Judiciary A

2019 Regular Session

Judiciary A

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 2
Bad Policy
Mississippi Commission on Wage Review; create. Dead
Analysis: This bill expands government by creating a commission to study wage differences between Mississippi and the south-eastern part of the USA to justify possible wage and price controls.
HB 8
Not Rated
Mississippi Benefit Corporation Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 27
Bad Policy
Firearms; impose fee on retail sales of. Dead
Analysis: This bill imposes a tax on the retail sale of firearm purchases and provides for a backdoor to license gun ownership in Mississippi.
HB 61
Not Rated
Marriage license; require previously married applicant to provide certified copy of divorce or annulment when applying for. Dead
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HB 63
Not Rated
Courts; prohibit from requiring identification for entrance into court building. Dead
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HB 65
Not Rated
Chancellor; provide one additional for the Tenth Chancery Court District. Dead
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HB 113
Not Rated
State agencies; require to abide by state law and prohibit from adopting any rule, policy or regulation that conflicts with state law. Dead
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HB 125
Not Rated
MS Dept. of Human Services; authorize to use additional methods of communication to send notices relating to child support to financial institutions. Dead
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HB 129
Not Rated
Equal pay for equal work; require for employees of opposite sex in the same work establishment. Dead
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HB 177
Not Rated
Mississippi State Workforce Investment Board; expand membership to include a woman and require gender equity in certain workforces. Dead
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HB 178
Not Rated
Equal pay certificate; require certain businesses to have before contracting above $100,000.00 with state agency or department. Dead
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HB 210
Not Rated
Mobile homes; give owner of one year to redeem the property after sold for taxes. Dead
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HB 211
Not Rated
Mobile or manufactured home; allow owner with one year or longer lease on land to classify as real property. Dead
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HB 214
Not Rated
Civil actions; provide that property and casualty insurers have burden of proof for exclusions in 'all perils' coverage policy. Dead
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HB 246
Not Rated
Workers' Compensation Law; increase maximum total recovery under to 520 weeks. Dead
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HB 251
Not Rated
Mississippi Civil Rights Act; create. Dead
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HB 260
Neutral
'Mississippi Joint Municipal Law Enforcement Act'; create. Dead
Analysis: This bill proposes to join municipal police departments within the same county. The sheriff already has power over the county. This could create additional tax burdens on one municipality to serve the interests of the other.
HB 276
Not Rated
Declaratory opinions; permit electronic submission of requests for. Dead
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HB 277
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $8.25 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime. Dead
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HB 278
Not Rated
Health insurance; provide AG regulation and arbitration of disputes regarding billing between provider and insured. Dead
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HB 283
Not Rated
Prohibition on Price Gouging for Essential Drugs Act; create. Dead
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HB 289
Not Rated
Women's Economic Security Act; create. Dead
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HB 298
Not Rated
Criminal investigators; add two to the 21st Circuit Court District. Dead
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HB 315
Not Rated
Sexual harassment; create a state cause of action. Dead
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HB 333
Not Rated
Harassment by public employee; require to reimburse public employer when employee has violated. Dead
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HB 337
Good Policy
The Landowners Protection Act; create. Dead
Analysis: This bill exempts property owners and their employees from civil liability if a third party injures somebody else on said property.
HB 352
Not Rated
Eminent domain; require disclosure of comparative appraisals to property owners whose property is taken by. Dead
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HB 355
Not Rated
Mineral interests; revert to surface owner after certain period of time. Dead
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HB 358
Not Rated
County prosecutor; authorize to represent clients outside the county. Dead
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HB 362
Not Rated
Adverse possession; require possessor to notify chancery clerk before title vests. Dead
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HB 365
Not Rated
Real estate licensure; revise requirements for those who provide instruction for. Dead
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HB 373
Not Rated
Power of Attorney; revise in delegation for care and custody of a child. Dead
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HB 375
Not Rated
Administrative Procedures Act; amend to require agencies to readopt all rules every 5 years. Dead
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HB 383
Not Rated
Victim Assistance Coordinator; authorize one additional for Seventh Circuit Court District. Dead
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HB 386
Not Rated
Perpetual care cemeteries, new; require certain acreage and trust fund deposit to establish. Dead
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HB 387
Not Rated
Religious Freedom Act and Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act; repeal. Dead
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HB 394
Not Rated
Hospital records; delete provision requiring notice before retiring X-ray film or graphic data. Dead
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HB 396
Not Rated
Cemeteries and preneed contracts; require those covered or funded by a trust to have surety bond to protect owners or insureds. Dead
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HB 397
Bad Policy
Firearms; authorize seizing law enforcement agency to use proceeds. Dead
Analysis: This law seeks to sell firearms confiscated during a crime after a conviction in a court of law. Originally, the proceeds could only be used for bullet proof vests. This expands the power of the state by allowing the seizing law enforcement agency to use the proceeds in any way they see fit. Law enforcement should be funded by the legislature, not from confiscations.
HB 404
Not Rated
Employment application form; prohibit criminal background information from being asked on. Dead
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HB 405
Not Rated
Workers' Compensation Law; revise various provisions regarding. Dead
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HB 407
Not Rated
Bump stock device; define, prohibit the use of and provide penalties for a violation of the use of. Dead
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HB 408
Not Rated
Chancery clerk; require to remove social security numbers from land transfer deeds. Dead
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HB 412
Not Rated
Circuit Judges; add to the Seventh Circuit Court District. Dead
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HB 437
Not Rated
Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act; create under authority of Insurance Commissioner. Dead
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HB 448
Not Rated
Municipal courts; prohibit requirement that individuals have a photo I.D. to enter into such courts. Dead
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HB 453
Not Rated
Body-worn cameras; prohibit law enforcement from recreating past activities with. Dead
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HB 454
Not Rated
Breast-feeding; revise and strengthen statutes supporting and promoting. Dead
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HB 467
Not Rated
Contracts; require to be written in large print. Dead
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HB 470
Not Rated
Judges; provide additional judge for Seventh Circuit Court District. Dead
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HB 471
Not Rated
Jury consultants; prohibit contact with certain jurors. Dead
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HB 490
Not Rated
Chancery court; require to order certain persons held pending mental evaluation. Dead
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HB 493
Not Rated
Life insurance; authorize funeral services provider to obtain certain information regarding a deceased's. Dead
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HB 508
Not Rated
Child support; revise certain provisions regarding withholding and payment of. Dead
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HB 509
Not Rated
Department of Human Services; child support attorneys shall be paid percentage of attorney's fees collected. Dead
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HB 517
Not Rated
Volunteer dentists; provide immunity from liability for services provided by. Dead
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HB 529
Not Rated
Abortion; prohibit after fetal heartbeat is detectable. Dead
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HB 531
Not Rated
Insurance; prohibit delaying medical bill payment of insured for purpose of establishing subrogation rights. Dead
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HB 538
Not Rated
Contractors; require to have state tax identification number and workers' compensation insurance when bidding on public projects. Dead
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HB 544
Not Rated
Mississippi Employment Protection Act; repeal. Dead
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HB 545
Not Rated
Workers' Compensation; increase maximum total recovery and remove cap on permanent total disability compensation. Dead
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HB 547
Not Rated
Emergency evacuation order; prohibit employer from terminating or discriminating against an employee who evacuates under. Dead
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HB 554
Not Rated
Arbitration clause; considered nonbinding in certain contracts. Dead
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HB 555
Not Rated
Circuit Court Districts; authorize an additional district attorney and criminal investigator for the 7th. Dead
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HB 566
Not Rated
Adverse possession cases; require losing party to pay court costs and attorney's fees. Dead
Analysis:
HB 581
Bad Policy
Mississippi Terroristic Threats Law; create. Alive
Analysis: This bill creates additional punishments for already existing crimes. The state should seek to protect schools, not create additional prison time that would impose an additional tax burden on residents of the state.
HB 605
Not Rated
Law enforcement flag; prescribe design of and authorize law enforcement agencies to display and fly. Dead
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HB 626
Good Policy
CON: provide for direct appeals to Court of Appeals of Department of Health orders pertaining to. Alive
Analysis: This bill reduces the power of the state to deny the construction of hospitals. The State should seek to reduce costly taxes and regulations on healthcare, not limit contracts and willing business opportunities through regulations.
HB 635
Not Rated
Evelyn Gandy Fair Pay Act; create. Dead
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HB 641
Not Rated
Minimum wage; provide that no employee shall make less than. Dead
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HB 655
Not Rated
Real Estate license; require to mail to place of business or another location designated by licensee. Dead
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HB 661
Not Rated
Lobbying; revise definition of. Dead
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HB 662
Not Rated
Child Support; suspend requirement for payment while payor is incarcerated. Dead
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HB 676
Not Rated
The Evelyn Gandy Fair Pay Act; create. Dead
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HB 700
Not Rated
Child support enforcement and collection; terminate contract with private entity for and DHS shall perform. Dead
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HB 704
Neutral
Jointly held property; authorize to be sold by broker in a commercially reasonable manner. Dead
Analysis:
HB 716
Not Rated
Mississippi Center for Legal Services Corporation Fund; create and provide for a new fee to be deposited into. Dead
Analysis:
HB 777
Neutral
Revised Mississippi Law on Notarial Acts; create and repeal existing statutes on notaries public. Dead
Analysis: This bill repeals and adds regulations on notaries. While this bill does allow for electronic notarization, the state should enforce contracts and rights, not limit contracts and willing business opportunities through licensing and regulations.
HB 799
Bad Policy
Appraisal Management Companies; extend repealer on registration requirements under Mississippi Appraisal Company Act. Dead
Analysis: This bill extends a repealer that raises the price of appraisals by limiting people to being licensed by the state first. The state should enforce contracts and rights, not limit contracts and willing business opportunities through licensing and regulations
HB 813
Not Rated
Real estate lien; require the chancery clerk to designate as cancelled when the property owner files a bond with the clerk. Dead
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HB 819
Neutral
Uniform Athlete Agents Act; revise to conform to 2015 amended act adopted by UCC. Dead
Analysis: This bill seeks to regulate the activity of students who plays sports. The state should focus on education by enforcing contracts and rights, not limit contracts and willing business opportunities through licensing and regulations
HB 823
Not Rated
Door-to-door for-profit solicitors; establish code of conduct for. Dead
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HB 825
Not Rated
The Clean Slate Act; create to authorize certain people to petition the court to have arrest and conviction records sealed. Dead
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HB 853
Not Rated
Adverse possession; repeal. Dead
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HB 863
Not Rated
Deeds; revise recording deadline when deadline occurs on a weekend. Dead
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HB 867
Neutral
Heroin and fentanyl; add penalties for possession, or death resulting from use of. Dead
Analysis: With the accompanying Good Samaritan provision, this bill will have an increased probability that emergency personnel will be summoned if someone is overdosing. This will likely lead to less overdoses rather than more as emergency personnel will be summoned more frequently.
HB 869
Good Policy
Private project construction bonds; regulate. Alive
Analysis: This bill creates private bonds so that construction contractors can get paid based on the proceeds of the bond. This is supposed to reduce instances of nonpayment. The state should enforce contracts and rights, not limit contracts and willing business opportunities through licensing and regulations
HB 870
Good Policy
County prosecuting attorneys; clarify that such attorneys may provide representation in civil cases. Dead
Analysis: This bill allows county prosecutors to practice civil law.
HB 872
Bad Policy
Manufacturers of motor vehicles; create standards for relations with its franchisees. Alive
Analysis: This bill seeks to have the state manage the legal activities of its residents. The state should enforce contracts and rights, not limit contracts and willing business opportunities through licensing and regulations
HB 873
Not Rated
District Attorney File Management Task Force; create. Dead
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HB 904
Neutral
Third Circuit Court District; remove residency requirements for judicial office. Alive
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HB 939
Not Rated
Tort Claims Act; revise damages over a five-year period. Dead
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HB 952
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $10.10 per hour. Dead
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HB 962
Good Policy
Covenants requiring payments of a fee upon transfer of real property; clarify exceptions to. Alive
Analysis: This bill clarifies which associations are allowed to collect fees on an owners property. While this is a step in the right direction, the state should enforce contracts and rights, not limit contracts and willing business opportunities through regulations
HB 997
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $10.00 per hour. Dead
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HB 1004
Bad Policy
Graves and abandoned public cemeteries; create process to enter and exit without landowner's permission. Dead
Analysis: This bill creates concerns in regards to property rights.
