Mississippi Legislature
2002 Regular Session

Daily Action Report for 02/19/02



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House: Introductions

HB1816  Tallahatchie County; authorize to pledge certain ad       Reynolds
        valorem tax revenue to retire certain debt.            
           02/19 (H) Referred To Local and Private Legislation
HB1817  City of Ellisville; authorize to impose lodging and       Shows
        food tax for infrastructure projects.                  
           02/19 (H) Referred To Local and Private Legislation;Ways and Means
HB1818  Suffrage; restore to Randy Braswell of Pike County.       Nettles
           02/19 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
HB1819  Suffrage; restore to Ted Fortenberry of Pike County.      Nettles
           02/19 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
HB1820  Suffrage; restore to Charles H. Porter of Lowndes         Harrison
        County.                                                
           02/19 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
HB1821  Suffrage; restore to Calvin McFarland of Hinds County.    Green
           02/19 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
HB1822  Suffrage; restore to Priscilla D. Hagwood of Hancock      Dedeaux
        County.                                                
           02/19 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
HB1823  Suffrage; restore to Russell C. Caston of Hinds County.   Fleming
           02/19 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
HR  24  Commend Trinity Episcopal Saint Football Team upon        Ketchings
        winning MPSA State A Championship.                     
           02/19 (H) Referred To Rules
HR  25  Commend Cathedral High School Golf Team upon winning      Ketchings
        State Class 2A Championship.                           
           02/19 (H) Referred To Rules



House: Committee Reports

HB  35  Jackson County and cities within the county; authorize    Zuber
        to provide mutual governmental services.               
           02/19 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
HB 282  Ocean Springs; authorize to reconstitute the municipal    Zuber
        park commission.                                       
           02/19 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
HB 581  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to provide funds    McCoy
        for Small Municipalities and Limited Population        
        Counties Fund.                                         
           02/19 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1686  Lafayette County; contribute to youth baseball            Eads
        association.                                           
           02/19 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1711  Itawamba County; authorize to contribute to the           Miles
        Regional Rehabilitation Center.                        
           02/19 (H) Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
HB1712  Forrest County; authorize to contribute to certain        Davis
        organizations.                                         
           02/19 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1739  Ad valorem taxation; revise manner of determining true    Moak
        value of aquaculture.                                  
           02/19 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1747  Marshall County; authorize expenditure for matching       Woods
        funds for programs sponsored by the Institute of       
        Community Services, Inc.                               
           02/19 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2184  County supervisors; provide for disposition of lost,      Dickerson
        stolen, abandoned or misplaced personal property.      
           02/19 (H) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended



House: Floor Actions

HB1482  Child custody; revise age for child to declare            Wells-Smith
        preference of parent with whom he may live.            
           02/19 (H) Transmitted To Senate



House: Referred Other House

SB2189  Mississippi Medicaid Law; make technical amendments to.   Huggins
           02/19 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare;Appropriations
SB2289  Vacancy in appellate judicial office; certain             Ross
        appointments for remainder of term.                    
           02/19 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2366  Statewide Centralized Voter System; establish to assist   Bryan
        commissioners of election in maintaining accurate voter
        rolls.                                                 
           02/19 (H) Referred To Apportionment and Elections;Appropriations
SB2370  Nontraditional teacher preparation and licensure;         Harden
        provide for and qualify for scholarship incentive      
        programs.                                              
           02/19 (H) Referred To Education;Appropriations
SB2420  Motor Vehicle Title Law; authorize Tax Commission to      Minor
        set fees for issuing documents under.                  
           02/19 (H) Referred To Transportation;Ways and Means
SB2537  Boating; children under 16 cannot operate jet skis        Hewes
        without adult & authorize Marine Resources to offer    
        boating safety courses.                                
           02/19 (H) Referred To Game and Fish
SB2542  Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board; revise per diem      Thames
        paid to board members.                                 
           02/19 (H) Referred To County Affairs;Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
SB2662  Criminal record background checks on prospective          Huggins
        employees and volunteers at the Department of Mental   
        Health; authorize.                                     
           02/19 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
SB2663  Juvenile Rehab Center in Brookhaven, Ms; authorize        Huggins
        administration by State Dept of Mental Health.         
           02/19 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare;Appropriations
SB2684  Highway system; add segment of highway in Coahoma,        Furniss
        DeSoto, Carroll, Kemper and Panola Counties.           
           02/19 (H) Referred To Transportation
SB2819  MS Customer Energy Assistance Program; create at          Williamson
        discretion of utility.                                 
           02/19 (H) Referred To Public Utilities
SB2851  Alcohol; require applicant for license to submit          Minor
        fingerprints to State Tax Commission for criminal      
        record check by Dept of Public Safety.                 
           02/19 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2853  Juvenile Crime Prevention and Recidivism Reduction        Thames
        Programs; create.                                      
           02/19 (H) Referred To Juvenile Justice;Appropriations
SB2930  Sales Tax Incentive Fund; revise indebtedness eligible    Minor
        for incentive payments.                                
           02/19 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB3009  Corrections; create the Interstate Compact for adult      Stogner
        offender supervision.                                  
           02/19 (H) Referred To Interstate Cooperation;Appropriations



House: Signed By The Speaker

SC 537  Dr. Ralph B. Vance; commend upon being named President    Dawkins
        of the American Cancer Society.                        
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 539  Darryl Grennell, "Man of the Year"; commend.              Dearing
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 540  Coach Henry "Doc" Woods, "Person of the Decade";          Dearing
        commend.                                               
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 551  Mrs. Shirley Wheatley; Woman of the Year.                 Dearing
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 552  Collins High School Football Team; commend as State 3A    Harvey
        Football Champions.                                    
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 553  Dr. Janet Henderson; 2001 Distinguished Educator.         Hamilton
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 554  Dr. Larry Box, Superintendent of the Year 2002;           Hamilton
        commend.                                               
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 555  Starkville High School Football Team; commend as State    Hamilton
        5A Football Champions.                                 
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 556  Jack Schuessler, CEO of Wendy's International; commend.   King
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 557  Magnolia Heights "Chiefs" Football Team; commend on       Mettetal
        State AA Championship.                                 
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 559  "Freedom's Wind" by musician Bill Murphy; designate as    Johnson (19th)
        official patriotic gift of Mississippi to America.     
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 560  Ann Lambert Davis; commend the life of.                   White (29th)
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 561  "Voice of the Bulldogs" Jack Cristil; commend.            Little
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 562  Gerry Fountain Blessey; congratulate for Mississippi      Gollott
        Ageless Hero Award.                                    
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 563  Stephen Ambrose; commend for Lifetime Achievement         Cuevas
        Award.                                                 
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 564  Andrew Cary Young, Governor's Artist Achievement Award    Frazier
        winner; commend.                                       
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 565  John Paul, Artist's Achievement Award, 2002 Governor's    Michel
        Excellence in the Arts; commend.                       
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 566  Taylor, Mississippi, Civic Leadership in the Arts         Tollison
        Award; commend.                                        
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed



Senate: Introductions

SB3186  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for construction    Mettetal
        of National Guard Armory in City of Batesville.        
           02/19 (S) Referred To Finance
SB3187  Ad valorem tax exemption; allow for property totally      Browning
        destroyed by a tornado during the 2001 calendar year.  
           02/19 (S) Referred To Finance
SC 581  SBCJC Executive Director, Dr. Olon Ray; commend career    Burton
        of public service.                                     
           02/19 (S) Referred To Rules
SC 582  Norman E. Pevey; commend life of.                         White (29th)
           02/19 (S) Referred To Rules
SC 583  Sentencing Guidelines; memorialize consulting group to    Hyde-Smith
        study.                                                 
           02/19 (S) Referred To Rules
SC 584  James Blackwood, founder of the Blackwood Brothers        Williamson
        Gospel Quartet; commend life.                          
           02/19 (S) Referred To Rules
SC 585  Pelahatchie High School Football Team; commend.           Ross
           02/19 (S) Referred To Rules
SN  64  Deward G (Sonny) Fountain, Utica, Mississippi, MS State   GOVERNOR
        Board of Contractors, for an unexpired term of office  
        ending June 30, 2005, representing as a building       
        contractor.                                            
           02/19 (S) Referred To Business and Financial Institutions
SN  65  Edwin Clay Neely IV, Tupelo, Mississippi, MS Home         GOVERNOR
        Inspector Regulatory Board, for a term commencing      
        October 15, 2001 and serving at the pleasure of the    
        Governor, representing the First Congressional         
        District.                                              
           02/19 (S) Referred To Business and Financial Institutions
SN  66  Tracy Scott Smith, Collinsville, Mississippi, MS State    GOVERNOR
        Board of Registration for Foresters, for the unexpired 
        term ending June 30, 2005, representing the South      
        Central Forestry District, vice Sammy Brown.           
           02/19 (S) Referred To Forestry
SN  67  Samuel Keith Winfield, Starkville, Mississippi,           GOVERNOR
        Hospital Equipment and Facilities Authority, for a     
        four-year term commencing September 17, 2001 and ending
        June 30, 2005, representing a Certified Public         
        Accountant.                                            
           02/19 (S) Referred To Finance



Senate: Committee Reports

HB 488  Public Service Commission; extend repealer (RP).          Ford
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 944  Mississippi Customer Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)     Ellis *
        Fund; create.                                          
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB1183  Income tax and sales tax; authorize Tax Commission to     McCoy
        provide additional advertising for certain sales of    
        personal property nonpayment.                          
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1501  Public utilities; establish duty of care relating to      Ellis
        placement of facilities near roadways.                 
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3112  Appropriation; Real Estate Commission; Additional         Gordon
        FY2002.                                                
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3114  Income taxation; revise net operating loss carryback      Minor
        and carry forward provisions (STC).                    
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3117  Estate tax; tie specific exclusion to amount              Minor
        established in federal law (STC).                      
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3120  Sales tax; clarify taxation of mobile                     Minor
        telecommunications services.                           
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
SB3121  Mississippi Business Investment Act; increase amount of   Minor
        bonds that may be issued for.                          
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
SB3126  Appropriation; Finance & Admin. Consol.                   Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3127  Appropriation; Gaming Commission.                         Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3128  Appropriation; Information Technology Services.           Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3129  Appropriation; Personnel Bd.                              Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3130  Appropriation; Tax Commission.                            Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3131  Appropriation; Ethics Comm.                               Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3132  Appropriation; Judicial Performance Comm.                 Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3133  Appropriation; Dept. of Audit.                            Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3134  Appropriation; Governor's Office and Mansion.             Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3135  Appropriation; Fire Fighters Memorial Burn Center;        Gordon
        FY2003.                                                
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3136  Appropriation; Secretary of State.                        Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3137  Appropriation; Treasurers Office.                         Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3138  Appropriation; Debt Service-Bank Ser. Charge.             Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3139  Appropriation; Jr. Colleges - Admin.                      Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3140  Appropriation; Jr. Colleges - Support.                    Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3141  Appropriation; IHL - General Support.                     Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3142  Appropriation; IHL - Subsidiary Programs - Consol.        Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3143  Appropriation; Student Financial Aid.                     Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3144  Appropriation; Univ. Med. Cen. - Consol.                  Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3145  Appropriation; IHL - University Research Center and       Gordon
        Maintenance.                                           
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3146  Appropriation; Mississippi Development Authority.         Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3147  Appropriation; Agriculture & Commerce - Support and       Gordon
        Grain Div.                                             
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3148  Appropriation; Egg Marketing Bd.                          Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3149  Appropriation; Farmers Central Market.                    Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3150  Appropriation; Plant Industry Div.                        Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3151  Appropriation; Animal Health Board.                       Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3152  Appropriation; Veterinary Diagnostic Lab. Bd.             Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3153  Appropriation; Fair and Coliseum Comm. - Support.         Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3154  Appropriation; Fair Comm. - Dixie Natl Livestock Show.    Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3155  Appropriation; Alcorn State-Agricultural Programs.        Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3156  Appropriation; IHL - MSU -Agriculture & Forestry Exp.     Gordon
        Station.                                               
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3157  Appropriation; College of Veterinary Medicine.            Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3158  Appropriation; IHL - MSU -Cooperative Extension           Gordon
        Service.                                               
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3159  Appropriation; Forest & Wildlife Research.                Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3160  Appropriation; Emergency Management Agency.               Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3161  Appropriation; Military Dept.- Support.                   Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3162  Appropriation; Tenn-Tom Waterway Develop. Dist.           Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3163  Appropriation; Dept. of Corrections - Support and         Gordon
        Reimb. Local Confinement.                              
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3164  Appropriation; Bureau of Narcotics.                       Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3165  Appropriation; Dept. Public Safety - Consol.              Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3166  Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Bd.                       Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3167  Appropriation; Dept. of Mental Health.                    Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3168  Appropriation; Banking and Consumer Finance.              Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3169  Appropriation; Employment Security Comm.                  Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3170  Appropriation; Mississippi Board of Registered            Gordon
        Professional Geologists.                               
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3171  Appropriation; Motor Vehicle Comm.                        Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3172  Appropriation; Bd. of Public Accountancy.                 Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3173  Appropriation; Veterinary Exam. Bd.                       Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3174  Appropriation; MS Workers Compensation Comm.              Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3175  Appropriation; Bd. of Architecture.                       Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3176  Appropriation; Chiropractic Examiners Board.              Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3177  Appropriation; Dental Examiners Bd.                       Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3178  Appropriation; Funeral Services Bd.                       Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3179  Appropriation; Board of Massage Therapy; FY2003.          Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3180  Appropriation; Pharmacy Bd.                               Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3181  Appropriation; Prof. Counselors Licensing Bd.             Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3182  Appropriation; Public Contractors Bd.                     Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3183  Appropriation; Office of State Aid Road Construction.     Gordon
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB3187  Ad valorem tax exemption; allow for property totally      Browning
        destroyed by a tornado during the 2001 calendar year.  
           02/19 (S) Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub



Senate: Floor Actions

HB1646  Loans; define "other charges" and provide remedy for      Guice
        contracting/receiving unlawful "other charges".        
           02/19 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2289  Vacancy in appellate judicial office; certain             Ross
        appointments for remainder of term.                    
           02/19 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2420  Motor Vehicle Title Law; authorize Tax Commission to      Minor
        set fees for issuing documents under.                  
           02/19 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2663  Juvenile Rehab Center in Brookhaven, Ms; authorize        Huggins
        administration by State Dept of Mental Health.         
           02/19 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2819  MS Customer Energy Assistance Program; create at          Williamson
        discretion of utility.                                 
           02/19 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2853  Juvenile Crime Prevention and Recidivism Reduction        Thames
        Programs; create.                                      
           02/19 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2930  Sales Tax Incentive Fund; revise indebtedness eligible    Minor
        for incentive payments.                                
           02/19 (S) Transmitted To House



Senate: Referred Other House

HB1482  Child custody; revise age for child to declare            Wells-Smith
        preference of parent with whom he may live.            
           02/19 (S) Referred To Judiciary



Senate: Signed By The President

SC 537  Dr. Ralph B. Vance; commend upon being named President    Dawkins
        of the American Cancer Society.                        
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 539  Darryl Grennell, "Man of the Year"; commend.              Dearing
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 540  Coach Henry "Doc" Woods, "Person of the Decade";          Dearing
        commend.                                               
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 551  Mrs. Shirley Wheatley; Woman of the Year.                 Dearing
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 552  Collins High School Football Team; commend as State 3A    Harvey
        Football Champions.                                    
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 553  Dr. Janet Henderson; 2001 Distinguished Educator.         Hamilton
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 554  Dr. Larry Box, Superintendent of the Year 2002;           Hamilton
        commend.                                               
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 555  Starkville High School Football Team; commend as State    Hamilton
        5A Football Champions.                                 
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 556  Jack Schuessler, CEO of Wendy's International; commend.   King
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 557  Magnolia Heights "Chiefs" Football Team; commend on       Mettetal
        State AA Championship.                                 
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 559  "Freedom's Wind" by musician Bill Murphy; designate as    Johnson (19th)
        official patriotic gift of Mississippi to America.     
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 560  Ann Lambert Davis; commend the life of.                   White (29th)
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 561  "Voice of the Bulldogs" Jack Cristil; commend.            Little
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 562  Gerry Fountain Blessey; congratulate for Mississippi      Gollott
        Ageless Hero Award.                                    
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 563  Stephen Ambrose; commend for Lifetime Achievement         Cuevas
        Award.                                                 
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 564  Andrew Cary Young, Governor's Artist Achievement Award    Frazier
        winner; commend.                                       
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 565  John Paul, Artist's Achievement Award, 2002 Governor's    Michel
        Excellence in the Arts; commend.                       
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 566  Taylor, Mississippi, Civic Leadership in the Arts         Tollison
        Award; commend.                                        
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed

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