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MSSB2267PassAn Act To Amend Section 37-3-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, As Amended By House Bill No. 1263, 2021 Regular Session, To Provide That The Department Of Education Shall Grant Licenses Within A Period Of 21 Days From The Date Of A Completed Application To...
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2021-04-16
Approved by Governor
MSSB2313PassAn Act To Be Known As The "mississippi Intercollegiate Athletics Compensation Rights Act"; To Authorize Student-athletes To Earn Compensation For His Name, Image And Likeness; To Define Terms Relating Thereto; To Provide That Student-athletes Shall N...
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2021-04-16
Approved by Governor
MSSB3090PassAn Act To Amend Chapter 816, Local And Private Laws Of 1991, As Last Amended By Chapter 932, Local And Private Laws Of 2017, To Extend The Date Of Repeal From July 1, 2021, To July 1, 2025, On The Provision Of Law That Establishes The Washington Coun...
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2021-04-16
Approved by Governor
MSSB2249FailAn Act To Restore The Right Of Suffrage To Riney Spiller Of Washington County, Mississippi.
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2021-04-01
Died In Committee
MSSC524FailA Concurrent Resolution Apologizing For The Role Of The State In The Prosecution Of Curtis Flowers Of Winona, Mississippi, Who Was Tried An Unprecedented Six Times In A Murder Case And Spent 23 Years In Prison And His Final Conviction Was Appealed To...
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2021-04-01
Died In Committee
MSSB3078FailAn Act To Amend Chapter 955, Local And Private Laws Of 1996, As Last Amended By Chapter 1030, Local And Private Laws Of 1999, To Authorize The Board Of Supervisors Of Tunica County, Mississippi, To Levy An Occupancy Assessment Of $3.00 Per Day, For T...
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2021-04-01
Died In Committee
MSSB2573FailAn Act To Amend Section 45-1-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The Department Of Public Safety To Implement Uniform Reporting Standards For Jail Census Data By County Sheriff's Departments And To Create And Maintain A Centralized Database For S...
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2021-03-29
Died In Conference
MSSB2602FailAn Act To Amend Section 83-34-4, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Divert A Certain Amount Of The Nonadmitted Insurer Policy Fee To Fund The Rural Fire Truck And Supplemental Fund, And To Provide Funds To The Fire Marshal's Office For Fire Apparatus Grant...
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2021-03-29
Died In Conference
MSSR47Engross

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A Resolution Saluting And Extending The Congratulations Of The Mississippi Senate To 87-year-old Blues Legend Bobby Rush For Winning A 2021 Grammy Award For Best Traditional Blues Album.
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2021-03-29
Immediate Release
MSSB2759PassAn Act To Amend Section 43-17-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Monthly Benefit Amount For Temporary Assistance For Needy Families; To Require The Department Of Human Services To Provide Reports To The Chairmen Of The House And Senate Publ...
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2021-03-24
Approved by Governor
MSSR28Engross

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A Resolution Commending And Congratulating The Jackson State University Women's Basketball Team For Winning The 2019-2020 Southwestern Athletic Conference Regular Season Championship And Head Coach Tomekia Reed For Being Named The 2019-2020 Coach Of ...
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2021-03-22
Adopted
MSSR41Engross

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A Resolution Commending And Congratulating The Jackson State University "lady Tigers" Women's Basketball Team And "coach Of The Year" Tomekia Reed For Winning The Southwestern Athletic Conference (swac) Regular Season Championship In Back-to-back Yea...
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2021-03-22
Adopted
MSSR40Engross

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A Resolution Commending And Congratulating The Jackson State University "tigers" Men's Basketball Team And Head Coach Wayne Brent For Winning The Co-swac 2021 Regular Season Championship.
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2021-03-22
Adopted
MSSB2282PassAn Act To Amend Section 43-21-605, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Raise The Minimum Age At Which A Child May Be Committed To The State Training School And Held In Secure Detention; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-03-18
Law W/out Governor's Signature
MSSC517PassA Concurrent Resolution Paying Tribute To The Life And Legacy Of Former State Senator And Representative Nolan Mettetal Of Sardis, Mississippi, And Extending The Profound Sympathy Of The Legislature To His Surviving Family On His Passing.
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2021-03-18
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2149PassAn Act To Amend Section 37-151-103, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The State Department Of Education To Hold School Districts Harmless When Calculating Average Daily Attendance For The 2020-2021 Scholastic Year; To Provide That The State Depart...
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2021-03-18
Approved by Governor
MSSB2605PassAn Act To Authorize The Governing Authorities Of Municipalities To Allow The Operation Of Golf Carts And Low-speed Vehicles On Certain Public Roads And Streets Within The Municipality; To Require Individuals Operating A Golf Cart Or Low-speed Vehicle...
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2021-03-17
Approved by Governor
MSSB2075PassAn Act To Change The Name Of The Natchez State Park To The Bob M. Dearing Natchez State Park; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-03-17
Approved by Governor
MSSC502PassA Concurrent Resolution Remembering The Legacy Of Former Governor William F. Winter And Extending The Deepest Sympathy Of The Legislature To His Surviving Family And Friends On His Passing.
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2021-03-15
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC529PassA Concurrent Resolution Commending And Congratulating Ole Miss Lineman Terrence Metcalf Upon His Induction Into The 2021 Class Of The Mississippi Sports Hall Of Fame And Museum.
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2021-03-12
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC518PassA Concurrent Resolution Commending And Congratulating Hillcrest Christian School "lady Cougars" Fast Pitch Softball Team And Head Coach Reinaldo Dixon For Their Outstanding 2020 Season And For Winning The Midsouth Association Of Independent Schools (...
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2021-03-11
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2221PassAn Act To Establish The Mississippi Dementia Care Program Within The Department Of Human Services As A Pilot Program For The Purpose Of Respite Care Services To Informal Caregivers Of And Persons With Alzheimer's Disease Or Related Dementia; To Provi...
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2021-03-10
Approved by Governor
MSSC503PassA Concurrent Resolution Commending Ms. Asya Branch Upon Being Crowned Miss Usa 2020.
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2021-03-04
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSR23Engross

