Bills by Author for 2013 Session


201 Authors




Arnold - House

HB1322 Income tax; authorize a credit for taxpayers that employ veterans.

Bailey - House

HB 805 MS Bd. of Levee Commissioners and Bd. of Levee Commissioners of the Yazoo-MS Delta; allow entry onto lands for surveying and other levee lands for surveying and other levee purposes.

Bain - House

HB1568 Justice court judges; revise the number for counties of 35,000 or less.
HB1485 Law enforcement officers; revise trainee requirements.

Baker - House

HB 142 County courts; revise jurisdiction.
HB 144 Criminal Forfeiture; provide procedure for offenses with no specific procedure.
HB 233 Sheriff; authorize to charge reasonable expenses for executing service of process.
HB 485 MS Public Records Act; exempt weapon permit information.
HB 85 UCC; publish Ch. 9 on SOS website.
HB 86 Tort Claims Act; revise liability for automobile wrecks involving police and firefighters.
HB 244 Civil cases; revise procedure for certain small claims.
HB 279 Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport; provide venue for trials for offenses committed at.
HB 365 Murder; create first and second degree and revise penalty.
HB 909 Controlled substances; revise Schedules III and V.
HB 943 County court; authorize boards of supervisors to establish.
HB1007 UCC; revisions to Articles 2, 4 and 9.
HB1008 UCC; provide for refusal and termination of false filings.
HB 83 MS Motor Vehicle Commission Law; provide compensation that manufacturer or distributor must pay dealer upon termination of franchise.
HB1584 Pearl River Valley Water Supply District; authorize to provide certain services for residents of.
HB 245 Court reporters; shall receive personal and major medical leave.
HB 387 Agriculture equipment dealers; include all-terrain and off-road utility vehicles in inventory protection.
HB 817 Elevators; enact the Mississippi Conveyance Safety Act.
HB 148 Delinquent garbage and disposal fees; authorize property with to be sold when there is a lien by county.
HB 800 Sales tax; authorize a diversion to the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District.
HB 242 Controlled Substances Law; provide for emergency scheduling.
HB 240 Controlled Substance Law; clarify notice for administrative forfeiture.
HB 80 Municipal courts; revise amount allowed to charge convicted misdemeanor offenders for jail costs.


Baria - House

HB1574 Attorneys; allow courts to sanction out-of-state persons handling cases in MS & associated MS counsel.
HB 431 Homemade beer; authorize making of homemade beer for domestic or household uses.
HB1719 Hancock County Regional Solid Waste Authority; revise fiscal year of.

Barker - House

HB 904 Telemedicine services; health insurance plans must provide coverage for to same extent as for in-person services.
HB 716 School district consolidation; require in certain county.
HB 413 USM; authorize Department of Finance & Administration to sell certain real property located in Jackson County, MS.
HB 461 Compact for education; repeal.
HB 482 Mississippi Interagency Council on Homelessness; create.
HB 718 Interagency Farm to School Council; establish.
HB 798 Healthy Food Retail Act; create to encourage consumption of affordable healthy foods in underserved communities.
HB 780 Early Care & Education Voucher Program Fund; create in State Treasury and fund from General Fund ending cash balance.
HB 896 MS Speech-Language Therapy Scholarship for Students with Speech-Language Impairments; create to provide students with school choice.
HB 781 Pre-kindergarten programs; require State Dept. of Education to implement on phased-in basis beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.
HB1705 Forrest County; authorize contributions to various organizations.


Barton - House

HB1305 Pat Harrison Waterway District; revise procedure for county's withdrawal from.
HB1326 Counties, municipalities and state agencies; authorize to bear cost of processing electronic payments for retail sales by.

Beckett - House

HB 894 Public Service Commission; may establish multi-year rate recovery plan for certain new electric generating facilities.
HB1134 Mississippi Public Utility Rate Mitigation and Reduction Act; create.
HB 917 Public Service Commission; remove ability to regulate rates of certain utilities and cooperatives that operate within municipalities.

Bell - House

HB 854 Employment security; revise the general experience rate for all employers and how persons receive benefits.
HB 932 Mississippi Department of Employment Security; expand authority of.
HB1610 City of Fulton; extend repealer on hotel/motel tourism tax.



Bennett - House

HB 974 Gaming; clarify that operation of Internet sweepstakes cafe is illegal gambling activity under state law.
HB1675 City of Pass Christian; authorize use of golf carts in.
HB 879 Students of military personnel residing on base; allow parent or legal guardian to choose school or school district of enrollment.
HB1716 Harrison County Tourism Commission; rename as Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau & revise composition & certain purpose of.

Blackmon - House

HB 468 Uniform Power of Attorney Act; enact.
HB1519 Tampering of municipal utility meters; authorize prosecution in municipality when tampering occurs outside municipal boundaries.


Blount - Senate

SB2453 Municipally owned waterworks; prohibit from charging higher rates to certain customers in another municipality.
SB2472 State agency property; authorize DFA as central leasing agent for all state agencies.
SB2083 Medical radiation technologists; extend repealers on registration statutes.
SB2084 Mississippi Cosmetology Practice Act; make technical amendments and delete repealer.
SB2405 Retirement; authorize counties to pay PERS employer contributions on net fee income of constables.
SB2763 Department of Revenue; authorize Department of Finance and Administration to lease or purchase property for DOR's headquarters.
SB2256 Dogs and cats; clarify humane euthanasia.
SB2070 Notice of state agency meetings; shall be published on the DFA Transparency website.
SB2215 Domestic violence; revise and clarify elements of the offense.
SB2418 Perry County property; MS Transportation Commission may donate to US Forest Service or appropriate federal agency.

Bounds - House

HB1001 Resident combination small game license; reduce price for issuance to $8.00.
HB1002 Commercial fishing license; revise manner of issuance for resident and nonresident fishermen.
HB1005 Trapping; revise provision relating to manner of and dates allowed for selling of pelts.
HB1260 Wild hog control; add to the beaver control program and revise composition and change nomenclature of the advisory board.
HB 524 Dept. of Wildlife; authorize to enter into agreement with local EPAs to maintain and operate state park electrical infrastructure.
HB1139 Primitive weapon season; authorize use of firearm of choice upon certain private lands during.
HB 411 Hospices; prohibit issuance of new licenses for unless specifically authorized by legislation.





Brown - Senate

SB2074 State Personnel Director; revise qualifications of.
SB2173 Public Service Commission; may regulate rates for electricity provided by TVA directly to industrial customers.
SB2231 Public Service Commission; remove authority to regulate rates of shared utilities in municipalities.
SB2571 Mississippi Consumer Alternative Installment Loan Act; create.
SB2702 Lowndes County; create the Lowndes County Reserve and Trust Fund.


Brown (66th) - House

HB 121 School superintendents; require to certify all statistical information submitted to SDE.
HB 499 Mississippi Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Law; repeal.

Browning - Senate

SB2502 Certification requirements for telecommunicators; extend repealer on.
SB2570 County affairs; clarify jurisdiction of county over roads originally constructed as a state highway.
SB2605 Public purchasing; exempt from bidding requirements fuel for certain county-owned machinery and vehicles.

Bryan - Senate

SB2197 Child pornography, possession of; clarify necessary state of mind.
SB2195 Child Death Review Panel; extend repealer.
SB2670 Mental Health Reform Act of 2011; reenact and extend repealers.
SB2202 State Department of Health regulations for advanced life-support personnel; define EMT-paramedic critical care.
SB2632 Statewide monetary assessments; revise.

