This week at the Capitol!
✅ HB 5 by Rep. Frieman - Provides for the payment of out-of-pocket pregnancy-related medical expenses from the father. PASSED SENATE JUDICIARY A
✅ HB 8 by Rep. Horton - Requires display of the national motto "In God We Trust" in every public K-12 classroom as funds are available. PASSED SENATE EDUCATION
✅ HB 68 by Rep. Hodges - Authorizes public school authority to offer a voluntary, religiously-neutral elective course in the history & literature of the Bible. PASSED SENATE EDUCATION
✅ HB 98 by Rep. Lance Harris - Universal School Choice. PASSED THE HOUSE
✅ HB 131 by Rep. McCormick - Constitutional carry without permit. PASSED CRIMINAL JUSTICE
✅ HB 260 by Rep. Beaullieu - Prohibits federal election directives & spending in Louisiana. PASSED HOUSE
✅ HB 311 by Rep. Miguez - Prohibits the use of funds from a foreign government or non-governmental source for state elections. PASSED THE HOUSE 70-30
✅ HB 443 by Rep. Edmonds - Authorizes a refundable income tax credit of $5,000 for a taxpayer who adopts an unrelated child less than 18 years of age. PASSED HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS
✅ HB 462 by Rep. Edmonds - Fiscal transparency for school boards. PASSED THE HOUSE
✅ HB 461 by Rep. DuBuisson - Abortion expansion - provides for exceptions to abortion: miscarriage, medical futility. INVOLUNTARILY DEFERRED IN HOUSE CRIMINAL JUSTICE
✅ HB 537 by Rep. Hodges - Prohibits the purchase, lease, or otherwise acquisition of immovable property by foreign adversaries or persons connected with such. PASSED HOUSE CIVIL LAW
✅ HB 598 by Rep. Newell - Abortion expansion - deals with ectopic pregnancy and medical futility. INVOLUNTARILY DEFERRED IN HOUSE CRIMINAL JUSTICE
✅ HB 648 by Rep. Firment - Establishes "Save Adolescents from Experimentation Act" in Louisiana and prohibits procedures that attempt to "alter" the gender of minors. PASSED THE HOUSE
✅ HB 657 by Rep. Beaullieu - A tax deduction for adoption of children from foster care and a tax credit for donations to foster care charitable organizations. PASSED HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS
✅ SB 7 by Sen. Cloud - Protects children from sexually explicit library porn. PASSED Senate 27-11
✅ SB 41 by Sen. Mizell - Credit on Louisiana income tax for donations to crisis pregnancy centers. PASSED SENATE 36-1
✅ SB 63 by Sen. Mizell - Constitutional amendment that says freedom of worship is fundamental right deserving the utmost protection from governmental interference. PASSED HOUSE CIVIL LAW
✅ SB 147 by Sen. Robert Mills - Authorizes the creation of a self-insurance fund for property insurance coverage on churches & nonprofit religious organizations. PASSED HOUSE INSURANCE
✅ SB 162 by Sen. McMath - Social media - disallows minors to hold a social media account unless consent from a parent or guardian is obtained. PASSED SENATE FINANCE
✅ SB 194 by Sen. Mizell - Bars liable for serving underage drinkers who harm themselves or others. PASSED THE SENATE 36-2
Next week is critical to passage of so many pro-family bills. Please pause and pray for wisdom, favor and good success for Team LFF and our allies!
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