Louisiana - 2019 Legislation

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HB 305

SYNOPSIS: Provides relative to telemarketing to elder persons and persons with disabilities.

STATUS: Pre-filed 3/28, Referred to Committee on Commerce, Read by title 4/8, Reported favorably 17-04/16, Read 3rd time and passed House 98-0, Received in senate 4/25, Read for 2nd time and referred to committee on Commerce 4/29, Reported favorably 5/8, Read by Title and passed 'senate 35-0 5/14, Enrolled and Signed by the Speaker 5/15, Signed by President of the Senate 5/16, Sent to the Governor for Executive Approval 5/16, Signed by the Governor. Becomes Act No. 14  5/24 .

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 371

SYNOPSIS: Establishes an independent dispute resolution process for certain out-of-network health benefit claims.

STATUS: Pre-filed 3/29, Under the rules, provisionally referred to the Committee on Insurance 3/28, Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Insurance 4/8.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 431

SYNOPSIS: Provides relative to individuals providing hospice care.

STATUS: Pre-filed 3/29, Under the rules, provisionally referred to the Committee on Health and Welfare3/28, Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Health and Welfare 4/8, Reported with amendments 13-0 4/25, Read 3rd time by title, amended, roll called on final passage, Passed House 78-1 ordered to Senate 5/7, Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Health and Welfare 5/9, Reported with amendments 5/22, Committee amendments read and adopted. Read by title and referred to the Legislative Bureau 5/23, Reported without Legislative Bureau amendments. Read by title and passed to third reading and final passage.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 434

SYNOPSIS: Provides relative to definitions, policies, and procedures of Medicaid managed care organizations.

STATUS: Pre-filed 3/29, Referred to the Committee on Health and Welfare, Reported 10-0  with amendments 5/1, Read by title, amended, ordered engrossed, recommitted to the Committee on Appropriations 5/2, Reported 22-0 with amendments 5/8, Read by title, amended, ordered engrossed, passed to 3rd reading,  Scheduled for floor debate on 05/21,  Read third time by title, roll called on final passage, yeas 98, nays 0. Finally passed, title adopted, ordered to the Senate 5/21, Received in the Senate 5/21, Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Health and Welfare 5/22, Rules suspended. Reported favorably. Rules suspended. Read by title and referred to the Legislative Bureau 5/29, Read by title and passed to third reading and final passage 5/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 465

SYNOPSIS: Provides relative to internet privacy and protection.

STATUS: Pre-filed 3/29, Under the rules, provisionally referred to the Committee on Commerce 3/29, Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Commerce 4/8.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 575

SYNOPSIS:Establishes requirements for transportation network companies.

STATUS: Pre-filed 3/29, Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works 4/8, Reported with amendments 17-0, Read by title, amended, ordered engrossed, passed to 3rd reading 4/24, Read third time by title, Amended and passed House 92-0, ordered to Senate 4/29, Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary A 5/1, Rules suspended. Reported with amendments 5/21, Read by title. Recommitted to the Committee on Finance 5/22, Reported with amendments. Rules suspended. Committee amendments read and adopted. Read by title and referred to the Legislative Bureau 5/27, Reported with Legislative Bureau amendments which were read and adopted. Read by title and passed to third reading and final passage 5/28.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB 119

SYNOPSIS: Creates the "Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council".

STATUS: Pre-filed 3/27, Read for 2nd time and referred to the Committee on Health and Welfare, Reported favorably,  Read by title. Committee amendments read and adopted. Ordered engrossed and passed to third reading and final passage 5/2, Senate floor amendments read and adopted. Read by title and passed by a vote of 38 yeas and 0 nays; ordered re-engrossed and sent to the House. Motion to reconsider tabled 5/6, Received in the House from the Senate, read by title, lies over under the rules, Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Health and Welfare 5/8, Reported with amendments (10-0). Referred to the Legislative Bureau,  Reported with Legislative Bureau amendments 5/23, Read third time by title, roll called on final passage, yeas 96, nays 0. Finally passed, ordered to the Senate 5/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 174

SYNOPSIS: Provides relative to the annual appropriation for the councils on aging.

STATUS: Pre-filed 3/27, Read for 2nd time and referred to Committee on Finance 4/8, Reported favorably, Read by title. Ordered engrossed and passed to third reading and final passage.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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