levy and collect a hotel occupancy tax
  • ACT 5 – HB 24: Provides relative to the West Baton Rouge Parish Tourist Commission
  • ACT 6 – HB 25: Provides relative to group insurance benefits of the Madison Parish Sheriff's Office
  • ACT 7 – HB 75: Provides with respect to copies of death certificates
  • ACT 8 – HB 106: Provides for group insurance benefits for the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office
  • ACT 9 – HB 233: Provides relative to filing requirements for surplus lines insurers
  • ACT 10 – HB 289: Requires risk-bearing entities to provide certain contact information to the commissioner of insurance
  • ACT 11 – HB 290: Provides relative to appraisal management company license applications and renewals
  • ACT 12 – HB 299: Provides relative to the Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise Commission
  • ACT 13 – HB 378: Provides relative to the purchase of specialty firefighting training trailers
  • ACT 14 – HB 480: Provides for the approval of independent review organizations
  • ACT 15 – HB 4: Provides relative to the reemployment of retired school nurses in positions covered by the Teachers' Retirement System of La.
  • ACT 16 – HB 5: Provides for a mayor's court in the village of Athens 
  • ACT 17 – HB 9:  Provides relative to earnable compensation in the Firefighters' Retirement System 
  • ACT 19 – HB 11: Provides relative to Back-DROP benefits of the Assessors' Retirement Fund
  • ACT 20 – HB 12: Provides relative to compensation for members of the Livingston Parish planning commission for attending meetings 
  • ACT 21 – HB 21: Provides relative to irrevocability of optional beneficiary designation
  • ACT 22 – HB 22: Provides relative to retirement options in the Firefighters' Retirement System
  • ACT 23 – HB 32: Provides relative to the board of trustees of the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of La.
  • ACT 24 – HB 35: Provides relative to the offset of disability retirement benefits of members of the Firefighters' Retirement System based on receipt of workers' compensation benefits
  • ACT 25 – HB 38: Provides relative to the authority of the board of trustees of the District Attorneys' Retirement System
  • ACT 26 – HB 62:  Provides relative to group insurance premiums for retirees of the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office
  • ACT 27 – HB 72: Provides relative to group insurance premiums of the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office and distributions to the Plaquemines Parish Retired Employees' Insurance Fund
  • ACT 29 – HB 89: Allows employees of insurance companies that are not licensed claims adjusters to adjust certain losses that do not exceed five hundred dollars
  • ACT 30 – HB 90: Provides relative to donations received by public servants for the purposes of disaster aid or relief to provide aid or to offset losses resulting from a gubernatorially declared disaster or emergency 
  • ACT 31 – HB 107: Provides relative to group insurance expenses of the clerk of court in Terrebonne Parish
  • ACT 32 – HB 155: Adds the House and Governmental Affairs Committee as an entity eligible to receive criminal history record information 
  • ACT 33 – HB 159: Requires certain mental health providers to be licensed under the Behavioral Health Services Provider Licensing Law 
  • ACT 34 – HB 165:  Provides for identification of dental benefit plan coverage 
  • ACT 35 – HB 188: Provides for review of fees charged for external review 
  • ACT 36 – HB 190: Provides relative to the sheriff's statement indicating the amount of time a defendant has spent in custody prior to conviction
  • ACT 37 – HB 212: Provides relative to disability benefits of Louisiana National Guardsmen 
  • ACT 39 – HB 232:  Provides relative to the mislabeling of fresh fruits and vegetables
  • ACT 40 – HB 250: Authorizes local needle exchange programs 
  • ACT 41 – HB 251: Provides relative to the declaration of abandoned animals after a declared emergency 
  • ACT 42 – SB 15:  Repeals provision that prohibits a commissioner of the St. Tammany Levee, Drainage and Conservation District, whose term is expired, from continuing to serve or vote
  • ACT 43 – SB 20: Provides relative to meetings, election of officers, and per diem for members of the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission
  • ACT 44 – SB 71:Provides relative to TOPS award amounts
  • ACT 45 – SB 107: Provides licensing exception for specialty vehicle dealers who manufacture armored personnel carriers for sale to law enforcement agencies and modifies certain requirements regarding sales or offers to sell motor vehicles directly to a consumer
  • ACT 46 – SB 127: Prohibits certain coverings and devices from obstructing a license plate
  • ACT 47 – SB 4:Provides relative to the registration of investment adviser representatives
  • ACT 49 – SB 104: Provides relative to bid procedures for contractors
  • ACT 50 – SB 108: Provides relative to licensing and registration of persons engaged in real estate activity
  • ACT 51 – SB 112: Provides relative to the execution of performance based energy efficiency contracts
  • ACT 52 – HB 252: Provides relative to animal health and food safety for commercial feeds
  • ACT 53 – HB 286:Provides for the payment of restitution to the Crime Victims Reparations Fund in certain cases
  • ACT 54 – HB 295: Provides relative to the forms of payment a video draw poker device accepts
  • ACT 55 – HB 297: Provides relative to membership on the Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission
  • ACT 56 – HB 298: Decreases the amount of college credit required for certification and licensing of agricultural consultants
  • ACT 57 – HB 310: Provides for revisions to the Business Corporations Act
  • ACT 59 – HB 317: Provides for the acceptance of a child surrendered for adoption by the Department of Children and Family Services
  • ACT 60 – HB 320: Provides relative to the designation of a third party administrator of the Louisiana Military Family Assistance Board
  • ACT 61 – HB 392: Prohibits insurers from combining a higher classified public fire protection area with a lower classified public fire protection area for the purpose of determining insurance rates for both districts
  • ACT 62 – HB 400: Provides for certain form requirements imposed on financial institutions relative to the cancellation of mortgages
  • ACT 63 – HB 407:Provides for producer fees for individual and group health insurance policies
  • ACT 64 – HB 408: Provides for the change of insurance producer on record
  • ACT 65 – HB 431:  Amends provisions of law regarding co-operative marketing associations
  • ACT 66 – HB 493: Establishes a reinspection fee for facilities and establishments with sanitary code violations
  • ACT 67 – HB 566: Creates an individual income tax checkoff for the Louisiana Horse Rescue Association
  • ACT 69 – HB 593: Provides relative to the regulation of turtles
  • ACT 70 – HB 615: Provides relative to the release date of an inmate required to complete certain programs prior to release on parole
  • ACT 71 – HB 308: Allows the continued employment of a cadet or graduate of the state police training academy in the classified state police service under certain circumstances
  • ACT 72 – HB 111: Requires instruction in litter prevention and awareness for public school students in certain grades
  • ACT 73 – SB 58: Provides relative to the statewide human services districts and authorities
  • ACT 74 – SB 152: Provides relative to a needs accommodation designation on a driver's license or special identification card regarding mental health
  • ACT 75 – SB 147: Provides relative to the Louisiana National Guard
  • ACT 76 – SB 55: Provides relative to prescribers of controlled dangerous substances.
  • ACT 77 – HB 14: Provides relative to the naming of the Madisonville branch library in St. Tammany Parish.
  • ACT 79 – HB 27: Amends the definition of "household member" for purposes of assistance and protection from domestic abuse.
  • ACT 80 – HB 182: Provides relative to the Kenilworth Improvement District in Orleans Parish.
  • ACT 81 – HB 191:  Changes the name of the "Quail Unlimited" prestige license plate to the "Quail Forever" prestige license plate.
  • ACT 82 – HB 192: Provides for limitations on the prescribing of opioids.
  • ACT 83 – HB 200: Provides relative to the municipal police civil service system for the city of Mandeville. 
  • ACT 84 – HB 223: Provides relative to abuse among dating partners.
  • ACT 85 – HB 329: Provides relative to the Lake Barrington Subdivision Improvement District in Orleans Parish.
  • ACT 86 – HB 452: Makes requirement for in-service training relative to suicide prevention applicable to nonpublic and charter school teachers and other employees. 
  • ACT 87 – HB 487: Relative to fraudulent or fictitious identification credentials. 
  • ACT 88 – HB 490: Creates the Advisory Council on Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education.
  • ACT 89 – HB 499: Provides relative to the crime of stalking. 
  • ACT 90 – HB 509:  Provides relative to temporary restraining orders. 
  • ACT 91 – HB 524:  Provides relative to the stay of discovery in certain proceedings. 
  • ACT 92 – HB 540: Provides relative to the authority of the police chief in the city of Eunice. 
  • ACT 93 – HB 87: Provides relative to the classified police service in the city of Eunice. 
  • ACT 94 – HB 97: Provides relative to certification requirements for law enforcement officers investigating traffic fatalities. 
  • ACT 95 – HB 114: Provides relative to the sale and shipment of certain alcoholic beverages. 
  • ACT 96 – HB 129: Provides relative to small successions.
  • ACT 97 – HB 171:  Provides for technical corrections in Title 17 of the La. Revised Statutes. 
  • ACT 98 – HB 204:  Provides relative to the information provided to the Dept. of Public Safety and Corrections when offenders are sentenced to its custody. 
  • ACT 99 – HB 216: Provides relative to indigent defense services in certain city courts. 
  • ACT 100 – HB 225:  Provides relative to certain substances in the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law. 
  • ACT 101 – HB 276:  Provides relative to law enforcement officers while under officer-involved incident investigations.
  • ACT 102 – HB 328:  Provides relative to extinction of rights relating to immovable property.
  • ACT 103 – HB 410: Provides relative to the quorum necessary for the Public Defender Board to transact business. 
  • ACT 104 – HB 485: Provides relative to the functions of jury commissions in certain parishes. 
  • ACT 105 – SB 9: Provides relative to servitudes of natural drainage. 
  • ACT 106 – SB 14: Amends the definition of "auto-injector" for purposes of emergency medical services.
  • ACT 107 – SB 28: Provides relative to facilities providing housing to individuals referred by judicial agencies.
  • ACT 108 – SB 70: Makes misbranding or adulteration of drugs under certain circumstances a felony.
  • ACT 109 – SB 77: Allows the use of gill nets for taking of shad as bait fish with certain limitations.
  • ACT 110 – SB 94: Designates portions of certain state highways.
  • ACT 111 – SB 119: Authorizes a surface lease between Williams, Inc. and the state land office.
  • ACT 112 – SB 230: Removes certain museums from the jurisdiction of the Department of State.
  • ACT 112 – SB 230: Removes certain museums from the jurisdiction of the Department of State.
  • ACT 113 – HB 7: Provides for the transfer of certain surplus witness fee funds to the criminal court fund of Washington Parish
  • ACT 114 – HB 10: Provides relative to the judicial expense fund for the Thirty-Fifth Judicial District
  • ACT 115 – HB 17: Provides relative to the release of certain account information for the estate of a decedent
  • ACT 116 – HB 18: Designates a portion of Louisiana Highway 1 in Shreveport as the "Deacon Cleophus Banks, Jr. Memorial Highway"
  • ACT 117 – HB 19: Allows for the imposition of community service as a possible penalty for a violation of any parish ordinance
  • ACT 118 – HB 28: Creates the "Acadiana High School" special prestige license plate
  • ACT 119 – HB 29: Designates a portion of Highway 171 in Anacoco, La., as the "Sergeant James Edward Martin Memorial Highway" 
  • ACT 120 – HB 31: Provides relative to the reemployment of retired school psychologists in positions covered by the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana
  • ACT 121 – HB 39: Designates a portion of Louisiana Highway 377 in Vernon Parish as the "Corporal Leonard Carroll Bond Memorial Highway" 
  • ACT 122 – HB 40: Designates portions of certain Louisiana Highways 
  • ACT 123 – HB 46: Provides relative to the personnel authority of the police chief in Amite City 
  • ACT 124 – HB 58: Provides that the water company for Tangipahoa Parish collect sewerage bills
  • ACT 125 – HB 65: Creates the "Sabine Pass Lighthouse" specialty license plate
  • ACT 126 – HB 66: Provides relative to transcript fees charged by court reporters in Terrebonne Parish
  • ACT 127 – HB 76: Increases the maximum hotel occupancy tax authorized to be levied by the West Feliciana Parish Tourist Commission
  • ACT 128 – HB 77: Provides with respect to penalties for the offense of littering 
  • ACT 129 – HB 84: Provides relative to an increase in fees charged by court reporters in the 27th Judicial District Court
  • ACT 130 – HB 88: Authorizes the St. John the Baptist Sheriff to name a law enforcement training facility in honor of retired St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Lloyd B. Johnson 
  • ACT 131 – HB 94: Authorizes all district courts to establish reentry courts 
  • ACT 132 – HB 100: Designates a portion of La. Highway 1 within the city limits of Simmesport, Louisiana, as "Joe Simon Boulevard"
  • ACT 133 – HB 104: Provides for an increase in certain fees and costs in the Twenty-Fifth Judicial District Court
  • ACT 134 – HB 109: Provides relative to the St. Landry Parish central collection commission for sales and use taxes
  • ACT 135 – HB 120: Provides for fees in civil matters
  • ACT 136 – HB 130: Provides that economically disadvantaged students shall be included as a factor for purposes of teacher evaluations and requirements for enrollment of at-risk students in charter schools 
  • ACT 137 – HB 140: Requires reports to the assessor concerning deaths occurring in the state
  • ACT 138 – HB 142: Calls a special election on October 14, 2017, for submitting proposed constitutional amendments to the state's electors
  • ACT 139 – HB 146: Provides relative to the per diem paid to board members of Hospital Service District No. 1 of St. Landry Parish
  • ACT 140 – HB 147: Authorizes the governing authority of St. Bernard Parish to enact ordinances requiring property owners to remove deleterious growths and trash 
  • ACT 141 – HB 154: Authorizes the disclosure of autopsy-related information to the Department of Children and Family Services at no charge
  • ACT 142 – HB 158: Authorizes the transfer of certain state property in St. Landry Parish 
  • ACT 143 – HB 168: Requires reporting of certain information concerning persons with a felony conviction who are released from the custody or supervision of the Dept. of Public Safety and Corrections
  • ACT 144 – HB 193: Designates the bridge on Louisiana Highway 2 over James Bayou as the "Hart's Ferry Bridge"
  • ACT 145 – HB 230: Provides for the definition of aviation gasoline
  • ACT 146 – HB 253: Revises terminology referring to the deaf and hard of hearing 
  • ACT 147 – HB 268: Provides relative to criminal history records checks for agencies with access to federal tax information, criminal history record information, or state issued REAL ID information
  • ACT 148 – HB 280: Provides relative to birth certificates in certain cases of adoption
  • ACT 149 – HB 291: Provides relative to the per diem paid to members of the board of commissioners of the Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Service District 

 


 
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