MS SB2303 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act Entitled The "women's Economic Security Act Of 2021"; To Require Minimum Spending Levels On The Child Care Payment Program (ccpp) From The Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (tanf) Block Grant; To Amend Section 43-13-115, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Medicaid Eligibility To Include Those Individuals Who Are Entitled To Benefits Under The Federal Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act Of 2010 (aca) Beginning July 1, 2021; To Amend Section 43-13-117, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Include Essential Health Benefits For Individuals Eligible For Medicaid Under The Federal Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act Of 2010 (aca); To Amend Section 37-153-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Expand The Mississippi State Workforce Investment Board To Include A Woman With Expertise In Assisting Women In Job Training And Securing Employment In Nontraditional Occupations; To Amend Section 7-1-355, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The Mississippi Department Of Employment Security To Achieve Gender Equity In The Workforce Investment Act Or Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act Workforce Development System; To Require Certain Information To Be Included In An Annual Report To The Legislature; To Require Equal Pay Certificates Of Compliance; To Create Women And High-wage, High-demand, Nontraditional Jobs Grant Program; To Establish The Mississippi Paid Family Leave Act; To Amend Title 71, Labor And Industry, Chapter 1, Employer And Employee, To Add A Section Prohibiting Discrimination In Employment Based On Pregnancy, Childbirth, Or A Related Condition; To Provide For Paid Sick And Safe Leave Time; To Increase The State Minimum Wage; To Enact The Evelyn Gandy Fair Pay Act; And For Related Purposes.

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Women's Economic Security Act of 2021; enact.



2021-02-02SenateDied In Committee
2021-01-13SenateReferred To Labor;Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
371537Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4313115Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4313117Amended CodeSee Bill Text
71355Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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