- Introduced SB44 the "Fairness in Women's Sports Act", to require an athletic team or sporting event sponsored by an elementary, secondary, or postsecondary educational institution to be designated, based upon the biological sex of team members
- Introduced SB62 to provide that when a report alleging abuse or neglect is determined to be justified by the Dept. of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the individual who is the subject of the determination shall be provided with a written notice in clear, concise, and understandable language that is easy to read
- Introduced SB63 to provide for the duties of the Department of Children and Family Services regarding victims of child sex trafficking
- Introduced SB104 to prohibit certain licensed healthcare facilities from requiring patients and residents to forgo possession of certain communication devices as a condition of receiving services
- Introduced SB115 to provide relative to mandatory training for peace officers related to human trafficking
- Introduced SB147 to provide for sexual assault survivors to have access to certain documents from the forensic medical exam
- Introduced SB148 to provide for post-conviction relief for victims of human trafficking
- Introduced SB470 to provide that a website or domain name with an adult, mature, and restrictive meta tag, shall verify that all users are at least 18 years old or older. Also provides that the website or domain name shall provide a way for users to digitally provide identification immediately upon accessing its website or domain name at the cost of the website or domain name
Before the Veto Override Session began the political games were in full swing. From legislators not showing up to the governor admitting he made threats and promises to whip votes, the people never stood a chance at being represented. Inability to Perform Duties...
Jamie Pope contributed (greatly) to this article. Governor Edwards vetoed thirty-one (31) bills in the 2021 regular session. There are two that have garnered most of the attention. However, as we'll outline below, a large number of these vetoes kill very good...