LA HB 685

Author

Mark Wright
312 South Jefferson Street Suite A & B
Covington, LA 70433
985-893-6262
wrightm@legis.la.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Ports

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State

LA

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Summary

Creates the LA Port Multimodal Council.

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Issue

Creates the LPMC to serve as an advocate for all of the state's ports, to articulate a vision for the future of the state's ports through development of a master plan for such development,
to provide focus and coordination for the state's efforts to attract international trade to the state's ports, to set funding priorities for the development and growth of the state's ports and its water transportation system, and to leverage the financing capacity of the state's ports through coordinated
financing arrangements.

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Notes

Pending introduction in House.

History

03/01/2024 Pre-filed. Provisionally referred to the House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works.