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Most tracked bills in Louisiana, 2021 Regular Session
LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR: Provides relative to the legislative auditor examinations, audits, and reviews of elections and retention of election records. (See Act) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Notice Senate's motion to override the Governor's veto failed to pass.
House • Jul 20, 2021
Latest Version
WEAPONS/HANDGUNS: Provides relative to the requirements for concealed handgun permit safety and training course applicants and instructors
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/INCOME/CORPORATE: Provides relative to net operating loss deductions on Louisiana corporation income. (gov sig) (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Effective date 6/24/2021.
Senate • Jun 24, 2021
Latest Version
MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Authorizes the recommendation of medical marijuana in raw or crude form and limits the dispensing of such product
Last Action
Effective date: 01/01/2022.
House • Jun 21, 2021
Latest Version
ELECTIONS: Provides relative to the preparation and verification process of absentee and early voting ballots prior to election day (EN +$129,600 GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 21, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/CORP INCOME: Repeals the income tax deduction for federal income taxes paid for purposes of calculating corporation income tax (EN +$29,200,000 GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: See Act.
House • Jun 16, 2021
TAX EXEMPTIONS: Exempts certain mobile workers from individual income tax and their employers from withholding tax. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Effective date 6/16/2021.
Senate • Jun 16, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/FRANCHISE/CORPORATE: Extends the termination date of the exemption from corporate franchise tax for small business corporations. (See Act) (EN -$55,900,000 GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: See Act.
Senate • Jun 16, 2021
TAX COMMISSION, STATE: Provides for the administration, review, and adjudication of ad valorem tax assessments (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 01/01/2022.
House • Jun 15, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/AD VALOREM: Constitutional amendment to provide for the adjustment of ad valorem millages. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
Last Action
Effective date: See Act.
Senate • Jun 14, 2021
ENVIRONMENT/HAZ MATERIAL: Modifies definitions relative to hazardous materials reporting under the Right-to-Know Law (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 14, 2021
Latest Version
CONSERVATION: Provides relative to the Carbon Dioxide Geologic Storage Trust Fund (EN INCREASE SD EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 14, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/TAXATION: Provides for the Louisiana Import Tax Credit. (gov sig) (EN -$683,000 GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Effective date 6/14/2021.
Senate • Jun 14, 2021
COURTS/COURT COSTS: Provides relative to fees dedicated to the operational costs of the office of the coroner in certain parishes (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 14, 2021
Latest Version
PARDON/PAROLE: Provides relative to parole (EN DECREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 10, 2021
TAX/INCOME TAX: (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for the rates and brackets for purposes of calculating income taxes and limits the mandatory deduction for federal income taxes paid to corporate income taxes (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title and returned to the Calendar, subject to call.
Senate • Jun 07, 2021
Latest Version
COURTS: Provides for the salary of the marshal of the city court of Lafayette. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date 6/4/2021.
Senate • Jun 04, 2021
Latest Version
MILITARY AFFAIRS/NATL GD: Requests each member of the Louisiana congressional delegation, certain state agencies, and private companies to expand the Department of Defense SkillBridge program to include reserve members of the National Guard
Last Action
Taken by the Clerk of the House and presented to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Rules of the House.
House • Jun 03, 2021
Latest Version
ELECTIONS: Requires persons conducting exit polls within six hundred feet of a polling place to register with the secretary of state
Last Action
Effective date: 01/01/2022.
House • Jun 01, 2021
Latest Version
ELECTION CODE: Requires specified members of the parish board of election supervisors to complete annual training relative to the preparation for and conduct of elections (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 01/01/2022.
House • Jun 01, 2021
Latest Version
VOTERS/VOTING: Provides relative to the amount a time a person may remain in a voting machine
Last Action
Effective date: 01/01/2022.
House • Jun 01, 2021
Latest Version
CIVIL SERVICE: Provides relative to entrance firefighters and police officer classes. (8/1/21)
  • Jay Morris
Last Action
Effective date 8/1/2021.
Senate • Jun 01, 2021
Latest Version
CRIMINAL/RECORDS: Provides relative to expungement of records (RR1 INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Reported with amendments. Rules suspended. Committee amendments read and adopted. Read by title; recommitted to the Committee on Finance.
Senate • Jun 01, 2021
Latest Version
CRIMINAL/SENTENCING: Provides with respect to diminution of sentence and parole eligibility (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • May 19, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/GASOLINE TAX: Adjusts the amount of excise tax levied on gasoline, diesel, and special fuels and levies new taxes on gasoline, diesel, special fuels, and electric and hybrid vehicles (EG INCREASE SD RV See Note)
Last Action
Read third time by title, amended, roll called on final passage, yeas 37, nays 47. The bill, not having received two-thirds vote of the elected members, failed to pass.
House • May 19, 2021
Latest Version
DRUGS: Provides relative to the regulation of cannabis (OR INCREASE SG RV See Note)
Last Action
Becomes HB 709.
House • May 13, 2021
Latest Version
ENVIRONMENT QUALITY DEPT: Provides for reporting and notification of releases of certain materials that cause an emergency condition. (8/1/21)
Last Action
Reconsidered. Read by title; returned to the Calendar, subject to call.
Senate • May 11, 2021
Latest Version
CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Provides relative to the rate at which certain prisoners earn "good time". (gov sig) (EG DECREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title and returned to the Calendar, subject to call.
Senate • May 10, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/INCOME TAX: (Constitutional Amendment) Eliminates the mandate for the corporation income tax deduction for federal income taxes paid (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • May 10, 2021
Latest Version
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES: Provides for the decriminalization of marijuana possession and distribution (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • May 04, 2021
Latest Version
TAX: Provides relative to individual income tax, corporation income tax, corporation franchise tax, and ad valorem tax
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • May 04, 2021
Latest Version
VOTERS/VOTING: Provides relative to voter rolls. (6/1/22) (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on House and Governmental Affairs.
House • May 03, 2021
Latest Version
LEGISLATIVE POWERS: (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for an increased vote requirement when enacting certain new tax incentives (RE SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Apr 29, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/INCOME TAX: Reduces the amount of certain income tax exclusions, exemptions, deductions, and credits (OR +$850,000,000 GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Involuntarily deferred in committee.
House • Apr 28, 2021
Latest Version
EMPLOYMENT: Provides relative to the state minimum wage. (gov sig) (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title. Committee amendments read and adopted; ordered engrossed and recommitted to the Committee on Finance.
Senate • Apr 27, 2021
Latest Version
MUNICIPAL: Provides relative to the boundaries of the City of Abbeville
Last Action
Withdrawn from the files of the House.
House • Apr 26, 2021
Latest Version
TAX: Provides an exclusion from sales and use taxes for certain establishments (OR DECREASE SD RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
House • Apr 22, 2021
Latest Version
TAX CREDITS: Exempts certain beverages from state excise tax (OR DECREASE GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/CORP FRANCHISE: Phases-out the corporation franchise tax over a certain period of time (OR -$397,000,000 GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/AD VALOREM TAX: Levies a statewide ad valorem property tax and provides for the assessment and collection of the tax (OR INCREASE GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
CRIMINAL/PROCEDURE: Provides relative to a defendant's ability to pay certain fines, fees, and costs (OR DECREASE LF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
WEAPONS/FIREARMS: Provides relative to stronger background checks for gun purchases (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
TAX EXEMPTIONS: Constitutional amendment to phase out the ad valorem tax on inventory, reduce the maximum amount of the industrial property tax exemption, and provide for funding for local government. (2/3 - CA13s1(A))
Last Action
Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time and referred to the Committee on Revenue and Fiscal Affairs.
Senate • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
TAX: Provides for the termination of certain tax exemptions, exclusions, credits, deductions, and other tax incentives
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
PAROLE: Provides relative to parole eligibility for certain persons (OR DECREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/SALES-USE-EXEMPT: (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to sales and use tax exemptions for gasoline, diesel fuels, special fuels, food for home consumption, certain residential utilities, and prescription drugs
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/TAXATION: Phases-out the corporation income and franchise taxes and reduces the amount of exemptions, deductions, and credits that may be claimed to reduce corporate income and franchise tax liability (OR DECREASE GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
COASTAL RES/COASTAL ZONE: Provides for the disposition of funds recovered in settlement of the state and parish coastal zone litigation (OR SEE FISC NOTE OF EX)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and Environment.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
PROPERTY: Authorizes parishes governing authorities to create commercial property assessed clean energy resilience programs (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF)
Last Action
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs.
House • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
POLITICAL PARTIES: Provides for a closed party primary system for congressional elections. (gov sig) (OR +$5,500,000 GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time and referred to the Committee on Senate and Governmental Affairs.
Senate • Apr 12, 2021
Latest Version
Most recent bill actions in Louisiana, 2021 Regular Session
MOTOR VEHICLES: Provides relative to charges collected by public license tag agents (EN GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Aug 01, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/SEVERANCE-EXEMPTION: Provides with respect to the severance tax exemption for stripper wells (EN NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
FISCAL CONTROLS: Provides for school board information to be accessible on the Louisiana Fiscal Transparency Website known as Louisiana Checkbook (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
LIABILITY/CIVIL: Provides for liability relative to the administration of COVID-19 vaccinations (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
VOTING/REGISTRATION: Provides for a supplemental annual canvass of registered voters (EN +$215,125 GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
LEGISLATIVE POWERS: Provides relative to termination of emergency declarations
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
TAX/SALES-USE, STATE: Exempts certain educational institutions from state sales and use tax on the lease or rental of tangible personal property (EN -$200,000 GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
SCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES: Provides relative to payroll deductions for teachers and other school employees for organization dues
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
JUDGES: Authorizes judges of the City Court of Shreveport to serve as an attorney member of a medical review panel
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
PROPERTY/IMMOVABLE: Provides relative to immovable property in successions
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
TAX CREDITS: Establishes an income and corporate franchise tax credit for Class II and Class III railroads (EN -$2,000,000 GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
MTR VEHICLE/DRIVER LIC: Prohibits requiring vaccination verification or immunity status for certain transactions or for inclusion on a driver's license or special identification card
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
RACING/COMMISSION: Provides relative to the membership of the Louisiana State Racing Commission
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
AMUSEMENTS/SPORTS: Provides for the Fairness in Women's Sports Act relative to a school's ability to offer opportunities to each student to participate in team sporting events on an equal basis. (8/1/21) (EN NO IMPACT LF EX See Note)
Last Action
Notice House failed to override the Governor's veto.
Senate • Jul 21, 2021
PUBLIC RECORDS: Authorizes a custodian to require a requestor of a public record to provide sufficient proof of identity
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
DISCRIMINATION: Prohibits discrimination by government agencies and officials on the basis of vaccination or immunity status
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
TAX APPEALS/BOARD: Provides relative to the Louisiana Uniform Local Sales Tax Board and the Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: Provides relative to alcoholic beverage delivery
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
CONTRACTS: Provides relative to prohibition on certain governmental entity contracts with companies that discriminate against firearm and ammunition industries (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
CAPITAL OUTLAY: Provides for the comprehensive Capital Outlay budget
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
STATE AGENCIES: Provides for state agency partnerships to improve Medicaid administration and program integrity (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
Latest Version
ELECTIONS: Provides relative to elections (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title, returned to the calendar.
House • Jul 21, 2021
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COMMERCIAL REGULATIONS: Provides for the regulation of certain advertisements for legal services. (8/1/21)
Last Action
Read by title and returned to the Calendar, subject to call.
Senate • Jul 20, 2021
Latest Version
VOTERS/VOTING: Requires certain absentee ballots to be delivered to an employee of the registrar of voters. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
Last Action
Read by title and returned to the Calendar, subject to call.
Senate • Jul 20, 2021
Latest Version
WEAPONS: Provides relative to the concealed carrying of firearms. (8/1/21) (EN DECREASE SD RV See Note)
Last Action
Notice Senate's motion to override the Governor's veto failed to pass.
House • Jul 20, 2021
Latest Version
COURTS: Provides relative to mandatory drug testing, screening, and assessment for drug and specialty court participation for certain offenders. (See Act) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
Last Action
Read by title and returned to the Calendar, subject to call.
Senate • Jul 20, 2021
Latest Version
ETHICS: Exempts certain groundwater district commissioners from provisions of the Code of Governmental Ethics. (gov sig)
Last Action
Notice Senate's motion to override the Governor's veto failed to pass.
House • Jul 20, 2021
Latest Version
VOTERS/VOTING: Provides for voter identification information and verification requirements for absentee by mail and early voting ballots. (1/1/23)
Last Action
Notice Senate's motion to override the Governor's veto failed to pass.
House • Jul 20, 2021
Latest Version
LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR: Provides relative to the legislative auditor examinations, audits, and reviews of elections and retention of election records. (See Act) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Notice Senate's motion to override the Governor's veto failed to pass.
House • Jul 20, 2021
Latest Version
AMUSEMENTS/SPORTS: Provides relative to the compensation of intercollegiate athletes for the use of their name, image, or likeness. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE SG EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date 7/1/2021.
Senate • Jul 01, 2021
Latest Version
TAX/SALES & USE: Levies a state tax on raw or crude marijuana recommended for therapeutic use and provides for the disposition of the collections of the tax (EN -$296,000,000 GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jul 01, 2021
VOTERS/VOTING: Provides relative to voting systems. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date 7/1/2021.
Senate • Jul 01, 2021
WEAPONS/HANDGUNS: Provides relative to the requirements for concealed handgun permit safety and training course applicants and instructors
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
CRIME: Creates the crime of adoption deception (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
BUDGETARY CONTROLS: Requires the secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality to establish a voluntary environmental self-audit program
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
CRIME: Creates the crime of submitting false statements and false or altered documents in unclaimed property claims (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
WEAPONS: Provides an exception to certain offenses of illegal carrying of weapons for persons with a concealed handgun permit
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
TAX CREDITS: Establishes an income tax credit following the delivery of a stillborn child (EN -$726,000 GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 01/01/2022.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
SCHOOLS: Provides relative to the governance and funding of the Special School District, which provides special education services through its schools and programs (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 07/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
SALES: Provides for advertisement of judicial sales
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
TAX/INCOME TAX: Establishes an income tax credit for certain funeral and burial expenses for certain pregnancy-related deaths (EN -$75,000 GF RV See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 01/01/2022.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
STATE SYMBOL: Designates the song "Southern Nights" by Allen Toussaint as the official state cultural song
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
CHILDREN: Requires reporting of certain information relating to minors who undergo abortions (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
HIGHER EDUCATION: Provides relative to campus safety and accountability (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 06/29/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
STUDENT/DISCIPLINE: Provides relative to student discipline (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
EMPLOYMENT: Provides relative to the reporting and sharing of occupational information and employment information (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
HEALTH CARE: Provides relative to disclosure of certain information relative to abortion pill reversal
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
CRIME: Adds the crime of false imprisonment while armed with a dangerous weapon to the list of crimes of violence
Last Action
Effective date: 08/01/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
TRANSPORTATION DEPT: Provides for $100,000 death benefit for an employee of the Department of Transportation and Development who is killed in a hazardous situation in the course and scope of his employment (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
Last Action
Effective date: 06/29/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
DISTRICTS/WATER CONSERVN: Provides relative to the Cypress-Black Bayou Recreation and Water Conservation District
Last Action
Effective date: 06/29/2021.
House • Jun 29, 2021
Latest Version
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