Mississippi Legislature
2005 Regular Session

Senator Thomas E. Robertson

District 51

As of 01/22/07 at 11:29

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SB2060  The American Alligator to be designated as the            Moffatt
        Mississippi State Reptile; provide.                    
           02/21 Approved by Governor
SB2070  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
  $%       03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2145  Motor fuel excise taxes; provide partial exemption on     Carmichael
  $%    sales of fuel to volunteer fire departments for use in 
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2351  Highway Patrol Retirement System; increase to age 69      Robertson
 *      the age at which members may serve beyond age 60 in    
        certain circumstances.                                 
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2429  Appropriation; Dept. of Public Safety - Highway Patrol    Little
        Trooper Training Class; FY2006.                        
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2434  Optional IHL retirement program; allow contributions to   Robertson
        be invested in mutual fund accounts or similar         
        investment products.                                   
           02/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2448  PERS investments; allow investments in types of           Robertson
        investments not specifically listed.                   
           02/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2472  Transfer of unemployment compensation experience and      Robertson
 * %    rates; conform to federal law (MDES).                  
           03/16 Approved by Governor
SB2478  Federal Workforce Investment Act administration;          Robertson
        transfer to Department of Employment Security, Office  
        of the Governor.                                       
           03/16 Approved by Governor
SB2480  Unemployment compensation employer contribution rate      Robertson
 *$%    reduction and workforce training assessment; provide   
        for (MDES).                                            
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2514  MS Wireless Communication Commission; create.             King
 *         04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2517  MS Major Economic Impact Act; remove provisions that      Robertson
   %    require Meridian to repay bond proceeds under certain  
           02/10 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2521  State travel expenses; allow cities to set daily limit    Robertson
        on meals for municipal officers.                       
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2525  Mississippi Business Finance Corporation; extend repeal   Robertson
  $%    date on its authority to issue bonds to finance        
        economic development projects.                         
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2527  Sales/income taxation; create manufacturing income tax    Robertson
  $%    credit, revise certain other credits and exemptions.   
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2528  Mississippi Advantage Jobs Act; revise the requirements   Robertson
        for businesses to qualify under.                       
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2529  Bonds; increase the amount authorized for certain         Robertson
  $%    programs administered by MDA.                          
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2530  Bonds; create the Mississippi Existing Industry Loan      Robertson
  $%    Program and issue g.o. bonds to fund.                  
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2532  Small loan licensees; revise maximum closing fee.         Mettetal
 *         03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2548  Bonds; remove unnecessary authority to issue certain      Robertson
 * %    state general obligation bonds and state revenue bonds.
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2561  Responsible alcohol vendor program; establish.            Robertson
 * %       03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2636  Broadband services; clarify to exempt from regulation     King
        by PSC.                                                
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2670  MS Land, Water and Timber Resources Board; abolish and    Ross
 *      transfer duties to the Mississippi Development         
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2706  Sales tax; direct pay permits may be issued to public     Robertson
        utilities for items taxed under Section 27-65-19.      
           03/21 Approved by Governor
SB2707  Income taxes; federal itemized deduction for taxes in     Robertson
  $%    lieu of state income taxes paid may not be used as an  
        individual deduction.                                  
           03/15 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2709  Sales tax; the term "person" shall include promoters of   Robertson
        temporary events.                                      
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2710  Native wine; allow in-state sale of to consumers only     Robertson
   %    at the location of the native winery.                  
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2739  Motor Vehicle Tag Permit Law; motor vehicle dealers       Robertson
 *      must sell 24 motor vehicles of the same type.          
           03/16 Approved by Governor
SB2740  Alcoholic beverages; authorize sale and shipment of       Robertson
   %    certain wines by out-of-state manufacturers to         
        retailers in this state.                               
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2741  Sales tax; allow closure of business if sales taxes are   Robertson
        not paid three times in a consecutive 24-month period. 
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2742  State Tax Commission; provide for hearings and appeals    Robertson
 * %    from certain actions of.                               
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2746  Contractor's sales tax; provide for issuance of a         Robertson
   %    jeopardy assessment, lien and warrant against certain  
           03/21 Approved by Governor
SB2751  Sales taxes; officer or agent of person responsible for   Robertson
 *      the payment of taxes are jointly and severally liable  
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2753  State Tax Commission; remove requirement that board of    Robertson
        review decisions be approved by the chairman.          
           02/07 (S) Died In Committee
SB2754  Sales tax permits; may be revoked for failures by         Robertson
     V  certain persons to satisfy all tax liabilities to the  
           03/14 Vetoed
SB2755  Pat Harrison Waterway District; revise the amounts        Pickering
   %    contributed by member counties for operation of the    
           03/09 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2873  Sales under execution; authorize the State Tax            Robertson
 *      Commission to accept cash equivalent for.              
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2892  Mississippi Business Finance Corporation; extend repeal   Robertson
   %    date on its authority to issue bonds to fund economic  
        development projects.                                  
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2895  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Robertson
   %    supporters of Mississippi Emergency Medical Services.  
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2914  Light wine and beer laws; extend repeal date on           Robertson
        authority of Alcoholic Beverage Control officers to    
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2916  Corporation franchise tax; revise type of notice that     Robertson
        may extend period for examining returns.               
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2919  Sales tax; revise definition of "doing business" for      Robertson
        purposes of paying on goods and services delivered     
        within state.                                          
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2920  Gaming; authorize Tax commission to determine revenue     Robertson
