Legislative Session 2018

Municipal Fire & Police Legislation

 

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Bill ID

Author

Summary

Status

HB53
TALBOT
ETHICS/CODE:  Prohibits public servants in state government from engaging in certain activities with public funds and assets
Subject to call - House final passage
HB88 MACK CRIME:  Creates the crime of government benefits fraud
Signed by the Governor - Act 707 
HB97
CREWS
CIVIL/ACTIONS: Authorizes a qui tam action for persons who disclose certain cases of fraud
Pending House and Governmental Affairs - considered 4/17/18
HB188
G.MILLER
ETHICS/CODE:  Provides relative to acceptance by a public servant of transportation, admission, and lodging given by a third party
Signed by the Governor - Act 200

 

HB544
BILLIOT
FIRE PROTECT/FIRE DEPTS:  Provides relative to the definition of fire employee
Pending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs
HB555
THOMAS
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES:  Makes collective bargaining sessions between public employers and employees subject to the Open Meetings Law and Public Records Law
Pending House and Governmental Affairs
HB626
N.LANDRY
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES:  Provides for authorized payroll withholdings for public employees
Pending House Appropriations
HB524
CARPENTER
PUBLIC OFFLS/EMPS:  Requires policies prohibiting sexual harassment and annual training on preventing sexual harassment
Signed by the Governor - Act 270

 

     

 

     

 

SB261
ERDEY
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES:  Provides for certain insurance benefits for firemen and law enforcement officers who suffer a catastrophic injury resulting in permanent and total disability caused by an individual with the specific intent to kill an officer while the fireman or officer is engaged in the performance of his official duties. (gov sig)
Senate received Conference Committee report - scheduled for 5/16

 

SB264
T.CARTER
TELECOMMUNICATIONS:  Requires public safety telecommunicators who provide dispatch for emergency medical conditions be trained in the delivery of telephone CPR. (8/1/18)
Senate received Conference Committee report - scheduled for 5/16
SB447
BARROW
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES:  Requires annual sexual harassment training for all public servants. (gov sig)
Pending Senate and Governmental Affairs - considered  4/18/18

 

SB536
LUNEAU
WORKERS' COMPENSATION:  Provides relative to workers' compensation. (8/1/18)
Subject to call - Senate final passage - scheduled for 5/16