+ − Contact Information Email Address: @senate.ms.gov Phone: (601) 359-3232 Office Address: + − Committees (14) MS - Agriculture (Senate) Title: member MS - Constitution (Senate) Title: member MS - County Affairs (Senate) Title: vice-chairman MS - Energy (Senate) Title: member MS - Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res (Senate) Title: member MS - Executive Contingent Fund (Senate) Title: member MS - Finance (Senate) Title: member MS - Forestry (Senate) Title: member MS - Highways and Transportation (Senate) Title: member MS - Judiciary, Division B (Senate) Title: member MS - Local and Private (Senate) Title: member MS - Municipalities (Senate) Title: member MS - Universities and Colleges (Senate) Title: member MS - Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (Senate) Title: chairman + − Sponsored Bills (7) MS - SB2722 Chronic wasting disease; require testing of white-tailed deer harvested in enclosures, and designate Class I and II violations. MS - SB2727 Wild hogs; clarify designation of Class I violation for transportation of, and eliminate permits. MS - SB2984 Marshall County; authorize to contribute to a 501(c)(3) qualified charitable organizations to support food pantries. MS - SB3002 Appropriation; Marshall County for restoration of Isaac Chapel Rosenwald School. MS - SB2982 Marshall County; authorize to contribute matching funds to ICS Head Start and Northeast Mississippi Community Services, Inc. MS - SB2397 Public officials holding more than one elected position; prohibit. MS - SB3042 Marshall County; authorize to employ additional, part-time assistant county prosecuting attorneys. + − Cosponsored Bills (39) MS - SB2001 Teachers' salaries; provide for increase. MS - SB2009 Sex offenders; future contact with victim prohibited (Carly's Law). MS - SB2106 Bonds; authorize to assist Marshall County in improving Barringer Road for Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park access. MS - SB2107 Bonds; authorize to assist Marshall County in building emergency response center to serve Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park. MS - SB2131 Secretary of State's official seal; include the phrase "In God We Trust" at the bottom. MS - SB2140 Appointed state officers; provide for the removal of for certain forms of willful neglect. MS - SB2219 Hunting on streets and railroads; clarify prohibition on. MS - SB2220 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; require Department of Human Services to issue photo EBT cards. MS - SB2235 Technical violations; revise definition for purposes of parole revocation. MS - SB2236 Child Protection Services; require disclosure of reporter in cases of false abuse and neglect reports. MS - SB2237 Voter registration; applicants must submit documentation proving U.S. citizenship. MS - SB2240 Athletics; enact the "Mississippi Fairness Act." MS - SB2257 State Auditor; authorize to examine tax returns necessary for auditing certain federal benefits. MS - SB2258 State Superintendent of Education; provide limitation on salary. MS - SB2262 MS Public Records Act; prohibit confidentiality of settlement agreement. MS - SB2285 Education standards; replace Common Core with ELA Standards. MS - SB2291 Sales tax; require Department of Revenue certificate for commercial farmers to receive 1.5% sales tax rate. MS - SB2299 Domestic abuse; allow protection of pets in a protection order. MS - SB2351 Mississippi High School Activities Association; require to comply with Mississippi Open Meetings Law to receive public funds. MS - SB2493 CPS abuse investigations; require workers to record interviews with parents and children. MS - SB2523 Law enforcement officers and firefighters; increase the death benefits payable to. MS - SB2618 Health Care Certificate of Need Law; repeal. MS - SB2640 Camping on public property and sidewalks; preempt local ordinances authorizing. MS - SB2716 Forestry permits; allow MDOT to issue for transporting of forestry-related equipment. MS - SB2717 Wildlife management areas; allow operation of electric bicycles on roads prescribed by the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. MS - SB2723 Commission on WFP; allow to extend open seasons ending Friday until 30 minutes after sunset on Sunday. MS - SB2757 Comprehensive Firearms Code of MS; interpose in place of any federal law confiscating firearms of law-abiding citizens. MS - SB2764 Motor vehicles; allow registrant to indicate condition impeding effective communication for law enforcement notification. MS - SB2925 Local governmental entities and school districts; authorize grant of admin leave with pay in certain disasters or emergencies. MS - SB3044 Equity in Distance Learning Act; enact. MS - SB3049 Mississippi Back-to-Business Liability Assurance and Health Care Emergency Response Liability Protection Act; create. MS - SB3059 Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Bd.-CARES Act. 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 - SR62 National Principals Month for October. MS - SC525 Recognize former Senator Willie Simmons as first African American elected to the Mississippi Transportation Commission. 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 - SC587 Mourn the passing of former Senator Bob M. Dearing of Natchez, Mississippi, and commend his public and charitable service.