New Senate Bill No. 518 Regular Session 2006

Senator Schedler has submitted Senate Bill No. 518 which could create a Board of Certified Employee Assistance Professionals within the Department of Health and Hospitals. For a complete overview of the new bill please go to: and go to “Find A Bill”. Once at the Regular Session 2006 web page, go to the search for a bill drop down box and type in SB 518. You may view a brief overview of the bill by clicking on the link on the left side this page. As of March 31, the bill is scheduled to go to the Senate Health & Welfare Committee. Committee members are listed below. Email them and let them know your opinion of the bill. You may also call their secretary at (225) 342-6162 to express your opinion. To attend the committee hearing, call (225) 342-0655 and let them know you would like to testify concerning this bill.

Senate Health & Welfare Committee
Committee Members
Senator Joe McPherson (Chairman)
880 Robinson Bridge Road
Woodworth, LA 71485
(318) 484-2211
Senator Sherri Smith Cheek (Vice-Chairman)

9973 Mansfield Road
Keithville, LA 71047
(318) 687-4820
Senator Diana E. Bajoie
Post Office Box 15168
New Orleans, LA 70175
(504) 568-7760
Senator Joel T. Chaisson, II

P.O. Box 1255
Destrehan, LA 70047
(985) 764-9911
Senator “Nick” Gautreaux

E. St. Victor Street
Abbeville, LA 70510
(337) 740-NICK
Senator Lydia P. Jackson

610 Texas Street
Suite 201
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318) 676-7029
Senator John T. “Tom” Schedler
3840 Highway 22
Suite 200
Mandeville, LA 70471
(985) 727-7949

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