County Affairs

2020 Regular Session

County Affairs

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
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.
SB 2006
Not Rated
Depositories; revise bid process for selection by counties and municipalities. Alive
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SB 2088
Not Rated
Nonpartisan elections; require for offices of chancery clerk, circuit clerk, tax assessor, tax collector, surveyor and coroner. Alive
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SB 2110
Not Rated
Mississippi Forensics Laboratory; revise payment of certain fees to. Alive
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SB 2196
Good Policy
Local governmental entities; prohibit from requiring a license for certain businesses operated by a minor. Alive
Analysis: This bill prohibits any local government from requiring licenses or permits from small, temporary businesses run by minors. Heavy-handed government regulations exist on nearly all businesses in the state, this bill would exempt narrowly-focused entrepreneurial activities run by minors, such as lemonade stands, from these regulations.
SB 2213
Not Rated
Counties; require entry of recommended year-end accounting adjustments. Alive
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SB 2318
Not Rated
Tax sale overbid; remove the authority of a landowner to claim. Alive
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SB 2329
Not Rated
Public purchases; exempt certain purchases by local governing authorities from reverse auction requirement. Alive
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SB 2375
Not Rated
Garbage collection liens; expire after seven years. Alive
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SB 2379
Not Rated
State offenders serving sentences in county jails; extend repealer on. Alive
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SB 2411
Not Rated
Zoning-enforcement actions; authorize recovery of attorney's fees and costs by local authorities. Alive
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SB 2414
Not Rated
County purchases; increase the minimum acquisition costs of items and services. Alive
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SB 2536
Not Rated
Counties; authorize civil debt for cost of cleaning real property. Alive
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SB 2537
Not Rated
Local governments; prohibit from imposing penalties or fines on security companies when false security alarm occurs. Alive
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SB 2538
Not Rated
County-owned and municipality-owned animal shelters; require to spay or neuter cats and dogs. Alive
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SB 2569
Not Rated
Counties; require to participate in the ACT Work Ready Community Initiative. Alive
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SB 2620
Not Rated
Board of Supervisors; authorize designation as 'first responder' after completion of coursework. Alive
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SB 2632
Not Rated
County supervisors; increase annual salaries of. Alive
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SB 2636
Not Rated
Mississippi Corrupt Persons List; create. Alive
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SB 2662
Not Rated
County and municipal election commissioners; increase per diem compensation for conducting elections. Alive
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SB 2837
Not Rated
Parking and business improvement areas; allow certain counties to establish. Alive
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SB 2849
Not Rated
Board of supervisors; authorize to pay employees on a biweekly basis. Alive
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SB 2853
Not Rated
Service of tax sale notices; revise to allow service by a constable. Alive
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KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed