Tourism

2020 Regular Session

Tourism

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 99
Not Rated
Blue; designate as the official state color. Dead
Analysis:
HB 112
Not Rated
State song; designate 'My Home Mississippi' as second official song. Dead
Analysis:
HB 203
Not Rated
Holy Bible; designate as the official state book of Mississippi. Dead
Analysis:
HB 590
Not Rated
Meet My Mississippi; designate as official state poem of Mississippi. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1290
Neutral
MS Blues Commission; direct to erect certain Blues Trail marker and add location to trail. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1291
Not Rated
Mississippi Blues Commission; transfer functions and assets of to the Mississippi Development Authority. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1305
Bad Policy
Mississippi Gospel Music Trail; authorize MDA Division of Tourism to establish program and historical markers for. Dead
Analysis: This bill establishes the Mississippi Gospel Music Commission and the establishment of, and budgeting for, a permanent Mississippi office of gospel music as an agency of state government complete with an executive director and staff. Promoting gospel music is not a primary function of government and is not in any way a legitimate use of taxpayer dollars.
HB 1373
Not Rated
Song; designate 'Mississippi Beautiful' as a song for Mississippi, which may be sung by all Mississippians. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1430
Not Rated
Tourism project sales tax incentive program; extend authority of MDA to approve participants for projects. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2545
Good Policy
Native wines; allow sampling and sale at public events, pickup at wineries, and sale of alcoholic additives in tasting rooms. Alive
Analysis: This bill allows for the sampling and sale of wine at public events and loosens regulations regarding the delivery of wines to the retailers.
SB 2838
Not Rated
Department of Tourism; create. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed