Bills Coming Out of Committee

Bill Number Bill Description
1. SC 522
Resolution
Commend Alcorn State University 'Braves' Football Team and Coach Fred McNair for winning 2019 second-consecutive SWAC Championship.
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2. HR 47
Resolution
James Armstrong; commend and congratulate for outstanding Scouting accomplishments.
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3. HR 10
Resolution
Mr. J.D. Burchfield; commend service as World War II veteran and congratulate on the occasion of his 98th birthday.
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4. SB 2102
Good Policy
Ad valorem tax; exempt motor vehicles held by a wrecker service for resale.
Analysis: This bill authorizes wrecker services to sell motor vehicles that are not registered to the business under certain circumstances. It also exempts these vehicles from ad valorem tax. These are vehicles that are seldom actually on the road, their taxation is an unnecessary burden on the wrecker service.
5. HC 60
Resolution
Ocean Springs High School Greyhounds Boys Soccer Team; commend and congratulate on winning Class 6A State Championship.
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6. HC 59
Resolution
Essie B. and William E. Glenn Foundation; commend for great works in the community and declare June 22, 2020, as day of.
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7. HC 28
Resolution
Everest; commend upon becoming the state's first rural education and innovation hub to train computer coding professionals.
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8. HR 79
Resolution
Jefferson County High School Football Team; commend for winning the MHSAA Class 3A District 7 football championship.
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9. HR 69
Resolution
Lecile Harris; commend his life and legacy upon his passing.
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10. HR 77
Resolution
Simpson Academy Boys Basketball Team; commend upon winning the 2020 MAIS Overall State Basketball Championship.
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11. HC 61
Resolution
Huntington's Disease Awareness Month; declare and designatee month of May 2020 as in the State of Mississippi.
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12. HR 73
Resolution
Coach Lonnie Walker; commend the life and legacy upon his passing.
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13. HR 68
Resolution
Rubye Prestage Love; commend upon the occasion of her 100th birthday.
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14. HC 62
Resolution
Entergy Mississippi; recognize and commend employees of on providing 10 years of historically low cost electricity on occasion of its Celebrate 10 Event.
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15. HR 76
Resolution
Republic of China (Taiwan) and Mississippi; encourage further economic ties and friendship between.
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16. HR 74
Resolution
Dr. Jason and Mrs. Cynthia Coleman; commend for their humanitarian efforts to feed and provide shelter to victims of North Mississippi storms.
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17. HR 81
Resolution
Mr. Henry Dorsey; recognize and commend for his career of more than 44 years as an esteemed educator.
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18. HR 70
Resolution
Everyday Heroes; commend Mr. Edward Walker and Mr. Leonard Clay for being.
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19. HC 64
Resolution
Pine Grove High School Lady Panthers Basketball Team; commend on winning fourth consecutive Class 1A State Championship.
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20. HR 67
Resolution
Ashley Furniture Industries; commend on 75th anniversary.
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21. HR 78
Resolution
Mr. Cortez Bryant; commend on his outstanding career as a manger for A-list music artists.
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22. HR 71
Resolution
Turnage Chapel Congregational Methodist Church; commend upon the occasion of its 114th anniversary.
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23. HR 75
Resolution
Colonel Carlyle Smith 'Smitty' Harris; commend service and heroism as a POW of the Vietnam War.
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24. HR 72
Resolution
Carrie Lee Jones Miller; commend life and legacy upon her passing.
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25. HR 80
Resolution
Mrs. Elletha M. Lewis; commend and express sympathy upon her passing.
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26. HR 66
Resolution
West Point High School Football Team; commend for winning the MHSAA Class 5A State Football Championship.
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27. HR 65
Resolution
Corinth High School Warriors Football Team; commend for winning MHSAA Class 4A State Football Championship.
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28. SC 526
Resolution
Recognize Ruby Jean McGee Kennedy on the occasion of her 100th Birthday.
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29. HB 1587
Bad Policy
Clarke County; authorize contribution to the Multi-County Community Service Agency, Inc.
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30. HB 1159
Bad Policy
City of Florence; extend repealer on bar and restaurant tax.
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31. HB 1425
Bad Policy
City of Fulton; extend repealer on hotel/motel tourism tax.
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32. HC 26
Resolution
Gentry High School Gentrytes; commend for remarkable success and numerous awards.
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33. HB 494
Bad Policy
County purchases; increase the minimum acquisition costs of items and services for certain purposes.
Analysis: This bill raises the maximum amount a county can spend on any one purchase without reporting the purchase to the state government from $1,500 to $2,000. If anything, more oversight on what our tax dollars are spent on is necessary, not less.