Louisiana House of Representatives

David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library

New Acquisitions List – April 2012

AGED 

OLD BEHIND BARS : the aging prison population in the United States / New York, NY : Human Rights Watch, 2012.
http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports/usprisons0112webwcover_0.pdf

ANNUAL REPORT

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE LOUISIANA STATE BOARD OF PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR EXAMINERS / La. State Board of Private Investigator Examiners. -- Baton Rouge : 2012-

LOUISIANA INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION [LIGA] ANNUAL REPORT / Baton Rouge : La. Insurance Guaranty Association (LIGA), 2011-
http://www.laiga.org/whoweare/auditreport.html

ARTS

ARTS EDUCATION : does arts training improve social and academic skills? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2012.

AUDITS

CONQUERING WORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY : compliance audit, issued April 11, 2012 / Baton Rouge : La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2012.
http://app1.lla.state.la.us/PublicReports.nsf/294F8958F37100B4862579DB007565A7/$FILE/000292A5.pdf

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE, STATE OF LOUISIANA : procedural report, issued April 11, 2012 / Baton Rouge : La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2012.
http://app1.lla.state.la.us/PublicReports.nsf/E42453AA4D261D15862576A30071978A/$FILE/0001495F.pdf

BANKS AND BANKING

RESPONSE TO HOUSE RESOLUTION 93 OF THE 2011 REGULAR LEGISLATIVE SESSION / La. Department of the Treasury; La. Office of Financial Institutions; La. Department of Economic Development. -- Baton Rouge : 2012.
"...to study the advisability and feasibility of creating a Louisiana Infrastructure Bank..."

CENSUS

HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES, 2010 / Washington, DC : U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2012.
http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/briefs/c2010br-14.pdf

CHILD ABUSE

INTERSTATE PERPETRATORS OF CHILD MALTREATMENT : national prevalence estimates and selected characteristics / Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, 2012.
http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/12/InterstatePerpetrators/rb.pdf

CHILD HEALTH

REPORT PREPARED IN RESPONSE TO SENATE RESOLUTION 134 (SR 134) OF THE 2011 REGULAR SESSION : on the status of ongoing efforts to curb the high prevalence of childhood obesity in Louisiana / Baton Rouge : La. Department of Health and Hospitals, 2012.

CHILD SUPPORT

CHILD SUPPORT REVIEW COMMITTEE, [YR] QUADRENNIAL REPORT, CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES REVIEW / La. Department of Children and Family Services; La. District Attorneys Association. -- Baton Rouge : La. Department of Children and Family Services, 2012-
Pursuant to Act 578 of the 2008 RS, the Child Support Enforcement Program of the Department of Children and Family Services and the Louisiana District Attorneys Association in consultation with members of the child support committee were entrusted with the responsibility of reviewing the state's child support guidelines and making recommendations to the Legislature.

ECONOMIC GROWTH

ESTIMATING GDP AT THE PARISH (COUNTY) LEVEL : an evaluation of alternative approaches / Baton Rouge : LSU. Agricultural Center, 2012.

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT

REPORT TO THE HOUSE AND SENATE COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION OF THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE FROM THE STATE BOARD OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION PURSUANT TO HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 204 OF THE 2009 REGULAR SESSION OF THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE / Baton Rouge : La. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2011-

EMPLOYMENT

ATTRACTING JOBS : do tax breaks for business spur employment? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2012.

FOOD

BRINGING LEGISLATORS TO THE TABLE : addressing hunger through public-private partnerships / Denver : NCSL, 2011.
http://www.ncsl.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=iUcBbrmRJlk%3d&tabid=23486

SUSTAINABLE LOCAL FOOD POLICY COUNCIL REPORT : recommendations for a sustainable local food economy / Sustainable Local Food Policy Council. -- Baton Rouge : 2012.

HEALTH INSURANCE

PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE : estimates of individuals with pre-existing conditions range from 36 million to 122 million / Washington, DC : U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2012.
http://www.gao.gov/assets/590/589618.pdf

PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET REFORMS IN THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA) / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42069.pdf

IMMIGRATION

IMMIGRATION CONFLICT : should states crack down on unlawful aliens? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2012.

LONG TERM CARE

STUDY GROUP ON CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT IN THE COMMUNITY REPORT TO THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE IN RESPONSE TO HR 125 / La. Study Group on Chronic Care Management in the Community. -- Baton Rouge : AARP Louisiana, 2012.
"...to make recommendations for improving the coordination of care and support services so that persons with chronic diseases can remain in their homes and communities as long as possible."

NATURAL GAS WELL DRILLING

THE FRACKING DEBATE : a policymaker's guide / Denver : NCSL, 2012.
http://www.ncsl.org/documents/energy/frackingdebateguide412.pdf

HYDRAULIC FRACTURING : chemical disclosure requirements / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42461.pdf

HYDRAULIC FRACTURING AND SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT ISSUES / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41760.pdf

HYDRAULIC FRACTURING AND THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA) : selected issues / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42502.pdf

NEW ORLEANS

INVESTIGATION OF NEW ORLEANS POLICE DEPARTMENT / U.S. Department of Justice. Civil Rights Division. -- Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Justice, 2011.
http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/spl/nopd_letter.pdf
http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/spl/nopd_report.pdf

OIL SPILLS

OIL AND GAS : Interior has strengthened its oversight of subsea well containment, but should improve its documentation / Washington, DC : U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2012.
http://www.gao.gov/assets/590/588961.pdf

POLICE BRUTALITY

POLICE MISCONDUCT : will excessive force, racial profiling be curbed? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2012.

RETIREMENT BENEFITS

UNDERSTANDING PENSIONS : a primer on public employee pension plans / New Orleans : Bureau of Governmental Research, 2012.
http://www.bgr.org/files/reports/BGR-Pension_Primer.pdf

RETIREMENT FUNDS

LEGAL ANALYSIS OF 2012 PENSION BILLS : In accord with my constitutional and statutory responsibilities, I requested that the attached legal analysis be done to assist me in the preparation of actuarial notes for pension bills being considered this 2012 Regular Legislative Session. / La. Office of Legislative Auditor; La. Legislative Actuary. -- Baton Rouge : La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2012.
http://app1.lla.state.la.us/PublicReports.nsf/8CD9E352857E67EC862579D1007FAF12/$FILE/00028CB2.pdf

SCHOOL BUSES

REPORT TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON EDUCATION OF THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE FROM THE STATE BOARD OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION PURSUANT TO HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 72 OF THE 2011 REGULAR SESSION OF THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE / Baton Rouge : La. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2012.
"...urges and requests the Department of Education to study issues relative to using biodiesel fuel in school buses used to transport students..."

TAX INCENTIVES

EVIDENCE COUNTS : evaluating state tax incentives for jobs and growth / Washington, DC : Pew Center on the States, 2012.
http://www.pewcenteronthestates.org/report detail.aspx?id=85899380985

MOVIE PRODUCTION INCENTIVES IN THE LAST FRONTIER / Washington, DC : Tax Foundation, 2012.
http://www.taxfoundation.org/files/sr199.pdf

VITAL STATISTICS

BIRTH RATES FOR U.S. TEENAGERS REACH HISTORIC LOWS FOR ALL AGE AND ETHNIC GROUPS / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. -- Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db89.pdf

New Editions of Serial Titles – April 2012

AGED 

INCOME OF THE AGED CHARTBOOK / Washington, DC : U.S. Social Security Administration, 2010.
Holdings: 2010 (data yr.)
http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/chartbooks/income_aged/

AIR QUALITY

STATE OF THE AIR / New York, NY : American Lung Association, 2012.
Holdings: 2012.
http://www.stateoftheair.org/2012/assets/state-of-the-air2012.pdf

ANNUAL REPORT

ANNUAL REPORT TO THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON MUNICIPAL, PAROCHIAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS / East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority. -- Baton Rouge : 2009-
Holdings: 2009 (data yr.), 2011.

CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS BOARD : annual report / La. Crime Victims Reparations Board. -- Baton Rouge : La. Division of Administration, 1993-
Holdings: 1985 (data yr.), 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
http://www.lcle.la.gov/programs/cvr.asp

LOUISIANA DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL ANNUAL REPORT / Baton Rouge : La. Developmental Disabilities Council, 2006-
Holdings: 2005, 2006, 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2010, 2011.
http://www.laddc.org/main/wp-content/uploads/2011-LADDC-Annual-Report-042312.pdf

LOUISIANA REHABILITATION SERVICES, LOUISIANA COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF, ANNUAL REPORT / La. Commission for the Deaf. -- [s.l.] La. Commission for the Deaf, 2005-
Holdings: 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

OFFICE OF RISK MANAGEMENT ANNUAL REPORT / La. Division of Administration. Office of Risk Management. -- Baton Rouge : La. Division of Administration, 2008-
Holdings: 2009 (data yr.), 2010, 2011.
http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/orm/annrepts.htm

AUDITS

SINGLE AUDIT REPORT FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, ----- / Baton Rouge : La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 1992-
Holdings: 1991 (FY), 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
http://app1.lla.state.la.us/PublicReports.nsf/04C0A31118610405862579D100582D05/$FILE/00028D7A.pdf

CHARTER SCHOOLS

CHARTER SCHOOL LAWS ACROSS THE STATES : rankings and scorecard / Washington, DC : Center for Education Reform, 2008-
Holdings: 2010, 2011, 2012.
http://www.edreform.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/CER_2012_Charter_Laws.pdf

CRIMINAL STATISTICS

CONSUMER SENTINEL NETWORK DATA BOOK / Washington, DC : Federal Trade Commission, 2012.
Holdings: 2008 (data yr.), 2009 (data yr.), 2010 (data yr.), 2011 (data yr.)
http://www.ftc.gov/sentinel/reports/sentinel-annual-reports/sentinel-cy2011.pdf

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

RICH STATES POOR STATES : ALEC-Laffer state economic competitiveness index / Washington, DC : American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), 2007-
Holdings: 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
http://www.alec.org/docs/RSPS_5th_Edition.pdf

EDUCATION STATISTICS

ANNUAL REPORT ON THE ECONOMIC STATUS OF THE PROFESSION / Washington, DC : American Association of University Professors, 2008-
Holdings: 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012.
http://www.aaup.org/AAUP/comm/rep/Z/default.htm

ENERGY

LOUISIANA ENERGY FACTS ANNUAL / La. Department of Natural Resources. Technology Assessment Division. -- Baton Rouge : La. Department of Natural Resources, 2002-
Holdings: 2002 (data yr.), 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
http://dnr.louisiana.gov/assets/TAD/newsletters/energy_facts_annual/LEF_2011.pdf

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

KAUFFMAN INDEX OF ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTIVITY, 1996-2011 / Kansas City, Mo. : Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2012.
Holdings: 2012.
http://www.kauffman.org/uploadedFiles/KIEA_2012_report.pdf

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

FIREFIGHTERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT / Baton Rouge : La. Firefighters' Retirement System, 2011.
Holdings: 2011.
http://www.lafirefightersret.com/finance.html

HEALTH

LOUISIANA HEALTH REPORT CARD : as required by R.S. 40:1300.71 / La. Department of Health and Hospitals. Office of Public Health. -- Baton Rouge : La. Department of Health and Hospitals, 1997-
Holdings: 1997 (data yr.), 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.

HEALTH CARE ACCESSIBILITY

NATIONAL HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES REPORT / U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. -- Rockville, Md. : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2009-
Holdings: 2009, 2010, 2011.
http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhdr11/nhdr11.pdf

INCOME TAX

THE IMPACT OF STATE INCOME TAXES ON LOW-INCOME FAMILIES IN [YR.] / Washington, DC : Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2007-
Holdings: 2006 (data yr.), 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
http://www.cbpp.org/files/4-4-12sfp.pdf

LEGISLATORS

WOMEN IN STATE LEGISLATURES [YR] / NCSL. Women's Legislative Network. -- Denver : NCSL, 2005-
Holdings: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012.
http://www.ncsl.org/legislatures-elections/wln/women-in-state-legislatures-2012.aspx

MEDICAL CARE

NATIONAL HEALTHCARE QUALITY REPORT / U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. -- Rockville, Md. : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2009-
Holdings: 2009, 2010, 2011.
http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhqr11/nhqr11.pdf

PRESCHOOL EDUCATION

THE STATE OF PRESCHOOL : [yr] state preschool yearbook / New Brunswick, NJ : National Institute for Early Education Research, 2009-
Holdings: 2009, 2010, 2011.
http://nieer.org/yearbook/

PRISONERS

PRISONERS IN [YR.] / Washington, DC : U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2011-
http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbse&sid=40

PRIVACY

COMPILATION OF STATE AND FEDERAL PRIVACY LAWS : supplement / Providence, RI : Privacy Journal, 2012.
Holdings: 2012.

PUBLIC HEALTH

INVESTING IN AMERICA'S HEALTH : a state-by-state look at public health funding and key health facts / Trust for America's Health; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. -- Washington, DC : Trust for America's Health, 2011-
Holdings: 2011, 2012.
http://healthyamericans.org/assets/files/Investing.pdf

SCHOOL FINANCE

LOUISIANA EDUCATION QUALITY TRUST FUND : annual report / Baton Rouge : La. Department of the Treasury, 1990-
Holdings: 1990, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

TAX COLLECTIONS

STATE GOVERNMENT TAX COLLECTIONS : summary report [yr] / Washington, DC : U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1993-
Holdings: 2010 (data yr.), 2011.
http://www2.census.gov/govs/statetax/2011stcreport.pdf

TAX COMMISSION

LOUISIANA TAX COMMISSION ANNUAL REPORT / Baton Rouge : La. Tax Commission, 2008-
Holdings: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
http://www.latax.state.la.us/Menu_AnnualReports/AnnualReports.aspx

TAXATION

SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP COUNCIL'S BUSINESS TAX INDEX : best to worst state tax systems for entrepreneurship and small business / Oakland, Va. : Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, 2012.
Holdings: 2012.
http://www.sbecouncil.org/businesstaxindex2012/

TEACHER COMPENSATION

ANNUAL TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE / La. Department of Education. Office of Management and Finance. -- Baton Rouge : La. Department of Education, 2002-
Holdings: 2002/2003, 2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012.
http://www.louisianaschools.net/topics/teacher_salary_schedules.aspx

VICTIMS OF CRIME

CRIMINAL VICTIMIZATION, [YR.] / Washington, DC : U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, 1995-
http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbse&sid=58

VITAL STATISTICS

LOUISIANA VITAL STATISTICS REPORT VITAL STATISTICS OF LOUISIANA / La. State Center for Health Statistics. -- New Orleans : La. Department of Health and Hospitals. Office of Public Health, 1999-2003; 2008-
Holdings: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008.
http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/2004