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MSSB2795PassAn Act Entitled The "mississippi Earned Parole Eligibility Act"; 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 Sentencing Court For P...
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2021-04-22
Approved by Governor
MSSB2911PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning For The Support And Maintenance Of Financial Aid Scholarship, Loan And Grant Programs And The Mississippi Office Of Student Financial Aid, For Fiscal Yea...
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2021-04-22
Approved by Governor
MSSB2907PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Support And Maintenance Of The Mississippi Agricultural And Forestry Experiment Station For Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-04-20
Approved by Governor
MSSB2912PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Of The University Of Mississippi Medical Center For Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-04-20
Approved by Governor
MSSB2904PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning For Support Of The Eight Universities For Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-04-20
Approved by Governor
MSSB2910PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning For The College Of Veterinary Medicine At Mississippi State University For Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-04-20
Approved by Governor
MSSB2908PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Support And Maintenance Of The Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service For Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-04-20
Approved by Governor
MSSB2905PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning For Support Of The Eight Universities' Designated Institutes, Laboratories And Programs For Which They Are Responsible And The Executive Office Of The Bo...
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2021-04-20
Approved by Governor
MSSB2942PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Of The State Department Of Agriculture And Commerce, For Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-04-20
Approved by Governor
MSSB2906PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Support And Maintenance Of The Alcorn State University Agricultural Research, Extension And Land-grant Programs For Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-04-20
Approved by Governor
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
MSSB2834PassAn Act To Create A Mississippi Historic Site Preservation Fund To Be Used To Match Federal Or Other Private Funds For Making Grants For The Purpose Of Fee Simple Purchase Or Protective Interest Purchase Of Endangered Property Directly Related To Miss...
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2021-04-16
Approved by Governor
MSSB2024PassAn Act To Amend Section 27-105-305, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide County Boards Of Supervisors The Discretion To Determine The Interval Of Time For Providing Notice To Financial Institutions Of The Opening Of The Bidding Process For Serving As...
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2021-04-09
Approved by Governor
MSSB2944PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The Mississippi Board Of Animal Health For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Of The Board For Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-04-09
Approved by Governor
MSSB2945PassAn Act Making An Appropriation To The State Department Of Agriculture And Commerce For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Of The Dixie National Livestock Show; A Roundup For Junior Exhibitors Of Livestock And Goats; Supplemental Funds For Livestoc...
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2021-04-09
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MSSB2909PassAn Act Making An Appropriation For The Purpose Of Defraying The Expenses Incurred In The Maintenance And Operation Of The Forest And Wildlife Research Center For Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-04-09
Approved by Governor
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
MSSB2117FailAn Act To Amend Sections 97-3-21 And 99-19-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide Alternative Sentencing And Parole Options For Juvenile Offenders In Compliance With The United States Supreme Court Holding In The Case Of Miller V. Alabama; And For...
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2021-03-29
Died In Conference
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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
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A Resolution Recognizing Dr. Felecia M. Nave As The First Female And 20th President Of Alcorn State University And Congratulating Her On The Occasion Of Her Inauguration On April 16, 2021.
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2021-03-29
Immediate Release
MSSB2943FailAn Act Making An Appropriation Of Special Funds In The State Treasury For The Support And Maintenance Of The Mississippi Egg Marketing Board, For Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-03-27
Died In Conference
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
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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
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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
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
MSSB2746PassAn Act To Create Hudson's Law, To Require Health Care Providers To Provide Educational Information To New Or Expectant Parents Who Receive A Positive Test For Chromosomal Disorder Regarding Their Child; To Require The Department Of Health To Make Inf...
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2021-03-18
Approved by Governor
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
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
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
MSSB2076PassAn Act To Reenact Sections 69-5-1, 69-5-3, 69-5-7, 69-5-8, 69-5-11, 69-5-13, 69-5-15, 69-5-27, 69-5-29 And 69-5-31, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Abolish The State Fair Commission And Transfer Its Functions And Responsibilities To The Department Of...
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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
MSSC528PassA Concurrent Resolution Commending And Congratulating Ole Miss And Pga Tour Golf Icon Randy Watkins Upon His Induction Into The Mississippi Sports Hall Of Fame And Museum.
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2021-03-12
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
MSSC531PassA Concurrent Resolution Expressing Legislative Intent Relative To Encouraging Cooperation With Military Installations To Encourage Compatible Land Use And Help Prevent Incompatible Encroachment Near Military Installations And Facilitate The Continued...
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2021-03-11
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC530PassA Concurrent Resolution Commending And Congratulating Ole Miss And Association Of Tennis Professionals Tour Tennis Standout Dave Randall Upon His Induction Into The Mississippi Sports Hall Of Fame And Museum.
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2021-03-11
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSC532PassA Concurrent Resolution To Recognize That March 4, 2021, Is "hpv Cancer Awareness Day" In Mississippi To Call Attention To The Connection Between The Human Papillomavirus (hpv) And Cancer.
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2021-03-11
Enrolled Bill Signed
MSSB2270FailAn Act To Enact "christian's Law"; To Codify New Section 41-61-66, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For The Confidentiality Of Autopsy Media Records Held By A Medical Examiner; To Define Terms; To Provide Exceptions Under Certain Circumstances, I...
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2021-03-10
Died On Calendar
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
MSSB2820FailAn Act To Create The "mississippi Tourism Reorganization Act"; To Create The Mississippi Department Of Tourism; To Require The Governor To Appoint, With The Advice And Consent Of The Senate, An Executive Director Of The Department Of Tourism; To Pres...
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2021-03-10
Died On Calendar
MSSC503PassA Concurrent Resolution Commending Ms. Asya Branch Upon Being Crowned Miss Usa 2020.
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2021-03-04
Enrolled Bill Signed
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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
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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
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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
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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
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MSSB2678FailAn Act To Create The Mississippi Computer Science And Cyber Education Equality Act; To Authorize And Direct The State Department Of Education To Implement A Mandatory K-12 Computer Science Curriculum Based On The Mississippi College And Career-readin...
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2021-03-02
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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
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