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Community Preservation Alliance

Reservoirs, Lakes, and Watershed Legislation

1997 to 2005

2005 Regular Session

Instrument Author Status Summary
HB123
DOWNS
PASSED THE SENATE WATERWAYS/RESERVOIRS:Creates the Lincoln Parish Reservoir Authority (RE SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)

HB280

GALLOT
PENDING IN THE LEGISLATIVE BUREAU DISTRICTS/WATERSHED:Provides relative to the Claiborne Parish Watershed District
HB313 HAMMETT PENDING HOUSE CONCURRENCE DISTRICTS/WATER CONSERVN:Creates the Lake St. John Recreation and Water Conservation District (RE1 +$6,000 LF RV See Note)
HB357 MONTGOMERY ASSIGNED TO SENATE TRANSPORTATION, HIGHWAYS, AND PUBLIC WORKS
Scheduled to be heard on 5/19/2005  (Meeting Adjourned)
DISTRICTS/SPECIAL:Creates the Lake Bistineau Conservation District (EG SEE FISC NOTE See Note)

HB518

RITCHIE
ASSIGNED TO HOUSE TRANSPORTATION, HIGHWAYS, AND PUBLIC WORKS Considered on 6/1/2005 (Meeting Adjourned) DISTRICTS/SPECIAL:Provides relative to the Washington Parish Reservoir District (OR NO IMPACT See Note)

HB596

FANNIN
PENDING HOUSE CONCURRENCE WATERWAYS/RESERVOIRS:Creates the Jackson Parish Dugdemona Watershed Authority (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE SG EX See Note)

HB717

McDONALD

ENROLLED BY THE HOUSE
DISTRICTS/SPECIAL:Creates the Bayou Desiard Lake Restoration Commission

SB76

ADLEY
ASSIGNED TO SENATE LOCAL & MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS Considered on 5/12/2005 (Meeting Adjourned) SPECIAL DISTRICTS:Creates the Lake Bistineau Watershed District.

SB174

NEVERS
WITHDRAWN FROM THE FILES OF THE SENATE PRIOR TO INTRODUCTION SPECIAL DISTRICTS:Provides for the authority, composition, duties, functions, powers, and responsibilities of the Washington Parish Reservoir District. (gov sig)

SB278

NEVERS
PENDING HOUSE FINAL PASSAGE SPECIAL DISTRICTS:Provides for the authority, composition, duties, functions, powers, and responsibilities of the Washington Parish Reservoir District. (gov sig)

SCR2

HINES

ENROLLED BY THE SENATE
COMMITTEE STUDIES:Create the Bayou Boeuf Advisory Committee to study the uses of Bayou Boeuf, and the feasibility of a Bayou Boeuf freshwater district.

SR97

ADLEY

FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SPECIAL DISTRICTS:Requests the board of commissioners of the Webster Parish Watershed District to cease implementation of Ordinance No. 05-001.


SB47

BARHAM
SSIGNED TO HOUSE MUNICIPAL & PAROCHIAL AFFAIRS Considered on 6/8/2005 (Meeting Adjourned) TAX/LOCAL:Provides for power of the Morehouse Parish Lake Commission to levy taxes, issue bonds, and incur indebtedness pursuant to the Constitution of Louisiana. (gov sig)


HB548

THOMPSON

ENROLLED BY THE HOUSE
PARKS/STATE:Provides relative to a highway in the Poverty Point Reservoir District

2004 Regular Session

Instrument Author Status Summary

HB950

GALLOT
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 390
DISTRICTS/WATERSHED:Provides relative to the Claiborne Parish Watershed District

HCR194

HAMMETT
ASSIGNED TO SENATE REVENUE & FISCAL FFAIRS
Considered on 6/15/2004
CAPITAL OUTLAY:Provides legislative intent for the remaining four years of the five-year capital outlay program


2003 Regular Session

Instrument Author Status Summary

HB174

DOERGE
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 1228 DISTRICTS/WATERSHED:Creates the Webster Parish Watershed District (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)

HB216

NEVERS
ASSIGNED TO SENATE LOCAL & MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS
Considered on 6/9/2003
WATERWAYS/RESERVOIRS:Creates the Washington Parish Reservoir District (RE INCREASE SG RV See Note)

HB704

HAMMETT
WITHDRAWN FROM THE FILES OF THE HOUSE PRIOR 2 INTRODUCTION DISTRICTS/WATER CONSERVN:

HB712

HAMMETT
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 328
DISTRICTS/WATER CONSERVN:Creates the Lake St. Joseph Recreation and Water Conservation District in Tensas Parish (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)

HB1264

SALTER
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 295
UTILITIES:Prohibits hydro-electric power generation by the Sabine River Authority under certain circumstances (EN SEE FISC NOTE See Note)

HB1334

BEARD
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 382
ENVIRONMENT/WATER:Provides for an effluent reduction credit banking system (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)

HB1570

DANIEL
ASSIGNED TO SENATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY WATER/RESOURCES:Provides for ground water management within the office of conservation

HB1587

WALSWORTH
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 724
DISTRICTS/SPECIAL:Creates the West Ouachita Reservoir Commission

HB1844

DANIEL
ASSIGNED TO HOUSE ENVIRONMENT
Considered on 5/6/2003
WATER/RESOURCES:Provides for ground water management within the office of conservation

SB99

CAIN
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 49 WATER/WATERWAYS:Creates the Ground Water Resource Commission. (7/1/03) (EN +$315,103 GF EX See Note)

SB475

THOMAS
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 71 SPECIAL DISTRICTS:Creates the Washington Parish Reservoir District. (gov sig)

SB783

HOYT
ASSIGNED TO SENATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY NATURAL RESOURCES DEPT:Provides for groundwater management within the office of conservation. (gov sig)

SB890

HAINKEL
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 774 CONFIRMATION:Removes the required Senate reconfirmation for certain boards and commissions.

SB1082

B GAUTREAUX
ASSIGNED TO SENATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY WATER/WATERWAYS:Provides for ground water management within the office of conservation.

SB829

BARHAM
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 233
SPECIAL DISTRICTS:Provides for the creation of the Morehouse Parish Lake Commission.

HB1870

THOMPSON
ASSIGNED TO HOUSE TRANSPORTATION, HIGHWAYS, AND PUBLIC WORKS WATERWAYS/RESERVOIRS:Increases the membership of the board of the commissioners of the Poverty Point Reservoir District

HB1809

THOMPSON
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 890
CULTURE/REC/TOUR:Authorizes Secretary of Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in consultation with Poverty Point Reservoir District Board, to make rules regulating recreational use of any water body in Poverty Point Reservoir State Park

2002 1st Extraordinary Session

Instrument Author Status Summary

HB156

HILL
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 163 WATERWAYS/RESERVOIRS:Creates the Allen Parish Reservoir District (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)


2001 Regular Session

Instrument Author Status Summary

HB627

HOPKINS
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 362 DISTRICTS/WATERSHED:Staggers the terms of the board members serving on the Board of Commissioners of the Caddo Lake Watershed District

HCR66

HUDSON
FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE WATER/RESOURCES:Creates the Bayou Boeuf Advisory Committee

SB379

ELLINGTON
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 474 SPECIAL DISTRICTS:Creates the Castor Creek Reservoir District. (EN INCREASE LF RV See Note)

SB412

ELLINGTON
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 475 SPECIAL DISTRICTS:Creates the Turkey Creek Reservoir District. (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)

SB965

HOYT
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 446 WATER/WATERWAYS:Provides relative to the management of ground water resources in the state. (gov sig) (EN +$538,000 GF EX See Note)


HB1136

THOMPSON
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 523
PROPERTY:Provides relative to the sale of property by certain political subdivisions

HB1308

ALARIO
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 992
DISTRICTS/SPECIAL:Creates the "Community Development District Act" (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)

HB1351

THOMPSON
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 1080
PUBLIC LANDS/STATE:Authorizes the transfer or lease of certain property to the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism (EN GF EX See Note)

SB965

HOYT
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 446
WATER/WATERWAYS:Provides relative to the management of ground water resources in the state. (gov sig) (EN +$538,000 GF EX See Note)

SB1091

MALONE
ASSIGNED TO SENATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Considered on 5/1/2001
WATER/WATERWAYS:Creates the Louisiana Water Commission within the office of conservation. (2/3-CA7s2.1(A)) (OR +$275,000 GF EX See Note )

SCR158

THOMAS
FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE LOCAL AGENCIES:Establishes the Washington Parish Reservoir Commission.


1999 Regular Session

Instrument Author Status Summary

HB1672

HAMMETT
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 588
PLANNING/ZONING:Creates the Black River Lake Conservation District in Catahoula and Concordia Parishes (Local expd/rev impact unknown. See fiscal note.)

HB1964

TRICHE
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 615
DISTRICTS/WATERSHED:Provides relative to the authority of certain water districts to employ an attorney (Local expd impact unknown. See fiscal note.)

HB2168

McMAINS
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 1045
DISTRICTS/WATERSHED:Provides for the boundaries of the Amite River Basin Drainage and Water Conservation District and for the taxing authority of the district (7/1/99)



HB962

WALSWORTH
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 1269
WATERWAYS/SCENIC RIVERS:Provides relative to regulation of houseboats, barricades, obstacles and dams for the Scenic and Natural Rivers Act (Other revs decr $1,800 in FY 99-00. See fiscal note.)

HB1968

KENNEY
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
ACT 1000
WATERWAYS/RESERVOIRS:Authorizes the Bayou du Chene Lake Commission to transfer or lease non-submerged property


1997 Regular Session

Instrument Author Status Summary

HB1706

PERKINS
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 437 DISTRICTS/WATERSHED:Provides for the geographical boundaries of the Amite River Basin Drainage and Water Conservation District



HB1662

KENNEY
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 435 WATERWAYS/RESERVOIRS:Provides relative to the pool level and the boundaries of the Bayou de Chene Reservoir

HB2273

DOWNER
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ACT 479 CAPITAL OUTLAY:Provides for supplemental capital outlay funding

HCR131

ALARIO
ADOPTED IN THE SENATE CAPITAL OUTLAY:Provides for the five-year capital outlay program