Wednesday, 27 April 2011 12:51
Louisiana Legislature Update: Jindal's Agenda Moves Forward
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Louisiana Governor's press office released the following in promoting what it considers to be legislative success, so far:

Governor’s Package Progress – Wednesday, April 27


Below is a quick recap of the progress Governor Bobby Jindal’s package bills (in the “2011 Legislative Agenda to Keep Louisiana Growing”) made today in the legislative session:


Governor Package Bills Gaining Approval in Committee Today:


HB 94 by Representative Kay Katz - Transfers the Missing and Exploited Children Information Clearinghouse from the Department of Children and Family Services to the State Police to provide real-time coordination between the National Crime Information Center and the Missing and Exploited Children Information database.

  • Passed out of the House Committee on Health and Welfare today.


SB 43 by Senator Jack Donahue - Encourages the expansion of high performing charter operators by enabling long-term planning.

  • Passed out of the Senate Committee on Education today.


House Weekly Committee Schedules
Senate Committee Meetings
Education 4/27/11 Upon Adjournment John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room Adjourned
Retirement 5/02/11 1:00 pm Room E Scheduled
Joint Committee Meetings
Louisiana Commission on Civic Education 4/28/11 2:00 pm Room A-B Scheduled
Select Committee on Hurricane Recovery 4/28/11 9:30 am Room A-B Scheduled
Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget 5/03/11 9:00 am Room 5 Scheduled
Louisiana Sustainable Local Food Policy Council 5/13/11 9:30 am Husser, LA Scheduled



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