MS HB88 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Codify New Section 5-8-27, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit State Agencies And Governing Authorities From Expending Public Funds To Pay Contract Lobbyists; To Provide That A Community Or Junior College May Not Expend Public Funds To Pay Any Person To Perform Contract Lobbying; To Amend Section 5-8-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define Additional Terms Used Under The Lobbying Law Reform Act Of 1994; To Amend Section 27-104-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Delete Contracts For Legislative Advocacy Services From The Various Types Of Contracts Subject To Oversight By The Public Procurement Review Board; To Bring Forward Section 5-8-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Exempts Certain Persons From The Lobbying Laws, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendment; To Amend Section 5-8-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Prohibits Lobbyists And Lobbyists' Clients From Participating In Certain Acts, To Conform To The Provisions Of This Act; To Bring Forward Section 37-101-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Prohibits Employees Or Agents Representing The Separate State Institutions Of Higher Learning From Appearing Before The Legislature Except Upon Order Of The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning Or Upon The Request Of The Legislature, For Purposes Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

Contract lobbyists; prohibit agencies, governing authorities and universities and colleges from hiring with public funds.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-02HouseDied In Committee
2021-01-07HouseReferred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
271047Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3710115New CodeSee Bill Text
5813Amended CodeSee Bill Text
583Amended CodeSee Bill Text
587New CodeSee Bill Text

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