+ − Legislators (9) MS - Senator Nancy Adams Collins (R) Title: Chairman MS - Senator J. P. Wilemon, Jr. (D) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Senator David Blount (D) Title: Member MS - Senator Terry W. Brown (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Eugene S. Clarke (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Joey Fillingane (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Steve Hale (D) Title: Member MS - Senator W. Briggs Hopson III (R) Title: Member MS - Senator John A. Polk (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (228) MS - HB454 State Dept. of Education; remove from certain State Personnel Board procedures for two years. MS - SB2761 Civil Assistance Fund; increase funding for. MS - HB558 Boards of supervisors; authorize to pay members of the board an annual salary supplement under certain conditions. MS - SB2281 Elections; prohibit candidates from appearing in publicly funded ads during statewide general election years. MS - SB2371 Public Employee Whistleblower Act; bring forward sections. MS - SB2002 Trusty status; offenders convicted of murder or any other crime of violence shall not work at Governor's Mansion. MS - SB2010 Elections; authorize election day voter registration, Internet voter registration and early voting. MS - SB2015 State Department of Health; extend repealers. MS - SB2031 Absentee ballot; require to be placed in an unmarked envelope inside the envelope containing affidavits to ensure ballot secrecy. MS - SB2034 Employment First Act; require state agencies to give priority to persons with disabilities. MS - SB2037 Elections; Secretary of State shall conduct a study on the feasibility of allowing students to vote via the Internet. MS - SB2042 Youth court records; revise confidentiality. MS - SB2043 Legislature; reduce size beginning with 2015 statewide general election. MS - SB2050 Law Enforcement Officers Death/Disability Benefits Trust Funds; expand coverage to include emergency management personnel. MS - SB2078 Public Procurement Review Board approve parking leases; delete repealers. MS - SB2083 Charitable solicitation; revise reporting period. MS - SB2084 State employees; authorize use of earned medical leave for adoption and foster care placement. MS - SB2086 Community colleges; county tax collectors shall transmit certain tax revenue directly to community college districts. MS - SB2115 Ethics Commission; provide whistleblower protection for complainants. MS - SB2137 Airport authorities; remove requirement that notice Internet sales of airport property be published in a newspaper. MS - SB2138 Supplemental Law Enforcement Officers Training Fund; create and fund with tag fee on vehicles that are exempt from inspection law. MS - SB2142 Circuit clerks; increase marriage license fee and post-judgment proceedings fee. MS - SB2147 Capital Expense Fund; increase certain limitations on expenditures. MS - SB2149 Sales tax; authorize cities to impose a 1% sales tax. MS - SB2155 Mississippi State University; may enter into long-term leases with IHL's approval. MS - SB2157 Court reporters; increase annual salary of. MS - SB2168 Expunction of record; allow filing fee in municipal court. MS - SB2170 Board of supervisors; may assess homeowners based on pro rata platted lot area after taking ownership of a private street. MS - SB2172 Tax assessors and collectors; increase salaries. MS - SB2175 State agencies; require to accept payment by personal check upon certain conditions. MS - SB2206 Court reporters; increase annual salaries of. MS - SB2220 Law enforcement training expenses; revise time for reimbursement of formerly employing entity. MS - SB2221 Elections; increase fee paid by legislative candidates upon entering the race for party nominations. MS - SB2231 Cooperatives; provide for the incorporation of. MS - SB2242 Election managers; municipalities may increase discretionary pay and may compensate those who attend training sessions. MS - SB2243 Public works construction; performance bond is not required if contract is less than $50,000.00 and paid in two equal installments. MS - SB2244 Disparity study; require MDA to file copies with the Legislature by not later than December 31, 2014. MS - SB2250 Digital privacy; labor and employment protections. MS - SB2251 Domestic violence special funds; DFA monitor expenditure of. MS - SB2259 State agency procurement contracts; Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services (MDITS) develop website link. MS - SB2260 Emergency communications districts; require regular audits, etc. MS - SB2272 Military officers and employees; grant leave of absence from civil occupations in public or private business. MS - SB2282 Marine Resources; exempt certain rules of the Commission on Marine Resources from economic impact statements. MS - SB2291 State Auditor; authorize to audit agencies as deemed necessary/revise charges for performing audits. MS - SB2292 Green fleet vehicles; require state vehicles to use natural gas for fuel by 2016. MS - SB2299 Public Trust Tidelands; auth. leases for residential purposes on Lowry Island and auth. SOS to share sublease income with city. MS - SB2300 Pawnshop transactions; require electronic transmission if law enforcement supplies software. MS - SB2308 MDOC early-release programs; increase the monthly fee paid by offenders being supervised by the Community Corrections Division. MS - SB2311 State-owned vehicles; MDOC Commissioner may request unmarked vehicle for use in official investigations. MS - SB2314 MS Gulf Coast Region Utility Act; revise powers and duties of the county utility authorities. MS - SB2316 MS Wireless Communication Commission; revise authority regarding local government entities. MS - SB2317 Justice courts; revise fees. MS - SB2320 Window tint violations; enforceable by sheriffs. MS - SB2321 Transportation; allow use of road equipment by other county departments without reimbursement to road and bridge funds. MS - SB2322 Mississippi Entity Conversion and Domestication Act; create. MS - SB2337 Elections; amend training requirements for resolution board members. MS - SB2338 Election commissioners; chairman may receive per diem for up to 5 additional days. MS - SB2339 Elections; increase per diem of election commissioners for nonelection days. MS - SB2340 Elections; change the length of training course required for managers/pollworkers. MS - SB2343 Elections; exclude runoffs from provisions requiring a certain number of machines to be used or a certain number of ballots printed. MS - SB2360 State Department of Audit; require an annual audit of each state agency with the cost to be charged to the agency. MS - SB2361 Elections; change the phrase "per diem" to the word "salary." MS - SB2364 Health care insurance; no person, employer or health care provider shall be required to participate in any health care plan. MS - SB2365 Chemical endangerment of a child or fetus; create crime of. MS - SB2366 Taxation; limit prosecution's authority to plea-bargain. MS - SB2367 Controlled substances; enhance penalty for illegal sale in proximity to drug rehab facility. MS - SB2379 Commissioner of Insurance; authorize to employ persons with specialized skills. MS - SB2394 Public lands; allow corporations to purchase lands sold or forfeited to the state for delinquent taxes. MS - SB2402 Contract employees working for state agencies; Personal Service Contract Review Board issue standards in conformity with IRS rules. MS - SB2404 Open Meetings Act; remove exemption for public hospitals. MS - SB2407 Riding bailiffs; revise per diem. MS - SB2414 Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters Death Benefit Trust Fund; increase funding for. MS - SB2416 Public records requests; create administrative procedure for Ethics Commission to enforce. MS - SB2429 Pharmacy benefit manager; extend effective date on the revised definition of. MS - SB2439 "Mississippi Recall Act of 2014"; enact. MS - SB2440 Vexatious Litigant Law; enact. MS - SB2445 Elections; change the length of training course required for managers/pollworkers. MS - SB2446 Elections; amend training requirements for resolution board members. MS - SB2447 Elections; change the phrase "per diem" to the word "salary." MS - SB2449 Legislature; reduce the size of the Legislature after the 2023 election. MS - SB2453 Public Records Act; provide exemption for unpublished research records of community colleges and universities. MS - SB2458 Elections; exclude runoffs from provisions requiring a certain number of machines to be used or a certain number of ballots printed. MS - SB2459 Election commissioners; chairman may receive per diem for up to 5 additional days. MS - SB2464 Health insurance exchange; prohibit State of Mississippi from establishing. MS - SB2473 The "Prohibition Against Employer Intimidation Act"; create. MS - SB2478 Concealed weapons law; decrease certain fees for licensees. MS - SB2479 Assistant to the Attorney General; revise salary provisions. MS - SB2491 Elections; increase per diem of election commissioners for nonelection days. MS - SB2500 Money transmission; require licensees to collect a fee for each international transaction. MS - SB2503 State vehicles; extend moratorium on acquisition of. MS - SB2504 Tax assessors and collectors; bring forward provisions regarding salaries of. MS - SB2505 Tax collectors; provide salary supplement for attaining educational benchmark. MS - SB2507 Mississippi Public Records Act; authorize Ethics Commission to enforce. MS - SB2510 Sheriff's fees; clarify use of and revise compensation. MS - SB2511 Name reservation and registration for corporations; revise. MS - SB2514 Statewide monetary assessments; revise. MS - SB2519 Socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns; establish program to encourage participation in state contracts by. MS - SB2521 Public contracts for energy efficiency services; authorize entities to enter into energy performance and shared-savings contracts. MS - SB2525 Constables; increase fee in criminal cases, revise reimbursement for travel expenses. MS - SB2535 Inactive state boards and commissions; abolish. MS - SB2541 Department of Information Technology Services; revise membership of board. MS - SB2542 State Treasurer; may charge fees for management of books. MS - SB2543 Department of ITS; revise authority of executive director for the purchase of computer equipment and services. MS - SB2546 Legislative Budget Office; shall publish on its website budget requests submitted by state agencies. MS - SB2551 Excess state funds; remove certain restrictions on investment of certain obligations of the United States. MS - SB2553 Unclaimed Property Act; revise several provisions of. MS - SB2557 Banking department; exempt deputy director and division directors of from salary cap. MS - SB2579 Marine Resources; create Marine Resources Accountability and Reorganization Act. MS - SB2581 Public Records Act; public access will not be diminished because records are stored in certain manner/revise civil penalty. MS - SB2585 Public Purchasing Law; exempt certain purchases of fuel needed to power county-owned machinery and vehicles. MS - SB2587 Law Enforcement Officers Death Benefits Trust Fund; increase amount of benefits. MS - SB2592 Litter; impose statewide monetary assessment for violations. MS - SB2598 Take the construction manager at-risk program out from under the bid laws. MS - SB2604 Elections; candidates to any office must file documentation of birth or naturalization in the United States. MS - SB2605 Public Records Act; cost for records shall be at pay scale of lowest level employee. MS - SB2606 State agency personnel; exempt from certain State Personnel Board procedures. MS - SB2624 Polling places, precincts & certain election districts; must be posted in online directory maintained by Secretary of State. MS - SB2625 Sheriffs and constables; revise fees charged for service of process. MS - SB2640 Economic development tax incentives and program; University Research Center to analyze incentives, MDA to report on programs. MS - SB2644 Lobbying; prohibit legislator from engaging in for four years after leaving office. MS - SB2647 Forestry; revise enforcement authority and duties of forestry law enforcement officers pertaining to woods arson. MS - SB2648 Voter preregistration; authorize for persons 16 and older who are otherwise eligible to vote. MS - SB2653 Labor unions; prohibit mass picketing of a residence or place of business. MS - SB2664 Excess state funds; revise the types of investments that the State Treasurer may invest. MS - SB2667 Commission Against Interpersonal Violence; create. MS - SB2675 Domestic violence shelters; bring forward sections and revise administration of certain funding. MS - SB2684 Forestry; remove repealer on forestry arson law enforcement officers. MS - SB2689 Local government; prohibit from limiting background checks by employers. MS - SB2692 Board of Contractors; revise factors to consider in determining qualifications for certificate of responsibility. MS - SB2695 Forestry; abolish the Forestry Commission and transfer duties to the Division of Forestry in MS Department of Agriculture and Commerce. MS - SB2701 Credit life and credit disability insurance contracts; revise limitation on compensation allowed for. MS - SB2715 Dept. of Finance & Administration; authorize to use construction manager at risk method during construction of certain museums. MS - SB2719 Justice court judges; to run nonpartisan. MS - SB2730 Vision insurance; prohibit provider contracts from establishing or limiting fees for noncovered services. MS - SB2732 Credit life and credit disability insurance contracts; revise limitation on compensation allowed for. MS - SB2741 Public Purchasing; require competitive bidding for the purchase of telecommunications services by school districts and libraries. MS - SB2742 State employee salaries; direct State Personnel Board to implement 5% across-the-board increase. MS - SB2750 Hotel health and safety inspections; State Department of Health may contract with MS Hotel & Lodging association for. MS - SB2788 Duties of article