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

ACT 7 – HB 179: Adds "blaze pink" as an alternative to the hunter orange requirements

ACT 8HB 194: Provides for exemption of expungement fees in certain circumstances

ACT 9HB 516: Provides relative to the Louisiana Aquatic Chelonian Research and Promotion Board

ACT 10HB 523: Provides relative to the Dairy Industry Promotion Law

ACT 11 – HB 588: Reduces the fee charged to the Department of Children and Family Services and district public defender's offices for each tax offset claim

ACT 12HB 592: Provides with respect to the Agricultural Commodities Dealer and Warehouse Law


Gov. Edwards previously signed the following bills into law:

Act 1 – SB 1: To designate a portion of LA Highway 14 in Calcasieu Parish as the "Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent Memorial Highway”

Act 2 – HB 273: Re-creates the Department of Insurance

Act 3 – HB 341: Provides relative to registration of discount medical plan organizations with the commissioner of insurance

Act 4 – HB 363: Provides that making certain false statements to the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana is a fraudulent insurance act

Act 5 – HB 515: Provides relative to the inspection of meat

Act 6 – HB 803: Corrects certain citations in the Insurance Code