Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Daily Action Report for 03/05/04



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House: Introductions

HB1646  Income taxation; increase the tax credit for employers    Frierson
        providing skills training.                             
           03/05 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
HB1647  Income taxation; increase the tax credit for employers    Simpson
        providing skills training.                             
           03/05 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
HB1648  Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; revise             Dedeaux
        definition of the term "project" and authorize issuance
        of bonds.                                              
           03/05 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
HB1649  Suffrage; restore to Richard E. Smith of Forrest          Watson
        County.                                                
           03/05 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
HB1650  Sales tax; exempt sales of tangible personal property     Upshaw
        and services to certain organizations providing food to
        needy persons.                                         
           03/05 (H) Referred To Ways and Means



House: Double Referred Reports

HB 802  Nursing home; authorize CON for construction in           Green
        underserved minority ZIP Code area in certain county.  
           03/05 (H) DR - TSDPCS: PH To AP
HB 906  DHS; create monitoring board to monitor policies and      Holland
        activities of.                                         
           03/05 (H) DR - TSDPCS: PH To AP
HB1269  Mississippi Holocaust Commission; create.                 Frierson
           03/05 (H) DR - TSDPCS: ED To AP



House: Committee Reports

HB 546  Chickasawhay Natural Gas District require audit; allow    Stevens
        credit card use; require relocation costs for certain  
        pipes.                                                 
           03/05 (H) Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
HB1590  Professional Massage Therapy Act; extend repealer and     Fredericks
        make technical amendments to.                          
           03/05 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
HB1628  Common carriers and contract carriers by motor vehicle;   Ellis *
        Public Service Commission not to regulate              
        transportation of household goods.                     
           03/05 (H) Title Suff Do Pass



House: Floor Actions

HB  96  Vehicular manslaughter; require bail in DUI cases.        Fleming
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 352  Death of unborn quick child; include in wrongful death    Robinson (84th)
        statute.                                               
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 550  Electronic terminals; privately operated terminals        Guice
        subject to same requirements as those operated by      
        banks.                                                 
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 588  Adoption laws; revise certain provisions of.              Holland
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 727  Human Cloning Prohibition Act; create.                    Smith (39th)
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 786  Consumer finance licensees; revise various provisions     Guice
        applicable to.                                         
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 787  Small loan licenses; revise certain provisions            Guice
        applicable to.                                         
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 827  Judges; redistrict chancery and circuit court             Blackmon
        districts.                                             
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB 904  Unauthorized electronic message devices; prohibit         Malone
        furnishing to offenders.                               
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HB1569  Medical Malpractice Insurance Availability Plan; expand   Blackmon
        coverage.                                              
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HC  62  John David McElhaney, Sr.; commend life of.               Davis
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HC  67  Raphael S. Davis; commend life of.                        Reynolds
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HC  68  Oxford High School Chargers Football Team; commend on     Akins
        outstanding 2003 season.                               
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HC  69  Callestyne Hall-Crawford; commend life of.                Perkins
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
HR  32  Simpson County Academy Football Team; commend an          Rotenberry
        outstanding season.                                    
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
HR  33  Phi Theta Kappa's All-Mississippi Academic Team;          Young
        commend.                                               
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
HR  34  Lewis James Slay; commend upon retirement.                Hines
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
HR  35  Percy L. Brewer, Sr.; commend life of.                    Huddleston
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
HR  37  Social security benefits; urge Congress to protect.       Reynolds
           03/05 (H) Committee Substitute Adopted
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
HR  40  Helen W. Curtis; commend life of.                         Watson
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
SC 550  Commend David Robertson and Tony Busby for heroic         Jackson (15th)
        action.                                                
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SC 556  Commend Brian Tanner, for 2004 Prudential Spirit of       Robertson
        Community Award.                                       
           03/05 (H) Adopted
           03/05 (H) Immediate Release
           03/05 (H) Transmitted To Senate



House: Referred Other House

SB2078  Military monuments and memorials; prohibit the            Carmichael
        alteration of.                                         
           03/05 (H) Referred To Public Property
SB2142  Appropriation; Board of Chiropractic Examiners;           Little
        additional FY 2004.                                    
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2172  Bonds; issue to fund the Highway 98 Access Improvement    King
        Program Fund.                                          
           03/05 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2568  State-owned property; extend date for purchase by         Ross
        Belhaven College.                                      
           03/05 (H) Referred To Public Property
SB2585  Sales tax; allow telecommunications providers to sell     Robertson
        taxable and nontaxable services at a single nonitemized
        price.                                                 
           03/05 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2603  Executive agency head to decline a state salary;          Little
        authorize (Governor's proposal).                       
           03/05 (H) Referred To Fees and Salaries of Public Officers;Appropriations
SB2617  Percentage limitation on appropriations from State        Gordon
        General Fund; revise for FY05.                         
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2628  Certain efficiencies in the administration of state       Little
        government; require (Governor's proposals).            
           03/05 (H) Referred To Sel Cmte on Fiscal Stability
SB2661  Budget Contingency Fund; provide for transfer and         Gordon
        deposit of certain funds into.                         
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2678  State's share of oil and gas severance taxes; all to be   Gordon
        appropriated until FY2006.                             
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB2685  Repayment of certain special funds transferred to the     Gordon
        Budget Contingency Fund; delay date of.                
           03/05 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB2763  Tort reform; revise.                                      Ross
           03/05 (H) Referred To Judiciary A
SB2783  Public property; DFA may sell certain property to St.     Frazier
        Peters Missionary Baptist Church.                      
           03/05 (H) Referred To Public Property
SB2880  Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; revise             Cuevas
        definition of the term "project and authorize issuance 
        of bonds."                                             
           03/05 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
SB3043  Appropriation; Department of Banking and Consumer         Gordon
        Finance; Additional FY 2004.                           
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB3044  Appropriation; Board of Public Accountancy; Additional    Gordon
        FY 2004.                                               
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB3045  Appropriation; Judicial Performance; Additional FY        Gordon
        2004.                                                  
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB3046  Appropriation;  Board of Bar Admissions;  Additional FY   Gordon
        2004.                                                  
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB3047  Appropriation; Board of Pharmacy; Additional FY 2004.     Gordon
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB3049  Appropriation; Board of Funeral Service; Additional       Gordon
        FY2004.                                                
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB3050  Appropriation;  Physical Therapy Board;  Additional  FY   Gordon
        2004.                                                  
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SB3057  Appropriation; Joint Legislative Reapportionment          Gordon
        Committee; Additional FY 2004.                         
           03/05 (H) Referred To Appropriations
SC 557  Commend life and military service of Army Sergeant        Butler
        Shanta Bridges.                                        
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 559  Commend Carolina Panthers' starting tight end Kris        Hyde-Smith
        Mangum.                                                
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 560  Commend Brittanie Elliott, 2004 Wendy's High School       Gordon
        Scholar/Athlete Heisman Award.                         
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 561  Commend life and public service of Gloster Alderman and   Butler
        Fire Commissioner Elliot Davis, Jr.                    
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 562  Commend Karen Arnold, 2003 Hattiesburg American           King
        All-Area Slow-Pitch Softball Coach of the Year.        
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 563  Commend Colonel L.M. Claiborne, Jr., first                Jackson (32nd)
        African-American Director of the Highway Safety Patrol.
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 565  Commend Fiona Gipsen for perfect score on ACT exam.       Tollison
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 567  Commend Eddie Khayat, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.    Michel
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 568  Commend Coach Lindy Callahan, Mississippi Sports Hall     Michel
        of Fame.                                               
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 569  Commend Johnny Brewer, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.   Michel
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 570  Commend Jack Carlisle, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.   Michel
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 571  Commend Lee Baker, posthumous induction into the          Michel
        Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.                       
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 572  Commend Johnie Cooks, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.    Michel
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 573  Commend Willie Totten, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.   Michel
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 574  Commend posthumous induction of Don Owens into the        Michel
        Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.                       
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 575  Commend 2003 Jackson Prep Girls Fast Pitch Softball       Williamson
        Team for Overall Championship.                         
           03/05 (H) Referred To Rules



House: Signed By The Speaker

HR  37  Social security benefits; urge Congress to protect.       Reynolds
           03/05 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  39  House Rules; amend certain rules of 2004-2008             Warren
        legislative term.                                      
           03/05 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  40  Helen W. Curtis; commend life of.                         Watson
           03/05 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed



Senate: Introductions

SB3077  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
           03/05 (S) Referred To Finance
SB3078  Economic Development Highway Act; prohibit use of funds   Robertson
        on retail project and increase the amount of bonds that
        may be issued under.                                   
           03/05 (S) Referred To Finance
SB3079  Tunica County; revise the distribution of the gaming      Jackson (11th)
        tax.                                                   
           03/05 (S) Referred To Local and Private
SB3080  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for repair and renovation of      Thomas
        the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City.            
           03/05 (S) Referred To Finance
SB3081  Taxation; impose a 2 per liter tax on retail sales of    Dawkins
        bottled water.                                         
           03/05 (S) Referred To Finance
SC 576  Commend 2003 Oktibbeha County Hospital "Catch Me          Jackson (15th)
        Caring" volunteers.                                    
           03/05 (S) Referred To Rules
SC 577  Commend Brookhaven Academy "Lady Cougars" Girls           Hyde-Smith
        Basketball Team for State Championship and perfect     
        season.                                                
           03/05 (S) Referred To Rules
SR  13  Miss Christina Myers, commend on being named              Michel
        Mississippi Junior Miss 2004.                          
           03/05 (S) Referred To Rules
SR  14  Commend Allison Kellogg on being named Miss Mississippi   Michel
        2003.                                                  
           03/05 (S) Referred To Rules
SR  15  Russell A. Quave, commend life and service of.            Gollott
           03/05 (S) Referred To Rules



Senate: Committee Reports

HC  45  Tuskegee Airmen Day; recognize its observance on March    Smith (39th)
        5, 2004, in Columbus, Mississippi.                     
           03/05 (S) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SB2972  Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation; define   Harden
        authority.                                             
           03/05 (S) Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub



Senate: Floor Actions

HC  45  Tuskegee Airmen Day; recognize its observance on March    Smith (39th)
        5, 2004, in Columbus, Mississippi.                     
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2205  Circuit judges; repeal running in the herd for 10th       Carmichael
        District.                                              
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2235  Courts; eliminate running in the herd for First Circuit   Little
        and Chancery Districts.                                
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2395  Courts, trial; eliminate running in herd for certain      Tollison
        districts.                                             
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2436  Medicaid; require certain efficiencies in the             Nunnelee
        administration of the Medicaid program.                
           03/05 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
           03/05 (S) Passed
SB2491  Organic farm certification; conform state program to      Hyde-Smith
        requirements of USDA National Organic Program.         
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2608  Catfish marketing; revise definition of catfish by        Hyde-Smith
        removing incorrect scientific nomenclature.            
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2700  Fourteenth and Twentieth Circuit Court Districts; allow   Butler
        judges to run by post.                                 
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SB2734  Highways; authorize MS Transportation Commission to use   Hewes
        design-build method of contracting for certain pilot   
        projects.                                              
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 557  Commend life and military service of Army Sergeant        Butler
        Shanta Bridges.                                        
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 559  Commend Carolina Panthers' starting tight end Kris        Hyde-Smith
        Mangum.                                                
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 560  Commend Brittanie Elliott, 2004 Wendy's High School       Gordon
        Scholar/Athlete Heisman Award.                         
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 561  Commend life and public service of Gloster Alderman and   Butler
        Fire Commissioner Elliot Davis, Jr.                    
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 562  Commend Karen Arnold, 2003 Hattiesburg American           King
        All-Area Slow-Pitch Softball Coach of the Year.        
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 563  Commend Colonel L.M. Claiborne, Jr., first                Jackson (32nd)
        African-American Director of the Highway Safety Patrol.
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 565  Commend Fiona Gipsen for perfect score on ACT exam.       Tollison
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 567  Commend Eddie Khayat, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.    Michel
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 568  Commend Coach Lindy Callahan, Mississippi Sports Hall     Michel
        of Fame.                                               
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 569  Commend Johnny Brewer, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.   Michel
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 570  Commend Jack Carlisle, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.   Michel
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 571  Commend Lee Baker, posthumous induction into the          Michel
        Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.                       
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 572  Commend Johnie Cooks, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.    Michel
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 573  Commend Willie Totten, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.   Michel
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 574  Commend posthumous induction of Don Owens into the        Michel
        Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.                       
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House
SC 575  Commend 2003 Jackson Prep Girls Fast Pitch Softball       Williamson
        Team for Overall Championship.                         
           03/05 (S) Adopted
           03/05 (S) Immediate Release
           03/05 (S) Transmitted To House



Senate: Referred Other House

HB 570  Child custody; revise right of 12-year-old to select      Reeves
        custodial parent.                                      
           03/05 (S) Referred To Judiciary, Division A
HC  45  Tuskegee Airmen Day; recognize its observance on March    Smith (39th)
        5, 2004, in Columbus, Mississippi.                     
           03/05 (S) Referred To Rules

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