MS HB1072 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 28 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-02-28 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 29-1-145, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That If A Chancery Clerk Or Municipal Clerk Notifies The Secretary Of State Of A Hazardous Tree On Certified Tax Forfeited Property And Such Tree Is Removed, Then The Cost Of The Removal May Be Submitted To The Secretary Of State For Reimbursement; To Provide That The Maintenance Costs Shall Be Paid With Proceeds From The Sales Of Tax Forfeited Properties From The Preceding Year Rather Than From Funds Deposited Into The Land Records Maintenance Fund; To Authorize The Secretary Of State To Withhold A Certain Percentage Of Its Proceeds From The Sales Of Tax Forfeited Land To Pay For The Removal; And For Related Purposes.

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Hazardous trees on tax forfeited land; authorize counties/municipalities to remove and Secretary of State to reimburse for the removal of.


Roll Calls

2023-02-09 - House - House Passed (Y: 115 N: 2 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-02-28SenateDied In Committee
2023-02-23SenateDR - TSDPAA: PP To AP
2023-02-14SenateReferred To Public Property;Appropriations
2023-02-10HouseTransmitted To Senate
2023-02-09HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2023-02-08HouseRead the Third Time
2023-01-31HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2023-01-16HouseReferred To Municipalities

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
291145Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments