Mississippi Legislature
2007 Regular Session

Senator Tom King

District 44

As of 12/19/07 at 07:33

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SB2021  Products liability; provide exclusive remedy.             Ross
 *         02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2043  Sales taxation; exempt the sale of property and           King
  $%    services used in the improvement of realty for churches
        or religious institution.                              
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2052  Charitable Bingo Law; increase compensation allowed to    King
        persons assisting in the conducting of games under.    
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2057  Emergency, highway maintenance and recovery vehicles;     Davis
 *      prescribe duties of motorist approaching.              
           03/12 Approved by Governor
SB2069  "Katrina Day of Remembrance" in Mississippi; designate    Robertson
        August 29 annually.                                    
           01/29 Approved by Governor
SB2077  Parks; waive entrance fee for elderly or disabled.        King
   %       01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2083  Public property; name certain state facilities after      Gordon
 *      deceased legislators.                                  
           04/18 Approved by Governor
SB2090  License tags; authorize for various organizations.        Gordon
 * %       03/26 (S) Died In Conference
SB2099  Driver's License; additional $1 for Keep Mississippi      Butler
   %    Beautiful, Inc., for litter prevention.                
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2117  Military personnel; professional license shall not        King
   %    expire while on federal active duty.                   
           03/08 Approved by Governor
SB2121  Elections; require voter to present I.D. prior to         King
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2123  Public assistance benefits; require applicants to         Flowers
        verify United States citizenship or lawful presence to 
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2152  Eminent domain; restrict to direct public use.            Ross
 *         03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB2184  Damages; technical correction for punitive.               White
 *         02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2239  State fleet management/cell phone regulation; exempt      Carmichael
        Military Department.                                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2240  Parks; provide lifetime pass for disabled veterans and    Carmichael
   %    former Prisoners of War.                               
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2262  Charitable contributions; American Legion and Veterans    King
 *      of Foreign Wars may utilize nonmembers in bingo and be 
        exempt from registration.                              
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2320  Registration of professional massage therapists;          Mettetal
        clarify authorized examinations.                       
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2323  Teacher salaries; increase.                               Chaney
 *         04/17 Approved by Governor
SB2339  Veterans' dependents; provide tuition fee waivers for.    Carmichael
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2364  Public community/junior colleges; require mid-level       Gordon
 *      funding for salaries.                                  
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2365  Income tax; increase the penalty for grossly negligent    Robertson
        preparations of returns by a preparer.                 
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2369  Physical education and health education programs in       Chaney
 *      school districts; require certain minimum standards.   
           04/11 Approved by Governor
SB2391  Abortions; clarify judicial waiver of parental consent    Fillingane
 *      for minors, and when Roe v. Wade is overruled, prohibit
        all abortions with limited exceptions.                 
           03/22 Approved by Governor
SB2395  E911 Wireless Emergency Telephone Service; extend         King
 * %    repealer.                                              
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2454  DUI; MASEP as condition precedent for reinstatement of    Tollison
   %    driver's license.                                      
           03/22 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
SB2477  Youth Court services; authorize state support funds.      Doxey
 *         04/20 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
SB2521  Jobs tax credit; the Chairman of the Tax Commission may   Robertson
 *$%    extend time period during which it may be used when    
        certain disasters occur.                               
           03/26 Approved by Governor
SB2522  Job tax credit for producers of alternative energy; the   Robertson
 *$%    Chairman of the Tax Commission may extend time periods 
        in the event of a disaster.                            
           03/26 Approved by Governor
SB2523  Jobs tax credit for integrated suppliers; the Chairman    Robertson
 *$%    of the Tax Commission may extend time periods in the   
        event of a disaster.                                   
           03/15 (H) Died On Calendar
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
SB2549  Wildlife; revise penalty for dumping dead wildlife on     Gollott
 *      streets and roads.                                     
           03/30 Approved by Governor
SB2558  Mississippi Business Investment Act; extend provision     Robertson
        that requires 15% of funds be allocated to small       
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2617  Elections; require voter to present I.D. prior to         Burton
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2635  Election poll workers and managers; increase per diem     Browning
 *      compensation.                                          
           03/22 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2668  Sex offender registration; revise.                        Tollison
 * %       03/07 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2690  Chickasawhay Natural Gas District; extend repealer on     King
 *      provision creating board of directors.                 
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2764  State Board of Health and State Department of Health;     Nunnelee
 * %    extend department and reconstitute membership of board.
           03/30 Approved by Governor
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
SB2825  Sex offender; restrict presence in school zones.          Albritton
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2833  Forestry; delete certain references to registered         Williamson
 *      forester.                                              
           03/07 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2836  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Fillingane
   %    supporters of Oak Grove High School.                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2859  Vaccinations against pneumococcal disease; SBH require    Nunnelee
 *      for children attending day care facilities.            
           03/20 Approved by Governor
SB2863  Trauma Care Task Force; create.                           Nunnelee
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2886  Elections; increase the compensation of election          Chaney
        managers and clerks.                                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2897  Government contracts; require labor to be performed by    Kirby
 *      U.S. citizens or legal aliens.                         
           03/26 (S) Died In Conference
SB2905  Uniform Securities Law; revise.                           Morgan
 *         02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2909  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Fillingane
   %    supporters of Lamar Christian School.                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2914  Wildlife; preserve and protect the privilege of           Posey
 *      hunting, fishing and trapping.                         
           04/10 Approved by Governor
SB2932  Local governments; revise amount that may be offered as   Morgan
        a reward for information.                              
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2964  Judges; create nominating committee for vacancies,        Tollison
   %    appoint appellate.                                     
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2966  County court; revise manner of formation.                 King
 *         03/12 Approved by Governor
SB2997  Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; revise          Robertson
 * %    certain incentives.                                    
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB3015  Police jurisdiction of officers employed by               King
 *      universities and colleges; expand to include area      
        adjoining campus.                                      
           04/21 Approved by Governor
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
SB3060  Appropriation FY08; to DHS to fund Early Learning         Chaney
        Collaborative Act.                                     
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB3068  Appropriation FY08; Jobs for Mississippi Graduates        Chaney
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3070  Sales tax; exempt sales of materials & equipment used     Robertson
 *$%    to replace or repair buildings or equipment destroyed  
        in disasters.                                          
           03/30 Approved by Governor
SB3071  Sales taxation; exempt sales of diabetes monitoring       Davis
  $%    equipment or supplies.                                 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
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
  $%    cigarettes, reduce sales tax on certain food and revise
        certain diversions.                                    
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3104  High hazard dam rehabilitation revolving loan program;    Lee (35th)
 *$%@   create.                                                
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB3131  Appropriation; Jr. Colleges - Support.                    Gordon
 *  @      04/17 Approved by Governor
SB3145  Appropriation; Military Dept.- Support.                   Gordon
 *  @      04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3146  Appropriation; Dept. Public Safety - Consol.              Gordon
 *  @      04/25 Approved by Governor
SB3147  Appropriation; Department of Mental Health Crisis         Gordon
 *  @   Centers.                                               
           04/25 Approved by Governor
SB3149  Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Bd.                       Gordon
 *  @      04/20 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
  $%    Forces Museum Building at Camp Shelby.                 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3198  Economic Development Highway Act; increase the amount     Robertson
 *$%    of bonds that may be issued under.                     
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB3199  Bonds; authorize the issuance of state general            Hyde-Smith
 *$%    obligation bonds to reimburse milk producers for       
        certain transportation costs.                          
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3201  Bonds; authorize for various purposes and projects.       Robertson
 *$%@      04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3202  Forrest County; authorize contributions to various        King
           04/04 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 513  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Staff Sergeant Robert   Carmichael
        L. Love, Jr.                                           
           01/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 514  Request the Boy Scouts of America to make an Annual       Clarke
 *      Report to the Legislature.                             
           03/30 (H) Died In Committee
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 528  Commend Ronny Fore, Director of Legislative Printing,     White
        for national achievement award.                        
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 529  Commend the life and service of U.S. Air Force Captain    Clarke
        Kermit O. Evans.                                       
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 533  Commend public service of Charles H. Chisolm, Executive   Moffatt
        Director of Department of Environmental Quality.       
           02/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 543  Commend military career of Sergeant 1st Class Robert D.   White
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 546  Commend life of respected Biloxi businessman Emile L.     Gollott
        "Junie" Desporte III.                                  
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 547  Commend Sam Provenza for service to Veterans' Home        Carmichael
        Purchase Board.                                        
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 550  Commend MS Rural Water Association for outstanding        Posey
        hurricane response.                                    
           02/12 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 553  Designate March 2007 as "Women's History Month in         Dawkins
           03/16 (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 560  Commend the Scholastic Gulf Coast Recovery Initiative     White
        for accomplishments in rebuilding the schools on the   
        Gulf Coast.                                            
           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 565  Designate; "National Wear Red Day" in Mississippi to      Dawkins
        support women's heart disease awareness.               
           02/14 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 569  Recognize Centennial Anniversary of Mississippi 4-H.      Hyde-Smith
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 570  Commend New Orleans Saints for remarkable 2006-2007       Hewes
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 576  Commend life and career of 5-Time Olympian Willye B.      Jordan
           02/20 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 577  Commend USM "Golden Eagles" Football Team and Coach       Hewes
        Jeff Bower for post-season success.                    
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 582  Commend life of former Gulfport Mayor Ken Combs.          Hewes
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 583  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Staff Sergeant          Moffatt
        Terrence Dunn.                                         
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 585  Salute and honor the memory of the five agents of the     Tollison
        MBN who have lost their lives in the line of duty since
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 586  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Sgt. Carl Seigart.      Lee (47th)
           03/16 (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 596  Designate May 25, 2007, as "Mississippi Missing           Burton
        Children's Day."                                       
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 599  Commend Oak Grove High School "Lady Warriors" Girls       King
        Soccer Team for State Championship.                    
           03/16 (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 605  Commend the life of Iraq combat veteran William Craig     Hyde-Smith
           03/20 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 614  Commend life of Iraq casualty Private Barry Mayo.         Browning
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 623  Commend public service of Mississippi Supreme Court       Tollison
        Presiding Justice Kay Cobb.                            
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 627  Urge Congress to timely reauthorize State Children's      Simmons
        Health Insurance Program (CHIP).                       
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 639  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Corporal Dustin J.      Carmichael
           04/05 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SR   8  Commend Mrs. Peggy Caldwell, retiring Executive           Chaney
        Director of Mississippi Counseling Association.        
           02/06 (S) Immediate Release
SR  10  Commend Ridgeland High School Girls Soccer Team for 5th   Michel
        consecutive State Championship.                        
           02/19 (S) Immediate Release
SR  13  Commend CNN Correspondent Kathleen Koch and welcome her   Little
        to Mississippi.                                        
           02/19 (S) Immediate Release
SR  14  Commend Bianca Knight on being selected as The            Michel
        Clarion-Ledger 2006 Co-sportsperson of the Year.       
           02/19 (S) Immediate Release
SR  22  Commend Taryn Leigh Foshee upon being crowned Miss        White
        Mississippi 2006.                                      
           03/09 (S) Immediate Release
SR  23  Commend Dr. William A. Middleton for being named          Chassaniol
        "Family Physician of the Year."                        
           03/15 (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
SR  35  Commend City of Petal, Mississippi; for being selected    King
        as first "Excel by Five" community.                    
           03/28 (S) Immediate Release

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

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