Mississippi Legislature
2005 Regular Session

Senate Finance Committee

As of 04/26/05 at 08:52

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HB  32  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Markham
 * %    supporters/members of various organizations.           
           04/20 Approved by Governor
HB 193  Income tax; extend repealer on income tax credit for      Warren
 * %    certain port charges for using certain port facilities.
           03/29 Approved by Governor
HB 215  Gaming license fees; redistribute portion of state's      Miles
 *      share.                                                 
           03/09 (S) Died On Calendar
HB 220  Small Business Assistance; extend repealer.               Warren
   %       03/16 Approved by Governor
HB 245  Light wine and beer laws; extend repeal date on           Warren
 *      authority of Alcoholic Beverage Control officers to    
        enforce.                                               
           03/29 Approved by Governor
HB 257  Incentive payment program; sales tax incentive fund;      Warren
        extend repealer.                                       
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB 272  Motor vehicle identification cards; authorize county      Fleming
 * %    tax collectors to sell.                                
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB 305  State veterans homes; authorize counties to levy an ad    Green
 *$%    valorem tax to support.                                
           03/15 (S) Died In Committee
HB 310  Local Governments Capital Improvements Revolving Loan     Warren
        Fund; extend repealer on authority of MDA to use for   
        certain expenses.                                      
           03/14 Approved by Governor
HB 410  Medicaid; reinstate eligibility for PLAD group, levy      Morris
 * %    additional taxes and assessment on tobacco products    
        for.                                                   
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB 438  Building Fund for the Arts; extend repealer on            Warren
 *      provision allowing Arts Commission to use bond proceeds
        for certain project costs.                             
           03/29 Approved by Governor
HB 635  Bonds issued for the Supplemental Rural Fire Truck        McCoy
 * %    Program; provide for certain distribution and revise   
        eligibility.                                           
           03/14 Approved by Governor
HB 721  Mechanics lien; revise title reference.                   Denny
 *         03/14 Approved by Governor
HB 774  Housing authorities; authorize to sell bonds to           Watson
        federally chartered corporations at private sale       
        without advertisement.                                 
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB 826  City of Gulfport; may pay health insurance premiums for   Ishee
 *      retired employees of city participating in group plan. 
           01/31 Approved by Governor
HB 904  Universities and community colleges; authorize            Clark
 * %    gaming-related courses.                                
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB 991  State tax claim; limit amount of salary withheld to       Perkins
        satisfy.                                               
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB1025  Tourism; create new sales tax incentive program.          Peranich
 * %       03/28 (H) Died In Conference
HB1096  Charitable Bingo Law; revise various provisions.          Moak
 * %       03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB1107  Yazoo-Mississippi Joint Water Management District;        Capps
   %    expand authorized uses of funds from special tax.      
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB1134  Collection of delinquent taxes; increase fees.            Green
   %       03/16 Approved by Governor
HB1158  Ad valorem tax; require property subject to a fee in      Watson
 * %    lieu of to maintain certain value.                     
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB1195  Income tax; clarify that assessment of penalty for        Watson
 *      failure to pay or to file return is permissive (STC).  
           03/21 Approved by Governor
HB1232  Optional retirement program; expand investments           Stringer
   %    available to participants to include mutual funds.     
           03/14 Approved by Governor
HB1233  PERS investments; allow investments in types of           Stringer
 *      investments not specifically listed.                   
           03/23 Approved by Governor
HB1246  Sales tax; revise definition of "person" under (STC).     Watson
           03/14 Approved by Governor
HB1247  Economic development; provide certain review              Watson
 * %    requirements for various programs.                     
           03/28 (H) Died In Conference
HB1268  Gaming; allow placement of cruise vessel or vessel on     Guice
 * %    permanent structure and specify no inland gaming.      
           04/06 Approved by Governor
HB1294  Economic Redevelopment Act; create and provide            Flaggs
 * %    incentives for development of certain property.        
           03/29 Approved by Governor
HB1301  Bonds; remove unnecessary authority to issue certain      Watson
 * %    state general obligation bonds and revenue bonds,      
        revise use of certain bond proceeds.                   
           04/20 Approved by Governor
HB1302  School Property Development Act of 2005; create.          Watson
 * %       04/20 Approved by Governor
HB1306  Corporation franchise tax; revise type of notice that     Watson
        may extend period for examining returns.               
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB1327  State Tax Commission; remove requirement that board of    Watson
 * %    review decisions be approved by the chairman (STC).    
           03/29 Approved by Governor
HB1330  Transportation Commission; limit annual expenditures on   Woods
 *      certain agreements to advance highway construction.    
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB1341  Taxation; income tax credit incentives for certain        Franks
 *$%    activities at brownfield sites.                        
           04/21 Approved by Governor
HB1409  Fees; provide for new and increased fees to be charged    Stringer
 * %    by state agencies for services provided.               
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB1469  Pat Harrison Waterway District; revise the amounts        Watson
   %    contributed by member counties for operation of the    
        district.                                              
           03/16 Approved by Governor
HB1471  Finance charges; fees relating to loans from certain      Brown
        retirement plans not considered as.                    
           03/21 Approved by Governor
HB1488  Economic development; create the Alabama-Mississippi      Young
        Joint Economic Development Authority.                  
           03/16 Approved by Governor
HB1597  City of Pearl; authorize a food and beverage tax in a     Rogers (61st)
 * %    certain area of the city.                              
           04/20 Approved by Governor
HB1599  Income tax; allow a credit for certain charges paid by    Broomfield
 *$%    taxpayers importing and exporting products at airports.
           03/23 Approved by Governor
HB1601  Income tax; conform certain provisions of state law to    Brown
  $%    Internal Revenue Code for purposes of qualified tuition
        programs.                                              
           03/23 Approved by Governor
HB1604  Income tax; provide tax credit for expenses incurred in   Watson
 *$%    rehabilitating certain historic structures.            
           03/26 (S) Died In Conference
HB1668  Major Economic Impact Act; revise definition of           Watson
 *$%@   "project," authorize issuance of bonds, provide tax    
        incentives/certain projects.                           
           03/14 Approved by Governor
HB1669  Income tax; authorize job tax credit for businesses       Watson
 *$%    engaged in certain financial services.                 
           03/15 (S) Died In Committee
HB1710  Sales tax; remove exemption for sales of certain          Watson
 *$%    agricultural products to nonfarmers.                   
           03/15 (S) Failed
HB1711  Income tax; authorize a credit for certain business       Watson
 *$%    enterprises creating new jobs in economically          
        distressed communities.                                
           04/20 Approved by Governor
HB1720  Bonds; authorize for various projects and programs.       Watson
 *$%       03/26 (S) Died In Conference
HB1756  Lauderdale County; extend repeal date on Lauderdale       Young
 * %    County Tourism Commission.                             
           04/20 Approved by Governor
HB1757  City of McComb; allow to impose tourism tax on gross      Myers
 * %    proceeds from hotel rooms.                             
           04/06 Approved by Governor
HB1764  Wayne County; authorize tourism tax for funds to          Taylor
 * %    construct recreational facility.                       
           04/20 Approved by Governor
HB1768  Leflore County; authorize to impose tourism tax.          Perkins
 * %       04/07 (H) Died In Conference
HB1770  City of Meridian; authorize food and beverage tax;        Young
 * %    authorize bonds; construction of Arts and Entertainment
        Center.                                                
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB2012  County board of education is levying authority for all    Albritton
   %    school districts in county school system; provide.     
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2017  Retirement; constables may withdraw from PERS.            White
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2021  Ad valorem taxation; revise the definition of "home" or   Dearing
  $%    "homestead" under the homestead exemption law.         
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2026  Motor vehicle ad valorem tax credit; include              Dearing
  $%    motorcycles in vehicles eligible to receive.           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2029  Homestead exemption; provide for certain owners of        Wilemon
  $%    manufactured homes or mobile homes.                    
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2030  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for repair and      Thomas
  $%    renovation of the Oakes African-American Cultural      
        Center.                                                
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2032  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for repair and renovation of      Thomas
  $%    the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City.            
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2035  Open container; prohibit in vehicles.                     White
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2051  Income tax; increase exemption for National Guard and     Ross
  $%    Reserve pay.                                           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2052  PERS; provide that elected officials who retire after     Ross
        the first of the month due to expiration of term will  
        not be penalized.                                      
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2057  Sales taxation; exempt certain sales to 501(c)(3)         Dearing
  $%    organizations for conservation projects.               
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2068  License tags; provide a partial ad valorem tax            Ross
  $%    exemption for motor vehicles owned by active duty      
        members of the National Guard and Reserves.            
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2070  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
  $%       03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2071  Automobile salvage sale; require valid buyer's            White
   %    identification card to participate.                    
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2072  Disability retirement; members may refile if their        Thomas
        disability worsens after a denial of disability        
        retirement benefits.                                   
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2086  Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; reauthorize the   Dawkins
   %    issuance of for supporters of the Mississippi Sierra   
        Club.                                                  
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2098  Sales tax exemption; Ducks Unlimited fund-raising         Dearing
  $%    purchases.                                             
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2101  Income tax; provide credit for contributions to school    Nunnelee
  $%    tuition organizations or public schools.               
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2115  Taxation; income tax credit incentives for certain        Nunnelee
  $%    activities at brownfield sites.                        
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2118  Alcoholic beverages; create offense of nonrestaurant      White
        licensee selling to persons under 21 on premises.      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2120  Sales taxation; exempt the sale of property and           King
  $%    services used in the improvement of realty for churches
        or religious institutions.                             
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2121  Bonds; issue to fund the Highway 98 Access Improvement    King
  $%    Program Fund.                                          
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2128  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to improve Duncan   Dearing
  $%    Park Golf Course in Natchez.                           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2130  Sales tax exemption; Habitat for Humanity.                Nunnelee
  $%       02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2137  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for two community group homes     Mettetal
  $%    for the Department of Mental Health.                   
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2143  Ad valorem school tax collections; clarify additional     Chaney
   %    levy for collection costs and revise deadline for      
        transmitting tax collections.                          
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2145  Motor fuel excise taxes; provide partial exemption on     Carmichael
  $%    sales of fuel to volunteer fire departments for use in 
        departments.                                           
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2150  School bonds; majority vote required on school bond       Harden
   %    issues.                                                
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2152  Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; authorize for     Harden
   %    each public school district.                           
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2166  Sixteenth Section Principal funds; clarify authorized     Harden
        investments and refinancing of loans from.             
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2168  Sales tax; exempt retail sales of certain foods for       Harden
  $%    human consumption.                                     
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2174  Sales tax; reduce the sales tax on prepared foods to      Butler
  $%    6%.                                                    
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2175  Ad valorem taxes; exempt motor vehicles owned by          Butler
  $%    persons 65 or older.                                   
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2183  Retired teachers; may draw retirement benefits and be     Butler
        reemployed as teachers if they have 25 years of        
        creditable service.                                    
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2189  Short term notes issued by school districts; increase     Harden
  $%    maximum levy for repayment of.                         
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2192  Bonds; increase amount that may be issued to provide      Dearing
  $%    grants for livestock facilities.                       
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2198  Short-term notes issued by school districts; increase     Harden
  $%    maximum levy for repayment of.                         
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2201  Retired teachers; may draw retirement benefits and be     Harden
        reemployed as teachers if they have 25 years of        
        creditable service.                                    
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2202  Retirement; retirees may be reemployed for 195 days per   Harden
        fiscal year.                                           
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2205  State income tax credit for out-of-pocket classroom       Harden
  $%    supply expenditures made by public schoolteachers;     
        provide for.                                           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2209  Retired teachers; may draw benefits and be reemployed     Harden
        as teachers under certain circumstances.               
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2216  Bonds; issue for facility renovation and acquisition of   Harden
  $%    digital equipment for JSU radio station at Mississippi 
        E-center/JSU.                                          
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2217  Refunding bond provisions; all school districts may use   Harden
  $%    provisions of.                                         
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2218  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds to enhance the neighborhood       Harden
  $%    surrounding JSU.                                       
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2223  Bonds; issue for Americans with Disabilities Act          Harden
  $%    compliance and repair and renovation of facilities at  
        JSU.                                                   
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2225  Motor vehicle ad valorem tax credit; include              Carmichael
  $%    motorcycles in vehicles eligible to receive.           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2227  School bond issue; authorize for one-year period          Harden
   %    without election unless petition of the electorate     
        calls for an election.                                 
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2228  Alcoholic beverages; place sale, manufacture and          Doxey
   %    distribution of all wine under the light wine and beer 
        laws.                                                  
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2242  Alcoholic beverages; authorize distribution by private    Doxey
   %    entities.                                              
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2267  Taxation; exempt one motor vehicle of active duty U.S.    Doxey
  $%    Armed Forces members from ad valorem taxation.         
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2270  Insurance premium tax; authorize a credit for the         Kirby
  $%    location or expansion of operations centers or claims  
        centers.                                               
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2293  Ad valorem taxation of agriculatural prop; increase       Wilemon
  $%    moving average used to determine true value; lower     
        amount that true value may vary.                       
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2298  Bonds; housing authorities may sell their bonds to        Burton
        federally chartered corporations.                      
           03/03 Approved by Governor
SB2304  Allow all-terrain vehicles to be voluntarily titled in    Little
 *      this state and allow nonresidents to title them in this
        state.                                                 
           03/14 Approved by Governor
SB2310  Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP); create.        Harden
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2311  Withholding, sales and use taxation; revise penalty for   Kirby
 *      incorrect accelerated payments in June.                
           03/14 Approved by Governor
SB2318  Income tax checkoff; establish for Animal Care Fund.      Cuevas
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2321  Ad valorem taxation; exempt business inventories from     Cuevas
  $%    ad valorem taxation.                                   
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2332  Horse racing; allow in certain counties.                  Cuevas
   %       02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2341  PERS; members may receive creditable service for          Nunnelee
        certain National Guard or Reserve service credited to  
        their retirement account.                              
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2345  Income tax; a relative 65 or older, who resides with      Nunnelee
 *$%    taxpayer and whose income is $10,000.00 or less, is a  
        dependent.                                             
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2347  Sales taxation; exempt sales of certain tangible          Clarke
 *$%    personal property used in the mfg., converting or      
        repairing of vessels or barges.                        
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2349  Income taxation; provide a credit for investment in       Clarke
  $%    enterprises that convert agricultural waste products   
        into energy.                                           
           02/23 (S) 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
SB2368  Foreign insurance companies; revise various taxes and     Kirby
  $%    fees.                                                  
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2374  Sales tax; authorize special municipal/county sales tax   Burton
  $%    to fund certain capital projects.                      
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2377  Taxation; income tax credit incentives for certain        Moffatt
  $%    activities at brownfield sites.                        
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2385  Ad valorem taxation; exempt qualified hybrid vehicles.    Dawkins
  $%       02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2392  Electronic video machines; legalize in premises other     Walls
   %    than vessels.                                          
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2393  Retirement; law enforcement officers, fire fighters or    Walls
        emergency service employees may retire after 20 years' 
        service.                                               
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2408  MDA; create the Local Law Enforcement Assistance          Walls
  $%    Program.                                               
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2413  Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; reauthorize the   Gollott
   %    issuance of for supporters of the Department of Marine 
        Resources.                                             
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2418  Bonds; increase for Water Pollution Control Revolving     Nunnelee
 *$%    Fund, Local Governments & Rural Water Systems          
        Improvements Revolving Loan Program.                   
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2433  Bonds; authorize counties to issue bonds to fund          Dawkins
  $%    construction of state aid roads.                       
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2434  Optional IHL retirement program; allow contributions to   Robertson
        be invested in mutual fund accounts or similar         
        investment products.                                   
           02/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2437  Salvage certificate of title; insurers are not required   Walley
 *      to obtain if a motor vehicle is a total loss and 8     
        years old or older.                                    
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2438  Automobile auctions; require nonresidents to obtain a     Walley
   %    permit to participate in online auctions.              
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2439  Certificates of title; provide procedures for vehicles    Walley
   %    issued junk certificates to obtain a clear title.      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2442  Alcoholic beverage; clarify prohibition against sale of   Wilemon
        on the campus of any community college, junior college 
        and university.                                        
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2448  PERS investments; allow investments in types of           Robertson
        investments not specifically listed.                   
           02/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2449  Ad valorem taxation; exempt pollution control equipment   Michel
 *$%    mandated by federal or state law.                      
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2462  Toll roads; authorize Transportation Commission to        Ross
   %    contract with private entities to construct (MDOT).    
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2472  Transfer of unemployment compensation experience and      Robertson
 * %    rates; conform to federal law (MDES).                  
           03/16 Approved by Governor
SB2475  Local contribution required under MAEP; includes          Tollison
   %    amounts paid in lieu of ad valorem taxes.              
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
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
SB2510  Retired teachers; may draw benefits and be reemployed     Chaney
        as teachers under certain circumstances.               
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2517  MS Major Economic Impact Act; remove provisions that      Robertson
   %    require Meridian to repay bond proceeds under certain  
        circumstances.                                         
           02/10 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2522  Counties; allow payments by credit card for motor         Mettetal
        vehicle license tags.                                  
           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
SB2540  Distinctive license plate; authorize for supporters of    Flowers
        Homebuilders Association of Mississippi.               
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2544  Tax sale of land; prorate portion of excess to            Jordan
        municipalities in certain situations.                  
           02/10 (S) Died On Calendar
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
SB2563  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      White
   %    the Mississippi Prehospital Professionals Association. 
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2564  Franchise tax; increase.                                  Williamson
  $%       02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2594  School bonds; require 55% vote to pass.                   Horhn
   %       02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2595  Long-Term Care Tax Credit Model Act; enact.               Dawkins
  $%       02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2596  Taxation; impose a 2 per liter tax on retail sales of    Dawkins
  $%    bottled water.                                         
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2597  Electric utilities; give credit to customers who          Butler
        generate electricity.                                  
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2599  On-premises wine permit; conform language to Alcoholic    Posey
   %    Beverage Control Law.                                  
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2605  Income taxation; grant a tax credit for contributions     Jackson (32nd)
  $%    to certain student aid programs.                       
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2609  Ad valorem taxation; exempt a portion of the assessed     Williamson
  $%    value of egg houses, pullet houses and broiler houses. 
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2610  Public property; authorize DFA to purchase or             Jackson (32nd)
        lease-purchase property to centrally locate state      
        agencies.                                              
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2627  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     White
  $%       02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2628  Public property; authorize DFA to apply rent payments     Jackson (32nd)
        toward the purchase of real property.                  
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2630  Cigarettes; increase excise tax on and earmark revenue    Dawkins
  $%    from increase for Medicaid.                            
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2633  Health Savings Accounts Act; establish and exempt         Hewes
 *$%    certain contributions from gross income.               
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB2647  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Hyde-Smith
 * %    the supporters of various organizations.               
           03/28 (S) Died In Conference
SB2670  MS Land, Water and Timber Resources Board; abolish and    Ross
 *      transfer duties to the Mississippi Development         
        Authority.                                             
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2673  Gaming Control Act; exclude crane games or devices        Brown
        from.                                                  
           02/10 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2675  Income tax credit; allow for certain charges paid by      Hewes
  $%    taxpayers importing and exporting products at ports and
        airports.                                              
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2678  Major Economic Impact Act; authorize bond proceeds to     Brown
   %    be used for equipment purchases for certain projects.  
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2688  Alcoholic beverages; authorize distribution by private    Doxey
   %    entities.                                              
           02/01 (S) 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
SB2719  Retired teachers; may draw retirement benefits and be     Hyde-Smith
        reemployed as teachers in critical teacher shortage    
        areas.                                                 
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2723  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain articles   Michel
  $%    of clothing during the first weekend in August.        
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2736  Highway Commission; limit amount spent annually on        Doxey
 *      certain agreements to advance highway construction.    
           03/31 (S) Died In Conference
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
SB2744  Public notices of proposed ad valorem tax effort by       Williamson
        school districts; change content.                      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2746  Contractor's sales tax; provide for issuance of a         Robertson
   %    jeopardy assessment, lien and warrant against certain  
        contracts.                                             
           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  
        for.                                                   
           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  
        state.                                                 
           03/14 Vetoed
SB2755  Pat Harrison Waterway District; revise the amounts        Pickering
   %    contributed by member counties for operation of the    
        district.                                              
           03/09 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2759  Tobacco product manufacturers must participate in the     Hyde-Smith
        tobacco settlement or place certain funds into an      
        escrow account.                                        
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2761  Mississippi Skill Standards Board; establish.             Tollison
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2770  Beer; allow home brewing.                                 Dawkins
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2772  Property subject to a fee in lieu of taxes; require       Chaney
   %    maintaining certain value.                             
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2779  License tags; provide 10% preference for competitive      Huggins
        bid by prison industries for manufacture.              
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2784  Appointments to Motor Vehicle Commission; to be made      Gordon
        from new congressional districts.                      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2787  Alcoholic beverages; authorize sale and shipment of       Doxey
 * %    certain wines by out-of-state manufacturers to         
        retailers in this state.                               
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2795  Mississippi Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Act;    Ross
        create.                                                
           03/09 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2805  Pearl River Valley Water Supply District; add two board   Horhn
        members from the City of Jackson.                      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2806  Regional cultural heritage tourism program; create        Horhn
        pilot program.                                         
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2808  Motor vehicle dealers; require education for issuance     Kirby
        and renewal of licenses.                               
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2822  Mile-Based Auto Insurance Incentive Act; create.          Dawkins
  $%       02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2823  Mechanic's lien; allow for motor vehicle regardless of    Ross
        state in which titled.                                 
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2824  Economic development; create the Alabama-Mississippi      Carmichael
        Joint Economic Development Authority.                  
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2827  Estate tax; provide that tax schedule and deductions      Dawkins
  $%    shall not be coupled to federal law and provide for in 
        state law.                                             
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2842  PERS; authorize certain community hospitals to withdraw   Dearing *
        from under certain circumstances.                      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2847  Bonds; authorize certain bond proceeds to be used for     Hewes
   %    additional projects by DOT.                            
           02/14 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2851  Retirement; establish the Correctional Officers'          Simmons
        Retirement System of Mississippi.                      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2852  Gaming licensees; prefer Mississippi residents in         Horhn
        purchasing and hiring.                                 
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2853  Bonds; authorize additional use of bonds issued for the   Moffatt
   %    Port of Pascagoula, Mississippi.                       
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2860  Retirement; constables in PERS must pay all required      Doxey
 *      contributions, or elect not to pay and not receive     
        credit.                                                
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2871  PERS; allow elected officials receiving only per diem     Dearing
        compensation creditable service in.                    
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2873  Sales under execution; authorize the State Tax            Robertson
 *      Commission to accept cash equivalent for.              
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2876  Distinctive Motor Vehicle tag for constables;             Doxey
   %    distribute a portion of the fee for to the MS          
        Constables Association.                                
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2880  Disabled license tag; authorize veterans with a 100%      Simmons
        service-connected disability to obtain.                
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
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
SB2899  Income tax refund; designate contribution to go to MS     Posey
        Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Foundation.              
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2903  PERS; grant local elected officials credit for service    Hewes *
        paid by per diem.                                      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2906  Exempt property; include money on deposit and tax         Dearing
        refunds attributable to the earned income tax credit as
        exempt from seizure under execution.                   
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2909  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; issue for          Chaney
   %    supporters of the Jackson Municipal Separate School    
        District.                                              
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2911  Retirement system; authorize creditable service for       Jackson (32nd)
        certain part-time employment as a school bus driver.   
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2914  Light wine and beer laws; extend repeal date on           Robertson
        authority of Alcoholic Beverage Control officers to    
        enforce.                                               
           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
SB2926  Retirement system; social security finding of total       Jackson (32nd)
        disability shall be accepted for disability retirement.
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2950  Economic Redevelopment Act; create and provide            Chaney
 * %    incentives for development of certain property.        
           02/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2954  Local System Road Program; revise funding.                Browning
   %       02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2955  Motor vehicle titles; supplemental restraint systems      Pickering
        shall be considered minor components under.            
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2959  Construction contracts; require a set aside for small     Horhn
   %    businesses.                                            
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2963  School Property Development Act; create.                  Chaney
   %       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
SB2982  PERS; Governor shall appoint executive director of.       Flowers
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2983  Sales tax; provide penalty for failure to pay on filed    Robertson
        return (STC).                                          
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2999  Crime Lab; revise appointment of director, clarify duty   Posey
   %    for fees to be paid.                                   
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB3006  Sales tax exemption; residential group homes for          Nunnelee
  $%    minors.                                                
           02/23 (S) 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    
        industry.                                              
           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
SB3011  Income tax; authorize an adjustment to gross income for   Michel
  $%    portion of self-employment taxes paid by self-employed 
        individuals.                                           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3012  Ad valorem taxation; exempt special equipment for         Frazier
  $%    disabled persons that is mounted on certain motor      
        vehicles.                                              
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3013  Motor vehicle sales tax; revise exemption for transfers   Robertson
 *$%    between family members (STC).                          
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3014  Ad valorem tax; allow subsequent request for new          Chaney
 *$%@   enterprise exemption in certain cases, authorize cities
        to defer.                                              
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3016  Sales taxation; exempt Goodwill Industries of South       Hewes
  $%    Mississippi, Inc., from.                               
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3017  Amusement tax; exempt events that pay fees to the         White
  $%    Mississippi Athletic Commission.                       
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3018  Bonds; authorize issuance for constructing an access      Posey
  $%    road to the Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Plant.            
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3020  Bonds; authorize the issuance of general obligation       Dearing
  $%    bonds for improvement to the Natchez Institute school  
        building.                                              
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3021  Income tax; provide a credit for employers who hire       Clarke
  $%    persons who are receiving Medicaid benefits under      
        certain conditions.                                    
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3022  Income tax; provide a credit for certain employers who    Clarke
  $%    provide a health benefits plan to employees.           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3023  Taxation; increase various taxes to fund state            Simmons
  $%    government.                                            
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3024  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for repair    Frazier
  $%    and renovation of the Jackson Medical Mall.            
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3026  Sales taxation; exempt certain aircraft repair and        Robertson
 *$%    maintenance from.                                      
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3027  Bonds; issue state g.o. bonds for repairs to the Lake     White
  $%    Dockery Dam.                                           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3028  City of Pearl; authorize a food and beverage tax in a     Kirby
 * %    certain area of the city.                              
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SB3029  Bonds; issue state g.o. bonds for capital improvements    Harden
  $%    at Jackson State University.                           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
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
SB3037  Income tax; allow a credit for certain charges paid by    Hewes
  $%    taxpayers importing products at certain airports.      
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3038  Income tax; provide a credit for nonpublic school         Hewes
  $%    tuition payments.                                      
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3040  Lauderdale County; extend repeal date on Lauderdale       Carmichael
 * %    County Tourism Commission.                             
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SB3041  Income taxation; provide tax credit for expenses          Gordon
  $%    incurred in rehabilitating certain historic structures.
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3042  Job tax credit; authorize for businesses engaged in       Michel
  $%    certain financial services.                            
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3043  Mississippi Optional Sales Tax Act; enact.                Burton
  $%       02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3100  True value; provide the manner in which the appraisal     Robertson
 *$%    of affordable rental housing is conducted for ad       
        valorem tax purposes.                                  
           04/04 Approved by Governor
SB3101  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for the       Simmons
 *$%    B.B. King Museum, the Southern Arts and Entertainment  
        Center, and Project Infinity.                          
           03/17 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3103  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for preplanning     Horhn
  $%    of a national civil rights museum.                     
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3104  Income taxation; provide a tax credit for expenses        Horhn
  $%    incurred in rehabilitating certain historic structures.
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3105  Income taxation; establish the Smart Growth Tax Credit    Dawkins
  $%    Act.                                                   
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
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
SB3112  Tunica County; increase the membership of the Tunica      Jackson (11th)
   %    County Tourism Commission.                             
           04/07 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3113  Major Economic Impact Act; revise definition of           Brown
  $%    "project," authorize issuance of bonds, provide tax    
        incentives/certain projects.                           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3114  Income tax; exclude amount spent by teachers for          Clarke
  $%    classroom supplies from gross income.                  
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3115  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for the       Robertson
  $%    Raspet Flight Research Laboratory.                     
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB3123  Neshoba County; issue bonds for hospital/nursing home     Williamson
   %    improvements and levy tax for payment thereof.         
           03/27 (S) Motion to Reconsider Tabled
SB3124  DeSoto County; allow convention and visitors bureau to    Davis
 * %    accept loans from any source & go into executive       
        session on cert. matters.                              
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SB3134  City of Madison; authorize the levy of a tax on hotels,   Ross
 * %    motels and restaurants for certain purposes.           
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3138  Harrison County; authorize the Coast Transit Authority    Gollott
   %    to borrow money for certain projects.                  
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3140  Lafayette-Oxford Recreational Authority; revise           Tollison
 * %    membership and terms; increase the tax levy of county  
        and city for support of.                               
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3141  Hancock County; increase tourism tax.                     Cuevas
 * %       04/07 (S) Died In Conference
SB3146  City of Vicksburg; increase benefits under Disability     Chaney
        and Relief Fund for Firemen and Policemen.             
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3156  Income tax; clarify types of pensions not included in     Robertson
  $%@   gross income.                                          
           04/07 (S) Died On Calendar
SN   2  Charles Franklin (Skin) McClelland, Jackson,              LT. GOVERNOR
        Mississippi, Mississippi Home Corporation, six-year    
        term effective immediately.                            
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  36  Spencer Jayon (Spence) Flatgard, Ridgeland,               GOVERNOR
        Mississippi, State Bond Attorney, term concurrent with 
        Governor.                                              
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  49  John Nolen Canon, Jr., Tunica, Mississippi, Gaming        GOVERNOR
        Commission, unexpired term ending  October 30, 2007,   
        vice Robin Robinson.                                   
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  50  Gerald James (Jerry) St. Pe', Pascagoula, Mississippi,    GOVERNOR
        Gaming Commission, four-year term commencing October   
        31, 2004 and ending  October 30, 2008.                 
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  60  Samuel H. (Sam) Albritton, Jr., Lumberton, Mississippi,   GOVERNOR
        Mississippi Business Finance Corporation, six-year     
        term ending June 30, 2010, representing a member       
        associated with small business.                        
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  61  Richard Lee Devoe, Oxford, Mississippi, Mississippi       GOVERNOR
        Business Finance Corporation, six-year term ending June
        30, 2010, representing a member associated with small  
        business.                                              
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  62  Ellen Ferrell Short, Tupelo, Mississippi, Mississippi     GOVERNOR
        Home Corporation, unexpired term ending April 23, 2006,
        representing Third Supreme Court District.             
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  63  James Robert (Bobby) Rayburn, Madison, Mississippi,       GOVERNOR
        Mississippi Home Corporation, unexpired term ending    
        April 23, 2008, representing First Supreme Court       
        District.                                              
           04/01 (S) Notified of Return
SN  92  Marcus Jones (Marcus) Martin, Laurel, Mississippi,        GOVERNOR
        Mississippi Business Finance Corporation as a member   
        associated with small business, unexpired term ending  
        June 30, 2006.                                         
           04/01 (S) Notified of Return
SN  98  Kim Wade, Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Home          GOVERNOR
        Corporation, six-year term ending April 23, 2010,      
        representing First Supreme Court District.             
           03/31 (S) Notified of Return
SN 104  Gary Jude Harkins, Brandon, Mississippi, Mississippi      GOVERNOR
        Business Finance Corporation as a member associated    
        with small business, unexpired term ending June 30,    
        2009.                                                  
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN 111  Robert Clark Pittman, Starkville, Mississippi,            GOVERNOR
        Mississippi Business Finance Corporation as a member   
        associated with small business, unexpired term ending  
        June 30, 2009.                                         
           03/31 (S) Notified of Return
SN 117  William David (Bill) Sones, Sr., Brookhaven,              GOVERNOR
        Mississippi, Mississippi Home Corporation, six-year    
        term ending April 23, 2010, representing Second Supreme
        Court District.                                        
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN 136  David Franklin McNamara, Ridgeland, Mississippi,          GOVERNOR
        Hospital Equipment And Facilities Authority, four-year 
        term ending June 30, 2008, representing First Supreme  
        Court District.                                        
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN 137  Michael Lynn (Mike) O'Dell, Pontotoc, Mississippi,        GOVERNOR
        Hospital Equipment and Facilities Authority, four-year 
        term ending June 30, 2008, representing Third Supreme  
        Court District.                                        
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN 140  D'Auby Helene Schiel, Ocean Springs, Mississippi,         GOVERNOR
        Hospital Equipment and Facilities Authority, four-year 
        term ending June 30, 2008, representing Second Supreme 
        Court District.                                        
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval
SN 143  John Patrick (Pat) Barrett, Sr., Madison, Mississippi,    GOVERNOR
        Hospital Equipment and Facilities Authority, unexpired 
        term ending June 30, 2007, representing at-large seat. 
           04/01 (S) Notified of Approval


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


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