County Affairs

2020 Regular Session

County Affairs

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 42
Not Rated
Counties; authorize to pay poll workers certain mileage. Dead
Analysis:
HB 278
Neutral
Sixteenth section land; authorize leasing of certain land by cities/counties for less than minimum percentage of market value under certain circumstances. Alive
Analysis:
HB 407
Neutral
Reverse auction; revise method of receiving bids through for agencies and governing authorities. Alive
Analysis: Revises rules for reverse auction requirements to give certain flexibility to local governments.
HB 415
Neutral
Counties; authorize boards of supervisors to pay county employees every two weeks. Alive
Analysis:
HB 419
Not Rated
Counties; authorize boards of supervisors to pay county employees bi-weekly. Dead
Analysis:
HB 460
Not Rated
Reverse auctions; authorize local governments/agencies to solicit bids by a method other than reverse auction under certain circumstances. Dead
Analysis:
HB 493
Neutral
Counties; may also maintain electronic format of law books in courtrooms and in county public law libraries. Alive
Analysis:
HB 494
Bad Policy
County purchases; increase the minimum acquisition costs of items and services for certain purposes. Alive
Analysis: This bill raises the maximum amount a county can spend on any one purchase without reporting the purchase to the state government from $1,500 to $2,000. If anything, more oversight on what our tax dollars are spent on is necessary, not less.
HB 507
Not Rated
County public defenders; require salary of all to be the same as district attorneys. Dead
Analysis:
HB 588
Not Rated
Delinquent county garbage fees; provide nonrenewal of driver's licenses for nonpayment. Dead
Analysis:
HB 673
Not Rated
Group health insurance; allow local governing authorities to pay employees' benefits for dependents. Dead
Analysis:
HB 720
Not Rated
Board of Supervisors of Hancock County; revise salary of attorney hired to prosecute cases for county. Dead
Analysis:
HB 736
Neutral
Counties; authorize to offer Medicare eligible county employees supplemental benefits if employees secure Medicare in lieu of using county insurance. Alive
Analysis: This bill gives county employees the ability to secure healthcare coverage either from Medicaid or the county health insurance program at no cost to the county.
HB 739
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; authorize to offer Medicare eligible employees supplemental compensation, insurance and/or benefits if employees secure Medicare. Dead
Analysis:
HB 792
Not Rated
Land banks; authorize counties and municipalities to create to convert certain property to productive use. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1004
Not Rated
Body-worn cameras; require cities and counties to provide to police officers and deputy sheriffs. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1063
Neutral
Certificate of educational recognition for tax assessors; authorize Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service to issue. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1171
Not Rated
County supervisors; designate as a first responder upon receipt of certain training. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1192
Not Rated
County and cities; authorize use of law enforcement escorts for athletic teams attending school-related activities. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1366
Not Rated
Budget of county sheriff, tax assessor and tax collector; remove certain obsolete reporting requirements concerning. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1397
Not Rated
County board of supervisors; authorize to provide certain annual salary supplement for members of the board. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1432
Not Rated
Supervisors and justice court judges; bring forward sections providing for annual salaries of. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1551
Not Rated
Counties; may assess the cost/penalty against menaced property as a civil debt. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2006
Not Rated
Depositories; revise bid process for selection by counties and municipalities. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2213
Not Rated
Counties; require entry of recommended year-end accounting adjustments. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2215
Not Rated
Department of Finance & Administration; require to conduct a biennial review of the state agency procurement process. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2366
Not Rated
Tax assessors; revise type of educational recognition certificate necessary to receive annual salary supplement. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2398
Not Rated
Poll managers; remove limitation on number which may be appointed by local election commissioners. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2536
Not Rated
Counties; authorize civil debt for cost of cleaning real property. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2662
Not Rated
County and municipal election commissioners; increase per diem compensation for conducting elections. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2849
Not Rated
Board of supervisors; authorize to pay employees every two weeks. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2853
Not Rated
Service of tax sale notices; revise to allow service by a constable. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed