County Affairs

2021 Regular Session

County Affairs

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 104
Neutral
Board of Supervisors of Hancock County; revise salary of attorney hired to prosecute cases for county. Alive
Analysis: This bill outlines the procedure for determining the salary of an attorney hired to prosecute cases in Hancock County as not exceeding 75% of the county judge's salary.
HB 219
Not Rated
Local governments; prohibit from imposing penalties or fines on security companies when false security alarm occurs. Dead
Analysis:
HB 320
Good Policy
Perpetual care cemeteries; authorize counties and cities to clean property of those not properly maintained. Dead
Analysis: This bill provides a mechanism for counties and cities to address neglected perpetual care cemeteries integrating existing procedures regarding nuisance properties in conjunction with new code outlining procedures for obtaining repayment for services from trusts for the perpetual care cemeteries through the Secretary of State’s office. This bill makes positive changes to existing law by incorporating common sense solutions to real problems requiring specific actions within the proper role of government.
HB 328
Neutral
State and Interstate highways; authorize Mississippi Transportation Commission and counties to contract for counties to maintain. Dead
Analysis:
HB 357
Neutral
Bonding requirement for county purchase clerk; increase. Alive
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 949
Neutral
Solid waste landfills; prohibit new landfill in county where 2 or more exist, unless referendum held. Alive
Analysis: This bill provides for increased public input into an issue that involves the health and safety of the community.
SB 2024
Neutral
Depositories; revise bid process for selection by counties and municipalities. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2030
Not Rated
Local governments; prohibit from imposing penalties or fines on security companies when false security alarm occurs. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2099
Not Rated
Cleaning private property; revise county procedures used to clean property adjudicated a menace to public health and safety. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2183
Not Rated
Counties, municipalities and school districts; require to publish their annual budget online. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2208
Not Rated
County jail dockets; require additional data for transparency purposes and require uniform recording of data. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2209
Not Rated
Counties; require to participate in the ACT Work Ready Community Initiative. Dead
Analysis:
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 2387
Not Rated
Radar; authorize limited use of by sheriffs. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2630
Neutral
County law library; authorize use of money for technological purposes. Alive
Analysis: This bill neither expands nor contracts the size of government.
SB 2637
Not Rated
Garbage liens; provide same assessments as ad valorem taxes. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2643
Neutral
Service of tax sale notices; revise to allow service by a constable. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2731
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; encourage to exchange information with military installations relating to land use and development. Dead
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed