+ − 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 (293) MS - SC501 Recognize successful application for designating the Mississippi State Capitol Building as a National Historic Landmark. MS - SC502 Commend Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce for appointment to President's Agriculture Advisory Committee. MS - SC503 Commend Brigadier General J. Roy Robinson (retired) of Meridian as new President of the National Guard Association of United States. MS - SC504 Commend the life and honor the military, civic and charitable service of Eugene S. Clarke, III, of Hollandale, Mississippi. MS - SC505 Commend life of Vicksburg Business and Civic Leader Larry Lambiotte and extend the condolences of the Legislature. MS - SC506 Commend Lafayette High School "Commodores" Football Team for winning 2016 Class 4A State Championship. MS - SC507 Recognize Pole Vault Star Sam Kendricks for winning the Bronze Medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. MS - SC508 Pay tribute to life and legacy of Mississippi Delta Music Legend Mose Allison of Tippo, Mississippi. MS - SC509 Recognize the service of retiring Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Ann Lamar of Senatobia, Mississippi. MS - SC510 Recognize 150th Anniversary Celebration of Incorporation of Town of Terry, Mississippi. MS - SC511 Designate March 3, 2017, as "National Speech and Debate Education Day in Mississippi." MS - SC512 Mourn the loss and commend the life and public service of former Senator and President Pro Tempore Bob Perry. MS - SC513 Commend ECCC "Diamond Warriors" Baseball Team and Coach Neal Holliman for State Championship. MS - SC514 Mourn the passing of Civil Rights Advocate and retired Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi Duncan Gray, Jr. MS - SC515 Honoring the Gospel music excellence of Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC's of Tupelo, Mississippi. MS - SC522 Commend St. Martin High School Lady "Yellow Jackets" Girls Golf Team for first-ever State Championship. MS - SC519 Recognize Warrant Officer Jessi McCormick of Olive Branch as first female Apache Helicopter Pilot in the MS. National Guard. MS - SC521 Mourn the passing and salute the WWII Fighter Pilot service of former Biloxi Mayor and State Representative Jerry O'Keefe. MS - SC516 Commend higher education advocacy of Dr. L. Stacy Davidson, Jr., of Oxford, Mississippi, and extend the sympathy of the Legislature. MS - SC517 Mourn the passing and recognize the legacy of Dr. Norman C. Nelson as transformative leader of UMMC. MS - SC520 Honor military service of Mississippi National Guard Adjutant General Augustus L. (Leon)Collins. MS - SC518 Commend Tupelo High School Boys Swim Team for 10th straight State Title. MS - SC523 Commend Delta State University "Statesmen" Baseball Team and Coach Mike Kinnison for 13th Gulf South Conference Championship. MS - SC524 Recognize Oxford High School and Oxford School District as First in Class in Statewide Accountability Results. MS - SC525 Commend 2016 Clinton High School "Arrows" Football Team for winning their first Class 6A State Championship. MS - SB2057 State flag; require governmental entities, public colleges and universities and school districts to display or be subject to penalty. MS - SC526 Recognize Southern Mississippi Alum Tori Bowie for spectacular win of Bronze, Silver and Gold Medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics. MS - SB2081 Official State Flag; change design to that of the "Magnolia Flag." MS - SC527 Commend civil and spiritual leadership of Presbyterian Christian School founding Board Member Jere Gunn. MS - SC528 Commend the Lewisburg High School "Marching Patriots" Band and staff for winning three consecutive Class 5A State Championships. MS - SB2088 Official Mississippi Bicentennial song; authorize. MS - SC530 Congratulate Indiana State Representative Cherrish Pryor from Holly Springs upon her election as Chair of Indiana Black Caucus. MS - SC529 Commend the law enforcement career of former Sheriff Malcolm (Mac) McMillin and extend the condolences of the Legislature. MS - SB2124 Official Mississippi state song; authorize two state songs. MS - SB2132 Official Mississippi State Songs; designate Official Traditional Country Song and Official Traditional Blues Song. MS - SB2106 "Meet My Mississippi"; designate as official state poem. MS - SC531 Recognize Reverend George Willis Tyler on the occasion of his retirement of 46 years of Christian Leadership. MS - SC534 United States Constitutional Amendment Convention of the States under Article V; apply for certain restraints on federal government. MS - SC536 Constitution; authorize legislative oversight and veto power over executive administrative regulations. MS - SC532 Recognize Janice Mitchell longtime Congressional Constituent Aide, on the occasion of her retirement. MS - SC533 Commend Miss Black Mississippi 2016 Robin Y. Jackson who placed at the National Miss Black America Pageant Second Runner-Up. MS - SC535 Constitution; remove the electoral vote requirement for Governor. MS - SC538 Joint Study on Growth in State Spending for the Mississippi Medicaid Program; direct Medicaid Committees to conduct. MS - SC537 Extend sympathy to the bereaved family of Colonel William Eugene Berry, U.S. Army (Retired) who passed away on October 18, 2016. MS - HC10 Joint session; call to hear State of the State address of Governor Phil Bryant. MS - SC540 Joint Rules of Mississippi Legislature; amend to provide that Legislature shall not convene on Easter Sunday. MS - SC539 Recognize February 23, 2017, as "Rotary Day in Mississippi." MS - SC541 Pay tribute to the memory and illustrious career of Mississippi Sports Legend Dave Meadow "Boo" Ferriss. MS - SC542 Recognize Dr. William C. Bell as President and CEO of Casey Family Foster Care Programs. MS - SC543 Commend life and legacy of public service of Mr. Charles Noel Hughes. MS - SC544 Recognize outstanding athletic excellence of Clinton High School Quarterback Cam Akers "Mississippi Player of the Year." MS - SB2180 Legislature; reduce size beginning with 2019 statewide general election. MS - SB2172 Federal Firearm, Magazine and Register Ban Enforcement Act; create. MS - SB2182 "Mississippi Recall Act of 2017"; enact. MS - SB2181 Presidential Executive Orders; prohibit the State of Mississippi from enforcing unless enacted by U.S. Congress. MS - SB2206 Legislature; reduce the size of the Legislature after the 2023 election. MS - SB2272 "Meet My Mississippi"; designate as official state poem. MS - SC545 Constitution; place term limits on legislators. MS - SC546 United States Constitutional Convention under Article V; apply for federal debt consideration. MS - SC547 Urge Congress to call Constitutional Convention to limit campaign spending. MS - SB2312 Legislature; reduce size of beginning with the 2023 statewide general election. MS - HC21 Town of Terry; recognize upon 150th anniversary. MS - HC23 Tori Bowie; commend for winning gold, silver and bronze medals in track and field during 2016 Summer Olympic Games. MS - HC17 Mr. and Mrs. Fortenberry; mourn the loss and commemorate the lives of. MS - HC24 Fannie Lou Hamer; commend her life and legacy upon the occasion of her 100th birthday. MS - HC16 Neshoba Central "Lady Rockets" Softball Team; commend for winning MHSAA Class 5A-6A slow-pitch softball state championship. MS - HC13 Dr. Barbara Hamilton; commemorate life and express sympathy upon her passing. MS - HC19 Police Chief Glenda Shoemaker; commend life and legacy upon passing. MS - HC14 Roy F. Hodges; commend heroism of during World War II. MS - SC622 Commend Alcorn State University Women's Tennis Team for winning SWAC. MS - SC620 Commend 2016-2017 Mississippi School for the Deaf Athletic Accomplishments. MS - HC61 Coach Gwyn Young; commend outstanding basketball career upon 900th win. MS - HC60 Megan Heggie; commend for being named the 2016 State Games of Mississippi "Youth Athlete of the Year". MS - HC59 John Tomlinson; commend distinguished career with Mississippi State University upon his retirement. MS - HC62 Florence High School "Eagles" Boys Soccer Team; congratulate upon winning MHSAA Class 4A State Championship. MS - HC55 Mr. Paul Johnson; commend upon induction into Mississippi Tennis Hall of Fame. MS - HC54 Jerry O'Keefe; commend his life and service upon his passing. MS - HC58 Evelyn Watkins; congratulate upon being named the 2016 Female Athlete of the Year. MS - HC57 Brian Fleming; congratulate upon being named the 2016 Male Athlete of the Year. MS - HC41 Mental Health Awareness Month; declare May 2017 as. MS - HC20 Tori Bowie; commend for winning gold, silver and bronze medals in track and field during 2016 Summer Olympic Games. MS - HC40 Mrs. Donie C. Whitehead; commend upon occasion of her 100th birthday. MS - HC25 Reverend and Mrs. James Carroll Sandford; commend their lives and service to Covington County. MS - HC42 AARP Mississippi Day at the Capitol; designate February 9, 2017, as. MS - HC63 Prentiss County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Agent Grady Smith; commend upon being named the Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi Officer of the Year. MS - HC65 Northwest Rankin High School "Cougars" Girls Soccer Team; congratulate upon winning MHSAA Class 6A State Championship. MS - HC64 Davis Magnet International Baccalaureate Elementary School; commend on number one ranking received by SchoolDigger.com. MS - HC67 Bobby Rush; congratulate upon winning Grammy Award in the traditional blues category for his album "Porcupine Meat." MS - HC66 Northwest Rankin High School "Cougars" Boys Soccer Team; congratulate upon winning MHSAA Class 6A State Championships. MS - HC70 Robert J. Occhi; commend upon his retirement as President and CEO of Coast Electric Power Association. MS - HC69 Nelson Leroy Russell; commend life and express sympathy upon his passing. MS - SC621 Extend condolences of the Legislature to the bereaved family of Legendary Basketball Coach Orsmond Jordan. MS - HC51 Command Sergeant Major Lawrence "Rabbit" Kennedy; commend distinguished 35-year career in United States Army. MS - HC48 Florence High School Football Team; commend and congratulate on outstanding season. MS - HC15 National Speech and Debate Education Day; acknowledge on March 3, 2017. MS - HC39 Choctaw Central Lady Warrior; commend upon winning the MHSAA Class 3A slow-pitch softball state championship. MS - HC52 "National Wear Red Day"; acknowledge observance of on February 3, 2017, in Mississippi. MS - HC74 Mr. Steven Byess; commend on 10th anniversary as Music Director of the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. MS - HC72 Alcorn State University Women's Tennis Team; commend for winning the 2016 SWAC Tennis Tournament. MS - HC73 LisaAnn Redd; commend for being crowned Ms. Wheelchair Mississippi 2016. MS - SC623 United States Constitutional Convention under Article V; apply for federal fiscal restraints and power limitations. MS - HC53 University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra; recognize international members and contributions to Mississippi. MS - SB2320 Alteration or renaming of historical monuments, memorials and streets; prohibit and provide sanctions. MS - SB2522 Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag; establish to recommend new flag. MS - SB2532 State Truth Commission; establish. MS - SB2563 State agency regulations; automatic expiration of rules adopted under federal agreements. MS - SB2564 State buildings; rename the MDEQ Building on Amite Street as the "Patrick Alan Nunnelee Building." MS - SB2592 State flag; require display if the United States Flag is also displayed at all public buildings and provide penalties. MS - SB2595 MDEQ building; rename as the "Patrick Alan Nunnelee Building." MS - SB2679 Task force to address the disparity of African-American males in the judicial system; create. MS - SB2737 State Flag; provide for statewide referendum on removing Confederate Battle Flag from the design of. MS - SB2749 Study committee; create to study certain aspects of the Jackson Metropolitan Area Airport Authority. MS - SB2774 State Land Mammal; designate American Black Bear as. MS - SC549 United States Constitutional Convention under Article V; apply for federal balanced budget consideration. MS - SC551 United States Constitutional Convention under Article V; apply for federal debt limitation and congressional term limits. MS - SC552 Honoring President Barack Obama as he leaves office and his historic legacy as the first African-American President of the US. MS - SC553 Designate "National Wear Red Day" in Mississippi to bring awareness to cardiovascular disease in women. MS - SC554 Commend and congratulate Laura Lee Lewis upon being crowned Miss Mississippi 2016 and as Fourth Runner-Up in the Miss America Pageant. MS - SC555 Remembering the historic service of P.O. First Class Jim Johnston who was lost on the USS Oklahoma during the bombing of Pearl Harbor. MS - SC556 Recognize Mississippi Songwriter and Recording Artist, Steve Azar, as Music and Culture Ambassador for 2017. MS - SC557 Honor the legacy of Dr. Robert Smith as hero of health care in Mississippi during the Civil Rights Era. MS - SC558 Recognize AARP Mississippi on the occasion of "AARP Day at the Capitol." MS - SC559 Recognize Dr. William R. (Bill) Ferris as recipient of the 2017 Governor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement. MS - SC560 Commend Calhoun City High School "Wildcats" Football Team for State Championship in honor of departed team member Tripp Macon. MS - SC561 Constitution; prohibit pardon of certain violent crimes and revise notice requirements for other crimes. MS - SC562 Designate May 2017 as "Mental Health Awareness Month in Mississippi." MS - SC565 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 - SC566 Constitution; establish standards for establishing Mississippi Congressional District boundaries. MS - SC567 Taxation; joint committee to study state tax system and tax exemptions. MS - SC568 Congratulate Lamar School "Raiders" Football Team and Coach Mac Barnes for MAIS AAAA Division II Championship. MS - SC569 Recognize Mississippi Author and Poet Patricia Neely-Dorsey of Tupelo, Mississippi, as Literary Ambassador for the state. MS - SC570 Commend Wilk-Amite County Youth Action Network, Inc., for developing Youth Programs. MS - SC571 Recognize MSU CO-REC Intramural Flag Football Team called the "Foot Clan." MS - SC572 Commend West Point High School "Green Wave" Football Team for winning 8th State Championship. MS - SC573 Extend condolences and recognize sports career of Delta State University Star Athlete Fred A. Foster of Natchez, Mississippi. MS - SC574 Recognize Madison Station Elementary Schoolteacher Allison Ruhl for 2016-2017 Milken Educator Award. MS - SC575 Recognize the legacy of the Robert and Madonna Snow family as pioneers of historic preservation in Mississippi at Waverly Mansion. MS - SC576 Pay tribute to the memory of noted Mississippi Attorney and Civic Leader Jerry Hafter. MS - SC577 Recognize Jim McIngvale, Director of Communications for Ingalls, as new Chairman of MMA. MS - SC578 Commend Kemper County High School "Wildcats" Football Team and Coach Chris Jones for first State Championship. MS - SC579 Celebrate 38th Anniversary of Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale. MS - SC580 Recognize Mississippi Opera as recipient of the 2017 Governor's Arts Award for Artistic Excellence. MS - SC581 Recognize Vasti Jackson as recipient of the 2017 Governor's Arts Award for serving as Arts Ambassador for the State of Mississippi. MS - SC582 Recognize Jaimoe J. Johnson as recipient of the 2017 Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in Music. MS - SC583 Recognize Sammy Britt as recipient of the 2017 Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in Visual Art. MS - SC584 Recognize Lucy Richardson Janoush as recipient of the 2017 Governor's Arts Award for Leadership as an Arts Patron. MS - SC585 Congratulate USM "Golden Eagles" Football Team for winning 2016 New Orleans Bowl. MS - SC586 Join citizens of Calhoun County in recognizing legacy of WWI hero General Fox Conner of Slate Springs. MS - SC587 Extend condolences of the Legislature and commend judicial service of Honorable Clare Sekul Hornsby. MS - SC588 Request MDA to develop trade relations with Cuba as authorized by state and federal law to make Mississippi primary trade partner. MS - SC589 Commend JSU Music Professor Dr. Johnny Anthony for outstanding contributions to the field of music. MS - SC590 Congratulating Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., on the occasion of "2017 AKA Day" at the Mississippi State Capitol. MS - SC591 Recognize the dedication of the St. Paul Church of God in Christ Historical Marker and Museum in Lexington, Mississippi. MS - SC592 Recognize career of Clinton Public School District Superintendent Dr. Phil Burchfield on occasion of his retirement. MS - SC593 Paying tribute to the memory of former Mississippi Representative "Brother" Roy Andrew Dabbs of Meridian. MS - SC594 Recognize Business and Civic Leadership of Harry Walker, President of Business and Community Relations for Trustmark. MS - SC595 Recognize Mississippi Industries for the Blind and Executive Director Michael Chew. MS - SC596 Congratulate Northwest Rankin High School "Cougars" Boys Soccer Team for winning Class 6A State Championship. MS - SC597 Commend Northwest Rankin High School "Cougars" Girls Soccer Team for winning first State Championship. MS - SC598 Recognize U.S. Navy Commander (Retd.) Randy Reeves as President of Natl Assn of State Directors of Veterans Affairs (NASVA). MS - SC599 Congratulate the Tupelo Christian Preparatory "Eagles" Baseball Team for winning the 2016 Class 1A State Championship. MS - SC600 Designate Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE). MS - SC601 Commend life of former Mississippi Representative Alvin Endt of Ocean Springs, and express sympathy of Legislature. MS - SC602 Recognize Hollandale-Simmons High School "Blue Devils" Football Team for repeat Class 1A State Championship. MS - SC603 Commend Oxford High School "Chargers" Boys Soccer Team for winning Class 5A State Title. MS - SC604 Commend Oxford High School "Lady Chargers" Girls Soccer Team for winning repeat Class 5A State Championship. MS - SC605 Recognize legacy and public health service of the Eliza Pillars Registered Nurses of Mississippi. MS - SC606 Extend the official greetings of the Legislature to India Consul General Nagesh Singh at trade mission visit to Mississippi. MS - SC607 Extend congratulations of Legislature to 83-year-old Blues Legend Bobby Rush for winning first Grammy Award. MS - SC608 Commend Brian Fleming upon being the 2016 State Games AT&T Male Athlete of the Year. MS - SC609 Commend Evelyn Watkins upon being selected the 2016 State Games AT&T Female Athlete of the Year. MS - SC610 Commend Megan Heggie upon being selected the 2016 State Games AT&T Youth Athlete of the Year. MS - SC611 Salute the sports and entertainment excellence of Mississippi's Pro Rodeo Master Comedian Lecile Harris. MS - SC612 Commend Oxford High School "Chargers" Cheerleading Team for winning first-ever National Cheerleading Championship. MS - SC613 Pay tribute to sports legacy of Ole Miss football star Paige Cothren and extend the condolences of the Legislature on his passing. MS - SC614 Recognize military service of CW4 Kelly B. Pipkin of Coldwater, MS, on the occasion of his retirement from the United States Army. MS - SC615 Commend Hancock High School "Hawks" Girls Volleyball Team for 2016 State Championship and national ranking. MS - SN17 Amanda (Mandy) Davis, Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2020. MS - SN23 Rebecca Jane Mansell, Canton, Mississippi, Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2020. MS - SN25 Adrenace Virginia (Shae) Williams, Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women, four year term beginning July1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2020. MS - SR1 Restrictions on education spending. MS - SC617 Commend Florence High School "Eagles" Boys Soccer Team for winning State Championship. MS - SC616 Commend PRCC student Andrew Burks as the first Mississippian to win the Roy Cooper World Championship Junior Calf Roping Competition. MS - SC618 Congratulate the Houston "Hilltoppers" Baseball Team for winning the 2016 Class 4A State Championship. MS - HB680 State buildings rename the MDEQ building on Amite Street as the "Patrick Alan Nunnelee Building." MS - HB976 Vietnam Veterans Day in Mississippi; designate March 29th of each year as. MS - SC619 Recognize public service and civic leadership of Brookhaven Alderman Shirley Estes. MS - HB1054 Voter enfranchisement; create joint legislative study committee on. MS - SC624 Commend 2016-2017 Mississippi School for the Blind Wrestling Team. MS - SC625 Join the City of Vicksburg in honoring Hall of Fame Coach Houston Markham, Jr. MS - SC626 Recognize Entergy's Grand Gulf Nuclear Station on recent license extension and congratulate this leading corporate citizen. MS - SC627 Recognizing September 2017 as "Pain Awareness Month in Mississippi." MS - HC75 Palmer Baptist Church; commend upon occasion of its 100th anniversary. MS - HC77 National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month; acknowledge during September 2017. MS - HC76 Annabeth Breeden; commend upon being named a Distinguished Finalist in the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. MS - SC628 Congratulate Pillow Academy Mustangs Boys Soccer Team upon winning the 2017 MAIS Class AAAA Division 2 State Championship. MS - SC629 Recognize distinguished law enforcement career of MHP Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Myers. MS - SC630 Recognize historic military service of Bradford Clark Freeman, who fought in the Battle of the Bulge with 101st Airborne Division. MS - SC631 Designate March 2017 as "Women's History Month in Mississippi." MS - SC632 Congratulate Marshall Academy "Lady Patriots" Girls Basketball Team for Class AA State Championship. MS - SC634 Designate April 21, 2017, as "Donate Life Day in Mississippi" to promote organ, eye and tissue transplantation. MS - SC633 Designate March 23, 2017, as "Undergraduate Research Day in Mississippi." MS - SC635 Commend Suzuki Strings Advanced Ensemble of Columbus, Mississippi, on their historic performance in Carnegie Hall. MS - SC636 Recognize public policy legacy of Mississippi Economic Council CEO Blake Wilson on the occasion of his retirement. MS - HC81 Christopher L. Smith; acknowledge and commend service and leadership in Shriners International as Imperial Potentate. MS - HC80 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month; designate March 2017. MS - SC638 Designate March 19-25, 2017, as "Flashing Lights Matter; Slow Down, Move Over Week" in Mississippi. MS - SC637 Recognize former MSU Quarterback Dak Prescott as NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year for 2016-2017. MS - SC639 Recognize legacy and service of Honorable Larry Houchins on occasion of retirement as Executive Director of The Mississippi Bar. MS - SC640 Commend and congratulate St. Martin High School "Yellow Jackets" Bowling Team for Class II State Championship. MS - SC646 Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War and recognize that March 29, 2017, is Vietnam Veterans Day in Mississippi. MS - SC643 Recognize outstanding military service of Lt. Col. Bert E. Sullivan, Jr., on occasion of retirement from Ms Air National Guard. MS - SC642 Recognize Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for health care research grants in Mississippi Delta. MS - SC641 Commend Velma Jackson High School Boys Basketball Team for fourth State Championship in five years. MS - SC644 Recognize outstanding career of veteran MSU "Bulldog" Sportscaster Jim Ellis on the occasion of his retirement. MS - SC645 Recognize historic military service of WW II Veteran LTC George T. Mercier of Copiah County on the occasion of his 100th birthday. MS - SC649 Mourn the passing of Methodist Minister Keith Tonkel and recognize his community service. MS - SC648 Congratulate Neshoba Central "Lady Rockets" Girls Basketball Team for winning Class 5A State Championship. MS - SC647 Congratulate Choctaw Central "Lady Warriors" Girls Basketball Team for winning the Class 3A State Championship. MS - HC85 Dr. William A. Lewis; commend career upon the occasion of his retirement. MS - HC90 Joey Brinson; commend upon competing in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MS - HC91 Ryan Estep; commend for outstanding wheelchair fencing career. MS - HC87 Lyme Disease Awareness Month; declare the month of May 2017 as. MS - HC88 Phi Theta Kappa's All-Mississippi Academic Team; commend upon occasion of "Mississippi Phi Theta Kappa Day". MS - HC83 Nyah Tate; commend her many academic and athletic accomplishments at Terry High School. MS - HC79 Mrs. Dianne Pittman Holbert; commend career of and congratulate upon her retirement. MS - SC650 Mourn the loss and commend the service of Chickasaw County EMT Michael Collums and extend condolences of the Legislature. MS - SC651 Commend State Honorees and Distinguished Finalists for the 2017 Mississippi Prudential Spirit of Community Award. MS - SC652 Commemorating the 2017 Centennial of Hinds Community College. MS - SC660 Commend Northpoint Christian School "Lady Trojans" Girls Basketball Team for back-to-back State Championships. MS - SC659 Commend Olive Branch High School "Lady Quistors" Girls Basketball Team for winning 6A State Championship. MS - SC655 Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) "Building Leaders for Life." MS - SC657 Commend Meridian High School "Wildcats" Boys Basketball Team for winning third State Championship in school history. MS - SC653 Mourn the passing of Mississippi Blues Legend James Cotton of Tunica, Mississippi. MS - SC654 Congratulate Coahoma County High School "Red Panthers" Boys Basketball Team for winning Class 2A State Championship. MS - SC656 Recognize distinguished civic and utility industry leadership of Donald L. Jordan, CEO of Southern Pine Electric Cooperative. MS - SC658 Recognize Olive Branch High School Girls Basketball senior Myah Taylor as 3-peat "Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year". MS - SC661 Recognize Greene County Hospital as Top-Performing Critical Access Hospital in the State of Mississippi. MS - HC93 Ashland High School Blue Devils Boys Basketball Team; congratulate upon winning their second consecutive MHSAA Class 1A State Championship. MS - HC97 Choctaw Central Lady Warriors Girls Basketball Team; commend upon winning MHSAA Class 3A State Championship. MS - HC92 Reverend Keith Tonkel; mourn loss and commemorate life and ministry of upon his passing. MS - HC99 Neshoba Central Lady Rockets Basketball Team; commend upon winning MHSAA Class 5A State Championship. MS - HC95 Hinds Community College; congratulate upon occasion of its centennial celebration. MS - HC98 Neshoba Central High School "Lady Rockets" Bowling Team; commend upon winning Division II State Championship. MS - HC94 Johnny Ainsworth; commend distinguished head coaching career upon the occasion of his retirement from Greene County High School. MS - HC96 Lafayette High School Lady Commodores Basketball Team; commend upon winning Class 4A State Championship. MS - SC665 Recognize "Mississippi Governors Day" in Natchez, Mississippi, on June 24, 2017. MS - SC663 Congratulate Hartfield Academy "Hawks" Boys Basketball Team for winning 2017 MAIS Class AAA State Championship. MS - SC662 Recognize leadership and public service of Mayor Jimmy Clyde of Magee, Mississippi. MS - SC664 Congratulate Ingomar High School "Falcons" for winning back-to-back Class 2A State Championships. MS - SC666 Congratulate Board of Directors of The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience (THE MAX) on its inaugural Hall of Fame. MS - SR2 Congratulate Board of Directors of The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience (THE MAX) on its inaugural Hall of Fame. MS - HC100 Laurel High School Tornadoes Boys Basketball Team; commend and congratulate upon winning back-to-back MHSAA Class 5A State Championships. MS - HC101 Caterpillar Inc.; commend executives and employees upon 35th anniversary of operations in Mississippi. MS - SC667 Suspend rules for drafting, etc.; Taxpayer Pay Raise Act of 2016; delay implementation of. MS - SC668 Commend Laurel High School "Tornadoes" Boys Basketball Team for back-to-back Class 5A State Championships. MS - SC670 Pay tribute to the memory of longtime Senate Porter John Henry Davis. MS - SC671 Urge MS Dept. of Education, MS Board of Nursing and MS Dept. of Health to develop policy on sunscreen use by school children. MS - SC669 Recognize leadership and public service of Mayor Pat Patterson of Oxford, Mississippi. MS - SC672 Recognize Henry "Bubba" and Hortense Bass of Monticello as MFA Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year. MS - SC677 Mourn the loss of Mississippi Journalism Legend Stanley Dearman. MS - SC673 Congratulate Dr. James Anderson upon being honored as a Healthcare Hero. MS - SC675 Honoring the military service and Mississippi Gulf Coast civic leadership of Lt. Colonel Dean Todd, U.S. Air Force, Retired. MS - SC676 Congratulate Ashland High School "Blue Devils" Boys Basketball Team upon winning their second consecutive MHSAA 1A State Championship. MS - SC674 Commend career and accomplishments of Dr Freda Bush. MS - HC108 Mayor Billy Skellie; commend upon retirement as Mayor of the City of Long Beach. MS - HC106 Dr. Maria Luisa Alvarez Harvey; mourn the loss and commemorate life of. MS - HC105 Taiwan; commend and affirm strong and lasting ties with the State of Mississippi. MS - HC104 The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience; commend upon grand opening and inducting first class of Hall of Fame. MS - HC103 Former Speaker Pro Tempore Robert G. Clark, Jr.; commend upon 50th anniversary of election to the Mississippi House of Representatives. MS - HC107 JROTC Leadership in Academic and Career Education Month; acknowledge during March 2018. MS - SC681 Recognize 40th Anniversary of the Quitman County Development Organization (QCDO). MS - SC679 Recognize the sports legacy of PGA President and Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Inductee James Ray Carpenter of Hattiesburg. MS - SC680 Congratulate UMMC Dental Instructor Dr. Fanasy Deming Jefcoat as "2017 Dental Alumnus of the Year." MS - SC678 Urge United States Congress to enact pro-growth federal tax reform. MS - SR3 Congratulate Kristy D'Anna Johnson for being named Miss Black Mississippi USA 2017. MS - HC110 George Regional Hospital; commend upon being named the Top-Performing Rural Hospital in the State of Mississippi. MS - HC109 Lieutenant Colonel Bert E. Sullivan, Jr.; commend distinguished career upon the occasion of his retirement. MS - HC111 Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month; designate September 2017 as. MS - HC115 Dr. Maria Luisa Alvarez Harvey; mourn the loss and commend the life of upon her passing. MS - HC114 Joe Gill; commend upon receipt of the 2017 Charles H. Lyles/Lyles-Simpson Award. MS - HC112 Mr. Bradford C. Freeman; commend gallantry and bravery as member of Easy Company, 506th 101st Airborne Division during World War II. MS - SC682 Suspend rules for further consideration of Senate Bill No. 2978 and House Bill No. 1509. MS - SC686 Congratulate MSU "Lady Bulldogs" Women's Basketball Team and Head Coach Vic Schaefer for first NCAA Tournament "Final Four" appearance. MS - SC683 Wishing the State of Mississippi a "Happy 200th Birthday" from the Legislature. MS - SC685 Recognize historic national achievement by the student chess players from the Franklin County Schools. MS - SC687 Commend the life of Dr. Maria Luisa Alvarez Harvey, respected Instructor at Jackson State University. MS - SC684 Designate May 17, 2017, as "Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day in Mississippi". MS - SC688 Commend the legacy of public service of David Tedford, Director of Vocational Services and Campus Historian at Boswell. MS - SC689 Mourn the passing of veteran Journalist Bill Minor and recognize his contributions to Mississippi history. MS - SC690 Congratulate Kirsty D'Anna Johnson for being named Miss Black Mississippi USA 2017. MS - SC691 Commend Wilk-Amite Record in Gloster, Mississippi, on its 125th Anniversary. MS - HC116 Conference report for HB 1492; amend.