HB 1016
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish and provide for increases in. Dead
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HB 1017
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $9.00 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime. Dead
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HB 1025
Not Rated
Grandparents' visitation; define minor as age 18 or less. Dead
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HB 1031
Not Rated
Grandparents visitation; revise requirements to file petition. Dead
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HB 1039
Not Rated
Child support payments; require DHS recipients of to provide list of expenditures. Dead
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HB 1043
Not Rated
Instruments of record; require to be in the English language. Dead
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HB 1062
Not Rated
Equal pay for equal work; require for employees of opposite sex in the same work establishment. Dead
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HB 1063
Not Rated
Employee wages; require to be paid equally for women and men. Dead
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HB 1067
Good Policy
Youth court; revise who may attend hearings and require to send certain monthly cumulative data to Administrative Office of Courts. Dead
Analysis: This bill seeks to allow all persons admitted to the practice of law in Mississippi to observe youth court hearings. It requires all such persons ri sign an oath of confidentiality upon entering the courtroom.
HB 1068
Not Rated
Youth court; make revisions regarding hearings, standard of proof and require certain reporting be made to Admin. Office of Courts concerning cases. Dead
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HB 1069
Good Policy
Mississippi Real Estate Commission; revise provisions related to. Dead
Analysis: This bill protects consumer rights by allowing for people to use a court of competent jurisdiction to stay a decision by the real estate commission, if the appeal is made within 30 days of the commissions decision.
HB 1070
Not Rated
Workers' Compensation Law; revise provisions regarding third party actions. Dead
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HB 1071
Not Rated
Wrongful Death Settlement; create a procedure for court approval. Dead
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HB 1080
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $9.00 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime. Dead
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HB 1096
Good Policy
Grandparent visitation; revise requirements to file petition. Alive
Analysis: This bill increases the courts discretion to award attorneys fees to the prevailing party in custody cases. Previously, the grandparents could not be awarded attorneys fees.
HB 1100
Not Rated
Child support payments; limit to the date upon which paternity is proven. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1103
Bad Policy
MS Bureau of Narcotics; authorize to dispose of nonforfeited property when unclaimed. Dead
Analysis: Administrative forfeiture allowed the state to take property valued under $20,000 and keep it by merely providing the individual with a notice. The result is a system in which the government can confiscate personal property with virtually no expectation of having to justify its actions. Private property rights are the bedrock of a free society, and the bar must be high for a government to seize property from its citizens. This bill is concerning in regards to Article 3, Section 14 of the Constitution of Mississippi and the 5th, 9th, and 14th Amendments to the US Constitution.
HB 1104
Bad Policy
Administrative forfeiture; reenact provisions that establish procedures for property seized under controlled substance provisions. Dead
Analysis: Administrative forfeiture allowed the state to take property valued under $20,000 and keep it by merely providing the individual with a notice. The result is a system in which the government can confiscate personal property with virtually no expectation of having to justify its actions. Private property rights are the bedrock of a free society, and the bar must be high for a government to seize property from its citizens. This bill is concerning in regards to Article 3, Section 14 of the Constitution of Mississippi and the 5th, 9th, and 14th Amendments to the US Constitution.
HB 1144
Not Rated
Cause of action brought by the state; revise limitation of rights and defenses afforded to the state. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1149
Neutral
MS Electronic Court System; require all courts to utilize. Dead
Analysis: Each circuit, chancery and county court in this state shall allow all pleadings and other papers to be served, filed, signed or verified by electronic means in conformity with the Mississippi Electronic Court System procedures by July 1, 2021.
HB 1153
Not Rated
Chancery court clerks; revise fees charged by. Dead
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HB 1169
Not Rated
Cash Deposit Bond; create supplemental provisions to existing law. Dead
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HB 1203
Not Rated
Stop Social Media Censorship Act; create. Dead
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HB 1205
Good Policy
Public agency; prohibit from requesting or releasing certain personal information from an entity organized under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code. Alive
Analysis: This bill protects the personal information of individuals who donate to the causes and charities of their choice by prohibiting government employees from posting personal information online for anyone to search.
