Bills by Author for 2014 Session


201 Authors




Arnold - House

HB 641 Commercial driver's license; require DPS to provide electronic transmission of medical card required for.


Bain - House

HB 974 Transportation of students; authorize school boards to authorize use of providing alternative to school bus for certain agriculture related events.
HB 810 "Andrew Lloyd Law"; require DHS to be notified before a mentally ill person receives treatment if person has minor children.
HB1226 Justice court judges; revise population requirements for.

Baker - House

HB 379 State Grand Jury Act; remove repealer on.
HB 395 Controlled Substances Law; remove repealer on section prescribing forfeiture procedures for property other than controlled substances.
HB 409 Mississippi Bar; remove repealer.
HB 7 Controlled substances; revise hallucinogenic substances and synthetic cannabinoids.
HB 67 Special judges; revise compensation cap.
HB 96 UCC; revise waiver of implied warranties for sales between merchants and "as is" sales.
HB 581 MS Motor Vehicle Commission Law; provide compensation that mfgr./dist. must pay dealer upon termination of franchise.
HB 762 Arresting Law Enforcement Officer; require to check the MS Protective Order Registry Status.
HB 891 Rule against perpetuities; revise with respect to certain trusts.
HB 773 Ad valorem; revise the definition of "home" or "homestead" under the homestead exemption law.
HB 804 Sales tax; revise provisions regarding erroneous diversion to municipalities.
HB 721 Mississippi Fire Personnel Minimum Standards and Certification Board; provide certain members per diem and travel expenses.
HB 749 Statewide Strike Team Act; create.
HB1026 Judicial districts, ADAs, criminal investigators and criminal assistant coordinators; revise.
HB 511 Liens; bring forward stop-notice sections.
HB 882 Mississippi Entity Conversion and Domestication Act; enact.
HB 922 Agricultural and Livestock Theft Bureau; authorize compensation by court order for investigative work.
HB1012 Delinquent garbage and disposal fees; authorize property with to be sold when there is a lien by county.
HB1590 Motor fuel tax; levy on each diesel gallon equivalent of liquefied natural gas.
HB1448 City of Brandon; extend repealer on tax on sales of prepared food and drink at restaurants and bars.

Banks - House

HB1185 Municipal judges; revise maximum number for certain municipalities.

Baria - House

HB1602 City of Waveland; authorize to use Hancock County Justice Court to conduct Waveland City Court.

Barker - House

HB 584 Junior colleges; repeal provisions requiring instructors to fill out affidavit of membership in organizations.
HB 717 University of Southern Mississippi property; authorize DFA to sell and convey certain parcel in Harrison County.
HB1289 Commission on the Future of Medicaid and Health Care in Mississippi; create.
HB 831 MS Speech-Language Therapy Scholarship; include children eligible for enrollment in kindergarten as eligible recipients of.
HB 833 Starkville Consolidated School District; revise certain provisions of consolidation timetable.
HB 834 School district administrative consolidation; require in Holmes County.
HB 877 USM property; authorize DFA to sell and convey or lease certain real property subject to certain conditions.
HB1328 Small Business & Grocer Investment Act; create to encourage consumption of affordable healthy foods in underserved communities.
HB1574 Forrest County; authorize contributions to various organizations.


Barton - House

HB 273 Public defenders; clarify authority over employees of the office.
HB 763 Memorial highway; designate a certain segment of MS Hwy 63 in Jackson County in memory of Sergeant John E. Wells.





Bennett - House

HB 620 Legal holidays; revise authority of cities and counties to designate.



Blount - Senate

SB2113 Municipally owned waterworks; prohibit from charging higher rates to certain customers in another municipality.
SB2583 Hattiesburg State Service Center property; authorize DFA to transfer a certain parcel of to the Department of Public Safety.
SB2803 University of Mississippi Medical Center property; authorize UMMC to lease with IHL's approval.
SB2506 State agency property; authorize DFA as central leasing agent for all state agencies.
SB2640 Economic development tax incentives and program; University Research Center to analyze incentives, MDA to report on programs.
SB2582 Capers Avenue property; authorize DFA to transfer.
SB2394 Public lands; allow corporations to purchase lands sold or forfeited to the state for delinquent taxes.
SB2521 Public contracts for energy efficiency services; authorize entities to enter into energy performance and shared savings contracts.
SB2476 Domestic violence; clarify sentencing status of multiple offender, revise protection order.
SB2994 City of Byram; authorize a tax on the gross proceeds of sales for room rentals of hotels and motels.

Bounds - House

HB 486 Birth certificates; Tribal Court of the Choctaw Indians has same authority as chancery courts to make changes/corrections in.
HB 719 Bag limits; provide plenary authority to the commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to establish.
HB 863 Dept. of Wildlife; authorize to establish annual golf pass for MS residents to play golf at state parks at discounted rates.
HB 925 Interstate mining compact; adopt.





Brown - Senate

SB2155 Mississippi State University; may enter into long-term leases with IHL's approval.
SB2286 City of Starkville; authorize a long-term ground lease of certain property belonging to Mississippi State University.
SB2628 Franchise tax; exempt certain savings and loan associations.
SB2699 Nonnative plant species control; exempt forestry and silviculture activities from permit requirement for areas exceeding one acre.
SB2473 The "Prohibition Against Employer Intimidation Act"; create.
SB2653 Labor unions; prohibit mass picketing of a residence or place of business.
SB2689 Local government; prohibit from limiting background checks by employers.
SB2797 Mississippi Employment Fairness Act; create.

Brown (20th) - House

HB 589 Sirens; clarify which vehicles may be equipped with.
HB 742 Recreational Vehicle Franchise Law; create.

Brown (66th) - House

HB 512 School superintendents; require to certify all statistical information submitted to SDE.

Browning - Senate

SB2586 Memorial highways; designate MS Highway 6 within the State of Mississippi as the "Military Order of the Purple Heart Highway."

Bryan - Senate

SB2480 Adoption records, confidentiality of; provide for contempt and misdemeanor proceedings.
SB2483 Mental commitment cases; revise screening process.
SB2484 Statewide Grand Jury Act; extend repeal clause.
SB2955 Monroe County; extend the repeal date on the authority to contribute to the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce.
SB2919 City of Amory; authorize a tax on hotels, motels and restaurants.



Burton - Senate

SB2014 Delinquency; revise disposition alternatives.
SB2017 Electric power associations; revise procedure to amend the certificate of incorporation.
SB2018 Electric power associations; allow corporate name to include words "electric cooperative."
SB2021 Electric power associations; bylaws may allow members to vote electronically.
SB2148 Regulation of underground excavation; exclude routine railroad maintenance activities from.
SB2289 Emergency management; include MS Band of Choctaw Indians as a participant under the Statewide Mutual Aid Compact.
SB2565 Dual Party Relay System; define "telecommunications" and add member to advisory committee.
SB2566 Emergency telephone service/collection of service charges; extend repealer on.
SB2646 Coverage for telemedicine services; define "store-and-forward" and "remote patient monitoring."
SB2015 State Department of Health; extend repealers.
SB2056 Adult care facilities; define adult day care facilities for licensure purposes.
SB2544 Oil and Gas Board; extend time allowed for commencement of operations following a forced-pooling order.
SB2564 Wireless Communication Commission; bring forward sections creating commission for purpose of amendment.
SB2631 Water and Sewer District; governing authority of certain municipalities may appoint board members of the district.
SB2711 Regulation of underground excavation; exclude routine railroad maintenance and require State Fire Marshal to enforce.
SB2838 Underground storage of gases; clarify that certain Oil and Gas Board statute shall be applicable for the issuance of a permit for.
SB2856 Pat Harrison Waterway District; provide for the renewal of property leases in the district.
SB2218 "Mississippi Asthma and Anaphylaxis Child Safety Act"; enact.
SB2177 State Board of Pharmacy computerized program to track prescriptions; extend repealer.
SB2391 Mississippi Acupuncture Practice Act; exempt doctor referral requirement for certain acupuncturists.
SB2477 Child care facility licensure by the State Department of Health; provide certain standards and restrictions.
SB2478 Concealed weapons law; decrease certain fees for licensees.
SB2819 State Board of Pharmacy; prescribe new nominating process.
SB2829 Regional mental illness and intellectual disability commissions; define services.
SB2293 State Board of Pharmacy building; authorize sale of.
SB2982 City of Newton; authorize a long-term agreement regarding the lease of space on the city's water tower.

Busby - House

HB 510 Charter Schools; revise teachers' time to achieve state licensure and delete attorney requirement for authorizer board director.
HB 821 Charter schools; authorize open enrollment throughout state.
HB1506 Jackson County and the City of Pascagoula; extend repealer on LaPointe-Krebs Foundation, Inc.


Butler (36th) - Senate

SB2486 MS Dept. of Archives and History property; DFA may transfer certain lands to U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Vicksburg National Military Park.
SB2426 Jefferson County Hospital; authorize contributions to Jefferson County.

Butler (38th) - Senate

SB2956 City of McComb; extend repeal date on tourism tax.

Byrd - House

HB 136 Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program; authorize an additional round for counties and municipalities.
HB 137 Appropriation; IHL for funding Mississippi Dyslexia Education Scholarship Program.


Campbell - House

HB1033 Domestic violence; revise.
HB1030 Commission Against Interpersonal Violence; create.

Carmichael - Senate

SB2069 Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom to Share Act; create.
SB2116 MS Dept. of Mental Health; may sell to Clarke College Alumni Assn. certain real property in Newton County.
SB2329 Auto insurance; delete repealer on law requiring repair business and lienholder on check paying claim.
SB2330 Nonadmitted insurance policy fee; extend repealer on fee remitted to Wind Pool.
SB2331 Health insurance policies; clarify when policies must include coverage for mental illness.
SB2378 State Uniform Construction Code; adopt certain nationally recognized codes and standards as.
SB2381 Mississippi Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act; conform to NAIC model law.
SB2706 Life insurance policies; revise valuation and nonforfeiture standards for.
SB2707 Insurance Benefits Roofing Repair Consumer Protection Act; create.
SB2796 Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act; create.
SB2677 Bail agents; revise licensing laws of.

Carpenter - House

HB 864 Wild hogs; prohibit the transport of live.
HB 872 Fur-bearing animals; authorize commission on wildlife to revise the season on.
HB1388 Law enforcement officers; sidearm issued to officer killed in line of duty may be purchased by family.
HB1014 Physician Order for Sustaining Treatment Act; create.
HB1281 Rights of individual's with a terminal condition; require payment of health insurance and Medicaid benefits.
HB1360 County tax collectors and deputies; provide additional compensation for those holding certificates of educational recognition.
HB1383 Sheriffs and constables; revise fees charged for service of process.
HB1647 Tishomingo County; authorize to make certain contribution to Fellowship Christian Retreat, Inc.


Chassaniol - Senate

SB2554 Alcoholic beverages; authorize the issuance of permits to sell alcoholic beverages at events held at venues that meet certain criteria.

Chism - House

HB 36 Homestead exemption; increase.
HB 37 Reappraisal; local taxing units must publish certain information regarding to receive homestead exemption reimbursement.
HB 532 Commissioner of Insurance; authorize to employ persons with specialized skills needed to fulfill his official duties.
HB 547 Health insurance; require insurer to honor assignment of benefits for a year or until insured revokes.
HB 548 Health insurance; allow Commissioner of Insurance to disapprove certain policy forms, amendatory riders or endorsements.
HB 3 MS Charter School Authorizer Board; provide protection from civil liability under the MS Tort Claims Act.
HB 546 Health insurance; prohibit policies from denying prescription drugs based solely on network distinctions of provider.
HB 550 Health insurance policies; payment and reimbursement to state's academic medical center shall be at a comparable rate.
HB 611 Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom to Share Act; create.
HB 612 Vision insurance; prohibit provider contracts from establishing or limiting fees for noncovered services.
HB 689 State and School Employees Health Insurance Plan; prohibit from restricting covered employee from assigning benefits to provider.
HB 485 Gun buy-back programs; prohibit.
HB 544 Insurance; revise requirements of form for experience refund calculations.
HB 553 Mississippi Patient Protection Act of 2014; enact.
HB 638 Health insurance; revise when policies must include coverage for mental illness.
HB 679 State Uniform Construction Code; adopt certain nationally recognized codes and standards as.
HB 484 Texting; prohibit any motor vehicle operator age 18 or younger from while driving.
HB 545 Insurance Benefits Roofing Repair Consumer Protection Act; create.
HB 35 Sales tax; reduce rate on retail sales of motorcycles.
HB1508 Lowndes County; make various revisions to its reserve and trust fund.

Chism * - House

HB 436 West Point Consolidated School District; designate as a countywide municipal separate school district upon consolidated reorganization.


Clarke - Senate

SB2078 Public Procurement Review Board approve parking leases; delete repealers.
SB2744 Public Utilities Staff; remove requirement to appoint a communications engineer.
SB2114 Highways; designate certain section of U.S. Highway 82 in Washington County as the "Roy B. Fulton Highway."
SB2402 Contract employees working for state agencies; Personal Service Contract Review Board issue standards in conformity with IRS rules.
SB2726 State Auditor; authorize to conduct audits of of state-funded economic development projects.
SB2418 Agricultural Marketing Cooperative; revise procedures for amendments to articles and election of officers.
SB2787 Public Safety Verification Enforcement Act; revise certain provisions regarding.
SB2857 Appropriation; IHL - General support.
SB2858 Appropriation; IHL - Subsidiary programs.
SB2859 Appropriation; IHL - Student Financial Aid.
SB2860 Appropriation; IHL - University of Mississippi Medical Center.
SB2861 Appropriation; IHL - Alcorn State - Agricultural programs.
SB2862 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
SB2863 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Cooperative Extension Service.
SB2864 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Forest and Wildlife Research Center.
SB2865 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Veterinary Medicine, College of.
SB2866 Appropriation; Community and Junior Colleges Board - Administrative expenses.
SB2867 Appropriation; Community and Junior Colleges Board - Support for community and junior colleges.
SB2868 Appropriation; Corrections, Department of.
SB2869 Appropriation; Emergency Management Agency.
SB2870 Appropriation; Military Department.
SB2871 Appropriation; Public Safety, Department of.
SB2872 Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Board.
SB2875 Appropriation; Banking and Consumer Finance, Department of.
SB2876 Appropriation; Employment Security, Department of.
SB2877 Appropriation; Revenue, Department of.
SB2878 Appropriation; Tax Appeals Board.
SB2879 Appropriation; Workers' Compensation Commission.
SB2880 Appropriation; Mental Health, Department of.
SB2881 Appropriation; Development Authority, Mississippi.
SB2882 Appropriation; Gaming Commission.
SB2883 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of - State Aid Road Construction, Office of.
SB2884 Appropriation; Chiropractic Examiners, Board of.
SB2885 Appropriation; Dental Examiners, Board of.
SB2886 Appropriation; Funeral Services Board.
SB2887 Appropriation; Massage Therapy, Board of.
SB2888 Appropriation; Pharmacy, Board of.
SB2889 Appropriation; Counselors, Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional.
SB2890 Appropriation; Veterinary Examiners, Board of.
SB2891 Appropriation; Architecture, Board of.
SB2892 Appropriation; Geologists, Board of Registered Professional.
SB2893 Appropriation; Motor Vehicle Commission.
SB2894 Appropriation; Accountancy, Board of Public.
SB2895 Appropriation; Contractors, Board of.
SB2873 Appropriation; Judicial Performance Commission.
SB2874 Appropriation; Ethics Commission.
SB2896 Appropriation; Agriculture and Commerce, Department of.
SB2897 Appropriation; Egg Marketing Board.
SB2898 Appropriation; Animal Health, Board of.
SB2899 Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Commission.
SB2900 Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Commission - Livestock shows.
SB2901 Appropriation; Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority.
SB2902 Appropriation; Finance and Administration, Department of.
SB2903 Appropriation; Governor's Office and Mansion.
SB2904 Appropriation; Audit, Department of.
SB2905 Appropriation; Information Technology Services, Department of.
SB2906 Appropriation; Personnel Board.
SB2907 Appropriation; Secretary of State.
SB2908 Appropriation; Treasurer's Office.
SB2909 Appropriation; Debt Service-Gen. Obli.
HB1529 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds to assist Hinds County in construction of the Byram-Clinton Parkway Project.
SB2065 Corporation franchise tax law; exclude deferred gains and deferred income from certain computations under.
SB2971 Washington County; authorize long-term lease for the establishment, operation and maintenance of a youth sports complex.
SB2957 Washington County; extend the repeal date on the Washington County Convention and Visitors Committee and the tourism tax.

