Local and Private

2021 Regular Session

Local and Private

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 1333
Not Rated
Town of Wesson; authorize the use of low-speed vehicles and golf carts on certain public roads. Alive
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HB 1334
Not Rated
Town of Georgetown; authorize use of low-speed vehicles and golf carts on certain public roads. Alive
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HB 1335
Not Rated
Lincoln County; include food sold at county's civic center as retail merchandise when processing electronic payments for such merchandise. Alive
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HB 1346
Not Rated
City of Guntown; authorize use of low-speed vehicles and golf carts on certain public streets. Alive
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HB 1350
Bad Policy
City of Ripley; extend repeal date on hotel/motel and restaurant tax. Alive
Analysis: This bill reduces government accountability by maintaining a “temporary” tax beyond the specified termination date approved by voters upon its implementation.
HB 1418
Not Rated
Oakland/Yalobusha Natural Gas District; authorize expansion of natural gas distribution system. Alive
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HB 1433
Bad Policy
Yalobusha County; authorize to loan funds to Oakland Yalobusha Natural Gas District to help pay off certain district debt. Alive
Analysis: This bill increases government spending by utilizing taxpayer money collected at the state level to pay debts accrued by a county level public utility.
HB 1434
Not Rated
Tallahatchie County; authorize contributions to Mid-State Opportunity, Inc. Alive
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HB 1435
Not Rated
Lowndes County; authorize contributions to United Way of Lowndes County. Dead
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HB 1436
Not Rated
Caledonia Natural Gas District; authorize to enter into agreement with Mississippi Development Bank. Alive
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HB 1437
Not Rated
Town of Byhalia; authorize transfer of certain funds for infrastructure improvements. Alive
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HB 1438
Not Rated
City of Petal; authorize a tax on hotels, motels, bars and restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation. Alive
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HB 1453
Not Rated
City of Booneville; extend date of repeal on city's hotel, motel and restaurant tax. Alive
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HB 1465
Not Rated
Town of Mize; authorize a tax on restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation. Alive
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HB 1466
Not Rated
Oxford Municipal Reserve and Trust Fund; make technical correction concerning certain internal reference within. Alive
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HB 1479
Not Rated
City of McComb; extend date of repeal on hotel/motel tourism tax. Alive
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HB 1480
Not Rated
Marshall County; expand boundaries of Marshall Utility Services Sewer District. Alive
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HB 1481
Not Rated
Town of Shannon; authorize expansion of its gas distribution system. Alive
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HB 1482
Not Rated
City of Indianola; extend repeal date on tourism commission and hotel, motel and restaurant tax. Alive
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HB 1483
Not Rated
City of Senatobia; extend repeal date on hotel/motel tourism tax. Alive
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HB 1487
Not Rated
City of Vicksburg; authorize to execute certain agreement to make contributions to Vicksburg Warren Economic Development Foundation. Alive
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HB 1490
Not Rated
Coahoma County; authorize contributions to Tri-County Workforce Alliance. Alive
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HB 1491
Not Rated
Coahoma County; authorize contributions to the Family and Youth Opportunities, Inc. Alive
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HB 1493
Not Rated
Jackson County; revise duties of civil service commission for sheriff's department relating to certain personnel matters. Alive
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HB 1494
Not Rated
Walnut Grove; authorize Walnut Grove Correctional Authority to contract with the state to operate correctional facility. Alive
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HB 1495
Not Rated
Tallahatchie County; authorize leasing of certain water well to City of Charleston. Alive
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HB 1497
Not Rated
Jackson County; direct contributions to Management and Operations for the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts and Education. Alive
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HB 1498
Not Rated
Holmes County; authorize contributions to P.E.A.R.L.S. Mentoring for Girls, Inc. Alive
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HB 1499
Not Rated
Holmes County; authorize contributions to Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation. Alive
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HB 1500
Not Rated
Holmes County; authorize transfer of funds/property from defunct county economic development authority to county economic development district. Alive
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HB 1502
Not Rated
MS Coast Transportation Authority; authorize to bear the full cost of processing electronic payments. Alive
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HB 1504
Not Rated
City of Forest; authorize a tax on hotels/motels and restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation. Alive
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HB 1509
Not Rated
Hancock County; extend the date of repeal on the Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau and hotel/motel tax. Alive
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HB 1510
Not Rated
City of Baldwyn; authorize to expand and operate natural gas distribution system to serve certain areas of Tippah County. Dead
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HB 1529
Not Rated
Town of Como; extend repealer on authority to impose tourism tax on hotels, motels and restaurants. Alive
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HB 1530
Not Rated
City of Hattiesburg; authorize waiver of lien, under certain circumstances, for costs associated with cleaning menaced property. Dead
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SB 2031
Bad Policy
City of Louisville; extend the hotel and motel tax repeal date to July 1, 2025. Alive
Analysis: This is a Hotel/Motel Tax that was implemented in 2013 for parks and recreation. This bill seeks to extend the tax to 2025 without a vote of the people of Louisville. Local governments should seek to lower the tax burden on every citizen, even those visiting their city. These local taxes are notorious for being voted in and remaining on the books in perpetuity.
SB 2032
Bad Policy
City of Olive Branch; authorize 1% tax on hotels and motels and issuance of bonds for tourism and parks and recreation. Dead
Analysis: This is a Hotel/Motel Tax that the city of Olive Branch is asking for tourism, parks and recreation. Tourism, Parks and recreation are not a core function of government and local governments should seek to lower the tax burden on every citizen even those visiting their city. This bill would also allow the city to issue bonds on the projected proceeds of the tax putting more indebtedness on its citizens. These local taxes are notorious for being voted in and remaining on the books in perpetuity.
SB 2288
Not Rated
City of Guntown; allow low-speed vehicles and golf carts on certain public roads. Dead
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SB 2539
Bad Policy
Hinds County; authorize assessments on convictions for improvements to courthouses and pretrial detention facilities. Alive
Analysis: This bill increases government spending and decreases individual liberty by adding an additional fine to be assessed on certain individuals. This bill authorizes government-sanctioned inequality under the law through implementation of uneven justice in the name of raising funds for building and improvement projects.
SB 2776
Bad Policy
Noxubee County; authorize assessments on misdemeanor convictions and nonadjudications for capital improvements. Alive
Analysis: This bill increases government spending and decreases individual liberty by adding an additional fine to be assessed on certain individuals. This bill authorizes government-sanctioned inequality under the law through implementation of uneven justice in the name of raising funds for building and improvement projects.
SB 2880
Not Rated
Caledonia Natural Gas District; reconstitute board of commissioners as natural gas users rather than district residents. Dead
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SB 2881
Bad Policy
City of Brookhaven; extend repeal date on the tax upon room rentals of hotels, motels and bed-and-breakfast establishments. Alive
Analysis: This bill reduces government accountability and increases government spending by extending a local tax beyond its voter approved expiration date. This tax was voted on by the citizens of Brookhaven and written into law with a set date to expire. This bill circumvents the citizen approval process to keep this tax in place.
SB 2882
Bad Policy
Lowndes County; increase amount that may be contributed to the United Way for fiscal years 2021-2023, and extend repealer. Alive
Analysis: This bill increases government spending on functions outside of the proper role of government.
SB 2973
Not Rated
City of Oxford; amend code reference to conform to governing law change from PERS to MS Uniform Prudent Investor Act. Dead
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SB 2974
Not Rated
City of Byram; extend repeal date on hotel and motel tax. Alive
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SB 3032
Not Rated
City of Pascagoula; extend the repeal date on tourism tax authorized to be levied on prepared food sold at restaurants. Alive
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SB 3033
Not Rated
Tunica County; allow board to designate transformative renewable energy project at set ad valorem assessment ratio. Dead
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SB 3072
Not Rated
Lafayette County; change governing law for county trust fund investments from PERS to MS Uniform Prudent Investor Act. Alive
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SB 3074
Not Rated
Marshall County; expand boundaries of Marshall Utility Services Sewer District. Dead
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SB 3075
Not Rated
Town of Sardis; extend repeal date on hotel, motel and restaurant tax. Dead
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SB 3076
Not Rated
Jackson County and the City of Pascagoula; extend repealer on LaPointe-Krebs Foundation, Inc. Alive
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SB 3077
Not Rated
Town of Sardis; extend repeal date on hotel, motel and restaurant tax. Dead
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SB 3078
Not Rated
Tunica County; authorize occupancy assessment for the benefit of the Convention Center Complex. Dead
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SB 3079
Not Rated
City of Greenwood; extend the repeal date on the tourism tax and the Greenwood Tourism Commission. Alive
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SB 3080
Not Rated
City of Vicksburg; authorize adoption of vacant commercial building registration ordinance. Alive
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SB 3081
Not Rated
City of Vicksburg; authorize to execute agreement to contribute to Vicksburg Warren Economic Development Foundation. Dead
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SB 3082
Not Rated
Marshall County; expand boundaries of Marshall Utility Services Sewer District. Dead
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SB 3083
Not Rated
City of Vicksburg; extend repealers on authority to contribute to various organizations. Alive
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SB 3084
Not Rated
City of Jackson; authorize to continue contributions to Keep Jackson Beautiful, Inc. Dead
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SB 3085
Not Rated
City of Meridian; authorize occupancy assessment for the benefit of the Meridian-Lauderdale Sports Commission and complex. Dead
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SB 3086
Not Rated
Lauderdale County; extend repeal date on the Lauderdale County Tourism Commission. Alive
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SB 3087
Not Rated
Warren County; authorize contributions to various organizations. Alive
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SB 3088
Not Rated
City of Baldwyn; authorize to expand and operate natural gas distribution system to serve certain areas of Tippah County. Alive
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SB 3089
Not Rated
Panola County; exempt certain tracts of land from certain provisions of Individual On-Site Wastewater Disposal System Law. Dead
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SB 3090
Not Rated
Washington County; extend the repeal date on the Washington County Convention and Visitors Committee and the tourism tax. Alive
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SB 3091
Not Rated
Lee County; authorize 3/4% sales tax and bond issuance for a specific project by county board. Dead
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SB 3092
Not Rated
City of New Albany; authorize to lease fiber to internet service providers for provision of broadband service. Dead
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KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed