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MSSB3059PassAn Act Making An Appropriation From The Budget Contingency Fund To The Veterans' Affairs Board To Defray Eligible Covid-19 Expenses For Fiscal Year 2021; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-10-09
Law W/out Governor's Signature
MSSB2925FailAn Act To Authorize Local Governmental Entities And Local School Districts To Grant Administrative Leave With Pay To The Employees Of Those Local Governmental Entities And Local School Districts In The Event Of Certain Disasters Or Emergencies; And F...
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2020-10-02
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MSSC575FailA Concurrent Resolution Suspending The Deadlines For The Purpose Of The Further Consideration And Passage Of Senate Bill No. 2446, 2020 Regular Session, Entitled "an Act To Amend Section 3-3-16, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Change The Design Of The O...
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2020-10-02
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MSSC581FailA Concurrent Resolution Suspending The Deadlines For The Purpose Of Requesting The Drafting, Introduction, Consideration And Passage Of A Bill Entitled "an Act To Amend Section 3-3-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Designate June 19th As An Official St...
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2020-10-02
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MSSC582FailA Concurrent Resolution Saluting And Memorializing The Generation Of Businessmen And Community Leaders That Established A Vibrant Automotive Marketplace In Jackson, Mississippi, Following World War Ii And The African American Legends And Success Stor...
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2020-10-02
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MSSC587PassA Concurrent Resolution Extending The Deepest Sympathy Of The Legislature To The Bereaved Family Of Former Senator Bob M. Dearing Of Natchez, Mississippi, And Paying Tribute To His Career Of Public And Charitable Service.
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2020-10-02
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB3062FailAn Act To Amend Section 23-15-713, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize All Duly Qualified Electors To Vote By Absentee Ballot In Person For The 2020 General Election Due To The Covid-19 Pandemic; To Amend Sections 23-15-627, 23-15-631, 23-15-635, ...
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2020-10-02
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MSSR59EngrossA Resolution Commending The Life And Paying Tribute To James Charles Evers, A Respected Entrepreneur, Civil Rights Activist And Politician And Extending The Sympathy Of The Senate To His Bereaved Family.
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2020-10-01
Immediate Release
MSSR62EngrossA Resolution Recognizing October 2020 As "national Principals Month".
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2020-10-01
Immediate Release
MSSC584PassA Concurrent Resolution Paying Tribute To The Life Of Iconic Vicksburg Physician Dr. William Briggs Hopson, Jr., A Pillar In The Mississippi Health-care Community, And Extending The Deepest Sympathy Of The Mississippi Legislature To His Family.
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2020-08-10
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2464FailAn Act To Expand Offenders' Access To Administrative Reductions In Time Through The Trusty-time Program And The Earned-time Allowance Program; To Provide That Offenders Convicted Of Crimes That Prohibit Reductions In Sentence Shall Be Ineligible For ...
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2020-07-10
Died In Conference
MSSB2550FailAn Act To Amend Section 63-11-30, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Permit The Nonadjudication Of A First Offense Of Driving Under The Influence By A Commercial Driver's License Holder Who Was Not Operating A Commercial Vehicle At The Time Of The Offense ...
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2020-07-10
Died In Conference
MSSB2759FailAn Act To Amend Sections 73-77-5, 73-77-7 And 73-77-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Certain Provisions Of The Fresh Start Act Of 2019 Shall Apply Notwithstanding Any Other Provision Of Law; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-07-10
Died In Conference
MSSB3045PassAn Act To Restore The Right Of Suffrage To Azalean Jones Rogers Of Bolivar County, Mississippi.
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2020-07-09
Law W/out Governor's Signature
MSSB3044PassAn Act To Establish The "equity In Distance Learning Act" To Be Administered By The Mississippi Department Of Education To Provide Guidance, Technical Support And Financial Reimbursement To Schools To Provide Distance Learning And Online Services; To...
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2020-07-09
Law W/out Governor's Signature
MSSB3047PassAn Act To Establish The Mississippi County And Municipality Emergency Relief Program Which Shall Be Administered By The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency To Reimburse Counties And Municipalities For Eligible Expenditures Incurred In Response To...
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2020-07-09
Law W/out Governor's Signature
MSSB2123VetoAn Act Entitled The "mississippi Correctional Safety And Rehabilitation Act Of 2020"; To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prescribe Conditions For Parole Eligibility And To Provide Limitations On Inmate Eligibility To Petition The S...
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2020-07-08
Vetoed
MSSB2684PassAn Act To Amend Sections 47-5-931 And 47-5-933, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Grant Authority To The Governor And Commissioner Of Corrections To Increase The Number Of Offenders Who Can Be Placed In Regional Correctional Facilities; To Authorize To In...
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2020-07-08
Approved by Governor
MSSB2563PassAn Act To Create "the Incentives Transparency For A Prosperous Mississippi Act"; To Define Terms; To Set Initial Requirements For The Awarding Of An Economic Incentive By The Mississippi Development Authority To A Certified Applicant For A Qualified ...
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2020-07-08
Approved by Governor
MSSB2983PassAn Act To Authorize The Board Of Supervisors Of Coahoma County, Mississippi, To Contribute Up To $15,000.00 Annually To But God Ministries; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-07-02
Approved by Governor
MSSC585PassA Concurrent Resolution Commending The Distinguished Career And Meritorious Service Of Dr. Vernon Clyde Muse As President Of Hinds Community College And Congratulating Him Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement On June 30, 2020, After 42 Years Of Outsta...
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2020-07-02
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2553PassAn Act To Create The "uniform Partition Of Heir Property Act"; To Define Certain Terms; To Provide For Applicability And Relation To Other Law; To Establish The Procedures To Be Followed By The Courts In Partitioning Real Property That Is Determined ...
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2020-07-01
Approved by Governor
MSSC579PassA Concurrent Resolution Recognizing And Congratulating Jackson State University Viral Star Thomas "snacks" Lee For Winning The Espy Award For The "can't-stop-watching-moment Of The Year."
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2020-07-01
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC580PassA Concurrent Resolution Recognizing And Congratulating Ashley Robinson, Vice President And Director Of Athletics At Jackson State University, As The First African American Selected As President Of The Division I Football Championship Subdivision Athl...
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2020-07-01
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSR57EngrossA Resolution Mourning The Passing Of Emma Sanders, Lifelong Member Of The Democratic Party State Executive Committee, And Expressing The Sympathy Of The Senate To Her Surviving Family.
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2020-07-01
Immediate Release
MSSB2626PassAn Act To Amend Section 41-99-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of "service Grant"; To Define "primary Care Physician," "care Grant" And "physician Grant"; To Amend Section 41-99-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Expand The Purpose ...
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2020-06-30
Approved by Governor
MSSB2212PassAn Act To Create An Advisory Committee To Promote Transparency By Promulgating Criteria To Facilitate The Availability Of Comparable And Uniform County Jail Census Data; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-06-29
Approved by Governor
MSSC556PassA Concurrent Resolution Paying Tribute And Extending The Appreciation Of The Legislature To Former Jackson State University President Dr. John Arthur Peoples, Jr., And Mrs. Mary Peoples For Their Legacy Of Contributions To Higher Education In The Sta...
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2020-06-25
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2131PassAn Act To Amend Section 7-3-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Official Seal Used By The Secretary Of State Shall Contain The Words "in God We Trust" At The Bottom Of The Seal; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-06-25
Approved by Governor
MSSC563PassA Concurrent Resolution Recognizing The Career Accomplishments And Civic Contributions Of Tom Pittman, President And Ceo Of The Community Foundation Of Northwest Mississippi, On The Occasion Of His Retirement And Extending The Best Wishes Of The Legi...
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2020-06-25
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2340FailAn Act To Amend Section 27-7-22.31, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Authorizes An Income Tax Credit For Costs And Expenses Incurred For The Rehabilitation Of Certain Historic Structures, To Provide That The Tax Credit Shall Apply To Taxpayers Who Hav...
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2020-06-23
Died On Calendar
MSSB2523FailAn Act To Amend Section 45-2-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Death Benefit Payable From The Law Enforcement Officers And Fire Fighters Death Benefits Trust Fund For Law Enforcement Officers And Firefighters Killed In The Line Of Duty; An...
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2020-06-17
Died On Calendar
MSSB2526FailAn Act To Provide For A Six-month Provisional Driver's License Issued By The Department Of Public Safety To An Applicant Who Has Been Released From Incarceration After Serving A Minimum Of One Year And His License Has Been Suspended, Revoked Or Cance...
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2020-06-17
Died On Calendar
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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2020-06-09
Died In Committee
MSSB2551FailAn Act To Amend Section 93-1-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Judges Of The United States District Courts For The Northern Or Southern Districts Of Mississippi To Solemnize Rites Of Matrimony Anywhere In The State; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-06-09
Died In Committee
MSSB2395FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-6-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Compensation Of School Board Members; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-06-09
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MSSB2176FailAn Act To Amend Section 93-9-10, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Circumstances Under Which A Putative Father Cannot Further Contest Paternity; And For Related Purposes.
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2020-06-09
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MSSB2421FailAn Act To Establish An Expedited Quiet Title And Foreclosure Procedure For Tax-forfeited Lands For Municipalities; To Provide That Such Procedures Shall Only Be Used By Municipalities With The Need To Rehabilitate Abandoned, Uninhabited Or Blighted P...
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2020-06-09
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MSSC522PassA Concurrent Resolution Commending And Congratulating The Alcorn State University "braves" Football Team And Coach Fred Mcnair For Winning The 2019 Swac Championship For The Second-consecutive Year, Which Was The 17th Championship In School History.
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2020-06-03
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2370FailAn 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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2020-06-03
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MSSB2343FailAn 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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2020-06-03
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MSSB2342FailAn 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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2020-06-03
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MSSB2341FailAn 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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2020-06-03
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MSSB2371FailAn 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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2020-06-03
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MSSB2336FailAn 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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2020-06-03
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MSSB2473FailAn 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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2020-06-03
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MSSB2472FailAn 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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2020-06-03
Died In Committee
MSSB2345FailAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Department Of Archives And History For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Of Commissioning An Historical Statue Of The Late Emmett Till And Memorial Sign To Be Erected On The Leflore County Courthouse Lawn, Fo...
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2020-06-03
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MSSC558PassA Concurrent Resolution Recognizing Dr. Al Rankins Of Greenville, Mississippi, As The First African American To Serve As Commissioner Of Higher Education In Mississippi And Commending His Record Of Achievement And Leadership.
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2020-06-03
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2891FailAn 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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2020-06-03
Died In Committee
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