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HB 1, McFarland

Provides for the ordinary operating expenses of state government for Fiscal Year 2024-2025

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 2, Emerson

Provides for the comprehensive Capital Outlay budget

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 6, Chenevert

Grants any legislatively created public school system the same treatment and authority granted to parishes for purposes of minimum foundation program funding and local taxing authority

Current Status: House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage

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HB 8, Melerine

Prohibits the use of an appeals process for certain students who fail to pass state-administered tests required for high school graduation

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 45, Johnson, M.

Provides relative to the certification of Montessori teachers

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 48, Bacala

Provides relative to requirements for enactment of appropriations

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 49, Bacala

Provides for the limited extension of regular sessions for specific purposes

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 56, Newell

Provides relative to exceptions to abortion

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice

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HB 60, Edmonston

Provides relative to the unauthorized use of sperm, ovum, or embryo

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 63, Newell

Amends definitions relative to the crime of abortion

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice

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HB 66, Butler

Creates and provides for a program to provide state funding for the education of students with exceptionalities not enrolled in public school

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Education

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HB 70, Turner

Lowers the ACT score required for initial qualification for a Taylor Opportunity Program for Students award for students who complete approved home study programs

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Education

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HB 78, Carver

Authorizes initial proposals for charter schools with corporate partners to be made to the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education as Type 2 charter school proposals

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 79, Bacala

Requires the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to measure the compliance of public schools and school districts with state laws and BESE policies and to assign and publish letter grades indicative of such compliance

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Education

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HB 81, Landry, M.

Provides relative to paternity

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure

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HB 103, Johnson, M.

Requires certain public bodies to broadcast meetings live via television or the internet

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 107, Bayham

Prohibits certain types of discipline of students in elementary and secondary schools

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 122, Horton

Provides relative to discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 137, Brass

Provides relative to the Children's Cabinet Advisory Board

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 153, Bacala

Provides relative to special education

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 161, Bayham

Provides relative to nondisclosure agreements

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 190, Freiberg

Provides relative to the Early Childhood Care and Education Commission

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 231, Landry, M.

Provides with respect to the definition of "caretaker" for purposes of children in need of care

Current Status: House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage

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HB 245, Freeman

Provides relative to decisionmaking in reproductive healthcare

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure

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HB 250, Green

Provides that the timing and duration of regular sessions of the legislature may be set by joint rule of the legislature

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on House and Governmental Affairs

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HB 251, Green

Provides relative to the time at which certain officials are elected

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on House and Governmental Affairs

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HB 260, Romero

Limits types of food purchases with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Health & Welfare

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HB 303, Boyer

Provides for the reduction of SNAP benefits upon a juvenile entering department of corrections custody

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 335, Carver

Provides relative to mandatory reporters of child abuse

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 452, St. Blanc

Provides for the termination of the TOPS-Tech Award beginning with the 2029-2030 award year

Current Status: House Bills on Third Reading and Final Passage

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HB 456, Davis

Provides relative to the administration of medication at school

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 481, Schamerhorn

Provides for drug testing requirements for recipients of cash assistance in the Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Health & Welfare

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HB 489, Hughes

Provides relative to Medicaid services for maternal and infant health

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Appropriations

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HB 594, Green

Creates and provides for the Free School Breakfast Program to be administered by the state Department of Education

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Appropriations

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HB 595, Emerson

Provides that statewide elective offices and legislative offices are party primary offices

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on House and Governmental Affairs

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HB 602, Davis

Provides relative to stock emergency medications

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 702, Willard

Provides for Medicaid coverage and support for doula services

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Appropriations

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HB 707, Jordan

Provides relative to the regulation of cannabis

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Appropriations

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HB 728, Davis

Provides relative to initial eligibility requirements for the M.J. Foster Promise Program

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 800, Beaullieu

Provides for calling a limited constitutional convention

Current Status: Pending in Senate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs

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HB 829, Lyons

Provides relative to the Louisiana State Interagency Coordinating Council for EarlySteps: Louisiana's Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 844, Riser

Repeals the individual income tax

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Ways and Means

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HB 846, Knox

Provides relative to reporting on federal and state funding of mental health services

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 860, Echols

Provides relative to Medicaid reimbursement for home visiting services provided after the birth of a child

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Appropriations

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HB 904, Chenevert

Requires school-level reporting by public schools and postsecondary education institutions on programs related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging and requires the state Department of Education and the Board of Regents to submit summary reports to certain legislative committees

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HB 917, Phelps

Provides that Act No. 84 of the 2023 Regular Session of the Legislature shall be known and may be cited as "Armani's Law"

