Mississippi Legislature

1999 Regular Session

Daily Action Report for 01/21/99



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House: Introductions

HB1477  Appropriation; Department of Public Safety for local      Ford
        youth-only development organizations.                  
           Referred To Appropriations
HB1478  Stone County; authorize increase in justice court         Maples
        assessment for Crimestoppers.                          
           Referred To Local and Private Legislation
HB1479  George County; authorize to contribute funds to county    Maples
        fire departments to assist in purchase of fire trucks. 
           Referred To Local and Private Legislation
HB1480  Loans; exempt certain loans from privilege tax and        Simpson
        small loan regulation and tax.                         
           Referred To Ways and Means
HB1481  Lauderdale County Board of Education; require municipal   Robinson (84th)
        school district to consent to transfer of certain      
        students.                                              
           Referred To Local and Private Legislation;Education
HB1482  Ad valorem tax; impose on nonproducing mineral estates    Robinson (84th)
        held separately from surface estate.                   
           Referred To Ways and Means
HB1483  Warren County; authorize to contribute to Vicksburg       Flaggs
        Family Development Service, Inc.                       
           Referred To Local and Private Legislation
HB1484  Appropriation; salaries for youth court                   Warren
        administrator/intake officer.                          
           Referred To Appropriations
HB1485  Appropriations; four additional Adolescent Offender       Warren
        Programs.                                              
           Referred To Appropriations
HB1486  Sales tax; exempt federal and state employees on          Guice
        certain hotel accommodations.                          
           Referred To Ways and Means
HB1487  Tallahatchie County; authorize to expend certain          Reynolds
        correctional facilities revenues for road improvements.
           Referred To Local and Private Legislation
HC  65  Commend Calvin Thigpen on being named a Rhodes Scholar.   Ford
           Referred To Rules
HR   8  Commend school nurses.                                    Rogers
           Referred To Rules



House: Double Referred Reports

HB 999  Assistant teachers; authorize use of minimum program      Scott (17th)
        allotment to hire licensed teachers.                   
           DR - TSDPCS: ED To AP
HB1082  Mississippi Landmark Grant Program; establish under       McCoy
        Department of Archives and History.                    
           DR - TSDP: ED To AP



House: Committee Reports

HB 100  Lice; three occasions of student having need not be       Manning
        consecutive before Health Department may assist.       
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 121  Surplus school property; authorize districts to sell at   Miles
        auction without first receiving competitive bids.      
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 129  Home Economics; delete repealer on statutes requiring     Scott (17th)
        high schools to teach.                                 
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 145  Funerals; out-of-state directors may conduct if their     Flaggs *
        state grants reciprocity.                              
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 247  School districts; not required to enroll persons unable   Manning
        to graduate by age twenty-one.                         
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 458  Fuel taxes; revise amount diverted to State Aid Road      Green (34th)
        Fund.                                                  
           Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 538  Hospitals; extend repealer on authority to establish      Ford
        group purchase programs.                               
           Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 551  Income tax; extend repealer on tax credit for employers   Ford
        who hire persons receiving TANF assistance.            
           Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 552  Oil and gas severance tax; extend exemption and reduced   Ford
        rate of tax on certain production.                     
           Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 743  Hazardous Waste; repeal law authorizing state             Ellington
        commercial facility.                                   
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 750  Nonlicensed school employees; authorize superintendent    Manning
        to assign without school board approval.               
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 751  Beginning Principal Support Pilot Program; establish      Manning
        under School Executive Management Institute.           
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 794  Drainage districts; revise time in landowner's favor      Simpson *
        before property taken for improvements.                
           Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
HB 813  Fuel tax; provide penalty for using untaxed fuel on       Williams
        state highway construction site.                       
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 814  Corporation franchise tax; clarify method used by         Williams
        certain holding corporations to determine portion of   
        capital excluded from.                                 
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 815  Alcoholic beverages; allow limited purchases by certain   Williams
        permittees from package retailers outside the          
        permittee's county (STC).                              
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 816  Ad valorem taxes; authorize STC to require that county    Williams
        assessment rolls be prepared and maintained on         
        electronic media (STC).                                
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 824  Mississippi Business Investment Act; revise entities to   Morris
        which DECD may make loans for low to moderate income   
        housing.                                               
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 830  Podiatrists; increase annual license renewal fee and      Holden
        use portion to aid impaired licenses.                  
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB 918  Crimes; revise indecent exposure.                         Moore
           Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
HB 992  Board of Contractors Fund; money from civil penalties     Guice
        to be paid into.                                       
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB1010  Mississippi Business Investment Act; revise projects      Williams
        eligible for assistance under.                         
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB1021  Sexual offenses; revise time limitation application.      Grist
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB1084  Domestic violence; revise arrest procedure.               Fredericks
           Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
HB1086  Domestic violence; full faith and credit for foreign      Fredericks
        orders and revise offense.                             
           Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
HB1123  Tidelands; exempt certain military establishments from    Ryan
        use or rental fees.                                    
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB1141  Department of Economic and Community Development;         Williams
        extend repealer on authority regarding "Project        
        Cougar".                                               
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB1253  National educational certification programs; require      Manning
        State Department of Education to study.                
           Title Suff Do Pass
HB1267  Crimes against elderly; enhance penalties.                Reynolds
           Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub



House: Floor Actions

HB 279  Biddle guard; require to be used in any vehicle which     Ellzey
        is used to transport offenders.                        
           Transmitted To Senate
HB 549  State Personnel Board; extend repealer on section         Ford
        prescribing duties.                                    
           Transmitted To Senate
HB 721  TANF benefits; increase monthly amount for recipients     Moody
        of.                                                    
           Transmitted To Senate
HB 759  Agricultural Aviation Board; reenact and extend           Capps
        repealer.                                              
           Transmitted To Senate
HB 826  Trees; increase time for recovery of damages for          Eaton
        cutting trees without owner's consent.                 
           Passed
HB 834  Nursing homes; allow Medicaid participation for           Moody
        existing beds and authorize new beds.                  
           Transmitted To Senate
HB 976  Children's Health Care Program; increase eligibility to   Holland
        200% of poverty level.                                 
           Transmitted To Senate
HB1065  Circuit clerks; increase fee for filing writs of          Smith (39th)
        garnishment.                                           
           Transmitted To Senate



House: Signed By The Speaker

SC 513  Jackson Prep's National Merit Semifinalists; commend.     Hall
           Enrolled Bill Signed



Senate: Introductions

SB3053  Appropriation; Admin. Off. of Courts - Pub. Defender      Hall
        Comm.; Addl. FY99.                                     
           Referred To Appropriations
SB3054  Appropriation; Governor's Office - CENSUS 2000; Addl.     Hall
        FY99 & FY00.                                           
           Referred To Appropriations
SB3055  Appropriation; Attorney General - Judgements; Addl.       Hall
        FY99.                                                  
           Referred To Appropriations
SB3056  Appropriation; Dept. of Human Services; ADDL. FY99.       Hall
           Referred To Appropriations
SB3057  Appropriation; Dept. of Mental Health; Additional,        Hall
        FY99.                                                  
           Referred To Appropriations
SR   5  Clara Nell Mancil; commend for service to community and   Smith
        profession, and congratulate on retirement.            
           Referred To Rules



Senate: Double Referred Reports

SB2183  Salary of State Superintendent of Education; to be set    Ferris
        by the State Board of Education.                       
           DR - TSDP: ED To FS
SB2273  School superintendent; grant standing to seek writ of     Ferris
        mandamus.                                              
           DR - TSDP: ED To JU



Senate: Committee Reports

SB2173  Veterans Affairs Board; revise staffing requirements.     Furniss
           Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
SB2312  TANF assistance payments; increase.                       Bean
           Title Suff Do Pass
SB2434  Medicaid; increase home leave days for nursing & ICFMR    Furniss
        facilities reimbursement.                              
           Title Suff Do Pass
SB2509  MS National Guard Special Construction Project Fund;      Ross
        create.                                                
           Title Suff Do Pass
SB2543  Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIPS); define       Hall
        eligibility for.                                       
           Title Suff Do Pass
SB3053  Appropriation; Admin. Off. of Courts - Pub. Defender      Hall
        Comm.; Addl. FY99.                                     
           Title Suff Do Pass
SB3054  Appropriation; Governor's Office - CENSUS 2000; Addl.     Hall
        FY99 & FY00.                                           
           Title Suff Do Pass
SB3055  Appropriation; Attorney General - Judgements; Addl.       Hall
        FY99.                                                  
           Title Suff Do Pass
SB3056  Appropriation; Dept. of Human Services; ADDL. FY99.       Hall
           Title Suff Do Pass
SR   5  Clara Nell Mancil; commend for service to community and   Smith
        profession, and congratulate on retirement.            
           Title Suff Do Be Adopted



Senate: Floor Actions

SB2639  Appropriation; State Treasurer; ADDL.  FY99.              Hall
           Committee Substitute Adopted
           Passed
SB2640  Appropriation; Board of Animal Health; ADDL. FY99.        Hall
           Committee Substitute Adopted
           Passed
SB2641  Appropriation; Archives and History, Shaifer House;       Hall
        Addl. FY99 & FY00.                                     
           Passed
SB2642  Appropriation; Dept. of Marine Resources; Addl. FY99.     Hall
           Passed
SB2643  Appropriation; Judicial Performance, Addl. FY99.          Hall
           Passed
SB2644  Appropriation; MEMA - Hurricane Georges; Addl. FY99.      Hall
           Passed
SB2645  Appropriation; Tax Comm. - Homestead Exempt., ADDL.       Hall
        FY99.                                                  
           Passed
SB2647  Appropriation; Board of Prof. Engineers & Land            Hall
        Surveyors; Addl. FY99 & FY00.                          
           Passed
SB2648  Appropriation; DOC Support & County Reimbursement;        Hall
        Addl. FY99.                                            
           Passed
SB2758  Appropriation; Arts Commission - Whole Schools            Hall
        Institute; Addl. FY99.                                 
           Passed
SB2794  Appropriation; District Attorneys & Staff; Addl. FY99.    Hall
           Passed
SB2795  Appropriation; Bd. of Optometry; Addl. FY99.              Hall
           Passed
SR   5  Clara Nell Mancil; commend for service to community and   Smith
        profession, and congratulate on retirement.            
           Adopted



Senate: Referred Other House

HB 471  Teachers, assistant teachers and certain other school     McCoy
        employees; increase salaries.                          
           Referred To Education;Appropriations
HB 805  Assessments on rice grown in the state for rice           Holland
        promotion; reenact and extend repealer.                
           Referred To Agriculture
HC  55  Commend Joyce Dortch upon retirement in the field of      Scott (17th)
        social work.                                           
           Referred To Rules
HC  56  Commend Trinity Episcopal Day School Cross-Country        Ketchings
        Team.                                                  
           Referred To Rules

Information pertaining to this report was last updated on 04/08/99 at 07:30.



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