+ − Legislators (8) MS - Senator Dean Kirby (R) Title: Chairman MS - Senator Juan Barnett (D) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Senator Josh Harkins (R) Title: Member MS - Senator J. Walter Michel (R) Title: Vice-chairman MS - Senator Dennis DeBar, Jr. (R) Title: Member MS - Senator John Horhn (D) Title: Member MS - Senator Hillman Terome Frazier (D) Title: Member MS - Senator David Parker (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (223) MS - HC1 Governor-Elect Tate Reeves; appoint a joint committee of the House and Senate to arrange inauguration of. MS - HC2 Joint Session; provide for the inauguration of and to hear the message of Governor Tate Reeves. MS - SC501 Joint assembly to inaugurate Lieutenant Governor and state officials. MS - SR1 Adopt permanent rules of the Senate. MS - SR2 Commend Senate service of Senator Debbie Dawkins. MS - SR3 Commend Senate service of Senator Chris Massey. MS - SC502 Commend the Hernando High School "Marching Tigers" and staff for winning fourth Class 6A State Championship. MS - SB2036 Official Mississippi state song; authorize two state songs. MS - SB2040 Legislature; reduce size of beginning with the 2023 statewide general election. MS - SB2041 Mississippi Daylight Protection Act; create. MS - SB2043 Alteration or renaming of historical monuments, memorials and streets; prohibit and provide sanctions. MS - SB2054 Capitol mail carrier and post office; repeal certain provisions relating to. MS - SC503 Remembering the professional football legacy of Oakland Raider Super Bowl Champion William (Willie) Brown of Yazoo City. MS - SC504 Extend sympathy of Legislature to surviving family of Panola County Constable Raye Hawkins. MS - SC505 Remembering the legacy of Hinds County Senior Court Judge Houston J. Patton. MS - SC506 Recognize March as "Theatre in Our Schools" Month. MS - SC507 Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of Neely Baptist Church in Greene County. MS - SC508 Commend Nanih Waiya High School "Warriors" Football Team for second consecutive Class 1A State Championship. MS - SC509 Commend Oxford High School "Chargers" Football Team and Coach Chris Cutcliffe for first-ever 6A State Championship. MS - SC510 Commend musical excellence of Select Chorus at Forrest County Agricultural High School. MS - SC512 Recognize outstanding military career of U.S. Air Force Lt. Colonel "Dex" McCain of Batesville on his retirement. MS - SC513 Pay tribute to the memory of former Jackson City Commissioner and Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Nielsen Cochran. MS - SR4 Senate Rules; amend Rule 65 to provide for removal of members of the Rules Committee. MS - HC3 State of the State of the Governor; call joint session to hear. MS - SC514 Commend Murrah High School Mustang Speech and Debate Team for national awards and four senior Academic All-Americans. MS - SC515 Mourn the passing of Alcorn State University Historian Dr. Josephine Posey. MS - SC516 Commend Lt. Col. (Retired)" Dr. William "Bill" Cooley. MS - SC517 Commend Honorable Fred Banks, Jr. MS - SC518 Commend Honorable Reuben V. Anderson, first African American Justice of Mississippi Supreme Court. MS - SC519 Commend the 2019 West Point High School "Green Wave" Football Team for winning their four-peat Class 5A Championship. MS - SC520 Congratulating Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) on 50th Anniversary on February 1, 2020. MS - SC521 Recognize January 13 as Founders Day for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority public service organization. MS - HC4 Alcorn State University "Braves" Football Team; commend upon winning the 2019 Southwestern Athletic Conference championship. MS - HC6 Arielle Hudson; commend and congratulate upon being named a 2020 Rhodes Scholar. MS - HC8 Mr. Albert M. Ray, Sr.; commend stellar career and service of. MS - HC9 Yazoo Backwater Pump Project; support the completion of. MS - HB230 Daylight saving time; observe year-round if federal law is amended to allow it. MS - SC522 Commend Alcorn State University "Braves" Football Team and Coach Fred McNair for winning 2019 second-consecutive SWAC Championship. MS - HC12 Joint Rules; adopt for 2020-2024 term. MS - SC523 Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Saint Joseph Catholic School. MS - SC524 Designate February 12, 2020, as "World Cholangiocarcinoma Day". MS - HC13 Mr. William J. "Billy" McCoy; honor the life, service and legacy of upon his passing and express great sympathy to his family. MS - SC525 Recognize former Senator Willie Simmons as first African American elected to the Mississippi Transportation Commission. MS - SC526 Recognize Ruby Jean McGee Kennedy on the occasion of her 100th Birthday. MS - SB2248 State Flag; revise design of. MS - SB2250 State Truth Commission; establish. MS - SB2251 Official Mississippi state song; authorize "Mississippi Beautiful." MS - SB2263 Compact for a Balanced Budget; revise the delegates and extend repeal date on the compact. MS - SC527 Remember JSU Legend Walter Payton on the occasion of being named as No. 16 in ESPN's College Football's 150 Greatest Players. MS - SC528 "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Day at the Capitol"; observe on March 17, 2020. MS - SC529 Commend legacy of former Ole Miss record-breaking quarterback Eli Manning on the occasion of his retirement from the New York Giants. MS - SC530 Commend the public service of Hinds County Supervisor Peggy Hobson Calhoun on the occasion of her retirement. MS - SC531 Recognize Richard Kelso as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in Visual Arts. MS - SC532 Recognize Steve Forbert as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in Music. MS - SC533 Recognize Henry Danton as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance. MS - SC534 Recognize Tougaloo College Art Collections as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Preservation of the Arts. MS - SC535 Recognize The Jackson Southernaires as the recipient of the 2020 Governor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement in Music. MS - SC536 Recognize achievements of Grammy Award-Winning Country Music Singer-Songwriter Marty Stuart and his commitment to Mississippi. MS - HC20 Ted Parker; commend upon being named the 2019 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Ag Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. MS - HC21 Charvarius Ward; commend and congratulate for being a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, the Super Bowl LIV Champions. MS - HC22 Chris Jones; commend and congratulate for being a member of the Super Bowl LIV Champions Kansas City Chiefs. MS - SC537 "Southeastern Super Tuesday Presidential Primary for the 2024 Election"; urge Governor and Secretary of State to develop agreement. MS - SC539 Commend Stone County High School "Tomcats" Tennis Team for winning 2019 5A State Championship. MS - SC540 Paying tribute to the public, legal and military service of Honorable Cono Caranna II of Biloxi, Mississippi. MS - SR5 Commend Delta Sigma Theta Sorority at Delta Days in the Capitol. MS - SB2314 State parks; change name of Natchez State Park to "Bob M. Dearing Natchez State Park." MS - SC538 Designate March 7, 2020, as "Mississippi Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day." MS - HC26 Gentry High School Gentrytes; commend for remarkable success and numerous awards. MS - HC28 Everest; commend upon becoming the state's first rural education and innovation hub to train computer coding professionals. MS - SR6 Paying tribute to the memory of respected Morton Physician and Community Leader Dr. Howard D. Clark, M.D. MS - SR7 Recognize 75th Anniversary of Resurrection Catholic School Annual Carnival Ball. MS - SC541 Commend Super Bowl LIV football Champion Kansas City Chiefs' Linebacker Damien Wilson from Gloster, Mississippi. MS - SC542 Commend Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs' Cornerback Charvarius Ward. MS - SC544 Designate April 13-19, 2020, as "Mississippi Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week." MS - SC545 Bonnet Carré Spillway; urge Congress to work collaboratively with the state to find long-term solutions. MS - SN17 Nancy Rea Luke Carpenter, Columbus, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. MS - SN18 Spencer J. (Spence) Flatgard, Ridgeland, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. MS - SN19 Edmond Earl Hughes, Jr., Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. MS - SN20 Helen Moss Smith, Natchez, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026. MS - HC30 Nineteenth amendment; celebrate ratification of. MS - SC546 Celebrating the Consecration of Bishop-Elect Dr. Charles E. Bass of Family Worship Church in Greenville, Mississippi. MS - SC547 Constitution; amend Section 241 to allow felons to vote upon meeting certain conditions. MS - SB2446 Official State Flag; revise the design of. MS - SR8 Recognize "Mississippi Links Day at the Capitol." MS - SC549 Constitution of 1890; insert "Marsy's Law" to give victims certain rights in the criminal justice system. MS - SC552 Second Amendment rights and preemption of Mississippi law relative to firearms; express legislative intent. MS - SR9 Commend St. Andrew's Episcopal "Lady Saints" Soccer Team for winning the State Championship. MS - HC36 Lieutenant Colonel Reuben Soliz; commend for display of courage under fire. MS - HC37 Dr. Clyde Muse; commend laudable career and distinguished service of upon the occasion of his retirement. MS - SC553 Commend Super Bowl LIV football Champion Kansas City Chief Defensive Tackle Chris Jones from Houston, Mississippi. MS - SR10 Welcome NASA Astronaut Colonel Douglas Wheelock on Stennis Space Center Capitol Day. MS - HC40 Madison County Sheriff Deputy Brad Sullivan; commend heroism of. MS - SC554 Commend 2020 Higher Education Appreciation Day – Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) honorees. MS - SC555 Commend legacy of Honorable Hiram Revels on 150th Anniversary of his election to U.S. Senate. MS - HC44 Breeland Speaks; commend and congratulate for being a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, the Super Bowl LIV Champions. MS - HC48 Chief Reynolds "Frank" Nichols; commend service and esteemed career upon his retirement. MS - HC49 Honorable Judge Houston J. Patton; mourn loss and commend life and legacy of service upon his passing. MS - HC52 Jobs for Mississippi Graduates; commend and congratulate students' success at JAG National Student Leadership Academy. MS - HC53 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College; commend for winning the NJCAA football championship. MS - HC54 Zeita Merchant; commend upon promotion to rank of Captain in United States Coast Guard. MS - HC55 Mr. Ken Spears; commend upon the occasion of his retirement. MS - SC556 Recognize former JSU President Dr. John Arthur Peoples, Jr., and Mrs. Mary Peoples for contributions to higher education in MS. MS - SC557 "The Year to Embrace the Gulf"; recognize 2021 as and encourage observance of. MS - SC558 Recognize Dr. Al Rankins of Greenville, Mississippi, as first African American to serve as Commissioner of IHL. MS - SC559 Commend Zeta Phi Beta Sorority for 100th Anniversary. MS - SC560 Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of deactivation and service of General Patton's 3rd Army, 65th Infantry Division. MS - SR11 Commend Super Bowl Kansas City Chiefs' Offensive Tackle Martinas Rankin. MS - SR12 Celebrate 37th Anniversary of diplomatic relationship between Mississippi and Taiwan. MS - SR13 Commend Ole Miss Hockey Club for winning its first SEC title in school history. MS - SR14 Recognize Richard H. McNeel as the 2020 Mississippi State University Alumnus of the Year for the College of Architecture. MS - SR15 Commend Gulfport High School "Lady Admirals" Girls Soccer Team for winning State Championship. MS - SR16 Commend MS Gulf Coast Community College "Bulldogs" Football Team for winning 2019 NJCAA National Title. MS - SR17 Recognize Talking Book Services on 50th Anniversary. MS - SR18 Commend the life of Greenville Community activist Ruthie Mae Ransom Morris and extending condolences of the Senate. MS - SR19 Recognize former JSU President Dr. John Arthur Peoples, Jr., and Mrs. Mary Peoples for contributions to higher education in MS. MS - HC57 Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month; recognize April 2020 as. MS - SR20 Commend Center Hill High School "Lady Mustangs" Volleyball Team for 2019 Class 5A State Championship. MS - SR21 Recognize Arielle Hudson of Tunica as first African American female recipient of Rhodes Scholarship at University of MS. MS - SR22 Commend 2020 Center Hill High School "Mustangs" Boys Soccer Team for first-ever 5A State Championship. MS - SR23 Commend Holmes Community College "Lady Bulldogs" Soccer Team for State and Regional Championships. MS - HC58 Saint Andrew's Episcopal School "Saints" Boys Basketball Team; commend upon winning MHSAA Class 3A State Championship. MS - HC59 Essie B. and William E. Glenn Foundation; commend for great works in the community and declare June 22, 2020, as day of. MS - HC60 Ocean Springs High School Greyhounds Boys Soccer Team; commend and congratulate on winning Class 6A State Championship. MS - HC61 Huntington's Disease Awareness Month; declare and designatee month of May 2020 as in the State of Mississippi. MS - HC62 Entergy Mississippi; recognize and commend employees of on providing 10 years of historically low cost electricity on occasion of its Celebrate 10 Event. MS - HC64 Pine Grove High School Lady Panthers Basketball Team; commend on winning fourth consecutive Class 1A State Championship. MS - HC65 Legislature; extend session, allow reconvening upon joint determination, and adjust deadlines to conform. MS - SC561 Suspend rules; for introduction of a bill to authorize leave with pay to local government employees during emergency. MS - HB1647 Local governmental entities and school districts; authorize grant of admin leave with pay in event of certain disasters or emergencies. MS - SB2925 Local governmental entities and school districts; authorize grant of admin leave with pay in certain disasters or emergencies. MS - SR24 Commend Coahoma High School "Red Panthers" Boys Basketball Team for winning their third 2A State Championship in four years. MS - SR25 Commend Olive Branch High School "Lady Quistors" Basketball Team for winning second straight 6A State Championship. MS - SR26 Commend 2019-2020 Simpson Academy "Cougars" Boys Basketball Team for first-ever MAIS Overall State Championship. MS - SR27 Recognize career and culinary success of Chef Nick Wallace. MS - SR28 Commend John Miller for being named "Instructor of the Year" at the Jackson County Campus of the MS Gulf Coast Community College. MS - SR29 Commend JoAnne Daniels for being named Jefferson Davis Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College "Instructor of the Year." MS - SR30 Commend Ms. Angela Butler for being named "Instructor of the Year" at the Perkinston Campus of MS Gulf Coast Community College. MS - SR31 Commend Phi Beta Lambda business students at Co-Lin for State Leadership Conference awards. MS - SR32 Recognize Dr. Kara Blackard, Pastor of Wheeler Grove Baptist Church. MS - HC66 Mississippi Symphony Orchestra; commend on the occasion of its 75th Diamond Anniversary. MS - HC67 Ripley High School Girls basketball team; commend for winning MHSAA Class 4A State Basketball Championship. MS - SC562 Express intent of Legislature that daylight saving time shall be the year-round standard time in Mississippi. MS - SC563 Recognize career and civic contributions of Tom Pittman, President and CEO of Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi. MS - SC564 Commend Ocean Springs High School "Greyhounds" Boys Soccer Team for winning MHSAA Class 6A State Championship. MS - SC565 Mourn the passing of retired MS Supreme Court Chief Justice Lenore Prather and commend her service as the first female Justice. MS - SC566 Commend life of former MS Senator, MS Representative, Central MS Highway Commissioner, Baptist Minister and Lt. Gen. Wayne O. Burkes. MS - SR33 Commend Jobs for Mississippi Graduates student's success at JAG National Student Leadership Academy. MS - SR34 Recognize public service of Steven Allen, Deputy Executive Director of MS Department of Mental Health. MS - SR35 Commend life and healthcare service of Sheena Renee Comfort Miles and extend condolences of Mississippi Senate. MS - SC567 Suspension of Joint Rule 40 for immediate consideration of conference report on SB No. 2772; authorize. MS - SR36 Commend Taiwan for donating 100,000 medical face masks to Mississippi. MS - HC68 Dr. Edwin "Ed" J. Deuschle; commend upon formal receipt of meritorious service medals for heroism displayed during Vietnam War. MS - HC69 Legislature; extend session, allow reconvening and suspend deadlines for certain bills. MS - HC70 Walter Payton; commend and celebrate his outstanding athletic career and his induction into the NFL Hall of Fame. MS - HC71 Robert Brazile; commend for NFL career and induction into 2018 class of NFL Hall of Fame. MS - HC72 Class of 2020; commend and congratulate MS high school seniors upon graduation. MS - HC73 Rusty Berryhill; commend upon being named the 2019-2020 chairman of the MS Manufacturers Association Board of Directors. MS - HC74 Pastor Todd Tilghman; commend for winning The Voice. MS - SC568 Commend Nancy Lane from Brandon, Mississippi, upon her election as Treasurer for the National Association of REALTORS®. MS - SC569 Suspend rules; establish program for medical marijuana as authorized by Legislative alternative to Initiative No. 65. MS - SC570 Urge United States Congress to provide funding to all Mississippi municipalities to fight COVID-19 pandemic. MS - SC571 Paying tribute to the memory of veteran Mississippi Highway Patrolman and Sheriff Weston Hampton Birdsong, Jr., of Grenada. MS - SC572 Suspend rules for drafting, etc.; transfer certain CARES ACT monies to MDA for a local government grant program. MS - SC573 Commend the life of Robert Jerry "Gentle Ben" Williams, the first African American to play football at Ole Miss. MS - SR37 Mourn the passing of Reverend Dr. Charles E. Polk, Sr., and commend his spiritual and civic leadership. MS - SR38 Commend Pastor Todd Tilghman for winning the 18th Season of The Voice. MS - SR39 Congratulate St. Andrew's Episcopal School "Saints" Basketball Team for 3A State Championship. MS - SC574 Article V Constitutional Convention; provide for selection and authority of commissioners. MS - SR40 Recognize judicial service of Third District Circuit Judge Andrew K. Howorth of Oxford, Mississippi, on his retirement. MS - SR41 Recognize judicial service of Third District Circuit Court Judge John A. Gregory of Okolona, Mississippi, on his retirement. MS - SC576 Commend former State Health Officer Dr. Alton Cobb for receiving the 2020 MS Academy of Family Physicians Humanitarian Award. MS - SC577 Declare the month of October as Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Month. MS - SR42 Commend service and heroism of Colonel Carlyle Smith "Smitty" Harris as a POW of the Vietnam War. MS - SR43 Commend public service of Senator Gary Jackson upon his retirement. MS - SC578 Commend life and public service of former Senator and Representative Malcolm Mabry of Dublin, Mississippi. MS - SR44 Commend Larry Edward Duncan of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for being named an Extraordinary Educator for 2020. MS - SR45 Commend Blakely Fore of Gulfport, Mississippi, for being named an Extraordinary Educator for 2020. MS - SR46 Commend Lafayette County High School "Lady Dores" Girls Soccer Team for winning second consecutive Class 5A State Championship. MS - SR47 Paying tribute to Hall of Fame football career of NFL and Ole Miss football star Allen Brown of Natchez and extend sympathy of Senate. MS - SR48 Commend Cathy Anderson of Columbia, Mississippi, for Extraordinary Educator of 2020. MS - SR49 Commend Lafayette High School "Commodores" Boys Bowling Team for consecutive state championships. MS - SR50 Recognize law enforcement career and community service of Colonel Chris Gillard on his retirement from MHP. MS - SR51 Extend condolences to the surviving family of Sallie Mae Cooley of Heidelberg, Mississippi. MS - HC76 Mr. A.C. McKenzie, Sr.; commend service as a World War II veteran and purple heart recipient. MS - HC77 Polly Matthews Gordon; commend life and legacy upon passing of. MS - SR52 Commemorate June 19, 2020, as "Juneteenth." MS - SR53 Recognize military service of Mr. A.C. McKenzie, Sr., as a World War II Veteran and Purple Heart recipient. MS - SR54 Recognize Senate Legislative Services Secretary Linda Reaves for 50 years of public service to the Senate. MS - SC579 Congratulate JSU viral star Thomas "Snacks" Lee for winning the ESPY Award for "Can't-Stop-Watching-Moment of the Year." MS - SC580 Recognize JSU Athletic Director Ashley Robinson as the first African American President of FSC ADA. MS - SC581 Suspend rules for drafting, introduction; designate Juneteenth as official state holiday. MS - SC582 Salute the early auto dealers and African American legends of the automobile industry in Jackson, Mississippi. MS - SC583 Recognize 50th Anniversary of Talking Book Services at the MS Library Commission. MS - SC584 Commend the life of iconic physician Dr. William Briggs Hopson, Jr. MS - SC585 Commend career and distinguished service of Dr. Clyde Muse upon the occasion of his retirement. MS - SR55 Commend Ripley High School Girls Basketball Team for winning MHSAA Class 1A State Basketball Championship. MS - SR56 Commend Pine Grove High School Lady Panthers Basketball Team on winning fourth consecutive Class 1A State Championship. MS - SR57 Mourn passing of Emma Sanders, life member of the Democratic Party State Executive Committee. MS - HC78 Mrs. Emma Sanders; commend life and legacy upon her passing. MS - HC79 Suspend deadlines for introduction; State Flag; revise with a Commission and require words "In God We Trust." MS - HB1796 State Flag; revise with a commission and require words "In God We Trust." MS - SR58 Recognize Ole Miss Head Baseball Coach Mike Bianco as "2020 National Coach of the Year." MS - SC586 Suspend rules for drafting, introduction, etc; provide for state program for medical marijuana. MS - HC85 Suspend deadlines for introduction and further consideration; appropriation bills for school recognition program and Department of Marine Resources for fiscal year 2021. MS - SC587 Mourn the passing of former Senator Bob M. Dearing of Natchez, Mississippi, and commend his public and charitable service. MS - SR59 Paying tribute to the memory of James Charles Evers. MS - SR60 Congratulate McKay Lee Bray, 2020 Mississippi Miss Hospitality. MS - SC588 Commemorate the life of Representative John Lewis. MS - HB1808 MEMA; revise appropriation bill to allow purchase of a building with CARES Act funds. MS - HC86 Legislature; amend HCR 69 to allow reconvening for considering vetoed bills and to delete alternate sine die date. MS - SB3055 The Mississippi ICU Infrastructure Act; enact. MS - SB3056 Uniform Controlled Substances Act; automatically schedule any federally-scheduled, COVID-19 drug. MS - SB3057 Mississippi Pandemic Response Broadband Availability Act; authorize grant monies to be expended on prepaid services. MS - SB3058 The Mississippi Agriculture Stabilization Act; enact. MS - SR61 Mourn the passing of MS Historian Edwin "Ed" Bearss and recognize his contributions to preservation of Civil War History. MS - SR62 National Principals Month for October. MS - SR63 Mourn passing of Mississippi Economic Council leader Bob W. Pittman of Ridgeland, Mississippi. MS - HB1810 Rental Assistance Grant Program; create. MS - HB1811 State budget; remove provisions addressing disposition of unexpended CARES Act funds. MS - SB3062 Absentee Voter Law; authorize 2020 electors to vote by in-person absentee and remove notary requirements. MS - SR64 Recognize "Community Heroes of the Year" UMMC Dr. Navalkele and Dr. Parham for leadership in Coronavirus treatment in Mississippi. MS - SR65 Recognize "Community Hero of the Year" William McHenry for his leadership in the STEM program. MS - SR66 Recognize "Community Hero of the Year" Colonel Paul Willis for his leadership in the student JROTC program.