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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HCR 14, Melerine

Requests that the state Department of Education study the potential effects of alternative school calendar options on student academic achievement

Current Status: Sent to Secretary of State upon signature of Speaker of the House

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HCR 17, Schlegel

Requests the state Department of Education, Department of Children and Family Services, and Louisiana Department of Health to collaborate to increase mental health counseling in public schools

Current Status: Sent to Secretary of State upon signature of Speaker of the House

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HCR 46, Tarver

Requests the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to prioritize mental health instruction and training in suicide prevention in its rulemaking process

Current Status: Sent to Secretary of State upon signature of Speaker of the House

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HCR 72, LaFleur

Requests that the state Department of Education study and report relative to school start times

Current Status: Sent to Secretary of State upon signature of Speaker of the House

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HCR 113, Hilferty

Creates the Postpartum Newborn Nurse Home Visiting Task Force

Current Status: Sent to Secretary of State upon signature of Speaker of the House

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HR 26, Freeman

Provides relative to use of personal electronic devices and decorum in the House Chamber and committee rooms

Current Status: Sent to Secretary of State upon signature of Speaker of the House

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HR 39, Knox

Requests the state Department of Education to report to the legislature relative to adverse childhood experience education pilot programs

Current Status: Sent to Secretary of State upon signature of Speaker of the House

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HR 60, Wyble

Designates April 2, 2024, as Geaux Far Day at the state capitol

Current Status: Sent to Secretary of State upon signature of Speaker of the House

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HR 201, Brass

Commends the Ready Louisiana Coalition and designates May 21, 2024, as Early Education Day at the state capitol

Current Status: Sent to Secretary of State upon signature of Speaker of the House

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SB 55, Carter

Provides relative to post-birth information

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 60, Pressly

Provides relative to occupational licenses

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 66, Mizell

Provides for a mandatory five-day school week for public schools

Current Status: Senate Bills 3rd Reading and Final Passage

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SB 87, Connick

Provides penalties for certain disclosure violations

Current Status: Pending in Senate Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs

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SB 120, Mizell

Transfers unused money from TOPS to the Louisiana Early Childhood Education Fund under certain circumstances

Current Status: Pending in Senate Committee on Finance

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SB 135, Duplessis

Requires the Department of Health to amend the Medicaid state plan to include certain additional pregnancy and postpartum coverage

Current Status: Pending in Senate Committee on Finance

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SB 142, Barrow

Requires doula services to be covered by Medicaid

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Health & Welfare

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SB 145, Barrow

Provides relative to the state child ombudsman

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 148, Mizell

Provides relative to postpartum depression

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 151, Carter

Provides relative to free-standing birth centers

Current Status: Pending in Senate Committee on Health and Welfare

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SB 153, Barrow

Authorizes the use of campaign funds for certain childcare expenses

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on House and Governmental Affairs

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SB 190, Boudreaux

Provides for Medicaid reimbursement rate increases

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 228, McMath

Provides relative to marijuana for therapeutic use

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 235, Hensgens

Provides relative to the regulation of sports wagering

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 247, Cathey

Provides for the Motor Fuels Underground Storage Tank Trust Dedicated Fund Account

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 272, Edmonds

Provides relative to the M.J. Foster Promise Award program

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 278, Jackson-Andrews

Creates the Louisiana Pregnancy and Baby Care Initiative

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 300, Duplessis

Provides for health insurance coverage of pregnancy-related and postpartum healthcare services

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 361, Mizell

Provides relative to tracking of sexual assault kits

Current Status: Pending in Senate Committee on Judiciary B

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SB 414, Bass

Authorizes the installation and use of newborn safety devices at infant relinquishment sites designated in the Safe Haven Law

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 416, Bouie

Provides relative to a disciplinarian or other school administrator to ride on a school bus transporting students to and from school

Current Status: Pending in House Committee on Education

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SB 433, Edmonds

Requires the Dept. of Education to establish an online Early Childhood Education Data Dashboard

Current Status: Pending in Senate Committee on Finance

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SB 442, Edmonds

Creates a program to provide firearm detection software that detects visible firearms on school property and alerts local law enforcement agencies

Current Status: Pending in Senate Committee on Finance

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SB 455, Barrow

Restricts the location of certain psychiatric facilities

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SB 489, Cathey

Provides for the duties of the State Fire Marshal

Current Status: Assigned Act Number

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SCR 40, Fields

Urges and requests Governor Jeffrey M. Landry to make application to receive funding for the Summer EBT program.

Current Status: Enrolled; sent to Secretary of State upon signature of President of the Senate

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