Tourism

2019 Regular Session

Tourism

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
SB 2193
Bad Policy
Tourism; create advisory board and divert percentage of restaurant and hotel sales tax revenue for advertising. Alive
Analysis: This bill seeks to gradually redistribute the share of sales taxes that tourists and locals must already pay to eat in restaurants, to the Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Advertising Fund. The taxes are meant to attract tourists. The state should seek to decrease the tax burdens on citizens at all levels of government.
SB 2304
Not Rated
Alcoholic beverages; allow direct shipment of certain wines to package retailers and on-premises retailers. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2395
Not Rated
Light wine and beer; authorize election in certain county seats to legalize the sale of light wine and beer. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2466
Not Rated
Alcoholic beverages; allow direct sales and shipments of wine to be made to residents in this state. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2780
Not Rated
Alcoholic beverages; authorize the issuance of retailers permits to businesses that derive the majority of revenue from tobacco sales. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2883
Not Rated
Tourism and visitors commissions; authorize creation of local commission by general law. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2906
Not Rated
Alcoholic beverages; legalize statewide and allow elections in counties to institute prohibition. Dead
Analysis:
SN 35
Neutral
Thomas George (Tom) Gresham, Indianola, Mississippi, Gaming Commission, four year term beginning October 1, 2019 and ending September 30, 2023. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed