Mississippi Legislature
2003 Regular Session

Daily Action Report for 02/10/03



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House: Introductions

HB1489  Appropriation; reappropriation; DFA - Bureau of           Capps
        Building; FY04.                                        
           02/10 (H) Referred To Appropriations
HB1490  Hancock County; authorize to contribute to "Save Our      Compretta
        Children" organization.                                
           02/10 (H) Referred To Local and Private Legislation
HB1491  Airport authorities; increase the amount they may         Simpson
        borrow on a short-term basis to $10,000,000.00.        
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
HB1492  Tobacco products; increase excise tax on and earmark      Eads
        revenues from increase for certain purposes.           
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
HB1493  Emerging Crops Fund; increase amount of bonds that may    McCoy
        be issued for and extend repealer on certain           
        provisions.                                            
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
HC  73  Commend Taylorsville High School on winning 2A State      Eaton
        Football Championship.                                 
           02/10 (H) Referred To Rules



House: Committee Reports

HB1489  Appropriation; reappropriation; DFA - Bureau of           Capps
        Building; FY04.                                        
           02/10 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2327  Appropriation; Department of Human Services, social       Little
        workers; additional FY2003.                            
           02/10 (H) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended



House: Floor Actions

HB 684  Organic certification law; revise to conform with         Holland
        national organic program.                              
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 738  Community Mental Health Centers; authorize to             Moody
        fingerprint and perform background checks on employees 
        and volunteers.                                        
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 740  Board of Mental Health; authorize to enter leases with    Moody
        state and federal agencies.                            
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 742  School districts; revise certain sections relating to     Warren
        the administration of.                                 
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 771  Oil and gas; extend repealer on exemptions to levy of     Ford
        privilege tax on certain production.                   
           02/10 (H) Reconsidered
           02/10 (H) Point of Order Raised
           02/10 (H) Set Aside-Pend Ruling of Chair
HB 779  Forests; extend repealer on provisions of Forestry        Ford
        Commission and forest acreage tax.                     
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 807  Marriage license; reduce waiting period and delete        Cummings
        blood test requirements.                               
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 842  Division of Community Services; extend repealer for       Ford
        division within Department of Youth Services.          
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 845  Individual On-Site Wastewater Disposal System Law;        Ford
        extend repealer and revise certain provisions.         
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 928  Ethanol; provide that the Commissioner of Agriculture     Whittington
        may make certain payments to producers of.             
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 940  Distinctive license tags; authorize for various           Moak
        organizations.                                         
           02/10 (H) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/10 (H) Amended
           02/10 (H) Passed As Amended
HB 973  County court; increase jurisdiction limit.                Watson
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB1073  Service contracts; make subject to the Mississippi        Stevens
        Consumer Protection Act.                               
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB1273  Soil; declare Natchez silt loam as the official state     Dickson
        soil of Mississippi.                                   
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB1315  Economic Development Highway Act; revise definition of    Davis
        project.                                               
           02/10 (H) Transmitted To Senate



House: Referred Other House

SB2028  Appointments to State Board of Chiropractic Examiners;    Little
        to be from 4 new congressional districts.              
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
SB2030  Highway work zone; revise penalty for speeding.           Dearing
           02/10 (H) Referred To Transportation
SB2037  Transfer of Industrial Training and Postsecondary Adult   Burton
        Training Programs to SBCJC; delete repealer.           
           02/10 (H) Referred To Universities and Colleges;Appropriations
SB2054  Personal leave for state employees; eliminate first day   Gordon
        of illness requirement.                                
           02/10 (H) Referred To Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
SB2055  School bond limitation based on assessed valuation;       Tollison
        revise.                                                
           02/10 (H) Referred To Education;Ways and Means
SB2057  Lost or destroyed warrants; remove requirement for        Tollison
        filing an affidavit and bond for a duplicate to be     
        issued.                                                
           02/10 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2072  Light wine and beer laws; remove repeal date on ABC       Minor
        officer's enforcement authority.                       
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2076  Ad valorem taxation; exempt property of certain           Minor
        not-for-profit legal foundations.                      
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2084  Tobacco; driver's license suspension for youth offense.   Chaney
           02/10 (H) Referred To Juvenile Justice
SB2089  State Tax Commission; authorize the commission to enter   Smith
        into the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement.      
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2090  Insurance producer licenses; require biennial term.       Johnson (19th)
           02/10 (H) Referred To Insurance
SB2099  Insurance agents; exempt 65 or older from continuing      Dearing
        education requirements.                                
           02/10 (H) Referred To Insurance
SB2131  State travel agency contract; university may contract     Farris
        with separate agency without DFA approval.             
           02/10 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2173  County court judges; revise maximum salary of.            Chamberlin
           02/10 (H) Referred To Fees and Salaries of Public Officers;County Affairs
SB2189  School services for special population students;          Harden
        require course of study in teacher preparation         
        curriculum and in-service staff.                       
           02/10 (H) Referred To Education
SB2206  Free port warehouse; authorize partial exemptions for     Nunnelee
        property in.                                           
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2214  Certificates of title; certificates for manufactured      Minor
        homes classified as real property may be cancelled.    
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2223  Purple Heart distinctive license tag; surviving spouse    King
        entitled to one tax exempt tag.                        
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2238  Fees charged by State Dept of Health for food service     Huggins
        establishments, wastewater disposal systems and        
        pressure vessels; revise.                              
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
SB2250  Municipal sewer and gas; municipalities under 10,000      Browning
        shall not be required to bear cost of removal from     
        highway rights-of-way.                                 
           02/10 (H) Referred To Transportation
SB2251  Tax Collectors Education and Certification Program;       Thames
        create.                                                
           02/10 (H) Referred To Fees and Salaries of Public Officers;County Affairs
SB2253  Larger fraternal benefit societies; revise regulatory     Kirby
        laws.                                                  
           02/10 (H) Referred To Insurance
SB2257  Board of supervisors; revise salary scale in counties     Thames
        with certain acreage owned by federal government.      
           02/10 (H) Referred To Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
SB2260  Home repair fraud; create offense, prescribe              Moffatt
        punishment.                                            
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
SB2261  Foreign insurance companies; require to file their        Kirby
        bylaws and articles of incorporation.                  
           02/10 (H) Referred To Insurance
SB2268  Insurance agents; eliminate requirement to exhibit        Kirby
        agent certificate on demand.                           
           02/10 (H) Referred To Insurance
SB2269  Unmarked vehicles; authorize use by Division of           Huggins
        Medicaid and State Fire Marshal's Office.              
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
SB2274  Zoning ordinances; revise number of votes necessary for   Chamberlin
        amendments.                                            
           02/10 (H) Referred To Municipalities;County Affairs
SB2279  Mississippi Educational Television Authority; define      Chaney
        authority to enter into joint revenue generating       
        ventures.                                              
           02/10 (H) Referred To Education;Appropriations
SB2287  Sales tax; provide that electricity used for certain      Canon
        purposes is a raw material for purposes of industrial  
        exemption.                                             
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2288  Department of Audit; revise enforcement authority of      Ross
        investigative officers.                                
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
SB2295  Certain licensure standards for personal care homes;      Huggins
        delete repealer.                                       
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
SB2304  State-owned vehicles; revise deadline for annual report   Thames
        prepared by State Auditor.                             
           02/10 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2305  Mississippi drug and alcohol employee testing statutes;   Huggins
        clarify.                                               
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2306  Expunction; clarify for arrest record.                    Walls
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
SB2328  Sheriffs; authorize to use Inmate Canteen Fund for        Dickerson
        educational related expenses.                          
           02/10 (H) Referred To County Affairs
SB2339  Local school district health/physical education           Harden
        advisory councils; establish.                          
           02/10 (H) Referred To Education
SB2344  Public purchasing laws; make various amendments           Burton
        (MAGPPA).                                              
           02/10 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2346  Medicaid; make technical amendments and place certain     Huggins
        limits on services.                                    
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare;Appropriations
SB2349  Court-ordered home studies conducted by social workers;   Huggins
        may be paid by parents involved.                       
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare;Appropriations
SB2350  Child support guidelines; clarify application of.         Huggins
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2352  Special fuels; repeal provision that allows nonhighway    Minor
        use of undyed diesel fuel (STC).                       
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2354  Income taxation; remove reverter on method of             Minor
        determining "arms length" transactions (STC).          
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2363  Abused or neglected children in custody of the            Huggins
        Department of Human Services; require annual permanency
        hearing.                                               
           02/10 (H) Referred To Juvenile Justice
SB2377  Statewide collateral pool program; revise definition of   Mettetal
        "governmental entity."                                 
           02/10 (H) Referred To Banks and Banking
SB2383  MS Fire Personnel Minimum Standards and Certification     White
        Board; revise composition of.                          
           02/10 (H) Referred To Insurance
SB2385  Constables; authorized to serve process issued by         Huggins
        county, chancery or circuit courts.                    
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
SB2386  Child support cases administered by DHS; procedures for   Huggins
        health insurance enrollment in.                        
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2387  Withholding orders in delinquent child support cases;     Huggins
        clarify procedures.                                    
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2389  Child support enforcement; define services to be          Huggins
        provided by the Department of Human Services.          
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A;Appropriations
SB2393  Rural Hospital Essential Service Provider Assistance      Huggins
        Program; establish under Hospital Equipment/Facilities 
        Authority.                                             
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare;Appropriations
SB2394  Five-year olds enrolled in full-day public school         Harden
        kindergarten; require attendance.                      
           02/10 (H) Referred To Education
SB2395  Statutes providing for administration of school           Harden
        districts; make technical amendments to.               
           02/10 (H) Referred To Education;Appropriations
SB2400  State of emergencies; revise Governor's                   Nunnelee
        authority/clarify criteria for price restrictions.     
           02/10 (H) Referred To Military Affairs
SB2403  Mississippi Transportation Commission; authorize to       Dearing
        acquire, own and operate railroads.                    
           02/10 (H) Referred To Transportation
SB2407  Hearing officer's decision regarding special education    Harden
        students; change appeal time.                          
           02/10 (H) Referred To Education
SB2411  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; portion of fee     Minor
        for MADD tag shall be disbursed to MADD.               
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2414  MS Nonprofit Debt Management Services Act; create.        King
           02/10 (H) Referred To Banks and Banking
SB2427  Vulnerable Adults Act; revise definition of               Tollison
        exploitation and the penalty for exploitation of a     
        vulnerable adult.                                      
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
SB2444  Criminal background checks for health care workers;       Huggins
        clarify procedures.                                    
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
SB2446  Law enforcement; create offense of fleeing or eluding     Johnson (38th)
        and create study commission.                           
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
SB2453  Motor Vehicle Commission; revise qualifications of        Gordon
        members.                                               
           02/10 (H) Referred To Transportation
SB2458  Service contracts; exempt from provisions of Insurance    Kirby
        Code.                                                  
           02/10 (H) Referred To Insurance
SB2462  Partnerships; enact uniform act (BLAG).                   Ross
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2470  Business Corporation Act; technical revisions (BLAG).     Ross
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2475  Highway 45 bridge over MS 19; designate as Military       Carmichael
        Order of the Purple Heart, Department of Mississippi,  
        Memorial Bridge.                                       
           02/10 (H) Referred To Transportation
SB2481  Child abuse and neglect; revise.                          Scoper
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
SB2492  Scenic streams; designate portions of Chunky Creek and    Burton
        Chunky River as state scenic stream and include in     
        stewardship program.                                   
           02/10 (H) Referred To Game and Fish;Conservation and Water Resources
SB2507  Beer; define for purposes of the law legalizing its       Minor
        sale.                                                  
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2510  Organic certification law; revise to conform with         Stogner
        national organic program.                              
           02/10 (H) Referred To Agriculture
SB2512  Meat Inspection Law; provide administrative procedures    Stogner
        concerning penalties for violations.                   
           02/10 (H) Referred To Agriculture
SB2514  Forestry commission; remove repealer on authority to      Harvey
        appoint law enforcement officers.                      
           02/10 (H) Referred To Agriculture
SB2516  Board of Animal Health; reenact and extend repealer.      Stogner
           02/10 (H) Referred To Agriculture
SB2517  Veterans' Home Purchase Board; correct location           Furniss
        reference to main office.                              
           02/10 (H) Referred To Military Affairs
SB2530  Duck stamp; authorize Wildlife to issue electronic        Posey
        form.                                                  
           02/10 (H) Referred To Game and Fish
SB2531  Highways; increase the maximum allowable length of        Dearing
        trailers.                                              
           02/10 (H) Referred To Transportation
SB2549  Municipal Gas Authority of MS; authorize temporary        Robertson
        borrowings through revenue anticipation notes.         
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2555  Public lands; authorize Department of Finance and         Stogner
        Administration to convey certain land to State Fair    
        Commission.                                            
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Buildings, Grounds and Lands
SB2557  Wildlife; remove alternative surety bond condition for    Posey
        hunting license agents.                                
           02/10 (H) Referred To Game and Fish
SB2560  Title pledge lender license; revise amount of surety      Mettetal
        bond/fee for examination of records.                   
           02/10 (H) Referred To Banks and Banking
SB2561  Sale of checks law; revise certain provisions of.         Mettetal
           02/10 (H) Referred To Banks and Banking
SB2568  Soil and Water Commission; conform membership to new      Stogner
        congressional districts.                               
           02/10 (H) Referred To Agriculture
SB2570  Airport authorities; increase the amount they may         Hewes
        borrow on a short term basis to $10,000,000.00.        
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2574  Mississippi Check Cashers Act; extend repealer and        Mettetal
        revise certain provisions.                             
           02/10 (H) Referred To Banks and Banking
SB2578  Animal seizure law; clarify notice due owner.             Farris
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
SB2583  Open meetings; revise enforcement provisions.             Bryan
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
SB2597  Laser pointers; restrict possession and criminalize       Hamilton
        pointing of.                                           
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
SB2605  Drug courts; establish statewide standards (S.Ct.).       Hyde-Smith
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A;Appropriations
SB2607  Education of exceptional children; revise parent due      Harden
        process and investigation procedures.                  
           02/10 (H) Referred To Education
SB2616  Liquefied petroleum gas; allow only owner to  fill        Cuevas
        container.                                             
           02/10 (H) Referred To Agriculture
SB2619  Assignment of ad valorem taxes by taxpayers; repeal.      Carlton
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2640  Board of Bar Admissions; eliminate repealer.              Turner
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2651  Marine waters; conform channel marker description to      Hewes
        redesignate numbers by U.S. Coast Guard.               
           02/10 (H) Referred To Conservation and Water Resources
SB2660  Marine violations; allow the Commission on Marine         Hewes
        Resources to suspend license for certain violations.   
           02/10 (H) Referred To Conservation and Water Resources
SB2666  Coastal wetlands; clarify definition of coastal           Hewes
        preserve system.                                       
           02/10 (H) Referred To Conservation and Water Resources
SB2673  Child custody; revise in cases of domestic violence or    White
        abuse (MCADV).                                         
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2675  Municipalities; authorize cities to obtain credit cards   Jordan
        for official travel.                                   
           02/10 (H) Referred To Municipalities
SB2684  Wildlife personnel; clarify nonstate status of law        Posey
        enforcement trainees and special operations agents.    
           02/10 (H) Referred To Fees and Salaries of Public Officers;Appropriations
SB2686  Liquefied compressed gas permits; require permittee to    Kirby
        obtain annual renewal and certain insurance.           
           02/10 (H) Referred To Agriculture
SB2710  Mississippi Development Bank; revise authority to make    Minor
        loans and issue bonds.                                 
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2722  Amateur radio; restrict local zoning regulations of       Dearing
        antennae.                                              
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Utilities
SB2735  Airbags; make it unlawful to install an object in lieu    Dearing
        of an airbag in a motor vehicle.                       
           02/10 (H) Referred To Transportation
SB2741  Court reporters; revise length of eligibility for         Kirby
        temporary certification.                               
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2756  Crimes; revise provisions regarding computer crimes.      Johnson (38th)
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
SB2761  IHL, SBJCC & SBE enter into agreement on dual             Farris
        enrollment; direct.                                    
           02/10 (H) Referred To Universities and Colleges
SB2768  Poultry; provide that state regulations on free-range     Williamson
        poultry be no more stringent than federal regulations. 
           02/10 (H) Referred To Agriculture
SB2778  Damages; provide limitations in connection with           Mettetal
        consumer credit loans and in civil actions for injury. 
           02/10 (H) Referred To Judiciary A;Banks and Banking
SB2781  License tags; provide preference for competitive bid by   Smith
        prison industries for manufacture.                     
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2793  Mississippi Plant Act; include noxious weeds within       Stogner
        regulation of pests.                                   
           02/10 (H) Referred To Agriculture
SB2802  Wildlife; revise use of commercial fishing gear and       Posey
        revise penalties for violations.                       
           02/10 (H) Referred To Game and Fish
SB2804  County law libraries; revise authority of boards of       Turner
        supervisors to contract for (S.Ct.).                   
           02/10 (H) Referred To County Affairs
SB2805  Crabs; increase penalty for theft of crab traps.          Hewes
           02/10 (H) Referred To Conservation and Water Resources
SB2819  State forfeited tax land; application for purchase need   Nunnelee
        not be sworn and applications from gov't entities may  
        be acted upon when filed.                              
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2836  Small Enterprise Development Finance Act; increase        Minor
        maximum loan under.                                    
           02/10 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2848  County prosecuting attorneys; increase salary of.         Thames
           02/10 (H) Referred To Fees and Salaries of Public Officers;County Affairs
SB2855  Beaver Control Advisory Board; revise composition of.     Posey
           02/10 (H) Referred To Game and Fish
SB2861  Property; authorize state to acquire WorldCom airport     Jackson
        hangar and lease certain real estate.                  
           02/10 (H) Referred To Public Buildings, Grounds and Lands;Appropriations
SC 501  Const; protect MS Fire Fighters Memorial Burn Center      Furniss
        Fund.                                                  
           02/10 (H) Referred To Constitution
SC 536  Constitution; conform initiative and referendum           Tollison
        signature requirements to new congressional districts. 
           02/10 (H) Referred To Constitution



House: Signed By The Speaker

HR   2  Commend Carolyn McGehee.                                  Montgomery (15th)
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR   6  Commend Coach Kent Kirkland and Picayune High School      Formby
        Baseball Team on winning Class 4A State Championship.  
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  10  Commend life of Reverend Lucius Brainard Marion, Jr.      Mayo
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  11  Commend life of Mrs. Alma Jean Woods.                     Mayo
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  12  Commend Ms. Kay James.                                    Davis
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  13  Commend New Hope Varsity Cheerleaders.                    Chism
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed



Senate: Introductions

SC 561  Commend Wayne County High School "War Eagles" Football    Dickerson
        Team for winning 5A State Championship.                
           02/10 (S) Referred To Rules
SR  19  Commend James W. Hill, Sr.                                Hyde-Smith
           02/10 (S) Referred To Rules



Senate: Floor Actions

SB2004  Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT)    Burton
        Program; authorize payment for graduate school courses,
        etc.                                                   
           02/10 (S) Amended
           02/10 (S) Passed As Amended
SB2030  Highway work zone; revise penalty for speeding.           Dearing
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2037  Transfer of Industrial Training and Postsecondary Adult   Burton
        Training Programs to SBCJC; delete repealer.           
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2072  Light wine and beer laws; remove repeal date on ABC       Minor
        officer's enforcement authority.                       
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2084  Tobacco; driver's license suspension for youth offense.   Chaney
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2089  State Tax Commission; authorize the commission to enter   Smith
        into the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement.      
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2090  Insurance producer licenses; require biennial term.       Johnson (19th)
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2099  Insurance agents; exempt 65 or older from continuing      Dearing
        education requirements.                                
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2173  County court judges; revise maximum salary of.            Chamberlin
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2186  Study Committee on Retired Teacher Reemployment Option;   Harden
        create and require report.                             
           02/10 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2250  Municipal sewer and gas; municipalities under 10,000      Browning
        shall not be required to bear cost of removal from     
        highway rights-of-way.                                 
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2253  Larger fraternal benefit societies; revise regulatory     Kirby
        laws.                                                  
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2260  Home repair fraud; create offense, prescribe              Moffatt
        punishment.                                            
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2269  Unmarked vehicles; authorize use by Division of           Huggins
        Medicaid and State Fire Marshal's Office.              
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2279  Mississippi Educational Television Authority; define      Chaney
        authority to enter into joint revenue generating       
        ventures.                                              
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2306  Expunction; clarify for arrest record.                    Walls
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2310  Allow all-terrain vehicles to be voluntarily titled in    Little
        this state and allow nonresidents to title them in this
        state.                                                 
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2313  Minimum sick leave allowance for assistant teachers;      Harden
        provide.                                               
           02/10 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/10 (S) Amended
           02/10 (S) Passed As Amended
SB2339  Local school district health/physical education           Harden
        advisory councils; establish.                          
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2346  Medicaid; make technical amendments and place certain     Huggins
        limits on services.                                    
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2349  Court-ordered home studies conducted by social workers;   Huggins
        may be paid by parents involved.                       
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2383  MS Fire Personnel Minimum Standards and Certification     White
        Board; revise composition of.                          
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2385  Constables; authorized to serve process issued by         Huggins
        county, chancery or circuit courts.                    
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2389  Child support enforcement; define services to be          Huggins
        provided by the Department of Human Services.          
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2394  Five-year olds enrolled in full-day public school         Harden
        kindergarten; require attendance.                      
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2395  Statutes providing for administration of school           Harden
        districts; make technical amendments to.               
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2397  Vocational student organizations; authorize State         Harden
        Department of Education to perform services and expend 
        funds therefor.                                        
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2400  State of emergencies; revise Governor's                   Nunnelee
        authority/clarify criteria for price restrictions.     
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2404  Schools; clarify minimum calendar regarding               Harden
        emergencies, and provide for additional funds for      
        certain high growth districts.                         
           02/10 (S) Amended
           02/10 (S) Passed As Amended
           02/10 (S) Motion to Reconsider Entered
SB2405  Superintendent of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind   Harden
        and Deaf; salary to be determined by State Board of    
        Education.                                             
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2412  Automatic repealers on certain public education           Harden
        programs; delete.                                      
           02/10 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2427  Vulnerable Adults Act; revise definition of               Tollison
        exploitation and the penalty for exploitation of a     
        vulnerable adult.                                      
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2445  Telephone solicitations; prohibit for subscribers who     Robertson
        notify PSC.                                            
           02/10 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/10 (S) Tabled Subject To Call
SB2453  Motor Vehicle Commission; revise qualifications of        Gordon
        members.                                               
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2458  Service contracts; exempt from provisions of Insurance    Kirby
        Code.                                                  
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2463  Students may self-administer asthma medication;           Huggins
        authorize.                                             
           02/10 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2469  Unused personal leave for teachers; allow accumulation.   Harden
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2470  Business Corporation Act; technical revisions (BLAG).     Ross
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2475  Highway 45 bridge over MS 19; designate as Military       Carmichael
        Order of the Purple Heart, Department of Mississippi,  
        Memorial Bridge.                                       
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2482  Critical Needs Teacher Scholarship Incentive Program;     Harden
        limit to junior and senior level university students.  
           02/10 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2525  Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; authorize    Posey
        retirement incentive program for conservation officers.
           02/10 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2555  Public lands; authorize Department of Finance and         Stogner
        Administration to convey certain land to State Fair    
        Commission.                                            
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2560  Title pledge lender license; revise amount of surety      Mettetal
        bond/fee for examination of records.                   
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2561  Sale of checks law; revise certain provisions of.         Mettetal
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2568  Soil and Water Commission; conform membership to new      Stogner
        congressional districts.                               
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2574  Mississippi Check Cashers Act; extend repealer and        Mettetal
        revise certain provisions.                             
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2579  Mississippi Business Investment Act; revise matching      Minor
        funds requirement for certain enterprises.             
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2583  Open meetings; revise enforcement provisions.             Bryan
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2605  Drug courts; establish statewide standards (S.Ct.).       Hyde-Smith
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2627  School districts provide an annual report of teacher      Harden
        vacancies to the State Superintendent of Education and 
        the Legislature; require.                              
           02/10 (S) Amended
           02/10 (S) Passed As Amended
SB2673  Child custody; revise in cases of domestic violence or    White
        abuse (MCADV).                                         
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2686  Liquefied compressed gas permits; require permittee to    Kirby
        obtain annual renewal and certain insurance.           
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2695  County tax assessor; may amend homestead exemption        Dickerson
        applications under certain circumstances.              
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2710  Mississippi Development Bank; revise authority to make    Minor
        loans and issue bonds.                                 
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2757  Chickasaw Trail Economic Development Compact; remove      Minor
        specific withdrawal provisions.                        
           02/10 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2761  IHL, SBJCC & SBE enter into agreement on dual             Farris
        enrollment; direct.                                    
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2778  Damages; provide limitations in connection with           Mettetal
        consumer credit loans and in civil actions for injury. 
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2814  Highways; contracts for construction and maintenance to   Gollott
        be awarded to a responsible bidder with the lowest and 
        best bid.                                              
           02/10 (S) Passed
SB2819  State forfeited tax land; application for purchase need   Nunnelee
        not be sworn and applications from gov't entities may  
        be acted upon when filed.                              
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2848  County prosecuting attorneys; increase salary of.         Thames
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2861  Property; authorize state to acquire WorldCom airport     Jackson
        hangar and lease certain real estate.                  
           02/10 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2867  Reappraisal of property; revise qualifications of         Minor
        persons who perform under contract with counties.      
           02/10 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/10 (S) Amended
           02/10 (S) Passed As Amended

Information pertaining to this report was last updated on 04/09/03 at 09:42.



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