MS HB521 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on April 17 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-17 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Authorize The Mississippi Insurance Department To Create The Mississippi Length-of-service Award Program (losap) For The Recruitment And Retention Of Volunteer Firefighters; To Provide That The Program Will Provide Paid Length-of-service Awards To Eligible Volunteer Firefighters; To Provide Definitions; To Provide That The Losap Shall Be Administered By The Mississippi Length-of-service Award Program Board Of Trustees And To Provide The Members Who Will Serve On The Board; To Provide The Powers And Duties Of The Losap Board Of Trustees; To Create The "mississippi Volunteer Firefighter Length-of-service Awards Program Fund" (losap Fund) Maintained By The State Treasurer And To Provide What Monies In The Fund May Be Used For; To Provide That The Mississippi Insurance Department Shall Notify The State Fire Marshal And The Losap Board Of Trustees Of Any Volunteer Fire Department Member Who Is Ineligible To Receive The Losap Funds; And For Related Purposes.

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Length of Service Award Program; authorize for the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters.


Roll Calls

2023-03-31 - House - House Conference Report Adopted (Y: 114 N: 2 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-30 - Senate - Senate Conference Report Adopted (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-07 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-09 - House - House Passed (Y: 116 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-04-17 Approved by Governor
2023-04-05SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-04-05HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-31HouseConference Report Adopted
2023-03-30SenateConference Report Adopted
2023-03-30SenateConference Report Filed
2023-03-30HouseConference Report Filed
2023-03-29 Suspend from Deadlines by HC 61
2023-03-27SenateConferees Named Michel,McLendon,Hopson
2023-03-25HouseConferees Named Zuber,Ford (54th),Busby
2023-03-14HouseDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2023-03-09SenateReturned For Concurrence
2023-03-07SenatePassed As Amended
2023-02-28SenateTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2023-02-28SenateDR - TSDPAA: AP To IN
2023-02-23SenateDR - TSDP: IN To AP
2023-02-13SenateReferred To Insurance;Appropriations
2023-02-10HouseTransmitted To Senate
2023-02-09HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2023-02-07HouseRead the Third Time
2023-01-31HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2023-01-31HouseDR - TSDPCS: AP To IN
2023-01-26HouseDR - TSDPCS: IN To AP
2023-01-13HouseReferred To Insurance;Appropriations

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
83137Amended CodeSee Bill Text
83139Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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