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GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

2018 Session Bill List — Final Report


The purpose of the Governmental Affairs Committee is to maintain a current awareness of all pending and proposed insurance legislation or regulation in the state, and to endeavor to positively influence same on behalf of the PIA of Louisiana membership.

Governmental Affairs Committee Members

State of Louisiana 2018 Regular Legislative Session

Convened on Monday, March 12, 2018
Final Adjournment no later than 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2018

Below please find the list of bills reviewed by your Governmental Affairs Committee and related positions on each as well as the current position of the bill to date. Please contact any of your Governmental Affairs Committe members or your PIA staff with any questions you may have.


If you have any questions regarding PIA's legislative efforts, please do not hesitate to contact Jody Boudreaux or Natalie Cooper at the PIA of Louisiana office at 800-349-3434, PIA's Governmental Affairs Chair Lou Fey or any of your Governmental Affairs Committee members. Thank you for your support to your association! We are here to serve you!


In addition to monitoring the Louisiana Legislative Session as well as Congressional instruments pertinent to our industry, Governmental Affairs Committee members and PIA of Louisiana leadership regularly participate in PIA's Federal Legislative Summit in Washington, DC, held every year in the spring, wherein PIA of Louisiana members meet with Louisiana's Congressional leaders in DC to discuss PIA's Issues of Focus.

The 2017 PIA Federal Legislative Summit was held April 5 - 6 in Washington, DC, and your PIA of Louisiana leadership was in attendance.
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With House Majority Whipp Steve Scalise (R-LA) as a part of The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents Federal Legislative Summit are Richie Clements, Clements Insurance Services, Rusty Ruiz, Access Home Insurance, Louis G Fey, Bancorp South, Darryl Frank, Frank & Associates, Danielle Wagner, Gendusa Insurance Agency, Tim Clements, Clements Insurance Services, Moose Bulloch, Bankers Insurance Group and PIA of LA Lobbyist Robert Wooley.


With Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) as a part of The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents Federal Legislative Summit are Moose Bulloch, Bankers Insurance Group, Louis G Fey, Bancorp South, Barry White, The Lincoln Agency, Rusty Ruiz, Access Home Insurance, PIA of LA Lobbyist Robert Wooley, PIA of Louisiana Executive Vice President Jody Boudreaux, Danielle Wagner, Gendusa Insurance Agency, Lisa Donlon, Arthur J Gallagher, Darryl Frank, Frank & Associates, Time Clement and Richie Clements, Clements Insurance Services.


With Congressman Mike Johnson (R-LA) as a part of The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents Federal Legislative Summit are Lisa Donlon, Arthur J Gallagher, PIA of Louisiana Executive Vice President Jody Boudreaux, Barry White, The Lincoln Agency.


The Governmental Affairs Committee and PIA members-at-large also regularly participate in PIA's Annual Political Involvement and Advocacy Month and District Lobbying Day, which is held in August every year. This affords PIA members nationwide a great opportunity to meet with Congressional leaders in Congressperson's home district. It is a collaborative effort designed by PIA National and fully implemented through PIA members at the state level.

With Senator David Vitter (R-LA) as a part of The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents Political Involvement and Advocacy Month and District Lobbying Day are Brian Prejean, Rod Prejean & Associates, and PIA of Louisiana staff Natalie Cooper and EVP Jody Boudreaux


PIAPAC is the Professional Insurance Agents Political Action Committee. The PAC contributes to the campaigns of candidates to federal office who share our pro-insurance, pro-business perspective and who support our issues. PIAPAC is funded by the contributions of individual PIA members.



If you are interested in serving your association on PIA of Louisiana's Governmental Affairs Committee or if you would like to know more, please contact your Governmental Affairs Committee Members, the PIA of Louisiana staff at 800.349.3434 or email Natalie Cooper at natalie@piaoflouisiana.com.









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