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
HB112
MACK
LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS:  Provides relative to blood and saliva testing of persons who expose certain persons to serious infectious diseases (RE NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
Signed by Governor - Act 118
HB164
MACK SUPPLEMENTAL PAY:  Increases the amount of supplemental pay for eligible law enforcement and fire protection officers Pending House Appropriations
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 Governor - Act 200
HB210
JACKSON
LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS:  Provides relative to revocation of P.O.S.T. certification
Signed by Governor - Act 201
HB221
MACK
LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS:  Provides relative to the requirements for submission of DNA samples by peace officers
Signed by the Governor - Act 502
HB474
P.SMITH
LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS:  Requires additional training for peace officers
Signed by the Governor - Act 495
HB524 CARPENTER PUBLIC OFFLS/EMPS:  Requires policies prohibiting sexual harassment and annual training on preventing sexual harassment
Signed by the Governor - Act 270
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

 

HB604
EMERSON
LAW ENFORCEMENT:  Provides for health insurance for the families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty

Signed by the Governor - Act 558

 

HB626
N.LANDRY

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES:  Provides for authorized payroll withholdings for public employees
Pending House Appropriations
HB742
DANAHAY
EVIDENCE:  Provides relative to the disposal of unclaimed property seized in connection with criminal investigations of municipal police departments
Pending House Administration of Criminal Justice - Considered 4/5/18
HB834
MARCELLE
LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS:  Provides for the prosecution of officer-involved incidents
Pending House Administration of Criminal Justice - considered 4/12/18
HB886
D.MILLER
LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS:  Requires the state inspector general to investigate certain cases
Pending House Judiciary - considered 4/18/18
       
 
 
 
 
HR53
JAMES
LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS:  Creates a task force to study certain policies of the Baton Rouge Police Department
Pending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs - considered 4/6/18
HCR46
MARCELLE
LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS:  Creates a task force to study certain policies of the Baton Rouge Police Department
Pending House Municipal, Parochial, and Cultural Affairs - considered 4/27/18
       
SB57 MILKOVICH LAW ENFORCEMENT: Provides and clarifies the right of law enforcement officers while under investigation. (gov sig) Pending Senate Judiciary B - considered 4/24/18
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)

Signed by the Governor - Act 656
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)
Signed by the Governor - Act 578

 

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