Energy

2020 Regular Session

Energy

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 689
Neutral
Petroleum Products Inspection Law; extend repealers on definitions and penalties under. Alive
Analysis: This renews the petroleum products inspection law until 2023.
HB 977
Neutral
Oil and gas severance; revise date by taxes are due. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1175
Neutral
Chancery court clerk fees; revise those charged for recording oil and gas assignments. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1334
Neutral
MS 811 Law; provide for notifications through the Positive Response Information System (PRIS). Alive
Analysis:
HB 1457
Neutral
Motor Carrier regulation; update and streamline. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1561
Neutral
Public Service Commission; extend repealers and make certain revisions to. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1746
Not Rated
Oil and Gas severance taxes; temporarily reduce rates. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2081
Not Rated
Municipally owned waterworks; prohibit from charging higher rates to certain customers in another municipality. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2157
Not Rated
Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; revise the time period for authorized calls and require a certain prefix. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2193
Not Rated
Commercial mobile radio service providers; shall automatically compensate customers for loss of service. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2194
Neutral
Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; extend repealer on statute providing for the deposit of fees into the State General Fund. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2330
Not Rated
Public Service Commission; require to study the funding and expenditures of emergency communications districts. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2386
Neutral
PSC; extend repealers, remove Motor Carrier Law references, treat renewable purchases like other power purchases. Alive
Analysis: Expands the repealer on the Public Service Commission and makes some minor updates to the law.
SB 2389
Bad Policy
Telecommunications Fraud Prevention and Utility Infrastructure Protection Act; enact. Dead
Analysis: This bill creates an enforcement arm of the Mississippi Public Service Commission consisting of law enforcement officers tasked with preventing scam phone calls. As there are already federal and state law enforcement entities tasked with solving this issue, this bill would be creating more needless government jobs.
SB 2391
Not Rated
Excavations; require use of the Positive Response Information System (PRIS) when marking the location of underground facilities. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2392
Not Rated
Jackson County Utility Authority; reconstitute board of directors and revise provisions relating to the board. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2393
Not Rated
Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Board; clarify term length for board members and term limits for executive committee members. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2396
Not Rated
Motor fuel sales; provide immunity for damages caused by the use of incompatible fuel upon certain conditions. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2674
Bad Policy
Community public water systems; require continuing education for board members. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2685
Not Rated
Local governments; may not prohibit expansion, connection or reconnection of utility services based on source of energy. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2687
Not Rated
Investor-owned electric public utilities; certain provisions of MS Broadband Enabling Act shall be applicable to. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2689
Not Rated
Liquefied petroleum gas providers; provide affirmative defense in civil actions for damage or injury caused by certain circumstances. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2746
Not Rated
Mississippi Emergency Communications Authority Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2761
Not Rated
Oil and gas severance taxes; move remittance date back one month. Dead
Analysis:
SB 3046
Not Rated
COVID-19 Broadband Grant Programs; create. Alive
Analysis:
SN 37
Neutral
Katherine Ann Collier, Madison, Mississippi, Executive Secretary of the Mississippi Public Service Commission, for the term of the commissioners. Alive
Analysis:
SN 38
Neutral
James Hinkle (Jimmy) Heidelberg, Pascagoula, Mississippi, Mississippi Oil and Gas Board, term effective April 1, 2020 and ending March 31, 2024. Alive
Analysis:
SN 39
Neutral
James Harrell (Jim) Herring, Sr., Canton, Mississippi, State Oil and Gas Board, term beginning June 1, 2020 and ending May 7, 2024. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed