Mississippi Legislature

1998 Regular Session

Senator Grey F. Ferris

District 23

As of 12/07/98 at 17:00

Instructions Bill Status Menu

SB2103  Minimum education program; allot funds for employing      Ferris
        school guidance counselors.                            
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2173  Foster children program under the Dept of Human           Bean
 *      Services; revise standards and procedures.             
           03/31 Approved by Governor
SB2192  Medical malpractice; revise statute of limitations.       Bean
 *         04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2195  CON to rehab hospital in Hinds County for nursing care    Woodfield
 *      for disabled persons; authorize.                       
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2197  Short-term notes issued by school districts; increase     Ferris
  $%    authorized millage for repayment of.                   
           02/25 (S) Died In Committee
SB2201  School board training courses; continuing education       Ferris
 *      shall be conducted by Mississippi School Boards Assn.  
           03/03 (H) Died In Committee
SB2202  Regional alternative school programs; authorize 1 mill    Ferris
  $%    levy for support of.                                   
           02/25 (S) Died In Committee
SB2203  Non-licensed teaching personnel; increase percentage      Ferris
        which may be employed.                                 
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2204  Charter school districts; provide authority for under     Ferris
        charter school law.                                    
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2206  Public lands and funds; may be donated by city to         Ferris
 *      school district.                                       
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2254  Professional art therapists; provide for certification    Ferris
   %    of.                                                    
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2256  Immunity from tort liability for charitable activity;     Ferris
        include certain sponsoring volunteer agencies.         
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2342  Decisions of nonreemployment under SEPA law; require      Ferris
        good cause for.                                        
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2356  Proprietary School and College Registration law; make     Ferris
 * %    technical revisions to.                                
           03/16 Approved by Governor
SB2359  Minimum program allotments for assistant teachers;        Ferris
        delete restrictions on use for employing certified     
        teachers K-3.                                          
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2380  Gaming; authorize community colleges to offer limited     Ferris
        courses relating to.                                   
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2381  Community/junior college and university admission;        Ferris
 *      authorize dual enrollment and early admissions program.
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2531  William Winter Teacher Scholar Loan Program; provide      Ferris
 *      enhancements to and create Teacher Education for       
        Critical Areas (TECA) Program.                         
           03/03 (H) Died In Committee
SB2568  School accreditation; school districts at Level 4 or 5    Ferris
 *      shall be exempt from requirements.                     
           03/03 (H) Died In Committee
SB2569  School boards; authorize home rule with limitations.      Ferris
   %       02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2571  Removal of student from class for conduct; provide        Ferris
        procedure for.                                         
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2572  School district employees may donate leave to another     Ferris
 *      employee suffering from a catastrophic injury or       
        illness; authorize.                                    
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2573  Salary supplement for teachers with degree in reading     Ferris
        education; authorize.                                  
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2574  School districts; authorize child care services in        Ferris
   %    public schools.                                        
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2588  State Highway System; delete section of highway in City   Ferris
        of Vicksburg (MDOT).                                   
           03/03 (H) Died In Committee
SB2629  School attendance officers; extend repealer on            Ferris
 *      appointing authority of district attorneys.            
           03/03 (H) Died In Committee
SB2729  State service employees; increase annual compensation     White (5th)
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2731  Hearing officer's decision under special education act;   Ferris
        authorize appeal into state courts.                    
           03/16 Approved by Governor
SB2732  Nationally certified teachers; increase annual salary     Ferris
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2749  Tort Claims Act; include interns, residents and fellows   Ferris
        at the University Medical Center under provisions of.  
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2762  School boards; authorized to contract for investment      Ferris
 *      and management of school dist. funds.                  
           03/03 (H) Died In Committee
SB2763  Licensing of psychologists; make technical amendments     Ferris
   %    to licensure law.                                      
           03/16 Approved by Governor
SB2817  Certificated school employees; may hold certificate of    Ferris
        school business administration.                        
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2829  Nursing facility; allow 15 Medicaid beds at existing      Ferris
        facility in Vicksburg.                                 
           02/03 (S) Died In Committee
SB2856  Salaries of assistant teachers; provide an annual         Ferris
 *      incremental increase.                                  
           03/03 (H) Died In Committee
SB2857  Assistant Teacher Reading Initiative; provide salary      Ferris
        supplements for reading education coursework.          
           02/12 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2858  Enrollment of students in community colleges; prescribe   Ferris
 *      qualifications for.                                    
           03/17 Approved by Governor
SB2859  Transfer FY98 Minimum Program funds; fund transmission    Ferris
 *      tower for ETV; maintenance of MS Library Commission    
        database project.                                      
           03/25 Approved by Governor
SB2944  Reading sufficiency plans for all school districts;       Ferris
 *      direct State Department of Education to provide        
           03/26 Approved by Governor
SB3187  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for repair and renovation,        Tollison
 *$%    preservation of Rowan Oak and surrounding property at  
        Univ of MS.                                            
           03/31 Approved by Governor
SB3189  Appropriation FY99; to MAFES for animal waste managment   Thames
           02/25 (S) Died In Committee
SB3190  Appropriation FY99; to MSU College of Veterinary          Thames
        Medicine for swine medicine research.                  
           02/25 (S) Died In Committee
SB3191  Appr. FY 1999; to MSU Cooperative Extension Serv. for     Thames
        animal waste mgmt. ed. activities.                     
           02/25 (S) Died In Committee
SB3203  Appropriation; Jr. Colleges - Admin.                      Hall
 *         04/13 Approved by Governor
SB3204  Appropriation; Jr. Colleges - Support.                    Hall
 *         04/13 Approved by Governor
SC 533  William R. "Bill" Ferris; commend.                        Tollison
           02/18 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 554  Beechwood Elementary School Project ABC; commend.         Ferris
           02/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 555  Milt Hinton, jazz bassist; commend.                       Ferris
           02/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 565  Susp. rules; draft bill to incr. days for municipal       Ferris
        auth. to confirm susp. of civil service employee.      
           04/05 (S) Died In Committee
SC 573  Hainon A. Miller; commend life of.                        Woodfield
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 590  Phi Theta Kappa All-American Team; commend.               Ferris
           04/03 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 628  Caledonia Elementary School; commend as reading model     Canon
           03/27 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 632  Bishop John Maury Allin; commend life.                    Ferris
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
SC 646  Commend Entergy Mississippi on 75 years of service.       Huggins
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
SR  15  Miss Mississippi USA, Angel Whatley; commend.             Ferris
           02/19 (S) Adopted
SR  21  T.C. Ward; commend life and service.                      Bryan
           03/11 (S) Adopted
SR  42  Gates Library Foundation; express gratitude for grant     Mettetal
           04/01 (S) Adopted
SR  56  Tina Scholtes; commend as Mississippi Teacher of the      Gordon
           04/03 (S) Adopted
SR  58  Pass Christian Middle School; commend upon winning the    Cuevas
        State Choir Competition.                               
           04/03 (S) Adopted
SR  59  Florida State Senator Daryl Jones; commend upon           Horhn
        nomination as Secy U.S. Air Force.                     
           04/03 (S) Adopted

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