Highways and Transportation

2020 Regular Session

Highways and Transportation

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 360
Neutral
Memorial highway; designate segment of U.S. Highway 50 in Lowndes County as 'Senator William 'Bill' Canon Memorial Highway.' Alive
Analysis:
HB 447
Neutral
Highway sign; authorize erection of on MS Hwy 25 near Pisgah exit to honor Olympic Gold Medalist Tori Bowie. Alive
Analysis:
HB 477
Neutral
Memorial highways; designate. Alive
Analysis:
HB 499
Neutral
Memorial Highway; designate U.S. Highway 45 in Alcorn County and Prentiss County as 'Speaker William J. 'Billy' McCoy Memorial Highway.' Alive
Analysis:
HB 529
Neutral
Memorial highway; designate certain segment of MS Highway 15 in Newton and Neshoba counties as 'Judge Marcus D. Gordon Memorial Highway'. Alive
Analysis:
HB 653
Neutral
Transportation funding; authorize public-private partnerships to include naming rights. Alive
Analysis:
HB 772
Neutral
Outdoor advertisement signs; revise height requirements for. Alive
Analysis:
HB 835
Neutral
Littering violations; add assessment for LSBP funds. Alive
Analysis: This bill raises the fine for littering violations from $50 to $100 and stipulates that $50 of the fine must go towards bridge replacement and rehabilitation.
HB 838
Good Policy
Driver's license; require Department of Public Safety to allow official identifying document of MDOC to suffice for. Alive
Analysis: Allows official MDOC documents as qualifying documents in lieu of a birth certificate or social security card for ex-offenders. This will make it easier for ex-offenders to get a driver's license.
HB 1080
Good Policy
Toll roads; revise maximum length of time for public private partnership agreement. Alive
Analysis: This bill weakens a government regulation on the length of public private partnership agreements for toll roads.
HB 1081
Neutral
Local System Bridge Replacement & Rehabilitation Fund; revise allocation formula. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1176
Good Policy
School bus drivers; increase maximum speed limit on interstate highways. Alive
Analysis: This bill increases the allowed maximum speed for school buses on interstate highways from 45mph to 65mph.
HB 1279
Neutral
Memorial highway; designate segment of U.S. Highway 51 in Lincoln County for fallen police officers Zach Moak and James White. Alive
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HB 1371
Neutral
DPS division of driver services; make various revisions regarding. Alive
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HB 1372
Neutral
Commercial driver's license; revise various laws regarding. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1456
Bad Policy
Superload vehicles; authorize law enforcement to escort and to charge reasonable fee for escort. Alive
Analysis: This bill authorizes state law enforcement to provide escort to super load vehicles for a fee. State law enforcement is not a private security/escort service to be bought by private entities. It is a public entity operating through the usage of tax dollars from the people. If providing escort services to superload vehicles is integral to public safety then law enforcement should be actively doing this at no extra cost to the people. If it is not integral to public safety then publicly-paid law enforcement should not be serving in that capacity, especially not while on the clock and actively collecting pay while serving in a public capacity.
HB 1491
Neutral
Vehicle weight limits; allow certain excess of limits for vehicles operated by engine fueled with compressed or LNG. Alive
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HB 1503
Neutral
Highway patrolmen; allow active duty to teach driver education and training programs. Alive
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SB 2003
Not Rated
Wildlife; require the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to identify existing and needed wildlife corridors. Dead
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SB 2089
Not Rated
Highways; require four-laning of portions of Highway 6 in Coahoma, Panola and Quitman Counties. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2121
Not Rated
Low-speed vehicles; allow operation on certain public highways subject to titling and registration. Dead
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SB 2195
Not Rated
Memorial highway; designate certain segment of Mississippi Highway 15 in Newton County for Judge Marcus D. Gordon. Alive
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SB 2209
Not Rated
Memorial highway; designate portion of Old Highway 15/South Jackson Street in Houston for Armis Hawkins. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2267
Not Rated
Highways; include certain entrances and exits to and from Interstate 55 in the state highway system. Dead
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SB 2281
Not Rated
Outdoor advertisement signs; revise height requirement on those erected after April 15, 2008. Dead
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SB 2282
Not Rated
Unmanned aircraft systems; regulate. Dead
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SB 2312
Not Rated
Memorial highway; designate portion of Mississippi Highway 302, also known as Goodman Road, in Horn Lake for Sam Dye. Alive
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SB 2467
Not Rated
Weight limits; allow certain vehicles fueled by compressed or liquefied natural gas to exceed on interstate highways. Alive
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SB 2526
Not Rated
Ex-offender provisional driver's license; provide for. Alive
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SB 2633
Not Rated
Driver's licenses; revise various laws regarding. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2634
Not Rated
Mississippi Department of Public Safety driver services functions; transfer to Office of Secretary of State. Dead
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SB 2643
Not Rated
Radar speed detection equipment; allow sheriffs to use in unincorporated areas of county and not on interstate highways. Dead
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SB 2647
Not Rated
Taxation; add gross weight category for carriers of property with additional privilege tax for new category. Dead
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SB 2648
Not Rated
Peer-to-Peer Vehicle Sharing Program Act; enact. Dead
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SB 2660
Not Rated
Superload vehicles; authorize law enforcement to escort and to charge reasonable fee for escort. Alive
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SB 2661
Not Rated
Motor carrier regulation; update and streamline. Dead
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SB 2666
Not Rated
Radar; authorize sheriff and deputy sheriffs to use on county roads to enforce speed limits. Dead
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SB 2675
Not Rated
Driver's license; authorize designation of person with diabetes. Dead
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SB 2692
Not Rated
Memorial highway; designate portion of Highway 11 in Jones County for Police Chief Tyrone Stewart. Alive
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SB 2701
Not Rated
Standup electric scooters; authorize local governing authorities to regulate. Dead
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SB 2715
Not Rated
Highways; require Dept. of Transportation to erect signs directing motorists to Lynyrd Skynyrd Monument in Pike County. Alive
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SB 2716
Not Rated
Forestry permits; allow MDOT to issue for transporting of forestry related equipment. Alive
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SB 2749
Not Rated
Commercial driver's license; authorize issuance to certain military-trained personnel. Dead
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SB 2750
Not Rated
CDL; require availability of online application in certain circumstances. Dead
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SB 2752
Not Rated
Radar; authorize sheriff and deputy sheriffs to use on county roads to enforce speed limits. Dead
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SB 2764
Not Rated
Motor vehicles; allow registrant to indicate condition impeding effective communication for law enforcement notification. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2875
Not Rated
Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission Law; revise. Dead
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed