+ − Legislators (5) MS - Senator Terry C. Burton (R) Title: Chairman MS - Senator Gray Tollison (R) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Senator Tommy A. Gollott (R) Title: Member MS - Senator Josh Harkins (R) Title: Member MS - Senator John Horhn (D) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (322) MS - SC674 Commend all Doctors of the Day at Capitol. MS - HC117 Tim Tebow; commend for serving as the inaugural speaker at Blue Mountain College's first annual scholarship gala. MS - HC116 Florence High School Lady Eagles Basketball Team; commend and congratulate on outstanding season. MS - HC118 Coach Robert "Bob" Braddy; commend and congratulate upon being named a 2016 inductee into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame. MS - SC675 Congratulate Trent Harmon for winning the final "American Idol." MS - SR1 Adopt permanent rules of the Senate. MS - SR2 Establish a procedure for election contest involving State Senate District 37. MS - SC501 Joint assembly to inaugurate Lieutenant Governor and state officials. MS - SC502 Remember the legacy of Mississippi Civil Rights Icon Vernon Dahmer, Sr., on the 50th Anniversary of his death. MS - SC509 Mourn the passing of Robert Sharp Forster of Oxford, Mississippi, CEO of the Mississippi Small Business Development Center. MS - SC507 Salute WWII Fighter Pilot service of former Biloxi Mayor Jerry O'Keefe upon receipt of U.S. Congressional Gold Medal. MS - SC510 Commend career and express sympathy of the Legislature on the passing of computer genius Dr. James Loton Flanagan of Greenwood. MS - SC504 Commend MDWFP Team Wildlife for top honors in the 2015 LawFit Challenge. MS - SC508 Recognize Senate Legislative Services Attorney William (Bubba) Neely for 2015 Carter/Hellard Award presented by SLC. MS - SC506 Salute Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Ronald L. Green of Jackson. MS - SC503 Mourn the loss and commend the life and public service of former Senator Robert Monty of Greenville, Mississippi. MS - SC505 Paying tribute to Special Olympian Kyle Dutiel of Brandon, Mississippi, for winning 3 Gold Medals at World Games. MS - SC512 Mourn the passing of GOP pioneer Leon C. Bramlett of Clarksdale, Mississippi. MS - SC511 Mourn the loss and commend the life and public service of former Legislator and Chancellor Talmadge Littlejohn. MS - SR3 Commend public service of Senator Steve Hale. MS - SC514 Recognize Mississippi State University Quarterback Dak Prescott as first player to win Conerly Trophy in back-to-back seasons. MS - SC519 Recognize Community Builder Jack Reed, Sr., for 2015 Millsaps College Honorary Doctor of Public Service Degree. MS - SC513 Mourn the loss and commend the life and public service of former Senator Alan Michael Heflin. MS - SC517 Congratulate Faith Hill for Mississippi Country Music Trail Marker in her honor. MS - SC516 Commend Mississippi State University "Bulldogs" Football Team for Belk Bowl Victory. MS - SR5 Commend public service of Senator Kenny Wayne Jones. MS - SC518 Recognize respected Mississippi Capitol Correspondent Jack Elliott, Jr. MS - SR4 Commend public service of Senator Phillip A. Gandy. MS - SC515 Commend service and contributions of PEER Executive Director, Dr. Max K. Arinder. MS - SR6 Commend public service of Senator Nancy Adams Collins. MS - HC2 Joint Session; provide for inauguration and to hear message of Governor Phil Bryant. MS - HC1 Governor-elect Phil Bryant; appoint joint committee to arrange inauguration of. MS - HC3 Joint Session; call to hear State of the State address of the Governor. MS - SC520 Commend 2015 Lewisburg High School "Lady Patriots" Volleyball Team for consecutive State Championships. MS - SC523 Commend Bill Holmes' legacy as longtime Executive Director of Mississippi Coast Coliseum Commission. MS - SC524 Commend the Hernando High School "Marching Tigers" Band and staff for winning consecutive Class 6A State Championships. MS - SC522 Commend the Lewisburg High School "Marching Patriots" Band and staff for winning consecutive Class 5A State Championships. MS - SC521 Commend Lake Cormorant High School Marine JROTC Drill Team for State Championship. MS - SC525 Recognize positive influence of Alcorn State University "Braves" Head Football Coach Jay Hopson and commend 2015 SWAC Championship. MS - SC526 Mourn the loss of Legendary Alcorn State University Trailblazer Basketball Coach Davey Whitney. MS - SC527 Mourn the passing of Mississippi Blues-Gospel-Soul Artist Otis Clay of Bolivar County, Mississippi. MS - SC678 Commend Clay County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority on 30th Anniversary. MS - SC677 Commend Jackson Academy "Lady Raider" Basketball Team and Coach Jan Sojourner for winning MAIS AAAA and Overall Championships. MS - SC676 Recognize Dr. Mike Thompson as 2016 Mississippi Veterinarian of the Year. MS - SC528 Congratulate Erin Morgan as Mississippi's 2015 Miss Hospitality. MS - SC529 Congratulate "National American Miss Mississippi Junior Teen" Alanis Takira Johnson of Madison, Mississippi. MS - SC530 Recognize Jackson Prep "Patriots" Football Team and Coach Ricky Black for "4-Peat" State Championship. MS - SC532 Recognize four decades of public service by former Circuit Court Judge Joe Pigott of McComb and expressing sympathy on his passing. MS - SC533 Congratulate the Ole Miss "Rebels" Football Team and Head Coach Hugh Freeze for victory in 2016 Sugar Bowl. MS - SC531 Mourn the loss and commend the life of former Senator, Representative, and Attorney William Sidney Guy, Jr. MS - SC535 Congratulate MS Supreme Court Justice and former Representative Randy Pierce on new position as Director of MS Judicial College. MS - SC537 Recognize Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Editor Lloyd Gray as new Executive Director of The Phil Hardin Foundation. MS - SC536 Recognize Dr. Olen Wayne Gann for his educational legacy as his term as Chairman of the State Board of Education expires. MS - SC534 Welcome North Mississippi Allstars Band as Music Ambassadors for the State of Mississippi. MS - SC542 Congratulate Dr. Tommie "Tonea" Stewart for 2016 Governors Arts Award for Excellence in Acting. MS - SC539 Congratulate Tom "Bones" Malone for 2016 Governor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement. MS - SC540 Congratulate Claudia Cartee for 2016 Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in Visual Arts. MS - SC538 Congratulate Scott Barretta for 2016 Governor's Arts Award in Mississippi heritage. MS - SC541 Congratulate Tig Notaro for 2016 Governor's Arts Award for Artist Achievement. MS - SC544 Congratulate People of Taiwan for successful conclusion of Presidential elections and reaffirming Mississippi's policy. MS - SC543 Commend Robert R. Latham, Jr., for his service as Executive Director of MEMA. MS - SC545 Recognize the exemplary ministerial career and civic leadership of Pastor Sonny Adkins of Mendenhall, Mississippi. MS - SC546 Recognize dedicated public service of DHS Executive Director Rickey Berry on occasion of his retirement. MS - SC547 Recognize New Stage Theatre on its 50th Anniversary Celebration. MS - SC548 Mourn the loss of longtime State Representative Esther Harrison. MS - SB2084 Executive Orders issued by current U.S. President; prohibit State of Mississippi from funding unless affirmed by U.S. Congress. MS - SC549 Urge Congress to call constitutional convention to limit campaign spending. MS - HC9 Barbara Mauldin; commend upon winning Ms. Senior America. MS - HC5 Mrs. Alton Kenny Smith; commending the life, contributions and legacy upon her passing. MS - HC7 St. Aloysius High School Boys Track Team; commend and congratulate for winning the MHSAA State Championship. MS - HC10 Teresa B. Tiller; commend on retirement after long and distinguished career as Director of House Legislative Services Office. MS - HC13 Junior League of Jackson; commend on 75th anniversary. MS - HC4 Vernon F. Dahmer, Sr.; commemorate life and legacy of distinguished service in acknowledgement of the 50th anniversary of his passing. MS - HC8 George R. Marx; commend upon being named 127th Chairman of Mississippi Bankers Association. MS - HC6 St. Aloysius High School Girls Track Team; commend and congratulate for winning the MHSAA State Championship. MS - SC550 Recognize MHP Director Colonel Donnell Berry on occasion of his retirement. MS - SC551 Mourn the loss of fallen Hattiesburg Police Patrolman Benjamin J. Deen. MS - HC15 Police Appreciation Month; designate May 2016 as. MS - HC14 Jarious "Jay" Holloway; commend life and legacy upon passing. MS - HC16 Officer Liquori Tate; commend the life and legacy of. MS - SC553 Recognize 2016 American Red Cross Humanitarian Award Recipient Ted Moll of Tupelo, Mississippi. MS - SC554 Recognize 50th Anniversary Celebration of North Mississippi Rural Legal Services (NMRLS) and commend mission. MS - SC552 Commend Northwest Mississippi Community College "Rangers" Football Team for 2015 NJCAA National Championship. MS - SC555 Mourn the passing of education champion and community builder Jack R. Reed, Sr., of Tupelo. MS - SC556 Commend Hannah Roberts for being named the First Runner-Up in the Miss America Pageant. MS - HC17 Joint Rules; adopt for 2016-2020 term. MS - SC558 Mourn the loss of former 6th District Chancellor Edward Prisock of Louisville, Mississippi. MS - SC557 Constitution of 1890; amend Section 17A to permanently prohibit certain transfers of land acquired through eminent domain. MS - SB2148 Official State Flag; change design to that of the "Magnolia Flag." MS - SB2149 Alteration or renaming of historical monuments, memorials and streets; prohibit and provide sanctions. MS - SB2147 Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag; establish to recommend new flag to be unveiled at Bicentennial on 12/10/17. MS - SB2150 Mississippi Wildlife Heritage Museum in Leland; designate as the official state wildlife heritage museum. MS - HC18 National Physician Anesthesiologists Week; acknowledge and recognize. MS - HC19 Tolbert Chevrolet; commend and congratulate upon 50th anniversary. MS - SC679 Commend Saltillo Girls' Cross-Country Team and Coach Charles Covington for winning 2015 Class 5A State Championship. MS - SC681 Commend Saltillo Boys' Cross-Country Team and Coach Charles Covington for winning 2015 Class 5A State Championship. MS - SC682 Congratulate La'Porsha Renae Jennings for outstanding performance on "American Idol" television production. MS - SC680 Commend Saltillo High School Archery Team and Coach Jeff Cates for winning 5th consecutive State Championship. MS - SC683 Congratulate Gautier High School Teacher Jodi McKenzie upon her selection as "2016 Mississippi Teacher of the Year." MS - SC684 Suspend rules for drafting, etc.; repeal HB 1523, which is the "Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act." MS - SC559 Mourn the passing of Dr. Arthur Bennett Peyton, Sr., respected Greenville educator and civic leader. MS - SC560 Commend DeSoto Central "Lady Jags" for winning State Volleyball Championship. MS - HC21 John Leland Mauney; commend life and legacy upon his passing. MS - HC20 Asia Wilson Reid; commend and congratulate upon being chosen as a debutante. MS - SC561 Urge the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury to place a woman's face on our paper currency in honor of 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage. MS - HC125 Mrs. Olga Muriel Crenshaw; commend and congratulate upon the occasion of her 100th birthday. MS - HC126 Mississippi Law Enforcement Accreditation Recognition Month; designate May 2016 as. MS - HC124 Trent Harmon; commend upon winning American Idol. MS - HC123 Patrick Hardison; commend heroism of. MS - HC122 Ericka Wheeler; commend for becoming first African-American female in Mississippi to be named a Rhodes Scholar. MS - HC121 Civil Air Patrol; recognize and commend observance of its 75th anniversary. MS - SB2234 Federal Firearm, Magazine and Register Ban Enforcement Act; create. MS - SB2249 "I am Mississippi"; designate as official state poem. MS - HC128 Mrs. Miranda Beard; commend and congratulate upon being elected President of the National School Boards Association. MS - HC120 First Lady Michelle Obama; acknowledge distinguished legacy of public service upon serving as keynote speaker for JSU's 139th spring commencement. MS - HC95 Congress; urge to pass legislation on the Mid-Mississippi Conservation, Recreation and Development Act of 2015. MS - SC685 Urge medical community to raise awareness about the risks of atrial fibrillation and stroke and availability of treatment. MS - HC25 Dr. John J. Zielinski; commend distinguished career upon the occasion of his retirement. MS - HC22 Sgt. Leroy Williams; commend and congratulate upon winning the Top Cop award. MS - HC24 Sumrall High School Bobcats Baseball Team; commend upon winning the 3A State Championship. MS - HC23 Mississippi Access to Justice Commission; recognize service. MS - SC563 Commend Delta Sigma Theta on Delta Day at the Capitol. MS - SC564 Mourn the loss and commend the life and public service of former Senator "Son" Rhodes of Vancleave. MS - SB2281 Official Mississippi Bicentennial song; authorize. MS - SB2282 Official Mississippi state song; authorize two state songs. MS - SC565 Designating first week in February 2016 as "Enrolled Agent Week in Mississippi." MS - SB2310 Official dating standards of the State of Mississippi; adopt "B.C." (Before Christ) and "A.D." (Anno Domini). MS - SB2355 State Land Mammal; designate American Black Bear as. MS - SB2399 Secretary of State; change official seal to add the phrase "In God We Trust." MS - SC570 Constitution; prohibit pardon of certain violent crimes and revise notice requirements for other crimes. MS - SC567 Joint Rules of Mississippi Legislature; amend to provide that Legislature shall not convene on Easter Sunday. MS - SC568 Congratulate 2016 AKA Sorority on Policy Impact Day at the Capitol. MS - SC566 United States Constitution; urge Congress to propose amendment to restrict federal/regulatory authority. MS - SC569 Mourn the passing of Mississippi Civil Rights icon Winifred A. Green of Jackson, Mississippi. MS - SB2487 State flag; require public universities and school districts to display or be subject to penalty. MS - SB2550 Legislature; reduce size beginning with 2019 statewide general election. MS - SB2544 Presidential Executive Orders; prohibit the State of Mississippi from enforcing unless enacted by U.S. Congress. MS - SB2552 Constitution; provide a process by which ballot initiatives may be revised. MS - SC571 Constitution; change terms of office of members of State Board of Education from nine to four years. MS - SC572 Mourn the passing of NFL and JSU football legend and former DFA Administrator Willie Richardson. MS - HC30 Colonel Ada M. Collier; commend and congratulate upon promotion to colonel. MS - HC29 Resurrection Catholic School Eagles Football Team; commend and congratulate upon winning Class 1A South State Championship. MS - HC28 Robbie Maxwell; commend on life and legacy. MS - HC26 Judith Alaina Puckett; commend the life and legacy of. MS - HC27 Justice David Chandler; commend upon retirement from Mississippi Supreme Court after distinguished career. MS - SC573 Mourn the passing of legendary Mississippi Delta Political Leader Dr. Juniper Yates "J.Y" Trice. MS - SC575 PERS; request a study on SLRP to determine the feasibility of closing or allowing members to opt out. MS - SC574 Recognize Sesquicentennial (150th) Celebration of establishment of historic Rust College in Holly Springs, Mississippi. MS - HC43 Wayne County High School War Eagles Football Team; commend upon winning MHSAA Class 5A Championship. MS - SC577 Recognize effective public service of Eddie Dixon as President of the Mississippi Association of Supervisors. MS - SC576 Department of Revenue; requested to conduct a feasibility regarding the elimination of ad valorem taxation. MS - HC42 Gladys Hughes; commend and congratulate on many accomplishments. MS - SC687 Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Natchez Children's Services. MS - SC686 Congratulate Dr. W. Mark Donald as 52nd President of the Academy of General Dentistry. MS - SC688 Recognize the 50th Anniversary of the "March Against Fear" led by James Meredith and dedication of the Capitol Marker. MS - SB2605 Daylight saving time; state and political subdivisions shall observe year-round. MS - SB2636 State Truth Commission; establish. MS - SB2813 Official State Book; Holy Bible shall be. MS - SC578 Recognize Legislative members of Kappa Alpha Psi and designate February 16, 2016, as "Kappa Day at the State Capitol." MS - HC54 Doug McQueen; commend his life upon his passing. MS - HC51 Sarah Thomas; commend upon becoming first full-time official in NFL . MS - SC582 Recognize 50th Anniversary of First Presbyterian Day School in Jackson, Mississippi. MS - SC583 Commend Northwest Mississippi Community College Football Coach Jack Wright as NJCAA "Coach of the Year." MS - SC586 Recognize the Tricentennial of the City of Natchez. MS - SC580 Congratulate Alcorn State University School of Education and Psychology for meeting new CAEP accreditation standards. MS - SC579 Recognize February 2016 as "Self-Care Month in Mississippi." MS - SC585 Recognize Larry Gregory for appointment to Board of Directors of the American Gaming Association (AGA). MS - SC581 Welcome Amtrak officials to the Mississippi Gulf Coast on the occasion of the "Inspection Train Tour" on February 18, 2016. MS - SC590 United States Constitutional Convention under Article V; apply for federal debt consideration. MS - SC587 Commend Michael Thomas, Manager of Land, Government & Public Affairs. MS - SC588 Paying tribute to World War II Combat Veteran David L. Smith of Jackson, Mississippi, for receiving French Legion of Honor Medal. MS - SC584 Recognize Sarah Thomas of Brandon, Mississippi, as NFL's first full-time female official. MS - SC589 Recognize Pisgah High School Senior English Teacher Lillian Sims for establishing the first Academic College Signing Day. MS - SC591 Congratulate DeSoto County Center Hill High School Dance Team for 5A Hip Hop State Championship. MS - SN18 Vivian Lee (Vee) Dailey, Gautier, Mississippi, Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women, unexpired term beginning on April 9, 2015 and ending on June 30, 2017, representing At-Large, vice Mary Beth Wilkerson. MS - SC592 Mourn the passing of Mississippi Delta Medical Leader Dr. Walter (Walt) C. Gough, Jr., and extending deepest sympathy. MS - SC597 Congratulate the Saltillo High School Coed Cheerleaders for MHSAA State Championship. MS - SC595 Recognize distinguished legal career of United States District Court Judge Henry T. Wingate. MS - SC594 Pay tribute to the memory of Civil Rights Pioneer Robert E. Johnson of Grenada, Mississippi. MS - SC593 Recognize educational and political legacy of Cynthia Magee as first African-American Superintendent of Education in Walthall County. MS - SC596 Mourn the passing of GOP Pioneer Gil Carmichael of Meridian, Mississippi. MS - SC598 Mourn the passing of WWII Veteran, former Olive Branch Alderman and DeSoto County Supervisor Bill Allen and express sympathy. MS - SR11 Commend public service of Senator Melanie Sojourner. MS - HC58 Alcorn State University Football Team; commend and congratulate upon winning the 2015 SWAC championship. MS - SC599 Mourn the loss in the line of duty of Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Agent Lee Tartt of Grenada, Mississippi. MS - SC600 Recognize Brevard Family B & B Concrete Co., Inc., for receipt of Regional Rehabilitation Center Humanitarian Award. MS - SC601 Recognize Hollandale-Simmons High School "Blue Devils" Football Team and Coach Taraves Johnson for 2015 Class 1A State Championship. MS - SC602 Mourn the passing and commend the spiritual leadership of Church of God in Christ Superintendent Emeritus Earnest Johnson. MS - HC59 Mr. Willie L. Richardson, Jr.; commend life and legacy upon his passing. MS - HC57 Jerry O'Keefe; commend upon receiving United States Congressional Gold Medal for service during World War II. MS - HC56 Faith Hill; commend her success and receipt of Mississippi Country Music Trail Marker. MS - HC60 Starkville High School Yellow Jackets Football Team; commend upon winning the 2015 MHSAA class 6A state championship. MS - HC63 Hunter George "H.G." Weddington; commend life and legacy upon his passing. MS - SC604 Honor the memory of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. MS - SC603 Commend Master Sergeant Terry Miles for dedicated service to Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. MS - SR8 Adopt Senate Rule; only Senators, Representatives, staff and public employees may be recognized to present bills in committee. MS - SC605 Recognize career and civic leadership of NEMCC Past President Dr. Johnny Allen on his retirement. MS - SC606 Designate March 24, 2016, as "Undergraduate Research Day in Mississippi." MS - SC608 Commend Hope Berry upon being selected the 2015 State Games AT&T Female Athlete of the Year. MS - SC609 Commend Armani Lewis upon being the 2015 State Games AT&T Male Athlete of the Year. MS - SC607 Commend DeSoto Central High School "Jaguars" Bowling Team for winning State Championship. MS - SC610 Commend 2015-2016 Florence High School Varsity Coed Cheerleaders for MHSAA State Championship. MS - SN26 Tiffany Marie Graves, Ridgeland, Mississippi, Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women, term ending June 30, 2017. MS - SN27 Heather Anne Wagner, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women, term ending June 30, 2020. MS - SC611 Recognize 50th Anniversary of the Mississippi Public Employees Credit Union. MS - SC612 Congratulate Jackson soul food restaurant "Bully's" for 2016 James Beard America's Classic Restaurant Award. MS - SC613 Designate March 2016 as "American Red Cross Month" in Mississippi. MS - SC614 Commend Southwest Mississippi Community College "Bears" Basketball Team for first State Title in 53 years. MS - HC70 Noxubee County High School Tigers Football Team; commend upon winning MHSAA Class 4A State Championship. MS - HC71 John Rhodes; commend upon attaining the rank of Brigadier General in the Army National Guard. MS - HC69 First responders; commend upon occasion of first responders week. MS - HC68 Sheriff Duane Dillon; mourn the loss and commemorate the life of. MS - HC73 Billy Glover, Jr.; commend upon 34 years of service and congratulate upon the occasion of his retirement. MS - HC67 Mr. Sledge Taylor; commend upon receipt of Cotton Grower Achievement Award. MS - HC72 William C. "Son" Rhodes; commend life and legacy upon his passing. MS - HC76 Gil Carmichael; commend life upon passing. MS - HC78 Colonel Donnell Berry; commend upon retirement from D.P.S. MS - HC75 Chris Barnett; commend and congratulate upon being named Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year. MS - HC80 Bully's Restaurant; commend for winning James Beard Award. MS - HC74 Bert Case; commend life, legacy and distinguished career upon his passing. MS - HC81 Mr. Ray M. Sartor; commend the life upon passing. MS - HC77 Taveze Calhoun; commend for being recognized as William V. Campbell Trophy finalist. MS - HC66 Dr. Max K. Arinder; commend service as Executive Director of PEER upon his retirement. MS - HC61 Hope Berry; commend upon being named the 2015 State Games of Mississippi "Female Athlete of the Year". MS - HC62 Armani Lewis; commend upon winning 2015 State Games of Mississippi "Male Athlete of the Year." MS - HC65 Self-care month; recognize month of February 2016 as. MS - SC615 Recognize outstanding amateur and professional sports career Kansas City Royals Center Fielder Jarrod Dyson of McComb, MS. MS - SC617 Urge Posthumous Award of Military Decorations to Union Lieutenant Albert Westinghouse. MS - SC616 Recognize Mississippi Phi Theta Kappa Day. MS - SC618 Urge MS Department of Archives and History to endorse the historical designation of a cemetery in Leakesville, Mississippi. MS - SC619 Recognize corporate citizenship and charitable cancer management program offered by McKesson Corporation. MS - HC90 Mr. Jay Trochesset; commend upon receiving the International Game Fish Association's 2016 Legendary Captains and Crew Award. MS - HC84 Charles T. Hull; commend life and legacy. MS - HC89 Mr. Kenny Barhanovich; commend upon receiving the International Game Fish Association's 2016 Legendary Captains and Crew Award. MS - HC87 Southwest Mississippi Community College Boys Basketball Team; commend on winning 2016 MACJC State Championship. MS - HC88 Mrs. Lillian Sims; recognize on establishing First Academic College Signing Day in Mississippi. MS - HC83 East Central Community College Warriors Football Team; commend for outstanding 2015 season. MS - HC85 Mr. Charles Noel Hughes; commend life and legacy of public service upon his passing. MS - HC82 East Central Community College Lady Warriors Softball Team; commend for outstanding 2015 season. MS - HC64 Mr. Don Triplett; recognize as Autism's First Child. MS - HC91 Scott Stricklin; commend upon being named athletic director of the year by NACDA. MS - HC92 Brett Favre; commend and congratulate upon being elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016. MS - SC689 Commend Moss Point High School "Tigers" Girls Powerlifting Team for winning Class II State Championship. MS - HC129 Mr. Edgar Lee "E.L." Boteler, Jr.; commend life upon passing. MS - SC690 Joint Rules of the Senate and the House; repeal. MS - SC620 Designate March 29, 2016, as "Vietnam Veterans Day in Mississippi." MS - SC622 Commend Quitman High School "Lady Panthers" Girls Basketball Team for first State Championship. MS - SC624 Commend Kemper County High School "Wildcats" Boys Basketball Team for Class 3A State Championship. MS - SC621 Commend Ashland High School "Blue Devils" Boys Basketball Team for Class 1A State Championship. MS - SC626 Commend Murrah High School "Lady Mustangs" for 6A State Championship. MS - SC623 Commend Northpoint Christian School "Lady Trojans" Girls Basketball Team for first State Championship in school history. MS - SC625 Commend Bogue Chitto "Lady Bobcats" Girls Basketball Team for winning Class 1A State Championship. MS - SC627 Commend Ingomar High School "Lady Falcons" Girls Basketball Team for Class 2A State Championship. MS - SC629 Recognize Olive Branch High School Girls Basketball junior guard Myah Taylor as 2016 "Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year." MS - SC628 Commend Columbus High School "Falcons" Boys Basketball Team for first State Championship. MS - SC630 Commend Ripley High School "Marching Tigers" Band for winning MHSAA Class 4A State Band Championship. MS - SC631 Recognize Roger D. Bell, longtime Columbus business and civic leader, on the occasion of his retirement. MS - HC96 Florence High School Cheerleaders; commend for winning the 2015 MHSAA Small Varsity Co-Ed Cheer and Dance State Championship. MS - SC633 Recognize Greenville Banker Parker England as President of Mississippi Young Bankers Association. MS - SC632 Commend Dr. William Smith on his retirement from USM. MS - SC637 Commend West Tallahatchie High School "Choctaws" Boys Basketball Team for Class 2A Championship. MS - SC638 Commend Booneville High School "Lady Devils" Girls Basketball Team for winning Class 3A State Title. MS - SC635 Recognize Terry High School Beta Club on occasion of 2016 National Beta Club Week. MS - SC634 Welcome NASA Astronaut Nicole Aunapu Mann, (Major U.S. Marine Corps), on Stennis Space Center Capitol Day. MS - SC636 Commend Corinth High School "Warriors" Boys Basketball Team for Class 4A State Championship. MS - SC642 Commend Laurel High School "Golden Tornadoes" Boys Basketball Team for winning Class 5A State Championship. MS - SC639 Commend MRA Boys Basketball Team for winning MAIS AAAA Championship. MS - SC641 Urge federal transfer of public lands to the states. MS - SC640 Recognize Honorable Constance Iona Slaughter-Harvey as first black female law graduate of the University of Mississippi. MS - SC643 Commend East Central Community College "Lady Warriors" Women's Basketball Team for winning the MACJC State Championship. MS - SC644 Commend Keep Ridgeland Beautiful for winning the National William Nash Award. MS - SC645 Congratulate former and current Boy Scouts of Troop 1 for Centennial Anniversary in Mississippi. MS - SC646 Mourn loss of Hattiesburg High School and JSU basketball standout Eugene Short. MS - SC647 Designate April 6, 2016, as "Donate Life Mississippi Day" at the New Capitol Building. MS - SC648 Recognize distinguished legal career of 8th Circuit Court District Judge Marcus D. Gordon on the occasion of his retirement. MS - SC650 Suspend rules for further consideration of SB 2522; Hot pursuit; local agency policies must be filed. MS - SC649 Mourn the passing and commend life of Jerry Gollott from Biloxi, Mississippi. MS - SC651 Recognizing September 2016 as "Pain Awareness Month in Mississippi." MS - SC652 Mourn the passing of MVSU Civil Rights Pioneer John James, Jr. MS - SC655 Recognize UMMC Dr. Michael Henderson as the nation's "100 Hospital and Health System Chief Medical Officers to Know." MS - SC653 Designate April 12, 2016, as "Equal Pay Day in Mississippi." MS - SC654 Recognize that April 10-16, 2016, is "National Library Week" in Mississippi. MS - SC657 United States Constitutional Convention under Article V; apply for federal debt consideration, etc. MS - SC656 Designate March 2016 as "Women's History Month in Mississippi." MS - HC111 American Tree Farm System; commend upon its 75th Anniversary. MS - HC110 2015 MS Lions All-State Band; commend upon winning 31st International Championship. MS - HC107 Mississippi Opera Association, Inc.; commend on the occasion of 70th Anniversary. MS - HC109 Mr. Thomas Ly; commend to congratulate upon participating in the MS Lions All-State Band which won 31st International Lions Band Championship. MS - HC108 Sheriff Joel Rayford Thames; commend life and legacy of service upon his passing. MS - HC106 Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks 2015 LawFit Challenge Team; commend upon winning the 2015 National LawFit Challenge. MS - HC105 North MS Rural Legal Services; commend service of and congratulate upon its 50th Anniversary. MS - HC103 Mrs. Molley Lewellen; congratulate on being crowned Mrs. Mississippi United States. MS - HC101 Bogue Chitto Lady Bobcats; commend for winning the 1A State Basketball Championship. MS - HC98 Columbus High School; commend upon winning the MHSAA Class 6A Boys Basketball State Championship. MS - HC100 Caregivers Task Force; commend & support their zealous advocacy for senior citizens and individuals with special needs. MS - HC99 Robert Woodard II; commend upon playing in FIBA Americas Championship & winning gold. MS - HC102 West Lauderdale High School Cheerleaders; commend upon winning the MHSAA State Championship. MS - HC97 Keep Ridgeland Beautiful; commend for winning the William Nash Award. MS - SC659 Mourn the passing of former Representative and Director of the Mississippi State Highway Department E.L. Boteler of Leland, Mississippi. MS - SC658 Suspend the rules for further consideration of SB 2147; Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag. MS - SC660 Commend JSU Baseball Coach Robert "Bob" Braddy for induction into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame. MS - SC663 Designate June 12, 2016, as 75th Anniversary of the American Tree Farm System. MS - SC661 Congratulate Emerson Blair for winning the USGA "Drive, Chip and Putt Championship" at Augusta National Golf Course. MS - SC662 United States Constitutional Convention under Article V; apply for Congressional Term Limits. MS - SR9 Recognize Tupelo Christian Prep Senior Guard Claire Golding as highest-scoring women's high school basketball player in the state. MS - SC664 Recognize exemplary public service career of Mississippi Barber Board Director Sondra Clark. MS - SC665 Welcome First Lady Michelle Obama to Mississippi on the occasion of her address at JSU Spring Commencement Ceremony. MS - SC666 Recognize Evelyn Denise Lott as Mississippi Optometric Association 2015 Paraoptometric of the Year. MS - SC667 Recognize George White, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Mississippi. MS - SR10 Recognize 40th Anniversary and contributions of the Ralph Morgan Rodeo in Meridian, Mississippi. MS - HC115 Ralph Morgan; commend upon the occasion of the Ralph Morgan Rodeo. MS - HC114 Petrified Wood; recognize 40th anniversary upon being designated the State Stone of Mississippi. MS - HC112 Dr. Robert Burwell Townes; commemorate his life upon his passing. MS - SC668 Commend Houston "Sundancer" Solar Car Race Team for winning World Solar Car Challenge Race in Australia. MS - HC130 Morton, Mississippi; commend upon 150 years of history. MS - SN52 Jan F. Gadow, Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women, term ending June 30, 2019. MS - SC669 Mourn the passing of Bishop Emeritus William Houck of the Catholic Diocese of Jackson. MS - HC104 Special Agent Lee Tartt; commend distinguished law enforcement career upon his passing. MS - SC670 Mourn the passing of Sister Josephine Therese Uhll and commend her legacy of public health service at St. Dominic Hospital. MS - SC672 Recognize Madison Central High School honor student Margaret Grace Post as "Miss Mississippi's Outstanding Teen 2015." MS - SC671 Commend Madison Central Girls and Boys Soccer Teams for consecutive Class 6A State Championships. MS - SC673 Designate April 22, 2016, as "Mississippi Earth Day 2016: Trees for the Earth."