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LABI Bill Positions.

Bill LABI Position

HB192: DRUGS/CONTROLLED

Provides for limitations on the prescribing of opiods.

Neutral

HB342: HIGHER EDUCATION

(Constitutional Amendment) Abolishes the Board of Regents and transfers certain board powers, duties, and responsibilities to a newly created board.

Support

HB289: INSURANCE

Requires risk-bearing entities to provide certain contact information to the commissioner of insurance.

Neutral

HB266: LEVEES/BDS & DISTRICTS

Provides for term limits for members of the nominating committee of certain flood protection authorities.

Neutral

HB173: TAX/TAXATION

Makes reductions in the amount of certain business incentive rebates permanent.

Oppose

HB139: PUBLIC CONTRACTS/BUDGET ADMINISTRATION

Requires prior approval of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget of requests for proposals, contracts, and cooperative endeavor agreements over a specified dollar amount. 

Neutral

HB153: TAX/CORPORATE INCOME & FRANCHISE

Restores the net operating loss deduction from corporate income tax to 100% of net income.

Support

HB143: STUDENT/LOANS-SCHOLARSHP

Eliminates nomination by legislators of students for free tuition to Tulane University and granting of such free tuition.

Neutral

HB130: STUDENTS

Provides that economically disadvantaged students shall be included as a factor for purposes of teacher evaluations and requirements for enrollment of at-risk students in charter schools.

Neutral

HB117: TOPS

Raises the minimum grade point average required for initial eligibility for a Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) Opportunity Award.

Support