16 June 2019

Regular legislative session through Jun. 15, 2019

Bills continue to have their fates determined by the governor.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 82 was signed by the governor; HB 425 was filed with the Secretary of State; HB 614 was signed by the governor.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 617 was signed by the governor; SB 27 was signed by the governor; SB 98 was signed by the governor; SB 174 was signed by the governor.

08 June 2019

Regular legislative session through Jun. 8, 2019

Our pocketbooks are again safe: the 2019 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature has ended, and no extraordinary session seems in the offing.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 82 was passed by the Senate, rejected by the House, had conference report accepted by the House and the Senate, and was sent to the governor; HB 425 had conference report accepted by the House and the Senate; HB 484 was sent to the governor; HB 614 was passed by the Senate, concurred in by the House and was sent to the governor; SB 201 was sent to the governor; SB 221 was sent to the governor.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 617 passed the Senate and was sent to the governor; HB 620 passed the Senate and was sent to the governor; SB 27 was sent to the governor; SB 98 with minor amendment passed the House and was concurred in by the Senate; SB 174 passed the House and was signed by the governor.

01 June 2019

Regular legislative session through Jun. 1, 2019

SB 212 was removed from the list of good bills, as valuable amendments to it were withdrawn after a protest to their germaneness.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 72 was deferred involuntarily by Senate committee; HB 82 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 147 was deferred involuntarily by Senate committee; HB 484 passed the Senate; HB 503 failed to pass the Senate; HB 599 was deferred involuntarily by Senate committee; HB 614 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; SB 184 passed the House, went to the governor, and was signed by the governor.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 358 with major amendment failed to pass the Senate; HB 617 passed Senate committee; HB 620 passed Senate committee; SB 5 with major amendment passed the House and was rejected by the Senate; SB 27 passed House committee and passed the House; SB 98 passed House committee; SB 174 passed House committee; SB 201 passed the House; SB 221 with minor amendment passed the House and was concurred in by the Senate.

27 May 2019

Regular legislative session through May 25, 2019

After amending the original HB 372 into it, SB 212 joins the list of good bills.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 147 passed the House; HB 281 passed the House; HB 416 failed to pass the House; HB 425 passed the Senate; HB 503 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 599 with major amendment passed the House; SB 201 passed House committee; SB 212 with major amendment passed House committee; SB 221 with minor amendment passed House committee.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 358 passed Senate committee; HB 620 passed the House; SB 5 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 27 passed the Senate; SB 98 passed Senate committee and the Senate; SB 174 passed the Senate.

19 May 2019

Regular legislative session through May 18, 2019

HB 546 was removed from the list of good bills, because it became linked to a bad bill, HB 601. Also, HB 310 was substituted for by HB 620.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 72 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 372 was deferred involuntarily by Senate committee; HB 484 passed Senate committee; HB 503 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 599 passed House committee; HB 614 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 184 passed House committee.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 215 passed House committee; HB 289 was deferred involuntarily by House committee; HB 293 failed to pass the House; HB 358 passed the House; HB 422 was deferred involuntarily by House committee; HB 564 passed House committee; HB 610 with minor amendment failed to pass the House; HB 620 passed House committee; SB 27 with minor amendment passed the Senate; SB 174 passed Senate committee.