MS SB2821 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Passed on April 16 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-16 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 77-3-705, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Certain Definitions As Used In The Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; To Expand The Definition Of "telephone Solicitation" To Include Text Message Communications, Solicitations Of A Charitable Contribution, And Solicitations Of Items Of Value Regardless Of Whether A Sales Presentation Is Made; To Amend Section 77-3-711, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity Thereto; To Amend Section 77-3-725, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Civil Penalties For Violations Of The Act; To Amend Section 77-3-737, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Remove The Repealer On The Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; And For Related Purposes.

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Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; revise to include text messages and solicitations for charitable contributions.


Roll Calls

2019-03-28 - Senate - Senate Conference Report Adopted (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-03-28 - House - House Conference Report Adopted (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-03-13 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 116 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-07 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-04-16 Approved by Governor
2019-04-03HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2019-04-03SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2019-03-28HouseConference Report Adopted
2019-03-28SenateConference Report Adopted
2019-03-26HouseConference Report Filed
2019-03-26SenateConference Report Filed
2019-03-25HouseConferees Named Beckett,Bounds,Steverson
2019-03-22SenateConferees Named Doty,Harkins,Polk
2019-03-20SenateDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2019-03-14HouseReturned For Concurrence
2019-03-14HouseMotion to Reconsider Tabled
2019-03-13HouseMotion to Reconsider Entered (Lamar, Beckett, Steverson)
2019-03-13HousePassed As Amended
2019-02-28HouseTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2019-02-20HouseReferred To Public Utilities
2019-02-08SenateTransmitted To House
2019-02-05SenateTitle Suff Do Pass
2019-02-05SenateDR - TSDP: EN To AC
2019-01-21SenateReferred To Energy;Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency

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