Legislative update: Michael Shingleton
Governor Jindal hit on a few things in his weekly legislative press conference to the media. Here are a few items that were brought up.
HB 1269 has been added to Jindal's legislative package. It would provide whoever solicits a person under the age of 17 to become a member of a street gang, when there is a difference in age of at least three years between the solicitior and the person being solicited, go to prison, with or without hard labor, for 4 years or less and face a fine of $10,000 - or both.
HB 1236, goes to the house floor tomorrow. It requires a suspension of a drivers license for people who prematurely remove an ignition interlock device installed as a condition of reinstate driving privileges.
HB 193 also goes to the house floor tomorrow - it authorizes certain law enforcement agencies to issue an administrative subpoena to obtain information regarding an Internet account used in a sex offense or exploitation of children.
SB 53 goes back to the Senate floor - dealing with holding of casino winnings for those who are behind on child support payments