Mississippi Legislature
2003 Regular Session

Daily Action Report for 02/26/03



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Signed By The Governor

HB1290  Tax commission; transfer funds in FY03 appropriation      Capps
        from one category to another.                          
           02/26 Approved by Governor
HB1292  Public Employees' Retirement System; transfer funds in    Capps
        FY03 appropriation from one category to another.       
           02/26 Approved by Governor



House: Introductions

HB1607  Sales tax; revise rate of tax on certain sales to         Chism *
        manufacturers.                                         
           02/26 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
HB1608  Washington County; levy hotel/motel and restaurant tax    Hines
        for construction/repair of convention centers.         
           02/26 (H) Referred To Local and Private Legislation;Ways and Means
HB1609  Oktibbeha County; authorize to establish a county         Roberson
        court.                                                 
           02/26 (H) Referred To Local and Private Legislation;Judiciary A
HB1610  Appropriation; Tax Commission; homestead exemption;       Green
        additional FY2002 and FY2003.                          
           02/26 (H) Referred To Appropriations
HR  21  Commend certain retirees of Mississippi Valley State      Perkins
        University.                                            
           02/26 (H) Referred To Rules



House: Double Referred Reports

SB2279  Mississippi Educational Television Authority; define      Chaney
        authority to enter into joint revenue generating       
        ventures.                                              
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDP: ED To AP
SB2313  Minimum sick leave allowance for assistant teachers;      Harden
        provide.                                               
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDP: ED To AP
SB2395  Statutes providing for administration of school           Harden
        districts; make technical amendments to.               
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDPAA: ED To AP
SB2397  Vocational student organizations; authorize State         Harden
        Department of Education to perform services and expend 
        funds therefor.                                        
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDP: ED To AP
SB2404  Schools; clarify minimum calendar regarding               Harden
        emergencies, and provide for additional funds for      
        certain high growth districts.                         
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDPAA: ED To AP
SB2482  Critical Needs Teacher Scholarship Incentive Program;     Harden
        limit to junior and senior level university students.  
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDP: ED To AP
SB2492  Scenic streams; designate portions of Chunky Creek and    Burton
        Chunky River as state scenic stream and include in     
        stewardship program.                                   
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDP: GF To CR
SB2533  Transportation Commission; authorize expenditures for     Dearing
        certain promotional materials.                         
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDP: TR To AP
SB2636  Early Childhood Education programs assessment;            Harden
        authorize.                                             
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDP: ED To AP
SB2744  Transportation Commission; authorize the appointment of   Dearing
        an additional deputy executive director for            
        administration.                                        
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDPAA: TR To AP
SB2825  Wildlife Heritage Fund; authorize Wildlife Commission     Stogner
        to obtain land for outdoor recreation.                 
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDP: GF To AP
SB2830  Mississippi Credit Insurance Consumer Protection Act;     Kirby
        create.                                                
           02/26 (H) DR - TSDPAA: IN To JA



House: Committee Reports

SB2030  Highway work zone; revise penalty for speeding.           Dearing
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2102  Transportation Commission; may adopt rules regarding      Dearing
        the management, sale or disposal of timber on highway  
        rights-of-way.                                         
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
SB2253  Larger fraternal benefit societies; revise regulatory     Kirby
        laws.                                                  
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2530  Duck stamp; authorize Wildlife to issue electronic        Posey
        form.                                                  
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2531  Highways; increase the maximum allowable length of        Dearing
        trailers.                                              
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
SB2735  Airbags; make it unlawful to install an object in lieu    Dearing
        of an airbag in a motor vehicle.                       
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
SB2814  Highways; contracts for construction and maintenance to   Gollott
        be awarded to a responsible bidder with the lowest and 
        best bid.                                              
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
SC 564  Commend Rust College A'Cappella Choir, Cultural           Little
        Ambassadors Award, 2003 Governor's Excellence in the   
        Arts.                                                  
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 565  Commend Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education, 2003     Little
        Governor's Excellence in the Arts Award.               
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 566  Commend Thallis Lewis, Leadership in Mississippi          Little
        Heritage Award, 2003 Governor's Excellence in the Arts.
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 567  Commend Charles Burnett, Filmmaking Award, 2003           Little
        Governor's Excellence in the Arts.                     
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 568  Commend International Ballet Competition for 2003         Little
        Governor's Excellence in the Arts Award.               
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 571  Commend Little Milton (Campbell) for Blues Ambassador     Little
        Award, 2003 Governor's Excellence in the Arts.         
           02/26 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted



House: Floor Actions

HB 839  Bonds; increase amount of bonds that may be issued        McCoy
        under the Economic Development Highway Act.            
           02/26 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB1486  Mississippi Home Corporation; increase the amount of      Morris
        bonds that it may issue.                               
           02/26 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB1493  Emerging Crops Fund; increase amount of bonds that may    McCoy
        be issued for and extend repealer on certain           
        provisions.                                            
           02/26 (H) Motion to Reconsider Tabled
HB1592  Bonds; issue bonds for Water Pollution Control            McCoy
        Revolving Fund, increase bonds for Local Governments   
        and Rural Water Systems Improvements Revolving Loan    
        Fund.                                                  
           02/26 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB1594  Bonds; issue bonds for IHL, state agency and              McCoy
        community/junior college capital improvements.         
           02/26 (H) Motion to Reconsider Tabled
HB1595  Bonds; issue bonds to provide funds for Small             McCoy
        Municipalities and Limited Population Counties Fund.   
           02/26 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB1596  Bonds; issue bonds to provide funds for the Mississippi   McCoy
        Land, Water and Timber Resources Fund.                 
           02/26 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB1597  Bonds; issue bonds to provide funds for the Mississippi   McCoy
        Community Heritage Preservation Grant Fund.            
           02/26 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB1604  Bonds; increase amount of bonds that may be issued to     McCoy
        provide funds for the Building Fund for the Arts.      
           02/26 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SB2084  Tobacco; driver's license suspension for youth offense.   Chaney
           02/26 (H) Recommitted to Committee
SB2213  Restitution; revise maximum in justice court.             Posey
           02/26 (H) Passed
SB2288  Department of Audit; revise enforcement authority of      Ross
        investigative officers.                                
           02/26 (H) Passed
SB2306  Expunction; clarify for arrest record.                    Walls
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2339  Local school district health/physical education           Harden
        advisory councils; establish.                          
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2348  DNA; biological sample from all convicted felons.         Carlton
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2363  Abused or neglected children in custody of the            Huggins
        Department of Human Services; require annual permanency
        hearing.                                               
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended
           02/26 (H) Motion to Reconsider Entered
SB2377  Statewide collateral pool program; revise definition of   Mettetal
        "governmental entity."                                 
           02/26 (H) Passed
           02/26 (H) Motion to Reconsider Entered
SB2384  Minimum standards; revise board membership.               King
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2385  Constables; authorized to serve process issued by         Huggins
        county, chancery or circuit courts.                    
           02/26 (H) Amendment Failed
           02/26 (H) Point of Order Raised
           02/26 (H) Set Aside-Pend Ruling of Chair
SB2414  MS Nonprofit Debt Management Services Act; create.        King
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended
           02/26 (H) Motion to Reconsider Entered
SB2421  Public Defender; extend repealer on task force.           Turner
           02/26 (H) Passed
SB2516  Board of Animal Health; reenact and extend repealer.      Stogner
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2560  Title pledge lender license; revise amount of surety      Mettetal
        bond/fee for examination of records.                   
           02/26 (H) Passed
           02/26 (H) Motion to Reconsider Entered
SB2561  Sale of checks law; revise certain provisions of.         Mettetal
           02/26 (H) Passed
           02/26 (H) Motion to Reconsider Entered
SB2570  Airport authorities; increase the amount they may         Hewes
        borrow on a short term basis to $10,000,000.00.        
           02/26 (H) Passed
SB2574  Mississippi Check Cashers Act; extend repealer and        Mettetal
        revise certain provisions.                             
           02/26 (H) Amendment Failed
           02/26 (H) Passed
           02/26 (H) Motion to Reconsider Entered
SB2583  Open meetings; revise enforcement provisions.             Bryan
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2592  Public utility; revise notice requirements when           Robertson
        petitioning PSC to serve uncertificated area.          
           02/26 (H) Passed
           02/26 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SB2597  Laser pointers; restrict possession and criminalize       Hamilton
        pointing of.                                           
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2675  Municipalities; authorize cities to obtain credit cards   Jordan
        for official travel.                                   
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2761  IHL, SBJCC & SBE enter into agreement on dual             Farris
        enrollment; direct.                                    
           02/26 (H) Passed
SB2772  Open Meetings Law; apply to teleconference and video      Blackmon
        meetings.                                              
           02/26 (H) Amended
           02/26 (H) Passed As Amended



House: Referred Other House

SB2175  Bonds; issue to fund Phase I of Moon Lake State Park.     Furniss
           02/26 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2243  Bonds; issue to fund the Railroad Revitalization Fund     Dearing
        for loans for certain railroad projects.               
           02/26 (H) Referred To Transportation;Ways and Means
SB2905  Appropriation; Department of Human Services; Additional   Gordon
        FY 2003.                                               
           02/26 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2906  Appropriation; Department of Corrections; Additional FY   Gordon
        2003.                                                  
           02/26 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2907  Appropriation; Bureau of Narcotics; Additional FY 2003.   Gordon
           02/26 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2913  Appropriation; District Attorneys & Staff; Additional     Gordon
        FY 2003.                                               
           02/26 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2924  Appropriation; Mississippi Institute for Forest           Gordon
        Inventory; FY 2003 & 2004.                             
           02/26 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2971  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for           Gollott
        construction of the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art.         
           02/26 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2984  Bonds; issue for the Water Pollution Control Revolving    Minor
        Fund.                                                  
           02/26 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2985  Local System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation        Minor
        Fund; issue bonds and revise appropriation requirement 
        for.                                                   
           02/26 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2986  Local government freight rail service projects;           Minor
        increase bonds to fund.                                
           02/26 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2990  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to provide funds    Minor
        for Small Municipalities and Limited Population        
        Counties Fund.                                         
           02/26 (H) Referred To Ways and Means



House: Measures That Have Died

HB  10  Appropriation; Bureau of Narcotics for cases against      Moak
        purchasers and sellers of illegal drugs.               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB  19  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for repair and      Ishee
        renovation of Beauvoir Visitors Center.                
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB  23  Ad valorem tax; impose on nonproducing mineral estates    Robinson (84th)
        held separately from surface estate.                   
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB  25  Income tax; exclude active duty military compensation     Robinson (84th)
        from gross income.                                     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB  35  Purple Heart distinctive license tag; surviving spouse    Davis
        entitled to one tax exempt tag.                        
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB  65  Municipal annexation; existing buildings and              Hamilton
        improvements; exempt from municipal ad valorem tax.    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB  66  Municipal annexation; property of newly annexed           Ellington
        territory is exempt from municipal ad valorem taxes    
        until services are provided.                           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB  97  Bonds; issue bonds for capital improvements for           Fleming
        historically black public universities.                
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 112  Motor vehicle ad valorem tax; exempt portion for          Zuber
        military personnel stationed out of state.             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 113  Sales tax; decrease on sales of all-terrain vehicles      Montgomery (15th)
        used for agricultural purposes.                        
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 152  Appropriations; IHL for funding grant program for         Fleming
        persons taking academic courses on Internet.           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 153  Appropriation; IHL Board for Mississippi Engineers of     Fleming
        the 21st Century Scholarship Fund.                     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 156  Appropriation; Department of Transportation for           Fleming
        Highway-Railroad Crossing Safety Account.              
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 157  Appropriation; IHL for funding scholarship program for    Fleming
        persons having a debilitating disease.                 
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 159  Appropriation; Department of Public Safety for            Fleming
        Municipal Crime Prevention Fund.                       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 163  Appropriation; UM Medical Center for establishing a       Fleming
        model school of autism.                                
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 164  Income tax; provide a credit for taxpayers incurring      Fleming
        expenses for tutorial services for dependents enrolled 
        in public schools.                                     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 166  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for improvements    Fleming
        to Level I and Level II public high schools.           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 173  Sales tax; reduce rate on sales of certain food and       Fleming
        revise certain diversions.                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 176  Gasoline excise tax; increase and deposit portion of      Fleming
        proceeds into Mississippi Highway-Railroad Grade       
        Crossing Safety Account.                               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 177  Sales tax; exempt clothing and school supplies one week   Fleming
        a year.                                                
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 183  Income Tax; exclude overtime compensation from gross      Fleming
        income.                                                
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 184  Income Tax; authorize deduction for medical expenses      Fleming
        regardless of amount.                                  
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 185  Appropriation; DHS to fund reimbursement program to       Fleming
        child care facilities for background checks.           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 186  Appropriation; DHS to fund grant program for certain      Fleming
        parents to provide for child care.                     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 194  Appropriation; Education Department for support of        Ishee
        Enrich Program of Lutheran Social Ministries.          
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 195  Appropriations; Corrections Department for support of     Ishee
        Storybook program of Lutheran Social Ministries.       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 206  Income tax; provide a credit for taxpayers that are       Fleming
        required to conduct criminal background checks on      
        employees.                                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 226  Appropriation; Department of Corrections to provide       Moak
        funding for additional field officers.                 
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 247  Sales tax, contracting; revise rate of tax on certain     Ellzey
        work performed for farmers.                            
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 248  Income tax; provide a credit for ad valorem taxes paid    Ellzey
        on poultry houses.                                     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 258  Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property     Whittington
        and services to Mississippi affiliates of Habitat for  
        Humanity International, Inc.                           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 272  Income tax; provide a credit for taxpayers having a       Moore (60th)
        dependent with a disability.                           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 305  Appropriation; IHL for scholarships to USM's Summer       Davis
        Program for Academically Talented Youth.               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 313  Sales tax; provide for reduced tax on admissions to all   Snowden
        publicly owned facilities.                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 325  Tax exemptions; provide that certain additional           Cameron
        businesses may request tax exemptions provided under   
        Growth and Prosperity Act.                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 331  Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property     Snowden
        and services to East Mississippi State Hospital        
        Friends.                                               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 333  Income tax; revise method of determining net business     Cameron
        income of certain manufacturers.                       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 336  Ad valorem taxation; exempt business inventories from.    Markham
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 338  Income tax; authorize deductions for completing certain   Moak
        education levels.                                      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 343  Sales tax; reduce rate on sales of certain food and       Snowden
        revise certain diversions.                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 344  Sales tax; reduce rate on sales of certain food and       Snowden
        revise diversion to municipalities.                    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 345  Sales tax; reduce rate on sales of certain food and       Snowden
        revise diversion to municipalities.                    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 346  Sales tax; phase out on sales of certain food.            Snowden
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 352  Sales tax; reduce rate on sales of certain food and       Snowden
        revise diversion to municipalities.                    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 353  Sales tax; authorize exemption for retail sales of        Snowden
        certain articles of clothing during the first weekend  
        in August.                                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 354  Sales tax; phase out on sales of certain food.            Snowden
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 365  Purple Heart distinctive license tag; surviving spouse    Weathersby
        entitled to receive tax free.                          
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 367  Sales tax; provide that electricity used for certain      Chism
        purposes is a raw material for purposes of industrial  
        exemption.                                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 370  Sales tax and use tax; exempt delivery charges and        Davis
        freight charges from.                                  
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 394  Sales tax; provide for reduced tax on admissions to all   McBride
        publicly owned facilities.                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 395  Ad valorem tax; agricultural land will retain             McBride
        agricultural use value after development until         
        transferred and used for developed purpose.            
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 396  Sales tax; authorize special municipal sales tax to       Ishee
        fund certain capital projects.                         
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 406  License tags; one distinctive tag for fire fighter        Chism
        exempt from fees and taxes.                            
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 409  Income tax; authorize adjustment to gross income for      Moore (60th)
        disability insurance premiums paid by individuals.     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 415  Sales tax; exempt sale or transfer of motor vehicle       Moak
        between siblings.                                      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 417  Income tax; phase out for corporations.                   Moore (60th)
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 422  Income tax; provide a credit for taxpayers who purchase   Cameron
        a gun safe or similar device.                          
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 439  Sales tax; exempt all sales of tractors or farm           Stringer
        implements when sold by farmers.                       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 440  Income tax; reduce rate of tax on income derived from     Stringer
        gain on certain sales or other disposition of real     
        property or timber.                                    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 447  Sales tax; exempt certain sales of farm equipment and     Nettles
        farm implements.                                       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 452  Appropriation; Agriculture Department for Senior          Fleming
        Farmers' Market Nutrition Program.                     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 456  Motor fuel excise taxes; provide partial exemption on     Formby
        sales of fuel to volunteer fire departments for use in 
        department vehicles.                                   
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 458  Income tax; authorize an adjustment to gross income for   Formby
        portion of self-employment taxes paid by self-employed 
        individuals.                                           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 472  Sales tax; reduce rate on sales of certain food.          Formby
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 495  Income tax; revise method of determining net business     Eads
        income of certain manufacturers.                       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 496  Income tax; revise method of determining net business     Eads
        income of certain manufacturers.                       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 554  Bonds; issue to fund Phase I of Moon Lake State Park.     Mayo
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 556  Bonds; authorize Department of Agriculture to use         Miles
        proceeds for grants for livestock facility construction
        program.                                               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 582  Income tax; exclude certain amounts received by a         Rotenberry
        missionary living abroad from gross income.            
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 587  Income tax; revise type and amount of certain military    Rotenberry
        compensation excluded from gross income.               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 588  Sales tax; exempt retail sales of certain articles of     Rotenberry
        clothing during the first weekend in August.           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 589  Sales tax; exempt all sales of tractors and farm          Rotenberry
        implements when sold by farmers.                       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 607  Tobacco products; increase excise tax on and earmark      Eads
        revenues from increase for certain purposes.           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 627  Income tax; provide a credit for employers that incur     Whittington
        costs to promote employee physical fitness.            
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 628  Income tax; provide tax credit for contributions to       Whittington
        schools for use in providing physical fitness or other 
        health programs.                                       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 633  Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property     Denny
        or services to Daughters of the American Revolution.   
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 635  Income tax; provide credit for taxpayer paying home       Denny
        security expenses for primary residence.               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 664  Pat Harrison Waterway District; revise method of          Hamilton
        funding.                                               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 680  Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property     Holland
        and services to Mississippi affiliates of Habitat for  
        Humanity.                                              
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 681  Sales tax exemption; provide on parking fees/admission    Holland
        to activities conducted on property belonging to the   
        State Fair Commission.                                 
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 795  Appropriation; Adequate Education Program for full        Pierce
        funding.                                               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 815  Income tax; exclude active duty military compensation     Zuber
        received by a resident while stationed out of state.   
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 976  Ad valorem taxation; provide that embedded computer       McCoy
        software is not exempt from (STC).                     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1014  Income tax; authorize an adjustment to gross income for   Holloway
        child support payments made pursuant to court order.   
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1122  Statewide privilege tax; revise definition of "place of   Eaton
        business."                                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1289  Income taxation; remove reverter on method of             McCoy
        determining "arms length" transactions (STC).          
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1327  Homestead exemption; increase for persons 65 years of     Weathersby
        age or older or totally disabled.                      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1331  Sales tax; reduce rate on retail sales of tractors used   Robertson
        for certain business purposes.                         
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1332  Income tax; increase tax on gaming winnings and use       Fillingane
        portion of revenue to assist cities and counties with  
        road and infrastructure projects.                      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1339  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for           Janus
        construction of the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art.         
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1350  Ad valorem tax; agricultural land will retain             Young
        agricultural use value after development until         
        transferred and used for developed purpose.            
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1371  Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property     Davis
        or services to the Military Order of the Purple Heart. 
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1393  Sales tax and use tax; exempt finance charges from.       Formby
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1401  Sales tax; exempt retail sales of certain clothing and    Robertson
        school supplies during the first weekend in August.    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1454  Appropriation; additional to DHS for hiring additional    Barnett (116th)
        social workers in FY03.                                
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1465  Motor vehicle ad valorem tax; exempt portion for          Zuber
        military personnel stationed out of state.             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1466  Sales tax; exempt sales of food to persons age 65 or      Wallace
        older or totally disabled.                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1467  Local income tax; authorize certain cities to levy.       Wallace
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1468  Appropriation; Department of Health for HIV/AIDS          Bailey
        education, prevention and treatment programs/services. 
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1469  Appropriation; Dept of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks      Moore (100th)
        for feasibility study on project in Marion County.     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1470  Sales tax; authorize counties to levy.                    West
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1471  Income tax; partially exclude active duty military        Zuber
        compensation received by a nonresident while stationed 
        in this state.                                         
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1475  Income tax; exclude premiums paid for health insurance    Howell
        from gross income.                                     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1476  Motor vehicle ad valorem tax; authorize credit for        Ishee
        national guardsmen.                                    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1480  Ad valorem taxation; create 10% cap on increase in        Eaton
        assessed value of agricultural property and commercial 
        poultry houses.                                        
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1481  Bonds; issue to fund the Railroad Revitalization Fund     Compretta
        for loans for certain railroad projects (MDOT).        
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1484  Bonds; issue bonds to construct an access road to the     Middleton
        Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Station.                      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1487  Alcoholic beverages; revise privilege tax for             Holland
        manufacturer/distiller producing a product obtained    
        primarily from Mississippi ingredients.                
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1488  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for construction    Mayo
        of a National Guard Readiness Center in Clarksdale.    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1491  Airport authorities; increase the amount they may         Simpson
        borrow on a short-term basis to $10,000,000.00.        
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1492  Tobacco products; increase excise tax on and earmark      Eads
        revenues from increase for certain purposes.           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1494  Homestead exemption; increase.                            Zuber
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1495  Ad valorem tax, homestead property; exempt portion of     Zuber
        increase in assessed value above assessed value for    
        preceding year.                                        
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1496  Bonds; issue to fund certain improvements to U.S.         Fillingane
        Highway 98.                                            
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1497  Bonds; issue for repair and renovation of the Coahoma     Mayo
        Community College-Delta State University Education     
        Center.                                                
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1498  Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of a new       Stevens
        burn building at the State Fire Academy.               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1499  Cigarettes; increase excise tax on.                       Barnett (92nd)
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1500  Ad valorem taxation; exempt property of certain           Reynolds
        not-for-profit foundations.                            
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1501  Appropriation; Department of Transportation for funding   Robinson (63rd)
        certain corridor project in Hinds County.              
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1503  Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds     Ishee
        for construction of Gulf Coast Botanical Gardens at    
        Beauvoir.                                              
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1556  Appropriation; IHL for funding several items at Jackson   Clarke
        State University.                                      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1561  Homestead exemption; increase for persons 65 years of     Rotenberry
        age or older or totally disabled.                      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1563  Local government freight rail service projects;           Green
        increase bonds to fund.                                
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1564  Bonds; issue bonds for construction of new baseball       Clarke
        stadium on campus of Jackson State University.         
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1565  Bonds; issue bonds for repair and renovation at JSU       Clarke
        necessary for compliance with the Americans with       
        Disabilities Act.                                      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1566  Bonds; issue bonds for renovation of Dansby Hall at       Clarke
        Jackson State University.                              
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1568  Appropriation; Recreational Facilities Activity Program   Scott (80th)
        Fund administered by Department of Education.          
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1569  Appropriation; State Department of Education for          Scott (80th)
        Motivating Parents and Children (M.P.A.C.) pilot       
        program.                                               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1570  Appropriation; State Department of Education for school   Scott (80th)
        counselors.                                            
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1571  Appropriation; IHL to provide incentives to medical       Scott (80th)
        students and physicians to practice in critical needs  
        area.                                                  
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1572  Appropriation; Department of Human Services for funding   Scott (80th)
        "Meals on Wheels" program.                             
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1573  Appropriation; State Department of Education for          Scott (80th)
        Support Our Students (S.O.S.) program.                 
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1574  Appropriation; Department of Finance and Administration   Scott (80th)
        to construct a state school for children.              
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1575  Appropriation; Department of Human Services for school    Scott (80th)
        resource officers.                                     
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1585  Sales tax; exempt sales made under court order or         Rotenberry
        supervision.                                           
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1586  Small Business Assistance Act; increase amount of funds   Scott (80th)
        available for loans and increase amount of bonds that  
        may be issued under.                                   
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1587  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for construction    Scott (80th)
        of State School for Children.                          
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1588  Bonds; issue bonds for repair and renovation of           Clarke
        buildings and facilities at Jackson State University.  
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1589  Bonds; issue bonds for facility renovation and            Clarke
        acquisition of digital equipment for TV23 at           
        Mississippi E-center/Jackson State University.         
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1590  Sales tax; exempt certain sales to certain 501(c)(3)      Reynolds
        organizations for conservation projects.               
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1591  Bonds; issue bonds for correction of drainage problems    Clarke
        on Jackson State University Campus.                    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1593  Sales tax; authorize special municipal/county sales tax   Blackmon
        to fund certain capital projects.                      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1607  Sales tax; revise rate of tax on certain sales to         Chism *
        manufacturers.                                         
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1610  Appropriation; Tax Commission; homestead exemption;       Green
        additional FY2002 and FY2003.                          
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee



Senate: Introductions

SB2996  City of Vicksburg; reinstate certain spouse retirement    Chaney
        benefits from the Disability & Relief Fund for Firemen 
        and Policemen.                                         
           02/26 (S) Referred To Local and Private
SB2997  City of Natchez; authorize the conveyance of certain      Dearing
        historic property to the United States.                
           02/26 (S) Referred To Local and Private
SB2998  Jackson County; revise membership of Jackson County       Robertson
        Emergency Communications District Board of Directors.  
           02/26 (S) Referred To Local and Private
SB2999  Oktibbeha County; establish a county court.               Hamilton
           02/26 (S) Referred To Local and Private
SB3000  City of Gautier; legislative power vested in a mayor      Moffatt
        and six councilmen.                                    
           02/26 (S) Referred To Local and Private
SB3001  Issaquena County and the City of Vicksburg; authorize     Chaney
        contracts for the use of inmate labor by Vicksburg.    
           02/26 (S) Referred To Local and Private
SB3002  City of Vicksburg; increase benefits under the            Chaney
        Disability & Relief Fund for Firemen and Policemen.    
           02/26 (S) Referred To Local and Private
SC 581  Commend Attorney General Mike Moore for dedicated         Little
        public service.                                        
           02/26 (S) Referred To Rules
SC 582  Commend life of Jackson business leader and               Michel
        philanthropist, Stuart C. Irby, Jr.                    
           02/26 (S) Referred To Rules
SR  34  Commend Mrs. Fannie Louise McGee Jackson.                 White
           02/26 (S) Referred To Rules
SR  35  Commend Houston Vocational Center Solar Race Car Team.    Gordon
           02/26 (S) Referred To Rules
SR  36  Commend 150th Anniversary of the First Baptist Church     White
        of Terry, Mississippi.                                 
           02/26 (S) Referred To Rules



Senate: Double Referred Reports

HB 663  State classroom supply funds; clarify method of           Warren
        distribution and administration of.                    
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDP: ED To AP
HB 742  School districts; revise certain sections relating to     Warren
        the administration of.                                 
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDPAA: ED To AP
HB 743  Vocational student organizations; allow Department of     Warren
        Education to utilize staff for and expend vocational   
        funds for.                                             
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDP: ED To AP
HB 744  Schools; extend repealers on certain sections.            Warren
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDPAA: ED To UC
HB 746  Schools; exempt from 180-day minimum school calendar      Warren
        for time missed due to emergencies.                    
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDPAA: ED To AP
HB 825  Health Care Expendable Fund; Treasurer shall deposit      Moody
        2003 tobacco settlement installment payment into.      
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDP: PH To AP
HB 846  Marketing and cultivation permits for certain fish;       Ford
        extend repealer on issuance by Department of           
        Agriculture.                                           
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDP: AG To WI
HB 859  Department of Education; conduct a cost-benefit           Frierson
        analysis of mandatory kindergarten, pre-kindergarten   
        and optional diplomas.                                 
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDP: ED To AP
HB 860  Primary health care clinics; allow counties and cities    Robertson
        to provide assistance.                                 
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDPAA: CA To MU
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDPAA: MU To CA
HB 895  Drug repository program; establish for donation and       Moody
        dispensing of unused drugs to eligible individuals.    
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDPAA: PH To AP
HB1056  Crop Duster loading vehicles; exempt from motor vehicle   Woods
        tags, taxes and load restrictions.                     
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDP: HI To FI
SB2898  City of Okolona; may levy additional assessments on       Gordon
        misdemeanor cases for D.A.R.E. program.                
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDP: LP To JU
SB2919  City of Houston; authorize the levy of a hotel and        Gordon *
        motel tax and a food and beverage tax to fund tourism  
        promotion.                                             
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDPCS: LP To FI
SB2925  Scott County; authorize the levy of a tourist tax on      Burton
        hotel and motel rooms.                                 
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDPCS: LP To FI
SB2989  Claiborne County; create the Pattison Sewer District.     Posey
           02/26 (S) DR - TSDP: LP To FI



Senate: Committee Reports

HB 341  Highways 315 and 1; name portions after Dr. Dewitt        Reynolds
        Clinton French and C.B. "Buddie" Newman.               
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB 405  Hospitality station in Coahoma County; designate as       Mayo
        "Delma Furniss Hospitality Station."                   
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB 442  Highway 18 in Jasper County; designate portion as "Tom    Stringer
        Royce Green Memorial Highway."                         
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 662  Special education students; may appeal hearing            Warren
        officer's decision within 45 days of the decision.     
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB 678  Meat Inspection Law; provide administrative procedures    Holland
        concerning penalties for violations.                   
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 684  Organic certification law; revise to conform with         Holland
        national organic program.                              
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 779  Forests; extend repealer on provisions of Forestry        Ford
        Commission and forest acreage tax.                     
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 845  Individual On-Site Wastewater Disposal System Law;        Ford
        extend repealer and revise certain provisions.         
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 880  Charter boat; require captains to have proof of           Ellington
        participation in DOT random drug testing and liability 
        insurance.                                             
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB 893  State Law Library; allow counties to contract with to     Watson
        provide law library services.                          
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB 908  Mississippi Highway 828; delete segment in Yazoo County   Barbour
        from state highway system.                             
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 928  Ethanol; provide that the Commissioner of Agriculture     Whittington
        may make certain payments to producers of.             
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB 937  Marine waters; conform channel marker description to      Ellington
        redesignated numbers by U.S. Coast Guard.              
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB 938  Marine violations; allow the commission on marine         Ellington
        resources to suspend license for certain violations.   
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB 962  Mississippi Highway 25; designate segment in Monroe       Markham
        County as "Walton Greene Gray Memorial Highway."       
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1032  Therapeutic riding instructors; establish state program   Ford
        of certification for.                                  
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1055  Board of Dental Examiners; revise certain licensure       Moody
        requirements.                                          
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1072  Asthma; student may self-administer medication while at   Moody
        school.                                                
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB1077  Criminal background checks for health care workers;       Smith (59th)
        clarify procedures.                                    
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB1087  Vaccinations; Health Department shall offer to first      Moody
        responders going to disaster locations.                
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB1096  Community hospitals; revise types of investments for.     Howell
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1171  Marine license; authorize commission to establish         Ellington
        program to provide electronically.                     
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1184  Traffic accident reports; delete certain reporting        Compretta
        requirements (DPS).                                    
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB1195  Abandoned property; authorize municipality to deduct      Coleman (65th)
        wrecker and storage fees from amount returned to owner 
        after sale of.                                         
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB1220  Hospital employees; establish program of paid             Moody
        educational leave for.                                 
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
HB1230  State Board of Education; allow to invest surplus         Warren
        sixteenth section land funds like other political      
        subdivisions of the state.                             
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1273  Soil; declare Natchez silt loam as the official state     Dickson
        soil of Mississippi.                                   
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1434  Health care professionals; clarify disciplinary           Young
        measures concerned with paid educational leave.        
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2889  Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau; extend date    Cuevas
        of repeal on provisions of law creating.               
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2900  DeSoto County; may allow the use of surplus property      Chamberlin
        rent free by a nonprofit organization that distributes 
        food to the needy.                                     
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2920  City of Vicksburg; to contribute funds to keep            Chaney
        Vicksburg-Warren Beautiful, Inc.                       
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2972  Warren County; may contribute to the United Way of West   Chaney
        Central Mississippi to assist the " Information Line"  
        service.                                               
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2973  City of Vicksburg; authorize certain action by the city   Chaney
        with regard to a project to widen the Yazoo Diversion  
        Canal.                                                 
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2980  City of Vicksburg; authorize the performance of certain   Chaney
        activities with regard to federal programs.            
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2994  Forrest County; authorize contributions to certain        King
        organizations.                                         
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
SB2995  Lafayette County; authorize an annual contribution to     Tollison
        the Lafayette County Youth Baseball Association.       
           02/26 (S) Title Suff Do Pass



Senate: Floor Actions

HB1415  Corrections; authorize Delta Correctional Facility        Perkins
        Authority, Leflore County and DOC to exchange real     
        property in Leflore County.                            
           02/26 (S) Passed
SB2175  Bonds; issue to fund Phase I of Moon Lake State Park.     Furniss
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2243  Bonds; issue to fund the Railroad Revitalization Fund     Dearing
        for loans for certain railroad projects.               
           02/26 (S) Motion to Reconsider Tabled
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2628  Medical Malpractice Insurance Availability Act; create.   Kirby
           02/26 (S) Conferees Named Kirby,Mettetal,Nunnelee
SB2886  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for improvement     Moffatt
        at the state shipyard in Jackson County.               
           02/26 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/26 (S) Passed
SB2904  Appropriation; Medicaid; Additional FY 2003.              Gordon
           02/26 (S) Motion to Reconsider Tabled
SB2905  Appropriation; Department of Human Services; Additional   Gordon
        FY 2003.                                               
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2906  Appropriation; Department of Corrections; Additional FY   Gordon
        2003.                                                  
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2907  Appropriation; Bureau of Narcotics; Additional FY 2003.   Gordon
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2913  Appropriation; District Attorneys & Staff; Additional     Gordon
        FY 2003.                                               
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2971  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for           Gollott
        construction of the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art.         
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2983  Mississippi Community Heritage Preservation Grant Fund;   Minor
        issue general obligation bonds to provide additional   
        funds for.                                             
           02/26 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/26 (S) Passed
SB2984  Bonds; issue for the Water Pollution Control Revolving    Minor
        Fund.                                                  
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2985  Local System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation        Minor
        Fund; issue bonds and revise appropriation requirement 
        for.                                                   
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2986  Local government freight rail service projects;           Minor
        increase bonds to fund.                                
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2988  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for IHL,      Minor
        community colleges and state agencies.                 
           02/26 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           02/26 (S) Passed
SB2990  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to provide funds    Minor
        for Small Municipalities and Limited Population        
        Counties Fund.                                         
           02/26 (S) Transmitted To House



Senate: Referred Other House

HB1562  Insurance premium tax; provide a credit for certain       Guice
        investments of certified capital.                      
           02/26 (S) Referred To Finance



