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May 3, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-05-03

Duration: 00:02:18

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | Driver's education | Louisiana. Department of Education | Louisiana. Department of Public Safety and Corrections | Sex offenders | Drivers' licenses


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Gautreaux, Nick Speaker
  • Pope, J. Rogers Speaker
  • Nowlin, Rickey Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 3, 2011, features: Commissioner Nick Gautreaux of the Office of Motor Vehicles testifying on a bill moving driver’s education programs from the control of the Department of Education to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections; an interview with State Representative J. Rogers Pope on the driver’s education bill; State Representative Rickey Nowlin testifying on a bill requiring registered sex offenders over the age of 60 to pay for their identification cards; and Commissioner Gautreaux testifying on a bill offering hardship drivers’ licenses for non-alcohol related offenses. Host: Shauna Sanford