Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Senator Merle Flowers

District 19

As of 01/22/07 at 11:16

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SB2015  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain articles   Michel
  $%    of clothing during the first weekend in August.        
           03/31 (S) 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
SB2093  Motor fuel excise taxes; provide partial exemption on     Carmichael
  $%    sales of fuel to volunteer fire departments for use in 
        department vehicles.                                   
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB2166  Law enforcement officers; create offense of fleeing or    Flowers
 *      eluding.                                               
           05/03 Approved by Governor
SB2171  Municipalities; may pay real estate brokerage fee upon    Carmichael
        sale or lease of real property.                        
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2198  DUI; enhance penalty when minors of a certain age are     Chamberlin
   %    passengers.                                            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2199  Judges; create new circuit judgeship in Subdistrict       Chamberlin
           03/09 (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
SB2324  County court; revise salary of judge in DeSoto County.    Chamberlin
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2325  County court judges; change basis for compensation for    Chamberlin
        certain counties.                                      
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2352  PERS; increase amount of unused leave that may be used    Tollison
        to compute the retirement allowance of firemen and     
           03/09 (S) 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
SB2446  Honorary high school diplomas to Vietnam War veterans;    Little
 *      authorize.                                             
           04/29 Approved by Governor
SB2464  Homestead exemption; increase for persons 100% disabled   Hewes
  $%    and 65 or older.                                       
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2467  Seat belt law; make primary offense, revise aggregate     Tollison
 *      fine.                                                  
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2468  Ad valorem taxation; revise the definition of "home" or   Pickering
 *$%    "homestead" under the homestead exemption law.         
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2484  Residential builders; distribute portion of licensing     Flowers
   %    fees to MS Housing Institute.                          
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2496  New Home Warranty Act; provide remedy for damages         Flowers
        arising from violations.                               
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2502  Counties; authorize to use and compensate realtor for     Flowers
 *      disposal of surplus real estate.                       
           04/22 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
SB2549  Justice court judges; base salary on latest federal       Chamberlin
        decennial census.                                      
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2550  Criminal investigators; DA's may supplement salary        Chamberlin
        under limited circumstances.                           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2552  County court judges; revise maximum salary of.            Chamberlin
           04/13 Approved by Governor
SB2554  Sex offenders; prohibit from owning, working for, or      Ross
 * %    volunteering for a child care service.                 
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2577  Psychiatric residential treatment facility beds in        Lee (35th)
        Simpson County; authorize CON for.                     
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2600  Retired teachers; may draw benefits and be reemployed     Carmichael
 *      as teachers under certain circumstances.               
           03/18 (S) Died In Committee
SB2619  Abortion Procedure Rights of Conscience Act; providers,   Little
 *      institutions and payers not required to participate in 
        abortion procedures.                                   
           05/14 Approved by Governor
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
SB2638  New Home Warranty Act; revise.                            Flowers
 *         05/14 Approved by Governor
SB2647  County officials; increase salaries.                      Little
 * %       05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2669  Drainage districts; conform purchasing requirements to    Flowers
        state purchasing law.                                  
           04/22 Approved by Governor
SB2686  Lifetime hunting license; allow veterans serving during   Michel
   %    war to purchase at reduced fee.                        
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2705  Weapons permit; revise reciprocity provision.             Michel
 * %       04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2712  Eligibility for alternative teaching route programs and   Chaney
 *      teacher scholarship incentives; revise (Governor's     
           04/26 Approved by Governor
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
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
SB2790  Psychiatric residential treatment facility; allow all     Doxey
        beds in facility in DeSoto County to participate in    
           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
SB2837  County prosecutor; allow DeSoto County to employ full     Chamberlin
   %    time.                                                  
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
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
SB2866  MAEP funding provision for high-growth school             Chamberlin
        districts; delete repealer on.                         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2869  Feticide; revise offense.                                 Nunnelee
 *         05/06 Approved by Governor
SB2882  Motor vehicle license tag; provide for a distinctive      Hyde-Smith
   %    breast cancer awareness tag.                           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2957  Identity theft; expand authority of Attorney General to   Tollison
 *      prosecute.                                             
           05/06 Approved by Governor
SB2960  Appropriation; General and Budget Contingency Funds       Little
        deposited to State & School Employees Insurance Fund;  
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3077  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
  $%       04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3085  Ad valorem taxation; exempt pollution control equipment   Michel
 *$%    mandated by federal or state law.                      
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3091  Major Economic Impact Act; provide additional bonding     Michel
 *$%    authority to address base closure and realignment.     
           05/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB3123  Appropriation; Gaming Commission.                         Gordon
 *  @      05/28 Approved by Governor
SB3124  Appropriation; Information Technology Services.           Gordon
 *         05/12 Approved by Governor
SB3125  Appropriation; Fire Fighters Memorial Burn Center.        Gordon
           04/29 Approved by Governor
SB3126  Appropriation; Mississippi Development Authority.         Gordon
 *  @      05/28 Approved by Governor
SB3127  Appropriation; Personnel Bd.                              Gordon
 *  @      05/28 Approved by Governor
SB3128  Appropriation; Tax Commission.                            Gordon
 *  @      05/28 Approved by Governor
SB3143  Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Bd.                       Gordon
 *  @      05/28 Approved by Governor
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
SB3192  DeSoto County; authorize work on portions of Stateline    Flowers
        Road located in Tennessee.                             
           05/12 Approved by Governor
SB3196  DeSoto County; authorize a contribution to the            Chamberlin
        Institute for Community Services, Inc., for a bus for  
        the Headstart program.                                 
           05/12 Approved by Governor
SB3209  DeSoto County; authorize contributions to the Historic    Chamberlin
 *      DeSoto Foundation, Inc.                                
           05/12 Approved by Governor
SC 503  Mississippi National Guard Troops; express support for    Little
        all presently serving the United States.               
           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 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 565  Commend Fiona Gipsen for perfect score on ACT exam.       Tollison
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 585  Certificates of need; joint committee to study issuance   Flowers
        of CON's in DeSoto County.                             
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 595  Designate National Boys and Girls Club Week.              Dawkins
           04/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 604  Commend Senator Billy Hewes, 2004 ALEC National           Michel
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 611  Commend 2003 Ole Miss Rebel Football Team and Coach       Tollison
        David Cutcliffe.                                       
           04/26 (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  10  Christy Windham; commend for selection as FFA Vice        Pickering
           02/20 (S) Adopted
SR  24  Commend career of Dr. Dennis Tosh, Chair of University    Michel
        of Mississippi Department of Real Estate.              
           04/09 (S) Adopted
SR  58  Commend Thomas Hamill for bravery.                        Jackson (32nd)
           05/06 (S) Adopted

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

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