+ − Legislators (12) MS - Senator John A. Polk (R) Title: Chairman MS - Senator Angela Burks Hill (R) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Senator Kevin Blackwell (R) Title: Member MS - Senator David Blount (D) Title: Member MS - Senator Jenifer B. Branning (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Albert Butler (D) Title: Member MS - Senator Sally Doty (U) Title: Member MS - Senator W. Briggs Hopson III (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Chris McDaniel (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Rita Potts Parks (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Mike Thompson (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Angela Turner-Ford (D) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (173) MS - SB2004 Health care CON review; party requesting or appealing a hearing on application is responsible for costs and attorney fees. MS - SB2006 Depositories; revise bid process for selection by counties and municipalities. MS - SB2011 Arrest; require probable cause hearing for legislators. MS - SB2018 Civics Test; require passing score for high school graduates and high school equivalency diploma applicants. MS - SB2019 Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship Program; prescribe standards for participation. MS - SB2023 Assistant teachers; require school districts to notify of nonreemployment. MS - SB2035 Counties and municipalities; prohibit surcharge on certain payments by credit or debit cards. MS - SB2037 Law enforcement training expenses; revise time for reimbursement of formerly employing entity. MS - SB2039 Electric and hybrid motor vehicle taxes; exclude vehicles incapable of exceeding 35 miles per hour. MS - SB2042 State agencies; prohibit use of monies budgeted for vacant positions to fund salary increase for filled positions. MS - SB2045 State flag; require governmental entities, public colleges, universities and school districts to display or be subject to penalty. MS - SB2048 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA); no physician supervision required after two years of practice in good standing. MS - SB2049 Baby Drop-off Law; revise certain definitions. MS - SB2050 Protection of free speech and association at public universities; withhold state funds for unconstitutional policy. MS - SB2051 State agency budget information to be submitted to LBO & posted on website; include MOE/MOU agreements & fed. contract information. MS - SB2053 Governmental entities; prohibit public funding of advertising lobbying activities and certain conventions. MS - SB2055 Firearms restraining order; create the Red Flag Law. MS - SB2057 Bonds; authorize issuance for demolition and cleanup of dilapidated structures in downtown Rolling Fork. MS - SB2058 Appropriation FY2021; to Town of Crenshaw and Town of Marks for road repair. MS - SB2059 Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds for repair and renovation of Oakes African American Cultural Center. MS - SB2060 West Central Mississippi Incubator Grant Program; establish with county governments, DFA and local development districts. MS - SB2063 State-owned vehicles; create study committee to study the management of. MS - SB2064 Appropriation FY2021; West Central Mississippi Incubator Grant Program. MS - SB2068 Historical monuments and memorials; delete authority to move. MS - SB2070 Practice of optometry; require the Board of Optometry to define with certain exceptions. MS - SB2071 Department of Health; prohibit mandatory water-supply fluoridation. MS - SB2072 Podiatric Medicine and Podiatrist; revise definitions of. MS - SB2087 Online voter registration; revise to allow for first-time voters to register through. MS - SB2095 Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds to assist Como, Mississippi, in repaving State Highway 310. MS - SB2096 Alteration or renaming of historical monuments, memorials and streets; prohibit and provide sanctions. MS - SB2101 Economic interest statements; require local governing authorities to file with Ethics Commission. MS - SB2103 Capitol Complex Improvement District; revise boundaries to include Battlefield Park. MS - SB2105 Elections; authorize online voter registration and preelection day voting. MS - SB2108 Absentee voting; establish electronic application procedure for college students. MS - SB2111 Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds for improvements to Rolling Fork Civic and Event Center. MS - SB2121 Low-speed vehicles; allow operation on certain public highways subject to titling and registration. MS - SB2131 Secretary of State's official seal; include the phrase "In God We Trust" at the bottom. MS - SB2133 Ad valorem tax on inventory; phase in exemption for certain small businesses. MS - SB2138 Appropriation FY 2021; to University of Mississippi Medical Center for fire protection. MS - SB2140 Appointed state officers; provide for the removal of for certain forms of willful neglect. MS - SB2148 Mississippi Pregnant Workers Fairness Act; create. MS - SB2152 Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; set term of office. MS - HB90 Community or junior colleges; authorize to administer construction contracts of $1,000,000.00 or less, and exempt certain oversight. MS - SB2174 Evelyn Gandy Fair Pay Act; create. MS - HB229 MS Accountability and Transparency Act; revise to include certain counties and municipalities. MS - HB230 Daylight saving time; observe year-round if federal law is amended to allow it. MS - HB265 Elected state officers; salaries shall not be more than average of salaries of equivalent officials in adjacent states. MS - HB266 State contract price; authorize rural water associations to purchase commodities under. MS - HB278 Sixteenth section land; authorize leasing of certain land by cities/counties for less than minimum percentage of market value under certain circumstances. MS - HB297 Absentee voting; require votes to be cast electronically in registrar's office or by mail. MS - SB2184 ITS; require report to Legislature on the number of independent contractors providing information technology services. MS - SB2188 Department of Corrections; shall contract to establish a state inmate cost-per-day review. MS - SB2210 Auditor of the Correctional system under PEER Committee; repeal. MS - SB2215 Department of Finance & Administration; require to conduct a biennial review of the state agency procurement process. MS - SB2216 Agency Open Data Act of 2020; enact. MS - HB407 Reverse auction; revise method of receiving bids through for agencies and governing authorities. MS - SB2226 Infant Mortality Reduction Collaborative; extend repealer on. MS - SB2237 Voter registration; applicants must submit documentation proving U.S. citizenship. MS - SB2241 Emerging Crops Fund; increase amount that may be loaned to assist in financing minority economic development. MS - SB2245 Disparity study; require MDA to file copies with the Legislature by not later than December 31, 2020. MS - SB2247 Public works construction; performance bond not required if contract is less than $50,000.00 and paid in two equal installments. MS - SB2249 Pearl River Valley Water Supply District; add two board members from the City of Jackson. MS - SB2250 State Truth Commission; establish. MS - SB2258 State Superintendent of Education; provide limitation on salary. MS - SB2260 Sheriffs; revise annual salary for counties with population of more than 100,000. MS - SB2261 DA criminal investigators; revise salary of. MS - SB2265 Open Meetings Law; revise reasons for executive sessions to include certain discussions by public hospital boards. MS - HB414 Anatomical gifts; prohibit discrimination against recipient based on disability. MS - SN1 Leila Rose Malatesta, Flora, Mississippi, Public Procurement Review Board, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2023. MS - HB547 MS Workers' Compensation Commission; return to a special fund agency. MS - HB551 "Mississippi Seafood Marketing Law of 2020"; enact to require consumer notice and labeling of country of origin on all foreign and imported seafood. MS - HB632 Riparian owner rights; revise for purposes of state-owned lands on Deer Island. MS - HB649 Department of Marine Resources Enforcement Officers' Reserve Unit; revise provisions regulating. MS - HB672 State Department of Education; permit to receive various contributions from public or private donors. MS - HB681 State Port Authority; extend repealer on authority to use design-build method for certain projects. MS - SB2274 Department of Education; authorize to receive donations. MS - SB2289 Income tax; authorize a credit for employers who pay the cost of a qualified wellness program. MS - SB2300 State Fire Academy; designate as an authorized medical first responder training program. MS - SB2302 Mississippi First Responders Health and Safety Act; provide payments for benefits and insurance premiums. MS - SB2323 County prosecuting attorney; revise annual salary of for Jackson County. MS - SB2326 PERS; reduce vesting period for retirement benefits from eight years to four years. MS - SB2329 Public purchases; exempt certain purchases by local governing authorities from reverse auction requirement. MS - HB752 Freestanding emergency room; allow to be established near location of a recently closed hospital. MS - HB772 Outdoor advertisement signs; revise height requirements for. MS - SB2335 Mississippi Minimum Wage Act; establish. MS - SB2344 Legislature; allow PERS retirees to receive retirement allowance while serving as a member of. MS - SB2364 State Auditor; increase fee which may be charged for performing audits and other services. MS - SB2366 Tax assessors; revise type of educational recognition certificate necessary to receive annual salary supplement. MS - SB2372 Amusement rides; provide requirements for an application to operate amusement rides and inspection requirements. MS - SB2374 Commercial Lines Modernization Act; enact. MS - SB2381 Occupational Licensing Review Commission; require supervision of civil actions brought by occupational licensing boards. MS - SB2392 Jackson County Utility Authority; reconstitute board of directors and revise provisions relating to the board. MS - SB2409 Dog and cat abuse; create statewide online registry of offenders. MS - SB2410 Property and casualty insurance; require insurers to name the general contractor as payee if property losses exceed a certain amount. MS - SN17 Nancy Rea Luke Carpenter, Columbus, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. MS - SN18 Spencer J. (Spence) Flatgard, Ridgeland, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. MS - SN19 Edmond Earl Hughes, Jr., Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. MS - SN20 Helen Moss Smith, Natchez, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. MS - HB823 Coastal Wetlands Protection Act; revise definitions to include "ordinary high water mark". MS - HB827 Department of Marine Resources Chief Financial Officer; revise the qualifications for. MS - HB884 Sales tax; divert certain sales tax revenue to special fund for state parks improvement. MS - SB2415 Universal Recognition of Occupational Licenses Act; enact. MS - SB2432 Regulatory Reduction Program; require certain pilot agencies to implement. MS - SB2471 Counties, municipalities and school districts; require to publish their annual budget online. MS - SB2482 Appropriation; Department of Education for statewide school mobile panic button program. MS - SB2490 Transgender 21 Act; enact. MS - HB982 Nonadmitted policy fee; delete repealer on and revise distribution of. MS - HB984 Mississippi Board of Nursing; revise the notice required for special meeting of. MS - HB999 Amusement rides; provide inspection and incident reporting requirements for. MS - HB1104 Occupational Licensing Review Commission; authorize to review certain existing occupational regulations to determine compliance with state policy. MS - HB1106 Community college board of trustees; provide for the selection of for Hinds Community College District. MS - SB2522 Equal pay for equal work; require for employees of opposite sex in the same work establishment. MS - SB2523 Law enforcement officers and firefighters; increase the death benefits payable to. MS - SB2542 State Health Insurance Management Board; add certain academic medical officials to the board. MS - SB2585 State Personnel Board procedures; exempt Department of Transportation for a period of one year. MS - SB2586 Justice court judges; increase the maximum fee which may be received for performing a marriage ceremony. MS - SB2590 Reverse auctions; authorize local governments/agencies to solicit bids by a method other than reverse auction under certain. MS - SB2591 PEER Committee; require to conduct a biennual review of wrap-around services. MS - SB2592 Women's Economic Security Act of 2020; enact. MS - SB2595 Governmental entities; may not prohibit wearing of traditional tribal regalia or objects of cultural significance at public events. MS - SB2598 Affordable housing crisis; create task force to study. MS - SB2602 Salary cap; exempt certain attorneys employed by Attorney General from. MS - SB2603 State Personnel Board; exempt personnel actions of the Attorney General's office from. MS - SB2605 Regulatory reduction program for Commission on Environmental Quality; provide pilot program. MS - SB2606 Local governmental entities; authorize to publish notices on a free, publicly accessible, official government website. MS - SB2625 Public Welfare Oversight Task Force; establish and prescribe responsibilities. MS - SB2628 Advanced practice registered nurses; revise certain provisions relating to, including collaboration requirement. MS - SB2630 Breastfeeding professionals; provide for licensure of by State Department of Health. MS - SB2632 County supervisors; increase annual salaries of. MS - HB1191 Public Procurement Review Board; exempt certain contracts entered into by Attorney General's office from oversight of. MS - SB2643 Radar speed detection equipment; allow sheriffs to use in unincorporated areas of county and not on interstate highways. MS - SB2652 Board on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training; revise membership of. MS - SB2666 Radar; authorize sheriff and deputy sheriffs to use on county roads to enforce speed limits. MS - SB2670 Secretary of State Statewide Elections Management System; provide for voter's proof of citizenship. MS - SB2671 Secretary of State Statewide Elections Management System; provide for voter's proof of citizenship. MS - SB2708 Municipal officials; provide mandatory education and training requirements. MS - HB1215 Firearms; prohibit state agencies from creating restrictions for possession of. MS - HB1253 State Fire Academy; designate as an authorized medical first responder training program. MS - HB1266 Dept. of Agriculture; clarify use of security personnel to provide security services in state buildings under contract with DFA. MS - SB2752 Radar; authorize sheriff and deputy sheriffs to use on county roads to enforce speed limits. MS - SB2760 Construction manager at-risk program; exempt under public bidding laws. MS - SB2769 Land banks; authorize counties and municipalities to create to convert certain property to productive use. MS - SB2770 Lobbying; enact State Agency Lobbying Reform Act of 2020. MS - SB2777 Socially and economically disadvantaged small business; establish program to encourage participation in state contracts by. MS - SB2780 Department of Agriculture building and Farmers Market; authorize the DFA to provide security personnel. MS - SB2781 Disparity studies on certain programs; direct DFA to conduct. MS - SB2790 Occupational Licensing Review Commission; authorize active supervision over existing occupational regulations. MS - SB2791 Abnormal economic disruption; include in emergency powers of the Governor and provide restrictions on certain prices. MS - SB2792 Department of Corrections; exempt personnel actions for one year and bring forward employee sections. MS - SB2794 Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Jackson Municipal Airport Authority with Aeroplex Development Project. MS - SB2795 State Personnel Board procedures; exempt the Mississippi Development Authority for a period of 1 year. MS - SB2797 Appellate judges and justices; revise geographical limitation on expense allowance for. MS - SB2808 Reducing regulations by state agencies and reducing regulatory costs; eliminate 1 regulation for each new regulation proposed. MS - SB2825 Hinds Community College District Board of Trustees; provide for selection of. MS - SB2836 Equine riders; require helmet for certain minors. MS - SB2838 Department of Tourism; create. MS - HB1343 Institutions of higher learning; require to ensure commercially reasonable procurement practices when purchasing aircraft equipment and services. MS - HB1353 Solid waste; prohibit new nonhazardous solid waste landfill if within 1 mile of existing permitted landfill, unless referendum held. MS - SB2842 Cooperatives; provide for the incorporation of. MS - SB2866 Payments of fee-in-lieu of ad valorem taxes for school purposes; bring forward. MS - SB2869 University of Southern Mississippi; trustees may enter into services agreement for operation, repairs and maintenance. MS - SB2870 University of Southern Mississippi; trustees may enter into services agreement for operation, repairs and maintenance. MS - SB2871 Mississippi Direct Primary Care Act; revise definition of terms used in. MS - SB2872 Critical infrastructure; define crimes of impeding and trespassing against. MS - SB2873 Mississippi Open Account Statute; define "open account" and require account creditor to send the demand by certain delivery methods. MS - HB1416 Tribal regalia; prohibit governmental entity from restricting wear. MS - HB1422 Regulatory Reduction Pilot Program; create. MS - HB1438 Individual bond; require for public officers and employees handling or having the custody of public funds. MS - HB1510 Occupational licenses; revise provisions regarding licensing for certain military applicants. MS - HB1522 Mississippi Veterans Home Perpetual Care Fund; create. MS - HB1547 Cremation; prohibit until approved by county medical examiner. MS - HB1566 "Future of Mississippi Agriculture Act of 2020"; enact. MS - HB1798 Public purchasing laws; exempt certain procurements related to COVID-19 from.