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MSSC587IntroA Concurrent Resolution Extending The Deepest Sympathy Of The Legislature To The Bereaved Family Of Former Senator Bob M. Dearing Of Natchez, Mississippi, And Paying Tribute To His Career Of Public And Charitable Service.
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2020-08-10
To Senate Rules Committee
MSSB2464FailAn Act To Expand Offenders' Access To Administrative Reductions In Time Through The Trusty-time Program And The Earned-time Allowance Program; To Provide That Offenders Convicted Of Crimes That Prohibit Reductions In Sentence Shall Be Ineligible For ...
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2020-07-10
Died In Conference
MSSB2759FailAn Act To Amend Sections 73-77-5, 73-77-7 And 73-77-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Certain Provisions Of The Fresh Start Act Of 2019 Shall Apply Notwithstanding Any Other Provision Of Law; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-07-10
Died In Conference
MSSB2966FailAn Act Making An Appropriation Of Special Funds To Defray The Expenses Of The Mississippi Fair Commission, The Mississippi Livestock Coliseum, And The Industrial Showcase And Trade Mart Building For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-10
Died In Conference
MSSB3045PassAn Act To Restore The Right Of Suffrage To Azalean Jones Rogers Of Bolivar County, Mississippi.
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2020-07-09
Law W/out Governor's Signature
MSSB3044PassAn Act To Establish The "equity In Distance Learning Act" To Be Administered By The Mississippi Department Of Education To Provide Guidance, Technical Support And Financial Reimbursement To Schools To Provide Distance Learning And Online Services; To...
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2020-07-09
Law W/out Governor's Signature
MSSB3047PassAn Act To Establish The Mississippi County And Municipality Emergency Relief Program Which Shall Be Administered By The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency To Reimburse Counties And Municipalities For Eligible Expenditures Incurred In Response To...
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2020-07-09
Law W/out Governor's Signature
MSSB2123VetoAn Act Entitled The "mississippi Correctional Safety And Rehabilitation Act Of 2020"; To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prescribe Conditions For Parole Eligibility And To Provide Limitations On Inmate Eligibility To Petition The S...
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2020-07-08
Vetoed
MSSB2684PassAn Act To Amend Sections 47-5-931 And 47-5-933, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Grant Authority To The Governor And Commissioner Of Corrections To Increase The Number Of Offenders Who Can Be Placed In Regional Correctional Facilities; To Authorize To In...
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2020-07-08
Approved by Governor
MSSB2563PassAn Act To Create "the Incentives Transparency For A Prosperous Mississippi Act"; To Define Terms; To Set Initial Requirements For The Awarding Of An Economic Incentive By The Mississippi Development Authority To A Certified Applicant For A Qualified ...
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2020-07-08
Approved by Governor
MSSB2696PassAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-24, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Minimum Qualifications For The Commissioner Of Corrections; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-07-08
Approved by Governor
MSSB2926PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning For Support Of The Eight Universities' Designated Institutes, Laboratories And Programs For Which They Are Responsible And The Executive Office Of The Bo...
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2020-07-08
Approved by Governor
MSSB2978PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning For Support Of The Eight Universities For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-08
Approved by Governor
MSSB2928PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Of The University Of Mississippi Medical Center For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-08
Approved by Governor
MSSB2929PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Support And Maintenance Of The Alcorn State University Agricultural Programs For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-08
Approved by Governor
MSSB2887PassAn Act To Authorize The Board Of Supervisors Of Bolivar County, Mississippi, To Contribute Funds To The Bolivar County Community Action Agency, Inc.; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-07-07
Approved by Governor
MSSB2967PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The State Department Of Agriculture And Commerce For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Of The Dixie National Livestock Show; A Roundup For Junior Exhibitors Of Livestock And Goats; Supplemental Funds For Livestoc...
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2020-07-07
Approved by Governor
MSSB2933PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning For The College Of Veterinary Medicine At Mississippi State University For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-07
Approved by Governor
MSSB2965PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Mississippi Board Of Animal Health For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Of The Board For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-07
Approved by Governor
MSSB2931PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Support And Maintenance Of The Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-07
Approved by Governor
MSSB2932PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Incurred In The Maintenance And Operation Of The Forest And Wildlife Research Center For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-07
Approved by Governor
MSSB2930PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Support And Maintenance Of The Mississippi Agricultural And Forestry Experiment Station For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-06
Approved by Governor
MSSB2927PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning For The Support And Maintenance Of Financial Aid Scholarship, Loan And Grant Programs And The Mississippi Office Of Student Financial Aid, For Fiscal Yea...
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2020-07-06
Approved by Governor
MSSB2963PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Of The State Department Of Agriculture And Commerce, For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-06
Approved by Governor
MSSB2964PassAn Act Making An Appropriation Of Special Funds In The State Treasury For The Support And Maintenance Of The Mississippi Egg Marketing Board, For Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-07-06
Approved by Governor
MSSB2847PassAn Act To Amend Section 57-26-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of The Term "tourism Project" For Purposes Of The Tourism Project Sales Tax Incentive Program; To Amend Section 57-26-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Extend Until Jul...
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2020-07-03
Approved by Governor
MSSB2553PassAn Act To Create The "uniform Partition Of Heir Property Act"; To Define Certain Terms; To Provide For Applicability And Relation To Other Law; To Establish The Procedures To Be Followed By The Courts In Partitioning Real Property That Is Determined ...
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2020-07-01
Approved by Governor
MSSB2626PassAn Act To Amend Section 41-99-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of "service Grant"; To Define "primary Care Physician," "care Grant" And "physician Grant"; To Amend Section 41-99-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Expand The Purpose ...
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2020-06-30
Approved by Governor
MSSB2680PassAn Act To Amend Section 19-25-74, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require A County Sheriff To Record On An Annual Basis Certain Information Related To Meals Served To Prisoners In The Custody Of The County Jail; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-06-29
Approved by Governor
MSSB2725PassAn Act To Authorize And Legalize The Cultivation, Processing And Transportation Of Hemp; To Define Certain Terms; To Develop A State Plan To Monitor And Regulate The Cultivation, Transportation And Processing Of Hemp In This State And Comply With All...
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2020-06-29
Approved by Governor
MSSB2131PassAn Act To Amend Section 7-3-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Official Seal Used By The Secretary Of State Shall Contain The Words "in God We Trust" At The Bottom Of The Seal; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-06-25
Approved by Governor
MSSC563PassA Concurrent Resolution Recognizing The Career Accomplishments And Civic Contributions Of Tom Pittman, President And Ceo Of The Community Foundation Of Northwest Mississippi, On The Occasion Of His Retirement And Extending The Best Wishes Of The Legi...
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2020-06-25
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC581IntroA Concurrent Resolution Suspending The Deadlines For The Purpose Of Requesting The Drafting, Introduction, Consideration And Passage Of A Bill Entitled "an Act To Amend Section 3-3-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Designate June 19th As An Official St...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Rules Committee
MSSB2523FailAn Act To Amend Section 45-2-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Death Benefit Payable From The Law Enforcement Officers And Fire Fighters Death Benefits Trust Fund For Law Enforcement Officers And Firefighters Killed In The Line Of Duty; An...
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2020-06-17
Died On Calendar
MSSB2526FailAn Act To Provide For A Six-month Provisional Driver's License Issued By The Department Of Public Safety To An Applicant Who Has Been Released From Incarceration After Serving A Minimum Of One Year And His License Has Been Suspended, Revoked Or Cance...
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2020-06-17
Died On Calendar
MSSB2744FailAn Act To Create New Section 1-3-42, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define Terms Describing Photo Identification That Is Legal In This State; To Create New Section 97-7-77, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create The Crime Of Counterfeiting, Fraud Or Misre...
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2020-06-17
Died On Calendar
MSSC575IntroA Concurrent Resolution Suspending The Deadlines For The Purpose Of The Further Consideration And Passage Of Senate Bill No. 2446, 2020 Regular Session, Entitled "an Act To Amend Section 3-3-16, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Change The Design Of The O...
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2020-06-15
To Senate Constitution Committee
MSSR33EngrossA Resolution Commending And Congratulating Gentry High School Students And "jobs For Mississippi Graduates" Participants: A'myah Robinson, Sylvester Washington, Jr., Colee M. Anthony And T'rossi Pernell, And Jackson School District Academic And Perfo...
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2020-06-11
Adopted
MSSB2001FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-19-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Minimum Teacher Salary Scale By Increasing The Minimum Salary; To Amend Section 37-21-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Minimum Annual Salary For Teacher Assistants; ...
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2020-06-09
Died In Committee
MSSC522PassA Concurrent Resolution Commending And Congratulating The Alcorn State University "braves" Football Team And Coach Fred Mcnair For Winning The 2019 Swac Championship For The Second-consecutive Year, Which Was The 17th Championship In School History.
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2020-06-03
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC526PassA Concurrent Resolution Extending The Best Wishes Of The Mississippi Legislature To Ruby Jean Mcgee Kennedy Of Liberty, Newton County, Mississippi, On The Occasion Of Her 100th Birthday On February 1, 2020.
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2020-06-03
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2345FailAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Department Of Archives And History For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Of Commissioning An Historical Statue Of The Late Emmett Till And Memorial Sign To Be Erected On The Leflore County Courthouse Lawn, Fo...
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2020-06-03
Died In Committee
MSSC555PassA Concurrent Resolution Commemorating The Life And Historical Legacy Of The Honorable Hiram Rhodes Revels On The Occasion Of The 150th Anniversary Of His Monumental 1870 Election To The United States Senate As The First African American To Serve In C...
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2020-06-03
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC558PassA Concurrent Resolution Recognizing Dr. Al Rankins Of Greenville, Mississippi, As The First African American To Serve As Commissioner Of Higher Education In Mississippi And Commending His Record Of Achievement And Leadership.
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2020-06-03
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB3001FailAn Act To Authorize The Issuance Of State General Obligation Bonds To Provide Funds To Assist In Paying The Costs Associated With The Construction Of The Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation Headquarters In Ruleville, Mississippi; And For Related Purpo...
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2020-06-03
Died In Committee
MSSB3015FailAn Act To Levy A 0.4% Tax On Hotels And Motels, The Proceeds Of Which Are To Be Deposited In The State Treasury To The Credit Of The State Highway Fund; To Amend Sections 27-55-11, 27-55-519 And 27-55-521, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Ra...
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2020-06-03
Died In Committee
MSSB2925EngrossAn Act To Authorize Local Governmental Entities And Local School Districts To Grant Administrative Leave With Pay To The Employees Of Those Local Governmental Entities And Local School Districts In The Event Of Certain Disasters Or Emergencies; And F...
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2020-03-25
To House Rules Committee
MSSB2534FailAn Act To Authorize A Person Who Is The Holder Of A Wine Manufacturer's Permit In This State, Or Who Is Licensed Or Permitted Outside Of The State To Engage In The Activity Of Manufacturing, Supplying, Importing, Distributing, Wholesaling Or Retailin...
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2020-03-13
Died On Calendar
MSSC538PassA Concurrent Resolution To Designate March 7, 2020, As "mississippi Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day."
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2020-03-09
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC544PassA Concurrent Resolution Designating April 13-19, 2020, As "mississippi Mosquito And West Nile Virus Awareness Week."
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2020-03-05
Enrolled Bill Signed
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