MS HB915 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 47-5-555, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize The Mississippi Prison Industries Corporation To Utilize Municipal And County Inmate Labor If The Department Of Corrections Is Unable To Provide Sufficient Inmate Labor For Prison Industry Programs; To Amend Section 47-5-539, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide A Certain Definition; To Amend Section 47-1-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide A Certain Exception To Allow The Hiring Of Certain Prisons; To Create A New Section To Authorize The Board Of Supervisors Of Any County Or The Governing Authorities Of Any Municipality To Provide Sufficient Inmate Labor To The Corporation Under Certain Circumstances; And For Related Purposes.

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MS Prison Industries Corporation; may utilize county or municipal inmate labor under certain circumstances.



2019-02-05HouseDied In Committee
2019-01-21HouseReferred To Corrections

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