Mississippi Legislature
2002 Regular Session

Senator Tom King

District 44

As of 01/08/03 at 08:45

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SB2001  Court-ordered payments to any state agency; shall be      Chaney
        subject to budgeting and appropriation.                
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2026  Special license tags; provide for the issuance of a       White (29th)
 * %    "Choose Life" tag.                                     
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2058  1987 Four-Lane Highway Program; authorize additional      Dearing
 *      federal funds to be used in lieu of state funds.       
           04/11 Approved by Governor
SB2094  Tax amnesty; require Tax Commission to implement          Kirby
        program for taxes payable in any year prior to 2002.   
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2116  Federal highway funds; provide for allocation of TEA-21   Dickerson
 *      funds.                                                 
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2138  Parole Board; remove mandate that Parole Board review     Smith
 *      all cases denying parole; require central registry.    
           04/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB2179  Highways 19 and 15; designate portions as "Veterans       Carmichael
 *      Highway" and "WWII Veterans Highway".                  
           04/10 Approved by Governor
SB2208  Task Force to Conduct a Best Financial Management         Carmichael
        Practices Review of the State Department of Education; 
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2282  Land surveyors; limitation of liability.                  King
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2285  Debt adjusting corporations; authorize to receive         King
        consideration from debtors.                            
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2296  Telephone solicitations; prohibit for subscribers who     Chamberlin
 * %    notify PSC.                                            
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2315  Auto insurance; limit damages when owner/operator fails   King
        to maintain insurance.                                 
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2321  Display of United States flag and daily Pledge of         Little
 *      Allegiance; require in all public school classrooms.   
           03/20 Approved by Governor
SB2337  Liability; revise joint and several contributions.        Kirby
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2338  Tort reform; enact limitation of joinder.                 Kirby
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2339  Product liability; revise for innocent seller.            Kirby
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2340  Punitive damages; impose limitation.                      Kirby
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2341  Punitive damages; revise.                                 Kirby
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2342  Tort reform; enact.                                       Kirby
           02/14 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2343  Liability; limitation for premises owner.                 Kirby
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2344  Damages; enact Noneconomic Damages Awards Act.            Kirby
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2345  Catfish; revise labeling requirements and require         Huggins
 *      Public Health Department to regulate restaurants.      
           04/01 Approved by Governor
SB2371  Highways and bridges; may be memorialized to public       King
        officials who have been out of office for not less than
        10 years.                                              
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2372  Mississippi Highway 42; designate a segment in Forrest    King
        County as the "Evelyn Gandy Parkway."                  
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2387  "MHOPE" scholarship program; establish study committee    Michel
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2412  Health insurance; require plans to provide uniform        Canon
 *      prescription identification cards.                     
           04/11 Approved by Governor
SB2417  Copyrighted musical composition; prohibit providing,      Smith
 *      publishing or selling without consent of the owner.    
           03/15 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2485  Bonds; lower amount of g.o. bonds and raise amount of     Hewes
  $%    revenue bonds that may be issued for the rail line     
        between Gulfport and Hattiesburg.                      
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
SB2506  Telecommunications towers; require notice by persons      King
        planning to construct.                                 
           02/14 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2508  Full implementation of Mississippi Adequate Education     Chaney
   %    Program funding formula; extend date of.               
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2510  Parks; waive auto entrance fee for elderly or disabled.   King
   %       02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2578  Highway program; revise the manner in which certain       Dearing
 *      highway projects are prioritized.                      
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2580  Law enforcement officer; restrict issuance of arrest      Tollison
        warrant for.                                           
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2619  State veterans' cemetery system; authorize Veterans'      Furniss
        Affairs Board to establish.                            
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2627  Tort Claims Act; revise limitation of liability.          King
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2648  Disability and Relief Fund; revise service credit.        King
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2661  Law enforcement officers, fire fighters; revise death     Little
        benefits of when killed in line of duty.               
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB2728  Retired PERS members; may be employed as public school    King
        bus drivers and receive retirement allowance.          
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2729  Comprehensive Health Insurance Risk Pool Association;     King
        preexisting condition exclusion shall not apply to     
        certain persons.                                       
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2751  Tort reform; limit punitive damages, loser pays costs,    King
        collateral benefit reduction of judgment.              
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2769  Sales taxation; exempt the sale of property and           King
  $%    services used in the improvement of realty for churches
        or religious institutions.                             
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
SB2770  Orthotics and prosthetics certification; define           King
        certifying agency.                                     
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2771  Frivolous legal action against school personnel;          King
        provide immunity and assessment of attorney's fees and 
        costs for.                                             
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2922  Forestry; create Forestry Inventory and Strategic         Little
 *      Planning Act of 2002.                                  
           04/11 Approved by Governor
SB3082  Bonds; issue to fund the Highway 98 Access Improvement    King
  $%    Program Fund.                                          
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
SB3095  Income tax credit; allow for certain charges paid by      Hewes
  $%    taxpayers importing and exporting products at ports and
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
SB3099  Reappropriation; State Dept. of Education for textbooks   Little
        & classroom supplies; FY2003.                          
           03/19 (H) Died In Committee
SB3109  Hattiesburg; may contribute a certain amount to the       Farris
        Hattiesburg Downtown Association, Inc.                 
           04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3198  Appropriation; Department of Education for Minimum        Little
 *      Program, additional for FY2002.                        
           04/09 Approved by Governor
SB3210  City of Hattiesburg; may donate $5,000.00 in FY2002 to    Farris
        USM's Mississippi Holiday Spectacular.                 
           04/05 Approved by Governor
SC 503  Former Senator Clyde Woodfield; commend life and          Gollott
        express sympathy of the Legislature.                   
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 506  Former State Senate President Pro Tempore Glen Deweese;   Little
        commend life and express sympathy of Legislature.      
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 510  David T. Wills; commend life of.                          White (29th)
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 511  Larry Miller, Executive Director, Mississippi ETV;        Chaney
        commend upon his retirement.                           
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 514  Deputy State Commissioner Lester Herrington; commend      Minor
        career of public service.                              
           02/07 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 520  Const. Section 213-A; appointments to IHL; from new       Hewes
        Mississippi congressional districts and revise terms.  
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SC 521  Const. Section 213-A; appointments to IHL; one member     King
        from each congressional district and each state        
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SC 522  Appointments to IHL to be from new Mississippi            Little
 *      congressional districts; amend Constitution to provide 
           04/05 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 526  Coach Sam Richey; commend on becoming Mississippi's       White (5th)
        record-setting boys basketball coach.                  
           04/12 (H) Died In Committee
SC 536  School districts; resolution encouraging training staff   Johnson (19th)
        member in CPR and Heimlich.                            
           04/12 (H) Died In Committee
SC 538  Resolution; recognize February 6 as Ronald Reagan Day.    White (29th)
           03/29 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 556  Jack Schuessler, CEO of Wendy's International; commend.   King
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 559  "Freedom's Wind" by musician Bill Murphy; designate as    Johnson (19th)
        official patriotic gift of Mississippi to America.     
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 560  Ann Lambert Davis; commend the life of.                   White (29th)
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 570  Dr. Frank Pollard, Pastor of First Baptist Church,        Kirby
        Jackson, Mississippi; commend ministry.                
           03/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 575  Ralph "Catfish" Smith, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame;   Michel
           03/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 580  Mississippi's Ageless Heroes; commend.                    Dearing
           03/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 581  SBCJC Executive Director, Dr. Olon Ray; commend career    Burton
        of public service.                                     
           03/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 587  Mark F. Smith; commend life and career.                   Harden
           03/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 598  Former Mississippi Highway Commissioner and WWII combat   Little
        veteran Hershel Jumper; commend life and express       
        sympathy of Legislature.                               
           03/29 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 609  Mississippi graduates from the various United States      Ross
        military academies; commend.                           
           04/12 (H) Died In Committee
SC 614  Donna Dye; commend public service.                        Gordon
           04/12 (H) Died In Committee
SR  28  William Carey College Theatre, Excellence in Theatre      Farris
        Arts Award; commend.                                   
           02/14 (S) Adopted
SR  29  Pamela Pridgen; 2002 Public Humanities Achievement        Farris
        Award, commend.                                        
           02/15 (S) Adopted
SR  41  Star Wallin; commend for Prudential Spirit of Community   Farris
           03/22 (S) Adopted
SR  42  Bluz Boys; commend on 20th Anniversary.                   Little
           03/22 (S) Adopted
SR  52  Reverend Bob Jones; commend upon retirement.              King
           03/30 (S) Adopted
SR  62  Military graduates from the various United States         Ross
        military academies; commend.                           
           03/30 (S) Adopted
SR  76  Pearl Lower Elementary Principal Tara Kirby; school       Chaney
        district's Administrator of the Year.                  
           04/05 (S) Adopted
SR  77  Donna Dye; commend public service.                        Gordon
           04/12 (S) Adopted
SR  84  Dr. Art Southerland, Professor of Educational             Harden
        Administration at USM; commend.                        
           04/12 (S) Adopted

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