Gov. Edwards signs 6 more bills into law

Gov. Edwards signs 6 more bills into law

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed six more bills into law, including one that designates a section of highway in honor of a trooper killed in the line of duty.

Act 1 - SB 1: Designates a portion of LA 14 in Calcasieu Parish as the "Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent Memorial Highway." Vincent was killed by a gunshot wound during a traffic stop in August 2015.

Act 2 - HB 273: Re-creates the Department of Insurance

Act 3 - HB 341: Provides relative to registration of discount medical plan organizations with the commissioner of insurance

Act 4 - HB 363: Provides that making certain false statements to the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana is a fraudulent insurance act

Act 5 - HB 515: Provides relative to the inspection of meat

Act 6 - HB 803: Corrects certain citations in the Insurance Code

A total of 13 bills have been signed into law by the governor.

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