MS HB772 | 2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Passed on May 13 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-05-13 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 43-21-201, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize A Youth Court Judge To Appoint Counsel To Represent An Indigent Parent Or Guardian And To Require Appointed Counsel To Receive Annual Training; To Amend Section 99-18-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Representation Of Indigent Parents Or Guardians By The State Defender; And For Related Purposes.

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Youth court; authorize counsel to represent indigent parent.


Roll Calls

2016-04-20 - Senate - Senate Conference Report Adopted (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-04-19 - House - House Conference Report Adopted (Y: 120 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-29 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-02-17 - House - House Passed (Y: 120 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-05-13 Approved by Governor
2016-04-26SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2016-04-26HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2016-04-20SenateConference Report Adopted
2016-04-19HouseConference Report Adopted
2016-04-18HouseConference Report Filed
2016-04-18SenateConference Report Filed
2016-04-15SenateConferees Named Bryan,McDaniel,Wiggins
2016-04-14HouseConferees Named Gipson,Hood,Dixon
2016-04-12HouseDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2016-03-31SenateReturned For Concurrence
2016-03-29SenatePassed As Amended
2016-03-22SenateTitle Suff Do Pass
2016-02-29SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division B
2016-02-18HouseTransmitted To Senate
2016-02-11HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2016-02-08HouseReferred To Judiciary B

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