Rules

2020 Regular Session

Rules

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 230
Neutral
Daylight saving time; observe year-round if federal law is amended to allow it. Alive
Analysis: This bill stipulates that if the United States Congress authorizes states to observe daylight saving time year-round, Mississippi will do so.
HB 1647
Not Rated
Local governmental entities and school districts; authorize grant of admin leave with pay in event of certain disasters or emergencies. Alive
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HC 1
Resolution
Governor-Elect Tate Reeves; appoint a joint committee of the House and Senate to arrange inauguration of. Alive
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HC 2
Resolution
Joint Session; provide for the inauguration of and to hear the message of Governor Tate Reeves. Alive
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HC 3
Resolution
State of the State of the Governor; call joint session to hear. Alive
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HC 4
Resolution
Alcorn State University 'Braves' Football Team; commend upon winning the 2019 Southwestern Athletic Conference championship. Alive
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HC 6
Resolution
Arielle Hudson; commend and congratulate upon being named a 2020 Rhodes Scholar. Alive
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HC 8
Resolution
Mr. Albert M. Ray, Sr.; commend stellar career and service of. Alive
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HC 9
Bad Policy
Yazoo Backwater Pump Project; support the completion of. Alive
Analysis: This is a concurrent resolution calling on various agencies of the Federal Government to complete the Yazoo Backwater Pump Project. The state is calling for a massive increase in the cost and scope of government that is out of line with what ought to be the government’s priorities.
HC 12
Resolution
Joint Rules; adopt for 2020-2024 term. Alive
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HC 13
Resolution
Mr. William J. 'Billy' McCoy; honor the life, service and legacy of upon his passing and express great sympathy to his family. Alive
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HC 20
Resolution
Ted Parker; commend upon being named the 2019 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Ag Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. Alive
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HC 21
Resolution
Charvarius Ward; commend and congratulate for being a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, the Super Bowl LIV Champions. Alive
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HC 22
Resolution
Chris Jones; commend and congratulate for being a member of the Super Bowl LIV Champions Kansas City Chiefs. Alive
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HC 30
Resolution
Nineteenth amendment; celebrate ratification of. Alive
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HC 36
Resolution
Lieutenant Colonel Reuben Soliz; commend for display of courage under fire. Alive
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HC 37
Resolution
Dr. Clyde Muse; commend laudable career and distinguished service of upon the occasion of his retirement. Alive
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HC 40
Resolution
Madison County Sheriff Deputy Brad Sullivan; commend heroism of. Alive
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HC 44
Resolution
Breeland Speaks; commend and congratulate for being a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, the Super Bowl LIV Champions. Alive
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HC 48
Resolution
Chief Reynolds 'Frank' Nichols; commend service and esteemed career upon his retirement. Alive
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HC 49
Resolution
Honorable Judge Houston J. Patton; mourn loss and commend life and legacy of service upon his passing. Alive
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HC 52
Resolution
Jobs for Mississippi Graduates; commend and congratulate students' success at JAG National Student Leadership Academy. Alive
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HC 53
Resolution
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College; commend for winning the NJCAA football championship. Alive
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HC 54
Resolution
Zeita Merchant; commend upon promotion to rank of Captain in United States Coast Guard. Alive
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HC 55
Resolution
Mr. Ken Spears; commend upon the occasion of his retirement. Alive
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HC 57
Resolution
Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month; recognize April 2002 as. Alive
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HC 65
Resolution
Legislature; extend session, allow reconvening upon joint determination, and adjust deadlines to conform. Alive
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HC 69
Resolution
Legislature; extend session, allow reconvening and suspend deadlines for certain bills. Alive
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SB 2036
Not Rated
Official Mississippi state song; authorize two state songs. Dead
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SB 2040
Not Rated
Legislature; reduce size of beginning with the 2023 statewide general election. Dead
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SB 2041
Not Rated
Mississippi Daylight Protection Act; create. Dead
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SB 2043
Not Rated
Alteration or renaming of historical monuments, memorials and streets; prohibit and provide sanctions. Dead
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SB 2054
Good Policy
Capitol mail carrier and post office; repeal certain provisions relating to. Alive
Analysis: This bill eliminates the position of mail carrier and distributor for the legislature and de-funds the upkeep of the legislative post-office room. The elimination of government functions that are not completely necessary saves the taxpayer's money.
SB 2248
Not Rated
State Flag; revise design of. Dead
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SB 2250
Not Rated
State Truth Commission; establish. Dead
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SB 2251
Not Rated
Official Mississippi state song; authorize 'Mississippi Beautiful.' Dead
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SB 2263
Not Rated
Compact for a Balanced Budget; revise the delegates and extend repeal date on the compact. Dead
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SB 2314
Neutral
State parks; change name of Natchez State Park to 'Bob M. Dearing Natchez State Park.' Alive
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SB 2446
Not Rated
Official State Flag; revise the design of. Dead
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SB 2925
Not Rated
Local governmental entities and school districts; authorize grant of admin leave with pay in certain disasters or emergencies. Alive
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SC 501
Resolution
Joint assembly to inaugurate Lieutenant Governor and state officials. Alive
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SC 502
Resolution
Commend the Hernando High School 'Marching Tigers' and staff for winning fourth Class 6A State Championship. Alive
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SC 503
Resolution
Remembering the professional football legacy of Oakland Raider Super Bowl Champion William (Willie) Brown of Yazoo City. Alive
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SC 504
Resolution
Extend sympathy of Legislature to surviving family of Panola County Constable Raye Hawkins. Alive
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SC 505
Resolution
Remembering the legacy of Hinds County Senior Court Judge Houston J. Patton. Alive
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SC 506
Resolution
Recognize March as 'Theatre in Our Schools' Month. Alive
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SC 507
Resolution
Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of Neely Baptist Church in Greene County. Alive
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SC 508
Resolution
Commend Nanih Waiya High School 'Warriors' Football Team for second consecutive Class 1A State Championship. Alive
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SC 509
Resolution
Commend Oxford High School 'Chargers' Football Team and Coach Chris Cutcliffe for first-ever 6A State Championship. Alive
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SC 510
Resolution
Commend musical excellence of Select Chorus at Forrest County Agricultural High School. Alive
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SC 512
Resolution
Recognize outstanding military career of U.S. Air Force Lt. Colonel 'Dex' McCain of Batesville on his retirement. Alive
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SC 513
Resolution
Pay tribute to the memory of former Jackson City Commissioner and Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Nielsen Cochran. Alive
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SC 514
Resolution
Commend Murrah High School Mustang Speech and Debate Team for national awards and four senior Academic All-Americans. Alive
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SC 515
Resolution
Mourn the passing of Alcorn State University Historian Dr. Josephine Posey. Alive
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SC 516
Resolution
Commend Lt. Col. (Retired)' Dr. William 'Bill' Cooley. Alive
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SC 517
Resolution
Commend Honorable Fred Banks, Jr. Alive
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SC 518
Resolution
Commend Honorable Reuben V. Anderson, first African American Justice of Mississippi Supreme Court. Alive
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SC 519
Resolution
Commend the 2019 West Point High School 'Green Wave' Football Team for winning their four-peat Class 5A Championship. Alive
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SC 520
Resolution
Congratulating Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) on 50th Anniversary on February 1, 2020. Alive
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SC 521
Resolution
Recognize January 13 as Founders Day for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority public service organization. Alive
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SC 522
Resolution
Commend Alcorn State University 'Braves' Football Team and Coach Fred McNair for winning 2019 second-consecutive SWAC Championship. Alive
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SC 523
Resolution
Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Saint Joseph Catholic School. Alive
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SC 524
Resolution
Designate February 12, 2020, as 'World Cholangiocarcinoma Day'. Alive
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SC 525
Resolution
Recognize former Senator Willie Simmons as first African American elected to the Mississippi Transportation Commission. Alive
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SC 526
Resolution
Recognize Ruby Jean McGee Kennedy on the occasion of her 100th Birthday. Alive
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SC 527
Resolution
Remember JSU Legend Walter Payton on the occasion of being named as No. 16 in ESPN's College Football's 150 Greatest Players. Alive
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SC 528
Resolution
'Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Day at the Capitol'; observe on March 17, 2020. Alive
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SC 529
Resolution
Commend legacy of former Ole Miss record-breaking quarterback Eli Manning on the occasion of his retirement from the New York Giants. Alive
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SC 530
Resolution
Commend the public service of Hinds County Supervisor Peggy Hobson Calhoun on the occasion of her retirement. Alive
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SC 531
Resolution
Recognize Richard Kelso as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in Visual Arts. Alive
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SC 532
Resolution
Recognize Steve Forbert as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in Music. Alive
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SC 533
Resolution
Recognize Henry Danton as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance. Alive
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SC 534
Resolution
Recognize Tougaloo College Art Collections as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Preservation of the Arts. Alive
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SC 535
Resolution
Recognize The Jackson Southernaires as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement in Music. Alive
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SC 536
Resolution
Recognize achievements of Grammy Award-Winning Country Music Singer-Songwriter Marty Stuart and his commitment to Mississippi. Alive
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SC 537
Resolution
'Southeastern Super Tuesday Presidential Primary for the 2024 Election'; urge Governor and Secretary of State to develop agreement. Alive
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SC 538
Resolution
Designate March 7, 2020, as 'Mississippi Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day.' Alive
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SC 539
Resolution
Commend Stone County High School 'Tomcats' Tennis Team for winning 2019 5A State Championship. Alive
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SC 540
Resolution
Paying tribute to the public, legal and military service of Honorable Cono Caranna II of Biloxi, Mississippi. Alive
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SC 541
Resolution
Commend Super Bowl LIV football Champion Kansas City Chiefs' Linebacker Damien Wilson from Gloster, Mississippi. Alive
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SC 542
Resolution
Commend Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs' Cornerback Charvarius Ward. Alive
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SC 544
Resolution
Designate April 13-19, 2020, as 'Mississippi Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week.' Alive
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SC 545
Resolution
Bonnet Carr Spillway; urge Congress to work collaboratively with the state to find long-term solutions. Alive
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SC 546
Resolution
Celebrating the Consecration of Bishop-Elect Dr. Charles E. Bass of Family Worship Church in Greenville, Mississippi. Alive
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SC 547
Resolution
Constitution; amend Section 241 to allow felons to vote upon meeting certain conditions. Dead
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SC 549
Resolution
Constitution of 1890; insert 'Marsy's Law' to give victims certain rights in the criminal justice system. Dead
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SC 552
Resolution
Second Amendment rights and preemption of Mississippi law relative to firearms; express legislative intent. Alive
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SC 553
Resolution
Commend Super Bowl LIV football Champion Kansas City Chief Defensive Tackle Chris Jones from Houston, Mississippi. Alive
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SC 554
Resolution
Commend 2020 Higher Education Appreciation Day Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) honorees. Alive
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SC 555
Resolution
Commend legacy of Honorable Hiram Revels on 150th Anniversary of his election to U.S. Senate. Alive
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SC 556
Resolution
Recognize former JSU President Dr. John Arthur Peoples, Jr., and Mrs. Mary Peoples for contributions to higher education in MS. Alive
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SC 557
Resolution
'The Year to Embrace the Gulf'; recognize 2021 as and encourage observance of. Alive
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SC 558
Resolution
Recognize Dr. Al Rankins of Greenville, Mississippi, as first African American to serve as Commissioner of IHL. Alive
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SC 559
Resolution
Commend Zeta Phi Beta Sorority for 100th Anniversary. Alive
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SC 560
Resolution
Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of deactivation and service of General Patton's 3rd Army, 65th Infantry Division. Alive
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SC 561
Resolution
Suspend rules; for introduction of a bill to authorize leave with pay to local government employees during emergency. Alive
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SC 562
Resolution
Express intent of Legislature that daylight saving time shall be the year-round standard time in Mississippi. Alive
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SC 563
Resolution
Recognize career and civic contributions of Tom Pittman, President and CEO of Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi. Alive
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SC 564
Resolution
Commend Ocean Springs High School 'Greyhounds' Boys Soccer Team for winning MHSAA Class 6A State Championship. Alive
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SC 565
Resolution
Mourn the passing of retired MS Supreme Court Chief Justice Lenore Prather and commend her service as the first female Justice. Alive
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SC 566
Resolution
Commend life of former MS Senator, MS Representative, Central MS Highway Commissioner, Baptist Minister and Lt. Gen. Wayne O. Burkes. Alive
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SC 567
Resolution
Suspension of Joint Rule 40 for immediate consideration of conference report on SB No. 2772; authorize. Alive
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SN 17
Not Rated
Nancy Rea Luke Carpenter, Columbus, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. Alive
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SN 18
Not Rated
Spencer J. (Spence) Flatgard, Ridgeland, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. Alive
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SN 19
Not Rated
Edmond Earl Hughes, Jr., Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. Alive
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SN 20
Not Rated
Helen Moss Smith, Natchez, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. Alive
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SR 1
Resolution
Adopt permanent rules of the Senate. Alive
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SR 2
Resolution
Commend Senate service of Senator Debbie Dawkins. Alive
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SR 3
Resolution
Commend Senate service of Senator Chris Massey. Alive
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SR 4
Resolution
Senate Rules; amend Rule 65 to provide for removal of members of the Rules Committee. Alive
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SR 5
Resolution
Commend Delta Sigma Theta Sorority at Delta Days in the Capitol. Alive
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SR 6
Resolution
Paying tribute to the memory of respected Morton Physician and Community Leader Dr. Howard D. Clark, M.D. Alive
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SR 7
Resolution
Recognize 75th Anniversary of Resurrection Catholic School Annual Carnival Ball. Alive
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SR 8
Resolution
Recognize 'Mississippi Links Day at the Capitol.' Alive
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SR 9
Resolution
Commend St. Andrew's Episcopal 'Lady Saints' Soccer Team for winning the State Championship. Alive
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SR 10
Resolution
Welcome NASA Astronaut Colonel Douglas Wheelock on Stennis Space Center Capitol Day. Alive
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SR 11
Resolution
Commend Super Bowl Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Tackle Martinas Rankin. Alive
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SR 12
Resolution
Celebrate 37th Anniversary of diplomatic relationship between Mississippi and Taiwan. Alive
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SR 13
Resolution
Commend Ole Miss Hockey Club for winning its first SEC title in school history. Alive
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SR 14
Resolution
Recognize Richard H. McNeel as the 2020 Mississippi State University Alumnus of the Year for the College of Architecture. Alive
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SR 15
Resolution
Commend Gulfport High School 'Lady Admirals' Girls Soccer Team for winning State Championship. Alive
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SR 16
Resolution
Commend MS Gulf Coast Community College 'Bulldogs' Football Team for winning 2019 NJCAA National Title. Alive
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SR 17
Resolution
Recognize Talking Book Services on 50th Anniversary. Alive
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SR 18
Resolution
Commend the life of Greenville Community activist Ruthie Mae Ransom Morris and extending condolences of the Senate. Alive
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SR 19
Resolution
Recognize former JSU President Dr. John Arthur Peoples, Jr., and Mrs. Mary Peoples for contributions to higher education in MS. Alive
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SR 20
Resolution
Commend Center Hill High School 'Lady Mustangs' Volleyball Team for 2019 Class 5A State Championship. Alive
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SR 21
Resolution
Recognize Arielle Hudson of Tunica as first African American female recipient of Rhodes Scholarship at University of MS. Alive
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SR 22
Resolution
Commend 2020 Center Hill High School 'Mustangs' Boys Soccer Team for first-ever 5A State Championship. Alive
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SR 23
Resolution
Commend Holmes Community College 'Lady Bulldogs' Soccer Team for State and Regional Championships. Alive
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SR 24
Resolution
Commend Coahoma High School 'Red Panthers' Boys Basketball Team for winning their third 2A State Championship in four years. Alive
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SR 25
Resolution
Commend Olive Branch High School 'Lady Quistors' Basketball Team for winning second straight 6A State Championship. Alive
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SR 26
Resolution
Commend 2019-2020 Simpson Academy 'Cougars' Boys Basketball Team for first-ever MAIS Overall State Championship. Alive
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SR 27
Resolution
Recognize career and culinary success of Chef Nick Wallace. Alive
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SR 28
Resolution
Commend John Miller for being named 'Instructor of the Year' at the Jackson County Campus of MS Gulf Coast Community College. Alive
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SR 29
Resolution
Commend JoAnne Daniels for being named Jefferson Davis Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College 'Instructor of the Year.' Alive
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SR 30
Resolution
Commend Ms. Angela Butler for being named 'Instructor of the Year' at the Perkinston Campus of MS Gulf Coast Community College. Alive
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SR 31
Resolution
Commend Phi Beta Lambda business students at Co-Lin for State Leadership Conference awards. Alive
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SR 32
Resolution
Recognize Dr. Kara Blackard, Pastor of Wheeler Grove Baptist Church. Alive
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SR 33
Resolution
Commend Jobs for Mississippi Graduates student's success at JAG National Student Leadership Academy. Alive
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SR 34
Resolution
Recognize public service of Steven Allen, Deputy Executive Director of MS Department of Mental Health. Alive
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SR 35
Resolution
Commend life and healthcare service of Sheena Renee Comfort Miles and extend condolences of Mississippi Senate. Alive
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SR 36
Resolution
Commend Taiwan for donating 100,000 medical face masks to Mississippi. Alive
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KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed