Louisiana Senator Patrick Cortez [R]

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LAHB7PassAppropriates funds for the expenses of the judiciary for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 (Item #4)
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2020-07-08
Effective date: 07/01/2020.
LAHB4EnrollExtends 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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2020-07-01
Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
LAHB57EnrollEnacts the Civil Justice Reform Act of 2020 (Item #40)
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2020-07-01
Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
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.
LAHCR25PassProvides for the election of the legislative fiscal officer of the Legislature of Louisiana
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2020-06-30
Taken by the Clerk of the House and presented to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Rules of the House.
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.
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.
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.
LASCR30PassRequests the President of the United States of America to provide an exemption from the immigration ban and grant visas to foreign language teachers recruited to teach in Louisiana.
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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.
LAHB37EnrollRequires 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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2020-06-29
Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
LAHB70EnrollExtends 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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2020-06-29
Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
LASB13EnrollProvides for the Louisiana New Markets Jobs Act. (Item #19) (EN -$41,250,000 GF RV See Note)
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2020-06-26
Sent to the Governor by the Secretary of the Senate.
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.
LASB108PassProvides relative to the expansion of the Louisiana Public Livestock Market Charter Law. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
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2020-06-12
Effective date 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.
LASB517PassProvides for continuation of the weekly death benefit for the surviving spouse of a law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty upon remarriage. (8/1/20) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX)
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2020-06-12
Effective date 8/1/2020.
LAHB246PassAuthorizes the secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to certify "organizations involved in charitable hunting and fishing activities" and waives license fees for such organizations (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
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2020-06-11
Effective date: 08/01/2020.
LASB153PassProvides relative to continuing tutorship. (8/1/20)
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2020-06-11
Effective date 8/1/2020.
LASB481PassProvides relative to students impacted due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. (gov sig)
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2020-06-11
Effective date 6/11/2020.
LASB254PassProvides for expansion of working conditions afforded to fire service employees employed by nonprofit corporations under contract with a fire protection district, municipality, or other political subdivision. (gov sig)
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2020-06-11
Effective date 6/11/2020.
LASB365PassRequires that information be provided to students about high-demand, high-wage jobs during the development and revision of their individual graduation plans. (gov sig)
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2020-06-11
Effective date 6/11/2020.
LAHB613PassProvides relative to the occupational licenses of military families
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2020-06-11
Effective date: 01/01/2021.
LAHB411PassProvides relative to hunting and fishing license fees for Purple Heart recipients (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
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2020-06-11
Effective date: 08/01/2020.
LASB439PassLimits liability of a nonprofit organization or employee for the disclosure of certain information. (8/1/20)
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2020-06-09
Effective date 8/1/2020.
LAHB317PassEstablishes a driver's license designation for a person with autism spectrum disorder (EN +$75,000 GF EX See Note)
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2020-06-09
Effective date: 08/01/2020.
LASB65PassCreates an exemption for members of the armed services to avoid a penalty for lapse of automobile coverage. (8/1/20)
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2020-06-05
Effective date 8/1/2020.
LAHB765PassCreates the "LSU National Champions" specialty license plate
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2020-06-05
Effective date: 08/01/2020.
LAHB848PassProvides that Act No. 833 of the 2014 Regular Session, which provides for alternative pathways for grade level promotion and graduation of certain special education students, shall be known and may be cited as the "April Dunn Act"
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2020-06-04
Effective date: 08/01/2020.
LASCR7PassTo urge and request certain officials and local governments to dismiss coastal lawsuits.
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2020-06-01
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/4/2020.
LASCR34PassMemorializes Congress to consider eliminating the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) Social Security benefit reductions.
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2020-06-01
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/4/2020.
LASCR62PassRequests the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to implement a traumatic injury response program in all public schools.
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2020-06-01
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/4/2020.
LASCR63PassRequests the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to create a task force to develop and oversee continuous learning outside of normal practices.
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2020-06-01
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/4/2020.
LASCR70PassExpresses condolences upon the death of Dr. Henry Gremillion, Dean of the LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry.
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2020-06-01
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/4/2020.
LASR67PassExpresses condolences upon the passing of former Louisiana State Senator Ron Landry.
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2020-06-01
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/4/2020.
LASCR75PassRequests naming the new Grand Bayou Floodgate in Lafourche Parish as the Reggie P. Bagala Floodgate.
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2020-06-01
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/4/2020.
LASR75PassCommends Coleen Temple, Noah Hawkins, Myra Richardson, and Mia Spears on organizing a peaceful protest of the killing of George Floyd and excessive police force against black men.
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2020-06-01
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/4/2020.
LASCR73PassCommends Stephen Robicheaux on the occasion of his retirement as head coach of the Destrehan High School Wildcat football program.
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2020-06-01
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate on 6/4/2020.
LASCR65PassExpresses the intent of the legislature to allocate $100,000,000 of the local government allocation and $100,000,000 from the state allocation from the CARES Act to small businesses, of which $12,500,000 from the local government allocation and $12,5...
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2020-05-29
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
LASR9PassAdds two additional members to the Senate Executive Committee.
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2020-05-27
Enrolled. Signed by the President of the Senate and sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate.
LASCR58PassExpresses condolences upon the death of Melinda Waller Mangham.
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2020-05-27
Sent to the Secretary of State by the Secretary of the Senate.
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