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May 31, 2013
Governor Jindal Signs Bills Into Law

BATON ROUGE - Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 75.

HB 9 by Rep. P. Williams: Increases the jurisdictional amount in dispute in the City Court of Shreveport.
HB 16 by Rep. Dixon: Provides transfer of certain state property in Rapides Parish to the city of Pineville.

HB 37 by Rep. N. Landry: Requires promulgation of actuarial assumptions by the board of trustees for the Registrars of Voters Employees' Retirement System.

HB 38 by Rep. Greene: Relates to employee contributions in the Registrars of Voters Employees' Retirement System.

HB 69 by Rep. Brossett: Relates to property tax assessment in Orleans Parish. 

HB 107 by Rep. Badon: Changes the boundaries of the McKendall Estates Neighborhood Improvement District in Orleans Parish.

HB 159 by Rep. T. Landry: Creates a prestige license plate for the March of Dimes.

HB 176 by Rep. Ritchie: Relates relative to withdrawals from cemetery merchandise trust funds.

HB 192 by Rep. Edwards: Provides for the continuous revision of the Code of Civil Procedure.

HB 216 by Rep. Shadoin: Relates to the abilities of the Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board.

HB 218 by Rep. Norton: Allows operators of certain autocycles to obtain regular driver’s licenses.
HB 239 by Rep. Shadoin: Designates a portion of Highway 33 in Union Parish as the "James Peyton Smith Bridge."

HB 261 by Rep. Hazel: Relates to the term of imprisonment concerning prostitution. 

HB 265 by Rep. Ivey: Provides for lifetime concealed handgun permits.

HB 291 by Rep. Price: Changes composition and requirements relative to Advisory Committee on Equal Opportunity.

SB 39 by Sen. Long: Relates to nonexclusive geophysical permits.

SB 43 by Sen. White: Technical revision relative to the crime of manufacture and possession of a bomb.
SB 81 by Sen. Peacock: Relates to registration requirement for home improvement contractors.

SB 136 by Sen. Chabert: Relates to dealer charge back for rebate paid for certain unauthorized acts.
SB 147 by Sen. Erdey: Prohibits any device from being used to access, read, or post to a social networking site while operating a motor vehicle.
SB 161 by Sen. Chabert: Clarifies  annual limit on certain work performed by a public entity with its own employees and resources. 

SB 190 by Sen. Gallot: Clarifies the transfer of items and accounts at banks, credit unions, and mutual associations when the account holder is deceased. 

SB 237 by Sen. Peterson: Relates to BioDistrict New Orleans Board subdistricts and boundaries. 

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