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A Resolution Expressing The Deepest Sympathy Of The Mississippi Senate To The Surviving Family And Friends Of Greenville, Mississippi, Native Mary Wilson, Co-founding Member Of The Legendary Motown Group "the Supremes," And Commending Her Musical Leg...
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2021-03-04
Adopted
MSSB2001FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-19-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Minimum Teacher Salary Scale By Increasing The Minimum Salary; To Amend Section 37-21-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Minimum Annual Salary For Teacher Assistants; ...
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2021-03-02
Died In Committee
MSSB2561FailAn Act To Enact The "empowering Reentry Through Licensing Act" Which Provides For A Six-month Provisional Driver's License Issued By The Department Of Public Safety To Eligible Persons Who Have Been Released From Incarceration; To Define Terms; To Au...
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2021-03-02
Died In Committee
MSSB2574FailAn Act To Create A Pilot Reentry Court; To Establish A Rehabilitation And Workforce Development Program At The Mississippi Department Of Corrections; To Authorize The Judge Presiding Over The Pilot Reentry Court At The Time Of Initial Sentencing Of A...
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2021-03-02
Died In Committee
MSSB2527FailAn Act To Reenact Sections 37-159-1, 37-159-5, 37-159-7, 37-159-9, 37-159-11 And 37-159-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Create The "mississippi Critical Teacher Shortage Act Of 1998"; To Amend Section 37-159-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exten...
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2021-03-02
Died In Committee
MSSB2305FailAn Act To Codify New Section 37-106-36, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create The "william F. Winter And Jack Reed, Sr., Teacher Loan Repayment Program" To Be Administered By The State Financial Aid Board; To Provide For The Qualifications For Applican...
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2021-03-02
Died In Committee
MSSB2389FailAn Act To Amend Section 93-21-107, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Eligibility For Certain Funds For Domestic Violence Shelters; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-03-02
Died In Committee
MSSB2426FailAn Act To Require The Mississippi Department Of Human Services To Establish A Grant Program For Regional Food Banks; To Require The Department To Allocate Funds To Regional Food Banks; To Provide A Formula To Calculate The Annual Percentages Of Funds...
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2021-03-02
Died In Committee
MSSB2553FailAn Act To Amend Sections 47-5-901 And 47-5-903, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Allow An Inmate Placed Under The Custody Of The Department Of Corrections To Serve All Or Part Of His Sentence In The County Requested By A Sheriff Or Board Of Supervisors O...
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2021-03-02
Died In Committee
MSSC510PassA Concurrent Resolution Extending The Deepest Sympathy Of The Legislature To The Bereaved Family Of Former Senator Thomas Oliver "tommy" Moffatt, Sr., Of Gautier, Mississippi, And Paying Tribute To His Career Of Public And Charitable Service.
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2021-03-01
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2056FailAn Act To Authorize The Issuance Of State General Obligation Bonds To Provide Funds To Assist The City Of Greenville, Mississippi, In Paying Costs Associated With Making Improvements To Streets Located In The City Of Greenville; And For Related Purpo...
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSB2178FailAn Act To Authorize The Issuance Of State General Obligation Bonds To Provide Funds For The Purpose Of Repairing, Renovating And Refurbishing The E.e. Bass Cultural Arts Center In Greenville, Mississippi; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSB2179FailAn Act To Authorize The Issuance Of State General Obligation Bonds To Provide Funds To Assist In The Construction, Furnishing And Equipping Of The Mississippi River Museum In Greenville, Mississippi; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSB2180FailAn Act To Authorize The Issuance Of State General Obligation Bonds To Provide Funds To Assist The City Of Greenville, Mississippi, In Paying Costs Associated With Making Improvements To Portions Of Broadway Street And Reed Road Located In The City Of...
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSB2169FailAn Act To Establish A Revolving Loan Program For The Purpose Of Making Loans To Assist Rural Counties And Municipalities In Paying Costs Associated With Emergency Repair, Maintenance, Construction, Reconstruction, Upgrades Of And Improvements To Infr...
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSB2176FailAn Act To Authorize The Issuance Of State General Obligation Bonds To Provide Funds To Assist Sunflower County Ministerial Alliance Counseling Services (scmacs), Inc., In Paying The Costs Associated With The Construction Of A Transitional Shelter In ...
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSB2185FailAn Act To Amend Section 27-65-111, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exempt From The State Sales Tax Sales Of Food And Beverages, Other Than Beer And Light Wine, In Supermarkets, Grocery Stores, Convenience Stores, Dollar Stores, Drugstores And Farmers' M...
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSB2168FailAn Act To Amend Section 27-7-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Remove The Provisions That Phase Out, Beginning January 1, 2019, Income Taxation On The First $5,000.00 Of Taxable Income; To Amend Section 27-7-18, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Remove A Pr...
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSB2217FailAn Act Making An Appropriation To The University Of Mississippi Medical Center For The Purpose Of Providing Funding For Establishing And Supporting A Graduate Medical Education Residency Program At The Delta Regional Medical Center In Greenville, Mis...
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSB2177FailAn Act To Authorize The Issuance Of State General Obligation Bonds To Provide Funds For The Construction, Furnishing And Equipping Of Two Career Technical Buildings At The Greenville Higher Education Center; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSB2166FailAn Act To Amend Section 27-31-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exempt From Taxation All Property, Real Or Personal, Used Exclusively For The Housing Of And Provision Of Services To Victims Of Domestic Violence Or Sexual Assault, Which Is Owned, Operat...
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSC516PassA Concurrent Resolution Paying Tribute To The Memory And Career Of Pioneering Country Music Superstar Charley Pride From Sledge, Mississippi, And Extending Deepest Sympathy To His Bereaved Family.
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2021-02-24
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC509PassA Concurrent Resolution Extending The Deepest Sympathy Of The Mississippi Legislature To The Bereaved Family Of Former Jackson State University Hall Of Fame Coach William C. "w.c." Gorden And Expressing Our Condolences To The Jackson State Administra...
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2021-02-24
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2438FailAn Act To Amend Section 27-7-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Remove The Provisions That Phase Out, Beginning January 1, 2018, Income Taxation On The First $5,000.00 Of Taxable Income; To Amend Section 27-7-18, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Remove A Pr...
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSSC504PassA Concurrent Resolution Congratulating James F. "ted" Booth On Receiving The 2020 Legislative Staff Achievement Award For His Remarkable Commitment To Producing The "redistricting Law 2020," Also Known As The Red Book, The Fourth Edition Of The Natio...
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2021-02-24
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC519PassA Concurrent Resolution Commending And Congratulating The Brookhaven High School "panthers" Boys Cross-country Team And Coach Shannon Knott For Their Second Consecutive Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5a State Championship.
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2021-02-24
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC515PassA Concurrent Resolution Extending The Condolences Of The Mississippi Legislature To The Bereaved Family Of Mayor Joel Travis Miles Of Wiggins, Mississippi, And Remembering His Legacy Of Community Leadership.
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2021-02-24
Enrolled Bill Signed
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