MS HB296 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 31 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-01-31 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Sections 25-15-13, 37-13-91, 37-23-63, 41-4-18, 41-7-173, 41-7-191, 43-7-61 And 43-18-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Modernize The Terminology That Is Used In State Statutes To Refer To Persons With An Intellectual Disability By Replacing The Term "mentally Retarded" With "intellectual Disability"; And For Related Purposes.

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Mississippi Code; modernize terminology by replacing "mentally retarded" with "intellectual disability".



2023-01-31HouseDied In Committee
2023-01-09HouseReferred To Public Health and Human Services

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
251513Amended CodeSee Bill Text
371391Amended CodeSee Bill Text
372363Amended CodeSee Bill Text
41418Amended CodeSee Bill Text
417173Amended CodeSee Bill Text
417191Amended CodeSee Bill Text
43181Amended CodeSee Bill Text
43761Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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