[StBernard] BLANCO TRACK: Session Update for May 30, 2007

Westley Annis westley at da-parish.com
Wed May 30 23:47:17 EDT 2007

BLANCO TRACK: Session Update for Wednesday, May 30, 2007;Today's progress on Governor Blanco's agenda to Strengthen Louisiana's Future

BATON ROUGE - The following bills in Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco's legislative package advanced in the legislature today:

Senate Bill 155-Refundable Child Tax Credit

* Sponsored by Senator Lydia Jackson.
* This bill provides a state child tax credit that is 10 percent of the federal child tax credit.
* Approved by the Senate, heads next to the House of Representatives for committee referral.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions 11 and 12 - CPRA Comprehensive Master Plan for Coastal Protection

* Sponsored by Senator Reggie Dupre.
* SCR 11 approves the annual Coastal Protection Plan for Fiscal Year 2007-2008 to protect, conserve and restore Louisiana's coastal areas through the construction and management of hurricane protection and coastal restoration projects and programs.
* SCR 12 approves the Comprehensive Master Plan for Coastal Protection adopted by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. The master plan addresses both short-term and long-term coastal restoration and hurricane protection efforts.
* Both received final approval by the House of Representatives.

Click here for more on the Legislative Session. <http://www.gov.state.la.us/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&navID=50&cpID=169&cfmID=0&catID=0>


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