MS HB273 | 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 Amend Section 5-8-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of "lobbying" To Include Attempting To Influence The Procurement Of Materials, Services Or Construction By An Agency And Promoting Or Attempting To Influence The Awarding Of A Grant Or Contract With Any Department Or Agency Of The Executive, Legislative Or Judicial Branch Of State Or Local Government; To Revise The Definition Of "lobbyist" To Include Any Individual Who Is Employed By Or Has Contracted With Any Private Entity For The Purpose Of Providing Any Type Of Consulting Or Other Similar Service But Also Engages In Any Type Of Lobbying Activities And To Include Any Individual Who Attempts To Influence Any Member Or Employee Of A Governing Authority, County Board Of Supervisors, Utility District, Water Board, Sewer Board, Or Any Other Similar Local Board; To Bring Forward Section 5-8-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Lobbying; revise definition of.



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

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
583Amended CodeSee Bill Text
587New CodeSee Bill Text

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