Bills by Author for 2012 Session


204 Authors



Aldridge - House

HB1268 Adoption; revise various statutes relating to.

Arnold - House

HB 90 Mississippi Highway 30 Bypass; designate in Prentiss County and the City of Booneville as "F. Wade Lambert Memorial Highway."
HB1235 Driver's license; revise use of photograph fees collected by Department of Public Safety.

Bailey - House

HB 440 State inmate cost per day report; require PEER to produce every two years instead of annually.
HB 401 Town of Isola; authorize transfer of a certain building to Humphreys County and authorize county to assume certain indebtedness.

Bain - House

HB 450 Dept. of Archives and History; authorize DFA to extinguish preservation easement deed on behalf of for certain historic properties.

Baker - House

HB 661 Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of qualified resort area under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
HB1475 MS Motor Vehicle Commission Law; provide compensation that mfgr./dist. must pay dealer upon termination of franchise.
HB 515 County board of supervisors; authorize to adopt an order, resolution or ordinance for a specific area of the county.
HB1380 Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Committee; create.
HB1392 Administrative subpoena; expand authority of Attorney General.
HB1507 Controlled substance; revise forfeiture law.
HB1699 Rankin County; authorize contribution to nonprofit organizations that provide recreational/sports activities for county youth.
HB 484 Judicial pay raise; enact.
HB 660 Motor carrier transportation services contracts; provide that indemnification and hold harmless clauses are void and unenforceable.
HB 641 Open burning laws; create study committee to evaluate and make recommendations regarding.
HB1311 Butalbital; clarify is a Schedule III controlled substance.
HB1355 Controlled substances; acquiring by theft, fraud and the like.
HB 544 Burn Center Lodge; update name of organization receiving tax to support it to the current name of MS Burn Foundation.
HB 483 Radar; authorize use of in counties with a certain population.
HB 545 Counties; revise procedures to clean property determined to be a menace.
HB1090 Public records; revise fees charged for providing.
HB 658 Ad valorem tax; revise the definition of "home" or "homestead" under the Homestead Exemption Law.
HB1528 Rankin County; authorize donation of certain real property to the Mississippi Burn Foundation.

Banks - House

HB1382 Dogs that can detect diabetes; permit school boards and certain governing authorities to authorize use of in schools.
HB1353 Mississippi Nonnative Reptile Program; establish within the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
HB1653 Hinds county; grant certain authority to Hinds County Human Resource Agency.

Baria - House

HB1049 Highway Patrol; establish escort procedures and policy.
HB1281 Pool enclosures; authorize municipalities to regulate.
HB1466 Counties; authorize to donate to MS Children's Home Services.
HB 9 Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau; extend repealer on.
HB1274 Municipalities; authorize to donate to Mississippi Children's Home Service.

Barker - House

HB1297 Health insurance claims; revise time limitations for audits of claims made by Division of Medicaid.
HB 540 School property and facilities; authorize shared use agreements for public recreation and sports.
HB1095 IHL; may allow universities to implement out-of-state tuition waiver policy if fiscally responsible.
HB 948 Agricultural high schools; repeal section that establishes certain standards required of.
HB1292 Public university property; authorize DFA to sell certain property under possession of University of Southern Mississippi.
HB 535 Farmers' markets; authorize county and municipal governing authorities to donate funds for the support of.
HB1174 Child care facility licensing agency; transfer from Health Department to Department of Human Services.
HB1298 School facilities; authorize capital leases and build-to -suit capital leases for.
HB 493 City of Hattiesburg; authorize contribution to Hattiesburg Downtown Association, Inc.
HB1514 City of Hattiesburg; confirm that certain agreements are binding upon future governing authorities of the city.
HB1643 Forrest County; authorize contributions to various organizations.


Barton - House

HB1219 Counties, municipalities and state agencies; authorize to bear cost of processing electronic payments for retail sales by.

Beckett - House

HB 825 Public utilities; revise jurisdiction of Public Service Commission to exclude certain technological services.
HB 767 Implied consent law; delete requirement that chemical analysis machines be tested and certified.
HB 984 Utility service vehicle, stationary; require motor vehicle operators to perform certain maneuvers when approaching.

Bell - House

HB 86 Mississippi Highway 25; remove requirement that certain segment in Monroe County be constructed as fully controlled.
HB1029 Assault; to create felony for assaulting a pregnant woman.



Bennett - House

HB 729 Alcoholic beverages; prohibit consumption by those under 21 years old and provide violation of as misdemeanor.
HB 126 Caylee's Law; create.
HB 397 Alcoholic beverages; prohibit adults from allowing parties for minors on certain premises.
HB 866 Public university property; authorize DFA to sell certain property at University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast.
HB 398 State inmates; prohibit conjugal visits for.
HB 449 Civil actions; provide that P&C insurers have burden of proof for exclusions in "all perils" coverage policy.

Blackmon - House

HB 448 Municipal public meetings; clarify how a quorum may be established.
HB1110 Power of Attorney; revise pertaining to the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act.
HB 551 Engineers and land surveyors; clarify expert testimony.


Blount - Senate

SB2471 Robert E. Lee Building; authorize DFA to sell or lease.
SB2495 Public Procurement Review Board; must publish an agency's request to lease nonstate owned property on DFA website.
SB2524 Curator of New Capitol Building; provide for employment by Board of Trustees of Archives and History.
SB2715 Nursing home administrators; extend repealer on licensure requirements for.
SB2885 Regional and municipal airport authorities; revise powers and duties.
SB2895 Tax-forfeited lands; Secretary of State may consider cost of cleanup when determining the price for the sale of.
SB2075 Municipally owned waterworks; prohibit from charging higher rates to certain customers in another municipality.
SB2501 General Laws, legislative journals and MS cases reporters; Secretary of State may reduce number distributed free of cost.
SB2831 Domestic violence; revise adjudication, punishment and registration of protection orders.
SB2010 Mississippi Military Family Relief Fund; allow use when family resides in a Presidential Declared Disaster area.
SB2767 Campaign finance reports; circuit and municipal clerks must forward copies of to Secretary of State within 10 days of receiving.
SB2748 Department of ITS; authorize to manage state data centers for cost-sharing services to all agencies.
SB2795 Department of Revenue; authorize Department of Finance and Administration to purchase property for DOR's headquarters.
SB2124 Ad valorem taxes; authorize counties and municipalities to exempt vehicles of military personnel who receive eminent danger pay.

Bounds - House

HB 451 Unemployment Compensation Law; exclude direct sellers and certain services of persons delivering newspapers.
HB1326 Crimes; revise certain provisions relating to hunting on public roads, streets and highways.
HB1615 Appropriation; Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Department of.
HB1616 Appropriation; Environmental Quality, Department of.




Broomfield - House

HB 447 School superintendents; require school board to conduct an annual comprehensive evaluation of.

Brown - Senate

SB2784 Public Service Commission; shall have jurisdiction over rates for electricity provided by TVA directly to industrial customers.

Brown (20th) - House

HB1185 General Laws; reduce number of copies that Secretary of State is required to maintain.

Brown (66th) - House

HB1210 Child Support; allow money seized for violations of Uniform Controlled Substances Law to pay.

Browning - Senate

SB2743 County purchases; increase threshold amount whereby certain paperwork is not required.
SB2884 County board of supervisors; reduce notice required to call emergency meetings.
SB2886 Counties and municipalities; revise procedures for public budget hearings and revise public notice form.
SB2656 Income tax; extend repeal date on job tax credit for cut and sew jobs in the upholstered furniture industry.
SB2667 Motor vehicles; revise laws regarding scrapping of.
SB2433 City of Pontotoc; revise purposes for which hotel, motel and restaurant tax may be used and extend repeal date on tax.

Bryan - Senate

SB2461 Highway Patrol; remove repealer on minimum qualifications and authorize designation of veterans on driver's license.
SB2527 Mississippi Respiratory Care Practice Act; make technical revisions to.
SB2526 Professional art therapists; update educational qualifications for licensure.
SB2543 Move Over Law; revise to include utility service vehicles.
SB2549 Counterfeit goods; remove disclosure requirement to purchaser.
SB2700 Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers (PPECC); provide for licensure by the State Department of Health and Medicaid reimbursement.
SB2530 State Department of Health regulations for advanced life support personnel; define EMT-Paramedic Critical Care.

Buck (72nd) - House

HB 159 Address confidentiality program in domestic violence cases; revise.
HB 17 Vulnerable persons; revise law.
HB 97 Crime Victims' Compensation Act; revise.
HB 780 Domestic violence; clarify and revise venue and jurisdiction.

Burnett - House

HB 129 Sales tax revenue; divert portion of revenue collected in Tunica County to the Tunica County Tourism Commission.
HB 130 Tunica County; revise number of years and amount authorized to contribute to Tunica County Economic Development Foundation, Inc.
HB 131 Tunica County; create the Tourism Development and Support Fund.
HB 619 Tunica County; authorize to contract with and/or contribute to Mid-State Opportunity, Inc.
HB1530 Tunica County; authorize contribution to Tunica County Museum, Inc.

Burton - Senate

SB2479 Child drop-off with emergency medical services provider law; clarify parent anonymity under.
SB2570 Critical Needs Teacher Loan/Scholarship Program; allow repayments into consolidated revolving fund.
SB2571 Nonresident tuition; authorize IHL to waive if requested by institutional executive officer.
SB2574 Commission on College Accreditation; clarify authority.
SB2685 Mississippi Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; extend repealer.
SB2696 Mental health/intellectual disability statutes; bring forward.
SB2858 MS Limited Liability Company Act; extend repealer on fees.
SB2363 Voluntary acknowledgement of paternity; clarify one-year rescission period.
SB2694 Mississippi Rural Hospital Flexibility Act; clarify state oversight of hospital networks.
SB2362 Child support guidelines; presumed to be reasonable for adjusted gross income within a certain range.
SB2364 Child support enforcement by Department of Human Services; conform to certain federal requirements regarding modification.

Busby - House

HB1067 Vessel pilots; limit and regulate liability of.



Butler (38th) - Senate

SB2109 Driver's License; additional $1 for Keep Mississippi Beautiful, Inc., for litter prevention.
SB2832 Cock fighting; revise penalty.
SB3010 City of Natchez/Adams County; authorize contributions to Natchez, Inc.

Byrd - House

HB1031 MS Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia Program; create to provide dyslexic students with school choice.
HB1032 Mississippi Dyslexia Education Scholarship Program; create.

Calhoun - House

HB1566 City of Jackson; authorize to continue contributions to Keep Jackson Beautiful, Inc.


Carmichael - Senate

SB2805 Bail bondsmen; revise certain licensing laws under the authority of the Department of Insurance.
SB2634 National Flood Insurance Program; revise laws regarding eligibility for.
SB2489 State Health Insurance Management Board; authorize to impose premium differential based on risk factors.
SB2324 Dental insurance; delete repealer on prohibitions against certain provisions in provider contracts.
SB2399 Liquefied Compressed Gas Board; require good character and competency before granting permit to distribute/sell.
SB2577 Property and Casualty Actuarial Opinion Act; delete repealer on.
SB2586 Comprehensive Health Insurance Risk Pool Association; increase membership of board of directors.
SB2618 Insurance adjusters; provide certain exemption to licensure requirement of.
SB2628 Surplus lines insurance producers; require to execute form promulgated by Commissioner of Insurance stating certain facts.
SB2629 Portable electronics insurance; require licensure of vendors to sell policies.
SB2648 Health insurance policies; authorize Commissioner of Insurance to approve or disapprove premium rates.
SB2651 MS Building Code Council; shall furnish report to the Legislature on standards for a statewide building code.
SB2578 Comprehensive Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program; extend repealer on.
SB2626 Surplus lines insurance; nonadmitted policy fee shall be set at certain percentage.

Carpenter - House

HB1622 Suffrage; restore to James Lee Dunn of Alcorn County.
HB1156 Crime lab personnel; provide procedure regarding misdemeanor appearance.
HB1551 Tishomingo County; authorize to impose a tax on restaurants to fund promotion of tourism.
HB1648 Tishomingo County; authorize to make certain contributions to Crow's Neck Environmental Education Center.

Carpenter * - House

HB 689 Court reporters; regulate procedures related to the recording of legal proceedings.

Chassaniol - Senate

SB2017 Highways; designate U.S. Highway 82 as "Mississippi Heritage Highway."
SB3033 City of Greenwood; authorize the levy of a tax on hotels and motels.

Chism - House

HB 434 Insurance Commissioner; revise requirement to examine certain entities from once every 3 years to 5 years.
HB 479 State and School Employees' Health Ins. Plan; auth. board to impose premium differential based on behavioral risk factors.
HB 316 Children's Health Insurance Program; transfer administration of to Division of Medicaid.
HB 560 Health insurance; provide for certain assignment of benefits by insured to health care providers.
HB 773 National Flood Insurance Program; revise laws regarding eligibility for.
HB 435 Property and Casualty Actuarial Opinion Act; delete repealer on.
HB 627 Gun buy-back programs; prohibit.
HB 723 Surplus lines insurance; provide that nonadmitted policy fee shall be set at 3%.
HB 766 Comprehensive Health Insurance Risk Pool Association; increase membership of board of directors.
HB 768 State Health Insurance Management Board; revise to allow Commissioner of Insurance to be represented by his designee.
HB 807 Comprehensive Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program; extend repealer on.
HB 894 Portable electronics insurance; require licensure of vendors to sell policies.
HB 947 State Liquefied Compressed Gas Board; revise laws regarding.
HB1099 Surplus lines insurance producers; require to execute form promulgated by Commissioner of Insurance stating certain facts.
HB1197 Insurance adjusters; provide certain exemption to licensure requirement of.
HB1348 Surplus line insurance; exempt from premium tax any property risk written by DFA on behalf of State of Mississippi.
HB 631 Bail bondsmen; revise certain licensing laws under the authority of the Department of Insurance.
HB 726 State Chief Assistant Deputy Fire Marshal; authorize position of.
HB 997 Deputy State Insurance Administrator; delete requirement that State Health Insurance Management Board must employ.
HB 816 Health insurance policies; authorize Commissioner of Insurance to approve or disapprove premium rates.
HB1491 MS Dept. of Employment Security; reenact provisions regulating unemployment and workforce training.
HB 582 Sales tax; exempt sales of utilities to churches.
HB1525 Lowndes County; authorize to contribute funds to United Way of Lowndes County.


Clark - House

HB 99 Mississippi Highway 51; designate segment of in Town of Goodman, Holmes County, as "Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Hwy."
HB 949 Guardian ad litem; clarify duties and appointment.

Clarke - Senate

SB2971 Appropriation; Public Safety, Department of.
SB3005 Appropriation; Information Technology Services, Department of.
SB2957 Appropriation; IHL - General support.
SB2969 Appropriation; Emergency Management Agency.
SB2996 Appropriation; Agriculture and Commerce, Department of.
SB3007 Appropriation; Secretary of State.
SB2631 Public Safety Verification and Enforcement Act; create.
SB2899 Budget Contingency Fund; transfer certain funds to.
SB2332 Scholarship funding; modify the FY2012 IHL appropriation bill to provide additional special funds for the Critical Needs Scholarship Fund.
SB2250 Employment Security Law; exclude direct sellers and newspaper deliverymen regardless of age.
SB2532 Memorial Highway; designate the U.S. Highway 82 bypass in Washington County, Mississippi, as the "Anse Dees Memorial Bypass."
SB2958 Appropriation; IHL - Subsidiary programs.
SB2959 Appropriation; IHL - Student Financial Aid.
SB2960 Appropriation; IHL - University of Mississippi Medical Center.
SB2961 Appropriation; IHL - Alcorn State - Agricultural programs.
SB2962 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
SB2963 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Cooperative Extension Service.
SB2964 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Forest and Wildlife Research Center.
SB2965 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Veterinary Medicine, College of.
SB2966 Appropriation; Community and Junior Colleges Board - Administrative expenses.
SB2967 Appropriation; Community and Junior Colleges Board - Support for community and junior colleges.
SB2968 Appropriation; Corrections, Department of.
SB2970 Appropriation; Military Department.
SB2972 Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Board.
SB2973 Appropriation; Judicial Performance Commission.
SB2974 Appropriation; Ethics Commission.
SB2975 Appropriation; Banking and Consumer Finance, Department of.
SB2976 Appropriation; Employment Security, Department of.
SB2977 Appropriation; Revenue, Department of.
SB2978 Appropriation; Tax Appeals Board.
SB2979 Appropriation; Workers' Compensation Commission.
SB2980 Appropriation; Mental Health, Department of.
SB2981 Appropriation; Development Authority, Mississippi.
SB2982 Appropriation; Gaming Commission.
SB2983 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of - State Aid Road Construction, Office of.
SB2984 Appropriation; Chiropractic Examiners, Board of.
SB2985 Appropriation; Dental Examiners, Board of.
SB2986 Appropriation; Funeral Services Board.
SB2987 Appropriation; Massage Therapy, Board of.
SB2988 Appropriation; Pharmacy, Board of.
SB2989 Appropriation; Counselors, Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional.
SB2990 Appropriation; Veterinary Examiners, Board of.
SB2991 Appropriation; Architecture, Board of.
SB2992 Appropriation; Geologists, Board of Registered Professional.
SB2993 Appropriation; Motor Vehicle Commission.
SB2994 Appropriation; Accountancy, Board of Public.
SB2995 Appropriation; Contractors, Board of.
SB2997 Appropriation; Egg Marketing Board.
SB2998 Appropriation; Animal Health, Board of.
SB2999 Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Commission.
SB3000 Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Commission - Livestock shows.
SB3001 Appropriation; Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority.
SB3002 Appropriation; Finance and Administration, Department of.
SB3003 Appropriation; Governor's Office and Mansion.
SB3004 Appropriation; Audit, Department of.
SB3006 Appropriation; Personnel Board.
SB3008 Appropriation; Treasurer's Office.
SB3009 Appropriation; Debt service and bank service charges.

Cockerham - House

HB1687 Suffrage; restore to Ira J. Banks of Amite County.
HB1330 "Mississippi Energy Sustainability and Development Act"; create.
HB 732 Uniform laws; enact Uniform Principal and Income Act.
HB 789 Model Business Corporation Act; revise.
HB1104 Uniform laws; enact Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act.
HB1162 Uniform laws; enact Model Registered Agents Act.


Coleman (29th) - House

HB1633 Bolivar County; authorize contribution to the Bolivar County Community Action Agency, Inc.

Collins - Senate

SB2380 State agency personnel; exempt from certain State Personnel Board procedures.
SB2917 State-owned vehicles; provide moratorium on purchase of and reduce total number over certain period of time.
SB2561 Fiscal notes; shall be published on the Legislature website if prepared for certain bills.
SB2734 Public Records Act; public access will not be diminished because records are stored in certain manner/revise civil penalty.
SB2776 School and district accreditation rating terminology; direct State Dept. of Education to change to "A," "B," "C," "D" and "F".
SB2474 Engineers Licensing Law; shall not apply to activities conducted during the course of litigation.


Crawford - House

HB1405 IEP meetings; authorize parents to record or opt to have school districts provide written record or recording.

Currie - House

HB 488 Illegal immigration; strengthen enforcement provisions to prevent.



DeLano - House

HB1418 Fire service agencies; authorize to enter into mutual aid agreements.
HB1421 Tidelands; residential property owners not required to obtain a tidelands lease.
HB1407 Geographic information system and multipurpose cadastre; remove restriction imposed upon local governments.
HB1409 Roofing contracts; revise obligations of contractors for insurance purposes.
HB1410 Uniform mitigation standards; enact for insurance for homeowners.
HB1690 Harrison County Motor Vehicle for Hire Commission; extend repealer on.
HB1422 Beer; increase the amount of alcohol that it may contain from 5% by weight to 8% by weight.
HB1416 Motor vehicle title; create an alternative procedure to obtain where there is a total loss settlement.
HB1419 Motor vehicles; revise laws regarding scrapping or dismantling of.

Denny - House

HB 921 Voter identification; require for all elections.
HB1315 Voter assistance; revise provision and require signed declarations of those attesting witnesses.
HB 353 Crimes; create felony offense of knowingly deceiving a firearms dealer regarding firearm purchases.
JR 1 Joint Resolution; reapportion Mississippi House of Representatives.
HB 992 Absentee ballots for enlisted soldiers; authorize use of electronic signatures and revise time for receipt of.
HB 120 Attempted murder; create offense.
HB 993 Primary election contests; may be heard only by circuit judges.
HB 994 Election day disputes; clarify availability of judges to hear.
HB 995 Absentee ballots; require registrar to process all received and delivered through the Statewide Election Management System.



Dixon - House

HB 349 Dept. of Education; require to conduct annual legislative and board update information sessions in each school district.



Espy - House

HB1689 Coahoma County; authorize to construct county jail anywhere in county.
HB1686 Coahoma County; authorize certain interfund loans to facilitate the construction of a county jail.

Eure - House

HB 367 Commission on Marine Resources; revise authority to mark areas designated as tonging reefs.
HB 368 Oysters; revise restrictions for commercial harvesting of.
HB 453 Legal shrimping areas; authorize Commission on Marine Resources to exceed under certain conditions.
HB1483 Mississippi Department of Marine Resources' oyster check station; change name to Colonel George J. Wright, Sr., Building.
HB1433 Federal law enforcement officers; provide certain protections to in certain situations.
HB1606 Appropriation; Pat Harrison Waterway District.
HB1607 Appropriation; Yellow Creek State Inland Port Authority.
HB1608 Appropriation; Pearl River Basin Development District.
HB1609 Appropriation; Pearl River Valley Water Supply District.
HB1610 Appropriation; Port Authority, State.
HB1603 Appropriation; Marine Resources, Department of.
HB1604 Appropriation; Grand Gulf Military Monument Commission.
HB1605 Appropriation; Mississippi River Parkway Commission.
HB1541 City of D'Iberville; authorize to enter into a Municipal Lease Purchase Financing Agreement with entity to establish public safety complex.

Evans (43rd) - House

HB1310 Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of qualified resort for purpose of sale in designated areas in certain municipalities.

Evans (70th) - House

HB 168 Municipal special sales tax; remove requirement that expenditure of revenue comply with a commission master plan.

Evans (91st) - House

HB 431 Public property; authorize Adjutant General to convey certain real property to the Town of Prentiss, MS.


Fillingane - Senate

SB2218 Public Employees' Retirement System; revise certain provisions regarding the administration of the system.
SB2343 MS Industry Incentive Financing Revolving Fund; loan repayments used to pay debt service if the balance exceeds $50,000,000.00.
SB2604 Mississippi Department of Employment Security; extend date of repeal.
SB2659 MS Small Business Investment Company Act; make revision regarding applications, investment requirements & distributions requirements.
SB2675 Business closure; authorize for failure to file tax returns or pay taxes.
SB2676 Economic Development Highway Act; authorize the Mississippi Department of Transportation to apply for assistance from.
SB2934 Income tax; increase credit for ad valorem tax paid on inventory.
SB2475 Public Property; authorize Adjutant General to convey certain real property to the Town of Prentiss, MS.
SB2572 USM; authorize to borrow funds to establish and operate a certified registered nurse anesthetist program.
SB2428 Memorial highway; designate a certain segment of U.S. Highway 84 in Covington County as "Coach Ben B. James Sr. Memorial Highway."
SB2342 Free port warehouse law; clarify that manufacturers are eligible for ad valorem tax exemption.
SB2345 Tobacco Tax Law; notification of revocation of permits may be made manually or electronically.
SB2368 Department of Revenue; revise provisions relating to enforcement and regulation of various laws.
SB2371 Sales and withholding tax laws; remove penalties for certain second or subsequent failures to comply with.
SB2390 Department of Revenue; remove requirement of notarization of certain documents filed with.
SB2397 Business improvement districts; extend the period for which they are authorized and revise certain vote requirements.
SB2609 Income tax; extend the repeal date on income tax credit for certain employers sponsoring skills training for employees.
SB2613 Income tax; extend repeal date on tax credit for certain charges for using certain port facilities and airports.
SB2661 Distinctive Motor Vehicle license tag; authorize for supporters of various organizations.
SB2912 Mississippi Fair Commission; authorize to contract for advertising on buildings.
SB2084 Sunshine Attorney Act; create.
SB2388 City of Hattiesburg; confirm that certain agreements are binding upon future governing authorities of the city.
SB2938 Forrest County General Hospital; expand jurisdiction of law enforcement officers employed by.

Flaggs - House

HB1562 Suffrage; restore to Herman Parker, Jr., of Warren County.
HB1668 Suffrage; restore to Harvey L. Jackson of Warren County.
HB 371 Revocation of offender's earned-release supervision; allow time spent on supervision before revocation be applied to sentence.
HB 575 Public Transit Task Force; revise membership and deadline for recommendations of.
HB 369 Corrections; reenact and remove repealer on general inmate authority of the Department of Corrections.
HB 374 Any time spent by offenders under field supervision of Community Services Division of DOC; require credit toward sentences of offenders.
HB 436 Male death row inmates; may be housed at appropriate maximum security facility instead of State Penitentiary at Parchman.
HB 522 Regimented inmate discipline program at Walnut Grove Correctional Facility; repeal section of law on.
HB 523 Walnut Grove Correctional Facility; authorize any state offender to be housed at.
HB 525 Department of Corrections; revise the amount of contracts that must be approved by the Public Procurement Review Board.
HB1222 Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol Retirement System; increase fee charged by Department of Public Safety for deposit in.
HB 372 Parole; time served on a parole before revocation to be credited toward offender's original sentence.
HB 373 Bedridden nonviolent state offenders; authorize Commissioner of Corrections to place on conditional medical release.
HB 945 Trusties who are authorized to accumulate additional earned time; revise.
HB1636 Warren County; authorize contributions to various organizations.

Flowers - Senate

SB2736 State agencies; prohibit radio and TV advertising to promote agency programs except in certain instances.
JR 201 Mississippi State Senate; redistrict.
SB2429 Public Service Commission; extend repealer on.
SB2779 Public Service Commission and Public Utilities Staff; authorize to hire attorneys or consultants in proceedings before FERC.
SB2887 Energy efficiency standards; revise for commercial buildings.
SB2558 City of Olive Branch; authorize work on portions of Stateline Road located in Tennessee.

Formby - House

HB 756 Wildlife enclosures; extend repealer on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks authority to regulate.
HB 598 Concealed weapons; revise prohibition against carrying in church or other place of worship.
HB 638 Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act/Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act; create.
HB 707 School Start Date Act of 2012; enact to restrict the start of a new academic year.
HB 389 Income tax; extend repealer on tax credit for certain charges at airports used for export/import of cargo.
HB 390 Income tax; extend repealer on tax credit for certain charges for using certain port facilities.
HB 416 MS Limited Liability Company Act; extend repealer on fees.
HB 746 Income tax; delete repeal date on tax credit for certain employers sponsoring skills training for employees.
HB 750 Ad valorem tax; delete repeal date on authority of local governing authorities to grant exemption for motor vehicles of certain active duty military personnel.
HB 751 Income tax; delete repealer on tax credit for certain new jobs in upholstered household furniture manufacturing industry.
HB 411 Livestock facilities; extend repealer on authority of certain organizations to hold shows for no charge.
HB 412 Psychologists; delete repealers on the education and supervised experience requirements for licensure.
HB 414 Public Service Commission; extend repealer on.
HB 415 Highway Safety Patrol; extend repealer on revised minimum qualification of members of.
HB 417 Physical therapists; delete repealers on certain provisions relating to licensing and discipline of.
HB 418 School districts; extend repealer on authority to furlough certain employees when serious financial condition exists.
HB 419 Nursing home administrators; extend repealer on licensure requirements for.
HB 422 Community Service Revolving Fund; extend repealer on.
HB 703 State employees health insurance plan; extend repealer on requirement that state pay certain amounts toward cost of.
HB 710 Tony Gobar Individualized Assessment and Comprehensive Community Intervention Initiative Program; remove repealer on.
HB 747 Forest acreage tax; delete repeal date on requirement that boards of supervisors levy.
HB 749 Anatomical Gift Act, Revised Mississippi Uniform; delete repealer on.
HB 753 School board elections; authorize absentee voting for actively deployed members of United States Armed Forces.
HB 754 State offenders serving sentences in county jails; extend repealer on.
HB 831 Prison Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act; extend repealer on.
HB 832 MS Boll Weevil Management Act; extend repealer on provision requiring certain audits to be provided by November 15.
HB 833 Division of Community Services within Department of Youth Services; extend repealer on.
HB 834 Family protection specialists and workers; extend repealers on duty of DHS to establish employment standards for.
HB 835 State Parole Board; extend repealer on.
HB 842 Obesity; extend repealer on program providing bariatric surgery under state employees health plan.
HB 909 School maintenance fund; extend repealer on requirement that districts with low ending balance file budget cuts plan.
HB 924 Joint Legislative Committee on Oral/Auditory Programs; extend repealer on.
HB1322 Task force to study status of failing schools and school districts; extend repealer on.
HB 420 Dental insurance; delete repealer on prohibition against certain providers in contracts b/w healthcare entities & dentists.
HB 752 Crimes; delete repeal date on prohibition against conducting fights between canines and hogs.
HB 421 Medicaid; extend repealers on various provisions in Medicaid program.
HB 555 Workers' Compensation Law; revise.
HB 755 Intensive supervision program for certain offenders; extend repealer on.


Frazier - Senate

SB2777 Blind Person's Literacy Rights and Education Act; revise to confirm to federal law.
SB2020 Corrections; increase penalty for providing cell phones to inmates.

Frierson - House

HB 975 Budget and Strategic Planning and Policy Commission; create.
HB1170 State funds; provide for transfer of funds and delay of certain payments and provisions.
HB 943 State assessments; provide additional for certain violation for benefit of the Children's Justice & Mandated Reporter Training Funds.
HB 974 Gulf Coast Region Utility Act; revise various provisions of.
HB 517 Public Employees' Retirement System; revise certain provisions regarding the administration of the system.
HB 885 State agencies; revise procedure for approval of invoices submitted to.
HB 889 State agencies; revise certain provisions in FY12 appropriation bills for several.
HB 944 State Fiscal Officer; revise provisions regarding drawing of warrants in excess of the available cash balance against federal programs.
HB1444 State funds; State Fiscal Officer transfer from DFA fund to Budget Contingency Fund.
HB1511 Appropriation; State Government Agencies Special Fund; Additional 2012.
HB 784 Academic credits; allow school district to award to certain students who complete basic training camp with the National Guard.
HB1598 Appropriation; reappropriation, DFA - Bureau of Building; FY13.
HB1638 Income and franchise tax; allow refundable credit for costs of purchasing and installing a solar electric energy system.

Gandy - Senate

SB2829 Multi-modal transportation; include regional railroad authorities in Multi-Modal Transportation Improvement Fund.
SB2722 Greene County; extend repeal date on assessments in justice court and increase assessment on convictions.

Gardner - House

HB 257 Panola County; extend repeal date on authority to contribute funds to local Boys and Girls Club.

Gibbs - House

HB1518 Clay County; authorize to purchase certain real property for economic development purposes.
HB1672 City of West Point; authorize tax levy on hotels, motels and restaurants for community and economic development and tourism.


Gipson - House

HB 929 Traffic tickets; allow electronic submission of those issued for violations of the Mississippi Implied Consent Law.
HB1196 Abortion; prohibit an abortion of an unborn human individual with a detectable heartbeat.
HB 681 DUI; create child endangerment provision.
HB1094 Scrap metal law; revise definitions to include manhole covers and other items.
HB 455 Weapon dealer record keeping requirements; repeal.
HB1024 Highway Patrol; remove repealer that allows certain persons to become members of with only high school diploma.
HB 966 Depositories for funds of local governments; revise manner by which banks are chosen to serve as.
HB1108 Accessory after the fact; revise punishment.
HB1109 Voyeurism; create felony offense when victim is under 16.
HB 760 Family protection specialists and workers; require training in legal duties to protect rights of persons being investigated.
HB 824 Tobacco; prohibit possession by minors.
HB1026 Candidates and certain appointed persons; require homestead exemption filing to be residence.
HB1132 Voter registration; require homestead filing as proof of residence.

Gollott - Senate

SB2497 Local option law; allow any city of 5,000 or more in certain counties to vote on whether to come out from under the dry law.
SB2812 Environmental Quality; remove the cap on maximum fee for air operating permit under Title V.


Gunn - House

HB 16 Child Protection Act and Child Rape Protection Act; enact.
HB 211 Sunshine Act; create for agencies hiring attorneys.
HB 122 Sunshine Act; create for agencies hiring attorneys.
HB1452 State agencies; required annual report not printed but made available on agency's official website.
HB 585 Boundaries of county supervisors districts; revise when changes to such can be effective.
HB 586 Ignition interlock; revise use.
HB1384 Social studies and history curriculum; prohibit revisions to courses due to partisan and philosophical purposes.

Hale - Senate

SB2605 Income tax; authorize a free online preparation and filing services to certain Mississippi taxpayers.

Hamilton - House

HB1151 Certification to practice orthotics or prosthetics; exempt pharmacists and pharmacies.
HB1490 Pharmacy Audit Integrity Act; revise certain provisions of.
HB 392 DeSoto County; authorize contributions to Hernando Civic Center and Hernando Youth Sports.
HB1671 City of Hernando; authorize contribution to Hernando Civic Center, Inc., and/or Hernando Youth Sports, Inc.


Harkins - Senate

SB2813 Pearl River Valley Water Supply District Reservoir Patrol; authorize to participate in multijurisdictional operations.
SB2703 Pearl River Valley Water Supply District; revise board appointments, powers and duties.
SB2815 Litter; prohibit littering on certain property of the Pearl River Water Supply District.
SB2814 Pearl River Valley Water Supply District Reservoir Police; authorize to participate in multijurisdictional operations.



Hill - Senate

SB2540 Columbia Training School; part of property may be conveyed or transferred to any public entity.
SB2321 Window Tint Law; exempt government fire department vehicles.
SB2504 Dog/hog fights; eliminate repeal of prohibition against.
SB2539 Statute of limitation; revise for prosecution of vulnerable person abuse.

Hines - House

HB1117 Tax-forfeited lands; authorize Secretary of State to sell certain with deteriorating buildings and personal property located on.

Holland - House

HB 87 Industrial life insurers; increase maximum life insurance policy from $5,000.00 to $20,000.00.
HB 791 Economic Development Highway Act; revise definition of term "high economic benefit project" and restrict issuance of bonds.

Holloway - House

HB 166 Interstate 55; designate certain segment of in Copiah County as the "Robert L. Johnson Memorial Highway."



Hopson - Senate

SB2176 Education Employment Procedures Law; delete right of terminated or renewal school superintendent to request a hearing.
SB2834 Expunction of record; allow filing fee in municipal court.
SB2845 Tort Claims Act; clarify statute of limitations.
SB2898 Budget Contingency Fund; all funds received by State from settlement in connection with oil spill shall be deposited into.
SB2798 Minors; community service imposed for tobacco possession.
SB2184 Youth court; conform time for appeal from to judicial rules of procedure.
SB2286 Municipal and county law enforcement officer; allow spouse of officer killed in the line of duty to purchase officer's sidearm.
SB2855 Legal signature; conform to Mississippi Uniform Electronic Transactions Act.
SB3012 Warren County; authorize contributions to various organizations.

Horan - House

HB 391 Memorial interchange; designate for John Wayne Haddock in Grenada County.

Horhn - Senate

SB2655 Mississippi Community College Board; require designation of 3 workforce development centers to provide motion picture skills training.
SB2878 Beer; increase the amount of alcohol that it may contain from 5% by weight to 8% by weight.


Howell - House

HB1599 Appropriation; Medicaid, Division of.
HB 878 State assessments; provide for several funds, and reduce certain assessments.
HB 264 Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery; authorize additional cemeteries.
HB1391 Medicaid; develop and operate a data match system to verify assets of applicants and recipients.

Huddleston (15th) - House

HB1349 MS Director of MDA; authorize salary to exceed Governor's by 150%, and revise salary of State Public Defender.
HB1328 City of Pontotoc; extend repealer on authority to levy tax upon hotels, motels and restaurants.
HB1329 Engineers; clarify ability to be an expert witness.
HB1567 Appropriation; Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District.
HB1568 Appropriation; Public Employees' Retirement System.
HB1569 Appropriation; Oil and Gas Board.
HB1570 Appropriation; Real Estate Commission.
HB1571 Appropriation; Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
HB1572 Appropriation; Athletic Commission.
HB1573 Appropriation; Medical Licensure, Board of.
HB1574 Appropriation; Physical Therapy Board.
HB1575 Appropriation; Psychology, Board of.
HB1576 Appropriation; Coast Coliseum Commission.
HB1577 Appropriation; Nursing Home Administrators, Board of.
HB1578 Appropriation; Nursing, Board of.
HB1579 Appropriation; Engineers and Land Surveyors, Board of Registration for Professional.
HB1580 Appropriation; Cosmetology, Board of.
HB1581 Appropriation; Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists, Board of Examiners for.
HB1582 Appropriation; Veterans' Home Purchase Board.
HB1583 Appropriation; Auctioneers Commission.
HB1584 Appropriation; Barber Examiners, Board of.
HB1585 Appropriation; Optometry, Board of.

Hudson - Senate

SB2030 Motor vehicle privilege tax; increase the period of time within which a newly acquired motor vehicle must be registered.
SB2312 Agriculture; extend repealer on the use of livestock facilities at no charge by certain groups.
SB2316 Boll weevil fund; extend repealer on annual audit of MS Boll Weevil Management Corporation Trust Fund.
SB2439 Agritourism; provide limited liability for persons engaged in.
SB2913 Agricultural crimes; revise crime of livestock theft.
SB2314 Memorial highways; designate description of sign for the Gold Star Memorial Highway.
SB2827 Memorial highways; designate certain segment of U.S. Highway 11 in Lamar County as "Tyler Kilsby and Leon Sims Memorial Highway."
SB2924 MS SAFE Mortgage Act; exempt small loan companies with mortgage lending activities under a certain amount.


Jackson (11th) - Senate

SB2002 Tunica County; authorize board of supervisors to contribute funds to the Tunica County Economic Development.
SB2011 Tunica County; authorize contribution to Aaron E. Henry Community Health Clinic, Inc., and G.A. Stover Health Clinic, P.A.
SB2931 Tunica County; may contribute to the Tunica County Museum.

Jackson (15th) - Senate

SB2897 Mississippi S.A.F.E. Mortgage Act; revise various licensing provisions and extend repeal date.
SB2903 MS Real Estate Commission; may increase fees for licensure of appraisal management companies.
SB2472 County depositories; authorize board of supervisors to submit to State Treasurer bids from banks if conflict of interest.
SB2341 MS SAFE Mortgage Licensing Act; exempt certain bona fide nonprofit organizations.
SB2432 State Veterans' Affairs Board; authorize to establish, operate and maintain additional veterans cemeteries.
SB2863 Banks; self-assessment reports are privileged and not admissible in civil or administrative proceedings.

Jackson (32nd) - Senate

SB2854 Advance health-care directives; MDOC may offer such forms to inmates and may act as guardian for certain inmates.
SB2731 Bedridden nonviolent state offenders; authorize Commissioner of Corrections to place on conditional medical release.
SB2187 Corrections; extend repeal date on the Prison Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act.
SB2195 Corrections; extend repeal date for Parole Board.
SB2196 Corrections; extend repeal date on state offenders serving sentences in county jails.
SB2197 Corrections; extend repeal date on intensive home supervision programs and electronic home detention.
SB2203 Corrections; extend repeal date on parole supervision fees.
SB2443 Corrections; reenact and extend repealer on general inmate authority of the Department of Corrections.
SB2444 Department of Corrections; revise the amount of contracts that must be approved by the Public Procurement Review Board.
SB2602 Expunction; provide procedure for certain felonies of persons under 21 years of age at the time of conviction.
SB2606 Male death row inmates; may be housed at appropriate maximum security facility instead of State Penitentiary at Parchman.
SB2637 Bolivar County Regional Correctional Facility; reenact and extend repealer on.
SB2638 Walnut Grove Correctional Facility; authorize any state offender to be housed at.
SB2639 Regimented inmate discipline program at Walnut Grove Correctional Facility; repeal section of law on.
SB2939 Kemper County; authorize a contribution to Mississippi Community Development Empowerment, Inc.

Jennings - House

HB 812 Mississippi Military Family Relief Fund; authorize grants to families incurring loss in disaster area.
HB1611 Appropriation; Insurance, Department of.
HB1612 Appropriation; Fire Academy.


Johnson - House

HB 877 Regional and municipal airport authorities; revise certain duties and powers of.
HB 815 Toll roads; revise laws regarding.
HB 853 Regional and municipal airport authorities; establish procedure to enforce aircraft liens.
HB1316 MS Railroad Improvements Fund; authorize MS Transportation Commission to administer and declare necessity for bond issuance.
HB1379 Transportation; remove certain restrictions on design-build projects of the MS Transportation Commission.
HB1590 Appropriation; Capital Post-Conviction Counsel, Office of.
HB1591 Appropriation; State Public Defender, Office of.
HB1592 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of.
HB1588 Appropriation; Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and trial judges services.
HB1589 Appropriation; District attorneys and staff.


Jolly - Senate

SB2447 Memorial highway; designate a certain portion of MS Highway 245 in Chickasaw County as the Carl J. "Jack" Gordon, Jr. Memorial Highway.

Jones - Senate

SB3031 Yazoo Recreation Commission; authorize members to receive a per diem.




Kirby - Senate

SB2209 Department of Human Services; extend repealers.
SB2268 Tort Claims Act; local governments may purchase insurance for damages arising from use of its motor vehicles.
SB2670 Patient's Right to Informed Health Care Choices Act; enact.
SB2711 Medicaid program; make technical amendments and delete repealers.


Lamar - House

HB 506 Alcoholic beverages; authorize certain municipalities in dry counties to vote on legalizing sales of.
HB1276 Income tax; provide free online preparation and filing services to certain Mississippi taxpayers.

Lane - House

HB 919 Regional railroad authorities; provide eligibility to receive monies from Multi-Modal Transportation Improvement Fund.
HB 476 Window tint law; exempt government fire department vehicles.

Lee - Senate

SB2283 Sirens; authorize use by MEMA first responder vehicles.
SB2763 Public water authorities; prohibit eminent domain of water or sewer facilities unless PSC cancels certificate for service area.
SB2765 Public Service Commission; shall cancel water or sewer certificate before municipality exercises eminent domain.

Longwitz - Senate

SB2580 Perpetual care cemeteries; prohibit encumbrance of plots.
SB2579 Preneed burial policies; shall be portable.
SB2567 Local governments; revise ability of municipal and county governing authorities to invest surplus funds.
SB2576 Workers' Compensation Law; revise various provisions.


Martinson - House

HB 269 New Capitol; Archives and History employ a Curator of the Capitol to oversee, approve and monitor care of.
HB 779 Tourism Project Sales Tax Incentive Fund; increase maximum period of time that MDA may make payments from.
HB 794 Hotel renovation projects sales tax incentive; authorize for certain projects.
HB 879 Reading is Fundamental Literacy Program; establish in public schools to achieve grade level reading.


Massey - Senate

SB2223 New Home Warranty Act; revise definition of certain term and revise builder's warranty to owner.
SB2488 School premises liability; provide for shared use and public access to school buildings.
SB2533 Residential Builders and Remodelers Act; revise license requirements and exemptions.
SB2534 Local governments; enact uniform rules for the sale or disposal of personal property owned by a county, city or school board.
SB2288 DeSoto County; authorize contributions to the DeSoto Health and Wellness Center, Inc.

Mayo - House

HB1676 City of Oxford; authorize to utilize the "dual phase design-build" method of contracting for tennis complex.
HB1683 City of Oxford; make certain revisions to the City of Oxford Municipal Reserve and Trust Fund.
HB 865 Uniform Transfer-on-Death Security Registration Act; revise definition of "security account."
HB1673 City of Oxford; authorize contributions to the Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation.

McDaniel - Senate

SB2768 Voter assistance; revise provisions and require signed declarations.
SB2771 Karen's Law; revise punishment for manslaughter of certain child victims.
SB2355 Advertisements; counties and cities may not advertise in publications sponsored by political parties, political committees etc.
SB2398 Mississippi Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Act; create.
SB2552 Armed Forces Absentee Voting Law; applications may be signed by electronic signature.
SB2772 Election law task force; create.
SB2493 Window tint; limit number of exceptions to specific medical conditions.
SB2349 Highway workstations; increase land acreage that counties may purchase or lease and limit use of eminent domain to acquire.
SB2494 False report of crime; revise penalty.
SB2590 DUI; create child endangerment provision.
SB2802 Uniform traffic ticket law; revise to allow electronic filing for DUI tickets.
SB2850 Primary election contests; may be heard only by circuit judges.
SB2852 Election day disputes; clarify availability of judges to hear.
SB2227 Vote fraud; constitute a disqualifying conviction.
SB2603 Election commissioners; provide that elections shall be nonpartisan.
SB2902 Contractors; must obtain authorization before negotiating certain checks.
SB2775 Statewide Elections Management System; require the registrar to utilize in processing absentee ballot applications.

McGee - House

HB1101 Mississippi Upstart Project; create home-based educational program to develop school readiness in preschoolers.
HB 928 Alcoholic beverages; authorize municipalities in dry counties to vote to come out from under the dry law for limited sales.




Mettetal - House

HB1563 Suffrage; restore to Randall Lamar Bolton of Panola County.
HB 908 Constables; establish compensation of those who serve as bailiffs.
HB 860 Scholarship awards; provide that certain repayments of shall be deposited in the Consolidated Revolving Loan Fund.
HB1086 Commission on College Accreditation; revise which schools over which commission may exercise powers and authority.
HB 782 Public water authorities; provide protection from municipal eminent domain in certificated areas.
HB 864 Dual enrollment - dual credit work skills certificate program in high school and community college; establish pilot program.
HB1082 Speech-Language Pathologists Master's Degree Loan Forgiveness Program; establish.
HB1617 Appropriation; Public Service Commission.
HB1618 Appropriation; Public Utilities Staff.



Miles - House

HB1680 Sebastopol Natural Gas District; expand the boundaries of.
HB 960 Blind Persons' Literacy Rights and Education Act; revise.

Mims - House

HB1175 State Board of Funeral Service; extend repealer and amend various licensing laws.
HB 317 Office of Mississippi Physician Workforce; establish within UMMC.
HB 899 Patient's Right to Informed Health Care Choices Act; create.
HB1157 Child support enforcement by Department of Human Services; conform to certain federal requirements regarding modification.
HB 423 Prescription drugs; drug task forces shall collect from residential sources for disposal by Narcotics Bureau.
HB 730 Controlled Substances Law; add certain substance to Schedule I.
HB 813 Professional Art Therapists; update educational qualifications for licensure.
HB 886 Voluntary acknowledgement of paternity; conform one-year rescission period to other statutes.
HB1161 Department of Human Services; extend repealers on.
HB 818 Mississippi Respiratory Care Practice Act; make technical revisions to.
HB 819 State Department of Health regulations for advanced life support personnel; define EMT-Paramedic Critical Care.
HB1390 Abortions; all physicians performing in abortion clinics must have admitting privileges at a local hospital.
HB1462 County mental health holding facilities; not required to have initial patient assessment by a psychiatrist.
HB1613 Appropriation; Health, Department of.
HB1614 Appropriation; Human Services, Department of.



Monsour * - House

HB 790 Mifepristone abortion; provide for laws regulating.

Montgomery - Senate

SB2825 Memorial highway; designate certain segment of MS Hwy. 15 North in Jasper County as Richard Alexandra "Dickie" Ware Memorial Highway.

Moore - House

HB 696 Student grades; prohibit certain school administrators and district employees from influencing a change in.
HB 727 School Textbook Fund; clarify purposes for which funds may be used.
HB 776 MAEP; increase amount of funds pledged for security for State Aid Capitol Improvement Bonds to $195.00 per pupil.
HB 814 Commission on School District Efficiency; require the State Board of Education to establish.
HB 838 Central School District Shared Services Office System; require each county to establish implementation schedule.
HB 847 School district employees; delete donated leave to employees of the other school districts except for immediate relatives.
HB1134 School districts; require the appointment of superintendent by governing authority in those abolished by Governor.
HB1152 Conversion charter school; require transitional year for conversion of certain chronically under-performing schools.
HB1207 School accreditation; authorize State Board of Education to withdraw for districts violating accreditation standards.
HB1209 Dual enrollment/credit; clarify requirements for high school students.
HB1230 Office of Dropout Prevention; clarify responsibility of.
HB1508 Eligibility of children in certain licensed residential facilities to receive federal education funds; provide.
HB 695 Gun permits; revise reciprocity.
HB 682 Teacher Classroom and Disciplinary Control Act; create.
HB 821 Classroom supplies; authorize issuance of procurement cards to classroom teachers to purchase.
HB1133 Reading Sufficiency Program of Instruction; repeal.
HB1140 Education Employment Procedures Law; clarify deadline for notification of nonreemployment.
HB1144 Office of Educator Misconduct Evaluations; establish to provide administrative due process for licensure violations.
HB1145 Advanced placement courses; delete requirement for State Department of Education to approve of for high schools.
HB1339 New Start School; require transitional year after being considered failing 3 consecutive school years.
HB 888 MS Public Charter School Act of 2012; enact to establish new process for creating.
HB1597 Appropriation; Arts Commission.
HB1593 Appropriation; Education, Department of.
HB1594 Appropriation; Educational Television, Authority for.
HB1595 Appropriation; Library Commission.
HB1596 Appropriation; Archives and History, Department of.
HB1620 Sales tax; exempt retail sales of school supplies during the last weekend in July.

Moran - Senate

SB2600 Beer breweries; allow to provide samples subject to certain restrictions.
SB2370 Beer; authorize manufacture of beer of more than 5% by weight for sale in another state.

Morgan - House

HB 621 Columbia Training School; authorize DFA to convey and transfer certain portion of to certain entities for specified uses.
HB 848 State assent; revise to conform to federal aid legislation to ensure conservation of fish and wildlife.
HB1301 Contractor; may receive copy of bond upon request.
HB 473 Beekeepers; prohibit any local restrictions on keeping honeybees.


Nelson - House

HB1666 City of Horn Lake; extend repeal date on hotel and motel tourism tax.






Perkins - House

HB1632 City of Itta Bena; authorize contributions to the Mississippi Valley State University Mass Transit.


Polk - Senate

SB2535 University of Southern MS; authorize Dept. of Finance & Administration to sell certain real property at the USM Campus.


Read - House

HB 361 Circuit clerks; require to charge a fee for the docketing and filing of a notice of renewal of judgment.
HB1111 Board of Pharmacy; authorize DFA to purchase and sell property on behalf of for new facility.

Reynolds - House

HB 35 Kevser Ermin Memorial Highway; designate certain segment of MS 314 in Lafayette County as.
HB1545 Tallahatchie County; revise eligibility requirements for commissioners of special drainage district for Blue Cane Community Area.


Rogers (14th) - House

HB 927 State Auditor's office; revise certain powers and duties relating to audits of state agencies.







Shows - House

HB 263 Master planned community; revise definition of.
HB 433 County board of supervisors; reduce notice required to call special meetings.
HB 432 Counties and municipalities; revise procedures for public budget hearings and revise public notice form.
HB 998 Counties; increase the minimum acquisition costs of items and services.
HB1586 Appropriation; Legislative expenses.
HB1587 Appropriation; Attorney General.
HB 626 City of Ellisville; authorize to impose a tax on motels, hotels and restaurants.


Simmons (13th) - Senate

SB2786 Public land at Mississippi State Penitentiary; authorize Secretary of State to lease for wind power generation projects.
SB2598 Juvenile Detention Efficiency and Center Licensing Act of 2012; create.
SB2785 Department of Finance and Administration; required to convey certain property to MS Transportation Commission.
SB2826 Highways; remove requirement of an alternate untolled route before construction of a toll road.
SB2892 Property; authorize exchange of between MS Transportation Commission and GM&O Rails to Trails Recreational District of North MS.
SB2824 MS Railroad Improvements Fund; authorize MS Transportation to administer the fund & declare the necessity for the issuance of bonds for.

Smith - Senate

SB2074 Municipal separate school districts with added territory; trustee elections conducted by county election commissioners.
SB3035 Stone County; extend repeal date on provision authorizing certain assessment on misdemeanor convictions.

Smith (39th) - House

HB1537 Mississippi Health Care Industry Zone Act; create and provide certain tax incentives for qualified businesses located in.
HB1092 Economic Development Highway Act; authorize MDOT to apply directly to MDA for funding.
HB 3 Crimes; provide procedure for expunction of certain felonies of persons under 18 years of age at time of conviction.
HB 973 Alcoholic beverages; authorize permits that allow sampling or tasting events at package retail stores.
HB1256 Employment security law; require failure to be hired as a result of drug test is considered failure to accept suitable work.
HB1257 Qualified equity investment tax credit; revise certain provisions regarding.
HB1264 Income tax; authorize certain employers to pass tax credits through to employees.
HB1691 Lowndes County; authorize the transfer of real property between the county, the county industrial development authority and the economic development district.
HB1091 Ports; exclude the Mississippi State Port Authority from certain procurement laws and regulations.
HB1186 Mississippi Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Act; create.
HB 700 Mississippi Comprehensive Workforce Training and Education Consolidation Act; reenact provisions regulating.
HB 967 Free port warehouse law; clarify that manufactures are eligible for ad valorem tax exemption.
HB 968 Business improvement districts; extend the period for which they are authorized and revise certain vote requirements.
HB1245 Bonds; reallocate use of certain bond proceeds allocated to Mississippi State University.
HB1246 MS Development Authority Job Training Grant Fund; create to provide job training grants for certain eligible business enterprises.
HB1248 Department of Revenue; revise provisions relating to enforcement and administration of various laws.
HB1250 Light wine & beer; retailers may not accept coupons that are redeemed from a manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor of light wine or beer.
HB1251 Income tax; remove repeal date on tax credit for certain charges for using certain port facilities and airports.
HB1252 Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; increase the amount of rebates authorized under.
HB1255 Economic development; certain agreements by counties and cities with economic development projects may be binding not more than 20 years.
HB1261 Public improvement districts; revise certain statutory provisions relating to.
HB1262 List of uncollected taxes; clerk of the board of supervisors does not have to furnish to State Auditor.
HB1263 State Auditor; revise provisions regarding organization and staffing of office.
HB1265 Economic Redevelopment Act; revise definition of "contaminated site" and time in which county/municipality may apply for designation under.
HB1266 Mississippi Major Economic Impact Authority; revise authority to transfer property.
HB1363 MS Small Business Investment Company Act; make revision regarding applications, investment requirements & distribution requirements.
HB1469 Business closure; authorize for failure to file tax returns or pay taxes.
HB 971 Income tax; authorize a credit for portion of costs paid by a business enterprise to expand and relocate employees to this state.
HB 972 Income tax; authorize a credit for portion of costs paid by a company in relocating national or regional headquarters to this state.
HB1519 Income tax; certain corporate distributions tax free if they are part of a transaction that qualifies under Section 355, Internal Rev. Code.
HB 536 Income tax; increase credit for ad valorem tax paid on inventory.
HB1544 Bonds; increase amount that may be issued for the Local Governments and Rural Water Systems Improvements Revolving Loan Fund.
HB1547 Income tax; exclude from gross income a portion of income of certain physicians practicing in critical physician shortage areas.
HB 970 Income tax; revise provisions regarding net income of nonresidents, certain definitions and certain business deductions.
HB1531 College Private Research Incentive Act; create.
HB1538 Franchise and sales tax exemption; MDA may grant to businesses that receive funds from the Industry Incentive Financing Revolving Fund.
HB1631 Bonds; authorize for various economic development programs and for other purposes.
HB1512 Income and franchise tax credit; authorize for companies that deploy broadband technologies in unserved areas.
HB1520 Headquarters sales tax and job tax credit; revise number of jobs necessary to qualify for.
HB1642 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for construction of the Wellspring Center for Professional Futures.

Snowden - House

HB 326 S.A.F.E. Mortgage Act; exempt persons who owner finance no more than 5 residential mortgage loans per year.
HB 895 Public Property; authorize DFA to donate certain property in Lauderdale County to Meridian Community College.
HB1237 Truth in Sentencing Task Force; improve relationship between corrections & criminal justice system regarding sentencing guidelines.


Sojourner - Senate

SB2710 County mental health holding facilities; initial assessment of patients shall be by physician or nurse practitioner.
SB2851 Marriage license; eliminate 3-day waiting period and blood test.



Stone - Senate

SB2789 Marshall County property; Mississippi Transportation Commission may donate certain real property to Marshall County.
SB3028 Marshall County; authorize annual contributions to New Hope Village.
SB2119 Memorial highway; designate certain segment of U.S. Highway 78 as William R. "Bill" Minor Memorial Highway.
SB2289 Traffic citations; camera citations from another state not placed on driver's record in this state.
SB3026 Marshall County; authorize contributions to Headstart.
SB3027 Marshall County; change the name of the Cayce Community Sewer District to the Marshall Utility Services Sewer District.
SB3025 Town of Bayhalia; extend repeal date on hotel and motel tax.

Straughter - House

HB 961 Humphreys County; authorize to contribute funds for little league baseball teams within the county.
HB1667 Humphreys County; authorize contribution to the Belzoni-Humphreys Development Foundation.

Stringer - House

HB 507 Emergency management; designate area in Haley Barbour Building as the "MCDEMA Memorial Wall."
HB1635 Sales tax; reduce rate imposed on retail sales of boats, motorcycles and towable campers.

Sullivan - House

HB1600 Appropriation; Forestry Commission.
HB1678 Suffrage; restore to Charles L. Bone of Chickasaw County.
HB 633 Emerging Crops Fund; extend date by which reversionary language on certain programs shall occur.
HB 634 MS Bureau of Plant Industry; provide administrative hearing for certain violation of provisions relating to.
HB1601 Appropriation; Foresters, Board of Registration for.
HB1602 Appropriation; Soil and Water Conservation Commission.

Taylor - House

HB 454 Bolivar County Regional Facility; reenact and extend repealer on.

Thomas - House

HB 281 Sunflower County; authorize contributions to cities of Drew and Ruleville for expansion of water systems into unincorporated areas.
HB 282 City of Indianola; authorize to fix and collect fees to provide mosquito and pest control services.

Tindell - Senate

SB2336 Airport authorities; may enforce a lien on aircraft for unpaid landing fees or other rates and charges.
SB2367 Vulnerable person act; clarify abuse and neglect under.
SB2557 Tidelands; residential property owners not required to obtain a tidelands lease.
SB2622 Federal disaster; contractor awarded public works bid using funds from must review job candidates from Dept. of Employment Security.

Tollison - Senate

SB2401 Charter schools; enact the "Mississippi Public Charter Schools Act of 2012."
SB2761 School District Procurement Efficiency Commission; continue under State Department of Education and authorize procurement cards.
SB2737 Low-performing schools and school districts; authorize State Board of Education to consolidate in emergency situations.
SB2760 School district consolidation; require in certain counties and study administrative consolidation of agricultural high schools.
SB2313 Local school superintendents; all appointed after January 1, 2016.
SB2792 Dual enrollment-dual credit work skills certificate program in high school and community college; establish pilot program.
SB2330 School district consolidation; require in certain counties.
SB2752 Coordinated School Health Pilot Program based on federal model; authorize SDE and SDH to establish.
SB2257 Implied Consent Law; remove Crime Lab's responsibility to calibrate intoxilyzers and other such devices.
SB2263 Corrections; clarify prohibition against possessing unauthorized items in correctional facilities.
SB2424 Education Employment Procedures Law; clarify deadline for notification of nonreemployment.
SB2450 High school advanced placement courses; delete requirement for State Department of Education approval.
SB2451 Dual enrollment programs for high school students; clarify requirements.
SB2453 Reading Sufficiency Program of Instruction; repeal components.
SB2454 Office of Dropout Prevention in the State Department of Education; clarify responsibility.
SB2452 Employment of substitute teachers; clarify deduction of cost of substitutes from pay of absent licensee.
SB2498 Public universities; may provide certain services to children with hearing loss/specific language impairment.
SB2541 Memorial highways; designate Highway 6 in Lafayette County as the "Military Order of the Purple Heart Highway."
SB2542 Kevser Ermin Memorial Highway; designate certain segment of MS 314 in Lafayette County as.
SB2256 Youth court; permit referral to drug court and prohibit sex offender access to MYCIDS, beaches and campgrounds.
SB2607 Local option law; revise definition of the term "restaurant."
SB2945 Lafayette County; establish the Lafayette County Reserve and Trust Fund.
SB3023 Lafayette County; extend authority to contribute to the Oxford Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation.



Turner - House

HB1450 Technology services; require Mississippi Department of Technology Services to consolidate those used by state agencies.
HB 887 Preneed contracts for funeral services; revise various provisions relating to trusts and substitute providers.
HB1306 Rural water systems or associations; include under Open Meetings Act.
HB 836 Trespass; create Landowner Protection Act.
HB1533 Lee County; authorize to create the Sand Creek Wastewater Authority.


Upshaw - House

HB 913 Minimum Standards for Conveyance Services; enact.
HB1445 Low-speed vehicles/golf carts; authorize use of on certain public highways, roads and streets in the City of Diamondhead.
HB1019 Beer breweries; allow to provide samples subject to certain conditions.
HB1670 City of Diamondhead; authorize use of low-speed vehicles/golf carts on certain public highways, roads and streets in.

Ward - Senate

SB2325 Wildlife; extend repealer on the authority of the Comm. on Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks to regulate the hunting of nonnative cervids.
SB2339 State Board of Funeral Service; extend repealer and amend various licensing laws.

Warren - House

HB1685 Covington County; authorize to use industrial park land for the construction of a county jail.
HB 384 Members of certain governing boards of public water systems; require continuing management training for.
HB 811 County prosecutors; authorize to designate attorney to make court appearance.
HB1619 Appropriation; Rehabilitation Services, Department of.
HB 386 Jefferson Davis County; may utilize portion of oil and gas severance tax revenue for garbage collection and disposal.

Watson - Senate

SB2271 Youth sports concussions and head injuries; provide procedures and education requirements.
SB2045 Controlled substances; enhance penalty for illegal sale in proximity to drug rehab facility.
SB2186 Counterfeit controlled substances; prohibit sale, manufacture or possession.
SB2194 Controlled substances; acquiring by theft, fraud and the like.
HB1529 City of Hattiesburg; authorize to enter into certain contracts, operations agreements and leases regarding its wastewater systems.

Weathersby - House

HB1634 City of Florence; extend repealer on city's bars and restaurants.

White - House

HB 867 Uniform Traffic Ticket Law; provide that officer's failure to timely file ticket is not grounds for dismissal of the ticket.


Wiggins - Senate

SB2376 Voyeurism; create felony offense when victim is under 16.
SB2360 Crimes; create offense of lewd and lascivious acts or obscene electronic communication regarding minors under 16.
SB2803 Lonnie Smith Act; revise elements of the offense of felonious child abuse.
SB2082 Grand jurors; revise potential number of.
SB2295 Marine Resources; authorize the commission to open shrimping areas if natural or man-made disaster affects shrimp fishery.
SB2300 Marine Resources; allow harvest of oysters from reefs north of the CSX bridge if approved by the Commission on Marine Resources.
SB2377 Accessory after the fact; revise punishment for the offense of.
SB2486 Corrections; revise duty of the Mississippi Department of Corrections to maintain certain records for offenders.
SB3032 City of Gautier; authorize to impose a tax on restaurants, hotels and motels.

Wilemon - Senate

SB2241 City of Baldwyn; extend repeal date on tax on hotels, motels, restaurants and convenience stores to promote tourism.
SB2436 SREB contract program at Southern College of Optometry; students not required to practice in Mississippi.





Woods - House

HB 98 U.S. Highway 78; designate certain segment of in Benton and Marshall Counties as "William R. `Bill' Minor Memorial Highway."


Young - House

HB1539 Lauderdale County; authorize to fund chaplaincy program of the detention facility from revenue of inmate phone service.


Zuber - House

HB1396 Consumer Installment Loan Act; create.
HB1460 Bank; self-assessment reports are privileged and not admissible in civil or administrative proceedings.
HB1203 Motorcycle crash helmets; revise certain laws regarding.
HB 986 Distinctive license tag; authorize for various purposes .
HB 987 Municipalities; authorize to lease small parcels of land with two appraisals.
HB 573 Indecent exposure; revise penalties.