Baton Rouge: Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2012 Regular Legislative Session to 150 bills.
HB 12 by Rep. Abramson relates to expert witnesses for class certification purposes.
HB 99 by Rep. Henry relates to the La. Racketeering Act.
HB 123 by Rep. Lopinto relates to restitution for expenses incurred from an escape or attempted escape from any place where an offender is legally confined.
HB 158 by Rep. Badon relates to the Municipal Court of New Orleans.
HB 191 by Rep. Greene relates to grand juries.
HB 219 by Rep. Willmott relates to home improvement fraud.
HB 324 by Rep. Danahay designates a portion of Highway 12 as the "Purple Heart Recipient Highway".
HB 372 by Rep. T. Burns re-creates the Dept. of State.
HB 433 by Rep. Greene relates to adjudication hearings for juvenile offenders charged with crimes of violence.
HB 439 by Rep. Abramson relates to the statutory authorization for the designation of an attorney in a testament.
HB 462 by Rep. Abramson relates to lawsuit venues against foreign corporations and limited liability companies.
HB 467 by Rep. Abramson relates to notice of executory process.
HB 486 by Rep. H. Burns relates to the sale of Wild La. Stamps.
HB 633 by Rep. St. Germain relates to Weigh-In-Motion Systems.
HB 643 by Rep. Montoucet relates to the Alligator Resource Fund.
HB 650 by Rep. Williams creates an individual income tax return check-off for donations to the establishment and operation of a Center of Excellence for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
HB 651 by Rep. Lambert provides for uniformity for fishing gear authorized to be used on certain freshwater lakes.
HB 746 by Rep. Chaney designates the pirogue as the official state boat.
HB 804 by Rep. James relates to the Used Motor Vehicle Commission.
HB 827 by Rep. Hazel amends the crime of escape to include home incarceration.
HB 852 by Rep. T. Burns relates to the Election Code.
HB 894 by Rep. T. Burns relates to general election dates.
HB 917 by Rep. Brossett relates to absentee voting by mail.
HB 931 by Rep. S. Bishop relates to employer reporting of injury data.
HB 996 by Rep. Hoffman relates to the application of E-Verify.
HB 1098 by Rep. Champagne relates to tobacco retail dealers.
SB 95 by Sen. Morrell relates to the division of probation and parole.
SB 148 by Sen. Thompson relates to the Agricultural Commodity Dealer and Warehouse Law.
SB 149 by Sen. Thompson relates to the registration of agricultural liming materials.
SB 151 by Sen. Thompson relates to the Pesticide Law.
SB 158 by Sen. Morrell provides whistleblower protection to employees who report the sexual abuse of minors.
SB 169 by Sen. Allain relates to the La. Strawberry Marketing Board.
SB 175 by Sen. Appel relates to the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission.
SB 252 by Sen. Crowe relates to filing of quarterly payroll reports.
SB 288 by Sen. Allain relates to the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
SB 375 by Sen. G. Smith relates to the Louisiana Fur Public Education and Marketing Fund.
SB 435 by Sen. Broome relates to posting National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline information.
SB 556 by Sen. Erdey provides for donations of tax refunds to the Alliance for the Advancement of End of Life Care through a check-off box on state income tax returns.
SB 646 by Sen. Thompson relates to Boll Weevil Eradication assessments.