+ − Legislators (9) MS - Senator John A. Polk (R) Title: Chairman MS - Senator J. P. Wilemon, Jr. (D) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Senator Kevin Blackwell (R) Title: Member 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 Angela Turner-Ford (D) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (159) MS - SB2037 Anesthesiologist assistants; authorize licensure by the State Board of Medical Licensure. MS - SB2020 Insurance agents; exempt age 75 or older from continuing education requirements. MS - SB2034 Surplus county road department equipment; authorize transfer to other county departments. MS - SB2027 Blowout prevention; require training course for rig workers. MS - SB2045 Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation; enhance regulatory authority. MS - SB2077 State Superintendent of Education; provide limitation on salary. MS - SB2072 Campaign finance reports; to be available on county and municipal websites. MS - SB2073 Federal MOU/MOE or contract agreements; require publication by state agencies. MS - SB2105 Public contracts; give preference to resident bidders. MS - SB2104 State employees; allow medical leave without use of personal leave when dependent is dismissed from school sick. MS - SB2375 E-citation; authorize surcharge to fund statewide usage of system. MS - SB2144 Employment Protection Act; revise and clarify. MS - SB2208 Autopsies; Medical Examiner may enter into contracts with medical schools to perform. MS - SB2189 Counties; real or personal property shall be sold to satisfy special assessment for garbage fees. MS - SB2201 Law enforcement training expenses; revise time for reimbursement of formerly employing entity. MS - SB2199 Charitable solicitation; revise reporting period. MS - SB2213 Motor carriers; conform code sections to reflect prior transfer of duties of the PSC to the Transportation Commission. MS - SB2180 Counties, municipalities and school districts; require to publish their annual budget online. MS - SB2243 Public Defenders Education Fund; establish education and training cost. MS - SB2238 Tax evasion; limit prosecution's authority to plea bargain. MS - SB2192 Blowout prevention; require training course for rig workers. MS - SB2268 State employee salaries; direct State Personnel Board to implement across-the-board increase. MS - HB1238 Office of Consumer Protection; clarify exclusions of provisions regulating. MS - HB794 Mississippi Public-Private Partnership Act of 2018; create. MS - SN43 Bryan Kelly Hardwick, Brandon, Mississippi, Executive Director of the Mississippi State Personnel Board, term effective March 20, 2017. MS - SB2289 Governmental entities; prohibit public funding of advertisements, lobbying activities and certain convention or other meetings. MS - SB2297 Secondhand mattress; must be clearly labeled as such. MS - SB2280 Local public officials; increase salaries of. MS - SB2290 Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board; revise maximum amount of per diem paid to members of the board. MS - SB2299 Absentee voting by mail; change notarization requirements for ballots submitted by certain college students. MS - SB2325 Cooperatives; provide for the incorporation of. MS - SB2322 Construction manager at-risk program; exempt under public bidding laws. MS - SB2320 Pearl River Valley Water Supply District; add two board members from the City of Jackson. MS - SB2331 Hunting and fishing regulations; require notice to be published in a newspaper prior to adoption. MS - SB2334 Marine Resources fees; authorize Commission on Marine Resources to adjust fees to cover costs of permitting programs. MS - SB2337 Mississippi Paid Family Leave Act; establish. MS - SB2336 Environmental fee; authorize Commission on Environmental Quality to set to cover costs of permitting programs. MS - SB2318 Hot pursuit; local agency policies must be filed. MS - SB2374 Law enforcement; provide for local accreditation. MS - SB2378 DFA website; require state agencies to post minutes. MS - SB2419 Highways; require Transportation Commission to include criteria use in changing priority of new capacity project in its minutes. MS - SB2420 Open Meetings Act; prohibit executive session during meetings conducted by teleconference or video means. MS - SB2430 Public works construction; performance bond not required if contract is less than $50,000.00 and paid in two equal installments. MS - SB2427 DA criminal investigators; revise salary of. MS - SB2438 Justice courts; revise fees. MS - SB2435 Disparity study; require MDA to file copies with the Legislature by not later than December 31, 2018. MS - SB2449 Mississippi Forensics Laboratory; revise payment of certain fees to. MS - HB1095 Employee Appeals Board; revise membership of. MS - SN16 Hilda Margaret Cope Povall, Cleveland, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2018 and ending January 1, 2024. MS - SN15 Rowland Webster (Web) Heidelberg, III, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2018 and ending January 1, 2024. MS - HB158 Protective orders; prohibit unit prices within procurement contracts from being protected under. MS - HB1192 City council and board of aldermen; shall be held personally liable for excess compensation paid to part-time law enforcement under certain circumstances. MS - HB1479 Professional bail agents; delete repealers on certain laws regarding. MS - HB1411 Trip optimizer system; exempt youth services counselors. MS - HB355 MDOT; remove from State Personnel Board. MS - HB1097 Law enforcement officers; allow off-duty use of official vehicles under certain circumstances. MS - HB1288 Crime lab fees; clarify who is required to pay. MS - HB1131 Local governmental entities; authorize to publish notices on a free, publicly accessible, official government website for purposes of transparency. MS - SB2471 Standards for the award of grants and subsidies by the state; prescribe. MS - SB2469 Public purchases; exempt certain purchases by local governing authorities from reverse auction requirement. MS - SB2467 MS Windstorm Underwriting Association; extend repealer on nonadmitted policy fee. MS - SB2511 Mississippi Pay Equity Act; prohibit wage discrimination based on gender. MS - SB2482 Elections; prohibit incumbent candidates from appearing in publicly funded ads during statewide general election years. MS - SB2497 State agencies; revise protections against disclosure of certain personal information of individuals. MS - SB2501 Dues for membership in professional organizations; authorize payroll deduction by school employee. MS - SB2499 State law enforcement officers; provide for overtime pay in certain instances. MS - SB2489 State service; prohibit sex or gender discrimination in employment. MS - SB2505 Socially and economically disadvantaged small business; establish program to encourage participation in state contracts by. MS - SB2514 Open Meetings Act; revise to require that minutes kept shall be posted on public body's website within certain time after the meeting. MS - SB2485 Solid waste management permits; revise the public hearing requirements for. MS - SN17 Dr. Mark Keenum, Mississippi State, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning March 1, 2018 and ending January 1, 2024. MS - SB2520 Expunction; consolidate statutes concerning. MS - SB2526 Administrative Procedures Act; require certain occupational licensing boards to review their rules every three years. MS - SB2530 Community Policing and Transparency Act; create body-worn camera policy standards. MS - SB2535 Public purchasing; prohibit dividing of contracts to avoid competitive purchasing procedures. MS - SB2524 Waste management fees; exempt certain county-owned nonhazardous solid waste management facilities from. MS - SB2548 Tax sales; list of lienors on property sold at a tax sale shall be provided to bidders at the tax sale. MS - SB2589 MS Highway Safety Patrol; increase salaries of sworn officers by $5,000.00. MS - SB2593 Commissioner of Banking and Consumer Finance; revise salary of. MS - SB2586 Air Operating Permit Program Fee Trust Fund; provide for more efficient management of. MS - SB2556 Local government police vehicles; allow off duty use of under certain circumstances. MS - SB2573 Minimum Standards Board; revise membership. MS - SB2570 Local entities; prohibit ordinances regulating the use of certain containers. MS - SB2569 Local governments; preempt authority to regulate the testing or operation of unmanned aircraft systems for business purposes. MS - SB2561 Administrative Procedures Act; revise the maximum number of days for which a temporary rule may be effective. MS - SN23 Dr. William Alonzo (Billy) Morehead, Madison, Mississippi, Public Procurement Review Board, term beginning January 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2020. MS - SN24 J. K. (Hoopy) Stringer, Jr., Brandon, Mississippi, Public Procurement Review Board, term beginning January 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019. MS - SN25 Rita Wray, Brandon, Mississippi, Public Procurement Review Board, term beginning January 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2021. MS - SB2688 Municipal holdover/interim appointments; limit to 60 days. MS - SB2614 Conflicts of interest for community hospital board members; define. MS - SB2606 Excess size permit; increase fee for after ten trips with a wide load over the same portion of two-lane highway. MS - SB2607 Municipalities; expedite process for menace property cleanup and limit hold-over/interim service for officers/employees of. MS - SB2628 Death affecting the public interest; increase autopsy fee. MS - SB2644 State Veterans Affairs Board; clarify the required qualifications of executive director and deputy director. MS - SB2645 Mississippi State Guard; provide minimum amount of compensation when called to state active duty. MS - SB2674 Government procurement; authorize local entities to charge a fee for reverse auction and electronic bidding services. MS - SB2667 Radar; authorize sheriff and deputy sheriffs to use on county roads to enforce speed limits. MS - SB2643 Capers Avenue property; authorize DFA to transfer to the Hinds County Board of Supervisors. MS - SB2705 Mississippi Department of Human Services GEN+ Act; enact. MS - SB2720 Lobbying; prohibit legislator from engaging in for four years after leaving office. MS - SB2698 Public Records Act; exempt certain information technology-related information from. MS - SB2692 Municipalities; authorize to pay processing or transaction fees associated with accepting credit card payments. MS - SB2734 Lobbying; enact State Agency Lobbying Reform Act of 2018. MS - SB2718 Mississippi Management and Reporting System (MAGIC); empower new steering committee. MS - SB2679 Pat Harrison Waterway District; allow certain counties to join. MS - SB2699 Local governmental entities; authorize to publish public notices on a free, publicly accessible, official government website. MS - SB2680 Nonpartisan elections; require for offices of chancery clerk, circuit clerk, tax assessor, tax collector, surveyor and coroner. MS - SB2717 Vehicle procurement by state agencies; clarify duties of DFA. MS - HB948 Windstorm Underwriting Association; revise various provisions relating to. MS - SB2749 Naturopathic medicine; provide for the licensing of practitioners. MS - SB2768 Law enforcement officers and firefighters; increase the death benefits payable to. MS - SN3 Leila Rose Malatesta, Flora, Mississippi, Public Procurement Review Board, term beginning January 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019. MS - SN2 Jeffery Blanton Belk, Vancleave, Mississippi, Public Procurement Review Board, term beginning January 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2020. MS - HB1500 Counties and municipalities; prohibit certain regulation of the use, disposition, sale or taxing of disposal plastic bags and certain other containers. MS - HB706 Tort Claims Act; revise notice of claim requirements. MS - HB669 Sixteenth section land; allow current lease holder to re-lease the land on no more than two occasions. MS - HB1418 Agency Accountability Review Act of 2018; create. MS - HB1325 Governing authorities; authorize to charge fee for electronic bid submission or participation in a reverse auction. MS - HB1114 Menaced municipal property; provide determination of may be designated to municipal officials. MS - SB2906 Elections; authorize preelection day voting and online voter registration. MS - HB593 Pearl River Basin Development District; provide that it shall be dissolved and DFA shall assume powers of. MS - HB858 Administrative Procedures Act; revise effective period for temporary rules adopted under. MS - HB938 Commission on College Accreditation; enumerate certain powers and transfer authority over correspondence courses to. MS - HB1175 Occupational licensing boards; require to review rules and submit certain summary to Occupational Licensing Review Commission. MS - SB2832 Pat Harrison Waterway District; allow counties of former Pearl River Basin Development District to join. MS - SB2811 Auditor of the correctional system; repeal position. MS - SB2797 Public lands; reestablish Office of State Land Commissioner and transfer authority of Secretary of State relative to supervision of. MS - SB2781 Concealed carry permit; revise term and fee. MS - SB2815 Transportation; require MDOT to develop a complete streets program. MS - SB2823 State Agency Accountability and Transparency website; include 5 oldest Public Records Act requests for each agency. MS - SB2833 MS Bureau of Narcotics; authorize to dispose of nonforfeited property when unclaimed. MS - SB2790 Jackson County Utility Authority; reconstitute board of directors and revise provisions relating to the board. MS - SB2827 Appointments to state agency boards and commissions; shall give due regard to race, gender and geographic distribution. MS - SB2829 Protection against discrimination; expand for housing and state employment. MS - SB2897 Public purchases; exempt certain purchases by local governing authorities form reverse auction requirement. MS - SB2914 Open Meetings Act; court shall void any action taken in violation of. MS - SB2878 Community hospitals acquire other hospitals and health care facilities outside service area; authorize. MS - SB2877 Early voting; authorize for the two-week period preceding an election. MS - SB2840 Opioid Crisis Intervention Act; create. MS - SB2910 Project Medicaid shortfall; revise reporting requirements. MS - SB2911 Employee Appeals Board; revise membership and terms of office of. MS - SB2875 Electronic voter registration; authorize. MS - SB2838 Public Service Commission; increase membership of and establish authority over Public Utilities Staff. MS - SB2872 Pearl River Basin Development District; provide that it shall be dissolved and DFA shall assume powers of. MS - SB2876 Open Meetings Law; revise reasons for executive sessions to include certain discussions by public hospital boards. MS - SB2851 Absentee voting; establish electronic application procedure for college students. MS - SB2913 Community public water systems; revise the fee charged by Dept. of Health for management training of board members. MS - SB2839 Opioid and other controlled substances epidemic; provide enhanced penalties. MS - SB2932 Commission on Marine Resources; establish a shell recovery and replenishment program. MS - SB2931 Wetlands Act; all permits issued to governmental entities under may be valid for not more than 10 years. MS - HB1103 State Veterans Affairs Board; revise qualifications of executive director and deputy director. MS - HB20 Motor carriers; conform code sections to reflect prior transfer of duties of PSC to MTC. MS - HB1012 Board on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training; revise membership of. MS - HB1096 Inactive boards, commissions, councils and committees; repeal certain. MS - HB955 Inactive boards and commissions; repeal certain. MS - HB1041 Commission on Marine Resources; revise length of time for which permits for governmental entities are valid. MS - HB1117 Pat Harrison Waterway District; authorize additional counties to join. MS - HB1142 Unmanned aircraft system; prohibit use of near correctional facilities. MS - HB1047 Clothing allowance; increase for certain employees employed by a sheriff's office.