Louisiana State House 2013 Session – HB 403-412
by Courtney C Horne @FireezDragon
I am posting summaries of the Louisiana state bills in simple, easy to understand language.
This post covers House Bills 403- 412.
House Bill 405 (HB405)- (Ritchie) Reduces the state tax on 1) the purchase, sale, use, consumption, distribution, storage for use or consumption, and the lease or rental of each item of tangible personal property and on 2) sale of services from 2% to 1%
House Bill 407 (HB407)– (Robideaux) This constitutional amendment requires legislation related to tax rebates may only enacted in odd numbered years. It also requires proposed legislation related to tax exemptions, exclusions, deductions, reductions, repeals, or credits to be pre-filed at least 45 days prior to the first day of a regular session.
House Bill 409 (HB409)- (Johnson) Regulates contract carriers who transport railroad employees. Provides both relevant definitions and regulations (Such as requiring certain amounts of off duty time for certain amounts of drive time, listing violations which can disqualify a driver, etc.)
House Bill 411 (HB411)- (Price) This bill requires the adoption of the Part IV-Energy Conservation of the 2009 (or most recent edition) of the International Residential Code with updates as new editions are published and also prohibits any state amendment that weakens the efficiency of said code.