MS SB2142 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 31 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-01-31 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 55-15-81, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Provisions Of The Statutory Prohibition Against The Alteration Of Historical Monuments And Memorials Located On Public Property; To Prohibit The Renaming Or Rededication Of Certain Statues, Monuments, Schools, Streets, Parks Or Similar Structures Named In Honor Of Certain Military Units, Figures Or Events; To Provide Criminal Sanctions For Violation Of This Statute; To Provide That This Section Shall Be Known As The "mississippi Heritage Protection Act"; And For Related Purposes.

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Alteration or renaming of historical monuments, memorials and streets; prohibit and provide sanctions.



2023-01-31SenateDied In Committee
2023-01-09SenateReferred To Public Property

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
551581Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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