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Rank: 81
Elected: 2011
Re-election: 2015
Valarie Hope Hodges  -  (R) Louisiana
State Representative - Louisiana House District 064
  • State Capitol
    900 North Third Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70804
    • Phone: (225) 342-6945
    • Fax: (225) 342-8336
  • State District
    35055 LA Highway 16
    Denham Springs, LA 70706
    • Phone: (225) 791-2199
    • Fax: (225) 791-9203
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Sponsoring 67 Bills
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SB361 Provides for the carrying of concealed weapons by certain law enforcemen... AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 40:1379.1.2, 1379.1.3, and 1379.1.4, relative to the carrying of concealed 3 firearms by law enforcement officers and retired law enforcement officers; to 4 authori...
HCR31 Recognizes the life of Nelson Mandela and expresses support for the Nels... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To recognize the life of Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, civil rights leader, teacher, freedom fighter, father of his nation, and inspiration to ...
SB532 Provides for the creation of the Veterans Court Program. (8/1/14) (EN SE... AN ACT To amend and reenact R.S. 44.41(B)(6) and to enact Chapter 33-B of Title 13 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, to be comprised of R.S. 13:5361 through 5367, to provide rela...
HB388 Provides for requirements of physicians who perform abortions AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 40:1299.35.2(A), 1299.35.2.1, and 2175.3(2) and (5), relative to 3 abortion; to provide for requirements of physicians who perform abortions; to require...
HB1262 Provides relative to information to be conveyed to a woman prior to abor... AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact Children's Code Article 603(9) and R.S. 40:1299.35.12 and to enact 3 R.S. 40:1299.35.5.2 and 1299.35.8(A)(6), relative to consent to abortion; to require 4 p...
HB956 Provides with respect to pay equality (RE See Note) AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 23:332(A) and (H)(3), relative to employment discrimination; 3 to provide with respect to wage discrimination; and to provide for related matters. 4
HB55 Revises provisions of law regarding expungement (EN SEE FISC NOTE RV See... AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 44:4.1(38), to enact Title XXXIV of the Code of Criminal 3 Procedure, to be comprised of Articles 971 through 995, and to repeal R.S. 44:9, 4 relative t...
HR139 Expresses condolences upon the death of Dr. J. Larry Crain, former presi... A RESOLUTION To express the sincere and heartfelt condolences of the House of Representatives of the Legislature of Louisiana upon the death of Dr. James Larry Crain, former president of ...
HR26 Expresses condolences upon the death of George Rodrigue, an internationa... A RESOLUTION To express sincere and heartfelt condolences upon the death of George Rodrigue, an internationally renowned artist, and to recognize his contributions to the state of Louisia...
HB1025 Provides relative to human trafficking, trafficking of children for sexu... AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 14:46.2(A)(1), (C)(2), and (D), 46.3(A)(1), (C)(3), and (E), 3 81.1(B)(3), (4), (5), (6), (7), and (8), 81.3(A)(3) and (D), 82(G), 83.3(D), 83.4(C), 4 8...
HB1058 Requires the Dept. of Health and Hospitals to provide information concer... AN ACT 2 To enact Part LXXV of Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, to 3 be comprised of R.S. 40:1300.381 through 1300.382, relative to public information 4 co...
HB654 Provides relative to the rights of military personnel to terminate a lease AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 9:3261, relative to termination of certain leases; to authorize 3 certain military personnel to terminate a lease under certain circumstances; to 4 prov...
SB116 Creates a special prestige license plate for the Louisiana Future Farmer... AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 47:463.165, relative to motor vehicle special prestige license plates; to provide 3 for the creation, issuance, and design of such license plates; to provide relati...
HCR194 Expresses condolences on the death of Frank M. Edwards, Jr. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To express the sincere and heartfelt condolences of the legislature upon the death of Frank M. Edwards, Jr., of Amite and to recognize his distinguished career as ...
HB1076 Provides for limitations and prohibitions on the collection and sharing ... AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 17:3913 and 3996(B)(34), relative to student information; to limit the type of 3 information to be collected on students; to prohibit the collection of certain 4 in...
HB246 Provides relative to the Department of Elderly Affairs, including provis... AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 36:5, 153, 154(A)(3), 155, and 156(A) and R.S. 46:931, 932(8), 3 933(G), and 934(A) and (B) and to enact R.S. 36:151(D), relative to the Department 4 of...
HCR126 Expresses condolences upon the death of former State Representative Rich... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To express the condolences of the Legislature of Louisiana upon the death of former State Representative Richard P. "Dick" Guidry of Galliano. .
HCR177 Recognizes Thursday, May 22, 2014, as Girl Scouts of the USA Day at the ... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To recognize Thursday, May 22, 2014, as "Girl Scouts of the United States of America Day" at the Louisiana State Capitol and the one hundred second anniversary of ...
HB825 Creates the "Louisiana Master Gardener" special prestige license plate AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 47:463.165, relative to motor vehicle special prestige license plates; to provide 3 for the "Louisiana Master Gardener" special prestige plate; to provide for creat...
HB11 Designates the seventh day of August as "Purple Heart Recognition Day" (... AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 1:58.6, relative to state holidays; to establish "Purple Heart Recognition Day" 3 as an annual state holiday; and to provide for related matters. 4
HB965 Creates a domestic violence awareness special prestige license plate AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 47:463.165, relative to motor vehicle special prestige license plates; to provide 3 for the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence special prestige plate for...
HB902 Creates the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation special prestige licen... AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 47:463.165, relative to motor vehicle special prestige license plates; to provide 3 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation special prestige plate; to provide...
HR138 Expresses condolences upon the death of Dr. Clea Parker, former Southeas... A RESOLUTION To express the sincere and heartfelt condolences of the House of Representatives of the Legislature of Louisiana upon the death of Clea Edward Parker, former president of Sou...
HB590 (Constitutional Amendment) Prohibits the use of public monies for aborti... A JOINT RESOLUTION 2 Proposing to add Article VII, |Section 17.1 of the Constitution of Louisiana, relative to 3 abortion; to establish conditional prohibitions on the use of public monie...
HB1284 Provides for a special season for Louisiana residents who have been hono... AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 56:116(D), relative to deer hunting; to provide for a special deer 3 hunting season for honorably discharged veterans who are Louisiana residents; and 4...
SCR161 Commends the Central Private High School varsity baseball team upon winn... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To commend and congratulate the Central Private High School varsity baseball team upon winning the 2014 Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) Class...
SCR179 Recognizes the framers of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974 and the occ... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To recognize the fortieth anniversary of the ratification of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974 and to commend those framers and delegates to the Constitutional Co...
HCR182 Commends Clarissa A. Preston upon her receipt of a 2014 Women of Excelle... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To commend Clarissa A. Preston, a Baton Rouge businesswoman upon her receipt of a 2014 Women of Excellence Award from the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foun...
HCR206 Expresses condolences upon the death of Evelyn Blackmon, former state re... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To express the condolences of the Legislature of Louisiana upon the death of former State Representative Evelyn Kinnison Blackmon of West Monroe. .
SCR68 Commends the Southeastern Louisiana University Lions Football Team for w... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To commend and congratulate Head Coach Ron Roberts and the Southeastern Louisiana University Lions Football Team for an outstanding season, garnering its first con...
SB433 Provides for the transfer of certain state properties in East Baton Roug... AN ACT 2 To authorize and provide for the transfer of certain state property; to authorize the transfer 3 of certain state property in East Baton Rouge Parish from the Department of Healt...
SB327 Creates a prestige license plate for Multiple Sclerosis. (8/1/14) AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 47:463.165, relative to motor vehicle special prestige license plates; to provide 3 for the creation, issuance, and design of such license plates; to provide relati...
HCR181 Commends Wendy Alexandra Varisco of Covington, Louisiana, upon her recei... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To commend Wendy Alexandra Varisco of Covington upon her receipt of a 2014 Women of Excellence Award from the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation for h...
HB1029 Creates the crime of unlawful aiming of a laser at an aircraft AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 14:336 and 337, relative to offenses against the public; to create the crimes of 3 unlawful aiming of a laser at an aircraft and unlawful use of an unmanned aircraf...
HR214 Commends Alvin Pike for his brave and heroic actions A RESOLUTION To commend Alvin Pike of Covington, Louisiana, for his bravery and heroic actions in helping to save a fellow motorist on the Lake Ponchartrain Causeway..
SB19 Grants a permanent benefit increase to eligible retirees in accordance w... AN ACT 2 To grant a permanent benefit increase to retirees and beneficiaries of the Louisiana School 3 Employees' Retirement System in conformity with the statutory provisions governing 4...
HCR221 Designates the gardens in front of the state capitol as the "Memorial Ga... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To designate the gardens located in front of the state capitol as the "Memorial Garden" for the ceremony hosted by the Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana, Chapter One,...
HCR184 Commends Girl Scouts Louisiana East of New Orleans, Louisiana, upon its ... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To commend Girl Scouts Louisiana East of New Orleans, Louisiana, for being the Non- Profit of Excellence 2014 Women of Excellence Award recipient from the Louisian...
SCR175 Express condolences upon the death of John Maginnis, legendary Louisiana... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To express the sincere and heartfelt condolences of the Legislature of Louisiana upon the passing of John Maginnis, legendary Louisiana political journalist, publi...
HCR154 Expresses condolences upon the death of Judge Manuel "Manny" Adam Fernan... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To express condolences upon the death of Judge Manuel "Manny" Adam Fernandez and to express enduring gratitude for his outstanding contributions to the state of Lo...
HB1112 Creates the National Rifle Association special prestige license plate AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 47:463.165, relative to motor vehicle special prestige license plates; to provide 3 for the "National Rifle Association" special prestige license plate; to provide ...
SB312 Enacts the "Parents' Bill of Rights for Public Schools". (8/1/14) AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 17:406.9, relative to the rights of parents of public school children; to 3 establish the "Parents' Bill of Rights for Public Schools"; to provide for legislative 4...
HR69 Recognizes Thursday, April 10, 2014, as University of Louisiana System D... A RESOLUTION To commend the University of Louisiana System for its nationally recognized education, research, and public service, and to recognize Thursday, April 10, 2014, as University ...
HCR93 Commends our United States Armed Forces and recognizes May 2014, as Mili... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To commend the members of the United States Armed Forces for their service and to recognize May 2014, as Military Appreciation Month. .
HR160 Expresses condolences upon the death of Mickey Frith, former state repre... A RESOLUTION To express the condolences of the House of Representatives upon the death of Joseph "Mickey" Lloyd Frith, and to express enduring gratitude for his outstanding contributions ...
HB569 Relative to human trafficking courts (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note) AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 13:587.4(A) and (C) and to enact R.S. 13:587.4(D), relative to 3 district courts; to authorize the designation of human trafficking courts; to provide 4...
HB1150 Provides relative to military honor license plates for service during th... AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 47:490.26, relative to military honor license plates; to provide for the 3 establishment of a military honor license plate for military service during the Cold 4 Wa...
SCR174 Expresses condolences upon the passing of former state representative Te... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To express the sincere and heartfelt condolences of the Legislature of Louisiana upon the passing of former Louisiana state representative, Terry Wayne Gee Sr. .
HB1015 Provides for determinations for grade level promotion of certain student... AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 17:24.4(H), 183.2(B)(1) and (C), 183.3(D)(1) and 2925(A), to 3 enact R.S. 17:183.3(E) and (F), and to repeal R.S. 17:183.2(B)(2), relative to 4 students...
HB876 Provides relative to greetings and displays associated with traditional ... AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 17:2118, relative to the recognition of traditional winter celebrations in public 3 schools; to authorize school boards to allow certain greetings and displays; to ...
HB177 Requires reporting certain information on contracts awarded without comp... AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 39:1489, relative to professional, personal, consulting, and social 3 services procurement; to require the director of contractual review to report cert...
HB305 Prohibits providers of elective abortions and their affiliates from deli... AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 40:1299.35, relative to restriction of certain activities by employees and 3 representatives of abortion providers and of affiliates of abortion providers; to 4 pro...
SCR66 Recognizes April 15, 2014, as "GEAUX BLUE FOR KIDS"! Day at the Louisian... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To commend LouisianaChildren.org and its partner programs, Child Advocacy Centers of Louisiana, the Louisiana Court Appointed Special Advocates Association, and Pr...
HCR183 Commends Evelyn Elain Ellerbe of Jackson, Louisiana, upon her receipt of... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To commend Evelyn Elain Ellerbe of Jackson, Louisiana, upon her receipt of a 2014 Women of Excellence Award from the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundatio...
HB1065 Provides relative to the practice of optometry and the regulation of suc... AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 37:1041(C)(2)(a), (4)(a), and (5), to enact R.S. 37:1041(D) and 3 (E), 1048(15), and 1049(8), and to repeal R.S. 37:1041(C)(2)(b) and (d) and 4 1061(A)(...
HB727 Requires provision of psychological health information prior to abortion... AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 40:1299.35.5.2, relative to consent to abortion; to require provision of 3 information concerning risks of psychiatric and psychological harms associated with 4 abo...
HB1282 Provides relative to requirements for the recruiting, employing, and tra... AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 17:3996(C), relative to charter schools; to provide relative to the 3 recruiting, employing, and training of charter school employees without regard to ...
HCR51 Creates a task force to study and make recommendations on actions necess... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To create the Comite River Diversion Canal Project Task Force to study and make recommendations on actions necessary to complete the construction of the Comite Riv...
HB1243 Provides conditions and prohibitions relative to approval of certain cha... AN ACT 2 To amend and reenact R.S. 17:3973(6) and (7) and 3997(A)(1)(a) and (b) and to enact R.S. 3 17:3973(8), 3983(G), and 3997(G), relative to charter schools; to provide conditions 4 ...
HB900 Creates the Louisiana Advisory Council on Driver Education AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 32:422.2, relative to driver education; to create the Louisiana Advisory 3 Council on Driver Education; to provide for membership; to provide for the council's 4 re...
HB1105 Requires posting of the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotli... AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 15:541.1(A)(4) and (C)(3), relative to the posting of the National Human 3 Trafficking Resource Center hotline; to require certain abortion facilities to post 4 inf...
HR150 Commends Kathryn and Waylon Peevy upon the occasion of their seventieth ... A RESOLUTION To commend Kathryn and Waylon Peevey upon the occasion of their seventieth wedding anniversary. .
HR34 Recognizes February 10, 2014, as the sixtieth anniversary of the additio... A RESOLUTION To recognize February 10, 2014, as the sixtieth anniversary of the addition of the words "under God", to the United States Pledge of Allegiance. .
HB718 Creates the crime of enticing a minor into surrogacy AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 14:287, relative to the crime of enticing a minor into surrogacy; to provide for 3 the elements of the crime; to provide for definitions; to provide for penalties a...
HB811 Creates the Comite River Diversion Canal Project Task Force AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 38:3306.1, relative to the Amite River Basin Drainage and Water 3 Conservation District; to create the Comite River Diversion Canal Project Task 4 Force; to provide...
HCR193 Creates a task force to study and evaluate the effectiveness of drug abu... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To create a task force to study and evaluate the effectiveness of drug abuse prevention and education programs in public schools and to submit a written report of ...
HCR138 Memorialize Congress to raise awareness to human trafficking in the Unit... A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION To memorialize the United States Congress to take such actions as are necessary to raise awareness of the issue of human trafficking and sex trafficking to abolish...