52 bills become new laws in Louisiana for 2013 legislative session

52 bills become new laws in Louisiana for 2013 legislative session
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POSTED: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 10:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 10:04am

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 52. Below are the latest additions.


HB 76 by Rep. Hoffmann: Extends the sunset date for real estate appraisal management company licensing application assessments.

HB 114 by Rep. K. Jackson: Repeals certain restrictions on the acceptance of public funds by certain financial institutions.

HB 227 by Rep. Lorusso: Changes requirements for board members of the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana.

HB 236 by Rep. Leopold: Increases penalties for certain oyster harvesting violations.

HB 272 by Rep. Greene: Related to applications for professional geoscientists and geoscientists-in-training.

HB 274 by Rep. Talbot: Extends the time period in which a homestead exemption may be claimed under certain circumstances.

HB 298 by Rep. Chaney: Adds two members to the La. Commission on Civic Education.

HB 303 by Rep. Dixon: Provides for notice requirements in unemployment compensation.

HB 378 by Rep. Leger: Relates to promotion of the charter boat fishing industry.

HB 386 by Rep. Leopold: Relates to sponsorship of signs on certain state assets.

HB 389 by Rep. Abramson: Relates to Twinbrook Security District in Orleans Parish.

HB 396 by Rep. T. Landry: Relates to traffic signals.

HB 419 by Rep. Johnson: Names a bridge located on U.S. 190 in Pointe Coupee Parish as the "Nickie Gene Voinche Memorial Bridge."

HB 486 by Rep. Reynolds: Designates a portion of Interstate 20 in honor of Sergeant Joshua Tomlinson.

HB 491 by Rep. Pylant: Permits the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development to issue permits to vehicles hauling hay during times of disaster.

HB 566 by Rep. Dixon: Relates to reciprocal overpayment recovery arrangements with federal and state agencies relative to unemployment and compensation.

HB 603 by Rep. Abramson: Relates to the Hurstville Security and Neighborhood Improvement District.

HB 718 by Rep. Hensgens: Relates to school crisis management and response plans.


SB 6 by Sen. Allain: Relates to the crime of unauthorized entry of a place of business.

SB 8 by Sen. Gallot: Relates to manual labor for churches and other religious buildings.

SB 23 by Sen. Peacock: Relates to new or relocated motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle dealerships.

SB 201 by Sen. Mills: Authorizes "I'm a Cajun" on driver's license and identification cards.

SB 229 by Sen. Broome: Provides that the Louisiana Education Quality Trust Fund shall be known as the "Kevin P. Reilly, Sr. Louisiana Education Quality Trust Fund."

SB 250 by Sen. Morrell: Allows for donations from personal income tax for the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Inc. through a checkoff box on state income tax returns.

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