Cockerham - House

HB1263 Pooling orders; revise time frame operators must commence operations in order to receive alternate charges.
HB1264 Underground storage of gases in reservoirs dissolved in salt beds; require Oil and Gas Board to issue permit for after findings.
HB1597 Appropriation; IHL for additions to facilities of College of Science, Engineering & Technology at JSU.



Collins - Senate

SB2228 Sanitation trucks; require drivers to exercise caution in passing when stationary.
SB2257 State agency program budgeting; provide specific requirements.
SB2259 State agency procurement contracts; Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services (MDITS) develop website link.
SB2261 Pat Harrison Waterway District local funds; use DOR tax rolls.
SB2291 State Auditor; authorize to audit agencies as deemed necessary/revise charges for performing audits.
SB2507 Mississippi Public Records Act; authorize Ethics Commission to enforce.
SB2194 Physician Order for Scope of Treatment Act (POST); enact.
SB2503 State vehicles; extend moratorium on acquisition of.
SB2325 The Equal Opportunity for All Students with Special Needs Act; create to establish IEFs for certain students.
SB2505 Tax collectors; provide salary supplement for attaining educational benchmark.


Crawford - House

HB 132 Persons with disabilities; require state agencies to enhance employment opportunities for.
HB 315 Mississippi Asthma and Anaphylaxis Child Safety Act; enact.
HB 765 The Equal Opportunity for All Students with Special Needs Act; create to establish IEFs for certain students.

Currie - House

HB 677 State agency budgeting; require certain agencies to work with LBO and PEER to inventory programs and activities.
HB1236 Community health workers & personal care assistants; prohibit health care professionals from supervising publicly funded.


DeBar - House

HB 583 Marriage & family therapists & social workers; delete repealer on licensure laws and revise definition of marriage & family therapy.
HB 705 Firearms; restrict power of confiscation.
HB 706 Earned time allowances for reduction of sentence; prohibit for certain offenders who committed certain felonies.
HB1622 Chickasawhay Natural Gas District; authorize to obtain compressed natural gas auto refueling stations and to sell gas to public.

DeLano - House

HB 753 Property Insurance Clarity Act; create.
HB 756 Hurricane deductibles; require Commissioner of Insurance to establish regulations regarding.
HB 867 City councils; authorize to hire staff.
HB1046 Mississippi Emergency Management Plan; include Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
HB1047 Mutual Aid Arrangements; add MS Band of Choctaw Indians.
HB1397 Mississippi Windstorm Underwriting Association; revise certain laws regarding the nonadmitted policy fee.
HB1433 Law Enforcement Officers Death/Disability Benefits Trust Fund; expand coverage to include emergency management personnel & increase benefit.
HB 682 Emergency management; define certain terms and authorize MEMA to expend funds for public preparedness and mitigation.
HB 776 Income tax; state agencies and political subdivisions may collect debt by a setoff against the debtor's refund.
HB1220 Emergency Management; MEMA may provide travel advances to personnel of emergency management support forces.
HB1398 Emergency aid to local Governments Loan and Grant Program; transfer administration of to MEMA.
HB1045 MS Emergency Management Agency Law; define political subdivision.
HB1392 Tax increment financing; clarify what constitutes cost of redevelopment project under.
HB1394 State inmate eligible for release, certain; require to receive certain notification regarding searches after inmate is released.
HB 754 Income tax; authorize establishment of catastrophe savings accounts and exempt contributions and distributions from tax.
HB 896 Local Governments MSWIN Infrastructure and Equipment Revolving Loan Program; create.
HB1609 Grocery Store Development Loan Program Act; issue bonds to help construct new grocery stores in underserved areas.

Denny - House

HB 680 Products liability; include designers in protection.
HB1421 Residential Electronic Protection License; application; require applicant to submit fingerprints with.
HB 624 Elections; revise the definition of "absent voter."
HB 649 Voter registration; require registrar to mail card to the address on the voter application.
HB 650 Voter rolls; revise how the commissioners of election are required to purge voter rolls.
HB 662 Ballot box examination; clarify how candidates shall be served notice of.
HB 663 Election registrar; clarify how election commissioners are furnished voter roll.



Dixon - House

HB 442 School board members; elect all at time of presidential election for four-year terms.
HB1043 Memorial intersection; designate in Hinds County in honor of Broderick Rashad Dixon.

Doty - Senate

SB2322 Mississippi Entity Conversion and Domestication Act; create.
SB2511 Name reservation and registration for corporations; revise.
SB2563 Public community colleges and universities; require to develop a plan for addressing unplanned pregnancy.
SB2809 Uniform Power of Attorney Act; create.



Eure - House

HB 941 Coastal wetlands permit; increase time for which applicant can request and extension for.

Evans (43rd) - House

HB 432 CPR/AED; require to be taught as instructional component for physical education in Grades 9-12.




Fillingane - Senate

SB2024 Insurance premium tax; revise the calculation of required periodic payments of.
SB2105 Light wine and beer; may be seized and disposed of in the same manner as alcoholic beverages for certain violations of law.
SB2153 Delinquent taxes; make uniform procedures for warrants for collection of and provide a flat fee for issuance of.
SB2154 Contraband tobacco; modify procedure for confiscation, forfeiture and disposal of.
SB2290 Public Utilities Staff; conduct survey of state universal service funds/report with recommendations.
SB2295 Commercial motor vehicle registration; remove repeal & reverter on provisions relating to enforcement of unlawful operation of.
SB2296 Fuel tax; provide that interest charged for late payment or nonpayment shall be as provided in the International Fuel Tax Agreement.
SB2373 Qualified equity investment credits; increase amount that may be allocated by MDA in a fiscal year increase time period for issuance.
SB2377 Severance tax; change date that returns & payments are due for timber, oil and gas; repeal salt severance tax.
SB2551 Excess state funds; remove certain restrictions on investment of certain obligations of the United States.
SB2487 Taxation; authorize alternate method of apportioning for income tax, revise appellate procedure for the appeals.
SB2556 Mississippi Home Corporation; continue authority to issue a certain amount of bonds.
SB2026 Tax liens; provide for centralized filing with the Department of Revenue.
SB2374 Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; include employee benefits not subject to state income tax in rebate calculation.
SB2587 Law Enforcement Officers Death Benefits Trust Fund; increase amount of benefits.
SB2023 Job tax credit; authorize for entities that conduct certain warehousing activities.
SB2376 Mississippi Business Finance Corporation; revise definition of "economic development project" for bonds issued prior to 7/1/94.
SB2933 Income tax; provide for method of apportioning income for certain major pharmaceutical suppliers.
SB2934 Exempt from sales taxation sales of certain truck tractors.
SB2958 Unemployment compensation; create the State Workforce Investment Fund and provide for contributions to the fund.
SB2975 Bonds; authorize the issuance of general obligation bonds for various projects.



