By Rebecca Catalanello, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Louisiana Senators voted unanimously Tuesday
Provides relative to the treatment of victims of a sexually-oriented crime; to require the coroner to examine victims; to require the use of a barcode to maintain confidentiality; to provide for the transfer of evidence; to provide for the forensic medical examination; to provide for ancillary healthcare services; to require a regional sexual assault response plan; to provide for input by stakeholders; to provide procedures for the billing of services provided to a victim; to authorize certain licensure disciplinary actions for violations; to provide for a costs schedule; and to provide for related matters.
Provides relative to the treatment for overdose of controlled dangerous substances; to require pharmacists to dispense naloxone; to limit liability for prescribing or dispensing naloxone; to authorize the receipt and administration of a naloxone prescription by a third party; to limit liability for the administration of naloxone by a third party; to provide for definitions; and to provide for related matters.
Provides relative to domestic abuse; to provide relative to criminal offenses and procedures involving domestic abuse; to provide relative to the crime of second degree battery; to amend the definition of “serious bodily injury” in the crime of second degree battery to include strangulation; to amend the crimes of domestic abuse battery and domestic abuse aggravated assault to include family members and dating partners as possible victims; to provide relative to the types of offenses that are designated as “domestic abuse” for consideration in any criminal or civil proceeding…
Provides relative to lottery revenues; to create the New Orleans Public Safety Fund in the state treasury; to provide for deposit, use, and investment of the money in the fund; to provide for the use of certain unclaimed lottery prize money; and to provide for related matters.