2015 Regular Session Wrap-up

2015 Regular Session Wrap-up

The 2015 Regular Legislative Session has adjourned. Overall, 1,132 bills were filed; 847 House Bills and 285 Senate bills. Four proposed constitutional amendments, HB360, HB518, HB618 and SB202 will be submitted to voters. The governor has signed 42 bills into law. A brief description of a few of the bills that generated public interest during […]

Legislative Hightlights Catch-Up Weeks 5, 6, 7 and 8

Legislative Hightlights Catch-Up Weeks 5, 6, 7 and 8

Week 5 of the Louisiana legislative session was action-packed with highlights including teachers retirement benefits funding, and expansion of Internet Sales Tax for dealers. Then in Week 6 legislative highlights, important Constitutional Amendments are considered, a Grade School Suspension Bill is Discussed in the Senate, and pending caps on TOPS awards.  Week 7 saw the […]

Legislative Highlights Week Four

Legislative Highlights Week Four

With the fourth week of the session completed, the House has introduced another 427 bills and passed 192. A brief description of a few of the bills that generated public interest this week follow. The bill are hyperlinked to the current posted version of the instrument. To search the full description of these bills, including […]