Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law from the 2018 Regular Legislative Session:
ACT 183 – HB 7 Provides relative to certain statements required to be filed by elected officials.
ACT 184 – HB 16 Provides relative to taking judicial notice of statutes.
ACT 185 – HB 29 Provides for the optional selection of payment of survivor benefits for a surviving spouse of a member of the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana.
ACT 186 – HB 45 Requires third-party logistics providers to obtain controlled dangerous substance licenses.
ACT 187 – HB 55 Provides for an increase in court costs in the 14th Judicial District Court.
ACT 188 – HB 56 Provides relative to the signs displayed at the point of purchase of any tobacco, alternative nicotine, or vapor product.
ACT 189 – HB 110 Provides relative to the placement of children in the custody of the Dept. of Children and Family Services.
ACT 190 – HB 118 Extends the Fishermen's Gear Compensation Fund and extends payments into the Underwater Obstruction Removal Fund.
ACT 191 – HB 119 Prohibits the commissioner of conservation from regulating the hours of operation of certain facilities receiving exploration and production waste.
ACT 192 – HB 127 Repeals the prohibition on issuing warning citations for violations of motor vehicle laws.
ACT 193 – HB 145 Provides limitations on diagnosing of the disorder commonly known as "Munchausen syndrome by proxy", and on initiation of child welfare proceedings.
ACT 194 – HB 154 Provides a time period after payment of a claim during which an insurer may dispute and recoup the amount paid.
ACT 195 – HB 174 Provides for the continuous revision of the Code of Civil Procedure.
ACT 196 – HB 176 Requires students who are entering eleventh grade or who are 16 and entering any grade to provide satisfactory evidence of current immunization against meningococcal disease as a condition of school entry.
ACT 197 – HB 181 Provides relative to the Louisiana Military Advisory Council.
ACT 198 – HB 184 Provides relative to costs assessed for violations of driving while intoxicated.
ACT 199 – HB 186 Creates Language Equality and Acquisition for Deaf Kids (LEAD-K) Task Force to develop framework for assessing children who are deaf or hard of hearing to determine language skills and ensure kindergarten readiness.
ACT 200 – HB 188 Repeals the prohibition on the manufacture, ownership, possession, custody, or use of certain knives and similar instruments.
ACT 201 – HB 210 Provides relative to revocation of P.O.S.T. certification.
ACT 202 – HB 219 Provides relative to Louisiana Clerks' Remote Access Authority membership.
ACT 203 – HB 224 Reduces criminal penalties for certain offenses involving legend drugs.
ACT 204 – HB 273 Provides relative to post-abortion interment or cremation of human remains.
ACT 205 – HB 296 Provides relative to the John J. Hainkel, Jr. Home and Rehabilitation Center.
ACT 206 – HB 326 Makes technical corrections to various provisions of law within the purview of the legislative committees on health and welfare.
ACT 207 – HB 371 Provides relative to reporting of child abuse and neglect.
ACT 208 – HB 429 Provides relative to denial of claims for dental services.
ACT 209 – HB 443 Provides with respect to reporting requirements for a victim of a sexually-oriented criminal offense.
ACT 210 – HB 502 Provides relative to the regulation of professional wrestling.
ACT 211 – HB 532 Provides relative to the regulation of fireworks and pyrotechnics.
ACT 212 – HB 708 Provides for an exception to the crime of political payroll padding by a sheriff.
ACT 213 – SB 5 Provides for the qualification for survivor benefits..
ACT 214 – SB 9 Provides for determination of credits to be made to the experience account.
ACT 215 – SB 10 Provides for firefighters at state agencies to be members of the hazardous duty plan.
ACT 216 – SB 20 Re-creates the Department of Transportation and Development.
ACT 217 – SB 21 Designates a portion of Interstate 20 in Bossier Parish as the "Louisiana State Trooper Huey P. Grace Memorial Highway".
ACT 218 – SB 23 Designates the interchange of I-49 Exit 11 and Louisiana Highway 93 near Sunset and Grand Coteau in St. Landry Parish as the "Armand J. Brinkhaus Memorial Interchange".
ACT 219 – SB 28 Provides relative to veterinarians.
ACT 220 – SB 30 Provides that a member of the Louisiana City Court Judges Association be added to the membership of the Louisiana State Law Institute.
ACT 221 – SB 32 Provides relative to the St. Tammany Parish Hospital Service District No. 2.
ACT 222 – SB 58 Designates LA Highway 3170 in Rapides Parish as the "Cecil R. Blair Memorial Highway".