Edwards signs 15 bills into laws

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BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA / WGMB) – Governor John Bel Edwards spent the day putting pen to paper as there was a list of bills that he applied his signature to. Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law from the 2019 Regular Legislative Session:

SB 1– Provides for investment of funds by board of trustees for Bossier City Police Pension and Relief Fund.

SB 11– Authorizes increase in membership of boards of commissioners of consolidated gravity drainage districts of Calcasieu Parish.

SB 12– Provides for qualifications of city of Jennings deputy chief of police.

SB 24– Authorizes assessor in Caddo Parish to pay cost of certain insurance premiums for eligible retirees from assessor’s office.

SB 31– Designates portion of LA 34 in Jackson Parish as “Second Lieutenant Harvel Moore Memorial Highway”. 

SB 44– Authorizes city of Lake Charles to bond certain state sales taxes dedicated to Lake Charles Civic Center Fund.

HB 49– Authorizes naming of education building at B.B. “Sixty” Rayburn Correctional Center as Deborah “Andi”  Cook Memorial Education Building. 

SB 70– Provides relative to justice of peace courts and constables in St. Tammany Parish.

SB 77– Provides relative to judicial expense fund for First and Second Parish Courts of Jefferson Parish.

HB 112– Provides relative to criminal convictions which disqualify person from becoming foster or adoptive parent or relative guardian of child.

HB 145– Provides for disclosure of certain financial records to law enforcement pursuant to search warrant.

SB 184– Prohibits abortion of unborn human being with detectable heartbeat.

HB 197– Prohibits certain nondisclosure agreements in settlements involving payment of public funds.

HB 249– Provides relative to community service litter abatement programs. 

HB 340– Provides relative to real estate appraisers.

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