V; convention delegates define. MS - SB2793 Commercial driver's license; authorize application for by certain military-trained personnel. MS - SB2797 Mississippi Employment Fairness Act; create. MS - SB2803 University of Mississippi Medical Center property; authorize UMMC to lease with IHL's approval. MS - SB2810 Mississippi Minimum Wage Act; establish. MS - SB2820 Boards of supervisors; authorize to pay members of the board an annual salary supplement under certain conditions. MS - SB2821 Voter assistance; must be given only by certain persons & require those persons to complete a form after providing such assistance. MS - SB2825 Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Law; repeal. MS - SB2830 Elections; revise the definition of "absent voter." MS - SB2832 Capitol Police; expand jurisdiction. MS - SB2833 Voter rolls; clarify that revising and purging of should be conducted through the Statewide Elections Management System. MS - SB2834 Voter registration; require registrar to mail card to the address on the voter application. MS - SB2840 Ballot box examination; clarify how candidates shall be served notice of. MS - SB2843 Justice courts; revise fees. MS - SB2844 State Agency Accountability and Transparency website; to include 5 oldest Public Records Act requests for each agency. MS - SB2849 Environmental fees; authorize Commission on Environmental Quality to set to cover costs of permitting programs. MS - SB2850 Appointments to state agency boards and commissions; shall give due regard to race and gender. MS - SB2853 Marine Resources fees; authorize Commission on Marine Resources to adjust fees to cover costs of permitting programs. MS - SB2855 Parole; authorize for offenders who were juveniles when they committed the felonies for which they are incarcerated. MS - SC534 Unfunded state mandates; amend Constitution to prohibit. MS - SC550 Constitution; prohibit pardon of certain violent crimes and revise notice requirements for other crimes. MS - SN19 Nancy Luke Carpenter, Columbus, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History, term beginning January 17, 2014 and ending January 1, 2020. MS - SN20 John Kane Ditto, Jackson, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, term beginning January 17, 2014 and ending January 1, 2020. MS - SN21 Valencia Marie Hall, Natchez, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, term beginning January 17, 2014 and ending January 1, 2020. MS - SN28 June Rose Lynn (June) Songy, Purvis, Mississippi, Information Technology Services Authority, unexpired term beginning February 10, 2014 and ending June 30, 2016, vice Lynn Patrick. MS - HB140 Unemployment benefits; prohibit charging experience rating of employers for payment of employees who leave to accept other work. MS - HB253 Employee Appeals Board; require hearing officers to be residents of Supreme Court Districts from which they are appointed. MS - HB271 Gaming; revise salary of chair of athletic commission so that salary of secretary may not exceed that of chair. MS - HB273 Public defenders; clarify authority over employees of the office. MS - HB579 Court Collections Fund; create. MS - HB612 Vision insurance; prohibit provider contracts from establishing or limiting fees for noncovered services. MS - HB624 Elections; revise the definition of "absent voter." MS - HB649 Voter registration; require registrar to mail card to the address on the voter application. MS - HB650 Voter rolls; revise how the commissioners of election are required to purge voter rolls. MS - HB663 Election registrar; clarify how election commissioners are furnished voter roll. MS - HB682 Emergency management; define certain terms and authorize MEMA to expend funds for public preparedness and mitigation. MS - HB721 Mississippi Fire Personnel Minimum Standards and Certification Board; provide certain members per diem and travel expenses. MS - HB863 Dept. of Wildlife; authorize to establish annual golf pass for MS residents to play golf at state parks at discounted rates. MS - HB867 City councils; authorize to hire staff. MS - HB874 Executive Committee; prohibit certain persons from serving on municipal, county and state. MS - HB927 State-owned vehicles, MDOC Commissioner may request unmarked vehicle for use in official investigations. MS - HB928 Public records; limit cost to respond to records request and provide civil penalty. MS - HB1154 Municipalities; revise authority to clean menaced property. MS - HB1161 Elections; revise training requirements for resolution board members. MS - HB1162 Election commissioners; require county executive committee to offer an annual training course. MS - HB1163 Elections; increase per diem of election commissioners for nonelection days. MS - HB1166 Elections; exclude runoffs from provisions requiring a certain number of machines to be used or a certain number of ballots printed. MS - HB1220 Emergency Management; MEMA may provide travel advances to personnel of emergency management support forces. MS - HB1307 Unmarked vehicles; authorize use by DFA & Commissioner of Insurance when identifying marks will hinder official investigations. MS - HB1317 State agency purchasing; require procurement portal to provide information to vendors and include on Transparency MS website. MS - HB1328 Small Business & Grocer Investment Act; create to encourage consumption of affordable healthy foods in underserved communities. MS - HB1360 County tax collectors and deputies; provide additional compensation for those holding certificates of educational recognition. MS - HB1365 Economic development tax incentives and programs; University Research Center to analyze incentives, MDA to report on programs. MS - HB1398 Emergency aid to local Governments Loan and Grant Program; transfer administration of to MEMA. MS - HB386 Water wells; delete repealer on licensing exemption for wells constructed for irrigation on driller's farm. MS - SN44 Alwyn Hall Luckey, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, State Personnel Board, five year term beginning July 2, 2014 and ending July 1, 2019, representing the 2nd Supreme Court District. MS - HB14 Municipal council and board of aldermen meeting; authorize majority of quorum to transact business. MS - SN58 Dr. Rodney Andrews Pearson, Starkville, Mississippi, Information Technology Services Authority, five year term beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2019. MS - HB662 Ballot box examination; clarify how candidates shall be served notice of. MS - HB963 Personal Service Contract Review Board; revise composition of and remove exemption of certain contracts from board review. MS - HB1160 Election commissioners; authorize chairman of to receive per diem for up to 5 additional days. MS - HB1318 State Auditor; authorize to conduct audits of state-funded economic development projects. MS - HB1383 Sheriffs and constables; revise fees charged for service of process. MS - HB1409 Sheriff's fees; clarify use of and revise compensation. MS - HB678 State assessments; impose assessment for violations of certain state litter laws. MS - SB2627 Court Collections Fund; create and provide statewide monetary assessment to benefit. MS - SB2415 Justice court fees; allow fee for proceedings to renew a judgment. MS - SB2638 Commercial driver's license testing sites; prescribe locations of. MS - SB2305 Licensed professional counselors; make technical amendments to licensure law. MS - HB1009 Speed limit; increase maximum for interstate highways and certain controlled access highways from 70 mph to 75 mph. MS - SB2603 Federally designated controlled-access interstate highways; clarify responsibility to investigate motor vehicle accidents. MS - HB13 Highways; require MDOT install rumble strips along shoulders of newly constructed or resurfaced roadways. MS - HB601 Escorts; super over dimensional loads; authorize MDOT and MHSP to enter into mou for purpose of. MS - SB2461 Transportation; make certain duties of the MS Transportation Commission and Department discretionary. MS - SB2573 Firemen; may purchase helmet and badge upon retirement or death in the line of duty. MS - SB2185 "School Start Date Act"; repeal. MS - HB641 Commercial driver's license; require DPS to provide electronic transmission of medical card required for. MS - SB2794 Driver's licenses; clarify fees charged by Department of Public Safety. MS - SB2561 Racial/impact statements; authorize issuance of when proposed legislation may affect criminal offender populations. MS - SB2188 Payroll date for school district employees; revise. MS - SB2183 School Start Date Act of 2012; repeal. MS - SB2184 School Start Date Act of 2012; repeal. MS - SB2187 School Start Date Act of 2012; repeal. MS - HB1433 Law Enforcement Officers Death/Disability Benefits Trust Fund; expand coverage to include emergency management personnel & increase benefit. MS - SB2597 Law enforcement officers; not required to use personal or major medical leave when injured in line of duty. MS - HB1407 Gale Stauffer, Jr. and Joseph Maher Law Enforcement Act of 2014; create. MS - SB2726 State Auditor; authorize to conduct audits of certain Gulf Coast restoration programs. MS - SB2112 Professional association dues deduction by teachers; authorize. MS - SB2388 School Start Date Act of 2012; repeal. MS - HB136 Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program; authorize an additional round for counties and municipalities.