Mississippi Legislature
2007 Regular Session

Senator Billy Thames

District 34

As of 12/19/07 at 07:33

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SB2069  "Katrina Day of Remembrance" in Mississippi; designate    Robertson
        August 29 annually.                                    
           01/29 Approved by Governor
SB2083  Public property; name certain state facilities after      Gordon
 *      deceased legislators.                                  
           04/18 Approved by Governor
SB2177  Medical psychologist; enact prescription privileges for   Thames
   %    credentialed psychologists.                            
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2211  District attorneys; clarify amount of office operating    Thames
        allowance for each assistant.                          
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2217  Chancery clerks; increase fees charged for filing each    Thames
   %    notice of lien.                                        
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2218  Chancery clerks; increase fees for collection of          Thames
   %    delinquent taxes/examining property records.           
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2220  Justice court clerk; increase certain fee/establish       Thames
   %    minimum salary.                                        
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2268  Sheriffs and constables; increase fees charged for        Thames
 * %    service of process.                                    
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2280  Chancery and circuit judges; increase salaries of.        Thames
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2323  Teacher salaries; increase.                               Chaney
 *         04/17 Approved by Governor
SB2340  District attorneys; increase salaries of.                 Thames
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2364  Public community/junior colleges; require mid-level       Gordon
 *      funding for salaries.                                  
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2402  Memorial highway; designate MS Highway 537 in Jones       Thames
        County as "Randy Chancellor Memorial Highway."         
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2450  Controlled substances; revise civil forfeiture to         Tollison
        encompass methamphetamine precursors.                  
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2459  Firearms; additional felony charge for display by a       Lee (35th)
        felon during a felony.                                 
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2470  Firearms; revise possession of by a felon.                Morgan
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2492  Exploitation of children; clarify defenses.               Albritton
           03/07 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2494  Appropriation; State Veterans Affairs Board; Additional   Little
           02/05 Approved by Governor
SB2496  Appropriation; Mississippi Department of Health;          Gordon
 *   P  Additional FY2007.                                     
           03/23 (S) Veto Referred To Appropriations
SB2531  Growth and Prosperity Act; authorize MDA to extend        Robertson
 *$%    duration of state tax exemptions in case of a disaster.
           03/15 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2532  District attorneys; revise number of assistants and       Thames
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2547  Elected judiciary and district attorneys; increase        Gordon
 *      salaries of.                                           
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2552  Sheriffs; increase clothing allowance for plain clothes   Thames
        investigators employed by.                             
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2558  Mississippi Business Investment Act; extend provision     Robertson
        that requires 15% of funds be allocated to small       
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2571  Chancery clerks; clarify fees charged for recording       Thames
   %    certain documents.                                     
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2631  Surplus property fee and revolving fund; remove           Thames
   %    repealer.                                              
           03/07 Approved by Governor
SB2633  Department of Corrections contract authority; delete      Thames
        Public Procurement Review Board approval on certain    
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2634  Circuit clerks; increase supplemental pay for duties      Thames
        conducting elections.                                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2635  Election poll workers and managers; increase per diem     Browning
 *      compensation.                                          
           03/22 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2658  Director of Office of Purchasing, Travel & Fleet          Thames
        Management; change position to nonstate service.       
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2660  Public purchasing; authorize emergency purchase of        Thames
 * %    replacement contracts/revise definition of "emergency."
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2668  Sex offender registration; revise.                        Tollison
 * %       03/07 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2674  Elected county officials; increase salaries of.           Thames
   %       01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2694  Board of supervisors; revise salary scale in counties     Thames
        with certain acreage owned by federal gov.             
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2697  Psychiatric residential treatment facility beds in        Lee (35th)
        Simpson County; authorize CON for.                     
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2704  Wireless communication devices; allow certain state       Doxey
 *      employees to have more than one.                       
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2737  Tax Increment Financing Act; a developer may be           Clarke
   %    reimbursed for private portion of a project if         
        municipality makes certain findings.                   
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2769  Group purchasing programs; authorize universities to      Thames
 *      participate in.                                        
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2795  Abortions; prohibit in State of Mississippi.              Nunnelee
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2801  Informed consent for an abortion; require a sonogram      Nunnelee
        and auscultation of fetal heart tone.                  
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2914  Wildlife; preserve and protect the privilege of           Posey
 *      hunting, fishing and trapping.                         
           04/10 Approved by Governor
SB2981  MS Performance Review Act of 2007; enact.                 Thames
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3024  Center of Excellence at Blair E. Batson Hospital for      Burton
 *      Children; UMC establish and support through MCI        
        settlement funds.                                      
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3058  Reforestation tax credit; clarify and increase the        Williamson
 *$%    lifetime maximum amount that may be utilized.          
           03/15 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3093  Appropriation; Dept. of Public Safety Highway Patrol      Little
        Trooper Training Class, FY2008.                        
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB3098  Tobacco and sales tax; increase excise tax on             Nunnelee
  $%    cigarettes, reduce sales tax on certain food and revise
        certain diversions.                                    
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3116  Appropriation; Dept. of Audit.                            Gordon
 *  @      04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3117  Appropriation; Governor's Office and Mansion.             Gordon
 *  @      04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3118  Appropriation; Secretary of State.                        Gordon
 *  @      04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3119  Appropriation; Debt Service-Bank Ser. Charge.             Gordon
 *  @      04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3120  Appropriation; Treasurers Office.                         Gordon
 *  @      04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3147  Appropriation; Department of Mental Health Crisis         Gordon
 *  @   Centers.                                               
           04/25 Approved by Governor
SB3148  Appropriation; Dept. of Mental Health.                    Gordon
 *  @      04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3150  Appropriation; Bd. of Architecture.                       Gordon
 *  @      04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3151  Appropriation; Banking and Consumer Finance.              Gordon
 *  @      04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3152  Appropriation; Chiropractic Examiners Board.              Gordon
           03/22 Approved by Governor
SB3153  Appropriation; Dental Examiners Bd.                       Gordon
 *  @      04/25 Approved by Governor
SB3154  Appropriation; Employment Security Comm.                  Gordon
 *  @      04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3155  Appropriation; Funeral Services Bd.                       Gordon
 *  @      04/25 Approved by Governor
SB3156  Appropriation; Mississippi Board of Registered            Gordon
 *  @   Professional Geologists.                               
           04/25 Approved by Governor
SB3157  Appropriation; Board of Massage Therapy.                  Gordon
           03/22 Approved by Governor
SB3158  Appropriation; Motor Vehicle Comm.                        Gordon
 *  @      04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3159  Appropriation; Pharmacy Bd.                               Gordon
 *  @      04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3160  Appropriation; Prof. Counselors Licensing Bd.             Gordon
           03/22 Approved by Governor
SB3161  Appropriation; Bd. of Public Accountancy.                 Gordon
 *  @      04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3162  Appropriation; Public Contractors Bd.                     Gordon
 *  @      04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3163  Appropriation; Office of State Aid Road Construction.     Gordon
 *  @      04/25 Approved by Governor
SB3164  Appropriation; Veterinary Exam. Bd.                       Gordon
 *  @      04/25 Approved by Governor
SB3165  Appropriation; MS Workers Compensation Comm.              Gordon
 *  @      04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3170  Bonds; increase amount issued under the MS Business       Robertson
 *$%    Investment Act for loans & grants to cities & counties 
        for infrastructure.                                    
           04/10 Approved by Governor
SB3171  Bonds; increase the amount that may be issued for the     Robertson
 *$%@   small municipalities and Limited Population Counties   
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB3192  Bonds; authorize issuance for expansion of the Armed      King
  $%    Forces Museum Building at Camp Shelby.                 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3203  City of Bay Springs; authorize a tax on restaurants for   Thames
 * %    certain purposes.                                      
           04/18 Approved by Governor
SB3215  Economic Development; authorize incentives for certain    Nunnelee
   %    projects.                                              
           03/02 Approved by Governor
SC 501  Express the sympathy of the Legislature on the death of   Little
        President Gerald R. Ford.                              
           01/18 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 503  Commend outstanding career of Dr. Albert Randel (Randy)   Mettetal
           01/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 504  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Sergeant Courtland A.   Turner
           01/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 505  Remember gallant service and commend life of U.S. Army    Thomas
        Staff Sergeant James Ellis of Yazoo City, MS.          
           01/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 512  Commend life and career of John F. Shirley, Sr.           Carmichael
           01/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 513  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Staff Sergeant Robert   Carmichael
        L. Love, Jr.                                           
           01/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 515  Recognize the Centennial Anniversary of UPS.              Hewes
           01/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 520  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Master Sergeant Brian   Chaney
        P. McAnulty.                                           
           01/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 522  Commend Robert Michael "Robbie" Langley, the first        Mettetal
        University of MS Police Officer whose life was taken in
        the line of duty.                                      
           01/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 524  Commend public service of Leland R. Speed, Executive      Little
        Director of the Mississippi Development Authority.     
           01/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 555  Commend State Treasurer Tate Reeves for his election as   Michel
        President of the National Association of State         
        Treasurers (NAST).                                     
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 556  Commend Ole Miss All-American Senior Linebacker Patrick   Michel
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 562  Designate April 28 through May 6, 2007, as "National      Burton
        Safe Kids Week" in Mississippi.                        
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 564  Commend Weyerhaeuser Company for National Presidential    Butler
        Award for disaster response efforts on Mississippi Gulf
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 570  Commend New Orleans Saints for remarkable 2006-2007       Hewes
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 588  Commend Bradford Blackmon for award-winning football      Simmons
        career at St. Andrews High School.                     
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 589  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Sergeant 1st Class      White
        William Spillers.                                      
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 591  Commend distinguished public service of Secretary of      Dearing
        State Eric Clark.                                      
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 594  Suspend rules for drafting, etc.; authorize incentives    Little
        for certain economic development projects.             
           03/09 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 600  Commend life of Chester A. Thigpen, former National and   Thames
        Mississippi Outstanding Tree Farmer.                   
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 632  Commend Scott Central High School "Rebels" Boys           Burton
        Basketball Team for first State Championship.          
           03/29 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
SR   4  Commend C.R. (Bob) Ridgway on induction into the          Michel
        Mississippi Realtor Hall of Fame.                      
           02/09 (S) Immediate Release
SR  27  Commend public service of Lieutenant Governor Amy Tuck.   Little
           03/30 (S) Adopted
SR  28  Commend public service of President Pro Tempore Travis    Burton
           03/30 (S) Adopted
SR  29  Commend Senator Lynn Posey for public service.            Dearing
           03/30 (S) Adopted
SR  30  Commend public service of Senator Billy Thames.           Dearing
           03/30 (S) Adopted
SR  31  Commend public service of Senator Stacey Pickering.       Little
           03/30 (S) Adopted
SR  32  Commend public service of Senator Mike Chaney.            Little
           03/30 (S) Adopted
SR  33  Commend public service of Senator Charlie Ross.           Little
           03/30 (S) Adopted

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

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