Gov. Edwards Signs New Bills Into Law

May 31, 2019

BATON ROUGE -- Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law from the 2019 Regular Legislative Session:

SB 1- Provides for investment of funds by board of trustees for Bossier City Police Pension and Relief Fund.

SB 11- Authorizes increase in membership of boards of commissioners of consolidated gravity drainage districts of Calcasieu Parish.

SB 12- Provides for qualifications of city of Jennings deputy chief of police.

SB 24- Authorizes assessor in Caddo Parish to pay cost of certain insurance premiums for eligible retirees from assessor's office.

SB 31- Designates portion of LA 34 in Jackson Parish as "Second Lieutenant Harvel Moore Memorial Highway". 

SB 44- Authorizes city of Lake Charles to bond certain state sales taxes dedicated to Lake Charles Civic Center Fund.

HB 49- Authorizes naming of education building at B.B. "Sixty" Rayburn Correctional Center as Deborah "Andi" Cook Memorial Education Building. 

SB 70- Provides relative to justice of peace courts and constables in St. Tammany Parish.

SB 77- Provides relative to judicial expense fund for First and Second Parish Courts of Jefferson Parish.

HB 112- Provides relative to criminal convictions which disqualify person from becoming foster or adoptive parent or relative guardian of child.

HB 145- Provides for disclosure of certain financial records to law enforcement pursuant to search warrant.

SB 184- Prohibits abortion of unborn human being with detectable heartbeat.

HB 197- Prohibits certain nondisclosure agreements in settlements involving payment of public funds.

HB 249- Provides relative to community service litter abatement programs. 

HB 340- Provides relative to real estate appraisers.