Mississippi Legislature
2005 Regular Session

Senator Kelvin E. Butler

District 38

As of 01/22/07 at 11:28

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SB2053  Sex offenders; prohibit owning or working or              Ross
 * %    volunteering for child care service.                   
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB2070  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
  $%       03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2075  PLADs recipients; restore to Medicaid program.            Simmons
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2076  Memorial Highway; designate segment of U.S. 84 in Jones   Pickering
 *      County as Veterans Memorial Highway.                   
           03/21 Approved by Governor
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
SB2163  Fourteenth and Twentieth Circuit Court Districts; allow   Butler
        judges to run by post.                                 
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2173  Tuition-free attendance at any state IHL or community     Butler
        college; authorize for students with at least 3.0 GPA. 
           02/01 (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
SB2180  Education qualifications for cosmetologists; may          Butler
   %    include approved high school vocational-technical      
        cosmetology courses.                                   
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2181  Appropriation; to Department of Mental Health to fund     Butler
        crisis intervention centers.                           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2182  Health insurance review panel; create to review           Butler
           02/01 (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
SB2232  Driver's license; require one year of supervised          Butler
 *      driving under a temporary permit to be eligible for    
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2235  Methamphetamine; revise various provisions affecting      Albritton
 *      manufacture.                                           
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB2299  Driver's license; additional $1 for Keep Mississippi      Butler
   %    Beautiful for litter prevention.                       
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2314  Child custody; custodial parent responsible for health    Butler
        care expenses when court order is silent.              
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2325  Appropriation; State Veterans Affairs Bd.; Additional     Little
           01/20 Approved by Governor
SB2420  Organ donation; revise protocol and clarify authority     Bryan
 *      of organ donor.                                        
           04/04 Approved by Governor
SB2429  Appropriation; Dept. of Public Safety - Highway Patrol    Little
        Trooper Training Class; FY2006.                        
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2430  Appropriation; State Tax Commission - Homestead           Little
        Exemption; FY2006.                                     
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2559  Law enforcement officers; create disability trust fund.   Tollison
 * %       03/16 Approved by Governor
SB2597  Electric utilities; give credit to customers who          Butler
        generate electricity.                                  
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2652  School districts; pilot program requiring pupils to       Simmons
        read a minimum of 4 books per school year.             
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2664  Psychiatric residential treatment facility beds in        Lee (35th)
        Simpson County; authorize CON for.                     
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2682  Optometrists; certified optometrists may administer and   Nunnelee
 *      prescribe certain oral medications; extend repealer.   
           03/16 Approved by Governor
SB2842  PERS; authorize certain community hospitals to withdraw   Dearing *
        from under certain circumstances.                      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2864  Crimes; revise exploitation and abuse or battery of       Tollison
 *      children and prohibit display of obscene videos in     
        motor vehicles.                                        
           04/19 Approved by Governor
SB2894  Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2005; create.              Tollison
 *         04/01 Approved by Governor
SB2931  MS Disability Resource Commission; establish.             Nunnelee
 *         04/04 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
  $%    the term project and authorize the issuance of general 
        obligation bonds.                                      
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3034  Appropriation; Alcorn and Valley State Universities,      Simmons
        additional for Ayers settlement, FY 2005.              
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3101  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for the       Simmons
 *$%    B.B. King Museum, the Southern Arts and Entertainment  
        Center, and Project Infinity.                          
           03/17 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3102  Appropriation; Community & Junior Colleges, Inst. of      Bryan
        Higher Learning, K-12 Education; FY 2006.              
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3103  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for preplanning     Horhn
  $%    of a national civil rights museum.                     
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
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 522  Commend Elbert R. Hilliard, Director Emeritus of MS       Little
        Department of Archives and History.                    
           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 538  Commend Coach Van Chancellor, Mississippi Sports Hall     Michel
        of Fame.                                               
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 540  Recognize posthumous induction of Bill Goodrich into      Michel
        the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.                   
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 541  Commend Charlie Rugg, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.    Michel
           02/22 (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 552  Commend country music superstar Faith Hill.               Carmichael
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 558  Commend life of Tyrone Davis.                             Walls
           02/18 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 559  Urge Congress to enact multiyear reauthorization for      Little
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 560  Commend life of French Camp Police Chief Anthony Lucas.   Jackson (15th)
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 571  Commend the life of combat casualty Specialist Drew       Pickering
           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 575  Commend the life of combat casualty Sergeant Timothy      Butler
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 577  Commend service of Company G, 185th AVN, Mississippi      Carmichael
        Army National Guard.                                   
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 580  Commend Morgan Freeman for Academy Award for Best         Horhn
        Supporting Actor.                                      
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SC 584  Commend the life of combat casualty Specialist Robert     Carmichael
        Shane Pugh.                                            
           03/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 585  Commend Jim Barksdale on his valuable contributions to    Tollison
        the State of MS.                                       
           03/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 586  Commend former State Senator Fred Wicker.                 Little
           03/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 596  Commend Charlie Capps for dedicated legislative and       Little
        public service.                                        
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 605  Designate April 2005 as "Fair Housing Month" in           Dawkins
           04/03 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
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  15  Commend Latrelle Ashley upon the occasion of his          Posey
           02/09 (S) Immediate Release
SR  16  Commend Brookhaven High School Panthers Football Team     Hyde-Smith
        on winning State 4A Championship.                      
           02/11 (S) Immediate Release
SR  18  Commend Jarvis McInnis, Mississippi's 2005 Youth of the   Dawkins
           02/15 (S) Immediate Release
SR  19  Commend Vivian Chambers.                                  Little
           02/25 (S) Immediate Release
SR  33  Commend Dr. L.C. Dorsey, IHL Educator of the Year 2005.   Harden
           03/04 (S) Immediate Release
SR  35  Commend Tara Smith, "Miss Rankin County 2005."            Kirby
           03/04 (S) Immediate Release
SR  36  Commend the life of R.H. Bearden.                         Jordan
           03/11 (S) Immediate Release
SR  39  Commend Nancy Loome, Clinton School District "Parent of   White
        the Year."                                             
           03/24 (S) Immediate Release
SR  44  Commend The Links, Inc.                                   Harden
           03/24 (S) Immediate Release
SR  52  Commend 850th Transportation Company.                     Little
           03/31 (S) Immediate Release

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

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