+ − Legislators (9) MS - Senator John A. Polk (R) Title: Chairman MS - Senator J. P. Wilemon, Jr. (D) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Senator David Blount (D) Title: Member MS - Senator Terry C. Burton (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Eugene S. Clarke (R) Title: Member MS - Senator W. Briggs Hopson III (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Rita Potts Parks (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Sean J. Tindell (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Angela Turner (D) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (194) MS - SB2004 Clerk of county board of supervisors failure to comply with uniform budget requirements; provide remedy. MS - SB2097 Elections; increase fee paid by legislative candidates upon entering the race for party nominations. MS - SB2014 Expunction of record; allow filing fee in municipal court. MS - SB2069 State Superintendent of Public Education; salary shall not exceed salary of the Governor. MS - SB2081 Open Meetings Act; technical correction. MS - SB2008 Rebates earned by state agencies; DFA to establish policy. MS - SB2102 Military officers and employees; grant leave of absence from civil occupations in public or private business. MS - SB2021 Health care facility licensure and inspection fees; authorize State Board of Health to set. MS - SB2079 Mississippi Data Management Working Group; create. MS - SB2010 Net-of-fee contracts and unauthorized procurement actions; require certain reports. MS - SB2036 Law enforcement training expenses; revise time for reimbursement of formerly employing entity. MS - SB2040 Charitable solicitation; revise reporting period. MS - SB2196 Liquefied Compressed Gas Board; revise qualifications of board members and authorize to establish fees. MS - SB2113 Oil and Gas Board; create regulatory division to protect interest-owner rights. MS - SB2123 MDOC; clarify type of contracts that must be approved by the Public Procurement Review Board. MS - SB2129 Riding bailiffs; revise per diem. MS - SB2112 Wiretapping; revise to authorize Attorney General to use. MS - SB2111 State-forfeited tax lands; authorize certification to Secretary of State electronically, allow sale by online auction. MS - SB2108 Motor vehicle dealers; remove requirement that used dealers must obtain vehicle liability insurance. MS - SB2144 Towing; limit charges. MS - SB2135 Professional association dues deduction by teachers; authorize. MS - SB2167 Qualifying fees; require independent candidates to pay and increase for party candidates. MS - SB2225 Chancery clerks; revise filing fees charged for the recording of documents. MS - SB2194 Personal services contracts; exempt from review contracts for actuarial services entered into by Department of Insurance. MS - SB2182 County court administrators; provide for direct payment of salaries by participating counties. MS - SB2193 Insurance adjusters/public adjusters; revise licensing and continuing education requirements. MS - SB2181 Community colleges; county taxes collected for shall be transmitted directly to instead of to chancery clerk. MS - SB2203 State employees; allow medical leave without use of personal leave when dependent is dismissed from school sick. MS - SB2162 Airports; create Jackson Metropolitan Area Airport Authority. MS - SB2173 State Agency Accountability and Transparency website; to include 5 oldest Public Records Act requests for each agency. MS - SB2214 Circuit clerks; increase marriage license fee and the per diem for attending court. MS - SB2168 State Personnel Board; classify Secretary of State and staff as nonstate service employee. MS - SB2170 County supervisors; create education and certification program for. MS - SB2204 Public contracts; give preference to resident bidders. MS - SB2207 Justice courts; revise fees. MS - SB2230 Coast Coliseum Commission; authorize expenditure of money in its trust fund for certain purposes. MS - SB2219 Sixteenth Section school land; Secretary of State manages in school districts under conservatorship. MS - SB2199 Department of Public Safety; authorize to report changes in driving records to insurance companies. MS - SB2264 Human Trafficking Act; recodify and provide wiretapping authority. MS - SB2259 State Board of Health; authorize to charge fees for services based on cost of providing the services. MS - SB2244 Insurance agents; exempt age 75 or older from continuing education requirements. MS - SB2235 Deputy sheriff for narcotics; fund from drug fines. MS - SB2266 Sheriff; may charge a vehicle impoundment fee. MS - SB2276 Medical examiners and deputy medical examiners; revise compensation of. MS - SB2424 Public purchasing; require competitive bidding for the purchase of telecommunications services by school districts and libraries. MS - SB2397 Towing and recovery operators; require licensure of. MS - SB2379 Gaming; repeal certain prohibitions against the advertising of a lottery. MS - SB2372 State agency leases; DFA to approve request for proposals before advertisement. MS - SB2373 Government purchasing; laws regarding apply to public construction on private property when public funds are used. MS - SB2386 Bail agents; establish fee to defray cost of Electronic Bondsman Registry and Bail Bond Database. MS - SB2389 Socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns; establish program to encourage participation in state contracts by. MS - SB2381 Legislative member election contests; person who brings and loses contest must pay attorney's fees and costs. MS - SB2433 Campaign finance reports; to be available on county and municipal websites. MS - SB2285 Marine Resources fees; authorize Commission on Marine Resources to adjust fees to cover costs of permitting programs. MS - SB2318 Mississippi Minimum Wage Act; establish. MS - SB2324 Public lands; reestablish Office of State Land Commissioner and transfer authority of Secretary of State relative to supervision of. MS - SB2290 Naturopathic medicine; provide for the licensing of practitioners. MS - SB2312 Public Defenders Education Fund; establish education and training cost. MS - SB2298 Teaching hospital; exempt purchases and personal services contracts of from certain purchasing laws. MS - SB2325 Commercial motor vehicle inspection program; create and provide for administration of by the Department of Public Safety. MS - SB2342 Department of Agriculture and Commerce; assess a fee to cover costs associated with the MS Agricultural Promotions Program. MS - SB2360 Environmental fees; authorize Commission on Environmental Quality to set to cover costs of permitting programs. MS - SB2327 Fire inspectors, fire investigators and fire academy instructors; include in Death Benefits Trust Fund. MS - SB2421 MS Gulf Coast Region Utility Act; revise powers and duties of the county utility authorities. MS - SB2443 Private correctional facilities; entities that operate shall be subject to the public records law. MS - SB2448 Mississippi Private Investigation Regulatory Act; create. MS - SB2467 Military justice; revise the maximum fine imposed by summary courts-martial. MS - SB2587 Municipal appointments; establish maximum period of time by which appointees may serve in interim capacity after expiration of term. MS - SB2466 Military justice; revise the maximum fine imposed by special courts-martial. MS - SB2465 Military justice; revise maximum fine imposed by courts-martial. MS - SB2473 Nonresident tuition; community and junior college may waive for students in career and technical education programs. MS - SB2477 Forfeiture transparency; establish task force. MS - SB2488 County officials; revise compensation of. MS - SB2492 County hospitals; bring forward for possible amendment provisions relating to the board of trustees of. MS - SB2540 Alcoholic beverages; remove provision that prohibits advertisements from originating in a dry area. MS - SB2519 County supervisors; create education and certification program for. MS - SB2539 Hospitality stations; authorize Transportation Commission to enter agreements with other entities to offset the cost of. MS - SB2515 Public records law; exempt certain hunting license record of the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. MS - SB2536 Public contracts for energy efficiency services; authorize MDA to assemble list of prequalified energy services providers. MS - SB2529 Troop X Trooper School Fund; create. MS - SB2524 Charitable Bingo Law; remove restrictions on compensation of person who assist in conducting bingo games. MS - SB2526 Capitol Complex Improvement District; create and fund improvement projects within. MS - SB2530 Special fund; create for benefit of Secretary of State. MS - SB2533 MS Open Records Act; revise time period for release of records containing trade secrets or confidential information. MS - SB2525 Capitol Complex Improvement District; create and fund improvement projects within. MS - SB2556 Employment Protection Act; revise and clarify. MS - SB2553 Taxation; limit prosecution's authority to plea-bargain. MS - SB2585 Architectural & engineering services contracts; clarify oversight authority by Department of Finance and Administration. MS - SB2567 State-owned vehicles; MDOC Commissioner may request unmarked vehicle for use in official investigations. MS - SB2610 Appointments to state agency boards and commissions; shall give due regard to race and gender. MS - SB2586 Personal Service Contract Review Board; designee may serve on board in place of the Executive Director of DFA. MS - SB2602 Law Enforcement Officers Death Benefits Trust Fund; applies when covered individual dies while engaged in the performance of his duties. MS - SB2582 Motor vehicle dealers; must have motor vehicle liability insurance only if they have 20 or more vehicles at their dealership. MS - SB2593 MS Public Records Act; clarify when competitive sealed proposals must be produced. MS - SB2571 DOFA; authorize to issue request for administrative support to comply with ACA. MS - SB2581 Municipalities and counties; may extend certain contracts for removal of garbage without rebidding. MS - SB2622 Public works construction; performance bond not required if contract is less than $50,000.00 and paid in two equal installments. MS - SB2583 Chickasawhay Natural Gas District; increase compensation of board