Workforce Development

2019 Regular Session

Workforce Development

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 74
Not Rated
Mississippi State Workforce Investment Board; bring forward code sections related to the powers and duties of. Dead
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HB 103
Neutral
Mississippi Workforce Development Study Committee; create. Dead
Analysis: This bill creates a Workforce Development Study Committee to examine current public school curricula and make recommendations on how they can be improved to meet the needs of a modern workforce.
HB 111
Not Rated
Income tax; authorize a credit for taxpayers that employ persons convicted of certain nonviolent offenses. 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 162
Not Rated
Mississippi Skill Standards Board; create as an advisory board on industry standards. 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 179
Bad Policy
Mississippi Department of Labor; create. Dead
Analysis: This bill expands the size of government by creating a Department of Labor in Mississippi.
HB 197
Not Rated
Socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns; establish program to encourage participation in state contracts. Dead
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HB 229
Not Rated
Youth Unemployment Task Force; create. Dead
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HB 230
Not Rated
Youth Employment Grant Program; create. 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 289
Not Rated
Women's Economic Security Act; create. Dead
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HB 367
Not Rated
Minimum wage; authorize a statewide ballot initiative to determine state increase. Dead
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HB 404
Not Rated
Employment application form; prohibit criminal background information from being asked on. Dead
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HB 438
Not Rated
Unemployment compensation; provide for certain increases in. Dead
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HB 544
Not Rated
Mississippi Employment Protection Act; repeal. Dead
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HB 546
Not Rated
Unemployment benefits; increase individual's weekly benefit amount by $40.00. 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 617
Not Rated
MS Workforce Enhancement Training Fund; use certain funds for establishing an industrial certification grant program. Dead
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HB 620
Not Rated
Nonadjudication and pretrial intervention; authorize completion of workforce training as a condition that the court may impose. Dead
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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 676
Not Rated
The Evelyn Gandy Fair Pay Act; create. Dead
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HB 686
Not Rated
MS Comprehensive Workforce Training and Education Act; codify and extend repealers on. Dead
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HB 696
Bad Policy
Small Business and Grocer Investment Act; extend repealer on. Dead
Analysis: This bill seeks to justify public taxes for private use. The state should seek to decrease spending on special projects and pay down the states debt. When consumers decide which businesses will succeed or fail, the resulting profit motive will greatly reduce bad business practices and reward those who put the interest of their customers first.
HB 757
Bad Policy
MS Comprehensive Workforce Training and Education Act; codify and extend repealers to 2026. Dead
Analysis: This bill seeks to extend taxes, use federal taxes, and impose regulations to help people whose local economy has been depressed by taxes and regulations. When consumers decide which businesses will succeed or fail, the resulting profit motive will greatly reduce bad business practices and reward those who put the interest of their customers first. The repealer is extended to 2022 from 2019.
HB 758
Not Rated
MS Comprehensive Workforce Training and Education Consolidation Act; extend repealer in 2004 chapter law. Dead
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HB 773
Not Rated
Military education credits and certifications; require IHL, MCCB and SWIB to develop policy for acceptance of toward academic degrees and licensure requirements. Dead
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HB 885
Not Rated
MS Comprehensive Workforce Training and Education Act; codify and extend repealers on. Dead
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HB 952
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $10.10 per hour. Dead
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HB 997
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $10.00 per hour. Dead
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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 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 1080
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $9.00 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime. Dead
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HB 1088
Not Rated
Mississippi Pregnant Workers Fairness Act; create. Dead
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HB 1090
Not Rated
MS Comprehensive Workforce Training and Education Consolidation Act; extend repealer in 2004 chapter law. Dead
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HB 1091
Not Rated
Department of Employment Security; delete repealer on. Dead
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HB 1137
Not Rated
Employers; require to provide leave to certain employees for adoption, pregnancy, childbirth and nursing an infant. Dead
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HB 1198
Not Rated
Small Business Employee Benefit Task Force; create. Dead
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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 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 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 1388
Not Rated
Day and Temporary Labor Services Act; create. Dead
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HB 1397
Not Rated
Women's Economic Security Act of 2019; create. Dead
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HB 1417
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish and provide for annual cost-of-living increases. Dead
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HB 1442
Not Rated
Employment-at-will doctrine; abolish and create 'Good Faith in Employment Act.' Dead
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HB 1489
Not Rated
Healthy and Safe Families Workplaces Act; create. Dead
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KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed