Construction Legislation House Bill 63 By: Representative Joe Bouie House Bill 63 requires that any contractor who enters into a contract with a public entity comply with the Louisiana Equal Pay for Women Act. HB63 failed by an 8-6 vote in the House Labor Committee. ABC-LA was opposed to HB63.
House Bill 83 By: Representative Jimmy Harris House Bill 83 extends the sunset for the tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic structures from Jan. 1, 2022 to Jan. 1, 2026, and limits the maximum amount of credits awarded in a calendar year. While HB83 passed unanimously out of the House of Representatives, multiple concerns were brought about by Senators. The tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic structures will a discussion topic in both the interim and the 2020 Legislative Session. ABC was supporting HB83.