Louisiana motorcyclists still must wear helmets, and there will be no exceptions.
The panel's choice will go to Gov. Bobby Jindal who has made it clear he wants to name an opponent of the lawsuit to the board of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East.
New Iberia Rep. Terry Landry, a former police officer and state trooper, opposed the bill, saying guns and alcohol don't mix.
Jindal was out of state, fundraising for his nonprofit organization.
Lawmakers on the House Education Committee are considering whether Louisiana should scrap its participation in the Common Core education standards and the standardized testing associated with it.