Mississippi Legislature

1997 Regular Session

Representative Carmel Wells-Smith

District 111

As of 12/08/97 at 11:52

Instructions Bill Status Menu

HB  33  Gun permits; allow reciprocity with other states.         Frierson
 * %       03/27 Approved by Governor
HB  40  Sexual consent; revise age.                               Clark
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB  52  Schools; require emphasis on responsible sexual           Martinson
        behavior and prevention of drug use.                   
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 186  Income tax; provide credit for legal child adoption.      Ryan
  $%       02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB 208  Sexual consent; raise age from 14 to 16 years old.        Ellington
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 295  Marriage; same sex marriages not recognized.              Robinson (84th)
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
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 602  Crimes; revise age of consent for rape and sexual         Formby
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 626  Arson; revise criminal and insurance provisions.          Blackmon
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 627  Trespass; include church property.                        Blackmon
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 628  Mississippi Church Property Risk Insurance Underwriting   Blackmon
   %    Association; create.                                   
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 629  Arson; revise reward for reporting.                       Blackmon
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 630  Grave desecration; revise penalties and provide for       Blackmon
           03/04 (S) Died In Committee
HB 631  Arson; revise penalties, provide for forfeiture and       Blackmon
 *      include churches for first degree arson.               
           03/27 Approved by Governor
HB 651  Same sex marriage; prohibit.                              Smith (39th)
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 672  Same sex marriages; prohibit.                             Formby
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 991  Campaign Finance Reform; provide for judicial             Reeves
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 992  General and Primary elections; change date to Saturday.   Reeves
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB 993  Judicial Campaign Finance Reform; establish.              Reeves
 *  *      03/12 (S) Died On Calendar
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
HB1174  Divorce; require counseling of parents of children        Franks
        under age 15.                                          
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1183  Child custody; revise.                                    Smith (35th)
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1281  Youth court; establish statewide Juvenile Work Program.   Cameron
 *         04/23 Approved by Governor
HB1284  Insurance agents; allow to solicit business while         Wells-Smith
   %    awaiting certificate of authority.                     
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1285  Law enforcement; reciprocal agreements with contiguous    Wells-Smith
        states to pursue criminals across state lines.         
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1286  Vehicular assault; create offense.                        Wells-Smith
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1287  Business interruption insurance coverage; make            Wells-Smith
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1288  Municipalities; authorize collection agency hired by      Wells-Smith
        municipality to collect fines/debts to use garnishment 
           03/05 (S) Failed
HB1289  Ad valorem taxes; require tax assessor to notify          Wells-Smith
        taxpayer of increased assessment of taxpayer's         
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1290  Ad valorem taxes; appraisers employed by board of         Wells-Smith
        supervisors for purpose of taxation may not be         
        compensated on a percentage basis.                     
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1291  Workers' compensation; define purpose to be impartially   Wells-Smith
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1292  Sexually transmitted disease; criminal offense to         Wells-Smith
        knowingly expose another person.                       
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1293  Schools; require schools teaching evolution to indicate   Wells-Smith
        that it is only a theory.                              
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1294  Schools; provide equal instruction time for teaching      Wells-Smith
        the theories about the origin of life, including       
        evolution and creation science.                        
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1296  Hospitality stations and rest areas; establish fund to    Walker
        finance construction and repair.                       
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1303  Champerty and maintenance; revise.                        Wells-Smith
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1304  Open accounts;  include medical services and other        Wells-Smith
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1305  Process; authorize private persons or companies to        Wells-Smith
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1323  Bail; restrict in post-conviction situations.             Holland
 *         04/10 Approved by Governor
HB1355  Commissioner of Banking and Consumer Finance; authorize   Chaney
        Governor to set annual salary for.                     
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1365  Lorenzo's Oil; state provide to children with ALD         Chaney
        genetic disorder.                                      
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1372  Safety belts; require to be worn by children under 12     Barnett (116th)
        regardless of seat child occupies.                     
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1385  Elected officials; prohibit from serving in two           Montgomery
        legislative positions at the same time.                
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1399  Universities; allow enhanced degree-granting branch       Peranich
        campuses in certain areas.                             
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1466  Campaign contributions; allow corporations to make        Wells-Smith
        donations for purchase of political party's            
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1482  Commission on Privatization; create.                      Janus
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1494  Abortion; prohibit partial-birth abortions.               Peranich
 *         03/17 Approved by Governor
HB1496  Implied consent; authorize seizure of vehicle for first   Wells-Smith
   %    and second offense.                                    
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1497  Community hospitals; require to make monthly reports      Wells-Smith
   %    upon request of board of supervisors.                  
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1498  Real Estate Appraiser and Certification Act; revise       Wells-Smith
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1506  Pesticides; prohibit any person from spraying inside a    Broomfield
        residence unless licensed.                             
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1507  Health insurance plan, state; retirees' spouses and       Broomfield
        children may participate in at any time.               
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1533  Skilled nursing facilities; revise definition under CON   Wells-Smith
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1598  Deeds of Trust; not automatically extinguished when       Wells-Smith
        credit line reaches a zero balance.                    
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1637  School attendance officers; increase maximum number per   Wells-Smith
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1672  Charter schools; authorize local public schools to        Chaney
 *      become.                                                
           04/24 Approved by Governor
HB1680  Community hospitals; provide minutes of board to owner,   Broomfield
   %    which shall make available for public inspection.      
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1682  Transportation Commission; abolish.                       Cameron
   %       02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1706  Economic Development Highway Act; revise definition of    Wells-Smith
        high economic benefit project.                         
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HB1736  Additional appropriation; State Department of Health;     Holden
        federal match for Breast and Cervical Cancer Grant.    
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1744  Income tax; provide tax credit for employers providing    Chaney
 *$%    certain transportation services to employees.          
           03/18 (S) Died In Committee
HB1755  Income tax; increase tax credit granted to employers      Wells-Smith
 *$%    providing dependent care for employees during work     
           03/27 Approved by Governor
HB1756  Sales tax; create industrial exemption for certain        Wells-Smith
  $%    sales of environmental pollution control systems.      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1812  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for the purchase    Compretta
 *$%    of Mississippi College of Law property.                
           03/31 Approved by Governor
HB1831  Economic Development Highway Act; revise definition of    Endt
 *$%    high benefit project and increase amount of bonds      
        issued under.                                          
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB1833  Ad valorem tax; exempt personal property and products     Broomfield
  $%    held by a retailer on a consignment or floor plan      
           02/26 (H) Died In Committee
HB1867  Designate portion of U.S. Highway 278 as "Jerome Huskey   Miles
    @   Memorial Highway".                                     
           04/23 Approved by Governor
HB1920  Jackson County; authorize to extend industrial park       Endt
        water and sewer system.                                
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB1921  City of Moss Point; authorize to construct Veteran's      Broomfield
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HB1925  Jackson County; allow bd. of sup. to designate dredge     Endt
 *      material disposal areas in co., extend industrial park 
        water/sewer system.                                    
           04/10 Approved by Governor
HC  15  Amend Constitution; same gender marriages void.           Reeves
 *         03/04 (S) Died In Committee
HC  25  Amend Constitution; same gender marriages void.           Formby
           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  47  Amend Constitution; general elections to be held on       Reeves
           02/04 (H) Died In Committee
HC  64  Commend Moss Point High School on winning Class 5A        Broomfield
        State Football Championship.                           
           01/30 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC  80  Suspend deadlines for introduction; bill to provide       Broomfield
        enhanced penalties for failure to provide hospital     
        board minutes.                                         
           04/05 (S) Died On Calendar
HC  89  Commending Speaker Tim Ford upon election as President    Barnett (92nd)
        of the National Speakers Conference.                   
           03/06 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC  95  Commend Royce B. Luke for years of public service.        Guice
           03/06 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
HC 104  Suspend deadlines for further consideration of House      Endt
        Bill 1863:  ad valorem tax; Pat Harrison Waterway      
           03/21 (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   8  Commend the life and public service of Jerome Huskey      Ford
        and express sympathy on his passing.                   
           01/31 (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  36  HR; commend Erin Majure on winning pageant.               Read
           04/01 (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  40  Commend Camille Waddell for swimming medals.              Wells-Smith
           04/03 (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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