Public Property

2019 Regular Session

Public Property

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
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 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 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 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 2132
Not Rated
State agency property; authorize DFA as central leasing agent for all state agencies. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2153
Not Rated
Columbia Training School property; DFA may transfer portion of to the Marion County Board of Supervisors. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2856
Not Rated
Land banks; authorize counties and municipalities to create to convert certain property to productive use. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2871
Not Rated
Leflore County Restitution Center; authorize transfer of from MDOC to Leflore County. Dead
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed