+ − Contact Information Phone: (504) 361-6013 Fax: (504) 361-6687 Office Address: + − Committees (2) LA - Administration of Criminal Justice (House) Title: member LA - Judiciary (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (7) LA - HR210 COMMENDATIONS: Commends Darryl Joseph "Big Chief Mut-Mut" Montana upon his retirement and for his many contributions LA - HB280 ADOPTION: Provides relative to birth certificates in certain cases of adoption LA - HB426 CHILDREN/SUPPORT: Suspends child support while a parent is incarcerated LA - HB680 CHILDREN/SUPPORT: Provides relative to child support when a parent is incarcerated LA - HB446 REVENUE DEPARTMENT: Provides relative to confidentiality of certain taxpayer information (EN NO IMPACT GF RV See Note) LA - HB83 CRIMINAL/PROCEDURE: Authorizes an incarcerated defendant to appear at certain proceedings by way of simultaneous audio-visual transmission (EN DECREASE GF EX See Note) LA - HB494 CRIME/FELONIES: Provides for the classification of criminal offenses and criminal penalties based on the class of the offense + − Cosponsored Bills (42) LA - HB94 COURTS/DISTRICT: Authorizes all district courts to establish reentry courts (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note) LA - HB179 HEALTH SERVICES: Provides relative to devices authorized for use by the Right To Try Act LA - HB187 TAX CREDITS: Terminates the solar energy systems tax credit and provides relative to the payment of claims for the tax credit for purchased systems (EN -$15,000,000 GF RV See Note) LA - HB192 DRUGS/CONTROLLED: Provides for limitations on the prescribing of opioids LA - HB249 CRIMINAL/PENALTIES: Provides relative to the payment of fines, fees, costs, restitution, and other monetary obligations related to an offender's conviction (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note) LA - HB253 EXCEPTIONAL PERSONS: Revises terminology referring to the deaf and hard of hearing LA - HB308 ETHICS/NEPOTISM: Allows the continued employment of a cadet or graduate of the state police training academy in the classified state police service under certain circumstances LA - HB314 HOSPITALS: Requires LSU hospitals and public-private partnership hospitals to accept certain patients transferred by other hospitals (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note) LA - HB318 VETERANS: Provides free parking for disabled veterans at airports (EGF DECREASE LF RV See Note) LA - HB393 INSURANCE/POLICIES: Provides for the elimination of contents coverage on residential properties following a declared disaster LA - HB460 FIRE PROTECT/FIREMEN: Authorizes the state fire marshal to purchase a specified group insurance policy for the benefit of certain volunteer members of fire companies (EN +$500,000 SD EX See Note) LA - HB481 LAW ENFORCE/OFFICERS: Provides relative to law enforcement officers LA - HB489 CRIMINAL/JUSTICE: Reinvests money from savings realized as a result of reforms to the criminal justice system and requires the collection of data in this regard (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note) LA - HB681 PUBLIC ASSISTANCE: Eliminates restrictions on eligibility for certain public assistance for persons with prior drug convictions (RE1 +$25,000 GF EX See Note) LA - HB688 COLLEGES/ADMISSIONS: Prohibits a public postsecondary education institution from inquiring about a prospective student's criminal history, except for history pertaining to specified offenses, prior to his acceptance for admission (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note) LA - HR54 CONDOLENCES: Expresses condolences upon the death of Ralph R. Miller, former state representative LA - HR82 CONDOLENCES: Expresses condolences on the death of former journalist and Louisiana Workforce Commission director, Curt Eysink LA - HR96 COMMENDATIONS: Commends Thomas P. Willmott for his many accomplishments and upon winning the 2017 Louisiana Right to Life Leadership for Life Award LA - HR151 CONDOLENCES: Expresses condolences upon the death of Al Ater, who formerly served as a member of the La. House of Representatives and as secretary of state LA - HR153 CONDOLENCES: Expresses condolences upon the death of former mayor of Welsh and former state representative James Paul "Jimmy" Martin LA - HR196 MILITARY AFFAIRS: Creates a committee to honor Gold Star Families LA - HR220 COMMENDATIONS: Commends and expresses appreciation to the Honorable John M. Schroder, Sr., for his outstanding legislative service and recognizes his contributions to his district and the state LA - HCR12 CONDOLENCES: Expresses sincere and heartfelt condolences upon the death of Sgt. Shawn T. Anderson of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office who was killed in the line of duty LA - HCR32 CONDOLENCES: Expresses condolences on the death of Herman Bernard "Barney" Schoenberger, former sheriff, assessor, and state representative from Plaquemines Parish LA - HCR37 COMMENDATIONS: Commends Team Gleason and the Gleason Initiative Foundation for advocacy on behalf of persons with ALS and other neuromuscular conditions LA - HCR38 COMMENDATIONS: Commends Sgt. Scott Bullitt on his service and sacrifice to the state of Louisiana LA - HCR53 COMMENDATIONS: Commends the Holy Cross wrestling team upon winning the 2017 All-State Sugar/LHSAA Division I state wrestling championship LA - HCR86 HOSPITALS: Urges and requests the La. Dept. of Health to finalize plans for implementing hospital payment reform within the Medicaid program LA - HCR101 CONGRESS: Memorializes Congress and the Louisiana Congressional Delegation to work towards a dependable and equitable revenue sharing for Louisiana mineral and gas production LA - HCR107 COMMENDATIONS: Commends Blaine S. Kern upon his 90th birthday LA - HCR114 COMMENDATIONS: Commends Dr. Ken Ward upon his retirement as legislative ethicist for the Louisiana House of Representatives LA - SB35 CONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE: Provides exemptions from arrest and prosecution to persons lawfully in possession of medical marijuana. (gov sig) (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note) LA - SB139 CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Provides relative to criminal justice. (11/1/17) (EN DECREASE GF EX See Note) LA - SB220 CRIME/PUNISHMENT: Provides relative to penalties for certain offenses. (8/1/17) LA - SB221 CRIME/PUNISHMENT: Provides relative to the cleansing period for certain crimes applicable to habitual offender penalty enhancements. (11/1/17) LA - SB222 PUBLIC EMPLOYEES: Provides benefits for firemen and law enforcement officers who suffer a catastrophic injury resulting in permanent and total disability caused by an individual with the specific intent to kill an officer while the officer is engaged in the performance of his official duties. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note) LA - SCR53 CONDOLENCES: Expresses sincere condolences upon the passing of former legislator, Ralph R. Miller. LA - SCR64 CONDOLENCES: Expresses sincere and heartfelt condolences on the passing of Rose Landry Long. LA - SCR77 COMMENDATIONS: Commends Judge Jimmy N. Dimos upon his induction into the Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame. LA - SCR78 COMMENDATIONS: Commends James C. "Jim" Beam upon his induction into the Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame. LA - SCR89 CONDOLENCES: Expresses condolences upon the death of Curt Eysink. LA - SCR118 CONDOLENCES: Expresses condolences upon the death of former state representative and mayor of Welsh, James Paul "Jimmy" Martin.