Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

2022 Regular Session

Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 258
Not Rated
Harvest reporting program; require the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to create for white-tailed deer and wild turkey. Dead
Analysis:
HB 606
Bad Policy
Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund; create. Alive
Analysis:
HB 942
Not Rated
Hunting and fishing; allow online applicants for a license to elect to be an organ donor. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1035
Bad Policy
Velvet hunting season; authorize Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to establish. Alive
Analysis: More power given to unelected bureaucrats. (6) The commission shall establish and regulate special hunts during velvet hunting season, outside of the regular open season on deer, as provided in Section 1 of this act.
HB 1064
Not Rated
Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1065
Bad Policy
Nuisance animals; prohibit the transportation, importation and release of wild hogs. Alive
Analysis: More regulations/Fees Wild hogs may be caught or trapped and transported within the State of Mississippi, with a permit, issued by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
SB 2010
Neutral
Hunting; allow air guns, air bows and pre-charged pneumatic weapons, and authorize special seasons for CWD sample collection. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2486
Not Rated
Hunting; require tree stands to be tagged with name and address of owner. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2488
Not Rated
Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; require additional regulation of freshwater fishing guides. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2489
Not Rated
Hunting on streets and railroads; clarify prohibition on. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2490
Not Rated
Wildlife; clarify that a conservation officer must have probable cause to conduct a search without a warrant. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2492
Not Rated
Wild hogs; require metallic tags to be affixed to the ear of one that is being transported. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2495
Bad Policy
Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund; create. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2498
Not Rated
Water skiing; revise safety requirements. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2501
Not Rated
Deer hunting; prohibit use of dogs for. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2503
Neutral
Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; set terms of office. Dead
Analysis: This bill requires the senate affirm the governors appointee.
SB 2504
Not Rated
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; set term of executive director and create Division of Parks and Recreation. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2505
Neutral
Hunting and fishing licenses; allow inclusion of organ donor registration. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2506
Neutral
Bow hunting; establish a three-day season the last weekend between September 10th and 20th for legal bucks. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2510
Not Rated
Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; convert into advisory commission. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2515
Not Rated
State parks; transfer jurisdiction from WFP Department and Commission to Mississippi Department of Tourism. Dead
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SB 2518
Not Rated
State parks; transfer jurisdiction from WFP Department and Commission to MDA Tourism Division. Dead
Analysis:
SN 70
Not Rated
Gary Lee Rhoads, Flowood, Mississippi, Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, five year term beginning September 20, 2021 and ending June 30, 2026, representing the Third Congressional District. Alive
Analysis:
SN 71
Not Rated
Leonard Leon Bentz, II, Biloxi, Mississippi, Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, remainder of a five year term effective September 20, 2021 and ending June 30, 2023, representing the Fifth Congressional District. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed