2024 Bill Tracker

Bill FocusBill #Bill SponsorSummaryCurrent Status
Elections and VotingHB 1MCFARLAND (R)Provides for the ordinary operating expenses of state government for Fiscal Year 2024-2025Pending House Appropriations
HB 2
HB4Rep. Zeringue (R - Houma)DISTRICTS/COMMUNICATIONS: Provides for an increase in wireless service charges for 911 services provided by the Terrebonne Parish Communications DistrictPending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs
HB5Rep.Owen (R - Rosepine)PUBLIC FACILITIES: Provides relative to types of payment accepted at public events at public postsecondary education institutionsScheduled for floor debate on 04/22/2024
HB6Rep. Chenevert (R)SCHOOLS: (Constitutional Amendment) Grants any legislatively created public school system the same treatment and authority granted to parishes for purposes of minimum foundation program funding and local taxing authorityPending House Education
HB7Representative Ryan Bourriaque (R - Abbeville)DISTRICTS/WATERWORKS: Provides relative to the board of the South Cameron Consolidated Waterworks District No. 1 in Cameron ParishPending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs
PreK-12HB8MELERINE (R)Prohibits the use of an appeals process for certain students who fail to pass state-administered tests required for high school graduationPending Senate Education
HB9Representative John "Big John" Illg , Jr. (R - Harahan)RETIREMENT/DISTRICT ATTY: Provides for survivor benefits of members of the District Attorneys' Retirement System (OR NO IMPACT APV)Pending House Retirement
HB10Representative John "Big John" Illg , Jr. (R - Harahan)RETIREMENT/DISTRICT ATTY: Provides relative to interest on investment accounts maintained by the board of trustees of the District Attorneys' Retirement System (OR DECREASE APV)Pending House Retirement
HB11Representative Danny McCormick (R - Oil City)WEAPONS/HANDGUNS: Provides relative to the concealed carrying of firearmsPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
Criminal JusticeHB12JORDANProvides relative to the crime of nonconsensual disclosure of a private imagePending Senate Judiciary C - Sched. for 4/16/24
HB13Representative Julie Emerson (R - Carencro)RETIREMENT/FIREFIGHTERS: Provides relative to the board of trustees of the Firefighters' Retirement SystemPending House Retirement
HB14Representative Jason Dewitt (R - Boyce)RETIREMENT/MUNICIPAL POL: Provides for benefits of rehired retirees in the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement SystemPending House Retirement
HB15Representative Bryan Fontenot (R - Thibodaux)RETIREMENT/MUNICIPAL POL: Provides for the reemployment of retired police officers of the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement SystemPending House Retirement
Criminal JusticeHB16CHARLES OWENProvides relative to court-martial proceedingsConsidered
HB17Rep.Owen (R - Rosepine)RETIREMENT/TEACHERS: Provides relative to the reemployment of contract teachers in the Teachers' Retirement System of LouisianaPending House Retirement
HB18Representative Ryan Bourriaque (R - Abbeville)APPROPRIATIONS/JUDGMENT: Appropriates funds for payment of the consent judgment against the state in the suit entitled Towanda M. Savoy versus Vonkerri L. Kelly-Dixon et al.Pending House Appropriations
HB19Representative Mandie Landry (D - New Orleans)APPROPRIATIONS/JUDGMENT: Appropriates funds for payment of a judgment against the state in the suit entitled JLM Ventures, LLC v. Grand Paradise, LLC, et al.Pending House Appropriations
HB20Representative Neil Riser (R - Columbia)LIBRARIES: Provides relative to administration of funds of the Catahoula Parish LibraryPending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs
HB21Representative Michael Melerine (R - Shreveport)CIVIL/PROCEDURE: Authorizes service of process by commercial courierPending House Civil Law and Procedure
HB22Representative Daryl Adams (D - Jackson)RETIREMENT/MUNICIPAL EMP: Provides for the purchase of a higher accrual rate for members of the Municipal Employees' Retirement SystemPending House Retirement
HB23Representative Michael Melerine (R - Shreveport)PRESCRIPTION: Provides relative to the prescription of actions for violation of building restrictionsPending House Civil Law and Procedure
HB24Representative Michael Melerine (R - Shreveport)EVIDENCE: Provides relative to evidentiary presumptions in personal injury claimsPending House Civil Law and Procedure
Vaccination StatusHB25MCCORMICKProvides for liability relative to the administration of COVID-19 vaccinationsPending Senate Judiciary A
Elections and VotingHB28MELERINE(Constitutional Amendment) Increases the number of associate supreme court justicesPending House and Governmental Affairs
Vaccination StatusHB46EDMONSTONProvides that no person shall be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of enrollment or attendance at any public or nonpublic schoolPending Senate Education
Vaccination StatusHB47EDMONSTONRequires that communication issued about immunization requirements include exemption information and applies exemptions not only to students seeking to enter school but also to students attending schoolPending Senate Education
Government AffairsHB48BACALA(Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to requirements for enactment of appropriationsPending House and Governmental Affairs
Legislative SessionHB49BACALA(Constitutional Amendment) Provides for the limited extension of regular sessions for specific purposesPending House and Governmental Affairs
Criminal JusticeHB51DEWITTIncreases the fees for the Alexandria City Marshal in criminal mattersPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
MarijuanaHB54NEWELLProvides relative to the regulation of cannabisPending House Judiciary
HealthHB56NEWELLProvides relative to exceptions to abortionPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
Criminal JusticeHB58BACALACRIME: Provides relative to the elements of simple burglaryPending Senate Judiciary C - Sched. for 4/16/24
Criminal JusticeHB60EDMONSTONCRIME: Provides relative to the unauthorized use of sperm, ovum, or embryoPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
HB62MCCORMICKWEAPONS/FIREARMS: Provides relative to enforcement of federal firearm lawsPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HealthHB63NEWELLABORTION: Amends definitions relative to the crime of abortion Pending House Administration of Criminal Justice
PreK-12HB66BUTLERSCHOOLS/CHOICE: Creates and provides for a program to provide state funding for the education of students with exceptionalities not enrolled in public schoolPending House Education
Criminal JusticeHB67DOMANGUEWEAPONS/FIREARMS: Provides an exception to the crime of illegal carrying of weapons for parish presidents, police jury presidents, and mayor-presidentPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
Higher EducationHB68GLORIOSOTOPS: Lowers the ACT score required for initial qualification for a Taylor Opportunity Program for Students award for students who complete approved home study programsPending House Education
Higher EducationHB70TURNERTOPS: Lowers the ACT score required for initial qualification for a Taylor Opportunity Program for Students award for students who complete approved home study programs"Pending House Education
PreK-12HB71HORTONSCHOOLS: Requires the display of the Ten Commandments in public schoolsPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
Campaign Finance/Fiscal ControlsHB72JACKSONCAMPAIGN FINANCE DISCLOS: Provides relative to filing financial disclosure statements after qualifying for officePending Senate and Governmental Affairs
FiscalHB73MACKTAX/LOCAL: Authorizes parishes to levy a tax on carbon dioxide injected for geologic sequestrationPending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs
PreK-12HB79BACALAEDUCATION: Requires the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to measure the compliance of public schools and school districts with state laws and BESE policies and to assign and publish letter grades indicative of such compliancePending House Education
HealthHB80Michael EcholsMEDICAID: Authorizes transportation network companies to provide nonemergency medical transportation services through the state Medicaid programPending Senate Health and Welfare
HB87EcholsLIABILITY/CIVIL: Provides relative to liability arising from COVID-19 vaccinationsPending Senate Judiciary A
Government AffairsHB89BAGLEYREGISTRARS OF VOTERS: Provides relative to the number of employees in the registrar of voters office in certain parishesPending House floor action
Government AffairsHB90BEAULLIEU (R)ELECTIONS: Provides relative to federal election guidance and fundingSubstitute adopted on the House floor (became HB763)
Criminal JusticeHB94WILLARD (D)Mandates juveniles committed to the DOC have birth certificates and state identification upon releasePending House floor action
Government AffairsHB96GEYMANN (R)LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Provides for a property assessed clean energy loan programPending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs
Criminal JusticeHB97MCMAKIN (R)CRIME: Provides relative to the crime of solicitation on certain highways and streetsPending Senate Judiciary C - Sched. for 4/16/24
HB98Mandie LandryMARRIAGE: (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to the recognition of marriages contracted in other statesPending House Civil Law and Procedure
Criminal JusticeHB99BACALABAIL: Provides relative to contradictory bail hearings for certain personsPending Senate Judiciary B
Government AffairsHB103MIKE JOHNSONPUBLIC MEETINGS: Requires certain public bodies to broadcast meetings live via television or the internetPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
Government AffairsHB105PHILLIP TARVERETHICS/CODE: Allows a public servant and related persons to obtain advertisements from a governmental entity subject to the same terms and conditions available to similarly situated members of the publicPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
Government AffairsHB 106Steven JacksonProvides relative to the assessment of penalties on lobbyists for failure to timely file required reportsPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
PreK-12HB 107Mike BayhamProhibits restricting a student's airway as a form of corporal punishment in elementary and secondary schools.Pending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
HB 108RiserELECTIONS/COMMISSIONERS: Provides relative to the compensation of election commissioners and commissioners-in-chargeWithdrawn from the files of the House - prior to introduction
Government AffairsHB109MACK (R)ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE: Provides relative to the review of agency rulesPending Senate introduction
HB110OWEN (R)ETHICS: Allows certain persons to know who filed an ethics complaint at the conclusion of board action on complaintConsidered
Government AffairsHB111BAYHAM (R)GOVERNOR: (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for gubernatorial term limitsPending House and Governmental Affairs
Elections and VotingHB 114Les Farnum (R)Requires the Dept. of State to conduct an annual canvass of registered voters.Pending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
PreK-12HB 115John WybleRemoves certain instructional requirements for students in kindergarten through third gradePending House Education
HB116MCMAKIN (R)PUBLIC RECORDS: Provides relative to the disclosure of personnel records of public employeesPending House and Governmental Affairs
EnvironmentHB 120 Matthew Willard (D)Repeals the termination date relative to the Louisiana Fortify Homes ProgramPending Senate Insurance - Sched. for 4/17/24
DiscriminationHB 121Raymond CrewsProposed law provides that an employee is not required to use pronouns for any person differing from the pronouns reflecting the sex indicated on the person's birth certificate if doing so violates the employee's sincerely held religious beliefsPending House final passage - Sched. for 4/16/24
DiscriminationHB 122Dodie HortonProvides relative to instruction on and discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity with certain public school students.Pending House Education
Elections and VotingHB125BAYHAM (R)CRIMINAL/PENALTIES: Provides relative to the penalties for battery of a bus operatorCurrent Status: Pending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
Government AffairsHB 126Mandie LandryProvides that marriages from other states shall be treated as a valid marriage.Pending House Civil Law and Procedure
Criminal JusticeHB 128Bryan FontenotWEAPONS/FIREARMS: Provides relative to possession of a firearm by a felonPending House Administration of Criminal Justice - Sched. for 4/16/24
HB129BAYHAM (R)CRIME/THEFT: Provides relative to the penalties for theft of a motor vehiclePending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB132DOMANGUECIVIL/LAW: Provides relative to intervention by a good samaritanWithdrawn from the files of the House
Elections and VotingHB 133Kyle M. Green , Jr. (D)Allows all candidates for a party primary office to qualify by filing a notice ofcandidacy accompanied either by a nominating petition or by the qualifying fee andany additional fee imposed if the notice is not accompanied by a nominating petition.Pending House and Governmental Affairs
EnvironmentHB134ROMERO (R)FARMING/EQUIPMENT: Provides relative to the regulation of fuel used in agricultural machineryPending House floor action
HB135TURNERHEALTH CARE: Authorizes correctional facilities to employ medication attendants certified by the Louisiana Department of HealthConsidered
HB137Ken BrassCHILDREN: Provides relative to the Children's Cabinet Advisory BoardPending Senate Health and Welfare
HB138SCHLEGEL (R)CRIME: Provides relative to the crime of nonconsensual disclosure of a private imagePending Senate Judiciary C
Government AffairsHB144GLORIOSO (R)INSURERS: Prohibits issuance of property insurance policies relative to unimproved land and replacement costs of improvements on immovable propertyPending Senate Insurance
PreK-12HB153Tony BacalaEDUCATION/SPECIAL: Provides relative to special educationPending Senate Education
Elections and VotingHB 154Mandie Landry (D)Prohibits a person from distributing or transmitting material containing any image, audio, or video of a known candidate or an affiliated person which he knows or should be reasonably expected to know has been created or intentionally manipulated to create a realistic but false image, audio, or video with the intent to deceive a voter or injure the reputation of a known candidate in an election. Increases the criminal penalties for violations of political material prohibitions to $10,000 per instance.Pending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
Elections and VotingHB 157Kyle M. Green , Jr.(Constitutional Amendment) Provides for a term limitation on all statewide elected officialsPending House and Governmental Affairs
Elections and VotingHB 158Kyle M. Green , Jr.(Constitutional Amendment) Provides for gubernatorial successionPending House and Governmental Affairs
Criminal JusticeHB 159Tony BacalaProvides relative to post conviction reliefPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HealthHB 164Delisha BoydProvides for exceptions to the abortion laws of this state relative to rape and incestPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
Criminal JusticeHB 165Delisha BoydReduces the penalty for possession or use of marijuana drug paraphernalia. Pending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
Criminal JusticeHB166Delisha BoydCRIME/SEX OFFENSES: Provides relative to penalties for a person convicted of a sex offensePending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
EnvironmentHB 169Robert CarterProvides relative to liability and damages resulting from carbon sequestratiPending House Natural Resources
Criminal JusticeHB 173 Bryan FontenotCreates the crime of approaching a law enforcement officer lawfully engaged in law enforcement dutiesPending Senate Judiciary C
HB175MCMAKIN (R)CRIME: Provides relative to the unlawful posting of criminal activity for notoriety and publicityPending Legislative Bureau
HB176MELERINEREAPPORTIONMENT/JUDGES: Provides for nine election districts for the election of the justices of the supreme courtPending House and Governmental Affairs
Government AffairsHB179WRIGHT (R)ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE: Requires agencies to repeal two rules for every new one proposedPending House and Governmental Affairs
Government AffairsHB180WRIGHT (R)ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE: Requires legislative oversight committees to hold hearings on proposed rulesPending House and Governmental Affairs
HB189WILLARD (D)CRIMINAL/PROCEDURE: Provides for civilian investigators to oversee taped statements of protected personsPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
PreK-12HB190Freiberg (R)EARLY CHILDHOOD: Provides relative to the Early Childhood Care and Education CommissionPending Senate Education
HealthHB192DUSTIN MILLERSUNSET LAW: Re-creates the Louisiana Department of HealthPending Senate Health and Welfare
InsuranceHB199Vanessa Caston LaFleurINSURANCE/RATES: Prohibits insurance rate determinations based on risks classified by gender Pending House Insurance
HB 201Charles OwenProhibits all-electric vehicles from comprising more than three percent of state vehicle fleetPending House Appropriations - Sched. for 3/19/24
HB 203Debbie VillioConstitutional Amendment) Provides relative to offenses to which special juvenile procedures are not applicablePending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB205Debbie VillioCRIME/RACKETEERING: Provides for the definition of the crime of racketeeringPending Senate Judiciary C
HB206Debbie VillioCRIMINAL/MENTAL CAPACITY: Provides relative to the commitment of certain persons who are found not guilty by reason of insanityPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
HB207VILLIO (R)PARDON: Provides relative to clemency proceduresPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB208VILLIO (R)DOMESTIC ABUSE: Provides relative to additional penalties for certain domestic violence offensesPending Senate Judiciary C - Sched. for 4/16/24
HB 210 Debbie VillioProvides relative to the prosecution of a juvenile as an adult for certain offensesPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB212BEAULLIEU (R)CRIMINAL/VICTIMS: Provides relative to notification procedures in certain circumstancesPending Senate Judiciary B
HB213HILFERTY (R)CRIME: Provides relative to the crime of negligent homicidePending Senate Judiciary C
HB 217Mike Bayhamncreases the qualifying fees for certain state candidatesConsidered
HB 219Mike BayhamProhibits a term-limited state legislator from qualifying for reelection to the same office for a period of 10 yearsPending House and Governmental Affairs
HB 220Mike BayhamRequires the secretary of state and the parish registrar of voters and clerk of court to publish a list of polling locations on their websites.Pending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HB221Mike BayhamELECTIONS/RECALL: Provides relative to recall petitionsPending House and Governmental Affairs
HB222Steven Jackson (D - Shreveport)Provides for the confidentiality of documents related to local and parish economic development projectsWithdrawn
Criminal JusticeHB226Landry, MandieCRIME: Increases the penalties for public briberyPending Senate Judiciary C
HB 230Stephanie HilfertyProvides relative to changes for post conviction relief proceduresPending Senate Judiciary C
Workers RightsHB 234Delisha BoydProvides relative to employment discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientationPending House Labor and Industrial Relations
HB241SCHAMERHORNPUBLIC OFFICIALS: (Constitutional Amendment) Requires voter approval of compensation increases for certain local officialsPending House and Governmental Affairs
HealthHB 245Aimee Adatto FreemanProvides rights and protections from the state for an individual and those who assist in an individual's pregnancy-related decisions or outcomes.Involuntarily deferred in House Civil Law & Procedure
HB248Kyle M. Green , Jr.ELECTED OFFICIALS/COMP: (Constitutional Amendment) Creates a compensation commission to provide for the salary and other compensation of elected officials and further provides for an automatic adjustment at the beginning of each new term of office based upon increases in the consumer price indexPending House and Governmental Affairs
HB249Kyle M. Green , Jr.ELECTED OFFICIALS/COMP: Provides for the establishment and powers, functions, and duties of the compensation commissionPending House and Governmental Affairs
HB 251Kyle M. Green , Jr.(Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to the time at which certain officials are electedPending House and Governmental Affairs
HealthHB 256Dodie HortonRequires parental consent for medical or surgical care or services performed on a minor, except in cases of emergency.Pending House Health and Welfare
HB259Reduces the severance tax rate for oil over a certain period of time and specifies the severance tax rate for oil produced from certain wells (EG DECREASE GF RV See Note)Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs
Elections and VotingHB 261Matthew WillardProvides for permissible acts within the campaign-free zone at polling placesconsidered
HB263Kyle M. Green , Jr.CAMPAIGN FINANCE: Removes prohibitions on legislators and political committees of legislators and the governor and political committees of the governor accepting and depositing campaign contributions during regular sessions of the legislaturePending House and Governmental Affairs
HB268Johnson (R)Provides relative to the confidentiality of the home address and the home or personal wireless telephone number in a public employee's personnel recordsPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HB269MUSCARELLO (R)CRIME: Provides relative to the crime of simple escape while participating in a home incarceration programPending Senate Judiciary C
HB273SCHAMERHORN (R)LOCAL GOVERNMENT: (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for term limits for certain parish and municipal officialsPending House and Governmental Affairs
HB274McMakin (R)PRESCRIPTION: Repeals prescription of certain actions to enforce certain laws, orders, regulations or penalties related to oil and gas production
HB275Kyle M. Green , Jr.ELECTED OFFICIALS/STATEW: (Constitutional Amendment) Provides that the governor and lieutenant governor are elected jointlyPending House and Governmental Affairs
EnvironmentHB 276Robert CarterRequires that carbon dioxide sequestration activity comply with local land use planning Pending House Natural Resources
HB 285Wright (R)STATE DEPARTMENT: Provides for the division of election integrity within the Department of StatePending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HB 288AmedeeCORONERS: Provides relative to the inclusion of immunization records on autopsy reports of infantsPending House floor action
HB285WRIGHTSTATE DEPARTMENT: Provides for the division of election integrity within the Department of StatePending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HB 290C. Denise MarcelleFair Chance in Housing Act: Landlords must notify rental applicants of background check policy prior to collecting feesPending House Labor and Industrial Relations - Considered 4/11/24
HealthHB 293 Aimee Adatto FreemanProvides for the definition of abortionPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
EnvironmentHB300ORGERON (R)COASTAL RESOURCES: (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to the disposition of funds derived from alternative energy production in the coastal areaPending Senate Finance
HealthHB302Delisha BoydNSURANCE/HEALTH: Provides relative to insurance coverage of mental health counseling for victims of rape Pending House Insurance
HB303BOYER (R)SNAP/FOOD STAMPS: Provides for the reduction of SNAP benefits upon a juvenile entering department of corrections custodyHouse final passage - Sched. for 4/16/24
EnvironmentHB305ORGERON (R)COASTAL RES/COASTAL ZONE: Provides relative to the disposition of funds derived from alternative energy production in the coastal areaPending Senate Finance
PreK-12HB310FREEMAN (D)SCHOOLS: Requires public schools to provide free menstrual products in easily accessible locationsPending House Education
HB312Charles OwenDRUGS: Provides relative to the over-the-counter sale and purchase of the drug ivermectin without a prescriptionNotice given subject to call - House final passage - Sched. for 4/16/24
DiscriminationHB313MANDIE LANDRY (D)EMPLOYMENT/DISCRIMINATN: Provides relative to employment discrimination against certain employees being treated with medical marijuanaPending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs
Campaign Finance/Fiscal ControlsHB316LARVADAIN (D)CAMPAIGN FINANCE: Provides relative to deadlines for financial disclosures required of members and certain employees of the Gaming Control Board, the Riverboat Gaming Commission, and the La. Economic Development and Gaming CorporationPending Senate Judiciary B
Campaign Finance/Fiscal ControlsHB318MCFARLAND (R)FISCAL CONTROLS: Provides for the reporting of federal funds and grants or programs to the Joint Legislative Committee on the BudgetPending Senate Finance
Elections and VotingHB319NEWELL (D)ELECTIONS/POLLING PLACES: Provides relative to notice of the reason for changes to polling placesPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
PreK-12HB320CHARLES OWEN (R)EDUCATION: Repeals certain student instruction and teacher training requirements and authorizes the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt policies requiring the inclusion of certain topics in such instruction and trainingPending Senate Education
PreK-12HB322STAGNI (R)STUDENT/DISCIPLINE: Provides relative to student disciplinePending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
Elections and VotingHB324BOYD (D)VOTERS/VOTING: Provides for early voting on SundaysConsidered
FiscalHB331KNOX (D)TAX/AD VALOREM TAX: Requires the Orleans Parish School Board to be notified of certain agreements that affect property taxes levied in Orleans ParishPending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs
HousingHB 333WILLARD (D)Fair Chance in Housing Act: Landlords must notify rental applicants of background check policy prior to collecting feesConsidered
HB335CARVER (R)CHILDREN/ABUSE: Provides relative to mandatory reporters of child abusePending Senate Health and Welfare
HB336Emily ChenevertCreates the Litigation Financing Disclosure ActPending Senate Judiciary A
HB337Jack McFarlandProvides relative to direct action against an insurerPending Senate Insurance - Sched. for 4/17/24
Criminal JusticeHB338MUSCARELLO (R)CORRECTIONS/PRISONERS: Provides relative to mental health of inmatesSubstitute adopted on the House floor
HB341Phillip TarverProvides relative to motor vehicles and energy sources for motor vehiclesSubject to call - House final passage
Criminal JusticeHB343BACALA (R)CRIMINAL/PROCEDURE: Provides relative to the adoption of national standards for criminal adjudicationsSubstitute adopted on the House floor (became HB792)
Elections and VotingHB347GREEN (D)ELECTION DAYS: Extends the duration of the early voting periodConsidered
HB351Troy D. RomeroRequires electric cars and hybrid vehicles be charged by solar or wind energyPending House Commerce - Sched. for 4/2/24
Criminal JusticeHB355GALLE (R)CRIME: Amends provisions of law regarding justification in the use of force or violencePending House Administration of Criminal Justice
Criminal JusticeHB356BOYD (D)CRIMINAL/PROCEDURE: Provides for time limitations for prosecution of third degree rapePending Senate Judiciary
Elections and VotingHB358BACALA (R)JUDGES: Creates an additional judgeship for the 23rd Judicial District CourtPending House Judiciary
Workers RightsHB360MELERINE (R)WORKERS COMPENSATION: Repeals the Workers' Compensation Advisory CouncilPending House Labor and Industrial Relations
HB364Kyle M. Green , Jr.Extends the duration of the early voting period (OR +$2,472,443 GF EX See Note)Considered
HB375Mandie LandryRequires disclosure of available discounts relative to homeowners' and motor vehicle liability insurance policiesPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
MarijuanaHB376RISER (R)MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Provides relative to the regulation of medical marijuanaPending House Health and Welfare
HB380Jerome ZeringueProvides relative to electronic filingsPending House Judiciary
HB387Robert CarterProvides for the exclusion of advertising expenses in setting rates or making rate filingsPending House Insurance
EnvironmentHB389MACK (R)ENVIRONMENT: Places a moratorium on carbon dioxide sequestration below Lake Maurepas and the Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management AreaPending House Natural Resources
Criminal JusticeHB391BOYD (D)PARDON/PAROLE: Provides relative to pardonsPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
HealthHB395BOYD (D)HEALTH CARE: Provides for the right to contraceptionPending House Health and Welfare
HB399Chance HenryProvides for transmission of information relative to the Department of InsurancePending Senate Insurance - Sched. for 4/17/24
Criminal JusticeHB408MANDIE LANDRY (D)WEAPONS/FIREARMS: Provides for the creation of the "Louisiana Voluntary Do Not Sell List"Pending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB411GADBERRYCAMPAIGN FINANCE: Provides for the procedure for returning excess campaign contributionsPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
Elections and VotingHB412MARCELLE (D)ELECTIONS: Requires publication of proposed recommendations of the State Board of Election SupervisorsPending House and Governmental Affairs
HB415FONTENOT (R)CRIMINAL/PROCEDURE: Provides relative to the refusal to accept surrender of suretyConsidered
Criminal JusticeHB416JORDAN (D)CRIMINAL/RECORDS: Provides relative to expungement of criminal recordsPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
HB418Neil RiserProvides relative to compensation for parish board commissioners, election commissioners, and commissioners-in-charge (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)Pending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs - Considered 4/15/24
Elections and VotingHB419RISER (R)ELECTIONS/COMMISSIONERS: Provides relative to compensation for parish board commissioners, election commissioners, and commissioners-in-chargePending House and Governmental Affairs
HB428Delisha BoydProvides relative to the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance CorporationPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
Workers RightsHB431BOYD (D)EMPLOYMENT/WAGES-MINIMUM: Provides relative to the state minimum wagePending House Labor and Industrial Relations
Criminal JusticeHB436Aimee Adatto FreemanCRIME: Provides relative to intentional exposure to HIVPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
EnvironmentHB441BOYER (R)INSURANCE/RATES: Provides for the use of wind zone classification area for new policies covering wind damagePending House Insurance
EnvironmentHB444DEWITT (R)ENERGY: Provides for assessments levied by the Louisiana Liquified Petroleum Gas CommissionPending House Natural Resources
Government AffairsHB446HILFERTY (R)Provides relative to notifications of public meetings and duties of public bodies and the commissioner of administration relative theretoPending House floor action
HB451SCHLEGEL (R)CRIME/THEFT: Provides relative to the crime of theftPending Senate Judiciary C
PreK-12HB452ST. BLANC (R)TOPS: Provides for the termination of the TOPS-Tech Award beginning with the 2029-2030 award year Pending House Education
HB454JACKSON(D)CAMPAIGN FINANCE: Provides that campaign contribution limits for certain offices are applicable per calendar year and per electionPending House and Governmental Affairs
HB455CARRIERGAMBLING/VIDEO POKER: Provides for a local option gaming election on the operation of video draw poker devices in Allen ParishPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB459Brian GloriosoProhibits certain practices of contractors relative to the solicitation of residential property insurance claimsPending House Commerce
Government AffairsHB461JACKSON (D)PUBLIC RECORDS: Provides for the confidentiality of documents related to local and parish economic development projectsPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
EnvironmentHB468CREWS (R)UTILITIES: Requires utility companies to provide aggregate energy meter totals to certain property owners upon requestPending Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection and International Affairs
HB474Kimberly CoatesProhibits the use of natural wetlands as tertiary treatment in waste water assimilation projectsPending House Natural Resources
HB475BOURRIAQUEREVENUE/TAXATION DEPT: Provides for digital transaction providersPending Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs
Elections and VotingHB476CARLSON (R)ELECTIONS/ABSENTEE VOTE: Provides for the delivery of absentee ballots by a person other than the voterPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HB477Foy GadberryProvides relative to permits for constructionPending House Commerce - Considered 3/18/24
HB478Brian GloriosoProvides certain limitations on the amount of property insurance required by mortgage lendersConsidered
Elections and VotingHB483THOMAS (R)ELECTIONS/COMMISSIONERS: Provides relative to qualifications of early voting election commissionersPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HealthHB489HUGHES (D)MEDICAID: Provides relative to Medicaid services for maternal and infant healthPending House Health and Welfare
Criminal JusticeHB498KNOX (D)CRIME: Provides relative to firearm-free zonesPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
Elections and VotingHB499BILLINGS (R)ELECTIONS/ABSENTEE VOTE: Provides relative to the preparation, verification, tabulation, and counting of absentee by mail and early voting ballotsPending House and Governmental Affairs
HB500GREEN (D)JURY DUTY: Increases the pay for jury dutyConsidered
HB502Brett Geymann(Constitutional Amendment) Limits the amount of monies that may be appropriated in a fiscal yearPending House Appropriations - Sched. for 4/2/24
HB503Josh CarlsonProvides relative to prohibited transactions with the agency of a legislator and of an appointed board or commission memberPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
Elections and VotingHB506THOMAS (R)VOTING/REGISTRATION: Provides relative voter registration applications collected through registration drivesPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HB510Brian GloriosoProvides relative to mandatory binding arbitration with respect to property insurance policiesPending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
HB513Joe StagniProvides with respect to insurance ratesPending House Insurance
HB515Dodie HortonProhibits government restriction of choice regarding vehiclesPending Senate Transportation, Highways, and Public Works
EnvironmentHB516MACKENERGY/CONSERVATION: Provides relative to carbon dioxide sequestrationPending House Natural Resources
InsuranceHB520FIRMENT (R - Pollock)INSURANCE: Provides for unfair or deceptive trade practices relative to reports of adjustersPending Senate Insurance - Sched. for 4/17/24
HB523WILDERLABOR/COLLECTIVE BARGAIN: Provides relative to the election of a collective bargaining representativePending House Labor and Industrial Relations
HB 524Matthew Willard (D)Suspends the premium surcharge of at least ten percent assessed by the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance CorporationPending House Insurance
HB526Beau Beaullieu(Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to the expenditure limitPending House Appropriations - Sched. for 4/2/24
HB 533Mark Wright (R)eliminates the supreme court districts and the election of supreme court justices.Pending House Judiciary
HB 545Beryl Amedee (R) Provides relative to certain materials in public school librariesPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB 553Marcus Bryant (R)Proposed law provides that a person shall be entitled to the automatic expungement of his arrest, at no cost to him, if he meets all of the following:Pending House floor action
HB 566Dixon McMakin (R)Prohibits the requirement of a baccalaureate degree for employment with a state agency.Pending Senate referral - Sched. for 4/16/24
Elections and VotingHB570BILLINGS (R)VOTING/REGISTRATION: Provides for the change of party affiliation prior to the close of registrationPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HB 572Raymond Crews (R)Prohibits collective bargaining for public officers and employeesPending House Labor and Industrial Relations
HB578LYONS (D)CORRECTIONS: Creates the Back on Track Youth Pilot ProgramPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HealthHB579Wayne McMahenPHARMACISTS: Provides relative to pharmacist authorization to dispense HIV pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxisPending House Health and Welfare
HB 581Polly Thomas (R)Requires any person witnessing an election document required by or provided for the La. Election Code to be at least 18 years of age and, if witnessing an absentee by mail ballot, to also provide a mailing address. Further provides for a specific election offense for witnessing more than one certificate of a voter who is not an immediate family member.Pending Senate and Governmental Affairs
Elections and VotingHB 582Joy Walters (D)Provides for eligibility to vote for certain offices beginning at age seventeenConsidered
HB 585Wilford Carter , Sr. (D)Provides that consideration shall be given to the presumption of innocence until the defendant is proven guilty when setting the amount of bail, and provides relative to the filing of motions to reduce the amount of bail.Considered
HB588Raymond Crews (R)Provides relative to the membership of the Workforce Investment CouncilPending Senate Labor and Industrial Relations
HB 590Edmond Jordan (D)rovides relative to inmates held beyond their release dates within the Dept. of Public Safety and CorrectionsPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB 594Kyle M. Green , Jr. (D)Creates the Free School Breakfast Program within the state Dept. of Education (DOE).Considered
HB595EMERSONELECTIONS: Provides that statewide elective offices and legislative offices are party primary officesPending House Education
HB596DESHOTELLOCAL GOVERNMENT: Provides relative to the election of home rule charter commissionsConsidered
HB 604Kyle M. Green , Jr. (D)Provides relative to the carrying of weapons by a convicted felonPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
DiscriminationHB 608Roger Wilder III (R)Provides for the distinction between males and females and provides for protections for women and girls against sexual assault and harassment committed by biological men.Pending Senate Judiciary C
InsuranceHB609FIRMENT (R - Pollock)Provides for the appraisal process and employment of umpires.Pending Senate Insurance
InsuranceHB611FIRMENT (R - Pollock)Removes prohibition against increasing deductibles for homeowners' policies in effect and renewed for more than 3 years.Pending Senate floor action - Sched. for 4/22/24
InsuranceHB613FIRMENT (R - Pollock)INSURANCE/RATES Provides relative to the ratemaking system utilized by insurers and rating organizations relative to rate filingsPending Senate floor action - Sched. for 4/22/24
HB619Beau BeaullieuProvides relative to the expenditure limitPending House Appropriations - Sched. for 4/2/24
Government AffairsHB624LAFLEUR (D)COURTS: Creates the "Pretrial Data Collection Act"Pending House Judiciary
HB625Rodney LyonsLimits certain actions taken by governmental entities on private property ownersConsidered
HB 627Mandie Landry (D) Provides relative to locations where a person cannot bring a concealed handgun.Pending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB 628Jessica Domangue (R)Provides for the application of the reporting requirements, reporting periods, and contribution limits for certain elections by specifying that the elections constitute separate elections and authorizes the supervisory committee to provide, by rule, for specified circumstances relative to reporting.Pending Senate and Governmental Affairs
Criminal JusticeHB 630Mandie Landry (D) Provides for immunity from criminal prosecution for pregnant women who experience pregnancy terminationPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB631MARCELLE (D)CRIMINAL/SENTENCING: Provides relative to sentencing for victims of domestic abuse, human trafficking, or sexual assaultPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB 633Rhonda Butler (R)Provides relative to eligibility and requirements for participation in drug or specialty court programs.Withdrawn
HB639CRIME: Provide relative to the refusal of an operator of a motor vehicle to provide identification to an officePending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB 640Jay Galle (R)Authorizes parish and municipal governing authorities to remove members of library boards of control.Pending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs
MarijuanaHB 649Candace N. NewellProvides for a proposition election regarding the legalization of marijuanaPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB656MENA (D)Requires insurers to provide onsite field adjusters' reports to insureds via electronic delivery
HB 664John WybleIncreases the qualifications for United States senator and representative in congressSubject to call - House final passage
HB665Jacob BraudCreates the Stated Value Homeowner's Policy ActPending House Insurance
HB671Edmond JordanProhibits the use of certain rating factors in insurance underwritingConsidered
HB673Edmond JordanProvides relative to unfair discrimination in insurance practicesConsidered
HB675John WybleProvides for filing of administrative proceedings before the Ethics Adjudicatory Board for enforcement of certain violations of the Campaign Finance Disclosure ActPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HB677Beau Beaullieu (R)Makes revisions to the system of laws providing for electionsPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HB678Gabe FirmentProvides relative to fair claims settlement practicesConsidered
HB680Josh CarlsonProvides for an alternate official journal of the state and alternate official journals of political subdivisionsPending House and Governmental Affairs
HB682Stephanie HilfertyProvides relative to the authority of legislators to attend all meetings of public bodiesHouse Final Passage
HB685Mark WrightProvides relative to the creation of Louisiana Port Multimodal CouncilConsidered
HB686Jack McFarlandProvides relative to pipeline servitudesPending Legislative Bureau
HB688Ed Larvadain IIIProvides relative to training requirements for local government officials
HB692WILFORD CARTERREAPPORTIONMENT/JUDGES: Establishes election sections for the election of judges to the City Court of Lake CharlesConsidered
HB 697Ed Larvadain III (D)Provides that the Supervisory Committee on Campaign Finance Disclosure and Board of Ethics shall bring or join in actions for the objection to candidacy against local candidates, municipal candidates, candidates for a political party committee, or state candidates other than candidates for federal officeSubject to call - House final passage
HealthHB 702Matthew Willard (D)Provides for Medicaid coverage and support for doula servicesConsidered
Criminal JusticeHB 705Edmond Jordan (D) Provides relative to payphones and communications for incarcerated individualsConsidered
Criminal JusticeHB 707Edmond Jordan (D) Provides relative to the regulation of cannabisPending House Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development
HB711GalleVACCINES/VACCINATION: Provides relative to parental consent with respect to the administration of vaccines to minorsConsidered
HB720SCHLEGEL (R)CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES: Provides relative to distribution of fentanyl under certain circumstancesPending Senate Judiciary C
HB723SCHLEGEL (R)PARDON/PAROLE: Provides relative to clemency proceduresPending Senate Judiciary B
HB726ADAMSGAMBLING/VIDEO POKER: Provides for a local option gaming election on the operation of video draw poker devices in East Feliciana ParishConsidered
Criminal JusticeHB730MENA (D)CORRECTIONS/PRISONERS: Creates "The Fairness and Safety Act for Louisiana Incarcerated Workers"Pending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB731TAYLOR (D)PAROLE: Provides with respect to medical paroleConsidered
HB733BAYHAM (R)BAIL: Provides for the fixing of the amount of bailPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
HB735KERNER (R)CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES: Provides relative to penalties for distribution or possession with intent to distribute certain controlled dangerous substancesConsidered
HB736KNOX (D)CHILDREN: Provides for the availability of certain education and training services for adjudicated childrenPending Senate Judiciary B
Criminal JusticeHB741KNOX (D)CRIMINAL/PROCEDURE: Provides relative to convictions rendered by a verdict from a nonunanimous juryPending House Administration of Criminal Justice
Elections and VotingHB743Barbara CarpenterVOTERS/VOTING: Provides for absentee voting by mail by qualified incarcerated voters House Final Passage
HB763Beau Beaullieu (R)ELECTIONS: Provides relative to federal election guidance and fundingPending Senate and Governmental Affairs
HB800BEAULLIEUCONSTITUTION/CONVENTION: Provides for calling a limited constitutional conventionConsidered
HB809GALLEPUBLIC HEALTH: Provides for limitations on mandates from a certain federal agencyPending House Health and Welfare
HB822EGANVACCINES/VACCINATION: Provides relative to messenger ribonucleic acid vaccinations and blood donationsPending House Health and Welfare
HB866AMEDEELIABILITY/CIVIL: Provides relative to the refusal of certain medical servicesHouse Final Passage
HB908AMEDEEVACCINES/VACCINATION: Prohibits discrimination against students on the basis of vaccination statusPending House Education