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MSHB928PassAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-26, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The Commissioner Of The Department Of Corrections To Designate An Executive Deputy Commissioner; To Amend Section 47-5-8, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Executive De...
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2021-04-09
Approved by Governor
MSSB2294PassAn Act To Amend Section 63-1-35, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize A Veteran To Establish Proof Of Military Service For Veteran Driver's License Designation In Person At The Department Of Public Safety Driver's License Station; To Amend Section ...
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2021-04-05
Approved by Governor
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
MSSB2279FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-9-45, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Criminalize Absconding From Parole Or Probation; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-03-29
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MSHB634FailAn Act To Amend Section 45-9-51, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit State Agencies From Restricting The Possession Of Firearms; To Amend Section 45-9-53, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit Cities And Counties From Using A Notice Or Ban To Restr...
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2021-03-29
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MSHB277PassAn Act To Create New Section 1-3-42, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define Terms Describing Photo Identification That Are Legal In This State; To Create New Section 97-7-77, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create The Crime Of Counterfeiting, Fraud Or Misr...
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2021-03-18
Approved by Governor
MSSB2020FailAn Act To Create New Section 1-3-42, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define Terms Describing Photo Identification That Is Legal In This State; To Create New Section 97-7-77, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create The Crime Of Counterfeiting, Fraud Or Misre...
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2021-03-10
Died On Calendar
MSHB5FailAn 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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2021-03-02
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MSHB6FailAn 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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2021-03-02
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MSSB2068FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-29-61, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Sentencing Options For The Crime Of Voyeurism; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-03-02
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MSSB2283FailAn Act To Enact The "freedom Of Roadway Act" To Increase The Penalties For A Person Convicted Of Willfully Obstructing The Free, Convenient And Normal Use Of Any Public Passageway, Including Public Roads, Highways And Federal Interstate Highways; To ...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB350FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-37-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize A Certificate Of Rehabilitation For Any Person Convicted Of A Federal Crime Or A Felony Out Of State; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-03-02
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MSSB2355FailAn Act To Lower The Age Of Majority From 21 To 18; To Amend Section 1-3-21, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Definition Of Infant; To Amend Section 1-3-27, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Definition Of Minor; To Amend Section 11-5-11...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB874FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-32-51, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of Alternative Nicotine In The Provisions Of Law Regulating Tobacco, By Adding The Words "aerosolizing" And "vaporizing"; To Clarify The Requirement For Government-i...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB1140FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-3-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That First-degree Murder Shall Be Applied When The Unlawful Distribution Of Any Substance Or Mixture Of Any Substance Described In Section 41-29-113, 41-29-115, 41-29-117, 41-29-11...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB163FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-3-21, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide Alternative Sentencing Options For Juvenile Offenders With Certain Murder Convictions; To Bring Forward Sections 25-31-5 And 25-31-10, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provide For D...
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2021-02-12
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MSHB19FailAn 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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2021-02-02
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MSHB45FailAn Act To Create The Mississippi Commission On Wage Review; To Require The Commission To Examine The Wages Paid To Mississippi Employees, Both Public And Private, Establish Measurable Goals And Benchmarks For The State Of Mississippi Relating To Wage...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2093FailAn Act To Create New Section 17-25-37, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit Any Local Ordinance That Would Legalize Camping On Streets, Roads And Sidewalks Or Any Other Public Property; To Amend Sections 97-35-23 And 97-35-25, Mississippi Code Of 19...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB76FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-7-75, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Provisions Of The Mississippi Terroristic Threats Law; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSHB81FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-29-61, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Sentencing Options For The Crime Of Voyeurism; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2137FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-17-23, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Offense Of House Burglary To Create Violent And Nonviolent Levels Of The Offense; To Amend Section 97-3-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform; To Amend Section 9-23-15, Missi...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2156FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-23-93, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Offense Of Shoplifting And The Gravity Of The Offense; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSHB149FailAn Act To Create The Crime Of Female Genital Mutilation; To Define Certain Terms Relating To The Crime; To Require A Report Of Unprofessional Conduct To Be Made To The Appropriate State Licensing Board For A Professional Who Violates This Act; To Pro...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2090FailAn Act Prohibiting The Mutilation Of Girls And Young Women, Creating Civil Remedies For Victims Of Mutilation, And Providing A Statute Of Limitations For Actions Arising From Such Acts; To Amend Section 97-5-39, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create Ge...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB83FailAn 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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2021-02-02
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MSHB130FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-3-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Include The Killing Of A Utility Worker In The Definition Of Capital Murder; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2129FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-43-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of Organized Retail Theft And Organized Retail Theft Enterprise; To Amend Section 97-43-3.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2127FailAn 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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2021-02-02
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MSSB2116FailAn 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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2021-02-02
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MSSB2206FailAn Act To Amend Sections 9-5-89 And 43-21-121, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Failure To Pay Guardian Ad Litem Fees Is Not Contempt Of Court But Shall Be Enforced As For Any Other Civil Debt; To Amend Sections 93-11-65, 93-15-107, 93-17-8 ...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2130FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-17-71, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exclude Nonfunctioning Window Air Conditioner Units And Stainless Steel Sinks From The Regulation Of Scrap-metal Sales; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2247FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-37-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize The Secretary Of State To Designate Certain Employees For A Concealed Weapon Permit To Perform Investigative Or Regulatory Enforcement Functions; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2244FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-3-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The List Of Offenses That Are Designated As Crimes Of Violence; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2235FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-37-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit The Possession Of A Weapon By Certain Misdemeanants; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2275FailAn Act To Amend Sections 97-3-65, 97-3-95 And 97-3-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Age At Which A Minor Is Capable Of Consensual Sexual Intercourse; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2379FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-3-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Procedure For Classifying Burglary And Certain Other Felony Offenses As Crimes Of Violence; To Specify That The Jury Shall Determine The Question Of Whether Burglary And Certain ...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2362FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-3-21, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Establish Sentencing Guidelines For Persons Who Were Under The Age Of 18 When They Committed The Offense Of First-degree Murder, Second-degree Murder Or Capital Murder; To Remove Life With...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2374FailAn Act To Criminalize The Inciting Or Participation In A Violent Or Disorderly Assembly; To Provide For Certain Enhancements For The Conviction Of Participating In A Violent Or Disorderly Assembly; To Set A Certain Jail Term For Any Defendant Convict...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB215FailAn 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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2021-02-02
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MSHB222FailAn Act To Create The "mississippi Minimum Wage Law"; To Establish The State Minimum Wage At $8.25 Per Hour; To Provide That Employers With Tipped Employees Are Exempt From The Requirement To Pay The State Minimum Wage; To Establish Guidelines For Emp...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB268FailAn 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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2021-02-02
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MSHB343FailAn Act To Create The "mississippi Minimum Wage Law"; To Establish The State Minimum Wage And Provide For Increases; To Provide That Employers With Tipped Employees Are Exempt From The Requirement To Pay The State Minimum Wage; To Establish Guidelines...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB366FailAn 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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2021-02-02
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MSHB275FailAn Act To Exempt Active And Retired Public Employees Who Receive Direct Deposits Of Their Compensation Or Retirement Allowance From Bad Check Fees If The Sole Reason Their Account Was Overdrawn Was An Error In Funds Being Deposited In Their Account C...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2344FailAn Act To Create The Public Employees' Retirement System Protection Act Of 2021; To Provide That The Provisions Of The Act Shall Be Administered By The Mississippi Lottery Corporation; To Define Terms; To Provide That The Mississippi Lottery Corporat...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2363FailAn Act To Amend Sections 97-3-21, 99-19-101 And 47-7-3, 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;...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB379FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-37-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Expand Authorization For Certificates Of Rehabilitation For Persons Convicted Of Crimes Under Federal Law, In State Military Court Or In Other States; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2395FailAn Act To Amend Sections 67-1-71, 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 Gaming To Be Conducted On Vessels As Defined In Section 27-109-1 Whenever Such Vessel Is On The Pearl River Within The...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2396FailAn Act To Amend Section 97-33-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Legalize Online Betting, Gaming And Wagering On Sporting Events, Athletic Events And Events Authorized By The Mississippi Gaming Commission Under Certain Conditions; And For Related Purpos...
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2021-02-02
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