Mississippi Legislature
2002 Regular Session

Senate Highways and Transportation Committee

As of 04/30/02 at 14:36

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HB  43  U.S. Highway 84; designate segment in Jones County as     Ellzey
        "Corporal James D. Slaton Memorial Highway".           
           03/20 Approved by Governor
HB 486  Harvest permits; extend date of repeal for laws           Ford
 * %    establishing.                                          
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB 576  Highway system; designate segment of U.S. 49 in Simpson   Rotenberry
        county as "Sheriff E.C. Mullins Memorial Highway".     
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB 580  Mississippi Highway 4; designate portion in Prentiss      McCoy
        County as "Hershel G. Jumper Memorial Highway".        
           03/20 Approved by Governor
HB 793  State highway system; add segments in certain counties.   Rotenberry
 *         04/25 Approved by Governor
HB 912  Traffic offense; first-time violation not entered on      Mitchell
 *      record upon attending safe-driver school.              
           04/01 (H) Died In Conference
HB 968  Highway system; add segment of Mississippi 42 in          Hudson
 *      Jefferson Davis County.                                
           04/01 (H) Died In Conference
HB1115  State designated highway system; renumber and combine     Compretta
        certain routes on.                                     
           03/20 Approved by Governor
HB1170  Highway system; designate Highway 15/25 in Winston        Moody
        County as "Veterans' Memorial Drive."                  
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB1190  Highway system; designate portion of Mississippi 15 in    Eakes
        Philadelphia as "Veterans' Boulevard".                 
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB1198  State highway system; local road must be brought up to    Compretta
        standards before MDOT takes over maintenance.          
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB1230  Railroads; authorize railroad companies to merge with     Simpson
        other railroad companies.                              
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB1236  Cotton module vehicles; increase maximum width and        Capps
 *      length limitations.                                    
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB1419  Highway system; designate portions of MS 304 in Tunica    Henderson
 *      County as "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial       
           04/25 Approved by Governor
HB1442  Railroads; crossings not required for certain             Green
 *      plantation roads (MAS).                                
           04/25 Approved by Governor
HB1594  Identification cards issued by Department of Public       Compretta
   %    Safety; make certain technical corrections to law.     
           03/20 Approved by Governor
HB1667  1987 Four-lane Highway Program and Casino Roads           Compretta *
 *      Programs; revise construction priorities (MDOT).       
           04/01 (H) Died In Conference
SB2007  Trucks; prohibit riding in open cargo area.               White (29th)
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2012  Motor vehicles; clarify towing safety.                    White (29th)
           02/05 (S) 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
SB2060  Toll roads; authorize Transportation Commission to        Ross
   %    contract with private entities to construct (MDOT).    
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2070  Transportation Commission; may adopt rules regarding      Dearing
        the management, sale or disposal of timber on highway  
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2080  State highway system; add a segment in DeSoto County.     Chamberlin
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2087  Anti-litter law; place certain requirements on            White (29th)
        applicants for a driver's license.                     
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2098  Natchez Trace Parkway; revise structure height            Dearing
 *      restrictions; establish scenic byways program.         
           04/02 Approved by Governor
SB2116  Federal highway funds; provide for allocation of TEA-21   Dickerson
 *      funds.                                                 
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2133  Mississippi Department of Transportation Equipment        Dearing
 *      Purchase Fund; create (MDOT).                          
           04/09 Approved by Governor
SB2139  Mississippi Highway 993; designate as the Jerry St. Pe'   Moffatt
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2151  Transportation Commission; authorize short term           Dearing
  $%    borrowing to fund cash flow deficiencies.              
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
SB2161  MS Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Law; repeal.           Nunnelee
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2169  Highways; require board of supervisors to place and       Dearing
        maintain traffic control devices on county roads.      
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2174  MS Transportation Commission; authorize to purchase       Kirby
        certain insurance policies.                            
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2179  Highways 19 and 15; designate portions as "Veterans       Carmichael
 *      Highway" and "WWII Veterans Highway".                  
           04/10 Approved by Governor
SB2183  Relocation of utilities located on rights-of-way of       Dearing
        state highways; certain water systems are not required 
        to bear the cost of.                                   
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB2248  Motorcycle Operator Safety Program; establish.            Dearing
   %       02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2287  Federal highway funds; provide for allocation of TEA-21   Tollison
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2323  Freight rail and high speed rail service; create a        Smith
        study committee to examine.                            
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2324  Plantation roads; railroads do not have to provide        Dearing
 *      crossings under certain circumstances.                 
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2360  Additional highways; reconstruct a portion of Highway     Mettetal
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2364  Scenic byways program; authorize creation.                Dearing
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
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
SB2385  Handicapped parking; vehicle with handicapped license     Dearing
 *      plate may be utilized without displaying a windshield  
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB2392  Highways; create the Four-Lane Highway Maintenance        Furniss
  $%    Account and fund with gaming fee increase.             
           02/27 (S) Died In Committee
SB2399  Casino roads program; include a highway segment in        Furniss
        Coahoma County.                                        
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2403  Signs; revise the size restriction on certain signs.      Dearing
 *         04/01 Approved by Governor
SB2410  Highway width restrictions; exempt farm equipment         Carlton
 *      dealers delivering farm equipment from.                
           04/01 Approved by Governor
SB2411  Over-width farm equip.; authorize issuance of permits     Carlton
        to dealers to deliver such equip. to customers w/o an  
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2434  U.S. Highway 61; designate a segment in Coahoma County    Furniss
        as "Veterans' Memorial Drive."                         
           03/20 Approved by Governor
SB2471  Traffic regulations; slow-moving traffic to keep right.   Walls
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2472  Traffic regulations; create offense of failure to         Walls
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2550  U. S. Highway 51; designate a portion in Panola County    Mettetal
        as the "Robert L. 'Bob' Carter Memorial Highway".      
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2578  Highway program; revise the manner in which certain       Dearing
 *      highway projects are prioritized.                      
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2623  Driver's license; revise social security number           Burton
   %    requirement.                                           
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2643  Local System Road Program; increase fuel tax division     Williamson
        to fund (MAS).                                         
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2675  Mississippi railroad corporations; authorize to merge     Turner
        with other railroad corporations.                      
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2684  Highway system; add segment of highway in Coahoma,        Furniss
 *      DeSoto, Carroll, Kemper and Panola Counties.           
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2688  Highway weight penalties; exempt vehicles hauling solid   Kirby
        waste under certain circumstances.                     
           02/12 (S) Died In Committee
SB2689  Transportation Commission; auth to purchase employment    Kirby
        practices liability ins and workers' compensation      
        excess coverage.                                       
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2704  Hospitality station in Coahoma County; designate as       Jordan
        "Delma Furniss Hospitality Station".                   
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2768  Highway work zone; revise penalty for speeding.           Hyde-Smith
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2790  Gaming Counties State-Assisted Infrastructure Program;    Hewes
        add certain projects.                                  
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2812  1987 Four-Lane Highway Program; change the description    Gollott
        of a segment in Phase Four.                            
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2828  1987 Four-Lane Highway Program; include a segment of MS   Johnson (19th)
        16 from Carthage to Philadelphia in Phase Four.        
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2837  Highway in Kemper County; designate as part of state      Jackson
        highway system.                                        
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2839  MS Transportation Commission; require adoption of a       Jackson
        pilot right-of-way management system.                  
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2841  Vehicle weight limit; make exception for cert. logging    Jackson
   %    vehicles transporting equipment.                       
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2842  County road and bridge construction; revise method of     Jackson
        allocation of state monies in certain counties.        
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2862  Highway route location; change vote for approval of to    Harden
        a majority of the MS Transportation Commission.        
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2894  Driver's license; revise social security number           Harden
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2906  Driver's license; require vision test for certain         Dearing
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2907  State Highway System; add a segment in Carroll County.    Huggins
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2991  Driver's license; color code for minors.                  Hyde-Smith
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB2994  Highways; establish the Four-Lane Right-of-Way            Smith
        Acquisition Program.                                   
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB3004  MS Highway 304 Spur in Tunica County; designate as the    Furniss
 *      "Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Highway".           
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB3010  Gaming Counties State-Assisted Infrastructure Fund;       Jackson
        include improvements to Hwy 16 within DeKalb.          
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SB3016  Mississippi railroad corporations; authorize to merge     Ross
        with other railroad corporations.                      
           02/05 (S) Died In Committee
SN   1  Mr. Maxie Bruce, Waynesboro, Mississippi, Weight          LT. GOVERNOR
        Enforcement Appeals Board of the MS Transportation     
        Commission, for a four-year term ending June 30, 2005. 
           04/03 (S) Appointment Confirmed
SN  38  Larry L. Brown, Sr., Natchez, Mississippi, as Executive   MS DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
        Director of the Mississippi Department Of              
        Transporation, for the term effective May 15, 2001.    
           04/03 (S) Appointment Confirmed
SN  44  Paul Covington, Jackson, Mississippi, the Appeals Board   MS TAX COMMISSION
        of the MS Department of Transportation, for the        
        four-year term ending June 30, 2003.                   
           04/03 (S) Appointment Confirmed

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