Judiciary, Division A

2021 Regular Session

Judiciary, Division A

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
SB 2009
Not Rated
Rural water associations; owner of rental property shall not be liable for his tenant's unpaid water bill. Alive
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SB 2020
Neutral
Tribal identification cards; recognize as legal means of personal identification. Alive
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SB 2022
Not Rated
Justice courts; required to accept electronic filing. Alive
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SB 2084
Not Rated
Child support; allow restricted driver's license for work. Alive
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SB 2085
Not Rated
Jurors; expand pool to citizens with driver's license who have filed state income taxes. Alive
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SB 2086
Not Rated
Child advocacy centers; immunity from civil liability. Alive
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SB 2087
Not Rated
Cemetery owners; authorize to disinter dead human remains for reinterment, reburial or delivery to a carrier for transportation. Alive
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SB 2088
Not Rated
Eminent domain; provide compensation for the loss of a business's goodwill. Alive
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SB 2089
Not Rated
Mississippi Civil Rights Act; enact. Alive
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SB 2090
Not Rated
Female genital mutilation; prohibit and create civil cause of action. Alive
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SB 2091
Not Rated
Domestic abuse; allow protection of pets in a protection order. Alive
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SB 2092
Not Rated
Birth certificate; adoptee may obtain certified copy of original after 18 years. Alive
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SB 2093
Not Rated
Local government; prohibit ordinances authorizing camping on public property and sidewalks. Alive
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SB 2096
Not Rated
Subdivision plats; revise effectiveness. Alive
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SB 2097
Not Rated
Criminal procedure; allow interlocutory appeal by prosecution of certain adverse rulings. Alive
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SB 2100
Not Rated
Charitable organization; revise definition of and service of process on. Alive
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SB 2101
Not Rated
Mississippi Pay Equity Act; prohibit wage discrimination based on gender. Alive
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SB 2205
Not Rated
Birth certificate; adoptee may obtain certified copy of original after 18 years. Alive
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SB 2206
Not Rated
Guardian ad litem fees; failure to pay enforced as any other civil debt. Alive
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SB 2207
Not Rated
Workers' compensation; increase maximum total recovery and remove cap on permanent total disability compensation. Alive
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SB 2211
Not Rated
Juries; prohibit peremptory challenges based on certain factors. Alive
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SB 2213
Not Rated
Divorce; either or both parties may be determined an injured party. Alive
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SB 2220
Not Rated
Child support; may continue past age of majority for a disabled child. Alive
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SB 2224
Not Rated
Law enforcement officers; immunity under certain circumstances. Alive
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SB 2225
Not Rated
False report of child abuse or neglect; provide for civil liability. Alive
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SB 2227
Not Rated
Public Defenders Education Fund; establish education and training cost. Alive
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SB 2242
Not Rated
Landlord-tenant law; revise. Alive
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SB 2247
Not Rated
Concealed weapon permit; authorize Secretary of State to designate certain employees for. Alive
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SB 2253
Not Rated
Concealed carry weapons permit; combine with driver's license or identification card. Alive
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SB 2260
Not Rated
Public official corruption; authorize prosecution by Attorney General upon request of the State Auditor. Alive
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SB 2262
Not Rated
'Mississippi Unmanned Aircraft Systems Act of 2021'; enact. Alive
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SB 2263
Good Policy
Cemeteries and burial grounds; make misleading filings unlawful. Alive
Analysis: This bill enables the government to more effectively perform one of its primary functions, public safety. The bill provides a statutory mechanism to insure those entrusted with the most sacred of duties, honoring our past loved ones, are held accountable in the event they betray the public trust through either false or misleading statements or omissions that lead to the representation of false or misleading information.
SB 2264
Not Rated
Child support; add income of custodial spouse to criteria considered in rebutting presumption of fairness. Alive
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SB 2265
Not Rated
Towing; limit charges. Alive
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SB 2266
Not Rated
Retail sales; prohibit seller from refusing to accept cash as a form of payment for goods and services. Alive
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SB 2268
Not Rated
Justice court; revise jurisdictional amount. Alive
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SB 2287
Not Rated
Price gouging; create exemption for producers, growers or processors of food products. Alive
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SB 2316
Not Rated
Paternity; clarify circumstances when putative father cannot contest. Alive
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SB 2317
Not Rated
Landlords; prohibit discriminatory action against prospective or current tenant based on source of income. Alive
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SB 2319
Not Rated
Tenth Circuit Court District; create subdistrict and additional judge. Alive
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SB 2320
Not Rated
Open-box items; retailers required to prominently display exchange policies. Alive
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SB 2321
Not Rated
Keyaurdra's Law; require unique identifying mark on bullet casings. Alive
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SB 2324
Not Rated
Bad Faith Assertions of Patent Infringement; extend repealer on. Alive
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SB 2326
Not Rated
Seized property; clarify purpose for which proceeds from forfeitures may be used. Alive
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SB 2328
Not Rated
Public records; award attorney's fees for duplicative requests. Alive
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SB 2330
Not Rated
Equal pay; prohibit paying state employees at rates less than those paid to employees of a different sex for equal work. Alive
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SB 2333
Not Rated
Mississippi Paid Family Leave Act; enact. Alive
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SB 2334
Not Rated
Uninsured motorists; impose strict liability for traffic accidents. Alive
