16 June 2024

Regular legislative session through Jun. 16, 2024

Bill disposition by the governor continues.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 114 was signed by the governor; HB 303 was signed by the governor; HB 383 was signed by the governor; SB 294 was signed by the governor; SB 357 was signed by the governor; SB 436 was signed by the governor.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 762 was signed by the governor.

09 June 2024

Regular legislative session through Jun. 9, 2024

The 2024 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature has ended, leaving matters in the hands of the governor within the next couple of weeks. In the usual flurry of last-minute business that sometimes can lead to considerable alterations of bills on the doorstep to passage, one new bad bill did emerge.

THE BAD: HB 762 by Rep. Dennis Bamburg would remove the requirement that all seekers of high school diplomas take the ACT exam.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 48 went to the Secretary of State; HB 103 was sent to the governor; HB 114 was sent to the governor; HB 121 was sent to the governor; HB 267 was sent to the governor; HB 303 was sent to the governor; HB 393 was sent to the governor; HB 407 was sent to the governor; HB 506 was sent to the governor; HB 581 was sent to the governor; HB 596 was sent to the governor; HB 608 was signed by the governor; HB 644 was sent to the governor; HB 723 was sent to the governor; HB 737 was sent to the governor; HB 763 was sent to the governor; HB 906 had the Senate adopt conference report, had the House adopt the conference report, and was sent to the governor; HB 908 was signed by the governor; HB 933 was sent to the governor; HB 952 was not concurred in, had the House adopt conference report, had the Senate adopt conference report, and was sent to the governor; HB 976 was concurred in and sent to the governor; SB 355 was sent to the governor; SB 466 had the House adopt conference report, had the Senate adopt conference report, and was sent to the governor.

01 June 2024

Regular legislative session through Jun. 1, 2024

Only a couple of days are left in the session, with special rules now in effect for a chamber to consider a bill.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 8 was signed by the governor; HB 46 was sent to the governor; HB 103 was concurred in; HB 114 was concurred in; HB 121 with minor amendment passed the Senate and was concurred in; HB 122 was sent to the governor; HB 162 was vetoed by the governor; HB 188 was signed by the governor; HB 267 was recalled from committee, with major amendment passed the Senate, and was concurred in; HB 303 was concurred in; HB 383 was concurred in; HB 407 was concurred in; HB 476 was signed by the governor; HB 506 with minor amendment passed the Senate and was concurred in; HB 515 was signed by the governor; HB 581 with minor amendment passed the Senate and was concurred in; HB 596 was concurred in; HB 608 was sent to the governor; HB 644 was concurred in; HB 716 was concurred in and sent to the governor; HB 723 was concurred in; HB 737 was concurred in; HB 763 was concurred in; HB 906 was not concurred in and the House rejected the conference report; HB 908 was sent to the governor; HB 933 with minor amendment passed the Senate and was concurred in; HB 952 passed Senate committee and with major amendment passed the Senate; HB 976 passed the Senate, was rejected by the House, and concurred in by the House; SB 13 was sent to and signed by the governor; SB 60 was signed by the governor; SB 101 was signed by the governor; SB 155 was sent to and signed by the governor; SB 181 with major amendment passed House committee and failed to pass the House; SB 195 was sent to and signed by the governor; SB 208 was sent to and signed by the governor; SB 218 was sent to and signed by the governor; SB 226 was signed by the governor; SB 234 was concurred in and sent to the governor; SB 262 was sent to and signed by the governor; SB 276 was signed by the governor; SB 294 was sent to the governor; SB 313 was passed by the House, concurred in, and sent to the governor; SB 316 was signed by the governor; SB 350 was sent to and signed by the governor; SB 355 was not concurred in and conference report was accepted by both chambers; SB 357 was passed by the House and concurred in; SB 388 was sent to the governor; SB 420 was sent to and signed by the governor; SB 436 was concurred in and sent to the governor; SB 449 was sent to and signed by the governor; SB 466 was not concurred in.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 95 was signed by the governor; HB 165 was concurred in; HB 391 passed the Senate; HB 562 passed the Senate; HB 740 passed the Senate and was sent to the governor; SB 30 was sent to and signed by the governor.