Formby - House

HB 402 Municipal special sales tax; extend repealer on authority of municipalities to impose if voters approve.
HB 416 Mississippi Home Corporation; extend reverter on authority to issue certain amount of bonds.
HB 391 Wildlife enclosures; extend repealer on authority of the MS Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to regulate.
HB 401 State employee parking arrangement; extend repealer on authority of DFA to contract for at certain state office buildings.
HB 377 Automoblie insurance; extend repealer on provisions regarding required payees on insurer's check when paying a claim.
HB 406 Counties and municipalities; extend date of repeal on the provision that authorizes acceptance of credit cards.
HB 380 Economic Development Highway Act; extend reverter on authority of State Board Commission to negotiate sale of bonds issued under.
HB 381 Emerging Crops Fund; extend date of reverter language on provisions authorizing issuance of general obligation bonds for.
HB 383 Psychology, Board of; reenact and extend repealer on.
HB 387 Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; extend reverter on authority of State Bond Commission to negotiate sale of bonds issued under.
HB 388 Conditions for state offenders to serve sentences in county jails; extend repealer on.
HB 389 Corrections; extend repeal date on intensive supervision program and electronic home detention.
HB 390 State Parole Board; extend date of repeal on.
HB 393 Medical examiners and pathologists; extend repealer on fees for death investigations and autopsies.
HB 394 Mississippi Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; reenact and extend repealer on.
HB 396 State Department of Health and State Board of Health; reenact and extend date of repealer on.
HB 398 Building Fund for the Arts; extend repealer on Arts Commission's authority to use bond proceeds for certain project costs.
HB 400 MS Development Bank; extend repealers on authority of DEQ and State Department of Health to borrow from for loan programs.
HB 403 Commercial motor vehicles; extend repealer on Dept. of Revenue's authority to deny or revoke license of certain persons to operate.
HB 407 Regional recycling cooperative grants; extend repealer on Commission on Environmental Quality's authority to set aside certain trust fund monies for.
HB 410 Personal care homes; extend repealer on certain provisions relating to.
HB 414 Prescription drug monitoring program; extend repealer on.
HB 14 Municipal council and board of aldermen meeting; authorize majority of quorum to transact business.
HB 68 Violent crimes; require DNA testing for arrests.
HB 382 Agritourism; delete repealer on provisions providing limited liability to person engage in.
HB 392 Health Information Technology Act; reenact and extend repealer on.
HB 13 Highways; require MDOT install rumble strips along shoulders of newly constructed or resurfaced roadways.
HB 63 Earned time allowances; prohibit certain inmates from obtaining.
HB 385 MS Forestry Commission; delete repealer on authority to hire law enforcement officers to investigate woods arson.
HB 386 Water wells; delete repealer on licensing exemption for wells constructed for irrigation on driller's farm.
HB 404 Municipalities; delete repealer on authority to provide extra police protection to housing authorities.
HB 408 Capital Improvements Preplanning Fund; delete repealer on.
HB 260 Sales tax and use tax; exempt finance charges from.
HB1555 Sale tax; exempt sales of aircraft used in oil or natural gas exploration or production.



Frierson - House

HB 570 Evidence; revise provisions regarding certain privileged communications.
HB 587 Felony & misdemeanor offenses; require court clerks, drug courts, MDOC & Parole Board to report certain info for use by PEER.
HB 593 Administrative Office of the Courts; require to recommend uniform format for keeping youth court records.
HB 253 Employee Appeals Board; require hearing officers to be residents of Supreme Court Districts from which they are appointed.
HB 254 Capital Expense Fund; increase maximum amounts for use for any single emergency, and for all emergencies.
HB 579 Court Collections Fund; create.
HB 580 State agencies; revise FY14 appropriation bills for several.
HB 711 State Auditor; authorize to audit RESTORE Act funds and charge actual cost of agency audits.
HB 748 Appropriations limit; Legislature may appropriate up to 100% of estimate if corresponding amount is transferred to General Fund.
HB1315 Personal Service Contract Review Board; shall only review contracts & Personnel Board approves & performs other functions of.
HB1440 Appropriation; Wireless Communication Commission; Additional 2014.
HB1450 Appropriation; Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District.
HB1451 Appropriation; Public Employees' Retirement System.
HB1452 Appropriation; Oil and Gas Board.
HB1453 Appropriation; Real Estate Commission.
HB1454 Appropriation; Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
HB1455 Appropriation; Athletic Commission.
HB1456 Appropriation; Medical Licensure, Board of.
HB1457 Appropriation; Physical Therapy Board.
HB1458 Appropriation; Psychology, Board of.
HB1459 Appropriation; Coast Coliseum Commission.
HB1460 Appropriation; Nursing Home Administrators, Board of.
HB1461 Appropriation; Nursing, Board of.
HB1462 Appropriation; Engineers and Land Surveyors, Board of Registration for Professional.
HB1463 Appropriation; Cosmetology, Board of.
HB1464 Appropriation; Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists, Board of Examiners for.
HB1465 Appropriation; Veterans' Home Purchase Board.
HB1466 Appropriation; Auctioneers Commission.
HB1467 Appropriation; Barber Examiners, Board of.
HB1468 Appropriation; Optometry, Board of.
HB1473 Appropriation; Capital Post-Conviction Counsel, Office of.
HB1474 Appropriation; State Public Defender, Office of.
HB1475 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of.
HB1483 Appropriation; Foresters, Board of Registration for.
HB1488 Appropriation; Pat Harrison Waterway District.
HB1469 Appropriation; Legislative expenses.
HB1470 Appropriation; Attorney General.
HB1471 Appropriation; Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and trial judges services.
HB1472 Appropriation; District attorneys and staff.
HB1476 Appropriation; Education, Department of.
HB1477 Appropriation; Educational Television, Authority for.
HB1478 Appropriation; Library Commission.
HB1479 Appropriation; Archives and History, Department of.
HB1480 Appropriation; Arts Commission.
HB1481 Appropriation; Medicaid, Division of.
HB1482 Appropriation; Forestry Commission.
HB1484 Appropriation; Soil and Water Conservation Commission.
HB1485 Appropriation; Marine Resources, Department of.
HB1486 Appropriation; Grand Gulf Military Monument Commission.
HB1487 Appropriation; Mississippi River Parkway Commission.
HB1489 Appropriation; Yellow Creek State Inland Port Authority.
HB1490 Appropriation; Pearl River Basin Development District.
HB1491 Appropriation; Pearl River Valley Water Supply District.
HB1492 Appropriation; Port Authority, State.
HB1493 Appropriation; Insurance, Department of.
HB1494 Appropriation; Fire Academy.
HB1495 Appropriation; Health, Department of.
HB1496 Appropriation; Human Services, Department of.
HB1497 Appropriation; Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Department of.
HB1498 Appropriation; Environmental Quality, Department of.
HB1499 Appropriation; Public Service Commission.
HB1500 Appropriation; Public Utilities Staff.
HB1501 Appropriation; Rehabilitation Services, Department of.
HB1502 Appropriation; reappropriation, DFA - Bureau of Building; FY14.
HB1626 City of Poplarville; authorize rent free use of certain surplus office space by Poplarville Historical Preservation Society.

Gandy - Senate

SB2681 Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act; enact.
SB2601 Highways; designate certain portion of U.S. Highway 84 in Wayne County and MS 26 in the City of Wiggins as memorial highway.
SB2180 Adoption; expedited for readoptions of foreign-born adoptees.


Gibbs - House

HB1041 Memorial highways; designate segment in Clay County as the "Representative David Gibbs Memorial Highway".