Buck (72nd) - House

HB 684 Depicting child engaging in sexual conduct; revise.
HB 709 Domestic violence law; revise.
HB 686 Computer fraud; clarify definition of computer network.
HB 710 Crime Victims' Compensation Act; revisions to grounds for denying compensation.

Burnett - House

HB 836 Tunica County; authorize contribution to the Aaron E. Henry Community Health Clinic, Inc.
HB1703 Suffrage; restore to Jessie Mae Dotson of Tunica County, Mississippi.

Burton - Senate

SB2208 Mississippi Aboveground Storage Tank Act of 2013; enact.
SB2501 Energy efficiency standards; revise for commercial buildings.
SB2564 Energy Infrastructure Revolving Loan Program; revise.
SB2567 Public Service Commission; extend repealer on its creation and ability to hire attorneys for certain proceedings.
SB2787 MS Telephone Solicitation Act; extend repealer on.
SB2792 "Mississippi Energy Sustainability and Development Act"; create.
SB2808 State buildings; revise energy conservation requirements for design and construction of major facility projects.
SB2019 Home health services; authorize advanced practice nurses and physician assistants to provide to Medicare/Medicaid beneficiaries.
SB2082 Limited institutional medical license; authorize additional extension upon certain conditions.
SB2209 Telemedicine services; health insurance plans must provide coverage to same extent as in-person services.
SB2737 Mississippi Professional Massage Therapy Act; extend repealer.
SB2023 Adult care facilities; define adult day care facilities for licensure purposes.
SB2210 Child support income administrative withholding notice; delete requirement that DHS must file with the court.
SB2303 Regional mental health/intellectual disability commissions; define services which may be provided.
SB2338 Child support guidelines; presumed to be reasonable for adjusted gross income within a certain range.
SB2739 Overdue child support; payable to custodial parent after emancipation of child.
SB2743 "Mississippi Asthma and Anaphylaxis Child Safety Act"; enact.
SB2026 Mississippi Acupuncture Practice Act; extend repealer.
SB2056 Education Achievement Council; make recommendations regarding college readiness, common core and performance budgeting.
SB2422 Regulation of excavations near underground utility facilities; revise.

Busby - House

HB 489 Vessel pilots; limit and regulate liability of.




Byrd - House

HB 672 Dyslexia Education Scholarship Program; increase maximum number of students eligible to 20.
HB 673 Human Trafficking; revise law.

Calhoun - House

HB 546 Municipal special sales tax; revise composition of commission that will establish master plan for use of revenue.


Carmichael - Senate

SB2677 Bail agents; require examination of applicants for certain licenses.
SB2681 State aircraft; remove prohibition on the purchase of liability insurance coverage for.
SB2232 Health discount plans; remove repealer on requirements for.
SB2675 Commissioner of Insurance; increase the amount of reward which may be offered in cases of arson.
SB2679 County fire services coordinators; revise qualifications for.
SB2682 Mississippi Reciprocal Insurance Laws; revise.
SB2800 Mississippi Conveyance Safety Act; enact.
SB2073 Certified purchasing offices; revise decision procedure for the best value calculation.

Carpenter - House

HB 958 Concealed firearms on school premises; require local school board to adopt policy authorizing certain school employees to carry.


Chassaniol - Senate

SB2526 Alcoholic beverages, beer and light wine; lawful to transport through dry areas in unopened containers.
SB2463 Tourism Project Sales Tax Incentive Fund; increase maximum period of time that MDA may make payments from.
SB2933 City of Greenwood; authorize donations of certain Katrina cottages to nonprofit organizations that provide low-income housing.

Chism - House

HB 323 Commissioner of Insurance; increase the amount of reward which may be offered in cases of arson.
HB 324 Commissioner of Insurance; may conduct financial and market analysis of insurers/provide confidentiality of documents.
HB 374 Health insurance; prohibit issuance of policy restricting insurer from assigning benefits to provider.
HB 375 Risk based capital laws; include health organization insurer under.
HB 534 Insurance; revise various laws regarding.
HB 545 Uninsured motorist coverage; delete minimum number of vehicles necessary to purchase nonstacking coverage.
HB1066 Mississippi Tort Claims Act; revise to include volunteer fire departments when performing governmental activities.
HB 748 Mississippi Reciprocal Insurance Law; revise.
HB 921 County Fire Services Coordinator; revise the qualification of.
HB1183 State airplanes; authorize DFA to purchase liability insurance for.
HB1277 Motor vehicle accident; repeal laws requiring security deposit after.
HB 379 County funds; revise time in which excess county funds can be invested.
HB 437 State Fire Marshals; grant limited police powers to.
HB1710 City of West Point; authorize to levy an assessment to fund city's D.A.R.E. Program.


Clark - House

HB1506 County court serving as youth court; clarify that court may appoint a guardian ad litem.

Clarke - Senate

SB2593 Auto liability insurance; insurance card may be furnished in electronic format.
SB2730 Levee commissioners; authorize surveyors to enter on lands.
SB2549 Transfer funds for state budget; direct State Fiscal Officer to transfer certain funds.
SB2601 State procurement cards; prohibit imposition of surcharges by vendors.
SB2851 Appropriation; IHL - General support.
SB2852 Appropriation; IHL - Subsidiary programs.
SB2853 Appropriation; IHL - Student Financial Aid.
SB2854 Appropriation; IHL - University of Mississippi Medical Center.
SB2855 Appropriation; IHL - Alcorn State - Agricultural programs.
SB2856 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
SB2857 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Cooperative Extension Service.
SB2858 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Forest and Wildlife Research Center.
SB2859 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Veterinary Medicine, College of.
SB2860 Appropriation; Community and Junior Colleges Board - Administrative expenses.
SB2861 Appropriation; Community and Junior Colleges Board - Support for community and junior colleges.
SB2862 Appropriation; Corrections, Department of.
SB2863 Appropriation; Emergency Management Agency.
SB2864 Appropriation; Military - Support.
SB2865 Appropriation; Public Safety, Department of.
SB2866 Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Board.
SB2867 Appropriation; Judicial Performance Commission.
SB2868 Appropriation; Ethics Commission.
SB2869 Appropriation; Banking and Consumer Finance, Department of.
SB2870 Appropriation; Employment Security, Department of.
SB2871 Appropriation; Revenue, Department of.
SB2872 Appropriation; Tax Appeals Board.
SB2873 Appropriation; Workers' Compensation Commission.
SB2874 Appropriation; Mental Health, Department of.
SB2875 Appropriation; Development Authority, Mississippi.
SB2876 Appropriation; Gaming Commission.
SB2877 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of - State Aid Road Construction, Office of.
SB2878 Appropriation; Chiropractic Examiners, Board of.
SB2879 Appropriation; Dental Examiners, Board of.
SB2880 Appropriation; Funeral Services Board.
SB2881 Appropriation; Massage Therapy, Board of.
SB2882 Appropriation; Pharmacy, Board of.
SB2883 Appropriation; Counselors, Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional.
SB2884 Appropriation; Veterinary Examiners, Board of.
SB2885 Appropriation; Architecture, Board of.
SB2886 Appropriation; Geologists, Board of Registered Professional.
SB2887 Appropriation; Motor Vehicle Commission.
SB2888 Appropriation; Accountancy, Board of Public.
SB2889 Appropriation; Contractors, Board of.
SB2890 Appropriation; Agriculture and Commerce, Department of.
SB2891 Appropriation; Egg Marketing Board.
SB2892 Appropriation; Animal Health, Board of.
SB2893 Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Commission.
SB2894 Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Commission - Livestock shows.
SB2895 Appropriation; Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority.
SB2896 Appropriation; Finance and Administration, Department of.
SB2897 Appropriation; Governor's Office and Mansion.
SB2898 Appropriation; Audit, Department of.
SB2899 Appropriation; Information Technology Services, Department of.
SB2900 Appropriation; Personnel Board.
SB2901 Appropriation; Secretary of State.
SB2902 Appropriation; Debt Service-Gen. Obli.
SB2903 Appropriation; Treasurer's Office.
SB2904 Appropriation; Property Insurance, Atty General Settlements, DA; Additional 2013.
SB2540 Corporation franchise tax law; exclude deferred gains and deferred income from certain computations under.

