Judiciary A

2020 Regular Session

Judiciary A

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 5
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $10.00 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime. Alive
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HB 25
Not Rated
MS Electronic Court System; require all courts to utilize. Alive
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HB 30
Not Rated
Good Samaritan Law for Architects and Engineers; create. Alive
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HB 38
Not Rated
Mississippi Benefit Corporation Act; create. Alive
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HB 43
Not Rated
Sexual harassment; create a state cause of action. Alive
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HB 48
Not Rated
'Mississippi Joint Municipal Law Enforcement Act'; create. Alive
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HB 53
Not Rated
Day and Temporary Labor Services Act; create. Alive
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HB 75
Not Rated
Third Chancery Court District; authorize an additional judge. Alive
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HB 77
Not Rated
Religious Freedom Act and Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act; repeal. Alive
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HB 150
Not Rated
Dentists; provide immunity for providing charitable and emergency services. Alive
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HB 171
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $8.25 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime. Alive
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HB 198
Not Rated
Workers' Compensation Law; increase maximum total recovery under to 520 weeks. Alive
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HB 207
Not Rated
Child support enforcement and collection; terminate contract with private entity for and DHS shall perform. Alive
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HB 210
Not Rated
Mississippi Commission on Wage Review; create. Alive
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HB 214
Not Rated
Contracts; require to be written in large print. Alive
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HB 224
Not Rated
Marriage license; require previously married applicant to provide certified copy of divorce or annulment when applying for. Alive
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HB 228
Not Rated
Lobbying; revise definition of. Alive
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HB 238
Not Rated
Adoption; revise home study and residency requirements. Alive
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HB 245
Not Rated
State advertising; prohibit elected and appointed officers from publicly participating in. Alive
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HB 253
Not Rated
Mineral rights; revert to surface owner after certain period of time. Alive
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HB 256
Not Rated
Employment-at-will doctrine; abolish and create 'Good Faith in Employment Act.' Alive
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HB 260
Not Rated
MS Guardianship and Conservatorship Act; require actions pending before effective date to be governed by preceding laws. Alive
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HB 261
Good Policy
Occupational licensing; provide for recognition of out-of-state licenses if applicants satisfy certain conditions. Alive
Analysis: This bill requires occupational licensing boards to issue licenses to those who already have a comparable license from another state or jurisdiction. This applies to Mississippi residents and spouses of military members who are stationed in Mississippi. This bill will remove a barrier to work while helping to draw entrepreneurs and small-businesses into the state, jumpstarting our economy in the process.
HB 271
Not Rated
Life estates; authorize grantor to revoke at any time before his or her death. Alive
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HB 279
Not Rated
Prohibition on Price Gouging for Essential Drugs Act; create. Alive
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HB 281
Not Rated
Graves and abandoned public cemeteries; create process to enter and exit without landowner's permission. Alive
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HB 289
Not Rated
Firearms; revise limits placed on counties and municipalities to regulate. Alive
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HB 295
Not Rated
Child custody; clarify that equally shared parenting time is in the best interest of the child. Alive
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HB 302
Not Rated
Grandparent visitation; revise to include great-grandparents. Alive
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HB 308
Not Rated
Cash Deposit Bond; create supplemental provisions to existing law. Alive
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HB 310
Not Rated
Deeds; revise recording deadline when deadline occurs on a weekend. Alive
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HB 332
Not Rated
Mineral estates; revert to surface estate owner after ten-year period of nonproduction. Alive
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HB 353
Not Rated
Persons who violate final orders, resolutions or ordinances of local government; require to pay attorney fees to enforce orders, resolutions/ordinances. Alive
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HB 371
Not Rated
Chancery clerk; require to remove social security numbers from land transfer deeds. Alive
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HB 381
Not Rated
Perpetual care cemeteries, new; require certain acreage and trust fund deposit to establish. Alive
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HB 386
Not Rated
Life insurance; authorize funeral services provider to obtain certain information within two business days. Alive
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HB 389
Not Rated
Judges; provide additional judge for Seventh Circuit Court District. Alive
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HB 391
Not Rated
Arbitration clause; considered nonbinding in certain contracts. Alive
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HB 444
Not Rated
Municipal menaced property; make certain clarifying revisions regarding. Alive
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HB 452
Not Rated
Adverse possession; require possessor to notify chancery clerk before title vests. Alive
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HB 493
Not Rated
Counties; may maintain electronic format of law books in courtrooms and in county public law libraries. Alive
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HB 513
Not Rated
Mobile homes; give owner of one year to redeem the property after sold for taxes. Alive
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HB 523
Not Rated
First Circuit Court District; revise composition of judgeships. Alive
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HB 526
Good Policy
Municipalities; prohibit from restricting the exercise of free speech near medical facilities. Alive
Analysis: This bill restricts municipalities from regulating the exercise of free speech in the vicinity of medical facilitates, hospitals, clinics or any other health care facility. Government entities as a general rule should not be in the business of regulating freedom of speech.
HB 550
Not Rated
Cosmetology licensure laws; increase education requirement for nail technicians and require CE in sanitation. Alive
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HB 564
Not Rated
Youth court hearings, certain; allow family members to attend. Alive
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HB 576
Not Rated
Livestock on highways; delete burden on owner of livestock to prove lack of negligence when damages from. Alive
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HB 581
Not Rated
Appeal from judgment by a county or municipal authority; revise standard of construction for determining constitutionality. Alive
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HB 586
Not Rated
Mineral interests; revert to surface owner after certain period of time. Alive
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HB 587
Not Rated
Adverse possession cases; require losing party to pay court costs and attorney's fees. Alive
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HB 594
Not Rated
Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; create. Alive
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HB 618
Not Rated
Justice court judges; revise position to be nonpartisan. Alive
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HB 623
Not Rated
Sheriff; revise to be a nonpartisan office. Alive
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HB 624
Not Rated
Election commissioners; revise to be a nonpartisan office. Alive
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HB 625
Not Rated
Chancery clerk; revise to be a nonpartisan office. Alive
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HB 626
Not Rated
Circuit Clerk; revise to be a nonpartisan office. Alive
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HB 628
Good Policy
Municipalities; 'home rule'; clarify ability of governing authority to regulate medical facilities in a way that restricts free speech in close vicinity of facilities. Alive
Analysis: This bill restricts municipalities from regulating the exercise of free speech in the vicinity of medical facilitates, hospitals, clinics or any other health care facility. Government entities as a general rule should not be in the business of regulating freedom of speech.
HB 629
Not Rated
Tax Assessor; revise to be a nonpartisan office. Alive
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HB 635
Not Rated
Adoptees; authorize those 21 years of age or older to have unrestricted access to information. Alive
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HB 644
Not Rated
Children's records; authorize release with parental consent to the Legislature. Alive
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HB 678
Not Rated
Civil actions; provide that property and casualty insurers have burden of proof for exclusions in 'all perils' coverage policy. Alive
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HB 698
Not Rated
Guardian Ad Litem Transparency and Oversight Panel; extend repealer on. Alive
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HB 715
Not Rated
Solid waste; require landlords to deliver items too large for garbage containers to disposal facility. Alive
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HB 725
Not Rated
Landowners Protection Act; repeal. Alive
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HB 727
Not Rated
Motor vehicles; require certain new to be equipped with alert to operator to check rear designated seat when engine stops. Alive
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HB 728
Not Rated
Liability insurance policies; must include provision that insolvency or bankruptcy of insured does not release insurer from payment of damages during policy. Alive
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HB 729
Not Rated
Mississippi Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act; create. Alive
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HB 731
Not Rated
Immunity for law enforcement officers; authorize when claimant is convicted for resisting arrest. Alive
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HB 733
Not Rated
Jointly held property; authorize to be sold by broker in a commercially reasonable manner. Alive
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HB 743
Not Rated
Federal judges; authorize to solemnize marriage. Alive
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HB 747
Not Rated
Certificate of Foreign Birth; authorize without judicial proceeding under certain circumstances. Alive
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HB 764
Not Rated
Mississippi Civil Rights Act; create. Alive
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HB 765
Not Rated
Mississippi Home Corporation Act; prohibit sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination from occurring in connection with. Alive
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HB 775
Not Rated
Home inspector license; require applicants to undergo certain background checks. Alive
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HB 794
Not Rated
Seized property; authorize court to order forfeiture of substitute property in certain circumstances. Alive
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HB 796
Not Rated
Open Meetings Law; authorize court to void certain actions taken in violation of. Alive
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HB 797
Not Rated
Open Meeting Law; revise reasons for executive sessions to include discussions by boards of trustees of public hospitals. Alive
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HB 815
Not Rated
Mobile homes; give owner of two years to redeem the property after sold for taxes. Alive
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HB 826
Not Rated
Youth court records; authorize parents to have redacted copies of. Alive
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HB 836
Not Rated
Mineral Rights; revert to surface owner after certain period of time. Alive
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HB 847
Not Rated
Contractors; require to submit signed agreement acknowledging certain information when submitting a bid. Alive
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HB 848
Not Rated
State agency and governing authority contracts; require 30% of to be set-aside for certain businesses. Alive
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HB 854
Not Rated
Probate; increase value of estate for affidavits of succession. Alive
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HB 856
Not Rated
Law enforcement officers; regulate payment for nonexempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Alive
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HB 871
Not Rated
Justice court judges; revise position to be nonpartisan and part-time for. Alive
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HB 880
Not Rated
Collegiate athletics; authorize student athletes to receive compensation and have legal representation. Alive
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HB 915
Not Rated
Power of Attorney; revise in delegation for care and custody of a child. Alive
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HB 952
Not Rated
Mississippi Benefit Corporation Act; create. Alive
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HB 1005
Not Rated
Driver's license; authorize issuance of hardship license to persons who have their licenses suspended as a result of being out of compliance with order for support. Alive
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HB 1007
Not Rated
Employers; prohibit from inquiring about applicant's criminal history. Alive
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HB 1008
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $9.00 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime. Alive
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HB 1029
Not Rated
Mental Health Courts; clarify chancery court participation for certification of. Alive
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HB 1043
Not Rated
Student Athlete Bill of Rights; enact. Alive
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HB 1044
Not Rated
Local governments; prohibit from imposing penalties or fines on security companies when false security alarm occurs. Alive
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HB 1047
Not Rated
Minimum Wage; establish at $10.00 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime. Alive
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HB 1057
Not Rated
Mississippi Center for Legal Services Corporation Fund; create and provide for a new fee to be deposited into. Alive
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HB 1065
Not Rated
Appraisal management company; remove ninety-day exemption period when removing appraiser from appraiser panel of. Alive
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HB 1073
Not Rated
Property and casualty insurance; require blighted real property to be cleaned up before insurer pays insured more than one-fourth of damages. Alive
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HB 1076
Not Rated
Child Support; revise provisions regarding overdue payments and employer withholding. Alive
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HB 1082
Not Rated
Drug and alcohol treatment; require 30-day minimum in-patient treatment. Alive
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HB 1103
Not Rated
MS Real Estate Commission; authorize an appeal to act as a supersedeas and to stay any rule or decision until resolved. Alive
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HB 1125
Not Rated
Immunity; provide to mandatory reporters. Alive
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HB 1127
Not Rated
Durable legal guardianship; revise provisions regarding. Alive
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HB 1128
Not Rated
Court ordered home study; revise fee. Alive
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HB 1129
Not Rated
Termination of parental rights; clarify jurisdiction of county and youth courts. Alive
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HB 1131
Not Rated
Child custody orders; change reference to certain terms. Alive
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HB 1134
Not Rated
Out-of-State Adoptions; clarify certain provisions regarding. Alive
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HB 1136
Not Rated
Guardianships and Conservatorships; revise provision for proceedings. Alive
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HB 1138
Not Rated
Self-storage facilities; regulate rental agreements and owners' liens. Alive
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HB 1141
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; authorize to enter into interlocal agreements to fund or create intervention courts. Alive
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HB 1151
Not Rated
Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; create. Alive
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HB 1156
Not Rated
Revised Mississippi Law on Notarial Acts; create and repeal existing statutes on notaries public. Alive
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HB 1164
Not Rated
Attorney General; revise the salary limitations of certain attorneys employed by. Alive
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HB 1169
Not Rated
Landowners Protection Act; repeal. Alive
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HB 1178
Not Rated
Child support; revise factors for award of. Alive
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HB 1185
Not Rated
Businesses; require laws and regulations affecting must allow existing businesses to continue operating under previous laws or regulations. Alive
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HB 1196
Not Rated
'The Bail Reform Act of 2019'; create. Alive
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HB 1206
Not Rated
Vending machines and micro markets; exempt from regulation by Department of Agriculture and State Board of Health. Alive
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HB 1212
Not Rated
High school curriculum; require State Board of Education to develop for instruction in civics and home economics. Alive
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HB 1218
Not Rated
Medicaid; suspend eligibility of incarcerated persons instead of terminating it. Alive
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HB 1219
Not Rated
Assistant teachers; increase minimum salary to $16,500.00. Alive
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HB 1220
Not Rated
Equal pay for equal work; require for employees of opposite sex in the same work establishment. Alive
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HB 1221
Not Rated
Commission to redesign the MS State Flag; establish to develop 2 options for a new flag to present to the Legislature. Alive
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HB 1222
Not Rated
The Evelyn Gandy Fair Pay Act; create. Alive
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HB 1223
Not Rated
Driver's license; authorize issuance of hardship license to persons who have their licenses suspended as a result of being out of compliance with order for support. Alive
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HB 1224
Not Rated
Absentee ballots; revise those who are authorized to vote by. Alive
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HB 1232
Not Rated
Bonds; create small municipalities security cameras and equipment grant program and authorize bonds to provide funds. Alive
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HB 1242
Not Rated
Multidisciplinary teams and child advocacy centers; require certain confidentiality of information and records prepared by. Alive
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HB 1260
Not Rated
Commission on Marine Resources; clarify authority to revoke permits and endorsements issued under regulatory programs. Alive
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KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed