Municipalities

2021 Regular Session

Municipalities

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 24
Not Rated
Community and Police Safety Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 116
Not Rated
'Mississippi Police Funding Protection Act'; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 150
Not Rated
Municipalities; prohibit from receiving certain funds if police department is defunded. Dead
Analysis:
HB 195
Good Policy
Municipalities; authorize those of certain size to conduct special elections at one polling place. Dead
Analysis: This bill reduces government spending and increases government efficiency as it relates to the process of managing special elections in municipalities with populations of 2,500 or less.
HB 223
Not Rated
'Mississippi Joint Municipal Law Enforcement Act'; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 359
Bad Policy
Municipalities with a certain population; allow to establish overdue water/sewer programs. Alive
Analysis: This bill authorizes the transfer of money from taxpayers to fund a new government program to pay for assistance to low-income individuals. This is not the proper role of government.
HB 443
Not Rated
Code-charter municipality governing authorities; may delegate duties related to personnel actions. Dead
Analysis:
HB 493
Bad Policy
Counties and municipalities; authorize to offer Medicare eligible employee benefits when employees secures Medicare under certain circumstances. Dead
Analysis: This bill increases government spending by increasing the number of participants in Medicare.
HB 580
Not Rated
County and cities; authorize use of law enforcement escorts for athletic teams attending school-related activities. Dead
Analysis:
HB 730
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; authorize to offer Medicare eligible employee benefits when employee secures Medicare under certain circumstances. Dead
Analysis:
HB 788
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; require an election be held on the question of in the proposed annexed territory. Dead
Analysis:
HB 816
Not Rated
Land banks; authorize counties and municipalities to create to convert certain property to productive use. Dead
Analysis:
HB 841
Not Rated
Reverse auction; revise method of receiving bids through for governing authorities. Dead
Analysis:
HB 842
Neutral
Reverse auction; revise method of receiving bids through for agencies and governing authorities. Dead
Analysis: This bill increases government accountability by clarifying existing language. This bill also increases government transparency by requiring certain information be officially recorded in agency meeting minutes.
HB 858
Not Rated
Land banks; authorize counties and municipalities to create to convert certain property to productive use. Dead
Analysis:
HB 862
Not Rated
Body-worn cameras; require cities and counties to provide to police officers and deputy sheriffs. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1016
Not Rated
Municipal general election ballots; provide that only the names of those opposed candidates shall be printed upon. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1064
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; authorize establishment of summer youth work programs. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1118
Not Rated
First Responders and Essential Workers Incentive Program; authorize counties and municipalities to create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1157
Good Policy
Golf carts and low-speed vehicles; allow municipalities to authorize operation on certain municipal streets. Dead
Analysis: This bill removes an unnecessary restriction on individuals’ day freedom of movement within municipalities.
HB 1159
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; provide that an election shall be held on the question of. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1247
Not Rated
Sheriffs and police officers; require availability of less-lethal force option while on duty. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1287
Not Rated
Sixteenth section land; authorize leasing of certain classified land to cities/counties for less than minimum percentage of market value. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1292
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; require an election be held in the proposed annexed territory. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2189
Bad Policy
Counties and municipalities; authorize to offer Medicare-eligible employees supplemental compensation if employees secure Medicare. Alive
Analysis: This bill expands the size of Medicare dependent people and passes off gainfully employed individuals working in local government from the local government insurance policy to the federal government insurance policy while simultaneously offering those employees supplemental compensation. Government funding no matter at what level all comes from the same pocket, the taxpayer’s pocket. This bill serves to assist local governments while maintaining the burden on the taxpayers as the money to fund government insurance still comes from their pockets regardless.
SB 2261
Good Policy
Perpetual care cemetaries; authorize counties and cities to clean property of those not properly maintained and seek reimbursement. Alive
Analysis: This bill increases government efficiency and protects public safety. This bill provides a common sense mechanism to clean up specific property that poses a risk to public safety.
SB 2605
Not Rated
Golf carts and low-speed vehicles; authorize municipalities to permit operation on municipal streets. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed