Legislative Session 2016

Municipal Fire & Police Legislation

 

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Bill ID

Author

Summary

Status

HB 117 MONTOUCET
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Provides relative to the classified police service in the city of Crowley

Signed by the Speaker

Act 283

HB 118 MONTOUCET
FIRE PROTECT/FIREMEN:  Provides relative to the salaries of firemen in the city of Crowley

Signed by the Governor

Act 235

HB 119 MONTOUCET
POLICE/MUNICIPAL:  Provides relative to the powers granted to the chief of police for the city of Rayne

Signed by the Governor

Act 236

HB 129 MCFARLAND
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Provides that the positions of fire chief and assistant fire chief for Winn Parish Fire Protection District No. 3 are in the unclassified service

Signed by the Governor

Act 238

HB 138 ARMES
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Authorizes the governing authority of the city of DeRidder to create the classified competitive position of deputy fire chief

Signed by the Governor

Act 284

HB 157 ARMES
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Provides relative to the classified police service in the city of DeRidder

Signed by the Governor

Act 285

HB 158 MONTOUCET
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Provides relative to the secretary for the municipal fire and police civil service board in the city of Lafayette

Signed by the Governor

Act 542

HB 162 EDMONDS
PUBLIC MEETINGS:  Prohibits communication among a quorum of the members of a public body unless such communication is contemporaneously visible or audible to the public unless the public body is in an executive session authorized by law

Failed House Final Passage

HB 740 DANAHAY
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Provides relative to the offices of state examiner and deputy state examiner of municipal fire and police civil service

Scheduled to be heard March 31

Pending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs

HB 858 MONTOUCET
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Provides relative to the members of the municipal fire and police civil service board

Signed by the Governor

Act 667

HB 859 MONTOUCET
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Provides relative to the appointment and removal of employees of the municipal fire and police civil service

Signed by the Governor

Act 552

HB 860 MONTOUCET
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Provides that the attorney general shall be the legal counsel for the state examiner of the municipal fire and police civil service

Scheduled to be heard April 21

Pending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs

HB 861 MONTOUCET
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Provides relative to defined terms within the provisions governing the municipal fire and police civil service

Signed by the Governor

Act 668

HB 873 MONTOUCET
CIVIL SERVICE/FIRE & POL:  Provides relative to officers and employees of the municipal fire and police civil service

Signed by the Governor

Act 669

HCR 117 HUNTER
LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS:  Creates a task force to study and make recommendations for law enforcement officers involved in certain incidents
Pending House and Governmental Affairs
SB 43 ERDEY
LOCAL EMPLOYEES:  Provides that the positions of police chief and fire chief for the city of Denham Springs are in the unclassified service. (gov sig)
Withdrawn from the files of the Senate
SB 76 GATTI
CIVIL SERVICE:  Constitutional amendment to remove prohibition against civil servants being able to participate or engage in political activities. (2/3-CA13s1(A))

Scheduled to be heard May 17

Pending Senate and Governmental Affairs

SB 84 GATTI
CIVIL SERVICE:  Allows civil service employees to engage in political activities. (See Act)

Signed by the Governor

Act 332

SB 285 WARD
PUBLIC MEETINGS:  Provides an exception to the Open Meetings Law relative to attorney-client privilege. (8/1/16)

Scheduled to be heard April 6

Pending Senate and Governmental Affairs

SB 289 JOHNS
SEX OFFENSES:  Provides relative to malfeasance in office by law enforcement officers involving sexual conduct. (gov sig)

Scheduled to be heard May 4

Pending House Administration of Criminal Justice

SB 365 MIZELL
LOCAL OFFICIALS:  Removes the Bogalusa Chief of Police from civil service. (gov sig)

Withdrawn from the files of the Senate

SB 384 CORTEZ
MUNICIPALITIES:  Provides relative to promotions in the Lafayette Police Department. (8/1/16)

Signed by the Governor

Act 177

SB 396 JOHNS
MUNICIPALITIES:  Provides relative to promotional seniority in the Lake Charles Police Department for officers who have been deployed. (8/1/16)

Signed by the Governor

Act 178

SB 398 JOHNS
PUBLIC RECORDS:  Exempts video or audio recordings generated by law enforcement body worn cameras from Public Records Law. (8/1/16)

Signed by the Governor

Act 525

SB 455 B.WHITE
HEALTH CARE:  Provides relative to emergency medical services transporting patients to medical facilities. (9/6/16)

Scheduled to be heard May 9

Substitute adopted on the Senate Floor Became SB 475

SB 475 B.WHITE
HEALTH CARE:  Provides relative to emergency medical services transporting patients to medical facilities. (9/6/16)

Scheduled to be heard May 9

Substitute adopted on the Senate Floor