HCR163, Civil/Jury Trials
Authorizes and directs the Louisiana State Law Institute to compile data relative to Louisiana's monetary threshold to obtain a civil jury trial.
HB854, Oilfield Remediation Trial Documents
Requires certain documents to be filed with the court before proceeding to trial in certain actions relative to oilfield remediation.
HB708, Qualified Capital Expenditures Definition
Defines "qualified capital expenditures" eligible for a project facility expense rebate through the Competitive Projects Payroll Incentive Program.
HB917, Civil Jury Trial Availability
Provides with respect to the availability of jury trials in certain civil matters.
Let’s keep what makes us uniquely great and start taking the steps to do away with what makes us uniquely out of touch.
LABI supports all of the bills on the House Civil Law & Procedure Committee agenda.
The poor legal climate in Louisiana costs as many as 50,000 new jobs every year, and changes to our system could result in $1.1 billion in savings for Louisianans.
"...We have tens of thousands of jobs in the pipeline that must be filled, and our next challenge is to ensure we have the skilled workforce to fill these jobs of the future."
"There is an art to reform, particularly tax reform. That art had been absent thus far in the current process," said Juneau.
Lawmakers ask if state budget violates state constitution.
HB 618 by Rep. Neil Abramson (D-New Orleans) cleared the House Civil Law & Procedure Committee last Tuesday on a 10-2 vote and is headed to the House floor on Wednesday, April 25.
This week, the governor’s historic education reform package saw both committee and floor action, and all of the votes cast at each level were decisively in favor of educational progress.
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