MS SB2197 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 14 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-03-14 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 35-3-21, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize County Veteran Service Officers To Act For A Veteran For Certain Services Under A Written Power Of Attorney Authorized By The Veteran For The Purpose Of Assisting With Claims, Benefits, And Appeals In An Administrative Hearing Before The United States Department Of Veterans Affairs; To Provide County Veteran Service Officers With Legal Immunity Only For Such Actions In Cases Of Abuse, Fraud Or Breach Of Fiduciary Duty; And For Related Purposes.

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Veteran service officers; authorize certain action on behalf of a veteran under a power of attorney, provide immunity to.


Roll Calls

2023-03-07 - House - House Passed (Y: 118 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-08 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-03-14 Approved by Governor
2023-03-13HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-13SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-08HouseReturned For Enrolling
2023-02-28HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2023-02-13HouseReferred To Judiciary A
2023-02-09SenateTransmitted To House
2023-02-08SenateCommittee Substitute Adopted
2023-01-31SenateTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2023-01-13SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division A

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
35321Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments