+ − Legislators (6) MS - Senator Terry W. Brown (R) Title: Chairman MS - Senator David Blount (D) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Senator Terry C. Burton (R) Title: Member MS - Senator John Horhn (D) Title: Member MS - Senator Billy Hudson (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Gray Tollison (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (220) MS - SC523 Amendment to the United States Constitution relating to parental rights; urge Congress to propose. MS - SC522 Commend Louisville High School "Wildcats" Football Team and Coach M.C. Miller for winning the Class 3A State Championship. MS - SC521 Recognize Forrest County Agricultural High School "Aggies" Football Team for first-ever State Championship. MS - SC520 Commend EMCC "Lions" Football Team for 2nd NJCAA National Championship in 3 years. MS - SC519 Congratulate Hailey Thomas for 2013 Mississippi Miss Hospitality. MS - SC518 Recognize Mississippi State Senior Donald "Field" Brown as first Rhodes Scholar since 1911. MS - SC517 Recognize North Jackson Boy Scout Troop 302 for rescuing a man from a freezing river in the Alabama Sipsey Wilderness. MS - SC516 Commend Southaven High School "Lady Chargers" Volleyball Team for 5th State Championship. MS - SC515 Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Mississippi Bar Foundation. MS - SC514 Designate Mississippi as "A Purple Heart State." MS - SC513 Congratulate Pascagoula Red AA Coach Pitch Baseball Team for State and Regional World Series Championship. MS - SC512 Honor legacy of Dr. Susan G. Dillard on award of MSU and Louisville School District at-risk student program "DREAMS." MS - SC510 Pay tribute to JPD veteran officer Bruce Daniel Jacob. MS - SC509 Mourn the loss of former Pittsburgh Steelers' star defensive end L.C. Greenwood of Canton, Mississippi. MS - SC508 Pay tribute to the memory of Mississippi civic leader Gene Triggs, Sr. MS - SC507 Mourn the loss and commend the public service of Dr. Don Cabana, former Warden of the Mississippi State Penitentiary. MS - SC505 Pay tribute to the memory of former Mississippi Representative John Hampton Stennis. MS - SC504 Mourn the loss and commend public service of former State Senator Charles Ray Nix. MS - SC503 Mourn the loss and commend the life and public service of former Senator Billy Thames. MS - SC502 Mourn the loss and commend the life and public service of former Senator Jim Bean. MS - SC501 Mourn the loss and commend the historic public service of former Governor and Attorney General William A. "Bill" Allain. MS - SC524 Commend Lamar High School "Raiders" Football Team for winning MAIS Class AAA Division II State Championship. MS - SC525 Congratulate Mississippi State University "Bulldogs" Football Team and Coach Dan Mullen for 2013 Liberty Bowl Victory. MS - HC7 Mississippi Assoc. of Independent Colleges and Universities; declare week of Jan 20-24, 2014 as MAICU Week. MS - HC5 Chief Randy L. Boykin; commend life, legacy and public service of upon his passing. MS - HC14 Honorable Tobey Bartee; commend and congratulate upon being named President of National Judges Association. MS - HC15 Camille Scales Young; commend upon selection as the first female African-American President of the MSU Nat'l Alumni Association. MS - HC16 Steven R. White; commend upon being named recipient of NCGE's Distinguished Teaching Award. MS - HC19 Joint session; call to hear State of the State address of Governor Phil Bryant. MS - HC21 Mississippi Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics; congratulate on occasion of its 80th anniversary. MS - HC23 Jeff Bates; acknowledge and commend success of as a country music artist. MS - HC24 Memorial Hospital; commend and congratulate on receiving Nations Best Hospital Ranking by U.S. News & World Report. MS - HC38 Mississippi Children's Home Services Recognition Day; designate January 29, 2014, as. MS - SB2038 Legislative Internship Program; authorize IHL to administer under certain conditions. MS - SB2102 Official Mississippi state song; authorize two state songs. MS - SB2163 Official state song; adopt "My Home Mississippi." MS - SB2246 State Truth Commission; establish. MS - SB2438 "4th Amendment Protection Act"; prohibit any state action which implements the federal NSA program. MS - SB2498 Mississippi State Seal; insert "IN GOD WE TRUST." MS - SB2528 Legal holidays; authorize local governing authorities to declare additional optional day. MS - SB2600 Acts of the Legislature; limited to one subject. MS - SB2670 Tourism; create study committee on entertainment industry investment. MS - SB2674 Tourism; create study committee on entertainment industry investment. MS - SB2700 Constitution; create procedure for selection of delegates to U.S. Constitution convention. MS - SB2705 Constitution; create procedure for selection of delegates to U.S. Constitution convention. MS - SB2831 Taking; prohibit state cooperation with federal effort to ban firearms or seize property. MS - SB2848 State land mammal; designate black bear as. MS - SC526 Recognize Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee upon his election to National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors. MS - SC527 Mourn the loss of Afghanistan casualty U.S. Army Specialist Terry Kishaun Dantez Gordon of Shubuta, Mississippi. MS - SC528 Designate "Mississippi Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (MAICU) Week." MS - SC529 Commend Germantown High School Marching Band for winning the 2013 Class 5A State Championship. MS - SC530 Post-ratify amendment to U.S. Constitution providing for direct election of United States Senators. MS - SC531 Post-ratify federal voting age 18 amendment to the United States Constitution. MS - SC532 Commemorate 35 years of the USA/IBC Competition and congratulate Sue Lobrano for 34 years of leadership. MS - SC533 Joint Rules; amend to require a fiscal note on any bill increasing or decreasing the revenue of the state unless 2/3 vote to dispense. MS - SC535 Recognize and commend students and staff of Clara School in Wayne County which was destroyed by fire in 2011. MS - SC536 Urge U.S. Congress not to approve federal acquisition of 48,000 acres of private property in Yazoo County, Mississippi. MS - SC537 Commend JSU "Lady Tigers" Soccer Team and Coach of the Year Dean Joseph for winning SWAC. MS - SC538 Commend legacy of leadership of Marshall L. Fisher upon retirement as Director of MBN. MS - SC539 Commend Oak Grove "Warriors" Football Team, Coach Nevil Barr for first-ever State Championship. MS - SC540 Mourn the loss of Major General Catherine Smith Lutz, Mississippi's first female Air National Guard leader. MS - SC541 Express opposition of State of Mississippi of National Defense Authorization Act provisions on indefinite detention. MS - SC542 United States Constitutional Convention under Article V; apply for federal debt consideration. MS - SC543 Constitution; amend section 36 to require the Legislature to meet every two years and limit the length of the biennial sessions. MS - SC544 Constitution; change terms of office of members of State Board of Education from nine to four years. MS - SC545 Constitution; mineral estate to revert to surface. MS - SC546 Commend the life of Dr. B. Rowe Byers, Professor of Microbiology at UMMC. MS - SC547 Joint Rules of Mississippi Legislature; amend to provide that Legislature shall not convene on Easter Sunday. MS - SC548 Commend French Camp Academy "Panthers" Football Team for first-ever Class 1A State Championship. MS - SC549 United States Constitution; urge Congress to propose amendment to restrict federal/regulatory authority. MS - SC551 Designate March 2014 as "Women's History Month in Mississippi." MS - SC552 Recognize and salute the military and public service of Mississippi Air National Guard Chief Master Sergeant Jerome Jackson. MS - SC553 Commend the Hickory Flat Cross Country Team for winning MHSAA Class 1A State Championship. MS - SC555 Commend Johnny Atherton of Mississippi Power Company as 2013-2014 Chairman of Mississippi Manufacturers Association. MS - SC556 Commend Picayune High School "Maroon Tide" Football Team for Class 5A State Championship. MS - SC557 Commend the life and public service of Eupora Police Officer Keith Crenshaw who was lost in the line of duty. MS - SC558 Recognize Paige Nicholson, Miss Rodeo America 2014. MS - SC559 Recognize Memorial Hospital at Gulfport on National Ranking as Best Hospital in Mississippi. MS - SC561 Establish an Ad Hoc Committee to Study Issues Relating to Family Caregivers and Long-Term Care Services. MS - SN8 Natalie Cole, Ridgeland, Mississippi, Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2017. MS - SN10 Laura Hipp (Laura Hipp) Mayer, Brandon, Mississippi, Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2016. MS - SR1 A resolution mourning the loss and commending the life of civil rights legend Delores Orey. MS - SC569 Recognize Fannie Mae Wells Grisham on her 102nd birthday. MS - SC570 Commend Picayune High School "Maroon Tide" Football Team for Class 5A State Championship. MS - SC571 Commend Anne Elizabeth Buys as Miss Mississippi's Outstanding Teen 2013. MS - HC39 Rev. John Taylor, Jr.; commend on service to the community. MS - HC40 MS Association of Parliamentarians; congratulate on 5th anniversary as a chartered division of NAP. MS - HC41 Clara School; commend resilience and community involvement in rebuilding efforts. MS - HC42 Tennessee Valley Authority; commend and congratulate on the occasion of its 80th anniversary. MS - HC43 Paige Nicholson; commend and congratulate upon being crowned Miss Rodeo America 2014. MS - HC44 French Camp Academy Football Team; commend and congratulate upon winning MHSAA Class 1A State Championship. MS - HC45 East Mississippi Community College Football Team; commend and congratulate upon winning NJCAA National Championship. MS - SC572 Commend Faye Stokes upon being selected the 2013 State Games AT&T Female Athlete of the Year. MS - SC573 Commend Braden Ivey upon being named the 2013 State Games AT&T Male Athlete of the Year 2013. MS - SR2 Commend Pearl "Pirates" Boys Soccer Team and Head Coach Chris Rash for winning 9th State Championship. MS - HB620 Legal holidays; revise authority of cities and counties to designate. MS - HB859 Tourism; create study committee on entertainment industry investment. MS - SC575 Paying tribute to the memory of D'Iberville visionary Tom Moore, Jr. MS - SC577 Urge President and United States Congress to assist the Republic of Azerbaijan. MS - SR3 Recognize and congratulate Seattle Seahawks Linebacker K.J. Wright. MS - SR4 Urge President and United States Congress to assist the Republic of Azerbaijan. MS - SC578 Paying tribute to the historic military career of Senior Master Sergeant Felix A. Jones, Jr., of Ripley. MS - SC579 Recognize the accomplishments and civic leadership of Dr. Lee Gardner Royce, 19th President of Mississippi College. MS - SC580 Recognize Mississippi Songwriter Jim Weatherly for 2014 Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in Music. MS - SC581 Urge U.S. Congress to enact legislation to open all roadways in the National Forest in Harrison County. MS - SC582 Urge United States Congress to mitigate negative impact of Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. MS - SC583 Commend Phi Theta Kappa's All-Mississippi Academic Team on Mississippi Phi Theta Kappa Day. MS - SC584 Commend and congratulate William Cary University upon receiving the Number 1 Best Value Ranking. MS - SC585 Mourn the untimely death of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba and commend his legacy. MS - SC586 Recognize Jim Hill High School English Teacher Tracee Thompson for 2013 Milken Educator Award. MS - SC588 Commend the life of Dr. Gerry Cadenhead Fletcher and her contribution to the nursing profession. MS - SC590 Recognize Pat Thomasson as Mississippi Business Journal's 2014 Businesswoman of the Year. MS - SC591 Commend Lewisburg High School Golf Team for winning 2013 MHSAA Class 4A State Championship. MS - SC592 Commend the award-winning Pearl River Resort corporate weight-loss challenge program inspiring the entire Choctaw community. MS - SC593 Commend Lewisburg High School "Patriots" Baseball Team for winning first MHSAA Class 4A State Championship. MS - SC594 Recognize outstanding educational legacy of Mrs. Pat S. McInnis of Waynesboro, Mississippi. MS - SC595 Recognize work of Dr. Yvonne Maddox, Deputy Director of NICHD-National Institute of Health. MS - SC596 Mourn the loss and commend public service of former State Senator and Army Officer George E. Guerieri, Sr., of Southaven. MS - SC597 Commend Madison Central "Jaguars" Boys Soccer Team and Coach Cecil Hinds for State 6A Championship. MS - SC598 Commend Madison Central "Lady Jaguars" Soccer Team for 6A State Championship. MS - SC599 Recognize Louisville resident Reginald "Reggie" Patterson as top recipient of prestigious French Graduate Writing Fellowship. MS - SC600 Recognize MDWFP Museum of Natural Science on its two-Million Visitor Landmark Celebration at NatureFEST! 2014. MS - SC601 Suspend rules for intro; Coast Coliseum Commission; expend certain amount of money from its trust fund for certain purposes. MS - SC602 Commemorate single-game-scoring record for girls basketball set by Mary Louise Necaise Moran of Kiln, Mississippi, on Feb. 17, 1951. MS - SC603 Recognize Columbus Fire and Rescue (CFR) for receiving International Accreditation Status. MS - SC604 Commend and congratulate Chelsea Kaitlin Rick upon being crowned Miss Mississippi 2013. MS - SR5 Recognize work of Dr. Yvonne Maddox, Deputy Director of NICHD-National Institute of Health. MS - SR6 Recognize Columbus Fire and Rescue (CFR) for receiving International Accreditation Status. MS - SR7 Recognize Cotton Baronich, Grand Marshal of the 2014 Mal's St. Paddy's Parade. MS - SC605 Recognize Lois Swaney-Shipp of Holly Springs for her receipt of the 2014 Award of Merit from the Mississippi Historical Society. MS - SC606 Recognize USM Director of the School of Accountancy, Dr. Kirby E. "Skip" Hughes II, on his retirement. MS - SC607 Commend McComb High School "Tigers" Boys Basketball Team and Coach Hilton Harrell for first State Championship since 1962. MS - SC608 Commend Natchez High School "Lady Bulldogs" Girls Basketball Team for Class 5A State Championship. MS - SC609 Commend Horn Lake High School "Lady Eagles" Girls Basketball Team for Class 6A State Championship. MS - SC610 Commend East Webster High School Cheerleading Team for second consecutive State Championship. MS - SC611 Commend Itawamba AHS "Lady Indians" Girls Basketball Team and Coach Devin Hill for first Class 4A State Championship since 1952. MS - SC612 Commend Booneville High School "Lady Blue Devils" Girls Basketball Team and Coach Michael Smith for its first State Title. MS - SC613 Honor the sacrifice of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter (USMC). MS - SC614 Recognize record and legacy of H. Lee Hedegaard on his retirement as General Manager and CEO of Singing River EPA. MS - SC615 Recognize Moss Point Basketball Star Devin Booker on his selection for the Elite McDonald's All-American Game. MS - SC616 Recognizing September 2014 as "Pain Awareness Month in Mississippi." MS - SC617 Commend H.W. Byers High School "Lady Lions" Basketball Team for historic 4-peat State Championship. MS - SC618 Commend Mound Bayou JFK "Lady Hornets" Girls Basketball Team for first State Title and perfect season. MS - SC619 Commend Lake Cormorant High School "Lady Gators" Volleyball Team and Coach Christina Morgan for consecutive State Championship. MS - SC620 Commend Callaway High School "Chargers" Boys Basketball Team for third straight Class 5A State Championship. MS - SC621 Commend Starkville High School student Joy Cariño for winning Mississippi Arts Commission "Poetry Out Loud" Finals. MS - SC622 Recognize Stephen Reynolds, President/CEO of Baptist Memorial Health Care, on his contributions to health care. MS - SC623 Commend Gulfport High School "Admirals" Basketball Team and Coach Owen Miller for winning 9th State Championship. MS - SC624 Commend Picayune High School High Tide Productions for receiving Best Production Award at 2014 State Theatre Competition. MS - HC49 Colonel George Robert Hall; commend life and legacy upon his passing. MS - HC50 Picayune High School Maroon Tide Football Team; commend and congratulate for winning MHSAA Class 5A State Championship. MS - HC52 Deloris Christina Brown Orey; commemorate life, legacy and distinguished service of as an unsung heroine of civil rights upon her passing. MS - HC54 Dexter Allen; commend musical artistry and success as Blues Musician. MS - HC55 Greene County High School Cheerleading Squad; commend upon winning state championship. MS - HC56 Hattiesburg Junior Chamber of Commerce; recognize and commend exemplary community service and charitable contributions. MS - HC57 Simpson County Academy Cougars Football Team; commend on winning MAIS Class 2A State Championship. MS - HC58 Dr. Gerry Cadenhead Fletcher; commend life and contributions to nursing and health care of. MS - HC59 Chelsea Kaitlin Rick; commend and congratulate upon being crowned Miss Mississippi 2013. MS - SC625 Recognize DeSoto County Schools for winning 2012 State Cheer Championship. MS - SC626 Commend the Shaw High School "Hawks" Boys Basketball Team and Coach Davis for Capturing their first 1A State Championship. MS - HC61 Ray Guy; commend and congratulate upon his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014. MS - HC62 Mr. Shawn Randolph "Randy" Houser; commend for many achievements as an award-winning country singer and songwriter. MS - HC63 Dr. Rex Yancey; commend ministerial excellence and spiritual leadership upon his retirement. MS - HC64 Bay Creek Baptist Church; commend historical legacy upon the occasion of its 118th anniversary. MS - HC65 Mr. Douglas Harrington, Sr.; commend life and service upon his passing. MS - SC627 Congratulate Jones County Junior College "Bobcats" Basketball Team and Coach Jay Ladner for historic NJCAA National Championship. MS - SC628 Paying tribute to the historic World War II military career of PFC Herschell Wilbanks of Walnut, Mississippi. MS - SC630 Recognize Greenwood Historian and Preservationist Mary Carol Miller for receiving two National Awards by the D.A.R. MS - SC631 Commend Simpson County Academy "Cougars" High School Boys Basketball Team for Class AA State Championship. MS - SC632 Recognize Dr. Stephen L. Handley upon retirement as Hinds County Superintendent of Education. MS - SC633 Commend the life and civic leadership of real estate pioneer Lavaree Jones of Jackson, Mississippi. MS - SC634 Celebrating the life of renowned Mississippi Woodcarver George Berry, Sr. MS - HC66 Marc Poole; commend on being selected Instructor of the Year at Jackson Co. Campus on MS Gulf Coast Community College. MS - HC67 Mike Proffitt; commend life and legacy upon his passing. MS - HC68 Robin Lyons; commend on being selected Instructor of the Year at the Perkinston Campus of MS Gulf Coast Community College. MS - HC69 Dr. Kelly Rouse, commend on being selected Instructor of the Year at the Jefferson Davis Campus of MS Gulf Coast Community College. MS - HC71 McComb High School Tigers Boys Basketball Team; commend and congratulate on winning Class 4A State Championship. MS - HC72 Mr. Irwin F. Edenzon; commend and congratulate upon the occasion of his retirement from Ingalls Shipbuilding. MS - SC635 Commend life of legendary Blues Harmonica Player Bud Spires from Bentonia, Mississippi. MS - SC636 Commend Velma Jackson High School "Falcons" Boys Basketball Team for second straight Class 3A State Championship. MS - HC73 Wilton Jackson; congratulate upon selection as USA Today Collegiate Correspondent. MS - HC74 Attorney Constance I. Slaughter-Harvey; honor and commend for many legal and social achievements. MS - HC75 Dollhouse Dance Factory & Dianna Williams; commend on landing reality TV show Bring It!. MS - HC76 John Furniss Bondurant; commend life and legacy of. MS - HC70 Ms. Taylor Beverly; commend upon breaking NCAA Division II Career scoring record for the Univ. of Montevallo Falcons Women's Basketball Team. MS - SC637 Commend Madison-Ridgeland Academy "Patriots" Boys Basketball Team for winning MAIS Overall Title. MS - SC638 Commend public service and leadership of Morris Houston, MSU Extension Service 4-H Youth Program Director. MS - SC639 Commend Clinton High School's Attaché Show Choir for 25th Grand Championship. MS - HC78 Sgt. Kevin Gale Stauffer, Jr.; commend the life, service and legacy of upon his passing. MS - HC79 Blackwood Brothers Quartet; commend musical accomplishments of in observance of Choctaw County Homecoming. MS - HC80 Mr. Tom Kovar; commend and congratulate upon retirement from Chevron Corp. MS - SC640 Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Brice's Crossroads Tupelo-Harrisburg and recognize its reenactment. MS - SR8 Commend the life and civic contributions of Biloxi seafood patriarch Emile "Junior" Desporte. MS - HC81 Booneville High School Lady Blue Devils Girls Basketball Team; commend on winning MHSAA Class 3A State Championship. MS - HC82 Victoria Vivians; commend on stellar high school basketball career. MS - HC83 Simpson County Cougars Basketball Team; commend upon winning MAIS Class AA State Championship. MS - HC85 First Baptist Church of Meridian; commend and congratulate on the occasion of its 175th Church Anniversary. MS - HC86 Jenny Loome; commend upon being selected as Clinton High School's 2014 STAR Student. MS - HC87 John F. Kennedy High School Lady Hornets Basketball Team; commend and congratulate on winning the Class 1A Championship. MS - HC88 Chad Harrison; commend upon retirement as Head Coach of the Scott County High School Lady Rebels Girls Basketball Team. MS - SB2672 Tourism; create study committee on entertainment industry investment. MS - SC567 Pay tribute to the public service of William "Eph" Cresswell who was Administrative Assistant to U.S. Senator John C. Stennis. MS - SC574 Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement in Holmes County, Mississippi. MS - SC554 Recognize Ole Miss Tennis Coach Billy Chadwick. MS - SC511 Pay tribute to the memory of Dr. Chester L. Quarles, former Director of MBN and State Crime Lab and longtime Ole Miss Professor. MS - HC77 Dean Jim Rosenblatt; commend on retirement as Dean of Mississipppi College School of Law. MS - SC629 Recognize Claiborne County Civil Rights Pioneer Mr. Nathaniel "Nate" Jones. MS - HC46 Dr. Garland "Bo" Holloman; acknowledge and commend contribution to the advancement of medicine in the state. MS - SC560 Recognize Betty Aden as Ms. Mississippi Senior America 2013. MS - SC562 Recognize the career of Television Station WLBT News icon Bert Case. MS - SC566 Congratulate USM punter Ray Guy upon his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014. MS - SC506 Honor the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela. MS - HC53 Tracee Thompson; commend and congratulate upon being named the 2014 Milken Educator Award recipient for Mississippi. MS - SC576 Recognize Square Books in Oxford as 20th Anniversary Publishers Weekly "Bookstore of the Year." MS - SC563 Recognize historical significance of Coleman High School and commend Greenville Progressive Art and Civic Club. MS - SC587 Recognize lifetime achievement and public service of Charlie Horhn, longtime District Director for Congressman Bennie Thompson. MS - SC589 Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Summer of 1964 Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi and recognize volunteers. MS - SC568 Commend the life and public service of Tupelo Sergeant Kevin "Gale" Stauffer, who was lost in the line of duty. MS - SC564 Recognize Art Businesswoman Lesley Silver for 2014 Governor's Arts Award for Arts in the Community. MS - SC565 Recognize Millsaps "Majors" Football Team for second consecutive SAA Title.