Gipson - House

HB 412 Implied consent; technical amendments to ignition interlock & nonadjudication.
HB 585 Crimes & sentencing; enact certain reforms.
HB 314 Weapons; clarify state preemption of local ordinances.
HB 521 Patent infringement; prohibit bad faith assertions of.
HB1400 Abortion; prohibit performing at or after 20 weeks.

Gollott - Senate

SB2068 Marine finfish; allow restaurants to serve recreationally caught marine finfish to the persons who caught the fish.
SB3003 Coast Coliseum Commission; authorize expenditure of money in its trust fund for certain purposes.

Guice - House

HB1100 Emergency management; designate area in Haley Barbour Building as the "MCDEMA Memorial Wall".

Gunn - House

HB1411 Foreign executor or administrator; revise authority of financial institutions to turn over property or funds of a decedent to.
HB1435 Historic property income tax credit; authorize the transfer, sale or assignment of the credit.
HB1436 Historic property income tax credit; extend time within which taxpayers may be eligible to receive.
HB1409 Sheriff's fees; clarify use of and revise compensation.
HB1408 Emergency communications districts; authorize municipalities to establish.
HB1404 Sales tax; exempt sales of firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies during Second Amendment Weekend holiday.
HB1552 Ad valorem tax; exempt one motor vehicle owned by law enforcement officer wounded/injured in performance of duties.

Hale - Senate

SB2603 Federally designated controlled-access interstate highways; clarify responsibility to investigate motor vehicle accidents.



Harkins - Senate

SB2717 Executive Committee; prohibit certain persons from serving on municipal, county and state.
SB2837 Domestic Violence Protection Order Registry; require arresting officer to perform check.
SB2335 Memorial highway; designate a segment of Mississippi Highway 51 in Madison County as the William T. "Bill" Martin Memorial Highway.
SB2745 Harper Grace's Law; revise Schedule I to exclude CBD oil.




Hines - House

HB1187 Juvenile Detention and Alternatives Task Force; extend repealer on.
HB 555 Juvenile delinquency; revise disposition alternatives.
HB1188 Juvenile Detention Facilities Monitoring Unit; establish under Attorney General's Office instead of DPS.

Holland - House

HB1407 Gale Stauffer, Jr. and Joseph Maher Law Enforcement Act of 2014; create.

Holloway - House

HB 419 MS Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program; revise comprehensive investment plan and investment options for.
HB1132 State Dept. of Education; authorize to prescribe appropriate measures for failure to timely file mandatory reports.

Hood - House

HB 764 Gun permits; provide at no cost to disabled veterans.
HB 640 Forgivable loan programs; clarify repayment terms and expand governing board.
HB 615 Memorial Highways; designate certain in Oktibbeha and Choctaw Counties.
HB 616 Memorial highway; designate certain segment of U.S. Highway 82 in Webster County as the "Keith Allen Crenshaw Memorial Highway."
HB 751 Minors; allow sentencing discretion in capital cases.


Hopson - Senate

SB2240 Uniform laws; create Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act.
SB2341 Vicksburg Auditorium; authorize DFA to transfer without cost to The Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg.
SB2344 Board of Bar Commissioners and The Mississippi Bar; delete repeal clause.
SB2676 Witness fees; conform to juror pay.
SB2474 Trial courts; redistrict.
SB2573 Firemen; may purchase helmet and badge upon retirement or death in the line of duty.
SB2623 Tort Claims Act; clarify governmental immunity.
SB2622 Contractor's liens; revise stop notice law.
SB2983 City of Vicksburg; authorize to contribute funds and in-kind maintenance services to Beulah Cemetery.


Horhn - Senate

SB2137 Airport authorities; remove requirement that notice Internet sales of airport property be published in a newspaper.
SB2771 Personal care home licensure; unlicensed homes serving 4 or more residents are guilty of a misdemeanor.
SB2598 Take the construction manager at-risk program out from under the bid laws.

Horne - House

HB 104 Mississippi Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Law; repeal.

Howell - House

HB 46 Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant; allow transfer to a Mississippi College or University to receive.
HB 914 Agricultural cooperative marketing associations; revise various provisions relating to articles of association for.
HB1275 Medicaid; extend repealer on Medicaid services and make technical amendments.
HB1269 Medicaid; establish Long-term Care Partnership Program within division.
HB1537 Bonds; authorize to provide funds for loan to North Central MS Regional Rail Authority to acquire certain rail line.

Huddleston (15th) - House

HB1532 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for the Mississippi Watershed repair and Rehabilitation Cost-Share Program.

Hudson - Senate

SB2182 Headlights; require use during precipitation.
SB2284 Mississippi Fair Commission; revise and clarify powers and duties related to the State Fairgrounds.
SB2076 Motor vehicle privilege tax; increase the period of time within which a newly acquired motor vehicle must be registered.
SB2283 Agritourism; extend repealer on section regulating agritourism.

Jackson - House

HB1586 Town of Como; authorize to impose tax on hotels, motels and restaurants.

Jackson (11th) - Senate

SB2930 Coahoma County Reserve & Trust Fund; trustees may delegate investment of assets to investment advisors.
SB2972 Amusement tax; exempt guide services on the waters of this state from.

Jackson (15th) - Senate

SB2475 Real estate appraiser licensees; require criminal background checks and revise prerequisites for examination.
SB2537 Real Estate Appraisers Licensing Law; revise license fees, classifications and nonresident requirements.
SB2538 Appraisal management companies; require criminal background check for registration.
SB2671 Real Estate Appraisal Board; authorize to establish standards for measuring certain residential properties.
SB2780 Highways; designate certain portion of U.S. Highway 82 in Webster County as the "Keith Crenshaw Memorial Highway."
SB2559 Commercial Real Estate Broker Lien Act; create.

Jackson (32nd) - Senate

SB2033 MDOC; may incarcerate additional offenders in county and regional correctional facilities.
SB2306 School Resource Officer qualifications; require standard training program.
SB2608 Corrections; extend repeal date on intensive home supervision programs and electronic home detention.
SB2649 Prison Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act; extend date of repeal to July 1, 2018.
SB2661 State Parole Board; extend date of repeal to July 1, 2016.
SB2981 Kemper County; authorize creation of the Kemper County Natural Gas District.



Johnson - House

HB 350 Traffic safety violator course; require in-person classroom instruction for certain minors.
HB1083 Sanitation vehicle, stationary; require motor vehicle operators to move over if possible when approaching.
HB1111 Transportation; create consortium to study infrastructure of and impact on economy.
HB1156 Public property; authorize MS Veterans Affairs Bd. to transfer certain real property in Lafayette County, MS, to the MS Transp. Commission.
HB1449 Natchez Regional Medical Center; authorize board of trustees to petition for relief under Chapter 9 bankruptcy proceedings.
HB1558 Motor fuels tax, Certain; provide continued collection of when Groundwater Protection Trust Fund reaches $10 Million for highways & bridges.
HB1535 Bonds; authorize issuance of general to repair, renovate and refurbish Margaret Martin Performing Arts Center.


Jolly - Senate

SB2297 Agriculture; clarify terms used in the Mississippi Agricultural Promotions Program Act.
SB2602 Memorial Highways; designate a segment of MS Highway 32 in Chickasaw County as the "Veterans Memorial Boulevard."


Jordan - Senate

SB2918 City of Greenwood; authorize donations of Katrina cottages to Greenwood-Leflore Fuller Center for Housing, Inc.
SB2954 City of Greenwood; extend the repeal date on the Greenwood Tourism Commission.



Kirby - Senate

SB2032 Local governments; authorize to reimburse an insured's deductible for uninsured motorist coverage claim if protected by immunity.
SB2200 Health Information Technology Act MS-HIN); extend repealer.
SB2217 Anatomical Gift Act, Revised Mississippi Uniform; delete repealer on.
SB2733 Uninsured motorist coverage; rejection of coverage shall be binding upon all insured persons.
SB2117 Mississippi Qualified Health Center Incubator Grant Program; establish in the State Department of Health.
SB2120 Flu vaccinations; require hospital to offer to patients prior to discharge.
SB2118 Medical examiner and pathologist fees for investigation of death and autopsies; extend repealer.
SB2201 Regulation of marriage and family therapists; extend repealer.
SB2408 Health care certificate of need law; define "radiation therapy services."
SB2731 Substitution of interchangeable biological products by pharmacists; create study committee.
SB2697 Mississippi Electronic Protection Licensing Act; revise various provisions.
SB2035 Suffrage; restore to Michael Todd Manual of Rankin County, Mississippi.
SB2990 City of Flowood; authorize a tax on hotels & motels; authorize the issuance of bonds for a conference center.


Lamar - House

HB 515 Hunting restrictions; enhance penalty for engaging in hunting or target practice upon certain levee structures.
HB 517 College religious student groups; prohibit universities and community colleges from discriminating against.
HB 127 Mississippi Main Street Investment Act; create.
HB 846 Mississippi Qualified Disposition in Trust Act; create.
HB 917 Mississippi Trust Decanting Act; create.
HB1504 City of Senatobia; authorize tax levy on hotels, motels and restaurants.

Lane - House

HB 198 Oil severance tax; revise distribution between state and counties.
HB 972 Public colleges and universities; require to develop a plan for addressing unintended pregnancy.
HB1625 City of Waynesboro and Wayne County; extend repealer on recreational facilities tax.

Lee - Senate

SB2854 Driver's license; commissioner able to decline suspension.
SB2597 Law enforcement officers; not required to use personal or major medical leave when injured in line of duty.
SB2658 Justice Information Center; clarify duty to submit disposition forms.
SB2794 Driver's licenses; clarify fees charged by Department of Public Safety.

Longwitz - Senate

SB2547 Embezzlers; prohibit public employment.
SB2546 Legislative Budget Office; shall publish on its website budget requests submitted by state agencies.
SB2626 Domestic violence; revise penalty.
SB2629 Domestic violence; clarify when arrest may be made without warrant.
SB2921 Sales taxation; exempt sales to the Mississippi Children's Museum.


Martinson - House

HB 859 Tourism; create study committee on entertainment industry investment.
HB1096 Municipalities; authorize to clean "abandoned" buildings and remove cost limitation for removal of hazardous waste.
HB 801 Alcoholic beverages; authorize package retailers to sample product and hold tasting/sampling events.
HB 678 State assessments; impose assessment for violations of certain state litter laws.
HB 874 Executive Committee; prohibit certain persons from serving on municipal, county and state.
HB1233 Tourism project sales tax incentive program; extend authority of MDA to approve participants in.

Massengill - House

HB 542 State and School Employees Health Insurance Plan; mandate coverage for treatment of autism spectrum disorders.
HB 790 Autocycles; define and exempt from helmet and motorcycle endorsement requirements.

Massey - Senate

SB2964 City of Hernando; authorize the imposition of a tax on restaurants, hotels, and motels.

Mayo - House

HB1365 Economic development tax incentives and programs; University Research Center to analyze incentives, MDA to report on programs.
HB1406 Driver's licenses; authorize designation of certain disabilities on.
HB 825 School superintendents; require referendum on changing to appointed in districts currently electing.
HB 444 Charter school; authorize participation in Public Employees' Retirement System.
HB 760 School district administrative consolidation; require in certain counties.
HB1027 State funds; delete certain provisions regarding investment of excess funds.
HB1561 Insurance premium tax; reduce for certain insurance companies participating in health exchanges.
HB1562 Income tax; exempt income of certain physicians, physician assistants and nurses practicing in critical physician shortage areas.
HB1604 Sales tax; exempt certain guided tour activities.
HB1584 City of Oxford; require trustees of municipal reserve and trust fund to invest fund in any investments authorized for PERS.
HB1646 City of Oxford; authorize contributions to Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation.



McLeod - House

HB1018 Commissioner of Dept. of Corrections; require to provide certain justification before closing community work centers and regional facilities.



Mettetal - House

HB 115 MS Eminent Scholars Grant; revise eligibility requirements and limit awards to cost of attendance.
HB 116 Mississippi Public Records Act of 1983; exempt certain academic records from.
HB 426 GED; change references to High School Equivalency Diploma.
HB 460 Mississippi Community College Board; conform code sections to revised name.
HB 114 Law enforcement officers and firefighters scholarship; change requirements related to GPA and proof of disability.
HB 433 Universities & colleges; provide authority to prepay certain expenses.
HB 427 Licensed school employees; allow use of personal leave near holiday if summoned by court.
HB 823 University of MS Medical Center; authorize to enter into long-term lease of certain real property.
HB1444 Town of Sardis; extend repealer on authority to impose tax on hotels, motels and restaurants.
HB 652 Suffrage; restore to Randall Lamar Bolton of Panola County, Mississippi.




Mims - House

HB 49 TANF recipients; require drug testing for certain who have been screened.
HB 28 MS Qualified Health Center Grant Program; extend date for authority to make grants under.
HB 48 Youth Concussion Law; create.
HB1231 Controlled substance law; add certain drugs to Schedules I & IV.
HB1237 Burial spaces; establish procedure for for-profit cemeteries with abandoned spaces to terminate owner's right to spaces.
HB 413 Mississippi Qualified Health Center and Rural Health Clinic Capacity Building Grant Program; establish.

Moak - House

HB1507 City of Brookhaven; authorize imposition of tax on motels, hotels and bed-and-breakfast establishments.

Monsour - House

HB1359 Hotel and restaurant renovation projects sales tax incentives; authorize for certain projects.
HB 590 Municipal airport authorities; add to definition of "public entity" to authorize use of New Markets Tax Credit.
HB1358 Tourism project sales tax incentive program; revise definition of term "project" and extend authority of MDA to approve participants in.
HB1644 Warren County; authorize contributions to various organizations.


Montgomery - Senate

SB2355 Veterans' Home Purchase Law; revise requirements for refinancing of mortgage loans.
SB2357 Veterans' Home Purchase Board; authorize to designate employee to sign closing documents during absence of the director.
SB2472 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for supporters of Stringer Attendance Center.
SB2471 Cyberbullying; revise and clarify electronic communication offenses.
SB2916 City of Bay Springs; extend repeal date on city's authority to fund the Annual Bayfest Celebration.

Moore - House

HB 71 Payment of teacher salaries; standard contract shall fix monthly installment.
HB 455 New Start School Program; repeal.
HB 504 Teachers; bring forward provision providing for salary schedule of.
HB 440 Professional school counselors; revise manner of reference and duties and responsibilities of.
HB 446 Education provision; revise and clarify certain relating to hours of instruction; student records, student enrollment, dual enrollment and textbooks.
HB 72 School buses; require school districts to have identifying signage placed upon all buses.
HB 439 Erin's Law Awareness; authorize inclusion of as a component of required comprehensive school district safety plan.
HB 767 Graduation requirements; require ACT to serve as high school exit exam in lieu of subject area tests.
HB1412 Teacher Education Alternate Route Certification Scholars Program; establish.
HB 77 Student grades; enhance penalty imposed on school districts for individuals who influence falsification of.
HB 438 Teacher licensure; revise eligibility for receipt of licensure through the nontraditional teaching route.
HB 450 Annual salary supplements; limit receipt of to only one per individual without regard to number of national certifications held.
HB 452 Accreditation of schools; revise manner by which certain schools are assigned a grade designation.
HB 454 State Dept. of Education; remove from certain State Personnel Board procedures for two years.
HB 502 MS Achievement School District; establish to oversee the administration of certain failing schools with an "F" rating for three consecutive years.
HB 766 Tax credit; provide to eligible individuals who acquire and renovate surplus school property for economic development purposes.
HB 930 MAEP; increase amount pledged for security for State Aid Capital Improvement Bonds to $195.00 per pupil.

