+ − Contact Information Email Address: @senate.ms.gov Phone: (601) 359-3237 Office Address: + − Committees (12) MS - Appropriations (Senate) Title: member MS - Corrections (Senate) Title: member MS - Enrolled Bills (Senate) Title: chairman MS - Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res (Senate) Title: member MS - Finance (Senate) Title: member MS - Housing (Senate) Title: vice-chairman MS - Labor (Senate) Title: member MS - Municipalities (Senate) Title: member MS - Ports and Marine Resources (Senate) Title: member MS - Public Health and Welfare (Senate) Title: member MS - State Library (Senate) Title: member MS - Universities and Colleges (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (12) MS - SB2581 Mississippi Paid Family Leave Act; establish. MS - SR8 Recognize "Mississippi Links Day at the Capitol." MS - SC528 "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Day at the Capitol"; observe on March 17, 2020. MS - SB2076 State Board of Funeral Service; authorize to establish continuing education requirements for certain licensees. MS - SB2093 Mississippi Pay Equity Act; prohibit wage discrimination based on gender. MS - SB2104 Bonds; authorize the issuance of general obligation bonds to assist Walthall County in renovation of the county courthouse. MS - SC542 Commend Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs' Cornerback Charvarius Ward. MS - SB2704 Domestic violence shelters; revise eligibility for funds. MS - SB2077 Department of Environmental Quality; may contract for environmental impact study on poultry houses. MS - SB2592 Women's Economic Security Act of 2020; enact. MS - SC541 Commend Super Bowl LIV football Champion Kansas City Chiefs' Linebacker Damien Wilson from Gloster, Mississippi. MS - SB2112 Criminal history; enact "Ban-the-Box Act." + − Cosponsored Bills (52) MS - SB2001 Teachers' salaries; provide for increase. MS - SB2131 Secretary of State's official seal; include the phrase "In God We Trust" at the bottom. MS - SB2293 Department of Human Services; establish a grant program for regional food banks. MS - SB2314 State parks; change name of Natchez State Park to "Bob M. Dearing Natchez State Park." MS - SB2340 Historic structure tax credit; extend deadline for eligibility. MS - SB2345 Appropriation FY 2020; to Department of Archives and History for an historical statue of Emmett Till at Leflore County Courthouse. MS - SB2363 Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize issuance for supporters of Camp Sunshine in McComb, Mississippi. MS - SB2395 School board members; increase pay. MS - SB2523 Law enforcement officers and firefighters; increase the death benefits payable to. MS - SB2526 Ex-offender provisional driver's license; provide for. MS - SB2553 Uniform Partition of Heir Property Act; create. MS - SB2556 Child support; add income of custodial spouse to criteria considering in rebutting presumption of fairness. MS - SB2564 Office of Workforce Development; establish. MS - SB2610 Coordinator of Mental Health Accessibility; establish. MS - SB2626 Mississippi Qualified Health Center Grant Program; provide for physician grants. MS - SB2633 Driver's licenses; revise various laws regarding. MS - SB2635 Criminal history; enact "Ban-the-Box Act." MS - SB2684 Department of Corrections; increase number of offenders in regional facilities and adjust regional per diem. MS - SB2715 Highways; require Dept. of Transportation to erect signs directing motorists to Lynyrd Skynyrd Monument in Pike County. MS - SB2767 State employees; provide for percentage increase in annual compensation. MS - SB2816 Community health centers; revise reimbursement for telehealth services. MS - SB2827 Delta Incentives for Community and Economic Development Act; create. MS - SB2925 Local governmental entities and school districts; authorize grant of admin leave with pay in certain disasters or emergencies. MS - SB2938 Appropriation; Emergency Management Agency. MS - SB2939 Appropriation; Military Department. MS - SB2940 Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Board. MS - SB2948 Appropriation; Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority. MS - SB2949 Appropriation; Transportation, Department of - State Aid Road Construction, Office of. MS - SB3044 Equity in Distance Learning Act; enact. MS - SB3047 The Mississippi County and Municipality Emergency Relief Program; establish. MS - SB3059 Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Bd.-CARES Act. MS - SR19 Recognize former JSU President Dr. John Arthur Peoples, Jr., and Mrs. Mary Peoples for contributions to higher education in MS. 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 - SR62 National Principals Month for October. MS - SC510 Commend musical excellence of Select Chorus at Forrest County Agricultural High School. MS - SC515 Mourn the passing of Alcorn State University Historian Dr. Josephine Posey. MS - SC517 Commend Honorable Fred Banks, Jr. MS - SC518 Commend Honorable Reuben V. Anderson, first African American Justice of Mississippi Supreme Court. 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 - SC522 Commend Alcorn State University "Braves" Football Team and Coach Fred McNair for winning 2019 second-consecutive SWAC Championship. MS - SC525 Recognize former Senator Willie Simmons as first African American elected to the Mississippi Transportation Commission. 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 - 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 - 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 - SC555 Commend legacy of Honorable Hiram Revels on 150th Anniversary of his election to U.S. Senate. MS - SC556 Recognize former JSU President Dr. John Arthur Peoples, Jr., and Mrs. Mary Peoples for contributions to higher education in MS. 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 - SC587 Mourn the passing of former Senator Bob M. Dearing of Natchez, Mississippi, and commend his public and charitable service.