Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Senator Walter Michel

District 25

As of 01/22/07 at 11:16

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SB2015  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain articles   Michel
  $%    of clothing during the first weekend in August.        
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2073  English language; designate as official state             Michel
        government language.                                   
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2078  Military monuments and memorials; prohibit the            Carmichael
 *      alteration of.                                         
           04/29 Approved by Governor
SB2082  Mississippi Blues Commission; establish.                  Jordan
 *         04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2096  Motor vehicles; grant free parking to Pearl Harbor        King
 * %    survivor or Purple Heart recipient license plates.     
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2122  Taxation; income tax credit incentives for certain        Nunnelee
 *$%    activities at brownfield sites.                        
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB2131  Income tax; all payments by self-employed persons for     King
  $%    health insurance are deductible as gross income.       
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2133  Auto liability insurance coverage; require before         Hewes
        receiving tag.                                         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2198  DUI; enhance penalty when minors of a certain age are     Chamberlin
   %    passengers.                                            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2233  Tort liability, charitable activity; include food         Hewes
        donated to needy.                                      
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2245  Physicians; offer immunity from suit when rendering       Michel
        care to Medicaid patients.                             
           03/09 (S) 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
SB2386  Mississippi Veterans Monument Commission; reenact and     Carmichael
 *      extend the date of repeal (RP).                        
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2427  Tax credit for employer providing skills training or      Chaney
  $%    retraining; increase and delete repealer.              
           03/31 (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
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
  $%    and 65 or older.                                       
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2467  Seat belt law; make primary offense, revise aggregate     Tollison
 *      fine.                                                  
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2468  Ad valorem taxation; revise the definition of "home" or   Pickering
 *$%    "homestead" under the homestead exemption law.         
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2474  CON for community living program for developmentally      Thomas
        disabled adults located in Madison County; authorize.  
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2488  Acute care hospitals and ambulatory surgical              Ross
        facilities; are exempt from certificate of need        
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2532  Law enforcement officers; expand coverage for line of     Albritton
 *      duty death benefits.                                   
           04/26 Approved by Governor
SB2574  Taxation; continue exclusion of carbon dioxide from the   Dearing
  $%    definition of gas and continue ad valorem tax          
        exemption for carbon dioxide.                          
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2576  Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; increase the      King
   %    penalty for fraudulently obtaining certain tags.       
           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
SB2605  Interest on Real Estate Brokers Escrow Accounts Act;      Hewes
        funds payable to Housing Opportunity Foundation.       
           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
SB2622  Natchez Trace Parkway; grandfather in certain buildings   Michel
 *      not conforming to height restrictions.                 
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2623  Distinctive license tag; authorize for various            Michel
 * %    organizations and revise certain existing tags.        
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2626  Weapons; revise disposition of proceeds upon forfeiture   Michel
        and auction.                                           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
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
SB2642  Mississippi Children's Museum; expand the locations at    Michel
 * %    which it may be constructed.                           
           04/06 (H) 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
SB2717  Income tax; authorize an adjustment to gross income for   Michel
  $%    portion of self-employment taxes paid by self-employed 
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2722  Alcoholic beverages; authorize distribution by private    Doxey
   %    entities.                                              
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2733  Voluntary basic health insurance coverage and small       Michel
        employer health benefit plans; revise eligibility.     
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2739  Real Estate Commission licensees; revise various          Michel
        regulatory laws.                                       
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2754  Business advertising signs; prohibit governing            King
   %    authorities from imposing fees and privilege taxes.    
           04/12 Approved by Governor
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
SB2792  Distinctive license tags; create a "Mississippi, home     Jordan
   %    of the blues" distinctive tag.                         
           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
SB2842  Wildlife Heritage Program; recreate Wildlife Heritage     Dawkins
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2853  Mineral Lease Commission; transfer authority to           Dearing
 * %    Mississippi Major Economic Impact Authority.           
           05/01 Approved by Governor
SB2868  Income taxation; Chairman of STC may extend refund        Michel
        request time limit for taxpayer upon making certain    
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2869  Feticide; revise offense.                                 Nunnelee
 *         05/06 Approved by Governor
SB2877  Sale of gift certificate with expiration date or          Hyde-Smith
        service fee; prohibit under consumer protection        
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2893  Turkey hunting season; authorize the commission to open   Posey
 *      regular season between March 1 and May 15.             
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2911  Bad check; revise service charge.                         Michel
   %       04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2957  Identity theft; expand authority of Attorney General to   Tollison
 *      prosecute.                                             
           05/06 Approved by Governor
SB3000  Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Act;    Michel
   %    make various amendments.                               
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3072  Health Savings Accounts Act; establish and exempt         Hewes
  $%    certain contributions from gross income.               
           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
SB3168  City of Jackson; remove the repeal date of the Jackson    Harden
   %    Convention and Visitors Bureau.                        
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3215  City of Ridgeland; exempt existing structures from        Michel
        Natchez Trace Parkway height restrictions.             
           05/09 (H) 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 507  Dr. Arthur Guyton; commend life and legacy of research.   Dawkins
           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 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 539  Commend South Panola High School "Tigers" Football        Mettetal
        Team, 2003 State Champions.                            
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 559  Commend Carolina Panthers' starting tight end Kris        Hyde-Smith
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 567  Commend Eddie Khayat, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.    Michel
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 568  Commend Coach Lindy Callahan, Mississippi Sports Hall     Michel
        of Fame.                                               
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 569  Commend Johnny Brewer, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.   Michel
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 570  Commend Jack Carlisle, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.   Michel
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 571  Commend Lee Baker, posthumous induction into the          Michel
        Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.                       
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 572  Commend Johnie Cooks, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.    Michel
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 573  Commend Willie Totten, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.   Michel
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 574  Commend posthumous induction of Don Owens into the        Michel
        Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.                       
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 575  Commend 2003 Jackson Prep Girls Fast Pitch Softball       Williamson
        Team for Overall Championship.                         
           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 591  Commend life of Assistant Attorney General Alice Wise.    Ross
           04/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 595  Designate National Boys and Girls Club Week.              Dawkins
           04/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 600  Commend service of 1st Battalion, 204th Air Defense       Burton
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 601  Commend career of award-winning actress Tonea Stewart     Jordan
        of Greenwood, Mississippi.                             
           04/16 (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 614  Commend Jackson "Senators" Baseball Team for winning      Michel
        2003 CBL Championship.                                 
           04/26 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 622  Commend Mr. Pearl Frazier on his 105th birthday.          Frazier
           05/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SR  11  Commend Justin Phelps for Eagle Scout Award.              Michel
           02/20 (S) Adopted
SR  12  Commend Dr. Phillip J. Resnick, M.D., for excellence in   Michel
        practice and teaching of psychiatry.                   
           02/27 (S) Immediate Release
SR  13  Miss Christina Myers, commend on being named              Michel
        Mississippi Junior Miss 2004.                          
           03/12 (S) Adopted
SR  14  Commend Allison Kellogg on being named Miss Mississippi   Michel
           03/12 (S) Adopted
SR  20  Commend career of gospel artist and MSB graduate Ginny    Michel
           04/06 (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  41  Commend Ole Miss Men's Tennis Team for SEC                Michel
           04/30 (S) Adopted
SR  45  Commend Robert L. Erves, Jr., upon retirement.            Chaney
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  47  Commend Edward H. Buelow, Jr., Commissioner of Revenue    Chaney
        and former State Representative.                       
           05/03 (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  61  Senate Rules; limit number of resolution presentations    Michel
        on the floor of the Senate.                            
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
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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