Mississippi Legislature

1999 Regular Session

Senator Ron Farris

District 45

As of 01/03/00 at 11:04

Instructions Bill Status Menu

SB2002  Appropriation; DFA for World War II Memorial Campaign.    Hall
           02/24 (S) Died In Committee
SB2154  Professional counseling services; included as coverage    Hall
        under State and Public School Employees Insurance Plan.
           03/02 (H) Died In Committee
SB2196  Forrest County Industrial Park Commission; remove         Farris
   %    provision prohibiting use of eminent domain; increase  
        debt limitation.                                       
           03/31 Approved by Governor
SB2211  Local Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Fund;         Little
 *      increase # of eligible bridges & mandate funding       
        through 2008.                                          
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2226  Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program;          Rayborn
 *      provide for appropriation.                             
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2262  Appropriation; Board of IHL for MTAG & MESG Programs;     Hall
        Addl. FY99.                                            
           01/20 Approved by Governor
SB2269  Income taxation; authorize a deduction for health         Kirby
  $%    insurance costs of self-employed persons.              
           03/19 Approved by Governor
SB2291  Courts; implement 10-2 verdict in certain criminal        Bean
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2327  Law enforcement officer; create crime of fleeing or       Robertson
           02/11 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2385  Public employee whistleblower law; revise.                Ross
 *         03/18 Approved by Governor
SB2404  Students required to be assigned to alternative           Bean
 * %    schools; clarify school disciplinary authority.        
           03/02 (H) Died In Committee
SB2422  Manslaughter; revise penalty.                             Farris
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2424  Animals; revise seizure of maltreated, neglected or       Farris
 *      abandoned animals.                                     
           03/02 (H) Died In Committee
SB2425  Appropriation; Human Services, expand Adolescent          Farris
        Offender Program; FY2000.                              
           02/24 (S) Died In Committee
SB2426  Appropriation; Human Services, 100 placements in          Farris
        Wilderness Training Program; FY2000.                   
           02/24 (S) Died In Committee
SB2483  Post-conviction collateral relief; revise time for        Farris
        taking appeal.                                         
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2486  Health care facilities; issue CON for Comprehensive       Bean
        Cancer Center.                                         
           03/01 Approved by Governor
SB2498  Motor vehicle taxes; exempt vehicles owned by Purple      Farris
  $%    Heart Medal recipient from ad valorem taxation.        
           02/24 (S) Died In Committee
SB2508  Salary supplement for school counselors who obtain        Farris
 *      national certification; authorize.                     
           04/23 Approved by Governor
SB2515  Appropriations; Women in Military Service Memorial;       White (29th)
           02/24 (S) Died In Committee
SB2606  Compulsory school attendance; FFA or 4-H livestock        Hamilton
        shows are excused absences.                            
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2675  Income tax; provide credit for certain reforestation      Harvey
  $%    expenses.                                              
           02/24 (S) Died In Committee
SB2679  Nursing facilities; require preadmission screening and    Bean
 *      authorize additional beds.                             
           04/05 Approved by Governor
SB2702  Appropriation; Public Safety - local youth only;          Gollott
           02/24 (S) Died In Committee
SB2718  Mississippi High School for Visual and Performing Arts;   Farris
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2732  Gangs; revise Mississippi Street Gang Act.                Farris
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2778  Minimum education program; allot funds for employing      Farris
        school guidance counselors.                            
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2836  Excellent Schools Program; provide incentive grants for   Johnson (19th)
   %    improving schools/provide oversight by SDE for         
        low-performing schools.                                
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2849  Teachers; school boards may dismiss or refuse             Farris
        employment to persons convicted of a felony.           
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2937  Tobacco litigation settlement discretionary funds;        Ross
        require deposit into the State Treasury.               
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2960  Salary supplement for speech pathologists who obtain      Farris
 *      national certification; authorize.                     
           03/02 (H) Died In Committee
SB2963  Sexual assault; clarify responsibility for payments for   Nunnelee
        medical exam/rape kit.                                 
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2968  Insurance agency; authorize to pay referral fees to       Farris
        certain unlicensed individuals.                        
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2969  Insurance agency license; repeal provisions which         Farris *
        prohibit certain lending institutions from obtaining.  
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB2988  County court; allow certain counties option to create,    Turner
 * %    enact state funding support of youth court (Council    
           04/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB2991  Youth court; create magistrate district system.           Farris
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB3025  Peer mediation conflict resolution models; SBE develop    Farris
 *      for public schools.                                    
           03/02 (H) Died In Committee
SB3026  Biddle guard; require to be used in any vehicle which     Farris
        is used to transport offenders.                        
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB3027  Sales tax; reduce that levied upon certain rental         Farris
  $%    vehicles.                                              
           02/24 (S) Died In Committee
SB3028  Mississippi Home Corporation; report to the Legislature   Farris
        methods to encourage the development of low-income     
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SB3078  Bonds; issue G.O. bonds for Southeast MS Center for       Farris
 *$%    Advanced Technology.                                   
           04/22 Approved by Governor
SB3092  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for improvements    Bean
  $%    to Pat Harrison Waterway District.                     
           02/24 (S) Died In Committee
SB3094  Bonds;   issue g.o. bonds to complete construction of     Bean
  $%    the Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby..               
           03/19 Approved by Governor
SB3104  Hattiesburg; convey certain real property to Forrest      Farris
           04/01 Approved by Governor
SB3112  Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Bd.; Addl. FY99 & FY00.   Hall
           03/19 Approved by Governor
SB3119  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for State           Thames
 *$%    Department of Mental Health capital improvements.      
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB3134  Appropriation; Jr. Colleges - Admin.                      Hall
 *         04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3135  Appropriation; Jr. Colleges - Support.                    Hall
 *         04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3136  Appropriation; IHL - General Support - Consol.            Hall
 *         04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3137  Appropriation; Student Financial Aid.                     Hall
 *         04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3138  Appropriation; Univ. Med. Cen. - Consol.                  Hall
 *         04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3139  Appropriation; IHL - University Research Center and       Hall
 *      Maintenance.                                           
           04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3140  Appropriation; College of Veterinary Medicine.            Hall
 *         04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3161  Appropriation; Dept. Public Safety - Consol.              Hall
 *         04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3163  Appropriation; Dept. of Mental Health.                    Hall
 *         04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3182  Forrest County; contribute to the Boy Scouts and assist   Farris
        in maintaining Camp Tiak.                              
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB3183  Forrest County; contribute to Big Brothers/Big Sisters    Farris
        of Southeast Mississippi.                              
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB3184  Forrest County; contribute to the Hattiesburg Downtown    Farris
        Association, Inc.                                      
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB3185  Forrest County; authorize contribution to Neighborhood    Farris
        Education Enhancement Development Services.            
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB3186  Forrest County; contribute to the Salvation Army Boys     Farris
        and Girls Club.                                        
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB3187  Forrest County; contribute to Gulf Pines Girl Scout       Farris
        Council and assist in maintaining Camp Ita Kana.       
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB3188  Forrest County; contribute annually to Pearl River        Farris
 *      Valley Opportunity, Inc.                               
           04/02 Approved by Governor
SB3215  Bonds; issue bonds to improve the Walthall School         Farris
 *$%    Building in Hattiesburg and to locate a children's     
        discovery center at such facility.                     
           04/22 Approved by Governor
SB3216  Forrest County; authorize a contribution to the           Farris
        Pinebelt Association for Community Enhancement.        
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB3227  Forrest County; authorize a contribution to the MS        Farris
        Association of County Agricultural Agents.             
           04/01 Approved by Governor
SB3240  Forrect County Board of Supervisors; levy additional      Farris
        court costs for Metro Crimestoppers.                   
           04/02 Approved by Governor
SB3252  Forrest County; contribute to the Hattiesburg Little      Farris
        League Baseball Association.                           
           04/05 Approved by Governor
SC 521  Const. 241; add child abuse & molestation, violent        Farris
        crimes & drug crimes for disenfranchisement.           
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SC 529  Const; right of due process vests at fertilization.       White (29th)
           02/02 (S) Died In Committee
SC 543  Miss Hospitality; commend Jeanna Runnels.                 Farris
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 555  Christine Varnado; commend for academic honors.           Farris
           03/11 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 557  Mrs. Dale Kelly Love, President General of the National   Scoper
        Society Daughters of the American Revolution; commend. 
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 612  Secretary of the Senate Amy Tuck; commend for dedicated   Little
           03/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 625  N.C.A.D.D.: congratulate on 50th Anniversary.             White (29th)
           03/24 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 627  Judge Pat Patterson, Past President of Lions Clubs        Farris
        International; commend for civic service.              
           03/24 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 659  Mississippi All-Star Basketball Teams; commend.           Walls
           03/29 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 664  U.S. Census Bureau not to use statistical sampling in     Hewes
        decennial census; urge.                                
           04/01 (S) Died In Committee
SR  58  Senator Bill Hawks; commend.                              Dearing
           03/19 (S) Adopted
SR  59  Senator Terry Jordan; commend.                            Dearing
           03/19 (S) Adopted
SR  60  Senator Grey Ferris; commend.                             Dearing
           03/19 (S) Adopted
SR  61  Senator Dick Hall; commend.                               Dearing
           03/19 (S) Adopted
SR  62  Senator Jim Bean; commend.                                Dearing
           03/19 (S) Adopted
SR  63  Lieutenant Governor Ronnie Musgrove; commend              Dearing
        distinguished and progressive leadership and service.  
           03/19 (S) Adopted
SR  88  Joy Fergus; commend upon occasion of her retirement.      Little
           03/27 (S) Adopted
SR 115  Patricia Owens Fordice as First Lady of Mississippi;      Hawks
           03/31 (S) Adopted

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