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SB 2349
Not Rated
Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act; create. Alive
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SB 2350
Not Rated
Child support; duty to pay suspended upon incarceration for a felony. Alive
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SB 2351
Not Rated
Evelyn Gandy Fair Pay Act; create. Alive
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SB 2352
Not Rated
Liquefied petroleum gas providers; provide affirmative defense in civil actions for damage or injury caused by certain circumstances. Alive
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SB 2353
Not Rated
Circuit court; prohibit political candidates from addressing the public during court terms. Alive
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SB 2354
Not Rated
Mississippi Fair Housing Act; enact. Alive
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SB 2355
Not Rated
Age of majority; revise. Alive
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SB 2364
Not Rated
Fresh Start Act; remove limitations on the applicability of. Alive
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SB 2370
Not Rated
Kratom; authorize Department of Health to regulate. Alive
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SB 2374
Not Rated
Violent or disorderly assemblies; criminalize. Alive
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SB 2389
Not Rated
Domestic violence shelters; revise eligibility for funds. Alive
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SB 2434
Not Rated
Capitol police; transfer to Department of Public Safety. Alive
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SB 2456
Not Rated
Open Meetings Law; allow executive sessions for certain discussions by public hospital boards. Alive
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SB 2482
Not Rated
Mississippi Fair Housing Act; enact. Alive
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SB 2483
Not Rated
Electric bicycles; classify as bicycles and not as motor vehicles, and regulate. Alive
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SB 2508
Not Rated
Open meetings; revise accessibility to information on meeting times, agenda and minutes. Alive
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SB 2522
Not Rated
'Ban the Box'; facilitate post-incarceration employment opportunities for nonviolent felons. Alive
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SB 2550
Not Rated
Department of Human Services; provide law-enforcement authority to. Alive
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SB 2566
Not Rated
Youth court disposition hearings; require consideration of Department of Child Protection Services' report. Alive
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SB 2568
Not Rated
Firearms; prohibit state cooperation with federal effort to ban. Alive
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SB 2595
Not Rated
Marijuana; civil penalty for simple possession of small amount. Alive
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SB 2607
Not Rated
Statewide county court system; create. Alive
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SB 2608
Not Rated
Occupational license; revise judicial review related to suspension of. Alive
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SB 2610
Not Rated
Liens; create statute of limitations for assessments by property owner's associations. Alive
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SB 2611
Not Rated
Motor vehicles; do not require power of attorney for issuance of new certificate of title for out-of-state purchases. Alive
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SB 2612
Not Rated
Mississippi Consumer Data Privacy Act; enact. Alive
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SB 2613
Not Rated
Civil immunity; provide to participants of child-abuse investigations, evaluations or judicial proceedings. Alive
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SB 2614
Not Rated
Appellate procedure; exempt constitutional challenges to ordinances from the filing deadline. Alive
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SB 2615
Not Rated
Department of Human Services; authorize methods of communication for notices of encumbrance of assets for child support. Alive
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SB 2616
Not Rated
Eminent domain and quick-take proceedings; require business damages for compensation. Alive
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SB 2617
Not Rated
Stop Social Media Censorship Act; create. Alive
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SB 2618
Not Rated
Gun Violence Intervention Grant Program and funding; earmark federal VOCA victim assistance funds. Alive
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SB 2620
Not Rated
Cyberstalking; authorize injunction when criminal charges filed. Alive
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SB 2621
Not Rated
Task Force; establish to study domestic law matters. Alive
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SB 2632
Not Rated
Bad Faith Assertions of Patent Infringement; extend repealer on. Alive
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SB 2633
Not Rated
Open-account suits; revise delivery of written demand. Alive
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SB 2634
Not Rated
District attorneys; authorize appointment of additional legal assistants and criminal investigators for circuit court district. Alive
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SB 2636
Not Rated
Mississippi Foster Care Fund; increase assessment and transfer to Attorney General. Alive
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SB 2638
Not Rated
Electronic documents; provide recording procedure for counties without electronic-recording capability. Alive
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SB 2639
Not Rated
Tax sales; create study committee to study solutions to unmerchantable and uninsurable titles resulting from. Alive
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SB 2640
Not Rated
Alienation of affection; abolish cause of action. Alive
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SB 2641
Not Rated
Vexatious Litigant Act of 2021; enact. Alive
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SB 2644
Not Rated
Law enforcement officers; regulate payment for nonexempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Alive
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SB 2730
Not Rated
Homestead exemption; veterans exemption is based on 100% service-connected disability. Alive
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SB 2769
Not Rated
Institutions of higher education; protect lawful expression and create cause of action for violation of free speech. Alive
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SB 2770
Not Rated
Harassment in institutions of higher education; provide cause of action for discriminatory harassment. Alive
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SB 2771
Not Rated
Price gouging; exempt certain raw agricultural products during declared emergencies. Alive
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SB 2792
Not Rated
Fresh Start Act of 2019; expand. Alive
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SN 26
Not Rated
Andre-Louis Verloin (Andre) de Gruy, Jackson, Mississippi, State Defender in the Office of the State Public Defender, four year term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2024. Alive
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KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed