MS HB272 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Revise The Mississippi Accountability And Transparency Act Of 2008; To Amend Section 27-104-153, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of "agency" To Include Counties And Municipalities; To Amend Section 27-104-155, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That By July 1, 2022, Each County With A Population Of 80,000 Or Greater And Each Municipality With A Population Of 10,000 Or Greater Shall Create And Maintain An Accountability And Transparency Website For The County Or Municipality Or Set Up A Separate Section For The County Or Municipality On The County's Or Municipality's Current Website; To Amend Section 27-104-163, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Provisions Of This Act; To Bring Forward Sections 27-104-161, 27-104-103 And 7-7-211, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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MS Accountability and Transparency Act; revise to include certain counties and municipalities.



2021-02-02HouseDied In Committee
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
27104103New CodeSee Bill Text
27104153Amended CodeSee Bill Text
27104155Amended CodeSee Bill Text
27104161New CodeSee Bill Text
27104163Amended CodeSee Bill Text
77211New CodeSee Bill Text

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