+ − 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 (171) MS - SB2079 Campaign finance reports; to be available on county and municipal websites. MS - SB2309 Public purchasing; exempt term contract authorizations from the reverse auction requirement for receiving bids. MS - SB2310 Commercial Mobile Radio Service Board; shall make annual audit reports available for inspection by each ECD board and the Audit Dept. MS - SB2318 Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board; revise maximum amount of per diem paid to members of the board. MS - SB2320 Mississippi Paid Family Leave Act; establish. MS - SB2322 Pearl River Valley Water Supply District; add two board members from the City of Jackson. MS - SB2080 Federal MOU/MOE or contract agreements; require publication by state agencies. MS - SB2105 Concealed carry permit; revise term and fee. MS - SB2085 Open primary elections; authorize for state, county and municipal offices. MS - SB2120 Opioid and other controlled substances epidemic; provide enhanced penalties. MS - SB2110 Absentee voting; establish electronic application procedure for college students. MS - SB2082 State Superintendent of Education; provide limitation on salary. MS - SB2096 Tax evasion; limit prosecution's authority to plea bargain. MS - SB2090 Insurance agents; exempt age 75 or older from continuing education requirements. MS - SB2114 Jackson County Utility Authority; reconstitute board of directors and revise provisions relating to the board. MS - SB2122 Waste management fees; exempt certain county-owned nonhazardous solid waste management facilities from. MS - SB2293 Socially and economically disadvantaged small business; establish program to encourage participation in state contracts by. MS - SB2295 Public works construction; performance bond not required if contract is less than $50,000.00 and paid in two equal installments. MS - SB2334 Mississippi Pay Equity Act; prohibit wage discrimination based on gender. MS - SB2345 Public Defenders Education Fund; establish education and training cost. MS - SB2346 Construction manager at-risk program; exempt under public bidding laws. MS - SB2348 State employee salaries; direct State Personnel Board to implement across-the-board increase. MS - SB2353 Cooperatives; provide for the incorporation of. MS - SB2357 Disparity study; require MDA to file copies with the Legislature by not later than December 31, 2019. MS - SB2368 Counties, municipalities and school districts; require to publish their annual budget online. MS - SB2374 Nonpartisan elections; require for offices of chancery clerk, circuit clerk, tax assessor, tax collector, surveyor and coroner. MS - SB2375 Occupational Licensing Review Commission; may review existing regulations to ensure compliance with state policy. MS - SB2693 Vacation rentals; preempt local regulation of. MS - SB2394 Primary elections; certain duties regarding conduct of to be performed by local election commissions and clerks. MS - SB2407 Hunting and fishing regulations; require notice to be published in a newspaper prior to adoption. MS - SB2410 Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation; enhance regulatory authority. MS - SB2376 Open Meetings Act; court shall void any action taken in violation of. MS - SB2379 DA criminal investigators; revise salary of. MS - HB1411 Pat Harrison Waterway District; authorize additional counties to join. MS - SB2932 Mississippi Internal Audit Act; require employment of agency internal auditor and revise reporting requirements. MS - HB273 Community hospitals; authorize board of trustees members to participate in health insurance plan. MS - HB1288 Engineers and land surveyors; provide that certificate for licensure may be for two years. MS - HB260 "Mississippi Joint Municipal Law Enforcement Act"; create. MS - HB324 Insurance companies; require to file a corporate governance annual disclosure with the Commissioner of Insurance. MS - HB323 Insurance companies; require to establish an internal audit function. MS - SB2711 Counties; authorize to purchase disability insurance for volunteer firefighters. MS - SB2718 Advance Mississippi Municipal Training and Development Act; create. MS - SB2719 Mobile food vendors; provide for the regulation of. MS - SB2725 State Personnel Board procedures; exempt Veterans Affairs Board for a period of 3 years. MS - SB2726 Absentee voting; allow for persons who are detained but have not been convicted. MS - SB2741 Deer depredation permits; revise requirements and require deer harvested to be tested for chronic wasting disease. MS - SB2742 Municipal boards and commissions; authorize procedure for removal of persons appointed to. MS - SB2745 Opioid Crisis Intervention Act; create. MS - SB2747 Open Meetings Law; regulate use of cell phones and where minutes are kept. MS - HB1205 Public agency; prohibit from requesting or releasing certain personal information from an entity organized under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code. MS - HB1264 Department of Marine Resources; authorize unmarked vehicle for law enforcement activities in certain situations. MS - HB1392 School athletics and extracurricular activities; require SBE to review and recommend revisions for administration of for public schools. MS - SB2522 Governmental entities; prohibit public funding of advertisements, lobbying activities and certain conventions or other meetings. MS - SB2526 Mississippi Department of Human Services GEN+ Act; enact. MS - SB2530 Absentee voting; may be conducted by voting machine if clerk and board of supervisors approve. MS - SB2418 Community Policing and Transparency Act; create body-worn camera policy standards. MS - SB2430 State Agency Accountability and Transparency website; include five oldest Public Records Act requests for each agency. MS - HB1149 MS Electronic Court System; require all courts to utilize. MS - SB2428 Appointments to state agency boards and commissions; shall give due regard to race, gender and geographic distribution. MS - SB2011 Counties & municipalities; prohibit surcharge on certain payments by credit or debit cards. MS - HB819 Uniform Athlete Agents Act; revise to conform to 2015 amended act adopted by UCC. MS - HB1477 Cemeteries; authorize counties and municipalities to expend funds to maintain abandoned nonprofit cemeteries. MS - HB1258 Department of Marine Resources Enforcement Officers' Reserve Unit; revise provisions regulating. MS - SB2139 Mississippi Forensics Laboratory; revise payment of certain fees to. MS - SB2858 Sale of community hospital by owner; revise procedure for referendum by the electors prior to any bid or agreement. MS - SN16 James Keith Van Camp, Brandon, Mississippi, Information Technology Services Authority, term beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2023. MS - SB2861 Counties & municipalities; authorize to maintain/repair any public or private nonprofit cemetery within respective boundaries. MS - SB2863 State employment; revise definition of the term "disabled veteran" as used for veterans preference. MS - SB2872 State highways and public roads; clarify certain employment and compensation restrictions during election years for work on. MS - SB2879 Government contracts; require use of software to verify hours billed under contract are legitimate. MS - SB2880 Absentee voting by mail; change notarization requirements for ballots submitted by certain college students. MS - SB2895 Early voting; authorize. MS - SB2801 Windstorm Underwriting Association; authorize to levy recoupable and nonrecoupable assessments. MS - SB2755 Open Records; exempt certain data maintained by the Mississippi Department of Corrections. MS - SB2148 Law enforcement training expenses; revise time for reimbursement of formerly employing entity. MS - SB2759 Mississippi Public Records Act; authorize public bodies to award procurement contract even if protest is still available. MS - SB2151 Charitable solicitation; revise reporting period. MS - SB2762 State Board of Cosmetology; may administer student tests and increase certain fees. MS - SB2805 Constables; increase the fees charged by. MS - SB2765 State agencies; prohibit use of monies budgeted for vacant positions to fund salary increase for filled positions. MS - SB2767 Agricultural hemp; authorize the growing and handling of. MS - SB2781 Mississippi Fresh Start Act; create to require the revision of licensing restrictions based on criminal records. MS - SB2797 Insurance companies; require to establish an internal audit function. MS - SB2798 Insurance companies; require to file a corporate governance annual disclosure with the Commissioner of Insurance. MS - SB2799 Insurance producers; create a limited lines producer license for self-storage insurance. MS - HB344 Proclamation of a local emergency; allow president of county board of supervisors to declare. MS - HB698 Construction contracts; allow public entities to allocate additional funds to project budget. MS - HB1540 Contracts for collection of city/county solid wastes; authorize to extend without advertising for proposals under certain circumstances. MS - HB444 Windstorm Underwriting Association; authorize to levy recoupable and nonrecoupable assessments. MS - HB613 MS Public Records Act of 1983; exempt certain information technology records from. MS - HB898 Agency Accountability Review Act of 2019; create. MS - HB914 Precinct boundaries; prohibit altering for certain time of. MS - SB2162 Environmental fee; authorize Commission on Environmental Quality to set to cover costs of permitting programs. MS - SB2436 Public purchasing; extend repealer on statute which regulates contracts for energy efficiency services. MS - SB2440 County tax assessors and collectors; increase the salaries of. MS - SB2444 County tax assessors; increase annual salary supplement upon the completion of certain certifications. MS - SB2457 Executive Branch Public Advocacy Transparency Act; require disclosure of funding of public relations communications. MS - SB2555 Lobbying; enact State Agency Lobbying Reform Act of 2019. MS - SB2564 Expunction; consolidate statutes concerning. MS - SB2463 Executive Branch Transparency in Testimony Act; require disclosure of grant motive for advocating policy. MS - SB2480 Local government police vehicles; allow off-duty use under certain circumstances. MS - SB2488 Food establishment annual permit fees; clarify exemption on persons who produce, sell and package raw honey. MS - SB2497 Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act; create. MS - SB2498 Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics; authorize to dispose of nonforfeited property when unclaimed. MS - SB2580 Radar; authorize sheriff and deputy sheriffs to use on county roads to enforce speed limits. MS - SB2589 Elections; authorize early voting. MS - SB2592 Pat Harrison Waterway District; allow certain counties to join. MS - SB2593 Board on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training; revise membership of. MS - HB1204 Mississippi Public Records Act; authorize public bodies to continue to contract even though right to protest still available. MS - HB1290 State agencies; require to answer certain question after amending or adopting. MS - HB1292 Real Estate Commission; require notice of proposed rule changes via email to all licensees. MS - HB1136 Administrative leave; authorize for state employees who are members of MS National Guard or reserves and perform emergency/disaster relief duties. MS - SB2806 Mississippi Student Absentee Voting Act; enact. MS - SB2821 Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; revise to include text messages and solicitations for charitable contributions. MS - SB2822 Chancery Clerks; revise filing fees for the recording of documents. MS - SB2823 County supervisors; increase the annual salaries of. MS - SB2832 Counties and municipalities; limit advertising of resources to certain publications or sponsorships. MS - SB2834 Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors; may establish a two-year licensure cycle for engineers. MS - SB2841 Sheriffs; increase annual salary for counties with population of more than 100,000. MS - SB2845 Equal pay for equal work; require for employees of opposite sex in the same work establishment. MS - SB2851 State Personnel Board procedures; extend exemption for Department of Corrections. MS - SB2852 Public agencies; prohibit from requiring nonprofit organizations to disclose the personal information of their members. MS - SB2194 Counties and municipalities; revise bid process for selecting a depository. MS - SB2205 "Reform How Federal Grants are Provided to the State Act"; create. MS - SB2209 MS Department of Child Protection Services; require certain reporting by. MS - SB2608 Lobbying; prohibit legislator from engaging in for four years after leaving office. MS - SB2609 Employment Protection Act; revise and clarify. MS - SB2616 Public contracts; give preference to resident bidders. MS - SB2647 Marine Resources fees; authorize Commission on Marine Resources to adjust fees to cover costs of permitting programs. MS - SB2650 Protection against discrimination; expand for housing and state employment. MS - SB2635 Public lands; reestablish Office of State Land Commissioner and transfer authority of Secretary of State relative to supervision of. MS - SB2653 Vexatious Litigant Law; enact. MS - SB2654 Elections; revise procedure for examining certain records and for filing certain election contests. MS - SB2677 Dues for membership in professional organizations; authorize payroll deduction by school employee. MS - SB2683 Contracts for collection of city/county solid wastes; authorize to extend without rebid under certain circumstances. MS - SB2684 Mississippi Regional Solid Waste Management Authority Act; revise definition of "municipal solid waste". MS - SB2686 Athlete Agents Act; revise. MS - SB2691 Practice of medicine; revise definitions, licensure procedures and disciplinary procedures under the Medical Practice Act. MS - SN43 Mark Edsel Henderson, Kiln, Mississippi, Information Technology Services Authority, five year term beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2024. MS - SB2492 Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure; revise membership and terms of office. MS - SN49 Alwyn Hall Luckey, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Mississippi State Personnel Board as the representative from the 2nd Supreme Court District, five year term beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2024. MS - SN12 Gregory Alan (Greg) Moore, Brandon, Mississippi, Mississippi State Personnel Board, term beginning immediately and ending June 30, 2023. MS - SB2026 Early voting; authorize for the two-week period preceding an election. MS - SB2233 Establishing Production of Economic Analysis in the State Legislature Act; create. MS - SB2234 Mississippi Air & Water Pollution Control Law; define the term "facility." MS - SB2240 Election commissioners; revise to be a nonpartisan office. MS - SB2241 Board of supervisors; require insurance coverage parity among county elected officials. MS - SB2242 Affidavit ballots; certain persons who vote by must present proper voter ID or execute religious exemption within 3 days. MS - SB2243 Proclamation of a local emergency; allow president of county board of supervisors to declare. MS - SB2246 Economic interest statements; require local governing authorities to file with Ethics Commission. MS - SB2247 County Medical Examiners, Deputy Medical Examiners, and Deputy Medical Examiner Investigators; revise the salaries of. MS - SB2258 Elections; authorize online voter registration and preelection day voting. MS - SB2261 Open Meetings Law; revise reasons for executive sessions to include certain discussions by public hospital boards. MS - SB2020 Public Service Commission; increase membership of and establish authority over Public Utilities Staff. MS - HB1269 Commission on Marine Resources; establish licensing and fees for vessels used in off-bottom oyster aquaculture. MS - SB2073 Open primary elections; authorize for state, county and municipal offices. MS - SB2060 Naturopathic medicine; provide for the licensing of practitioners. MS - SB2046 Public Records Act; exempt certain information technology-related information from. MS - SB2025 Electronic voter registration; authorize. MS - SB2933 Department of Marine Resources; revise duties of enforcement officers and the appointment process of reserve unit. MS - SB2043 Circuit clerks; increase marriage license fee. MS - SB2936 Department of Marine Resources; establish licensing and fees for vessels used in off-bottom oyster aquaculture. MS - SB2938 Department of Marine Resources; authorize unmarked vehicles for law enforcement activities. MS - SB2940 Commission on Marine Resources; revise regulatory authority and exempt location of artificial reefs from Public Records Act. MS - SB2941 Department of Marine Resources; exempt records relating to licenses and license holders from Mississippi Public Records Act. MS - SB2705 Elections; make absentee vote final once cast. MS - SB2707 Lactation professionals; authorize State Department of Health to license. MS - SB2910 Evelyn Gandy Fair Pay Act; create. MS - SB2911 Occupational licensing boards; prohibit automatic denial of license to individuals with certain criminal records. MS - SB2917 Online voter registration; revise to allow for first-time voters to register through. MS - SN75 Norman Ross McLeod, Brandon, Mississippi, Public Procurement Review Board, four year term beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2023.