MS HB195 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Failed on March 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 23-15-859, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Any Municipality With A Population Of 2,500 Residents Or Less To Conduct A Special Election For Any Issue Or Candidate At One Centralized Polling Place; To Amend Section 23-15-557, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Section; To Amend Section 23-15-300, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Any Individual Having Met The Two-year Residency Requirement For Municipal Or County Office, Shall Only Reside In The Ward Of District Of Representation At The Time Of Qualifying For Such Office; And For Related Purposes.

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Municipalities; authorize those of certain size to conduct special elections at one polling place.


Roll Calls

2021-02-11 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 110 N: 6 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-02SenateDied In Committee
2021-03-02SenateDR - TSDPAA: EL To MU
2021-02-22SenateReferred To Elections;Municipalities
2021-02-12HouseTransmitted To Senate
2021-02-11HousePassed As Amended
2021-02-10HouseRead the Third Time
2021-02-02HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2021-02-02HouseDR - TSDP: MU To AE
2021-01-28HouseDR - TSDP: AE To MU
2021-01-14HouseReferred To Apportionment and Elections;Municipalities

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2315300Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315557Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315859Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments