Dozens of bills were deferred Sunday, including HB423 by Rep. Julie Emerson, R-Carencro, which would require hospitals to compile quarterly reports on people treated for abortion complications and submit them to the Department of Health.
Mandatory kindergarten at age 5 and the perennial argument over whether Louisiana is getting its $180-million-a-year’s worth from movie business tax credits consumed over an hour of debate each.
The Senate unanimously Lafayette’s land swap with UL. The House OK’d a statewide sales tax exemption for feminine hygiene products.
Under Bryant’s HR1, the House Criminal Justice Committee, of which he is a member, would conduct the study and report its findings to the Legislature at least 14 days before next year’s regular session.
Other action Monday: House sends sales tax consolidation bill back for changes; rules for when drones rule the skies.
Gov. John Bel Edwards has vowed to veto any bill removing the training requirement, but both the House and Senate versions passed by more than a two-thirds vote.
His hardest sells will be carbon reduction and increasing the current $7.25 minimum wage, a political hot potato that Edwards lobbed squarely into the Legislature’s lap.
The school will serve as an educational institution for the students, as well as hands-on learning experiences for collegians and faculty to experiment with new teaching techniques.