But it faces strong opposition from law enforcement. A committee will hear the bill Tuesday.
Decision lets stand a ruling that says a death-row inmate doesn't have a right to know how he will be executed.
Gusman says city has been made whole for errors identified in report from Inspector General's Office.
Watchdog agency said city overpaid sheriff more than $200,00 for pretrial release monitoring.
Police chief says the problem isn't related to cops checking in for off-duty work.
Charles Maldonado will interview Rouse at 8 a.m. Watch here if you can't attend in person.
Whistleblower says Orleans Parish Sheriff is gaming the system to pay people who aren't eligible.
Louisiana is a world leader in locking up its own residents, with an incarceration rate that rivals totalitarian regimes. A group of liberals, libertarians and business leaders are trying to end that distinction. Several bills have been introduced in the Legislature to lessen drug sentences, expand parole eligibility and release sick, elderly inmates.
The deadline to produce the information was Monday.
The state pays deputies involved in law enforcement an extra $500 per month. To get the money, sheriffs must fill out a form showing that the employees aren’t administrative or clerical employees. Sheriff Marlin Gusman, however, has been using an old form that doesn't ask exactly how much law enforcement they do.