BATON ROUGE - Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law:

ACT 266SB 30: Authorizes the exchange of land between the Department of Agriculture and Forestry and the Cooper Cemetery Association in Beauregard Parish

ACT 267SB 70: Prohibits sex offenders from soliciting business door to door

ACT 268SB 73: Provides for the crime of resisting an officer when one knowingly interferes with a police cordon

ACT 269SB 90: Expands crime of human trafficking to specific elements regarding trafficking of persons under the age of twenty-one engaged in commercial sexual activity

ACT 270SB 106: Specifies when a short-form birth certificate card may be purchased

ACT 271SB 183: Provides relative to the State Board of Cosmetology

ACT 272SB 219: Provides relative to the distribution of forfeitures of criminal bail bonds

ACT 273SB 287: Provides for the revocation of P.O.S.T. certification for peace officers convicted of malfeasance in office

ACT 274HB 184: Requires provision of certain claims information to insureds

ACT 275HB 195: Provides relative to transmittal of certain notices required pursuant to medical malpractice law

ACT 276HB 303: Requires successful completion of an oyster harvester education program prior to applying for an oyster harvester license

ACT 277HB 465: Provides for certain fees collected by the office of conservation

ACT 278HB 476: Specifies that insurance producers may not be required to provide certain information regarding insurance coverage

ACT 279HB 591: Permits vehicles operated by engines fueled wholly or partially with compressed or liquefied natural gas to exceed gross vehicle weight limits and axle weight limits

ACT 280HB 728: Provides with respect to the procedures and requirements for obtaining consent of the legislature for certain acts of the interim emergency board

ACT 281HB 890: Makes revisions to the La. Election Code issuers


Click here for a full list of bills signed into law for the 2016 Regular Legislative Session.