MS HB585 | 2014 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Passed on March 31 2014 - 100% progression
Action: 2014-03-31 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Sections 9-23-3, 9-23-5, 9-23-9, 9-23-11, 9-23-13, 9-23-15, 9-23-17 And 9-23-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Drug Court Provisions Regarding Legislative Intent, Definitions, The Advisory Committee, Intervention Components And Services, Participation, Authority And Funding; To Amend Section 99-15-26, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Nonadjudicated Probation; To Amend Section 47-7-33, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Probation; To Amend Sections 47-5-1003 And 47-5-1007, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Intensive Supervision And Electronic Home Detention; To Amend Section 99-15-107, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Eligibility For The Pretrial Intervention Program; To Amend Sections 97-17-39, 97-17-41, 97-17-42, 97-17-43, 97-17-47, 97-17-62, 97-17-64, 97-17-67, 97-17-70, 97-17-71, 97-21-29, 97-21-33, 97-21-37, 97-21-59, 97-23-19, 97-23-93, 97-23-94, 97-45-3, 97-45-5, 97-45-7 And 97-45-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Threshold Monetary Amount Regarding Property And Certain Other Crimes That Designates Such Crimes As Misdemeanors And Felonies And To Revise Certain Penalties; To Bring Forward Section 97-45-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972; To Create Section 97-43-3.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That It Shall Be Unlawful For Any Person To Conduct An Organized Theft Or Fraud Enterprise; To Amend Sections 41-29-139 And 41-29-313, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Penalties Related To Certain Controlled Substances; To Create Section 97-3-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define Crimes Of Violence; To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Parole Eligibility; To Amend Section 47-5-138.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Exceptions For Eligibility For Trusty Time; To Provide For Inmate Case Planning; To Provide Parole Release Procedures; To Amend Sections 47-7-17 And 47-5-157, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity; To Amend Section 47-7-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define Certain Terms; To Provide For Reentry Planning For Inmates; To Amend Sections 45-33-41, 47-5-173 And 47-5-177, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Victim Notification Provisions; To Amend Sections 47-7-5 And 47-7-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Training Requirements; To Provide For Graduated Sanctions And Incentives; To Provide For Earned Discharge; To Amend Sections 47-7-27, 47-7-34, 47-7-37, 47-5-901 And 47-5-911, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Parole Violation Hearings Provisions; To Establish Technical Violation Centers In The Department Of Corrections; To Amend Sections 47-5-10 And 47-5-26, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity; To Amend Section 47-5-28, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Duties And Responsibilities Of The Commissioner Of The Department Of Corrections; To Require County Clerks, Municipal Clerks And Justice Court Clerks To File Certain Information With The Mississippi Judicial College; To Provide For Fiscal Impact Notes; To Create The Sentencing And Criminal Justice Oversight Task Force; To Provide For The Membership, Duties And Powers Of The Task Force; To Make A Statement Of Legislative Intent And Purpose To Provide Veterans Treatment Courts; To Authorize Creation Of A Veterans Treatment Court Program By The Circuit Courts; To Provide Conditions For Eligibility For Participation In A Program; To Task The Administrative Office Of Courts With Supervisory Responsibility; To Require The State Drug Court Advisory Committee With The Responsibility To Develop Statewide Rules And Policies For Veterans Treatment Courts; To Create The Veterans Treatment Courts Funds; To Provide For Immunity Of The Staff Members Of Veterans Treatment Courts For Their Good-faith Acts; And For Related Purposes.

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Crimes & sentencing; enact certain reforms.


Roll Calls

2014-03-20 - Senate Conference Report Adopted (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-03-20 - House Conference Report Adopted (Y: 105 N: 13 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-03-17 - Senate Conference Report Adopted (Y: 45 N: 4 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-03-17 - House Conference Report Adopted (Y: 105 N: 16 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-03-06 - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 49 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-13 - House Passed As Amended (Y: 114 N: 4 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-10 - House Passed As Amended (Y: 106 N: 7 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2014-03-31 Approved by Governor
2014-03-25SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2014-03-25HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2014-03-20SenateConference Report Adopted
2014-03-20HouseConference Report Adopted
2014-03-19HouseConference Report Filed
2014-03-19SenateConference Report Filed
2014-03-19SenateRecommitted For Further Conf
2014-03-19HouseRecommitted For Further Conf
2014-03-18SenateMotion to Reconsider Entered
2014-03-17SenateConference Report Adopted
2014-03-17HouseMotion to Reconsider Entered (Malone, Gipson, Campbell, Taylor)
2014-03-17HouseConference Report Adopted
2014-03-13SenateConference Report Filed
2014-03-13HouseConference Report Filed
2014-03-12SenateConferees Named Jackson (32nd),Wiggins,Tindell
2014-03-12HouseConferees Named Gipson,Dixon,Taylor
2014-03-11HouseDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2014-03-07SenateReturned For Concurrence
2014-03-06SenatePassed As Amended
2014-03-03SenateTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2014-02-21SenateReferred To Corrections
2014-02-17HouseTransmitted To Senate
2014-02-13HouseImmediate Release
2014-02-13HousePassed As Amended
2014-02-11HouseMotion to Reconsider Entered (Baker, Gipson, Campbell)
2014-02-10HousePassed As Amended
2014-02-10HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2014-01-30HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2014-01-30HouseDR - TSDPCS: CN To JB
2014-01-30HouseDR - TSDPCS: JB To CN
2014-01-20HouseReferred To Judiciary B;Corrections

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