Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Senator Deborah Jeanne Dawkins

District 48

As of 01/22/07 at 11:16

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SB2015  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain articles   Michel
  $%    of clothing during the first weekend in August.        
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2063  Toll roads; authorize Transportation Commission to        Ross
 * %    contract with private entities to construct (MDOT).    
           05/05 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2078  Military monuments and memorials; prohibit the            Carmichael
 *      alteration of.                                         
           04/29 Approved by Governor
SB2082  Mississippi Blues Commission; establish.                  Jordan
 *         04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2089  Railroad grade crossings; prohibit obstruction of         Dawkins
        vehicular traffic for more than 20 consecutive minutes 
        at grade crossings.                                    
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2138  State Board of Health; revise membership of.              Dawkins
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2198  DUI; enhance penalty when minors of a certain age are     Chamberlin
   %    passengers.                                            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2207  Litter law; revise penalties for violation (MDOT).        Dearing
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2265  Sexual battery; conform statute of limitations when       Tollison
 *      committed against a child.                             
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2360  Emergency health powers; expand.                          Dawkins
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2374  Computer and electronic waste; require management plan    Dawkins
        for recycling and disposal.                            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2375  Solid waste; prohibit disposal of cell phones in solid    Dawkins
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2377  Appointments to executive agency boards and               Dawkins
        commissions; to be made from new Mississippi           
        congressional districts.                               
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2387  MEMA; authorize to enter into long-term leases with       Carmichael
        other state/federal agencies.                          
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2388  Collection of debt for services provided at licensed      Dawkins
   %    hospitals; provide certain restrictions on.            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2389  Specialized programs offered by hospitals; impose CON     Dawkins
        moratorium on.                                         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2398  Seat belt law; make primary offense, revise aggregate     Frazier
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2404  Vulnerable adults; revise sexual battery and fondling.    Burton
 *         04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2409  State Board of Education to issue a nutrition integrity   Dawkins
        policy for Mississippi elementary and middle school    
        children; direct.                                      
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2427  Tax credit for employer providing skills training or      Chaney
  $%    retraining; increase and delete repealer.              
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2431  Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College District;        Robertson
  $%    revise ad valorem tax that member counties may levy for
        operation of.                                          
           04/20 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2446  Honorary high school diplomas to Vietnam War veterans;    Little
 *      authorize.                                             
           04/29 Approved by Governor
SB2448  State's share of oil and gas severance taxes; all to be   Chaney
        appropriated to public schools until FY2006.           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2458  Emergency communication districts; allow multicounty      Hewes *
   %    districts/increase service charges.                    
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2464  Homestead exemption; increase for persons 100% disabled   Hewes
  $%    and 65 or older.                                       
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2467  Seat belt law; make primary offense, revise aggregate     Tollison
 *      fine.                                                  
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2478  Health insurance policies; require coverage for           Williamson
        colorectal cancer examinations.                        
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2489  Environmental Quality; remove authority of DEQ to hire    Dawkins
        attorneys and require Attorney General to provide legal
        counsel to department.                                 
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2490  Coastal wetlands; increase fee for sand and gravel        Dawkins
   %    removed from wetlands.                                 
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2492  Ethics law; prohibit pecuniary benefits to county port    Dawkins
        authority officials.                                   
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2517  Coastal wetlands; revise fee schedule for permits of      Dawkins
   %    coastal wetland construction projects.                 
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2546  Pharmaceutical Marketing Disclosure Law; enact.           Williamson
    *      03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2548  Public playgrounds; prohibit the use of chromated         Dawkins
        copper arsenate treated lumber in playground           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2554  Sex offenders; prohibit from owning, working for, or      Ross
 * %    volunteering for a child care service.                 
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2555  Tax amnesty; required Tax Commission to implement         Dawkins
        program for taxes payable in any year prior to 2004.   
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2561  Municipal employees; authorize deduction of union dues    Dawkins
        from salary upon written request.                      
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2594  Beer; allow home-brewing.                                 Dawkins
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2596  State employee; authorize deduction of union dues from    Dawkins
        gross wages.                                           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2623  Distinctive license tag; authorize for various            Michel
 * %    organizations and revise certain existing tags.        
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2627  Drug paraphernalia; revise definition and penalty for     Dawkins *
        selling or offering for sale.                          
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2630  All-terrain vehicles; operators/riders must wear          Dawkins
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2639  "Mississippi Living Organ Donor Leave Act" for state      Bryan
        employees; enact.                                      
           04/13 Approved by Governor
SB2647  County officials; increase salaries.                      Little
 * %       05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2657  State land mammal; designate the black bear as state      Dawkins
        land mammal.                                           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2670  State Ethics Commission; require executives of county     Dawkins
        commissions to file statement of economic interest.    
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2672  Public Records Act; revise fees for providing             Dawkins
   %    records/increase civil penalties.                      
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2703  Animal cruelty; revise.                                   Tollison
 *         04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2709  Environmental justice; enact Environmental Equity Act.    Dawkins
   %       03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2720  Licensure standards for hospitals; require reporting of   Dawkins
        core performance ratings for certain emergency         
        treatment procedures.                                  
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2722  Alcoholic beverages; authorize distribution by private    Doxey
   %    entities.                                              
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2727  Scenic streams; designate Pascagoula River and Bear       Dawkins
 *      Creek as eligible for nomination to scenic streams     
           04/29 Approved by Governor
SB2729  Bonds; issue bonds for improvements at the state          Moffatt
  $%    shipyard in Jackson County.                            
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB2734  Highways; authorize MS Transportation Commission to use   Hewes
 * %    design-build method of contracting for certain pilot   
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2748  Ethics, Open Meetings and Open Records; increase civil    Dawkins
        fine against public officials under certain            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2749  Marine Resources; increase fee for saltwater fishing      Dawkins
   %    license.                                               
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2751  Toll roads; authorize local governments and               Hewes
   %    Transportation Commission to contract with private     
        entities to construct (MDOT).                          
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2759  Motor vehicle license tag; provide for a distinctive      Dawkins
   %    breast cancer awareness tag.                           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2767  Hunting; require commission to allow restricted use of    Browning
        ATV's by handicapped hunters on public WMA's.          
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2792  Distinctive license tags; create a "Mississippi, home     Jordan
   %    of the blues" distinctive tag.                         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2808  Smoking; prohibit in enclosed public places, with         Dawkins
        certain exceptions.                                    
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2813  Pawnshops; require to maintain record of all              Dawkins
        transactions of goods sold on the premises.            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2833  Deer hunting; extend season for bucks in certain          Morgan
        counties adjoining and south of Highway 98.            
           03/18 (S) Died In Committee
SB2842  Wildlife Heritage Program; recreate Wildlife Heritage     Dawkins
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2880  Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; revise             Cuevas
 *$%    definition of the term "project and authorize issuance 
        of bonds."                                             
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2893  Turkey hunting season; authorize the commission to open   Posey
 *      regular season between March 1 and May 15.             
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2912  Appointments to state boards, commissions and agencies;   Dawkins
        place moratorium on.                                   
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2918  Beverage containers; bottle bill requiring certain        Dawkins
        reusable containers and refundable deposits.           
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2919  Electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of residents   Dawkins
   %    of nursing homes; require on request of resident or    
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2935  Public Service Commission; regulate cable television      Dawkins
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2955  Motor vehicles; require collection and disposal of        Dawkins
        mercury-added components.                              
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2960  Appropriation; General and Budget Contingency Funds       Little
        deposited to State & School Employees Insurance Fund;  
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3003  Animal cruelty; revise offense.                           Dawkins
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3024  Open Meetings Act; Public Records Act; revise to          Dawkins
   %    strengthen enforcement.                                
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3034  MS Public Accountancy Board; revise subpoena              Dawkins
        power/authorize civil penalty.                         
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3039  Mississippi Mortgage Consumer Protection Law; revise      Jordan
   %    exemptions, examination fee, definition of "loan       
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3059  Ad valorem taxation; exempt qualified hybrid vehicles.    Dawkins
  $%       03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3060  Cigarettes; increase excise tax on and earmark revenue    Dawkins
  $%    from increase for Medicaid.                            
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3068  Income taxation; provide a tax credit for expenses        Dawkins
  $%    incurred in rehabilitating certain historic structures.
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3071  Long-Term Care Tax Credit Model Act; enact.               Dawkins
  $%       03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3074  Bonds; issue state g.o. bonds to match federal funds      Hewes
  $%    for improvements to the access channel for the State   
        Port at Gulfport.                                      
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3076  Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds     Hewes
 *$%    for construction of Gulf Coast Botanical Gardens at    
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3077  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
  $%       04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3078  Economic Development Highway Act; prohibit use of funds   Robertson
 *$%    on retail project and increase the amount of bonds     
        that may be issued under.                              
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB3081  Taxation; impose a 2 per liter tax on retail sales of    Dawkins
  $%    bottled water.                                         
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3091  Major Economic Impact Act; provide additional bonding     Michel
 *$%    authority to address base closure and realignment.     
           05/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB3099  Estate tax; provide that tax schedule and deductions      Dawkins
  $%    shall not be coupled to federal law and provide for in 
        state law.                                             
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3103  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for the Mississippi Land, Water   Robertson
 *$%    and Timber Resources Fund.                             
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3161  Harrison County; authorize a contribution to the de       Dawkins
        L'Epee Deaf Center.                                    
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SB3164  Harrison County; create the Harrison County Stormwater    Gollott
   %    Management District Act.                               
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB3169  Quitman County; authorize the issuance of refunding       Jackson (11th)
 * %    bonds for certain indebtedness.                        
           05/12 Approved by Governor
SB3173  Local System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation        Little
  $%    Fund; issue bonds and revise appropriation requirement 
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3175  Harrison County; authorize use of certain tax revenue     Gollott
 * %    to fund additional bonds for Coast Coliseum.           
           05/09 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3198  Harrison County; authorize a contribution to Gulf Coast   Gollott
        Search and Rescue.                                     
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SB3199  Harrison County; authorize a contribution to the Boys     Gollott
 *      and Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast, Inc., for           
        improvements to a facility.                            
           05/09 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3203  Harrison County; authorize to establish office of         Hewes
   %    public guardian.                                       
           05/12 Approved by Governor
SB3207  City of Long Beach; may donate property to Harrison       Dawkins
        County to be used for recreational facilities.         
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 503  Mississippi National Guard Troops; express support for    Little
        all presently serving the United States.               
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 505  Designate May as Osteoporosis Month in Mississippi.       Hyde-Smith
           03/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 507  Dr. Arthur Guyton; commend life and legacy of research.   Dawkins
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 509  Former Senator Troy Watkins; commend life of public       Dearing
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 510  Commend life of famous attorney, actor and WWII veteran   Dawkins
        Boyce Holleman.                                        
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 516  Amend Constitution; provide a procedure for               Dawkins
        redistricting congressional districts in the event the 
        Legislature fails to do so.                            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 518  Dr. George Warren Byrne; commend life.                    Dawkins
           02/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 526  Horace B. Labat, Sr.; commend life.                       Dawkins
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 527  Urge Congress to make more students eligible for free     Dawkins
        school lunches.                                        
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 531  Commend the life of John Bonner.                          Dawkins
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 534  Commend life and public service of Audrey Woodcock        Dawkins
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 535  Commend life of decorated veteran General Roger Barton    King
           02/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 538  Urge Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution; to          Little
        protect the Pledge of Allegiance and our National      
           05/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 564  Urge Congress to keep the mail processing plant in        White
        Jackson open.                                          
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SC 565  Commend Fiona Gipsen for perfect score on ACT exam.       Tollison
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 581  Commend Dr. Karen Howell, MGCCC Instructor of the Year.   Moffatt
           03/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 582  Commend Ms. Marsha Cummings, MGCCC Instructor of the      Moffatt
           03/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 583  Commend Ms. Gaye Winter, MGCCC Instructor of the Year.    Moffatt
           03/25 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 591  Commend life of Assistant Attorney General Alice Wise.    Ross
           04/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 595  Designate National Boys and Girls Club Week.              Dawkins
           04/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 598  Commend Mississippi State University Basketball Team      Little
        for winning SEC regular season title.                  
           04/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 600  Commend service of 1st Battalion, 204th Air Defense       Burton
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 604  Commend Senator Billy Hewes, 2004 ALEC National           Michel
           04/16 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 607  Commend Radio Station WJZD (JZ 94.5) on its 10th          Horhn
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 610  Commend Rusty David for 2003 "Billy Creel" Tourism        Hewes
           04/26 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 617  Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of     Horhn
           05/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 622  Commend Mr. Pearl Frazier on his 105th birthday.          Frazier
           05/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 624  Susp. rules further consideration/passage of S.B. 2930;   Doxey
        Economic Development Highway Act; revise term "high    
        economic benefit project."                             
           05/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SR  15  Russell A. Quave, commend life and service of.            Gollott
           03/12 (S) Adopted
SR  16  Horace B. Labat, Sr.; commend life.                       Dawkins
           03/12 (S) Adopted
SR  18  Commend the life and humanitarian service of Dr. John     Gollott
        B. O'Keefe.                                            
           03/26 (S) Adopted
SR  19  Commend Graduate School Deans from JSU with 50 years of   Frazier
           03/31 (S) Adopted
SR  20  Commend career of gospel artist and MSB graduate Ginny    Michel
           04/06 (S) Adopted
SR  21  Commend the life of Arthur Michael Gill.                  Gollott
           04/09 (S) Adopted
SR  23  Commend Radio Station WJZD (JZ 94.5) on its 10th          Horhn
           05/09 (S) Died In Committee
SR  53  Commend Mike Holcombe as finalist for National Reserve    Posey
        Sailor of the Year (2004).                             
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  54  Commend life of Honorable Frank Stimley.                  Horhn
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  56  Commend Leon Shaifer upon his retirement from MEMA.       King
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  57  Commend Saint Stanislaus College on Sesquicentennial      Cuevas
        (150th) Anniversary.                                   
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  58  Commend Thomas Hamill for bravery.                        Jackson (32nd)
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  59  Commend music educator Elaine Cox on her retirement.      Robertson
           05/06 (S) Adopted
SR  62  Commend Ole Miss Quarterback Eli Manning, NFL No. 1       Michel
        draft pick.                                            
           05/07 (S) Adopted
SR  66  Commend Cpl. Darwin McMahan, Gulf Coast Distinguished     Dawkins
        Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.                   
           05/07 (S) Adopted

KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed

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