+ − Legislators (11) 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 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 (193) MS - SB2005 State Board of Examiners for Audiology and Speech Language Pathology; create. MS - SB2010 Interception of wire or oral communications; authorize sheriff departments to possess, operate or monitor such devices. MS - SB2015 Online voter registration; revise to allow for first-time voters to register through. MS - SB2021 Coordinator of Mental Health Accessibility; house position under DFA, exempt contracts from rules of contract review board. MS - SB2025 Travel Insurance Act of 2021; create. MS - SB2043 State agencies; require all chief financial officers and accountants to be employed by DFA. MS - SB2047 Appointed state officers; provide for the removal of for certain forms of willful neglect. MS - SB2048 Regulatory Reduction Program; require certain pilot agencies to implement. MS - SB2061 State Superintendent of Education; provide limitation on salary. MS - SB2077 Central Market Board; abolish and transfer functions to the Department of Agriculture and Commerce. MS - SB2079 Mississippi Minimum Wage Act; establish. MS - SB2080 Temporary day workers; protect labor and employment rights of. MS - SB2094 Municipalities; authorize discretionary control within corporate limits. MS - SB2097 Criminal procedure; allow interlocutory appeal by prosecution of certain adverse rulings. MS - SB2098 State Board of Funeral Service; extend repealer on. MS - HB91 Public Service Commission; remove from the provisions of the Mississippi Budget Transparency and Simplification Act. MS - HB100 MS Telephone Solicitation Act; extend repealer on requirement that fees be deposited into State General Fund. MS - SB2102 Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; create. MS - SB2103 Correctional system cost-per-day reviews; transfer responsibility from PEER to MDOC. MS - SB2104 Parole Board; bring forward sections relating to powers and duties of. MS - SB2114 Mississippi Companion Animal Abuser Registry Act; enact. MS - SB2133 Restitution centers; transition to post-release reentry centers. MS - SB2134 Restitution centers; transition to pre-release centers. MS - SB2138 Office of Department of Corrections Ombudsman; establish. MS - SB2139 Corrections; create a Corrections Inspection Council to serve in advisory capacity to state officials. MS - SB2140 Absentee voting; establish electronic application procedure for college students. MS - SB2148 School buildings; require new construction and certain renovations to include water bottle filling stations. MS - SB2151 Education Continuum for Mississippi's Future Task Force; create. MS - SB2152 High-performing education systems design; establish task force. MS - SB2165 Veterans Service Officers; revise certain qualifications and requirements. MS - SB2167 Capitol Complex Improvement District; increase DFA's borrowing authority and divert use tax revenue for. MS - SB2171 Transgender 21 Act; enact. MS - SB2174 County prosecuting attorney; revise annual salary of for Jackson County. MS - SB2175 District attorney criminal investigators; revise salary of. MS - SB2184 Occupational Licensing Review Commission; require supervision of civil actions brought by occupational licensing boards. MS - SB2186 Sales tax; create diversion to counties. MS - SB2187 Universal Recognition of Occupational Licenses Act; enact. MS - SB2188 State agencies; revise reporting requirements when personnel actions are exempted from State Personnel Board procedures. MS - SB2189 Counties and municipalities; authorize to offer Medicare-eligible employees supplemental compensation if employees secure Medicare. MS - SB2190 Emergency Management Law; revise definition to include a public health emergency and revise emergency powers of the Governor. MS - SB2192 Sheriffs; revise annual salary for counties with population of more than 100,000. MS - SB2193 DA criminal investigators; revise salary of. MS - SB2195 Motor vehicle tags; allow legislators to have both legislator and regular/personalized tags and display them alternately. MS - SB2196 Appointment of officers; require Governor and Lt. Governor to make appointments to fill vacant offices within a certain period of time. MS - SB2197 Secretary of State; create no more than two deputy secretary of state positions. MS - SB2200 West Central Mississippi Incubator Grant Program; establish with county governments, DFA and local development districts. MS - SB2202 Sales tax; divert certain sales tax revenue to special fund for state parks improvement. MS - SB2214 Individual bond; require for public officers and employees handling public funds. MS - SB2215 Capitol Complex Improvement District; revise boundaries to include Battlefield Park. MS - SB2222 Board of Nursing; revise penalties for prohibited conduct and authorize the recovery of reasonable costs. MS - SN2 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 - SN3 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 - SN4 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 - SN5 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 - SB2232 Intervention court; amend criteria for participation in. MS - SB2233 Violent habitual offender; require both previous crimes to have been crimes of violence. MS - SB2234 County jail census data; facilitate availability of. MS - SB2242 Landlord-tenant law; revise. MS - SB2247 Concealed weapon permit; authorize Secretary of State to designate certain employees for. MS - SB2257 Elections; public official's qualification as candidate deemed resignation of current office. MS - SB2271 Arrest warrants; require probable cause hearing for legislators before issuance. MS - SB2280 Mississippi correctional system; establish Department of Reentry and Supervision and Office of Corrections Ombudsman. MS - SB2281 The Mississippi First Responder Protection Act; enact. MS - SB2289 Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases Compact; enact and prescribe provisions. MS - SB2291 Public Service Commission; require to study the funding and expenditures of emergency communications districts. MS - SB2300 Schools; require carbon monoxide detectors in all. MS - SB2303 Women's Economic Security Act of 2021; enact. MS - SB2325 Mississippi Pregnant Workers Fairness Act; create. MS - SB2339 Local governmental entities; may publish public notices online. MS - SB2340 Minority subgrantees contracted by Department of Human Services; require study and policy. MS - SB2341 Certificate of Need; direct issue to City of Newton for adult psychiatric beds. MS - SN23 Donald Geaty (Don) Brown, Vicksburg, Mississippi, Mississippi State Personnel Board to serve the state at large, five year term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2025. MS - SN24 Thomas Allen (Tom) Wicker, Tupelo, Mississippi, Information Technology Services Authority, five year term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2025. MS - HB296 Hospice licensure; extend moratorium on and authorize issuance of 2 pediatric palliative care licenses. MS - HB302 Community schools; authorize implementation under the administration of a District Innovation. MS - HB312 Central Market Board; abolish and transfer functions of to the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce. MS - HB330 Uninsured motorist coverage law; revise to prohibit insurance policy from paying certain losses if another insurance policy must pay for such. MS - HB331 Professional employer organizations; provide for registration and regulation by the Insurance Department. MS - HB359 Municipally-owned utilities; may use accounting system accommodation for uncollectible customer indebtedness. MS - HB370 Public purchasing laws; exempt purchase of nonadopted and adopted textbooks by MDE for nonpubilc schools. MS - SB2388 "Mississippi Coastal Master Plan Act of 2021"; enact. MS - SB2398 Military bases: establish a process to ensure adequate notice and opportunity to mitigate adverse mission impacts. MS - SB2406 Emergency medical services; prohibit sole participation in nonemergency, interfacility transfers. MS - SB2421 Mississippi Emergency Communications Act; create. MS - SB2423 Cosmetology; board shall issue license by reciprocity to persons who present certain documentation. MS - SB2425 Mississippi Minimum Wage Act; establish. MS - SB2428 PERS; reduce vesting period for retirement benefits from eight years to four years. MS - SB2435 Alcoholic beverages; revise various provisions relating to distilleries. MS - SB2448 PEER Committee; require to conduct a review of wrap-around services. MS - SB2450 Appointments to executive agency boards; to be made from current Mississippi congressional districts. MS - SB2469 Counties and municipalities; prohibit surcharge on certain payments by credit or debit cards. MS - SB2471 Law enforcement training expenses; revise time for reimbursement of formerly employing entity. MS - SB2479 Regulatory reduction program for Department of Environmental Quality; provide pilot program. MS - SB2501 Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; convert into advisory commission. MS - SB2511 Salary cap; exempt attorneys employed by Attorney General from. MS - SB2516 Construction manager at-risk program; exempt under public bidding laws. MS - SB2517 Public works construction; performance bond not required if contract is less than $50,000.00 and paid in two equal installments. MS - SB2520 Disposal of certain municipal records after 20 years; authorize. MS - HB573 Bridges and culverts; revise laws regarding. MS - HB586 Statewide Elections Management System; compare to certain identification databases to ensure non-U.S. citizens are not registered to vote. MS - HB609 Public purchasing law; exempt procurement of certain aircraft by state institutions of higher learning from. MS - HB718 Campaign finance reports; require those filed by all candidates to be available online. MS - SB2525 State Workplace Safety and Health Office; establish under State Board of Health. MS - HB740 State identification card; require commissioner of DPS to establish one that does not require proof of domicile. MS - HB750 Deputy Secretaries of State; authorize creation of. MS - SB2533 Community schools; authorize implementation under the administration of a District of Innovation. MS - SB2535 School prayer; require school boards to designate a period of reflection in which prayer shall be allowed. MS - SB2536 Athletics; provide that schools designate teams by biological sex. MS - SB2544 University of Mississippi Medical Center; create joint committee to study the organization of. MS - SB2546 Procurement of wireless communication devices for students; exempt institutions of higher learning in emergency situations. MS - HB814 Public Procurement Review Board; exempt certain contracts entered into by Attorney General's office from oversight of. MS - SB2579 White-Collar Crime Offender List; create. MS - SB2604 Municipally owned utilities; authorize accounting system accommodation of certain uncollectible indebtness owed by a customer. MS - SB2625 Occupational Board Compliance Act of 2017; bring forward provisions for purpose of possible amendment. MS - SB2634 District attorneys; authorize appointment of additional legal assistants and criminal investigators for circuit court district. MS - SB2647 Public purchases; exempt certain purchases by local governing authorities from reverse auction requirement. MS - SB2648 MS Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide Act; Oil and Gas Board shall have jurisdiction to enforce provisions of. MS - SB2652 Smith-Wills Stadium; clarify authority for certain state property conveyed to Jackson to be used for park and recreational purposes. MS - SB2687 Active shooter drills; prohibit telling students and teachers that drill is real. MS - SB2689 State Auditor; increase fee which may be charged for performing audits and other services. MS - SB2695 Income tax; allow tax credit for investments in qualified clean-burning motor vehicle fuel property. MS - HB842 Reverse auction; revise method of receiving bids through for agencies and governing authorities. MS - SB2710 Bonds; authorize issuance for improvements at Hawkins Field Airport in Jackson. MS - SB2712 Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Jackson Municipal Airport Authority with Aeroplex Development Project. MS - SB2717 Income tax; allow tax credit for investments in qualified clean-burning motor vehicle fuel property. MS - SB2718 Pearl River Valley Water Supply District; add two board members from the City of Jackson. MS - SB2719 Disparity study; require MDA to file copies with the Legislature by not later than December 31, 2021. MS - SB2720 Tourism project sales tax incentive program; include certain hotel projects in. MS - SB2727 Department of Archives and History; revise appointing authority for members of the board of trustees. MS - SB2737 Medicaid reimbursement for certain home services; impose moratorium on new providers. MS - SB2741 TANF; prohibit assistance to persons convicted of multiple felonies. MS - SB2753 Mississippi Rare Disease Advisory Council; establish. MS - SB2756 Rural Health Availability Act; allow all hospitals to enter into agreements. MS - SB2757 South Mississippi Regional Health Care Authority; establish. MS - SB2760 Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure; revise membership and terms of office. MS - SB2766 Universities; enact the Forming Open and Robust University Minds Act. MS - SB2773 Mississippi Professional Employer Organization Recognition and Registration Act; create. MS - HB925 School buildings; require new construction and certain renovations to include refillable water bottle stations. MS - HB928 Commissioner of Corrections and community corrections; bring forward various sections relating to. MS - HB951 Department of Human Services; authorize to use additional methods of communication to send notices relating to child support to financial institutions. MS - SB2774 Workers' Compensation Law; revise various provisions of. MS - SB2775 Healthcare Contracting Simplification Act; create. MS - SB2789 High school curriculum; require Bible be taught in ethics and history classes during month of April. MS - SB2797 Department of Public Safety; revise authority, make various amendments. MS - HB974 DPS; revise law regarding. MS - SB2808 Bonds; provide for bonds issued for CCID to be paid mainly from CCID Project Fund. MS - SB2809 Public records; extend repealer on provision requiring public access to records. MS - SB2810 Mississippi Department of Labor; create. MS - SB2818 Public bidding; provide decision procedure on bid requirements for high complexity construction projects. MS - SB2820 Department of Tourism; create. MS - SB2823 County elected officers; provide that salaries shall not be reduced due to reduction in total assessed valuation or population. MS - SB2824 State agencies; require annual reporting of pass-through money from line-item appropriation by the Legislature. MS - HB1013 Medicaid; create Medicaid Commission to administer program and abolish Division of Medicaid. MS - HB1019 Gubernatorial inaugurations funds; require contributions and expenditures to be reported to Secretary of State. MS - HB1029 Income share agreements; authorize IHLs to enter into with eligible students. MS - HB1095 Department of Revenue; authorize to compromise and settle certain tax liabilities. MS - SB2826 Board of supervisors; revise annual salary and allow cost-of-living adjustment. MS - SB2827 Public purchases; specify prequalification process for construction manager at risk soliciting bids for projects. MS - SB2829 Department of Revenue; allow to use tag revenue to cover tag program expenses. MS - SB2834 Mississippi Historic Site Preservation Fund Grant Program; establish within Department of Archives and History. MS - SB2835 Manufactured or mobile homes; bring forward provisions relating to the registration of. MS - SB2838 Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; exempt Marty Wilson Foundation One Gulf One Goal from presale requirement. MS - SN29 David Charles Johnson, Flowood, Mississippi, Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services, term effective November 1, 2020. MS - HB1156 Public property; authorize certain state property conveyed to Jackson to be used for park and recreational purposes. MS - HB1177 General laws and journals of legislative sessions; copies of not provided to certain recipients of unless specifically requested. MS - HB1197 Dual-phase design-build method of construction contracting; revise certain provisions of. MS - HB1213 State Personnel Board; require exempted agencies' reports to include quantifiable data and to be sent to SPB, PEER and LBO. MS - HB1231 Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund; create. MS - HB1237 PEER committee; require to review the operations of Child Protection Services. MS - HB1246 Capitol Complex Improvement District; authorize demolition of slum and blighted properties located within. MS - HB1253 Construction management at risk method of project delivery; revise certain provisions related to. MS - HB1256 State Auditor; increase fee to be charged by for performing audits and other services. MS - SB2840 State agencies; revise requirement for employing an internal audit director. MS - SB2846 Minimum payment to defray the cost of public ambulance service by local governments; prescribe. MS - SB2848 Foreign Company Accountability Act; create. MS - SB2849 Public purchasing; reverse auction required for schools only when purchasing products sold through resellers. MS - SB2851 Tax forfeited lands; revise statute of limitations, notice, price and fees. MS - SB2852 Alcoholic beverages; bring forward code sections for purpose of possible amendment. MS - SB2854 Department of Public Safety; revise salaries of officers. MS - SB2855 Individual development accounts; authorize for certain low-income individuals. MS - SB2857 Land banks; authorize counties and municipalities to create to convert certain property to productive use. MS - SB2858 Law Enforcement Officers; revise salary of. MS - SB2859 Law enforcement officers; provide supplementary pay and revise statutory provisions. MS - SB2861 One percent sales tax; extend repealer 20 years for municipalities with population of 150,000 or more. MS - SB2862 Public purchases; revise exclusion of academic medical center or health services school. MS - SB2869 Sheriffs; remove the maximum limit on the annual salary supplement which may be paid to. MS - SB2870 Water authorities; allow board members to opt into the Public Employees' Retirement System pursuant to agreement with PERS. MS - HB1263 Occupational licensing; provide for recognition of out-of-state licenses if applicants satisfy certain conditions. MS - HB1313 State Board of Funeral Service; extend repealer on. MS - HB1315 Occupational licenses; repeal those for art therapists, auctioneers, interior designers, wigologists and massage therapists. MS - SN42 Margaret Melinda L. McGrath, Clinton, Mississippi, Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, term set to expire April 1, 2025. MS - SN47 Scott Roach Shoemaker, Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi State Personnel Board, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2023, representing the First Supreme Court District, vice Greg Moore. MS - SB2977 Fueling Station Tax Credit Act; create.