Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Representative Rufus Straughter

District 51

As of 01/22/07 at 11:16

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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 497  Mississippi Highway 1; designate as "Anse Dees            Bailey
           03/09 (H) 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 641  Council on Obesity Prevention; allow to become            Whittington
        nonprofit entity, and allow agencies to contract with. 
           04/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB 691  Health insurance; mandate coverage of keloid removal.     Clarke
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 810  Death penalty; abolish.                                   Clarke
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 828  Correctional facilities; prohibit the construction of     Broomfield
   %    new jails or prisons within five miles of schools or   
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 850  Seniors and Indigents Rx Program; establish to help       Reynolds
 *      access drug manufacturers discount cards and assistance
           04/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB 932  State Department of Education; study and implement        West
        program of instruction of felony laws to certain       
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 943  Tippah County; designate Highway 773 as "Joe Mitch        Ward
        McElwain Memorial Highway."                            
           04/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB 948  Bonds; issue for construction of stadium on campus of     Clarke
  $%    Jackson State University.                              
           03/31 (H) Died In Committee
HB 967  Students; require those in Grades 7 through 12 to         Broomfield
        maintain certain grades to participate in athletics.   
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 968  School superintendents; require to make salaries          Broomfield
        available for a twelve-month period at request of      
        certain employees.                                     
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 988  Distinctive license tag; authorize for National Rifle     McBride
   %    Association.                                           
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB 989  Weapons permit; revise reciprocity provision.             McBride
 * %       04/28 Approved by Governor
HB 999  Income tax; revise amount of certain military             Montgomery
 *$%    compensation for officers which is excluded from gross 
           05/04 Approved by Governor
HB1018  Elected superintendents; prohibit certain actions by      Buck
        those not reelected.                                   
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1064  Gaming; create statewide lottery to fund Hope College     Clarke
        Scholarship Program.                                   
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1074  Superintendents; provide for appointment in all           Buck
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1158  First grade; authorize enrollment of children under Age   Straughter
        6 who successfully complete achievement test.          
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1159  Boards of supervisors; require minimum level of funding   Straughter
        for county offices and departments.                    
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1279  Budget; reduce state budget costs and increase state      Watson
 * %@   revenues.                                              
           05/27 Approved by Governor
HB1405  Juneteenth National Freedom Day; declare day of           Straughter
        observation but not legal holiday.                     
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1417  Mortgage brokers; courses approved by Magnolia Mortgage   Evans
   %    Brokers and Educational Association acceptable for     
        continuing education.                                  
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1530  Chronic Pain Treatment Act; create.                       Straughter
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1544  Health instruction; require public schools to include     Scott
        in physical education courses.                         
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1545  Community development corporations; establish a grant     Scott
        program for within Mississippi Development Authority.  
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1546  Economic development; increase max pop of small           Scott
        municipality re Small Municipalities Limited Population
        Counties Grant Program.                                
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1547  Institutional training initiative; create to provide      Scott
        assistance to students at community colleges for       
        workforce development training.                        
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1548  House Arrest Program; expand to include juvenile          Scott
   %    delinquents.                                           
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1549  Teen court program; expand subject matter that may be     Scott
 * %    brought before.                                        
           04/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB1550  School districts; certain shall adopt certain policies    Scott
   %    and procedures.                                        
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1552  School boards; authorize to implement a financial         Fleming
 * %    literacy program for students.                         
           04/06 (S) Died In Committee
HB1635  Youth Court Work Programs; require drug testing of        Scott
   %    offenders working in.                                  
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1638  Physicians; provide grants and tax credits to practice    Scott
   %    family medicine in critical needs areas.               
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1639  WORK Commissioner; establish office within Mississippi    Scott
        Development Authority headed by.                       
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1640  Mississippi Small Business Opportunities Program;         Scott
 *$%    create and authorize issuance of bonds to fund.        
           05/01 (H) Died In Conference
HB1641  Counselors; provide in elementary schools.                Scott
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1642  Recreational Facilities Activity Fund; create and use     Scott
        for recreational facilities on school property.        
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1643  Social workers; provide in schools having high            Scott
        incidences of crime and violence.                      
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1644  Contagious disease; require Health Department to          Scott
        conduct workshops in area of high instances of         
           03/18 (H) Died On Calendar
HB1645  Home Detention for Juveniles Program; establish under     Scott
   %    Department of Human Services.                          
           03/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1654  Major Economic Impact Act; authorize issuance of          Bentz
 *$%    additional bonds to address possible military base     
        closure and realignment.                               
           04/20 (S) Died In Committee
HB1695  Bonds; issue bonds for dining facility capital            Clarke
  $%    improvements at Alcorn State University.               
           03/31 (H) Died In Committee
HB1696  Appropriation; State Department of Education - General    Pierce
 *  @   Programs, Education Reform Act and Vocational          
           05/20 Approved by Governor
HB1725  Appropriation; Mississippi Department of                  Miles
 *      Transportation.                                        
           05/12 Approved by Governor
HB1739  Appropriation; Department of Archives and History.        Peranich
 *  @      06/01 Approved by Governor
HB1740  Appropriation; Arts Commission.                           Peranich
 *  @      06/01 Approved by Governor
HB1768  Appropriation; IHL for funding Greenville Higher          Hines
        Education Center.                                      
           03/31 (H) Died In Committee
HB1784  Income tax; increase amount of certain compensation for   Scott
  $%    military officers that is excluded from gross income.  
           03/31 (H) Died In Committee
HB1785  Sales tax; exempt stripping and painting of commercial    Bailey
 *$%    aircraft engaged in foreign or interstate              
           05/01 (H) Died In Conference
HB1848  Washington County; authorize to pledge tax revenues as    Perkins
        security for loan guarantee.                           
           05/12 Approved by Governor
HB1849  Sharkey County; authorize to pledge tax revenues as       Perkins
        security for loan guarantee.                           
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
HB1850  Humphreys County; authorize to pledge tax revenues as     Perkins
        security for loan guarantee.                           
           05/14 Approved by Governor
HB1855  Humphreys County; authorize contribution to the           Straughter
        Humphreys County Dixie Youth Foundation, Inc.          
           05/14 Approved by Governor
HC  42  Amend Constitution; restore suffrage of offenders of      Calhoun
        nonviolent crimes upon completion of sentence.         
           03/09 (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  93  Simmons High School; commend boys basketball team on      Hines
        winning state championship.                            
           04/14 (S) 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 109  Ernest White; commend.                                    Straughter
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
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 128  Thomas Hamill; commend bravery and steadfastness of.      Dickson
           05/09 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  37  Social security benefits; urge Congress to protect.       Reynolds
 *         03/05 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  75  Fair Housing Month; designate the month of April 2004     Hines
        as and encourage all residents of Mississippi to       
           04/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  88  Ernest White; commend.                                    Straughter
           04/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
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 107  Mrs. Winson Hudson; commend life of.                      Smith (27th)
           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
HR 121  Versie Nelson; commend contributions of.                  Straughter
           05/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed

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

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