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Passed Louisiana Firearm Legislation HB746

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Provides an exception to the illegal carrying of weapons for certain persons who carry a concealed firearm during a mandatory evacuation


Description: Provides an exception to the illegal carrying of weapons for certain persons who carry a concealed firearm during a mandatory evacuation

Session: 2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Effective date: 08/01/2020.

Last Action Date: June 12, 2020


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'.

47 sponsors: Raymond Garofalo (R); Daryl Adams (I); Beryl Amedee (R); Lawrence Bagley (R); Beau Beaullieu (R); Rhonda Butler (R); Dewith Carrier (R); Robert Carter (D); Mack Cormier (D); Kenny Cox (D); Raymond Crews (R); Daryl Deshotel (R); Mary DuBuisson (R); Kathy Edmonston (R); Julie Emerson (R); Les Farnum (R); Gabe Firment (R); Bryan Fontenot (R); Larry Frieman (R); Foy Gadberry (R); Jonathan Goudeau (R); Lance Harris (R); Dodie Horton (R); Patrick Jefferson (D); Samuel Jenkins (D); Mike Johnson (R); Danny McCormick (R); Jack McFarland (R); Scott McKnight (R); Wayne McMahen (R); Blake Miguez (R); Gregory Miller (R); Buddy Mincey (R); Richard Nelson (R); Charles Owen (R); Robert Owen (R); Thomas Pressly (R); Neil Riser (R); Troy Romero (R); Rodney Schamerhorn (R); Alan Seabaugh (R); John Stefanski (R); Polly Thomas (R); Francis Thompson (D); William Wheat (R); Malinda White (D); Mark Wright (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 45% (47 of 105)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 12, 2020 Signed by the Governor. Becomes Act No. 322.
House Jun 12, 2020 Effective date: 08/01/2020.
House Jun 2, 2020 Sent to the Governor for executive approval.
Senate Jun 1, 2020 Signed by the President of the Senate.
House May 31, 2020 Enrolled and signed by the Speaker of the House.
Senate May 29, 2020 Rules suspended. Read by title, passed by a vote of 32 yeas and 2 nays, and ordered returned to the House. Motion to reconsider tabled.
House May 29, 2020 Received from the Senate without amendments.
Senate May 28, 2020 Reported without Legislative Bureau amendments. Read by title and passed to third reading and final passage.
Senate May 28, 2020 Reported favorably. Rules suspended. Read by title and referred to the Legislative Bureau.
Senate May 25, 2020 Received in the Senate; read by title Rules suspended. Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary C.
House May 22, 2020 Read third time by title, roll called on final passage, yeas 89, nays 5. Finally passed, title adopted, ordered to the Senate.
House May 20, 2020 Scheduled for floor debate on 05/22/20.
House May 18, 2020 Read by title, ordered engrossed, passed to 3rd reading.
House May 15, 2020 Reported favorably (10-0).
House May 4, 2020 Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.
House Mar 31, 2020 Read by title. Lies over under the rules.
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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
05/22/2020 89 5 0 11 Yes
  • Adams, Roy (I) Yea
  • Amedee, Beryl (R) Yea
  • Bacala, Tony (R) Yea
  • Bagala, Reggie (R) Absent
  • Bagley, Lawrence (R) Yea
  • Barras, Taylor (R) Yea
  • Beaullieu, Beau (R) Yea
  • Bishop, Stuart (R) Yea
  • Bourriaque, Ryan (R) Yea
  • Brass, Ken (D) Yea
  • Brown, Terry (I) Yea
  • Bryant, Marcus (D) Absent
  • Butler, Rhonda (R) Yea
  • Carpenter, Barbara (D) Yea
  • Carrier, Dewith (R) Yea
  • Carter, Gary (D) Absent
  • Carter, Robert (D) Yea
  • Carter, Wilford (D) Yea
  • Cormier, Mack (D) Yea
  • Coussan, Jean-paul (R) Yea
  • Cox, Kenny (D) Yea
  • Crews, Raymond (R) Yea
  • Davis, Paula (R) Absent
  • DeVillier, Phillip (R) Yea
  • Deshotel, Daryl (R) Yea
  • DuBuisson, Mary (R) Yea
  • Duplessis, Royce (D) Nay
  • Dwight, Stephen (R) Yea
  • Echols, Michael (R) Yea
  • Edmonds, Rick (R) Yea
  • Edmonston, Kathy (R) Yea
  • Emerson, Julie (R) Yea
  • Farnum, Les (R) Yea
  • Firment, Gabe (R) Yea
  • Fontenot, Bryan (R) Yea
  • Freeman, Aimee (D) Nay
  • Freiberg, Barbara (R) Yea
  • Frieman, Larry (R) Yea
  • Gadberry, Foy (R) Yea
  • Gaines, Randal (D) Absent
  • Garofalo, Raymond (R) Yea
  • Glover, Cedric (D) Absent
  • Goudeau, Jonathan (R) Yea
  • Green, Kyle (D) Yea
  • Harris, Lance (R) Yea
  • Henry, Charles (R) Yea
  • Hilferty, Stephanie (R) Yea
  • Hodges, Valarie (R) Yea
  • Hollis, Paul (R) Yea
  • Horton, Dodie (R) Yea
  • Hughes, Jason (D) Yea
  • Huval, Mike (R) Yea
  • Illg, John (R) Yea
  • Ivey, Barry (R) Yea
  • James, Edward (D) Absent
  • Jefferson, Patrick (D) Yea
  • Jenkins, Samuel (D) Yea
  • Johnson, Cazerrick (D) Yea
  • Johnson, Mike (R) Yea
  • Jones, Frederick (D) Yea
  • Jordan, Edmond (D) Absent
  • Kerner, Timothy (R) Yea
  • LaCombe, Jeremy (D) Yea
  • Landry, Mandie (D) Nay
  • Larvadain, Ed (D) Absent
  • Lyons, Rodney (D) Yea
  • Mack, Sherman (R) Yea
  • Magee, Tanner (R) Yea
  • Marcelle, Denise (D) Nay
  • Marino, Joseph (R) Yea
  • McCormick, Danny (R) Yea
  • McFarland, Jack (R) Yea
  • McKnight, Scott (R) Yea
  • McMahen, Wayne (R) Yea
  • Miguez, Blake (R) Yea
  • Miller, Dustin (D) Yea
  • Miller, Gregory (R) Yea
  • Mincey, Buddy (R) Yea
  • Moore, Pat (D) Yea
  • Muscarello, Nicholas (R) Yea
  • Nelson, Richard (R) Yea
  • Newell, Candace (D) Absent
  • Owen, Charles (R) Yea
  • Owen, Robert (R) Yea
  • Phelps, Tammy (D) Nay
  • Pierre, Vincent (D) Yea
  • Pressly, Thomas (R) Yea
  • Riser, Neil (R) Yea
  • Romero, Troy (R) Yea
  • Schamerhorn, Rodney (R) Yea
  • Seabaugh, Alan (R) Yea
  • Selders, Larry (D) Yea
  • St. Blanc, Vincent (R) Yea
  • Stagni, Joseph (D) Yea
  • Stefanski, John (R) Yea
  • Tarver, Phillip (R) Yea
  • Thomas, Polly (R) Yea
  • Thompson, Francis (D) Yea
  • Turner, Christopher (R) Yea
  • Villio, Debbie (R) Yea
  • Wheat, William (R) Yea
  • White, Malinda (D) Yea
  • Willard, Matthew (D) Yea
  • Wright, Mark (R) Yea
  • Zeringue, Jerome (R) Absent
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
05/29/2020 33 2 0 4 Yes
  • Abraham, Mark (R) Yea
  • Alario, John (R) Yea
  • Allain, R (R) Yea
  • Barrow, Regina (D) Yea
  • Bernard, Louie (R) Yea
  • Boudreaux, Gerald (D) Absent
  • Bouie, Joseph (D) Yea
  • Carter, Troy (D) Yea
  • Cathey, Stewart (R) Yea
  • Cloud, Heather (R) Yea
  • Connick, Patrick (R) Yea
  • Fesi, Michael (R) Yea
  • Fields, Cleo (D) Nay
  • Foil, Franklin (R) Yea
  • Harris, Jimmy (D) Yea
  • Henry, Cameron (R) Yea
  • Hensgens, Bob (R) Yea
  • Hewitt, Sharon (R) Yea
  • Jackson, Katrina (D) Nay
  • Johns, Ronnie (R) Yea
  • Lambert, Eddie (R) Yea
  • Luneau, W. Jay (D) Yea
  • McMath, Patrick (R) Yea
  • Milligan, Barry (R) Absent
  • Mills, Fred (R) Yea
  • Mills, Robert (R) Yea
  • Mizell, Beth (R) Yea
  • Morris, John (R) Yea
  • Peacock, Barrow (R) Yea
  • Peterson, Karen (D) Absent
  • Pope, J. Rogers (R) Yea
  • Price, Edward (D) Yea
  • Reese, Mike (R) Yea
  • Smith, Gary (D) Yea
  • Talbot, Kirk (R) Yea
  • Tarver, Gregory (D) Absent
  • Ward, Rick (D) Yea
  • White, Mack (R) Yea
  • Womack, Glen (R) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

Link: link to state bill page

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