Mississippi Legislature

1997 Regular Session

Representative Rita Martinson

District 58

As of 12/08/97 at 11:51

Instructions Bill Status Menu

HB  14  Schools; increase salaries of teachers, assistant         Frierson
 *      teachers and other school employees.                   
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB  52  Schools; require emphasis on responsible sexual           Martinson
        behavior and prevention of drug use.                   
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB  53  Counties; authorize board of supervisors to employ        Martinson
 *      attorney as full-time county employee.                 
           03/12 (S) Died On Calendar
HB 313  Schools; grant immunity to certain employees              King
 *      administering corporal punishment.                     
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB 444  Abortion; prohibit partial-birth abortions.               Formby
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 590  Headlights; require use during precipitation.             Martinson
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 591  Motor vehicle; unlawful to ride in portion not designed   Martinson
        for passengers.                                        
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 735  Bonds, school districts; prohibit attorneys fees from     Martinson
        being based on a percentage of bonds issued.           
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 736  City of Ridgeland; authorize to pay injured police        Martinson
 *      officers the difference between workers compensation   
        benefits and regular net base pay.                     
           04/22 Approved by Governor
HB 737  Income tax; exclude certain military compensation         Martinson
  $%    relating to imminent danger pay.                       
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 738  Municipal police officers; not required to use personal   Martinson
        leave during period of recovery when injured.          
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 765  Motor vehicle safety belts; authorize conviction for      Martinson
        primary offense.                                       
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 978  Emerging crop loan program; establish program of loans    Ellzey
        for post-production on agricultural businesses.        
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1047  Child passenger restraints law; revise.                   Martinson
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1068  Income tax; increase standard deduction and exemption     Formby
  $%    for married individuals.                               
           03/18 (S) Died In Committee
HB1085  Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Council; create to develop   Dedeaux
        plan for Legislature.                                  
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1150  Driver's license; suspend for 15 year old who violates    Martinson
   %    restrictions of driving hours.                         
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1189  Child Passenger Restraint Devices Law; repeal authority   Martinson
        to dismiss charges for violating.                      
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1190  Child passenger restraints; redefine vehicles that must   Martinson
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1211  Universities and colleges; revise admissions              Martinson
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1281  Youth court; establish statewide Juvenile Work Program.   Cameron
 *         04/23 Approved by Governor
HB1296  Hospitality stations and rest areas; establish fund to    Walker
        finance construction and repair.                       
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1315  Teachers certification; require skills in                 Martinson
   %    research-based reading instruction.                    
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1359  Public schools; require screening of kindergarten         Martinson
        students for phonemic awareness.                       
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1360  Teachers; require five days of in-service training in     Martinson
        reading instruction for K-3.                           
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1361  Schools; require schools to teach certain                 Martinson
        research-based reading instruction.                    
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1362  Research-based reading instruction; implement as pilot    Martinson
 *      program in five schools.                               
           03/04 (S) Died In Committee
HB1387  Mississippi Essential Knowledge and Skills Report;        Martinson
        State Department of Education to prepare.              
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1571  Massage therapists; license and regulate.                 Martinson
   %       02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1593  Elections; authorize incumbent U.S. Senators and          Guice
        Representatives to run concurrently for President and  
        for reelection.                                        
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1633  Mississippi Development Bank; authorize to issue state    Ford
   %    general obligation bonds for limited purpose.          
           02/24 Approved by Governor
HB1712  Mississippi Business Incubator Assistance Act; create     Martinson
  $%    and fund program with bond issue.                      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1733  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds to renovate old     Evans
 *$%    National Guard Armory for children's museum, renovate  
        Lynn Meadows Discovery Center.                         
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB1734  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds to            Martinson
 *$%    construct Mississippi Craft Center.                    
           03/31 Approved by Governor
HB1736  Additional appropriation; State Department of Health;     Holden
        federal match for Breast and Cervical Cancer Grant.    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1756  Sales tax; create industrial exemption for certain        Wells-Smith
  $%    sales of environmental pollution control systems.      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1827  City of Ridgeland; create tourism commission and          Martinson
   %    authorize to impose tourist and convention tax.        
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB1867  Designate portion of U.S. Highway 278 as "Jerome Huskey   Miles
    @   Memorial Highway".                                     
           04/23 Approved by Governor
HC  34  Amend Constitution; revise type of offenses that          Rotenberry
        disqualify a person as an elector.                     
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HC  35  HCR; commend the life and accomplishments of              Moody
        Mississippi author Jim Majure.                         
           02/19 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC  46  Congressman G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery; commend on his      Ford
           01/30 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC  53  Amend Constitution; deny granting of bail to any person   Comans
        charged with a felony offense.                         
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HC  66  Constitutional Convention; rescind previous resolutions   Martinson
        calling for.                                           
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
HC  75  Commend Mississippi Humanities Council upon its 25th      Simmons (37th)
           03/03 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC  87  Judge Howard L. Patterson, Jr.; commend on being          King
        elected President of Lions International.              
           03/06 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC  89  Commending Speaker Tim Ford upon election as President    Barnett (92nd)
        of the National Speakers Conference.                   
           03/06 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 130  Rosa Scott Middle School in Madison; commend on           Martinson
        outstanding achievements.                              
           04/01 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 147  Commend persons who rescued Governor Fordice after auto   Chaney
           04/03 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 162  Amend Joint Rules; local and private bills imposing tax   Cameron
        to contain referendum.                                 
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
HR   7  Commend Mississippi Humanities Council upon its 25th      Simmons (37th)
           01/30 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR   8  Commend the life and public service of Jerome Huskey      Ford
        and express sympathy on his passing.                   
           01/31 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR   9  Commend Chip Pickering on winning Third Congressional     Robinson (84th)
        District seat.                                         
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  15  Commend public service career of Will Green Poindexter.   Ellzey
           02/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  33  Commend the life of William Richardson and express        Watson
        sympathy to his family upon his passing.               
           03/29 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  39  Establish April 19 as Mississippi Fire Fighter's          Thornton
        Memorial Burn Center Day.                              
           04/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
HR  44  Commend Haley Barbour regarding his successful tenure     Williams
        as Chairman of the Republican National Committee.      
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee

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