Mississippi Legislature

1997 Regular Session

Representative James C. Simpson, Jr.

District 120

As of 12/08/97 at 11:52

Instructions Bill Status Menu

HB  14  Schools; increase salaries of teachers, assistant         Frierson
 *      teachers and other school employees.                   
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB 244  Trial; allow defendant to be tried in absentia if         Simpson
        notice is made.                                        
           03/04 (S) Died In Committee
HB 293  Courts; authorize senior county judge to assign family    Simpson
        court cases to county court judges.                    
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 548  Ad valorem tax; watercraft used in gaming operations      Simpson
  $%    not exempt from.                                       
           03/18 (S) Died In Committee
HB 563  State highway system; designate portion of Mississippi    Guice
 *      Highway 15 as "Wade Guice Memorial Highway".           
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB 888  Harrison County; authorize county to contribute to        Fredericks
 *      United Way of South Mississippi.                       
           04/05 (S) Died In Committee
HB 889  Harrison County; authorize county to contribute to De     Fredericks
 *      l'Epee Deaf Center.                                    
           04/05 (S) Died In Committee
HB 890  Authorize Harrison County to pay claim in case of State   Fredericks
        v. Kevin Harrison.                                     
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB 892  Harrison County; authorize county to contribute to        Fredericks
 *      certain nonprofit organizations.                       
           04/05 (S) Died In Committee
HB 893  Ad valorem taxes; watercraft used in gaming operations    Fredericks
  $%    not exempt from.                                       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1026  Casino Infrastructure Program; require bonds to be        Barnett (116th)
   %    issued and restrict use of monies in debt service fund.
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1047  Child passenger restraints law; revise.                   Martinson
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1068  Income tax; increase standard deduction and exemption     Formby
  $%    for married individuals.                               
           03/18 (S) Died In Committee
HB1085  Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Council; create to develop   Dedeaux
        plan for Legislature.                                  
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1103  Voter registration; persons registered under NVRA will    Flaggs
        be registered for state elections.                     
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1125  Charities; revise charitable solicitations (SOS).         Perry
           03/04 (S) Died In Committee
HB1148  Public transportation systems; Legislature appropriate    Fredericks
        sums equal to amount of decreased federal funds for.   
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1174  Divorce; require counseling of parents of children        Franks
        under age 15.                                          
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1281  Youth court; establish statewide Juvenile Work Program.   Cameron
 *         04/23 Approved by Governor
HB1282  Marine resources; require commission to develop limited   Barnett (116th)
   %    entry fisheries management program.                    
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1310  Gaming counties infrastructure program; include           Barnett (116th)
 *      additional highway segments in Harrison County and     
           04/03 (H) Died In Conference
HB1393  Gaming counties infrastructure program; continue          Barnett (116th)
        diversion of revenues to fund.                         
           03/04 (S) Died In Committee
HB1395  Mississippi Coast Coliseum Commission; revise             Barnett (116th)
        compensation of commissioners.                         
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1399  Universities; allow enhanced degree-granting branch       Peranich
        campuses in certain areas.                             
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1446  Verdict; revise for criminal conviction.                  Simpson
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1447  Implied consent;  authorize use of ignition interlock     Simpson
   %    devices.                                               
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1648  Gaming counties infrastructure program; include segment   Simpson
        of highway in Harrison County.                         
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1726  Mississippi Telecommunication Conference and Training     Ellzey
  $%    Center Act; repeal hotel and motel occupancy tax.      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1733  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to renovate old     Evans
 *$%    National Guard Armory for children's museum, renovate  
        Lynn Meadows Discovery Center.                         
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB1738  Ad valorem tax; authorize any municipality and city to    Simpson
  $%    grant exemption for certain residential rehabilitation 
        and renovation.                                        
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1746  Sales tax; exempt federal and state employees on          Guice
  $%    certain hotel accommodation charges.                   
           03/18 (S) Died In Committee
HB1748  Sales tax;  exempt federal and state employees on         Simpson
  $%    certain hotel accommodation charges.                   
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1756  Sales tax; create industrial exemption for certain        Wells-Smith
  $%    sales of environmental pollution control systems.      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1811  Sales tax; exempt admissions or tickets to hockey games   Simpson
  $%@   between teams operated under a professional league     
           04/23 Approved by Governor
HB1812  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for the purchase    Compretta
 *$%    of Mississippi College of Law property.                
           03/31 Approved by Governor
HB1842  Casino infrastructure program; increase maximum bonds,    Barnett (116th)
  $%    restrict use of monies in debt service fund.           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1867  Designate portion of U.S. Highway 278 as "Jerome Huskey   Miles
    @   Memorial Highway".                                     
           04/23 Approved by Governor
HB1873  Harrison County; authorize to adopt leave donation        Fredericks
        policy to assist ill employees.                        
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB1874  Harrison County; authorize to appropriate funds to the    Fredericks
        Alzheimer's Association, South Mississippi Chapter.    
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB1887  City of Biloxi; contribute to Camp Wilkes, Inc.           Fredericks
           04/23 Approved by Governor
HB1907  Harrison County; authorize county to contribute to        Fredericks
        Mississippi Cheshire Homes.                            
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HC  35  HCR; commend the life and accomplishments of              Moody
        Mississippi author Jim Majure.                         
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC  46  Congressman G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery; commend on his      Ford
           01/30 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC  62  Amend Constitution; revise number of jurors needed for    Simpson
        noncapital criminal verdicts.                          
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HC  89  Commending Speaker Tim Ford upon election as President    Barnett (92nd)
        of the National Speakers Conference.                   
           03/06 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 117  Commend and congratulate St. Paul Catholic Church on      Peranich
        the occasion of its sesquicentennial.                  
           04/01 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 147  Commend persons who rescued Governor Fordice after auto   Chaney
           04/03 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 162  Amend Joint Rules; local and private bills imposing tax   Cameron
        to contain referendum.                                 
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
HR   8  Commend the life and public service of Jerome Huskey      Ford
        and express sympathy on his passing.                   
           01/31 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  15  Commend public service career of Will Green Poindexter.   Ellzey
           02/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  29  Commend Harrison Central High School Red Rebelettes       Short
        Basketball Team.                                       
           03/27 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  33  Commend the life of William Richardson and express        Watson
        sympathy to his family upon his passing.               
           03/29 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  39  Establish April 19 as Mississippi Fire Fighter's          Thornton
        Memorial Burn Center Day.                              
           04/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  44  Commend Haley Barbour regarding his successful tenure     Williams
        as Chairman of the Republican National Committee.      
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee

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