Municipalities

2020 Regular Session

Municipalities

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 48
Not Rated
'Mississippi Joint Municipal Law Enforcement Act'; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 115
Not Rated
Code-charter municipality governing authorities; may delegate duties related to personnel actions. Dead
Analysis:
HB 153
Not Rated
Community and Police Safety Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 221
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; provide that an election shall be held on the question of. Dead
Analysis:
HB 273
Good Policy
Municipal judges; authorize to hold court outside municipal boundaries that is more than within a one-mile radius of municipality to accept pleas. Alive
Analysis: This bill allows judges to hold court at locations outside of their municipalities for the purpose of accepting pleas.
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 282
Good Policy
Golf carts and low-speed vehicles; allow municipalities to authorize operation on municipal streets. Alive
Analysis: This bill authorizes local municipalities to be the sole deciders on road permits for Golf carts and low-speed vehicles in their jurisdiction. Decentralization of authority on trivial matters such as permits for golf carts and other low-speed vehicles is prudent as local government is typically more equipped to handle these local issues.
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 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 531
Neutral
Counties and municipalities; encourage to exchange information with military installations relating to land use and development. Alive
Analysis: This bill encourages counties and municipalities to coordinate more closely with military installations in the state for zoning purposes.
HB 555
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; require an election be held on the question of in the proposed annexed territory. Dead
Analysis:
HB 569
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; may enter into interlocal agreement to allow municipal officers to cover the duties of deputies who attend the funeral of an officer. Dead
Analysis:
HB 610
Not Rated
'Keeping Our Municipalities Clean Pretrial Intervention Act'; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 645
Not Rated
Urban renewal agency commission; revise composition of. Dead
Analysis:
HB 646
Not Rated
Urban renewal agency; authorize increase in number of commissioners serving on board of. Dead
Analysis:
HB 730
Neutral
Municipalities; authorize those of certain size to conduct special elections at one polling place. Alive
Analysis: This bill authorizes municipalities to close down polling places for consolidation of polling places at one location.
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 791
Not Rated
Repealer on one cent special sales tax on gross proceeds/income of businesses in cities with population of 150,000 or more. Dead
Analysis:
HB 792
Not Rated
Land banks; authorize counties and municipalities to create to convert certain property to productive use. Dead
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HB 793
Not Rated
Urban renewal agency commission; revise composition of. Dead
Analysis:
HB 958
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; require an election be held in the proposed annexed territory. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1004
Not Rated
Body-worn cameras; require cities and counties to provide to police officers and deputy sheriffs. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1153
Not Rated
Radar; revise population threshold for municipal law enforcement to use on public streets of municipality. 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 1198
Not Rated
Municipal elections; revise the time for holding. Dead
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HB 1337
Not Rated
Municipalities; clarify authority of retroactively and prospectively regarding restricting exercise of free speech within immediate vicinity of health care facilities. Dead
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HB 1369
Not Rated
Municipalities; provide alternative method for publishing or advertising certain notices. Dead
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HB 1405
Not Rated
Municipal general election ballots; provide that only the names of those opposed candidates shall be printed upon. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1412
Not Rated
Summer Youth Work Program Act; create to authorize municipalities and counties to establish youth work programs. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2215
Not Rated
Department of Finance & Administration; require to conduct a biennial review of the state agency procurement process. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2266
Neutral
Municipal courts; authorize to hold court at municipal detention facilities. Alive
Analysis: This bill authorizes municipal judges to hold court at the designated detention center of that municipality.
SB 2287
Good Policy
Golf carts and low-speed vehicles; authorize municipalities to allow operation on municipal streets. Alive
Analysis: This bill authorizes local municipalities to be the sole deciders on road permits for Golf carts and low-speed vehicles in their jurisdiction. Decentralization of authority on trivial matters such as permits for golf carts and other low-speed vehicles is prudent as local government is typically more equipped to handle their own local issues.
SB 2309
Neutral
Compatibility of land use development with Mississippi military installations; require exchange of information. Alive
Analysis: This bill requires that municipal and county governments in the immediate vicinity of military installations share with the leaders of the installation any land use plans and proposals. The bill does not give the military installation the power to effect the plans of the local government, only to review and provide comments.
SB 2421
Not Rated
Municipalities; establish expedited procedure to acquire and clear title on tax-forfeited lands. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2856
Not Rated
Municipalities; allow certain to establish overdue water/sewer bill programs. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed