|Name||Reggie P. Dupre, Jr.|
Montegut, Louisiana , United States
Jun 29, 2015 03:58am
|Info||Governmental Experience |
3 years State Senator - District 20
5 years State Representative - District 53
Vice-Chairman House Transportation Committee
Vice Chairman Louisiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations
Member, House Administration of Criminal Justice and Municipal and Parochial Committees
Outstanding Legislator Award for Victims and Citizens Against Crime, Inc.
1999 President�s List, Louisiana Association of Educators
8 years on Parish Council
3 years Council Chairman, 2 years Vice-Chairman
4 years Chairman Parish Coastal Restoration & Wetlands Committee
Served as Acting Terrebonne Parish President on several occasions
Major Governmental Accomplishments
Authored Constitutional Amendment No. 1 for October 1, 2003 ballot which will provide additional funding for coastal restoration efforts and raise the cap on the state wetlands trust fund.
Secured millions of dollars in state capital funding for flood protection for the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Flood Protection Project and the Golden Meadow Lock Project for the South Lafourche Levee District.
Secured funding for several state highway projects.
Authored several bills which created tougher DWI laws for the State of Louisiana.
Authored several bills protecting the commercial fishing industry and Louisiana's natural resources.
Authored Constitutional Amendment giving Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes a 50% increase in State Mineral Revenues
Authored bill dedicating state general fund revenues for costal restoration purposes
Authored bill raising driving age and creating a graduated driver's license system for young drivers
Authored bill creating parish wide Terrebonne Levee Dist.
Co-authored Const. Amend. protecting victims rights
Authored 1st Parish Charter Amendment creating emergency contingency funds for Terrebonne Parish
Authored Parish Charter Amendment creating Parish Council Term Limits
Business and Work Experience
18 years owner of Bourg Supermarket, Inc.
Co-owner Bev's Bouquet, Inc.
8 years Attorney-at-Law
5 years Patrol Division of Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office with 3 years as Shift Commander
1995 Juris Doctor, Loyola School of Law
1981 Certificate, Police Training Academy Nicholls
1979 BA Political Science, Louisiana State University
1976 Honor Graduate, South Terrebonne High School
Civic and Religious Organizations
Parishioner, St. Charles Borromco
3rd Degree Knight, KC Council 8616
Member of Montegut/PAC and Bourg Vol. Fire Depts.
Married with three children and two grandchildren. Son of Alida D. Naquin and the late Reggie Dupre, Sr.