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Governor's office announces more bills which have become law

BATON ROUGE - Monday, the governor's office announced several bills which were passed by the legislature and have become law without the Governor's signature in accordance with the 10-day rule after their passage.


SB 261 - Jackson
This bill extends the sunset for the Interagency Taskforce on the Future of Family Medicine from September 2008 to September 2012.

SB 321 - Hebert
This bill authorizes DEQ to accept credit cards for payment of obligations owed to the state through use of a third-party processor to collect a convenience fee to adequately cover transaction fees.

HB 49 - G. Smith
This bill authorizes St. Charles Parish to give a per diem to each member of the commission of a hospital service district.

HB 50 - Ellington
This bill affects the city of Winnsboro's taxing authority.

HB 51 - Ellington
This bill affects the city of Winnsboro's taxing authority regarding hotel occupancy.

HB 54 - M. Guillory and Sen. Nick Gautreaux
This bill relates to a legal contract between a local governing authority and the housing authority it appoints.

HB 118 - Baldone and Wooton
This bill relates to items regarded as "contraband" in prisons.

HB 171 - Hutter and Senator Crowe
This bill authorizes reimbursement for the members of the Oyster Task Force.

HB 292 - White
This bill relates to a conviction when a defendant has completed drug court probation conditions.

HB 311 - Smith
This bill authorizes an increase in per diem for members of the zoning commission in St. Charles Parish.

HB 354 - Perry
This bill relates to the insurance benefits of assessors or assessor employees in Cameron Parish.

HB 433 - Williams
This bill relates to reports to the Parochial Employees' Retirement System regarding contributions.

HB 481 - Abramson
This bill relates to "covered claims" under the Louisiana Insurance Guaranty Association.

HB 521 - Montoucet
This bill increases the non-service disability retirement eligibility from five years to 10 years of credible service under the Municipal Police Employee's Retirement System.

HB 567 - Perry
This bill relates to groundwater systems using complex treatments.

HB 1014 - Morris
This bill provides a COLA adjustment for members of the Assessor's Retirement Fund, Municipal Employees' Retirement System, and Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System.

HB 1110 - Doerge
This bill relates to the interest rate for delinquent required contribution payments for the Firefighters' Retirement System.

HB 1128 - Burns
This bill relates to the "risk charge" for a drilling nonparticipant.

HB 1146 - Lopinto
This bill adds reserve and part-time peace officers to exemptions for those peace officers hired before 1986.



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