Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Senator Billy Hewes III

District 49

As of 01/22/07 at 11:16

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SB2002  Workers' Compensation; require impartial construction     Hewes
        of the act.                                            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2003  School superintendents; appoint all superintendents       Nunnelee
 *      after 1/1/2008, with exception.                        
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2006  Income tax credit; allow for certain charges paid by      Hewes
  $%    taxpayers importing and exporting products at ports and
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2015  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain articles   Michel
  $%    of clothing during the first weekend in August.        
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2019  Workers' Compensation; worker must give notice of         Hewes
        injury before termination.                             
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2021  Workers' Compensation; make certain medical information   Hewes
        available to employers.                                
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2030  School board elections; elect members in all school       Nunnelee
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2035  Alcoholic beverages; authorize distribution by private    Hewes
   %    entities.                                              
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2036  Public swimming pools; Dept. of Health enforce            Hewes
        requirements for the abatement of suction hazards.     
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2038  Alcoholic beverage; allow holder of package/on-premises   Hewes
   %    retailer's permits to purchase from dist., if          
        unavailable from STC.                                  
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2065  School term; revise first day for all schools.            Hewes
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2066  DHS; provide for board, and terms for executive           Hewes
        director and office directors.                         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2074  Cellular telephones; prohibit personal calls or           Hewes
        reimbursement for personal phones.                     
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2075  Disabled parking; date of expiration of windshield        Hewes
   %    placards must be visible.                              
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2082  Mississippi Blues Commission; establish.                  Jordan
 *         04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2127  Corrections; DOC to pay costs of contract for inmate      Dearing
        cost per day review.                                   
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2132  Financial institutions; credit borrower's payment on      Hewes
        date of receipt.                                       
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2133  Auto liability insurance coverage; require before         Hewes
        receiving tag.                                         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2134  Electronic Government Services Act; create.               Hewes
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2145  License tags; authorize the issuance of distinctive       Hewes
   %    motor vehicle license tags honoring Elvis Presley.     
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2158  Veterans Affairs Board; revise composition (PEER).        Dearing
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2163  Regional correctional facilities; provide for             Dearing
        appointment of warden by board of supervisors.         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2165  Jury service; Jury Patriotism Act.                        Hewes
   %       03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2232  Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection    Hewes
        Act; create.                                           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2233  Tort liability, charitable activity; include food         Hewes
        donated to needy.                                      
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2250  Elections; require voter to present I.D. prior to         Little
 *      voting.                                                
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2254  Elections; require voter to present I.D. prior to         Hewes
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2286  Local natural gas districts; require annual audit by      Dearing
        State Auditor (PEER).                                  
           03/18 (S) Died In Committee
SB2329  Regional planning commissions; authorize to acquire       Cuevas
        property to maintain operations.                       
           03/18 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2385  Mississippi Civic Literacy Act; enact.                    Hewes
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2391  MS Workers' Compensation Law; declare intent of           Hewes
        impartial construction.                                
           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
SB2440  Contractors; clarify reciprocity on local jurisdiction    Hewes
   %    competency examination.                                
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2445  Real estate brokers/salespersons; increase continuing     Hewes
        education requirements.                                
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2446  Honorary high school diplomas to Vietnam War veterans;    Little
 *      authorize.                                             
           04/29 Approved by Governor
SB2449  MS Veterans Memorial Stadium Commission; authorize to     Hewes
        lease property for MDOT offices.                       
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2458  Emergency communication districts; allow multicounty      Hewes *
   %    districts/increase service charges.                    
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2463  Real Estate Commission licensees; increase maximum        Hewes
 *      premium for E&O insurance.                             
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2464  Homestead exemption; increase for persons 100% disabled   Hewes
  $%    and 65 or older.                                       
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2468  Ad valorem taxation; revise the definition of "home" or   Pickering
 *$%    "homestead" under the homestead exemption law.         
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2476  Bonds; issue to fund the Railroad Revitalization Fund     Hewes
  $%    for loans for certain railroad projects.               