Moran - Senate

SB2591 Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Program; establish in the State Department of Health.
SB2425 Sales tax; exempt sales of firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies during Mississippi Sportsman Weekend.
SB2911 Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau; extend date of repeal.

Morgan - House

HB 528 School buses; repeal law requiring to be driven less than certain speeds.
HB 720 Hunter safety; prescribe circumstances under which the wearing of hunter's orange is required when engaged in deer hunting.
HB 855 Memorial bridge; designate certain bridge in Marion County on Mississippi Highway 44 as the "J.B. Ivy Memorial Bridge".



Norwood - Senate

SB2090 Payroll date for school district employees; authorize semimonthly payroll in discretion of local school board.


Parker - Senate

SB2925 City of Southaven; extend the repeal date on restaurant tax.



Perkins - House

HB 222 Municipal judges; revise qualification requirements for certain.
HB1160 Election commissioners; authorize chairman of to receive per diem for up to 5 additional days.
HB1161 Elections; revise training requirements for resolution board members.
HB1162 Election commissioners; require county executive committee to offer an annual training course.
HB1163 Elections; increase per diem of election commissioners for nonelection days.
HB1166 Elections; exclude runoffs from provisions requiring a certain number of machines to be used or a certain number of ballots printed.


Polk - Senate

SB2087 Mississippi Community College Board; conform code sections to revised name.
SB2370 General education development (GED); change references to "high-school equivalency diploma."
SB2084 State employees; authorize use of earned medical leave for adoption and foster care placement.
SB2455 D'Iberville property; authorize DFA to sell on behalf of USM.
SB2406 MS Tuition Assistance Grant; students who score below 20 on the ACT test must attend community college to receive MTAG.
SB2454 Higher Education Legislative Plan Grant Program; revise and clarify requirements related to income, residency and documentation.
SB2772 MS Eminent Scholars Grant; revise eligibility requirements and limit awards to cost of attendance.
SB2281 Elections; prohibit candidates from appearing in publicly funded ads during statewide general election years.
SB2403 Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters Scholarship; change requirements related to GPA and proof of disability.
SB2179 Public university real property; authorize IHL to acquire and dispose of with DFA's approval.
SB2453 Public Records Act; provide exemption for unpublished research records of community colleges and universities.
SB2499 Forgivable loan programs; clarify repayment terms and expand governing board.
SB2609 Family medicine residency programs; clarify eligible programs for funding under the Office of Mississippi Physician Workforce.

Powell - House

HB 836 Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of qualified resort area under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.

Read - House

HB 683 Circuit clerk fees; revise.

Reynolds - House

HB 500 Driver's license; authorize reciprocal agreement with Republic of China (Taiwan).
HB1443 Tallahatchie County Correctional Authority; authorize to receive per diem compensation for attending meetings of.
HB1635 City of Charleston; authorize to lease for up to ten years city owned farmland.



Rogers (61st) - House

HB1362 Pat Harrison Waterway District; use Department of Revenue tax rolls to determine counties' share of ad valorem funding.





Shirley - House

HB 4 Memorial intersection; designate in Clarke County for Chief Randy Boykin.
HB 53 Capital murder; include killing of utility worker in definition.
HB 714 Student transfers between school districts; require approved transfer to remain in effect unless student's address changes.

Shows - House

HB 558 Boards of supervisors; authorize to pay members of the board an annual salary supplement under certain conditions.

Simmons (12th) - Senate

SB2173 Memorial highway; designate portion of Highway 82 bridge in Washington County as the "Jesse Brent Memorial Bridge."
SB2205 Youth court custody orders; authorize electronic monitoring.
SB2998 City of Greenville, authorize the city to make contributions to the Greenville Public School District.

Simmons (13th) - Senate

SB2399 Transportation; make placement of guides or warning posts on culverts a discretionary duty of MS Transportation Commission.
SB2398 Revenue bonds for toll roads and bridges; extend the maximum period of time that they may mature.
SB2641 Transportation; create Commission on Transportation Infrastructure Funding and require plan by December 2016.
SB2822 Small Loan Regulatory Law; revise disclosures to borrowers/establish reporting requirements.
SB2985 Indianola Tourism Commission and hotel, motel and restaurant tax; extend repeal date.

Smith - Senate

SB2926 City of Poplarville; may allow the Poplarville Historical Society to use certain city office space rent free.

Smith (39th) - House

HB1276 Insurance; remove certain restrictions on political subdivisions to qualify as self-insurer.
HB 568 Qualified equity investment credits; increase amount that may be allocated by MDA in a fiscal year, increase time for issuance.
HB 787 Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of new School of Medicine classroom building at University of Mississippi Medical Center.
HB 795 Delinquent taxes; make uniform procedures for warrants for collection of and provide a flat fee for issuance of.
HB 799 Taxation; authorize alternate method of apportioning for income tax, revise appelate procedure for appeals.
HB1349 Income tax; public and private hospitals may collect certain debts by a setoff against the debtor's refund.
HB1352 Income tax; repeal the provision that requires withholding of a portion of the gain realized on property sold by nonresidents.
HB 44 Courts; prohibit from applying foreign law under certain circumstances.
HB1367 Unfair Cigarette Sales Law; repeal.
HB1371 Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; include employee benefits not subject to state income tax in rebate calculation.
HB1533 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for the Small Municipalities and Limited Population Counties Fund.
HB1536 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds to assist in construction of Center for Manufacturing Technology Excellence.
HB1564 Ad valorem tax; exempt certain heavy equipment from.
HB1571 Bonds; authorize issuance for certain Mississippi Development Authority programs.
HB 784 Income tax; authorize a credit for costs paid by a business enterprise to expand and relocate employees to this state.
HB 785 Income tax; authorize a credit for costs paid by a company in relocating national or regional headquarters to this state.
HB1348 Sales tax; phase out on retail sales of certain truck-tractors/semitrailers.
HB1372 Income tax; revise definition of term "economic development project" for purposes of certain tax credit.
HB1373 Income tax, job credit; authorize for entities that conduct certain warehousing activities.
HB1528 Bonds; increase amount that may be issued to provide funds for the Mississippi Railroad Improvements Fund.
HB1539 Sales tax; exempt sales of firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies during Second Amendment Weekend holiday.
HB1550 Income tax; provide for method of apportioning income for certain major medical or pharmaceutical suppliers.
HB1560 Ad valorem taxation; exempt pollution control equipment mandated by federal or state law or regulations.
HB1567 Jackson State University Stadium Fund; create and impose a tax on activities and events held at the stadium to fund.
HB1579 Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Museum of Mississippi History.
HB1580 Bonds; authorize issuance for IHL capital improvements.
HB1582 Mississippi Health Care Industry Zone Master Plan Act; create to provide certain incentives for certain health care facilities.
HB 778 Income tax; authorize certain employers to pass tax credits through to employees.
HB1534 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for the Mississippi Community Heritage Preservation Grant Fund.
HB1596 Bonds; authorize for community and junior college capital improvements.
HB1598 Bonds; authorize issuance for the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund.
HB1599 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide for improvements at state parks.
HB1608 Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds for repair and renovation of the MS Coliseum and construction of a new trade mart.
HB1615 Alternative fuel revolving loan fund; authorize counties to borrow money from.
HB1581 Lowndes County Port Authority; authorize to increase per diem compensation that is paid to board members.

Snowden - House

HB 32 Partition of property; revise method of appointing freeholders.
HB 696 Real property; clarify certain identifying information for instruments presented to the chancery clerk for recording.
HB 271 Gaming; revise salary of chair of athletic commission so that salary of secretary may not exceed that of chair.
HB 487 Tax liens; provide for centralized filing with the Department of Revenue.
HB1165 Homestead exemption; increase for totally disabled veterans and extend to unremarried surviving spouse of such veterans.
HB1589 Bonds; authorize issuance for the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Center and the Mississippi Craft Center.
HB1630 Lauderdale County; extend repeal date on the Lauderdale County Tourism Commission.




Steverson - House

HB 417 City of Ripley; extend repealer on hotel, motel and restaurant tax.
HB1503 Town of Falkner; authorize to acquire Blackjack Development Association, Inc. Water System.



Stringer - House

HB1172 Mississippi Highway 15; designate certain segment of in Jasper County as the "Tommy Bryan Hosey Memorial Highway".
HB1009 Speed limit; increase maximum for interstate highways and certain controlled access highways from 70 mph to 75 mph.

Sullivan - House

HB 861 Mississippi Agricultural Promotions Program Act; revise to reflect the development and use of multiple logos and programs to promote.
HB1241 MS Fair Commission; revise powers relating to authority over the State Fairgrounds and management of funds associated with a certain activities held thereon.
HB 731 Memorial highway; designate certain segments in Chickasaw County as the "Veterans Memorial Boulevard."

Taylor - House

HB 117 County regional correctional facilities, certain; require certain auditing of.
HB 551 Uniform hospital claims form; Insurance Commissioner develop to use for all hospital services reimbursement claims.
HB 602 Highway; designate U.S. Highway 61 as "Military Order of the Purple Heart Trail."
HB 927 State-owned vehicles, MDOC Commissioner may request unmarked vehicle for use in official investigations.
HB1017 Regional correctional facility; remove cap on inmates housed within and authorize audit of county jail.

Thomas - House

HB1447 City of Indianola; extend repealer on Indianola Tourism Commission.

Tindell - Senate

SB2049 Assistant DA's; revise number authorized.
SB2727 Mississippi Uniform Trust Code; create.
SB2675 Domestic violence shelters; bring forward sections and revise administration of certain funding.
SB2785 Mississippi Air Service Development Program Act; create.

Tollison - Senate

SB2434 Texting while driving; constitutes careless driving.
SB2159 Agricultural high schools; discontinue Hinds Agricultural High School and transfer property.
SB2166 Local school superintendents; all appointed after January 1, 2016, except pursuant to referendum.
SB2423 Professional school counselors; provide for assignment and responsibilities.
SB2575 Teacher licensure; revise requirements for teacher candidates applying for licensure under alternative route.
SB2594 "Mississippi Student Safety Act"; prevent certain student restraint and seclusion procedures in schools.
SB2685 Invest Mississippi Exemption; create to allow equity crowdfunding for certain small security offerings.
SB2448 School district consolidation; require in Leflore County and Greenwood.
SB2570 Teaching Fellows Scholarship Program; establish under SBE and phase out Critical Teacher Shortage Scholarships.
SB2571 Administration of public school districts; make certain technical amendments.
SB2572 Literacy based promotion program; SDE conduct pilot program in one or more "C" level school districts.
SB2091 Mississippi Adequate Education Program; phase out hold harmless provision.
SB2620 School district consolidation; require in Montgomery County and Winona.
SB2818 Starkville Consolidated School District; technical amendments to consolidation timetable.
SB2929 Town of Abbeville; authorize borrowing of money to purchase the Abbeville Water Association.
SB2992 Lafayette County Reserve and Trust Fund; authorize fund to be invested in any investments authorized for PERS.



Turner - House

HB 140 Unemployment benefits; prohibit charging experience rating of employers for payment of employees who leave to accept other work.
HB1020 Duplicate license; prohibit public bodies from requiring licensees to appear in person to receive.
HB 112 Districts of Innovation; authorize State Board of Education to approve creation of in local school districts.
HB 424 Mississippi Promise Community College Tuition Gap Pilot Program; create.
HB1307 Unmarked vehicles; authorize use by DFA & Commissioner of Insurance when identifying marks will hinder official investigations.
HB 119 Corrections; require Inmate Fund to be special fund, require RFP's for canteen services and revise contract amount to be reviewed by Procurement Review Board.
HB 506 Corrections; decrease maximum term of agricultural leases and provide certain advertisement for such leases.
HB 928 Public records; limit cost to respond to records request and provide civil penalty.
HB 963 Personal Service Contract Review Board; revise composition of and remove exemption of certain contracts from board review.
HB1317 State agency purchasing; require procurement portal to provide information to vendors and include on Transparency MS website.
HB1318 State Auditor; authorize to conduct audits of state-funded economic development projects.


Ward - Senate

SB2143 Open season on fur-bearing animals and for hunting opossums, raccoons and bobcats with dogs and guns; revise.
SB2369 Hunting; revise squirrel season.
SB2405 Levee structures; increase penalty for hunting or target practice upon.
SB2144 Deer enclosures; remove repeal provisions on the laws that authorize the regulation of deer enclosures by the DWFP.
SB2145 Wild hog; prohibit transportation of.
SB2146 Deer bag limit; grant the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks plenary power to set.
SB2811 Interstate Mining Compact; provide for the adoption of.
SB2098 Criminal convictions; revise certain fees and assessments.
SB2125 Authority of chancery court to revise birth certificates; Tribal Court of MS Band of Choctaw Indians has same authority.
SB2288 School board elections in certain municipal school districts; provide uniform procedure for nominating petition.
SB2192 Expunction of felony; revise.
SB2986 Sebastopol Natural Gas District; increase the amount of revenue bonds that may be issued by.

Warren - House

HB1629 City of Collins; authorize to enter into certain long term power supply agreement.

Watson - House

HB1642 City of Hattiesburg; extend repealer on Hattiesburg Tourism Commission and hotel/motel tax.

Weathersby - House

HB 571 Public property; authorize Department of Finance and Administration to transfer and convey to certain state agencies.
HB 822 Dept. of Archives and History; authorize DFA to donate and convey certain property to U.S. Dept. of Interior.
HB 875 Mississippi Board of Pharmacy; authorize DFA to sell certain real property on behalf of.
HB 909 Public lands; limit amount to be purchased by certain persons and entities to 160 acres.

White - House

HB 601 Escorts; super over dimensional loads; authorize MDOT and MHSP to enter into mou for purpose of.
HB1633 North Central Mississippi Regional Railroad Authority; authorize to enter into lease purchase agreement and/or transfer assets.
HB1637 Attala County; authorize contribution to Holmes Community College for renovation of certain building for educational purposes.

Whittington - House

HB1592 Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; revise the definition of the term "project" and authorize the issuance of bonds for a project.

Wiggins - Senate

SB2353 Municipalities; revise method of calculating maximum amount that may be assessed for cleaning dilapidated private property.
SB2579 Marine Resources; create Marine Resources Accountability and Reorganization Act.
SB2430 Katie's Law; require DNA sample from certain arrestees.
SB2936 Sales taxation; sales of aircraft used in oil or natural gas exploration or production are exempt.
SB2963 City of Pascagoula; extend the repeal date on the city's hotel and motel tax.

Wilemon - Senate

SB2067 Counties and municipalities; extend repeal date on authority to accept credit card payments for judgements, fines and costs.
SB2066 Municipalities; extend repeal date on authority to enter agreements to provide extra police protection to housing authorities.
SB2327 Memorial highways; designate a certain segment of MS Highway 364 in Prentiss County as the "Oliver Wendell Pinson Memorial Highway."
SB2097 Off-road vehicles; prohibit on public streets.

Williams-Barnes - House

HB1649 Suffrage; restore to Donald Jones of Harrison County.

Willis - House

HB 802 Sales tax; exempt certain sales of nonperishable foods, certain other sales and livestock admission and parking.



Wooten - House

HB1154 Municipalities; revise authority to clean menaced property.



Zuber - House

HB 910 Banking & Consumer Finance, Commissioner of; revise certain powers of.
HB 24 Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; authorize for various purposes.
HB1636 Jackson County; authorize supervisors to maintain satellite offices in respective districts without regard to county seat.