+ − Legislators (12) MS - Representative Jerry R. Turner (R) Title: Chairman MS - Representative John Read (R) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Representative Becky Currie (R) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Representative Charles Jim Beckett (R) Title: Member MS - Representative Shane Barnett (R) Title: Member MS - Representative Manly Barton (R) Title: Member MS - Representative Edward Blackmon, Jr. (D) Title: Member MS - Representative Randy P. Boyd (R) Title: Member MS - Representative Gregory Holloway, Sr. (D) Title: Member MS - Representative Mac Huddleston (R) Title: Member MS - Representative Brent Powell (R) Title: Member MS - Representative Fred Shanks (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (167) MS - HC1 Governor-Elect Tate Reeves; appoint a joint committee of the House and Senate to arrange inauguration of. MS - HC2 Joint Session; provide for the inauguration of and to hear the message of Governor Tate Reeves. MS - SC501 Joint assembly to inaugurate Lieutenant Governor and state officials. MS - SC502 Commend the Hernando High School "Marching Tigers" and staff for winning fourth Class 6A State Championship. MS - SB2054 Capitol mail carrier and post office; repeal certain provisions relating to. MS - SC503 Remembering the professional football legacy of Oakland Raider Super Bowl Champion William (Willie) Brown of Yazoo City. MS - SC504 Extend sympathy of Legislature to surviving family of Panola County Constable Raye Hawkins. MS - SC505 Remembering the legacy of Hinds County Senior Court Judge Houston J. Patton. MS - SC506 Recognize March as "Theatre in Our Schools" Month. MS - SC507 Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of Neely Baptist Church in Greene County. MS - SC508 Commend Nanih Waiya High School "Warriors" Football Team for second consecutive Class 1A State Championship. MS - SC509 Commend Oxford High School "Chargers" Football Team and Coach Chris Cutcliffe for first-ever 6A State Championship. MS - SC510 Commend musical excellence of Select Chorus at Forrest County Agricultural High School. MS - SC512 Recognize outstanding military career of U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Colonel "Dex" McCain of Batesville on his retirement. MS - SC513 Pay tribute to the memory of former Jackson City Commissioner and Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Nielsen Cochran. MS - HC3 State of the State of the Governor; call joint session to hear. MS - SC514 Commend Murrah High School Mustang Speech and Debate Team for national awards and four senior Academic All-Americans. MS - SC515 Mourn the passing of Alcorn State University Historian Dr. Josephine Posey. MS - SC516 Commend Lt. Col. (Retired)" Dr. William "Bill" Cooley. MS - SC517 Commend Honorable Fred Banks, Jr. MS - SC518 Commend Honorable Reuben V. Anderson, first African American Justice of Mississippi Supreme Court. MS - SC519 Commend the 2019 West Point High School "Green Wave" Football Team for winning their four-peat Class 5A Championship. MS - SC520 Congratulating Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) on 50th Anniversary on February 1, 2020. MS - SC521 Recognize January 13 as Founders Day for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority public service organization. MS - HB39 Commission to redesign the MS State Flag; establish to develop 2 options for a new flag to present to the Legislature. MS - HB170 Medicaid; require Governor and Division of Medicaid to negotiate to obtain federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage. MS - HC4 Alcorn State University "Braves" Football Team; commend upon winning the 2019 Southwestern Athletic Conference championship. MS - HC5 Fannie Lou Hamer; request the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress to approve the replacement of the statue of James Zachariah George with statue of. MS - HR5 Payne Edward Sleeper; commend and congratulate for his academic achievements, accomplishments and community service. MS - HB201 Juneteenth Freedom Day; designate June 19 as. MS - HB202 State Flag; provide for statewide referendum on removing Confederate Battle Flag from the design of. MS - HB203 Holy Bible; designate as the official state book of Mississippi. MS - HC6 Arielle Hudson; commend and congratulate upon being named a 2020 Rhodes Scholar. MS - HC7 Joint Rules; amend to limit introduction of general bills requiring majority vote to sessions in even-numbered years. MS - HC8 Mr. Albert M. Ray, Sr.; commend stellar career and service of. MS - HC9 Yazoo Backwater Pump Project; support the completion of. MS - HC10 Puckett High School students; commend for placing second at the National 4-H Forestry Invitational. MS - HR6 Emmett Till murder; issue apology for state's role in killers' acquittals that were based on a lie. MS - HR7 Lake Hico; urge Entergy Mississippi to assist residents with returning to a public park. MS - HR8 President Trump; urge to end the tariff war that is hurting Mississippi farmers. MS - HR9 President Trump; urge to agree that the press is not a threat to America. MS - HB223 Monuments on public property; prohibit the removal or relocation unless authorized by legislation. MS - HB232 Legislature; limit introduction of general bills requiring majority vote for passage to sessions in even-numbered years. MS - HR10 Mr. J.D. Burchfield; commend service as World War II veteran and congratulate on the occasion of his 98th birthday. MS - SC522 Commend Alcorn State University "Braves" Football Team and Coach Fred McNair for winning 2019 second-consecutive SWAC Championship. MS - HC12 Joint Rules; adopt for 2020-2024 term. MS - SC523 Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Saint Joseph Catholic School. MS - SC524 Designate February 12, 2020, as "World Cholangiocarcinoma Day". MS - HB342 Civil Rights Memorial Day; designate the last Monday in April as. MS - HC13 Mr. William J. "Billy" McCoy; honor the life, service and legacy of upon his passing and express great sympathy to his family. MS - HC14 Congress; urge to call a convention of the states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution to propose amendments limited to balancing the federal budget. MS - HR11 Elder Walter S. Dixon, Sr.; commend upon the occasion of his 100th birthday. MS - HR12 Alcorn State University Braves Football Team; commend upon winning the 2019 Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship. MS - SC525 Recognize former Senator Willie Simmons as first African American elected to the Mississippi Transportation Commission. MS - SC526 Recognize Ruby Jean McGee Kennedy on the occasion of her 100th Birthday. MS - HC15 "MS Initiative on HBCUs"; acknowledge importance of need to establish and encourage legislative support and funding. MS - SC527 Remember JSU Legend Walter Payton on the occasion of being named as No. 16 in ESPN's College Football's 150 Greatest Players. MS - SC528 "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Day at the Capitol"; observe on March 17, 2020. MS - SC529 Commend legacy of former Ole Miss record-breaking quarterback Eli Manning on the occasion of his retirement from the New York Giants. MS - SC530 Commend the public service of Hinds County Supervisor Peggy Hobson Calhoun on the occasion of her retirement. MS - SC531 Recognize Richard Kelso as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in Visual Arts. MS - SC532 Recognize Steve Forbert as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in Music. MS - SC533 Recognize Henry Danton as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance. MS - SC534 Recognize Tougaloo College Art Collections as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Preservation of the Arts. MS - SC535 Recognize The Jackson Southernaires as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement in Music. MS - HC16 Constitution; amend to restore voting rights to qualified electors who have committed a felony once sentencing requirements are met. MS - HC17 Daylight saving time; urge Congress to enact legislation to allow states to observe year-round. MS - HC18 United States Constitution; urge congress to call convention of the states to amend regarding prayer in public schools. MS - HR13 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., recognize and declare Feb. 4, 2020, as Mississippi Delta Day at the State Capitol. MS - SC536 Recognize achievements of Grammy Award-Winning Country Music Singer-Songwriter Marty Stuart and his commitment to Mississippi. MS - HR14 Omega Psi Phi Day; designate February 5, 2020 as in Mississippi. MS - HB516 Indigenous Native American Day; declare the second Monday in October as. MS - HB517 State holiday; designate the last Monday of April as Civil Rights Memorial Day. MS - HC19 President Trump; urge to cancel any plans for a military parade and use monies to help the veterans. MS - HB580 State and United States flags; require state universities to display when in session. MS - HC20 Ted Parker; commend upon being named the 2019 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Ag Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. MS - HC21 Charvarius Ward; commend and congratulate for being a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, the Super Bowl LIV Champions. MS - HC22 Chris Jones; commend and congratulate for being a member of the Super Bowl LIV Champions Kansas City Chiefs. MS - HR15 House Rules; amend to create a new rule that requires each committee's agenda to be published 24 hours before the meeting. MS - HC24 Constitution; amend to restore voting rights to qualified electors who have committed certain felonies once sentencing requirements met. MS - SC539 Commend Stone County High School "Tomcats" Tennis Team for winning 2019 5A State Championship. MS - SC540 Paying tribute to the public, legal and military service of Honorable Cono Caranna II of Biloxi, Mississippi. MS - SC538 Designate March 7, 2020, as "Mississippi Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day." MS - HB725 Landowners Protection Act; repeal. MS - HC26 Gentry High School Gentrytes; commend for remarkable success and numerous awards. MS - HC28 Everest; commend upon becoming the state's first rural education and innovation hub to train computer coding professionals. MS - HC29 Constitution; amend to prohibit local governments from imposing upon any real property an ad valorem tax rate of more than 200 mills. MS - HR16 "Caring Shirts"; commend and thank the members of. MS - HR17 Siggers High School; commemorate as first African-American high school in Shannon, MS. MS - HR18 Robert "Kipp" Greggory Knippers; commend life upon his passing. MS - HR19 Hiram Rhodes Revels; honor the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the election as the first African-American United States Senator. MS - SC541 Commend Super Bowl LIV football Champion Kansas City Chief Linebacker Damien Wilson from Gloster, Mississippi. MS - SC542 Commend Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chief Cornerback Charvarius Ward. MS - SC544 Designate April 13-19, 2020, as "Mississippi Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week." MS - SC545 Bonnet Carré Spillway; urge Congress to work collaboratively with the state to find long-term solutions. MS - HR20 Dr. Howard D. Clark; commend life and legacy upon his passing. MS - HB820 Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag; establish to recommend new state flag design. MS - HC30 Nineteenth amendment; celebrate ratification of. MS - HB881 House Rule 11A; amend to authorize personal staff for each member of the House. MS - HR21 Dr. Josephine Posey; commend life and legacy upon passing of. MS - SC546 Celebrating the Consecration of Bishop-Elect Dr. Charles E. Bass of Family Worship Church in Greenville, Mississippi. MS - HB996 State flag; require public colleges and universities to display on each campus or lose state funds. MS - HB1002 Commission to redesign the MS State Flag; establish to develop 2 options for a new flag to present to the Legislature. MS - HB1003 State flag; prohibit display of current flag at or on state buildings or property until design is changed. MS - HB1031 Mississippi Day of Freedom and Abolishment of Slavery; declare February 7 as. MS - HB1032 Mississippi Day of Freedom and Abolishment of Slavery; declare February 7 as. MS - HB1045 State flag; change design to that of the Magnolia flag. MS - HB1066 State Flag; legislative caucuses may purpose new designs as options in nonbinding statewide referendum. MS - HC32 Joint Rules; amend to create a procedure for issuance of ethnic disparity impact statements. MS - HR22 House Rules; create new rule that provides a procedure for a racial and ethnic impact statement. MS - HR23 House Rules; amend to require a racial impact statement for all legislation to be attached to each bill. MS - HR24 Mississippi Links Day at the Capitol 2020; commend for their outstanding service under the initiative, "Transforming Communities - Fulfilling Our Purpose." MS - HR25 State Games of Mississippi Youth Athlete of the Year; commend and congratulate Tulio Figarola upon earning. MS - HR26 "Mississippi Links Day at the Capitol 2020"; honor as "Agents of Change, Advocates of Action." MS - HR27 State Games of MS Male Athlete of the Year; commend and congratulate Larry Dudley for earning. MS - HR28 Stephanie Cayula; commend for being named the 2019 State Games of Mississippi "Female Athlete of the Year". MS - HB1169 Landowners Protection Act; repeal. MS - HC36 Lieutenant Colonel Reuben Soliz; commend for display of courage under fire. MS - HC37 Dr. Clyde Muse; commend laudable career and distinguished service of upon the occasion of his retirement. MS - HR29 Gentry High School Gentrytes; commend for remarkable success and numerous awards. MS - HR30 National Commander James W. "Bill" Oxford; commend on election as National Commander of American Legion and welcome to Guatier, MS. MS - HR31 Jordan Tierney; commend and congratulate upon being crowned Miss Rodeo America 2020. MS - HR32 Makayla Jordan; commend upon being crowned Miss Dixie National 2020. MS - HB1204 Statues and monuments; prohibit removal of those relating to Dr. Martin King, Jr., or any other civil rights activist. MS - HB1232 Punitive damages; remove limitations. MS - HB1235 Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal health care reform law. MS - HB1248 State holidays; remove Robert E. Lee's birthday as legal holidays. MS - HB1249 State flag; change the design of. MS - HB1252 Compact for a balanced budget; revise the delegates and extend repeal date on the compact. MS - HB1264 Historic monuments and memorials; delete authority to move. MS - HB1270 Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal health care reform law. MS - HC38 Constitution; legislative alternative to Initiative No. 65 regarding medical marijuana. MS - HC39 Constitution; legislative alternative to Initiative No. 65 regarding medical marijuana. MS - HC40 Madison County Sheriff Deputy Brad Sullivan; commend heroism of. MS - HC41 Equal Rights Amendment to the U. S. Constitution; ratify. MS - HR33 Edmond Anthony Boudreaux, Jr.; commend life upon his passing. MS - HR34 Mrs. Katie M. Richardson; honor for being a "Delta Jewel" and a living legacy of Black History. MS - HB1316 Enhanced penalties; repeal for certain crimes. MS - HC42 State of Mississippi; declare as "Second Amendment Sanctuary" state. MS - HR35 American Heart Month; designate February 2020 as. MS - HR36 Kailey McGuire; commend young student inventor on winning 2019 Invention Convention U.S. Nationals. MS - HR37 Mr. Willie Townsend; commend on earning his High School Equivalency Diploma. MS - HB1493 Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal health care reform law. MS - HC44 Breeland Speaks; commend and congratulate for being a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, the Super Bowl LIV Champions. MS - HC45 Constitution; legislative alternative to Initiative No. 65 regarding medical marijuana. MS - HC48 Chief Reynolds "Frank" Nichols; commend service and esteemed career upon his retirement. MS - HC49 Honorable Judge Houston J. Patton; mourn loss and commend life and legacy of service upon his passing. MS - HR38 Everest; commend for being the first rural education and innovation hub to train computer coding professionals. MS - HR39 Eric Stringfellow; commend life and legacy upon his passing. MS - HR40 Reverend Jimmie Lee Edwards; commend for efforts to transform neighborhoods and end violence in the city of Jackson. MS - HR41 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.; congratulate on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. MS - HR42 West Lauderdale High School Girls Soccer Team; commend and congratulate on winning MHSAA Class 4A State Championship. MS - HC50 "Second Chance Month"; designate the month of April 2020. MS - HR43 Mrs. Mary Anna Nelson; commend for bringing awareness to Parkinson's disease and for participating in the 2020 Mississippi Blues Half Marathon. MS - HR44 1970 Forest High School Football Team; commend for 50th anniversary of winning the Little Dixie Conference title. MS - HR45 Mr. Jerry J. Ellis; express deep sympathy upon his passing. MS - HC51 Constitution; amend to revise the authority of IHL Board to choose university presidents. MS - HC52 Jobs for Mississippi Graduates; commend and congratulate students' success at JAG National Student Leadership Academy. MS - HR46 St Andrew's Episcopal School Lady Saints Soccer Team; congratulate upon winning the 2019-2020 Mississippi High School Activities Association Championship. MS - HC53 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College; commend for winning the NJCAA football championship. MS - HC54 Zeita Merchant; commend upon promotion to rank of Captain in United States Coast Guard. MS - HC55 Mr. Ken Spears; commend upon the occasion of his retirement. MS - HR47 James Armstrong; commend and congratulate for outstanding Scouting accomplishments. MS - HR48 Mrs. Peggy Hobson Calhoun; commend upon the occasion of her retirement as Supervisor of District 3 of Hinds County. MS - HR49 Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries; commend upon occasion of 2020 Annual Meeting. MS - HR50 Hiram Rhodes Revels; celebrate as the First African-American United States Senator. MS - HR51 Hibbett Neel; honor his illustrious career and philanthropic contributions to our community and wish him continued success.