of directors. MS - SB2592 Agricultural leases of prison lands; revise advertising and bidding procedure. MS - SB2589 Public construction contracts; exempt contracts under construction manager at risk method from bidding requirements. MS - SB2591 State agency purchasing agents; clarify who must attend purchasing certification program. MS - SB2657 Open meetings; revise enforcement. MS - SB2642 Construction manager at-risk program; exempt under public bidding laws. MS - SB2638 Disparity study; require MDA to file copies with the Legislature by not later than December 31, 2016. MS - SB2635 Pearl River Valley Water Supply District; add two board members from the City of Jackson. MS - SB2663 Bail agents; license may be denied upon conviction of certain crimes. MS - SB2665 Bail agents; create electronic bondsmen registry, bail bond database and revise qualification bond. MS - SB2664 Bail agents; create electronic bondsmen registry, bail bond database and revise qualification bond. MS - SB2666 Jackson County Utility Authority; reconstitute board of directors and revise provisions relating to the board. MS - SB2679 Constables; revise fees charged by. MS - SB2667 MS Gulf Coast Region Utility Act; prohibit county authorities from extending service to area unless certain conditions are met. MS - SB2683 State Personnel Board; exempt Dept. of Corrections from rules, regulations and procedures of. MS - SB2708 Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation; authorize any county to make donations to. MS - SB2668 Jackson County Utility Authority; revise provisions relating to the board of directors of. MS - SB2710 Limited surety bail agents; prelicensing education shall be approved by MS Coalition of Limited Sureties. MS - SB2685 State Personnel Board; exempt. Dept. of Corrections from rules, regulations and procedures of. MS - SB2816 Transportation network drivers and companies; require certain auto insurance for. MS - SB2689 State Auditor; revise amounts which may be charged for performing audits and other services. MS - SB2700 Retail food establishment license; increase fees for. MS - SB2678 School safety plan documents; exempt from Public Records Act. MS - SB2702 Campaign literature; must have certain disclaimers and identifying source. MS - SB2673 Elections; revise qualifying fees for party candidates and required number of signatures for independent candidates. MS - SB2711 Bail bonds; provide for the discharge of. MS - SB2726 State employee salaries; direct State Personnel Board to implement across-the-board increase. MS - SB2719 State Department of Education; remove from certain State Personnel Board procedures for four years. MS - SB2810 Elections; exclude runoffs from provisions requiring a certain number of machines to be used or a certain number of ballots printed. MS - SB2773 Administrative Procedures Act; prohibit blatant business interference. MS - SB2684 Election Commissioners; authorize to receive mileage reimbursement. MS - SB2746 Liquefied Compressed Gas Board; revise qualifications of board members and authorize to establish fees. MS - SB2812 Surplus county road department equipment; authorize transfer to other county departments. MS - SB2815 Mobile ride hailing services; regulate and require licensing of. MS - SB2770 Mississippi Private Investigation Regulatory Act; create. MS - HB1498 State Personnel Board procedures; extend period for one year that Department of Corrections is exempt from. MS - SB2750 RFP for ACA-compliant health insurance policy for state employees not eligible for State Health Plan; DFA to issue. MS - SB2774 Cooperatives; provide for the incorporation of. MS - SB2794 Mississippi Technology Alliance; change references in laws to Innovate Mississippi. MS - SB2790 MS Prison Industries Corporation; may utilize county or municipal inmate labor under certain circumstances. MS - SB2786 Data mining; prohibit by third parties contracting with state agencies. MS - SB2785 Department of ITS; authorize to conduct fingerprint background check on personnel for access into the State Data Centers. MS - SB2792 Election commissioners; to be considered employees of the county. MS - SB2784 Agency legal staff; authorize to hire or retain. MS - SN5 Tony M. Greer, Clinton, Mississippi, Personal Service Contract Review Board, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2018. MS - SN9 William Arthur (Bill) Moran, Tupelo, Mississippi, Personal Service Contract Review Board, term beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2020. MS - SN8 Rita Wray, Brandon, Mississippi, Personal Service Contract Review Board, term beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2017. MS - SN24 Roland Weeks, Biloxi, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2016 and ending January 1, 2022. MS - SN23 Elizabeth Ann (Betsey) Hamilton, New Albany, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2016 and ending January 1, 2022. MS - SN21 Jeffery Blanton Belk, Vancleave, Mississippi, Personal Service Contract Review Board, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2019. MS - SN22 Reuben V. Anderson, Jackson, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2016 and ending January 1, 2022. MS - HB713 Public lands; revise certain provisions on Secretary of State's duties regarding conveyances of. MS - HB732 Military justice; revise maximum fines imposed by courts-martial and revise certain other provisions. MS - HB1421 State officers and employees; increase the per diem compensation for. MS - HB277 Counties; authorize payment of certain monthly secretarial allowance to board attorneys for secretarial services provided in discharge of duties. MS - HB1504 Architectural and engineering services contracts; clarify certain review and oversight by DFA of. MS - HB1381 Transportation Network Companies; establish regulations related to. MS - HB1503 State agency purchasing agents; clarify who must attend purchasing certification program. MS - HB871 Elections; increase per diem of election commissioners for nonelection days. MS - HB819 MS Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Act; revise certain provisions and delete repealer on. MS - HB1506 Contracts for collection of city/county solid wastes; authorize to extend for 4 years without rebid under certain circumstances. MS - HB154 Dog training; regulate training of support animals and require training to register with the Secretary of State. MS - HB1117 Military officers and employees; grant leave of absence from civil occupations in public or private business. MS - HB1497 Public Procurement Review Board; provide oversight for agency contracts for architects and engineers for preapproved RFPs. MS - HB1213 Mississippi Technology, Inc.; rename as Innovate Mississippi. MS - HB199 State Dept. of Education; remove from certain State Personnel Board procedures for a total of five years. MS - HB824 Hospitality stations; authorize Mississippi Transportation Commission to enter into agreements to offset the cost of building and operating. MS - HB1471 Public Procurement Review Board; provide DFA oversight for review and prior approval of RFPs submitted for agency lease and rental agreements. MS - HB843 Alcoholic beverages; delete prohibition against advertisement of alcoholic beverages originating in dry areas. MS - HB1410 Asset Forfeiture Task Force Act; create. MS - HB167 Sales tax; withhold portion of diversion to municipality that fails to comply with audit requirement. MS - HB1564 Capitol Complex Improvement District; create and fund improvement projects within. MS - HB289 State Board of Health; authorize to charge fees for services based on cost of providing the services. MS - HB248 State vehicles; authorize DOC commissioner use of specified unmarked vehicles to prevent hindrance of official investigations. MS - HB1501 Personal Service Contract Review Board; revise to make technical changes to. MS - HB1444 Financial Transparency in Education Act; create. MS - HB74 Jackson County Utility Authority Study Committee; create. MS - HB1202 Counties; clarify authority to collect fees for rubbish and garbage disposal. MS - HB1452 UMMC teaching hospital; exempt from the provisions of certain purchasing practices. MS - HB29 School districts; require to submit reports to PEER. MS - HB1086 Unclaimed Property Act; proceeds of redeemed US Savings Bonds under shall be deposited into Abandoned Property Fund. MS - HB1203 Mississippi Coast Coliseum Commission; revise membership. MS - HB283 Department of Corrections; amend FY16 appropriation to delete language about expenditure of funds for Personal Services. MS - HB1296 Driver's license; revise verification procedure and term limits for non-U.S. citizen's license. MS - HB1205 Law Enforcement Officers' Death Benefits Trust Fund; revise eligibility of. MS - HB296 County Surveyors; revise the fees charged by. MS - HB1263 Public improvement projects; require certain governmental entities and railroads to accomodate each other when operations conflict with. MS - HB1284 Trooper school; require sex offenders who are required to register to pay registration fees to fund. MS - HB1189 MS Dept. of Information Technology Services; revise certain requirements for employment and require criminal background check. MS - HB1347 Trooper School Fund; transfer certain lapsed funds of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety to fund trooper school. MS - HB506 State Port authority; extend repealer on authority to use design-build method of contracting. MS - HB1500 State Auditor; revise rights related to requesting certain information and conducting certain audits. MS - HB1475 Nonstate Service employees; revise to classify the Secretary of State and certain staff member as. MS - HB1455 Procurement card rebates; require the Department of Finance and Administration to establish policies that govern the accrual of. MS - HB1151 Hunting and fishing licenses; revise fees for. MS - SN53 Nick Paul Ardillo, Jr., Columbus, Mississippi, State Personnel Board, five year term beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2021, representing the 3rd Supreme Court District. MS - SN59 Donald Geaty (Don) Brown, Vicksburg, Mississippi, Mississippi State Personnel Board, five year term beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2020, representing the At-Large position.