House Calendar

MOTION TO RECONSIDER

Bill Number Bill Description
1. SB 2727
Not Rated
Wild hogs; clarify designation of Class I violation for transportation of, and eliminate permits.
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RULES

Bill Number Bill Description
1. 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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2. HC 70
Resolution
Walter Payton; commend and celebrate his outstanding athletic career and his induction into the NFL Hall of Fame.
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3. HC 71
Resolution
Robert Brazile; commend for NFL career and induction into 2018 class of NFL Hall of Fame.
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4. HC 72
Resolution
Class of 2020; commend and congratulate MS high school seniors upon graduation.
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5. HR 85
Resolution
Jackie Ray Slater; commend upon being a Jackson State University Alumnus enshrined in the profootball Hall of Fame.
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6. HR 86
Resolution
William David Martin; commend life and legacy of service upon his passing.
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7. HR 87
Resolution
Lemuel Joseph 'Lem' Barney; commend upon being inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame.
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APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Number Bill Description
1. SB 2311
Not Rated
State Board of Health; codify and extend repealer on fee authorization.
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2. SB 2626
Not Rated
Mississippi Qualified Health Center Grant Program; provide for physician grants.
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GENERAL

Bill Number Bill Description
1. SB 2509
Neutral
Failing school districts; extend repealer on.
Analysis: This bill continues the repeal of a regulation that authorizes the state board of education to appoint a new board to administer failing school districts.
2. SB 2125
Good Policy
Veterans Form DD 214; provide for recordation by chancery clerk.
Analysis: This bill requires that all chancery clerks provide recordation of all military certifications to veterans free of charge.
3. SB 2611
Not Rated
General and special courts martial; may order forfeiture of all pay of offenders.
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4. SB 2061
Good Policy
Arrest warrant; opportunity for probable cause hearing before issuance.
Analysis: This bill requires that a judge determine, with or without a hearing, whether probable cause is clearly evident before an arrest warrant is issued against a person for an alleged criminal act. This will strengthen due process and help prevent frivolous prosecutions of Mississippians.
5. SB 2680
Neutral
County sheriffs; revise recordkeeping requirements for meals served to prisoners.
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6. SB 2744
Not Rated
Tribal identification cards; recognize as legal means of personal identification.
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7. SB 2353
Not Rated
Critical Needs Teacher Forgivable Loan Program; extend repealer on.
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8. SB 2486
Not Rated
Medicaid; authorize extension of Management Information System and Support contracts.
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9. SB 2856
Not Rated
Municipalities; allow certain to establish overdue water/sewer bill programs.
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10. SB 2824
Not Rated
Higher Education Legislative Plan; align core curriculum with the required IHL College Preparatory Curriculum.
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11. SB 2849
Not Rated
Board of supervisors; authorize to pay employees every two weeks.
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12. SB 2853
Not Rated
Service of tax sale notices; revise to allow service by a constable.
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13. SB 2215
Not Rated
Department of Finance & Administration; require to conduct a biennial review of the state agency procurement process.
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14. SB 2212
Not Rated
County jail census data; facilitate availability of.
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15. SB 2510
Bad Policy
Foreign limited liability companies; revise administrative revocation.
Analysis: This bill grants the Secretary of State the power to administratively revoke the registration of a an otherwise authorized foreign limited liability company in the event that the that the company is found to be delinquent in any payments or tax owed to the state of Mississippi. The state should realize that having these businesses in the state helps our market thrive and our economy be more successful. The state should be actively searching for ways to incentivize businesses to locate in Mississippi, not creating new avenues to tax and remove them from the state.
16. SB 2874
Not Rated
Guardianships and conservatorships; revise GAP Act.
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17. SB 2850
Not Rated
Small estates; clarify muniment of title and affidavit of succession.
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18. SB 2273
Neutral
State Port Authority; extend repealer on provision allowing the use of design-build method of contracting.
Analysis: This bill extends an active repeal on a regulation that limits the "design-build" method of contracting for use by the State Port Authority.
19. SB 2279
Not Rated
State offenders serving sentences in county jails; extend repealer on.
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20. SB 2123
Good Policy
'Mississippi Correctional Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2020'; enact.
Analysis: This bill simplifies and standardizes parole requirements for Mississippi’s inmates in an attempt to remove the uncertainty that currently plagues the process, giving inmates, their families and Mississippians a clearer idea of what to expect as far as parole is considered. The bill also makes it easier for parole board officers to order psychiatric/psychological evaluations on inmates in order to assist them in making the best decision regarding parole. In addition, the bill mandates that correctional facilities must submit a rehabilitative case plan for all inmates who will be eligible for parole within 90 days of incarceration. As a whole, this bill holds Mississippi’s correctional facilities more accountable by defining a set parole criteria and ensuring that the facilities are focused on rehabilitation as a priority for Mississippi’s inmates.
21. SB 2720
Not Rated
Nets; prohibit use of certain nets for taking finfish within one-half nautical mile of the shoreline of Cat Island.
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22. SB 2610
Not Rated
Coordinator of Mental Health Accessibility; establish.
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23. SB 2830
Not Rated
Right-to-Try Act; revise definitions to include traumatic injury and adult autologous mesenchymal stem cell.
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24. SB 2307
Not Rated
State Board of Barber Examiners; extend repealer on.
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25. SB 2674
Not Rated
Community public water systems; require continuing education for board members.
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26. SB 2728
Not Rated
Air Operating Permit Program Fee Trust Fund; provide for more efficient management of.
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27. SB 2553
Not Rated
Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; create.
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28. SB 2116
Not Rated
Electioneering; prohibit for all persons in any public area within a set distance of polling place.
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29. SB 2737
Not Rated
Marking election ballots; delete option of using indelible pencil to mark ballots.
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30. SB 2660
Not Rated
Superload vehicles; authorize law enforcement to escort and to charge reasonable fee for escort.
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31. SB 2467
Not Rated
Weight limits; allow certain vehicles fueled by compressed or liquefied natural gas to exceed on interstate highways.
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32. SB 2716
Not Rated
Forestry permits; allow MDOT to issue for transporting of forestry related equipment.
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33. SB 2131
Good Policy
Secretary of State's official seal; include the phrase 'In God We Trust' at the bottom.
Analysis: This bill adds our nation's motto "In God We Trust" to the official seal of the state's Secretary of State. This will serve as a reminder of our state's, nation's and people's special relationship with God. Our nation was founded upon the belief that God has ordained us with the natural rights that are the foundation of our cherished liberty. The seal of the Secretary of State only stands to gain by having the reaffirmation of our trust in God affixed to it.
34. SB 2595
Not Rated
Governmental entities; may not prohibit wearing of traditional tribal regalia or objects of cultural significance at public events.
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LOCAL AND PRIVATE

Bill Number Bill Description
1. HB 1516
Not Rated
City of Biloxi; remove restriction to provide annual cost-of-living increases for retired members of city's disability and relief fund for firemen/policemen.
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2. HB 1517
Not Rated
City of Biloxi; remove restriction to provide annual cost-of-living increases for members of the city's general municipal employees' retirement system.
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3. HB 1579
Not Rated
Jackson County; authorize to allow the payment of certain accounts receivable by credit cards and other forms of electronic payment.
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4. HB 1586
Not Rated
Coahoma County; authorize trustees of county reserve and trust fund to use portion of fund to pay costs of equipping new jail and fire station.
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5. HB 1606
Not Rated
City of Water Valley; authorize a tax on restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation.
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6. HB 1608
Not Rated
Forrest County; authorize to maintain electronic format of law books in county courtroom and public county law library.
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7. HB 1621
Not Rated
Tallahatchie County; authorize leasing of certain county property for certain lease period to establish memorial sites for the late Emmett Till.
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8. HB 1640
Not Rated
City of Natchez; authorize contributions to Natchez, Inc., Film Natchez, Inc. and Downtown Natchez Association.
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9. HB 1649
Not Rated
Leaf and Bouie River Development District; authorize cities of Hattiesburg and Petal and Forrest County to establish.
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10. HB 1661
Not Rated
City of Pearl; extend repeal date on tax on hotels, motels and restaurants to promote tourism.
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11. HB 1678
Not Rated
Grenada County; establish Greater County Partnership as economic and industrial development authority.
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12. HB 1736
Not Rated
Jackson County; authorize contribution to various organizations.
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