Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law from the 2018 Regular Legislative Session:
ACT 21 – HB 147 Provides for the filiation of a child
ACT 22 – SB 19 Provides relative to the civil service status of employees of the Housing Authority of the City of Lafayette.
ACT 23 – SB 26 Authorizes disposal of certain controlled substances by hospice providers.
ACT 24 – SB 63 Re-creates the Department of Economic Development.
ACT 25 – SB 82 Re-creates the Department of Environmental Quality.
ACT 26 – SB 83 Provides relative to qualifications of the chief of police for the town of Gueydan.
ACT 27 – SB 85 Authorizes an insured to opt in to receive a claim payment by electronic transfer.
ACT 28 – SB 90 Provides relative to a voluntary nonopioid directive form.
ACT 30 – SB 128 Authorizes the governing authority of Acadia Parish to employ its own attorneys to represent it generally.
ACT 31 – SB 131 Provides relative to licensing requirements for pharmacists.
ACT 32 – SB 134 Provides relative to prescriptions for controlled dangerous substances.
ACT 33 – SB 157 Authorizes the transfer of certain state property in Ascension Parish.
ACT 34 – SB 172 Authorizes the governing authority of the city of Scott to levy an additional one percent sales tax, subject to voter approval.
ACT 35 – SB 210 Provides for the transfer of certain state property in Webster Parish.
ACT 36 – SB 214 Provides relative to the disposition of unused books in the Livingston Parish Library.
ACT 37 – SB 249 Authorizes the transfer of certain state property in St. Mary Parish.
ACT 38 – SB 275 Authorizes individuals to indicate that part of their refund go to the La. Coalition Against Domestic Violence for education of women who are victims of domestic violence.
ACT 40 – SB 327 Provides possession limits of certain species of fish caught in saltwater areas of the state.
ACT 41– HB 4 Extends the additional saltwater fishing fee dedicated to the LACREEL program.
ACT 42 – HB 27 Provides for computation of a supplemental benefit for reemployed retirees of the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana.
ACT 43 – HB 30 Provides for the definitions of minor child and disability relative to the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana.
ACT 44 – HB 31 Provides for the benefit payable to retired member of the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana upon death of beneficiary.
ACT 45 – HB 34 Provides relative to the use of terror-free index funds by the state and statewide retirement systems.
ACT 46 – HB 48 Names the baseball operational center at Southern University in Baton Rouge in honor of Roger Cador.
ACT 47 – HB 49 Authorizes coastal restoration and protection projects as compensatory wetlands mitigation.
ACT 48 – HB 67 Authorizes DeSoto Parish Fire Protection District No. 2 to levy certain service charges.
ACT 50 – HB 68 Provides for the membership of the LaSalle Economic Development District board of commissioners
ACT 51 – HB 72 Provides relative to the classified fire service in the city of Houma.
ACT 52 – HB 77 Provides relative to the board of commissioners of Vermilion Parish Hospital Service District No. 2.
ACT 53 – HB 87 Provides relative to the definition of institution of postsecondary education for purposes of the La. Student Tuition Assistance and Revenue Trust (START) Program.
ACT 54 – HB 93 Provides relative to the Lake Bullard Neighborhood Improvement District in Orleans Parish
ACT 55 – HB 102 Provides for the transfer of certain witness fee surplus funds within Lafourche Parish
ACT 56 – HB 103 Provides relative to the compensation of the commissioners of the Evangeline Parish Waterworks District No. 1
ACT 57 – HB 104 Increases the ceiling on penalties for pipeline safety violations
ACT 58 – HB 117 Provides relative to the membership of the St. Landry Parish Fire District No. 7 board of commissioners
ACT 60 – HB 120 Authorizes the commissioner of conservation to certify to the U.S. Department of Transportation his regulatory authority over underground natural gas storage facilities.