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2526  Petroleum products; unlawful to divert to destination     Hewes
 *      other than destination on manifest.                    
           05/06 Approved by Governor
SB2529  Highway motor fuel taxes; conform laws on diversion of    Hewes
        a portion to Gaming Counties Bond Sinking Fund.        
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2531  Transportation Commission; authorize to hold meetings     Hewes
 *      other than commission office in Jackson.               
           05/03 (S) Died In Conference
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
SB2543  Efficiency in Government Act; create.                     Hewes
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2577  Psychiatric residential treatment facility beds in        Lee (35th)
        Simpson County; authorize CON for.                     
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2589  Coastal wetlands; require applicant for permit to pay     Gollott
        costs of public notice before publication.             
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2592  Public contractors; confer immunity where in compliance   Hewes
        with contract.                                         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2603  Executive agency head to decline a state salary;          Little
        authorize (Governor's proposal).                       
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2604  Railroad crossings; clarify when vehicles are required    Hewes
        to stop at railroad crossings.                         
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2605  Interest on Real Estate Brokers Escrow Accounts Act;      Hewes
        funds payable to Housing Opportunity Foundation.       
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2610  Bonds; authorize certain bond proceeds to be used for     Hewes
   %    additional projects by DOT.                            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2611  Real estate brokers/salespersons; may own lawful          Hewes
        business organization for receiving commissions.       
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2612  Real estate brokers; cooperative agreement does not       Hewes
        authorize nonresident to act.                          
           03/09 (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
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
SB2651  MS Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification      Browning
        Board; limit number of members from same appraisal     
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
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
SB2722  Alcoholic beverages; authorize distribution by private    Doxey
   %    entities.                                              
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2727  Scenic streams; designate Pascagoula River and Bear       Dawkins
 *      Creek as eligible for nomination to scenic streams     
           04/29 Approved by Governor
SB2733  Voluntary basic health insurance coverage and small       Michel
        employer health benefit plans; revise eligibility.     
           03/09 (S) 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
SB2761  Real estate broker/salespersons; require criminal         Hewes *
   %    background checks for original license.                
           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
SB2770  Railroad crossings; clarify allocation of costs of        Hewes
   %    pavement markings at railroad crossings.               
           03/18 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2772  Homeowners insurance policies; commissioner shall         Hewes
        disapprove rate change that is not uniform.            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2773  Sales taxation; "gross income" shall not include          Hewes
  $%    property taxes on equipment purchased under            
        lease-purchase agreement.                              
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2777  Highway work zone; revise penalty for speeding.           Hewes
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2778  Regional planning commissions; authorize to acquire       Hewes
        property to maintain operations.                       
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2779  Port commissions; provide procedure for the dissolution   Hewes
        of certain municipal port commissions.                 
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2788  Uninsured motorist coverage; revise number of vehicles    Hewes
        necessary to purchase nonstacking coverage.            
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2791  Public contractors; exempt from liability to 3rd          Robertson
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2795  Social worker license; persons with degrees in certain    Hewes
        other fields are eligible for.                         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2857  Elections; comply with the Help America Vote Act of       Chamberlin
 *      2002.                                                  
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB2863  MS Commission on Public School Activities to regulate     Hewes
   %    all athletic and extracurricular public school         
        activities; establish.                                 
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2869  Feticide; revise offense.                                 Nunnelee
 *         05/06 Approved by Governor
SB2871  Airports; revise definition to include buffer areas.      Hewes
           04/13 Approved by Governor
SB2880  Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; revise             Cuevas
 *$%    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
SB2921  Coastal wetlands; allow extension for processing          Gollott
 *      permits by Department of Marine Resources.             
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB3010  Multi-modal transportation; revise multi-modal            Hewes
 *      transportation program and fund.                       
           04/12 Approved by Governor
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
SB3013  Solid waste transportation; exempt from road weight       Hewes
        restrictions under certain conditions.                 
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3014  Child protection specialists; may provide certain         Hewes
        services for DHS instead of social workers.            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3070  Income taxation; exclude all income of persons 65 or      Hewes
  $%    older from gross income.                               
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3072  Health Savings Accounts Act; establish and exempt         Hewes
  $%    certain contributions from gross income.               
           04/20 (H) 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
SB3075  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for repair and      Hewes
  $%    renovation of Beauvoir Visitors Center.                
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3076  Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds     Hewes
 *$%    for construction of Gulf Coast Botanical Gardens at    
           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
SB3161  Harrison County; authorize a contribution to the de       Dawkins
        L'Epee Deaf Center.                                    
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SB3164  Harrison County; create the Harrison County Stormwater    Gollott
   %    Management District Act.                               
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3175  Harrison County; authorize use of certain tax revenue     Gollott
 * %    to fund additional bonds for Coast Coliseum.           
           05/09 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3193  Insurance premium tax; provide a credit for certain       Hewes
  $%    investments of certified capital.                      
           04/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB3198  Harrison County; authorize a contribution to Gulf Coast   Gollott
        Search and Rescue.                                     
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SB3199  Harrison County; authorize a contribution to the Boys     Gollott
 *      and Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast, Inc., for           
        improvements to a facility.                            
           05/09 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3203  Harrison County; authorize to establish office of         Hewes
   %    public guardian.                                       
           05/12 Approved by Governor
SB3214  Memorial Hospital at Gulfport; authorize Gulfport and     Hewes
        Harrison County to increase number of trustees.        
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 503  Mississippi National Guard Troops; express support for    Little
        all presently serving the United States.               
           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 513  Constitution; provide that all regular sessions shall     Hewes
        be 90 days.                                            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 514  Amend Constitution; same gender marriages void.           Nunnelee
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SC 517  Constitution; authorize Legislature to determine          Hewes
        limitations on damages in civil lawsuits.              
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 518  Dr. George Warren Byrne; commend life.                    Dawkins
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 519  Marriage; memorialize Congress to propose a               Hewes
        Constitutional Amendment to define.                    
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SC 520  "Tenth Anniversary of the International Year of the       Hewes
        Family"; designate and urge promotion of family unit.  
           05/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 524  Joint Rules; require code amendments to show deleted      Hewes
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 531  Commend the life of John Bonner.                          Dawkins
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
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 568  Commend Coach Lindy Callahan, Mississippi Sports Hall     Michel
        of Fame.                                               
           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 581  Commend Dr. Karen Howell, MGCCC Instructor of the Year.   Moffatt
           03/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 582  Commend Ms. Marsha Cummings, MGCCC Instructor of the      Moffatt
           03/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 583  Commend Ms. Gaye Winter, MGCCC Instructor of the Year.    Moffatt
           03/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 595  Designate National Boys and Girls Club Week.              Dawkins
           04/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 598  Commend Mississippi State University Basketball Team      Little
        for winning SEC regular season title.                  
           04/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 600  Commend service of 1st Battalion, 204th Air Defense       Burton
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 607  Commend Radio Station WJZD (JZ 94.5) on its 10th          Horhn
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 610  Commend Rusty David for 2003 "Billy Creel" Tourism        Hewes
           04/26 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 611  Commend 2003 Ole Miss Rebel Football Team and Coach       Tollison
        David Cutcliffe.                                       
           04/26 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SR  15  Russell A. Quave, commend life and service of.            Gollott
           03/12 (S) Adopted
SR  18  Commend the life and humanitarian service of Dr. John     Gollott
        B. O'Keefe.                                            
           03/26 (S) Adopted
SR  23  Commend Radio Station WJZD (JZ 94.5) on its 10th          Horhn
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SR  41  Commend Ole Miss Men's Tennis Team for SEC                Michel
           04/30 (S) Adopted
SR  52  Commend Linda Bounds upon retirement.                     Little
           05/03 (S) Adopted
SR  57  Commend Saint Stanislaus College on Sesquicentennial      Cuevas
        (150th) Anniversary.                                   
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  58  Commend Thomas Hamill for bravery.                        Jackson (32nd)
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  59  Commend music educator Elaine Cox on her retirement.      Robertson
           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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