Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Senator Joseph C. Thomas

District 21

As of 01/22/07 at 11:16

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SB2015  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain articles   Michel
  $%    of clothing during the first weekend in August.        
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2082  Mississippi Blues Commission; establish.                  Jordan
 *         04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2101  Mississippi Small Business Assistance Act; increase       Thomas
        assistance that small businesses may receive.          
           04/19 Approved by Governor
SB2122  Taxation; income tax credit incentives for certain        Nunnelee
 *$%    activities at brownfield sites.                        
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB2147  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for repair and      Thomas
  $%    renovation of the Oakes African-American Cultural      
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2297  Assistant teachers receive same minimum sick leave days   Chaney
 *      as licensed teachers; clarify.                         
           05/01 Approved by Governor
SB2300  Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement;       Chaney
 *      extend repealer.                                       
           05/03 (S) Died In Conference
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
SB2382  Tuition-free attendance at any state IHL or community     Butler
        college; authorize for students with at least 3.0 GPA. 
           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
SB2474  CON for community living program for developmentally      Thomas
        disabled adults located in Madison County; authorize.  
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2519  Critical access hospitals; revise definition to conform   Nunnelee
 *      to federal law.                                        
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2532  Law enforcement officers; expand coverage for line of     Albritton
 *      duty death benefits.                                   
           04/26 Approved by Governor
SB2621  Tunica County justice court judges; authorize salary      Jackson (11th)
        supplement for.                                        
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2629  Tax sale of land; prorate portion of excess to            Jordan
        municipalities in certain situations.                  
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2647  County officials; increase salaries.                      Little
 * %       05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2726  Retired teachers; may draw retirement benefits and be     Butler
        reemployed as teachers if they have 25 years of        
        creditable service.                                    
           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
SB2808  Smoking; prohibit in enclosed public places, with         Dawkins
        certain exceptions.                                    
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2850  "Rural Health Availability Act"; enact.                   Burton
 *         04/29 Approved by Governor
SB2960  Appropriation; General and Budget Contingency Funds       Little
        deposited to State & School Employees Insurance Fund;  
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB2990  Disabled Physician Law; certain records shall be          King
           04/29 Approved by Governor
SB3051  Small Municipalities and Limited Population Counties      Robertson
 *$%    Fund; increase the amount of bonds that may be issued  
           05/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB3067  Yazoo City; authorize construction, ownership and         Thomas
        aquisition of a telecommunications system.             
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3068  Income taxation; provide a tax credit for expenses        Dawkins
  $%    incurred in rehabilitating certain historic structures.
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3077  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
  $%       04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3080  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for repair and renovation of      Thomas
  $%    the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City.            
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3087  Emerging Crops Fund; continue minority loan program and   Robertson
 *$%    increase amounts that may be utilized in the program.  
           05/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB3088  Mississippi Business Investment Act; increase bond for    Robertson
 *$%@   certain grants or loans to counties and municipalities.
           05/09 (S) Died In Conference
SB3173  Local System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation        Little
  $%    Fund; issue bonds and revise appropriation requirement 
           04/20 (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 505  Designate May as Osteoporosis Month in Mississippi.       Hyde-Smith
           03/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 514  Amend Constitution; same gender marriages void.           Nunnelee
           04/06 (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 526  Horace B. Labat, Sr.; commend life.                       Dawkins
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 527  Urge Congress to make more students eligible for free     Dawkins
        school lunches.                                        
           05/09 (S) 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 563  Commend Colonel L.M. Claiborne, Jr., first                Jackson (32nd)
        African-American Director of the Highway Safety Patrol.
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 578  Commend career of music heritage pioneer Rev. Arnold      Thomas
        Dwight "Gatemouth" Moore.                              
           03/25 (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 598  Commend Mississippi State University Basketball Team      Little
        for winning SEC regular season title.                  
           04/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 599  Commend Hollandale-Simmons High School Basketball Team    Clarke
        for championship.                                      
           04/08 (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 602  Commend career and civic contributions of Fred Carl,      Jordan
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 604  Commend Senator Billy Hewes, 2004 ALEC National           Michel
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 616  Commend the life of Mrs. Allen Hobbs Capps and express    Little
        the sympathy of the Legislature.                       
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SC 617  Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of     Horhn
           05/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 622  Commend Mr. Pearl Frazier on his 105th birthday.          Frazier
           05/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
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  16  Horace B. Labat, Sr.; commend life.                       Dawkins
           03/12 (S) Adopted
SR  19  Commend Graduate School Deans from JSU with 50 years of   Frazier
           03/31 (S) Adopted
SR  36  Commend 107-year-old Mrs. Clara Johnson, Ageless Hero     Thomas
        Award recipient.                                       
           04/27 (S) Adopted
SR  43  Commend Mrs. Elizabeth Matthews, Ageless Hero Award.      White
           04/30 (S) Adopted
SR  44  Commend Sollie Norwood, Jackson Public Schools' "Parent   Harden
        of the Year."                                          
           04/30 (S) Adopted
SR  51  Commend the life and legacy of public service of Mr.      Horhn
        John H. Lee.                                           
           05/04 (S) Adopted
SR  52  Commend Linda Bounds upon retirement.                     Little
           05/03 (S) Adopted
SR  54  Commend life of Honorable Frank Stimley.                  Horhn
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  58  Commend Thomas Hamill for bravery.                        Jackson (32nd)
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  60  Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of     Horhn
           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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