ACT 61 – HB 131 Provides relative to theft prevention programs
ACT 62 – HB 134 Provides for identification of health plan coverage type
ACT 63 – HB 150 Authorizes the La. Board of Pharmacy to waive license and certification renewal fees for military spouses
ACT 64 – HB 151 Revises the definition of "approved college of pharmacy" as used in the Louisiana Pharmacy Practice Act.
ACT 65 – HB 183 Re-creates the Department of Education.
ACT 66 – HB 194 Provides a time period after payment of a claim during which an insurer may dispute and recoup the amount paid.
ACT 67 – HB 197 Prohibits the importation of live cervid
ACT 68 – HB 212 Creates the crimes of theft of livestock and theft of timber.
ACT 70 – HB 216 Creates the "Neville High School" specialty license plate.
ACT 71 – HB 217 Creates the "Carroll High School" specialty license plate.
ACT 72 – HB 227 Provides relative to reapplication for a producer license subsequent to revocation.
ACT 73 – HB 232 Authorizes the imposition of certain civil monetary penalties and fees relative to violations of administrative rule.
ACT 74 – HB 233 Provides relative to the filing of certain federal covered securities.
ACT 75 – HB 250 Changes requirements for newspaper advertisement of a public notice for a hearing concerning an increase in a property tax without voter approval.
ACT 76 – HB 255 Provides for a public records exception for certain records of the State Board of Architectural Examiners concerning the fitness of a person to receive or hold a license or certificate of registration to practice architecture.
ACT 77 – HB 287 Provides relative to laws concerning abortion based on genetic abnormality.
ACT 78 – HB 289 Creates the "Brusly High School" specialty license plate.
ACT 80 – HB 290 Creates the "Glen Oaks High School" specialty license plate.
ACT 81 – HB 291 Creates the "Port Allen High School" specialty license plate.
ACT 82 – HB 300 Creates the "Louisiana Aviator" special prestige license plate.
ACT 83 – HB 302 Re-creates the Department of Public Service.
ACT 84 – HB 331 Provides for payment of the Oilfield Site Restoration Fund fee.
ACT 85 – HB 335 Provides relative to the Louisiana Historical Records Advisory Board.
ACT 86 – HB 341 Changes the due date for filing corporate franchise tax returns.
ACT 87 – HB 342 Changes the deadline for agencies which administer tax incentives to submit reports to the legislature.
ACT 88 – HB 360 Provides for electronic notifications to board members and stockholders of banks, savings and loan associations, and savings banks.
ACT 89 – HB 367 Provides relative to the State Seal of Biliteracy recognizing high school graduates who meet certain academic eligibility criteria relative to language proficiency.
ACT 90 – HB 373 Provides relative to judicial review of certain administrative decisions.
ATC 91 – HB 374 Requires the Board of Tax Appeals to refund certain filing fees and deposits paid relating to claims for the solar energy systems tax credit.
ACT 92 – HB 419 Provides relative to inspections of life safety systems and equipment.
ACT 94 – HB 421 Provides for the licensing of acupuncturists.
ACT 95 – HB 442 Delineates the boundary between state ownership and private ownership of the land adjacent to False River.
ACT 96 – HB 459 Provides for the transfer of small deposits upon the death of an intestate depositor.
ACT 97 – HB 551 Provides relative to the Louisiana Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association.
ACT 98 – HB 577 Provides relative to disclosure of certain vital records to organ procurement organizations.
ACT 99 – HB 620 Requires the office of vital records to share data regarding veterans.
ACT100 – HB 642 Provides relative to the Bail Bond Apprentice Program.
ACT 101– HB 644 Provides relative to the licensing of third party administrators.
ACT 102 – HB 660 Creates the Native American Commission within the office of the governor.
ACT 103 – HB 711 Provides for changes to the Louisiana Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys
ACT 104 – HB 768 Provides relative to reporting of child abuse and neglect in military families.
ACT 105 – HB 814 Provides for the oilfield site restoration program.
ACT 106 – HB 860 Provides for expedited permitting in the office of conservation.