Local and Private Legislation

2022 Regular Session

Local and Private Legislation

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 35
Not Rated
Standard Dedeaux Water District; delete provision on compensation of commissioners. Dead
Analysis:
HB 594
Good Policy
Local and private bills proposing to extend local tax for second time; require direct referendum. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1249
Bad Policy
City of Natchez/Adams County; authorize contributions to Natchez, Inc. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1362
Not Rated
Local and private laws that implement a tourism tax; authorize tax proceeds to be used for water, sewer, first responders retirement fund. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1439
Bad Policy
City of Laurel; authorize tax on hotels and motels to promote tourism. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1440
Bad Policy
City of Natchez and Adams County; authorize contributions to Natchez, Incorporated. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1441
Bad Policy
Town of Oakland; authorize tourism tax on prepared food and drinks at restaurants and prepared food at convenience stores. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1503
Bad Policy
City of Olive Branch; authorize 1% tax on hotels and motels and issuance of bonds for tourism, parks and recreation. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1523
Bad Policy
City of Saltillo; authorize tourism tax on hotels, motels and restaurants. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1525
Bad Policy
City of Richland; extend repealer on bar and restaurant tourism tax. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1526
Bad Policy
City of Richland; extend date of repeal on hotel/motel; tourism tax. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1533
Bad Policy
Town of Byhalia; reenact hotel and motel tax and extend repeal date until July 1, 2026. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1534
Bad Policy
Sunflower County; authorize contributions to the Sunflower County Ministerial Alliance Counseling Service, Inc. Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
HB 1535
Bad Policy
Sunflower County; authorize contribution to Delta Advantage Center. Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
HB 1536
Bad Policy
Sunflower County; authorize contributions to the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation. Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
HB 1547
Bad Policy
City of Starkville; extend repeal date on economic development, tourism/convention tax. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1549
Bad Policy
City of Charleston; authorize expenditure for asphalt to be used on certain county roads damaged due to needed city sewer repairs. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1551
Bad Policy
City of Hernando; authorize a tax on restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1561
Bad Policy
City of Southhaven; extend repeal date on restaurant tax. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1565
Bad Policy
City of Jackson; extend repeal date on convention and visitors bureau. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1637
Not Rated
Hotel 'occupancy tax' levied in City of Jackson to fund the Mississippi Telecommunication Conference and Training Facility and Reserve Fund; increase. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1671
Bad Policy
Jackson County; extend repeal date on county's hotel/motel tourism tax and authorize to make certain designation of the use of the tax. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1672
Bad Policy
City of Meridian; authorize 2% increase in monthly benefits for certain retired police, firemen and employees every year. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1673
Bad Policy
Jackson County; authorize contributions to Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula - Moss Point. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1674
Bad Policy
Town of Raleigh; authorize a tax on restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1682
Bad Policy
Jackson County; authorize contributions to Friends of Arts, Culture and Education (F.A.C.E.). Dead
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
HB 1693
Bad Policy
Warren County; authorize contributions to various organizations. Dead
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
HB 1694
Neutral
City of Gulfport; authorize to contribute funds to a motor vehicle transportation system commission. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1709
Bad Policy
City of Vicksburg; authorize contribution to American Legion Auxiliary Boys State Program. Dead
Analysis: AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING AUTHORITIES OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, TO CONTRIBUTE FUNDS TO THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY BOYS STATE PROGRAM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES. “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
HB 1720
Not Rated
City of Hernando; authorize a tax on restaurants to promote parks and recreation. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1733
Not Rated
City of Jackson; extend repeal date on convention and visitors bureau and authorize increase in hotel/motel tax. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1735
Neutral
City of Oxford; authorize expansion of water system for a certain distance outside of city to serve Punkin Water Association. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1740
Bad Policy
City of Fulton; authorize a tax on restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1741
Not Rated
City of Horn Lake; extend repeal date on the tax on hotel and motel room rentals. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1742
Bad Policy
City of Hattiesburg; extend repealer on tourism commission and hotel/motel tax. Alive
Analysis: The current rate of inflation is 7.9%, Gas Prices are approaching ALL TIME highs. It is fiscally irresponsible for any level of government to raise or extend taxes.
HB 1743
Bad Policy
City of Kosciusko; authorize a tax on restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation. Alive
Analysis: The current rate of inflation is 7.9%, Gas Prices are approaching ALL TIME highs. It is fiscally irresponsible for any level of government to raise or extend taxes.
HB 1744
Bad Policy
Rankin County; authorize contributions to nonprofit organizations that provide recreational/sports activities for county youth. Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison................ “I will not go into argument to prove that Congress has no power under the Constitution to appropriate this money as an act of charity. Every member upon this floor knows it. We have the right, as individuals, to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right so to appropriate a dollar of the public money.” Davy Crockett.
HB 1745
Good Policy
George County; authorize the repair of certain parking lot located in. Alive
Analysis: Authorizes the county to pay for the damages it caused to a churchs parking lot while doing road work.
HB 1747
Bad Policy
City of Clinton; authorize a tax on restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation. Alive
Analysis: The current rate of inflation is 7.9%, Gas Prices are approaching ALL TIME highs. It is fiscally irresponsible for any level of government to raise or extend taxes.
HB 1748
Bad Policy
Town of Shuqualak; authorize expansion of water services provided by. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1749
Not Rated
City of Bay St. Louis; authorize hotel/motel tax to promote tourism, parks and recreation. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1750
Not Rated
City of Grenada; extend repealer on tourism tax to September 30, 2023. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1751
Not Rated
City of Madison; authorize to transfer properties and make other agreements with Madison Square Redevelopment Authority. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1752
Bad Policy
Marshall County; authorize contributions to the Byhalia Area Arts Council. Dead
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison................ “I will not go into argument to prove that Congress has no power under the Constitution to appropriate this money as an act of charity. Every member upon this floor knows it. We have the right, as individuals, to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right so to appropriate a dollar of the public money.” Davy Crockett.
HB 1753
Not Rated
City of New Albany; authorize to possess same powers as a rural EPA and to enter into certain interlocal agreements. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1754
Bad Policy
City of Jackson; authorize increase hotel/motel tax to provide funding for Jackson Convention Center. Dead
Analysis: The current rate of inflation is 7.9%, Gas Prices are approaching ALL TIME highs. It is fiscally irresponsible for any level of government to raise or extend taxes.
HB 1755
Bad Policy
City of Moss Point; extend date of repeal on city's restaurant tax. Alive
Analysis: The current rate of inflation is 7.9%, Gas Prices are approaching ALL TIME highs. It is fiscally irresponsible for any level of government to raise or extend taxes.
HB 1756
Neutral
City of New Albany; authorize expansion of its gas system within a certain area outside its corporate limits. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1757
Bad Policy
Harrison County; clarify hotel/motel tax for Coast Coliseum and Convention Center shall solely be applied to overnight room rentals. Alive
Analysis: The current rate of inflation is 7.9%, Gas Prices are approaching ALL TIME highs. It is fiscally irresponsible for any level of government to raise or extend taxes.
HB 1759
Not Rated
Holmes County; authorize to provide certain compensation for county patrol officers. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1760
Bad Policy
Holmes County; authorize contributions to the Durant Foundation. Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison................ “I will not go into argument to prove that Congress has no power under the Constitution to appropriate this money as an act of charity. Every member upon this floor knows it. We have the right, as individuals, to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right so to appropriate a dollar of the public money.” Davy Crockett.
HB 1761
Not Rated
City of Jackson; authorize additional hotel occupancy fee for the upkeep of the Jackson Convention Complex. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1762
Not Rated
Clinton/Raymond/Bolton Wastewater Authority Act; create. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1763
Not Rated
Kemper County; authorize to enter into certain contracts to fund capital costs to extend natural gas services in. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1767
Not Rated
Harrison County; authorize certain tax proceeds to be designated for use by Gulf Coast Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau or for tourism solely in. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1768
Not Rated
Tallahatchie River Authority; authorize the establishment of. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2154
Bad Policy
Town of Monticello; authorize tourism tax on restaurants, hotels and motels. Dead
Analysis: The current rate of inflation is 7.9%, Gas Prices are approaching ALL TIME highs. It is fiscally irresponsible for any level of government to raise or extend taxes.
SB 2155
Bad Policy
City of Laurel; authorize tax on hotels and motels to promote tourism. Alive
Analysis: The current rate of inflation is 7.9%, Gas Prices are approaching ALL TIME highs. It is fiscally irresponsible for any level of government to raise or extend taxes.
SB 2512
Bad Policy
City of Southaven; extend repeal date on restaurant tax. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2513
Bad Policy
City of Olive Branch; authorize 1% tax on hotels and motels and issuance of bonds for tourism and parks and recreation. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2514
Bad Policy
City of Hattiesburg; extend repeal date on hotel, motel and restaurant tax. Alive
Analysis: The current rate of inflation is 7.9%, Gas Prices are approaching ALL TIME highs. It is fiscally irresponsible for any level of government to raise or extend taxes.
SB 2980
Not Rated
City of Jackson; authorize to continue contributions to Keep Jackson Beautiful, Inc. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2981
Bad Policy
Bolivar County; authorize contributions to Bolivar County Community Action Agency and Fannie Lou Hamer Breast Cancer Foundation. Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison................ “I will not go into argument to prove that Congress has no power under the Constitution to appropriate this money as an act of charity. Every member upon this floor knows it. We have the right, as individuals, to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right so to appropriate a dollar of the public money.” Davy Crockett.
SB 2993
Not Rated
City of Starkville; extend repeal date on economic development, tourism/convention tax on restaurant sales. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2997
Bad Policy
City of Batesville; extend repealer on restaurant, hotel and motel tax for tourism. Dead
Analysis: The current rate of inflation is 7.9%, Gas Prices are approaching ALL TIME highs. It is fiscally irresponsible for any level of government to raise or extend taxes.
SB 2998
Not Rated
Town of Sardis; authorize the levy of a tax on hotel, motel and restaurant sales. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2999
Bad Policy
City of Horn Lake; extend the repeal date on the tax on hotel and motel room rentals. Alive
Analysis:
SB 3000
Bad Policy
Warren County; authorize contributions to various organizations. Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
SB 3001
Not Rated
City of Bay Saint Louis; authorize election for 3% tax on hotels and motels to promote tourism. Dead
Analysis:
SB 3065
Bad Policy
Jackson County; authorize contributions to Friends of Arts, Culture and Education (F.A.C.E.). Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
SB 3066
Bad Policy
Jackson County; authorize contributions to Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point. Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
SB 3067
Bad Policy
City of Meridian; authorize 2% increase in monthly benefits for certain retired police, firemen and employees every year. Alive
Analysis: These are benefits being given to retired employees.
SB 3068
Bad Policy
City of Vicksburg; authorize contribution to American Legion Boys State Program. Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
SB 3069
Bad Policy
Marshall County; add Care Now Food Pantry as a 501(c)(3) qualified charitable organization to which county may contribute. Alive
Analysis: “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”― James Madison
SB 3181
Not Rated
City of Grenada; extend repealer on tourism tax. Alive
Analysis:
SB 3200
Not Rated
Washington County; extend the repeal date on the hotel and motel tax supporting a sports complex. Dead
Analysis:
SB 3202
Bad Policy
City of Madison; authorize to transfer properties and make other agreements with Madison Square Redevelopment Authority. Alive
Analysis:
SB 3206
Bad Policy
Marshall County; authorize contributions to Byhalia Area Arts Council. Alive
Analysis:
SB 3208
Not Rated
Rankin County; authorize certain road project contracts extending more than 30 days after term of current board. Alive
Analysis:
SB 3209
Not Rated
City of Hernando; authorize election for restaurant tax to fund capital improvements related to parks and recreation. Alive
Analysis:
SB 3211
Neutral
Meridian Public School District; authorize transfer of former school property to Meridian Housing Authority. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed