LA HB253 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 12 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-06-12 - Effective date: 08/01/17.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Revises terminology referring to the deaf and hard of hearing

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Revises terminology referring to the deaf and hard of hearing


Rep. Patricia Smith [D]Rep. Mark Abraham [R]Rep. Beryl Amedee [R]Rep. Tony Bacala [R]
Rep. Lawrence Bagley [R]Rep. John Bagneris [D]Rep. Taylor Barras [R]Rep. John Berthelot [R]
Rep. Robert Billiot [D]Rep. Stuart Bishop [R]Rep. Joseph Bouie [D]Rep. Chad Brown [D]
Rep. Terry Brown [I]Rep. Thomas Carmody [R]Rep. Barbara Carpenter [D]Rep. Gary Carter [D]
Rep. Robert Carter [D]Rep. Stephen Carter [R]Rep. Charles Chaney [R]Rep. Patrick Connick [R]
Rep. Jean-paul Coussan [R]Rep. Kenny Cox [D]Rep. George Cromer [R]Rep. Phillip DeVillier [R]
Rep. Stephen Dwight [R]Rep. Julie Emerson [R]Rep. Reid Falconer [R]Rep. Franklin Foil [R]
Rep. A.B. Franklin [D]Rep. Randal Gaines [D]Rep. Raymond Garofalo [R]Rep. Jerry Gisclair [D]
Rep. Cedric Glover [D]Rep. John Guinn [R]Rep. Jeff Hall [D]Rep. Jimmy Harris [D]
Rep. Kenneth Havard [R]Rep. Bob Hensgens [R]Rep. Stephanie Hilferty [R]Rep. Frank Hoffmann [R]
Rep. Dodie Horton [R]Rep. Frank Howard [R]Rep. Marcus Hunter [D]Rep. Mike Huval [R]
Rep. Katrina Jackson [D]Rep. Edward James [D]Rep. Patrick Jefferson [D]Rep. Samuel Jenkins [D]
Rep. Robert Johnson [D]Rep. Edmond Jordan [D]Rep. Nancy Landry [R]Rep. Bernard LeBas [D]
Rep. Christopher Leopold [R]Rep. Rodney Lyons [D]Rep. Joseph Marino [I]Rep. Jack McFarland [R]
Rep. Dustin Miller [D]Rep. Gregory Miller [R]Rep. Helena Moreno [D]Rep. James Morris [R]
Rep. Kevin Pearson [R]Rep. Rogers Pope [R]Sen. Edward Price [D]Rep. Steve Pylant [R]
Rep. Jerome Richard [I]Rep. John Schroder [R]Rep. Robert Shadoin [R]Rep. Joseph Stagni [D]
Rep. John Stefanski [R]Rep. Major Thibaut [D]Rep. Polly Thomas [R]Rep. Jerome Zeringue [R]
Sen. John Alario [R]Sen. R Allain [R]Sen. Conrad Appel [R]Sen. Regina Barrow [D]
Sen. Gerald Boudreaux [D]Sen. Troy Carter [D]Sen. Norby Chabert [R]Sen. Dan Claitor [R]
Sen. Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb [D]Sen. Patrick Cortez [R]Sen. Jack Donahue [R]Sen. Dale Erdey [R]
Sen. James Fannin [R]Sen. Ryan Gatti [R]Sen. Sharon Hewitt [R]Sen. Ronnie Johns [R]
Sen. Eric LaFleur [D]Sen. Eddie Lambert [R]Sen. Gerald Long [R]Sen. W. Jay Luneau [D]
Sen. Daniel Martiny [R]Sen. John Milkovich [D]Sen. Fred Mills [R]Sen. Beth Mizell [R]
Sen. Jean-Paul Morrell [D]Sen. Barrow Peacock [R]Sen. Jonathan Perry [R]Sen. Karen Peterson [D]
Sen. Neil Riser [R]Sen. Gary Smith [D]Sen. John Smith [R]Sen. Gregory Tarver [D]
Sen. Francis Thompson [D]Sen. Michael Walsworth [R]Sen. Rick Ward [D]Sen. Mack White [R]

Roll Calls

2017-05-31 - Senate - Senate Vote on HB 253 CO-AUTHORS (#578) (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-05-31 - Senate - Senate Vote on HB 253 FINAL PASSAGE (#577) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-10 - House - House Vote on HB 253 FINAL PASSAGE (#263) (Y: 94 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 11) [PASS]


2017-06-12HouseEffective date: 08/01/17.
2017-06-12HouseSigned by the Governor. Becomes Act No. 146.
2017-06-02HouseSent to the Governor for executive approval.
2017-06-02SenateSigned by the President of the Senate.
2017-06-02HouseEnrolled and signed by the Speaker of the House.
2017-05-31HouseReceived from the Senate without amendments.
2017-05-31SenateRead by title, passed by a vote of 38 yeas and 0 nays, and ordered returned to the House. Motion to reconsider tabled.
2017-05-30SenateReported without Legislative Bureau amendments. Read by title and passed to third reading and final passage.
2017-05-25SenateRead by title and referred to the Legislative Bureau.
2017-05-25SenateRules suspended.
2017-05-24SenateReported favorably.
2017-05-15SenateRead second time by title and referred to the Committee on Health and Welfare.
2017-05-11SenateReceived in the Senate. Read first time by title and placed on the Calendar for a second reading.
2017-05-10HouseRead third time by title, amended, roll called on final passage, yeas 94, nays 0. Finally passed, title adopted, ordered to the Senate.
2017-05-04HouseScheduled for floor debate on 05/10/17.
2017-05-03HouseRead by title, ordered engrossed, passed to 3rd reading.
2017-05-02HouseReported favorably (13-0).
2017-04-10HouseRead by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Health and Welfare.
2017-03-29HouseUnder the rules, provisionally referred to the Committee on Health and Welfare.


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