Public Property

2019 Regular Session

Public Property

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 299
Not Rated
Historic Courthouse Fund; create to provide grants to counties for maintenance/restoration of historic courthouses. Dead
Analysis:
HB 698
Bad Policy
Construction contracts; allow public entities to allocate additional funds to project budget. Alive
Analysis: This bill calls for public works by any state agency or division, on or before the date and time established to receive bids for any contract, to be budgeted. Additional allocations to the budget can occur at any time.
HB 807
Bad Policy
Public lands; extend repealer on statute prohibiting corporations and nonresident aliens from purchasing. Alive
Analysis: This bill seeks to limit foreigners and corporations from buying public land. The state should not be in the business of selling-for-use or leasing land. If the state is selling land because the land has been forfeited because of taxes, instead of limiting who the land is sold to, the taxes should be lowered to alleviate the fear of land being bought by nonresidents or corporations.
HB 842
Not Rated
Public buildings; require availability of adult changing stations in for persons with disabilities. Dead
Analysis:
HB 852
Not Rated
Historical Monuments; impose penalty for alteration of. Dead
Analysis:
HB 961
Good Policy
Department of Mental Health; authorize to transfer and convey certain real property to Board of Supervisors of Tate County, MS. Alive
Analysis: This bill seeks to use the Department of Finance and Administration to fulfill a land transfer from the Department of Mental Health to the Board of Supervisors of Tate County, Mississippi. The bill states that the Department of Finance and Administration shall only transfer and convey the unused and undeveloped portion of the property specifically designated for use by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health to the Board of Supervisors of Tate County
HB 1433
Not Rated
Amusement rides; provide inspection and incident reporting requirements for. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1463
Good Policy
Columbia Training School property; authorize DFA to convey certain parcel to the Marion County Economic Development District for industrial purpose. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1468
Good Policy
Economic development districts; revise entities to which they may transfer property within industrial parks. Alive
Analysis: This bill allows the MDA to transfer industrial park property to the state military. The military is a legitimate function of the state. However, the military can not function without a strong economy to fund it. Industrial parks should be leased or sold to the military cautiously.
HB 1531
Neutral
IHL construction projects; remove oversight of Bureau of Buildings and Public Prourement Review Board. Dead
Analysis: This bill streamlines regulations by removing state college construction projects from review by the Procurement Review Board and instead allows for the Board of Trustees for Institutions of Higher Learning to self administer subject to an agreement from the Department of Finance and Administration.
HB 1533
Good Policy
Columbia Training School Property; authorize Marion County Economic Development District to transfer portion to Bd. of Supv. of Marion County for law enforcement training. Alive
Analysis: This bill authorizes the Marion County Economic Development District to transfer portion to Board of Supervisors of Marion County for law enforcement training.
SB 2785
Good Policy
Economic development districts; revise entities to which they may transfer property within industrial parks. Dead
Analysis: This bill allows for the military to use land that they were previously denied using. While the state should seek to reduce taxes and regulations, defense is a legitimate function of the state.
SB 2867
Neutral
University construction projects; authorize IHL Board to administer. Alive
Analysis: This bill streamlines regulations by removing state college construction projects from review by the Procurement Review Board and instead allows for the Board of Trustees for Institutions of Higher Learning to self administer subject to an agreement from the Department of Finance and Administration.
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed