MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION 2021
SENATE CALENDAR


63rd CALENDAR DAY MARCH 8, 2021 NUMBER 35

APPROPRIATIONS

1.

H. B. No. 106:
  (G)

State budget; revise provisions in several FY21 appropriation bills.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


2.

H. B. No. 109:
  (G)

Budget process; update various sections relating to.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


3.

H. B. No. 1290:
  (G)

Attorney General; allow salaries of assistants to exceed statutory limitation under certain circumstances.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


FINANCE

4.

H. B. No. 136:

Individual bond; require for public officers and employees handling or having the custody of public funds.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


5.

H. B. No. 509:

Unemployment compensation; allow withholding of state income tax.

 


6.

H. B. No. 511:

Amusement ride operating permit decal; revise period for issuance.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


7.

H. B. No. 512:

ABC agents/inspectors; revise certain provisions regarding powers of.

 


8.

H. B. No. 516:

Department of Revenue; allow department appraisers to receive certain pay increases upon completing certain training.

 


9.

H. B. No. 519:

Motor vehicle license tags; remove requirement for apportioned vehicles to have decal with expiration month/year on tag.

 


10.

H. B. No. 572:

Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of "qualified resort area" under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


11.

H. B. No. 667:

Alcoholic beverages; delete requirement for immediate permit revocation for certain prohibited sales.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


12.

H. B. No. 1284:

Department of Revenue License Tag Acquisition Fund; revise certain provisions regarding.

 


13.

H. B. No. 82:

Community or junior colleges; authorize to administer construction contracts of $1,000,000.00 or less, and exempt certain oversight.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


14.

H. B. No. 425:

Ad valorem tax; revise certain provisions regarding when an application for change of property assessment may be made.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


15.

H. B. No. 499:
  (3/5)

Qualified equity investment tax credits; extend authority of Mississippi Development Authority to allocate.

 


16.

H. B. No. 520:

Use tax; revise certain provisions regarding funds distributed to municipalities/counties for road improvements.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


17.

H. B. No. 638:
  (3/5)

Alcoholic beverages; revise various provisions relating to distilleries.

 


18.

H. B. No. 945:

Light wine, beer and light spirit product; revise number of qualified electors required to petition for election to prohibit or authorize.

 


19.

H. B. No. 955:
  (3/5)

Abandoned mobile homes; establish a procedure to dispose of.

 


20.

H. B. No. 997:
  (3/5)

Alcoholic beverages; remove DOR from being wholesale distributor, authorize issuance of wholesaler's permits.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


21.

H. B. No. 1091:
  (3/5)

Light wine, light spirit product and beer; authorize microbreweries and revise various sections of law.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


22.

H. B. No. 1135:
  (3/5)

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

 


23.

H. B. No. 1139:

Income, sales and use taxes; remove requirement that certain taxpayers pay June tax liability on or before June 25.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


24.

H. B. No. 1137:

Ad valorem tax; revise certain provisions regarding the determination of true value of land used for agricultural purposes.
(Finance) (Agriculture)

 


25.

H. B. No. 1095:

Department of Revenue; authorize to compromise and settle certain tax liabilities.
(Finance) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


26.

H. B. No. 1197:
  (3/5)

Dual-phase design-build method of construction contracting; revise certain provisions of.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Finance) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


27.

S. N. No. 31:

John Walter Rounsaville, Madison, Mississippi, Mississippi Development Authority as the Executive Director, term effective immediately and the appointee shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.
(Do Advise and Consent)

 


RULES

28.

H. B. No. 1062:

Daylight saving time; observe year-round if federal law is amended to allow it.
(Rules)

 


29.

H. B. No. 1323:

Open meeting; authorize executive session for discussion of plans to combat human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children.
(Rules)

 


30.

H. B. No. 1326:

Compact for a Balanced Budget; revise delegate membership and extend sunset provision.
(Rules)

 


LOCAL AND PRIVATE

31.

S. B. No. 2031:
  (3/5)

City of Louisville; extend the hotel and motel tax repeal date to July 1, 2025.

 


32.

S. B. No. 2032:
  (3/5)

City of Olive Branch; authorize 1% tax on hotels and motels and issuance of bonds for tourism and parks and recreation.

 


33.

S. B. No. 2539:
  (3/5)

Hinds County; authorize assessments on convictions, for improvements to courthouses and pretrial detention facilities.

 


34.

S. B. No. 2776:
  (3/5)

Noxubee County; authorize assessments on misdemeanor convictions and nonadjudications for capital improvements.

 


35.

S. B. No. 2881:
  (3/5)

City of Brookhaven; extend repeal date on the tax upon room rentals of hotels, motels and bed-and-breakfast establishments.

 


36.

S. B. No. 2882:
  (2/3)

Lowndes County; increase amount that may be contributed to the United Way for fiscal years 2021-2023, and extend repealer.

 


37.

H. B. No. 1333:
  (3/5)

Town of Wesson; authorize the use of low-speed vehicles and golf carts on certain public roads.

 


38.

H. B. No. 1334:
  (3/5)

Town of Georgetown; authorize use of low-speed vehicles and golf carts on certain public roads.

 


39.

H. B. No. 1346:
  (3/5)

City of Guntown; authorize use of low-speed vehicles and golf carts on certain public streets.

 


40.

H. B. No. 1335:

Lincoln County; include food sold at county's civic center as retail merchandise when processing electronic payments for such merchandise.

 


41.

H. B. No. 1418:

Oakland/Yalobusha Natural Gas District; authorize expansion of natural gas distribution system.

 


42.

H. B. No. 1434:
  (2/3)

Tallahatchie County; authorize contributions to Mid-State Opportunity, Inc.

 


43.

H. B. No. 1435:
  (2/3)

Lowndes County; authorize contributions to United Way of Lowndes County.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All)

 


44.

H. B. No. 1438:
  (3/5)

City of Petal; authorize a tax on hotels, motels, bars and restaurants to promote tourism, parks and recreation.

 


45.

S. B. No. 2974:
  (3/5)

City of Byram; extend repeal date on hotel and motel tax.

 


46.

S. B. No. 3032:
  (3/5)

City of Pascagoula; extend the repeal date on tourism tax authorized to be levied on prepared food sold at restaurants.

 


MOTION TO RECONSIDER

47.

H. B. No. 631:

Law enforcement; allow off-duty use of official vehicles while performing security services in off-duty hours.
-PASSED AS AMENDED
(Fillingane, Hopson) (Judiciary, Division B)

 


48.

H. B. No. 634:

Firearms restriction; limit those by cities, counties and state agencies.
-PASSED AS AMENDED
(Fillingane, Simmons (12th)) (Judiciary, Division B)

 


49.

H. B. No. 488:
  (3/5)

Libraries; authorize use of debit and credit cards.
-PASSED
(Caughman, Thomas) (Business and Financial Institutions)

 


50.

H. B. No. 382:

Chronic wasting disease; revise requirements for testing of white-tailed deer harvested within enclosures.
-PASSED AS AMENDED
(Whaley, Suber) (Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks)

 


FOR CONCURRENCE OR NONCONCURRENCE

51.

S. B. No. 2062:

Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program; authorize an additional round for counties and municipalities.
(Appropriations)

 


52.

S. B. No. 2725:

State Budget; bring forward certain provisions and transfer funds.
(Appropriations)

 


53.

S. B. No. 2834:

Mississippi Historic Site Preservation Fund Grant Program; establish within Department of Archives and History.
(Appropriations) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


GENERAL

54.

S. N. No. 14:

Andrea Adkins Sanders, McComb, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services as Commissioner of Child Protection Services, term effective November 9, 2020.
(Do Advise and Consent) (Public Health and Welfare)

 


55.

H. B. No. 1312:
  (3/5)

State Board of Cosmetology; extend repealer on.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Health and Welfare)

 


56.

H. B. No. 354:
  (3/5)

Municipal judges; authorize to order a defendant to remedy real property ordinance violations within a reasonable time period.
(Judiciary, Division A)

 


57.

H. B. No. 328:

State and Interstate highways; authorize Mississippi Transportation Commission and counties to contract for counties to maintain.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (County Affairs)

 


58.

H. B. No. 632:

"All Fuels Act of 2021"; establish.
(Energy)

 


59.

H. B. No. 1030:

"Mississippi Intercollegiate Athletics Compensation Rights Act"; enact.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Universities and Colleges)

 


60.

S. N. No. 2:

Nancy Rea Luke Carpenter, Columbus, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026.
(Do Advise and Consent) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


61.

S. N. No. 3:

Spencer J. (Spence) Flatgard, Ridgeland, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026.
(Do Advise and Consent) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


62.

S. N. No. 4:

Edmond Earl Hughes, Jr., Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, six year term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2026.
(Do Advise and Consent) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


63.

H. B. No. 100:

MS Telephone Solicitation Act; extend repealer on requirement that fees be deposited into State General Fund.
(Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


64.

H. B. No. 330:

Uninsured motorist coverage law; revise to prohibit insurance policy from paying certain losses if another insurance policy must pay for such.
(Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


65.

H. B. No. 974:

DPS; revise law regarding.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


66.

H. B. No. 1177:

General laws and journals of legislative sessions; copies of not provided to certain recipients of unless specifically requested.
(Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


67.

H. B. No. 1213:

State Personnel Board; require exempted agencies' reports to include quantifiable data and to be sent to SPB, PEER and LBO.
(Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


68.

H. B. No. 1263:
  (3/5)

Occupational licensing; provide for recognition of out-of-state licenses if applicants satisfy certain conditions.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


69.

H. B. No. 135:

MS Critical Teacher Shortage Act of 1998; extend repealer on.
(Education)

 


70.

H. B. No. 487:

County and public libraries; repeal certain provisions related to.
(Education)

 


71.

H. B. No. 504:

Commission on School Accreditation; clarify membership composition.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Education)

 


72.

H. B. No. 633:

Computer science curriculum; require State Department of Education to implement in K-12 public schools.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Education)

 


73.

H. B. No. 754:

Dyslexia education; revise provisions for determining student eligibility for IEP or 504 Plan.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Education)

 


74.

H. B. No. 327:

Comprehensive Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program; extend repealer on.
(Insurance)

 


75.

H. B. No. 928:

Commissioner of Corrections and community corrections; bring forward various sections relating to.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Corrections) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


76.

H. B. No. 953:

Homeowners' associations; regulate managing agents of and require financial reviews by.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Business and Financial Institutions)

 


77.

H. B. No. 1181:

The MS Registered Agents Act; revise to include "email address."
(Business and Financial Institutions)

 


78.

H. B. No. 352:
  (3/5)

Home inspector license; require applicants to undergo certain background checks.
(Business and Financial Institutions)

 


79.

H. B. No. 1075:
  (3/5)

MS Credit Availability Act, Title Pledge Act, and Check Cashers Act; extend or remove repealer on certain provisions of.
(Business and Financial Institutions)

 


80.

H. B. No. 992:

County port and harbor commission; provide that members hold appointment until successor appointed and installed.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Ports and Marine Resources)

 


81.

H. B. No. 1211:

Administrative hearing procedures for Commission on Marine Resources; revise to authorize executive director of Department of Marine Resources to make final decisions during.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Ports and Marine Resources)

 


82.

H. B. No. 1288:
  (3/5)

Charter vessel operator's permit; create to authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages by the holder of.
(Ports and Marine Resources)

 


83.

H. B. No. 594:

Coastal Wetlands Protection Act; revise definitions to include "ordinary high water mark".
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Ports and Marine Resources)

 


84.

H. B. No. 525:

Corrections omnibus bill; enact.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Corrections)

 


85.

H. B. No. 747:
  (3/5)

Work release program; authorize courts and sheriffs to assign certain convicted offenders to while confined in jail.
(Corrections)

 


86.

H. B. No. 1034:

Uniform Controlled Substances Act; revise schedules.
(Drug Policy)

 


87.

H. B. No. 8:

UMMC property; revise leasing authority by removing certain minimum requirements of improvements to development.
(Public Property)

 


88.

H. B. No. 9:

MS Law Enforcement Officers' Training Academy; name firing range as the "Lieutenant Colonel Pat Cronin Firing Range."
(Public Property)

 


89.

H. B. No. 213:
  (3/5)

DFA; authorize Office of Surplus Property to administer the Federal Donation Program.
(Public Property)

 


90.

H. B. No. 1018:

State buildings; name DPS Gulf Coast Regional Forensics Laboratory as the "Gary T. Hargrove Memorial Forensic Laboratory."
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Property)

 


91.

H. B. No. 1048:

Qualification deadline; change to February 1 for certain statewide, state district, county and county district offices.
(Elections)

 


92.

H. B. No. 104:

Board of Supervisors of Hancock County; revise salary of attorney hired to prosecute cases for county.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (County Affairs) (Appropriations)

 


93.

H. B. No. 87:

MDHS fraud investigators; provide they shall be law enforcement officers.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Judiciary, Division A)

 


94.

H. B. No. 341:

Motor carrier safety improvements; prohibit consideration of deployment of in determining an individual's employment status with motor carrier.
(Judiciary, Division A)

 


95.

H. B. No. 356:

Child abuse reports; expand immunity for making to include persons participating in resulting investigations.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Judiciary, Division A)

 


96.

H. B. No. 1012:

Charitable solicitations; revise provisions relating to notice, demand and service of process.
(Judiciary, Division A)

 


97.

H. B. No. 1077:

Open account; revise definition and require account creditor to send demand to current address of account debtor through certain means.
(Judiciary, Division A)

 


98.

H. B. No. 1123:

Early Learning Collaborative Act of 2013; revise funding and specify teaching standards.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Education) (Appropriations)

 


99.

H. B. No. 1179:

William F. Winter and Jack Reed, Sr., Teacher Loan Repayment Program; create.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Education) (Appropriations)

 


100.

H. B. No. 424:

Memorial highway; designate segment of MS Highway 44 in Marion County as the "T.L. Wallace Memorial Highway."
(Highways and Transportation) (Appropriations)

 


101.

H. B. No. 872:

Memorial highway; designate a segment of United States Highway 61 in Jefferson County as the "Highway Patrol Lieutenant Troy Morris Memorial Highway."
(Highways and Transportation) (Appropriations)

 


102.

H. B. No. 887:

Memorial highway; designate a segment of United States Highway 82 in Webster County as "Corporal William Justin Cooper Memorial Highway."
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Highways and Transportation) (Appropriations)

 


103.

H. B. No. 995:

Memorial highway; designate segment in Marshall County, Mississippi as the "Representative Tommy Woods Memorial Highway."
(Highways and Transportation) (Appropriations)

 


104.

H. B. No. 576:

Local System Bridge Replacement & Rehabilitation Fund; revise allocation formula.
(Highways and Transportation) (Appropriations)

 


105.

H. B. No. 108:

Wireless Communication Commission; remove ITS control over.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Technology)

 


106.

H. B. No. 536:
  (3/5)

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

 


107.

H. B. No. 849:

State Workforce Investment Board; revise membership of.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Education) (Economic and Workforce Development)

 


108.

H. B. No. 1301:

Career and technical education; revise curriculum, instructor license requirements and certain assessments.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Education) (Economic and Workforce Development)

 


109.

H. B. No. 95:
  (3/5)

Nursing home administrators; delete repealer on licensure requirements for and authorize board to conduct background checks.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Health and Welfare)

 


110.

H. B. No. 119:

Harper's Grace Law; extend repealer on authority to research and dispense cannabidiol (CBD oil) for medical purposes.
(Public Health and Welfare)

 


111.

H. B. No. 160:
  (3/5)

State Department of Health and State Board of Health; extend repealer on.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Health and Welfare)

 


112.

H. B. No. 294:

Hospices; delete repealer on authority for prescribing certain drugs without in-person visit with a patient.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Public Health and Welfare)

 


113.

H. B. No. 1231:

Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund; create.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency) (Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks) (Appropriations)

 


114.

H. B. No. 189:

Mississippi Persian Gulf War Memorial; authorize MSVA to move to another appropriate location.
(Veterans and Military Affairs)

 


115.

H. B. No. 1008:

Medicaid; make technical amendments to services, manage care and assessment provisions.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Medicaid)

 


116.

H. B. No. 274:

Law enforcement officers; allow certain use of uniform, weapon, vehicle and equipment for disaster relief when off-duty.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Municipalities)

 


117.

H. B. No. 1157:
  (3/5)

Golf carts and low-speed vehicles; allow municipalities to authorize operation on certain municipal streets.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Municipalities)

 


118.

H. B. No. 1245:

MDOT; require maintenance of rights-of-way of state highways inside municipal limits with 10,000 or less population.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Municipalities)

 


119.

H. B. No. 320:

Perpetual care cemeteries; authorize counties and cities to clean property of those not properly maintained.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (County Affairs) (Municipalities)

 


120.

H. B. No. 359:
  (2/3)

Municipally-owned utilities; may use accounting system accommodation for uncollectible customer indebtedness.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


121.

H. B. No. 74:
  (3/5)

Emergency Telecommunications Services (911); extend repealer on.
(Energy)

 


122.

H. B. No. 942:

Public utilities; authorize rate-regulated electric utilities to permit broadband provider use of the electric delivery system.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Energy)

 


123.

H. B. No. 761:

State Veterans Affairs Board; revise powers and duties relating to the operation of the State Veterans Homes.
(Veterans and Military Affairs) (Appropriations)

 


124.

H. B. No. 1047:

Nationally certified licensed school employees; delete caps on nurses and speech pathologists and add athletic trainers for salary supplements.
(AS AMENDED)(Strike-All) (Education) (Appropriations)