Several laws went into effect Jan. 1 with a few that will take effect in the coming months.
HB 247: Provides relative to types of coverage available under surplus lines insurance.
HB 134: Provides for identification of health plan coverage type
HB 233: Provides relative to the filing of certain federal covered securities
HB 615: Provides relative to administrative hearings involving actions of the commissioner of insurance
HB 7: Provides relative to certain statements required to be filed by elected officials
HB 429: Provides relative to denial of claims for dental services
HB 524: Requires policies prohibiting sexual harassment and annual training on preventing sexual harassment.
HB 875: Provides relative to health insurance network provider directories.
HB 308: Provides relative to vehicle platooning.
HB690: Provides for coverage for subsequent preventive tests for certain individuals diagnosed with breast cancer
HB189: Provides for processes, including public comment, to identify agency rules that may be contrary to law, outdated, unnecessary, overly complex, or burdensome
HB460: Provides that mammography examinations may be conducted through digital tomosynthesis
HB351: Provides relative to voting by persons in a nursing home
HB436: Provides relative to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers
HB683: Provides relative to the Upper Audubon Security District in Orleans Parish
SB464: Provides relative to death certificates.
SB308: Provides relative to the creation of a volunteer and employee criminal history system.
SB466: Provides relative to security deposits for residential leases.
SB416: Provides relative to the registration of investment adviser representatives.
SB472: Provides for a special prestige license plate for “Autism” and one for the Louisiana Motor Transport Association.
SB16: Provides for a special prestige license plate to bear the international symbol of accessibility and one for “Upside Downs”.
HB176: Requires students who are entering eleventh grade or who are 16 and entering any grade to provide satisfactory evidence of current immunization against meningococcal disease as a condition of school entry (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
HB522: Provides relative to motor vehicle service contracts
HB265: Provides relative to registration and voting by a person convicted of a felony