- 1 of only 19 to vote against breaking the spending cap (SCR3 2023)
- Voted in favor of moving forward (House - Civil Law and Procedure Committee) Valarie Hodge’s HB537 prohibiting foreign ownership of immovable property. (Video 42:10) May 15, 2023
- Introduced HB05 (2023) providing for the payment of out-of-pocket pregnancy-related medical expenses from the father
- Introduced HB41 (2023) requiring health benefits and payment parity equal to in-person services for occupational therapy delivered through telehealth
- Introduced HB184 (20230 permitting the intervention of a family member or other interested party in a proceeding triggered by the removal of a child from his home including a child in need of care adjudication
- HB188 (2023) to provide relative to offenses that disqualify an offender from parole eligibility
- Introduced HB12 (2022) to reign in Governors emergency powers
- Introduced HB43 (2022) to protect the rights of Louisiana citizens relative to firearms ownership
- Introduced HB50 (2022) to require the mailing of the notice of the signing of an order of the court to the parties
- Introduced HB53 (2022) seeking a Constitutional Amendment protecting autonomy in making personal health care decisions
- Introduced HB93 (2022) requiring judges to grant uncontested continuances in a workers' compensation mediation, hearing, or trial
- Introduced HB94 (2022) seeking to require reimbursement for implants in workers compensation matters
- Introduced HB239 (2022) requiring judges to grant uncontested stays in workers' compensation cases
- Introduced HB304 (2022) to allow for health coverage plan benefits for physical therapy services delivered via telehealth
- Introduced HB474 (2022) to prohibit financial institutions from denying financial services to a person based upon a person's political affiliation or any environmental, social, or governmental credit factors.
- Introduced HB479 (2022) seeking to grant emergency privilege and access to a physician when any person with medical power of attorney requests the administration of certain medications and limits hospital liability
- Introduced HB850 (2022) to include administration of a health care provider in the definition of medical malpractice
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Every Legislator is limited to only five non-fiscal bills this session. Some are great, but, as expected, some are nuts.
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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...