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MSSB2437PassAn Act To Authorize The Creation Of A Pilot Work Initiative Within The Mississippi Prison Industries Corporation; Amend Section 47-5-539, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define Terms; To Create New Section 47-5-579, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authoriz...
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2022-04-21
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MSSB2543PassAn Act To Amend Section 45-1-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Include The Commercial Transportation Enforcement Division And The Driver Service Bureau As Separate Offices Within The Department Of Public Safety; To Amend Section 41-29-107, Mississippi ...
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2022-04-19
Approved by Governor
MSSB2545PassAn Act To Amend Section 97-17-71, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Penalties For Violations Of Purchase Transactions For Scrap Metal; To Revise Definitions By Adding Certain Terms; To Require Record Keeping For Dealer To Dealer Transactions; T...
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2022-04-18
Approved by Governor
MSSB2245PassAn Act To Amend Section 97-29-61, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Sentencing Options For The Crime Of Voyeurism; To Enact "buddy's Law"; To Require A Child Adjudicated Delinquent Of Certain Offenses Against A Domesticated Dog Or Cat To Receive A ...
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2022-04-14
Approved by Governor
MSSB2321PassAn Act To Create A Civil Cause Of Action For Engaging In Human Trafficking Or Willfully, Intentionally And Knowingly Benefitting From Participation In Human Trafficking; To Define Terms; To Provide That A Defendant Who Engages In Human Trafficking Or...
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2022-04-14
Approved by Governor
MSHB607PassAn Act To Create "parker's Law"; To Create The Crime Of "fentanyl Delivery Resulting In Death"; To Provide The Penalty For Such Crime; To Provide An Exception For Those Who Seek Medical Attention; To Define Certain Terms; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-04-13
Approved by Governor
MSHB620FailAn Act To Amend Section 45-1-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Include The Commercial Transportation Enforcement Division And The Driver Service Bureau As Separate Units Within The Department Of Public Safety; To Amend Section 41-29-107, Mississippi Co...
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2022-03-28
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MSHB626FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-17-71, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Penalties For Violations Of Purchase Transactions For Scrap Metal; To Revise Definitions By Adding Certain Terms; To Require Record Keeping For Dealer-to-dealer Transactions; T...
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2022-03-10
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MSSB2073FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-9-72, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Offense Of Fleeing Or Eluding A Law Enforcement Officer When A Minor Is Present In The Vehicle At The Time Of The Offense; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-03-01
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MSHB621FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-9-72, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase Penalties For The Crime Of Fleeing From Law Enforcement In A Motor Vehicle; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-03-01
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MSSB2235FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-7-75, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Elements Of The Offense Of Making A Terroristic Threat; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-03-01
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MSSB2244FailAn Act To Amend Sections 97-3-21 And 99-19-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide Alternative Sentencing Options For Juvenile Offenders In Compliance With The United States Supreme Court Holding In The Case Of Miller V. Alabama; And For Related Pu...
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2022-03-01
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MSSB2237FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-5-35, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit Suspension Of The Sentence Of An Offender In A Case Involving The Exploitation Of Children; To Bring Forward Section 97-5-31, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For Purposes Of Possible Am...
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2022-03-01
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MSHB630FailAn Act To Amend Section 99-19-71, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Effect Of Expungement Procedures In Relation To Qualified Electors; To Amend Section 23-15-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Any Person Who Has Had A Disenfranchis...
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2022-03-01
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MSSB2261FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-41-16, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Rename The Section "buddy's Law"; To Require A Child Adjudicated Delinquent Under This Section To Receive A Psychiatric Evaluation And Counseling Or Treatment For A Length Of Time Prescri...
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2022-03-01
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MSHB718FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-29-51, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Crime Of Promotion Of Prostitution; To Amend Section 97-3-54.7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Where The Proceeds Of Forfeited Assets From Human Trafficking Are Deposited...
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2022-03-01
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MSHB976FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-32-51, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Provisions Of Law That Regulate Alternative Nicotine Products; To Amend Section 97-32-21, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Authority Of The Attorney General To Perform ...
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2022-03-01
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MSHB1010FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-37-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide Definitions For Felony Firearm Violations; To Amend Section 97-37-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exclude Certain Weapons From The List Of Crimes Prohibited To Be In The Possession...
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2022-03-01
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MSHB1080FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-3-69, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Evidentiary Requirements For Rape Trials; To Repeal Section 97-3-99, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provides For Spousal Rape; To Amend Section 97-3-65, Mississippi Code Of 197...
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2022-03-01
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MSHB1207FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-5-33, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Penalties For Certain Types Of Exploitation; To Amend Section 97-5-35, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Section; To Bring Forward Section 97-5-27, Mississi...
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2022-03-01
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MSHB1418FailAn Act Entitled The "second Amendment Preservation Act"; To Provide That The Mississippi Legislature Preempts The Law Of Firearms, Components, Ammunition And Firearm Supplies To The Complete Exclusion Of Any Order, Ordinance Or Regulation By Any Poli...
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2022-03-01
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MSHB61FailAn Act To Amend Section 63-3-615, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Include Penalties When "death" Results From A Child Injured While Exiting Or Boarding A School Bus; To Amend Section 97-3-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The Arrest Of The Driver ...
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2022-02-10
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MSHB169FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-3-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Add Athletic Umpires To The List Of Persons For Which The Act Of Simple Assault Is Elevated To Aggravated Assault; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-02-10
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MSHB1374FailAn Act To Repeal Section 97-3-91, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provides The Crime And Penalties For Persons Physically Injured By Reason Of Metallic Pieces Placed In Timber; To Repeal Section 97-3-93, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provides The C...
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2022-02-10
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MSHB184FailAn Act To Amend Section 75-76-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Gaming Control Act Definition Of "sports Pool" And Define "digital Platform" As A Person Or Entity That Operates A Sports Pool Or Race Book Over The Internet, Including On Websi...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB170FailAn Act To Amend Sections 45-9-101, 97-37-1 And 97-37-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Concealed Carry Of Firearms Without A License During An Emergency Evacuation; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-02-01
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MSHB187FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-37-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Any Person Convicted Of A Nonviolent Felony To Possess Firearms; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-02-01
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MSHB39FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-15-29, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase Fines For Littering; To Increase The Portion Of Littering Fines That Is Donated To The Law Enforcement Officers Monument Fund And The Scholarship Program For Children Of Deceased...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB183FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-37-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Any Person Convicted Of A Nonviolent Felony To Possess And Use Firearms And Deadly Weapons To Defend His Or Her Home Or Motor Vehicle; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-02-01
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MSHB105FailAn Act To Be Known As The "mississippi Tobacco Minimum Legal Sale Age Of 21 Act"; To Make Certain Legislative Findings Regarding The Effects Of Tobacco Use By Minors; To Define Certain Terms; To Prohibit The Sale Or Distribution Of Tobacco Products T...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB74FailAn Act To Amend Section 43-6-171, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Requirements For Legislative Drafting Offices And State Agencies To Use Certain Respectful References To Individuals With Disabilities In Preparing Legislation And Rules; To Am...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB186FailAn Act To Amend Sections 87-1-5, 97-33-1, 97-33-7, 97-33-17, 97-33-25 And 97-33-27, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Casinos In Tunica County To Locate West Of Any Point Within Tunica County That Is Three Thousand Feet To The East Of United Sta...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB191FailAn Act To Create The "mississippi Minimum Wage Law"; To Establish The State Minimum Wage At $10.00 Per Hour; To Provide That Employers With Tipped Employees Are Exempt From The Requirement To Pay The State Minimum Wage; To Establish Guidelines For Em...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB145FailAn Act To Amend Section 23-15-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That A Person Disqualified As An Elector By Reason Of Conviction Of An Offense Under Section 241, Mississippi Constitution Of 1890, Except Murder Or Rape, Shall Have His Or Her Ri...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB24FailAn Act To Create "the Combating Violence, Disorder And Looting And Law Enforcement Protection Act Of Mississippi"; To Define Terms Relating To Such Act; To Provide That Anyone Who Acts With An Assembly Of Six Or More People And Creates An Immediate D...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB125FailAn Act To Prohibit The Discharge Of A Firearm Or Weapon Within 1500 Feet Of A School Or Church; To Provide The Penalty For Violation Of Such; To Amend Section 45-9-57, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Section; To Bring Forward Se...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB196FailAn Act To Amend Section 23-15-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That A Person Who Is Otherwise A Qualified Elector And Has Been Convicted Of Vote Fraud, Of Any Crime Listed In Section 241, Mississippi Constitution Of 1890, Or Of Any Crime Inte...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB306FailAn Act To Repeal Sections 23-15-531 Through 23-15-531.12, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Authorize Direct Recording Electronic Voting Equipment To Be Used In Election; To Amend Sections 23-15-391, 23-15-545, 23-15-613 And 97-13-43, Mississippi Code ...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB206FailAn Act To Create The "mississippi Minimum Wage Law"; To Establish The State Minimum Wage At $10.00 Per Hour; To Provide That Employers With Tipped Employees Are Exempt From The Requirement To Pay The State Minimum Wage; To Establish Guidelines For Em...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB257FailAn Act To Prohibit The Removal Or Assisted Removal Of Street, Road Or Highway Signs; To Provide Penalties For Such Removal; To Amend Section 97-17-71, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Add Street, Road And Highway Signs To The List Of Metals Prohibited Fr...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB237FailAn Act To Clarify The Definition Of Hazing; To Provide Penalties For Organizations That Fail To Report Hazing; To Provide Guidelines For Investigations Of Hazing; To Amend Section 97-3-105, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Add Penalties For Hazing That I...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB334FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-27-14, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Crime Of Endangerment For Knowingly Exposing Another Person To Infectious Body Fluids; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-02-01
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MSHB367FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-29-51, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Penalties For Procuring The Services Of A Prostitute; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-02-01
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MSHB459FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-45-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Add Certain Social Media Communications To The Crime Of Cyberstalking; To Amend Section 95-1-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of Actionable Communications; To Amend S...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB253FailAn Act Entitled The "second Amendment Preservation Act"; To Provide That The Mississippi Legislature Preempts The Law Of Firearms, Components, Ammunition And Firearm Supplies To The Complete Exclusion Of Any Order, Ordinance Or Regulation By Any Poli...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB238FailAn Act To Require The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning To Develop And Adopt A Uniform Hazing Policy For All Postsecondary Educational Institutions; To Require Postsecondary Educational Institutions To Adopt Such Policy; To A...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB247FailAn Act To Provide That If A Court Adjudicates A Person As Mentally Incompetent Or Orders That A Person Be Committed To A Hospital, Mental Health Treatment Facility Or Other Institution Qualified To Provide Care And Treatment For Persons With Mental I...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB268FailAn Act To Amend Section 23-15-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That A Person Who Is Otherwise A Qualified Elector And Has Been Convicted Of Vote Fraud Or Of Any Crime Listed In Section 241, Mississippi Constitution Of 1890, Or Of Any Crime In...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB411FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-29-61, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Sentencing Options For The Crime Of Voyeurism; To Bring Forward Sections 25-31-5 And 25-31-10, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provide For District Attorneys And Criminal Investiga...
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2022-02-01
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MSHB497FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-3-37, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Provision Of Law Governing Penalties For The Intentional Injury To A Pregnant Woman; And For Related Purposes.
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2022-02-01
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