LA SB512 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 50-30-2)
Status: Passed on June 1 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-06-01 - Effective date 6/1/2018.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Provides relative to school employee participation in student-initiated prayer. (gov sig)

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Provides relative to school employee participation in student-initiated prayer. (gov sig)


Sen. Ryan Gatti [R]Sen. John Alario [R]Sen. R Allain [R]Sen. Gerald Boudreaux [D]
Sen. Patrick Cortez [R]Sen. James Fannin [R]Sen. Sharon Hewitt [R]Sen. Ronnie Johns [R]
Sen. Eddie Lambert [R]Sen. Gerald Long [R]Sen. W. Jay Luneau [D]Sen. Daniel Martiny [R]
Sen. John Milkovich [D]Sen. Dan Morrish [R]Sen. Gary Smith [D]Sen. Francis Thompson [D]
Sen. Michael Walsworth [R]Rep. Mark Abraham [R]Rep. Beryl Amedee [R]Rep. John Anders [D]
Rep. James Armes [D]Rep. Lawrence Bagley [R]Rep. John Bagneris [D]Rep. Taylor Barras [R]
Rep. John Berthelot [R]Rep. Joseph Bouie [D]Rep. Terry Brown [I]Rep. Thomas Carmody [R]
Rep. Robert Carter [D]Rep. Stephen Carter [R]Rep. Charles Chaney [R]Rep. Kenny Cox [D]
Rep. Phillip DeVillier [R]Rep. Rick Edmonds [R]Rep. Julie Emerson [R]Rep. Franklin Foil [R]
Rep. A.B. Franklin [D]Rep. Randal Gaines [D]Rep. Raymond Garofalo [R]Rep. Jerry Gisclair [D]
Rep. Jeff Hall [D]Rep. Jimmy Harris [D]Rep. Lance Harris [R]Rep. Lowell Hazel [R]
Rep. Cameron Henry [R]Rep. Valarie Hodges [R]Rep. Frank Hoffmann [R]Rep. Paul Hollis [R]
Rep. Dodie Horton [R]Rep. Frank Howard [R]Rep. Mike Huval [R]Rep. Barry Ivey [R]
Rep. Katrina Jackson [D]Rep. Patrick Jefferson [D]Rep. Samuel Jenkins [D]Rep. Robert Johnson [D]
Rep. Sam Jones [D]Rep. Edmond Jordan [D]Rep. Terry Landry [D]Rep. Bernard LeBas [D]
Rep. Walt Leger [D]Rep. Sherman Mack [R]Rep. Tanner Magee [R]Rep. Jack McFarland [R]
Rep. Blake Miguez [R]Rep. Gregory Miller [R]Rep. Barbara Norton [D]Rep. Kevin Pearson [R]
Rep. Vincent Pierre [D]Rep. Rogers Pope [R]Rep. Steve Pylant [R]Rep. Eugene Reynolds [D]
Rep. Jerome Richard [I]Rep. Clay Schexnayder [R]Rep. Robert Shadoin [R]Rep. Joseph Stagni [D]
Rep. Julie Stokes [R]Rep. Kirk Talbot [R]Rep. Polly Thomas [R]Rep. Malinda White [D]
Rep. Mark Wright [R]Rep. Jerome Zeringue [R]

Roll Calls

2018-05-18 - Senate - Senate Vote on SB 512 ADOPT (#1407) (Y: 28 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2018-05-17 - Senate - Senate Vote on SB 512 REJECT (#1273) (Y: 31 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2018-05-16 - House - House Vote on SB 512 FINAL PASSAGE (#1179) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2018-05-16 - House - House Vote on SB 512 AMENDMENT # 4385 BY EDMONDS MOTION TO ADOPT (#1178) (Y: 68 N: 22 NV: 0 Abs: 14) [PASS]
2018-04-26 - Senate - Senate Vote on SB 512 CO-AUTHORS (#557) (Y: 17 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 22) [PASS]
2018-04-26 - Senate - Senate Vote on SB 512 FINAL PASSAGE (#556) (Y: 29 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 10) [PASS]


2018-06-01SenateEffective date 6/1/2018.
2018-06-01SenateSigned by the Governor. Becomes Act No. 673.
2018-05-18SenateSent to the Governor by the Secretary of the Senate on 5/23/2018.
2018-05-18HouseSigned by the Speaker of the House. (Received on 05/22/18.)
2018-05-18SenateEnrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate on 5/22/2018.
2018-05-18SenateAmendments proposed by the House read and concurred in by a vote of 28 yeas and 1 nays.
2018-05-18SenateReconsidered the vote by which the amendments were rejected.
2018-05-18SenateRules suspended. Discharged from Conference Committee..
2018-05-18SenateNotice of change in House Conference Committee membership.
2018-05-18SenateNotice House Conference Committee members appointed.
2018-05-18HouseNotice of change in House conferees: Shadoin,Nancy Landry, Edmonds.
2018-05-18HouseHouse conferees appointed: Shadoin, Nancy Landry, and Seabaugh.
2018-05-17HouseNotice of Senate conferees appointed.
2018-05-17SenateSenate conference committee members appointed: Gatti, Morrish, and Milkovich.
2018-05-17SenateAmendments proposed by the House read and rejected by a vote of 31 yeas and 1 nays.
2018-05-16SenateReceived from the House with amendments.
2018-05-16HouseRead third time by title, amended, roll called on final passage, yeas 99, nays 0. Finally passed, ordered to the Senate.
2018-05-11HouseScheduled for floor debate on 05/16/18.
2018-05-11HouseRead by title, passed to 3rd reading.
2018-05-10HouseReported without Legislative Bureau amendments.
2018-05-08HouseReported favorably (10-4-1). Referred to the Legislative Bureau.
2018-04-27HouseRead by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Education.
2018-04-26HouseReceived in the House from the Senate, read by title, lies over under the rules.
2018-04-26SenateRead by title, passed by a vote of 29 yeas and 0 nays, and sent to the House. Motion to reconsider tabled.
2018-04-24SenateRead by title. Committee amendments read and adopted. Ordered engrossed and passed to third reading and final passage.
2018-04-23SenateReported with amendments.
2018-04-03SenateRead second time by title and referred to the Committee on Education.
2018-04-02SenateRules suspended. Introduced in the Senate. Read by title and placed on the Calendar for a second reading.


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