        subject to fees/taxes, provide access to all licensee  
        revenue areas (STC).                                   
           02/10 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2924  Gaming; revise payments that are deductible as expenses   Robertson
        when calculating gross revenue.                        
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2964  Income tax; clarify that assessment of penalty for        Robertson
        failure to pay or to file return is permissive (STC).  
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2981  Taxes; warrant for delinquent taxes may be served by      Robertson
        regular mail (STC).                                    
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2983  Sales tax; provide penalty for failure to pay on filed    Robertson
        return (STC).                                          
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB3007  True value; provide the manner in which the appraisal     Robertson
  $%    of affordable multifamily housing is conducted for ad  
        valorem tax purposes.                                  
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3008  Economic Development; establish and enhance certain       Robertson
  $%    loan programs and tax incentives for businesses and    
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3009  Income taxation; remove provision that no gain is         Robertson
  $%    recognized from liquidation of certain assets of       
        domestic corporations.                                 
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB3010  Contractor's tax; increase to $75,000 the compensation    Robertson
  $%    necessary to be received to impose.                    
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3013  Motor vehicle sales tax; revise exemption for transfers   Robertson
 *$%    between family members (STC).                          
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3026  Sales taxation; exempt certain aircraft repair and        Robertson
 *$%    maintenance from.                                      
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3030  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for a space,        Cuevas
  $%    science and education center in Hancock County.        
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3031  MS Major Economic Impact Act; revise the definition of    Cuevas
  $%    the term project and authorize the issuance of general 
        obligation bonds.                                      
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3035  Mississippi Military Family Relief Fund; create and       Little
 *  @   provide funding for.                                   
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SB3042  Job tax credit; authorize for businesses engaged in       Michel
  $%    certain financial services.                            
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3100  True value; provide the manner in which the appraisal     Robertson
 *$%    of affordable rental housing is conducted for ad       
        valorem tax purposes.                                  
           04/04 Approved by Governor
SB3106  Job tax credit; authorize for certain business            Robertson
  $%    enterprises in distressed communities.                 
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3108  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for improvements    Moffatt
  $%    at the state-owned shipyard located in Jackson County. 
           02/24 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3115  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for the       Robertson
  $%    Raspet Flight Research Laboratory.                     
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB3156  Income tax; clarify types of pensions not included in     Robertson
  $%@   gross income.                                          
           04/07 (S) Died On Calendar
SC 507  Commend life of former Governor Kirk Fordice.             Little
 *         02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 514  Commend Dr. Rod Paige, first Mississippian to serve as    Hyde-Smith
        Secretary of Education.                                
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 520  Recognize the 100th Anniversary of Rotary International   Little
        and designate "Rotary Day" in Mississippi.             
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 522  Commend Elbert R. Hilliard, Director Emeritus of MS       Little
        Department of Archives and History.                    
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 526  James R "Bobby" Rayburn; commend on presidency of         Hewes
        National Association of Home Builders.                 
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 534  Commend the "King of the Blues," B.B. King.               Jordan
           02/04 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 547  Commend life of Col. Lawrence Roberts, former Tuskegee    Hewes
        Airman, and expressing sympathy of the Legislature.    
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 548  Suspend rules for requesting, drafting, etc; create the   Little
        MS Military Family Relief Fund.                        
           02/04 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 564  Suspend rules to draft a bill to provide certain          Robertson
        protections to purchasers of condominiums.             
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SC 566  Recognize Ole Miss School of Law on its                   Tollison
           03/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 572  Commend Robin Roberts for her pioneering                  Hewes
        accomplishments in sports broadcasting.                
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SC 574  Susp rules; consid & passage SB 3008 & HB 1682;           Little
        Economic Development; establish and enhance certain    
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SC 582  Suspend rules; immediate consideration of Conference      Little
        Report on House Bill No. 1668, 2005 Regular Session.   
           03/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 586  Commend former State Senator Fred Wicker.                 Little
           03/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 587  Suspend rules/draft/intro/passage; authorize g.o. bonds   Robertson
        for a portion of the unfunded actuarial liability of   
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SC 596  Commend Charlie Capps for dedicated legislative and       Little
        public service.                                        
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 601  Commend Dr. Shelby F. Thames.                             Gordon
           04/03 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 610  Suspend rules for introduction and passage; clarify       Robertson
        types of pensions not included in gross income.        
           04/03 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 611  Suspend rules for introduction and passage; provide job   Doxey
        tax credit to certain biotech and pharmaceutical       
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SC 613  Suspend deadline for drafting, introduction & passage;    Robertson
 *      general obligation bonds for various projects and enact
        Momentum Mississippi.                                  
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SR   7  Commend Ryan J.M. Williams for Eagle Scout Award.         Robertson
           02/02 (S) Immediate Release
SR  10  Commend Camille Young, MBJ "Top 40 Under 40."             Michel
           02/02 (S) Immediate Release
SR  11  Commend Quentin Whitwell, MBJ 2005 "Top 40 Under 40".     Michel
           02/02 (S) Immediate Release
SR  35  Commend Tara Smith, "Miss Rankin County 2005."            Kirby
           03/04 (S) Immediate Release
SR  52  Commend 850th Transportation Company.                     Little
           03/31 (S) Immediate Release
SR  54  Commend Linda Rouse upon her retirement.                  Hewes
           04/05 (S) Immediate Release

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

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