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UPDATE: More bills signed into law, vetoed, and allowed to become law without signature

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Posted at 3:55 PM, Jun 15, 2022

Here's an update, as of June 15, 2022, of the list of bills that have been signed into law from the 2022 Legislative Session:

ACT 359—HB 17 [] Provides for a benefit increase for the Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System.

ACT 360—HB 21 [] Provides for a funding deposit account for Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System and authorizes the board of trustees of the system to modify required employer contributions.

ACT 361—HB 28 [] Provides relative to certain eviction proceedings in the City Court of Hammond.

ACT 362—HB 38 [] Creates an Employee Insurance Fund for the Richland Parish Sheriff's Office.

ACT 363—HB 39 [] Provides for ex officio notaries public with certain limited authority for the Beauregard Parish School Board.

ACT 364—HB 44 [] Provides relative to the information required to be provided to a committee reviewing the re-creation of a statutory entity.

ACT 365—HB 49 [] Authorizes the town of Henderson to levy a hotel occupancy tax.

ACT 366—HB 55 [] Provides for Medicaid coverage of dental care for certain residents of intermediate care facilities.

ACT 367—HB 63 [] Provides for an exception for certain information required to be submitted by a nongovernmental entity.

ACT 368—HB 72 [] Provides relative to the board of commissioners of Terrebonne Parish Fire Protection District Number Six.

ACT 369—HB 78 [] Provides relative to the state's annual comprehensive financial report.

ACT 370—HB 88 [] Provides for Celebrate Freedom Week in public schools.

ACT 371—HB 118 [] Provides for the members of the Louisiana Property and Casualty Insurance Commission and its ad hoc committees.

ACT 372—HB 124 [] Provides relative to certain judicial proceedings conducted by audio-visual means.

ACT 373—HB 131 [] Provides relative to the salary schedules of teachers whose employment is interrupted by military service.

ACT 374—HB 133 [] Provides for technical corrections and revision of provisions of Title 17 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes.

ACT 375—HB 149 [] Provides relative to legal advisor services for the Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority.

ACT 376—HB 150 [] Provides relative to the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District.

ACT 377—HB 155 [] Provides relative to property adjudicated to the city of Monroe.

ACT 378—HB 319 [] Adds a member with aviation experience to the Shreveport Airport Authority.

ACT 379—HB 323 [] Creates the Back on Track Louisiana Pilot Program.

ACT 380—HB 324 [] Provides relative to the composition of the Oyster Task Force.

ACT 381—HB 326 [] Provides relative to historical horse racing fees.

ACT 382—HB 335 [] Provides relative to behavioral health.

ACT 383—HB 345 [] Provides an exemption from tolls on La. Hwy. 1 bridge for certain school personnel.

ACT 384—HB 361 [] Provides relative to search warrants for medical records.

ACT 385—HB 400 [] Requires instruction relative to cardiac health in high school.

ACT 386—HB 402 [] Provides relative to the prescriptive period for certain actions for abuse of a minor.

ACT 387—HB 620 [] Provides relative to the authority of private nonprofit elementary or secondary schools and public elementary or secondary schools to conduct certain games of chance.

ACT 388—HB 658 [] Modifies the membership of the Louisiana Advisory Council on Driver Education.

ACT 389—HB 682 [] Provides for a claims adjuster database.

ACT 390—HB 709 [] Authorizes behavioral health services providers to furnish services to clients and patients regardless of those persons' location within the state.

ACT 391—HB 726 [] Provides relative to the financial obligations of criminal offenders.

ACT 392—HB 739 [] Provides for placement of a memorial of Oscar James Dunn in the state capitol.

ACT 393—HB 825 [] Provides relative to licensed practical nurses who administer chemical tests for intoxication.

ACT 394—HB 841 [] Provides relative to the disclosure of personal information of certain persons.

ACT 395—HB 852 [] Creates a book delivery program for certain public school students.

ACT 396—HB 864 [] Provides relative to the Board of Louisiana River Pilot Review and Oversight.

ACT 397—HB 869 [] Designates portions of certain highways as memorial highways.

ACT 398—HB 874 [] Provides relative to the office of deputy state examiner.

ACT 399—HB 879 [] Provides relative to an authorized expense allowance paid to members of a parish governing authority.

ACT 400—HB 886 [] Provides relative to powers granted to the state examiner with respect to the admission to tests.

ACT 401—HB 895 [] Creates the LaSalle Cultural Corridor District in Orleans Parish.

ACT 402—HB 906 [] Removes a requirement for certain Lawrason Act municipalities to use the gubernatorial election dates for municipal elections.

ACT 403—HB 966 [] Authorizes a renewable tax for the operation of the coroner's office for certain parishes.

ACT 404—HB 1007 [] Provides relative to tax sale property.

ACT 405—HB 1032 [] Provides relative to outdoor advertising.

ACT 406—HB 1067 [] Provides relative to the Fresh Start Proper Worker Classification Initiative and the Voluntary Disclosure Program.

Here's the updated list, as of June 14, 2022, of bills that have been signed into law from the 2022 Legislative Session:

ACT 282—SB 3 [] Provides for distribution of monies collected from enforcement actions of coastal use permits.

ACT 284—SB 87 [] Provides relative to the capital outlay process.

ACT 285—SB 103 [] Provides relative to legal malpractice.

ACT 286—SB 258 [] Provides relative to voting and the holding of elections impaired as the result of a declared emergency or disaster.

ACT 287—SB 364 [] Provides for the rulemaking authority of the Louisiana Tax Commission.

ACT 288—HB 1080 [] Provides relative to broadband.

ACT 289—SB 7 [] Grants a permanent benefit increase to system retirees and beneficiaries.

ACT 290—SB 46 [] Provides relative to group insurance benefits for certain clerks of court.

ACT 291—SB 51 [] Adds a second commissioner to the Twenty-Second Judicial District Court and authorizes commissioners to preside over domestic violence cases and civil matters.

ACT 292—SB 83 [] Creates the Council on Medicaid Pharmacy Reimbursement.

ACT 293—SB 88 [] Provides relative to insurance benefits for retirees of the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.

ACT 294—SB 93 [] Designates the Gulf Fritillary as the official state butterfly.

ACT 295—SB 101 [] Provides relative to the traffic violations bureau in certain city courts.

ACT 296—SB 106 [] Provides relative to disciplinary proceedings by a professional or occupational board or commission.

ACT 297—SB 111 [] Repeals provisions creating the establishment, location, purpose, and use of the Tioga Heritage Park and Museum.

ACT 298—SB 121 [] Provides relative to the display of pharmacy permits.

ACT 299—SB 146 [] Provides for health insurance coverage of cancer treatments.

ACT 300—SB 157 [] Provides for access to criminal history records and identification files by the office of technology services.

ACT 301—SB 159 [] Provides relative to insurance benefits for retirees of the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office.

ACT 302—SB 176 [] Amends the Blind Persons' Literacy Rights and Education Act.

ACT 303—SB 193 [] Provides for the reapportionment plans of school boards.

ACT 304—SB 197 [] Allows groundwater district commission members appointed by certain entities that furnish water for rural or municipal use to be employees of such entities.

ACT 305—SB 201 [] Adds contract attorneys of district public defender offices to group health insurance coverage offered by parish governments.

ACT 306—SB 215 [] Provides for assessment of attorney fees when certain municipal fire and police civil service boards reverse a decision of an appointing authority.

ACT 307—SB 250 [] Provides relative to the compensation of intercollegiate athletes for the use of their name, image, or likeness.

ACT 308—SB 261 [] Provides for public postsecondary education transfer pathways.

ACT 309—SB 268 [] Provides relative to opioid treatment programs for pregnant women.

ACT 310—SB 285 [] Makes technical changes to update cross references to gaming laws and authorizes the Louisiana Gaming Control Board to conduct open meetings via video conferencing

ACT 311—SB 318 [] Provides relative to the advertising, promoting, and conducting of certain live musical performances.

ACT 312—SB 324 [] Provides relative to qualifications for licensure by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry.

ACT 313—SB 328 [] Provides relative to the Louisiana State Board of Optometry Examiners.

ACT 314—SB 398 [] Provides relative to juror compensation rates.

ACT 315—SB 407 [] Requires schools to store epinephrine in the classrooms of certain students.

ACT 316—SB 442 [] Provides relative to certain third-party sellers on the online marketplace.

ACT 317—SB 485 [] Provides relative to the Delachaise Security and Improvement District.

ACT 318—SB 486 [] Provides relative to clerks of court.

ACT 319—SB 493 [] Provides relative to certain drainage districts.

ACT 320—HB 182 [] Provides relative to third-party administrators.

ACT 321—HB 235 [] Provides relative to the governing commission of the Jackson Parish Hospital Service District.

ACT 322—HB 237 [] Provides relative the administration of tests by the state examiner for certain positions in the city of Shreveport.

ACT 323—HB 244 [] Provides relative to public school calendar requirements.

ACT 324—HB 245 [] Provides relative to minors taken into protective custody from schools.

ACT 325—HB 263 [] Requires the establishment of check-out procedures at public schools and school districts.

ACT 326—HB 266 [] Provides relative to the Louisiana Commission on HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C Education, Prevention, and Treatment.

ACT 327—HB 270 [] Provides for naming the Kenner council on aging building in Kenner after Mable Trepagnier Brown.

ACT 328—HB 287 [] Requires the annual occupational license tax levied on certain computer programming businesses to be set at a flat rate.

ACT 329—HB 301 [] Provides relative to a driver's license duplicate designation.

ACT 330—HB 308 [] Provides relative to the unemployment compensation weekly benefit amount.

ACT 331—HB 317 [] Provides for hurricane, named storm, and wind and hail deductibles.

ACT 332—HB 349 [] Provides relative to the removal of school bus operators.

ACT 333—HB 363 [] Provides relative to the student growth component in the evaluation of teachers and administrators.

ACT 334—HB 377 [] Provides relative to fingerprinting all persons arrested for any offense involving operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

ACT 335—HB 417 [] Authorizes early learning centers to maintain a supply of auto-injectable epinephrine.

ACT 336—HB 469 [] Creates the Delta Bike Trail Commission.

ACT 337—HB 473 [] Provides relative to fees for production of public records.

ACT 338—HB 509 [] Requires the state Department of Education to review laws pertaining to teacher training and submit a related report to the legislature.

ACT 339—HB 532 [] Provides relative to health insurance coverage for fire employees.

ACT 340—HB 572 [] Provides for the advertisement of condemned property.

ACT 341—HB 582 [] Joins Louisiana to the licensed professional counselors interstate compact.

ACT 342—HB 587 [] Modifies the composition of the Lakefront Management Authority.

ACT 343—HB 604 [] Provides for the transfer of ownership of a vehicle to an insurer.

ACT 344—HB 625 [] Provides relative to off-site locations of behavioral health service providers.

ACT 345—HB 630 [] Designates certain portions of highways in Iberia Parish and St. Martin Parish.

ACT 346—HB 647 [] Provides relative to the Mid-City Security District in Orleans Parish.

ACT 347—HB 669 [] Provides relative to background checks of private training or driving instructor training schools or agencies.

ACT 348—HB 679 [] Provides relative to certain statements required to be filed by elected officials.

ACT 349—HB 732 [] Provides relative to the Louis Armstrong Park Authority and Historic Jazz District in Orleans Parish.

ACT 350—HB 776 [] Designates a portion of Interstate 49 in Shreveport, Louisiana, as "The Cooper Road Pioneers Memorial Interchange."

ACT 351—HB 777 [] Provides relative to the secretary for the municipal fire and police civil service board in certain municipalities.

ACT 352—HB 780 [] Provides relative to historic preservation and economic development in downtown Houma.

ACT 353—HB 791 [] Provides relative to charter fishing without required credentials.

ACT 354—HB 797 [] Provides relative to the BioDistrict New Orleans in Orleans Parish.

ACT 355—HB 818 [] Provides relative to certain expedited hearing schedules.

ACT 356—HB 827 [] Provides relative to screening of children for autism spectrum disorder.

ACT 357—HB 828 [] Increases the gross annual sales threshold under which a home-based preparer of low-risk foods may qualify for the protections of the statute known commonly as the cottage food law.

ACT 358—HB 832 [] Designates Act 444 of the 2021 Regular Session as "Beau's Law."

This year's regular session ended on June 6.

Here's a list, as of June 7, of the bills that the governor has announced that he has signed into law, vetoed, or allowed to become law without his signature, broken down by the date of his announcement. You can click on the link to see the text of the bill and other information about its passage.

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed a number of bills into law and vetoed one bill. The Governor also issued a letter regarding his decision to let SB 44 become law without his signature.

Gov. Edwards signed the following bills into law:

ACT 246—HB 298 [] Provides relative to involuntary servitude and the administration of criminal justice.

ACT 247—SB 8 [] Clarifies and standardizes language relative to certain benefits.

ACT 248—SB 9 [] Provides relative to benefits provided by and administration of certain statewide retirement systems.

ACT 249—SB 12 [] Provides for an extension of the Competitive Projects Payroll Incentive Program.

ACT 250—SB 19 [] Provides for police officers to use electronic forms.

ACT 251—SB 23 [] Provides for the deposit of monies into the Oilfield Site Restoration Fund.

ACT 252—SB 31 [] Provides for the repeal of certain inactive or obsolete healthcare laws.

ACT 253—SB 33 [] Provides relative to alternate electrical power sources in nursing facilities.

ACT 254—SB 41 [] Provides for the Louisiana Quality Jobs Program Act.

ACT 255—SB 110 [] Creates the Louisiana Electric Utility Energy Transition Securitization Act.

ACT 256—SB 127 [] Provides for certain advertising requirements for small purchase bids.

ACT 257—SB 133 [] Eliminates the requirement that a customer execute an affidavit on certain bank accounts.

ACT 258—SB 152 [] Provides relative to certain unauthorized acts of motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, distributor branches, factory branches, and converters.

ACT 259—SB 168 [] Provides relative to commercial insurance.

ACT 260—SB 172 [] Provides relative to costs of issuance and the reporting requirements for bonds approved by the State Bond Commission.

ACT 261—SB 174 [] Provides relative to shareholder remedies within the state banking code.

ACT 262—SB 179 [] Provides relative to annual filing and reporting requirements of charitable organizations.

ACT 263—SB 198 [] Provides relative to the adjustment of residential claims.

ACT 264—SB 230 [] Provides for qualifications of title insurance producers.

ACT 265—SB 284 [] Provides relative to garnishments.

ACT 266—SB 290 [] Provides relative to the regulation of sports wagering.

ACT 267—SB 305 [] Provides for the disclosure of certain information on websites and online services.

ACT 268—SB 453 [] Provides relative to low speed autonomous motor vehicles.

ACT 269—SB 488 [] Authorizes millage rate increases in certain parishes.

ACT 270—HB 157 [] Provides relative to tax sale title.

ACT 271—HB 314 [] Makes technical corrections to various provisions of law within and relating to the subject matter of the legislative committees on health and welfare.

ACT 272—HB 360 [] Provides for the continuous revision of the Children's Code.

ACT 273—HB 545 [] Provides for prelicensing requirements for insurance producers

ACT 274—HB 646 [] Makes revisions to the Louisiana Election Code.

ACT 275—HB 708 [] Defines biomass as it relates to the Louisiana Renewable Energy Development Act.

ACT 276—HB 979 [] Provides for the sharing of limited student information for the purpose of administering certain federal food assistance programs.

ACT 277—HB 1035 [] Provides relative to the Underground Storage Tank Program.

Gov. Edwards vetoed the following bill. Click the bill number to read the veto letter.

HB 544 [] Gov. Edwards has vetoed HB 544 because it is a significant rollback of the 2017 Justice Reinvestment effort, which was passed by the legislature with strong bipartisan support.

Gov. Edwards also issued a letter regarding his decision to let SB 44 become law without his signature. Click here [] to read the letter.

ON JUNE 3, 2022, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he has signed the following bills into law from the 2022 Legislative Session.

ACT 171—HB 395 [] Removes the requirement that certain property owners annually certify income to receive the special assessment level for ad valorem property taxes.

ACT 172—HB 599 [] To provide for a property tax exemption for certain veterans with disabilities.

ACT 173—SB 64 [] Provides relative to crimes of violence and sex offenses.

ACT 174—SB 68 [] Provides relative to the Port of Iberia.

ACT 175—SB 71 [] Provides relative to the district attorney's discretion to prosecute a juvenile as an adult for certain offenses.

ACT 176—SB 72 [] Provides relative to the authority of juvenile courts in certain proceedings.

ACT 177—SB 73 [] Provides for appointments to fill vacancies in local offices under certain circumstances.

ACT 178—SB 74 [] Provides relative to the qualification of poll watchers.

ACT 179—SB 78 [] Increases threshold amount that requires a public bid for the procurement of certain law enforcement vehicles by a local government unit.

ACT 180—SB 94 [] Provides relative to instruction on child assault awareness and prevention in public schools.

ACT 181—SB 100 [] Exempts certain visa holders from Louisiana driver education requirements.

ACT 182—SB 132 [] Re-creates the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

ACT 183—SB 171 [] Re-creates the Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACT 184—HB 642 [] Exempts certain transactions regarding the donation, sale, or lease of the former defender's office utilized to render public defender services under certain conditions

ACT 185—HB 664 [] Provides for hearings arising out of matters involving the Louisiana Insurance Code.

ACT 186—HB 753 [] Provides relative to the sale of certain state property in Iberia Parish

ACT 187—HB 770 [] Creates and provides for the Louisiana Governor's Mansion Commission.

ACT 188—HB 784 [] Provides relative to universal perinatal mood disorder screening for primary care doctors.

ACT 189—HB 826 [] Includes addiction counselors and other behavioral health providers within the definition of "healthcare provider" in the La. Telehealth Access Act.

ACT 190—HB 890 [] Provides for the transfer of certain state property in Tangipahoa Parish.

ACT 191—HB 902 [] Provides for an official state steam locomotive.

ACT 192—HB 903 [] Provides for the parish of execution of remote online notarial acts.

ACT 193—HB 973 [] Provides relative to corporations.

ACT 194—HB 1005 [] Provides for surety insurance.

ACT 195—HB 602 [] Provides relative to the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors.

ACT 196—HB 822 [] Provides relative to exemptions for ear piercing.

ACT 197—HB 633 [] Provides for Revenue Sharing Distribution for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

ACT 198—HB 1011 [] Makes appropriations for the expenses of the legislature for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

ACT 199—HB 1 [] Provides for the ordinary operating expenses of state government for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

ACT 200—HB 18 [] Provides relative to the reemployment of retired members of the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System.

ACT 201—HB 20 [] Provides relative to the District Attorneys' Retirement System board of trustees and the reemployment of system retirees.

ACT 202—HB 64 [] Provides relative to the definition of a child.

ACT 203—HB 110 [] Provides relative to the assignment of domestic violence matters in the Nineteenth Judicial District.

ACT 204—HB 221 [] Provides relative to procurement limits for purchases of materials and supplies by public entities.

ACT 205—HB 231 [] Provides for the transfer of academic credit from public postsecondary education institutions that grant bachelor's degrees to institutions that grant associate's degrees.

ACT 206—HB 238 [] Provides relative to the membership of the board of commissioners of Special Education District No. 1 of the parish of Lafourche.

ACT 207—HB 313 [] Provides relative to rights of victims of criminal offenses.

ACT 208—HB 332 [] Changes the frequency of mullet stock assessments.

ACT 209—HB 333 [] Requires the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to include information on certain curricula options as part of the secondary school advisement policy.

ACT 210—HB 337 [] Establishes a special identification card designation for persons with autism spectrum disorder.

ACT 211—HB 348 [] Provides relative to recreation districts in St. Mary Parish.

ACT 212—HB 375 [] Provides relative to qualifications for the police chief of a village.

ACT 213—HB 392 [] Provides relative to employees of communications districts.

ACT 214—HB 419 [] Provides for hand-grabbing of catfish and the taking of bream in minnow traps.

ACT 215—HB 422 [] Provides for taking of deer by use of pre-charged pneumatic devices.

ACT 216—HB 426 [] Provides relative to horse racing.

ACT 217—HB 432 [] Provides relative to progress reports of juveniles.

ACT 218—HB 441 [] Provides relative to the classified police service in the city of Rayne.

ACT 219—HB 443 [] Provides relative to the payment of fines, fees, costs, restitution, and other monetary obligations related to an offender's conviction.

ACT 220—HB 447 [] Provides relative to certain violent crimes committed by juveniles.

ACT 221—HB 457 [] Provides relative to contracts awarded to socially and economically disadvantaged businesses in the city of Baton Rouge and the parish of East Baton Rouge.

ACT 222—HB 548 [] Requires the state Department of Education to develop and distribute health and safety guidelines relative to best practices for the use of digital devices in public schools.

ACT 223—HB 563 [] Provides relative to annexations in Ascension Parish.

ACT 224—HB 583 [] Provides relative to administrative services provided to certain entities in Ascension Parish.

ACT 225—HB 601 [] Provides relative to immunity for certain actions involving drug-related overdoses.

ACT 226—HB 699 [] Provides relative to compensation for members of the planning and zoning commission for the town of Addis.

ACT 227—HB 704 [] Provides relative to the breast cancer awareness special prestige license plate.

ACT 228—HB 713 [] Authorizes political subdivisions to create stormwater utility systems.

ACT 229—HB 718 [] Provides relative to hunting and fishing licenses for nonresident veterans, retired military personnel, and Purple Heart recipients.

ACT 230—HB 719 [] Provides for the salary of certain marshals.

ACT 231—HB 757 [] Provides relative to firefighter training.

ACT 232—HB 848 [] Provides relative to the disposition of reports from the Department of Children and Family Services.

ACT 233—HB 855 [] Provides relative to medical exemptions applicable to tinting of motor vehicle windows.

ACT 234—HB 919 [] Authorizes the exchange of certain school land by the Union Parish School Board.

ACT 235—HB 1071 [] Provides relative to the funding of the criminalistics laboratory commissions.

ACT 236—SB 196 [] Prohibits the importation of crude oil and petroleum products from the Russian Federation into Louisiana.

ACT 237—SB 206 [] Requires the Louisiana Public Defender Board to annually enter into a contract with the University of Louisiana Monroe to provide certain statewide training.

ACT 238—SB 216 [] Provides for the transfer and deposit of monies from the witness fee fund to the operating fund of the Bastrop City Court for operating expenses of the court.

ACT 239—SB 219 [] Authorizes judicial district indigent defender funds to be used for the purposes of retaining expert witnesses.

ACT 240—SB 237 [] Creates the Sagefield Crime Prevention District in East Baton Rouge Parish.

ACT 241—SB 257 [] Provides relative to Medicaid coverage for continuous glucose monitors.

ACT 242—SB 260 [] Provides relative to the Community and Family Support System Fund.

ACT 243—SB 302 [] Provides for changing the special prestige license plate for Girl Scouts.

ACT 244—SB 377 [] Provides relative to teacher certification requirements.

ACT 245—SB 392 [] Designates St. Landry Parish as the Equine Capital of Louisiana and St. Tammany Parish as the Thoroughbred Breeding Capital of Louisiana.

ON JUNE 2, 2022, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed bills into law and vetoed bills either entirely or partially using his line-item veto authority.

Gov. Edwards signed the following bills into law:

ACT 94—HB 5 [] Provides relative to group insurance expenses for certain clerks of court.

ACT 95—HB 10 [] Provides relative to qualifications for participation in the Employee Insurance Fund for the Winn Parish Sheriff's Office.

ACT 96—HB 19 [] Provides relative to membership in the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System's Hazardous Duty Services Plan.

ACT 97—HB 24 [] Provides relative to transfers of service credit and deferred retirement within the District Attorneys' Retirement System.

ACT 98—HB 36 [] Provides relative to the jurisdictional limits for the City Court of Houma.

ACT 99—HB 59 [] Repeals fees and mileage rates for certain witnesses.

ACT 100—HB 61 [] Extends the Fishermen's Gear Compensation Fund and extends payments into the Underwater Obstruction Removal Fund.

ACT 101—HB 69 [] Provides relative to photographic evidence for instances of violations of litter laws.

ACT 102—HB 119 [] Re-creates the Louisiana Workforce Commission and re-authorizes the Incumbent Worker Training Program.

ACT 103—HB 143 [] Provides for development and implementation by state agencies of policies, training, and reporting relative to compliance with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

ACT 104—HB 147 [] Provides relative to the naming of facilities that are part of St. George Fire Protection District No. 2

ACT 105—HB 148 [] Creates the Bouligny Improvement District in Orleans Parish.

ACT 106—HB 151 [] Creates the Old Jefferson Crime Prevention and Improvement District in East Baton Rouge Parish.

ACT 107—HB 152 [] Provides relative to the civil service status of employees of the Colfax Housing Authority.

ACT 108—HB 154 [] Provides relative to the authorization of the Bayou D'Arbonne Lake Watershed District to prohibit the operation of certain motor vessels on Lake D'Arbonne when the lake is above flood stage.

ACT 109—HB 163 [] Creates the "Sickle Cell Disease Association" specialty license plate.

ACT 110—HB 186 [] Provides for the standard of knowledge of a false statement in the provisions relative to unethical election practices.

ACT 111—HB 187 [] Provides for the powers of the Louisiana Agricultural Finance Authority.

ACT 112—HB 189 [] Provides for settings in which medication attendant services may be provided.

ACT 113—HB 197 [] Provides relative to the comprehensive sports injury management program for student athletics.

ACT 114—HB 198 [] Provides for group life insurance.

ACT 115—HB 164 [] Provides relative to electronic filing of documents.

ACT 116—HB 192 [] Provides for the unemployment compensation procedure to be applied by the administrator for 2023 calendar year.

ACT 117—HB 2 [] Provides for the comprehensive Capital Outlay budget.

ACT 118—HB 3 [] Provides for the Omnibus Bond Act.

ACT 119—HB 81 [] Provides relative to the Occupational Licensing Review Commission.

ACT 120—SB 40 [] Provides relative to protections for foster children.

ACT 121—SB 102 [] Provides for cotutorship of child in that either parent acting alone can act on behalf of the child.

ACT 122—SB 371 [] Establishes an individual income tax refund checkoff donation for the University of New Orleans Foundation.

ACT 123—SB 411 [] Provides relative to the Louisiana Emergency Response Network.

ACT 124—SB 448 [] Provides relative to civil penalties for restitution of value of wildlife and aquatic life.

ACT 125—SB 449 [] Authorizes the Natchitoches Parish Council to call a referendum election to allow video draw poker gaming in Natchitoches Parish.

ACT 126—SB 53 [] Provides certain exceptions to the crime of illegal carrying of weapons.

ACT 127—SB 70 [] Creates the crime of theft of a catalytic converter or engine control module and provides for dealer registration.

ACT 128—SB 98 [] Provides relative to the Louisiana Commission for the Deaf.

ACT 129—SB 136 [] Provides relative to protections for emergency room personnel, emergency services personnel, and healthcare professionals.

ACT 130—SB 148 [] Provides for post-conviction relief for victims of human trafficking.

ACT 131—SB 161 [] Increases penalty for crime of carjacking.

ACT 132—SB 366 [] Prohibits certain health insurance cost-sharing practices.

ACT 133—HB 201 [] Adds contract attorneys of district public defender offices to group health insurance coverage offered by parish governments.

ACT 134—HB 203 [] Provides relative to the timeline for the issuance of death certificates.

ACT 135—HB 208 [] Changes the definition of political committee.

ACT 136—HB 211 [] Provides relative to the membership of the board of directors of the Special School District.

ACT 137—HB 212 [] Provides relative to the definition of drug paraphernalia.

ACT 138—HB 217 [] Provides relative to the transfer of certain state property in Cameron Parish.

ACT 139—HB 236 [] Requires the East Feliciana Parish assessor to pay the cost of certain insurance premiums for certain retirees of the assessor's office.

ACT 140—HB 265 [] Provides relative to victim notification.

ACT 141—HB 275 [] Re-creates the Department of Children and Family Services.

ACT 142—HB 283 [] Provides relative to timber harvest season permits.

ACT 143—HB 286 [] Provides relative to healthcare provider credentialing in the Medicaid managed care program.

ACT 144—HB 304 [] Provides relative to health coverage plan benefits for physical therapy services delivered via telehealth.

ACT 145—HB 305 [] Provides relative to the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board.

ACT 146—HB 307 [] Provides relative to coverage for a living organ donor.

ACT 147—HB 310 [] Provides exceptions for the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium for Research and Education with respect to certain capital outlay projects and public contract procurements.

ACT 148—HB 318 [] Re-creates the Department of the Treasury and the statutory entities made a part of the department by law.

ACT 149—HB 325 [] Removes provision terminating authority of the State Bond Commission to hold periodic meetings via electronic means.

ACT 150—HB 327 [] Provides relative to the assessment levied on soybeans grown in the state.

ACT 151—HB 334 [] Provides relative to employment with behavioral health services providers of peer support specialists.

ACT 152—HB 347 [] Provides relative to factors which qualify hospitals for major teaching hospital status.

ACT 153—HB 446 [] Authorizes the Red River, Atchafalaya, and Bayou Beouf Levee District to exchange property in Avoyelles Parish.

ACT 154—HB 497 [] Exempts certain facilities that provide home dialysis drugs or devices from the provisions of the La. Pharmacy Practice Act.

ACT 155—HB 501 [] Provides for sale of certain state property in St. Tammany Parish.

ACT 156—HB 515 [] Provides relative to succession involving limited liability company.

ACT 157—HB 521 [] Provides for catastrophe response plans.

ACT 158—HB 528 [] Re-creates entities transferred to or placed within the office of the governor.

ACT 159—HB 529 [] Provides for the organization of the Department of Insurance

ACT 160—HB 571 [] Provides relative to the State Uniform Construction Code.

ACT 161—HB 210 [] Provides for technical corrections to certain provisions affecting mutual insurance holding companies.

ACT 162—HB 243 [] Authorizes city court judges to serve as the attorney member of a medical review panel.

ACT 163—HB 267 [] Provides relative to the existing right of a storage facility operator to expropriate property for the purpose of drilling through a storage facility in Caldwell Parish.

ACT 164—HB 276 [] Exempts certain video programming from franchise fees.

ACT 165—HB 331 [] Provides relative to the application of the timber severance tax.

ACT 166—HB 339 [] Provides relative to coordination of benefits requirements.

ACT 167—HB 406 [] Provides for the transfer, deposit, and use of monies among state funds.

ACT 168—HB 437 [] Appropriates funds for the expenses of the judiciary for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

ACT 169—HB 465 [] Provides for the ancillary expenses of state government.

ACT 170—HB 592 [] Makes supplemental appropriations for Fiscal Year 2021-2022.

Gov. Edwards vetoed the following bill:

SB 36 creates an unnecessary expansion of criminal code. Click here [] to read the veto letter.

Gov. Edwards line-item vetoed portions of HB 1. Click here [] to read the veto letter.

ON MAY 31, 2022, Gov. Edwards announced that he has vetoed the following bills from the 2022 Regular Legislative Session. Click each bill number to read the corresponding veto letter.

SB 381 [] Gov. Edwards has vetoed SB 381 because it does not adequately protect the public from predatory lending practices.

HB 216 [] Gov. Edwards has vetoed HB 216 at the request of the bill’s author.