Mississippi Legislature
2001 Regular Session

Senator Bob M. Dearing

District 37

As of 12/20/01 at 08:54

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SB2017  Insurance agents; exempt 65 or older from continuing      Dearing
 *      education requirements.                                
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2018  Sales tax exemption; Ducks Unlimited fund-raising         Dearing
  $%    purchases.                                             
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2019  Community college districts; may waive out-of-state       Dearing
        tuition for students living within 50 miles of campus. 
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2020  Dispensing opticians; provide for licensure of.           Dearing
   %       01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2021  Ad valorem taxes for parks and recreation; cities may     Dearing
  $%    increase.                                              
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2022  Bonds; increase amount that may be issued to provide      Dearing
  $%    grants for livestock facilities.                       
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2023  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to improve Duncan   Dearing
  $%    Park Golf Course in Natchez.                           
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2024  Littering; revise penalty.                                Dearing
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2111  Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries/Parks; enter into            Dearing
        interlocal agreements with any municipality to operate 
        a satellite golf facility.                             
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2119  Radar; allow use by any size municipality.                Dearing
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2140  Physical therapists; create new licensing board and       Dearing
   %    transfer current licensure powers from Board of Health.
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2141  Bank holding companies; revise ownership restrictions     Posey
   %    on Mississippi bank stocks.                            
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2148  Gaming fees; remove 2012 reverter on certain diversions   Minor
 *      of.                                                    
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2239  MS School Safety Act of 2001; enact.                      Little
 *         03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2250  State and School Employee Life Insurance Plan; revise     Dearing
 *      definition of "annual wage."                           
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2254  Medicaid reimbursable; services provided by licensed      Dearing
        professional counselor.                                
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2255  Transportation Commission; authorize short term           Dearing
  $%    borrowing to fund cash flow deficiencies.              
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB2261  Mississippi Code; provide set to office of school         Dearing
        superintendent and school board attorney.              
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2279  Draft; certain applicants for a drivers license or I.D.   Dearing
   %    card automatically registered with Selective Service.  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2280  Sheriff of Franklin County; authorize annual salary       Dearing
        supplement for.                                        
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2285  Mississippi Coat of Arms; adopt.                          Chaney
           02/07 Approved by Governor
SB2294  Approp.; Tax Commission - STARS Project; add'l FY2001.    Gordon
           02/19 Approved by Governor
SB2300  Mining; revise Mississippi Surface Mining and             Dearing
   %    Reclamation Law.                                       
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2318  Local System Road Program; establish.                     Dearing
 *         03/24 Approved by Governor
SB2319  Circuit clerks; increase fee for attendance upon court    Dearing
   %    term.                                                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2334  Nondriver's ID; revise age of eligibility.                Dearing
           03/11 Approved by Governor
SB2335  Driver's license; revise qualifications of director of    Dearing
 *      examiners.                                             
           04/07 Approved by Governor
SB2346  Traffic violators; sentence to driver education.          Dearing
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2362  Telephone solicitations; prohibit for subscribers who     Robertson
 * %    notify PSC.                                            
           03/26 (H) Died In Conference
SB2395  Appropriation; Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Program,      Farris
        Addl. FY2001 and FY2002.                               
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2403  Contracts; prohibit choice of law/forum clauses.          Dearing
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2405  Uniform prescription drug information cards; require      Canon
        from health policy insurers.                           
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2409  Transportation Commission; may adopt rules regarding      Dearing
 *      the management, sale or disposal of timber on highway  
           04/01 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2410  Juvenile Crime Prevention and Recidivism Reduction        Thames
        Programs; create.                                      
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2416  MDOT; may issue rights-of-way permits for fiber optic     Dearing *
   %    transmission lines on freeways.                        
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2417  Implied Consent Law; authorize MDOT enforcement           Dearing *
        officers to administer tests.                          
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2418  Motor Carrier Regulatory Law; transfer from PSC to        Dearing *
   %    MDOT.                                                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2419  Gasoline excise tax; eliminate evaporation deduction      Dearing *
        allowed distributors of gasoline (MDOT).               
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2420  Mississippi Transportation Commission; employ 6           Dearing *
        railroad inspectors and remove the authorization of a  
        railway safety coordinator.                            
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2421  Weight limit fines; use for constructing and              Dearing *
        maintaining permanent scales.                          
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2428  Sideboards; prohibit use of while carrying loads of       Dearing *
        sand, dirt, gravel or rock.                            
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2429  Eminent domain; authorize trials without jury under       Dearing
        certain circumstances.                                 
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2430  Seat belts; failure to wear a primary violation.          Dearing
 *         02/09 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2431  Four-Lane Highway Program; authorize portion of           Dearing
        dedicated revenue to be used for maintenance.          
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2432  Special fuel tax; place penalties for unlawful use in     Dearing
        special fund & utilize for equip & services to insure  
        fuel tax compliance.                                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2433  Transportation projects; allow certain entities to        Dearing *
        advance funding to accelerate completion date.         
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2434  MDOT appropriation; remove requirement that it be         Dearing *
        separated into program areas.                          
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2435  Contractors' tax; deposit portion derived from certain    Dearing
        highway construction into the State Highway Fund.      
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2436  1987 Four-Lane Highway Program; authorize additional      Dearing
 *      federal funds to be used in lieu of state funds.       
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB2456  Administrative fines for failure to report certain        Canon
        contagious diseases; provide for.                      
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2467  Motor vehicle window tint; revise certificate and label   Dearing
        requirements (DPS).                                    
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2480  Approp.; Sec of State - reimburse counties for flag       Gordon
        vote; add'l FY2001.                                    
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2503  Study Mississippi Department of Children's Affairs;       Smith
 * %    extend repealer on DHS.                                
           04/16 Approved by Governor
SB2504  Driver's license; revise penalty for falsification.       Dearing
 *         04/07 Approved by Governor
SB2551  City of Natchez; authorize execution of certain leases    Dearing
        of riverfront and adjacent property.                   
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2576  "IN GOD WE TRUST"; require display in each public         Nunnelee
        school classroom.                                      
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2627  Gaming fees; remove 2012 reverter on certain diversions   Hewes
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2630  Homestead exemption; phase in a 25% increase.             Hewes
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2649  Statewide motor vehicle management system; create.        Canon
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2700  DFA; perform functions of state travel agency when        Canon
        contract is terminated.                                
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2702  Counties; authorize drainage improvements on private      Dearing
        property if meets certain restrictions.                
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2731  Medicaid reimbursable; EPSDT services provided by         Dearing
        licensed professional counselor.                       
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2732  Workers' Compensation; revise medical provider fee        Dearing
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2736  Highway weight restrictions; exempt rear axle of          Dearing
        knuckle boom log loaders from tire loading limitations.
           03/11 Approved by Governor
SB2737  Motor vehicle lighting; allow white lights that           Dearing
 *      illuminate the rear of the vehicle under certain       
           04/07 Approved by Governor
SB2740  Vehicles with projecting loads; clarify provisions        Dearing *
 *      relating to operation at night.                        
           04/07 Approved by Governor
SB2751  Public Purchasing Law; agencies and governing             Canon
   %    authorities shall purchase contracts for insurance in  
        accordance with.                                       
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2753  Bureau of Narcotics issue firearms to nonofficer;         Canon
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2791  Appeal bond; revise for stay of execution.                Robertson
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2819  Litter law; revise penalties for violation (MDOT).        Dearing *
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2820  Real property; clarify ad valorem tax exemption           Dearing *
   %    whenever acquired by governmental entity (MDOT).       
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2885  Motor vehicle driving records; allow electronic access    Dearing
   %    (DPS).                                                 
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2922  Personal injury; immunity for fan celebrations.           Michel
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2929  Signs; revise the size restriction on certain signs.      Dearing
 *   V     04/16 Vetoed
SB2937  Department of Education; devise program to award high     King
 *      school diplomas to World War II veterans.              
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2959  Driver's license; revise fee, create separately set       Dearing
 * %    photo fee.                                             
           04/07 Approved by Governor
SB2967  Appropriations; Office of State Aid Road Construction;    Gordon
        Addl. FY2001.                                          
           03/19 Approved by Governor
SB3007  MDOT; require certain planning activities for             Canon
   %    preliminary engineering, right-of-way acquisition or   
        construction project activities.                       
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3019  Local governments railroad grade crossing project grant   Dearing
        program; create.                                       
           02/12 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3029  Railroad rights-of-way; prohibit certain acts on.         Dearing
 *         03/19 Approved by Governor
SB3054  Bonds; create the Building Fund for the Arts and          Nunnelee
  $%    provide for the issuance of $12,000,000.00 in general  
        obligation bonds to fund it.                           
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3079  Adams County; create the Natchez-Adams County Economic    Dearing
 * %    Development Authority.                                 
           03/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB3081  Taxation; income tax credit incentives for certain        Nunnelee
  $%    activities at brownfield sites.                        
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3083  Appropriation; Dept. of Education-Min. Program & other    Gordon
        K-12 Programs; Addl. FY2001.                           
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB3087  Appropriation; Finance & Admin. Consol.                   Gordon
 *   V     03/30 (H) Veto Overridden
SB3088  Appropriation; Gaming Commission.                         Gordon
 *   V     03/30 (H) Veto Overridden
SB3089  Appropriation; Information Technology Services.           Gordon
 *         03/30 Approved by Governor
SB3090  Appropriation; Personnel Bd.                              Gordon
 *         03/30 Approved by Governor
SB3091  Appropriation; Tax Commission.                            Gordon
 *   V     03/30 (S) Veto Overridden
SB3102  Appropriation; IHL - General Support - Consol.            Gordon
 *         03/28 Approved by Governor
SB3103  Appropriation; Student Financial Aid.                     Gordon
 *         03/28 Approved by Governor
SB3104  Appropriation; Univ. Med. Cen. - Consol.                  Gordon
 *         03/28 Approved by Governor
SB3105  Appropriation; IHL - University Research Center and       Gordon
 *      Maintenance.                                           
           03/28 Approved by Governor
SB3123  Appropriation; Dept. of Corrections - Support and         Gordon
 *   V  Reimb. Local Confinement.                              
           03/30 (H) Veto Overridden
SB3124  Appropriation; Bureau of Narcotics.                       Gordon
 *   V     03/30 (H) Veto Overridden
SB3125  Appropriation; Dept. Public Safety - Consol.              Gordon
 *   V     03/30 (H) Veto Overridden
SB3126  Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Bd.                       Gordon
 *   V     03/30 (H) Veto Overridden
SB3145  Bonds; issue general obligation and revenue bonds for     Hewes
 *$%    acquisition and upgrade of rail line between State Port
        at Gulfport and Hattiesburg.                           
           03/13 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3152  Tobacco Trust Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Board; FY   King
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3158  Bonds; issue for state agencies and community colleges    Minor
 *$%    capital improvements.                                  
           04/16 Approved by Governor
SB3172  Adams County; authorize to purchase and utilize on        Dearing
        county roads.                                          
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3180  City of Natchez; may lease certain land on the Natchez    Dearing
        Trace Parkway for recreational purposes.               
           04/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB3214  Natchez-Adams County Economic and Community Development   Dearing
        Authority; change membership.                          
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
SC 511  Quarterback Josh Bright; NCAA Division II National        Dearing
        Champions; commend.                                    
           02/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 512  Delta State University "Fighting Okra" Football Team;     Dearing
        commend for winning first national championship.       
           02/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 522  Senator and Representative Kenneth Williams; commend      Scoper
 *      life.                                                  
           02/08 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 524  Dr. Rod Paige, Sr.; commend appointment as Education      Harvey
           04/01 (H) Died In Committee
SC 525  Coach Jim Drewry, Booneville High School; commend.        Little
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 532  High school athletes; commend those who sign with         Hamilton
        in-state universities and colleges.                    
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 538  Ruby West, "Woman of the Year"; commend.                  Dearing
           02/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 539  Willie Minor, "Man of the Year"; commend.                 Dearing
           02/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 547  Habitat for Humanity; commend for service in              Nunnelee
           02/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 549  Dr. Rod Paige, Sr.; commend appointment as Education      Harvey
           02/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 550  Dr. Lamar Braxton, "Person of the Decade", commend.       Dearing
           02/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 556  Dr. Rod Paige, Sr.; commend appointment as Education      Harvey
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 573  Lysbeth Anne Gillespie; commend the life of.              Thames
           03/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 574  Forestry; create task force to develop strategic          Little
        forestry initiative for economic development.          
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 584  Joint rules; amend to make conference committees open.    Bryan
 *         03/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 599  MSU Coach Pat McMahon; commend upon selection as Head     Hamilton
        Coach of 2001 USA Baseball National Team.              
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 608  "Willie Morris Day" in Mississippi; declare May 12,       Horhn
           04/01 (H) Died In Committee
SC 609  Ole Miss Basketball Coach Rod Barnes; commend for         Tollison
        Naismith National Coach of the Year and SEC Coach of   
        the Year.                                              
           04/01 (H) Died In Committee
SC 610  Ole Miss "Rebels" Basketball Team; commend for SEC        Tollison
        Western Division Championship and NCAA Sweet 16.       
           04/01 (H) Died In Committee
SR   3  Gina Holland; commend.                                    Little
           01/10 (S) Adopted
SR   6  Deputy Commissioner of Insurance Ron Hanna; commend       Kirby
        upon retirement.                                       
           01/31 (S) Adopted
SR   8  13th Annual Senate Reunion; commend former Senators.      White (29th)
           02/08 (S) Adopted
SR  27  Morgan Freeman; commend for outstanding career as an      Jordan
           03/15 (S) Adopted
SR  34  LaToya Thomas; commend for garnering All-American         Walls
        Basketball honors.                                     
           03/25 (S) Adopted
SR  55  Willie Morris; commend life.                              Horhn
           03/28 (S) Adopted
SR  64  Delta State University "Lady Statesmen" Basketball        Dearing
        Team; commend.                                         
           03/29 (S) Adopted

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