All Measures (Not Dead)

Bill Number Bill Description
1. HB 1
Good Policy
Campaign finance reports; require candidates for county, county district and municipal offices to file with Secretary of State.
Analysis: Campaign finance reform bill requiring local and municipal candidates to file directly to the Secretary of State.
2. HB 2
Good Policy
Campaign finance reports; shall be available on county and municipal websites.
Analysis: This bill allows for citizens to easily view campaign finance reports on local county and municipality websites to be more informed and to promote accountability and transparency.
3. HB 3
Not Rated
Third party delivery service; prohibit from using name, likeness, trademark or intellectual property of merchant without agreement.
Analysis:
4. HB 4
Bad Policy
Tianeptine; include in Schedule I controlled substance list.
Analysis: This bill completely bans the drug Tianeptine which is used by many people. This is a major overreach of government.
5. HB 5
Bad Policy
Kratom; include in Schedule I controlled substances list.
Analysis: Kratom is a herbal substance and opiate alternative and is used to help those with opiate withdrawals and cravings.
6. HB 6
Not Rated
Casino winnings; provide procedures for intercept of child support arrearages.
Analysis:
7. HB 7
Good Policy
Fentanyl testing strips; exclude from definition of paraphernalia.
Analysis: This bill removes testing strips for fentanyl from paraphernalia definition.
8. HB 8
Good Policy
Income tax; authorize a credit for contributions made to certain hospitals.
Analysis: This bill allows for taxpayers to receive a tax credit for donating money to rural hospitals.
9. HB 9
Good Policy
Pharmacists; authorize to test for and treat certain minor, nonchronic health conditions subject to certain requirements.
Analysis: This bill removes regulations and allows pharmacists to treat minor illnesses such as the flu and strep.
10. HB 10
Good Policy
CON; remove chemical dependency services and facilities from requirements of the CON law.
Analysis: This bill removes regulations and certificate of need requirements for certain medical facilities. This gives people more choice and opens up the free market.
11. HB 11
Not Rated
Birth parents; release identifying information upon agreement by.
Analysis:
12. HB 12
Good Policy
Mississippi Code; modernize terminology by replacing 'mentally retarded' with 'intellectual disability'.
Analysis:
13. HB 13
Neutral
Water safety; require public schools to provide parents and student information on importance of and availability of local courses.
Analysis:
14. HB 14
Not Rated
Appropriation; MS Department of Transportation for the Statewide Litter Prevention Program.
Analysis:
15. HB 15
Not Rated
Regional food banks; DHS establish grant program to provide annual grant funding to.
Analysis:
16. HB 16
Good Policy
Election commissioner; revise office of to be nonpartisan.
Analysis: This bill makes the election for Election Commissioners a non-partisan race, where candidates do not declare any party affiliation.
17. HB 17
Neutral
Universities and colleges; require to allow MS residents to register for classes before nonresident students.
Analysis:
18. HB 18
Bad Policy
Alternative-fuel fueling station; impose tax on motor vehicles charged at.
Analysis: This bill is an increase in taxation.
19. HB 19
Neutral
Supreme Court districts; bring forward.
Analysis:
20. HB 20
Not Rated
Shoplifting; revise penalties for crime of.
Analysis:
21. HB 21
Not Rated
PERS; law enforcement officers and firefighters will vest after 4 years of membership regardless of the date they became members.
Analysis:
22. HB 22
Not Rated
Driver's license; restore ability to suspend for certain traffic violations.
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23. HB 23
Good Policy
Sales tax; exempt sales of platinum, gold, silver bullion and numismatic coins.
Analysis: This bill exempts certain sales of precious metals from sales tax, as well as numismatic coins that are sold for no more than 1,000 dollars. Eliminating sales tax from these certain sales promotes economic liberty.
24. HB 24
Good Policy
Justice and municipal courts; require to file all legal documents by electronic form using MEC.
Analysis: Currently in Mississippi, Justice and Municipal courts are not required to file their legal documents on MEC. This bill would require them to abide by the same standards as County, Chancery, and Circuit courts, promoting efficiency and transparency within the court system.
25. HB 25
Bad Policy
Prostitution; penalize procurement of as a felony.
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26. HB 26
Good Policy
Elected official; prohibit from holding more than one elected office at the same time.
Analysis:
27. HB 27
Not Rated
'Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act'; revise definition of 'eligible student' and 'eligible school' to.
Analysis:
28. HB 28
Not Rated
Appropriations; DFA to acquire new facility for MS Federation of Women's Clubs in exchange for lease of current headquarters building.
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29. HB 29
Not Rated
Income tax; exclude active duty military compensation received by a resident while stationed out of state.
Analysis:
30. HB 30
Not Rated
Public Service Commission; require to mandate annual filings by rural water associations.
Analysis:
31. HB 31
Good Policy
False allegations of hate crime; provide penalties for.
Analysis: This bill provides penalties for knowingly making false accusations of a person committing a crime.
32. HB 32
Not Rated
State parks; exempt veterans and active duty from paying entry fee and provide discount for campsite rental.
Analysis:
33. HB 33
Neutral
Department of Public Safety; authorize to investigate death of public officials.
Analysis: This bill allows for the officers of the department of public safety to investigate the death of local or state officials under certain questionable conditions.
34. HB 34
Not Rated
The Combating Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act of Mississippi; create.
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35. HB 35
Good Policy
Appointed state officers; provide for the removal of for certain forms of willful neglect.
Analysis: This bill provides for the removal of a state officer from their office for neglecting their duties. This protects Mississippians from officers not performing and wasting taxpayer money.
36. HB 36
Good Policy
Campaign finance reports; require those filed by all candidates to be available online.
Analysis: This bill promotes transparency and accountability in campaign finance and helps voters be more informed.
37. HB 37
Good Policy
Standard Dedeaux Water District; delete provision on compensation of commissioners.
Analysis: This bill removes the provision that allows for the commissioners of the Standard Dedeaux Water District to receive payment for attending board meetings, saving taxpayers money.
38. HB 38
Good Policy
Administrative Procedures Act; amend to require proposed agency rules to be approved by the state auditor.
Analysis: This bill allows the State Auditor to examine all new regulations by state agencies to determine if they help the public or are unnecessary and further government overreach.
39. HB 39
Not Rated
Lobbying; prohibit legislator from engaging in for one year after leaving office.
Analysis:
40. HB 40
Not Rated
MS Accountability and Transparency Act; revise to include certain counties and municipalities.
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41. HB 41
Bad Policy
Radar; authorize use in Rankin County subject to approval of voters within the county.
Analysis:
42. HB 42
Bad Policy
Radar; authorize sheriff and deputies to use on county roads to enforce speed limits.
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43. HB 43
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Pearl with improvements to city hall.
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44. HB 44
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Pearl with U.S. Highway 80 lighting project.
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45. HB 45
Neutral
Littering; increase fines and require trash pick-up as condition for conviction of.
Analysis: This bill requires that if a person is convicted of littering, their punishment must include picking up trash.
46. HB 46
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for traffic signal at intersection of East Metro Parkway and El Dorado Road in Pearl.
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47. HB 47
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Pearl with construction of a bridge.
Analysis:
48. HB 48
Good Policy
Sales tax; withhold diversion to a municipality that violates state law.
Analysis: This bill allows the state to withhold certain funds from municipalities that violate State Law and restrict certain rights from citizens.
49. HB 49
Neutral
Resident lifetime hunting and fishing license; authorize Department of Wildlife to issue if parent was born in the state and was on active military service at the time of applicant's birth.
Analysis:
50. HB 50
Not Rated
Federal home loan banks; require to establish a collateral liquidation plan to satisfy a delinquent borrower's obligations to the bank.
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51. HB 51
Neutral
School Security Disbursement Program; establish.
Analysis: This bill establishes a fund in which the legislature can appropriate money to public schools to help with the cost of security measures.
52. HB 52
Not Rated
Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize issuance to supporters of Northeast Jones High School.
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53. HB 53
Not Rated
Early voting; authorize.
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54. HB 54
Not Rated
Firearms licensed; require proof of mental health evaluation.
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55. HB 55
Not Rated
School districts; require all schools to have epinephrine auto-injectors in every building and cafeteria.
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56. HB 56
Not Rated
Public school curriculum; require instruction in mental illness as part of Health Education.
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57. HB 57
Not Rated
The Crown Act; create to prohibit discrimination based on hairstyles in workplace and schools.
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58. HB 58
Not Rated
Appropriation; Health Department for MAGnet Community Health Disparity Program.
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59. HB 59
Not Rated
Appropriation; Department of Health for MAGnet community Health Disparity Program.
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60. HB 60
Not Rated
Charter schools; require MAEP funds to be transferred to student's home school district when student disenrolls.
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61. HB 61
Not Rated
Poll managers; increase the compensation of.
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62. HB 62
Not Rated
Teacher licensure; create additional nontraditional route for certain individuals to receive.
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63. HB 63
Not Rated
School bus drivers; require to be trained and certified in first aid and CPR.
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64. HB 64
Bad Policy
Licensed child care facilities; require to purchase and maintain a certain minimum amount of liability insurance.
Analysis: This bill is requiring private businesses to purchase a million dollar liability insurance plan. This is an overreach of government.
65. HB 65
Not Rated
Landlord-tenant; authorize tenant who is survivor of domestic abuse to break lease without penalty.
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66. HB 66
Not Rated
Secretary of State; require to provide election officials training on disenfranchising crimes.
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67. HB 67
Not Rated
Voter registration and suffrage restoration; authorize upon sentence completion and five years.
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68. HB 68
Not Rated
Voter registration; authorize upon completion of sentence.
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69. HB 69
Not Rated
'The Juvenile Offender Parole and Rehabilitation Act'; enact.
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70. HB 70
Not Rated
Voter registration application; require to be processed within ten days of deadline and give applicant opportunity to cure.
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71. HB 71
Not Rated
No-excuse absentee voting; authorize for any qualified voter who votes in person at the office of the registrar.
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72. HB 72
Not Rated
Motor vehicle lien; authorize mechanic to seek title from title loan company after nonpayment for services.
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73. HB 73
Not Rated
Retailers; prohibit use of self-checkout terminals to scan consumer's driver's licenses to verify age.
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74. HB 74
Not Rated
Photo identification; require for those age 12 and up.
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75. HB 75
Not Rated
Voting registration; require by anyone who receives public assistance benefits.
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76. HB 76
Not Rated
Income tax and sales tax liability; revise method of collecting from public officers or employees.
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77. HB 77
Not Rated
Retirement; elected officials convicted of certain felonies shall have benefits withheld until full restitution has been paid.
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78. HB 78
Not Rated
Retirement; elected officials convicted of certain felonies shall have benefits suspended until full restitution has been made.
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79. HB 79
Not Rated
School prayer; require school boards to designate a period of reflection for students at the beginning of each school day.
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80. HB 80
Not Rated
Concealed firearms; clarify prohibition for mentally incompetent.
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81. HB 81
Not Rated
Statute of Limitations; remove for crimes against children.
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82. HB 82
Not Rated
Child support; revise factors for award of.
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83. HB 83
Not Rated
Home inspectors; authorize home inspections on new construction without having residential home builders license.
Analysis:
84. HB 84
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Helping Hands Food Pantry in Tupelo with repair and renovation of building.
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85. HB 85
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist municipalities of Verona, Plantersville and Shannon and Lee County with certain projects.
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86. HB 86
Not Rated
Appropriation; Lee and Monroe Counties for funding The National Resource Camp pilot program.
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87. HB 87
Good Policy
'Jennifer's Law'; enact to prohibit state and local agencies from establishing traffic ticket quotas.
Analysis: This bill prohibits any law enforcement agencies from establishing quotas for arrests or citations. This protects Mississippians from over-policing and can lead to better law enforcement-citizen relations.
88. HB 88
Neutral
Natural Resource Camp Pilot Program Act of 2023; establish for students in Lee and Monroe Counties.
Analysis: The bill allows for a program to be started between the counties to teach students the importance of owning land and handling natural resources.
89. HB 89
Not Rated
Amiya Braxton; revise penalties when driver injures child who is exiting a school bus.
Analysis:
90. HB 90
Not Rated
Appropriation; Lee County School District for reconstruction of Verona Elementary School.
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91. HB 91
Not Rated
Mississippi Department of Labor; create.
Analysis:
92. HB 92
Not Rated
State Workplace Safety and Health Office; establish under State Board of Health.
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93. HB 93
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Mississippi Minority Farmers Alliance with repair of building and parking lot.
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94. HB 94
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Towns of Plantersville and Shannon with certain projects.
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95. HB 95
Not Rated
Embezzlement; revise the list of excluded crimes for expungement.
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96. HB 96
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $10.00 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime.
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97. HB 97
Not Rated
Metal detectors; require in all public schools beginning with 2023-2024 school year.
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98. HB 98
Not Rated
Overpayment of unemployment benefits; prohibit interest accrual or fees assessed by MDES when overpayment results from no fault of person receiving overpayment.
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99. HB 99
Not Rated
Assault weapons; prohibit sale of to any person under age 21 years.
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100. HB 100
Not Rated
Firearms license; require mental health evaluation before issuance of.
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101. HB 101
Not Rated
Statewide Assessment Program; require SBE to use ACT Aspire as summative assessment.
Analysis:
102. HB 102
Good Policy
No-knock warrants; prohibit issuance of.
Analysis: This bill prohibits the use of no-knock warrants. No-knock warrants have a history of putting our law enforcement officers in dangerous situations, eliminating these warrants can help protect our law enforcement officers.
103. HB 103
Not Rated
Death penalty executions; remove firing squad as an option.
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104. HB 104
Not Rated
Housing repair grant program; authorize issuance of bonds to provide funds for grants to low-income individuals for home repairs.
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105. HB 105
Not Rated
Mississippi Skill Standards Board; create an advisory board on industry standards.
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106. HB 106
Not Rated
Health insurance policies; require coverage for certain obesity treatments.
Analysis:
107. HB 107
Not Rated
Mississippi Smoke-Free Air Act of 2023; create.
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108. HB 108
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal Affordable Care Act.
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109. HB 109
Not Rated
Counties; authorize to pay poll workers certain mileage.
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110. HB 110
Good Policy
CON; remove end-stage renal disease facilities from application of law.
Analysis: This bill removes unnecessary certificate of need regulations from certain medical facilities.
111. HB 111
Not Rated
Driver's license; authorize issuance of hardship license to persons suspended for being out of compliance with order for support.
Analysis:
112. HB 112
Not Rated
'Mississippi Universal Prekindergarten Program Act of 2023'; create.
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113. HB 113
Not Rated
Election commissioners; require board of supervisors to provide insurance coverage for.
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114. HB 114
Not Rated
PERS; allow retirees to teach in critical needs areas and work full time and receive full salary for three years.
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115. HB 115
Not Rated
Trimester School Year Pilot Program; establish.
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116. HB 116
Not Rated
MAEP; define 'at-risk pupil' and include a child diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
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117. HB 117
Not Rated
School curriculum; require comprehensive Mississippi History course for public school students in Grade 9.
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118. HB 118
Not Rated
Disabilities, persons with; modernize terminology used to refer to.
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119. HB 119
Not Rated
Medicaid; revise calculation of reimbursement for durable medical equipment (DME).
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120. HB 120
Not Rated
MAEP; increase adjustment to base student cost for at-risk students.
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121. HB 121
Not Rated
Housing Loan Assistance Pilot Program; create and authorize issuance of bonds to provide funds for.
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122. HB 122
Not Rated
'Mississippi All-Terrain/Off-Road Vehicle Numbering Act'; create to establish certificate of number system for operating on public lands.
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123. HB 123
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Holmes County with improvements to county roads and buildings.
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124. HB 124
Not Rated
Joint state-county work program; require DOC to utilize under certain circumstances.
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125. HB 125
Not Rated
Student residency requirements; require State Board of Education to adopt uniform policy to be implemented by school boards.
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126. HB 126
Not Rated
Juneteenth Freedom Day; designate June 19 as.
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127. HB 127
Not Rated
Tuition waiver; provide for certain foster and adopted children and wards of the state to attend a state-supported IHL.
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128. HB 128
Not Rated
Medicaid; require Governor and Division of Medicaid to negotiate to obtain federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage.
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129. HB 129
Not Rated
Bonds; create rural counties and municipalities cellular and broadband grant program and authorize issuance of bonds.
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130. HB 130
Not Rated
Income tax; authorize credit for certain child care expenses, child care centers and child care center teachers and directors.
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131. HB 131
Not Rated
Appropriation; Department of Mental Health for additional funding for crisis centers and outpatient services.
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132. HB 132
Not Rated
Appropriation; Holmes County Consolidated School District for expenses of consolidation.
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133. HB 133
Neutral
'Mississippi Joint Municipal Law Enforcement Act'; create.
Analysis: The bill allows for municipalities within the same county to join their police forces. This could help save taxpayers money and help smaller towns be able to be better policed.
134. HB 134
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist the Holmes County Consolidated School District with construction of a football stadium.
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135. HB 135
Not Rated
Identity theft; establish procedure for victim to have debt forgiven and credit reports purged.
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136. HB 136
Not Rated
Budget of county sheriff, tax assessor and tax collector; remove certain obsolete reporting requirements concerning.
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137. HB 137
Not Rated
Life jackets; increase minimum age of person required to wear on certain vessels.
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138. HB 138
Not Rated
Sexual harassment; create a state cause of action.
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139. HB 139
Not Rated
Mississippi Tobacco Minimum Legal Sale Age of 21 Act; create.
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140. HB 140
Not Rated
Criminal investigators; add two to the 21st Circuit Court District.
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141. HB 141
Not Rated
Habitual offenders; revise regulations for.
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142. HB 142
Not Rated
Mississippi Special Needs Housing Steering Council; create.
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143. HB 143
Not Rated
Income tax; exclude overtime compensation from gross income.
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144. HB 144
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for public school capital improvements.
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145. HB 145
Not Rated
School social workers and psychologists; authorize districts to employ and receive partial state reimbursement for salaries of.
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146. HB 146
Not Rated
Historic Courthouse Fund; create to provide grants to counties for maintenance/restoration of historic courthouses.
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147. HB 147
Not Rated
Teachers; revise duties and responsibilities relating to student assessment and achievement before promotion.
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148. HB 148
Not Rated
Suffrage restoration; authorize automatically upon satisfaction of all of the sentencing requirements of a conviction.
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149. HB 149
Not Rated
Joint Legislative Study Committee on Electrification of Transportation; create.
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150. HB 150
Not Rated
Tenth Circuit Court District; authorize additional district attorney.
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151. HB 151
Not Rated
Wireless learning environments; require school districts to develop and implement within two years.
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152. HB 152
Not Rated
The Digital Access Learning and Virtual Instruction Program Act of 2023; create.
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153. HB 153
Not Rated
Public employees; exempt from bad check fees caused by error in direct deposit made by their employer or retirement system.
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154. HB 154
Not Rated
School districts; require administrative efficiency joinder of multiple districts in county into single countywide district.
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155. HB 155
Not Rated
Mississippi Tuition Subsidy Forgivable Loan; create.
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156. HB 156
Not Rated
School district efficiency; conduct feasibility study on the administration of.
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157. HB 157
Not Rated
Right to vote; restore automatically once a person has completed all sentencing requirements.
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158. HB 158
Not Rated
Corporal punishment; prohibit in public and charter schools.
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159. HB 159
Not Rated
Medicaid; provide increased reimbursement rate for hospitals in counties with high unemployment and doctor shortage.
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160. HB 160
Not Rated
Long-term care facilities; require residents of certain to obtain a preneed contract within 6 months after admission.
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161. HB 161
Not Rated
Appropriation; UMMC to support a medical residency program at Delta Regional Medical Center.
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162. HB 162
Not Rated
School board members; authorize excused absences from board meeting in the event of family emergency.
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163. HB 163
Not Rated
'Mississippi Eyes on Smiling Students Health Act'; enact to require vision screening and oral health assessments for certain students.
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164. HB 164
Not Rated
Legislative Public Project Grant Program; create.
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165. HB 165
Not Rated
Appropriation; Mississippi Delta Strategic Compact.
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166. HB 166
Not Rated
Health; State Health Officer shall develop program to close the gap in health status of gender and racial groups.
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167. HB 167
Not Rated
Dating violence; require school districts to adopt a policy and educate students on.
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168. HB 168
Not Rated
Medical records; persons seeking disability benefits may obtain at no charge until determination of disability.
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169. HB 169
Not Rated
Compulsory-school-age child; revise definition of by increasing required age to 18 years.
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170. HB 170
Neutral
Domestic abuse court program; establish.
Analysis: This establishes a domestic abuse court to help hear cases related to domestic abuse. This will increase government spending, but could help alleviate the chancery court systems backlog.
171. HB 171
Not Rated
Youth and Community Safety Act; create.
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172. HB 172
Not Rated
Universities and colleges; require to provide mental health assessments to members of school athletic teams.
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173. HB 173
Not Rated
Mississippi Commission on Wage Review; create.
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174. HB 174
Not Rated
Mississippi Department of Human Services employees; remove prohibition on participating in political campaigns for.
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175. HB 175
Not Rated
CON; provide for exception to home health agency moratorium for certain hospice licensees.
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176. HB 176
Not Rated
Military education credits and certifications; require IHL, MCCB and SWIB to develop policy for acceptance of toward academic credit.
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177. HB 177
Not Rated
Child support enforcement and collection; terminate contract with private entity for and DHS shall perform.
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178. HB 178
Not Rated
Electric Power Association Law; bring forward entirely and amend election provisions of.
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179. HB 179
Not Rated
Health care and education shortage assistance program; establish to help attract professionals to work in certain counties.
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180. HB 180
Not Rated
Women's Veterans' Day; designate as a legal holiday in the State of Mississippi.
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181. HB 181
Not Rated
Malicious prosecution; require officials or employees involved to pay all costs associated with.
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182. HB 182
Not Rated
Unemployment compensation; revise weekly benefit amount for.
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183. HB 183
Not Rated
Child care facilities; require licensing agency to disclose names of persons filing complaints against.
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184. HB 184
Not Rated
Department of Human Services; require a board of directors to be created within.
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185. HB 185
Not Rated
Child Care Advisory Council; require child care providers to recommend names of persons to serve on.
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186. HB 186
Not Rated
Employees terminated from certain agencies, departments, institutions or nonprofits; prohibit from receiving similar employment.
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187. HB 187
Not Rated
Medicaid; require managed care organizations to use certain level of care guidelines in determining medical necessity.
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188. HB 188
Not Rated
Mississippi Board of Human Services; create.
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189. HB 189
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for improvements at Alcorn State University, Jackson State University and Mississippi Valley State University.
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190. HB 190
Not Rated
Cyberstalking; revise to include certain kinds of social media communications.
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191. HB 191
Not Rated
Appropriation; Department of Health for making physician grants under the Mississippi Qualified Health Center Grant Program.
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192. HB 192
Not Rated
Appropriation; Department of Health for making care grants under the Mississippi Qualified Health Center Grant Program.
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193. HB 193
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Greenville in paying costs of repair and renovation of city parks and golf course.
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194. HB 194
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Town of Metcalfe in paying costs of repair and renovation of town park.
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195. HB 195
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Greenville in paying costs of improvements to its water and sewer systems.
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196. HB 196
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for improvements to Great River Railroad line in Bolivar County and Washington County.
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197. HB 197
Not Rated
Video lottery terminals; authorize lottery board to allow with certain restrictions.
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198. HB 198
Not Rated
Chronic diseases; direct Health Department to establish WISEWOMAN and WISEMAN programs in certain counties.
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199. HB 199
Not Rated
Health insurers; require to use certain standard for hospital inpatient admissions.
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200. HB 200
Not Rated
Workers' Compensation Law; increase maximum total recovery under to 520 weeks.
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201. HB 201
Not Rated
'Mississippi Promise Scholarship Act of 2023'; establish to provide tuition assistance for tuition-free community college attendance.
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202. HB 202
Not Rated
Assistant teachers; require school districts to notify of nonreemployment within 10 days after adopting budget.
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203. HB 203
Not Rated
School districts; require each school to have epinephrine auto-injectors and AEDs in every building and cafeteria.
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204. HB 204
Not Rated
Mississippi Secure Choice Savings Program; establish.
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205. HB 205
Not Rated
Public universities and colleges; require to have epinephrine auto-injectors and AEDs in every building on campus.
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206. HB 206
Not Rated
Mississippi Department of Labor; create.
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207. HB 207
Not Rated
Mississippi Benefit Corporation Act; create.
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208. HB 208
Neutral
Computer science curriculum; clarify terminology to specify who may provide instruction in.
Analysis: This bill expands the definition to allow paraprofessionals to teach computer science type courses in schools, allowing for more options and alternatives.
209. HB 209
Neutral
Terroristic threats; revise elements of.
Analysis: This bill removes unneeded, redundant language from original legislation.
210. HB 210
Good Policy
Honorably discharged veterans; exempt from concealed carry license fees.
Analysis: This bill adds honorably discharged veterans to the list of those who are exempt from paying licensing fees for carry permits.
211. HB 211
Bad Policy
Health insurance; prohibit modifications on renewal of covered and prescribed prescription drug's contracted benefit level.
Analysis: This bill is an overreach of government by mandating how insurance agencies can manage their contracts.
212. HB 212
Not Rated
PERS; certain law enforcement officers and firefighters shall receive one year of creditable service for every five years of service in Mississippi.
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213. HB 213
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Prentiss County with bridge projects.
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214. HB 214
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Guntown with purchase of emergency equipment for the city's fire department.
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215. HB 215
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Baldwyn with improvements to Carrollville Avenue.
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216. HB 216
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Saltillo for making safety enhancements and upgrades to voting precinct building.
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217. HB 217
Not Rated
Taxes levied by commissioners of master water management districts; remove requirement that boards of supervisors must implement.
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218. HB 218
Not Rated
PERS; allow retirees working in nonlicensed school position to earn full amount of salary for position.
Analysis:
219. HB 219
Not Rated
Early voting; authorize for not more than 21 days nor less than 5 days before each election.
Analysis:
220. HB 220
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal Affordable Care Act.
Analysis:
221. HB 221
Not Rated
Juneteenth; designate as a legal holiday in the State of Mississippi.
Analysis:
222. HB 222
Not Rated
Retail businesses; those that accept credit or debit cards shall have video cameras to record persons using the cards.
Analysis:
223. HB 223
Not Rated
Appropriation; Department of Archives and History for Scott Ford House to develop two historic properties in Jackson.
Analysis:
224. HB 224
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for improvements to the Jackson Public School District's Career Development Center.
Analysis:
225. HB 225
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for improvements to the Jackson Public Schools District's Career Development Center.
Analysis:
226. HB 226
Not Rated
Land sold for taxes; require chancery clerk to immediately execute deed of conveyance to purchaser.
Analysis:
227. HB 227
Not Rated
Visual art and music education; require instruction of in public schools as a part of the curriculum.
Analysis:
228. HB 228
Not Rated
Mississippi History and United States Government; require to be included in curriculum for all students in Grades 9-12.
Analysis:
229. HB 229
Not Rated
Third Circuit Court District; authorize additional district attorney, criminal investigator and victim assistant coordinator.
Analysis:
230. HB 230
Neutral
In-state tuition; provide that 12 months of residency in MS shall constitute eligibility for.
Analysis:
231. HB 231
Bad Policy
Tobacco education, prevention and cessation program; add fentanyl and drug abuse prevention education.
Analysis: This bill spends more government money on drug education. There is no report on how much money is being spent on this type of program and there is no report to show if this is even accomplishing anything.
232. HB 232
Neutral
Dairy show; relocate the show held in Lee County, MS, to Pontotoc County, MS.
Analysis: The bill makes no mention of why the show should be relocated. Unclear of reason.
233. HB 233
Not Rated
Testing strips for controlled substances; require Department of Health to provide free of charge.
Analysis:
234. HB 234
Bad Policy
Municipalities and counties trails program; create and issue bonds to provide funds for.
Analysis: This bill allows for the use of taxpayer money to promote tourism and help create new trails.
235. HB 235
Not Rated
Landscape architects; authorize to participate with multi-disciplinary engineer and architecture firms.
Analysis:
236. HB 236
Not Rated
Ad valorem tax; remove the provision that prescribes the manner in which affordable rental housing must be appraised.
Analysis:
237. HB 237
Good Policy
Retirement; PERS members convicted of job-related felonies shall be terminated from system.
Analysis: This bill removes any government employee from the state retirement system if they are convicted of a felony related to their job. This protects taxpayers from paying pensions of government employees who were committing crimes while employed.
238. HB 238
Not Rated
Disabled veterans motor vehicle license tags; revise cerain provisions regarding disability rating.
Analysis:
239. HB 239
Not Rated
Abandoned motor vehicle; current owner may contest sale of by filing a notice of appeal with the appropriate circuit court.
Analysis:
240. HB 240
Good Policy
Weighing devices; provide Commissioner of Agriculture with authority to regulate those that dispense agricultural commodities.
Analysis: This bill opens up the avenues in which agricultural commodities can be dispensed by allowing the commissioner of agriculture the ability to grant the use of weighing devices.
241. HB 241
Not Rated
Campaign finance reports; revise the time for filing electronically.
Analysis:
242. HB 242
Good Policy
Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property or services to Veterans Outreach.
Analysis:
243. HB 243
Not Rated
Income tax; delete reverter on credit allowed for child adoption expenses.
Analysis:
244. HB 244
Not Rated
Baby Drop off immunity; revise age of baby and who may drop off.
Analysis:
245. HB 245
Not Rated
Medical records; set maximum amounts of fees that may be charged for providing in electronic format.
Analysis:
246. HB 246
Neutral
Real property; right of first refusal expires on grantee's death unless specifically stated otherwise.
Analysis:
247. HB 247
Not Rated
Bulletproof Vests Revolving Fund Program; create.
Analysis:
248. HB 248
Not Rated
Tax sales; require conveyances of land to be subject to recorded easements.
Analysis:
249. HB 249
Neutral
MS Medical Cannabis Act; extend repealers to certain state laws for Departments of Health and Revenue in connection with.
Analysis:
250. HB 250
Not Rated
Medicaid; revise certain provisions regarding managed care providers and payments during appeals.
Analysis:
251. HB 251
Not Rated
Medicaid; restrict frequency of managed care organizations transferring enrollees to other organizations.
Analysis:
252. HB 252
Neutral
Festival wine permits; extend repealers on authority to issue and certain provisions relating to.
Analysis: This bill extends the repealer to exempt festival wine permit holders from being forced to buy their alcohol from the DOR's distribution warehouse. This does promote some free market principles, but the more free market solution would be to abolish the DOR warehouse and its' monopoly.
253. HB 253
Neutral
DUI suspension; clarify how the 120 days are counted.
Analysis:
254. HB 254
Neutral
Petroleum Products Inspection Law; extend repealers on definitions and penalties under.
Analysis: The bill extends a repealer on the penalties for the petroleum products inspection law. It keeps in place the current process of penalties for faulty or dangerous pumps
255. HB 255
Not Rated
Oil & gas severance taxes; extend repealers on lower rate for production from horizontally drilled wells.
Analysis:
256. HB 256
Neutral
Mississippi Boll Weevil Management Corporation; extend repealer on requirement that audits be submitted by November 15.
Analysis: This bill extends the provision of law that requires the corporation to submit its annual audit to the ag department by november 15.
257. HB 257
Neutral
Physical therapists; not required to have prior work experience to work at PPEC center.
Analysis: This bill removes a regulation to allow for more candidates to be considered for the PPEC center.
258. HB 258
Not Rated
Educational Facilities Revolving Loan Fund; extend repealers on statutes relating to sales tax distribution and state public school building fund.
Analysis:
259. HB 259
Neutral
Medical radiation technologists; extend repealers on registration statutes.
Analysis: This bill deletes the repealer on the law for the continuing education requirements for medical radiation technologists.
260. HB 260
Not Rated
Failing school districts; extend repealer on alternative method of appointing new local school board after impairments are corrected.
Analysis:
261. HB 261
Neutral
Income tax; extend credit for qualified contributions to an endowed fund at qualified community foundations.
Analysis: This bill allows for a tax credit when contributed to a qualified community foundation.
262. HB 262
Not Rated
Income tax; extend reverter on credit allowed for child adoption expenses.
Analysis:
263. HB 263
Neutral
Municipalities; extend repealer on authority to create program addressing delinquent customer water bills.
Analysis:
264. HB 264
Neutral
Energy Efficiency standards on buildings; extend repealer on statute requiring certain buildings to meet.
Analysis: The bill extends a repealer on a requirement that new construction and alteration of government buildings promote efficient energy use.
265. HB 265
Good Policy
The Second Amendment Preservation Act; create to provide that the Legislature preempts local firearms ordinances.
Analysis: This bill provides protections for the citizens of Mississippi against local, state, and federal laws that infringe upon the 2nd amendment.
266. HB 266
Neutral
Department of Public Safety Headquarters Office; name in honor of Commissioner David R. Huggins.
Analysis:
267. HB 267
Not Rated
Expungement; authorize for embezzlement by a state, county, city or town officer 14 years after completing all terms and conditions of sentences.
Analysis:
268. HB 268
Not Rated
Expungement; remove embezzlement by officers from the list of nonexpungeable crimes.
Analysis:
269. HB 269
Not Rated
State aid system of roads; increase maximum total mileage of by 400 miles.
Analysis:
270. HB 270
Not Rated
Income tax; authorize a credit for certain registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses.
Analysis:
271. HB 271
Not Rated
Appropriation; Health Department for funding Health Care Impact Grant Program for hospitals and nursing facilities.
Analysis:
272. HB 272
Not Rated
Appropriation; Health Department for Local Provider Innovation Grant Program.
Analysis:
273. HB 273
Bad Policy
Health Care Impact Grant Program; establish to provide grants to hospitals and nursing facilities.
Analysis: This bill is using more taxpayer dollars to fund medical facilities and growing the reliance of our healthcare system on the state.
274. HB 274
Not Rated
Appropriation; Office of Workforce Development for supporting and expanding the career coaching program for schools.
Analysis:
275. HB 275
Good Policy
Physical therapists; authorize to perform services without referral from another health care provider.
Analysis: This bill removes unnecessary regulations on physical therapists and their clients and allows Mississippians to receive the care they need.
276. HB 276
Not Rated
State Board of Physical Therapy, authorize to issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents.
Analysis:
277. HB 277
Not Rated
State identification; authorize permanent identification for permanent residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Analysis:
278. HB 278
Not Rated
Video surveillance cameras; require to be installed in classrooms and certain other areas of public schools and postsecondary educational institutions.
Analysis:
279. HB 279
Neutral
TikTok application; prohibit use of on state-issued devices.
Analysis: This bill prohibits those using state issued devices from downloading and using tiktok. This could help prevent the wasting of taxpayer dollars.
280. HB 280
Not Rated
Foreign governments; prohibit sale of agricultural lands to.
Analysis:
281. HB 281
Not Rated
Law enforcement officers killed in line of duty; clarify that beneficiaries may receive sidearm of.
Analysis:
282. HB 282
Not Rated
Parole eligibility; revise for certain offenders and require Parole Board hearing before release of certain inmates.
Analysis:
283. HB 283
Not Rated
Commutation of sentences; require for certain nonviolent offenders.
Analysis:
284. HB 284
Not Rated
Mandatory 85% sentencing rule; repeal.
Analysis:
285. HB 285
Not Rated
Habitual offender law; exclude drug and nonviolent offenses when computing prior offenses under.
Analysis:
286. HB 286
Not Rated
Habitual offender law; authorize parole eligibility if offender served 10 years of a sentence of 40 years or more.
Analysis:
287. HB 287
Neutral
Mississippi Forestry Commission; authorize to electronically accept bids for timber sales.
Analysis: This bill allows for the forestry commission to accept electronic bids for the sale of timber.
288. HB 288
Good Policy
Public Utilities Staff; authorize certain personnel to be filled by consulting contract.
Analysis: allows the executive director of the public utilities staff to fill positions with consulting contractors or competitively appointed
289. HB 289
Not Rated
Hunting and fishing license fees; include training facilities in list of designated purposes for use of.
Analysis:
290. HB 290
Not Rated
Indigenous Peoples' Day; declare second Monday in October as a day of observance.
Analysis:
291. HB 291
Not Rated
Corporal punishment; require school districts that allow to adopt a policy allowing parents to opt in.
Analysis:
292. HB 292
Not Rated
Municipalities; prohibit from receiving certain funds if police department is defunded.
Analysis:
293. HB 293
Not Rated
Teacher and administrator license; deny or revoke for those who physically abuse a student.
Analysis:
294. HB 294
Good Policy
Face masks; prohibit public schools and universities and colleges from requiring students to wear.
Analysis: This bill protects students' personal liberties by prohibiting public institutions of learning from requiring them to wear face masks.
295. HB 295
Not Rated
School attendance officers; require to receive training on IDEA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Analysis:
296. HB 296
Not Rated
Mississippi Code; modernize terminology by replacing 'mentally retarded' with 'intellectual disability'.
Analysis:
297. HB 297
Not Rated
Appropriation; Marshall County for completing the Potts Camp Railroad Bridge and Bypass Project.
Analysis:
298. HB 298
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Town of Byhalia with infrastructure improvements.
Analysis:
299. HB 299
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Marshall County in improving Barringer Road for Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park access.
Analysis:
300. HB 300
Not Rated
Immunity for law enforcement officers; authorize when claimant is convicted for resisting arrest.
Analysis:
301. HB 301
Not Rated
School boards; authorize to establish specialized security and threat mitigation teams.
Analysis:
302. HB 302
Good Policy
'Forming Open and Robust University Minds (FORUM) Act'; establish.
Analysis: This bill prohibits public colleges and universities from denying benefits and privileges to students and student groups based on their religious or political affiliations. This bill promotes free speech on college campuses.
303. HB 303
Not Rated
Electric vehicle tax; exempt lowspeed vehicles.
Analysis:
304. HB 304
Not Rated
Mattresses; require seller to give notice when previously owned.
Analysis:
305. HB 305
Not Rated
Mississippi Access to Care Act; create.
Analysis:
306. HB 306
Not Rated
Retirement; persons convicted of certain felonies shall forfeit benefits from PERS, SLRP and MHSPRS.
Analysis:
307. HB 307
Not Rated
DUI; revise violations of.
Analysis:
308. HB 308
Not Rated
Officers who may administer oaths; add chiefs of police and sheriffs.
Analysis:
309. HB 309
Not Rated
Indecent assault; create the crime of.
Analysis:
310. HB 310
Not Rated
State park fee; authorize MDWFP to provide discount to senior citizens age 65 and older.
Analysis:
311. HB 311
Not Rated
Sexual battery; remove statute of limitations for prosecution of crime of.
Analysis:
312. HB 312
Not Rated
Hunting and fishing license; authorize Native Americans to receive free of charge upon providing a tribal identification card.
Analysis:
313. HB 313
Not Rated
Video surveillance cameras; require in certain areas of school facilities for protection of exceptional children.
Analysis:
314. HB 314
Not Rated
State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering; create to license and regulate those two occupations.
Analysis:
315. HB 315
Bad Policy
Health Insurance policies; require coverage of certain examinations primarily related to women's health.
Analysis: Requiring private insurance to cover the cost of a procedure is an overreach of government. Private entities should be free to design the policies that they wish
316. HB 316
Bad Policy
Health insurance; require certain policies to provide coverage for physician-prescribed proton beam therapy.
Analysis: Requiring private insurance to cover the cost of a procedure is an overreach of government. Private entities should be free to design the policies that they wish
317. HB 317
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property or services to the Lincoln Civic Center Foundation.
Analysis:
318. HB 318
Not Rated
Immigrants; prohibit Mississippi agencies from assisting federal agencies transporting into Mississippi.
Analysis:
319. HB 319
Not Rated
Retirement; PERS and SLRP members convicted of certain felonies shall have benefits suspended until full restitution is made.
Analysis:
320. HB 320
Not Rated
Child support for pregnant women; provide authority to allow court to order.
Analysis:
321. HB 321
Not Rated
Income tax; provide a credit for taxpayers who claim a federal earned income tax credit.
Analysis:
322. HB 322
Not Rated
Income tax; authorize credit for certain child care expenses, child care centers and child care teachers and directors.
Analysis:
323. HB 323
Not Rated
Minimum Wage; establish at $10.00 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime.
Analysis:
324. HB 324
Not Rated
Medicaid; telehealth services provided by FQHCs, rural health clinics and community mental health centers reimbursed at same rate as face-to-face encounters.
Analysis:
325. HB 325
Not Rated
DOC; convert restitution centers to post-release reentry centers.
Analysis:
326. HB 326
Not Rated
Use of restitution centers by DOC; repeal and convert centers into post-release reentry centers.
Analysis:
327. HB 327
Not Rated
Corrections Inspection Council; establish.
Analysis:
328. HB 328
Not Rated
Career pathways initiative; provide for development of to increase access to educational credentials for higher-paying jobs.
Analysis:
329. HB 329
Not Rated
'The Juvenile Offender Parole and Rehabilitation Act'; enact.
Analysis:
330. HB 330
Not Rated
ARPA Expenditures Ombudsman; establish to oversee all expenditures of ARPA funds.
Analysis:
331. HB 331
Not Rated
Helping Mississippians Afford Broadband Act; create.
Analysis:
332. HB 332
Good Policy
Statewide testing program; cease all statewide uniform assessments and determine promotion based on cumulative grades.
Analysis: This bill eliminates uniform state testing from the requirements for a student to be promoted to the next grade and allows it to be based on the student's grades in school.
333. HB 333
Not Rated
Appropriation; State Department of Health from Coronavirus Recovery Fund for premium pay to essential health care workers.
Analysis:
334. HB 334
Not Rated
Motor vehicle; revise requirements for scrapping, dismantling or destroying when owner does not have title in his or her name.
Analysis:
335. HB 335
Not Rated
Income tax; allow credit for investments in qualified clean-burning motor vehicle fuel property.
Analysis:
336. HB 336
Good Policy
MS Accountability and Transparency Act; revise to include certain counties and municipalities.
Analysis: This bill requires that certain counties and municipalities publish to their website all of their expenditures and funds to help with accountability and transparency. This protects Mississippians and keeps them informed about their local governments.
337. HB 337
Good Policy
Seizure and forfeiture; prohibit waiver of forfeiture and revise standard of proof.
Analysis: Civil Asset Forfeiture is one of the grossest violations of liberty. This bill provides protections to citizens from the government in its' attempts to seize property.
338. HB 338
Not Rated
Mississippi Retail Marijuana Act; create to authorize and regulate the personal use of marijuana.
Analysis:
339. HB 339
Not Rated
Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law; authorize governing authorities of certain qualified resort areas to allow package retailer's permits.
Analysis:
340. HB 340
Good Policy
Alcoholic beverages; allow holders of package retailer's permits to sell on Sunday.
Analysis: This bill removes an unnecessary regulation on small businesses and allows them to sell alcohol on Sundays.
341. HB 341
Not Rated
Habitual offenders; exclude nonviolent offenders.
Analysis:
342. HB 342
Good Policy
Voting rights; restore upon satisfaction of all of the sentencing requirements of a conviction.
Analysis: This bill promotes criminal justice reform and allows those who have served their time to be brought back into society and given their right to vote back.
343. HB 343
Not Rated
Public defenders; increase compensation for court appointed.
Analysis:
344. HB 344
Not Rated
Law Enforcement Supplemental Pay Program; create.
Analysis:
345. HB 345
Not Rated
Statewide assessment program; discontinue all standardized tests except for single test in Grades 3, 8 and 11.
Analysis:
346. HB 346
Not Rated
Probation, post-release supervision and technical violations; revise certain time periods concerning.
Analysis:
347. HB 347
Not Rated
Interrogations; require to be recorded if crimes of violence.
Analysis:
348. HB 348
Not Rated
Youthful Offender Law; enact.
Analysis:
349. HB 349
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Town of Bude with relocation and restoration of the Bude Depot.
Analysis:
350. HB 350
Not Rated
IHL board; delete repealer on authority to oversee certain construction projects funded by state general obligation bonds.
Analysis:
351. HB 351
Not Rated
State Institutions of Higher Learning; authorize program to provide devices to students when necessary for remote learning.
Analysis:
352. HB 352
Not Rated
Public defenders; increase compensation for.
Analysis:
353. HB 353
Not Rated
Concealed carry permit; exempt members of the Mississippi Legislature from the licensing requirement for.
Analysis:
354. HB 354
Not Rated
U.S. History end-of-course subject area test; remove requirement for the purpose of graduation.
Analysis:
355. HB 355
Not Rated
Landowners Protection Act; repeal.
Analysis:
356. HB 356
Not Rated
'Supplemental Salary Pay for Law Enforcement Act of 2023'; establish.
Analysis:
357. HB 357
Not Rated
Commercial driver's license; remove prohibition for nonadjudication of.
Analysis:
358. HB 358
Not Rated
Distinctive motor vechile license tag; reauthorize issuance to supporters of former Hinds Agricultural High School.
Analysis:
359. HB 359
Good Policy
Students; prohibit entities directly or indirectly funded with public monies from distinguishing between.
Analysis: This bill prohibits entities funded by state or federal money from discriminating against students and barring them from participating in an event solely based on the school they are enrolled in.
360. HB 360
Good Policy
Local Government Control of Public School Athletics Task Force; create to evaluate transfer of such activities from schools.
Analysis: This bill creates a task force to study the financial aspect of shifting control of public school athletics from the schools and the MHSAA to the local government. The cost of athletics in schools is a burden for taxpayers, and studying the issue could result in lowering the tax burden.
361. HB 361
Neutral
Postsecondary educational institutions; require to provide certain information to students upon declaration of a major.
Analysis:
362. HB 362
Good Policy
'Mississippi Food Freedom Act'; enact to provide greater autonomy to private producers of agricultural or farm products.
Analysis: This bill protects farmers and consumers from unnecessary government regulations and opens the market for direct to consumer purchases.
363. HB 363
Neutral
Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce; technical amendments related to certain powers and duties.
Analysis: The bill exempts the officers that are hired by the ag commissioner personal information from being public record. It also allows retired officers to keep the sidearm they are issued.
364. HB 364
Bad Policy
Kratom and Tianeptine; include in Schedule I controlled substances list.
Analysis: Kratom can be used to help fight opiate addictions.
365. HB 365
Good Policy
Patriotic societies; authorize principal to allow to speak to student body on importance of civic duty.
Analysis: This bill allows patriotic societies to educate students on involvement in civic life in the schools.
366. HB 366
Not Rated
Sam G. Polles State Office Buidling; designate the MS Dept. of Wildlife Central Office Buidling as.
Analysis:
367. HB 367
Not Rated
Charitable organizations; revise the registration renewal period of certain from every year to every 3 to 5 years, as determined by the SOS.
Analysis:
368. HB 368
Neutral
State identification for homeless persons; authorize.
Analysis: This bill allows for the public safety commissioner to put into place a process for those who are homeless to get a state ID card.
369. HB 369
Not Rated
Courts; require to establish certain minimum guidelines.
Analysis:
370. HB 370
Good Policy
Municipal elected officers; authorize removal of using the same process as removal of county elected officers.
Analysis: This bill allows for the removal of elected municipal officers to be carried out in the same manner the removal of elected county officers is carried out.
371. HB 371
Neutral
Bonds; revise purposes for which proceeds of bonds authorized for City of Union.
Analysis: This bill allows for the city of Union to use bonds issued to them to pay for the cost of repairing roads.
372. HB 372
Not Rated
Sales tax; extend time for exemption on retail sales of school supplies during the last weekend in July.
Analysis:
373. HB 373
Neutral
Hunting; authorize hunters to wear fluorescent pink as an alternative to fluorescent orange.
Analysis:
374. HB 374
Bad Policy
Wiretapping; authorize state and local law enforcement to use for human trafficking.
Analysis: While catching human traffickers is paramount to the wellbeing and safety of our state, this bill could potentially lead to warrantless spying on civilians. This is a violation of liberty.
375. HB 375
Good Policy
Ad valorem taxation; exempt real property.
Analysis:
376. HB 376
Good Policy
Cell site simulator device; require law enforcement agencies to obtain warrant before using.
Analysis: This bill protects the 4th amendment rights of Mississippians by requiring a warrant by law enforcement in order to use a cell site simulator device.
377. HB 377
Good Policy
Ad valorem tax; exempt motor homes and trailers.
Analysis:
378. HB 378
Good Policy
Electric/hybrid vehicles; repeal sections of law authorizing.
Analysis: Removing taxes from the use of electric and hybrid cars promotes economic freedom and liberty and decreases the growth of government
379. HB 379
Good Policy
Ad valorem tax; revise assessment rate for motor vehicles.
Analysis:
380. HB 380
Good Policy
'The Financial Transparency Act'; enact.
Analysis: This bill opens up accountability and transparency for schools by requiring them to post budgets, expenditures, vendors, and contracts on the school website. This allows the public to be informed about how their tax dollars are being spent.
381. HB 381
Good Policy
Alcoholic beverages; increase number of package retailer's permits a person may own.
Analysis: The alcohol industry is one of the most over-regulated industries in the state of Mississippi. This bill increases the amount of package retailer permits a person may have, which is a positive step in removing prohibition and regulation
382. HB 382
Not Rated
Sales tax; create sales tax diversion to the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District.
Analysis:
383. HB 383
Good Policy
Oil and gas severance taxes; extend repealer on lower rate for production from horizontally drilled wells.
Analysis: This bill extends the repealer by 5 years for the law that provides a special tax provision for horizontally drilled oil wells to have a tax on produced oil reduced from 6% to 1.3%. All traditionally drilled oil wells will remain at the 6% tax rate.
384. HB 384
Good Policy
Alcoholic beverages; authorize local authorities of wet jurisdiction to permit package retail sales on Sunday.
Analysis: This bill removes prohibition and allows local governments to permit the sale of alcohol on Sunday. This helps Mississippians have more choice and freedom, and removes unnecessary regulation.
385. HB 385
Good Policy
Alcoholic beverages; allow direct sales and shipments of wine to be made to residents in this state.
Analysis: This bill removes unnecessary prohibition and allows Mississippians to purchase wine and have it delivered to their house. This opens up the free market and allows Mississippians more choice.
386. HB 386
Not Rated
Year of teaching experience; permit school districts to credit for certain postsecondary personnel upon employment.
Analysis:
387. HB 387
Not Rated
School attendance officers; revise salary scale for.
Analysis:
388. HB 388
Bad Policy
Income tax; revise local governmental entities that may collect debt by a setoff against a debtor's refund.
Analysis: This bill allows local governments and boards of corporations appointed by local government to take your tax refund to pay for your water or trash bill
389. HB 389
Not Rated
Appropriation; Punkin Water Association for costs of drinking water projects under ARPA.
Analysis:
390. HB 390
Neutral
Historic property income tax credit; revise certain provisions regarding.
Analysis: This bill extends the amount of time a taxpayer can claim a rebate from one year to anytime after the certification of the rebate.
391. HB 391
Not Rated
Direct recording electronic voting equipement (DRE); extend repealer on authority of counties and municipalities to use.
Analysis:
392. HB 392
Neutral
Income tax; extend tax years for employer taxpayer to claim credit for employees' blood donations during blood drive.
Analysis: The bill extends the time that an employer can claim tax credits for blood donations by employees until 2026.
393. HB 393
Good Policy
Pseudoephedrine and ephedrine; extend repealer on authority to sell and purchase without a prescription certain products containing.
Analysis: This bill extends the ability of people to purchase certain products over the counter. This does promote liberty, but a better alternative would be to repeal the prohibition altogether.
394. HB 394
Not Rated
Emerging Crops Fund; extend deadline for issuance of general obligation bonds for funding.
Analysis:
395. HB 395
Bad Policy
MS Major Economic Impact Act; extend deadline for issuance of bonds for certain automotive parts manufacturing plant projects.
Analysis: This bill allows the state to accrue tens of millions of dollars of debt to give money to automotive plant projects.
396. HB 396
Bad Policy
Tourism Project Sales Tax Incentive Program; extend authority of MDA to approve participants for projects.
Analysis: This bill grows the amount of entities that can receive government money for tourism.
397. HB 397
Bad Policy
MS Gulf Coast Region Utility Board; extend repealers on.
Analysis: This bill extends the repealer on the MS Gulf Coast Region Utility Board, a council that costs state taxpayers for the actual expenses incurred so that municipalities and counties on the Gulf Coast can collaborate on utilities.
398. HB 398
Not Rated
Mississippi Department of Human Services; extend repealers on.
Analysis:
399. HB 399
Not Rated
MS Comprehensive Workforce Training and Education Consolidation Act of 2004; extend repealer on statutes making up.
Analysis:
400. HB 400
Not Rated
Election crimes; revise the penalties for certain.
Analysis: The bill increases criminal penalties for election crimes.
401. HB 401
Bad Policy
Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission Law; revise certain provisions relating to a manufacturer's ownership of motor vehicle dealership.
Analysis: This bill is a restriction on the free market by disallowing car manufacturers from selling their own cars, unless they only sell electric vehicles. This is an unnecessary regulation
402. HB 402
Bad Policy
Fleeing law enforcement; increase penalties for the crime of.
Analysis: This bill increases criminalization in the state, and is a step back for criminal justice reform.
403. HB 403
Bad Policy
Package retail permit holders; require to have a third-party age verification service available on property.
Analysis: This bill requires businesses to purchase a third party service. This is another example of government overreach and an infringement on free enterprise.
404. HB 404
Not Rated
State assessments; deposit certain into designated special funds instead of General Fund.
Analysis:
405. HB 405
Neutral
Bribery of a candidate; revise statute of limitations.
Analysis: The bill establishes a 5 year statute of limitations for bribery of a candidate.
406. HB 406
Neutral
Public records; exempt the booking information of certain mentally ill patients from.
Analysis: This bill adds a provision to keep records of those who are in police custody solely for mental health reason from public information.
407. HB 407
Not Rated
Sworn law enforcement officers; provide supplemental pay for certain.
Analysis:
408. HB 408
Bad Policy
Reckless endangerment; create the crime of.
Analysis: Because of the phrase "may place" it grows the size of government and is ambiguous and too broad. The bill needs to be better defined.
409. HB 409
Not Rated
Mississippi Highway Patrol retirees; require state to appropriate money to offset the health insurance costs of.
Analysis:
410. HB 410
Not Rated
Alderman and councilmen; increase the maximum amount of surety bond that may be given by.
Analysis:
411. HB 411
Good Policy
CDL; exempt church-owned vehicles equipped to transport 30 or less passengers from requirement of.
Analysis: This bill removes an unnecessary government regulation.
412. HB 412
Bad Policy
DNA samples; destroy upon request for expungement.
Analysis: This bill is an example of government overreach, growing the governments power to collect DNA samples from all people arrested for felonies, but not convicted. The bill would improve if DNA was only collected after conviction and for only violent crimes.
413. HB 413
Good Policy
Counties and municipalities; delete requirement for permitting as a condition to construction.
Analysis: This bill removes government regulations and allows certain construction to take place without permits.
414. HB 414
Not Rated
Appropriation; DPS for constructing and staffing a new forensic laboratory in Corinth.
Analysis:
415. HB 415
Not Rated
Appropriation; Alcorn County for funding an incentive program for remote workers to relocate to the county.
Analysis:
416. HB 416
Bad Policy
Rural Nurses Recruitment and Retention Incentive Grant Program; establish.
Analysis: This bill uses taxpayer money to provide grants for nurses to work in rural hospitals. It is an overreach of government and a misuse of taxpayer money.
417. HB 417
Not Rated
Appropriation; Department of Health for funding the Rural Nurses Recruitment and Retention Incentive Grant Program.
Analysis:
418. HB 418
Good Policy
Sales tax; exempt retail sales of certain food.
Analysis: This bill removes an unnecessary tax burden by removing the sales tax from food bought for human consumption.
419. HB 419
Bad Policy
Tourism; provide assistance to destination marketing organization.
Analysis: This bill is a waste of taxpayer dollars and a misuse of government money by propping up tourism and marketing corporations.
420. HB 420
Not Rated
Physical therapists; require referral for services to remain valid for one year.
Analysis:
421. HB 421
Good Policy
Physical therapists; delete requirement for physicians referral before performing services.
Analysis: This bill removes an unnecessary government regulation and opens up the market for consumers.
422. HB 422
Neutral
Public land in Rankin County; authorize DFA to assign property to various state agencies and institutions and establish new Veterans Nursing Home.
Analysis: This bill authorizes the DFA to provide different state agencies parcels of land on a site owned by the state, and also allows for the establishment of a new veterans nursing home.
423. HB 423
Bad Policy
Former First Christian Church property within the Capitol Complex; authorize DFA to purchase.
Analysis: This bill allows the DFA to purchase a property near the capitol for more office and parking spaces.
424. HB 424
Not Rated
Sex offenders and child custody; revise guidelines regarding the best interest of the child in cases of.
Analysis:
425. HB 425
Not Rated
Penalties for electronic crimes by minors; clarify.
Analysis:
426. HB 426
Bad Policy
Medicaid; extend coverage for eligible women for 12 months postpartum.
Analysis: This bill is a misuse of taxpayer dollars and grows the size and power of government
427. HB 427
Not Rated
Hate crimes; revise delineation of victim.
Analysis:
428. HB 428
Not Rated
Law Enforcement Supplemental Pay Program; create.
Analysis:
429. HB 429
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Baldwyn with overlaying certain streets.
Analysis:
430. HB 430
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Prentiss County with road and bridge improvements.
Analysis:
431. HB 431
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Baldwyn for the county Road 6105 water line replacement project.
Analysis:
432. HB 432
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Baldwyn for the Carrollville Avenue Improvement Project.
Analysis:
433. HB 433
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Baldwyn for drainage improvement project.
Analysis:
434. HB 434
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Baldwyn for County Road 170 gas line extension project.
Analysis:
435. HB 435
Not Rated
Appropriation; Prentiss County for improvements to roads and bridges in Supervisors District 3.
Analysis:
436. HB 436
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Baldwyn for county Road 167 gas line extension project.
Analysis:
437. HB 437
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Baldwyn with County Road 170 gas line extension project.
Analysis:
438. HB 438
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Baldwyn with certain drainage improvements.
Analysis:
439. HB 439
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Baldwyn with improvements to Carrolville Avenue.
Analysis:
440. HB 440
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Baldwyn with County Road 167 gas line extension project.
Analysis:
441. HB 441
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Baldwyn with County Road 6105 water line replacement project.
Analysis:
442. HB 442
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Baldwyn for overlay of streets.
Analysis:
443. HB 443
Bad Policy
MS Commission on College Accreditation; authorize IHL Board to provide staff, facilities and other means of support to.
Analysis: Requires IHL to provide staff and equipment for the commission and allows IHL to charge the commission for these services.
444. HB 444
Bad Policy
Offense of failing to execute parental responsibility of a child; establish.
Analysis: This bill is creating a new crime and increasing criminalization in our state. This is an unnecessary growth in government power.
445. HB 445
Not Rated
Right to vote; restore automatically once a person has completed all sentencing requirements.
Analysis:
446. HB 446
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for improvements to the Freedom House in Canton.
Analysis:
447. HB 447
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal Affordable Care Act.
Analysis:
448. HB 448
Not Rated
Recordings of law enforcement activity; prohibit under certain conditions.
Analysis:
449. HB 449
Good Policy
National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS); require all law enforcement agencies to be compliant with or lose state funding.
Analysis: This bill requires all law enforcement agencies to report crime to the NIBRS system. This helps streamline criminal reporting and helps have easier access to studying crime rates.
450. HB 450
Not Rated
'Seizure Safe Schools Act'; establish.
Analysis:
451. HB 451
Good Policy
Bail; revise how the amount is determined and authorize certain options for the defendant.
Analysis: This bill helps those arrested on misdemeanors by allowing them to bond out immediately without seeing a judge. This keeps those arrested on misdemeanors from sitting in jail for multiple days waiting on a judge.
452. HB 452
Not Rated
Theft of street, road or highway signs; provide penalties for.
Analysis:
453. HB 453
Not Rated
Nonpayment of fees and fines; repeal sections that prohibit incarceration for.
Analysis:
454. HB 454
Not Rated
Radar; authorize use by municipal law enforcement officers in certain municipalities.
Analysis:
455. HB 455
Not Rated
Stop Social Media Censorship Act; create.
Analysis:
456. HB 456
Good Policy
Child abuse; revise definition to include gender reassignment.
Analysis: This bill protects vulnerable children from abuse
457. HB 457
Bad Policy
Ms Hospital Emergency Grant Program; create to provide grants to hospitals having financial difficulties.
Analysis: This bill is an unnecessary waste of taxpayer dollars by using government money to prop up failing businesses.
458. HB 458
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal Affordable Care Act.
Analysis:
459. HB 459
Not Rated
Teacher contracts; prohibit superintendents from entering into with current licensed employees for continuation of employment before.
Analysis:
460. HB 460
Not Rated
School districts; authorize to offer supplemental compensation to Medicare eligible retired bus drivers if they secure Medicare.
Analysis:
461. HB 461
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt sales of perishable food items to certain charitable organizations.
Analysis:
462. HB 462
Not Rated
Sales tax; create diversion to counties.
Analysis:
463. HB 463
Not Rated
Child care; DHS shall transfer to CCDF the first $40 Million of unspent TANF funds from prior FY to be used for child care vouchers.
Analysis:
464. HB 464
Not Rated
Reverse-location court order; regulate and prohibit under certain circumstances.
Analysis:
465. HB 465
Not Rated
Emergency communications districts; require to implement text-to-911 services by a certain date.
Analysis:
466. HB 466
Not Rated
Child care services; provide eligibility for certain persons under the Child Care Payment Program (CCPP).
Analysis:
467. HB 467
Not Rated
Biometric Identifiers Privacy Act; establish.
Analysis:
468. HB 468
Not Rated
Pregnancy Resource Act; increase amount of tax credits that may be allocated under during a calendar year.
Analysis:
469. HB 469
Not Rated
Appropriation; Health Department for MS Baptist Medical Center in Jackson to establish a burn center or unit.
Analysis:
470. HB 470
Not Rated
Appropriation; Office of Workforce Development for supporting and expanding the career coaching progam for schools.
Analysis:
471. HB 471
Not Rated
Appropriation; Office of Workforce Development for supporting and expanding the career coaching program for schools.
Analysis:
472. HB 472
Not Rated
Appropriation; IHL for Jackson State University for student housing and dormitories.
Analysis:
473. HB 473
Not Rated
PERS; allow retirees to be employed as teachers and work full-time and receive full salary for two years.
Analysis:
474. HB 474
Not Rated
End-of-course assessments; remove mandatory requirement of passing score as a condition of graduation.
Analysis:
475. HB 475
Not Rated
End-of-course subject area tests; discontinue and require ACT test for all students.
Analysis:
476. HB 476
Not Rated
Holy Bible; designate as the official state book of Mississippi.
Analysis:
477. HB 477
Not Rated
Trooper training class; require Legislature to appropriate funds in 2023 and 2024 sessions to defray expenses of.
Analysis:
478. HB 478
Good Policy
Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; create.
Analysis: The occupational therapy compact allows for those with occupational therapy licenses in other states to offer services in Mississippi, as well as those within Mississippi to offer services in other states. This helps Mississippians access more services on the market and also helps Mississippians grow their businesses.
479. HB 479
Not Rated
Civil proceedings; authorize judge to assess cost against those that are dismissed.
Analysis:
480. HB 480
Good Policy
Wrongful death; clarify cause of action for an unborn child.
Analysis: This bill equalizes the criminal and civil rights of unborn children.
481. HB 481
Not Rated
Pre-election day voting; authorize for twenty days before an election.
Analysis:
482. HB 482
Not Rated
Enhanced penalties; repeal for certain crimes.
Analysis:
483. HB 483
Good Policy
Sentencing judge; authorize to set date to revisit sentencing of nonviolent offenders.
Analysis: This bill helps those who are in custody for nonviolent crimes have the potential to be reassessed for alternative placements than in the department of corrections. This could help with re-entry and would help the state's overcrowded prison problem.
484. HB 484
Neutral
Petroleum Products Inspection Law; delete repealer on definitions and penalties under.
Analysis: The bill removes a repealer on the penalties for the petroleum products inspection law. It keeps in place the current process of penalties for faulty or dangerous pumps.
485. HB 485
Neutral
Sexual assault evidence kit; regulate the processing of.
Analysis: This bill clarifies the time in which a rape kit must be processed.
486. HB 486
Not Rated
Ban-the-Box Act; create to prohibit public employers from using criminal history as an initial bar to employment.
Analysis:
487. HB 487
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist the Alfred Alleman VFW Post 2539 in Gulfport with improvements to Post building.
Analysis:
488. HB 488
Not Rated
School prayer; require school boards to designate a period of reflection for students at the beginning of each school day.
Analysis:
489. HB 489
Not Rated
Drag racing; provide vehicle in violation shall be subject to forfeiture.
Analysis:
490. HB 490
Not Rated
Civil Rights Memorial Day; designate the last Monday of April as.
Analysis:
491. HB 491
Not Rated
Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; create.
Analysis:
492. HB 492
Not Rated
Indigenous Native American Day; declare the second Monday in October as.
Analysis:
493. HB 493
Not Rated
Religious Freedom Act and Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act; repeal.
Analysis:
494. HB 494
Not Rated
Juneteenth; designate as a legal holiday in the State of Mississippi.
Analysis:
495. HB 495
Not Rated
The Crown Act; create to prohibit discrimination based on hairstyles in workplace and schools.
Analysis:
496. HB 496
Not Rated
Motor Vehicle Theft Recovery Fund; create.
Analysis:
497. HB 497
Not Rated
Fifteenth Circuit Court District; revise residency requirement.
Analysis:
498. HB 498
Not Rated
Municipalities allowed to establish overdue water/sewer payment programs, certain; extend program repeal date.
Analysis:
499. HB 499
Not Rated
Grandparent visitation; revise to include great-grandparents.
Analysis:
500. HB 500
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Natchez with Concord Avenue drainage improvement project.
Analysis:
501. HB 501
Not Rated
Appropriation; IHL for construction of athletic stadium for Jackson State University.
Analysis:
502. HB 502
Not Rated
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; increase monthly benefit for.
Analysis:
503. HB 503
Not Rated
Medicaid and Human Services Transparency and Fraud Prevention Act; repeal.
Analysis:
504. HB 504
Not Rated
Sales tax; revise definition of 'installation charges' to exclude labor services in connection with residential roofing.
Analysis:
505. HB 505
Not Rated
Income tax; provide a credit for taxpayers that provide paid maternity and paternity leave for employees.
Analysis:
506. HB 506
Not Rated
County health departments; require nurse practitioner to be present weekly to provide contraceptive supplies.
Analysis:
507. HB 507
Good Policy
Legislature; provide that members have individual standing to challenge certain actions of the Governor in state court.
Analysis: This bill gives legislators the ability to challenge the governor if the governor takes actions to limit the individual legislators powers.
508. HB 508
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt sales of coins, currency and bullion.
Analysis:
509. HB 509
Not Rated
'Families' Rights and Responsiblities Act of 2023'; enact.
Analysis:
510. HB 510
Not Rated
Foster Parents' Bill of Rights; and Responsibilities; create and require to be provided to foster parents.
Analysis:
511. HB 511
Not Rated
'The Educational Standards Legislative Review Act'; enact.
Analysis:
512. HB 512
Not Rated
State agencies; authorize Governor to terminate certain appointed agency officials.
Analysis:
513. HB 513
Not Rated
Board of Barber Examiners and Board of Cosmetology; transfer functions of to Department of Health.
Analysis:
514. HB 514
Good Policy
Charter School Authorizer Board; reconstitute.
Analysis: This bill seeks to stagger the terms of office for authorizer board members and provide term limits for them.
515. HB 515
Good Policy
Training facilities; include in categories eligible for license fee increase proceeds.
Analysis: This bill adds training facilities to the list of entities that can receive money from license fees by the wildlife, fisheries, and parks department.
516. HB 516
Neutral
Conservation officer; decrease minimum years of law enforcement experience required to be appointed a.
Analysis: This bill decreases the minimum years to be appointed to a conservation officers from 5 years to 2 years.
517. HB 517
Bad Policy
Guide and outfitter services licenses; revise annual fee for both residents and nonresidents.
Analysis: This bill provides for a large increase in fees for licenses, costing taxpayers more money for unnecessary licenses
518. HB 518
Bad Policy
Local Provider Innocation Grant Program; revise certain provisions of.
Analysis: This bill grows the size of government and our health system's reliance on government by using more taxpayer dollars to fund medical facilities.
519. HB 519
Bad Policy
Landscape architects; authorize to participate with multi-disciplinary architecture firms.
Analysis: There are provisions in this bill that seek to overregulate firms and strip power away from engineers in multidisciplinary firms.
520. HB 520
Not Rated
Automobile liability insurance; provide motorists noncompliant with may not recover loss in accident with compliant.
Analysis:
521. HB 521
Not Rated
Length of Service Award Program; authorize for the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters.
Analysis:
522. HB 522
Neutral
Mississippi Individual On-site Wastewater Disposal System Law; extend repealer on.
Analysis: This bill extends a repealer on the wastewater disposal system law. The law allows for individuals to install personal wastewater systems on their property and puts forward regulations to ensure they are not contaminating the water supply.
523. HB 523
Not Rated
Statewide testing program; require tests to be translated and printed into primary spoken language of ELL students.
Analysis:
524. HB 524
Not Rated
Appropriation; DFA for making grants under the Mississippi Hospital Recovery Trust Program.
Analysis:
525. HB 525
Not Rated
Mississippi Hospital Recovery Trust Program; create to provide grants to public hospitals at high financial risk.
Analysis:
526. HB 526
Not Rated
Office of Independent State Hearing Officers; create to hear and decide matters for persons as alternative to agency hearing officers.
Analysis:
527. HB 527
Not Rated
Licensed professional counselors; revise qualifications for licensure for applicants who meet certain requirements.
Analysis:
528. HB 528
Not Rated
State employees life and health insurance plan; revise to include coverage for county and municipal election commissioners under.
Analysis:
529. HB 529
Not Rated
Department of Public Safety; revise various provisions.
Analysis:
530. HB 530
Not Rated
Dangerous dogs; create process for complaint to be filed when someone is injured.
Analysis:
531. HB 531
Not Rated
Youth court; revise the age that a child may be held criminally responsible or criminally prosecuted for a misdemeanor or felony.
Analysis: This bill lowers the age a child can be held criminally responsible from 13 to 12 under the youth court law.
532. HB 532
Not Rated
Mississippi School Safety Guardian Act; create.
Analysis:
533. HB 533
Not Rated
Adoption procedures; revise home study and residency requirements.
Analysis:
534. HB 534
Neutral
Drug Intervention Courts; standardize references.
Analysis: The bill adds helping with fentanyl and drug abuse to its definition of the purpose of drug intervention courts
535. HB 535
Neutral
Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of 'qualified resort area' under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
Analysis:
536. HB 536
Bad Policy
MSU; amend authority to enter into a long-term lease for housing and retail purpose to extend the original lease term to 65 years.
Analysis: This bill extends a long-term lease for MSU for the purposes of developing housing and/or retail space for the benefit of the university.
537. HB 537
Not Rated
Municipalities; authorize waiver of liens, under certain circumstances, for costs associated with cleaning menaced property.
Analysis:
538. HB 538
Neutral
Pat Harrison Waterway District; provide county withdrawal from district not effective until close of FY in which county obligations met.
Analysis: The bill clarifies that if a county wishes to withdraw from the waterway district, it will not become effective until the end of the fiscal year.
539. HB 539
Not Rated
Educational Scholarship Accounts (ESAs); direct to maximize the number funded as possible.
Analysis:
540. HB 540
Not Rated
Personal and professional services; require the Department of Finance and Administration to conduct solicitations of for certain agencies.
Analysis:
541. HB 541
Not Rated
MDOC; require to attain consulting services from Department of Information Technology Services to implement new offender management information system.
Analysis:
542. HB 542
Not Rated
Hunting and fishing license; waive requirement for residents who are honorably discharged veterans.
Analysis:
543. HB 543
Not Rated
Criminal investigator; authorize additional for 13th Circuit Court District.
Analysis:
544. HB 544
Not Rated
Valued policy law; exempt builder's risk insurance policies from.
Analysis:
545. HB 545
Not Rated
Use tax; require PEER to provide certain reporting concerning expenditures of tax by municipalities and counties.
Analysis:
546. HB 546
Not Rated
Divorce; authorize where marriage is irretrievably broken.
Analysis:
547. HB 547
Not Rated
Corrections auditor; revise duties of.
Analysis:
548. HB 548
Not Rated
Board on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training; require K-9 teams to be certified.
Analysis:
549. HB 549
Not Rated
Sales Tax; exempt certain sales of property transported from this state and first used in another state.
Analysis:
550. HB 550
Not Rated
Second Amendment Preservation Act; authorize with exclusion for universities and colleges.
Analysis:
551. HB 551
Not Rated
Surveyors license; provide that licensed engineers may qualify for if certain conditions are met.
Analysis:
552. HB 552
Not Rated
Poll managers; increase the compensation of.
Analysis:
553. HB 553
Not Rated
CDL; exempt county and municipal employees who operate vehicles and equipment in the performance of their job.
Analysis:
554. HB 554
Not Rated
Bentley's Law; create to authorize court order child maintenance payments when parent's death is caused by case of aggravated DUI.
Analysis:
555. HB 555
Good Policy
Charter schools; reconstitute authorizer board and require formula to ensure equitable distribution of local funds.
Analysis: This bill seeks to stagger the terms of office for authorizer board members and provide term limits for them.
556. HB 556
Bad Policy
'Property Clean up Revolving Fund'; establish.
Analysis: This bill creates a state loan program for cleaning up properties. It puts taxpayers on one side of the state on the hook for loans taken out by local governments on the other side.
557. HB 557
Bad Policy
MS Rural Dentists Scholarship Program; increase number of students who may be admitted into annually.
Analysis: This bill increases the amount of taxpayer dollars spent on paying for the school of dentists.
558. HB 558
Not Rated
PERS; allow retirees to work as law enforcement officer for another employer and draw retirement allowance and work full time.
Analysis:
559. HB 559
Not Rated
The Phillip Cameron Hendry Mississippi Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week; designate the second week in April annually as.
Analysis:
560. HB 560
Not Rated
School boards; elect members at presidential election for 4-year term.
Analysis:
561. HB 561
Good Policy
Alcoholic beverages; authorize the sale of wine at grocery stores.
Analysis: Currently in Mississippi, it is against the law to sell wine in grocery stores. This bill seeks to remove this law and open up the free market to allow grocery stores to sell wine. This provides Mississippians more choice and removes unnecessary prohibition and regulation.
562. HB 562
Good Policy
Alcoholic beverages; revise policy of state regarding prohibition of.
Analysis: This bill is a positive step for removing prohibition in the state of Mississippi. It changes the policy of the state from prohibition to favoring the legal sale and manufacture of alcohol.
563. HB 563
Good Policy
Alcoholic beverages; allow direct sales and shipments of wine to be made to residents in this state.
Analysis: This bill removes unnecessary prohibition and allows Mississippians to purchase wine and have it delivered to their house. This opens up the free market and allows Mississippians more choice.
564. HB 564
Not Rated
MS Workforce Training and Education Act; extend repealer and codify repealers on conforming statutes.
Analysis:
565. HB 565
Not Rated
Blue; designate as the state color of Mississippi.
Analysis:
566. HB 566
Bad Policy
Headlights; require to be used whenever windshield wipers necessitated.
Analysis: This bill is completely unnecessary government overreach.
567. HB 567
Not Rated
Railroad crossings; require MDOT to review all passive crossings to determine if any are particularly dangerous.
Analysis:
568. HB 568
Not Rated
Chancery clerk; require to remove social security numbers from land transfer deeds.
Analysis:
569. HB 569
Not Rated
Teachers; allow to participate in strikes in any year during which no legislative raise is given.
Analysis:
570. HB 570
Not Rated
Teacher strikes; repeal prohibition of.
Analysis:
571. HB 571
Not Rated
Credit reports; prohibit release of information unless authorized by the consumer.
Analysis:
572. HB 572
Not Rated
State Health Insurance Plan; provide coverage for proton therapy to treat cancer and certain noncancerous tumors.
Analysis:
573. HB 573
Not Rated
Public schools; clarify authority of local law enforcement agencies to prevent and investigate crimes on property of.
Analysis:
574. HB 574
Not Rated
Drug and alcohol treatment; require 30-day minimum in-patient treatment.
Analysis:
575. HB 575
Not Rated
Alternative nicotine; clarify prohibition on school property.
Analysis:
576. HB 576
Good Policy
Gender reassignment surgery or services; prohibit performing or paying for.
Analysis: This bill prohibits gender reassignment surgery or services from being performed on minors. This helps protect vulnerable children.
577. HB 577
Not Rated
Local governments capital improvements revolving loan program; include municipal natural gas facilities.
Analysis:
578. HB 578
Not Rated
IHL board; delete repealer on authority to oversee certain construction projects funded by state general obligation bonds.
Analysis:
579. HB 579
Not Rated
Appropriation; IHL for research project on indoor production of medical marijuana at Alcorn State University.
Analysis:
580. HB 580
Not Rated
Appropriation; Town of Meadville for improvements to water and sewer infrastructure.
Analysis:
581. HB 581
Not Rated
Appropriation; Pattison Community Water Association for water system improvements.
Analysis:
582. HB 582
Not Rated
Appropriation; Hermanville Community Water Association for certain water system improvements.
Analysis:
583. HB 583
Not Rated
Minimum wage; establish at $8.50 and set requirements for exemptions and overtime.
Analysis:
584. HB 584
Bad Policy
Qualified Health Center Grant Program; clarify that amount specified for grants under is minimum amount to be issued.
Analysis: This bill increases the amount the state can spend of taxpayer dollars for grants on health centers.
585. HB 585
Not Rated
Regional correctional facilities; require Department of Corrections to utilize for housing of state offenders before utilizing private facilities.
Analysis:
586. HB 586
Not Rated
Financial credit counseling; require curriculum to be taught as an elective class that is required for graduation.
Analysis:
587. HB 587
Not Rated
PERS; all members of will vest after 4 years of membership regardless of the date they became members.
Analysis:
588. HB 588
Bad Policy
MS Workforce Training and Education Act; extend repealer on the act and in 2004 chapter law for conforming code sections.
Analysis: This bill funds a state agency to spend taxpayer money on workforce development, which is not a core function of government, as well as funds a 20+ member board to waste more money.
589. HB 589
Not Rated
Death Benefits Trust Fund; survivors of persons receiving federal death benefits shall automatically receive a payment from.
Analysis:
590. HB 590
Not Rated
Bribery of candidate; revise statute of limitations.
Analysis:
591. HB 591
Not Rated
Appropriation; MDE to assist parents in paying school districts for cost of lost/damaged electronic devices assigned to students.
Analysis:
592. HB 592
Not Rated
U.S. Highway 49/49E/49W; designate segment from Hinds County to Coahoma County as an historic memorial blues highway.
Analysis:
593. HB 593
Not Rated
Physical education curriculum; require full implementation in all K-12 schools.
Analysis:
594. HB 594
Not Rated
Private prisons that house state offenders; provide moratorium on the expansion of.
Analysis:
595. HB 595
Not Rated
African-American Studies and Racial Diversity; require SDE to develop curriculum for implementation in public high school.
Analysis:
596. HB 596
Not Rated
Civics; require State Board of Education to develop curriculum for public middle and high school students.
Analysis:
597. HB 597
Not Rated
Vocational and home economics; require curriculum for all middle, high and alternative school students.
Analysis:
598. HB 598
Not Rated
Marijuana possession; revise as civil penalty.
Analysis:
599. HB 599
Not Rated
Schools in district transformation; prohibit mandatory consolidation if progressing toward termination of district transformation status.
Analysis:
600. HB 600
Not Rated
Presidential electors; revise selection of to be one from each congressional district and two from the state at large.
Analysis:
601. HB 601
Not Rated
School attendance officers; provide formula for allocating funds for the employment of and increase minimum base salary of.
Analysis:
602. HB 602
Not Rated
District Attorneys; increase the operating allowance of.
Analysis:
603. HB 603
Neutral
State budget; bring forward sections relating to.
Analysis:
604. HB 604
Bad Policy
New programs funded with ARPA funds; revise certain provisions and bring forward sections of.
Analysis: ARPA is a massive government overreach and is a misuse of taxpayer dollars.
605. HB 605
Not Rated
PERS; retired schoolteachers may be employed as teachers in public school districts and receive retirement allowance and salary.
Analysis:
606. HB 606
Not Rated
Online betting, gaming and wagering; legalize under certain conditions.
Analysis:
607. HB 607
Not Rated
Collegiate voters; require each public and private four-year postsecondary institution to have an on-campus voting precinct.
Analysis:
608. HB 608
Not Rated
Online voter registration; authorize for first-time registrants.
Analysis:
609. HB 609
Not Rated
Voting rights; restore upon satisfaction of all sentencing requirements of a conviction including parole but not probation.
Analysis:
610. HB 610
Not Rated
Sales tax; phase out on sales of certain food.
Analysis:
611. HB 611
Not Rated
Absentee voting; establish electronic application procedure for college students.
Analysis:
612. HB 612
Not Rated
TANF benefits; provide child care and transportation for applicants during initial orientation meetings.
Analysis:
613. HB 613
Not Rated
TANF funds; prohibit providing to any person whose income is more than 200% of poverty level.
Analysis:
614. HB 614
Not Rated
'Collegiate Computerized Educational Device (C-CompED) Act'; authorize public postsecondary educational institutions to purchase wireless communication devices for students.
Analysis:
615. HB 615
Not Rated
Officer-involved deaths; require investigation by Mississippi Bureau of Investigations.
Analysis:
616. HB 616
Not Rated
Review Board for Officer-Involved Deaths; create.
Analysis:
617. HB 617
Not Rated
Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Advertising Fund; use portion of monies in to advertise for state parks.
Analysis:
618. HB 618
Good Policy
Transportation funding; authorize public-private partnerships to include naming rights.
Analysis: This bill allows for the state to sell naming rights to highways, roads, and bridges to cover costs of repair. This is a better alternative to raising taxes.
619. HB 619
Not Rated
State Health Officer; require certain orders issued by to be approved by the Governor.
Analysis:
620. HB 620
Not Rated
Early voting; authorize.
Analysis:
621. HB 621
Good Policy
Firearms Protection Act; create.
Analysis: This bill protects the second amendment rights of Mississippians from federal overreach and infringements.
622. HB 622
Good Policy
Seizure and forfeiture; require conviction and establish in relation to certain criminal offenses.
Analysis: Civil Asset Forfeiture is one of the grossest violations of liberty. This bill seeks to require conviction of certain crimes and offenses before asset seizure and forfeiture can be conducted.
623. HB 623
Good Policy
Appeal from judgment by a county or municipal authority; revise standard of construction for determining constitutionality.
Analysis:
624. HB 624
Good Policy
Stun gun; remove the term from the prohibited firearms category.
Analysis: This bill helps Mississippians get more of their second amendment rights back by removing an unconstitutional prohibition on stun guns.
625. HB 625
Good Policy
Local and private bills proposing to extend local tax for second time; require direct referendum.
Analysis: This bill protects taxpayers from unnecessary spending by requiring a referendum to be held on extending local taxes.
626. HB 626
Bad Policy
Boards of Supervisors; provide exception on prohibition of expending certain funds in last months of office to meet federal ARPA spending deadline.
Analysis: This bill removes the prohibition of county boards spending recklessly at the end of their terms as long as the money is coming from ARPA.
627. HB 627
Not Rated
Ad valorem tax; revise exemption for university, college, community or junior college foundation property.
Analysis:
628. HB 628
Not Rated
Children's Promise Act; revise definition of 'eligible charitable organization' under.
Analysis:
629. HB 629
Not Rated
Sales tax; reduce rate on retail sales of motorcycles.
Analysis:
630. HB 630
Not Rated
Ballot box; prohibit the opening of and counting of votes until all of the polling places have closed.
Analysis:
631. HB 631
Not Rated
Disabled veterans motor vehicle license tags; revise certain provisions regarding disability rating.
Analysis:
632. HB 632
Not Rated
Back pay; authorize in certain situations where administrative error has occurred.
Analysis:
633. HB 633
Good Policy
Open Meetings Law; authorize court to void certain actions taken in violation of.
Analysis: This bill protects Mississippians by allowing courts to void actions taken that violate the open meetings law.
634. HB 634
Not Rated
Baby drop-off law; revise procedure to authorize a person designated by a parent to.
Analysis:
635. HB 635
Not Rated
Starkville High School AP Government Class of 2019 Motor Voter Act; create to establish the procedure for the automatic registration of.
Analysis:
636. HB 636
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Starkville for making Northside Drive drainage improvements.
Analysis:
637. HB 637
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Starkville with certain drainage projects.
Analysis:
638. HB 638
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Starkville with drainage improvements.
Analysis:
639. HB 639
Not Rated
Nonviolent offenders, certain; require Department of Corrections to house within a 100-mile radius of offenders' release residences.
Analysis:
640. HB 640
Not Rated
Workforce training, certain; provide for nonviolent offenders in regional correctional facilities.
Analysis:
641. HB 641
Not Rated
Wrongful conviction; remove limit on damages when court finds.
Analysis:
642. HB 642
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha Counties with certain road projects.
Analysis:
643. HB 643
Not Rated
Practice of medicine or dentistry; allow persons convicted of certain crimes to practice after license reinstatement.
Analysis:
644. HB 644
Not Rated
Victim Assistance Coordinator; authorize an additional coordinator for the Seventh Circuit Court District.
Analysis:
645. HB 645
Not Rated
Federal funds; Governor can not return to federal government as long as there is still a demonstable need for those funds in Mississippi.
Analysis:
646. HB 646
Not Rated
Contractors; authorize counties and municipalities to pay utilizing electronic deposits.
Analysis:
647. HB 647
Good Policy
Mississippi Adult Health and Privacy Act; create.
Analysis: This bill protects the rights of Mississippians by allowing them to make the decision for themselves to receive a vaccination.
648. HB 648
Good Policy
Milk products; exempt owners of certain milk producing animals from regulation when used for personal milk consumption.
Analysis: This bill seeks to exempt owners of milk producing animals from certain regulations when using milk for personal consumption. This promotes free enterprise principles and private property rights by allowing the owners to consume or to use raw milk
649. HB 649
Good Policy
Mississippi On-Farm Sales and Food Freedom Act; create.
Analysis: This bill protects farmers from government regulation in the selling of food products directly to the consumer, as well as regulation from animal husbandry practices.
650. HB 650
Not Rated
Motor vehicle license plates; allow reuse from one vehicle to another vehicle under certain conditions.
Analysis:
651. HB 651
Not Rated
Auto insurance; policy held by lienholder or secured party not invalidated by intentional act of vehicle owner.
Analysis:
652. HB 652
Not Rated
Excused absence; permit for students participating in roping or barrel horse racing events.
Analysis:
653. HB 653
Neutral
Autopsies; create 'Jenna's Law' to require autopsies to include inquiry about whether death was a result of seizure or epilepsy.
Analysis:
654. HB 654
Not Rated
Antique boats; exempt from three year registration renewal requirement.
Analysis:
655. HB 655
Not Rated
Children's Promise Act; revise definition of 'eligible charitable organization' under.
Analysis:
656. HB 656
Not Rated
Firearm suppressors; authorize manufacture and possession in Mississippi and prohibit enforcement of federal laws governing.
Analysis:
657. HB 657
Not Rated
Youth courts; require to file all legal documents using MEC.
Analysis:
658. HB 658
Not Rated
Commerical driver's license; exempt county-owned garbage trucks operators from requirement.
Analysis:
659. HB 659
Not Rated
Foresters; liable for cost of timber on failure to provide scale tickets to landowners if logger fails to pay forester.
Analysis:
660. HB 660
Not Rated
Appropriation; State Aid Road Fund from State General Fund.
Analysis:
661. HB 661
Not Rated
Appropriation; State Aid Road Fund to reimburse for monies expended to counties due to provisions of House Bill 779, 2019 Regular Session.
Analysis:
662. HB 662
Not Rated
Appropriation; Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Fund to be utilized by MDOT.
Analysis:
663. HB 663
Not Rated
Ad valorem taxation; provide partial exemption for certain business personal property.
Analysis:
664. HB 664
Not Rated
Homestead exemption; increase for persons 65 years of age or older or totally disabled.
Analysis:
665. HB 665
Not Rated
Ad valorem tax; exempt certain business personal property from.
Analysis:
666. HB 666
Not Rated
Driver's license; prescribe information to be included on and authorize discretionary inclusion of blood type.
Analysis:
667. HB 667
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Lee County with repair/replacement of a bridge.
Analysis:
668. HB 668
Not Rated
Teacher licensure; authorize SDE to issue Nontraditional Teaching Route - Standard License to certain individuals with advanced degrees.
Analysis:
669. HB 669
Not Rated
Mississippi Architects and Engineers Good Samaritan Act; create.
Analysis:
670. HB 670
Not Rated
Nonadmitted policy fee; divert forty percent of for rural fire truck and supplemental fund.
Analysis:
671. HB 671
Not Rated
Lottery proceeds; revise distribution of.
Analysis:
672. HB 672
Not Rated
Income tax; revise certain certain provisions relating to electing pass-through entities.
Analysis:
673. HB 673
Not Rated
Appropriation; MDOT for replacement of bridges incapable of supporting harvest permit allowable weight.
Analysis:
674. HB 674
Not Rated
Appropriation; MDOT for matching funds for the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Analysis:
675. HB 675
Neutral
State Veterans Affairs Board; revise provisions regarding processing appeals of claims.
Analysis:
676. HB 676
Not Rated
Counties; authorize to choose not to be subject to requirement for permitting as a condition to construction.
Analysis:
677. HB 677
Neutral
County veteran service officers; revise certain qualifications for.
Analysis:
678. HB 678
Not Rated
Mississippi Voter Protection Act; create.
Analysis:
679. HB 679
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal Affordable Care Act.
Analysis:
680. HB 680
Not Rated
Disabled veterans; establish right to appeal in forma pauperis in certain cases.
Analysis:
681. HB 681
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for repair and renovation projects at Mississippi Valley State University.
Analysis:
682. HB 682
Not Rated
State holidays; remove Confederate Memorial Day as.
Analysis:
683. HB 683
Not Rated
Indecent assault; create the crime of and provide penalties.
Analysis:
684. HB 684
Not Rated
Income tax; exempt income of certain mental health professionals providing services in critical mental health services shortage areas.
Analysis:
685. HB 685
Good Policy
Deeds to married couples; create a rebuttable presumption of joint tenancy with rights of survivorship.
Analysis:
686. HB 686
Not Rated
Simple assault; revise to include indecent touching.
Analysis:
687. HB 687
Not Rated
Municipalities; establish alternative procedure to require property owners to make corrective repairs to property.
Analysis:
688. HB 688
Not Rated
Civil Legal Assistance Fund; specify funding to from certain sources.
Analysis:
689. HB 689
Not Rated
Mississippi Center for Legal Services Corporation Fund; create and provide for a new fee to be deposited into.
Analysis:
690. HB 690
Not Rated
Chickasawhay Natural Gas District; increase compensation of board of directors and chairperson of.
Analysis:
691. HB 691
Not Rated
Memorial highway; designate a portion of U.S. Highway 45 in Wayne County, MS, as the 'Army Sergeant Eric C. Newman Memorial Highway.'
Analysis:
692. HB 692
Not Rated
Firearms in possession of a felon; revise regulations for.
Analysis:
693. HB 693
Neutral
Aldermen and councilmen; increase the maximum amount of surety bond that may be given by.
Analysis: The bill increases the maximum amount of surety bond for alderman or councilman from one hundred thousand to one million.
694. HB 694
Not Rated
Civil Air Patrol members; authorize granting of leave of absence to for certain emergency services.
Analysis:
695. HB 695
Not Rated
PERS; new public safety employees may receive retirement allowance with 25 years of service.
Analysis:
696. HB 696
Not Rated
Capitol Complex Improvement District; revise boundary lines of.
Analysis: changes the boundaries of the CCID
697. HB 697
Good Policy
Homeowner associations that provide water to its residents, certain; prohibit PSC from providing certain regulation of.
Analysis: While this bill is narrowly tailored to only apply to neighborhoods specifically within the City of Jackson, the bill will exempt homeowners associations from the public service commission's regulations in distributing water to the residents of its homeowners association allowing those neighborhoods to be more self-sufficient for the purpose of water supply apart from the City of Jackson.
698. HB 698
Good Policy
Municipal water, wastewater and sewer services; require equity based billing based on use of.
Analysis: This bill requires that municipal waterworks charge customers fees based on actual water usage and not based on property values or other methods.
699. HB 699
Not Rated
MS State Asylum Records; provide procedures for access and exempt from confidentiality and privilege requirements.
Analysis:
700. HB 700
Not Rated
Flood and drainage control districts; revise the number of directors for certain municipalities.
Analysis:
701. HB 701
Bad Policy
Mississippi Work and Save Program; create.
Analysis: This bill appropriates taxpayer dollars for a government board to operate a retirement savings fund for private employers.
702. HB 702
Neutral
Reverse auction; revise method of receiving bids through for agencies and governing authorities.
Analysis: The bill provides a process for state agencies to prove that a reverse auction is not in the best interest of the agency and to develop a better way to receive bids for the item.
703. HB 703
Not Rated
'Medal of Honor Trail'; designate portion of Interstate 22 and U.S. Highway 78 within the State of Mississippi as.
Analysis:
704. HB 704
Bad Policy
Television series production; provide incentives for certain.
Analysis: This bill is a misuse of taxpayer dollars, giving money to media companies that make shows in Mississippi to promote tourism.
705. HB 705
Not Rated
Bonds; create pilot program for grants to certain municipalities for security cameras and equipment and authorize bonds to provide funds.
Analysis:
706. HB 706
Not Rated
Bonds; create small municipalities security cameras and equipment grant program and authorize bonds to provide funds.
Analysis:
707. HB 707
Not Rated
Lottery; clarify liquor stores able to serve as lottery retailers.
Analysis:
708. HB 708
Not Rated
Mobile sports wagering; authorize.
Analysis:
709. HB 709
Not Rated
Retired judges; authorize to solemnize marriages.
Analysis:
710. HB 710
Not Rated
Bonds; mandate election on issue of county or municipal bonds.
Analysis:
711. HB 711
Not Rated
Bonds; mandate election on issue of county or municipal bonds.
Analysis:
712. HB 712
Not Rated
State advertising; prohibit elected and appointed officers from publicly participating in.
Analysis:
713. HB 713
Not Rated
Interrogations; require all to be conducted by law enforcement to be recorded.
Analysis:
714. HB 714
Not Rated
Tobacco; prohibit sale of candy or food product that mimics.
Analysis:
715. HB 715
Not Rated
DUI; revise license suspension for test refusal if licensee pleads guilty.
Analysis:
716. HB 716
Not Rated
Pawnbrokers, title pledge lenders and check cashers; reduce maximum rate of interest that they may charge for their services.
Analysis:
717. HB 717
Not Rated
Elected official; prohibit from changing political party affiliation during term of office.
Analysis:
718. HB 718
Not Rated
Mobile homes and manufactured homes; give owner of one year to redeem the property after sold for taxes.
Analysis:
719. HB 719
Not Rated
Automatic voter registration; authorize for those who apply for the issuance, renewal or change of address of driver's license.
Analysis:
720. HB 720
Not Rated
Mississippi Horse Racing Act; create.
Analysis:
721. HB 721
Not Rated
Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc.; establish funding for.
Analysis:
722. HB 722
Good Policy
Controlled substances; exclude fentanyl testing materials from definition of 'paraphernalia' under.
Analysis: This bill removes fentanyl testing strips from the controlled substances list. This eliminates unnecessary government regulation.
723. HB 723
Bad Policy
Mississippi Transit Corporation; establish and create study committee.
Analysis: This bill creates a study committee to study how to spend more taxpayer money on rail transit.
724. HB 724
Not Rated
DPS; require to establish training component relating to autism spectrum disorder.
Analysis:
725. HB 725
Not Rated
Social media deplatforming; regulate and prohibit.
Analysis:
726. HB 726
Neutral
Supreme court, court of appeals, chancery courts and circuit courts; bring forward code sections related to.
Analysis:
727. HB 727
Not Rated
Advanced practice registered nurses; revise licensing provisions relating to.
Analysis:
728. HB 728
Not Rated
State school and school district accountability system; eliminate certain criteria for measuring performance under.
Analysis:
729. HB 729
Bad Policy
'Mississippi Successful Techniques Resulting in Delivering Excellence in Education and Employability (STRIDE) Scholarship Program'; establish.
Analysis: This bill is appropriating more taxpayer dollars to pay for college classes for students and grows state government by forcing local school districts to adopt a policy that was previously optional. This is a misuse of taxpayer money and strips decision making power away from our local school districts.
730. HB 730
Bad Policy
'William F. Winter and Jack Reed, Sr., Teacher Loan Repayment Program'; revise to expand eligibility.
Analysis: This bill expands the number of people who can apply to have taxpayer dollars spent on their college loans if they sign a contract to teach in Mississippi. This is a misuse of taxpayer dollars.
731. HB 731
Not Rated
National Board certified teachers; provide $4,000 annual salary supplement for those employed in areas designated as geographically critical teacher shortage areas.
Analysis:
732. HB 732
Not Rated
Early Learning Collaboratives; expand to provide in every school district by the start of the 2027-2028 school year.
Analysis:
733. HB 733
Not Rated
911 calls; require a public body to transcribe and release to the public if certain information redacted.
Analysis:
734. HB 734
Not Rated
DHS; extend date of repealers on and update certain language.
Analysis:
735. HB 735
Not Rated
Retailer Tax Fairness Act; create.
Analysis:
736. HB 736
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Holly Springs for widening a road for the Springs Industrial Park.
Analysis:
737. HB 737
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Holly Springs with improvements to Mississippi Highway 178.
Analysis:
738. HB 738
Not Rated
Income tax; authorize credit for employers of convicted felons, prohibit certain criminal record/history checks.
Analysis:
739. HB 739
Not Rated
Elections; establish procedure for automatic registration of voters.
Analysis:
740. HB 740
Not Rated
Spouse and children of first responders killed in the line of duty; provide scholarship for attendance at postsecondary institutions.
Analysis:
741. HB 741
Not Rated
Nursing homes; require to purchase and maintain a minimum amount of liability insurance.
Analysis:
742. HB 742
Good Policy
Mineral rights; revert to surface owner after certain period of time.
Analysis: Many landowners do not own the rights to the ground on their land. This promotes property rights and allows them to obtain those rights if there is no production on their land within 10 years.
743. HB 743
Not Rated
Employment-at-will doctrine; abolish and create 'Good Faith in Employment Act.'
Analysis:
744. HB 744
Not Rated
Implied consent; revise suspension period during appeals for refusal to submit to chemical test.
Analysis:
745. HB 745
Not Rated
Legislature; allow retired PERS members to receive a retirement allowance while serving as a member of.
Analysis:
746. HB 746
Not Rated
Cigarettes; increase excise tax on.
Analysis:
747. HB 747
Not Rated
Mississippi Scholarship Act; create to provide scholarships to K-12 public school students.
Analysis:
748. HB 748
Good Policy
Tim Tebow Act; create to authorize homeschool students to participate in public school extracurricular activities.
Analysis:
749. HB 749
Good Policy
Extracurricular activities; require certain organizations to allow equal participation by all students in.
Analysis:
750. HB 750
Not Rated
Alcholic beverages; revise definition of 'qualified resort area' under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
Analysis:
751. HB 751
Not Rated
Income tax refund; provide check off on individual form to allow contribution to State General Fund.
Analysis:
752. HB 752
Good Policy
MS Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia; revise eligibility beginning with kindergarten.
Analysis: This bill opens up the education market and allows for choice for parents whose children struggle with dyslexia.
753. HB 753
Not Rated
Appropriation; Rural Fire Truck Fund for additional round of trucks under Acquisition Assistance Program.
Analysis:
754. HB 754
Not Rated
Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of 'qualified resort area' under the local option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
Analysis:
755. HB 755
Not Rated
Tobacco; increase excise tax on all products except cigarettes.
Analysis:
756. HB 756
Not Rated
The Missing Persons Reporting and Identification Act; create to require local law enforcement agencies to input missing person in the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NAMUS).
Analysis:
757. HB 757
Not Rated
Assessment on certain offenses; revise.
Analysis:
758. HB 758
Not Rated
Simple assault; add athletic umpires to list that elevates to aggravated.
Analysis:
759. HB 759
Not Rated
Certificate of Foreign Birth; authorize without judicial proceeding under certain circumstances.
Analysis:
760. HB 760
Not Rated
Recreational landowners; add cycling to the list of activities exempt from liability.
Analysis:
761. HB 761
Not Rated
Appropriation; Children's Advocacy Centers of Mississippi for distribution to children's advocacy centers throughout state.
Analysis:
762. HB 762
Not Rated
Judicial operating allowance; increase.
Analysis:
763. HB 763
Bad Policy
MDA FY23 appropriations from Gulf Coast Restoration Fund; revise those made to the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission.
Analysis: This bill is spending an additional 5 million dollars on a technology park in hancock county.
764. HB 764
Not Rated
Capitol Complex Improvement District; authorize demolition of slum and blighted properties located within.
Analysis:
765. HB 765
Not Rated
Motor vehicles; require certain new to be equipped with alert to operator to check rear designated seat when engine stops.
Analysis:
766. HB 766
Not Rated
MCOPS programs; authorize training for to provide at any approved training academy in the state.
Analysis:
767. HB 767
Good Policy
Homeschooled students; authorize participation in therapy services available through local school district.
Analysis: This bill allows homeschool students to receive therapy services provided by their local school district that they are already paying for.
768. HB 768
Neutral
State Personnel Board; require agencies seeking an exemption from the oversight of to submit written plan of justification to Legislature and SPB.
Analysis: This bill requires state agencies seeking oversight exemption to write a detailed plan to justify it to the legislature and the personnel board. Though it would be better to not let agencies be exempt from the oversight at all, this bill at least attempts to put some kind of protection in place for taxpayers.
769. HB 769
Neutral
Harvey Moss Wildlife Management Area at Tuscumbia; designate Tuscumbia Wildlife Management Area as.
Analysis:
770. HB 770
Not Rated
Mississippi Office of Space and Technology; create to be administered by MDA, which shall staff.
Analysis:
771. HB 771
Not Rated
HELP Grant and MTAG Programs; revise level of funding provided to eligible students.
Analysis:
772. HB 772
Neutral
Mississippi Opal; designate as official state gemstone.
Analysis:
773. HB 773
Not Rated
Real estate brokers and agents; revise liability regarding disclosure statements.
Analysis:
774. HB 774
Not Rated
TANF block grant; DHS shall transfer 30% of each year to CCDF for child care vouchers.
Analysis:
775. HB 775
Not Rated
Mississippi Gospel Music Trail; authorize MDA Division of Tourism to establish program and historical markers for.
Analysis:
776. HB 776
Not Rated
Trailers and semitrailers; revise alternative highway privilege tax for.
Analysis:
777. HB 777
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Jackson with demolition and removal of blighted properties.
Analysis:
778. HB 778
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Jackson with improvements to senior centers, community centers and gymnasiums.
Analysis:
779. HB 779
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Verona with site development related to the Old Town Crossing Project.
Analysis:
780. HB 780
Not Rated
Appropriation; State Department of Health to provide epi-pens and AEDs in community colleges, universities and schools.
Analysis:
781. HB 781
Not Rated
Dyslexia screenings; reimburse parents and school districts for comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations of students failing initial screener.
Analysis:
782. HB 782
Not Rated
Income tax; provide a credit for taxpayers who claim a federal earned income tax credit.
Analysis:
783. HB 783
Not Rated
Health Care Facility Right to Visit Act; create.
Analysis:
784. HB 784
Not Rated
First Responders Health and Safety Act; revise to provide that the cancer benefits will be paid by the state and not insurance policies.
Analysis:
785. HB 785
Not Rated
Mississippi Rare Disease Advisory Council; create at UMMC.
Analysis:
786. HB 786
Not Rated
Nonresident native hunting and fishing license; authorize issuance for nonresident natives of Mississippi.
Analysis:
787. HB 787
Neutral
Mississippi Board of Registration for Foresters; bring forward all code sections and authorize to suspend license of licensee for failure to satisfy judgement.
Analysis: The bill grants the board the ability to suspend the forester license of someone who fails to satisfy a judgement handed down to them by the board.
788. HB 788
Not Rated
School districts; prohibit from denying students who maintain all A's from being exempt from certain exams.
Analysis:
789. HB 789
Good Policy
Prohibiting Financial Surveillance Act; create.
Analysis: This bill helps protects Mississippians and their finances from privacy violations from the Biden administration by prohibiting financial institutions in the state to report on law abiding citizens.
790. HB 790
Not Rated
PERS; county and municipal election commissioners shall be members of.
Analysis:
791. HB 791
Not Rated
Tianeptine; add to Schedule II list of controlled substances.
Analysis:
792. HB 792
Not Rated
Hotel construction projects; authorize sales tax incentive for.
Analysis:
793. HB 793
Neutral
EMS Memorial; Health Dept. shall design and construct to honor EMS personnel who died in line of duty.
Analysis:
794. HB 794
Not Rated
Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs); transfer administration of certification from Health Department to Board of Nursing.
Analysis:
795. HB 795
Not Rated
Shoplifting; require to calculate total price of all shoplifting items for fine.
Analysis:
796. HB 796
Not Rated
Advanced practice registered nurses; revise licensing provisions relating to.
Analysis:
797. HB 797
Not Rated
Judicial operating allowance and district attorney; revise to increase.
Analysis:
798. HB 798
Not Rated
Court administrators; revise compensation of.
Analysis:
799. HB 799
Not Rated
Inmate Welfare Fund; increase portion of the fund that is utilized to fund Inmate Incentive to Work Program.
Analysis: There will need to be questions asked on this bill as to where this money is coming from as well as if this program is even helping lower recidivism.
800. HB 800
Not Rated
Department of Mental Health and community health centers; expand outpatient services for certain formerly incarcerated state inmates.
Analysis:
801. HB 801
Not Rated
Community and junior colleges; expand workforce development partnerships.
Analysis:
802. HB 802
Not Rated
appropriation; IHL MSU - Cooperative Extension Service for administration of the MS Youth Preparedness Initiative.
Analysis:
803. HB 803
Not Rated
Appropriation; Administrative Office of Courts for additional funding for intervention courts.
Analysis:
804. HB 804
Not Rated
Hunting and fishing license; nonresident not required to have if on land that he or she owns.
Analysis:
805. HB 805
Not Rated
Compulsory school age; revise definition to include children who attain the age of five years before September 1.
Analysis:
806. HB 806
Not Rated
Courtroom proceeding; authorize video conferences for certain proceedings.
Analysis:
807. HB 807
Not Rated
Mississippi State Workforce Investment Board; bring forward code sections related to.
Analysis:
808. HB 808
Not Rated
Youth court services fees and fines; exclude parents and children from payment of.
Analysis:
809. HB 809
Neutral
Executive Director of Public Utilities Staff; remove Public Service Commission from the process of appointing.
Analysis: Removes the PSC from the process of appointing an executive director of the Public Utilities Staff. This bill makes it an appointment by the governor.
810. HB 810
Not Rated
Fair Minimum Wage Act; create.
Analysis:
811. HB 811
Not Rated
Municipal Veterans Treatment Court; authorize in municipalities that have a municipal drug court.
Analysis:
812. HB 812
Not Rated
Racial Profiling Prevention Act; create.
Analysis:
813. HB 813
Not Rated
Employment; prohibit denial of solely because a person has been convicted of a felony.
Analysis:
814. HB 814
Not Rated
Custodial interrogations; authorize electronic recording of.
Analysis:
815. HB 815
Neutral
Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of 'qualified resort area' under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
Analysis:
816. HB 816
Bad Policy
Fentanyl; increase penalties for possession of.
Analysis: This is just increasing criminalization and costing taxpayers more money. Increasing penalties rarely deters drug possessions.
817. HB 817
Bad Policy
Early Learning Collaborative; increase minimum funding levels for full-day and half-day programs.
Analysis: This bill is appropriating more taxpayer dollars to pay for preschools.
818. HB 818
Not Rated
PERS Board; require to make investment decisions with sole purpose of maximizing returns.
Analysis:
819. HB 819
Not Rated
Mississippi Child Poverty Task Force; create.
Analysis:
820. HB 820
Not Rated
Appropriations; Hinds County for purchase of video cameras.
Analysis:
821. HB 821
Not Rated
Notaries; revise residency requirements of.
Analysis:
822. HB 822
Not Rated
Small Business Bridge Loan Program; create.
Analysis:
823. HB 823
Not Rated
Commission on Education and Economic Competitiveness; establish to develop vision for the state's future economic and educational success.
Analysis:
824. HB 824
Neutral
MDOT; authorize to assist publicly owned gas and water districts with certain removal and relocation projects.
Analysis: This bill allows MDOT to help smaller municipalities remove and relocate water and gas lines located on state highways.
825. HB 825
Not Rated
State holiday; exclusively recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday on the third Monday of January.
Analysis:
826. HB 826
Not Rated
Fresh Start Act; revise certain provisions of.
Analysis:
827. HB 827
Not Rated
Statutory rape; create an exception when both teenagers are dating each other.
Analysis:
828. HB 828
Not Rated
Driver's license; revise certain requirements and create certificate for driving.
Analysis:
829. HB 829
Not Rated
Expungement; revise list of eligible crimes.
Analysis:
830. HB 830
Not Rated
High school curriculum; require SBE to develop for instruction in civics and home economics.
Analysis:
831. HB 831
Not Rated
African-American Studies and Racial Diversity; require SDE to develop curriculum for implementation in public high school.
Analysis:
832. HB 832
Not Rated
Disenfranchising crimes; clarify those that qualify as.
Analysis:
833. HB 833
Not Rated
Absentee ballots; revise those who are authorized to vote by.
Analysis:
834. HB 834
Not Rated
Assistant District Attorneys and criminal investigators; increase authorized number of.
Analysis:
835. HB 835
Not Rated
Utility shutoffs; revise Governor's authority regarding.
Analysis:
836. HB 836
Not Rated
Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; reauthorize issuance members of the clergy.
Analysis:
837. HB 837
Not Rated
Case plans for inmates; require ordered alcohol/drug treatment to commence within 90 days of admission.
Analysis:
838. HB 838
Bad Policy
Mississippi Tianeptine and Kratom Consumer Protection Act; create.
Analysis: This bill is an overreach of government and promotes prohibition policies on tianeptine which many people use.
839. HB 839
Bad Policy
The 'Uncrewed Aircraft Systems Rights and Authorities Act'; create.
Analysis: This bill violates property rights by allowing drones to fly over private property without permission.
840. HB 840
Not Rated
State Public Defender; revise certain powers and duties of.
Analysis:
841. HB 841
Not Rated
Wiretapping; authorize county sheriff to apply to court for.
Analysis:
842. HB 842
Neutral
Office of Workforce Development; authorize to work with MS Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy to create an accountability system for certain nonprofits.
Analysis: The bill creates a system that would add accountability and transparency for nonprofits receiving state dollars and require them to regularly submit financial information.
843. HB 843
Neutral
Mississippi Department of Employment Security; authorize to conduct background investigations on certain employees.
Analysis: This bill gives the Department of employment security the ability to fingerprint and conduct background checks on all employees that have access to federal tax information.
844. HB 844
Bad Policy
Office of Workforce Development; revise funding mechanism for and create Mississippi K-12 Workforce Development Grant Program.
Analysis: There is a provision in this bill that allows for the Office of Workforce Development to enter into NDA's to support economic development activities and customize training for new industries. This is a misuse of taxpayer dollars.
845. HB 845
Bad Policy
Mississippi New Economic Development Training Assistance Grant Program; create.
Analysis: This bill allows for taxpayer dollars to be sent as a grant to junior colleges for training needs when new businesses move to Mississippi.
846. HB 846
Bad Policy
Sixteenth Section land; revise zoning authority of local governing entities to prohibit restrictions on school districts' ability to build on said lands.
Analysis: The bill keeps local governments from prohibiting schools to build new facilities on sixteenth section land. This bill could lead to a waste of taxpayer with no representation.
847. HB 847
Not Rated
Residential builders and remodelers laws; revise certain licensing provisions.
Analysis:
848. HB 848
Neutral
Mississippi Digital Asset Mining Act; create.
Analysis:
849. HB 849
Not Rated
Securities laws; provide certain exemptions regarding blockchain tokens.
Analysis:
850. HB 850
Good Policy
School ad valorem tax levy; authorize levying authority for certain districts to approve/disapprove request for certain increases.
Analysis: This bill allows the board of supervisors to disprove tax increases through school board ad valorem requests.
851. HB 851
Not Rated
Firearms and weapons; authorize nonviolent felons to possess and use in defense of residence or motor vehicle.
Analysis:
852. HB 852
Not Rated
Tax credits; authorize for business contributions to certain organizations supporting food pantries or soup kitchens.
Analysis:
853. HB 853
Not Rated
Health insurance policies; require certain to provide infertility coverage and establish pilot program in State Health Plan.
Analysis:
854. HB 854
Neutral
Marriage and family therapists; revise certain requirements for licensure.
Analysis: this bill allows for more people to be licensed as family and marriage therapist by reducing clinical hours and increasing the accredited colleges that a person can receive a degree from.
855. HB 855
Not Rated
Income tax; authorize a credit for costs incurred by certain taxpayers for storm shelter/safe room construction.
Analysis:
856. HB 856
Bad Policy
County boards of supervisors; authorize to make contributions to community participants of the MS Main Street program.
Analysis: This bill allows for taxpayer dollars to be given to nonprofit organizations.
857. HB 857
Neutral
Local Government Debt Collection Setoff Act; clarify term of 'claimant local government' under.
Analysis: The bill clarifies the definition of claimant local government for purposes of debt collection to include those whose governing boards are government appointed.
858. HB 858
Bad Policy
Mississippi Regional Preneed Disaster Clean Up Act; create.
Analysis: This bill adds the ability for county boards of supervisors to enter into agreements together to bid on disaster clean up services, but gives them an exclusive carve-out in the state code to not have their contracts subject to the approval of the Attorney General.
859. HB 859
Not Rated
Public special purpose schools; exempt from certain audit requirements.
Analysis:
860. HB 860
Neutral
'MS Intercollegiate Athletics Compensation Rights Act' and 'Uniform Athlete Agents Act'; bring forward.
Analysis:
861. HB 861
Not Rated
Motor vehicle police pursuit policies; require police and sheriffs' departments to develop and implement.
Analysis:
862. HB 862
Not Rated
Contract lobbyists; prohibit agencies, universities and colleges from hiring with public funds.
Analysis:
863. HB 863
Not Rated
Ban-the-Box Act; enact.
Analysis:
864. HB 864
Not Rated
Mobile sports wagering; authorize.
Analysis:
865. HB 865
Not Rated
Mental health screenings and assessments; require in all public schools.
Analysis:
866. HB 866
Not Rated
State Correctional Facilities Monitoring Unit; establish.
Analysis:
867. HB 867
Not Rated
DOC discharge plans; require explanation of disenfranchising crimes and opportunity for certain offenders to register to vote.
Analysis:
868. HB 868
Good Policy
Mobile barbershops; authorize licensed barbers to operate.
Analysis: This bill allows licensed barbers to operate a mobile shop. This helps them be able to reach more customers, provide Mississippians more choice, and reduces regulation.
869. HB 869
Not Rated
Early voting; require Secretary of State to authorize for overseas military.
Analysis:
870. HB 870
Neutral
Justice Court appeals; revise number of days to circuit court.
Analysis: This bill increases the number of days to file an appeal from justice to circuit court from 10 days to 30 days.
871. HB 871
Not Rated
Ad valorem tax; extend time for partial exemption and fee-in-lieu of ad valorem tax agreement for certain renewable energy projects.
Analysis:
872. HB 872
Not Rated
Expungement; authorize automatically for first-time offenders.
Analysis:
873. HB 873
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Natchez for Concord Avenue Drainage Improvement Project.
Analysis:
874. HB 874
Bad Policy
MS Dept. of Archives and History property; authorize DFA to clarify donation of certain lands in Claiborne County to U.S. Dept. of Interior - National Park Service.
Analysis: The federal government already owns too much land and property. This grows the power and size of the federal government.
875. HB 875
Neutral
Public purchases; revise bidding requirements for certain projects and other related to Mississippi Landmarks.
Analysis: The bill puts into place requirements to make bids for construction done for state agency be more detailed and specific. This could help prevent wasting taxpayer dollars on overpaying for contracts.
876. HB 876
Bad Policy
Columbia Training School Property; clarify purposes for which the Marion County Economic Development District may be reimbursed.
Analysis: Currently, there is a requirement that the property be sold at not less than fair market value as determined by at least 2 certified appraisers. This bill removes that requirement, and says it can be sold as in the interest of the public. This could lead to the selling of the property for very cheap to a special interest group.
877. HB 877
Neutral
USM; clarify authority to enter into insurance agreement for protection of property at the state port at Gulfport.
Analysis: The bill allows for Southern Miss to insure the property leased at gulfport port for property damage.
878. HB 878
Not Rated
Construction certificate of responsibility; increase to $75,000.00 and align bond requirement.
Analysis:
879. HB 879
Not Rated
Public purchasing law; amend to allow competitive bids over $75,000.00 to be advertised on the procurement portal.
Analysis:
880. HB 880
Not Rated
Mississippi Consumer Privacy Act for State Agencies; create.
Analysis:
881. HB 881
Not Rated
Consumer credit record; provide maximum amount that may be charged for improving.
Analysis:
882. HB 882
Not Rated
Renaissance Assistance Program to Initiate Development; create to assist small businesses.
Analysis:
883. HB 883
Not Rated
Mississippi Kratom Consumer Protection Act; create.
Analysis:
884. HB 884
Not Rated
Statutory construction; define 'First Responder' as used in any statute for which a definition of the term is not provided.
Analysis:
885. HB 885
Not Rated
Mississippi Emergency Communications Act; create.
Analysis:
886. HB 886
Not Rated
Appropriation; DFA to assist God's Living Word Ministry in Walls with construction of a community family life center.
Analysis:
887. HB 887
Not Rated
Appropriation; DFA for costs of constructing a training facility for the Walls Volunteer Fire Department in DeSoto County.
Analysis:
888. HB 888
Not Rated
Child support; authorize for disabled child past the age of majority.
Analysis:
889. HB 889
Not Rated
Supplemental Legislative Retirement Plan; new legislators not members and current members do not earn additional credit.
Analysis:
890. HB 890
Not Rated
Sheriffs and police officers; require availability of less-lethal force option while on duty.
Analysis:
891. HB 891
Not Rated
PERS; conduct study on feasibility of allowing retired teachers to continue to work full-time and receive full retirement allowance.
Analysis:
892. HB 892
Not Rated
MS Workforce Training and Education Act; extend repealer on act and delete repealer on sections amended to conform in 2004.
Analysis:
893. HB 893
Good Policy
SkillPath 2030 Program; authorize Office of Workforce Development to create pilot program for.
Analysis: This bill allows for high school students to learn skills that can help with job certification and to receive course credit for junior colleges.
894. HB 894
Bad Policy
Violations of local zoning ordinances; authorize governing authorities to pursue administrative or civil penalties for.
Analysis: This bill adds new penalties for local governments to pursue when punishing people for zoning ordinance violations. Zoning ordinances are a violation of property rights.
895. HB 895
Not Rated
Uninsured motorist coverage; provide that coverage is mandatory in every automobile liability insurance policy.
Analysis:
896. HB 896
Not Rated
Uninsured motorist coverage; provide that limits will be equal to liability coverage unless insured selects otherwise.
Analysis:
897. HB 897
Not Rated
Firearms; revise limits placed on counties and municipalities to regulate.
Analysis:
898. HB 898
Not Rated
Workers' compensation commission; require emergency hearing upon request of either party.
Analysis:
899. HB 899
Not Rated
Mississippi Center for Legal Services; require $15.00 collected from criminal and civil actions to be remitted to.
Analysis:
900. HB 900
Not Rated
Civil Legal Assistance Fund; provide for an assessment to be used for.
Analysis:
901. HB 901
Not Rated
Radar; authorize use of by municipal law enforcement officers in certain municipalities with a population in excess of 7,000 on federal highways therein.
Analysis:
902. HB 902
Good Policy
Alcoholic beverages; allow direct sales and shipments of wine to be made to residents in this state.
Analysis: This bill removes unnecessary prohibition and allows Mississippians to purchase wine and have it delivered to their house. This opens up the free market and allows Mississippians more choice.
903. HB 903
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; revise fine amount that may be paid by those convicted of violating anti-littering ordinance.
Analysis:
904. HB 904
Bad Policy
Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District; authorize to transfer Kemper Lake to Kemper County Board of Supervisors.
Analysis: This bill transfers the Kemper Lake to the Kemper County board of supervisors and then gives them the authority to transfer it to any water management district they chose and exempts it from the normal bid requirement in the code.
905. HB 905
Not Rated
Appropriation; Okolona School District for construction of new elementary school.
Analysis:
906. HB 906
Not Rated
First Circuit Court District; increase number of judges.
Analysis:
907. HB 907
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Verona for site development work for Old Town Crossing Project.
Analysis:
908. HB 908
Not Rated
Water well contractors; exempt from continuing education if 65 or older or with at least 20 years experience.
Analysis:
909. HB 909
Bad Policy
Fireworks; require to be located within a permanent structure.
Analysis: This bill is an unnecessary regulation requiring fireworks can only be sold in permanent structures, limiting both entrepreneurs and Mississippians choice in the market.
910. HB 910
Good Policy
Fireworks; authorize sale of year-round.
Analysis: This bill allows fireworks to be sold at retail year-round. This removes unnecessary government regulation and opens up the free market.
911. HB 911
Not Rated
Search warrant; authorize electronic application for and issuance of.
Analysis:
912. HB 912
Good Policy
Firearm suppressors; authorizing manufacture and possession in Mississippi and prohibit enforcement of federal laws governing.
Analysis: This bill protects Mississippians 2nd amendment right by prohibiting state and local governments from enforcing unconstitutional federal regulations on suppressors.
913. HB 913
Not Rated
Motor vehicle liability insurance policy; require to include medical payment coverage.
Analysis:
914. HB 914
Not Rated
Income tax; provide a credit for taxpayers allowed to claim federal earned income tax credit.
Analysis:
915. HB 915
Not Rated
Overseas police service station; prohibit location of in this state.
Analysis:
916. HB 916
Neutral
General experience rate; provide that noncharges caused by COVID-19 pandemic shall not impact.
Analysis:
917. HB 917
Neutral
Mississippi Worker's Comp commission office building; place under the supervision and care of DFA.
Analysis: The bill puts the workers comp commission office under the supervision of the DFA.
918. HB 918
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt certain sales of tangible personal property and services to churches.
Analysis:
919. HB 919
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt retail sales of severe weather preparedness items.
Analysis:
920. HB 920
Neutral
Radar; clarify how population is calculated.
Analysis: The bill just seeks to clarifies how the 2,000 person minimum for radar equipment is to be counted.
921. HB 921
Not Rated
Public Procurement Review Board; revise the qualifications of members on.
Analysis:
922. HB 922
Neutral
Alcorn State University; update references to in code to reflect current name designation.
Analysis:
923. HB 923
Neutral
Bob Tyler Fish Hatchery; designate the fish hatchery located in North Mississippi as.
Analysis:
924. HB 924
Not Rated
Driver's license; authorize issuance of hardship license to persons who have their licenses suspended as a result of being out of compliance with order for support.
Analysis:
925. HB 925
Not Rated
Medicaid; suspend eligibility of incarcerated persons instead of terminating it.
Analysis:
926. HB 926
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal Affordable Care Act.
Analysis:
927. HB 927
Not Rated
Body-worn cameras; require cities and counties to provide to police officers and deputy sheriffs.
Analysis:
928. HB 928
Not Rated
Youth Employment Grant Program; create.
Analysis:
929. HB 929
Not Rated
Expungement; authorize for all nonviolent crimes after five years.
Analysis:
930. HB 930
Not Rated
Expungement; remove certain types of embezzlement from list of excluded crimes.
Analysis:
931. HB 931
Not Rated
School board members; allow school districts to provide health insurance for.
Analysis:
932. HB 932
Not Rated
Taking of another person's animal; clarify crime and penalties for.
Analysis:
933. HB 933
Not Rated
Voter rolls; prohibit purging names from Statewide Elections Management System 120 days or less before the date of any election.
Analysis:
934. HB 934
Not Rated
Alcoholic beverages; require holder of on-premises retailer's permit to have blood alcohol content testing device available.
Analysis:
935. HB 935
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; prohibit ordinances authorizing automated recording equipment to enforce automobile insurance requirements.
Analysis:
936. HB 936
Not Rated
Mandatory minimum sentences for crimes committed by offenders; revise which offenders are eligible for.
Analysis:
937. HB 937
Not Rated
Abortion; repeal statutes prohibiting after 15 weeks' gestation and after detection of fetal heartbeat.
Analysis:
938. HB 938
Not Rated
Abortion; repeal prohibition of.
Analysis:
939. HB 939
Not Rated
Breastfeeding; authorize distribution of statewide info to support breastfeeding in public places.
Analysis:
940. HB 940
Not Rated
Hospice care; authorize to be provided to persons who are not terminally ill under certain circumstances.
Analysis:
941. HB 941
Not Rated
State podiatric forgivable loan program; create.
Analysis:
942. HB 942
Not Rated
Hospitals; require to examine persons at ER with sickle cell disease symptoms within four hours after admission.
Analysis:
943. HB 943
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Jackson for constructing detention center for misdemeanor offenders.
Analysis:
944. HB 944
Not Rated
Water bills; prohibit municipalities from estimating water bills after 120 days.
Analysis:
945. HB 945
Not Rated
Water bills; prohibit certain municipalities from estimating water bills after 120 days.
Analysis:
946. HB 946
Not Rated
Power lines; prohibit a person from placing objects on.
Analysis:
947. HB 947
Not Rated
County public defenders; require salary of all to be the same as district attorneys.
Analysis:
948. HB 948
Not Rated
Department of Corrections; require implementation of an Extended Family Visitation Program for eligible offenders.
Analysis:
949. HB 949
Not Rated
Case plans for nonviolent inmates; require certain programs be placed within.
Analysis:
950. HB 950
Not Rated
Conjugal visits; require Department of Corrections to provide for married inmates.
Analysis:
951. HB 951
Not Rated
Case plans for inmates who committed violent offenses; require certain programs be placed within.
Analysis:
952. HB 952
Not Rated
Violent offenders, certain; may be paroled by Parole Board if sentencing judge authorizes parole consideration.
Analysis:
953. HB 953
Not Rated
Department of Corrections; authorize to administer the 'Halfway House Grant Program.'
Analysis:
954. HB 954
Not Rated
Case plans for inmates who committed capital offenses; require certain programs be placed within.
Analysis:
955. HB 955
Not Rated
DOC's evaluation of requests for proposals for canteen services; require interested third parties to have reasonable prices for services.
Analysis:
956. HB 956
Not Rated
Voting rights; restore to all felons upon satisfying all of the sentencing requirements of the conviction.
Analysis:
957. HB 957
Not Rated
Jackson Metropolitan Area Airport Authority; repeal.
Analysis:
958. HB 958
Not Rated
Land banks; authorize counties and municipalities to create to convert certain property to productive use.
Analysis:
959. HB 959
Not Rated
State of Mississippi; require to pay fee-in-lieu of taxes to City of Jackson for fire protection services provided to state facilities.
Analysis:
960. HB 960
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Jackson for demolishing certain structure in Farish Street Historic District.
Analysis:
961. HB 961
Not Rated
Appropriation; Hinds County for construction of new county jail.
Analysis:
962. HB 962
Not Rated
License plates for disabled individuals; revise various provisions related to.
Analysis:
963. HB 963
Not Rated
Tax Returns Uniformly Made Public Act; create.
Analysis:
964. HB 964
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt sales of groceries.
Analysis:
965. HB 965
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of a Department of Mental Health group housing facility in Madison.
Analysis:
966. HB 966
Not Rated
Retail food establishments; prohibit from imposing cost-plus pricing formulas.
Analysis:
967. HB 967
Not Rated
Mississippi Prison Industries; require to pay inmates federal minimum wage for inmate labor.
Analysis:
968. HB 968
Bad Policy
Sales Tax and use tax; exempt sales of certain computer software and computer software services.
Analysis: This bill is adding a new tax to computer software services.
969. HB 969
Not Rated
Medicaid; delete prohibition on participation in for psychiatric residential treatment facility in Desoto County.
Analysis:
970. HB 970
Not Rated
TANF funds; prohibit use of for college scholarships for persons not receiving TANF benefits.
Analysis:
971. HB 971
Not Rated
TANF benefits; remove certain restrictions and penalties for applicants and recipients.
Analysis:
972. HB 972
Not Rated
Motor vehicle license tag; provide option of black background for certain.
Analysis:
973. HB 973
Not Rated
Sales tax; divert certain sales tax revenue to special fund for state park improvements.
Analysis:
974. HB 974
Not Rated
Lottery proceeds; authorize transfer of Ten Million Dollars to State Park Fund.
Analysis:
975. HB 975
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Byhalia for relocation of certain utilities and making street paving improvements.
Analysis:
976. HB 976
Neutral
Boats; require validation decal certifying the awarded number to be displayed on each side of vessel.
Analysis: This bill clarifies where the validation decal is to be located on a boat.
977. HB 977
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Byhalia with relocation of utilities and street paving.
Analysis:
978. HB 978
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize to assist Marshall County with construction of emergency response center to serve Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park.
Analysis:
979. HB 979
Not Rated
Hunting; provide exeception for recovering mortally wounded animals at night with use of light.
Analysis:
980. HB 980
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal Affordable Care Act.
Analysis:
981. HB 981
Not Rated
Workers' compensation subrogation lien; revise reimbursement of when injured employee recovers from a third party.
Analysis:
982. HB 982
Not Rated
Tort Noneconomic Damages Assessment Task Force; create.
Analysis:
983. HB 983
Not Rated
Pregnancy Resources Grant Program; create.
Analysis:
984. HB 984
Not Rated
'Liberty for Our Agricultural Land Act'; enact to prohibit the companies owned by the People's Republic of China owning more than 100 acres of real estate.
Analysis:
985. HB 985
Neutral
EMS Advisory Council; revise membership of.
Analysis: The bill removes the representatives from the FIrefighters memorial burn association and the department of rehabilitation services and replaces them with a representative from an emergency medical service who is a paramedic and a member of the emergency medical service educators association. No reason for why this is done is given.
986. HB 986
Bad Policy
Transportation; allow public and private partnerships to establish electric vehicle charging stations.
Analysis: This bill is government using taxpayer to prop up electric car charging station. That is not a proper function of government.
987. HB 987
Not Rated
Pharmacy Benefit Prompt Pay Act; revise various provisions of.
Analysis:
988. HB 988
Bad Policy
Mississippi Youth Career and Workforce Preparation Grant Program; create.
Analysis: This bill allows the state to appropriate money for grants to non profit after school programs.
989. HB 989
Bad Policy
Child Protection Services; remove from DHS and make it a separate agency.
Analysis: Creates a new government agency. In addition there is a 5 year repealer. How much will it cost to set up this new agency and if it repeals in 5 years how much would that cost?
990. HB 990
Not Rated
Medicaid; bring forward sections of law for possible amendment.
Analysis:
991. HB 991
Not Rated
Medicaid; bring forward sections of law for possible amendment.
Analysis:
992. HB 992
Not Rated
Medicaid; bring forward services and managed care provisions.
Analysis:
993. HB 993
Not Rated
One Lake flood control project; prohibit the Rankin-Hinds Pearl River Flood and Drainage Control District from implementing.
Analysis:
994. HB 994
Not Rated
Retired teachers; allow to return to teaching for a maximum of five years while receiving retirement benefits.
Analysis:
995. HB 995
Good Policy
Rape; revise elements for the crime of and remove spousal exception.
Analysis: This bill removes the spousal exception for rape.
996. HB 996
Neutral
Intestate succession; child conceived by assisted reproduction after decedent's death is deemed to be living at time of death.
Analysis: The bill puts into place a process for a person who died without a will for a decedent who was born by assisted reproduction after the death of the person to receive an inheritance.
997. HB 997
Not Rated
Licensure; revise reciprocity requirements for out-of-state attorneys.
Analysis:
998. HB 998
Bad Policy
Wildlife; provide that the state has a duty to protect and sustain for the public's benefit.
Analysis: The bill adds wildlife to definition of the state's heritage that Mississippi shall protect. The rest of the list is hunting, trapping, and fishing. This could lead to an increase in policing and government power. It would be good to ask questions on the purpose of this bill.
999. HB 999
Bad Policy
Sales tax; deposit portion of revenue into the Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund.
Analysis: This bill is appropriating millions of taxpayer dollars to the outdoor stewardship trust fund, which is an unnecessary government program.
1000. HB 1000
Good Policy
Education Scholarship Account; expand to include children in foster care.
Analysis: This bill expands the number of students eligible for ESA's by allowing those in foster care to be included.
1001. HB 1001
Not Rated
Appeals Board of the Mississippi Transportation Commission; bring forward provision related to for purpose of possible amendment.
Analysis:
1002. HB 1002
Bad Policy
Petroleum Products Inspection Law; extend repealer on.
Analysis: This bill on extending the repealer on the petroleum products inspection law included a section to allow the Southern Rail Commission to prepare grant applications to establish passenger rail services.
1003. HB 1003
Good Policy
Mississippi Fully Autonomous Vehicle Enabling (MS FAVE) Act of 2023; establish to regulate operation of autonomous vehicle on public roads.
Analysis: This bill creates regulations and requirements for autonomous vehicles in MS. While the bill does increase government oversight of autonomous vehicles, it provides a clear path for autonomous vehicles to operate in MS. Ensure that it does not apply to passenger vehicles. Recommend questions on vehicle wrecking, if they stop in the middle of the road blocking traffic until representative arrives on site.
1004. HB 1004
Not Rated
Free online tutoring services; require State Department of Education to post announcement on website about.
Analysis:
1005. HB 1005
Not Rated
Voting rights; restore upon satisfaction of all of the sentencing requirements of a conviction.
Analysis:
1006. HB 1006
Not Rated
Confederate Memorial Day; remove as a state holiday.
Analysis:
1007. HB 1007
Not Rated
The Crown Act; prohibit discrimination based on natural hairstyles.
Analysis:
1008. HB 1008
Not Rated
Juneteenth; designate as a state holiday.
Analysis:
1009. HB 1009
Not Rated
Department of Public Safety; require to provide report on hiring practices of employees within the Office of Capitol Police.
Analysis:
1010. HB 1010
Not Rated
Charter schools; require automatic approval of new school when applicant is currently operating charter school in MS and authorize expansion.
Analysis:
1011. HB 1011
Not Rated
Podiatrist; authorize to perform ankle surgery when meet certain requirements.
Analysis:
1012. HB 1012
Not Rated
Department of Wildlife; authorize reimbursement for discounts relating to hunting and fishing licenses and other fees.
Analysis:
1013. HB 1013
Not Rated
Income tax; revise method of collecting from public officers or employees in arrears.
Analysis:
1014. HB 1014
Not Rated
Motor vehicle license tags; revise provisions regarding county disposition of surrendered or outdated tags.
Analysis:
1015. HB 1015
Not Rated
Tax Credits; authorize for business contributions to certain organizatins suppporting food pantries or soup kitchens.
Analysis:
1016. HB 1016
Not Rated
Memorial highway; designate segment of MS Hwy 8 in Chickasaw County as the 'Deputy Jeremy Allen Voyles Memorial Highway'.
Analysis:
1017. HB 1017
Not Rated
Memorial intersection; designate intersection of U.S. 45 and CR 110 in Clarke County as the 'Army Spc. Terry Kishaun Dantez Gordon Memorial Intersection'.
Analysis:
1018. HB 1018
Not Rated
Adoptees; authorize those twenty-four years of age or older.
Analysis:
1019. HB 1019
Not Rated
Mississippi Coach Safely Act; create to require certain youth coaches to take injury mitigation and information course.
Analysis:
1020. HB 1020
Neutral
Capitol Complex Improvement District courts; authorize.
Analysis: This bill establishes a capitol court to prosecute crimes that Jackson's court systems will not prosecute, but it does increase the capitol's power.
1021. HB 1021
Not Rated
Capitol Complex Improvement District; revise to include Boling Street.
Analysis:
1022. HB 1022
Not Rated
State boards and commissions; Department of Finance and Administration travel regulations shall be applicable to all.
Analysis:
1023. HB 1023
Not Rated
Land partitions; revise provision that regulate.
Analysis:
1024. HB 1024
Not Rated
'Mississippi School Resource Officers School Safety (MS ROSS) Act'; create to provide funding to local law enforcement agencies for the employment of SROs.
Analysis:
1025. HB 1025
Neutral
Airport authority; authorize to dispose of property with a fair market value of zero if certain conditions are met.
Analysis: This bill authorizes the disposal of property with a market value of zero if no official or employee of the authority gets any economic benefit from the disposal of the property.
1026. HB 1026
Bad Policy
Sale of game animals; prohibit unless permitted by an act of the Legislature.
Analysis: This is an overreach of government by regulating what animals people can buy or sale.
1027. HB 1027
Neutral
State Fruit; designate the blueberry as.
Analysis:
1028. HB 1028
Not Rated
Medical radiation technologists; extend repealers on regulation of and revise definition of nuclear medicine tech.
Analysis:
1029. HB 1029
Neutral
United States Space Force; provide that reference to 'Armed Forces' and 'Uniformed Services' in Mississippi law shall include members of.
Analysis: This bill adds the space force to the the armed forces definition.
1030. HB 1030
Neutral
Motor Vehicle Sales Finance Law; clarify employees of state licensee may work remotely.
Analysis: This bill allows for employees of a state licensee to work from home. This could save taxpayers money on office expenses.
1031. HB 1031
Not Rated
Health care providers; authorize lien against claims by patients and damages recovered by patients in a lawsuit or settlement.
Analysis:
1032. HB 1032
Neutral
'Mississippi Security Drone Act of 2023'; enact to prohibit the purchase of unmanned aircraft systems from non-U.S. manufacturers.
Analysis: This bill requires that any government agency seeking to purchase a drone or drone equipment must do so from a US based manufacturer.
1033. HB 1033
Not Rated
MS Management and Reporting System Revolving Fund; require administration to submit report of purchasing needs to legislative committees.
Analysis:
1034. HB 1034
Not Rated
State Veterans Affairs Board; bring forward section of law that creates.
Analysis:
1035. HB 1035
Not Rated
MHP and MBN officers; provide a salary increase of $4,000.
Analysis:
1036. HB 1036
Not Rated
Implied consent laws and investigation of traffic accidents; authorize the Commercial Transportation Enforcement Division within DPS to enforce.
Analysis:
1037. HB 1037
Not Rated
Radar; authorize DPS to authorize CTED law enforcement officers to use on public roadways for commercial vehicles.
Analysis:
1038. HB 1038
Not Rated
Homestead exemption; bring forward certain sections of law relating to.
Analysis:
1039. HB 1039
Good Policy
Occupational licensing; revise certain provisions relating to members of the military to include veterans.
Analysis: This bill allows for military members or their spouses/dependents to receive occupational licenses in this state if licensed in another state.
1040. HB 1040
Not Rated
Law enforcement officers; require training in Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Analysis:
1041. HB 1041
Neutral
State depositories; revise certain definitions relating to align with federal regulatory standards.
Analysis: The bill revises the definition for regulatory capital to align with federal standards
1042. HB 1042
Not Rated
Public school years; revise basis for establish length from days to equivalent number of hours of actual teaching.
Analysis:
1043. HB 1043
Not Rated
DFA; require to provide bicycle parking at all government buildings in the Capitol Complex in Jackson, MS.
Analysis:
1044. HB 1044
Not Rated
Excavators; require to mark proposed excavation area with white paint, flags or stakes before notifying Mississippi 811.
Analysis:
1045. HB 1045
Not Rated
Libraries; regulate the material that is curated for children and younger teens.
Analysis:
1046. HB 1046
Not Rated
Child support; authorize Gaming Commission and DHS to collect child support from winnings.
Analysis:
1047. HB 1047
Not Rated
Mississippi Native Plant Month; declare April as.
Analysis:
1048. HB 1048
Not Rated
Public buildings; require availability of adult changing stations for persons with disabilities.
Analysis:
1049. HB 1049
Not Rated
Agencies, departments and institutions; require each to post organizational structure on official websites of.
Analysis:
1050. HB 1050
Not Rated
Student absenteeism; excuse those related to a student's disability.
Analysis:
1051. HB 1051
Not Rated
COVID-19; require notice to family when death may have been caused by vaccine and authorize autopsy.
Analysis:
1052. HB 1052
Not Rated
Ad valorem tax levy for school districts; provide levying authority with discretion to approve request by school board.