Cockerham - House

HB1181 Energy Infrastructure Revolving Loan Fund; increase period allotted to issue bonds allocated for.
HB1266 Energy; modify and update energy code under which DFA designs and constructs projects.
HB1281 Energy efficiency standards; revise for commercial buildings.
HB1296 Energy Sustainability and Development Act; create.
HB1698 Severance tax; reduce for 24 months for oil and gas produced from and after July 1, 2013, from horizontally drilled wells.



Collins - Senate

SB2040 Memorial highways; designate Mississippi Highway 6 in Lee County as the "Military Order of the Purple Heart Highway."
SB2067 State agency vehicles; extend moratorium on acquisition of.
SB2734 Child support program; authorize Department of Human Services to contract to improve performance and efficiency.
SB2470 Public purchasing; DFA shall receive rebates from state contracts established by DFA.
SB2543 Purchasing Certification Program; require all purchasing officials at state agencies to complete.
SB2066 Public Records Act; cost for records shall be at pay scale of lowest level employee.
SB2133 Sexual abuse of children; enact policy entitled "Erin's Law."
SB2842 Lee County; authorize annual contributions to Sanctuary Hospice House.


Crawford - House

HB 425 Student Tuition assistance; revise high school course work requirements to obtain for state institutions of higher learning.
HB1009 Child support; authorize DHS to contract with vendors to improve program.
HB 939 Eligibility of children in certain licensed residential facilities to receive federal education funds; provide.

Currie - House

HB 881 Free port warehouse; clarify date ad valorem tax exemption takes effect.
HB1174 Retirement; exclude value of maintenance furnished to PERS members after 7-1-13 for retirement purposes.


DeBar - House

HB 702 MS Highway 63; designate segment of in Greene County as "Senator George Cecil McLeod, Jr., Memorial Highway."
HB 963 Recreational activities; add aircraft to list of authorized activities on certain land.

DeLano - House

HB1345 Harrison County Motor Vehicle for Hire Commission; revise authority of.
HB1097 Emergency aid to Local Governments Loan and Grant Program; transfer administration of to MEMA.
HB1104 Emergency Management; define certain terms and authorize MEMA to expend funds for public preparedness and mitigation.
HB1068 MS Radioactive Waste Transport Permit Fees; authorize to be used for preparedness.
HB1107 Emergency Management; MEMA may provide travel advances to personnel of emergency management support forces.
HB1344 Motor vehicles; revise laws regarding scrapping or dismantling of.
HB1106 Subdivision plats; provide that future filings may be in digital media format.

Denny - House

HB 28 Crimes; revise attempt.
HB 333 Products liability; revise to include designers.
HB 882 Flood and drainage control districts; revise various laws regarding.
HB 446 Absentee ballots; revise how ballots are kept and authorize a resolution board to review.
HB 533 Election contest; provide procedure for candidates for office of election commissioner.
HB 667 Campaign finance; require Statement of Intent and notice for failure to file reports for.
HB 649 Election contests; revise how judges are designated to hear.
HB 733 Constables; require to file compensation reports to the State Auditor.
HB 232 Election; require candidates to designate an agent to receive any notice or service of process.



Dixon - House

HB1243 State agencies; require to provide legislative update section on their websites.
HB1208 Cosmetology Board; require to issue photo ID to licensees to display at place of employment.

Doty - Senate

SB2645 Fraudulent or false filing; allow Secretary of State to refuse or terminate.
SB2684 Model Business Corporation Act; correct references to in Code.
SB2536 Free port warehouse; clarify date ad valorem tax exemption takes effect.
SB2609 UCC; revise Article 9.


Espy - House

HB1689 Coahoma County; authorize a donation of real property to Coahoma Community College for expansion of the Allied Health Center.

Eure - House

HB 417 Mississippi Department of Marine Resources' oyster check station; change name to "Colonel George J. Wright, Sr." building.
HB1072 Mississippi Territorial Waters; extend.
HB1216 Commission on Marine Resources; authorize to consent to federal aid legislation to ensure continuation of federal funds for marine conservation.
HB1713 City of Biloxi; authorize to adopt ordinance to permit the use of golf carts & low speed vehicles on certain city streets within.

Evans (43rd) - House

HB1595 City of Louisville; authorize to impose tax upon hotels and motels.


Evans (91st) - House

HB 757 U.S. Highway 184; designate segment of in Lawrence County as "Lawrence County Veterans Highway."


Fillingane - Senate

SB2411 MS Industry Incentive Financing Revolving Fund; loan repayments used to pay debt service if balance exceeds $50,000,000.
SB2557 MS Debt Management Services Act; extend repealer on.
SB2722 Unemployment compensation; place funds under exclusive administrative control of MDES and provide additional funds for WET fund.
SB2081 Mississippi Department of Mental Health; authorize sale-leaseback of certain facilities.
SB2403 Sales and income tax; authorize extensions of examination period by agreement between the Commissioner of Revenue and the taxpayer.
SB2537 Strengthening Mississippi Academic Research Through Business Act; create.
SB2728 Bonds; revise purposes for which proceeds of bonds for USM/Gulf Coast Campuses may be used.
SB2825 Sales tax law; include certain recycling activities in the terms "to manufacture" and "manufacturing."
SB2829 Sales and ad valorem tax; extend exemption for certain equipment used in the deployment of broadband technologies.
SB2913 Bonds; issued for various purposes.
SB2439 MS Development Authority Job Training Grant Fund; create to provide job training grants for certain eligible business enterprises.

Flaggs - House

HB 225 "MS Hwy. Patrol Fallen Officer's Memorial Highway Act;" enact to designate certain public roadways in honor of.
HB1290 U.S. Highway 61; designate segment in Warren County as "The Purple Heart Trail."
HB 578 Department of Corrections; authorize to contract for housing of males at certain county/regional correctional facility.


Formby - House

HB 68 Health discount plans; delete repealer on requirements for.
HB 70 Surplus lines insurance; delete repealer on exemption from premium tax on property risk written by DFA on behalf of state.
HB 134 Physician assistants; extend repealers on authority for issuance of temporary license to certain.
HB 125 Child Death Review Panel; revise membership of and delete repealer on.
HB 130 Public Service Commission; extend repealer on its creation and ability to hire attorneys for certain proceedings.
HB 922 "High economic benefit project"; extend repealer on exemption of certain highway projects from definition of.
HB1080 Emergency telecommunications; extend repealer on training requirements/funding.
HB 69 Medical radiation technologists; extend repealers on registration statutes.
HB 128 Harvest permits; extend repealers on authority of MDOT to issue and provisions establishing maximum weight of such vehicles.
HB 129 State Port Authority; extend repealer on authority to use design-build method of contracting.
HB 925 Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; extend repealer on.
HB1161 Petroleum Products Inspection Laws of MS; extend repealer on definitions and penalties under.
HB1162 Acupuncture Practice Act; extend repealer on.
HB1164 Cosmetology licensure law; extend repealer on and revise various provisions of.
HB1165 Mississippi Auctioneers License Act; extend repealer.
HB1167 Anemometer towers; extend repealer on requirement of marking for aviation.
HB1169 Group purchasing programs by certain public hospitals and regional mental health centers; extend repealer on authority to participate in.
HB 788 Post-conviction relief; revise time limitation.



Frierson - House

HB 19 Appropriation; Wireless Communication Commission; Additional 2013.
HB 20 State funds; transfer sum from Motor Vehicle Ad Valorem Tax Reduction Fund to Capital Expense Fund.
HB 21 State funds; transfer sum from Department of Insurance Fund to Budget Contingency Fund.
HB 22 Appropriation: State Government Agencies Budget Contingency Fund and Capital Expense Fund; additional 2013.
HB 964 State-issued credit cards; prohibit sellers from imposing a surcharge on buyers for using.
HB 138 Adequate education program; require SBE to recalculate base student cost for each fiscal year.
HB 813 State assessments; bring forward code section for amendments.
HB 901 State funds; transfer certain to BCF, and create Local Governments Emergency Communications Equipment Loan Program.
HB 156 Gulf Coast Region Utility Act; revise various provisions of.
HB1622 Appropriation; Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District.
HB1623 Appropriation; Public Employees' Retirement System.
HB1624 Appropriation; Oil and Gas Board.
HB1625 Appropriation; Real Estate Commission.
HB1626 Appropriation; Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
HB1627 Appropriation; Athletic Commission.
HB1628 Appropriation; Medical Licensure, Board of.
HB1629 Appropriation; Physical Therapy Board.
HB1630 Appropriation; Psychology, Board of.
HB1631 Appropriation; Coast Coliseum Commission.
HB1632 Appropriation; Nursing Home Administrators, Board of.
HB1633 Appropriation; Nursing, Board of.
HB1634 Appropriation; Engineers and Land Surveyors, Board of Registration for Professional.
HB1635 Appropriation; Cosmetology, Board of.
HB1636 Appropriation; Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists, Board of Examiners for.
HB1637 Appropriation; Veterans' Home Purchase Board.
HB1638 Appropriation; Auctioneers Commission.
HB1639 Appropriation; Barber Examiners, Board of.
HB1640 Appropriation; Optometry, Board of.
HB1641 Appropriation; Legislative expenses.
HB1642 Appropriation; Attorney General.
HB1643 Appropriation; Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and trial judges services.
HB1644 Appropriation; District attorneys and staff.
HB1645 Appropriation; Capital Post-Conviction Counsel, Office of.
HB1646 Appropriation; State Public Defender, Office of.
HB1647 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of.
HB1648 Appropriation; Education, Department of.
HB1649 Appropriation; Educational Television, Authority for.
HB1650 Appropriation; Library Commission.
HB1651 Appropriation; Archives and History, Department of.
HB1652 Appropriation; Arts Commission.
HB1654 Appropriation; Forestry Commission.
HB1655 Appropriation; Foresters, Board of Registration for.
HB1656 Appropriation; Soil and Water Conservation Commission.
HB1657 Appropriation; Marine Resources, Department of.
HB1658 Appropriation; Grand Gulf Military Monument Commission.
HB1659 Appropriation; Mississippi River Parkway Commission.
HB1660 Appropriation; Pat Harrison Waterway District.
HB1661 Appropriation; Yellow Creek State Inland Port Authority.
HB1662 Appropriation; Pearl River Basin Development District.
HB1663 Appropriation; Pearl River Valley Water Supply District.
HB1664 Appropriation; Port Authority, State.
HB1665 Appropriation; Insurance, Department of.
HB1666 Appropriation; Fire Academy.
HB1667 Appropriation; Health, Department of.
HB1668 Appropriation; Human Services, Department of.
HB1669 Appropriation; Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Department of.
HB1670 Appropriation; Environmental Quality, Department of.
HB1671 Appropriation; Public Service Commission.
HB1672 Appropriation; Public Utilities Staff.
HB1673 Appropriation; Rehabilitation Services, Department of.
HB1674 Appropriation; reappropriation , DFA - Bureau of Building; FY13.
HB1653 Appropriation; Medicaid, Division of.
HB1591 Income and franchise tax; allow refundable credit for costs of purchasing and installing solar energy system or energy efficiency services.
HB 2 Appropriation; Division of Medicaid.

Gandy - Senate

SB2833 Income tax; credit for adoption expenses is allowed in the same year that the child is claimed as an exemption.



Gipson - House

HB 90 Commercial Driver's License Act; revise to clarify one year disqualification requirement.
HB 91 Driver's license; provide fines from other state's electronic traffic cameras shall only be recognized if a Driver License Compact state.
HB 2 Weapons; clarify definition of concealed.
HB 151 Child Protection Act; revise.
HB1320 Family protection specialists and workers; require training in legal duties to protect rights of persons being investigated.
HB 88 DUI; clarify nonadjudication of certain violations of minors.

Gollott - Senate

SB2499 Gaming; courses related to service industry may be taught at certain state universities and colleges.
SB2688 Environmental Quality; remove the opt-out provision of the MS Lead Based Paint Activity Accreditation and Certification Act.

Guice - House

HB 559 Check Cashers Act; reenact and delete repealer on.

Gunn - House

HB 480 State agencies and officials; require to regularly update information on their websites to ensure that it is current.
HB1337 Dept. of Revenue; authorize DFA to acquire certain real property in Hinds County, MS, for use and benefit of.
HB 477 Wrongful death; clarify who may bring action.
HB 478 MS Accountability and Transparency Act; require detailed description of expenditures of bond proceeds on website.
HB 481 DUI; revise use of ignition interlock device.
HB1530 School attendance and absenteeism; standardize for compulsory attendance law & ADA calculations under MAEP.
HB1335 Motor vehicles; make unlawful to sell without title and registration in name of owner unless dealer.
HB 822 School administrators; prohibit districts from hiring as consultant if last employed by a failing district.

Hale - Senate

SB2054 MDA; authorize to hire consultants to periodically assess economic development incentives offered by the state.
SB2630 Airport authorities; revise venue for trial of offenses committed on municipal airport property located in another county.
SB2124 State takeover of school districts; provide timeline and exit criteria for school district conservators.
SB2836 Panola County; authorize the imposition of certain assessments to fund the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program.

Hamilton - House

HB 777 Pharmacy benefit manager licensure statutes; extend repealers and conform certain definitions.


Harkins - Senate

SB2674 Rankin-Hinds Pearl River Flood and Drainage Control District; technical revisions to certain requirements.
SB2497 Memorial highways; MS 51 in Madison Co. as Deputy Chief W.T. "Bill" Martin Memorial Hwy; MS 47 in Clay County as "Tom Goode Hwy."



Hill - Senate

SB2177 MS Wireless Communication Commission; revise authority regarding local government entities.
SB2347 Literacy-Based Promotion Act; establish in public schools to achieve grade-level reading by end of 3rd Grade.
SB2553 Cottage food operations; exempt from certain licensing requirements.
SB2795 Women's Health Defense Act of 2013; create.

Hines - House

HB1441 Youth Court Act; add definition of "financially" able to.
HB1516 Costs associated for care of certain delinquent children; require itemized bills be given to parents before requiring to pay.

Holland - House

HB 74 Student attendance; allow excused absence for those participating in 4-H & FFA sponsored events not to exceed five per academic year.
HB1724 Suffrage; restore to Terry Lee Bates of Lee County, Mississippi.


Hood - House

HB 944 Scenic byway; create the "Noxubee Hills Route".
HB 849 Minors; allow sentencing discretion in capital cases.


Hopson - Senate

SB2047 Municipal and county law enforcement officer; allow spouse of officer killed in the line of duty to purchase officer's sidearm.
SB2076 Youth court; conform time for appeal from to judicial rules of procedure.
SB2147 Economic Redevelopment Act; revise definition of "contaminated site" and time in which county/municipality may apply for.
SB2647 NICS Improvement Act; create.
SB2010 Paternity proceeding; court may determine custody.
SB2927 Warren County; authorize contributions to various organizations.

Horan - House

HB 868 Justice court clerks; clarify annual educational requirements.
HB1721 Grenada County; authorize sale of Grenada Lake Medical Center to the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Horhn - Senate

SB2424 Natchez Trace Parkway; exempt building that are not visible from the parkway from height restrictions.
SB2462 Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; increase the amount of rebates authorized under.
SB2183 Beer; authorize the making of homemade beer for personal, family, domestic or household uses.


Howell - House

HB 560 Medicaid; extend repealers on various provisions in Medicaid program.
HB 301 Prescription drug benefits; require use of a uniform prior authorization form by health insurers providing.
HB 3 MS Eminent Scholars Grant; allow transfer to MS college or university to receive.
HB 1 Medicaid; delete repealer on statute that establishes Division of Medicaid.

Huddleston (15th) - House

HB 990 PERS; update investment options for excess funds of the system.

Hudson - Senate

SB2181 Agricultural crimes; revise crime of livestock theft.
SB2511 Agriculture; revise syrup labeling requirements and provide for administrative penalties for violations.
SB2109 Motor vehicle privilege tax; increase the period of time within which a newly acquired motor vehicle must be registered.
SB2436 Emerging Crops Program; remove reversionary language regarding a certain loan program.
SB2467 Agriculture; revise penalties and administrative procedure for agriculture seeds law.
SB2468 Agriculture; authorize the MS Department of Agriculture and Commerce to issue certificates of free sale for exporters.
SB2513 Agriculture; require certain fish products to meet same labeling requirements of catfish products.
SB2362 Agriculture; establish civil penalties for weight and measures violations.
SB2563 Agriculture and Commerce; extend repealer on petroleum products inspection law.
SB2841 Forrest County; authorize contributions to various organizations.


Jackson (11th) - Senate

SB2705 Tunica County; authorize contributions to the Institute of Community Services, Inc.
SB2838 Coahoma County; increase the amount of interest on money in the hospital special fund that may be utilized for certain expenses.
SB2839 Tunica County; may enter into contracts to fund capital costs to extend natural gas services.
SB2840 Coahoma County; authorize the establishment of the Coahoma County Reserve and Trust Fund for the deposit of certain hospital lease payments.
SB2703 Tunica County; authorize to contract with and/or contribute to Mid-State Opportunity, Inc.
SB2756 Coahoma County; authorize a donation of real property to Coahoma Community College for expansion of the Allied Health Center.

Jackson (15th) - Senate

SB2194 Loans; Limit to single borrower shall allow for credit exposure from derivative transactions.
SB2042 Scenic byway; create the "Noxubee Hills Route."
SB2696 Mississippi S.A.F.E. Mortgage Act; make various amendments.
SB2698 Home Inspector Regulatory Board; abolish board and transfer duties to Mississippi Real Estate Commission.
SB2694 MS Auctioneers License Act; extend repealer on.
SB2172 Certificate of merit; require for filing of negligence suits against licensed professionals.

Jackson (32nd) - Senate

SB2547 Leflore County Correctional Facility; authorize the incarceration of federal prisoners at facility.
SB2548 Country/regional correctional facilities; authorize the incarceration of additional offenders in such facilities.
SB2508 Mississippi Corrections Accountability Act; create.
SB2923 Walnut Grove; members of the Board of Commissioners of the Walnut Grove Correctional Authority may receive per diem compensation.
SB2925 Kemper County; authorize a contribution to Mississippi Community Development Empowerment, Inc.

Jennings - House

HB 391 Professional licenses; certain military-trained applicants and military spouses shell receive by reciprocity when in MS.

Jennings * - House

HB 463 U.S. Flag; authorize flying at 1/2-staff when member of the Armed Forces dies on active duty.

Johnson - House

HB 530 Recreational off-highway vehicles; restrict use of on public property.
HB 372 MS Transportation Commission; authorize to donate real property in Perry County, Mississippi, to U.S. Forest Service.
HB 373 MTC; revise paid educational leave program to a stipend program for students agreeing to work as civil engineer for.
HB 436 MTC; authorize to receive and expend SASHTO scholarship funds for transportation studies.
HB1550 Memorial bridge; designate certain bridge in Adams County as "Veterans Memorial Bridge".
HB 261 Transportation; revise certain restrictions on design-built projects of the Mississippi Transportation Commission.
HB1258 Public property; authorize Transportation Commission to donate certain to City of Canton and revise state highway system accordingly.


Jolly - Senate

SB2469 Memorial highways; designate The Mississippi Highway 15 overpass bridge as the "William E. 'Billy' Bowles Memorial Bridge."
SB2150 Driver's license; require license examiner at every county courthouse at least one day a month.
SB2751 Volunteer fire department; include within the scope of immunity under the Tort Claims Act.


Jordan - Senate

SB2193 Uniform Controlled Substances Act; revise Schedules III and V.



Kirby - Senate

SB2207 Medicaid; extend repealers on various provisions in Medicaid program.
SB2108 Motor vehicles; jointly owned and one owner claims homestead in a city may be registered outside city under certain circumstances.
SB2111 Tax sales; revise method of service of notice of expiration of redemption period for property sold at.
SB2302 Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program; increase number of students.
SB2780 Lien in favor of providers of burn care; create.
SB2803 Physician assistant temporary licensure; extend repealer.
SB2806 Tourism; revise the definition of the term "tourism project" for purposes of the tourism project sales tax incentive fund.
SB2342 ICFMR operated by Department of Mental Health; authorize transfer of beds to more appropriate setting for clients.
SB2489 Insurance; prohibit civil liability against a person or entity for reporting insurance fraud.
SB2846 Headquarters sales tax and job tax credit; revise number of jobs necessary to qualify for.
SB2847 Special fuel tax; exempt fuel used by a commercial airline on certain interstate air service.


Lamar - House

HB 590 Mississippi Main Street Investment Act; create.
HB 866 Unlawful entry and detainer; revise service of process and notice.
HB1212 Law enforcement; provide for electronic citations for certain offenses.

Lane - House

HB 441 Commercial driver's license; provide that certain drivers with visual impairment in one eye may obtain.
HB1691 Bonds; authorize issuance for road improvements in oil producing counties & create income tax credit for new oil production jobs.

Lee - Senate

SB2322 Public Service Commission; may not regulate management or internal affairs of certain water associations.
SB2383 Driver's license suspension; revise course requirements for alternative sentencing of minor offenders.

Longwitz - Senate

SB2572 Memorial highways; designate the Gluckstadt interchange on I-55 in Madison County as the "Adam Lee Weisenberger Memorial Interchange."
SB2171 Real estate brokers; not be liable for wrong square footage of property.
SB2732 Lenora's Law; revise sex offender registration and require GPS monitoring of certain registrants.
SB2613 Scenic byways; designate certain scenic byways in Madison County.
SB2625 Public officers and employees; revise punishment for embezzlement and restrict government hiring of felons.
SB2920 Madison County; increase the amount of bonds that may be issued for the Madison County Economic Development Authority.


Martinson - House

HB1085 Caylee's law; enact.
HB 955 Reading Proficiency Program; establish in public schools to achieve grade level reading by end of 3rd grade.
HB1010 Hotel renovation projects sales tax incentive; authorize for certain projects.
HB1300 Alcoholic beverages; allow manufacturer with distillery in state to provide samples subject to certain conditions.
HB 366 Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration Commission; revise composition of.
HB 761 Tourism Project Sales Tax Incentive Fund; increase period of time that MDA may make payments from, revise certain definitions.
HB 783 Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; increase the amount of rebates authorized under.
HB1188 Scenic byways; designate certain scenic byways in Madison County.
HB 935 Tourism; create the MS Tourism Advisory Board and the Tourism Advertising and Marketing Fund; create a pilot program to fund.
HB 193 Municipal clerks and managers; clarify how such shall be paid and revise discretionary pay.
HB 275 Municipal, county and state executive committees; prohibit those who violate the public trust from serving on.
HB 175 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for improvements to the Mississippi Craft Center.
HB1236 Municipalities; clarify the authority to hire full-time and part-time attorney as a municipal employee.

Massengill - House

HB1714 Marshall County; revise geographic description of the Marshall Utility Services Sewer District.

Massey - Senate

SB2314 State agencies; shall submit certain internal audit reports to State Auditor.
SB2491 Scenic byways; designate certain segments as "Delta Bluffs Scenic Byway."
SB2754 Environmental Quality; maintain directory of certified electronic recyclers and require state agencies to use those listed.
SB2102 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for various supporters.
SB2924 City of Southaven; authorize contracts for naming rights for the city's park buildings and structures.
SB2837 City of Horn Lake; authorize the imposition of a tax on hotels and motels.

Mayo - House

HB 952 University Research Center; require report compiling and analyzing costs associated with certain reductions in state revenue.
HB1706 City of Oxford; authorize to issue special assessment bonds to finance certain improvements and to purchase land.
HB1725 City of Oxford; make certain revisions to the management of Municipal Reserve and Trust Fund.

McDaniel - Senate

SB2223 Terrorism; add as an aggravating circumstance for capital offenses.
SB2255 Karen's Law; revise punishment for manslaughter of certain child victims.
SB2455 Memorial Highways; change signage to reflect "Lance Corporal Roy M. Wheat was a Medal of Honor recipient."
SB2496 Memorial Highways; direct MDOT to relocate signage for the "Albert B. Shows Memorial Highway."
SB2239 Elections; allow mileage to receiving and returning managers for the use of private vehicles.
SB2240 Election commissioners; provide that elections shall be nonpartisan.
SB2308 Commissioners of election; may run for other offices if they resign before they qualify.
SB2311 Election commissioners; authorize compensation if they conduct primary elections under an agreement with an executive committee.
SB2312 Provide an exclusive procedure to contest the qualification of candidates for county election commissioner and municipal office.
SB2345 Elections; exclude runoffs from provisions requiring a certain number of machines must be used or a certain number of ballots printed.
SB2633 "Mississippi Student Religious Liberties Act of 2013"; enact.
SB2626 Law enforcement trainees; revise term of appointment or employment.
SB2509 Voter assistance; require providers or assistance to complete declaration to provide assistance form.
SB2244 Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property made to raise funds for schools.
SB2238 Elections; increase per diem of election commissioners on election days.





Mettetal - House

HB 522 MS Prepaid Affordable College Tuition program; revise comprehensive investment plan and investment options for.
HB 614 Mississippi Proprietary School and College Registration Laws; revise.
HB 818 Mississippi Student Forgivable Loan Programs; consolidate and clarify terms and conditions of.
HB1297 Universities & colleges; provide authority to prepay certain expenses.
HB1309 MS Public Records Act of 1983; exempt certain academic records from.
HB1603 Suffrage; restore to Randall Lamar Bolton of Panola County, Mississippi.



Miles - House

HB 269 Law Enforcement Officers Death/Disability Benefits Trust Funds; expand to include emergency management personnel and provide additional funding.

Mims - House

HB 30 Cosmetology board; require to expedite processing and issuance of licenses by reciprocity to spouses of military personnel.
HB 307 Rural Physicians Scholarship Program; remove limitation on number of students admitted each year.
HB 776 Mississippi Rural Dentists Scholarship Program; establish.
HB 719 MS Individual On-Site Wastewater Disposal System Law; extend repealer on and revise various provisions of.
HB 720 Child support; change reference to Uniform Support Act.

Moak - House

HB 102 "Wounded Warriors Special Hunt Areas"; authorize commission on wildlife to establish in certain areas.
HB1515 Cities and counties; authorize to donate to chapters of YMCA within the city or county.

Monsour - House

HB 750 County port and harbour commission; revise the number of appointments made to.
HB 867 "Mississippi Air Service Development Program Act of 2013"; create.
HB1696 Special fuel excise tax; exempt fuel used by commercial aircraft in new market or for new direct service.
HB1717 Warren County; authorize to contract with the Department of Corrections for regional correctional facility.


Montgomery - Senate

SB2419 Professional licenses; certain military-trained applicants and military spouses shall receive by reciprocity when in Mississippi.
SB2446 Public property; authorize transfers to Veterans Affairs Board and National Park Service.
SB2447 Counties and municipalities; may allow credit card payment of judgments, fines, costs and penalties for criminal/traffic offenses.

Moore - House

HB 369 Mississippi Charter Schools Act of 2013; create.
HB 55 Elected school boards; elect all members at time of presidential election.
HB 449 School district superintendents; require all to be appointed beginning in 2016.
HB 519 Tax levy to support school districts; authorize levying authority to veto school board request for increase up to seven percent.
HB 890 Education Works: MS Literacy-Based Promotion Act/open enrollment/performance-based pay; create.
HB 906 Opportunity Scholarship Program; create for low income students to attend nonpublic schools.
HB 24 Teacher and administrator licensure; clarify grounds for denial and reinstatement procedures.
HB 975 Districts under conservator; provide for special election in certain to fill vacancies on school board.
HB 137 Cooperatives; provide for the incorporation of.
HB 450 School district financial procedures; clarify distribution of funds and time of payment of employee salaries and wages.
HB 636 Certified academic language therapy; include in category of individuals eligible for annual salary supplement.
HB 637 Financial literacy curriculum; require State Board of Education to revise grades for which offered.


Morgan - House

HB 132 State property; ratify conveyance of property in Marion County by DHS in 2011.
HB 334 School buses; repeal law requiring to be driven less than certain speeds.
HB1218 Honey bees; include sales by producers of in the list of agricultural products exempt from sales tax.


Nelson - House

HB 738 Highways; designate certain memorial highway and scenic byway.






Perkins - House

HB1462 IHL Board; shall manage certain state-funded construction projects for campus homes for university presidents.

Pigott - House

HB 64 Fall dairy show; relocate from Marion County to Lamar County.

Polk - Senate

SB2233 Memorial highway; designate segment of MS Highway 11 in Lamar County as Tyler R. Kilsby and Leon Sims Memorial Highway.
SB2786 Mississippi Proprietary School and College Registration Law; revise.
SB2811 University of Southern Mississippi property; authorize DFA to sell and convey.
SB2583 Community/junior boards; may waive out-of-state tuition for nonresident students employed by Mississippi-based companies.


Read - House

HB 525 MS Industries for the Blind; State Personnel Board not required to approve salary of executive director of.
HB 549 State Auditor; require state agencies and colleges to submit copies of internal audit reports to.
HB1722 City of Gautier; authorize to revise tax on restaurants, hotels and motels.

Reynolds - House

HB 907 Crime victim compensation; increase by 25%.
HB 364 Counties; authorize to sell surplus property at auction.
HB 394 Municipalities and counties; authorize to sell surplus real and personal property at public auction.
HB 488 State-funded buildings; require that rating systems used for shall only use certain certificate credits for forest products.
HB 908 Crime; create offense of selling timber or minerals on mortgaged property without notifying holder of mortgage.
HB1709 Tallahatchie County; authorize contribution to Mid-State Opportunity, Inc.



Rogers (61st) - House

HB 714 Forfeiture of bond; revise.
HB 749 Bail licensing; revise testing.



Scott - House

HB1538 Memorial highway; designate segments of Interstate 59 in Jones County as "Arwilla Huff Davison Memorial Highway".


Shirley - House

HB1255 Dental insurance; require State Designated Dental Insurance Plan as option for state employees.
HB1154 Utility worker; killing of shall be capital murder.

Shows - House

HB 178 Agricultural crimes; revise crime of livestock theft.
HB 886 Public purchasing laws; provide exemption from bid requirements for fuel purchases for certain machinery and equipment.
HB 181 MS Highway 29; designate segment in City of Ellisville as "Wyonie 'Sonny' Patterson" Memorial Highway."
HB 919 State Auditor's office; delete repealer on certain provisions affecting powers and duties of.
HB1712 Jones County; authorize county to contract with the Jones County Volunteer Fire Department Council for certain purposes.


Simmons (13th) - Senate

SB2451 Transportation; extend the repealer on permits for overweight harvest vehicles.
SB2457 Highways; revise definition of off-road vehicle to include recreational off-highway vehicles and other new designs.
SB2769 Agricultural aviation; extend repealer on safety marking requirements for certain anemometer towers.
SB2932 City of Drew; authorize expansion of water distribution system to areas more than 5 miles outside city limits.

Smith - Senate

SB2473 Minimum wage established by county or municipality; preempt.
SB2141 Local school boards in Mississippi; create task force to study structure of.
SB2687 Consumer incentive items/food nutrition labeling; prohibit local government regulation of.

Smith (39th) - House

HB 610 Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of new School of Medicine classroom building at University of Mississippi Medical Center.
HB 613 Crimes; prohibit distribution of alternative nicotine products to minors.
HB 117 MS Development Authority Job Training Grant Fund; create to provide job training grants for certain eligible business enterprises.
HB 745 Sales tax law; provide that permit to engage in business issued under is valid for one year unless renewed.
HB 806 Administrative Procedures Act; revise.
HB 826 Strengthening Mississippi Academic Research Through Business Act; create.
HB 892 Sales and income tax; authorize extensions of examination period by agreement between the Commissioner of Revenue and the taxpayer.
HB 976 State funds; revise certain provisions regarding deposit and investment of excess.
HB1003 Historic property income tax credit; authorize the transfer, sale or assignment of the credit.
HB1015 Driver's license reinstatement fees; increase and provide for the distribution of.
HB1276 State funds; revise certain provisions regarding deposit and investment of excess.
HB1299 Income tax; authorize certain employers to pass tax credits through to employees.
HB 841 Sales tax; reduce rate on sales of power and fuel to a producer of oil and gas for use in oil recovery or sequestration of carbon dioxide.
HB 933 Sales tax and use tax; revise certain definitions regarding doing business in this state.
HB1049 Bonds; remove the authorization for the issuance of certain state general obligation bonds.
HB1065 MS Professional Massage Therapy Act; revise various provisions and extend repealer on.
HB1256 State Auditor; revise provisions regarding organization and staffing of departments.
HB 934 Qualified equity investment tax credit; revise certain provisions regarding.
HB 722 Mississippi Health Care Industry Zone Act; revise requirements for certification of health care industry zones under.
HB 845 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for the Mississippi Community Heritage Preservation Grant Fund.
HB1617 Bonds; authorize issuance for community and junior colleges capital improvements and State Board headquarters building.
HB1618 Bonds; authorize issuance for IHL capital improvements.
HB 844 Sales taxation; exempt sales of power or fuel to certain enterprises for industrial purposes.
HB1594 Ad valorem taxation; exempt pollution control equipment mandated by federal or state law.
HB1606 Corporation franchise tax; phase out for business enterprises classified as manufacturers by the IRS.
HB1685 Mississippi Governmental Entities Alternative Fuel Vehicles Revolving Loan Fund; create and authorize issuance of bonds for.
HB 566 Income tax; authorize a credit for costs paid by a business enterprise to expand and relocate employees to this state.
HB 842 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for the Small Municipalities and Limited Population Counties Fund.
HB 992 Income tax; exempt a portion of income of certain physicians/nurse practitioners practicing in critical physician shortage areas.
HB1621 Sales and ad valorem tax; extend exemption for certain equipment used in the deployment of broadband technologies.
HB1680 Sales tax law; include certain recycling activities in the terms "to manufacture" and "manufacturing".
HB 591 Headquarters sales tax exemption and income tax credit; revise number of jobs necessary to qualify for, provide new exemption and credit.
HB 765 Alternative Fuel Vehicles for Mississippi Act of 2013; create.
HB1043 Crimes; provide procedures for expunction of certain felonies of persons under 18 years of age at time of conviction.

Snowden - House

HB 136 Bailiffs; authorize to administer oaths in court.
HB 37 Adoption; revise home study and residency requirements.
HB 47 Partition of property; revise method of appointing freeholders.
HB 209 Real property; clarify certain required identifying information for instruments presented to the chancery clerk for recording.
HB1231 Truth in Sentencing Task Force; create.
HB 145 Public purchasing; allow consideration that a bidder has a local presence in determining best value.
HB 473 State Auditor; authorize to conduct performance audits of state-funded economic development projects.
HB 135 Southern Arts & Entertainment Center; conform law to center's name change of "Mississippi Arts & Entertainment Center."
HB 317 Community colleges; provide for optional out-of-state waiver policy to be determined by board of each college.
HB 422 Mental Health; allow board to sell 3 buildings at East MS State Hospital and lease them back by lease-purchase.
HB1233 S.A.F.E. Mortgage Act; violation of limitation on owner financing of residential mortgage loans will not affect title.
HB 725 Guardian of the person; revise provisions regarding notice to creditors.
HB 928 Real estate; allow scrivener's affidavits to correct errors in real estate instruments.
HB1619 Lauderdale County; authorize to fund Chaplaincy Program of the detention facility from revenue of inmate phone service.

Snowden * - House

HB 927 Gaming; revise salary of chair of athletic commission so that salary of secretary may not exceed that of chair.

Sojourner - Senate

SB2565 Tourism; create the MS Tourism Advisory Board and the Tourism Advertising and Marketing Fund; create a pilot program to fund.
SB2631 Domestic Violence Task Force; create.
SB2907 Severance tax; reduce for 30 months for oil and gas produced from and after 7/1/13 from horizontally drilled wells.

Staples - House

HB 799 Memorial highways; designate certain as "Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient" when appropriate.


Stone - Senate

SB2385 False lien statements; create new crime of.

Straughter - House

HB1720 Humphreys County; authorize to make contribution to Belzoni-Humphreys Development Foundation.

Stringer - House

HB 376 Speed limit; increase maximum for interstate highways and certain controlled access highways from 70 mph to 75 mph.
HB 120 Emergency management; designate area in Haley Barbour Building as the "MCDEMA Memorial Wall."
HB1679 Sales tax; exempt certain sales of concrete and asphalt for use in residential construction.

Sullivan - House

HB 552 Certificate of free sale; authorize the Dept. of Agriculture to issue for agricultural products grown, produced or manufactured in MS.
HB 753 Syrup Containers Law; revise to require pure syrup to comply with regulations prescribed for.
HB 770 MS Fair Commission; authorize to contract with DFA for providing law enforcement control at Mississippi State Fairgrounds Complex.
HB 771 Country of Origin Labeling; include term "fish" in category for which notification must be provided.
HB 516 Emerging crops; delete repealer on maximum amount of loans to certain enterprises under Emerging Crops Fund.
HB 517 Mississippi Highway 15; designate certain bridge in Chickasaw County as the "Representative William E. 'Billy' Bowles Memorial Bridge".
HB 751 Bureau of Plant Industry; remove requirement for notarization of quarterly seed sale reports & revise administrative procedures relating to.
HB 772 Weights and measures; prescribe administrative penalties and due process for violations of.
HB 508 Wireless communication devices; authorize use of by certain officers or employees of various divisions of MSU Extension Services.
HB1704 Suffrage; restore to Charles L. Bone of Chickasaw County, Mississippi.



Tindell - Senate

SB2375 Guardianships; attorney and accounting not required under certain circumstances.
SB2388 Youth court records; adult can obtain own.

Tollison - Senate

SB2189 "Mississippi Public Charter Schools Act of 2013"; enact.
SB2779 School districts under conservatorship; provide for special election to fill vacant school board positions.
SB2046 Justice court clerks; clarify annual educational requirement.
SB2659 Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) grant program; establish in the State Department of Education.
SB2188 Teacher and administrator licensure; clarify grounds for license denial and procedures for reinstatement.
SB2199 Local school superintendents; all appointed after January 1, 2016, except pursuant to referendum.
SB2658 Mississippi Education Works Program; enact education reforms.
SB2138 School district financial procedures; clarify distribution of funds and time of payment of school employee salaries.
SB2396 Accreditation of schools; prescribe standards for single "A" through "F" school and school district accountability system.
SB2636 Agricultural high schools; transfer Coahoma Agricultural High School and Hinds Agricultural High School to county school district.
SB2637 School district consolidation; require in Clay County.
SB2930 Lafayette County Reserve and Trust Fund; make revisions regarding the governance of the trust fund.



Turner - House

HB 502 Public purchasing; require state agency purchasing offices to have all purchasing officials certified.
HB 118 Districts of Innovation; authorize State Board of Education to approve creation of in local school districts.
HB1132 Department of ITS; may charge vendors a fee to recover cost of providing procurement services.
HB 141 Counties and municipalities; prohibit from establishing mandatory minimum wage.
HB 435 Public records; access not diminished because stored in certain manner and revise civil penalty.
HB1182 Nutrition labeling of food; reserve regulation of to the Legislature.
HB1198 Unemployment benefits; prohibit charging experience rating of employers for payment of employees who leave to accept other work.

Upshaw - House

HB 286 Lead-Based Paint Activity Accreditation and Certification Act; delete opt-out provisions.
HB 713 Mississippi Above Ground Storage Tank Act of 2013; enact.

Ward - Senate

SB2039 Memorial highway; designate a portion of MS 25 and MS 15 in Louisville as "Blue Star Memorial Highway."
SB2048 Bow hunting; allow the use of crossbow and bow and arrow during any open season on deer.
SB2212 Weapons; clarify definition of "concealed" and revise gun-carry permit.
SB2926 Sebastopol Natural Gas District; revise the boundaries of and authorize sale of bonds issued by at public or private sale.

Warren - House

HB 276 Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; authorize for various purposes.
HB1285 Local and private taxes; authorize a compensation to taxpayers for collecting and filing returns for.

Watson - House

HB 563 PERS; prohibit investments in companies that invest in oil-related or mineral-extraction activities in Iran.
SB2479 Controlled substances; enhance penalty for illegal sale in proximity to drug rehab facility.

Weathersby - House

HB 495 State Fairgrounds; authorize DFA and Dept. of Ag. to enter into agreement for law enforcement patrol of.
HB 498 Performance bonds and payment bonds; exempt requirement of for contracts less than $50,000.00.
HB 652 Public safety; require MEMA to establish statewide planning and mapping system.
HB1265 State agencies and departments; require to file report with DFA of all transactions for conveyances of real property.
HB1275 Public lands; prohibit nonresident aliens and illegal non-U.S. citizens from acquiring.
HB1293 Public purchasing; limit exemption from bidding for purchases of prison industry products to purchases by Dept. of Corrections.

White - House

HB 987 Ms State Veterans' Home; designate home in Kosciusko as the "Brigadier General Martha Jo Leslie Mississippi State Veterans' Home".
HB1259 Child abuse; revise elements of felony offense of.


Wiggins - Senate

SB2528 Federal disaster; revise provision regarding hiring by a contractor awarded public works bid using funds from.
SB2015 Grand jurors; revise potential number of.
SB2328 Military officers and employees; grant leave of absence from civil occupations in any public or private business or industry.
SB2395 Prekindergarten programs; to be implemented by the State Department of Education on a phased-in basis.
SB2700 Deer Island Acquisition, Reclamation and Preservation Fund; authorize funds to be utilized for acquisition of Cat Island.
SB2781 Licensed vessel pilots; limit liability of pilots and trainees.
SB2377 Murder; distinguish between first- and second-degree of.
SB2629 Controlled Substance Law; revise notice for administrative forfeiture.
SB2758 State ports; revise membership of board.
SB2580 Marine Resources; authorize the Commission on Marine Resources to require completion of educational programs for commercial licenses.
SB2921 City of Pascagoula; authorize the levy of a tax on restaurants.

Wilemon - Senate

SB2448 Memorial highways; designate Mississippi Highway 4 in Prentiss county as the Sergeant Jonathan W. Lambert, Memorial Highway.
SB2055 SREB contract program at out-of-state college of optometry; students not required to practice in Mississippi.
SB2816 Homestead exemption; certain leases between physically or mentally disabled and institutions are not homesteads.

Williams-Barnes - House

HB 779 Compulsory school attendance; lower age to 5 years and disallow parent from removing child from kindergarten.




Wooten - House

HB 620 Municipalities; revise authority to clean menaced property.



Zuber - House

HB 912 Loans; limit to single borrower shall allow for credit exposure from derivative transactions.
HB1186 MS Debt Management Services Act; extend repealer on.