Bills by Author for 2017 Session


201 Authors







Baker - House

HB 555 Attorney General; require approval by Outside Counsel Oversight Commission to bring certain suit.
HB 812 Civil Asset Forfeiture; revise regulations regarding.
HB 336 Mississippi Military Family Relief Fund; revise certain provisions regarding assistance for families of Mississippi National Guard members.
HB 805 Supreme Court; authorize to have original jurisdiction for claims seeking injunctive relief against the state.
HB1698 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; revise eligibility criteria for disabled veteran tag.
HB 761 Rankin County; authorize contribution to nonprofit organizations that provide recreational/sports activities for county youth.

Banks - House

HB1108 Perpetual care cemeteries, new; require certain acreage and trust fund deposit to establish.


Barker - House

HB 494 Maternal Mortality Review Committee; authorize State Department of Health to establish.
HB1242 Municipal Water, Sewer and Wastewater Systems Repair and Replacement Grant Program; create.
HB1054 Voter enfranchisement; create joint legislative study committee on.
HB1046 MS Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia; revise eligibility through Grade 12.
HB1764 City of Hattiesburg; extend repealer on Hattiesburg Tourism Commission and hotel/ motel tax.

Barnett - House

HB 704 Chickasawhay Natural Gas District; provide board members per diem for continuing education training.
SB2924 City of Bay Springs; increase amount that may be expended on BayFest Celebration and extend repeal date.

Barton - House

HB 395 Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; reauthorize issuance to supporters of East Central Attendance Center.
HB 904 Tax assessors and collectors; revise the compensation provided to.
HB1471 Jackson County and the City of Pascagoula; extend repealer on LaPointe-Krebs Foundation, Inc.
HB1583 Homestead exemption; provide additional exemption for certain persons 65 years of age or older or totally disabled.

Beckett - House

HB 883 Natural gas public utilities; authorize those that are rate-regulated to undertake economic development activities.
HB 906 IHL Board; authorize to increase rate charged per square foot to occupants of properties under its jurisdiction.


Bell (21st) - House

HB 599 Vocational education; provide additional funding to school districts demonstrating needed enhancements for.
HB1461 Itawamba County; authorize increase compensation for members of its port commission.
HB1460 City of Fulton; authorize expansion of water and gas services provided by.
HB1724 Itawamba County; authorize to construct or acquire a county jail anywhere in the county.

Bell (65th) - House

HB1213 Youth court; authorize to utilize volunteer Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in abuse and neglect cases.

Bennett - House

HB1331 Ad valorem tax; provide manner in which appraisal of ground leases on property leased by MS State Port at Gulfport is conducted.
HB1332 Income tax; extend repealer on tax credit for certain charges at airports used for export/import of cargo.
HB1333 Mississippi Air Service Development Program Act; revise certain provisions regarding grants made under.
HB 695 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; revise certain provisions regarding "One Coast" tag.
HB 967 Fantasy Contest Act; revise.
HB 918 Gaming; increase maximum compensation allowed per bingo session for persons conducting licensed games under Charitable Bingo Law.
HB1210 Youth Court; require to provide redacted copy of child's record to child's parent/guardian upon request of the parent/guardian.
HB1211 Youth court prosecutor; require district attorney to appoint and require residency in county where youth court is located.
HB1686 Sales tax; exempt admissions to certain events sponsored by municipalities.


Blackwell - Senate

SB2006 Mammogram; require provider of to give certain information to patients when it shows dense breast tissue.
SB2315 Local school boards; prescribe educational qualifications.
SB2316 Elections; amend training requirements for resolution board members.
SB2311 Mississippi Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act; create to provide accounts for individuals with disabilities.
SB2036 School board members; all elected beginning with the November 2019 general election.


Bounds - House

HB1328 Alcoholic Beverage Control Division; enact salary scale for sworn officers and provide for experience increases.

Boyd - House

HB 907 Rockabilly Way; designate certain segment of Old U.S. Highway 45 in Alcorn, Prentiss and Lee Counties as.
HB 263 Anti-bullying Law; revise provisions for required establishment of policies for by school districts.
HB 275 Assistant Teacher Forgivable Loan Program; revise to increase financial assistance to those pursuing teacher licensure.
HB 909 State Health Insurance Plan; require to cover certain annual examinations.

Branning - Senate

SB2372 Hospice licensure; moratorium does not apply to reinstatements following federal audit and authorize additional applicants.
SB2842 Mental health court intervention programs; authorize.

Branning * - Senate

SB2628 Court reporter; may be hired to record court proceeding.


Brown - House

HB1090 Act to Restore Hope Opportunity and Prosperity for Everyone (HOPE); create.
HB1092 Medicaid; revise certain qualification for the Executive Director of.
HB1216 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010; direct agencies to prepare report on impact of.



Browning - Senate

SB2835 Forestry; repeal the Forest Harvest Act requiring leaving pine and hardwood seed trees when harvesting for commercial purposes.



Burnett - House

HB1459 Coahma County; authorize extension of the lease of healthcare-related facilities on county property.
HB 824 Proclamation of a local emergency; allow president of county board of supervisors to declare.
HB1415 Coahoma County; authorize contributions to Tri-County Workforce Alliance.

Burton - Senate

SB2479 Public Safety Verification and Enforcement Act; make various amendments and extend repealer on.
SB2161 Constables; revise fees charged by.
SB2214 Acupuncture Practice Act; extend repealer and delete requirement for physician referral or prescription and require recertification.
SB2476 County tax assessors and collectors; revise salaries of.
SB2474 Mississippi Business Finance Corporation; extend repeal date on authority to issue bonds to finance economic development projects.
SB2919 Lauderdale County; extend repeal date on the Lauderdale County Tourism Commission.

Busby - House

HB 515 Controlled substances; enhance penalty for illegal sale in proximity to rehab.
HB 514 MS Transportation Commission; authorize to require its contractors to provide work zone safety operations.
HB 511 Motor vehicles; prohibit travel in outermost left lane except under certain conditions.
HB 509 Driver's education; require courses taught in schools to include program developed by DPS on how to properly respond to law enforcement when stopped.
HB 544 Teacher licensure; authorize SDE to issue Nontraditional Teaching route - Standard License to certain individuals with advanced degrees.
HB 924 Counties and municipalities; revise how rates for electronic payments are assessed.
HB1337 Sales tax; divert a portion of revenue to counties in which certain tax increment financing districts are located.
HB1438 City of Pascagoula; extend repeal date on hotel/motel tax; authorize election on continuance of if protested.
HB1774 City of Pascagoula; authorize use of golf carts on certain public roads and streets.




Byrd - House

HB 912 Mississippi Dyslexia Forgivable Loan Program; increase number of students allowed in each cohort to 40.
HB1035 MS Educator Dyslexia Awareness Act of 2017; create.
HB1036 Mississippi Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia Program; revise certain provision and expand eligibility.
HB1037 Dyslexia screenings; require local school districts to provide additional for students eligible for scholarship assistance.
HB1240 Counties; increase threshold amount that requires a requisition, purchase, purchase order or receiving report.



Carmichael - Senate

SB2298 Insurance companies; revise laws regulating holding companies & credit for reinsurance, require risk & solvency assessments.
SB2888 Life insurance; clarify effect of payment when proceeds become payable.
SB2752 Bail to be posted by criminal defendants; make revisions to bail system.

Carpenter - House

HB 493 Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact; create.


Chassaniol - Senate

SB2345 Alcoholic beverages; remove provision that prohibits advertisements from originating in a dry area.

Chism - House

HB 447 Surplus lines insurance; revise process and requirements before placing coverage with a producer.
HB 928 Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement Act; create.
HB 426 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize issuance to certain disabled veterans.
HB 499 School board members; authorize removal of those in municipal and municipal separate school districts for just cause.
HB 957 Insurance adjusters; revise licensing laws regarding.
HB1530 Lowndes County; authorize contributions to cities within to maintain parks and recreation programs.
HB1531 Lowndes County; authorize to contribute funds to United Way of Lowndes County.


Clark - House

HB1072 Holmes County; authorize establishment of "The Municipal Historical Hamlet of West Hill."

Clarke - Senate

SB2571 Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area; directors may place appropriate signs and markers on public roads.
SB2572 Inactive state boards, commissions and councils; abolish.
SB2642 State agency budget information to be submitted to LBO & posted on website; include MOE/MOU agreements & fed. contract information.
SB2645 State vehicles; impose moratorium on the acquisition of.
SB2649 State budget; provide for certain transfers.
SB2625 Deposit of state agency special funds into the State General Fund; make technical amendments.
SB2567 "Mississippi Health Agency Reorganization Act of 2017"; enact.
SB2954 Appropriation; IHL - General support.
SB2955 Appropriation; IHL - Subsidiary programs.
SB2956 Appropriation; IHL - Student Financial Aid.
SB2957 Appropriation; IHL - University of Mississippi Medical Center.
SB2958 Appropriation; IHL - Alcorn State - Agricultural programs.
SB2959 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
SB2960 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Cooperative Extension Service.
SB2961 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Forest and Wildlife Research Center.
SB2962 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Veterinary Medicine, College of.
SB2963 Appropriation; Community and Junior Colleges Board - Administrative expenses.
SB2964 Appropriation; Community and Junior Colleges Board - Support for community and junior colleges.
SB2965 Appropriation; Corrections, Department of.
SB2966 Appropriation; Emergency Management Agency.
SB2967 Appropriation; Military Department.
SB2968 Appropriation; Public Safety, Department of.
SB2969 Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Board.
SB2970 Appropriation; Judicial Performance Commission.
SB2971 Appropriation; Ethics Commission.
SB2972 Appropriation; Employment Security, Department of.
SB2973 Appropriation; Revenue, Department of.
SB2974 Appropriation; Tax Appeals Board.
SB2975 Appropriation; Workers' Compensation Commission.
SB2976 Appropriation; Mental Health, Department of.
SB2977 Appropriation; Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority.
SB2978 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of - State Aid Road Construction, Office of.
SB2979 Appropriation; Chiropractic Examiners, Board of.
SB2980 Appropriation; Dental Examiners, Board of.
SB2981 Appropriation; Funeral Services Board.
SB2982 Appropriation; Massage Therapy, Board of.
SB2983 Appropriation; Pharmacy, Board of.
SB2984 Appropriation; Counselors, Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional.
SB2985 Appropriation; Veterinary Examiners, Board of.
SB2986 Appropriation; Gaming Commission.
SB2987 Appropriation; Architecture, Board of.
SB2988 Appropriation; Geologists, Board of Registered Professional.
SB2989 Appropriation; Motor Vehicle Commission.
SB2990 Appropriation; Accountancy, Board of Public.
SB2991 Appropriation; Contractors, Board of.
SB2992 Appropriation; Agriculture and Commerce, Department of.
SB2993 Appropriation; Egg Marketing Board.
SB2994 Appropriation; Animal Health, Board of.
SB2995 Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Commission.
SB2996 Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Commission - Livestock shows.
SB2997 Appropriation; Banking and Consumer Finance, Department of.
SB2998 Appropriation; Finance and Administration, Department of.
SB2999 Appropriation; Governor's Office and Mansion.
SB3000 Appropriation; Audit, Department of.
SB3001 Appropriation; Information Technology Services, Department of.
SB3002 Appropriation; Personnel Board.
SB3003 Appropriation; Secretary of State.
SB3004 Appropriation; Treasurer's Office.
SB3005 Appropriation; Debt Service-Gen. Obli.
SB3006 Appropriation; Development Authority, Mississippi.
SB3015 Appropriation; additional appropriations for various state agencies for FY 2017.

Cockerham - House

HB1451 Marriage certificates; increase fee for.
HB1039 Sexual Prevention in Universities and Community and Junior Colleges Act; create.
HB1356 Criminal Sexual Assault Protection Order; authorize issuance against rape or sexual assault defendant.
HB1273 Study committee; create to study certain aspects of the Jackson Metropolitan Area Airport Authority.
HB1100 State energy management plan; revise laws to increase energy reporting and savings.
HB1101 Energy services providers; revise laws regarding procedure for public contracts.
HB1186 Adult daycare facilities; define for licensure reimbursement purposes.




Corley - House

HB1714 Sales tax law; revise definition of terms "to manufacture" and "manufacturing" for purposes of.

Crawford - House

HB 691 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; reauthorize issuance to supporters of the Pass Christian School District.
HB 868 Students with disabilities; revise process by which schools enhancing full inclusion of in all educational areas are recognized.
HB1050 Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act; authorize issuance of procurement cards for use.

Currie - House

HB 488 Nursing Licensure Compact; create.
HB 342 Personal Service Contract Review Board; exempt entertainer contracts entered into by Mississippi Fair Commission from review of.
HB1447 Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of "qualified resort area" under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
HB 489 Mental health courts; authorize and provide for certification of.
HB 348 School buses; allow students to drink water on.
HB 905 School districts; require uniform accounting system to address local, state and federal funds and transfer audit powers to SDE.
HB1329 Mississippi Children's Cabinet; establish to coordinate services for children.



DeLano - House

HB 999 Enterprise Security Program; establish to provide policies for cybersecurity safety across state government.
HB1452 Local Privilege Tax law; authorize tax collectors to use electronic signatures and storage in connection with.
HB1001 Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services; bring forward sections relating to.

Denny - House

HB 228 Pre-election day voting; authorize.
HB1226 Capitol Complex Improvement District; create and fund improvement projects within.
HB 299 Precinct boundaries; prohibit altering for certain time of.
HB 373 Online voter registration; revise to allow for first-time voters to register through.
HB 467 Election code; revise.

Denton - House

HB1747 Warren County; authorize contributions to various organizations.


Dixon - House

HB 411 Alcoholic Beverages; revise definition of "qualified resort area" under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
HB1013 Department of Child Protection Services; make technical amendments to provisions of law relating to and give certain powers and duties to.
HB 476 Child abuse; require DHS to notify applicable military installation family advocacy program in certain cases.
HB 232 At-risk youth; authorize Community-Based Placement Pilot Program in certain counties.
HB 234 Medication for youth in state-supported training school, certain; require second opinion before prescribing.
HB 838 Oakley Youth Development Center; require to have physical custody of a child within certain time frame once child is ordered to by youth court.

Doty - Senate

SB2707 Absentee voting by mail; change notarization requirements for ballots submitted by certain college students.
SB2907 Intimate visual material; create civil and criminal liability for unlawful disclosure or promotion of.
SB2911 MS Securities Act; provide additional post-registration requirements to prevent exploitation of vulnerable persons.
SB2689 Campaign funds; prohibit personal use of.
SB2703 Divorce; domestic violence as a ground for.
SB2687 Absentee voting; may be conducted by voting machine if clerk and board of supervisors approve.
SB2704 Circuit clerks; increase marriage license fee.
SB3041 City of Brookhaven; extend repeal date on the tax upon room rentals of hotels, motels and bed-and-breakfast establishments.



Eure - House

HB1225 Secretary of State; authorize to donate certain property in Jackson County, Mississippi, to the National Park Service.
HB1066 Stealing crabs and crab traps; increase the penalty for.





Fillingane - Senate

SB2110 Franchise agreements; franchisor is not considered to be an employer under unless agrees to be in writing.
SB2437 Taxing entities; require to file annual report on tax revenues with Department of Revenue instead of State Auditor.
SB2448 Regional economic development alliance; allow all political subdivisions to participate in.
SB2155 Memorial Highways; designate a segment of MS Highway 589 in Lamar County as the "Police Chief Willie James Preston Memorial Highway."
SB2209 Personal services contracts; contracts for entertainers at MS Fairgrounds entered into by MS Fair Commission exempt from review.
SB2423 Mississippi Securities Act; clarify grounds for discipline for violations of.
SB2402 Energy services providers; revise laws regarding procedure for public contracts.
SB2445 Department of Revenue; authorize data match system to identify assets of obligors of the state held by financial institutions.
SB2274 Mississippi Development Authority; authorize to dispose of projects and pay certain costs related to such disposal.
SB2281 Bonds; authorize for institutions of higher learning community colleges and various MDA programs.
SB2428 Income tax; exclude from gross income dividend income that has borne a tax under the laws of another state.
SB2939 Fee-in-lieu of ad valorem taxes; authorize for projects totaling over $60,000,000.00.
SB3033 Bonds; create Mississippi Site Development Grant program and authorize bonds for it and various MDA programs and state shipyard.



Formby - House

HB 25 Highways; require MDOT to install rumble strips along shoulders of newly constructed or resurfaced roadways.
HB 694 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; revise distribution of fees from issuance of tags to members of the Mississippi Association of Realtors.
HB 243 Tax preparers; require to have certain amount of errors and omissions coverage.
HB 293 School calendar; reduce number of days in scholastic year to 170.
HB 442 School superintendents; revise minimum qualifications to serve as.

Foster - House

HB 537 Years of teaching experience; include years taught at postsecondary level in definition of.
HB 638 Death penalty; revise methods by which may be carried out.
HB1265 Administrative Procedures Act; revise to require all agency rules adopted under to be repealed after certain time unless readopted.
HB1340 Ad valorem tax; revise certain provisions regarding determination of true values of land used for agricultural purposes.

Frazier - Senate

SB2157 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for Aunt Joyce's Kids.





Gipson - House

HB 481 Medical expenses; define admissibility during trial.
HB1089 DUI and Uniformed Controlled Substances arrests of persons under 21; provide requirements before release from imprisonment.
HB 920 Juvenile offenders convicted of murder; revise sentencing options for.
HB 944 Marshals and constables; revise fees charged by.
HB1367 Witness protection; increase penalties in order to provide.
HB1033 Re-entry council; implement certain recommendations thereof.

Gollott - Senate

SB2367 Memorial bridge; designate certain bridge in DeSoto County as the "Senator George E. Guerieri, Sr. Memorial Bridge."
SB2664 Marine Resources; require a nonresident to meet licensing requirements before receiving a Mississippi commercial fishing license.
SB2683 Marine Resources; revise waters closed to shrimping.
SB2926 Harrison County; authorize annual contributions to the Feed My Sheep program.


Gunn - House

HB 479 Campaign contributions; prohibit personal use of and revise to require detailed reporting of.
HB 866 Statewide testing program; prohibit testing students in excess of three days during school year.
HB1224 School districts; exempt those with "A" and "B" accountability ratings from certain duties.
HB1227 MS Statewide Teacher Appraisal Rubric (M-STAR); discontinue and require local districts to adopt teacher evaluation system.
HB1294 Education funding; revise formula for.
HB1732 Bonds; authorize issuance to assist municipalities and counties with bridge improvements.




Harkins - Senate

SB2536 Municipal appointments; clarify service limitation period for certain hold-over and interim appointments.
SB2542 Certain electric or natural gas public utilities; authorize to undertake economic development activities.
SB2324 Nissan Scholarship Program; authorize Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Board to administer.
SB2329 Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Board; must report on the effectiveness of state financial aid programs.
SB2425 Commercial Real Estate Broker Lien Act; delete the repealer on.
SB2328 Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grant Program; increase minimum GPA to qualify.
SB2330 Enhanced eligibility verification system; direct Division of Medicaid to establish.
SB2340 Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance; repeal certain programs.
SB2610 Cannabidiol; clarify use in research of seizures and other medical conditions.
SB2509 MSU and USM; buildings erected on university land leased to private entities for student housing is exempt from taxation.


Henley - House

HB 383 Commercial driver's license; require Commissioner of Public Safety to adopt rules providing for military skills test waiver as authorized by federal law.
HB1062 Military officers and employees; grant leave of absence from civil occupations in public or private business.
HB 433 Social studies curriculum; require citizenship examination as part of U.S. History or American Government courses.

Hill - Senate

SB2520 Youth court records; parents have right to redacted copies.
SB2273 Cursive writing; direct State Board of Education to require in elementary education curriculum.
SB2305 Move Over Law; include rural mail carriers.
SB2680 Abused and neglected children; clarify alternative of relative care.



Holloway - House

HB 698 Bonds; purposes for which proceeds of bonds authorized for City of Terry and City of Saltillo may be used.



Hopson - Senate

SB2165 Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; extend repealer on.
SB2644 Mental illness; commitment for certain persons with pending felony charges.
SB2271 Hunting & fishing; certain residents who are honorably discharged veterans may hunt & fish without a license.
SB2427 Code of Judicial Conduct; immunity for members of a special campaign committee.
SB2920 City of Vicksburg; authorize contributions of funds and in-kind maintenance services to Beulah Cemetery.
SB2921 City of Vicksburg; authorize contributions to the Read by Third Grade, a Tutorial Program for At-Risk Students.

Horan - House

HB1751 Grenada County; authorize to contract for the housing of inmates from other county or private jails that are located in this state.


Horne - House

HB 792 Fireworks; allow for sale at retail year-round.


Huddleston (15th) - House

HB 978 Government Employees' Deferred Compensation Law; revise certain provisions of.
HB1301 Retirement; make technical revisions to PERS, SLRP and Hwy Patrol and exempt executive director from salary cap.
HB1149 County garbage collection or disposal; authorize certain assessment on balance of delinquent monthly fees for.
HB1026 Mississippi National Guard State Active Duty Emergency Operations Fund; create.

Hudson - Senate

SB2359 Naming rights; may be leased for a certain term by Dept. of Agriculture and Fair Commission.
HB 919 Delta State University; authorize to enter into a long-term lease for specified purposes.
SB2383 Agriculture; revise reporting date of commercial fertilizer distributed in the state.
SB2647 Agriculture; revise membership of the Mississippi Board of Animal Health and meeting date requirements.
SB2349 Forrest County; authorize to provide funds for certain organizations and pay for damages.

Jackson - House

HB1717 Town of Sardis; extend repeal date on hotel, motel and restaurant tax; authorize election on continuance of if protested.
HB1718 Town of Como; extend repealer on authority to impose tourism tax on hotels, motels and restaurants.

Jackson (11th) - Senate

SB2639 Quitman County property; authorize transfer of certain parcel of to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Marks.

Jackson (15th) - Senate

SB2514 Mississippi Advisory Council on Faith-Based Initiatives; establish.

Jackson (32nd) - Senate

SB2103 Burn bans; allow board of supervisors to provide an exemption for certain persons.
SB2145 Technical violations; clarify meaning of for graduated sanctions and revocation sentencing.
SB2222 Private correctional facilities; must guarantee recidivism rate that is less than MDOC's recidivism rate.




Johnson (87th) - House

HB 649 Mississippi Data Management Working Group; create.
HB 843 Landlord-tenant law; revise certain provisions related to the nonpayment of rent.



Jordan - Senate

SB2194 Uniform Controlled Substance Law; revise schedules.


Kinkade - House

HB 827 DOC; authorize to transfer disruptive technical violation center offender to general population under certain circumstances.
HB 829 Crimes of violence; make technical correction regarding parole eligibility for offenders who commit.

Kirby - Senate

SB2289 State Department of Health; extend repealers.
SB2828 EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact; enact.

Ladner - House

HB 596 Mobile homes; give owner of one year to redeem the property after sold for taxes.

Lamar - House

HB 480 Use tax; revise definition of certain terms for purposes of, distribute to municipalities portion of revenue collected from certain out-of-state sellers.
HB1321 Beer and light wine; allow certain cities with a population of 1,500 or more to hold elections to permit the sale of.
HB 520 Community and junior colleges; may enter into long term loans for up to 30 years with board of trustees' approval.
HB 849 Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act; create.
HB1598 Income tax; allow credit to venison processors for part of costs of processing venison for MS Hunter's Harvest Program.
HB1611 Income/corporation franchise tax; increase amount of credits authorized for telecommunications enterprises providing broadband service to IHL.
HB1615 Income tax; authorize a credit for certain contributions to support the MS Integrated Basic Educational and Skills Training Program.
HB1692 Sales Tax; revise certain exemption provisions regarding railroad authorities.
HB1473 City of Senatobia; extend revise repeal date on hotel/motel tourism tax.






Massengill - House

HB 539 Seat belts; require for all passengers.
HB 722 Cargo theft; provide for crime and penalties of.
HB 763 Benton County; authorize to contract with and/or contribute to the Institute of Community Services, Inc.

Massey - Senate

SB2855 Residential builders/remodelers; revise licensing law.
SB2013 Counties; revise the maximum amount of aid to fire departments appropriated annually by a board of supervisors.
SB2927 City of Horn Lake; extend the repeal date on the tax on hotel and motel room rentals.
SB2944 Sales tax; "Installation charge" does not include charges made when primary activity is construction or repair of buildings.




McLeod - House

HB 976 Vietnam Veterans Day in Mississippi; designate March 29th of each year as.
HB1015 "State Representative Percy L. Maples Memorial Interchange"; designate certain interchange in George County as.

McMahan - Senate

SB2564 State buildings; rename the MDEQ building on Amite Street as the "Patrick Alan Nunnelee Building."
SB2918 Lee County; authorize a youth court referee to assist the county court.

McNeal - House

HB1619 Income tax; revise tax credit for child adoption expenses.


Michel - Senate

SB2612 Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law; revise provisions regarding leisure and recreation districts.
SB2519 Municipal ordinance regulating or restricting parking; change signage requirement.



Mims - House

HB 309 Physical Therapy Licensure Compact; create.
HB 422 Office of Physician Workforce; authorize to assist in creating/supporting residencies in addition to family medicine residencies.
HB 478 Post-accute residential brain injury rehabilitation facility; define for purpose of licensure.
HB 318 Save the Rural Hospital Act; create.
HB 492 Long-Term Care Facilities Ombudsman Act; revise provisions of to conform to new federal regulations.
HB1130 Public contracts; give preference to certain veteran-owned small businesses.


Monsour - House

HB1320 Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law; revise certain provisions regarding leisure and recreational districts.
HB 645 Capital and first-degree murder; increase penalties for such crimes against police officers.
HB1466 City of Vicksburg; authorize contributions to Storehouse Community Food Pantry.



Moore - House

HB 32 School superintendents; require appointment of in the event of vacancy in elected office of before January 1, 2019.
HB 891 Recognition and welcome signs; allow for placement adjacent to state highways in unincorporated area of counties.
HB 267 School boards; elect all at statewide general or presidential election for four-year term.
HB 347 New Start School Program; repeal.
HB 565 Compulsory School Attendance Law; clarify attendance for students participating in preapproved authorized school activity.
HB 567 Compulsory-school-age child; revise definition of by increasing required age to 18 years.
HB 580 Mississippi Virtual Public School Program; bring forward.
HB 581 Schools At-Risk; repeal provision requiring the establishment of program of development for.
HB 582 EEF Procurement Cards; authorize issuance to all certified classroom teachers.
HB 872 School accreditation; authorize SBE to approve certified teacher unit credits, to certain districts under certain circumstances.
HB 875 School accreditation and failing school districts; revise process of state administration through process of district transformation.
HB1702 Public School Donation Tax Deduction and Dedicated Use Act; create.

Moran - Senate

SB2469 Hate crimes; include law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel.

Morgan - House

HB1014 Forestry; repeal the Forest Harvest Act requiring leaving pine and hardwood seed trees when harvesting for commercial purposes.
HB1454 Forest acreage tax; delete repeal date on requirement that boards of supervisors levy.
HB 6 Columbia Training School; authorize DFA to transfer of remaining property to Marion County Board of Supervisors.
HB1028 MDWFP; require to establish program for the tagging of white-tailed deer and wild turkey.

Myers - House

HB1018 Bo Diddley Memorial Highway; designate segment of I-55 in Pike County as.


Norwood - Senate

SB2859 Memorial highways; designate various segments of highways as memorial highways.

Paden - House

HB1752 Coahoma County; clarify authority of the Economic Development Authority pertaining to certain industrial sites.

Parker - Senate

SB2544 Mississippi National Guard State Active Duty Emergency Operations Fund; create.
SB2620 Code of Military Justice; make various amendments to.
SB2685 DUI; technical correction bill.
SB2949 City of Southaven; extend repeal date on prepared food and beverage tax; authorize election on continuance of if protested.

Parks - Senate

SB2017 Home inspectors; extend repealer on licensure law.
SB2310 Appraisal management companies; prohibit criminal background checks as condition of employment for.
SB2386 State Board of Funeral Service; extend repealer on.

Patterson - House

HB 743 Organized retail theft; provide definition of.

Perkins - House

HB 708 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; revise distribution of fees collected from issuance to members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.

Pigott - House

HB 528 Commercial fertilizer distributors; change reporting of net tonnage requirement from quarterly to once annually.
HB 574 Naming rights; authorize Commissioner of Agriculture and MS Fair Commissioner to enter into leases for on property under their control.

Polk - Senate

SB2275 Annual reports of state agencies; require to be published on the Transparency Mississippi website.
SB2354 Public Purchasing Law; define certain terms as used in.
SB2633 Autopsies; Medical Examiner may enter into contracts with medical schools to perform.
SB2635 Public purchasing; require public entities to provide option to electronically submit bids for public works.
SB2632 Lobbying; contract lobbyist not to be compensated with public funds.

Powell - House

HB1319 Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of "qualified resort area" under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
HB1585 Urban Flood Control and Drainage Law; authorize special assessment on property benefited by projects.

Read - House

HB 938 Motor vehicles; prohibit state agencies from purchasing for one year.
HB 941 Budget process; bring forward various sections relating to.
HB 887 Special funds; revise provisions regarding several to require funding from General Fund.
HB 974 Personnel Board; certain agencies shall be exempt from rules, regulations and procedures of for three years.
HB1462 Jackson County; authorize contributions to various organizations.
HB1476 Appropriation; Athletic Commission.
HB1477 Appropriation; Auctioneers Commission.
HB1478 Appropriation; Barber Examiners, Board of.
HB1479 Appropriation; Cosmetology, Board of.
HB1480 Appropriation; Engineers and Land Surveyors, Board of Registration for Professional.
HB1481 Appropriation; Medical Licensure, Board of.
HB1482 Appropriation; Nursing Home Administrators, Board of.
HB1483 Appropriation; Nursing, Board of.
HB1484 Appropriation; Oil and Gas Board.
HB1485 Appropriation; Optometry, Board of.
HB1486 Appropriation; Physical Therapy Board.
HB1487 Appropriation; Psychology, Board of.
HB1488 Appropriation; Public Employees' Retirement System.
HB1489 Appropriation: Real Estate Commission and Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
HB1490 Appropriation; Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists, Board of Examiners for.
HB1491 Appropriation; Veterans' Home Purchase Board.
HB1492 Appropriation; Attorney General.
HB1493 Appropriation; District attorneys and staff.
HB1494 Appropriation; Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and trial judges services.
HB1495 Appropriation; Legislative expenses.
HB1496 Appropriation; Capital Post-Conviction Counsel, Office of.
HB1497 Appropriation; State Public Defender, Office of.
HB1498 Appropriation; Insurance, Department of.
HB1499 Appropriation; Fire Academy.
HB1500 Appropriation; Public Service Commission.
HB1501 Appropriation; Public Utilities Staff.
HB1502 Appropriation; Education, Department of.
HB1503 Appropriation; Educational Television, Authority for.
HB1504 Appropriation; Library Commission.
HB1505 Appropriation; Arts Commission.
HB1506 Appropriation; Archives and History, Department of.
HB1507 Appropriation; Port Authority, State.
HB1508 Appropriation; Yellow Creek State Inland Port Authority.
HB1509 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of.
HB1510 Appropriation; Medicaid, Division of.
HB1511 Appropriation; Health, Department of.
HB1512 Appropriation; Human Services, Department of.
HB1513 Appropriation;Child Protective Services, Department of.
HB1514 Appropriation; Rehabilitation Services, Department of.
HB1515 Appropriation; Forestry Commission.
HB1516 Appropriation; Soil and Water Conservation Commission.
HB1517 Appropriation; Foresters, Board of Registration for.
HB1518 Appropriation; Marine Resources, Department of.
HB1519 Appropriation; Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District.
HB1520 Appropriation; Pearl River Valley Water Supply District.
HB1521 Appropriation; Pearl River Basin Development District.
HB1522 Appropriation; Pat Harrison Waterway District.
HB1523 Appropriation; Environmental Quality, Department of.
HB1524 Appropriation; Grand Gulf Military Monument Commission.
HB1525 Appropriation; Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Department of.
HB1526 Appropriation; reappropriation, DFA - Bureau of Building; FY18.
HB1527 Appropriations; additional for various state agencies for Fiscal Year 2017.
HB1528 Appropriation; Additional for the Department of Public Safety for Fiscal Year 2017.
HB1529 Appropriation; Additional for the Department of Finance and Administration for Fiscal Year 2017.
HB1713 Bonds; authorize issuance for improvements at the state-owned shipyard in Jackson County.

Reynolds - House

HB 807 Jointly held property; authorize to be sold by broker in a commercially reasonable manner.
HB 551 Pro se legal forms; provide that court-approved forms may be provided by public librarians and law librarians.
HB 760 Tallahatchie County; authorize contribution to Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation.
HB1586 Free port warehouse; revise property stored in that is eligible for exemption from ad valorem tax.

Roberson - House

HB1413 Suspension and expulsion; clarify terms of disciplinary action resulting in and provide due process.
HB1414 School employees; require superintendent provide notice of charges against when dismissed or suspended from work duties.


Rogers (61st) - House

HB1412 Public contracts; give preference to veteran-owned small businesses.

Rushing - House

HB 753 Nancy's Law; create to provide remedies for investigation of vulnerable person abuse.

Sanford - House

HB 396 State funded advertising; prohibit elected state officials from visibly or audibly participating in the making of.

Scott - House

HB 423 Children's services and programs; require all state agencies to provide information relating to such in a list to the Legislature.
HB 236 Conviction; clarify subsequent for certain crimes and post-conviction relief.
HB 240 Delinquency of a minor; provide that those who cause minors to sell drugs or join gangs contribute to.

Seymour - Senate

SB2733 Marine Resources; increase the oyster shell retention fee and allowable recreational catch.

Shirley - House

HB 144 Department of Revenue; will be liable for costs incurred by taxpayer due to department error in filing lien against taxpayer.


Simmons (12th) - Senate

SB2699 Fourth Circuit Court District; clarify precinct composition of subdistricts.
SB3018 Washington County; extend the tourism tax levied on hotels and motels.

Simmons (13th) - Senate

SB2375 Safety marking requirements on certain anemometer towers; extend repealer on.
SB2669 Outdoor advertisement signs; revise height requirement on those erected after April 15, 2008.
SB2724 Seat belts; mandate for all passengers not required to use a child-restraint system.
SB2617 Delta State University property; authorize lease of certain parcel in Bolivar County.

Smith - House

HB 131 Department of Revenue; authorize to compromise and settle tax liabilities with taxpayers.
HB 699 Department of Revenue; authorize to disclose certain taxpayer information to law enforcement entities.
HB 709 MS Business Finance Corporation; extend repealer on authority to issue bonds to finance economic development projects.
HB 686 Income and sales tax; taxpayer may request revision of tax return or assessment within three years after due date or assessment date.
HB 689 Fuel tax; increase maximum amount of bond that is required to be posted by distributors of gasoline and special fuel.
HB 710 Qualified equity investment tax credits; extend authority of Mississippi Development Authority to allocate.
HB 858 Bonds; remove requirement that a certain amount in the ACE Fund be used for grants to certain manufacturers of kitchen appliances.
HB 859 Mississippi Development Authority; authorize to dispose of projects and pay certain costs related to such disposal.
HB 959 Commissioner of Revenue; authorize to appoint an attorney on his staff to prosecute crimes investigated by the Dept. of Revenue.
HB 711 Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; extend authority of Department of Revenue to approve applications for certain rebates under.
HB1303 Clear or branded title; may be issued to a vehicle that has been issued a certificate of destruction if certain criteria are met.
HB1317 Alcoholic beverages; revise penalties for sale to minors and persons visibly intoxicated.
HB1324 Department of Revenue; authorize data match system to identify assets of obligors of the state held by financial institutions.
HB 669 Legislature's "doctor of the day"; extend civil immunity to any licensed physician serving as.
HB1088 Dayton Egger Memorial Highway; designate certain segment of U.S. Highway 82 in Lowndes County.
HB1296 Financial Transparency in Education Act; create.
HB1591 Bonds; increase amount that may be issued to provide funds for the Mississippi Railroad Improvements Fund.
HB1594 MSU; buildings erected on university land leased to private entities for student housing is exempt from taxation.
HB1596 Mississippi Small Business Investment Company Act; increase the amount of investment tax credits that may be allocated under.
HB1601 Income tax; authorize first-time home buyers savings accounts and exclude contributions/distributions from gross income.
HB1616 Income tax; authorize a credit for employers who pay the cost of a qualified wellness program.
HB1668 Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of a multipurpose building at the Greenville Higher Education Center/Mississippi Delta Community College.
HB1730 Bonds; authorize issuance for certain railroad purposes and road projects.
HB1731 Bonds; authorize issuance for various Mississippi Development Authority programs.
HB1733 Bonds; authorize issuance for various purposes.
HB1734 Bonds; authorize for various purposes.
HB1743 Bonds; authorize issuance for purposes related to construction of facility at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.


Snowden - House

HB1076 Growth and Prosperity Act; revise certain provisions.
HB1125 Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Center; authorize DFA to enter into contract with nonprofit corporation for support of.
HB1120 Public purchasing law; reinsert definitions mistakenly deleted in 2016.
HB1416 Manufactured and mobile homes; revise procedure for retiring title.
HB1777 Lauderdale County; authorize contribution to the Multi-County Community Service Agency, Inc.




Steverson - House

HB1021 Motor carriers; conform code sections to reflect prior transfer of duties of the PSC to the Mississippi Transportation Commission.
HB 762 City of Ripley; extend repeal date on hotel/motel and restaurant tax; authorize election on continuance of if protested.

Stone - Senate

SB2941 Town of Byhalia; reenact hotel and motel tax and extend repeal date until July 1, 2021.

Straughter - House

HB1763 Humphreys County; authorize to make contribution to Belzoni-Humphreys Development Foundation.





Tindell - Senate

SB2327 Conversion and Domestication; revise.
SB2350 Business Corporation Act; technical revisions.
SB2709 Tort Claims Board; revise memberships.
SB2821 Youth court referees; appointed to a 4-year term.
SB2250 Tidelands; exempt municipal small water craft harbors from obtaining a tidelands lease from the Secretary of State.
SB2342 Termination of parental rights; technical corrections.
SB2369 Youth court prosecutor; appointed by county prosecuting attorney.
SB2693 Stolen property; when cause of action to recover accrues.
SB2483 Divorce; bona fide separation as a ground for.
SB2896 Fantasy Sports Contests; revise licensure of operators.
SB2249 Expedited small claims; provide judicial proceeding.
SB2673 Guardian ad litem fees; create panel to study.
SB2710 Sanctuary cities; prohibit adoption or enactment of.

Tollison - Senate

SB2398 Qualifications for school superintendents; revise.
SB2461 School district consolidation; require in Perry County.
SB2463 School district consolidation; require in Chickasaw County.
SB2431 Failing school districts; authorize the State Board of Education to place into "District Transformation Status."
SB2432 Mississippi Occupational Diploma for students with disabilities and career track program; suspend for new students.
SB2413 School district employees; remove authority of local school board to delegate employment recommendations.
SB2857 Memorial highways; designate certain segments of highways as.

Touchstone - House

HB 469 Fire protection districts; authorize board of supervisors to dissolve, redefine or reconfigure.
HB 246 Motor vehicle; require to travel at a safe and appropriate rate of speed when approaching certain features on the roadway.
HB 312 Hunter safety education program; authorize inclusion of in school curriculum.

Tullos - House

HB 652 Youth court custody orders; make certain revisions regarding.

Turner - House

HB 71 Personal Service Contract Review Board; revise timeline to review contracts.
HB 361 Ethics Commission; clarify authority to operate unmarked vehicles.
HB1288 Department of Corrections and Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; revise certain provisions regarding the leasing of land by.
HB1112 Agency Accountability Review Act of 2017; enact.
HB1119 Open Meetings Act; revise portion that deals with teleconference and video meetings.
HB1127 Open Meetings Act; revise to require that minutes kept shall be posted on public body's website within certain time after the meeting.
HB1106 Public contracts; require purchasing entities to allow contractors to submit bids electronically.
HB1109 Requests for proposals; provide standards for state agencies to follow regarding.
HB1126 Taxing entities; require to file annual report on tax revenues with Department of Revenue instead of State Auditor.
HB1326 Department of Archives & History; board members shall be appointed by the Governor.
HB1330 Boards and commission; abolish certain that have become inactive.
HB1463 Lee county; authorize to construct or acquire a county jail anywhere in the county.




Watson - Senate

SB3021 Ad valorem tax; exempt certain vessels used in oil exploration or production while in possession of builder.

Weathersby - House

HB 524 DFA; clarify and update inventory of state real properties under the authority, general supervision and oversight of.
HB 525 DFA; require to collect and report data on R and R expenditures for certain state facilities on annual basis.
HB 526 DFA; require to study and make report on capital needs by clarifying process of asset preservation and replacement.
HB 572 DFA; authorize to sell certain state-owned real property in Jackson and Hattiesburg.
HB 680 State buildings rename the MDEQ building on Amite Street as the "Patrick Alan Nunnelee Building."
HB 940 DFA; revise the definition of "construction" to clarify incidental installation cost of furniture and equipment less than $50,000.00.
HB 679 MHP Facility; authorize state to enter into lease for redevelopment of old headquarters to finance construction of new.
HB1185 Mississippi Public-Private Partnership Act of 2017; create.

White - House

HB 687 Income tax; public community and junior colleges may collect debt by a set off against a debtor's refund.
HB 456 Infant Mortality Reduction Collaborative; extend repealer on.
HB 460 Medical examiners and pathologist; extend repealer on fees for death investigations and autopsies.
HB 463 State Department of Health and State Board of Health; reenact and extend repealer on.
HB 453 Auto insurance; extend repealer on statue requiring repair business and lienholder as additional payees on check paying claim.
HB 461 Mental Health; extend repealer on operational standards and state board's authority over regional centers.
HB1308 Public improvement district; limit amount of contribution agreements with, revise terms and election procedure for board members.
HB 450 MS Telephone Solicitation Act; extend repealer on.
HB 455 Nuisance animals and wild hogs; extend repealer on statue regulating the hunting of.
HB 457 Personal care homes; extend repealer on certain provisions relating to.
HB 464 State Board of Cosmetology; extend repealer on.
HB 465 State Board of Funeral Service; extend repealer on.
HB 865 Anemometer towers; extend repealer on safety marking requirements for aviation purposes.
HB 926 Health Care Collaboration Act; create.
HB1426 Asbestos Transparency Trust Act; create.
HB 454 Medicaid Planners; extend repealer on requirement to register annually with Division of Medicaid.
HB 466 School districts under conservatorship; extend repealer on authority of SBE to appoint new school board in.
HB 939 Division of State Aid Road Construction; authorize to administer a bridge replacement project on Mississippi Highway 407 in Attala County.
HB1392 Expungement; revise list of eligible crimes.


Wiggins - Senate

SB2758 Public works contracts; if contracts funded as result of declared disaster, acknowledgement of laws regarding must accompany bid.
SB2042 Prekindergarten programs; establish Early Childhood Services Interagency Coordinating Council.
SB2116 Obstruction of justice; revise elements of offense and punishment therefor.
SB2138 Medicaid Medical Care Advisory Committee; Chairman of Senate Medicaid Committee is member.
SB2634 BP Settlement Funds; transfer into Gulf Coast New Restoration Reserve Fund.
SB2388 Domestic abuse protection orders; revise appellate procedure.

Wilemon - Senate

SB2263 Municipalities; change minimum population required to advertise budget hearings by posting notices rather than by publication.
SB2299 Mississippi Electronic Protection Licensing Act; revise exemptions from licensure.
SB2384 Public purchasing; require advertisement of bids on the DFA procurement portal.


Willis - House

HB 319 Motor vehicle liability insurance; require to renew registration.
HB 643 Crime lab fees; clarify who is required to pay.
HB1322 Light wine or beer; authorize small craft breweries to sell light wine or beer they produce on the premises of the brewery.
HB1031 Drug Schedules I, II and III; revise.
HB1032 Prescription Monitoring Program; require all health care providers authorized to prescribe drugs to register with.
HB 996 Opioid antagonists; authorize standing orders to pharmacies to dispense to persons without individual prescriptions.

Wilson - House

HB 51 Municipal ordinance regulating or restricting parking; remove certain signage requirement.
HB 50 Transient vendors; delete exemption for certain sales from requirement for license as.
HB 162 Mississippi Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act; create to provide flexible spending accounts for individuals with disabilities.
HB 390 Municipal budget; increase population threshold that requires municipalities to publish annual budget.
HB 497 Election contests; revise procedures for deciding those that result after primary elections.
HB1116 Special meetings; require notice of to be posted on public body's website.
HB1425 Occupational Board Compliance Act of 2017; create.




Younger - Senate

SB2861 Emergency telephone service charges; PSC may approve increase upon sufficient showing of need by county.
SB2229 Branded title; may be issued to a vehicle that has been issued a certificate of destruction if certain criteria are met.
SB2836 County purchases; increase the minimum acquisition costs of items and services.

Zuber - House

HB1315 Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law; include bridal boutiques within establishments eligible for a merchant permit.
HB 399 Financial institutions service providers; authorize Commissioner of Banking to examine.
HB1002 Securities law; certain failures to supervise individuals are considered as multiple violations of.
HB1003 Securities law; require brokers who make reports about vulnerable persons to send copy to Secretary of State.