Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards Signs 75 Bills into Law from the 2022 Legislative Session

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Published June 07, 2022

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards Signs 75 Bills into Law from the 2022 Legislative Session

Louisiana – On June 3, 2022, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following 75 bills into law from the 2022 Legislative Session.

ACT 171—HB 395Removes the requirement that certain property owners annually certify income to receive the special assessment level for ad valorem property taxes.

ACT 172—HB 599To provide for a property tax exemption for certain veterans with disabilities.

ACT 173—SB 64Provides relative to crimes of violence and sex offenses.

ACT 174—SB 68Provides relative to the Port of Iberia.

ACT 175—SB 71Provides relative to the district attorney’s discretion to prosecute a juvenile as an adult for certain offenses.

ACT 176—SB 72Provides relative to the authority of juvenile courts in certain proceedings.

ACT 177—SB 73Provides for appointments to fill vacancies in local offices under certain circumstances.

ACT 178—SB 74Provides relative to the qualification of poll watchers.

ACT 179—SB 78Increases threshold amount that requires a public bid for the procurement of certain law enforcement vehicles by a local government unit.

ACT 180—SB 94Provides relative to instruction on child assault awareness and prevention in public schools.

ACT 181—SB 100Exempts certain visa holders from Louisiana driver education requirements.

ACT 182—SB 132Re-creates the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

ACT 183—SB 171Re-creates the Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACT 184—HB 642Exempts certain transactions regarding the donation, sale, or lease of the former defender’s office utilized to render public defender services under certain conditions

ACT 185—HB 664Provides for hearings arising out of matters involving the Louisiana Insurance Code.

ACT 186—HB 753Provides relative to the sale of certain state property in Iberia Parish

ACT 187—HB 770Creates and provides for the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion Commission.

ACT 188—HB 784Provides relative to universal perinatal mood disorder screening for primary care doctors.

ACT 189—HB 826Includes addiction counselors and other behavioral health providers within the definition of “healthcare provider” in the La. Telehealth Access Act.

ACT 190—HB 890Provides for the transfer of certain state property in Tangipahoa Parish.

ACT 191—HB 902Provides for an official state steam locomotive.

ACT 192—HB 903Provides for the parish of execution of remote online notarial acts.

ACT 193—HB 973Provides relative to corporations.

ACT 194—HB 1005Provides for surety insurance.

ACT 195—HB 602Provides relative to the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors.

ACT 196—HB 822Provides relative to exemptions for ear piercing.

ACT 197—HB 633Provides for Revenue Sharing Distribution for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

ACT 198—HB 1011Makes appropriations for the expenses of the legislature for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

ACT 199—HB 1Provides for the ordinary operating expenses of state government for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

ACT 200—HB 18Provides relative to the reemployment of retired members of the Municipal Police Employees’ Retirement System.

ACT 201—HB 20Provides relative to the District Attorneys’ Retirement System board of trustees and the reemployment of system retirees.

ACT 202—HB 64Provides relative to the definition of a child.

ACT 203—HB 110Provides relative to the assignment of domestic violence matters in the Nineteenth Judicial District.

ACT 204—HB 221Provides relative to procurement limits for purchases of materials and supplies by public entities.

ACT 205—HB 231Provides for the transfer of academic credit from public postsecondary education institutions that grant bachelor’s degrees to institutions that grant associate’s degrees.

ACT 206—HB 238Provides relative to the membership of the board of commissioners of Special Education District No. 1 of the parish of Lafourche.

ACT 207—HB 313Provides relative to rights of victims of criminal offenses.

ACT 208—HB 332Changes the frequency of mullet stock assessments.

ACT 209—HB 333Requires the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to include information on certain curricula options as part of the secondary school advisement policy.

ACT 210—HB 337Establishes a special identification card designation for persons with autism spectrum disorder.

ACT 211—HB 348Provides relative to recreation districts in St. Mary Parish.

ACT 212—HB 375Provides relative to qualifications for the police chief of a village.

ACT 213—HB 392Provides relative to employees of communications districts.

ACT 214—HB 419Provides for hand-grabbing of catfish and the taking of bream in minnow traps.

ACT 215—HB 422Provides for taking of deer by use of pre-charged pneumatic devices.

ACT 216—HB 426Provides relative to horse racing.

ACT 217—HB 432Provides relative to progress reports of juveniles.

ACT 218—HB 441Provides relative to the classified police service in the city of Rayne.

ACT 219—HB 443Provides relative to the payment of fines, fees, costs, restitution, and other monetary obligations related to an offender’s conviction.

ACT 220—HB 447Provides relative to certain violent crimes committed by juveniles.

ACT 221—HB 457Provides relative to contracts awarded to socially and economically disadvantaged businesses in the city of Baton Rouge and the parish of East Baton Rouge.

ACT 222—HB 548Requires the state Department of Education to develop and distribute health and safety guidelines relative to best practices for the use of digital devices in public schools.

ACT 223—HB 563Provides relative to annexations in Ascension Parish.

ACT 224—HB 583Provides relative to administrative services provided to certain entities in Ascension Parish.

ACT 225—HB 601Provides relative to immunity for certain actions involving drug-related overdoses.

ACT 226—HB 699Provides relative to compensation for members of the planning and zoning commission for the town of Addis.

ACT 227—HB 704Provides relative to the breast cancer awareness special prestige license plate.

ACT 228—HB 713Authorizes political subdivisions to create stormwater utility systems.

ACT 229—HB 718Provides relative to hunting and fishing licenses for nonresident veterans, retired military personnel, and Purple Heart recipients.

ACT 230—HB 719Provides for the salary of certain marshals.

ACT 231—HB 757Provides relative to firefighter training.

ACT 232—HB 848Provides relative to the disposition of reports from the Department of Children and Family Services.

ACT 233—HB 855Provides relative to medical exemptions applicable to tinting of motor vehicle windows.

ACT 234—HB 919Authorizes the exchange of certain school land by the Union Parish School Board.

ACT 235—HB 1071Provides relative to the funding of the criminalistics laboratory commissions.

ACT 236—SB 196Prohibits the importation of crude oil and petroleum products from the Russian Federation into Louisiana.

ACT 237—SB 206Requires the Louisiana Public Defender Board to annually enter into a contract with the University of Louisiana Monroe to provide certain statewide training.

ACT 238—SB 216Provides for the transfer and deposit of monies from the witness fee fund to the operating fund of the Bastrop City Court for operating expenses of the court.

ACT 239—SB 219Authorizes judicial district indigent defender funds to be used for the purposes of retaining expert witnesses.

ACT 240—SB 237Creates the Sagefield Crime Prevention District in East Baton Rouge Parish.

ACT 241—SB 257Provides relative to Medicaid coverage for continuous glucose monitors.

ACT 242—SB 260Provides relative to the Community and Family Support System Fund.

ACT 243—SB 302Provides for changing the special prestige license plate for Girl Scouts.

ACT 244—SB 377Provides relative to teacher certification requirements.

ACT 245—SB 392Designates St. Landry Parish as the Equine Capital of Louisiana and St. Tammany Parish as the Thoroughbred Breeding Capital of Louisiana.