Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Daily Action Report for 04/12/04



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Floor Actions

HB1827  Elections; require identification before an elector       Reynolds
        casts a vote in any election.                          
           04/12 Suspend from Deadlines by HC  98



Signed By The Governor

HB1456  Sales tax; allow telecommunications providers to sell     Watson
        taxable and nontaxable services at a single nonitemized
        price.                                                 
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2075  Disabled parking; date of expiration of windshield        Hewes
        placards must be visible.                              
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2102  State Board of Barber Examiners; extend repealer on.      Thames
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2105  Highway 45 bridge over MS 19; designate as Military       Carmichael
        Order of the Purple Heart, Department of Mississippi,  
        Memorial Bridge.                                       
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2213  Lost or destroyed warrants; remove requirement for        Tollison
        filing an affidavit and bond for a duplicate to be     
        issued.                                                
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2314  Task Force on Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention;        Mettetal
        revise membership.                                     
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2368  Traffic violations; repeal sunset provisions for adult    Dearing
        safety course.                                         
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2434  Licensure standards for personal care homes; extend       Nunnelee
        repealer on.                                           
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2449  MS Veterans Memorial Stadium Commission; authorize to     Hewes
        lease property for MDOT offices.                       
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2455  Mississippi Scenic Byway program; designate certain       Chaney
        highways as the "Grand Gulf-Raymond Scenic Byway."     
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2482  Chancery and circuit clerks; penalize for not filing      Browning
        timely report with State Auditor.                      
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2508  Highways; designate I-20 and Highway 15 interchange in    Burton
        Newton County as "Medgar Evers Memorial Interchange."  
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2519  Critical access hospitals; revise definition to conform   Nunnelee
        to federal law.                                        
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2545  Municipalities; revise method of notice of special        Burton
        meetings.                                              
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2560  Commercial driver's license; permit diabetics to obtain   Tollison
        under certain conditions.                              
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2589  Coastal wetlands; require applicant for permit to pay     Gollott
        costs of public notice before publication.             
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2679  Powers and duties of president and board of trustees of   Walls
        community and junior colleges; extend repealer on      
        employment procedures.                                 
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2684  Liquefied Compressed Gas Board; revise composition.       Kirby
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2754  Business advertising signs; prohibit governing            King
        authorities from imposing fees and privilege taxes.    
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2777  Highway work zone; revise penalty for speeding.           Hewes
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2783  Public property; DFA may sell certain property to St.     Frazier
        Peters Missionary Baptist Church.                      
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2823  Oysters; require Marine Resources employee to be          Gollott
        present at relaying of oysters.                        
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2824  Oysters; require captain's license for captain of         Gollott
        commercial oyster harvesting vessel.                   
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2907  State Board of Education grant surface easement on        Chaney
        campus of MS School for the Blind and Deaf; authorize. 
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2921  Coastal wetlands; allow extension for processing          Gollott
        permits by Department of Marine Resources.             
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB2982  IHL to submit international contract disputes to          Tollison
        binding arbitration; authorize.                        
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB3010  Multi-modal transportation; revise multi-modal            Hewes
        transportation program and fund.                       
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB3019  Municipalities; reduce period of existence of liens on    Harden
        certain real property from five years to two years for 
        lien amnesty purposes.                                 
           04/12 Approved by Governor



House: Introductions

HB1827  Elections; require identification before an elector       Reynolds
        casts a vote in any election.                          
           04/12 (H) Referred To Apportionment and Elections



House: Committee Reports

HC  91  Worker's Memorial Day; commemorate.                       Evans
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HC  94  Bay Springs High School; commend Lady Bulldog             Stringer
        Basketball Team on winning State Championship.         
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HC  96  Sammy H. Clark; commend on retirement.                    Mims
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HC  97  C.E. Craft; commend on retirement.                        Mims
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HC  99  Ridgeland High School Lady Titans Soccer Team; commend    Martinson
        on winning the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 Class 4A State  
        Championships.                                         
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HC 100  St. Joseph High School Boys Bruins Soccer Team on         Martinson
        winning third consecutive Class 1A/2A/3A State         
        Championship.                                          
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HC 102  Lowery A. Woodall; commend life of.                       Davis
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HR  51  Judicial taxation; memorialize United States Congress     Malone
        to propose a constitutional amendment.                 
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HR  83  Greenwood Public School District; commend employees on    Perkins
        retirement.                                            
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HR  84  Susan Nycole Long; commend on winning Mutual of Omaha     Montgomery
        Essay Contest.                                         
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HR  85  Byhalia High School; commend boys basketball team on      Woods
        being runner-up for State Championship.                
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HR  86  Rusty C. David; commend on receiving 2003 Billy Creel     Guice
        Tourism Award.                                         
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
HR  87  Pascagoula High School Class of 1954 Day; declare June    Guice
        26, 2004, as.                                          
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 526  Horace B. Labat, Sr.; commend life.                       Dawkins
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 600  Commend service of 1st Battalion, 204th Air Defense       Burton
        Artillery.                                             
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 601  Commend career of award-winning actress Tonea Stewart     Jordan
        of Greenwood, Mississippi.                             
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 602  Commend career and civic contributions of Fred Carl,      Jordan
        Jr.                                                    
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 603  Commend Mendenhall Principal and Coach James Crain on     Lee (35th)
        retirement.                                            
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 604  Commend Senator Billy Hewes, 2004 ALEC National           Michel
        Chairman.                                              
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 605  Commend dental school and association for "Give Kids a    Hyde-Smith
        Smile" program.                                        
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted
SC 606  Commend career of EMCC Football Coach Tom Goode.          Brown
           04/12 (H) Title Suff Do Be Adopted



House: Floor Actions

SB2082  Mississippi Blues Commission; establish.                  Jordan
           04/12 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SB2300  Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement;       Chaney
        extend repealer.                                       
           04/12 (H) Amended
           04/12 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2302  Salary supplements for licensed school counselors and     Chaney
        school speech-language pathologists and audiologists;  
        clarify.                                               
           04/12 (H) Amended
           04/12 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2361  Counties; authorize to contract with professional land    Posey
        surveyors.                                             
           04/12 (H) Passed
SB2370  Notaries public; protect immigrants from false or         Tollison
        misleading advertising.                                
           04/12 (H) Passed
SB2386  Mississippi Veterans Monument Commission; reenact and     Carmichael
        extend the date of repeal (RP).                        
           04/12 (H) Amended
           04/12 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2410  Department of Agriculture; conform rule promulgation to   Hyde-Smith
        administrative procedure act by deleting mandatory     
        public hearing.                                        
           04/12 (H) Returned For Concurrence
SB2432  UMMC perform criminal history background checks on new    Burton
        employees and contractors; authorize.                  
           04/12 (H) Amended
           04/12 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2433  Exemption from child-care facility licensure for          Nunnelee
        accredited programs; extend repealer on.               
           04/12 (H) Returned For Concurrence
SB2436  Medicaid; require certain efficiencies in the             Nunnelee
        administration of the Medicaid program.                
           04/12 (H) Motion to Reconsider Tabled
           04/12 (H) Returned For Concurrence
SB2437  State Department of Health report birth information on    Nunnelee
        illegitimate children to district attorneys; delete    
        requirement.                                           
           04/12 (H) Passed
SB2438  Murder; include special and senior judges as peace        Huggins
        officers and designate manslaughter as a lesser        
        included offense.                                      
           04/12 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SB2446  Honorary high school diplomas to Vietnam War veterans;    Little
        authorize.                                             
           04/12 (H) Amended
           04/12 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2466  Crime victims' rights; revise definition of criminal      Albritton
        offense.                                               
           04/12 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SB2502  Counties; authorize to use and compensate realtor for     Flowers
        disposal of surplus real estate.                       
           04/12 (H) Passed
SB2608  Catfish marketing; revise definition of catfish by        Hyde-Smith
        removing incorrect scientific nomenclature.            
           04/12 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SB2613  Fire Safety Education Division; create in State Fire      Kirby
        Marshal's Office.                                      
           04/12 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SB2640  Purchase of supply of natural gas; authorize certain      Little
        municipalities to contract for purchase and exempt from
        bid requirements.                                      
           04/12 (H) Motion to Reconsider Entered
SB2669  Drainage districts; conform purchasing requirements to    Flowers
        state purchasing law.                                  
           04/12 (H) Passed
SB2676  Corrections; authorize Department of Corrections to       Huggins
        contract with private facility in Tallahatchie County  
        to house state inmates.                                
           04/12 (H) Returned For Concurrence
SB2725  Scenic Streams; designate Black Creek in Lamar,           King
        Forrest, Perry, Stone, George and Jackson Counties as a
        state scenic stream.                                   
           04/12 (H) Passed
SB2745  Solid waste; person partially within county service       Doxey
        area may elect not to use service.                     
           04/12 (H) Amended
           04/12 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2763  Tort reform; revise.                                      Ross
           04/12 (H) Read the Third Time
SB2781  Pearl River Basin Development District; provide for       Albritton
        additional representation based on county annual       
        contribution.                                          
           04/12 (H) Passed
SB2851  Family Support; update Uniform Interstate Family          Nunnelee
        Support Act (NCCUSL).                                  
           04/12 (H) Passed
SB2892  Drug courts; provide assessments on offenses to provide   Hyde-Smith
        funding.                                               
           04/12 (H) Amended
           04/12 (H) Passed As Amended
SB2911  Bad check; revise service charge.                         Michel
           04/12 (H) Motion to Reconsider Tabled
           04/12 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SB2984  License Tag Commission; authorize to enter into cost      Robertson
        saving or revenue generating contracts.                
           04/12 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SB2992  Domestic violence; Uniform Interstate Enforcement of      Tollison
        Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act (NCCUSL).      
           04/12 (H) Amended
           04/12 (H) Passed As Amended
SB3028  Individual Assistance and Emergency Temporary Housing     Carmichael
        Act; create.                                           
           04/12 (H) Passed
SB3184  Appropriation; Supreme Court - Trial Judges; Additional   Gordon
        FY 2004.                                               
           04/12 (H) Transmitted To Senate
SB3185  Appropriation; Dept. of Corrections; Additional FY        Gordon
        2004.                                                  
           04/12 (H) Transmitted To Senate



House: Referred Other House

SC 603  Commend Mendenhall Principal and Coach James Crain on     Lee (35th)
        retirement.                                            
           04/12 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 604  Commend Senator Billy Hewes, 2004 ALEC National           Michel
        Chairman.                                              
           04/12 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 605  Commend dental school and association for "Give Kids a    Hyde-Smith
        Smile" program.                                        
           04/12 (H) Referred To Rules
SC 606  Commend career of EMCC Football Coach Tom Goode.          Brown
           04/12 (H) Referred To Rules



House: Signed By The Speaker

SB2009  Professional art therapist regulatory law; bring          Huggins
        forward and delete repealer.                           
           04/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2101  Mississippi Small Business Assistance Act; increase       Thomas
        assistance that small businesses may receive.          
           04/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2470  Consent to participate in research; provide for.          Tollison
           04/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2785  Sales tax; clarify use of direct pay permits by           Robertson
        casinos.                                               
           04/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2847  Turkey hunting; require permit to hunt during special     Posey
        fall turkey season.                                    
           04/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2886  Wildlife; correct reference to snapping turtles.          Posey
           04/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB3030  Wildlife; revise possession of paddlefish prohibitions    Posey
        and make exception for lawfully taken.                 
           04/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed



Senate: Committee Reports

SN  42  Harold A. Cross, Brandon, Mississippi, Adjutant           GOVERNOR
        General, effective January 13, 2004, who shalll serve a
        term of office concurrent with that of the Governor or 
        until his successor is appointed and qualified.        
           04/12 (S) Do Advise and Consent



Senate: Floor Actions

HB 352  Death of unborn quick child; include in wrongful death    Robinson (84th)
        statute.                                               
           04/12 (S) Amended
           04/12 (S) Passed As Amended
HB 402  Child Care Licensing Law; extend repealer on exemption    Watson
        for certain accredited programs (RP).                  
           04/12 (S) Amended
           04/12 (S) Passed As Amended
HB 403  Prison Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act; extend          Watson
        repealer (RP).                                         
           04/12 (S) Amended
           04/12 (S) Passed As Amended
HB 520  Legal notices; include foreclosure sales.                 Simpson
           04/12 (S) Passed
HB 546  Chickasawhay Natural Gas District require audit; allow    Stevens
        credit card use; require relocation costs for certain  
        pipes.                                                 
           04/12 (S) Returned For Concurrence
HB 657  School districts; authorize to provide training and       Pierce
        incentive pay to comply with No Child Left Behind Act. 
           04/12 (S) Returned For Concurrence
HB 717  Infant Mortality Task Force; change Governor's            Moody
        appointments of voting members of.                     
           04/12 (S) Passed
HB 739  Civil commitment; revise venue for proceedings, and       Fillingane
        require commitment near patient's county of residence. 
           04/12 (S) Amended
           04/12 (S) Passed As Amended
HB 816  Child protection specialists; may provide certain         Ishee
        services for DHS with oversight by social workers.     
           04/12 (S) Amended
           04/12 (S) Passed As Amended
HB 912  Illegitimate children; delete requirement for Health      Holland
        Department to report birth information to district     
        attorney.                                              
           04/12 (S) Passed
HB 916  Drug and alcohol testing statutes; clarify.               Holland
           04/12 (S) Passed
HB1407  Mississippi Clearinghouse for People with Disabilities;   Holland
        create.                                                
           04/12 (S) Amended
           04/12 (S) Passed As Amended
HB1525  Abortion Complication Reporting Act; create.              Wells-Smith
           04/12 (S) Amended
           04/12 (S) Passed As Amended
HB1581  Performance and payment bonds; clarify rights of          Brown
        claimants.                                             
           04/12 (S) Amended
           04/12 (S) Passed As Amended
HB1590  Professional Massage Therapy Act; extend repealer and     Fredericks
        make technical amendments to.                          
           04/12 (S) Recommitted to Committee
HB1612  Abortion; if abortion fails child may not be              Fillingane
        intentionally allowed to die.                          
           04/12 (S) Passed
HB1625  Mississippi Health Care Rights of Conscience Act;         Fillingane
        create.                                                
           04/12 (S) Recommitted to Committee
HC  98  Suspend deadlines for introduction; elections; to         Warren
        require identification before an elector votes.        
           04/12 (S) Motion to Reconsider Entered
           04/12 (S) Motion to Reconsider Tabled
SB3094  Appropriation; Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics;           Gordon
        Additional FY 2004.                                    
           04/12 (S) Concurred in Amend From House



Senate: Measures That Have Died

HB1590  Professional Massage Therapy Act; extend repealer and     Fredericks
        make technical amendments to.                          
           04/12 (S) Died In Committee
HB1625  Mississippi Health Care Rights of Conscience Act;         Fillingane
        create.                                                
           04/12 (S) Died In Committee



Senate: Signed By The President

SB2100  Purchasing agents for state agencies; clarify             Burton
        definition.                                            
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2146  Bail agents; revise the amount of the qualification       Kirby
        bond required for agents who act as personal surety.   
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2282  Bonds; authorize certain bond proceeds to be utilized     Robertson
        to furnish and equip new MEMA building and related     
        facilities.                                            
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2283  Bonds; authorize MEMA to utilize the proceeds of bonds    Robertson
        in the Disaster Assistance Trust Fund for certain      
        additional purposes.                                   
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2296  Administrative superintendent; delete term from public    Chaney
        school statutes.                                       
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2299  Certified Purchasing Offices to utilize RFP process to    Chaney
        purchase commodities; authorize.                       
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2312  Human corpse; create felony of desecration of.            Mettetal
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2417  Law enforcement/jailers; revise definition of             Huggins
        part-time.                                             
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2579  Firearms; enhancement of penalty for use in commission    Tollison
        of any felony.                                         
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2631  Additional privilege tax on heavy vehicles; clarify       Burton
        distribution of by counties.                           
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2667  Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law; revise       Morgan
        definition of restaurant.                              
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2708  PERS; revise types of investments that may be made by     Thames
        the board of trustees.                                 
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2820  Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation     Little
        and Expenditure Review (PEER); revise membership.      
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2826  Chapter 486, General Laws of 1994; technical              Tollison
        correction.                                            
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2831  Kidnapping; revise element of intent to confine.          Chamberlin
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB2998  MDITS; must assist political subdivisions upon the        Burton
        request of the governing body of the political         
        subdivisions.                                          
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SB3183  Appropriation; Debt Service; Additional FY 2004.          Gordon
           04/12 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed

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