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May 23, 2013
Governor Jindal Signs Five Bills Into Law

BATON ROUGE -  Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to five.
HB 89 by Rep. Hoffmann: Provides relative to the definition of students with exceptionalities as it relates to the use of reclusion and restraint. 
HB 172 by Rep. Dove: Names Grand Isle bivalve hatchery the “Michael C. Voisin Hatchery.”

HB 177 by Rep. Leger: Designates the Institute for Public Health and Justice as an advisor to the Legislature on matters related to youth in the criminal justice system and youth with behavioral needs.

HB 184 by Rep. Honore: Allows certain nonprofit organizations to obtain criminal history record and identification files for applications to certain programs.
HB  512 by Rep. Moreno: Relates to the interruption of time limitations for the commencement of a criminal trial.
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