+ − Legislators (11) MS - Senator Sampson Jackson II (D) Title: Chairman MS - Senator Lydia Graves Chassaniol (R) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Senator Videt Carmichael (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Joel R.Carter, Jr. (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Dennis DeBar, Jr. (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Dean Kirby (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Sollie B. Norwood (D) Title: Member MS - Senator Derrick T. Simmons (D) Title: Member MS - Senator Willie Simmons (D) Title: Member MS - Senator Brice Wiggins (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Tammy Witherspoon (D) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (74) MS - HB59 Offenders convicted of a crime of violence; strike reference that such offenders are eligible for parole. MS - HB61 DOC; authorize to transfer disruptive technical violation center offender to general population under certain circumstances. MS - SB2062 Probation and parole officers; limit number of cases that may be handled. MS - SB2066 Highway traffic; violation to maliciously impede. MS - SB2117 Offender temporary personal leave; MDOC commissioner may grant with certain conditions. MS - SB2120 Parole hearings; not required for offenders convicted on or after July 1, 2014, who meet certain other requirements. MS - SB2121 Private correctional facilities; must guarantee recidivism rate that is less than MDOC's recidivism rate. MS - SB2128 Habitual offenders; revise method of determining whether a felony triggers sentencing as. MS - SB2129 Technical violations; clarify meaning of for graduate sanctions and revocation sentencing. MS - SB2131 Crimes of violence; remove references to parole and early release in provision designating offenses as. MS - SB2132 Youthful Offender Unit; offenders housed in to remain under court's jurisdiction. MS - SB2133 Offender case plans; MDOC to develop for parole-eligible offenders convicted on or after July 1, 2014. MS - SB2134 Parole; clarify list of offenses that make offenders convicted between 1995-2014 ineligible for. MS - SB2157 Trusty status; offenders ineligible to work at Governor's Mansion if incarcerated for a violent crime. MS - SB2212 Conviction; clarify subsequent for certain crimes and post-conviction relief. MS - SB2225 Alcohol and Drug Treatment Pilot Program in Bolivar County; extend repeal date. MS - SB2242 Parole; clarify list of offenses that make offenders convicted between 1995-2014 ineligible for. MS - SB2248 Violent habitual offender; require bifurcated trial. MS - SB2249 Juvenile sentencing; provide criteria for determining parole eligibility and require hearing before imposing life without parole. MS - SB2251 Trusty and earned-time programs; change eligibility to participate in. MS - SB2256 Violent habitual offender; revise. MS - SB2257 Habitual offender; revise sentencing. MS - SB2258 Habitual offender; revise sentencing. MS - SB2260 Controlled substance offenses; revise enhanced penalties. MS - SB2262 Habitual offender; revise sentencing as. MS - SB2263 Expunction; allow after 20 years' good behavior. MS - SB2264 Simple drug possession; reclassify offense. MS - SB2265 Expunction of conviction; revise. MS - SB2266 Expunction of felony; revise. MS - SB2274 Crimes of violence; remove references to parole and early release from provision of law designating offenses as such. MS - SB2284 Juvenile offenders; provide alternative sentencing and parole options if convicted of certain offenses. MS - HB877 Prison Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act; extend repealer on. MS - HB878 Community Service Revolving Fund; extend repealer on authority to collect fees from paroled offenders for deposit into. MS - HB879 Corrections; extend repealer on intensive supervision program and electronic home detention. MS - HB883 Department of Corrections; extend repealer on drug and alcohol program at Bolivar County Regional Facility. MS - HB892 State Parole Board; extend repealer on. MS - SB2327 Criminal history background checks; enact "Ban the Box." MS - SB2346 Expunction; revise which offenses are eligible. MS - SB2351 Department of Corrections; provide certain educational programs for adult offenders. MS - SB2388 Conviction; clarify subsequent for certain crimes and post-conviction relief. MS - HB1124 Contraband cell phones; provide that it shall be a felony to communicate with inmates on such phones under certain circumstances. MS - HB1126 Correctional facilities; provide certain penalties for correctional staff who introduce controlled substances into. MS - HB1127 Department of Corrections; provide certain clarification for contracts between the department and contractor for private correctional facilities. MS - HB1139 County jails that house state inmates; remove condition that jails be an approved county jail for housing state inmates under federal court order. MS - HB1142 Unmanned aircraft system; prohibit use of near correctional facilities. MS - HB1143 Felony extortion; provide when inmates have committed. MS - HB1172 Case plans for parole eligible inmates; provide Department of Corrections more lead-way in the implementation of. MS - SB2576 Hate crimes; revise delineation of victim. MS - SB2637 Overdose death; constitutes manslaughter under certain circumstances. MS - SB2646 Prison Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act; extend repeal date. MS - SB2647 Electronic home detention; extend date of repeal. MS - SB2648 Correctional facilities; revise penalty for bringing a controlled substance onto the property of. MS - SB2649 Correctional facilities; amend provisions related to contraband items. MS - SB2650 Inmate case plans; MDOC to establish method of determining compliance with. MS - SB2651 Correctional facilities; revise penalty for bringing a controlled substance onto the property of. MS - SB2652 Inmate case plans; remove timelines for implementation of. MS - SB2653 County jails; remove requirement to be approved under federal order for housing of state offenders. MS - SB2654 State Parole Board; extend repeal date. MS - SB2655 Parole supervision fees; extend date of repeal on authority to collect. MS - SB2656 Extortion; revise to include the specific offense by an inmate. MS - SB2693 Department of Corrections; provide for increase in annual compensation for correctional facility employees. MS - SB2694 MDOC; require to provide cash overtime pay instead of comp time to correctional facility employees. MS - SB2695 MDOC; require to provide cash overtime pay instead of comp time to corrections supervisors and commanders. MS - SB2696 Department of Corrections; shall pay correctional facility employees for all accumulated comp time upon termination or death. MS - SB2822 Drug offenders; clarify parole eligibility. MS - SB2848 Re-entry council; implement certain recommendations thereof. MS - SB2866 Conviction; clarify subsequent for certain crimes and post-convictions relief. MS - SB2879 Parole; amend eligibility for offenders convicted of felonies with enhanced penalties. MS - SB2880 Technical violation centers; allow MDOC to offer incentives to offenders who participate in programs of. MS - SB2881 Community Corrections Division; provide staffing at American Probation and Parole Association standards. MS - SB2882 Correctional facilities; allow MDOC more flexibility in contracting with private operators of. MS - SB2883 Technical violation centers; authorize MDOC to extend the revocation period for up to 180 days. MS - SB2884 MDOC; must remove offenders sentenced to TVCs from county jail within 14 days or reimburse county's housing expenses. MS - SB2908 County inmate canteen fund; specify types of items that may be purchased from.