House Bill 688 was first proposed in the House of Representatives Education Committee in May of 2017. The Bill in its original form, HB 122, was edited by the Education Committee before it passed the committee and went to the House of Representatives floor. It was passed on the House of Representatives floor, and then passed on the Senate floor with a few modifications. Below you can find the original bill, along with the edited versions in their entirety. The bill is set to be signed into law by Governor John Bel Edwards following the changes made by the Senate being approved by the House of Representatives.

House Bill 688 Original

House Bill 688 Engrossed

House Bill 688 Reengrossed

If you would like to follow the progress of the bill, please follow this link to the Louisiana House of Representatives page:

http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/BillInfo.aspx?s=17RS&b=HB688&sbi=y