MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION 2021

44th LEGISLATIVE DAY

MARCH 5, 2021

60th CALENDAR DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR

FOR CONCURRENCE OR NONCONCURRENCE

1.

H. B. No. 1302:

Optometry; Board shall define practice of, and authorize to perform certain procedures and use and prescribe certain drugs.
(Public Health and Human Services)

 


2.

H. B. No. 374:
  (3/5)

Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize issuance to supporters of Mississippi Theatre Association, Inc.
(Ways and Means)

 


MOTION TO RECONSIDER

1.

S. B. No. 2024:

Depositories; revise bid process for selection by counties and municipalities.
(Byrd, Taylor, Hood)

 


RULES

1.

H.C.R. No. 4:

Representative Gary Chism; commend dedicated legislative career and public service upon his retirement.
(Rules)

1/18


2.

S.C.R. No. 502:

Remember the legacy of former Governor William F. Winter and extend deepest sympathy of the Legislature on his passing.
(Rules)

2/9


3.

S.C.R. No. 517:

Pay tribute to the memory of former State Senator and Representative Nolan Mettetal.
(Rules)

2/9


APPROPRIATIONS

1.

S. B. No. 2474:

Department of Health; allow charges between agencies for services provided under the medical marijuana program.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

2/25


2.

S. B. No. 2829:

Department of Revenue; allow to use tag revenue to cover tag program expenses.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


3.

S. B. No. 2863:

MDH; revise appropriation for FY2021 to allow purchase of accumulated compensatory time incurred before June 30, 2021.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


WAYS AND MEANS

1.

S. B. No. 2435:
  (3/5)

Alcoholic beverages; revise various provisions relating to distilleries.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


2.

S. B. No. 2437:
  (3/5)

Distinctive motor vehicle license tags; authorize for Wildlife Mississippi.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


3.

S. B. No. 2477:
  (3/5)

Mississippi Home Corporation; remove reverter on statute granting authority to issue negotiable bonds and notes.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


4.

S. B. No. 2507:

Mississippi Development Authority; allow businesses located on tribal lands to be eligible for certain discretionary programs.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


5.

S. B. No. 2804:
  (3/5)

Alcoholic beverage; create delivery service permit.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


6.

S. B. No. 2806:

Department of Revenue; bring forward code sections relating to ABC Division and authority to contract for services.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


7.

S. B. No. 2807:

Alcoholic beverages; restore provision restricting areas in which manufacture, sale and distribution are authorized.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


8.

S. B. No. 2830:
  (3/5)

New Markets Tax Credit; extend MDA's ability to allocate by one year.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


9.

S. B. No. 2831:
  (3/5)

Historic structure income tax credit; cap per taxpayer and authorize sale or transfer.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


10.

S. B. No. 2832:
  (3/5)

Upholstered household furniture manufacturing job tax credit; extend repealer from 2022 to 2026.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


11.

S. B. No. 2839:

SMART Business Act; create SMART Business Accelerate Initiative and distinguish from SMART Business Rebate.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


12.

S. B. No. 2843:

Tax; phase out June 25 deadline for taxpayers with average liability of at least $50,000 to remit 75% of June liability.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


13.

S. B. No. 2850:

Certificate of title; allow application without usual documents for vehicles at least 30 years old on oath of ownership.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


14.

S. B. No. 2868:

Qualified resort areas; include certain municipalities.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


15.

S. B. No. 2872:

Alcoholic beverages; remove election requirement for designation of area in Rankin County as a qualified resort area.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


16.

S. B. No. 2874:

Residential and commercial contractors; require sales tax permit from Department of Revenue for pulling building permit.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


17.

S. B. No. 2765:
  (3/5)

Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act; create.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

3/2


GENERAL

1.

S. B. No. 2630:

County law library; authorize use of money for technological purposes.
(County Affairs)

2/25


2.

S. B. No. 2643:

Service of tax sale notices; revise to allow service by a constable.
(County Affairs)

2/25


3.

S. B. No. 2107:

Firearms; prohibit local governments and state agencies from restricting possession.
(Judiciary B)

2/25


4.

S. B. No. 2270:

Autopsies; provide for confidentiality of photographs and recordings of.
(Judiciary B)

2/25


5.

S. B. No. 2552:

Pretrial Intervention Program; prohibit eligibility for persons charged with public embezzlement over a certain amount.
(Judiciary B)

2/25


6.

S. B. No. 2223:

Arrest warrants; authorize issuance for sex offenses against children upon oral testimony.
(Judiciary B)

2/25


7.

S. B. No. 2419:
  (3/5)

State Medical Examiner fees; extend repealer on.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Health and Human Services)

2/25


8.

S. B. No. 2420:

Temporary license for social workers; authorize to practice in nonprofit facilities.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Health and Human Services)

2/25


9.

S. B. No. 2746:

Hudson's Law; require healthcare providers to provide information to parents who receive a postnatal diagnosis of down syndrome.
(Public Health and Human Services)

2/25


10.

S. B. No. 2750:

Pharmacy practice; revise definition of "written guideline or protocol" regarding location of delegated prescribing functions.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Health and Human Services)

2/25


11.

S. B. No. 2751:
  (3/5)

Mississippi Professional Massage Therapy Act; provide new requirements and extend the repealer thereon.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Health and Human Services)

2/25


12.

S. B. No. 2759:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; increase the monthly amount.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Health and Human Services)

2/25


13.

S. B. No. 2795:

"Mississippi Earned Parole Eligibility Act"; enact.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Corrections)

3/1


14.

S. B. No. 2279:

Parole and earned release; criminalize absconding.
(AS AMENDED) (Judiciary B) (Corrections)

3/1


15.

S. B. No. 2313:

Mississippi Intercollegiate Athletics Compensation Rights Act; allow athletes to be compensated for name, image and likeness.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Universities and Colleges)

3/1


16.

S. B. No. 2606:
  (3/5)

Mississippi Native Spirit Law; create.
(Tourism)

3/1


17.

S. B. No. 2820:

Department of Tourism; create.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Tourism)

3/1


18.

S. B. No. 2392:

County port and harbor commission; provide for holdover of appointees.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Ports, Harbors and Airports)

3/1


19.

S. B. No. 2020:

Tribal identification cards; recognize as legal means of personal identification.
(Judiciary A)

3/1


20.

S. B. No. 2087:

Cemetery owners; authorize to disinter dead human remains for reinterment, reburial or delivery to a carrier for transportation.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Judiciary A)

3/1


21.

S. B. No. 2324:

Bad Faith Assertions of Patent Infringement; extend repealer on.
(Judiciary A)

3/1


22.

S. B. No. 2621:

Task Force; establish to study domestic law matters.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Judiciary A)

3/1


23.

S. B. No. 2253:

Concealed carry weapons permit; combine with driver's license or identification card.
(Judiciary A)

3/1


24.

S. B. No. 2119:

Pseudoephedrine and ephedrine; authorize sales and purchase of certain products containing without a prescription.
(Drug Policy)

3/1


25.

S. B. No. 2727:

Department of Archives and History; revise appointing authority for members of the board of trustees.
(AS AMENDED) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

3/1


26.

S. B. No. 2824:

State agencies; require annual reporting of pass-through money from line-item appropriation by the Legislature.
(AS AMENDED) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

3/1


27.

S. B. No. 2623:

Motor vehicle insurance; extend repealer on Public Safety Verification and Enforcement Act.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Insurance)

3/1


28.

S. B. No. 2631:

Health insurance; revise mandated coverage for telemedicine services.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Insurance)

3/1


29.

S. B. No. 2332:

Comprehensive Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program; extend repealer on development and implementation of program.
(Insurance)

3/1


30.

S. B. No. 2603:

Salvage or abandoned vehicles; authorize disposition by auction firms on behalf of insurers.
(Insurance)

3/1


31.

S. B. No. 2336:

MS First Responders Health and Safety Act; delay effective date of.
(Insurance)

3/1


32.

S. B. No. 2165:

Veterans Service Officers; revise certain qualifications and requirements.
(Military Affairs)

3/2


33.

S. B. No. 2294:

Veteran Driver's License Designation; allow proof of military service in person.
(Military Affairs)

3/2


34.

S. B. No. 2624:

MS Real Estate Commission; require to establish pilot program using administrative hearing officers.
(AS AMENDED) (Judiciary A)

3/2


35.

S. B. No. 2833:

Motor Vehicle Commission Law; provide obligations of manufacturers, distributors & dealers regarding rates for parts and labor.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Judiciary A)

3/2


36.

S. B. No. 2205:

Birth certificate; adoptee may obtain certified copy of original after 18 years.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Judiciary A)

3/2


37.

S. B. No. 2627:
  (3/5)

Home inspector license; require applicants to undergo certain background checks.
(Judiciary A)

3/2


38.

S. B. No. 2638:

Electronic documents; provide recording procedure for counties without electronic-recording capability.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Judiciary A)

3/2


39.

S. B. No. 2076:

Mississippi Fair Commission; remove repealer and revise advisory council composition.
(Agriculture)

3/2


40.

S. B. No. 2077:

Central Market Board; abolish and transfer functions to the Department of Agriculture and Commerce.
(Agriculture)

3/2


41.

S. B. No. 2072:

Pecan Harvesting Law; revise penalties for violating.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Agriculture)

3/2


42.

S. B. No. 2124:
  (3/5)

Mississippi Department of Employment Security; revise various provisions regarding authority of.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Workforce Development)

3/2


43.

S. B. No. 2521:

Mississippi Advantage Jobs Act; revise definition of "new direct job" for incentive applicants from and after July 1, 2010.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Workforce Development)

3/2


44.

S. B. No. 2827:

Public purchases; specify prequalification process for construction manager at risk soliciting bids for projects.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Workforce Development)

3/2


45.

S. B. No. 2689:
  (3/5)

State Auditor; increase fee which may be charged for performing audits and other services.
(AS AMENDED) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency) (Appropriations)

3/2


46.

S. B. No. 2816:

Public officials and employees; allow Department of Revenue appraisers to receive same pay increases as county tax assessors.
(AS AMENDED) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency) (Appropriations)

3/2


47.

S. B. No. 2121:

Intimate visual material; criminalize disclosure of.
(AS AMENDED) (Judiciary B)

3/2


48.

S. B. No. 2569:

Urine; create the crime of selling or tampering with urine.
(Judiciary B)

3/2


49.

S. B. No. 2792:

Fresh Start Act of 2019; expand.
(AS AMENDED) (Judiciary B)

3/2


50.

S. B. No. 2572:

DUI law; revise fourth offense of and require all expunctions to be confidentially registered.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Judiciary B)

3/2


51.

S. B. No. 2282:

Youth detention; raise minimum age for youth commitment to state training school and secure detention.
(AS AMENDED) (Judiciary B)

3/2


52.

S. B. No. 2434:

Capitol police; transfer to Department of Public Safety.
(AS AMENDED) (Judiciary B)

3/2


53.

S. B. No. 2117:

Juvenile offenders; provide alternative sentencing and parole options.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Judiciary B)

3/2


54.

S. B. No. 2573:

Department of Public Safety; implement uniform reporting standards for jail census data & create & maintain a centralized database.
(AS AMENDED) (Judiciary B)

3/2


55.

S. B. No. 2204:

Revised LLC Act and MS Registered Agents Act; require listing of registered agent's email address.
(Banking and Financial Services)

3/2


56.

S. B. No. 2626:

MS Business Corporation Act; amend to allow corporations to hold annual or special shareholder meetings remotely.
(Banking and Financial Services)

3/2


57.

S. B. No. 2602:

Nonadmitted insurer policy fee; divert certain amount to fund fire trucks and fire apparatus/protection grants.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Insurance) (Appropriations)

3/2


58.

S. B. No. 2018:
  (3/5)

Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; extend repealer on provision requiring deposit of fees to State General Fund.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Utilities) (Appropriations)

3/2


59.

S. B. No. 2481:

Memorial highways; designate various segments.
(Transportation) (Appropriations)

3/2


60.

S. B. No. 2478:

Motor carrier safety improvements; prohibit consideration of use in evaluation of employment status.
(Transportation)

3/2


61.

S. B. No. 2483:

Electric bicycles; classify as bicycles and not as motor vehicles, and regulate.
(Transportation)

3/2


62.

S. B. No. 2598:

Department of Public Safety; revise licensing.
(AS AMENDED) (Transportation)

3/2


63.

S. B. No. 2785:

Driver's license requirements; exempt military members, spouses and dependent children under certain conditions.
(Transportation)

3/2


64.

S. B. No. 2788:

Radar speed detection; revise provisions concerning use by Highway Patrol and municipal law enforcement in certain cities.
(Transportation)

3/2


65.

S. B. No. 2825:
  (3/5)

Mississippi Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2021; create.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Transportation)

3/2


66.

S. B. No. 2605:
  (3/5)

Golf carts and low-speed vehicles; authorize municipalities to permit operation on municipal streets.
(Municipalities)

3/2


67.

S. B. No. 2075:

State parks; change name of Natchez State Park to "Bob M. Dearing Natchez State Park."
(Public Property)

3/2


68.

S. B. No. 2081:

University of Mississippi Medical Center property; revise leasing authority by removing provision requiring mixed-use development.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Property)

3/2


69.

S. B. No. 2651:

Surplus property; clarify current policy to conform with federal regulations for the Department of Finance and Administration.
(Public Property)

3/2


70.

S. B. No. 2189:

Counties and municipalities; authorize to offer Medicare-eligible employees supplemental compensation if employees secure Medicare.
(County Affairs) (Municipalities)

3/2


71.

S. B. No. 2373:

Motor fuel sales; provide immunity for damages caused by the use of incompatible fuel upon certain conditions.
(AS AMENDED) (Energy)

3/2


72.

S. B. No. 2648:

MS Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide Act; Oil and Gas Board shall have jurisdiction to enforce provisions of.
(Energy)

3/2


73.

S. B. No. 2649:

Energy efficiency contracts; extend repeal date on use of.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Energy)

3/2


74.

S. B. No. 2035:

Hunting; allow air guns, air bows and pre-charged pneumatic weapons, and authorize special seasons for CWD sample collection.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks)

3/2


75.

S. B. No. 2798:

Broadband services; provide for the participation of rate-regulated electric utilities in the expansion of.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Utilities)

3/2


76.

S. B. No. 2261:

Perpetual cemetery law; revise notice and maintenance provisions for counties and municipalities.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Municipalities) (County Affairs)

3/2


77.

S. B. No. 2149:

MAEP; Department of Education required to hold harmless school district from calculating 2020-2021 average daily attendance.
(Education)

3/2


78.

S. B. No. 2267:

Teacher license; allow reciprocity if teacher possesses standard license from other state.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Education)

3/2


79.

S. B. No. 2664:

Early Learning Collaborative Act of 2013; prescribe standards and benchmarks.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Education)

3/2


80.

S. B. No. 2799:
  (3/5)

Mississippi Medicaid Program; make technical amendments to reimbursements and administration.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Medicaid)

3/2


81.

S. B. No. 2252:

Special Care Facility for Paroled Inmates; authorize parole for medically frail inmates, licensure and Medicaid reimbursement.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Medicaid)

3/2


82.

S. B. No. 2293:

Claims by veterans under consumer protection law; Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board offers service free of charge.
(Military Affairs) (Ways and Means)

3/2


LOCAL AND PRIVATE

1.

H. B. No. 1437:

Town of Byhalia; authorize transfer of certain funds for infrastructure improvements.

3/3


2.

H. B. No. 1453:
  (3/5)

City of Booneville; extend date of repeal on city's hotel, motel and restaurant tax.

3/3


3.

H. B. No. 1465:
  (3/5)

Town of Mize; authorize a tax on restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation.

3/3


4.

H. B. No. 1466:

Oxford Municipal Reserve and Trust Fund; make technical correction concerning certain internal reference within.

3/3