Highways and Transportation

2019 Regular Session

Highways and Transportation

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 535
Good Policy
MDOT; authorize to sell certain state-owned real property in Neshoba County, Mississippi. Alive
Analysis: This bill authorizes MDOT to sell certain land assets in Neshoba County. This decreases costs on maintaining the land and decreases the burden on tax payers.
HB 580
Neutral
Mississippi Transportation Commission; authorize to require its contractors to provide work zone safety operations. Alive
Analysis: This bill requires MS Transportation Commission contractors to provide for law enforcement safety operations in work zones that the commission determines are on high-volume roadways. It also adds additional penalties for causing bodily or property damage in work zones. The State should seek to minimize regulations, not add additional penalties to actions which are already illegal.
HB 701
Neutral
Commissioner George Landon Phillips; rename Highway Patrol Troop K command center located in Biloxi, MS in honor of. Alive
Analysis:
HB 724
Neutral
Memorial highways; designate in Jones and Lee Counties. Alive
Analysis:
HB 725
Neutral
Coach Phillip James Jr. Memorial Highway; designate certain segment of U.S. Hwy 11 in Jones County as. Alive
Analysis:
HB 726
Neutral
Glade Memorial Highway; designate certain segment of MS Hwy 15 in Jones County as. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1101
Neutral
Highway 98; designate segment in Greene County as 'Maj. Ed 'Too Tall' Freeman Memorial Highway. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1108
Neutral
Deputy Donald William Durr Memorial Highway; designate segment of U.S. Highway 51 in Lincoln County as. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1329
Good Policy
Vehicle loads; allow certain front and rear projecting to extend as allowable under federal law. Alive
Analysis: This bill relaxes State regulations on loads that project from the rear of a vehicle by conforming with more liberal Federal regulations.
HB 1474
Good Policy
James Plemon 'J.P.' Coleman Memorial Highway; designate segment of MS Hwy 759 in City of Ackerman as. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2039
Not Rated
Contract carriers transporting railroad employees; provide certain safety regulations for. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2062
Bad Policy
Headlights; require use of when windshield wipers necessary. Dead
Analysis: The state should seek to streamline regulations not overwhelm law enforcement with micromanagement.
SB 2106
Not Rated
Highways; person may cross a public road or highway on an all-terrain vehicle. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2179
Not Rated
Railroad right-of-way; unlawful to enter and remain upon without the permission of the owner or operator of the railroad. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2264
Not Rated
Highways; require four-laning of portions of Highway 6 in Coahoma, Panola and Quitman Counties. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2383
Bad Policy
Outermost left lane of a multilane roadway; prohibit continuous travel by a motor vehicle. Dead
Analysis: The state should seek to streamline regulations not overwhelm law enforcement with micromanagement.
SB 2552
Not Rated
Highways; include certain entrances and exits to and from Interstate 55 in the state highway system. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2628
Not Rated
Railroad grade crossings; prohibit obstruction of vehicular traffic for more than 20 consecutive minutes at grade crossings. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2632
Not Rated
Transportation; require MDOT to develop a complete streets program. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2813
Not Rated
State highway system; segments returned to local governments must meet Office of State Aid Road Construction standards. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2872
Not Rated
State highways and public roads; clarify certain employment and compensation restrictions during election years for work on. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2898
Neutral
Memorial highways; designate various segments of highways as. Alive
Analysis: This bill will require additional taxes to rename and post markers on a memorial highway or will result in taxes not otherwise being lowered.
SB 2899
Not Rated
State highway system; require certain section of MS Highway 9 in Pontotoc County to remain in the state highway system. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2900
Neutral
Memorial highway; designate portion of Highway 16 in Neshoba County for Carson W. Bounds. Alive
Analysis:
SN 11
Neutral
Col. Michael W. Williams, Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission, term ending June 30, 2022. Alive
Analysis:
SN 34
Neutral
Jared Ambrose Waldrop, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission as the 4th Congressional District representative, term beginning January 2, 2019 and ending June 30, 2025. Alive
Analysis:
SN 37
Neutral
James Ernest Ceranti, Greenville, Mississippi, Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission as the 2nd Congressional District representative, term beginning May 19, 2018 and ending June 30, 2024. Alive
Analysis:
SN 71
Neutral
Michael Lynn (Mike) McGill, West Point, Mississippi, Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission as the 1st Congressional District representative, term beginning May 19, 2018 and ending June 30, 2025. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed