Louisiana Senator Gary Smith [D]

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LASB62EnrollProvides for the refundable portion of the inventory tax credit for certain manufacturers impacted by the 2020 emergencies and disasters. (gov sig) (Item #26) (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
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2020-10-23
Signed by the Speaker of the House.
LASB77EnrollProvides relative to fantasy sports. (gov sig) (Item #32) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
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2020-10-23
Signed by the Speaker of the House.
LASB44EnrollConstitutional amendment to authorize the governor to appoint persons who reside out-of-state as certain at-large members of public postsecondary education boards of supervisors. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (Item #42)
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2020-10-23
Signed by the Speaker of the House.
LASB69EnrollProvides relative to emergency service plans of certain providers. (12/1/20) (2/3 - CA7s2.1(A)) (Items #2 and #38) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
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2020-10-23
Signed by the Speaker of the House.
LAHB83EnrollProvides relative to student discipline (Item #42)
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2020-10-23
Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
LAHB59EnrollAuthorizes the payment of additional compensation to certain election officials for elections held within a certain period following a gubernatorially declared emergency (Item #5) (EN +$6,334,500 GF EX See Note)
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2020-10-23
Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
LAHCR29PassAmends administrative rules regarding leave of absence days for clients of intermediate care facilities (Items #28 and 29)
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2020-10-23
Signed by the President of the Senate.
LAHB95EnrollRequires the La. Department of Health to allow visitation of residents at intermediate care facilities by residents' family members during a public health emergency (Item #28)
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2020-10-23
Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
LAHB80EnrollProvides relative to the use of student assessment results for the 2020-2021 school year with respect to school and district accountability, teacher evaluation, and student promotion (Item #42)
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2020-10-23
Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
LASR47PassExpresses condolences upon the death of two-year old Azariah Christien Thomas.
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2020-10-22
Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time by title and adopted.
LASR48PassDirects the Department of Children and Family Services to comply with Senate Resolution 52 of the 2020 First Extraordinary Session and report to the legislature on the impact and success of the department's guidelines on care setting decision making ...
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2020-10-22
Rules suspended. Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time by title and adopted.
LASR54PassExpresses wholehearted support for law enforcement and police departments and rejects any notion to defund law enforcement or police departments in Louisiana.
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2020-10-22
Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time by title and adopted.
LASR40PassRequests the Louisiana Department of Health to report on vaccination rates for children ages three through seventeen.
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2020-10-22
Read by title and adopted.
LAHCR41PassCommends Patrick Goldsmith on his retirement
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2020-10-22
Enrolled and signed by the Speaker of the House.
LASCR6PassRequests BESE to adopt adjustments to the MFP formula to ensure that school districts impacted by Hurricane Laura do not lose funding during the 2020-2021 fiscal year due to decreases in student enrollment.
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2020-10-21
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 10/16/2020.
LASB32EnrollGrants certain operational autonomies to certain public postsecondary education institutions. (gov sig) (Item #42) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
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2020-10-21
Sent to the Governor by the Secretary of the Senate.
LASB45EnrollProvides for the "Lod Cook Act" which authorizes the governor to appoint persons who reside out-of-state at certain at-large members of the public postsecondary boards of supervisors. (See Act) (Item #42) (EN INCREASE SG EX See Note)
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2020-10-21
Sent to the Governor by the Secretary of the Senate.
LASR20PassExpresses sincere condolences upon the death of Sylvia Bernadette Sullivan Duke.
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2020-10-21
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 10/16/2020.
LASR38PassExpresses condolences upon the death of Louis B. Roth Jr.
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2020-10-21
Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time by title and adopted.
LAHB2PassProvides relative to the availability of certain criminal justice system data to certain nonprofit entities (Item #63) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
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2020-10-20
Effective date: 10/20/2020.
LASB14PassExpands the Louisiana New Markets Jobs Act tax credit to certain recovery zones. (gov sig) (Item #65) (EN NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
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2020-10-16
Effective date 10/16/2020.
LASB33PassProvides for revisions to the Business Corporation Act relative to virtual shareholder meetings and mergers. (gov sig) (Item #53)
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2020-10-16
Effective date 10/16/2020.
LASR10PassTo commend Angelle Bourgeois upon being selected as the 2021 Elementary School Teacher of the Year by the Louisiana Department of Education.
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2020-10-13
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate.
LASCR11PassExpresses sincere condolences upon the death of Governor Murphy James "Mike" Foster Jr.
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2020-10-13
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate.
LASR3PassExpresses sincere and heartfelt condolences of the Senate of the Legislature of Louisiana upon the death of James Michell "Jimmy" Bernhard.
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2020-10-05
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 10/2/2020.
LASR6PassExpresses condolences on the death of Kenny and Missy Hix.
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2020-10-05
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 10/2/2020.
LASR4PassCommends Dr. Kim Hunter Reed on being chosen as the recipient of the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association's (SHEEO) 2020 Exceptional Leader Award.
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2020-10-05
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 10/2/2020.
LASR5PassExpresses condolences on the death of Philip and Pauline Ackel.
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2020-10-05
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 10/2/2020.
LASB13PassProvides for the Louisiana New Markets Jobs Act. (Item #19) (EN -$41,250,000 GF RV See Note)
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2020-07-13
Effective date 8/29/2020.
LASB5PassProvides relative to promotional play wagers. (Item #36) (gov sig) (EN -$11,200,000 RV See Note)
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2020-07-13
Effective date 7/13/2020.
LAHB4PassExtends the date for eligible expenses to qualify for the tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic structures and extends the effectiveness of the credit (Item #19) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
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2020-07-13
Effective date: 07/01/2020.
LAHB37PassRequires the Department of Revenue to waive penalties and interest for certain taxpayers for tax years 2019 and 2020 (Item #29) (RE1 DECREASE SG RV See Note)
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2020-07-13
Effective date: 07/01/2020.
LAHB70PassExtends Enterprise Zone Program incentives to essential critical infrastructure workers by authorizing the payment of a one-time hazard pay rebate (Item #18) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX)
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2020-07-13
Effective date: 07/13/2020.
LASCR7PassEstablishes the Police Training, Screening, and De-escalation Task Force to study and make recommendations to the legislature.
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2020-06-30
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 7/1/2020.
LASR18PassTo recognize and commemorate the historical significance of June 19,1865, as a day of celebration and recognition for the need to get along and work together.
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2020-06-30
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 7/1/2020.
LASCR22PassMemorializes Congress to extend the certification for an 8(a) business by one additional year if the business was certified by January 1, 2020.
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2020-06-30
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 7/1/2020.
LASCR23PassDeclares April 2nd as World Autism Day in Louisiana, annually.
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2020-06-30
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 7/1/2020.
LASR25PassCommends Dr. Nick J. Bruno, president of the University of Louisiana Monroe, on his retirement.
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2020-06-30
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 7/1/2020.
LASR23PassCommends Taylor Lesniewski on the mature instincts exhibited when she placed a call to 911 and saved the lives of her mother and baby sister.
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2020-06-30
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 7/1/2020.
LASCR27PassDirects the Louisiana Department of Health to seek independent consultant opinions and alternative options for the submission of the Managed Care Section 438.6(c) Preprint to CMS for FY22 prior to finalization.
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2020-06-30
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 7/1/2020.
LASR49PassCommends Dawn Harris Jeffries on her Doctor of Philosophy presentation addressing "Social mobility for girls born into poverty
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2020-06-30
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 7/1/2020.
LASR52PassRequests the Department of Children and Family Services to report to the legislature on the impact and success of the department's guidelines on care setting decision making for children under age six.
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2020-06-30
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 7/1/2020.
LASR53PassCommends United States Coast Guard veteran Andy Washington on his 100th birthday.
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2020-06-30
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate.
LASR54PassRecognizes and expresses condolences upon the deaths of Feaster Dorsey and Lawrence "Pookie" Jones.
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2020-06-30
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 7/1/2020.
LASCR19PassCreates the Louisiana Sales Tax Simplification Task Force to develop a comprehensive plan to simplify Louisiana's sales tax administration and collection system. (OR SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
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2020-06-29
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
LAHCR11PassMemorializes the U.S. Congress and the Louisiana congressional delegation to remove the revenue sharing cap on the Gulf of Mexico Energy Securities Act of 2006 for Gulf producing states and to take such actions as are necessary to rectify the federal...
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2020-06-26
Taken by the Clerk of the House and presented to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Rules of the House.
LASR14PassCommends Walter "Walt" Leger III for his dedicated service to the citizens of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana.
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2020-06-22
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/19/2020.
LASB406EnrollProvides for rural access to broadband high-speed internet service. (gov sig)
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2020-06-15
Veto message received and read. Lies over under the rules.
LASCR10PassCommends Ronnie Jones for his dedication, knowledge, experience, and leadership as chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board.
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2020-06-14
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/12/2020.
LASB373PassProvides relative to unfair or deceptive methods, acts, and practices in the business of personal and commercial lines of insurance. (8/1/20)
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2020-06-12
Effective date 8/1/2020.
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