MS SB2079 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 15-0)
Status: Passed on April 11 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-11 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Create New Section 45-9-181, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Enact The Mississippi School Safety Guardian Act; To Define Terms; To Establish The School Safety Guardian Training Program Within The Office Of Homeland Security Within The Department Of Public Safety; To Authorize The Governing Body Of A School To Establish A School Safety Guardian Program; To Provide Civil Immunity Under Certain Circumstances For School Safety Guardians Who Comply With The Act; To Exempt The Identity Of School Safety Guardians From Public Disclosure; To Provide Minimum Requirement For The Training Program; To Enact Standards; To Provide That Subject To Appropriation And Any Other Requirements Provided By Law, The Office Of Homeland Security May Contract With A Third-party Vendor For Mobile Phone Applications And/or Computer Equipment Or Services To Accomplish The Purposes Of This Act; To Amend Section 45-1-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Direct The Commissioner To Establish Guidelines For Active Shooter Situations; To Amend Section 97-3-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Instances Of Justifiable Homicide; To Amend Section 97-37-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Defenses To A Charge Of Unlawfully Carrying Of A Concealed Weapon; And For Related Purposes.

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MS School Safety Guardian Act; create.


Roll Calls

2023-03-27 - Senate - Senate Conference Report Adopted (Y: 38 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-27 - House - House Conference Report Adopted (Y: 79 N: 32 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-07 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 79 N: 35 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-08 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 39 N: 13 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-08 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 38 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-04-11 Approved by Governor
2023-03-31HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-31SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-27HouseConference Report Adopted
2023-03-27SenateConference Report Adopted
2023-03-26HouseConference Report Filed
2023-03-26SenateConference Report Filed
2023-03-22HouseConferees Named Bain,Horan,Ford (73rd)
2023-03-17SenateConferees Named DeBar,Hill,Polk
2023-03-15SenateDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2023-03-08HouseReturned For Concurrence
2023-03-07HousePassed As Amended
2023-02-23HouseTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2023-02-20HouseReferred To Judiciary B
2023-02-09SenateTransmitted To House
2023-02-08SenateCommittee Substitute Adopted
2023-01-31SenateTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2023-01-31SenateDR - TSDPCS: ED To JA
2023-01-09SenateReferred To Education;Judiciary, Division A

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4512Amended CodeSee Bill Text
97315Amended CodeSee Bill Text
97379Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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Bill Comments