MS HB170 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Failed on February 28 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-02-28 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Create New Sections 9-23-101, 9-23-103, 9-23-105, 9-23-107, 9-23-109, 9-23-111, 9-23-113 And 9-23-115, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide Authority For A Chancery Or County Court To Establish A Domestic Abuse Court And To Provide Authority For Justice And Municipal Courts To Participate In Such A Court; To Define Certain Terms; To Provide For The Enactment Of Standards Of Operation To Govern The Operation Of Domestic Abuse Courts By The Administrative Office Of Courts; To Create The Domestic Abuse Court Special Fund; To Amend Section 99-19-73, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide An Assessment To Fund Domestic Abuse Courts; To Amend Sections 9-5-81 And 9-9-21, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform; And For Related Purposes.

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Domestic abuse court program; establish.


Roll Calls

2023-02-08 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 119 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-02-28SenateDied In Committee
2023-02-14SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division B;Appropriations
2023-02-10HouseTransmitted To Senate
2023-02-08HousePassed As Amended
2023-01-26HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2023-01-26HouseDR - TSDP: AP To JB
2023-01-24HouseDR - TSDP: JB To AP
2023-01-04HouseReferred To Judiciary B;Appropriations

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
9581Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9921Amended CodeSee Bill Text
991973Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments