Mississippi Legislature
2006 Regular Session

Senator Joseph C. Thomas

District 21

As of 01/22/07 at 10:56

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SB2010  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for repair and      Thomas
  $%    renovation of the Oakes African-American Cultural      
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB2011  CON for community living program for developmentally      Thomas
        disabled adults located in Madison County; authorize.  
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2012  Environment; encourage Leadership in Energy and           Thomas
        Environmental Design (LEED) standards in buildings.    
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2018  CON for nursing facility beds at "Green House Model"      Thomas
        campus located in Yazoo City, Mississippi; authorize.  
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2021  Ad valorem tax; exempt portion of true value of           Kirby
 *$%    motorcycles/trailers from tax, allow volunteer fire    
        fighters a credit on motor vehicles.                   
           04/17 Approved by Governor
SB2038  Bonds; issue state g.o. bonds for a recreational          Thomas
  $%    facility for the Flora-Magnolia Heights area in Madison
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB2042  Sales taxation; exempt meal plans sold to students by     Thomas
  $%    universities, colleges or community colleges.          
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB2065  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for repair and renovation of      Thomas
  $%    the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City.            
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB2066  Disability retirement; members may refile if their        Thomas
        disability worsens after a denial of disability        
        retirement benefits.                                   
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2067  Service of process; crime to make false return.           Thomas
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2068  Perjury; create offense in official matters.              Thomas
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2101  Compensation of local school board members; increase.     Thomas
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2103  Income tax; increase exemption for National Guard and     Ross
  $%    Reserve pay.                                           
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2115  Inmates; require suffrage education.                      Thomas
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2140  Motor fuel excise taxes: provide partial exemption on     Carmichael
  $%    sales of fuel to volunteer fire departments for use in 
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2206  4-H Club; clarify use of Madison County demonstration     Thomas
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2212  County court judges; revise salary for Madison County.    Thomas
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2213  Practice of barbering; make technical amendments to       Thomas
   %    licensure law.                                         
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2245  License tags; provide a partial ad valorem tax            Ross
 *$%    exemption for motor vehicles owned by active duty      
        members of the National Guard and Reserves.            
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2310  Tobacco and sales tax; increase on cigarettes and         Little
  $% V  reduce the sales tax on certain food sold for human    
           03/22 (S) Veto Sustained
SB2332  MS Consumer Protection Act; prohibit rate increases on    Kirby
 *      auto insurance for active military personnel.          
           03/01 Approved by Governor
SB2356  Establishment of local school board member as an          Thomas
        appointive or elected office; authorize referendum     
        pursuant to petition of electors.                      
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2371  Income tax; a relative 65 or older, who resides with      Nunnelee
  $%    taxpayer and whose income is $12,000.00 or less, is a  
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2374  Small loan licensees; authorize to sell auto club         Mettetal
 *      memberships to borrowers.                              
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB2472  Military personnel; professional license shall not        King
 * %    expire while on federal active duty.                   
           03/27 (S) Died In Conference
SB2482  CON requirements for the relocation of a health care      Ross
        facility; clarify.                                     
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2576  Home Inspector Regulatory Board; stagger terms of         Mettetal
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2597  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain clothing   Michel
 *$%    during the first weekend in August.                    
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2655  Public property; authorize DFA to sell and convey or      Jackson (32nd)
 *      lease certain land known as the Jefferson Street       
           04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2660  Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board; pay salary to vice   Jordan
        president instead of per diem.                         
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2677  Physical therapists; authorize to provide services        Nunnelee
 *      without referral under certain circumstances.          
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB2719  Scholarships for children of deceased or disabled         Hewes
        military servicemen; establish.                        
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2813  Student and Family Privacy Protection Act of 2006;        Jackson (11th)
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2824  Individual development accounts; authorize for            Jackson (11th)
   %    low-income individuals.                                
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2887  MS Rating Bureau; shall not change fire protection        Pickering
        classification because of age of fire trucks.          
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2906  Mosquitoes; allow municipal charges for abatement of.     Simmons
   %       01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2910  MS Home Corporation; create affordable housing trust      Jackson (11th)
        fund administered by Home Corporation.                 
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2916  State Department of Health to establish an occupational   Harden
        health and safety program; require.                    
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2942  Bio-diesel fuel; create study committee.                  Lee (35th)
 *         04/24 Approved by Governor
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
  $%    expenses related to the donation of an organ for human 
        organ transplantation.                                 
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2986  Small Municipalities and Limited Population Counties      Robertson
 *$%    Fund; increase the amount of bonds that may be issued  
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2987  Bonds; authorize issuance of bonds to fund the            Robertson
 *$%    Mississippi Rural Impact Fund.                         
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB3066  Mining tax; sales of lignite or coal are exempt when      Robertson
  $%    used as fuel to produce electricity for sale.          
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB3067  Income taxation; provide a tax credit for expenses        Robertson
  $%    incurred in rehabilitating certain historic structures.
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB3073  Sales tax; repeal mining tax (Section 27-65-15).          Robertson
  $%       03/23 Approved by Governor
SB3074  Sales tax; exclude prepaid student meal plans sold at     Robertson
  $%    colleges and meals sold to K-12 students at school from
        the term "business."                                   
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB3086  Local System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation        Little
 *$%@   Fund; issue bonds and revise appropriation requirement 
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3101  Yazoo County; authorize the levy of an additional ad      Thomas
 * %    valorem tax to support its garbage disposal system.    
           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
SB3118  Sales taxation; grant sales tax exemptions for certain    Robertson
   %@   nonprofit organizations.                               
           04/17 Approved by Governor
SC 501  Amend Constitution; abolish electoral votes for           Bryan
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SC 503  Commend University of Mississippi Medical Center on       Little
        50th Anniversary.                                      
           01/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 513  Commend Kristian Dambrino, Miss Mississippi 2005.         Burton
           01/24 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
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 520  Designate "Mississippi Health Awareness Day."             White
           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 528  Commend Jerry Mitchell for 2005 John Chancellor Award     Dawkins
        for Excellence in Journalism.                          
           01/19 (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 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 543  Remembering the legacy of the late Clyde Kennard.         Horhn
 *         03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 549  Commend life of former State Senator Jack Alfred Pace.    Hyde-Smith
           02/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 552  Commend 155th Brigade Combat Team of the Mississippi      Little
        National Guard for Iraq operations.                    
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 553  Commend Captain Bryan Creel and helicopter crewmen for    Carmichael
        heroic action in Iraqi desert.                         
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 554  Commend life and public service of former Senator and     Dearing
        President Pro Tempore William Alexander.               
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 555  Commend life and artistic contributions of soul pioneer   Horhn
        Wilson Pickett.                                        
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 556  Commend Iraq Purple Heart recipient Spc. Alexander        Butler
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 559  Expressing the sympathy of the Legislature on the death   Jordan
        of Coretta Scott King, the "First Lady of Civil        
           02/14 (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 565  Posthumously commend Robert Johnson for Grammy Lifetime   Flowers
        Achievement Award.                                     
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 582  Commend career of Hobson Waits, CEO of EPAs of            Robertson
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 583  Commend Dr. Charles Lee.                                  Little
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 584  Commend MSU's "First Lady" Patricia Lee.                  Little
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 585  Commend career in education of Dr. Ivory Phillips, Dean   Harden
        of the College of Education and Human Development,     
        Jackson State University.                              
           03/06 (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 594  Declare March 2006 as "Kidney Cancer Awareness Month."    Little
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 595  Commend Phil Bass on dedicated career of public           Harvey
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 596  Commend members of Phi Theta Kappa's All-Mississippi      Harden
        Academic Team.                                         
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 600  Commend life of Armis Hawkins.                            Gordon
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 601  Recognize "Links Day" at the Mississippi State Capitol.   Frazier
           03/08 (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 607  Commend Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership.                    Burton
           03/24 (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 609  Commend Coahoma County High School Panthers for State     Jackson (11th)
        Basketball Championship.                               
           03/24 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 614  Commend Yazoo County High School "Panthers" Boys          Thomas
        Basketball Team, State 3A Champions.                   
           03/26 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 616  Commend McAdams High School "Bulldogs" Boys Basketball    Thomas
        Team, State 1A Champions.                              
           03/30 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 622  Commend Linda W. Jackson for Federal Education Program    Jackson (32nd)
        Administrators State Leadership Award.                 
           03/30 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 626  Commend the positive coaching career of Ole Miss          Robertson
        Basketball Coach Rod Barnes.                           
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 631  Commend Lanier Basketball Coach Thomas Billups.           Frazier
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 636  Commend the life of Afghanistan casualty Staff Sergeant   Kirby
        Christopher L. Robinson.                               
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 645  Recognize May 2, 2006, as World Asthma Day.               Burton
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SR   2  Commend Griffin Norquist, Jr., for humanitarian           Thomas
           01/11 (S) Immediate Release
SR   5  Commend Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority National Founders      Harden
           01/12 (S) Adopted
SR   7  Commend Tommiea Jackson, Ebony Magazine "2006 Young       Jackson (11th)
        Leader of the Future."                                 
           01/20 (S) Immediate Release
SR   8  Commend Madison Central High School Lady Jaguars          Michel
        Volleyball Team for outstanding 2005 season.           
           01/27 (S) Immediate Release
SR   9  Commend Paul Griffin, Jr., 32nd International President   Horhn
        of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.                          
           01/27 (S) Immediate Release
SR  10  Commend Corinth National Guard members of 155th Brigade   Little
        Combat Team for Iraq operations.                       
           02/03 (S) Adopted
SR  11  Commend humanitarian efforts of noted Mississippi         Thomas
        author, Clifton L. Taulbert.                           
           02/15 (S) Immediate Release
SR  12  Commend career of Alcorn State University Coach Willie    Posey
        "Rat" McGowan, Sr.                                     
           02/15 (S) Immediate Release
SR  19  Commend life of author, playwright and teacher Endesha    Jordan
        Ida Mae Holland.                                       
           02/15 (S) Immediate Release
SR  20  Commend Anthony McGaha upon selection as Boys and Girls   Little
        Clubs Youth of the Year.                               
           02/15 (S) Immediate Release
SR  22  Commend Honorable Margaret Carey-McCray, Fannie Lou       Jackson (11th)
        Hamer Human Rights Award.                              
           02/24 (S) Immediate Release
SR  23  Commend Councilman Carl McGee, Fannie Lou Hamer Human     Jackson (11th)
        Rights Award.                                          
           02/24 (S) Immediate Release
SR  24  Commend Mayor Betty Fowler, Fannie Lou Hamer Human        Jackson (11th)
        Rights Award.                                          
           02/24 (S) Immediate Release
SR  25  Commend Roy Oswalt on being named National League         Jackson (15th)
        Championship Series "Most Valuable Player."            
           02/24 (S) Immediate Release
SR  28  Commend Iuka National Guard members of 155th Brigade      Wilemon
        Combat Team for Iraq operations.                       
           02/24 (S) Immediate Release
SR  31  Commend life of Rev. Carl Edward Thomas.                  Jackson (11th)
           03/06 (S) Immediate Release
SR  32  Acknowledge March 2006 as "American Red Cross Month" in   Little
           03/07 (S) Immediate Release
SR  34  Commend Alan Travette (Tra) Henderson.                    Butler
           03/10 (S) Immediate Release
SR  41  Commend the Mississippi Valley State University Concert   Jordan
           03/24 (S) Immediate Release
SR  45  Commend McAdams High School "Bulldogs" Boys Basketball    Thomas
        Team, State 1A Champions.                              
           03/24 (S) Immediate Release
SR  46  Commend Madison Central Boys Basketball Team on winning   Michel
        State 5A Championship.                                 
           03/24 (S) Immediate Release
SR  48  Commend Jackson State University for designation as top   Frazier
        doctoral research university.                          
           03/29 (S) Immediate Release
SR  49  Commend Ravern Johnson, All-State Basketball Player       Jackson (11th)
        from Coahoma County High School.                       
           03/29 (S) Immediate Release
SR  53  Commend ACS; National Dental Association and the          Harden
        National Dental Hygienist's Association Dental Outreach
           03/29 (S) Immediate Release
SR  55  Commend DSU Basketball Coach Steve Rives, National        Dearing
        "Coach of the Year".                                   
           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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