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State lawmakers defer 'Fender Bender' bill, Gov. Edwards signs others

State lawmakers defer 'Fender Bender' bill, Gov. Edwards signs others

The City of N.O. estimates the NOPD would save at least 3,000 man hours annually if NOPD officers stop responding to minor accidents. (Source: FOX 8 photo) The City of N.O. estimates the NOPD would save at least 3,000 man hours annually if NOPD officers stop responding to minor accidents. (Source: FOX 8 photo)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

State lawmakers won't decide during the 2016 legislative spring session whether NOPD officers should stop responding to minor fender benders.

A spokesman for the City of New Orleans says representative Walt Leger's bill, which calls for the change, has been voluntarily deferred.

The city estimates such a change would save the NOPD at least 3,000 man hours annually.

The following is list of other bills signed into law today by Gov. John Bel Edwards:

ACT 73 – SB 28: Provides relative to the qualifications of the chief of police for the town of Gueydan

ACT 74 – SB 144: Provides relative to state banks' accounting for immovable property

ACT 75 – SB 145: Repeals certain provisions of the Sale of Checks and Money Transmission Act

ACT 76 – SB 469: Provides for cancellation of judgments in favor of the state

ACT 78 – HB 26: Provides relative to appeals of certain disability eligibility decisions in the Firefighters' Retirement System

ACT 79 – HB 38: Provides relative to reenrollment in the Firefighters' Retirement System by employees covered by Social Security

ACT 80 – HB 107: Provides for technical corrections to provisions of the La. Revised Statutes as necessary for conformity with the Safe Haven Law

ACT 81 – HB 175: Provides for requirements for training early learning center employees on recognizing and preventing shaken baby syndrome

ACT 82 – HB 190: Provides with respect to the disposition of sensitive criminal evidence

ACT 83 – HB 230: Provides relative to early voting days interrupted by a holiday

ACT 84 – HB 237:  Provides for an official symbol to identify emergency care facilities designated in the Safe Haven Law

ACT 85 – HB 249: Provides relative to the regulation of regional notification centers

ACT 86 – HB 269: Provides with respect to successions and donations

ACT 87 – HB 272: Allows a public servant to accept complimentary admission to a fundraising event held by or for the benefit of certain educational institutions or programs, excluding professional, semi-professional, or collegiate sporting events

ACT 88 – HB 288: Provides with respect to release of judicial mortgages from property acquired in bankruptcy proceeding

ACT 89 – HB 289: Provides with respect to a corporation's juridical personality at the termination of corporate existence

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