Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Representative Leonard Bentz

District 116

As of 01/22/07 at 11:14

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HB  16  Public buildings; rename 301 Lamar Street Building to     Robinson (63rd)
 *      Robert G. Clark, Jr., Building.                        
           02/20 Approved by Governor
HB 105  Attempted murder; create criminal offense.                Denny
 *         04/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB 295  Jury Patriotism Act; create.                              Denny
   %       03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 312  Voting; require identification before voting.             Denny
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 345  Voluntary basic health insurance coverage and small       Denny
        employer health benefit plans; revise eligibility.     
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 467  Law enforcement officers; establish separate retirement   Janus
   %    system for.                                            
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 607  Private Attorney Retention Sunshine Act; create.          Denny
   %       03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 613  Harrison County; authorize to establish office of         Ishee
 * %    public guardian.                                       
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
HB 640  Interstate 59; designate portion in Forrest and Jones     Staples
        Counties as "Lance Corporal Roy M. Wheat Memorial      
           04/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB 721  Regional planning commissions; authorize to acquire and   Dedeaux
        dispose of property.                                   
           04/20 Approved by Governor
HB 795  Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College District;        Guice
  $%    revise ad valorem tax that member counties may levy for
        capital outlay.                                        
           03/31 (H) Died On Calendar
HB 816  Child protection specialists; may provide certain         Ishee
 *      services for DHS with oversight by social workers.     
           05/04 Approved by Governor
HB 943  Tippah County; designate Highway 773 as "Joe Mitch        Ward
        McElwain Memorial Highway."                            
           04/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB 988  Distinctive license tag; authorize for National Rifle     McBride
   %    Association.                                           
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 989  Weapons permit; revise reciprocity provision.             McBride
 * %       04/28 Approved by Governor
HB 999  Income tax; revise amount of certain military             Montgomery
 *$%    compensation for officers which is excluded from gross 
           05/04 Approved by Governor
HB1004  Noneconomic damages; revise cap.                          Upshaw
    @      03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1268  Port commissions; provide procedure for dissolution of    Janus
        certain municipal port commissions.                    
           04/20 Approved by Governor
HB1281  Habitual offender; no plea bargaining for violent         Formby
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1282  Controlled substances; felony to bring into state,        Formby
        county or municipal facility.                          
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1283  Products liability; limit when product has not been       Formby
        used in manner for which it has been designed.         
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1286  Comprehensive Crime Restitution and Reimbursement Act;    Formby
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1288  Education; require disclaimer in textbooks regarding      Wells-Smith
        the teaching of certain theories.                      
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1296  Retirement; allow retired county/city elected officials   Bentz
        to receive salary of up to 50% of average              
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1297  Crimes; prohibit introduction of virus in computer.       Moore
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1298  Crimes; create offense of knowingly exposing another      Moore
 *      person to HIV.                                         
           05/01 Approved by Governor
HB1299  State budget; use previous fiscal year's revenues to      Moore
        prepare budget and make appropriations for next fiscal 
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1304  Schools; authorize principal to remove persons who        Ellington
   %    wilfully disturb any session of public school.         
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1305  Municipal annexation; require approval by majority of     Ellington
        electors in territory to be annexed.                   
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1306  Hunt and fish; establish right of all citizens.           Ellington
 *         04/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB1307  Nonstate service employees; all employees of agencies     Janus
        for which Governor appoints director shall be for one  
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1308  Salaries; executive agency head appointed by Governor     Janus
 *      may waive all or part.                                 
           05/27 Approved by Governor
HB1309  Ten Commandments; authorize display in public             Nicholson
 *      buildings.                                             
           04/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB1317  Ad valorem tax; agricultural land to retain               Young
  $%    agricultural use value after development until         
        transferred and used for developed purpose.            
           03/31 (H) Died In Committee
HB1319  Voting; require ID to be shown before voting.             Formby
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1326  Lawsuits; plaintiff liable for defendant's cost if        Chism
        defendant prevails.                                    
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1328  Vote fraud; revise penalty.                               Moore
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1329  Capital murder; apply to multiple murders.                Moore
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1331  Rape; death penalty for conviction if victim is aged 13   Moore
        or under.                                              
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1339  Historical monuments and state flag; cannot be changed    Chism
        without 2/3 vote of Legislature.                       
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1340  Sex offenders; require disclosure to volunteer            Moore
 *      organizations.                                         
           05/04 Approved by Governor
HB1341  Municipal annexation; property of newly annexed           Ellington
  $%    territory is exempt from municipal ad valorem taxes    
        until services are provided.                           
           03/31 (H) Died In Committee
HB1342  Mandatory motor vehicle liability insurance tickets;      Baker (74th)
        provide for portion of fine to go to political         
        subdivision enforcing.                                 
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1414  Covenant marriage; enact as form of marriage.             Gunn
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1437  Credit cards; prohibit display of identifying             Gunn
        information on sales receipts.                         
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1481  Sales tax and use tax; exempt delivery and freight        Davis
  $%    charges from.                                          
           03/31 (H) Died In Committee
HB1521  Credit cards; prohibit use over Internet or telephone     Gunn
        without personal identification numbers.               
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1522  Physical education; require public schools to teach       Gunn
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1525  Abortion Complication Reporting Act; create.              Wells-Smith
 *         05/04 Approved by Governor
HB1576  Drug courts; provide assessments on certain offenses to   Carlton
   %    fund.                                                  
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1579  Tort reform; enact certain civil justice reforms.         Smith (39th)
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1583  State government; require certain efficiencies in         Simpson
   %    administration of (Governor's proposal).               
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1585  EBT card for food stamps and TANF; require to include     Lott
        photo of cardholder.                                   
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1598  State agencies; annual reports not printed but made       Gunn
        available on Internet.                                 
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1612  Abortion; if abortion fails child may not be              Fillingane
 *      intentionally allowed to die.                          
           04/28 Approved by Governor
HB1619  Coastal wetlands; require Secretary of State to lease     Guice
        upon recommendation of Department of Marine Resources. 
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1648  Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; revise             Dedeaux
  $%    definition of the term "project" and authorize issuance
        of bonds.                                              
           04/20 (S) Died In Committee
HB1654  Major Economic Impact Act; authorize issuance of          Bentz
 *$%    additional bonds to address possible military base     
        closure and realignment.                               
           04/20 (S) Died In Committee
HB1669  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Lott
  $%       03/31 (H) Died In Committee
HB1784  Income tax; increase amount of certain compensation for   Scott
  $%    military officers that is excluded from gross income.  
           03/31 (H) Died In Committee
HB1796  Ad valorem taxation; revise the definition of "home" or   Janus
 *$%    "homestead" under the homestead exemption law.         
           05/01 (H) Died In Conference
HB1823  Coast Coliseum Convention Center expansion and            Janus
 * %@   renovation; issue bonds for.                           
           05/27 Approved by Governor
HB1826  Harrison County; authorize to contribute to Boys and      Fredericks
        Girls Clubs.                                           
           05/14 Approved by Governor
HB1828  Harrison County; authorize to contribute funds to Gulf    Fredericks
        Coast Search and Rescue.                               
           05/14 Approved by Governor
HB1836  Memorial Hospital at Gulfport; authorize Gulfport and     Simpson
        Harrison County to increase number of trustees of.     
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
HC  31  Amend Constitution; revise type of offenses that          Rotenberry
        disqualify a person as an elector.                     
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HC  49  2004 Super Bowl half-time show; urge FCC to penalize      Aldridge
        CBS for show and ask others to boycott show performers.
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
HC  56  Amend Constitution; prohibit same gender marriages.       Barnett
           04/14 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC  60  Amend Constitution; prohibit same gender marriages.       Moore
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HC  61  Amend Constitution; establish right to hunt and fish.     Ellington
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HC  77  Joint rules; amend to require deleted language to be      Baker (74th)
        indicated in legislation that changes existing law.    
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
HC  79  Citizens of Spain; express our sorrow and respect to      Zuber
        concerning the bombing in Madrid.                      
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC  98  Suspend deadlines for introduction; elections; to         Warren
        require identification before an elector votes.        
           04/14 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 105  Mississippi National Guard; encourage citizens to         Capps
        support and contact Mississippi servicemen currently   
           04/26 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 106  Eric Shows; commend upon receiving a Barry M. Goldwater   Read
        Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program Award. 
           04/23 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 114  Suspend deadlines for introduction; tort reform;          Blackmon
 *      revise.                                                
           05/09 (H) Died In Conference
HC 120  Mrs. Allen Hobbs Capps; commend life of.                  McCoy
           05/06 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 124  Eli Manning; commend athletic accomplishments of.         Smith (39th)
           05/09 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 128  Thomas Hamill; commend bravery and steadfastness of.      Dickson
           05/09 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  48  Biloxi High School Basketball Team; commend on winning    Patterson
        5A State Championship.                                 
           04/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  54  Federal tax; petition Mississippi Congressional           Lott
        Delegation to make permanent cuts thereto.             
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
HR  99  Leslie Ellington; commend upon retirement as Capitol      Bondurant
           04/30 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR 101  Christopher Dale Mabry; commend life of.                  Robinson (84th)
           04/30 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR 102  Edward H. Buelow, Jr.; commend upon retirement.           Flaggs
           04/30 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR 109  Coach John Phillip Pugh; commend accomplishments as       Bentz
        Coach of the Biloxi High School Basketball Team.       
           05/04 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR 110  Reverend Dr. Horace L. Buckley; commend on 35th           Coleman (65th)
        anniversary as pastor of Cade Chapel Missionary Baptist
           05/04 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR 115  Linda Bounds; commend upon retirement.                    Weathersby
           05/04 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed

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

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