Mississippi Legislature
2006 Regular Session

Senator Billy Hewes III

District 49

As of 01/22/07 at 10:55

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SB2019  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
 *$%       03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2051  Sales taxation; exempt Goodwill Industries of South       Hewes
  $%    Mississippi, Inc., from.                               
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB2052  Public swimming pools; Dept. of Health enforce            Hewes
        requirements for the abatement of suction hazards.     
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2154  Mississippi Civic Literacy Act; enact.                    Hewes
 *         02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2291  Commissioners of election; increase compensation for      Burton
 *      certain duties.                                        
           04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2348  Homestead exemption; repeal Section 27-33-79, which       Davis
        limits amount of reimbursement increases or decreases. 
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2371  Income tax; a relative 65 or older, who resides with      Nunnelee
  $%    taxpayer and whose income is $12,000.00 or less, is a  
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2374  Small loan licensees; authorize to sell auto club         Mettetal
 *      memberships to borrowers.                              
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB2384  Homestead exemption; dwelling houses destroyed in         Dawkins
  $%    certain counties by Hurricane Katrina are considered   
        homes for two years.                                   
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2408  Local school district budgets; require at least 65% to    Hewes
        be expended for instructional purposes.                
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2426  Duty to retreat; clarify when does not exist (NRA).       Ross
 *         03/27 Approved by Governor
SB2427  Discussing and answering questions on intelligent         Ross
        design in public school classes; teachers shall not be 
        prohibited from.                                       
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2443  Appropriation; additional to Local Disaster Emergency     Gordon
        Grant and Loan Fund.                                   
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2472  Military personnel; professional license shall not        King
 * %    expire while on federal active duty.                   
           03/27 (S) Died In Conference
SB2473  Elections; require voter to present I.D. prior to         Hewes
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2474  Financial institutions; credit borrower's payment on      Hewes
        date of receipt.                                       
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2476  Tort liability, charitable activity; include food         Hewes
        donated to needy.                                      
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2477  Workers' Compensation; make certain medical information   Hewes
        available to employers.                                
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2491  Workers' Compensation; worker must give notice of         Hewes
        injury before termination.                             
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2494  Income tax credit; allow for certain charges paid by      Hewes
  $%    taxpayers importing and exporting products at ports and
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB2527  Sex offender registration; enact "Jessica's Law."         Ross
 *         04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2532  Eminent domain; restrict use of.                          Hewes
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2551  Auto liability insurance coverage; require before         Hewes
        receiving tag.                                         
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2576  Home Inspector Regulatory Board; stagger terms of         Mettetal
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2594  Ad valorem taxation; exempt pollution control equipment   Michel
  $%    mandated by federal or state law.                      
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2597  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain clothing   Michel
 *$%    during the first weekend in August.                    
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2606  Public Service Commission; limit the regulation of        King
        certain telecommunication utilities.                   
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2647  Workers' Compensation; clarify the exclusiveness of       Hewes
        liability/provide penalties for bad faith claims.      
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2648  Retired MBN agents; may be reemployed as law              Lee (35th)
        enforcement officers and receive retirement benefits.  
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2649  Workers' Compensation Law; define purpose to be           Hewes
        impartially construed.                                 
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2652  Airport import tax incentive; reduce 5 million to 2       Hewes
  $%    million.                                               
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2663  Highways; remove repealer on authority of MDOT to issue   Hewes
   %    permit for transporting heavy equipment with           
        nondivisible load.                                     
           02/24 Approved by Governor
SB2701  School districts/community colleges/USM may borrow CDL    Chaney
 * %    funds to cover loss of revenue as result of Hurricane  
        Katrina; authorize.                                    
           02/20 Approved by Governor
SB2703  Hunting; create the right to hunt, fish and harvest       Michel
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2719  Scholarships for children of deceased or disabled         Hewes
        military servicemen; establish.                        
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2807  Building a Safer and Stronger Mississippi Act; enact.     Chaney
 *         02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2868  Mississippi Coast Coliseum; authorize the use of its      Gollott
        trust fund for repairs necessitated by Hurricane       
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2881  Business; create the Mississippi Small Business           Hewes
        Regulatory Flexibility Act.                            
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2942  Bio-diesel fuel; create study committee.                  Lee (35th)
 *         04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2943  Gulf Region Water Utility Authority Act; create.          Moffatt
 * %       04/18 Approved by Governor
SB2948  Condominiums; require certain escrow requirements and     Hewes
        implied warranty.                                      
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2977  Bail bonds; grace period for certain bail bonds due to    Hewes
        Hurricane Katrina.                                     
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2980  Mississippi Home Corporation; revise the amount of        Robertson
 *$%    bonds that may be issued by.                           
           03/27 Approved by Governor
SB2981  Income taxation; exclude from gross income certain        Burton
  $%    expenses related to the donation of an organ for human 
        organ transplantation.                                 
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2988  Sales taxation; exempt all aircraft maintenance, repair   Hewes
 *$%    and parts from.                                        
           03/27 Approved by Governor
SB3000  Appropriation FY 2006 and 2007; defray costs of trial     Gollott
        court system in Harrison, Hancock and Jackson Counties.
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB3089  Income tax; exclude certain amounts received by an        Hewes
  $%    individual as foreign earned income from gross income. 
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB3105  City of Gulfport; increase bonds for Memorial Hospital    Hewes
   %    of.                                                    
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB3107  Harrison County; revise the definition of a hotel or      Hewes
 * %    motel under the law taxing the gross proceeds of sales 
        of hotels or motels.                                   
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB3111  Bonds; authorize the issuance of general obligation       Little
  $%@   bonds for the B.B. King Museum.                        
           04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3122  Bonds; increase the amount of bonds that may be issued    Robertson
  $%@   under the Economic Development Highway Act.            
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
SC 504  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Mississippi National    Cuevas
        Guard 1st Lt. Robert C. Oneto-Sikorski.                
           01/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 505  Establish Mississippi Sportsmen's Caucus in the           Posey
           02/14 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 512  Joint Rules; require code amendments to show deleted      Hewes
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SC 515  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Staff Sgt. Brian Lee    Brown
           01/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 516  Commend life of Iraq casualty U.S. Army Sergeant          Dearing
        Willard Todd Partridge.                                
           01/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 521  Commend life of Civil Rights icon, Rosa Parks, and        Dawkins
        recognize 50th Anniversary of the modern-day Civil     
        Rights Movement.                                       
           02/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 522  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Lance Corporal Roger    Gollott
        Wayne Deeds.                                           
           01/24 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 525  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Corporal Michael        Mettetal
        Brandon Presley.                                       
           01/24 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 530  Commend Senator Thad Cochran for securing agreement on    Davis
        Hurricane Katrina relief.                              
           02/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 533  Remember the gallant service and commend life of MS       Jackson (32nd)
        Army National Guard Sergeant Travis Sentell Cooper of  
        Macon, MS.                                             
           02/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 534  Amend constitution; restrict use of eminent domain.       Hewes
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SC 535  Constitution; provide that all regular sessions shall     Hewes
        be 90 days.                                            
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SC 537  Jerious Norwood; commend for receiving the Conerly        Jackson (15th)
        Trophy for being best college football player.         
           02/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 538  Commend Cellular South for exemplary service on the       Hewes
        Gulf Coast during Hurricane Katrina.                   
           02/14 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 540  Constitution; establish constitutional right to hunt      Michel
        and fish.                                              
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SC 556  Commend Iraq Purple Heart recipient Spc. Alexander        Butler
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 557  Commend Brigadier General Augustus L. Collins,            Little
        Commanding Officer of the 155th Brigade Combat Team.   
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 561  Commend life and legacy of legendary Ole Miss Football    Robertson
        Coach John Vaught.                                     
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 562  Commend Mississippi Power Company for exemplary service   King
        on the Gulf Coast during Hurricane Katrina.            
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 565  Posthumously commend Robert Johnson for Grammy Lifetime   Flowers
        Achievement Award.                                     
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 571  Commend Vic Purvis, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.      Michel
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 572  Commend the dedication of the Mississippi Armed Forces    Michel
        Museum in honor of Lt. General Emmett "Mickey" Walker. 
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 583  Commend Dr. Charles Lee.                                  Little
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 587  Commend Dr. J. Edward Hill, President of the American     Chaney
        Medical Association.                                   
           03/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 593  Express need for a Mississippi Seafood Industrial Park    Gollott
        and Working Waterfront.                                
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SC 595  Commend Phil Bass on dedicated career of public           Harvey
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 599  Commend Anheuser-Busch for generous aid to Hurricane      Moffatt
        Katrina victims.                                       
           03/30 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 600  Commend life of Armis Hawkins.                            Gordon
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 602  Commend life and public service of Senator Billy          Little
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 605  Commend the life of former Deputy Insurance               Kirby
        Commissioner Ron Hanna.                                
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 608  Urge Congress to enact federal Income Tax relief to       King
        tree farmers who lost trees to Hurricane Katrina.      
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 613  Commend Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area     Dawkins
           03/26 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 641  Designate May 7-13, 2006, as "Goodwill Industries         Hewes
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 642  Commend Mississippi Baptist Convention and Southern       Little
        Baptist churches for outstanding Hurricane Katrina     
        relief services.                                       
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 643  Suspend rules for further consideration of HB 1250 to     Robertson
 *      create new sales tax incentive program; increase bonds 
        for EDHA.                                              
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
SR  47  Commend Freddie Mac for Hurricane Katrina relief          Hewes
           03/29 (S) Immediate Release
SR  52  Express appreciation to the Republic of Italy for         King
        immediate response following Hurricane Katrina.        
           03/29 (S) Immediate Release
SR  56  Commend Representative Charles L. Young, Sr.              Jackson (32nd)
           03/29 (S) Immediate Release
SR  57  Commend Senator Ed Morgan for leading Pledge of           Flowers
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee

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

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