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

ACT 181HB 55: Provides for the dismissal of certain criminal charges upon completion of the Veterans Court program

ACT 182HB 610: Prohibits the inclusion of the value of certain federal tax credits and special financing provisions when determining the fair market value of certain property for purposes of tax assessment

ACT 183HB 951: Provides for the close of registration records

ACT 184HB 953: Amends the provisions of law regarding hate crimes

ACT 185HB 988: Provides relative to Louisiana Military Family Assistance

ACT 186SB 21: Extends legislative authority for the Louisiana Obesity Prevention and Management Commission

ACT 187SB 40: Re-creates the income tax checkoff donation for Friends of Palmetto Island State Park

ACT 188SB 45: Designates the interchange of I-10 (Exit 54) with LA 99 in Welsh, LA, as the "SP4 Donald C. Gillett Memorial Interchange" and a portion of LA 14 on Abbeville, LA as a Blue Star Memorial Highway

ACT 189SB 56: Provides for retention, archiving, and destruction of records in the state prescription monitoring program

ACT 190SB 72: Authorizes private employers to provide employment preferences for veterans

ACT 191SB 142: Authorizes the commissioner of administration to transfer certain state property in Webster Parish

ACT 192SB 189: Provides for pharmacist dispensing exceptions

ACT 193SB 375: Provides relative to enforcement of provisions prohibiting certain fraudulent insurance acts

ACT 194SB 389: Creates "100% DAV" military honor license plate

ACT 195SB 414: Provides for the application of a premium, if any, in connection with the issuance of bonds


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