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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
MSSB2795EnrollAn 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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2021-04-05
Due From Governor 04/22/21
MSHB525FailAn Act To Bring Forward Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Relates To Parole Eligibility For Inmates, For Purposes Of Possible Amendment; To Bring Forward Section 47-7-3.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Relates To Case Plans For Inmate...
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2021-04-01
Died In Conference
MSHB796FailAn Act To Amend Section 99-19-81, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide A Time Period For Qualification Of Certain Habitual Offenders; To Amend Section 99-19-83, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Provisions That Regulate Habitual Offenders; To Remov...
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2021-04-01
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MSHB929FailAn Act To Bring Forward Sections 47-5-533 Through 47-5-575, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Relate To The Mississippi Prison Industries, For Purposes Of Possible Amendment; To Create A Pilot Reentry Court; To Establish A Rehabilitation And Workforce ...
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2021-04-01
Died On Calendar
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
MSHB551PassAn 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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2021-03-24
Approved by Governor
MSSB2252FailAn Act To Amend Sections 43-11-1 And 43-11-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define The Term "special Care Facility For Paroled Inmates" And Prescribe Conditions For Licensure By The State Department Of Health; To Amend Sections 47-5-28 And 47-7-4, Mi...
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2021-03-12
Died On Calendar
MSHB188FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-124, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exempt Offenders Enrolled In The Mississippi Statewide Incarcerated Veterans Program From Certain Required Uniform Designations And Other Restrictions; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-03-02
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MSHB466FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-158, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That A Certain Amount Of Any Unexpended Amounts Remaining In The Inmate Welfare Fund At The End Of Each Fiscal Year Shall Be Utilized By The Department Of Corrections For Transiti...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB464FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Before An Offender Is Released On Parole By The Parole Board, The Board Shall Provide Notice Of A Period Of Time That Shall Not Exceed 15 Days, Rather Than An At Least 15 Days...
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2021-03-02
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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
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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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MSHB63FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-931, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That If A Board Of Supervisors Contracts For A Regional Correctional Facility, Then Such Board Is Prohibited From Contracting For The Facility To Be Operated By A Private Entity; ...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2109FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-901, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Mississippi Department Of Corrections (mdoc) Must Reimburse Counties For The Medical Expenses Of State Prisoners Being Housed In County Jails Due To A Lack Of Capacity At...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2154FailAn Act To Authorize A Procedure Consistent With Decisions Of The United States Supreme Court And The Mississippi Supreme Court For The Parole Of Certain Offenders Who Were Under The Age Of Eighteen When They Committed The Crimes For Which They Are Se...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2103FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-1211, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Transfer Responsibility For Conducting Cost-per-day Reviews From The Joint Legislative Committee On Performance Evaluation And Expenditure Review To The Department Of Corrections; To Aut...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2115FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That A Probation And Parole Officer Shall Not Handle More Than 100 Cases At One Time; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2104FailAn Act To Bring Forward Sections 47-7-2 Through 47-7-6, 47-7-13 Through 47-7-19, And 47-7-27, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Related To The Powers And Duties Of The Parole Board For Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2133FailAn Act To End The Use Of Restitution Centers And Convert Restitution Centers To Post-release Reentry Centers; To Repeal Section 99-37-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Authorizes The Establishment Of Restitution Centers; To Repeal Section 99-37-21,...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2155FailAn 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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2021-02-02
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MSSB2230FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define The Term "supervision Infraction" And To Revise The Definition Of The Term "technical Violation" For Purposes Of Probation And Parole; To Amend Section 47-7-27, Mississippi Code Of 1...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2229FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-4, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Authority Of The Mississippi Department Of Corrections To Place An Offender On Conditional Medical Release; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2132FailAn Act To Establish The Juvenile Offender Parole And Rehabilitation Act; To Authorize The State Parole Board To Determine Whether A Juvenile Offender May Be Eligible For Parole And Rehabilitation; To Amend Section 47-7-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To...
