Gov. Edwards signs another round of bills into law

Gov. Edwards signs another round of bills into law
Gov. John Bel Edwards (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - On Thursday, May 30, Governor John Bel Edwards signed 15 bills into law, most notably, a bill banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.


Edwards signed the following bills into law:

  • SB 1- Provides for investment of funds by board of trustees for Bossier City Police Pension and Relief Fund.
  • SB 11- Authorizes increase in membership of boards of commissioners of consolidated gravity drainage districts of Calcasieu Parish.
  • SB 12- Provides for qualifications of city of Jennings deputy chief of police.
  • SB 24- Authorizes assessor in Caddo Parish to pay cost of certain insurance premiums for eligible retirees from assessor's office.
  • SB 31- Designates portion of LA 34 in Jackson Parish as "Second Lieutenant Harvel Moore Memorial Highway". 
  • SB 44- Authorizes city of Lake Charles to bond certain state sales taxes dedicated to Lake Charles Civic Center Fund.
  • HB 49- Authorizes naming of education building at B.B. "Sixty" Rayburn Correctional Center as Deborah "Andi" Cook Memorial Education Building. 
  • SB 70- Provides relative to justice of peace courts and constables in St. Tammany Parish.
  • SB 77- Provides relative to judicial expense fund for First and Second Parish Courts of Jefferson Parish.
  • HB 112- Provides relative to criminal convictions which disqualify person from becoming foster or adoptive parent or relative guardian of child.
  • HB 145- Provides for disclosure of certain financial records to law enforcement pursuant to search warrant.
  • SB 184- Prohibits abortion of unborn human being with detectable heartbeat.
  • HB 197- Prohibits certain nondisclosure agreements in settlements involving payment of public funds.
  • HB 249- Provides relative to community service litter abatement programs. 
  • HB 340- Provides relative to real estate appraisers.

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