Analysis:
1053. HB 1053
Not Rated
County board of supervisors; authorize to be employed by community college districts while serving as.
Analysis:
1054. HB 1054
Not Rated
TANF funds; require PEER Committee to review and evaluate performance outcomes of subcontracts and subgrants of.
Analysis:
1055. HB 1055
Not Rated
Public property; authorize certain state property conveyed to Jackson to be used for park and recreational purposes.
Analysis:
1056. HB 1056
Not Rated
School employees; revise rate for payment for unused leave to unlicensed employees upon retirement.
Analysis:
1057. HB 1057
Not Rated
Online voter registration; authorize and establish the process for.
Analysis:
1058. HB 1058
Not Rated
School district records; revise time period to be maintained from five to seven years.
Analysis:
1059. HB 1059
Not Rated
Broadband equipment speed; increase to FCC requirement regarding ad valorem tax exemption.
Analysis:
1060. HB 1060
Good Policy
Electric vehicles; authorize charging by nonutilities.
Analysis: This bill allows for electric vehicle charging stations to be exempt from the classification and requirements of public utilities if they are not producing electricity, but only reselling electricity purchased from a public utility.
1061. HB 1061
Bad Policy
Electric transmission infrastructure; prescribe requirements for issuance of certificate of public convenience and necessity.
Analysis: This bill would prevent private solar companies from setting up independent power producing facilities in order to sell power to other electric power companies, ultimately limiting the market for solar power production in the state to the large power suppliers.
1062. HB 1062
Not Rated
DPS; include certified peer support members in class of individual to whom coverage of privileged communication applies.
Analysis:
1063. HB 1063
Not Rated
Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize issuance to supporters of Mississippi Towing and Recovery Professionals, Inc.
Analysis:
1064. HB 1064
Not Rated
Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of 'qualified resort area' under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
Analysis:
1065. HB 1065
Not Rated
County superintendent of education; change selection method from appointive to elective in certain county.
Analysis:
1066. HB 1066
Not Rated
Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund; remove requirement that projects that acquire property shall not be considered until July 1, 2024.
Analysis:
1067. HB 1067
Bad Policy
Mississippi Broadband Accessibility Act; create.
Analysis: This bill creates the Mississippi Broadband Accessibility Fund for the purpose of the expansion and accessibility of broadband in unserved areas. It is not a core function of government to provide for the expansion and accessibility of broadband.
1068. HB 1068
Not Rated
Water Quality Accountability Act; create.
Analysis:
1069. HB 1069
Not Rated
Secretary of State; authorize transfer of fragile land records to Department of Archives and History for preservation.
Analysis:
1070. HB 1070
Not Rated
Patriotric Education Grant Program; establish.
Analysis:
1071. HB 1071
Bad Policy
Uniform Controlled Substances Act; revise schedules.
Analysis: The bill furthers government's powers of prohibition by banning certain substances. That is not the proper role or core function of government.
1072. HB 1072
Not Rated
Hazardous trees on tax forfeited land; authorize counties/municipalities to remove and Secretary of State to reimburse for the removal of.
Analysis:
1073. HB 1073
Not Rated
Design Professionals; declare certain provisions in contracts for services void and establish standard of care.
Analysis:
1074. HB 1074
Not Rated
The Title IX Preservation Act; enact.
Analysis:
1075. HB 1075
Not Rated
Municipal public improvement district board of directors; authorize municipal governing body to perform duties of under certain circumstances.
Analysis:
1076. HB 1076
Not Rated
Police chiefs; authorize approval of use of uniforms, weapons, vehicles by off-duty officers on private security jobs.
Analysis:
1077. HB 1077
Not Rated
Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize issuance to supporters of Magnolia Speech School.
Analysis:
1078. HB 1078
Not Rated
Monies from seized weapons; authorize law enforcement agency to use to purchase equipment for the agency.
Analysis:
1079. HB 1079
Not Rated
Death penalty sentencing alternatives for those under 18; provide.
Analysis:
1080. HB 1080
Not Rated
Medicaid; provide coverage for neonatal circumcision procedures.
Analysis:
1081. HB 1081
Not Rated
Midwifery; provide for licensure and regulation of.
Analysis:
1082. HB 1082
Not Rated
Child support; require insurers to provide MDHS certain information for noncustodial, delinquent parents.
Analysis:
1083. HB 1083
Not Rated
Child support; authorize DHS and Gaming Commission to collect from gaming winnings.
Analysis:
1084. HB 1084
Bad Policy
Insurance agents; revise the continuing education requirements of those who are 65 and have been licensed for 20 years.
Analysis: This bill is providing special privileges to some in an industry.
1085. HB 1085
Not Rated
County health departments; require nurse practitioner to be present weekly to provide free contraceptive supplies.
Analysis:
1086. HB 1086
Not Rated
Tianeptine; add to list of Schedule I controlled substances.
Analysis:
1087. HB 1087
Not Rated
MS School for Math and Science; increase licensed employees' salaries by amount corresponding to increases to amount and years in teacher salary scale.
Analysis:
1088. HB 1088
Bad Policy
State budget; provide for various transfers and create new special funds.
Analysis: This bill is appropriating millions of taxpayer dollars to fund arts. A waste of taxpayer dollars.
1089. HB 1089
Not Rated
State budget; revise provisions of several FY 23 bills and create special funds.
Analysis:
1090. HB 1090
Not Rated
Sales Tax; exempt retail sales of baby/toddler clothing, diapers, diaper bags and rash cream and baby wipes.
Analysis:
1091. HB 1091
Not Rated
Minors; hold entities that publish harmful material on the internet civilly liable if age vertification is not performed.
Analysis:
1092. HB 1092
Not Rated
State Health Officers; bring forward section providing for appointment of and qualifications for the office.
Analysis:
1093. HB 1093
Not Rated
State Health Officer; require certain orders issued by to be approved by the Governor.
Analysis:
1094. HB 1094
Not Rated
Wastewater and sewage; authorize MDEQ to fine the City of Jackson for improper disposal of into the Pearl River.
Analysis:
1095. HB 1095
Not Rated
Involuntary civil commitment; limit county's liability for cost of treatment of indigents.
Analysis:
1096. HB 1096
Not Rated
Pharmacy Benefits Prompt Pay Act; revise various provisions of.
Analysis:
1097. HB 1097
Not Rated
Justice court jurisdiction; revise amount for property.
Analysis:
1098. HB 1098
Not Rated
Divorce beneficiary revocation; clarify the effective date.
Analysis:
1099. HB 1099
Not Rated
Public retirement systems; require all investment actions to be made exclusively for purpose of providing financial benefits for members of.
Analysis:
1100. HB 1100
Bad Policy
Reciprocity in travel; prohibit ability of publicly funded entities from traveling to or hosting entities from certain states.
Analysis: This bill bans public entities and sports teams from traveling to states that have banned travel to Mississippi. This is a violation of freedom and makes Mississippi look just as restrictive and authoritarian as them.
1101. HB 1101
Neutral
Corporations and LLCs; authorize determination notices and certificates of administrative dissolution to be served by email to registered agent.
Analysis: This bill allows the secretary of state to serve notices to corporations and LLC's by email.
1102. HB 1102
Not Rated
Drivers licenses; authorize designation of satisfactory completion of the boating safety course.
Analysis:
1103. HB 1103
Not Rated
Property and casualty insurance; require blighted real property to be cleaned up before insurer pay insured certain amount.
Analysis:
1104. HB 1104
Not Rated
Emergency executive order; limit state of emergency orders to 30 days.
Analysis:
1105. HB 1105
Not Rated
Secretary of State employees; authorize certain employees to carry a firearm.
Analysis:
1106. HB 1106
Not Rated
Violent offenders; prohibit from receiving parole.
Analysis:
1107. HB 1107
Not Rated
School attendance officers; bring forward provisions related to for possible amendment.
Analysis:
1108. HB 1108
Neutral
Rural water associations; authorize those providing sewer services to participate in the ARPAA Rural Water Association Infrastructure Grant Program.
Analysis: The bill authorizes rural water associations to participate in the ARPA grant program. ARPA is a massive government program, but it at least aims to help with infrastructure.
1109. HB 1109
Not Rated
ARPA funds; counties may spend revenue loss category of those funds projects of rural water associations and water/sewer authorities.
Analysis:
1110. HB 1110
Good Policy
Second Amendment Financial Privacy Act; create.
Analysis: This bill protects the privacy rights of citizens from government overreach. It prohibits financial institutions from using a firearms code to disclose private information of law abiding citizens to law enforcement.
1111. HB 1111
Not Rated
County court jurisdiction for termination of parental rights; authorize for both involuntary and voluntary termination.
Analysis:
1112. HB 1112
Not Rated
Child support; authorize criminal charge of desertion of a child for failure to pay.
Analysis:
1113. HB 1113
Good Policy
Home Business Prosperity Act; create.
Analysis: This bill provides protection for those who engage in home based work prohibiting the government from enforcing ordinances that restrict home based work.
1114. HB 1114
Not Rated
Child support guidelines; add percentage for 6 or more children.
Analysis:
1115. HB 1115
Not Rated
Durable legal custody; clarify jurisdiction for.
Analysis:
1116. HB 1116
Good Policy
Regulatory Sandbox Agricultural Innovation Pilot Program; establish.
Analysis: Regulatory "sandboxes" allow for innovation with new technologies without burdensome licenses and regulations. This allows the market to work and to incentivize innovation, in this case with agriculture. This bill promotes free market principles and helps Mississippians.
1117. HB 1117
Not Rated
Father's child support; authorize retroactive payments for mother's prenatal and post-natal expenses.
Analysis:
1118. HB 1118
Not Rated
Permanency plan; require the court to notify the Attorney General when the plan changes to adoption or termination of parental rights.
Analysis:
1119. HB 1119
Not Rated
State indebtness; certain amount of surplus general funds revenue shall be used each year to reduce.
Analysis:
1120. HB 1120
Good Policy
'Mississippi School Safety Guardian Act'; create to allow governing bodies of schools to designate employees to carry concealed firearms.
Analysis: This bill creates a program in which school employees can be trained to act as "guardians" and conceal carry on school grounds for the purpose of defense against active shooters.
1121. HB 1121
Not Rated
Administrative office of courts; require to create misdemeanor intervention courts.
Analysis:
1122. HB 1122
Not Rated
Utility-type vehicles and side-by-sides; authorize operation of on public county and municipal roads and streets.
Analysis:
1123. HB 1123
Bad Policy
Delivery of payment services; regulate.
Analysis: This bill allows the government to regulate private business and dictate how companies write their contracts and terms.
1124. HB 1124
Not Rated
Gender reassignment surgery or services; prohibit performing or paying for.
Analysis:
1125. HB 1125
Good Policy
Regulate Experimental Adolescent Procedures (REAP) Act; create to regulate transgender procedures and surgeries.
Analysis: This bill helps protect vulnerable children by prohibiting gender reassignment surgery and hormone replacement therapy until they are 18.
1126. HB 1126
Not Rated
Transgender procedures; restrict for persons under age 21.
Analysis:
1127. HB 1127
Not Rated
MS Safe Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE); create to prohibit providing gender transition procedures to minors.
Analysis:
1128. HB 1128
Not Rated
Violations of local zoning ordinances; authorize governing authorities to pursue administrative or civil penalties for.
Analysis:
1129. HB 1129
Not Rated
Corrections omnibus bill; enact.
Analysis:
1130. HB 1130
Not Rated
State Parole Board; bring forward sections pertaining to.
Analysis:
1131. HB 1131
Not Rated
MS Prison Industries Act; bring forward certain sections pertaining to.
Analysis:
1132. HB 1132
Not Rated
Child Care For Working Families Study Committee; create.
Analysis:
1133. HB 1133
Good Policy
Firearms; prohibit enforcement of certain restrictive laws.
Analysis:
1134. HB 1134
Not Rated
State and School Employees Life and Health Insurance Plan; bring forward code section on.
Analysis:
1135. HB 1135
Not Rated
Prior authorization; bring forward code sections related to.
Analysis:
1136. HB 1136
Neutral
Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize issuance to supporters of the Mississippi Road Builders Association.
Analysis:
1137. HB 1137
Good Policy
Alcoholic beverage; allow direct sales and shipment of certain wines to residents in this state.
Analysis:
1138. HB 1138
Not Rated
Health insurance; prohibit cost-sharing requirements for certain breast examinations if insurer provided these benefits under.
Analysis:
1139. HB 1139
Not Rated
Simple assault; authorize judicial discretion when assessing fines.
Analysis: The bill changes the language from shall to may, this language is confusing as to whether the maximum is optional due to the change of language to may. Questions should be asked on the language change to determine if may refers to the maximum amount provided.
1140. HB 1140
Bad Policy
Beer, light wine and light spirit products; revise manufacturers prohibited from having interest in wholesalers or distributors.
Analysis: This bill is another example of government overreach telling businesses what they can and cannot do by prohibiting certain companies from having an interest in wholesalers or distributors.
1141. HB 1141
Bad Policy
State employees life and health insurance plan; revise to include coverage for contract personnel.
Analysis: This bill adds more people to the state health insurance plan, costing taxpayers more money.
1142. HB 1142
Not Rated
DUI; authorize judicial discretion to increase fines for violations of.
Analysis:
1143. HB 1143
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; delete requirement for permitting as a condition to construction.
Analysis:
1144. HB 1144
Not Rated
Title IX Preservation Act; create.
Analysis:
1145. HB 1145
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property and services to 5th squad.
Analysis:
1146. HB 1146
Not Rated
The Mississippi Fatherhood Initiative Fund; create.
Analysis:
1147. HB 1147
Not Rated
Highways, roads and bridges; designate segment of I-55 South in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi in honor of Representative Alyce Griffin Clarke.
Analysis:
1148. HB 1148
Not Rated
Retirement; allow PERS retirees to serve in Legislature and receive only the expense allowance and mileage as compensation.
Analysis:
1149. HB 1149
Not Rated
Path to permanency; provide for children in Child Protection Services.
Analysis:
1150. HB 1150
Not Rated
Charter schools; authorize state universities and community colleges to charter and revise various other provisions.
Analysis:
1151. HB 1151
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt certain sales of tangible personal property and services to churches.
Analysis:
1152. HB 1152
Not Rated
Occupational Licensing Review Commision; revise membership and certain other provisions of.
Analysis:
1153. HB 1153
Not Rated
State auditor; authorize investigative and audit costs incured by contracted firms to be paid as percentage of recovery.
Analysis:
1154. HB 1154
Not Rated
Nonpublic school student participation in public school extracurricular activities; prohibit school districts from restricting or denying participation.
Analysis:
1155. HB 1155
Not Rated
Residential subdivisions; authorize property owners to establish and/or amend convenants, conditions and restrictions.
Analysis:
1156. HB 1156
Not Rated
Mississippi Worforce Training and Education Act; extend repealer in 2004 chapter law comforming code sections.
Analysis:
1157. HB 1157
Not Rated
Vehicle rental; require those engaged in to disclose total charges, including all additional mandatory charges.
Analysis:
1158. HB 1158
Good Policy
Medical Cannabis Act; revise certain provisions of.
Analysis: This bill prevents the medical board from adding overregulatory requirements.
1159. HB 1159
Not Rated
Pat Harrison Waterway District; authorize municipalities to join.
Analysis:
1160. HB 1160
Good Policy
State-forfeited tax lands; limit state agency, municipality, county, or other political subdivision of the state from intervening to quitclaim land after certain period of publication.
Analysis: This bill keeps government agencies from quitclaiming land before the bid period for the public has ended.
1161. HB 1161
Good Policy
Interstate Teacher Mobility Compact; enact.
Analysis: This bill authorizes Mississippi to join with other states to enter into a compact to streamline teacher licensing to make it easier for teachers to move across states to teach. This would increase the pool of teachers that Mississippi could hire.
1162. HB 1162
Not Rated
Reciprocal insurance; revise sworn declaration requirements of and board of directors for.
Analysis:
1163. HB 1163
Not Rated
Academic test scores; require testing companies selected as vendors to be civilly and criminally liable for manipulation of.
Analysis:
1164. HB 1164
Not Rated
Firearms; require training by state or local governing authority.
Analysis:
1165. HB 1165
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; authorize to choose not to be subject to requirement for permitting as a condition to construction.
Analysis:
1166. HB 1166
Not Rated
Sales tax; bring forward certain sections of law authorizing various exemptions.
Analysis:
1167. HB 1167
Neutral
Residential builders and remodelers; revise license examination for certain license applicants.
Analysis: This bill creates a second licensing method for builders and remodelers to allow for more people to be licensed. It allows someone already licensed by a city or county and with a passed ICC examination to be licensed by the board.
1168. HB 1168
Neutral
Municipal special sales tax; revise use of revenue for certain.
Analysis: While getting rid of special sales taxes would be the preferred option, this bill at least seeks to limit its use to only paying for upgrades and improvements on water infrastructure. This could help curb government waste.
1169. HB 1169
Neutral
Income tax; revise method of collecting delinquent tax from public officers and employees.
Analysis: This bill allows for public employees who have not paid their state income tax when it is due to elect to have 50% of their paycheck withheld until it is paid instead of having their entire check withheld.
1170. HB 1170
Neutral
Motor vehicles and manufactured homes; authorize Department of Revenue to issue electronic liens and titles.
Analysis: This bill allows the DOR to issue liens and titles for cars and manufactured homes electronically.
1171. HB 1171
Not Rated
Regional mental health commissions; increase number of commissioners appointed by board of supervisors of certain counties.
Analysis:
1172. HB 1172
Not Rated
Federal home loan banks; define term and provide process for handling delinquent insurer's secured claim.
Analysis:
1173. HB 1173
Not Rated
EEF procurement cards; authorize issuance to eligible charter school teachers.
Analysis:
1174. HB 1174
Not Rated
Public schools; authorize to have a supply of naloxone on premises to counter opioid overdose.
Analysis:
1175. HB 1175
Not Rated
MAEP; increase funding percentage for preschool exceptional children in approved programs to 100%.
Analysis:
1176. HB 1176
Not Rated
National board certified education professionals; clarify provisions related to certification component reimbursements.
Analysis:
1177. HB 1177
Neutral
Educator misconduct; clarify provisions relating to disciplinary action taken against personnel of public special purpose schools and other educators.
Analysis: The bill provides a process for educators of the special purpose schools to appeal a license suspension or revocation.
1178. HB 1178
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property or services to the Mississippi Aquarium.
Analysis:
1179. HB 1179
Not Rated
School attendance officers; transfer responsibility for employment and establishment of duties from MDE to the local school districts.
Analysis:
1180. HB 1180
Not Rated
State and School Employees Life and Health Insurance Plan; revise to require state to provide 50% of the cost of the plan for eligible dependents.
Analysis:
1181. HB 1181
Not Rated
Legislative vacancy; revise procedure to fill.
Analysis:
1182. HB 1182
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property or services to Lamar County Education Foundation, Inc.
Analysis:
1183. HB 1183
Not Rated
Department of Human Services; require to post names and photographs of parents in arrearage.
Analysis:
1184. HB 1184
Not Rated
Teachers; provide $2,000 annual salary supplement to those employed in designated geographically critical teacher shortage area.
Analysis:
1185. HB 1185
Not Rated
ARPA Rural Water Associations Infrastructure Grant Program; clarify that certain entities are eligible to participate in.
Analysis:
1186. HB 1186
Not Rated
School Boards; authorize to enter into long-term contract for sale of timber on 16th section lands.
Analysis:
1187. HB 1187
Bad Policy
Mississippi Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board; separate from Mississippi Real Estate Commission and from Mississippi Real Estate Appraisal Board.
Analysis: This bill is creating a new state board to spend more taxpayer dollars.
1188. HB 1188
Not Rated
Innovate Mississippi; authorize issuance of bonds to provide funds for certain programs and revise provisions regarding certain programs.
Analysis:
1189. HB 1189
Not Rated
Innovate Mississippi; revise provisions of certain programs administered by.
Analysis:
1190. HB 1190
Neutral
Health benefit plan; authorize plan sponsor of to consent, on behalf of covered pensions, to delivery of all communications by electronic means.
Analysis: The bill allows for health benefit plans to email communications related to the plan to the covered persons.
1191. HB 1191
Bad Policy
Pet insurance; create legal framework by which it may be sold in the state.
Analysis: It is not a core function of government to regulate pet insurance.
1192. HB 1192
Not Rated
Tourism project sales tax incentive program; extend authority of MDA to approve participants for projects.
Analysis:
1193. HB 1193
Not Rated
Litigation funding by third parties; require all parties liable for costs.
Analysis:
1194. HB 1194
Bad Policy
County boards of supervisors; authorize to make contributions to Main Street programs.
Analysis: This bill allows taxpayer dollars to be given to a non profit organizations as well as to be spent erecting statues.
1195. HB 1195
Bad Policy
Retirement; allow certain members of PERS to purchase up to three years of creditable service.
Analysis: This bill costs taxpayers money by expanding the list of those on PERS.
1196. HB 1196
Not Rated
City of McComb; extend date of repeal on hotel/motel toursim tax.
Analysis:
1197. HB 1197
Not Rated
City of Baldwyn; extend date of repeal on tax for hotels, motels, restaurants and convenience stores.
Analysis:
1198. HB 1198
Not Rated
Microgrid and Grid Resiliency Act; create.
Analysis:
1199. HB 1199
Not Rated
Efficiency standards; extend repealer on statute requiring certain buildings to meet.
Analysis:
1200. HB 1200
Neutral
Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia Program; expand to allow certified academic language therapists (CALT); to provide dyslexia therapy services.
Analysis: This bill allows for certified academic language therapists to be employed by school districts to help with dyslexia students covered under the dyslexia scholarship. This helps increase the amount of therapists available to help those in need.
1201. HB 1201
Not Rated
Secretary of State; authorize receipt of reports of financial abuse of vulnerable persons.
Analysis:
1202. HB 1202
Not Rated
Disabled veterans motor vehicle license tags; revise certain provisions regarding disability rating, provide partial ad valorem tax exemption.
Analysis:
1203. HB 1203
Not Rated
Organ procurement organizations; include review and quality assurance committees formed by in current laws governing such committees.
Analysis:
1204. HB 1204
Not Rated
Breach of security; require reporting to the Attorney General.
Analysis:
1205. HB 1205
Not Rated
Mississippi Main Street Revitalization Grant Act; create.
Analysis:
1206. HB 1206
Not Rated
Drug abuse; Health Department implement a statewide fentanyl and drug abuse education, prevention and cessation program.
Analysis:
1207. HB 1207
Not Rated
Paramedics Recruitment and Retention Scholarship Grant Program; create.
Analysis:
1208. HB 1208
Not Rated
Judicial operating allowance; increase.
Analysis:
1209. HB 1209
Not Rated
City of Waynesboro; extend repealer on authority to impose tax on bars, restaurants, hotels/motels, B & Bs.
Analysis:
1210. HB 1210
Not Rated
Commercial Driver's License; require notice to employer when possibility of suspension for unpaid child support.
Analysis:
1211. HB 1211
Bad Policy
Counties and municipalities; authorize to enter into certain agreement when utilizing certain federal funds.
Analysis: County board of supervisors are not currently allowed to enter into spending contracts in the last 6 months of their terms. This bill allows them to do so as long as they are spending money the federal government is shipping down. This could lead to wasteful spending and misuse of taxpayer dollars.
1212. HB 1212
Not Rated
Department of Human Services; create a board of directors to assist and oversee the executive director in governing the department.
Analysis:
1213. HB 1213
Neutral
Water Infrastructure Grant Program; DEQ shall give priority to applicants not receiving sufficient funding in first round grants.
Analysis: This bill directs the DEQ to give priority to applicants that did not receive sufficient funding in the first round of the water infrastructure grant program for the second round of funding for water and sewer systems.
1214. HB 1214
Not Rated
Local and private laws that implement a tourism tax; authorize proceeds to be used for certain retirement fund and water/sewer systems.
Analysis:
1215. HB 1215
Neutral
Child Support; suspend for incarcerated persons under certain conditions.
Analysis: This bill allows for those who are incarcerated for more than 180 days to have child support obligations suspended until released from incarceration.
1216. HB 1216
Not Rated
Circuit judges and chancellors; increase office operating and expense allowances and support staff funding.
Analysis:
1217. HB 1217
Neutral
Court interpreters; revise program under the Administration of the Administrative Office of Courts.
Analysis: The bill grants non or limited english speaking people the right to have an interpreter in court.
1218. HB 1218
Good Policy
Rivers McGraw Mental Health Treatment Court Act; revise.
Analysis: This bill creates a system in which courts can refer people to mental health treatment courts. This helps lessen the prison population and gives people the help they need.
1219. HB 1219
Bad Policy
Medical Practice Act; revise and update provisions of.
Analysis: This bill transfers more power to the medical licensure board, increases their ability to levy and create new fines, and eliminates midwifery.
1220. HB 1220
Not Rated
Aggravated DUI; provide alternative penalty for persons under a certain age.
Analysis:
1221. HB 1221
Not Rated
Wildlife management areas; authorize use of mobility-related devices on trails for certain individuals.
Analysis:
1222. HB 1222
Bad Policy
The Mississippi Collaborative Response to Mental Health Act; create.
Analysis: This bill has a 25% tax increase on vapor products.
1223. HB 1223
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal Affordable Care Act.
Analysis:
1224. HB 1224
Not Rated
Crown Act; authorize to prohibit discrimination in work places and living spaces based on hairstyles.
Analysis:
1225. HB 1225
Neutral
Telephone solicitation; bring forward provisions of law relating to.
Analysis: The bill brings forward code sections for possible amendment.
1226. HB 1226
Neutral
Excavations; provide for impending emergencies and extend notification period for.
Analysis: The bill clarifies what an impending emergency excavation is and sets the requirement that Mississippi 811 will need to be contacted to 3 days instead of 2 days before the excavation is done.
1227. HB 1227
Not Rated
Mental Awareness Program for School Act; enact to provide for mental health service providers and certain trama-informed training.
Analysis:
1228. HB 1228
Not Rated
Community schools; authorize implementation under the administration of a district innovation.
Analysis:
1229. HB 1229
Neutral
Department of Public Safety; authorize charges for services with other state agencies.
Analysis: This bill allows the department of public safety to charge payment for services to other state agencies.
1230. HB 1230
Not Rated
Early voting; authorize for 21 days before the election.
Analysis:
1231. HB 1231
Not Rated
Window tint regulation; revise medical exemption.
Analysis:
1232. HB 1232
Not Rated
Law enforcement officers; regulate payment for non exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Analysis:
1233. HB 1233
Not Rated
Sales tax; increase diversion to municipalities and create diversion to counties.
Analysis:
1234. HB 1234
Not Rated
Mississippi Law Enforcement Interaction Course Act; enact for implementation in public school curriculum.
Analysis:
1235. HB 1235
Neutral
Civil Air Patrol members; authorize granting of administrative leave and leave of absence to for certain emergency services.
Analysis: This bill allows for agencies to grant administrative leave for employees participating in official emergency service missions.
1236. HB 1236
Not Rated
Aliens and foreign government; prohibit from owning real property in the State of Mississippi.
Analysis:
1237. HB 1237
Not Rated
Public servants; revise the time period in which one may contract with the state or local government.
Analysis:
1238. HB 1238
Not Rated
Law enforcement officers; entitled to certain follow-up drug testing before loss of certification.
Analysis:
1239. HB 1239
Not Rated
Court-ordered restitution; require payment to victim first before court costs/fines are disbursed.
Analysis:
1240. HB 1240
Not Rated
Utility-type vehicles; regulate operation of on public roads and highways.
Analysis:
1241. HB 1241
Not Rated
Appropriation; City of Booneville for repair of and upgrades to the VFW Post 4877 building.
Analysis:
1242. HB 1242
Not Rated
Life insurance policy; require policy loans to have a fixed rate.
Analysis:
1243. HB 1243
Not Rated
Judicial candidates; bring forward code section that provides the qualifying fees for.
Analysis:
1244. HB 1244
Not Rated
Memorial highway; designate a segment of MS Highway 365 in Prentiss County as the 'Howard Tillman Bobo Memorial Highway'.
Analysis:
1245. HB 1245
Not Rated
Memorial highway; designate a segment of MS Highway 364 in Prentiss County as the 'James Millard Jourdan Memorial Highway'.
Analysis:
1246. HB 1246
Not Rated
Memorial highway; designate a segment of MS Highway 365 in Prentiss County as the 'Leland L. Holland Memorial Highway'.
Analysis:
1247. HB 1247
Not Rated
Voting rights; restore to all felons after satisfying all of the sentencing requirements of the conviction.
Analysis:
1248. HB 1248
Not Rated
Mental Health Court eligibility; remove the exemption for the crime of breaking and entering.
Analysis:
1249. HB 1249
Not Rated
Appropriation; DFA for certain projects.
Analysis:
1250. HB 1250
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of building for School of Public Health at Jackson State University.
Analysis:
1251. HB 1251
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Jackson with removal and demolition of certain dilapidated and blighted properties.
Analysis:
1252. HB 1252
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds to assist JSU with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program.
Analysis:
1253. HB 1253
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Jackson with construction of a park.
Analysis:
1254. HB 1254
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Jackson with making repairs and improvements to water and sewer systems.
Analysis:
1255. HB 1255
Not Rated
Community hospitals; authorize owners of to remove a trustee upon majority vote of owner's governing board.
Analysis:
1256. HB 1256
Not Rated
Violations of local zoning ordinances, authorize governing authorities to pursue administrative or civil penalties for.
Analysis:
1257. HB 1257
Not Rated
Parental alienation; reduce by requiring court hearings within a certain amount of time to modify or terminate custody.
Analysis:
1258. HB 1258
Not Rated
Gender Transition Procedures; prohibit for persons under age twenty-one.
Analysis:
1259. HB 1259
Not Rated
Rural hospitals; shall be authorized to transfer patients to larger hospitals when determined to be medically necessary.
Analysis:
1260. HB 1260
Not Rated
Specialty health care providers; create incentive grant program to make available at rural hospitals when larger hospitals are on diversion.
Analysis:
1261. HB 1261
Not Rated
State Medical Forgivable Loan Program for Minority Physicians; create.
Analysis:
1262. HB 1262
Not Rated
Telemedicine services; create grant program for rural hospitals to develop or enhance use of in emergency rooms.
Analysis:
1263. HB 1263
Not Rated
Menstrual hygiene products; county health department and public schools shall provide free of charge.
Analysis:
1264. HB 1264
Not Rated
School districts; authorize to provide feminine hygiene products for female students in Grades 6-12.
Analysis:
1265. HB 1265
Bad Policy
Screening and approval program for retail sale of products containing certain substances; establish.
Analysis: This bill is an overreach of government and gives more power to the state health officer to regulate what over the counter medicines Mississippians are able to purchase.
1266. HB 1266
Neutral
Mississippi USA Semiquincentennial Commission and Mississippi Semiquincentennial Celebration Fund; create.
Analysis: The bill establishes a board and a fund to promote the 250th anniversary of America.
1267. HB 1267
Not Rated
PERS; allow retirees to work as law enforcement officer for another employer and draw retirement allowance and work full-time.
Analysis:
1268. HB 1268
Not Rated
Income tax; increase tax credit allowed for child adoption expenses.
Analysis:
1269. HB 1269
Not Rated
Patent confirmation process; fees and costs associated with shall not be more than amount for which the land was purchased.
Analysis:
1270. HB 1270
Not Rated
Helping Heroes Act; create to provide support to first responders and public EMS personnel diagnosed with PTSD.
Analysis:
1271. HB 1271
Not Rated
Commercial Financing Disclosure Law; create.
Analysis:
1272. HB 1272
Not Rated
Building codes; prohibit state, counties, municipalities from limiting use of federally approved refrigerant in.
Analysis:
1273. HB 1273
Not Rated
Building codes; prohibit from limiting use of federally approved refrigerant in.
Analysis:
1274. HB 1274
Not Rated
Criminal offense; prescribe mental culpability for.
Analysis:
1275. HB 1275
Not Rated
Sales of land for nonpayment of ad valorem taxes; restrict who may purchase at.
Analysis:
1276. HB 1276
Neutral
State officers; provide for a runoff election for.
Analysis: This would revise state law so that state officer elections are decided by a run off election and not by the House of Representatives.
1277. HB 1277
Bad Policy
Mississippi Dual Credit Scholarship Program; create.
Analysis: This bill allows for the creation of a community college dual credit scholarship program for certain eligible high school students. This results in the Mississippi taxpayers having more of their tax dollars spent on paying for someone else's education.
1278. HB 1278
Not Rated
Community hospitals; authorize owners of to remove a trustee upon majority vote of owner's governing board.
Analysis:
1279. HB 1279
Not Rated
Mississippi Occupational Diploma; authorize issuance of for students with disablities.
Analysis:
1280. HB 1280
Not Rated
Teachers; require school districts to pay salary supplement for perfect attendance during semester.
Analysis:
1281. HB 1281
Not Rated
Bottomland leasing for oyster production; clarify authority of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.
Analysis:
1282. HB 1282
Not Rated
Hospital police department; authorize for certain privately owned hospitals.
Analysis:
1283. HB 1283
Not Rated
Property insurance; authorize appraisal panel to determine value of property and amount of loss, including issues of causation.
Analysis:
1284. HB 1284
Not Rated
Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; expand to nine members.
Analysis:
1285. HB 1285
Not Rated
Unnatural intercourse law; revise to remove 'mankind' from.
Analysis:
1286. HB 1286
Neutral
Alcorn University Extension Annex; rename the 'Dr. Jesse Harness, Sr., Extension and Research Center'.
Analysis:
1287. HB 1287
Not Rated
State employees;remove requirement to use one day of personal leave before using major medical leave.
Analysis:
1288. HB 1288
Not Rated
Rivers McGraw Mental Health Diversion Program; revise to create mental health treatment courts.
Analysis:
1289. HB 1289
Not Rated
School janitorial and cafeteria workers; provide minimum compensation at $15.00 per hour.
Analysis:
1290. HB 1290
Not Rated
Orphaned Well Cryptocurrency Mining Partnership Program; create.
Analysis:
1291. HB 1291
Not Rated
Urban Flood and Drainage Control Law; authority for assesment on property benefitted by certain projects.
Analysis:
1292. HB 1292
Not Rated
ARPA Rural Water Associations Infrastructure Grant Program; clarify that certain entities are eligible to participate in.
Analysis:
1293. HB 1293
Neutral
Public purchasing; require state agencies to give a preference to Mississippi-made drones and prohibit purchase of drones made in China.
Analysis: This bill requires that any government agency seeking to purchase a drone or drone equipment must do so from a US based business with preference to Mississippi companies, and bans the purchase of drones from china.
1294. HB 1294
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of a new elementary school for the Okolona Municipal Separate School District.
Analysis:
1295. HB 1295
Not Rated
Transfer-on-death deed; exempt from claims of creditor's of deceased transferor.
Analysis:
1296. HB 1296
Not Rated
Community hospitals and UMMC; expand powers and authority and provide for immunity from antitrust laws.
Analysis:
1297. HB 1297
Not Rated
Department of Mental Health; establish grant program to assist with crisis stabilization unit expenses.
Analysis:
1298. HB 1298
Not Rated
Pharmacy benefit managers; require to use national average drug acquisition cost.
Analysis:
1299. HB 1299
Bad Policy
Pharmacy benefit managers; require to make available to the public, without redaction, contracts relating to pharmacy benefit management services.
Analysis: This bill is a major overreach of government, regulating pharmacy benefit managers, requiring them to make public their private contracts and creating new fines for their noncompliance.
1300. HB 1300
Not Rated
Ivermectin; authorize pharmacists to provide to adults pursuant to collaborative pharmacy practice agreement.
Analysis:
1301. HB 1301
Bad Policy
Career coaching program; modify directive of Office of Workforce Development from piloting to implementing long term.
Analysis: This bill is appropriating money to the office of workforce development to hire career coaches for schools. School districts should take this upon themselves to implement career training instead of using more taxpayer money to pay non profits.
1302. HB 1302
Not Rated
Immunization requirements; authorize religious exemption from requirements of schools and child care facilities.
Analysis:
1303. HB 1303
Not Rated
Early voting; authorize.
Analysis:
1304. HB 1304
Not Rated
Elections; prohibit use of word 're-elect' unless for person who is current incumbent of the office sought.
Analysis:
1305. HB 1305
Not Rated
Elections; revise provisions related to the integrity of.
Analysis:
1306. HB 1306
Not Rated
Elections; revise certain provisions about names of candidates appearing on the ballot, judicial candidate's annual report and fraudulent absentee voter applications.
Analysis:
1307. HB 1307
Not Rated
Elections; provide for post-election audit report.
Analysis:
1308. HB 1308
Not Rated
Elections; revise provisions for the distribution of absentee ballots.
Analysis:
1309. HB 1309
Not Rated
Election Integrity Act; create.
Analysis:
1310. HB 1310
Not Rated
Elections; revise provisions related to the integrity of.
Analysis:
1311. HB 1311
Not Rated
Elections; provide guidelines for receiving federal funds, guidance and communications regarding.
Analysis:
1312. HB 1312
Not Rated
Term limits; all elected officials limited to serving only two consecutive terms in office.
Analysis:
1313. HB 1313
Not Rated
Early voting; authorize at the office of the registrar and additional early voting polling places.
Analysis:
1314. HB 1314
Not Rated
School Immunization; authorize exemption from requirements for religious beliefs.
Analysis:
1315. HB 1315
Not Rated
Pornographic media materials; regulate access to minors and require age verification.
Analysis:
1316. HB 1316
Not Rated
Health benefit plans; prohibit from providing coverage or related services for clinician-administered drugs.
Analysis:
1317. HB 1317
Not Rated
Pharmacists; authorize to test for and administer treatment for minor, nonchronic health conditions.
Analysis:
1318. HB 1318
Not Rated
Baby drop-off and safe haven; revise provisions that regulate.
Analysis:
1319. HB 1319
Not Rated
Motivating Parents and Children (M.P.A.C.) Pilot Program; establish within State Department of Education.
Analysis:
1320. HB 1320
Not Rated
Early Voting Act; create.
Analysis:
1321. HB 1321
Not Rated
Eleventh Grade students; require to take GED or High School Equivalency Test for senior early release privilege eligibility.
Analysis:
1322. HB 1322
Not Rated
School curriculum; require students to receive additional instruction in healthy living.
Analysis:
1323. HB 1323
Not Rated
Homework; require teachers to incorporate daily and weekly assignments into their curriculum.
Analysis:
1324. HB 1324
Not Rated
The Crown Act; create to include property sales.
Analysis:
1325. HB 1325
Not Rated
City of Brandon; extend repealer on hotels/motel to fund amphitheater and other ancillary improvements.
Analysis:
1326. HB 1326
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal Affordable Care Act and under CHIP.
Analysis:
1327. HB 1327
Not Rated
Children's Advocacy Commission; create to coordinate and streamline the state's efforts to provide services to children.
Analysis:
1328. HB 1328
Not Rated
Mississippi Development Authority; require to conduct review of infrastructures in counties with high rates of poverty.
Analysis:
1329. HB 1329
Not Rated
Volunteer and Parents Incentive Program; create under State Department of Education.
Analysis:
1330. HB 1330
Not Rated
Appropriation; Town of Jonestown for the Jonestown multipurpose building expansion project.
Analysis:
1331. HB 1331
Not Rated
Appropriation; Town of Alligator for cost of the 2022 water and sewer improvement project.
Analysis:
1332. HB 1332
Not Rated
Appropriation; Coahoma Community College for construction of a new dormintory on the campus.
Analysis:
1333. HB 1333
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt sales of feminine hygiene products.
Analysis:
1334. HB 1334
Not Rated
Appropriation; Jackson Resource Center for making infrastructure improvements.
Analysis:
1335. HB 1335
Not Rated
Appropriation; Alliance School for Workforce Development for repair and improvements to its facilities.
Analysis:
1336. HB 1336
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist the Jackson Resource Center for homeless individuals with infrastructure improvements.
Analysis:
1337. HB 1337
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Alliance School for Workforce Development with repair of building.
Analysis:
1338. HB 1338
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Town of Alligator with water and sewer project.
Analysis:
1339. HB 1339
Not Rated
Anesthesiologist assistants; provide for licensure and regulations by Board of Medical Licensure.
Analysis:
1340. HB 1340
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of a dormitory at Coahoma Community College.
Analysis:
1341. HB 1341
Not Rated
Digital or online resources or databases; require vendors to verify technology protection measures for persons under 18.
Analysis:
1342. HB 1342
Not Rated
Adoption procedures; regulate by creting a licensure authority.
Analysis:
1343. HB 1343
Not Rated
Appropriation; Pratt Community Center for repair and renovation of the Pratts Old School House building and facilities.
Analysis:
1344. HB 1344
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for repair and renovationof the Pratts Old School House building in Lee County.
Analysis:
1345. HB 1345
Not Rated
Appropriation; community college board for funding repair, renovation or improvement of existing infrastructure of community colleges.
Analysis:
1346. HB 1346
Not Rated
Appropriation; IHL Board for funding repair, renovation or improvement of existing infrastructure of universities.
Analysis:
1347. HB 1347
Not Rated
Appropriation; IHL for support of certain agriculture research and extension programs at Alcorn State University.
Analysis:
1348. HB 1348
Not Rated
Appropriation; IHL for enhancing STEM-related facilities and programs at Alcorn State University.
Analysis:
1349. HB 1349
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for various Alcorn State University Agriculture Research and Extension projects.
Analysis:
1350. HB 1350
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for various Alcorn State University projects.
Analysis:
1351. HB 1351
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist with repair and renovation of the Rosenwald School in Marshall County.
Analysis:
1352. HB 1352
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for improvement of student housing at Jackson State University.
Analysis:
1353. HB 1353
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance fo construction of a separate water system for Jackson State University.
Analysis:
1354. HB 1354
Not Rated
Appropriations; Jefferson County and town of Fayette for construction of a rodeo arena.
Analysis:
1355. HB 1355
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Jefferson County with construction of a rodeo arena.
Analysis:
1356. HB 1356
Not Rated
City of Lexington; extend repealer on restaurant tourism tax.
Analysis:
1357. HB 1357
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize isuance for construction of a stadium on or near the campus of Jackson State University.
Analysis:
1358. HB 1358
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Jackson with construction of a parking lot for the Jackson Convention Center.
Analysis:
1359. HB 1359
Not Rated
Bonds; authoize issuance for improvements to the Dr. Timothy Burrow Multipurpose Building in Jonestown.
Analysis:
1360. HB 1360
Not Rated
Mississippi High School Dropout Prevention Act of 2023; create.
Analysis:
1361. HB 1361
Not Rated
Mississippi Pregnant Workers Fairness Act; create.
Analysis:
1362. HB 1362
Not Rated
Medicaid; provide for presumptive eligibility for pregnant women.
Analysis:
1363. HB 1363
Not Rated
Medicaid; extend coverage for eligible women for 12 months postpartum.
Analysis:
1364. HB 1364
Not Rated
Medicaid; extend coverage for eligible women for 12 months postpartum.
Analysis:
1365. HB 1365
Not Rated
Assistant teacher salaries; prohibit school districts from using any state-funded increase to substitute the local contribution.
Analysis:
1366. HB 1366
Not Rated
Licensing boards; prohibit from disciplinary or threatening discipline of health care providers for exercising free speech rights.
Analysis:
1367. HB 1367
Not Rated
The Academic Transparency Act of 2023; enact.
Analysis:
1368. HB 1368
Not Rated
School districts; authorize certain districts to employ retired teachers while they continue to draw retirement allowance.
Analysis:
1369. HB 1369
Not Rated
MAEP; determine cost of using Average Daily Membership (ADM) in lieu of ADA with 90% threshold attendance trigger.
Analysis:
1370. HB 1370
Not Rated
COVID-19 vaccines; require Attorney General to investigate pharmaceutical companies' promotion and distribution.
Analysis:
1371. HB 1371
Not Rated
Therapists; create a felony for those who have sexual contact with patients.
Analysis:
1372. HB 1372
Not Rated
Child advocacy centers; require to be funded by line item in Health Department appropriation bill.
Analysis:
1373. HB 1373
Not Rated
'Released-Time Moral Instruction Act of 2023'; enact to permit students to receive religious instruction during the school day.
Analysis:
1374. HB 1374
Not Rated
Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize issuance to supporters of the Clinton Public School District.
Analysis:
1375. HB 1375
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; require additional services to annexed area to be completed within three years of annexation decree.
Analysis:
1376. HB 1376
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; restrict collection of ad valorem taxes until certain services are provided by municipality.
Analysis:
1377. HB 1377
Not Rated
Municipal annexation/deannexation; require election be held on the question of in the subject territory to be annexed/deannexed.
Analysis:
1378. HB 1378
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; provide temporary moratorium on.
Analysis:
1379. HB 1379
Not Rated
Municipal annexation; require an election be held in the proposed annexed territory.
Analysis:
1380. HB 1380
Not Rated
Legislature; allow retired PERS members to receive a retirement allowance while serving as a member of.
Analysis:
1381. HB 1381
Not Rated
Medicaid expansion; provide for statewide referendum on question of.
Analysis:
1382. HB 1382
Not Rated
Social media company community standards; require court to issue injunction when plaintiff demonstrates violation of by a defendant's communications on social media platform.
Analysis:
1383. HB 1383
Not Rated
Fuel tax; authorize certain municipalities to impose after an election to be used for road and bridge repair and maintenance.
Analysis:
1384. HB 1384
Not Rated
Capitol Complex Improvement District; require 10% of funds be used to compensate City of Jackson for police and fire protection.
Analysis:
1385. HB 1385
Not Rated
Abortion; provide for statewide referendeem on question of prohibiting abortions in Mississippi.
Analysis:
1386. HB 1386
Not Rated
Body-worn cameras; prohibit law enforcement from recreating past activities with.
Analysis:
1387. HB 1387
Not Rated
Salaries; increase for members of the Mississippi Senate and Mississippi House of Representatives.
Analysis:
1388. HB 1388
Not Rated
MDA FY22 appropriations from Gulf Coast Restoration Fund; revise those made to the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission.
Analysis:
1389. HB 1389
Not Rated
Appropriation; IHL for constructing a separate water system for Jackson State University.
Analysis:
1390. HB 1390
Not Rated
Abstinence education; delete repealer on school board requirement to adopt a policy on abstinence-only or abstinence-plus.
Analysis:
1391. HB 1391
Not Rated
Minority set-aside contracts; prohibit municipalities from utilizing.
Analysis:
1392. HB 1392
Bad Policy
MS Vulnerable Persons Abuse Registry; require Department of Human Services to establish.
Analysis: This bill creates a Vulnerable Persons Abuse Registry, which may appear to be a good thing, but persons may be entered into the registry even if they were NOT convicted of a crime at all and could remain on the list indefinitely. The Registry would be open to the public for viewing. This violates due process and the right of individuals to clear their name by standing trial.
1393. HB 1393
Not Rated
Career coaching program; modify directive of Office of Workforce Development from piloting to implementing long term.
Analysis:
1394. HB 1394
Not Rated
Off-duty highway patrol officers; authorize Colonel of Highway Patrol to allow use of uniforms, weapons, vehicles by officers on private duty.
Analysis:
1395. HB 1395
Not Rated
Noneconomic damages; revise.
Analysis:
1396. HB 1396
Not Rated
Contract lobbyists; prohibit agencies, universities and colleges from hiring with public funds.
Analysis:
1397. HB 1397
Not Rated
State Health Plan; provide coverage for prosthetic teeth and dental implants for children with oligodontia.
Analysis:
1398. HB 1398
Not Rated
Elementary professional school counselors; allocate funds under Mississippi Adequate Education Program for.
Analysis:
1399. HB 1399
Not Rated
School districts; require certain policies and alternative curriculum if accountability rating at three lowest levels.
Analysis:
1400. HB 1400
Not Rated
Voting rights; restore upon satisfaction of all the sentencing requirements of a conviction.
Analysis:
1401. HB 1401
Not Rated
Compulsory school attendance; require youth court petition after third unlawful absence and authorize community service for violations.
Analysis:
1402. HB 1402
Not Rated
Eleventh Grade students; require to take GED or High School Equivalency Test for senior early-release privilege eligibility.
Analysis:
1403. HB 1403
Not Rated
First grade enrollment; allow child who turns six on or before December 31 to start at beginning of that school year.
Analysis:
1404. HB 1404
Not Rated
Earned-discharge credits; authorize offenders on probation/parole to earn for participation in faith-based activities.
Analysis:
1405. HB 1405
Not Rated
Appropriation; Health Department to provide funding to federally qualified health centers.
Analysis:
1406. HB 1406
Not Rated
Children's services and programs; require all state agencies to provide information relating to such in a list to the Legislature.
Analysis:
1407. HB 1407
Not Rated
Children's Resource Commission; create to coordinate and streamline the state's efforts to provide services to children.
Analysis:
1408. HB 1408
Not Rated
College and Career Readiness Planning Program; create.
Analysis:
1409. HB 1409
Not Rated
Pre-kindergarten; require Department of Education to create the 'ABC Program' to provide instruction via Internet.
Analysis:
1410. HB 1410
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt certain retail sales of electronic devices/educational software and sales of feminine hygiene products.
Analysis:
1411. HB 1411
Not Rated
Medicaid; provide coverage for substance abuse and mental health services for pregnant and postpartum women.
Analysis:
1412. HB 1412
Not Rated
School curriculum; require teaching of certain high school subjects in 'C', 'D' and 'F' rated districts.
Analysis:
1413. HB 1413
Not Rated
Hope Program; establish and develop system to re-enroll high school dropouts in programs leading to a high school diploma.
Analysis:
1414. HB 1414
Not Rated
'Mississippi Save Our Children Act'; create.
Analysis:
1415. HB 1415
Not Rated
Mathematic and science instruction; enhance through new middle school programs.
Analysis:
1416. HB 1416
Not Rated
Engineering Studies Scholarship Program; establish.
Analysis:
1417. HB 1417
Not Rated
'Health Careers Academy'; create for students in Grades 9 through 12.
Analysis:
1418. HB 1418
Not Rated
Vision 2030: An Education Blueprint for Two Thousand Thirty; create.
Analysis:
1419. HB 1419
Not Rated
Dropout Prevention and Student Re-engagement Act; create.
Analysis:
1420. HB 1420
Not Rated
First Grade; allow any child who turns six during the calendar year to start at the beginning of school year.
Analysis:
1421. HB 1421
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt on retail sales of certain electronic devices.
Analysis:
1422. HB 1422
Not Rated
Delinquency of a minor; include causing a child to violate the Uniform Controlled Substances Law as.
Analysis:
1423. HB 1423
Not Rated
Subsequent offense; revise how a first offense is calculated.
Analysis:
1424. HB 1424
Not Rated
College and Career Readiness Planning Program; create for administration of pre-ACT assessments in public schools.
Analysis:
1425. HB 1425
Not Rated
Social workers; provide in schools having high incidences of crime and via video conferencing means.
Analysis:
1426. HB 1426
Not Rated
Professional School Counselors Pilot Program; establish in certain school districts with high incidences of teen pregnancy or school violence.
Analysis:
1427. HB 1427
Not Rated
Mathematics and science; require public middle schools to provide program to enhance instruction in.
Analysis:
1428. HB 1428
Not Rated
Early Commitment to College Program; establish in schools and districts assigned an 'F' accountability rating.
Analysis:
1429. HB 1429
Not Rated
Parolees who participate in faith-based or faith-based sponsored activities; authorize reduction of time spent on probation.
Analysis:
1430. HB 1430
Not Rated
DHS; direct to reinstate program of providing meals to older individuals in community setting.
Analysis:
1431. HB 1431
Not Rated
Nursing education; unspent TANF funds shall be spent to pay expenses of persons enrolled as part of workforce training.
Analysis:
1432. HB 1432
Not Rated
Voting rights; restore upon satisfaction of all of the sentencing requirements of a conviction.
Analysis:
1433. HB 1433
Not Rated
'Mississippi Senior Cadets Program'; require State Department of Education to establish.
Analysis:
1434. HB 1434
Not Rated
Life insurance; authorize funeral services provider to obtain certain information within two business days.
Analysis:
1435. HB 1435
Not Rated
Funeral director assistants; authorize to perform all activities of funeral directors with certain exceptions.
Analysis:
1436. HB 1436
Not Rated
Healthcare Coordinating Council; reconstitute and require to make report on specific health goals for the state.
Analysis:
1437. HB 1437
Not Rated
Felony expunction; revise age to obtain to conform to revisions.
Analysis:
1438. HB 1438
Not Rated
Online voter registration; authorize for first-time registrants.
Analysis:
1439. HB 1439
Not Rated
Mississippi Fair Housing Act; create.
Analysis:
1440. HB 1440
Not Rated
Marijuana possession; provide civil penalty for.
Analysis:
1441. HB 1441
Not Rated
'Ban-the-Box Act'; create to prohibit public employers from using criminal history as a bar to employment.
Analysis:
1442. HB 1442
Not Rated
Pre-kindergarten program; require Department of Education to create 'ABC Program' to provide instruction via Internet.
Analysis:
1443. HB 1443
Not Rated
Comprehensive sex education; require teaching of in Grades K-12.
Analysis:
1444. HB 1444
Not Rated
Department of Corrections; increase per diem rate paid to regionals for housing of state offenders.
Analysis:
1445. HB 1445
Not Rated
Assistant teachers; provide annual salary supplement in 'C,' 'D' and 'F' school districts.
Analysis:
1446. HB 1446
Not Rated
Teacher salaries; authorize supplement for teachers in critical shortage subject areas in 'D' and 'F' districts.
Analysis:
1447. HB 1447
Not Rated
MS Teachers' Salaries Task Force; create to recommend how state can pay teachers at southeastern average.
Analysis:
1448. HB 1448
Not Rated
Community and junior colleges; waive all tuition and costs for graduates of Mississippi high schools.
Analysis:
1449. HB 1449
Not Rated
Mental health; require DMH to convert unused IDD beds to be used for alcohol and drug use services.
Analysis:
1450. HB 1450
Not Rated
Juneteenth National Independence Day; designate as a legal holiday in the State of Mississippi.
Analysis:
1451. HB 1451
Not Rated
Municipal election commissioners; revise appointments of.
Analysis:
1452. HB 1452
Not Rated
Appropriation; Department of Health for upgrades and improvements to infrastructure at county health departments.
Analysis:
1453. HB 1453
Not Rated
Appropriation; DFA for distribution to counties and municipalities for water/sewer infrastructure projects authorized under ARPA.
Analysis:
1454. HB 1454
Not Rated
Appropriation; Department of Mental Health for increasing alcohol and drug rehabilitation beds and crisis intervention teams.
Analysis:
1455. HB 1455
Not Rated
State Board of Education; require to develop curriculum and implement programs of conflict resolution.
Analysis:
1456. HB 1456
Not Rated
SNAP and TANF recipients; require those unemployed to take Test of Adult Basic Education.
Analysis:
1457. HB 1457
Not Rated
School attendance; require for children unable to score a 21 or higher on the ACT until the child reaches 18 years of age.
Analysis:
1458. HB 1458
Not Rated
Assistant Teacher Salary Waiver Grant Program; create to help assistant teachers to become licensed.
Analysis:
1459. HB 1459
Not Rated
Same-day voter registration; authorize.
Analysis:
1460. HB 1460
Not Rated
Summer Youth Training Employment Program; authorize school districts to establish.
Analysis:
1461. HB 1461
Not Rated
Former collegiate athlete scholarship program; create to attract former athletes back to school for teaching degree.
Analysis:
1462. HB 1462
Not Rated
'2023 Mississippi Youthbuild Pilot Program Act'; create with programs at Coahoma and Jones County Community Colleges.
Analysis:
1463. HB 1463
Not Rated
Appropriation; employment security for funding summer youth employment programs.
Analysis:
1464. HB 1464
Not Rated
Counties and municipalities; authorize establishment of summer youth work programs.
Analysis:
1465. HB 1465
Not Rated
Medicaid; extend coverage for eligible women for 12 months postpartum.
Analysis:
1466. HB 1466
Not Rated
'Dream Makers Program'; create as an after-school program for students in Grades 7 and 8.
Analysis:
1467. HB 1467
Not Rated
Homework; require teachers to incorporate daily and weekly assignments into their curriculum.
Analysis:
1468. HB 1468
Not Rated
Health and human services agencies; require to prepare video with nutrition and healthy eating information for benefit recipients.
Analysis:
1469. HB 1469
Not Rated
IHL; continue annual deposits into Ayers Settlement Fund for 10 years and end reductions to Ayers Endowment Trust.
Analysis:
1470. HB 1470
Not Rated
State employees; provide for pay raise based on the amount of their annual salaries.
Analysis:
1471. HB 1471
Not Rated
DHS; develop process to ensure that subgrantees reflect the demographic makeup of the eligible population for the grants.
Analysis:
1472. HB 1472
Not Rated
Operating motor vehicles with certain gross weight limitation without a permit; bring forward registration and fine provisions.
Analysis:
1473. HB 1473
Not Rated
Motor vehicle combined weight total; bring forward provisions related to.
Analysis:
1474. HB 1474
Not Rated
Vehicles transporting certain agricultural products or timber; clarify maximum length cannot exceed requirements for day time operation.
Analysis:
1475. HB 1475
Not Rated
Harvest permit; increase fee for issuance and extend repealer.
Analysis:
1476. HB 1476
Not Rated
'Families' Rights and Responsibilites Act of 2023'; enact.
Analysis:
1477. HB 1477
Not Rated
Harvest permits; extend repealer on authority of MDOT to issue.
Analysis:
1478. HB 1478
Not Rated
Parental rights; establish fundamental right of parents to direct the upbringing, education and care of their children.
Analysis:
1479. HB 1479
Not Rated
Parental rights; establish fundamental right of parents to direct the upbringing, education and care of their children.
Analysis:
1480. HB 1480
Not Rated
'Parents' Bill of Rights Act of 2023'; enact.
Analysis:
1481. HB 1481
Not Rated
Retirement; county board attorneys and city attorneys shall be members of PERS regardless of hours/week worked.
Analysis:
1482. HB 1482
Not Rated
Legislature; allow certain retired PERS members to receive a retirement allowance while serving as a member of.
Analysis:
1483. HB 1483
Not Rated
Funeral services; require payment for before body may be transferred from one funeral home to another.
Analysis:
1484. HB 1484
Not Rated
Perpetual care cemeteries; require certain acreage and trust fund deposit to establish new.
Analysis:
1485. HB 1485
Not Rated
Copper materials; prohibit transactions between certaon sellers and scrap metal dealers and other purchases.
Analysis:
1486. HB 1486
Not Rated
Immunization and vaccination of preventable disease requirements for school children; exempt based on regligious tenets.
Analysis:
1487. HB 1487
Not Rated
Vaccine exemption; authorize for religious, philosophical or conscientious reasons.
Analysis:
1488. HB 1488
Not Rated
Immunization and vaccination of preventable disease requirements for school children; exempt based on religious tenets.
Analysis:
1489. HB 1489
Good Policy
'Families' Rights and Responsibilities Act of 2023'; enact.
Analysis: This bill ensures and protects parental rights in regard to their children's education and health. This is a positive step in helping parents lead their families how they see fit and being able to oversee their child's education.
1490. HB 1490
Bad Policy
Licenses issued by Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; require suspension for failure to pay child support.
Analysis: This bill changes the law to force the commission of wildlife, fisheries, and parks to suspend the hunting and fishing license of any person who has not paid their child support. This imposes mandatory minimums.
1491. HB 1491
Not Rated
Analysis:
1492. HB 1492
Not Rated
Analysis:
1493. HB 1493
Not Rated
Analysis:
1494. HB 1494
Not Rated
Analysis:
1495. HB 1495
Not Rated
Analysis:
1496. HC 1
Resolution
Joint Rules; amend to limit introduction of general bills requiring majority vote to sessions in even-numbered years.
Analysis:
1497. HC 2
Resolution
National Therapy Animal Day; celebrate in Mississippi on April 30, 2023.
Analysis:
1498. HC 3
Resolution
Constitution; conform initiative signature requirements from each congressional district for an initiative petition to the number of current congressional districts.
Analysis:
1499. HC 4
Resolution
Attorney Constance Slaughter-Harvey; commend and honor historic legacy as a living legal icon.
Analysis:
1500. HC 5
Resolution
Carlton D. 'Corky' Palmer; honor the life and legacy of upon his passing.
Analysis:
1501. HC 6
Resolution
State of Mississippi; declare as 'Second Amendment Sanctuary' State.
Analysis:
1502. HC 7
Resolution
Constitution; conform initiative signature requirements from each congressional district for an initiative petition to the number of current congressional districts.
Analysis:
1503. HC 8
Good Policy
Constitution; amend to provide that during legislative sessions held in even years only appropriations bills shall be considered.
Analysis:
1504. HC 9
Resolution
Constitution; amend to reduce assessment ratio for motor vehicles.
Analysis:
1505. HC 10
Resolution
Former Representative Noal Akins; honor life and legacy upon his passing.
Analysis:
1506. HC 11
Resolution
Joint Rules; amend 9A to require all bills with 50 or more cosponsors to be adopted automatically by the committee of House of Origin.
Analysis:
1507. HC 12
Resolution
Senator Hiram Revel and Fannie Lou Hamer; request the joint committee on the Library of Congress to approve the replacement of the statues of James Zachariah George and Jefferson Davis with statues of.
Analysis:
1508. HC 13
Resolution
B.B. King or Elvis Presley; request the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress to approve the replacement of Jefferson Davis with either.
Analysis:
1509. HC 14
Resolution
Representative Bennie G. Thompson; commend for service as chairman of committee to investigate the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
Analysis:
1510. HC 15
Resolution
Bay Springs High School Football Team; commend upon winning MHSAA Class 1A State Championship.
Analysis:
1511. HC 16
Resolution
Constitution; amend to restore voting rights to qualified electors who have committed a felony once sentencing requirements are met.
Analysis:
1512. HC 17
Resolution
Cardiovascular risk reduction; recognize need for thorough screening and treatment of metabolic syndrome.
Analysis:
1513. HC 18
Resolution
Salem Missionary Baptist Church; commend upon 157th anniversary of.
Analysis:
1514. HC 19
Resolution
Emmett Till murder; issue apology for state's role in killers' acquittals.
Analysis:
1515. HC 20
Resolution
Constitution; amend to restore voting rights to certain qualified electors once sentencing requirements are met.
Analysis:
1516. HC 21
Resolution
Constitution; amend to provide that member of Legislature for the first time after January 1, 2024, not eligible to serve again in that office after serving three terms.
Analysis:
1517. HC 22
Resolution
Article V Convention; provide for selection and authority of commissioners.
Analysis:
1518. HC 23
Resolution
Constitution; signatures from any congressional district cannot exceed certain fractional portion of total number of signatures required for initiative petition.
Analysis:
1519. HC 24
Resolution
Constitution; amend to require early voting 10 days before every election.
Analysis:
1520. HC 25
Resolution
Constitution; amend to provide automatic restoration of suffrage for persons convicted of nonviolent crimes.
Analysis:
1521. HC 26
Resolution
Constitution; conform initiative signature requirements to be from each congressional district for initiative petition.
Analysis:
1522. HC 27
Resolution
Patriotic Education Month; designate the month of September 2023 as.
Analysis:
1523. HC 28
Resolution
Constitution; amend to restore voting rights after certain time to qualified electors who have committed a felony.
Analysis:
1524. HC 29
Resolution
Joint Rules; amend to allow legislators to participate remotely in committee meetings and floor sessions beginning in 2024.
Analysis:
1525. HC 30
Resolution
JSU Tigers Football Team; commend upon winning 2022 SWAC Championship.
Analysis:
1526. HC 31
Resolution
State of the State address of the Governor; call joint session to hear.
Analysis:
1527. HC 32
Resolution
Constitution; amend to provide for the right to personal reproductive decisions.
Analysis:
1528. HC 33
Resolution
Consttution; amend to provide that people have the right to propose new statutes and to amend or repeal existing statutes.
Analysis:
1529. HC 34
Resolution
Constitution; amend to provide that people have the right to propose new statutes and to amend or repeal existing statutes.
Analysis:
1530. HR 1
Resolution
Jackson Prep 'Patriots' Baseball Team; commend and congratulate for winning the MAIS 6A State Baseball Championship for the 5th consecutive year.
Analysis:
1531. HR 2
Resolution
Chapel Hart; commend successes in their career as well as during America's Got Talent.
Analysis:
1532. HR 3
Resolution
Reverend Dr. Lisa Allen-McLaurin; commend upon her appointment as music scholar-in-residence and interim choral director at the American Church in Paris, France.
Analysis:
1533. HR 4
Resolution
Jim Waide; commend career and community contributions of.
Analysis:
1534. HR 5
Resolution
Floyd Shankerman; commend upon iconic years of service to Clarksdale, Mississippi; as owner of Shankerman's.
Analysis:
1535. HR 6
Resolution
Norman Goetzmann Stevens, Jr.; honor life and legacy upon his passing.
Analysis:
1536. HR 7
Resolution
Dr. Vernon Rayford; commend for outstanding service during COVID-19 pandemic.
Analysis:
1537. HR 8
Resolution
House Rules; amend to create a new House Rule 77.1 to require discussion of all bills referred to a House committee.
Analysis:
1538. HR 9
Resolution
House Rules; amend 104A to require all House committees to be live streamed.
Analysis:
1539. HR 10
Resolution
Coach Jan Sojourner; commend extraordinary coaching career.
Analysis:
1540. HR 11
Resolution
House Rules; amend to create a new rule that requires each committee's agenda to be published 24 hours before the meeting.
Analysis:
1541. HR 12
Resolution
Mr. Martin 'Marty' Davidson; commend upon entrepreneurial legacy and community service as chair of Southern Pipe and Supply.
Analysis:
1542. HR 13
Resolution
Emmett Till murder; issue apology for state's role in killers' acquittals.
Analysis:
1543. HR 14
Resolution
House Rules; amend to require a racial impact statement for all legislation to be attached to each bill.
Analysis:
1544. HR 15
Resolution
Dr. Kim S. Benton; commend upon exceptional service as Interim State Superintendent of Education.
Analysis:
1545. HR 16
Resolution
Louisville High School Football Team; commend upon winning the 2022 MHSAA Class 4A State Championship.
Analysis:
1546. HR 17
Resolution
Billy Nicholson; commend the life and legacy of as former state representative.
Analysis:
1547. HR 18
Resolution
Carlton D. 'Corky' Palmer; honor the life and legacy of upon his passing.
Analysis:
1548. HR 19
Resolution
Mark McAndrews; commend upon his retirement as port director of Port of Pascagoula.
Analysis:
1549. HR 20
Resolution
Copiah County; commend upon its Bicentennial Celebration.
Analysis:
1550. HR 21
Resolution
Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram; commend on winning his first Grammy Award during the 64th Annual Grammy Awards.
Analysis:
1551. HR 22
Resolution
Jones Junior College Bobcats Cheerleading Team; commend on winning Open Coed Division - 2022 UCA College Championship.
Analysis:
1552. HR 23
Resolution
Norman Goetzmann Stevens, Jr.; honor life and legacy upon his passing.
Analysis:
1553. HR 24
Resolution
Suffrage bills; require factors used by House committees to be listed on the official website.
Analysis:
1554. HR 25
Resolution
House rules; amend to require a list of bills to be published on official website.
Analysis:
1555. HR 26
Resolution
Dr. Freda McKissic Bush; honor life and legacy upon her passing.
Analysis:
1556. HR 27
Resolution
Faye Graham Dillard; commend upon the occasion of her 90th birthday.
Analysis:
1557. HR 28
Resolution
Reba Lee Roy; commend life and legacy upon her passing.
Analysis:
1558. HR 29
Resolution
Attorney Jonathan C. Hamilton; commend for outstanding service and contributions to the practice of law.
Analysis:
1559. HR 30
Resolution
Dr. John D. Isaacs, Jr.; commend for outstanding service and contributions to the practice of medicine.
Analysis:
1560. HR 31
Resolution
Johnny Johns; commend upon occasion of retirement.
Analysis:
1561. HR 32
Resolution
Cecil Rhodes; honor life and legacy upon his passing.
Analysis:
1562. HR 33
Resolution
Scott Central High School 'Rebels' Football Team; commend upon winning the 2022 MHSAA Class 2A State Championship.
Analysis:
1563. SB 2001
Not Rated
Transportation; revise population threshold for radar use on public streets of municipalities to 1500.
Analysis:
1564. SB 2002
Neutral
Memorial highways; designate segment of U.S. 45 in Lowndes County for WW2 Army veteran Bradford C. Freeman.
Analysis:
1565. SB 2003
Neutral
Highways; Dedicate a section of Highway 12 to G. Louis Jones.
Analysis:
1566. SB 2004
Not Rated
Town of Duck Hill; authorize governing authorities to levy tourism tax.
Analysis:
1567. SB 2005
Not Rated
National Statuary Hall Selection Commission; create for recommending two new Mississippi statues at U.S. Capitol.
Analysis:
1568. SB 2006
Not Rated
Festival wine permits; remove repealers and reverters on provisions relating to.
Analysis:
1569. SB 2007
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize to assist Town of Anguilla in paying costs of improvements projects.
Analysis:
1570. SB 2008
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize to assist Village of Cary in paying costs of construction of fire station.
Analysis:
1571. SB 2009
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize to assist Town of Anguilla in paying costs of construction of museum and visitor center.
Analysis:
1572. SB 2010
Not Rated
Distinctive tag; authorize for King Hiram Grand Lodge & Electra Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star AF & AM Mississippi.
Analysis:
1573. SB 2011
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt motor vehicle transfers to and from trusts, corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies.
Analysis:
1574. SB 2012
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds for West Central Mississippi Incubator Grant Program.
Analysis:
1575. SB 2013
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds for improvements to Rolling Fork Civic and Event Center.
Analysis:
1576. SB 2014
Not Rated
Ad valorem taxes; consider annexed business 'new enterprise' for purpose of eligibility for certain municipal tax exemptions.
Analysis:
1577. SB 2015
Not Rated
Tobacco tax; define tobacco products to include electronic smoking devices for purposes of 15% excise tax.
Analysis:
1578. SB 2016
Not Rated
Highway privilege tax on buses and carriers of property; allow distribution to cities and towns for roads and bridges.
Analysis:
1579. SB 2017
Not Rated
Ad valorem tax; remove exemption for university or community college foundation or federally qualified health center property.
Analysis:
1580. SB 2018
Good Policy
Sales tax; remove tax on wholesale sales of beer.
Analysis: This bill simplifies the taxing code for the wholesale of beer.
1581. SB 2019
Not Rated
Sales tax; exempt sales of coins, currency and bullion.
Analysis:
1582. SB 2020
Not Rated
Electric/hybrid vehicle tax; repeal sections of law authorizing.
Analysis:
1583. SB 2021
Not Rated
First Responder Appreciation and Recruitment Act; create.
Analysis:
1584. SB 2022
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize to assist Serenity on the Bayou in Anguilla renovate and equip building for Emmanuel Community Center.
Analysis:
1585. SB 2023
Not Rated
Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; reauthorize for supporters of West Point Consolidated School District.
Analysis:
1586. SB 2024
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for Community Health and Wellness Center, Inc., health care facility renovations in Isola.
Analysis:
1587. SB 2025
Not Rated
West Central Mississippi Incubator Grant Program; establish with county governments, DFA and local development districts.
Analysis:
1588. SB 2026
Not Rated
Ad valorem tax on inventory; phase in exemption for certain small businesses.
Analysis:
1589. SB 2027
Not Rated
Municipal ad valorem taxes; exempt real property and motor vehicles in an annexed area for 12 months after annexation.
Analysis:
1590. SB 2028
Not Rated
Alcoholic beverages; allow local authorities of wet jurisdictions to permit package retail sales on Sunday.
Analysis:
1591. SB 2029
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds for repair and renovation of Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City.
Analysis:
1592. SB 2030
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance for demolition and cleanup of dilapidated structures in downtown Rolling Fork.
Analysis:
1593. SB 2031
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds for repair and renovation of Oakes African American Cultural Center.
Analysis:
1594. SB 2032
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize to assist City of Macon in paying costs of acquisition of fire truck.
Analysis:
1595. SB 2033
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Yazoo County in paying costs of drainage project.
Analysis:
1596. SB 2034
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize to assist Town of Rolling Fork in paying costs of Muddy Waters memorial sculpture.
Analysis:
1597. SB 2035
Not Rated
Bonds; authorize to assist Humphreys County in paying costs of roadway, curb and gutter improvements in Westgate Subdivision.
Analysis:
1598. SB 2036
Not Rated
Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds; FY2024 appropriation to City of Rolling Fork for improvement of water system.
Analysis:
1599. SB 2037
Not Rated
Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds; FY2024 appropriation to Village of Eden for improvement of water and sewer system.
Analysis:
1600. SB 2038
Not Rated
General Funds; FY2024-appropriation to Humphreys County for certain roadway, curb and gutter improvements.
Analysis:
1601. SB 2039
Not Rated
General Funds; FY2024 appropriation to Yazoo County for a drainage project.
Analysis:
1602. SB 2040
Not Rated
Appropriation FY 2024; IHL-University of Mississippi Medical Center for Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program.
Analysis:
1603. SB 2041
Not Rated
Appropriation; Rural Fire Truck Fund for additional round of trucks under Acquisition Assistance Program.
Analysis:
1604. SB 2042
Not Rated
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency; authorize Q-risq Analytics pilot program providing live storm impact data.
Analysis:
1605. SB 2043
Not Rated
State agencies; notify Legislature of proposed rule adoption.
Analysis:
1606. SB 2044
Not Rated
State Auditor; empower to investigate embezzlement in cities, counties and other public entities.
Analysis:
1607. SB 2045
Not Rated
Building codes; prohibit from limiting use of federally approved refrigerant.
Analysis:
1608. SB 2046
Not Rated
Mississippi National Security in Public Purchasing Act; create.
Analysis:
1609. SB 2047
Not Rated
Sales tax; create diversion to counties.
Analysis:
1610. SB 2048
Not Rated
Mississippi resident bidder preference; provide 10% preference over vendors located outside of the United States.
Analysis:
1611. SB 2049
Not Rated
State Superintendent of Education; provide limitation on salary.
Analysis:
1612. SB 2050
Not Rated
Mississippi Development Authority; require periodic PEER review of effectiveness of Tourism Advertising Fund expenditures.
Analysis:
1613. SB 2051
Not Rated
General Funds; FY2024 appropriation to MDA for the West Central Mississippi Incubator Grant Program.
Analysis:
1614. SB 2052
Not Rated
Regulatory Reduction Program; require certain pilot agencies to implement.
Analysis:
1615. SB 2053
Good Policy
Deficit Prevention Act; require state agencies to notify certain officials when likelihood of a deficit exists.
Analysis: This bill requires agencies to report potential deficits to government officials, and will have to work with the state auditor to eliminate costs. This holds agencies accountable for their spending and protects taxpayers.
1616. SB 2054
Good Policy
Appointed state officers; provide for the removal of for certain forms of willful neglect.
Analysis: This bill provides for the removal of a state officer from their office for neglecting their duties. This protects Mississippians from officers not performing and wasting taxpayer money.
1617. SB 2055
Not Rated
Higher Education Legislative Plan; revise eligibility and repeal MTAG and Eminent Scholars Grant Program.
Analysis:
1618. SB 2056
Not Rated
Public schools; require a brief period of quiet reflection at the opening of school every day.
Analysis:
1619. SB 2057
Not Rated
Civics Test; require passing score for high school graduates and high school equivalency diploma applicants.
Analysis:
1620. SB 2058
Not Rated
School counselors; delete requirement of counselors to abide by the American School Counselor Association Code of Ethics.
Analysis:
1621. SB 2059
Not Rated
No Patient Left Alone Act; enact.
Analysis:
1622. SB 2060
Not Rated
Podiatric medicine and podiatrists; revise definition of.
Analysis:
1623. SB 2061
Not Rated
Universal Recognition of Occupational Licenses Act; exempt psychologists.
Analysis:
1624. SB 2062
Not Rated
No Patient Left Alone Act; enact.
Analysis:
1625. SB 2063
Not Rated
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; require Department of Human Services to issue photo EBT cards.
Analysis:
1626. SB 2064
Not Rated
Birth Certificates; require certain information be included.
Analysis:
1627. SB 2065
Not Rated
United States Citizenship Test; require as a condition for high school graduation.
Analysis:
1628. SB 2066
Not Rated
Board of Cosmetologist; allow special permits for shampooists.
Analysis:
1629. SB 2067
Not Rated
Comprehensive Career and Technical Education Reform Act; transition career coaching program from pilot to long term.
Analysis:
1630. SB 2068
Not Rated
Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact; enact.
Analysis:
1631. SB 2069
Not Rated
Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact; enact.
Analysis:
1632. SB 2070
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility to include individuals entitled to benefits under federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Analysis:
1633. SB 2071
Not Rated
Recipients of Medicaid; extend postpartum coverage up to 12 months.
Analysis:
1634. SB 2072
Not Rated
Mississippi Gaming Commission certified law enforcement officers; authorized to retain sidearms upon retirement.
Analysis:
1635. SB 2073
Not Rated
Age of majority; lower to 18 for securing home loans and entering contracts for real property.
Analysis:
1636. SB 2074
Not Rated
Youth court; prohibit intake based solely on the opinion of a medical professional on contract with DHS or CPS.
Analysis:
1637. SB 2075
Not Rated
Birth certificate; adoptee may obtain certified copy of original after age 21.
Analysis:
1638. SB 2076
Not Rated
The Title IX Preservation Act; enact.
Analysis:
1639. SB 2077
Not Rated
Charitable Organizations; Raise audit threshold for contributions to $750,000.00, and use a cash basis only.
Analysis:
1640. SB 2078
Not Rated
Eminent Domain; require entities to notify and explain proposed projects to landowners before hiring a surveyor.
Analysis:
1641. SB 2079
Not Rated
Mississippi School Protection Act; enact to allow armed educators.
Analysis:
1642. SB 2080
Not Rated
Mississippi Consumer Data Privacy Act; enact.
Analysis:
1643. SB 2081
Not Rated
Statewide county court system; create.
Analysis:
1644. SB 2082
Not Rated
Child support; administratively suspend obligations for incarcerated individuals.
Analysis:
1645. SB 2083
Not Rated
Concealed-carry license; 18-year-old with instructor certification qualifies for enhanced.
Analysis:
1646. SB 2084
Not Rated
Domestic abuse; allow protection of pets in a protection order.
Analysis:
1647. SB 2085
Not Rated
Eminent domain; provide compensation for the loss of a business's goodwill.
Analysis:
1648. SB 2086
Not Rated
Guardian ad litem fees; failure to pay enforced as any other civil debt.
Analysis:
1649. SB 2087
Not Rated
Birth certificate; adoptee may obtain certified copy of original after age 18.
Analysis:
1650. SB 2088
Not Rated
District attorneys; increase office operating allowance.
Analysis:
1651. SB 2089
Not Rated
Land ownership; prohibit certain entities from.
Analysis:
1652. SB 2090
Not Rated
Burial rights; preclude party at fault for death from deciding.
Analysis:
1653. SB 2091
Not Rated
Liens; delete the exception to expiration of a lien where notation had been made on the judgment roll within a certain period.
Analysis:
1654. SB 2092
Not Rated
Land; prohibit ownership by nonresident aliens who are citizens of certain countries.
Analysis:
1655. SB 2093
Not Rated
Child abuse or neglect; provide for civil liability false reports of.
Analysis:
1656. SB 2094
Not Rated
MS Public Records Act; prohibit confidentiality of settlement agreement.
Analysis:
1657. SB 2095
Not Rated
Suffrage; restore suffrage to Vedo Kyles.
Analysis:
1658. SB 2096
Not Rated
Child Protection Services; require disclosure of reporter in cases of false abuse and neglect reports.
Analysis:
1659. SB 2097
Not Rated
Marijuana; legalize possession of certain amount.
Analysis:
1660. SB 2098
Not Rated
Juvenile offenders; provide alternative sentencing and early-release options when convicted of certain crimes.
Analysis:
1661. SB 2099
Neutral
Motor vehicle theft; revise penalty for.
Analysis: This bill changes the theft of motor vehicles to a felony and increases the fine to $10,000 for the first offense.
1662. SB 2100
Bad Policy
Receiving stolen property; revise the crime of.
Analysis: This bill removes judge discretion in the cases of receiving stolen firearms and motor vehicles by establishing mandatory minimums.
1663. SB 2101
Bad Policy
Criminal law; increase penalties for crimes of fleeing a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and carjacking.
Analysis: This bill leads to more criminalization with no evidence that it leads to less crime.
1664. SB 2102
Not Rated
Impending emergency excavation; define, establish advance notice requirements and require premarking for.
Analysis:
1665. SB 2103
Not Rated
Definitions and penalties regarding regulation of gasoline and petroleum products; extend repealer on.
Analysis:
1666. SB 2104
Not Rated
Mississippi Gulf Coast Region Utility Act; extend repealer on.
Analysis:
1667. SB 2105
Not Rated
Voting; require printed record of each vote.
Analysis:
1668. SB 2106
Not Rated
Early voting; authorize up to 10 days prior to any election.
Analysis:
1669. SB 2107
Not Rated
Municipal primary elections; extend deadline in case of annexation.
Analysis:
1670. SB 2108
Not Rated
Legislative offices; define vacancy.
Analysis:
1671. SB 2109
Not Rated
Mississippi Student Absentee Voter Act; enact.
Analysis:
1672. SB 2110
Not Rated
Affidavit ballots; reduce length of time within which certain persons must present proper voter ID or execute religious exemption.
Analysis:
1673. SB 2111
Not Rated
Elections; public official's qualification as candidate deemed resignation of current office.
Analysis:
1674. SB 2112
Not Rated
Elections; authorize online voter registration and preelection day voting.
Analysis:
1675. SB 2113
Not Rated
Absentee voting; establish electronic application procedure for college students.
Analysis:
1676. SB 2114
Not Rated
Mississippi Pregnant Workers Fairness Act; create.
Analysis:
1677. SB 2115
Not Rated
Tianeptine; schedule substance and criminalize intent to transfer.
Analysis:
1678. SB 2116
Not Rated
The Juvenile Offender Parole and Rehabilitation Act; enact.
Analysis:
1679. SB 2117
Not Rated
Earned-release supervision; require Parole Board to approve release of offenders.
Analysis:
1680. SB 2118
Not Rated
Child support; allow restricted driver's license for work and worship.
Analysis:
1681. SB 2119
Not Rated
Firearms; clarify that possession of multiple firearms shall subject felon to multiple charges.
Analysis:
1682. SB 2120
Neutral
Firearms; authorize law enforcement officers employed by attorney general to purchase upon retirement.
Analysis:
1683. SB 2121
Not Rated
Chemical endangerment of a child or fetus; criminalize.
Analysis:
1684. SB 2122
Neutral
Bribery of a public official; increase statute of limitations to 5 years.
Analysis: The bill establishes a 5 year statute of limitations for bribery of a candidate.
1685. SB 2123
Not Rated
Public service animals; increase penalties for harming.
Analysis:
1686. SB 2124
Not Rated
DUIs; increase maximum imprisonment for first and second DUI offenses.
Analysis:
1687. SB 2125
Not Rated
Local school board members; prescribe salary scale based on school district student enrollment.
Analysis:
1688. SB 2126
Not Rated
Restoration of the Right to Vote Act; enact.
Analysis:
1689. SB 2127
Neutral
Terroristic threats; revise elements of.
Analysis: The bill just clarifies some language in regard to "cede to the person's demands"
1690. SB 2128
Not Rated
Trespass; criminalize offense on property other than a structure or conveyance.
Analysis:
1691. SB 2129
Not Rated
Criminal law; increase penalties for crimes of impersonating patrolman or law enforcement officer.
Analysis:
1692. SB 2130
Not Rated
Juvenile offenders; provide alternative sentencing and parole options.
Analysis:
1693. SB 2131
Not Rated
Aggravated assault; create crime related to the delivery of fentanyl.
Analysis:
1694. SB 2132
Not Rated
Aggravated DUI; order child support to children of deceased victim.
Analysis:
1695. SB 2133
Not Rated
Arrest warrants; authorize electronic signatures.
Analysis:
1696. SB 2134
Not Rated
Statute of limitations; except sexual battery from.
Analysis:
1697. SB 2135
Not Rated
Suffrage; restore to any person disqualified by reason of criminal conviction upon completion of sentence.
Analysis:
1698. SB 2136
Not Rated
'Service Canine Protection Act of 2022'; enact.
Analysis:
1699. SB 2137
Neutral
'Mississippi Native Plant Month'; designate each April as.
Analysis:
1700. SB 2138
Neutral
Tourism; designate the Mississippi Opal as