Mississippi Legislature
2007 Regular Session

Senate Finance Committee

As of 08/07/07 at 13:59

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HB  41  Income tax; exclude certain amounts received by an        Janus
  $%    individual as foreign earned income from gross income. 
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB 246  Bonds; authorize for IHL and community/junior college     Watson
 *$%@   capital improvements and other purposes.               
           04/18 Approved by Governor
HB 247  Tobacco and sales tax; increase excise tax on             Watson
  $%    cigarettes, reduce sales tax on certain food and revise
        diversion to municipalities.                           
           03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB 295  Bonds; authorize issuance of bonds to provide funds to    Morris
 *$%    counties and municipalities for certain economic       
        development purposes.                                  
           03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB 351  Toll roads; authorize Mississippi Transportation          Miles
 * %    Commission and local government entities to construct  
        and finance.                                           
           03/26 (H) Died In Conference
HB 370  Local System Bridge Program; Local System Road Program;   Miles
 *$%    authorize bonds to help fund.                          
           03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB 471  Income tax; conform state law to federal law regarding    Upshaw
  $%    nonrecognition of gain on replacement of property      
        damages by Katrina.                                    
           03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB 547  Income tax credit for importing or exporting cargo at     Warren
 * %    airports; extend repealer (RP).                        
           03/26 (H) Died In Conference
HB 562  Economic development projects; extend repealer on         Warren
 * % V  authority of Mississippi Business Finance Corporation  
        to issue bonds (RP).                                   
           03/20 (H) Allow Governor's Veto to Stand
HB 564  Enforcement officers of the Alcoholic Beverage Control    Warren
        Division of the State Tax Commission; extend date of   
        repeal (RP).                                           
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB 599  Bingo; certain charitable organizations licensed to       Hines
 *      conduct bingo games for up to three years.             
           04/18 Approved by Governor
HB 602  Local Governments Capital Improvements Revolving Loan     Warren
     V  Fund; extend repealer on MDA's authority to use for    
        certain monies (RP).                                   
           03/20 (H) Allow Governor's Veto to Stand
HB 603  Alcoholic beverages; manufacturer may have financial      Moak
 *      interest in retail permittee serving alcohol under     
        limited conditions.                                    
           01/31 Approved by Governor
HB 611  Special fuel tax; authorize refund for a portion of the   Watson
        tax paid by owners of concrete trucks.                 
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB 641  Universities and community colleges; authorize            Clark
 * %    gaming-related courses.                                
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB 648  PERS; certain material or data regarding investments is   Stringer
        exempt from the Public Records Act of 1983.            
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB 683  Mississippi Military Family Relief Fund and tax           Warren
 *      checkoff; extend date of repeal.                       
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB 685  Building Fund for the Arts; extend repealer on Art        Warren
        Commission's authority to use bond proceeds for certain
        project costs (RP).                                    
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB 701  PERS; board of trustees may provide by rule for           Stringer
        payments that are necessary to maintain status of      
        retirement systems as qualified plans.                 
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB 704  Motor vehicle privilege tax; revise definition of         Shows
 *$%    private carrier of property.                           
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB 789  Oil & gas; clarify payment of administrative tax and      Reeves
 *$%    increase permit fee to drill well.                     
           03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB 790  MS Civil Rights Museum; create under authority of Dept.   Reeves
 * %    of Archives and History/issue bonds to construct.      
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB 854  Bonds; revise amount of investment required before        Lane
   %    bonds may be issued for railroad line improvements in  
        certain counties.                                      
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB 861  Sales tax; divert portion of certain revenue to Boll      Eaton
 *      Weevil Management Fund.                                
           03/27 Approved by Governor
HB 879  Mississippi Energy Act of 2007; create.                   Franks
 *$%@      03/29 (H) Died In Conference
HB 909  Distinctive license; authorize for various purposes.      Bailey
 * %       04/13 Approved by Governor
HB 962  Mississippi Business Investment Act; allow MDA to fund    Watson
        certain loans under the Capital Access Program.        
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB 963  Sales tax; increase time within which a demand for        Watson
   %    payment of must be made.                               
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB 964  State Tax Commission; streamline procedure for            Watson
        revocation of Interstate Fuel Tax Agreement permits.   
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB 965  Existing Industry Productivity Loan Program and Job       Watson
        Protection Act; authorize MDA to make loans and grants 
        to counties and cities.                                
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB1016  Retirement; increase number of years required to vest     Stringer
        in PERS for persons becoming members on or after July, 
        1, 2007.                                               
           03/16 Approved by Governor
HB1022  Sales Tax Incentive Fund; extend the period of time       Watson
        that payments may be made from in the event of certain 
        disasters.                                             
           03/07 (S) Died On Calendar
HB1024  Growth and Prosperity Act; authorize MDA to extend        Watson
 *$%    duration of state tax exemptions in case of a disaster.
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB1025  Job tax credit for producers of alternative energy; the   Watson
 *$%    Chairman of the Tax Commission may extend time periods 
        in event of a disaster.                                
           03/15 (S) Died On Calendar
HB1026  Mississippi Business Investment Act; extend provision     Watson
        that requires 15% of funds be allocated to small       
        communities.                                           
           03/14 Approved by Governor
HB1027  Motor Vehicle Tag Permit Law; Chairman of the STC may     Watson
        revoke or refuse to issue permits for failure to comply
        with.                                                  
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB1028  Sales tax; prohibit certain activities to avoid payment   Watson
        of the tax.                                            
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB1029  Sales tax; apartment buildings and condominiums are       Watson
  $%    subject to the contractors' tax.                       
           03/13 (S) Died On Calendar
HB1044  Jobs tax credit for integrated suppliers; the Chairman    Watson
 *$%    of the Tax Commission may extend time periods in the   
        event of a disaster.                                   
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB1045  Jobs tax credit for certain permanent businesses; the     Watson
 *$%    Chairman of the STC may extend periods in the event of 
        a disaster.                                            
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB1047  Mississippi Advantage Jobs Act; authorize the Chairman    Watson
 *      of the Tax Commission and MDA to waive job requirements
        in case of a disaster.                                 
           03/27 Approved by Governor
HB1056  Gasoline and motor fuel taxes; authorize refund for       Reynolds
 *      certain taxes erroneously collected.                   
           04/18 Approved by Governor
HB1103  Emerging Crops Fund; MDA may secure letters of credit     Watson
 *      to guarantee certain bid, performance and payment bonds
        for minority businesses.                               
           03/26 (H) Died In Conference
HB1104  Income tax; increase the penalty for grossly negligent    Watson
        preparations of returns by a preparer.                 
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB1126  Bonds; authorize certain bond proceeds to be utilized     Frierson
 * %    by the Department of Marine Resources.                 
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB1142  Tourism project sales tax incentive; authorize for        Peranich
 * %    certain tourism projects that locate in this state.    
           04/21 Approved by Governor
HB1185  State property; authorize lease of Old School for the     Weathersby
 *      Blind for private redevelopment.                       
           04/21 Approved by Governor
HB1190  Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; revise          Peranich
 * %    certain incentives.                                    
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB1208  Universities and colleges; amend authority to lease       Weathersby
   %    lands for constructing auxiliary facilities by private 
        financing.                                             
           03/20 Approved by Governor
HB1217  Oil severance tax; revise distribution between state      Lane
 *      and counties.                                          
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB1233  Emerging Crops Fund; authorize loans to agribusinesses    Arinder
 *      engaged in poultry operations for purposes of upgrades 
        and improvements.                                      
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB1248  Hotel; revise the definition of for certain purposes.     Peranich
 * %       04/18 Approved by Governor
HB1330  State buildings; revise manner of preplanning public      Moss
 *      construction projects (PEER).                          
           04/18 Approved by Governor
HB1338  Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; extend period      Watson
   % V  for issuance of bonds for certain projects under.      
           03/20 (H) Allow Governor's Veto to Stand
HB1389  Local option and light wine and beer laws; remove         Watson
 *      certain residency requirements and extend authority of 
        ABC agents to enforce law.                             
           03/29 (H) Died In Conference
HB1390  Mississippi Small Enterprise Development Finance Act;     Watson
 *      revise the definition of the term "private company."   
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB1396  Bonds; revise use of bond proceeds for certain projects   Watson
   %    at Jackson State University.                           
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB1409  Cigarettes; impose fee on certain manufacturers, revise   Watson
 * %    requirements related to cigarettes in interstate       
        commerce.                                              
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB1425  Public improvement districts; allow contiguous counties   Compretta
   %    to form a district.                                    
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB1459  Tax increment financing; revise certain provisions.       Smith (39th)
   %       03/20 Approved by Governor
HB1500  Mississippi Economic Growth and Redevelopment Act of      Formby
 * %    2007; create.                                          
           03/22 Approved by Governor
HB1544  Gaming; remove obsolete and repealed language from        Moak
 * %    regulatory law and confirm authority to conduct certain
        activities.                                            
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
HB1563  Income tax; revise period for which net casualty losses   Zuber
  $%    may be carried back as deductions.                     
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB1572  Mississippi Dairy Industry Stabilization Act; create.     Dedeaux
  $%       03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB1575  Motor vehicle ad valorem taxes; authorize counties and    Reynolds
 *$%    cities to grant exemption for certain military service.
           03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB1584  Lauderdale County; extend repealer date on Lauderdale     Young
   % V  County Tourism Commission (RP).                        
           04/13 Vetoed
HB1585  Income tax; no gain or loss recognized on exchange of     McBride
 *$%    property equal in value which is outside the state.    
           03/27 Approved by Governor
HB1599  Marshall County; revise boundaries of Chickasaw Trail     Buck
   % V  Economic Development Area.                             
           04/18 Vetoed
HB1612  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain clothing   Watson
  $%    during the last weekend in July.                       
           03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB1616  Special fuel excise tax; exempt special fuel sold in      Broomfield
 *$%    foreign-trade zones to planes for international        
        flights.                                               
           03/15 (S) Died On Calendar
HB1617  City of Grenada; extend repealer on Grenada Tourism       Bondurant
   % V  Commission and tourism tax (RP).                       
           04/13 Vetoed
HB1628  Reforestation tax credit; clarify and increase the        Shows
 *$%    lifetime maximum amount that may be utilized.          
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB1708  Sales tax; exempt sales of nonperishable food items to    Upshaw
 *$%    certain charitable organizations.                      
           03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB1714  Sales tax; exempt certain organizations operating         Howell
  $%    long-term care facilities solely for adults with mental
        retardation.                                           
           03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB1724  Economic development; create certain technology           Watson
  $%    development programs and authorize bonds to provide    
        funds for.                                             
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB1727  Income tax and insurance premium tax; authorize a         Watson
 *$%    credit for certain investments made by qualified       
        development entities.                                  
           04/18 Approved by Governor
HB1737  Sales tax; conform rate imposed for construction on       Moak
  $%    certain cruise vessels to rate imposed for same on     
        floating structures.                                   
           03/26 Approved by Governor
HB1743  Bonds; authorize for various purposes and projects.       Watson
 *$%@      03/29 (H) Died In Conference
HB1747  Taxes; impose privilege license tax for special permit    Moak
 *$%    to conduct wine tasting events.                        
           03/13 (S) Died In Committee
HB1753  Tippah County; allow to assume certain indebtedness       Ward
        incurred by development foundation.                    
           04/06 Approved by Governor
HB1754  City of Pearl; exclude certain concession stands from     Rogers (61st)
   %    tax levied in West Pearl Restaurant Tax District.      
           04/04 Approved by Governor
HB1755  Noxubee County; repeal economic development authority.    Dickson
   %       04/04 Approved by Governor
HB1756  City of Indianola; extend repealer on Indianola Tourism   Thomas
 * %    Commission.                                            
           04/13 Approved by Governor
HB1760  Jefferson Davis County; may utilize portion of oil and    Warren
        gas severance tax revenue for benefit of community     
        hospital.                                              
           04/06 Approved by Governor
HB1765  Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau; extend         Dedeaux
   %    repealer.                                              
           04/17 Approved by Governor
HB1766  City of Waynesboro and Wayne County; extend repealer on   Lane
 * %    recreational facilities tax and revise location where  
        such facilities may be located.                        
           04/18 Approved by Governor
HB1767  Lowndes County; authorize to perform certain acts for     Chism
   %    commercial development.                                
           04/04 Approved by Governor
HB1768  Harrison County; revise definition of "hotel" or          Fredericks
   %    "motel" for purposes of taxing gross proceeds of room  
        rentals.                                               
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
HB1770  George County; authorize to collect a hotel/motel tax     Parker
 * %    for economic development.                              
           04/21 Approved by Governor
HB1772  Adams County; create the St. Catherine Creek Utility      Johnson
 * %    Authority.                                             
           04/12 Approved by Governor
HB1773  Economic development; authorize incentives for certain    Watson
   %@   projects.                                              
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
HB1774  Lee, Pontotoc and Union Counties; authorize to            Perkins
 * %    participate with Three Rivers PDD for economic         
        development and to levy special ad valorem tax.        
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
HB1775  Lee, Pontotoc and Union Counties; authorize to issue      Perkins
   %    bonds for certain economic development projects.       
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
HB1776  City of Tupelo; authorize to issue additional bonds for   Perkins
   %    water facilities necessary to serve Wellspring         
        Project.                                               
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
HB1789  Coahoma County; revise terms of directors and clarify     Mayo
   %    authority of Industrial Area Development Authority.    
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
HB1795  City of Pontotoc; extend repealer for authority to        Montgomery
   %    impose tourism tax to promote economic development.    
           04/17 Approved by Governor
HB1796  City of McComb; extend repealer for authority to impose   Myers
   %    a tourism tax to promote economic development.         
           04/17 Approved by Governor
HB1805  City of Flowood; authorize to issue limited obligation    Smith (59th)
   %    bonds for certain facilities owned by the YMCA.        
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB1809  City of Ocean Springs; authorize to levy tax on sales     Zuber
   % V  of restaurants and bars.                               
           04/17 Vetoed
HB1811  Clay County and City of West Point; allow to revoke       Gibbs
   %    certain ad valorem tax exemption if a facility is      
        closed.                                                
           04/12 Approved by Governor
HB1822  West Rankin Utility Authority; revise boundaries and      Smith (59th)
 * %    alter.                                                 
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
HB1823  Washington County Convention and Visitors Committee;      Bailey
   %    extend repealer and revise certain reporting           
        requirements.                                          
           04/17 Approved by Governor
SB2009  PERS; grant not more than 4 years creditable service      Carmichael
        for service in the National Guard or Reserves.         
           01/30 (S) 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
SB2044  Ad valorem taxation; exempt pollution control equipment   Michel
  $%    mandated by federal or state law.                      
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2045  Open container; prohibit in vehicles.                     White
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2046  MS Land, Water and Timber Resources Board; abolish and    Ross
        transfer duties to the Mississippi Development         
        Authority.                                             
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2047  Gaming; clarify location of U.S. Highway 90 for           Kirby
        purposes of the gaming laws.                           
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2048  Taxation; exempt from ad valorem & sales tax homes        Carmichael
  $%    owned by, & certain sales to, veterans with 100%       
        combat-related disability ratings.                     
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2049  Sales taxation; exempt sales to American Legion Posts.    Tollison
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2050  Retirement; provide credit in PERS for any service in     Tollison
        U.S. Public Health Service.                            
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2051  Retirement; provide for creditable service in PERS for    Kirby
        service in National Guard or Armed Forces reserve.     
           01/30 (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
SB2053  Ad valorem tax; grant a partial exemption for the         Carmichael
  $%    principal residence of certain veterans.               
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2054  Ad valorem taxation; revise the definition of "home" or   Ross
 *$%    "homestead" under the homestead exemption law.         
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB2055  Retirement; earned compensation of member of the          Ross
 *      Supreme Court and Court of Appeals includes all        
        remuneration except mileage.                           
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2058  Marshall County; revise the boundaries of the Chickasaw   Doxey
   %    Trail Economic Development Area.                       
           04/10 Approved by Governor
SB2059  Lauderdale County; extend the repeal date on the          Burton
   %    Lauderdale County Tourism Commission.                  
           04/13 Approved by Governor
SB2064  Ad valorem taxes; mobile home and personal property       Hyde-Smith
        taxes must be paid prior to the registration and       
        licensing of a vehicle.                                
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2065  Bonds; authorize the issuance of additional g.o. bonds    Hyde-Smith
  $%    for construction of a National Guard Readiness Center  
        in Monticello.                                         
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB2066  Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Town of Pelahatchie   Ross
  $%    in making certain infrastructure improvements.         
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2090  License tags; authorize for various organizations.        Gordon
 * %       03/26 (S) Died In Conference
SB2100  Income tax; authorize a credit for court ordered child    Butler
  $%    support payments.                                      
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2101  Electric utilities; give credit to customers who          Butler
  $%    generate electricity.                                  
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2104  Ad valorem taxes; remove the provision that prescribes    Davis
  $%    the manner in which affordable rental housing must be  
        appraised.                                             
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2111  Ad valorem taxation: exempt a portion of the assessed     Williamson
  $%    value of egg houses, pullet houses and broiler houses. 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2112  Franchise tax; increase.                                  Williamson
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2114  Homestead exemption; provide for certain owners of        Wilemon
  $%    manufactured homes or mobile homes.                    
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2124  Disability retirement; members may refile if their        Thomas
        disability worsens after a denial of disability        
        retirement benefits.                                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2129  Ad valorem taxation; revise the definition of "home" or   Dearing
  $%    "homestead" under the homestead exemption law.         
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2134  Bonds; authorize the issuance of general obligation       Dearing
  $%    bonds for improvement to the Natchez Institute school  
        building.                                              
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2137  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for repair and      Thomas
  $%    renovation of the Oakes African-American Cultural      
        Center.                                                
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2138  Bonds; issue state g.o. bonds for a recreational          Thomas
  $%    facility for the Flora-Magnolia Heights area in Madison
        County.                                                
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2139  Distinctive motorcycle license tag; provide for           Dearing
   %    issuance to fire fighters and retired fire fighters.   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2153  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain clothing   Michel
  $%    during the last weekend in July.                       
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2158  Small business assistance; extend repeal date.            Robertson
   %       03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2185  Long-term care insurance; design plan for state           Dearing
   %    employees/provide tax credit for premium.              
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2189  Ad valorem tax: authorize partial exemption for           Carmichael
  $%    agricultural land that is converted to a residential   
        use.                                                   
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB2190  State income tax credit; authorize for portion of         Burton
  $%    premium paid for long-term care insurance.             
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2193  PERS; provide for a retiree health insurance plan to      Thomas
        take effect January 1, 2008, and subsidize 50% of the  
        cost.                                                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2194  Alcoholic beverage; clarify prohibition against sale of   Wilemon
        on the campus of any community college, junior college 
        or university.                                         
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2195  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for repair and renovation of      Thomas
  $%    the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City.            
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2196  Sales tax exemption; Ducks Unlimited fund-raising         Dearing
  $%    purchases.                                             
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2197  Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP); create.        Harden
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2198  Bonds; issue for Americans with Disabilities Act          Harden
  $%    compliance and repair and renovation of facilities at  
        JSU.                                                   
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2199  Retired teachers; may draw retirement benefits and be     Harden
  $%    reemployed as teachers if they have 25 years of        
        creditable service.                                    
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2200  Sales tax; exempt retail sales of certain foods for       Harden
  $%    human consumption.                                     
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2201  State income tax credit for out-of-pocket classroom       Harden
  $%    supply expenditures made by public school teachers.    
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2202  Retirement; retirees may be reemployed for 195 days per   Harden
        fiscal year.                                           
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2213  PERS; certain material or data regarding investments is   Robertson
        exempt from the Public Records Act of 1983.            
           03/07 Approved by Governor
SB2214  Retirement; authorize employers to make contributions     Robertson
 * %    on behalf of employees to the PERS Deferred            
        Compensation Plan.                                     
           03/30 Approved by Governor
SB2215  Motor vehicle ad valorem tax; authorize credit for        Kirby
  $%    national guardsmen and reservists.                     
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2216  Mississippi Civil Rights Museum; create under authority   Harden
   %    of Department of Archives and History/issue bonds to   
        construct.                                             
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2221  Alcoholic beverages; remove additional privilege          Robertson
  $%    license tax for holders of on-premises retailer's and  
        caterer's permits.                                     
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2222  Special fuel tax; authorize refund for a portion of the   Robertson
        tax paid by owners of concrete trucks.                 
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2224  Homestead exemption; authorize for persons who lease      Nunnelee
  $%    land from a community land trust.                      
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB2243  Income tax credit; provide for contributions to school    Nunnelee
  $%    tuition organizations or public schools.               
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2246  School bonds; require 55% vote to pass.                   Harden
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2252  School bond issue; authorize for one-year period          Harden
  $%    without election unless petition of the electorate     
        calls for an election.                                 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2258  Ad valorem taxes; remove the provision that prescribes    Browning
  $%    the manner in which affordable rental housing must be  
        appraised.                                             
           02/21 (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
SB2282  Sales taxation; divert a portion of collections to        Robertson
        areas that suffered the most extensive damage during   
        Hurricane Katrina.                                     
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2293  MDA; create the Local Law Enforcement Assistance          Walls
  $%    Program.                                               
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2304  Electronic video machines; legalize in premises other     Walls
   %    than vessels.                                          
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2309  Retirement; law enforcement officers, fire fighters or    Walls
        emergency service employees may retire after 20 years  
        service.                                               
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2335  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for two community group homes     Mettetal
  $%    for the Department of Mental Health.                   
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2337  State income tax credit for purchase of private           Robertson
 *$%    insurance to cover long-term care insurance.           
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2347  Local school tax millage contribution to MAEP;            Chaney
  $%    increase.                                              
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2351  Tax increment financing; governing bodies may levy        Chaney
  $%    special assessments on redevelopment projects to pay   
        debt service on TIF bonds.                             
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB2352  Tax Commission; require report on revenue from sales      Chaney
        tax on certain unprepared food for human consumption.  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2356  School bonds; require 55% vote to pass.                   Horhn
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2359  Alcoholic beverages; require on-premises retailer's       Fillingane *
        permit holders to have liability insurance.            
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2365  Income tax; increase the penalty for grossly negligent    Robertson
        preparations of returns by a preparer.                 
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2367  Sales tax; prohibit certain activities to avoid payment   Robertson
        of the tax.                                            
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2368  State Tax Commission; streamline procedure for            Robertson
        revocation of International Fuel Tax Agreement permits.
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2370  Local option & light wine & beer laws; remove certain     Robertson
 *      residency requirements & extend authority of ABC agents
        to enforce law.                                        
           03/26 Approved by Governor
SB2371  Fuel tax law; clarify with regard to biodiesel and        Robertson
 * %    biofuel.                                               
           03/26 (S) Died In Conference
SB2375  Toll roads; authorize Mississippi Transportation          Ross
 * %    Commission and local government entities to construct  
        and finance.                                           
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2378  Construction contracts; require a set-aside for small     Horhn
   %    businesses.                                            
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2382  Retirement system; authorize creditable service for       Jackson (32nd)
        certain part-time employment as a school bus driver.   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2386  Income taxation; grant a tax credit for contributions     Jackson (32nd)
  $%    to certain student aid programs.                       
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2387  Sales tax; apartment buildings and condominiums are       Robertson
  $%    subject to the contractors' tax.                       
           03/22 Approved by Governor
SB2388  Bonds; authorize the issuance of bonds for a mapping      Jackson (32nd)
  $%    and facility inventory electronic system.              
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2390  Taxation; impose a 2 per liter tax on retail sales of    Dawkins
  $%    bottled water.                                         
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2394  PERS; board of trustees may provide by rule for           Robertson
        payments that are necessary to maintain status of      
        retirement systems as qualified plans.                 
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2396  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Fillingane
   %    supporters of Lamar Christian School.                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2397  Income tax; allow adjustment to gross income for          Fillingane
  $%    certain unreimbursed travel expenses of National       
        Guard/Reserves.                                        
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2399  Income tax; require employers to withhold compensation    Ross
 *      reported on Form 1099 under certain circumstances.     
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2400  Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; authorize for     Thomas
   %    supporters of Baptist Homes, Inc. (SON Valley).        
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2401  Sale tax; exempt sales to Baptist Homes, Inc.             Thomas
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2403  Ad valorem tax; clarify definition of trailers for        Robertson
 * %    purposes of an exemption, authorize counties/cities to 
        grant certain exemptions.                              
           04/18 Approved by Governor
SB2404  Taxation; increase the monthly average tax liability      Robertson
 *      necessary to require early payment of withholding,     
        sales & use tax liability.                             
           04/18 Approved by Governor
SB2405  Motor Vehicle Tag Permit Law; Chairman of the STC may     Robertson
        refuse to issue or revoke permits for failure to comply
        with.                                                  
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2406  Pearl River Valley Water Supply District; add two board   Horhn
        members from the City of Jackson.                      
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2407  Gaming licensees; prefer Mississippi residents in         Horhn
        purchasing and hiring.                                 
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2410  Income tax; authorize a credit for manufacture of         Dawkins
  $%    environmentally friendly products.                     
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2413  Retired teachers; may draw retirement benefits and be     Butler
        reemployed as teachers if they have 30 years of        
        creditable service.                                    
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2414  Sales tax; increase time within which a demand for        Robertson
        payment of must be made.                               
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2424  Long-Term Care Tax Credit Model Act; enact.               Dawkins
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2434  Taxation; levy an excise tax for take-out food.           Williamson
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2435  Income tax; increase the credit for child adoption        Dawkins
  $%    expenses.                                              
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2445  Homestead exemption; repeal Section 27-33-79, which       Davis
        limits amount of reimbursement  increases or decreases.
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2448  Administration of unemployment compensation law by        Robertson
 * %    Mississippi Department of Employment Security; make    
        technical amendments to.                               
           04/25 Approved by Governor
SB2465  PERS; increase number of years required for retirement    Doxey
        at any age for persons hired on or after July 1, 2007. 
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2466  PERS; only persons who became members of the system       Doxey
        prior to July 1, 2007, shall be entitled to the 13th   
        check.                                                 
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2467  PERS; for persons hired on or after July 1, 2007,         Doxey
        revise average compensation and increase number of     
        years required to retire.                              
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2469  PERS; for persons who became members on or after          Doxey
        7/1/07, revise average compensation & increase years   
        required to retire & vest.                             
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2479  Distinctive motor vehicle tag for constables;             Doxey
   %    distribute a portion of fee for the MS Constables      
        Association.                                           
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2497  Existing Industry Productivity Loan Program & Job         Robertson
 * %    Protection Act; authorize MDA to make loans and grants 
        to counties and cities.                                
           03/26 (S) Died In Conference
SB2498  Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Office     Robertson
   %    of the Governor; delete repealer on statutes creating. 
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2502  Ad valorem taxation; exempt qualified hybrid vehicles.    Dawkins
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2508  CAP loan program; extend repeal date on authority of      Robertson
        MDA to utilize for certain expenses.                   
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2519  Alcoholic beverages; manufacturers of alcoholic           Robertson
        beverages may have an interest in a retail premises    
        selling alcoholic beverages.                           
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2520  Sales Tax Incentive Fund; extend the period of time       Robertson
 *      that payments may be made from in the event of certain 
        natural disasters.                                     
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2521  Jobs tax credit; the Chairman of the Tax Commission may   Robertson
 *$%    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
SB2524  MS Advantage Jobs Act; authorize the Chairman of the      Robertson
 *      Tax Commission and MDA to waive job requirements in    
        case of a natural disaster.                            
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2525  Jobs tax credit for permanent businesses; the Chairman    Robertson
 *$%    of the Tax Commission may extend time periods in the   
        event of a disaster.                                   
           03/15 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2526  Emerging Crops Fund; MDA may secure letters of credit     Robertson
 *      to guarantee certain bid, performance and payment bonds
        for minority businesses.                               
           03/26 (S) Died In Conference
SB2531  Growth and Prosperity Act; authorize MDA to extend        Robertson
 *$%    duration of state tax exemptions in case of a disaster.
           03/15 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2535  Mississippi Business Investment Act; allow MDA to fund    Robertson
        certain loans under the Capital Investment Program.    
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2548  Bonds; authorize certain bond proceeds to be utilized     Robertson
  $%    by the Department of Marine Resources to purchase real 
        estate.                                                
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2558  Mississippi Business Investment Act; extend provision     Robertson
        that requires 15% of funds be allocated to small       
        communities.                                           
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2561  Mississippi Small Enterprise Development Act; revise      Robertson
 *      the definition of the term "private company."          
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2602  Drinking water state revolving fund; remove cap on        Nunnelee
 * %    loans.                                                 
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2611  Income tax; a relative 65 or older, who resides with      Nunnelee
  $%    taxpayer and whose income is $12,000.00 or less, is a  
        dependent.                                             
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2625  State income tax credit for purchase of private           Nunnelee
  $%    insurance to cover long-term care insurance.           
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2628  State income tax credit; authorize for portion of         Nunnelee
  $%    premium paid for long-term care insurance.             
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2638  Public buildings; revise preplanning requirements for     Jackson (32nd)
        capital improvements projects.                         
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2640  Public property; authorize DFA to apply rent payments     Jackson (32nd)
        toward the purchase of real property.                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2641  Telecommunication Conference and Training Center;         Gordon
 * %    transfer administration to DFA.                        
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB2676  Alcoholic beverages and beer; require separate election   Fillingane
        to allow sale of when a wet city annexes a portion of  
        a dry county.                                          
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2698  PERS; members may receive creditable service for          Nunnelee
        certain National Guard or Reserve service credited to  
        their retirement account.                              
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2705  Fuel taxes; allocate a portion to the City of Jackson     Horhn
        to defray costs incurred as a result of being the seat 
        of state government.                                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2723  Local option & light wine & beer laws; remove certain     Robertson
        residency requirements & extend authority of ABC agents
        to enforce law.                                        
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2728  Retirement system; social security finding of total       Jackson (32nd)
        disability shall be accepted for disability retirement.
           01/30 (S) 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
SB2743  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Tollison
   %    supporters of the Mississippi Police Benevolent        
        Association.                                           
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2755  Ad valorem tax; exempt certain increases in the           Cuevas
  $%    assessed value of homesteads owned by persons 65 years 
        of age or older.                                       
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2762  Subdivision developers; authorize local governing         Doxey
        authorities to require developers to improve school    
        facilities and services.                               
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2775  Income tax; provide a credit for tuition paid to          Pickering
  $%    nonpublic primary or secondary schools and institutions
        of higher education.                                   
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2788  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Posey
   %    supporters of the Knights of Peter Claver Ladies       
        Auxiliary.                                             
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2808  Development impact fees; authorize on behalf of cities.   Horhn
   %       01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2810  Sales tax; revise definitions regarding                   Robertson
 * %    telecommunications services.                           
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2815  Sales tax; exempt certain events sanctioned by the        White
 *$%    Mississippi Athletic Commission.                       
           03/30 Approved by Governor
SB2821  Retirement; increase number of years required to vest     Robertson
 *      in PERS for persons becoming members on or after July  
        1, 2007.                                               
           03/26 (S) Died In Conference
SB2824  Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; revise          Dearing
   %    certain incentives.                                    
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2836  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Fillingane
   %    supporters of Oak Grove High School.                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2837  Retirement; authorize service as a member of a school     Morgan
        board to reach years necessary for.                    
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2838  Used motor vehicle dealers; require certain educational   White
 *      requirements prior to licensing.                       
           03/22 Approved by Governor
SB2840  Sales tax; divert an additional percentage to the City    Horhn
        of Jackson.                                            
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2841  Retirement; authorize school board members to become      Morgan
        members of PERS.                                       
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2875  Distinctive tag for fire fighters; distribute a portion   Davis
   %    of the fee to the MS Firefighters Association.         
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2885  4% budget increase limitation for school taxes; clarify   Chaney
   %    application to property in school districts affected   
        by Hurricane Katrina.                                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2887  Oil and Gas; revise permit, fee and administrative tax.   Dearing
 * %       03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2896  Income tax; authorize a credit for corporate              Pickering
  $%    contributions to certain scholarship funds.            
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB2902  Retirement; allow retired chief of police or sheriff to   White
        return to work for another agency and receive          
        retirement allowance.                                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2903  County board of education is levying authority for all    Albritton
   %    school districts in county school system; provide.     
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2909  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Fillingane
   %    supporters of Lamar Christian School.                  
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2928  Unemployment compensation experience rating of            Nunnelee
   %    employers; benefit charges disregarded in certain      
        cases.                                                 
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2963  Retirement; school districts may pay health insurance     Jackson (32nd)
        premium of retirees employed as school bus drivers.    
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2989  Tobacco; prohibit certain relationships among             Pickering
        manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers.
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2990  Public improvement districts; allow contiguous counties   Michel
 * %    to form a district.                                    
           03/22 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2991  Multi-Modal fund committees; prescribe terms of office    White
        for appointed members.                                 
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2995  Alcoholic beverages; authorize the sale of alcoholic      Morgan
        beverages and light wine or beer at certain game       
        reserves.                                              
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2996  Income tax; authorize transfer, sale or assignment of     Robertson *
   %    credits received for rehabilitation of certain historic
        structures.                                            
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB2997  Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; revise          Robertson
 * %    certain incentives.                                    
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB3004  Tourism project sales tax incentive; authorize for        Robertson
 * %    certain tourism projects that locate in this state.    
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB3006  Hotels; revise definition.                                Hewes
 * %       03/26 (S) Died In Conference
SB3012  Sales tax; provide diversion to Jackson to defray ad      Frazier
        valorem tax loss and increased costs incurred as seat  
        of state government.                                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3019  Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; extend period      Robertson
   %    for issuance of bonds for certain projects under.      
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
SB3022  Income tax credit; allow for certain charges paid by      Hewes
  $%    taxpayers importing and exporting products at ports and
        airports.                                              
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3023  Income tax credit for importing or exporting cargo at     Hewes
 * %    airports; extend repeal date.                          
           04/10 Approved by Governor
SB3040  Delta Revitalization Zone; create and establish           Jordan
   %    economic incentives.                                   
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3048  School for the Blind property; authorize DFA to           Jackson (32nd)
 * %    lease/provide homestead exemption.                     
           03/28 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3050  Mississippi Economic Growth and Redevelopment Act of      Hewes
 * %    2007; create.                                          
           03/26 (S) Died In Conference
SB3052  MS Windstorm Underwriting Association; revise             Kirby
   %    organizational structure.                              
           01/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3058  Reforestation tax credit; clarify and increase the        Williamson
 *$%    lifetime maximum amount that may be utilized.          
           03/15 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3059  Income tax; increase rate of tax.                         Williamson
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3062  Sales taxation; exempt sales of certain replacement       Brown
  $%    manufacturing machine parts when made to a manufacturer
        or custom processor.                                   
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3063  Income tax; conform state law to federal law regarding    Robertson
  $%    nonrecognition of gain on replacement of property      
        damages by Katrina.                                    
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3064  Small Municipalities and Limited Population Counties      Burton
  $%    Fund; authorize issuance of bonds for.                 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3065  Drug dealer tax; enact.                                   Albritton
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3066  Income tax; authorize a credit for landowners who         Williamson
  $%    demolish abandoned structures on their property.       
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3067  Local System Road Program; authorize the issuance of      Browning
  $%    bonds to fund.                                         
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3069  Motion picture production companies; increase the         Dearing
  $%    amount of the income tax credit a rebate to which they 
        are entitled.                                          
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3070  Sales tax; exempt sales of materials & equipment used     Robertson
 *$%    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
SB3072  Sales tax; reduce on factory-built components of all      Horhn
  $%    modular buildings.                                     
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3073  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to assist in        Frazier
  $%    Phase III of the Jackson Metro Parkway Project.        
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3074  Bonds; issued for capital improvements on the Jackson     Harden
  $%    State University campus.                               
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3079  Bonds; increase amount for cooperative data center and    Robertson
 *$%    building to house MDITS & revise for   Marine          
        Resources.                                             
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB3080  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to improve Duncan   Dearing
  $%    Park Golf Course in Natchez.                           
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3081  City of Vicksburg; increase minimum benefits under        Chaney
        Disability and Relief Fund for Firemen and Policemen.  
           03/30 (H) Died In Committee
SB3082  Contractor's tax; do not levy on amounts in contracts     Fillingane
  $%    for payment of the tax.                                
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3086  Bonds; authorize issuance for constructing an access      Posey
 *$%@   road to the Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Plant.            
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB3087  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for construction    Thomas
  $%    of a community center in Bentonia.                     
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3089  Tobacco tax; increase on cigarettes.                      Chaney
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3090  City of Pascagoula; authorize payment of retirees'        Moffatt
 *      health insurance premiums.                             
           04/17 Approved by Governor
SB3092  Income tax; no gain or loss recognized on exchange of     Tollison
  $%    property equal in value which is outside the state.    
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3094  City of Indianola; remove the repeal date on the          Simmons
 * %    Indianola Tourism Commission.                          
           03/30 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3095  Income tax; authorize a credit for installation of        Frazier
  $%    certain energy efficient improvements to certain       
        property.                                              
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3096  Income tax; create the Mississippi Fish and Wildlife      Posey
  $%    Incentives Program credit.                             
           02/21 (S) 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
SB3099  Bonds; authorize the issuance for certain programs        Robertson
  $%    administered by the Mississippi Development Authority. 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3100  Sales taxation; exempt certain organizations that         Robertson
  $%    operate long-term care facilities for adults with      
        mental retardation.                                    
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3101  Bonds; issue to assist the City of Jackson in             Frazier
  $%    purchasing and demolishing abandoned property and      
        rehabilitation of certain property.                    
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3102  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for two community group homes     Mettetal
  $%    for the Department of Mental Health.                   
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3103  Motor vehicle privilege tax law; revise definition of     Lee (35th)
 *$%    the term "private carrier of property."                
           03/15 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3104  High hazard dam rehabilitation revolving loan program;    Lee (35th)
 *$%@   create.                                                
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB3105  Sales taxation; exempt cert. organizations that operate   Robertson
 *$%    long-term care facilities solely for adults with       
        mental retardation.                                    
           02/23 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3106  Bonds; authorize issuance of bonds for construction of    Little
  $%    new Museum of Mississippi History.                     
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB3107  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for two community group homes     Jackson (32nd)
  $%    for the Department of Mental Health.                   
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3109  Special fuel excise tax; exempt special fuel sold or      Hewes
 *$%    delivered to international trade zones for             
        international flights.                                 
           03/30 Approved by Governor
SB3110  Bonds; increase the amount of bonds authorized for a      Cuevas
 *$%    space, science and education center in Hancock County. 
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB3111  Income tax; authorize a credit for a portion of the       Lee (35th)
 *$%@   cost of certain equipment to distribute biodiesel.     
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB3112  City of Ellisville; authorizes a tax on hotels and        Pickering
   %    motels and certain restaurants.                        
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3166  City of Pearl; exclude certain concession stands from     Kirby
   %    the tax levied in the West Pearl Restaurant Tax        
        District.                                              
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3167  Bonds; authorize issuance for constructing advanced       Browning
 *$%@   technology center/business incubator at Northeast      
        Community College.                                     
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB3168  Income tax; exclude certain amounts received by an        Hewes
  $%    individual as foreign earned income from gross income. 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3170  Bonds; increase amount issued under the MS Business       Robertson
 *$%    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
 *$%@   small municipalities and Limited Population Counties   
        Fund.                                                  
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB3172  Bonds; increase amount of bonds issued from Emerging      Robertson
 *$%    Crops Fund for minority economic development.          
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3173  Bonds; increase amount authorized for projects related    Walley
  $%    to construction of a lake in George County.            
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3175  Bonds; issued general obligation bonds to pay a portion   Tollison
 *$%@   of the cost of a controlled access interchange at      
        Highway 6 and Jackson Avenue.                          
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3179  Bonds; authorize the issuance of state general            Doxey
  $%    obligation bonds for a crisis intervention mental      
        health facility.                                       
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3180  Increase minimum local millage to support MAEP to 35      Robertson
  $%    mills.                                                 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3181  Taxation; increase various taxes.                         Simmons
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3182  Ad valorem taxation; exempt pollution control equipment   Michel
 *$%@   mandated by federal or state law.                      
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB3183  Bonds; issue for grants to faith-based organizations.     Thomas
  $%       02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3184  Bonds; authorize issuance to provide funds for            Harden
  $%    furnishing and equipping of Jackson State University   
        School of Engineering.                                 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3185  Bonds; revise use of bond proceeds for certain projects   Harden
  $%    at Jackson State University.                           
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3186  Bonds; authorize issuance of bonds for improvements to    Harden
 *$%    the Jackson Zoo.                                       
           03/13 (H) Died In Committee
SB3187  Bonds; authorize issuance of bonds for Alcorn State       Posey
  $%    University capital improvements.                       
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3189  Taxation; authorize an income tax credit for              Robertson
 *$%@   installation of energy efficient products in homes.    
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
SB3190  Bonds; increase amount for Bldg. Fund for Arts, Mus. of   Robertson
 *$%@   Art, Cultural Heritage Preservation Grant Fund, auth.  
        for Jackson Zoo.                                       
           04/25 Approved by Governor
SB3191  Bonds; authorize the issuance of state general            Robertson
 *$%@   obligation bonds for mental health facilities.         
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3192  Bonds; authorize issuance for expansion of the Armed      King
  $%    Forces Museum Building at Camp Shelby.                 
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3193  Bonds; authorize the issuance of state general            Moffatt
 *$%@   obligation bonds for the Water Pollution Control       
        Revolving Fund.                                        
           03/29 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3194  Bonds; authorize issuance of bonds for improvements to    Mettetal
  $%    North Mississippi Fish Hatchery.                       
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3195  Bonds; authorize the issuance of general obligation       Jordan
  $%    bonds to fund certain projects at Mississippi Valley   
        State University.                                      
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3196  Bonds; increase amount of bonds authorized for certain    Posey
  $%    projects at Alcorn State University.                   
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3197  Bonds; authorize the issuance of general obligation       Harden
 *$%@   bonds for the Mississippi Children's Museum.           
           03/29 (S) Died In Conference
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
SB3200  Ad valorem taxation; phase in an exemption on business    Robertson
  $%    inventories.                                           
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3201  Bonds; authorize for various purposes and projects.       Robertson
 *$%@      04/21 Approved by Governor
SB3203  City of Bay Springs; authorize a tax on restaurants for   Thames
 * %    certain purposes.                                      
           04/18 Approved by Governor
SB3205  Tobacco and sales tax; increase tax on cigarettes,        Bryan
  $%    reduce on groceries, authorize additional payments to  
        cities.                                                
           02/21 (S) Died In Committee
SB3206  City of Ocean Springs; authorize a tax on sales of        Moffatt
 * %    prepared food and drink at restaurants and bars.       
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3207  City of Pontotoc; extend the repeal date on local         Browning
   %    hotel, motel and restaurant tax.                       
           03/30 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3208  Adams County; create the St. Catherine Creek Utility      Dearing
 * %    Authority.                                             
           03/30 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3211  Jackson County; authorize to hold nonbinding referendum   Moffatt
        on question of Indian gaming in the county.            
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3212  Boards of Supervisors of Lee, Pontotoc and Union          Browning
 * %    Counties; authorize to participate with Three Rivers   
        PDD for economic development.                          
           03/02 Approved by Governor
SB3213  Pontotoc, Union and Lee Counties; authorize to issue      Robertson
   %    bonds for certain economic development projects.       
           03/02 Approved by Governor
SB3214  City of Tupelo; authorize the issuance of additional      Nunnelee
 * %    bonds for water facilities necessary to serve the      
        Wellspring Project.                                    
           03/02 Approved by Governor
SB3215  Economic Development; authorize incentives for certain    Nunnelee
   %    projects.                                              
           03/02 Approved by Governor
SB3216  City of Vicksburg; authorize use of municipal equipment   Chaney
   %    and employee services at Vicksburg Warren Convention   
        and Visitors Bureau.                                   
           03/30 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3219  Tippah County; allow to assume certain indebtedness       Doxey
   %    incurred by development foundation.                    
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3220  City of Columbia; authorize the governing authorities     Albritton
 * %    to levy a tax on hotels, motels and restaurants.       
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3221  Harrison County; revise the definition of hotel and       Hewes
   %    motel under law authorizing a special tax on room      
        rental.                                                
           03/30 (S) Died In Committee
SB3224  Clay County and City of West Point; authorize             Turner
 * %    revocation of certain ad valorem tax exemption if a    
        facility is closed.                                    
           03/29 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3229  City of Grenada; extend repealer on Grenada Tourism       Gordon
   %    Commission and tourism tax.                            
           04/13 Approved by Governor
SB3230  Coahoma County; revise the terms of directors and         Jackson (11th)
   %    clarify authority of the Industrial Area Development   
        Authority.                                             
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3231  Hancock County; extend the date of repeal on the          Cuevas
   %    Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau.             
           03/30 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3234  West Rankin Utility Authority; revise boundaries and      Kirby
 * %    alter the procedure for the issuance of bonds.         
           04/12 Approved by Governor
SB3239  Sebastopol Natural Gas District; authorize Leake and      Burton
   %    Neshoba Counties to participate in and revise the      
        district's boundaries.                                 
           03/30 (H) Died In Committee
SB3240  City of Flowood; authorize the issuance of limited        Ross
   %    obligation bonds for certain facilities owned by the   
        YMCA.                                                  
           03/30 (H) Died In Committee
SN   5  Spence Mike Dye, Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Home   LT. GOVERNOR
        Corporation, term begins immediately and will end June 
        30, 2010.                                              
           04/02 (S) Notified of Approval
SN   9  Brad Mooney Bounds, Philadelphia, Mississippi,            GOVERNOR
        Mississippi Business Finance Corporation, six-year term
        ending March 31, 2012.                                 
           04/02 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  61  Elizabeth Ann (Liz) Joachim, Biloxi, Mississippi,         LT. GOVERNOR
        Mississippi Home Corporation, term begins on July 1,   
        2006 and expires on June 30, 2012.                     
           04/02 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  70  Frank Gray Swoope, Jr., Madison, Mississippi, Executive   GOVERNOR
        Director of the Mississippi Development Authority,     
        term effective January 1, 2007, to serve at will and   
        pleasure of Governor.                                  
           03/27 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  73  James Lewis Black, Biloxi, Mississippi, Mississippi       GOVERNOR
        Home Corporation, six-year term ending April 23, 2012. 
           03/29 (S) Notified of Return
SN  74  Stephen Lee Thomas, Madison, Mississippi, Mississippi     GOVERNOR
        Home Corporation, unexpired term ending April 23, 2010,
        representing the First Supreme Court District, vice    
        William L. Smith.                                      
           04/02 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  81  Roger Lee Sinclair, Brandon, Mississippi, Mississippi     GOVERNOR
        Business Finance Corporation, six-year term ending     
        March 31, 2012.                                        
           04/02 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  89  Deborah S. (Debby) Guthrie, Clarksdale, Mississippi,      GOVERNOR
        Hospital Equipment and Facilities Authority as a member
        with ten (10) years experience in hospital finance and 
        management, four-year term ending June 30, 2009.       
           03/29 (S) Notified of Return


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


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