Senate: Measures That Have Died

SB2012  Income taxation; grant a tax credit for contributions     Jackson
        to certain student aid programs.                       
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2018  Sales tax; exempt certain amount of retail sales to       Jackson
        churches.                                              
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2020  Approp.; Attorney General - Boys and Girls Clubs of       Jackson
        America from tobacco funds; FY2004.                    
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2026  Approp.; tobacco litigation funds - supplemental health   Jackson
        ins. for law enforcement; FY 2004.                     
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2034  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for repair and      Jackson
        renovation of state-owned buildings and facilities.    
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2036  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2039  Sales tax; exempt sales to the American Family            Nunnelee
        Association.                                           
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2042  Sales tax exemption; Habitat for Humanity.                Nunnelee
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2044  Income tax; revise certain provisions regarding gains     Nunnelee
        and losses and business deductions.                    
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2048  Income tax; increase exemption for National Guard and     Ross
        Reserve pay.                                           
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2056  Bonds; increase amount that may be issued to provide      Tollison
        grants for livestock facilities.                       
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2068  State income tax child care credit based on percentage    Farris
        of federal credit; provide for.                        
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2070  Appropriation; scholarships for USM's Summer Program      Farris
        for Talented Youth, FY 2004.                           
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2094  Income tax; increase exemption for National Guard and     Burton
        Reserve pay.                                           
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2100  Sales tax exemption; Ducks Unlimited fund-raising         Dearing
        purchases.                                             
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2101  Bonds; increase amount that may be issued to provide      Dearing
        grants for livestock facilities.                       
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2113  Appropriation; Human Services, expand Adolescent          Farris
        Offender Program, FY04.                                
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2121  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to improve Duncan   Dearing
        Park Golf Course in Natchez.                           
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2141  Income tax; increase exemption for National Guard and     Furniss
        Reserve pay.                                           
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2169  Licenses tags; provide a partial ad valorem tax           Furniss
        exemption for motor vehicles owned by active duty      
        members of the National Guard and Reserves.            
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2170  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for a National      Furniss
        Guard Readiness Center in Clarksdale.                  
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2181  Sales tax; exempt retail sales of certain foods for       Harden
        human consumption.                                     
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2195  State income tax credit for out-of-pocket classroom       Harden
        supply expenditures made by public schoolteachers;     
        provide for.                                           
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2196  Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Bonds; authorize certain    Harden
        school districts to issue.                             
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2204  Taxation; income tax credit incentives for certain        Nunnelee
        activities at brownfield sites.                        
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2216  Sales tax; reduce the tax on admissions to all            Carmichael
        publicly-owned facilities.                             
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2255  Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; provide for       Posey
        issuance of a tax exempt tag to chiefs of volunteer    
        fire departments.                                      
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2262  Highways; create the Four-Lane Highway Maintenance        Furniss
        Account and fund with gaming fee increase.             
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2320  Income tax; exempt certain income received by foreign     Minor
        lenders from a trust operating certain projects.       
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2353  Ad valorem taxation; embedded software is not exempt      Minor
        from (STC).                                            
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2358  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain articles   Michel
        of clothing during the first weekend in August.        
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2402  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for construction    Hyde-Smith
        of National Guard Readiness Center in City of          
        Monticello.                                            
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2413  Insurance premium tax; provide a credit for certain       Chaney
        investment of certified capital.                       
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2474  Appropriations FY2004; to Department of Agriculture to    Smith
        create master plan for Farmers' Market.                
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2488  Approp. FY2004; SDE for additional teacher assistants     Smith
        in school districts with 60% participation in free     
        lunch program.                                         
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2518  Ad valorem taxes; authorize counties to grant partial     Stogner
        tax exemptions for commercial poultry houses.          
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2601  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for a stadium on    Harden
        the campus of JSU.                                     
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2626  Appropriation; DOT Byram-Clinton/Norrell Road Corridor    Harden
        Project, FY2004.                                       
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2645  Income tax; authorize an adjustment to gross income for   Michel
        portion of self-employment taxes paid by self-employed 
        individuals.                                           
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2646  Income tax; all payments by self-employed persons for     King
        health insurance are deductible as gross income.       
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2872  License tags; provide a partial ad valorem tax            Gollott
        exemption for motor vehicles owned by active duty      
        members of the National Guard and Reserves.            
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2873  Sales tax exemption; provide on parking fees/admission    Stogner
        to activities conducted on property belonging to the   
        State Fair Commission.                                 
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2874  Sales tax exemption; exempt sales to Ducks Unlimited.     Dearing
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2875  Sales taxation; exempt the sale of property and           King
        services used in the improvement of realty for churches
        or religious institutions.                             
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2877  Sales taxation; exempt sales to the Mississippi           Hewes
        Troopers Association, Inc.                             
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2878  Income tax credit; allow for certain charges paid by      Hewes
        taxpayers importing and exporting products at ports and
        airports.                                              
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2879  Ad valorem taxation; exempt business inventories from     Cuevas
        ad valorem taxation.                                   
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2880  Tobacco tax; increase on tobacco product other than       Dawkins
        cigarettes and earmark revenues from increase for      
        certain purposes.                                      
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2881  Tobacco tax; increase excise tax on cigarettes and        Dawkins
        earmark revenues from increase for certain purposes.   
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2882  Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Act; revise provision;       Thames
        exempt certain sales to fire departments from taxation.
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2883  Ad valorem taxation; exempt a portion of the assessed     Williamson
        valued of egg houses, pullet houses and broiler houses.
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2884  Income taxation; provide deduction in gross income for    White
        volunteer fire fighters and volunteer law enforcement  
        officers.                                              
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2887  MS Insurance Guaranty Association; member insurer may     Kirby
        offset tax liability.                                  
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2892  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for a recreational facility in    Johnson (19th)
        Attala County.                                         
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2893  Appropriation; Fire Fighters Memorial Burn Center; FY     Furniss
        2004.                                                  
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2894  Bonds; issue to fund the Highway 98 Access Improvement    King
        Program Fund.                                          
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2895  Appropriation; Department of Health - Trauma Care         Furniss
        System; FY 2004.                                       
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2896  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to assist in        Horhn
        construction of a park at Lake Hico.                   
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2897  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for preplanning     Horhn
        of a national civil rights museum.                     
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2901  Alcoholic beverages; revise privilege tax for             Huggins
        manufacturer/distiller producing a product obtained    
        primarily from MS ingredients.                         
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2915  Bonds; issue to establish a community development         Horhn
        corporation grant program.                             
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2918  Appropriation; MS Institute for Forest Inventory; FY      Gordon
        2003 & 2004.                                           
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2921  Estate tax; provide that tax schedule and deductions      Dawkins
        shall not be coupled to federal law and provide for in 
        state law.                                             
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2923  Income tax; create the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act.   Williamson
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2926  Appropriation; Department of Health - Trauma Care         Furniss
        System; FY 2004.                                       
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2974  Bonds; issue for repair and renovation of the Coahoma     Furniss
        Community College-Delta State University Education     
        Center.                                                
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2975  Sales taxation; exempt certain sales to 501(c)(3)         Dearing
        organizations for conservation projects.               
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2976  Taxation; impose a 2 per liter tax on retail sales of    Dawkins
        bottled water.                                         
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2977  Bonds; issue for Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund   Jordan
        & Local Governments & Rural Water Systems Improvements 
        Revolving Loan Fund.                                   
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2978  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for capital         Frazier
        improvements at Jackson State University.              
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2981  Insurance premium tax; provide a credit for certain       Chaney
        investments of certified capital.                      
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2982  Bonds; issue to fund additional grants under the MS       Horhn
        Small Business Assistance Act.                         
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2992  Bonds; authorize issuance for construction of a new       Kirby
        burn building at the State Fire Academy.               
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee

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



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