Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Senator J. Ed Morgan

District 45

As of 01/22/07 at 11:14

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SB2003  School superintendents; appoint all superintendents       Nunnelee
 *      after 1/1/2008, with exception.                        
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2030  School board elections; elect members in all school       Nunnelee
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2078  Military monuments and memorials; prohibit the            Carmichael
 *      alteration of.                                         
           04/29 Approved by Governor
SB2082  Mississippi Blues Commission; establish.                  Jordan
 *         04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2122  Taxation; income tax credit incentives for certain        Nunnelee
 *$%    activities at brownfield sites.                        
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB2131  Income tax; all payments by self-employed persons for     King
  $%    health insurance are deductible as gross income.       
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2172  Bonds; issue to fund the Highway 98 Access Improvement    King
  $%    Program Fund.                                          
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB2197  Sales taxation; exempt the sale of property and           King
  $%    services used in the improvement of realty for churches
        or religious institutions.                             
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2250  Elections; require voter to present I.D. prior to         Little
 *      voting.                                                
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2265  Sexual battery; conform statute of limitations when       Tollison
 *      committed against a child.                             
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2285  Contempt of the Legislature; prescribe crime for.         Chaney
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2346  Sixteenth section land; grant immunity for lease or use   Horhn
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2404  Vulnerable adults; revise sexual battery and fondling.    Burton
 *         04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2427  Tax credit for employer providing skills training or      Chaney
  $%    retraining; increase and delete repealer.              
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2431  Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College District;        Robertson
  $%    revise ad valorem tax that member counties may levy for
        operation of.                                          
           04/20 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2439  City of Hattiesburg; authorize the imposition of a food   King
 * %    and beverage tax to fund capital improvements at USM.  
           05/27 Approved by Governor
SB2455  Mississippi Scenic Byway program; designate certain       Chaney
        highways as the "Grand Gulf-Raymond Scenic Byway."     
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2467  Seat belt law; make primary offense, revise aggregate     Tollison
 *      fine.                                                  
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2468  Ad valorem taxation; revise the definition of "home" or   Pickering
 *$%    "homestead" under the homestead exemption law.         
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2478  Health insurance policies; require coverage for           Williamson
        colorectal cancer examinations.                        
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2507  City of Hattiesburg; authorize donation to the            Morgan
        Hattiesburg Downtown Association.                      
           05/12 Approved by Governor
SB2532  Law enforcement officers; expand coverage for line of     Albritton
 *      duty death benefits.                                   
           04/26 Approved by Governor
SB2539  "Mississippi Comprehensive Workforce Training and         Little
 * %    Education Consolidation Act of 2004"; enact (Governor's
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2554  Sex offenders; prohibit from owning, working for, or      Ross
 * %    volunteering for a child care service.                 
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2574  Taxation; continue exclusion of carbon dioxide from the   Dearing
  $%    definition of gas and continue ad valorem tax          
        exemption for carbon dioxide.                          
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2623  Distinctive license tag; authorize for various            Michel
 * %    organizations and revise certain existing tags.        
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2624  Memorial Highway; designate portion of MS 149 in Town     Lee (35th)
 *      of D'Lo as D'Lo WWII Veterans Highway.                 
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2628  Certain efficiencies in the administration of state       Little
 *      government; require (Governor's proposals).            
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2632  Consolidation of support services in Department of        Little
   %    Mental Health; require (Governor's proposal).          
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2633  Governor's executive agency personnel; remove from        Little
        certain State Personnel Board procedures (Governor's   
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2634  Office of Administrative Services in DFA; establish to    Little
        centralize special fund agency administration          
        (Governor's proposal).                                 
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2635  IHL & community colleges to study cost savings through    Little
        centralized administrative services; direct (Governor's
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2636  Interest on MDOT Special Highway Fund shall be            Little
        deposited into the State General Fund; require         
        (Governor's proposal).                                 
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2637  Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics; assign functions to      Little
        Department of Public Safety (Governor's proposal).     
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2647  County officials; increase salaries.                      Little
 * %       05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2667  Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law; revise       Morgan
        definition of restaurant.                              
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2686  Lifetime hunting license; allow veterans serving during   Michel
   %    war to purchase at reduced fee.                        
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2698  Sales tax; authorize special municipal/county sales tax   Burton
  $%    to fund certain capital projects.                      
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2712  Eligibility for alternative teaching route programs and   Chaney
 *      teacher scholarship incentives; revise (Governor's     
           04/26 Approved by Governor
SB2725  Scenic Streams; designate Black Creek in Lamar,           King
        Forrest, Perry, Stone, George and Jackson Counties as a
        state scenic stream.                                   
           04/22 Approved by Governor
SB2729  Bonds; issue bonds for improvements at the state          Moffatt
  $%    shipyard in Jackson County.                            
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB2734  Highways; authorize MS Transportation Commission to use   Hewes
 * %    design-build method of contracting for certain pilot   
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2739  Real Estate Commission licensees; revise various          Michel
        regulatory laws.                                       
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2751  Toll roads; authorize local governments and               Hewes
   %    Transportation Commission to contract with private     
        entities to construct (MDOT).                          
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2763  Tort reform; revise.                                      Ross
 *  @      05/09 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2767  Hunting; require commission to allow restricted use of    Browning
        ATV's by handicapped hunters on public WMA's.          
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2792  Distinctive license tags; create a "Mississippi, home     Jordan
   %    of the blues" distinctive tag.                         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2833  Deer hunting; extend season for bucks in certain          Morgan
        counties adjoining and south of Highway 98.            
           03/18 (S) Died In Committee
SB2847  Turkey hunting; require permit to hunt during special     Posey
 * %    fall turkey season.                                    
           04/19 Approved by Governor
SB2850  "Rural Health Availability Act"; enact.                   Burton
 *         04/29 Approved by Governor
SB2853  Mineral Lease Commission; transfer authority to           Dearing
 * %    Mississippi Major Economic Impact Authority.           
           05/01 Approved by Governor
SB2857  Elections; comply with the Help America Vote Act of       Chamberlin
 *      2002.                                                  
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB2869  Feticide; revise offense.                                 Nunnelee
 *         05/06 Approved by Governor
SB2880  Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; revise             Cuevas
 *$%    definition of the term "project and authorize issuance 
        of bonds."                                             
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2893  Turkey hunting season; authorize the commission to open   Posey
 *      regular season between March 1 and May 15.             
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2896  Wildlife; authorize seizure of wild hogs imported into    Posey
 *      the state.                                             
           05/05 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2960  Appropriation; General and Budget Contingency Funds       Little
        deposited to State & School Employees Insurance Fund;  
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3012  Reorganization of law enforcement; transfer Bureau of     Hewes
        Narcotics and Law Enforcement of DOT and PSC to        
        Department of Public Safety.                           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3019  Municipalities; reduce period of existence of liens on    Harden
 *      certain real property from five years to two years for 
        lien amnesty purposes.                                 
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB3051  Small Municipalities and Limited Population Counties      Robertson
 *$%    Fund; increase the amount of bonds that may be issued  
           05/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB3068  Income taxation; provide a tax credit for expenses        Dawkins
  $%    incurred in rehabilitating certain historic structures.
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3074  Bonds; issue state g.o. bonds to match federal funds      Hewes
  $%    for improvements to the access channel for the State   
        Port at Gulfport.                                      
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3078  Economic Development Highway Act; prohibit use of funds   Robertson
 *$%    on retail project and increase the amount of bonds     
        that may be issued under.                              
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB3085  Ad valorem taxation; exempt pollution control equipment   Michel
 *$%    mandated by federal or state law.                      
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3087  Emerging Crops Fund; continue minority loan program and   Robertson
 *$%    increase amounts that may be utilized in the program.  
           05/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB3088  Mississippi Business Investment Act; increase bond for    Robertson
 *$%@   certain grants or loans to counties and municipalities.
           05/09 (S) Died In Conference
SB3091  Major Economic Impact Act; provide additional bonding     Michel
 *$%    authority to address base closure and realignment.     
           05/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB3103  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for the Mississippi Land, Water   Robertson
 *$%    and Timber Resources Fund.                             
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3173  Local System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation        Little
  $%    Fund; issue bonds and revise appropriation requirement 
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3178  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for state     Robertson
 *$%@   agencies, IHL and community colleges.                  
           05/09 (S) Died In Conference
SC 503  Mississippi National Guard Troops; express support for    Little
        all presently serving the United States.               
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 507  Dr. Arthur Guyton; commend life and legacy of research.   Dawkins
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 510  Commend life of famous attorney, actor and WWII veteran   Dawkins
        Boyce Holleman.                                        
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 514  Amend Constitution; same gender marriages void.           Nunnelee
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SC 519  Marriage; memorialize Congress to propose a               Hewes
        Constitutional Amendment to define.                    
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SC 535  Commend life of decorated veteran General Roger Barton    King
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 538  Urge Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution; to          Little
        protect the Pledge of Allegiance and our National      
           05/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 557  Commend life and military service of Army Sergeant        Butler
        Shanta Bridges.                                        
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 563  Commend Colonel L.M. Claiborne, Jr., first                Jackson (32nd)
        African-American Director of the Highway Safety Patrol.
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 565  Commend Fiona Gipsen for perfect score on ACT exam.       Tollison
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 580  Commend life, career and service of Jackson businessman   Chaney
        Warren A. Hood.                                        
           03/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 595  Designate National Boys and Girls Club Week.              Dawkins
           04/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 601  Commend career of award-winning actress Tonea Stewart     Jordan
        of Greenwood, Mississippi.                             
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 604  Commend Senator Billy Hewes, 2004 ALEC National           Michel
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 617  Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of     Horhn
           05/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 624  Susp. rules further consideration/passage of S.B. 2930;   Doxey
        Economic Development Highway Act; revise term "high    
        economic benefit project."                             
           05/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SR  20  Commend career of gospel artist and MSB graduate Ginny    Michel
           04/06 (S) Adopted
SR  58  Commend Thomas Hamill for bravery.                        Jackson (32nd)
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  62  Commend Ole Miss Quarterback Eli Manning, NFL No. 1       Michel
        draft pick.                                            
           05/07 (S) Adopted

KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed

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