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Passed Louisiana Firearm Legislation HB478

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Legislation Overview

Title: Authorizes a family member of a law enforcement officer to purchase his duty firearm upon death


Description: Authorizes a family member of a law enforcement officer to purchase his duty firearm upon death

Session: 2019 Regular Session

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2019.

Last Action Date: June 6, 2019


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

26 sponsors: Lawrence Bagley (R); Daryl Adams (I); Beryl Amedee (R); Tony Bacala (R); Robert Billiot (D); Terry Brown (I); Thomas Carmody (R); Charles Chaney (R); Kenny Cox (D); Phillip DeVillier (R); Mary DuBuisson (R); Rick Edmonds (R); Reid Falconer (R); Cedric Glover (D); Valarie Hodges (R); Dodie Horton (R); Frank Howard (R); Katrina Jackson (D); Walt Leger (D); John Morris (R); Barbara Norton (D); Kevin Pearson (R); Steve Pylant (R); Jerome Richard (I); Joseph Stagni (D); Jerome Zeringue (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 25% (26 of 105)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 6, 2019 Signed by the Governor. Becomes Act No. 162.
House Jun 6, 2019 Effective date: 08/01/2019.
House May 29, 2019 Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
Senate May 29, 2019 Signed by the President of the Senate.
House May 29, 2019 Enrolled and signed by the Speaker of the House.
House May 28, 2019 Received from the Senate without amendments.
Senate May 27, 2019 Rules suspended. Read by title, passed by a vote of 36 yeas and 0 nays, and ordered returned to the House. Motion to reconsider tabled.
Senate May 23, 2019 Reported without Legislative Bureau amendments. Read by title and passed to third reading and final passage.
Senate May 22, 2019 Read by title and referred to the Legislative Bureau.
Senate May 21, 2019 Reported favorably.
Senate May 16, 2019 Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary B.
Senate May 15, 2019 Received in the Senate. Read first time by title and placed on the Calendar for a second reading.
House May 14, 2019 Read third time by title, roll called on final passage, yeas 89, nays 0. Finally passed, title adopted, ordered to the Senate.
House May 2, 2019 Scheduled for floor debate on 05/14/19.
House May 2, 2019 Read by title, ordered engrossed, passed to 3rd reading.
House May 1, 2019 Reported favorably (12-0-1).
House Apr 8, 2019 Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.
House Mar 29, 2019 Under the rules, provisionally referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.
House Mar 29, 2019 Prefiled.
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Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed
05/14/2019 89 0 0 16 Yes
  • Abraham, Mark (R) Absent
  • Abramson, Neil (D) Absent
  • Amedee, Beryl (R) Yea
  • Anders, John (D) Yea
  • Armes, James (D) Yea
  • Bacala, Tony (R) Yea
  • Bagley, Lawrence (R) Yea
  • Bagneris, John (D) Yea
  • Barras, Taylor (R) Yea
  • Berthelot, John (R) Yea
  • Billiot, Robert (D) Yea
  • Bishop, Stuart (R) Absent
  • Bouie, Joseph (D) Yea
  • Brass, Ken (D) Yea
  • Brown, Chad (D) Yea
  • Brown, Terry (I) Yea
  • Carmody, Thomas (R) Yea
  • Carpenter, Barbara (D) Yea
  • Carter, Gary (D) Yea
  • Carter, Robert (D) Yea
  • Carter, Stephen (R) Yea
  • Chaney, Charles (R) Yea
  • Connick, Patrick (R) Yea
  • Coussan, Jean-paul (R) Absent
  • Cox, Kenny (D) Yea
  • Crews, Raymond (R) Yea
  • Davis, Paula (R) Absent
  • DeVillier, Phillip (R) Yea
  • Duplessis, Royce (D) Yea
  • Dwight, Stephen (R) Absent
  • Edmonds, Rick (R) Yea
  • Emerson, Julie (R) Yea
  • Falconer, Reid (R) Yea
  • Foil, Franklin (R) Yea
  • Franklin, A.B. (D) Yea
  • Gaines, Randal (D) Yea
  • Garofalo, Raymond (R) Absent
  • Gisclair, Jerry (D) Yea
  • Glover, Cedric (D) Yea
  • Guinn, John (R) Absent
  • Harris, Jimmy (D) Yea
  • Harris, Lance (R) Yea
  • Henry, Cameron (R) Yea
  • Hilferty, Stephanie (R) Absent
  • Hill, Dorothy (D) Absent
  • Hodges, Valarie (R) Yea
  • Hoffmann, Frank (R) Yea
  • Hollis, Paul (R) Yea
  • Horton, Dodie (R) Yea
  • Howard, Frank (R) Yea
  • Huval, Mike (R) Absent
  • Ivey, Barry (R) Yea
  • Jackson, Katrina (D) Yea
  • James, Edward (D) Yea
  • Jefferson, Patrick (D) Yea
  • Jenkins, Samuel (D) Yea
  • Johnson, Robert (D) Yea
  • Jones, Sam (D) Yea
  • Jordan, Edmond (D) Yea
  • Landry, Nancy (R) Yea
  • Landry, Terry (D) Yea
  • LeBas, H. Bernard (D) Yea
  • Leger, Walt (D) Yea
  • Leopold, Christopher (R) Yea
  • Lyons, Rodney (D) Yea
  • Mack, Sherman (R) Yea
  • Magee, Tanner (R) Yea
  • Marcelle, Denise (D) Yea
  • Marino, Joseph (R) Yea
  • McFarland, Jack (R) Absent
  • Miguez, Blake (R) Yea
  • Miller, Dustin (D) Yea
  • Miller, Gregory (R) Yea
  • Morris, James (R) Yea
  • Morris, John (R) Yea
  • Muscarello, Nicholas (R) Yea
  • Norton, Barbara (D) Yea
  • Pearson, J. Kevin (R) Yea
  • Pierre, Vincent (D) Yea
  • Pope, J. Rogers (R) Yea
  • Pugh, Stephen (R) Yea
  • Pylant, Steve (R) Yea
  • Richard, Jerome (I) Yea
  • Schexnayder, Clay (R) Yea
  • Seabaugh, Alan (R) Yea
  • Simon, Scott (R) Absent
  • Smith, Patricia (D) Yea
  • Stagni, Joseph (D) Yea
  • Stefanski, John (R) Absent
  • Stokes, Julie (R) Yea
  • Talbot, Kirk (R) Yea
  • Thomas, Polly (R) Yea
  • White, Malinda (D) Yea
  • Wright, Mark (R) Yea
  • Zeringue, Jerome (R) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
05/27/2019 36 0 0 3 Yes
  • Alario, John (R) Yea
  • Allain, R (R) Yea
  • Appel, Conrad (R) Yea
  • Barrow, Regina (D) Yea
  • Bishop, Wesley (D) Absent
  • Boudreaux, Gerald (D) Yea
  • Carter, Troy (D) Yea
  • Chabert, Norby (R) Yea
  • Claitor, Dan (R) Yea
  • Cortez, Patrick (R) Yea
  • Donahue, Jack (R) Yea
  • Dorsey-Colomb, Yvonne (D) Yea
  • Erdey, Dale (R) Yea
  • Fannin, James (R) Yea
  • Gatti, Ryan (R) Yea
  • Hensgens, Bob (R) Yea
  • Hewitt, Sharon (R) Yea
  • Johns, Ronnie (R) Yea
  • LaFleur, Eric (D) Absent
  • Lambert, Eddie (R) Yea
  • Long, Gerald (R) Yea
  • Luneau, W. Jay (D) Yea
  • Martiny, Daniel (R) Yea
  • Milkovich, John (D) Yea
  • Mills, Fred (R) Yea
  • Mizell, Beth (R) Yea
  • Morrell, Jean-Paul (D) Yea
  • Morrish, Dan (R) Yea
  • Peacock, Barrow (R) Yea
  • Peterson, Karen (D) Absent
  • Price, Edward (D) Yea
  • Riser, Neil (R) Yea
  • Smith, Gary (D) Yea
  • Smith, John (R) Yea
  • Tarver, Gregory (D) Yea
  • Thompson, Francis (D) Yea
  • Walsworth, Michael (R) Yea
  • Ward, Rick (D) Yea
  • White, Mack (R) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

Link: link to state bill page

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