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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
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
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
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
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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
Died In Committee
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MSSB2450FailAn Act To Provide That From And After July 1, 2021, Appointments To Certain Executive Agency Boards And Commissions And The Peer Committee Shall Be Made From The Mississippi Congressional Districts As They Presently Exist On A Phased-in Basis; To Ame...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB676FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-177, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Reduce From At Least 15 Days To At Least 48 Hours The Notice Of Release That The Department Of Corrections Must Give To Local Law Enforcement When An Offender Is Being Released From Custo...
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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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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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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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MSHB675FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Reduce From At Least 15 Days To 48 Hours The Time Period That A Victim Of An Offender, Or The Victim's Family, Must Be Notified By The Parole Board When The Offender Is To Be Released By T...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB537FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-195, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide Enhanced Penalties For Any Person, Employee Of Any Correctional Facility Or Incarcerated Offender Who Possesses Certain Contraband At A Correctional Facility; And For Related Purp...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB653FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That An Offender Who Has Committed A Crime Of Violence On Or After July 1, 1995, But Before July 1, 2014, May Be Paroled By The Parole Board If The Sentencing Judge Authorizes The O...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB650FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-109.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Expand The Criteria That The Department Of Corrections Utilizes When Evaluating Requests For Proposals From Interested Third Parties For Inmate Canteen Services; To Require That Such Cr...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB620FailAn Act To Create The "mississippi Correctional Safety And Rehabilitation Act Of 2021"; To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prescribe Certain Conditions For Parole Eligibility And To Provide Limitations On Inmate Eligibility For Paro...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2597FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-198, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Mandatory Sentence And Fine Imposed For Bringing Any Controlled Substance Or Narcotic Drug Into Or Possessing Any Controlled Substance Or Narcotic Drug Within Any State Correct...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2586FailAn Act To Amend Reenacted Section 47-5-901, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase Rate Of Reimbursement For Service Of Sentence By State Prisoners In County Jail If Space Unavailable In State Facility; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSHB660FailAn Act To Repeal Sections 27-101-1, 27-101-3 And 27-101-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Require State Agencies To Prepare And Publish Annual Reports; To Amend Sections 7-1-355, 7-1-601, 7-7-3, 7-17-5, 17-17-445, 23-15-211.1, 25-1-77, 25-1-81, 25-1...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB882FailAn Act To Prohibit Any Privately Operated Correctional Facility From Increasing Its Housing Capacity If The Facility Is Utilized By The State To House State Offenders; To Prohibit The State From Entering Into Any New Contractual Agreement With Any Pr...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB961FailAn Act To Require The Department Of Corrections To Administer The Adult Basic Examination To Each Adult Offender Within Its Custody; To Provide That If Such Offender Fails The Examination, He Or She Shall Receive Individualized Instruction As Well As...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB964FailAn Act To Provide That A Nonviolent Offender Who Is Incarcerated By The Department Of Corrections Shall Have His Or Her Sentence Reduced By A Certain Percentage If The Person Passes Subjects Of The Mississippi End-of-course Subject Area Testing Progr...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB1088FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-933, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase From $31.00 To $32.00 The Amount The Department Of Corrections Pays Per Day For Each State Offender Who Is Housed In A Regional Correctional Facility; To Provide That Such Paymen...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB1051FailAn Act To Create The Mississippi Prison Education Reform Act Of 2021; To Require The Mississippi Department Of Corrections To Establish And Maintain Educational Classes For Inmates; To Provide The Classes That Must Be Offered; To Create Within The De...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB1111FailAn Act To Require The Department Of Corrections To Convert The Three Restitution Centers In The State To Post-release Reentry Centers; To Provide That The Post-release Reentry Centers Shall Be For Individuals Who Are Eligible For Release, Including T...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB1106FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-138, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Repeal The Provision Of Law That Prohibits Any Eligible Inmate, Whose Sentence Was Imposed After June 30, 1995, From Accruing Earned-time Allowance That Exceeds Fifteen Percent Of His Or ...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB1216FailAn 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 (peer) To The Department Of Corrections;...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB1225FailAn Act To Amend Section 47-5-103, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The Department Of Corrections To Completely Segregate Housing For Inmates Who Have Been Sentenced For Committing Nonviolent Crimes From Those Inmates Who Have Been Sentenced For C...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB1311FailAn Act To Require Any Person Executing A Warrant At A Residence, Home, Apartment, Room, Building Or Premises Or Any Other Dwelling Place Under The Laws Of This State To Give Appropriate Notice Of The Identity, Authority And Purpose Of The Officer To ...
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2021-02-02
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