HB 1220
Not Rated
Equal pay for equal work; require for employees of opposite sex in the same work establishment. Dead
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HB 1222
Not Rated
The Evelyn Gandy Fair Pay Act; create. Dead
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HB 1229
Not Rated
Appraisal management companies; require payment to independent contract appraiser within 30 days after report is provided to company. Dead
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HB 1253
Not Rated
Mississippi Consumer Privacy Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1254
Not Rated
Photograph identification; require for persons 12 years of age or older. Dead
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HB 1255
Not Rated
Mississippi Marketable Record Title Act; create. Dead
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HB 1268
Good Policy
Appeal from judgment by a county or municipal authority; revise standard of construction for determining constitutionality. Dead
Analysis: This bill would clarify some confusion in the law regarding time limitations for constitutional litigation brought by those whose rights have been threatened by government action. This would protect and advance constitutional rights in Mississippi
HB 1279
Not Rated
Contractors; require to submit signed agreement acknowledging certain information when submitting a bid. Dead
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HB 1281
Not Rated
Evelyn Gandy Fair Pay Act; create to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex. Dead
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HB 1284
Good Policy
Fresh Start Act of 2019; create. Dead
Analysis: This bill allows for people with criminal convictions to get a license to work unless their criminal record directly affects the licensed job.
HB 1285
Neutral
GAP (Guard and Protect vulnerable children and adults) Act; revise guardianship and conservatorship laws. Dead
Analysis: This bill rewrites so much law that it must be read in its entirety.
HB 1288
Good Policy
Engineers and land surveyors; provide that certificate for licensure may be for two years. Alive
Analysis: This bill allows for engineers and land surveyors to have the choice between a license for one or two years. This decreases regulatory burdens.
HB 1289
Bad Policy
The Law Enforcement Identity Protection Act; create to protect the identities of officers involved in fatalities until investigation is complete. Dead
Analysis: This bill decreases government transparency for law enforcement officers by creating a midemeaner offense for releasing information as to the identity of a law enforcement officer under investigation by the MBI for killing an individual while on or off duty. This raises free speech concerns.
HB 1345
Not Rated
Mississippi Civil Rights Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1350
Not Rated
Good Samaritan Law for Architects and Engineers; create. Dead
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HB 1357
Neutral
The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; create procedures to enact. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1367
Good Policy
Appraisal management companies; prohibit criminal background check as a condition of employment. Dead
Analysis: This bill clarifies that an appraisal company may not demand a background check for a licensed employee as a condition of the licensure already includes a background check. However, the state should enforce contracts and rights, not limit contracts and willing business opportunities through licensing and regulations
HB 1370
Not Rated
Child support; revise factors for award of. Dead
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HB 1374
Not Rated
MS Construction Lien Law; no subcontractor lien on property of owner who meets all financial obligations to contractor if contractor fails to pay subcontractor. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1375
Neutral
Wills; revise the procedures that regulate administration of. Alive
Analysis: This bill seeks to regulate laws on inheriting property. The state should enforce contracts, not limit contracts.
HB 1377
Not Rated
Real estate transaction inspection; require purchaser of real estate to contract with termite licensee to complete transaction for real estate closing purposes. Dead
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HB 1388
Not Rated
Day and Temporary Labor Services Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1397
Not Rated
Women's Economic Security Act of 2019; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1417
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish and provide for annual cost-of-living increases. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1419
Not Rated
Joint tenants, tenants in common or coparcener; authorize to petition chancery court for greater ownership. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1425
Neutral
Uniform Probate and Trust Codes; enact portions. Dead
Analysis: This bill seeks to regulate laws on inheriting property.
HB 1437
Not Rated
Mineral rights; revert to surface owner after certain period of time. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1440
Not Rated
Grandparent visitation; revise to include great-grandparents. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1442
Not Rated
Employment-at-will doctrine; abolish and create 'Good Faith in Employment Act.' Dead
Analysis:
HB 1476
Not Rated
Timeshare interests; establish requirements for sellers regarding public offering statement and certain closing documents. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1488
Not Rated
Good Samaritan Law for Architects and Engineers; create. Dead
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HB 1489
Not Rated
Healthy and Safe Families Workplaces Act; create. Dead
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HB 1490
Not Rated
Justice court judges; revise position to be nonpartisan and part-time for. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1498
Not Rated
State advertising; prohibit elected and appointed officers from publicly participating in. Dead
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HB 1515
Not Rated
Punitive damages; remove limitations. Dead
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HB 1530
Good Policy
Employment; clarify that franchisee and franchisee's employees are not employee of franchisor. Dead
Analysis: This bill seeks to clarify that neither a franchisee nor a franchisees employee shall be deemed to be an employee of the franchisor for any purpose. While possibly a necessary clarification, the state should enforce contracts and rights, not limit contracts and willing business opportunities through licensing and regulations
HB 1532
Not Rated
Real estate brokers; prohibit from doing business in state if not a licensed Mississippi resident broker or Mississippi licensed nonresident broker. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2141
Bad Policy
Terroristic threat; create offense of. Alive
Analysis: This bill creates additional punishments for already existing crimes. The state should seek to protect schools, not create additional prison time that would impose an additional tax burden on residents of the state.
SB 2400
Good Policy
County coroners; may contract with a private pathologist to perform autopsies. Dead
Analysis: This bill allows a pilot program to use private forensic pathologists to perform autopsies beginning July 1, 2019 until June 30, 2022, in Lee, Itawamba, Warren and Harrison counties. This bill decreases the regulatory burden on state employees by allowing the private sector to provide services.
SB 2491
Good Policy
Drug courts; revise time frame of recertification. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2528
Bad Policy
Intimate visual material; create civil and criminal liability for unlawful disclosure or promotion of. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2561
Neutral
Domestic abuse protection orders; revise appellate procedure. Alive
Analysis: This bill amends 93-21-15, the Temporary Domestic Abuse Protection Order (TDAPO) appeal process, by creating code section 93-21-15.1. This bill also makes TDAPO effective in the other 49 United States, territories, and tribal lands. 93-21-13 is amended to clarify that those seeking emergency relief shall not have their case delayed by being directed to another court and that the de novo appeal process is revised. However, Emergency Domestic Abuse Protection Orders (EDAPO) are only valid for 10 days or until a hearing may be held, and may be extended for no more than 20 day. Further, EDAPO are said to be made effective in the other 49 United States, territories, and tribal lands. (Note: The issue of whether other states would have to recognize and enforce such orders, under the Full Faith and Credit Clause of Article IV, Section 1 of the United States Constitution, would be up to the courts to decide. Protection orders issued in one state are generally recognized by other states). Additionally, Procedures for an appeal of the issuance or denial of a final domestic abuse protection order are set forth in Section 93-21-15.1.
SB 2576
Good Policy
Fraudulent reports; Child Protection Services may divulge information under certain circumstances. Alive
Analysis: This bill clarifies when CPS may reveal the identity of someone who made a false allegation of abuse or neglect.
SB 2716
Good Policy
Landlord/tenant act; clarify eviction and stay of proceedings. Alive
Analysis: This bill protects property rights by clarifying the procedures for eviction. The state should cut taxes and regulations so that rent is more affordable.
SB 2781
Good Policy
Mississippi Fresh Start Act; create to require the revision of licensing restrictions based on criminal records. Alive
Analysis: This bill seeks to reduce the unintended consequences of licensing and criminal law. This bill states that licensing shall not be denied someone based on past crimes, unless the past crimes directly relates to the licensed job.
SB 2828
Neutral
GAP (Guard and Protect vulnerable children and adults) Act; revise guardianship and conservatorship laws. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2840
Good Policy
Youth Court Act; implement recommendations of Supreme Court's Commission on Children's Justice. Alive
Analysis: This bill seeks to implement changes to the law from the supreme court commission on childrens justice.
SB 2901
Good Policy
Landowners Protection Act; create. Alive
Analysis: This bill exempts property owners and their employees from civil liability if a third party injures somebody else on said property. This should reduce the cost of doing business in the state.
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed