Bills by Author for 2019 Session


222 Authors



Aguirre - House

HB 777 Revised Mississippi Law on Notarial Acts; create and repeal existing statutes on notaries public.
HB1514 Surveying; revise definition of to exclude certain activities.


Anderson - House

HB1740 City of Moss Point; authorize use of golf carts and/or low-speed vehicles on certain public roads and streets.

Arnold - House

HB 130 Parental Rights of Rapists; terminate for children conceived of rape.

Bailey - House

HB1151 "Critical Needs Teacher Forgivable loan Program"; delete automatic repealer on and other applicable provisions.
HB1152 Electronic communication service provider; prohibit disclosure of information concerning certain subpoenas and search warrants except under limited circumstances.

Bain - House

HB 273 Community hospitals; authorize board of trustees members to participate in health insurance plan.
HB 688 Districts of Innovations; require SDE to recognize use of Cambridge Assessment or other nationally recognized assessment for purposes of school accountability designations.
HB1320 Sell of urine; prohibit and prescribe criminal penalties for violation of.

Baker - House

HB 874 County sheriffs; revise daily amount that may be expended to feed county prisoners.
HB 580 Mississippi Transportation Commission; authorize to require its contractors to provide work zone safety operations.
HB1283 The "Mississippi School Safety Act of 2019"; enact.
HB 867 Heroin and fentanyl; add penalties for possession, or death resulting from use of.
HB 869 Private project construction bonds; regulate.
HB 870 County prosecuting attorneys; clarify that such attorneys may provide representation in civil cases.
HB 872 Manufacturers of motor vehicles; create standards for relations with its franchisees.
HB 581 Mississippi Terroristic Threats Law; create.
HB1284 Fresh Start Act of 2019; create.
HB1285 GAP (Guard and Protect vulnerable children and adults) Act; revise guardianship and conservatorship laws.
HB1289 The Law Enforcement Identity Protection Act; create to protect the identities of officers involved in fatalities until investigation is complete.
HB1013 Child endangerment; include sell, possession or manufacture of controlled substance, except marijuana, as.
HB1612 Special local improvement assessment districts; authorize municipalities to create.
HB1613 Children's Promise Act; create.


Baria - House

HB1067 Youth court; revise who may attend hearings and require to send certain monthly cumulative data to Administrative Office of Courts.
HB1683 City of Bay St. Louis; authorize levying of tax on bars and restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation.


Barnett - House

HB1742 City of Waynesboro; authorize governing authorities to impose a tax on hotels, motels, bed-and-breakfasts, bars and restaurants.

Barton - House

HB1307 Land sold for nonpayment of ad valorem taxes; sale is voidable at option of owner if chancery clerk fails to send required notice.
HB1004 Graves and abandoned public cemeteries; create process to enter and exit without landowner's permission.

Beckett - House

HB1045 Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; increase maximum civil penalties for violations of.


Bell (21st) - House

HB 103 Mississippi Workforce Development Study Committee; create.
HB 757 MS Comprehensive Workforce Training and Education Act; codify and extend repealers to 2026.
HB 761 Israel Support Act of 2019; create.
HB1363 Mississippi Railroad Improvements Fund; revise to provide that grants are for short line railroads.
HB1676 Suffrage; restore to Kathy Whitten Huling of Itawamba County.


Bennett - House

HB1249 Group health insurance; allow local governing authorities to pay employee's benefits for dependents.
HB1247 Community college districts boards of trustees; remove requirement for automatic appointment of county superintendent of education to serve on.
HB 222 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize issuance of Iraq veteran tag to recipients of the Inherent Resolve Campaign Metal.
HB 576 State and School Health Insurance Management Board; authorize State Superintendent of Public Education to designate individual to serve on.
HB 578 Teacher and administrator licenses; clarify grounds for disciplinary action and reinstatement.
HB1576 Sales tax; exempt sales of lottery tickets.
HB1701 City of Waveland; authorize to offer leasing of Waveland Business Center that binds successor governing authorities of the city.
HB1718 City of Waveland; authorize leasing of Waveland Business Center that binds successor governing authorities.
HB1745 City of Gulfport; authorize tax on hotels, motels and restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation.
HB1752 Suffrage; restore to Patrick J. Fick.

Blackmon - House

HB1715 City of Canton; authorize to enter into long-term agreements with Madison county Economic Development Authority concerning industrial park.

Blackwell - Senate

SB2056 Fee-in-lieu of ad valorem taxes; revise investment required by qualified businesses under the MS Health Care Industry Zone Act.
SB2046 Public Records Act; exempt certain information technology-related information from.
SB2030 Elections; impose residency requirement to run for certain offices.
SB2818 Electioneering; prohibit for all persons in any public area within 150 feet of polling place.
SB2916 Judicial offices; change qualifying deadline to March 1.
SB2237 Public office; persons convicted of certain crimes are ineligible to qualify as a candidate for or be appointed to.
SB2444 County tax assessors; increase annual salary supplement upon the completion of certain certifications.
SB2439 Division of Medicaid; clarify authority to apply for waivers, etc.

Blount - Senate

SB2427 Mississippi Health Information Network (MS-HIN); extend repealer.
SB2681 Jackson State University; authorize to sell certain tax-forfeited parcels.


Bounds - House

HB 535 MDOT; authorize to sell certain state-owned real property in Neshoba County, Mississippi.
HB 740 MS State Oil and Gas Board; remove from the provisions of the MS Budget Transparency and Simplification Act.
HB 390 The MS Church Protection Act; clarify that "qualified retired law enforcement" are eligible for immunity as members of a church security program.


Branning - Senate

SB2900 Memorial highway; designate portion of Highway 16 in Neshoba County for Carson W. Bounds.
SB2994 Walnut Grove; authorize correctional facility to house prisoners who have been classified to any custody level.



Brown - House

HB 732 Abortion; prohibit when heartbeat is detected.
HB1493 Stand-alone ice vending machines; exempt bags or other containers used to store ice from including certain information on its label.





Bryan - Senate

SB2898 Memorial highways; designate various portions.
SB2161 State Medical Examiner; clarify qualifications for office and for deputies.
SB3086 City of Amory; reenact the hotel, motel and restaurant tax, and extend the repeal date to July 1, 2023.


Burnett - House

HB1671 City of Clarksdale; public utilities commission may be abolished by majority vote of electors voting in special election.
HB 602 Suffrage; restore to James Vaughn of Tunica County.
HB1748 Suffrage; restore to Stanley Love of Tunica County.

Burton - Senate

SB2392 State agency budgeting; revise definitions and expand agencies required to inventory programs.
SB2827 Local public officials; increase salaries of.
SB2193 Tourism; create advisory board and divert percentage of restaurant and hotel sales tax revenue for advertising.
SB2043 Circuit clerks; increase marriage license fee.
SB2847 Tanning facility regulation; prohibit use by anyone under 18 years of age.
SB2274 City of Newton; allow low-speed vehicles and golf carts on certain public roads.

Busby - House

HB 779 Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Fund; revise provisions regarding expenditure.
HB1288 Engineers and land surveyors; provide that certificate for licensure may be for two years.
HB1122 Local System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program; revise definition of deficient bridge.




Byrd - House

HB 150 Mississippi Dyslexia Forgivable Loan Program; clarify type of service committee to qualify for.
HB1540 Contracts for collection of city/county solid wastes; authorize to extend without advertising for proposals under certain circumstances.
HB1561 Reverse auction; prohibit use for certain term contract.



Carmichael - Senate

SB2772 Dental insurance benefits; prohibit the denial or recoupment of a claim in certain circumstances.
SB2831 Insurance Data Security Law; create.
SB2864 Mississippi Insurance Guaranty Association Law; revise the definition of "covered claim".

Carpenter - House

HB1465 Assault and aggravated assault; include health care providers in provisions regarding.


Carter - Senate

SB2844 Local governmental entities; authorize to pay costs of insurance coverage for dependents of employees.
SB2835 Mississippi First Responders Health and Safety Act; create.

Caughman - Senate

SB3121 Simpson County; economic development district may convey water tank, water system and easement to City of Mendenhall.

Chassaniol - Senate

SB2185 Town of Carrollton; authorize imposition of tax on restaurants.
SB2854 City of Charleston; authorize a tax on restaurants to provide funds for tourism and parks and recreation.
SB2896 Town of North Carrollton; authorize a tax on restaurant to provide funds for various purposes.

Chism - House

HB 325 City of Columbus and Lowndes County; authorize restaurant tax to fund Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitor's Bureau and revise composition of bureau.
HB 4 Veterans; establish a permissive preference in private employment for certain veterans.
HB 322 MS Insurance Guaranty Association Law; revise definition of covered claim under.
HB 323 Insurance companies; require to establish an internal audit function.
HB 324 Insurance companies; require to file a corporate governance annual disclosure with the Commissioner of Insurance.
HB 630 Insurance producers; create a limited lines producer license for self-storage insurance.
HB 925 Vehicle service contracts; revise definitions for laws regulating.
HB 444 Windstorm Underwriting Association; authorize to levy recoupable and nonrecoupable assessments.
HB 628 Health insurance; revise mandatory policy provisions to penalize late payments of claims.
HB 281 Suffrage; restore to Larry Braddock of Lowndes County.


Clark - House

HB 260 "Mississippi Joint Municipal Law Enforcement Act"; create.
HB1423 City of Lexington; authorize a tax on restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation.

Clarke - Senate

SB2541 State budget; provide for transfer of funds.
SB2803 Office of Shared Services in DFA; establish.
SB2885 Growth and Prosperity Act; extend cut-off date for tax exemptions under.
HB1548 Daylight saving time; observe year-round if the federal law is amended to allow it.
SB3005 Appropriation; IHL - General support.
SB3006 Appropriation; IHL - Subsidiary programs.
SB3007 Appropriation; IHL - Student Financial Aid.
SB3008 Appropriation; IHL - University of Mississippi Medical Center.
SB3009 Appropriation; IHL - Alcorn State - Agricultural programs.
SB3010 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
SB3011 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Cooperative Extension Service.
SB3012 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Forest and Wildlife Research Center.
SB3013 Appropriation; IHL - Mississippi State University - Veterinary Medicine, College of.
SB3014 Appropriation; Community and Junior Colleges Board - Administrative expenses.
SB3015 Appropriation; Community and Junior Colleges Board - Support for community and junior colleges.
SB3016 Appropriation; Corrections, Department of.
SB3017 Appropriation; Emergency Management Agency.
SB3018 Appropriation; Military Department.
SB3019 Appropriation; Public Safety, Department of.
SB3020 Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Board.
SB3021 Appropriation; Judicial Performance Commission.
SB3022 Appropriation; Ethics Commission.
SB3023 Appropriation; Employment Security, Department of.
SB3024 Appropriation; Revenue, Department of.
SB3025 Appropriation; Tax Appeals Board.
SB3026 Appropriation; Workers' Compensation Commission.
SB3027 Appropriation; Mental Health, Department of.
SB3028 Appropriation; Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority.
SB3029 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of - State Aid Road Construction, Office of.
SB3030 Appropriation; Chiropractic Examiners, Board of.
SB3031 Appropriation; Dental Examiners, Board of.
SB3032 Appropriation; Funeral Services Board.
SB3033 Appropriation; Massage Therapy, Board of.
SB3034 Appropriation; Pharmacy, Board of.
SB3035 Appropriation; Counselors, Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional.
SB3036 Appropriation; Veterinary Examiners, Board of.
SB3037 Appropriation; Gaming Commission.
SB3038 Appropriation; Architecture, Board of.
SB3039 Appropriation; Geologists, Board of Registered Professional.
SB3040 Appropriation; Motor Vehicle Commission.
SB3041 Appropriation; Accountancy, Board of Public.
SB3042 Appropriation; Contractors, Board of.
SB3043 Appropriation; Agriculture and Commerce, Department of.
SB3044 Appropriation; Egg Marketing Board.
SB3045 Appropriation; Animal Health, Board of.
SB3046 Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Commission.
SB3047 Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Commission - Livestock shows.
SB3048 Appropriation; Banking and Consumer Finance, Department of.
SB3049 Appropriation; Finance and Administration, Department of.
SB3050 Appropriation; Governor's Office and Mansion.
SB3051 Appropriation; Audit, Department of.
SB3052 Appropriation; Information Technology Services, Department of.
SB3053 Appropriation; Personnel Board.
SB3054 Appropriation; Secretary of State.
SB3055 Appropriation; Treasurer's Office.
SB3056 Appropriation; Debt Service-Gen. Obli.
SB3057 Appropriation; Development Authority, Mississippi.
SB3062 Appropriation; additional appropriations for various state agencies for FY2019.
HB1706 City of Jackson; extend repeal date on convention and visitors bureau and reconstitute membership of bureau.

Cockerham - House

HB1084 Drug Court; revise certification schedule.
HB1300 The Sexual Assault Response Act; create.
HB1337 Youth Court Act; implement recommendations of supreme court commission on children's justice.
HB1581 Firearms; clarify that courtroom includes a judge's chamber, witness room and jury room.
HB1725 Suffrage; restore to Miko Butler of Pike County.
HB1749 Suffrage; restore to Dorothy Jones of Amite County.





Crawford - House

HB1182 Corporal punishment; prohibit use of in public schools to discipline a student with a disability.
HB1074 School district superintendents; clarify duty to submit reports of unlawful activity to SDE as well as law enforcement.
HB1075 Felony abuse of a vulnerable person; expand crime to include the willful infliction of severe mental anguish.

Criswell - House

HB1268 Appeal from judgement by a county or municipal authority; revise standard of construction for determining constitutionality.

Currie - House

HB 763 Spoofing; provide that violation of is a violation of MS Telephone Solicitation Act.
HB 334 Mental health courts; authorize to be established throughout the state.
HB1108 Deputy Donald William Durr Memorial Highway; designate segment of U.S. Highway 51 in Lincoln County as.
HB1460 Hospice; allow medical directors to prescribe controlled substances for pain for terminally ill patients without in person visit.
HB1747 Suffrage; restore to Phillip L. Sterling of Lincoln County.

Dearing - Senate

SB2766 State Board of Cosmetology; may administer student tests.
SB2275 Transportation center and certain historic properties; authorize City of Natchez to transfer to United States.

DeBar - Senate

SB2679 Mississippi Code of Military Justice; increase certain fines provided for commanding officer's nonjudicial punishment.
SB2680 Summary courts-martial; decision to grant a trial is reserved to the special or general court-martial convening authority.
SB2420 Indecent assault; create the crime of.

DeLano - House

HB 613 MS Public Records Act of 1983; exempt certain information technology records from.
HB1102 Tourism; create advisory board and divert percentage of restaurant and hotel sales tax revenue for advertising.

Denny - House

HB 637 voter enfranchisement; create joint legislative study committee on.
HB 914 Precinct boundaries; prohibit altering for certain time of.
HB 728 Capitol Complex Improvement District; increase amount of short-term debt that DFA may incur to implement and administer projects.
HB1705 City of Jackson; authorize to create land banks to address blighted properties more efficiently within the city.

Denton - House

HB1721 City of Vicksburg; authorize to enter into lease agreements for water park improvements and to acquire such improved property through rental contracts.
HB1720 Warren County; authorize contributions to various organizations.


Dixon - House

HB 836 Oakley Youth Development Center; require to have physical custody of child within certain time frame when child ordered to.
HB 480 Rights of youth taken into custody for delinquent act, certain; require legal counsel be consulted before waiver of certain rights may occur.
HB 666 Secure detention; raise minimum age for youth.
HB1677 Hinds County; authorize contributions to Scott Ford Houses and Jackson Zoological Park.
HB1678 Hinds County; authorize contribution to Morning Star School, a Mississippi Historic Landmark.

Dortch - House

HB1357 The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; create procedures to enact.

Doty - Senate

SB2687 MS Gulf Coast Region Utility Board; extend repealer on.
SB2821 Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; revise to include text messages and solicitations for charitable contributions.
SB2525 Advocate confidentiality law; protect certain information held by rape crisis and domestic violence programs.
SB2754 Critical infrastructure; define crimes of impeding and trespassing against.
SB2524 Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Residency Program; include psychiatry students.
SB2625 Mississippi School of the Arts; provide for administration and clarify employee hiring procedures.
SB2698 Veterans; create the Mississippi Veterans Honor Medal Program.
SB2744 Caller ID Anti-Spoofing Act; conform to federal law and create private right of action.
SB2752 Voyeurism; prescribe criminal penalties for conviction.
SB2528 Intimate visual material; create civil and criminal liability for unlawful disclosure or promotion of.
SB2532 Sex offenders; employers must notify parent or guardian of certain minors who come in contact with registered employee.



Eure - House

HB 702 Cottage food operation; increase maximum annual gross sales to $35,000.00 and authorize to advertise over the Internet.
HB 701 Commissioner George Landon Phillips; rename Highway Patrol Troop K command center located in Biloxi, MS in honor of.




Faulkner - House

HB1009 Suffrage; restore to Catina Faulkner Taylor of Marshall County.

Fillingane - Senate

SB2425 Sales taxation; divert portion of revenue to certain counties in which certain tax increment finance projects are located.
SB2603 Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; extend deadline for approval of rebate for certain nonresident employees.
SB2669 Local Governments Capital Improvements Revolving Loan Fund; extend repeal date on MDA's authority to use for certain expenses.
SB2876 Public purchasing; extend repeal date on law which regulates contracts for energy efficiency services.
SB2272 Mississippi Development Authority; revise reimbursement procedure to allow across funds and administered programs.
SB2598 Qualified equity investment tax credits; extend authority of Mississippi Development Authority to allocate.
SB2599 Mississippi Development Authority Job Training Grant Fund; repeal and transfer balance to the General Fund.
SB2602 Mississippi Home Corporation; continue authority to issue a certain amount of bonds.
SB2604 Variable rate refunding bonds; delete the requirement issuance of must result in 2% saving over the bonds being refunded.
SB2133 Department of Employment Security; extend repealer on.
SB2570 Special motor vehicle license tags; authorize for supporters of various organizations.
SB2196 Mississippi Foster Care Fund; provide an additional assessment on drug/alcohol violations for foster care programs.
SB2828 GAP (Guard and Protect vulnerable children and adults) Act; revise guardianship and conservatorship laws.
SB2130 Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services; change statutory references.
SB2470 Forgery; revise penalty for.
SB2810 Mississippi Development Authority; authorize to sell certain property.
SB2210 Income tax; authorize a tax credit for contributions to certain endowed funds held by community foundations.
SB2271 Tax exemptions; revise the requirements that a data center must meet to be eligible for.
SB3065 Bonds; authorize for various purposes.



Ford - House

HB1065 Income tax; authorize a job tax credit for certain water transportation enterprises.
HB1290 State agencies; require to answer certain question after amending or adopting.


Foster - House

HB 898 Agency Accountability Review Act of 2019; create.

Frazier - Senate

SB2997 Suffrage; restore to James Maurice Mallett of Hinds County, Mississippi.








Gollott - Senate

SB2282 Mississippi Ports Improvements Fund; create.
SB2783 Commission on Marine Resources; authorize to re-designate natural/public reefs and establish program for private leases.
SB2285 Department of Marine Resources; increase oyster shell retention fees.

Guice - House

HB 233 Mississippi Ports Improvements fund; create.
HB1292 Real Estate Commission; require notice of proposed rule changes via email to all licensees.
HB1293 Real estate appraisers; revise provisions regarding licensure requirements and national registry fee.

Gunn - House

HB 366 Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act; create.
HB 571 Commercial sexual exploitation of children; decriminalize for minors and improve response and support services of government agencies to.
HB 572 Educator use of personal leave; authorize use of by employees on certain days in the event of death or funeral of an immediate family member.
HB 623 School districts; exempt those with "A" and "B" accountability ratings from certain duties.
HB 84 Curator of the New Capitol; transfer from Archives to joint jurisdiction of House and Senate.
HB 626 CON: provide for direct appeals to Court of Appeals of Department of Health orders pertaining to.
HB1530 Employment; clarify that franchisee and franchisee's employees are not employee of franchisor.
HB1584 Historic property income tax credit; increase amount of credits that may be awarded and revise certain other provisions.



Haney - House

HB1096 Grandparent visitation; revise requirements to file petition.

Harkins - Senate

SB2901 Landowners Protection Act; create.
SB2749 State Board for Community and Junior Colleges; revise the qualifications for board members.
SB2867 University construction projects; authorize IHL Board to administer.
SB2732 Student Financial Aid; repeal discontinued grant and forgivable loan programs.
SB2737 Proprietary schools; revise provisions related to surety bonds and permits.
SB2802 Airport Authorities Law; limit ad valorem tax exemption to facilities on airport property as result of airport-related contracts & leases.


Henley - House

HB1136 Administrative leave; authorize for state employees who are members of MS National Guard or reserves and perform emergency/disaster relief duties.

Hill - Senate

SB2232 Motorcycles and bicycles; allow to proceed through red light if green light is not triggered.
SB2790 MS Transportation Commission; authorize to require its contractors to provide work zone safety operations.
SB2716 Landlord/tenant act; clarify eviction and stay of proceedings.
SB2462 Baby Drop-off Law; revise certain definitions.
SB2014 Domestic abuse; allow protection of pets in a protection order.
SB2116 Abortion; prohibit an abortion of an unborn human individual with a detectable heartbeat.
SB3118 City of Columbia; authorize tax on hotels, motels and restaurants for tourism, parks and recreation.

Hines - House

HB1579 Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of a multipurpose building at the Greenville Higher Education Center/Mississippi Delta Community College.


Holloway - House

HB1751 Suffrage; restore to Charles Frank Holloway, Jr. of Copiah County.

Hood - House

HB1400 School transportation; authorize motor vehicles other than buses for small groups of students traveling to school activities.
HB1474 James Plemon "J.P." Coleman Memorial Highway; designate segment of MS Hwy 759 in City of Ackerman as.


Hopson - Senate

SB2491 Drug courts; revise time frame of recertification.
SB2918 State aircraft; Director of DFA shall ensure commercially reasonable procurement practices.
SB2928 Energy High School Academy; authorize Vicksburg-Warren and Claiborne school districts to enter into partnership.
SB2141 Terroristic threat; create offense of.
SB2269 Payments in lieu of taxes in forest preserve property located in Issaquena and Warren Counties; authorize DWFP to make.
SB2328 Forensic Mental Health Act of 2019; create and further revise civil commitment.
SB3111 Warren County; authorize contributions to a local, nonprofit Veteran's Transition Center facility.





Huddleston - House

HB1378 State budget; revise definition for identifying and inventorying programs used in the budgeting process.
HB1116 School enrollment; allow for children with documentation of a parent's pending military relocation to the state.
HB1117 Child abuse; require CPS to notify applicable military installation family adovacy program in certain cases.


Hudson - Senate

SB2922 Labeling; prohibit mislabeling of food products derived from animal cultures, plants and insects as meat or meat food products.
SB2229 Sales tax; exempt transfer of motor vehicle between siblings.

Hughes - House

HB 39 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; revise persons eligible to be issued the gold Star license tag.

Jackson - House

HB1746 Suffrage; restore to Donna Kaye Taylor of Panola County.

Jackson (11th) - Senate

SB3099 Coahoma County; authorize reserve and trust fund trustees to use certain amount to supplement county general fund.
SB3098 Tunica County; revise distribution of gaming revenue tax.


Jackson (32nd) - Senate

SB2704 Contraband cell phones; courts may issue order to suspend service from carriers.




Johnson (87th) - House

HB1048 Hemodialysis technicians; provide for registration under State Board of Health.
HB1445 Implied Consent Law Violation Assessments; increase general fund of.

Johnson (94th) - House

HB1695 Bonds; authorize issuance for repair and renovation of Margaret Martin Performing Art Center in Natchez.
HB1697 Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Natchez in constructing a Civil Rights Memorial.





Kinkade - House

HB 344 Proclamation of a local emergency; allow boards of supervisors to authorize certain county officials to declare.
HB 348 Cell phones and other contraband found in correctional facilities; provide certain penalties for.
HB1237 Contraband cell phones; authorize circuit court to issue order to disable service from carrier.
HB1287 Uniforms for certain state offenders; establish pilot program to revise.
HB1727 Marshall County; certain road contacts within Chickasaw Trails Industrial Park may extend beyond of term of board of supervisors.
HB1713 Suffrage; restore to Dexter Lee Foster of Lee County.

Kirby - Senate

SB2012 Lien for burn care; delete repeal clause.
SB2365 Pharmacy Practice Act; define biological/interchangeable product.
SB2017 Mississippi Department of Human Services; extend repealers.
SB2988 City of Flowood; extend repeal date on hotel and motel tax that may be imposed for construction of a convention center.
SB3122 City of Pearl; expand the boundaries of the West Pearl Tax District.

Ladner - House

HB1258 Department of Marine Resources Enforcement Officers' Reserve Unit; revise provisions regulating.
HB1262 Commission on Marine Resources; authorize to re-designate natural/public reefs under certain circumstances.
HB1264 Department of Marine Resources; authorize unmarked vehicle for law enforcement activities in certain situations.
HB1269 Commission on Marine Resources; establish licensing and fees for vessels used in off-bottom oyster aquaculture.
HB 98 Haul seine net; prohibit use of for taking of certain fish within one-half mile of the shoreline of Cat Island.
HB1615 Bonds; authorize issuance for improvements at Buccaneer State Park in Hancock County.

Lamar - House

HB 961 Department of Mental Health; authorize to transfer and convey certain real property to Board of Supervisors of Tate County, MS.
HB 816 Mississippi Educational Talent Recruitment Act; create.
HB 963 Bonds; revise certain provisions regarding sale by political subdivisions and other instrumentalities.
HB1456 Ad valorem tax; revise certain provisions regarding the determination of true value of land used for agricultural purposes.
HB 962 Covenants requiring payments of a fee upon transfer of real property; clarify exceptions to.
HB 819 Uniform Athlete Agents Act; revise to conform to 2015 amended act adopted by UCC.
HB1149 MS Electronic Court System; require all courts to utilize.
HB1531 IHL construction projects; remove oversight of Bureau of Buildings and Public Prourement Review Board.
HB 822 Professional privilege tax; impose on attorneys who practice in state, are not domiciled in and do not maintain regular place of business.





Mangold - House

HB 754 Excess weight permits; authorize vehicles hauling bulk feed, wood pellets to apply for harvest permit and extend repealer.


Massengill - House

HB1535 Window tint; remove medical exemption.
HB1743 Lafayette County; authorize to create the Lafayette County Utility Authority.

Massey - Senate

SB2243 Emergency management; local emergency may be declared by the president of the county board of supervisors.



McGee - House

HB1329 Vehicle loads; allow certain front and rear projecting to extend as allowable under federal law.
HB1393 Municipal menaced property that is one acre or less; make certain clarifying revisions regarding.
HB1714 City of Hattiesburg; increase maximum amount of additional annual payments to fire/police retirees.

McLeod - House

HB1411 Pat Harrison Waterway District; authorize additional counties to join.
HB1392 School athletics and extracurricular activities; require SBE to review and recommend revisions for administration of for public schools.

McMahan - Senate

SB2577 Motor Vehicle Tax and License Synchronization Study Committee; create.
SB2400 County coroners; may contract with a private pathologist to perform autopsies.
SB2858 Sale of community hospital by owner; revise procedure for referendum by the electors prior to any bid or agreement.
SB2445 Pay and Trade with Confidence and Electronic Device Tampering Act; create.
SB2859 Offender Community Work Programs; require MDOC transparency in approving counties for participation in.
SB2853 City of Saltillo; authorize the governing authorities to impose a tax on hotels, motels and restaurants for certain purposes.

McNeal - House

HB1101 Highway 98; designate segment in Greene County as "Maj. Ed 'Too Tall' Freeman Memorial Highway.

Mettetal - House

HB1226 Pharmacy Board; authorize to conduct criminal background checks on wholesale distributors.

Michel - Senate

SB2955 Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property or services to the Junior League of Jackson.



Mims - House

HB 584 MS Qualified Health Center Grant Program; extend authority to make grants under.
HB 977 Nonresident physicians; allow athletic team physicians to provide treatment to players at sporting events in MS.
HB1147 Department of Human Services; extend repealers on certain sections relating to.






Moran - Senate

SB2453 Sheriffs; authorize to provide occupational health services and preventive care to employees.
SB2989 City of Diamondhead; authorize city to designate streets upon which golf carts and low-speed vehicles may be operated.

Morgan - House

HB1463 Columbia Training School property; authorize DFA to convey certain parcel to the Marion County Economic Development District for industrial purpose.
HB1533 Columbia Training School Property; authorize Marion County Economic Development District to transfer portion to Bd. of Supv. of Marion County for law enforcement training.




Oliver - House

HB1386 City of Winona; authorize contribution to the "Donald H. Peterson Memorial Fund."
HB1387 Montgomery County; authorize contribution to the "Donald H. Peterson Memorial Fund."
HB 706 Cremation; prohibit until approved by county medical examiner.


Parker - Senate

SB2452 Occupational licensing boards; require prompt licensure for certain military spouse applicants.
SB2700 Commercial Driver's License Act; exclude certain equipment operated by Mississippi Military Department.
SB2723 State Veterans Affairs Board; authorize to provide service to state veterans homes.
SB2785 Economic development districts; revise entities to which they may transfer property within industrial parks.
SB2839 State Veterans Affairs Board; authorize to be referred to as the "Mississippi Veterans Affairs".
SB2276 DeSoto County; authorize contributions to the DeSoto County Economic Development Council, Inc.
SB2576 Fraudulent reports; Child Protection Services may divulge information under certain circumstances.
SB3106 DeSoto County; authorize to complete certain road projects that may extend beyond the term of the board of supervisors.

Parks - Senate

SB2441 MS Debt Management Services Act; extend repealer on.
SB2451 Appraisal management companies; extend repealer on statute requiring the registration of.
SB2774 Commissioner of Banking; salaries of the Commissioner and Deputy shall be fixed by the State Personnel Board.
SB2817 Banks; clarify parity provisions by renumbering existing subsection.
SB2869 Appraisal management companies; reduce the number of days by which an independent contract appraiser must be paid for appraisal services.
SB2863 State employment; revise definition of the term "disabled veteran" as used for veterans preference.
SB2697 Real estate appraisers; revise provisions regarding licensure requirements and national registry fee.
SB2870 Financial institutions; authorize to delay a transaction upon good-faith belief that eligible person will be exploited.

Patterson - House

HB 958 Bonds; increase amount that may be issued for certain Department of Marine Resources improvements.
HB1722 Suffrage; restore to Jimmie Joseph Webb, Jr., of Harrison County.


Pigott - House

HB 793 Artificial meat; prohibit meat produced or cultured from animal tissue and plant-or insect-based food products from being labeled as meat.

Polk - Senate

SB2759 Mississippi Public Records Act; authorize public bodies to award procurement contract even if protest is still available.
SB2764 Municipalities; extend repealer on provisions providing additional requirements for a certain municipality to annex territory.
SB2781 Mississippi Fresh Start Act; create to require the revision of licensing restrictions based on criminal records.

Powell - House

HB1313 Emergency medical technicians; revise definition of EMT-advanced.

Read - House

HB 913 Office of Medical Examiner; include within the Office of Forensics Laboratories.
HB 980 Agencies; delete provision that contractual obligations of shall be considered as incurred in fiscal period to be paid.
HB 981 Budget process; bring forward various sections relating to.
HB1618 Appropriation; Public Employees' Retirement System.
HB1619 Appropriation; Veterans' Home Purchase Board.
HB1620 Appropriation; Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists, Board of Examiners for.
HB1621 Appropriation; Cosmetology, Board of.
HB1622 Appropriation; Psychology, Board of.
HB1623 Appropriation; Auctioneers Commission.
HB1624 Appropriation; Medical Licensure, Board of.
HB1625 Appropriation; Optometry, Board of.
HB1626 Appropriation: Real Estate Commission and Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
HB1627 Appropriation; Nursing Home Administrators, Board of.
HB1628 Appropriation; Physical Therapy Board.
HB1629 Appropriation; Nursing, Board of.
HB1630 Appropriation; Barber Examiners, Board of.
HB1631 Appropriation; Engineers and Land Surveyors, Board of Registration for Professional.
HB1632 Appropriation; Athletic Commission.
HB1633 Appropriation; Legislative expenses.
HB1634 Appropriation; Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and trial judges services.
HB1635 Appropriation; Attorney General.
HB1636 Appropriation; District attorneys and staff.
HB1637 Appropriation; State Public Defender, Office of.
HB1638 Appropriation; Capital Post-Conviction Counsel, Office of.
HB1639 Appropriation; Insurance, Department of.
HB1640 Appropriation; Fire Academy.
HB1641 Appropriation; Public Service Commission.
HB1642 Appropriation; Public Utilities Staff.
HB1643 Appropriation; Education, Department of.
HB1644 Appropriation; Library Commission.
HB1645 Appropriation; Educational Television, Authority for.
HB1646 Appropriation; Archives and History, Department of.
HB1647 Appropriation; Arts Commission.
HB1648 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of.
HB1649 Appropriation; Health, Department of.
HB1650 Appropriation; Medicaid, Division of.
HB1651 Appropriation; Rehabilitation Services, Department of.
HB1652 Appropriation; Human Services, Department of.
HB1653 Appropriation; Forestry Commission.
HB1654 Appropriation; Soil and Water Conservation Commission.
HB1655 Appropriation; Foresters, Board of Registration for.
HB1656 Appropriation; Marine Resources, Department of.
HB1657 Appropriation; Environmental Quality, Department of.
HB1658 Appropriation; Grand Gulf Military Monument Commission.
HB1659 Appropriation; Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Department of.
HB1660 Appropriation; Oil and Gas Board.
HB1661 Appropriation; Pat Harrison Waterway District.
HB1662 Appropriation; Yellow Creek State Inland Port Authority.
HB1663 Appropriation; Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District.
HB1664 Appropriation; Pearl River Valley Water Supply District.
HB1665 Appropriation; Port Authority, State.
HB1666 Appropriation; reappropiation, DFA - Bureau of Building; FY20.
HB1667 Appropriation; additional for various state agencies for Fiscal Year 2019.
HB 983 Bonds; authorize issuance for improvements at the state-owned shipyard in Jackson County.
HB1724 City of Gautier; authorize sale or 75-year lease of Singing River Mall for less than fair market value to attract retail.

Reynolds - House

HB 704 Jointly held property; authorize to be sold by broker in a commercially reasonable manner.
HB1738 Tallahatchie County; authorize contribution to City of Charleston for certain maintenance and improvements to city's armory building and grounds.

Roberson - House

HB1375 Wills; revise the procedures that regulate administration of.
HB1425 Uniform Probate and Trust Codes; enact portions.
HB1321 MS Speech-language Therapy Scholarship Program; revise various provisions.
HB1322 Eye examinations; require SBE to recommend for first grade students whose initial screening indicates need for comprehensive.
HB1565 City of Starkville; authorize levying of additional tourism tax on hotels, motels and restaurants.


Rogers (61st) - House

HB 751 Commercial Driver's License Act; exclude certain equipment operated by Mississippi Military Department from definition of "commercial motor vehicle."
HB1309 Summary Courts-martial; decision to grant a trial is reserved to the special or general courts-martial convening authority.
HB1311 Mississippi Code of Military Justice; increase certain fines provided for commanding officer's nonjudicial punishment.
HB1468 Economic development districts; revise entities to which they may transfer property within industrial parks.

Rushing - House

HB 569 Water service rates; Public Service Commission shall determine for service provided by a municipality for consumers outside of the municipality's corporate boundaries.
HB1507 Occupational licensing boards; revise procedures for issuing a license to military spouses.
HB1691 City of Union; authorize expansion of water services provided by.

Sanford - House

HB 654 County school board trustees; require runoff election if no candidate receives majority of votes cast.
HB 689 MS School for the Deaf; authorize creation of nonprofit entity for fundraising activities.
HB1732 Town of Seminary; authorize use of golf carts on certain public roads and streets within the town.

Scoggin - House

HB 397 Firearms; authorize seizing law enforcement agency to use proceeds.
HB1519 Nurses; authorize Board of Nursing to establish an alternative to discipline program for licensees with certain impairment.
HB 398 Patriotic societies; authorize principal to allow to speak to the student body on importance of civic duty.

Scott - House

HB 964 Post-conviction relief; authorize successive application when new state law would have adversely affected outcome.

Seymour - Senate

SB2996 Stone County; authorize contracts to complete East McHenry Road project that may extend beyond the term of board of supervisors.

Shirley - House

HB 21 Utility worker; killing of shall be capital murder.



Simmons (13th) - Senate

SB2383 Outermost left lane of a multilane roadway; prohibit continuous travel by a motor vehicle.
SB2947 Statutes relating to revision of budget estimates and reduction of funding allocations; applicable to Office of State Aid Roads.

Smith - House

HB1126 Mississippi Home Corporation; extend reverter on authority to issue a certain amount of bonds.
HB1132 Small Business and Grocer Investment Act; extend repealer on.
HB1167 Income tax; extend repealer on credit for certain costs paid by a company in relocating national or regional headquarters to this state.
HB 943 Department of Revenue; authorize to compromise and settle certain tax liabilities.
HB 991 Income tax; authorize counties and municipalities to collect certain debts by setoff against a debtor's income tax refund.
HB1128 Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; extend authority of Department of Revenue to approve applications for certain rebates under.
HB1129 Variable rate refunding bonds; delete net present value savings to maturity requirement.
HB1131 County industrial development authorities, certain; authorize to sell bonds to the United States.
HB1161 Mississippi Development Authority; authorize to sell certain property.
HB1162 Airport Authorities Law; revise definition of airport and bring forward section of.
HB1183 Mississippi Development Authority Job Training Grant Fund; repeal and transfer balance to the General Fund.
HB1173 2018 Transportation and Infrastructure Improvements Fund; clarify provisions regarding certain projects.
HB 940 Consigned motor fuels; provide crime for theft of.
HB1160 Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of the Mississippi Center for Medically Fragile Children.
HB1431 Tax exemptions; revise requirements that a business enterprise in the aerospace industry must meet to be eligible for.
HB1563 Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of the Center for STEM Education and Advancement.
HB1568 Bonds; authorize issuance for the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund.
HB1592 Bonds; authorize issuance for improvements at Mississippi State Fairgrounds and Agriculture and Forestry Museum.
HB1608 Bonds; authorize issuance improvements to certain state-owned emergency alert transmission towers.
HB 642 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for the Mississippi Watershed Repair and Rehabilitation Cost-Share Program.
HB 934 Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property and services to the Junior League of Jackson, Mississippi.
HB 935 Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for the Small Municipalities and Limited Population Counties Fund.
HB1127 Fee-in-lieu of ad valorem taxes; revise investments required by qualified business under the MS Health Care Industry Zone Act.
HB1427 Bonds; authorize issuance for various Mississippi Development Authority Programs.
HB1429 Tax exemptions; revise the requirements that a data center must meet to be eligible for.
HB1430 Income tax; authorize a tax credit for contributions to certain endowed funds held by community foundations.
HB1668 Ad valorem tax; revise certain provisions regarding exemptions for new enterprises.
HB1669 Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Scenic Rivers Development Alliance with certain projects.
HB1670 Income tax; exempt income of certain physicians practicing in critical physician shortage areas.
HB1674 Bonds; authorize issuance for various purposes.
HB1690 Income tax; provide for method of apportioning income for certain freight forwarding businesses.
HB1699 Income tax; provide for method of apportioning income of certain medical laboratory service businesses.
HB1700 Bonds; increase amount authorized for the Hinds County Development Project Loan Fund and allow use for construction of a parking garage.


Snowden - House

HB1477 Cemeteries; authorize counties and municipalities to expend funds to maintain abandoned nonprofit cemeteries.
HB1564 Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Lauderdale County with improvements at industrial park.
HB1730 Lauderdale County; authorize to fund Chaplaincy Program of the detention facility from revenue of inmate phone service.



Staples - House

HB 724 Memorial highways; designate in Jones and Lee Counties.
HB 725 Coach Phillip James Jr. Memorial Highway; designate certain segment of U.S. Hwy 11 in Jones County as.
HB 726 Glade Memorial Highway; designate certain segment of MS Hwy 15 in Jones County as.
HB1362 Energy efficiency standards on buildings; extend repealer on statute requiring certain buildings to meet.

Steverson - House

HB 752 Dental Insurance benefits; prohibit the denial or recoupment of a claim in certain circumstances.
HB 904 Third Circuit Court District; remove residency requirements for judicial office.
HB1728 Suffrage; restore to Christopher Mathis of Tippah County.
HB1729 Suffrage; restore to Billy Gene Barnes of Tippah County.








Tollison - Senate

SB2449 Education of students in juvenile detention facilities; define responsibility of home school district.
SB2447 Career and technical grants to schools for qualified students; provide for.
SB2505 Teacher Forgivable Loan Program; available to nontraditional licensed teachers under certain conditions.
SB2685 Comprehensive eye examination for students prior to enrollment; recommend.
SB2770 Teachers' salaries; provide for $1,000.00 increase phased in over two years.
SB2675 Education Scholarship Account (ESA) program; extend repealer.
SB3116 Lafayette County; authorize board of supervisors to contribute to Interfaith Compassion Ministries.
JR 202 Mississippi State Senate; revise composition of Senate Districts 13 and 22.


Tullos - House

HB1069 Mississippi Real Estate Commission; revise provisions related to.

Turner - House

HB 653 City of Baldwyn; extend repeal date on tax on hotels, motels, restaurants and convenience stores to promote tourism.
HB1296 Open Meetings Act; revise to require that minutes kept shall be posted on public body's website within certain time after the meeting.
HB1206 Vending machines and micro markets; exempt from regulation by Department of Agriculture and State Board of Health.
HB1204 Mississippi Public Records Act; authorize public bodies to continue to contract even though right to protest still available.
HB1205 Public agency; prohibit from requesting or releasing certain personal information from an entity organized under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Turner-Ford - Senate

SB3123 Clay County; authorize to expend up to $50,000.00 to assist ICS (Head Start) with the purchase of a school bus.
SB3124 Clay County; economic development district may sell certain land.
SB2706 Suffrage restored to James Gregory Banana of Clay County, Mississippi.
SB2957 Suffrage restored to Amanda Hamblin of Clay County, Mississippi.




Watson - Senate

SB2305 Human trafficking; revise penalties and definitions.

Weathersby - House

HB 698 Construction contracts; allow public entities to allocate additional funds to project budget.

Whaley - Senate

SB3100 Marshall County; authorize board of supervisors to contribute to Bishop Houck New Hope Village.
SB3101 Marshall County; authorize board of supervisors to contribute to ARISE2Read literacy program.
SB3004 Marshall County; certain road contracts within Chickasaw Trails Industrial Park may extend beyond term of board of supervisors.

White - House

HB 337 The Landowners Protection Act; create.
HB 807 Public lands; extend repealer on statute prohibiting corporations and nonresident aliens from purchasing.
HB 694 Income tax; extend repealer on tax credit for certain charges for using certain port and airport facilities.
HB 695 Income tax; extend repealer on credit for certain costs paid by a company in relocating national or regional headquarters to this state.
HB 713 Local Government Capital Improvements Revolving Loan Fund; extend repealer on MDA authority to use certain funds for expenses.
HB 808 Income tax; extend repealer on tax credit for new cut and sew jobs in upholstered furniture manufacturing industry.
HB 715 Harvest permits; extend repealer on authority of MDOT to issue.
HB 806 MS Gulf Coast Region Utility Board; extend repealers on.
HB 714 Department of Human Services & Department of Child Protection Services; extend repealers on exemptions from certain state agency regulations.
HB 798 Physician Assistants; delete repealer on authority for issuance of temporary license to applicants in master's degree program.
HB 799 Appraisal Management Companies; extend repealer on registration requirements under Mississippi Appraisal Company Act.
HB 800 MS Debt Management Services Act; extend repealer on.
HB 801 Health Care Expendable Fund; extend repealer on.
HB 850 Public contracts of energy efficiency services; extend repealer on authority and certain requirements for.
HB1352 Criminal Justice Reform Act; create.


Wiggins - Senate

SB2267 Medicaid managed care payment program; Medical Care Advisory Committee shall continue to review.
SB2561 Domestic abuse protection orders; revise appellate procedure.
SB2213 Pilot program for managed care payment model for children with complex medical conditions (CMC); Medicaid to implement.
SB2840 Youth Court Act; implement recommendations of Supreme Court's Commission on Children's Justice.
SB2892 Community hospital service area; may include areas outside of the State of Mississippi.
SB2268 Medicaid reimbursement; continue to pay for psychiatric services for patients formerly eligible in acute care setting.
SB3074 City of Pascagoula; reenact the hotel, motel and bed-and-breakfast tax, and extend the repeal date to July 1, 2023.

Wilemon - Senate

SB2062 Headlights; require use of when windshield wipers necessary.

Wilkes - House

HB 785 Motor vehicle dealers; revise blanket liability insurance requirements for.

Williams-Barnes - House

HB1692 Suffrage; restore to Anthony Leroy Wallace of Harrison County.
HB1693 Suffrage; restore to Shannon B. Oatis of Harrison County.

Willis - House

HB1547 Controlled substances; revise Schedules I, II, and V.


Witherspoon - Senate

SB3114 City of Magnolia and City of McComb; authorize agreements for cooperative wastewater transportation, treatment and disposal.




Younger - Senate

SB2050 School enrollment; allow for children with documentation of a parent's pending military relocation to the state.
SB2049 College tuition; spouses and children of USAF members may keep in-state residency classification throughout enrollment.
SB2053 Institutions of higher learning/community colleges; require the award of educational credits for military training or service.
SB2048 Child abuse; require CPS to notify applicable military installation family advocacy program in certain cases.
SB2279 Lowndes County; change annual valuation date of Reserve and Trust Fund from December 31 to August 31.
SB3120 Board of Trustees of East MS Community College District; may enter into long-term lease of certain property it owns in Lowndes County.

Zuber - House

HB 677 School bus overtaking; provide that all may report.
HB1328 Financial institutions; authorize to delay completion of transaction if it may result in exploitation of certain persons.
HB1230 Trust fund; authorize hospitals to maintain fund consisting of commingled funds of other governmental hospitals for expenses.