Key Votes

HB 1379 - Procedures for the Granting of a Divorce When There are Minor Children - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

Steve Scalise voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Steve Scalise made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (67-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Procedures for the Granting of a Divorce When There are Minor Children

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-4) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (58-35) - (Key vote)

Title: Procedures for the Granting of a Divorce When There are Minor Children

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires spouses to live separately for 365 days before they can obtain a divorce if they have minor children together, provides that if the court finds signs of sexual or physical abuse by the other spouse or if a protective order or an injunction has been issued against the other spouse a divorce may be granted after living separately for only 180 days.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Procedures for the Granting of a Divorce When There are Minor Children

Sponsors

  • Ernest J. 'Ernie' Alexander (LA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Glenn Ansardi (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert J. Barham (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary J. Beard (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Beverly Gourdon Bruce (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James David Cain (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carl N. Crane (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • A. G. Crowe Jr. (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dale M. Erdey (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mickey Frith (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Elcie J. Guillory (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kay Kellogg Katz (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lelon L. Kenney (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John F. LaBruzzo Jr. (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael J. 'Mike' Michot (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Billy Wayne Montgomery (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan W. 'Blade' Morrish (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Wilfred T. Pierre (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry W. 'Tank' Powell (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Julie Quinn (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Errol A. 'Romo' Romero (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen J. 'Steve' Scalise (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • M. J. 'Mert' Smiley Jr. (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth M. 'Mike' Smith (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jane H. Smith (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald J. Theunissen (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Francis C. Thompson (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael A. 'Mike' Walsworth (LA - R) (Out Of Office)