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2021-02-02
Died In Committee
MSSB2134FailAn Act To End The Use Of Restitution Centers And Convert Restitution Centers To Pre-release Reentry Centers; To Repeal Section 99-37-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Authorizes The Establishment Of Restitution Centers; To Repeal Section 99-37-21, ...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2120FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of The Term "technical Violation" To Exclude Any Act That Is Classified As A Crime Of Violence; To Amend Section 47-7-27, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require Revocati...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2258FailAn Act To Authorize The Mississippi Parole Board To Review And Approve The Release Of An Offender Under The Earned-time Allowance Program; To Establish The Procedure To Be Followed By The Parole Board In Reviewing The Mississippi Department Of Correc...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2228FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The List Of Offenses That Render Offenders Convicted Between 1995 And 2014 Ineligible For Parole; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2273FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-40, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize And Direct The Mississippi Department Of Corrections To Contract With The Multi-county Community Service Agency, Inc., (mccsa) To Implement A Workforce Program To Assist Formerly...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2378FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Cause The Department Of Corrections And Prison Industry To Report Annually On Their Accomplishments And Successes; To Provide Reports To The House Of Representatives And The Senate; And For...
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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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MSSB2367FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize The Commuting Of Sentences And The Early Release Of Nonviolent Offenders Who Have Less Than Three Years Of Sentence Remaining To Serve Conditioned Upon Participation And Successfu...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2234FailAn 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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2021-02-02
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MSSB2276FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Meritorious Earned Time May Be Used To Reduce The Time Required To Be Served For Parole Eligibility; To Specify That Only Those Offenders Who Are Otherwise Eligible For Parole ...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2280FailAn Act Relating To The Correctional System Of The State Of Mississippi; To Establish A Mississippi Department Of Reentry And Supervision And Prescribe Its Powers And Duties; To Establish The Position Of Director Of Reentry And Supervision Who Shall B...
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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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MSSB2377FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Offenders Who Meet Certain Criteria To Request A Judicial Recommendation Of Parole If They Have Served 10 Years Of A Sentence That Is 40 Years Or More; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSHB243FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-933, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Daily Fee From $31.00 To $42.00 That The Department Of Corrections Pays To Any Regional Correctional Facility For The Housing Of State Offenders If Such Facility Houses Fewer...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2380FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-35, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Establish Mandatory And Discretionary Conditions For Offenders On Probation, Parole, Post-release Supervision And Other Forms Of Supervised Release; To Provide That The Terms And Condition...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2339FailAn Act To Amend Sections 1-3-69, 7-7-221, 11-33-37, 13-3-31, 17-17-107, 17-17-227, 17-17-309, 17-17-348, 19-3-11, 19-3-33, 19-3-35, 19-5-9, 19-5-21, 19-5-81, 19-5-155, 19-5-157, 19-5-189, 19-5-207, 19-7-3, 19-9-11, 19-9-111, 19-29-18, 21-13-11, 21-17...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2358FailAn Act To Provide That The Governor May Restore The Right Of Suffrage To Certain Persons Disqualified By Reason Of Conviction Of A Disenfranchising Crime; To Provide That A Person Shall Be Enfranchised After Completing Any Sentence And Paying Any Fin...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB242FailAn Act To Create A Section To Prohibit The Commissioner Of The Department Of Corrections From Housing Offenders In Private Correctional Facilities Unless The Commissioner Allows A Certain Number Of Inmates To Participate In Joint State-county Work Pr...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB234FailAn Act To Amend Sections 99-19-81 And 99-19-83, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Statutes Governing Penalties For Habitual Offenders; To Amend Sections 47-7-3, 47-5-139 And 47-5-138.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Regulations For Inmate...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB398FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-3.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Case Plans Of Inmates Who Have Committed Violent Offenses Shall Contain Certain Programs For Rehabilitative Purposes; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSHB445FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-1211, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Private Correctional Facilities Contractors Must Use Local Vendors In Providing Services To Offenders During The Contractor's Operation Of The Facility; And For Related Purp...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB408FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-555, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The Mississippi Prison Industries To Pay Wages At The Federal Minimum Wage Rate To Inmates Who Are Used For Labor; And For Related Purposes.
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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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MSHB420FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-47, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify That A Veteran May Receive Certain Treatment When A Court Places A Veteran On Probation Or Earned Probation As A Condition Of The Probation Or Earned Probation; And For Related Pur...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB396FailAn Act To Require The Department Of Corrections To Provide Conjugal Visitation For Any Eligible Married Offender Who Is Committed To The Custody Of The Department Of Corrections And To Provide Certain Definitions; To Amend Section 47-5-95, Mississipp...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB399FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-3.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Case Plans Of Inmates Who Have Committed Nonviolent Offenses Shall Contain Certain Programs For Rehabilitative Purposes; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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