Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Senator Thomas E. Robertson

District 51

As of 01/22/07 at 11:16

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SB2030  School board elections; elect members in all school       Nunnelee
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2082  Mississippi Blues Commission; establish.                  Jordan
 *         04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2094  Usury statute; revise maximum late payment charge.        Robertson
           03/16 (S) Died In Committee
SB2165  Jury service; Jury Patriotism Act.                        Hewes
   %       03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2228  Municipal annexation; require approval by majority of     Robertson
        electors in territory to be annexed.                   
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2246  Appellate judges; to be appointed by the Governor.        Robertson
   %       03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2250  Elections; require voter to present I.D. prior to         Little
 *      voting.                                                
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2252  Supreme Court judges; elections held November before      Little
        end of term, and extend Position 1 of District 1 by one
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2282  Bonds; authorize certain bond proceeds to be utilized     Robertson
   %    to furnish and equip new MEMA building and related     
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2283  Bonds; authorize MEMA to utilize the proceeds of bonds    Robertson
 * %    in the Disaster Assistance Trust Fund for certain      
        additional purposes.                                   
           04/20 Approved by Governor
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
SB2539  "Mississippi Comprehensive Workforce Training and         Little
 * %    Education Consolidation Act of 2004"; enact (Governor's
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2544  Community hospital authority to pledge hospital assets    Robertson
   %    for debt; clarify.                                     
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2565  State/school life insurance plan; allow school            Robertson
        districts/community colleges/libraries to choose a plan
        in lieu of participation.                              
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2574  Taxation; continue exclusion of carbon dioxide from the   Dearing
  $%    definition of gas and continue ad valorem tax          
        exemption for carbon dioxide.                          
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2582  Bonds; authorize additional use of bonds issued for the   Moffatt
   %    Port of Pascagoula, Mississippi.                       
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2585  Sales tax; allow telecommunications providers to sell     Robertson
   %    taxable and nontaxable services at a single nonitemized
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2603  Executive agency head to decline a state salary;          Little
        authorize (Governor's proposal).                       
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2619  Abortion Procedure Rights of Conscience Act; providers,   Little
 *      institutions and payers not required to participate in 
        abortion procedures.                                   
           05/14 Approved by Governor
SB2623  Distinctive license tag; authorize for various            Michel
 * %    organizations and revise certain existing tags.        
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2628  Certain efficiencies in the administration of state       Little
 *      government; require (Governor's proposals).            
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2632  Consolidation of support services in Department of        Little
   %    Mental Health; require (Governor's proposal).          
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2633  Governor's executive agency personnel; remove from        Little
        certain State Personnel Board procedures (Governor's   
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2634  Office of Administrative Services in DFA; establish to    Little
        centralize special fund agency administration          
        (Governor's proposal).                                 
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2635  IHL & community colleges to study cost savings through    Little
        centralized administrative services; direct (Governor's
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2636  Interest on MDOT Special Highway Fund shall be            Little
        deposited into the State General Fund; require         
        (Governor's proposal).                                 
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2637  Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics; assign functions to      Little
        Department of Public Safety (Governor's proposal).     
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2667  Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law; revise       Morgan
        definition of restaurant.                              
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2688  Small loan companies; provide remedies and penalties      Robertson
        for violations of statutory and common law.            
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2710  Income taxation; increase the tax credit for employers    Robertson
 *$%    providing skills training and extend repealer on       
           05/04 Approved by Governor
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
SB2730  Income taxation; increase the tax credit for employers    Little
  $%    providing skills training.                             
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2737  School district reduction in force policy; prohibit any   Ross
        denial of reemployment of teachers for 18 months.      
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2739  Real Estate Commission licensees; revise various          Michel
        regulatory laws.                                       
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2763  Tort reform; revise.                                      Ross
 *  @      05/09 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2785  Sales tax; clarify use of direct pay permits by           Robertson
   %    casinos.                                               
           04/19 Approved by Governor
SB2786  Income taxation; authorize State Tax Commission to        Robertson
        enter into a income tax refund offset program with the 
        federal government.                                    
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2787  Income tax; remove the option of filing consolidated      Robertson
        returns by certain affiliated groups of corporations.  
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2789  Controlled Substances Act; revise director's authority,   Robertson
        qualifications, update precursor law/definitions.      
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2791  Public contractors; exempt from liability to 3rd          Robertson
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2802  Income tax; extend repealer on tax credit for certain     Robertson
   %    employers sponsoring basic skills training/retraining  
        for employees (RP).                                    
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2804  Bonds; provide for the issuing of state general           Robertson
 *$%    obligation bonds for the ACE Fund.                     
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2809  Bonds; authorize issuance of bonds to fund the            Robertson
 *$%@   Mississippi Rural Impact Fund.                         
           05/09 (S) Died In Conference
SB2825  The American Alligator to be designated as the            Moffatt
    *   Mississippi State Reptile; provide.                    
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2833  Deer hunting; extend season for bucks in certain          Morgan
        counties adjoining and south of Highway 98.            
           03/18 (S) Died In Committee
SB2870  Patient's Compensation Fund; establish to compensate      Robertson
   %    patients for medical malpractice.                      
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2880  Mississippi Major Economic Impact Act; revise             Cuevas
 *$%    definition of the term "project and authorize issuance 
        of bonds."                                             
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB2887  Motor fuel tax; exclude racing fuel.                      Robertson
  $%       04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB2893  Turkey hunting season; authorize the commission to open   Posey
 *      regular season between March 1 and May 15.             
           05/13 Approved by Governor
SB2902  State/school life insurance plan; allow school            Robertson
        districts/community colleges/libraries to choose a plan
        in lieu of participation.                              
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2924  Mississippi Business Investment Act; extend repealer on   Robertson
        MDA authority to use bond proceeds to make loans for   
        low or moderate housing (RP).                          
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2949  Yellow Creek Project Area Fund; extend repealer (RP).     Robertson
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2958  Coastal wetlands; require Secretary of State to lease     Robertson
        upon recommendation of Department of Marine Resources. 
           03/11 (S) Died In Committee
SB2984  License Tag Commission; authorize to enter into cost      Robertson
 *      saving or revenue generating contracts.                
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB2985  CAP loan fund; certain funds may be utilized for          Robertson
   %    general support of MDA.                                
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SB2986  Waste tire fee; impose on tires sold at wholesale.        Robertson
 * %       04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB2999  Regional economic development alliances; repeal tax       Robertson
  $%    exemption for business enterprises operating under.    
           04/22 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3037  Emerging Crops Fund; extend repealer on certain           Robertson
 * %    provision.                                             
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SB3042  Motor vehicle privilege; treat private commercial and     Robertson
 *$%    noncommercial carriers of property the same.           
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3051  Small Municipalities and Limited Population Counties      Robertson
 *$%    Fund; increase the amount of bonds that may be issued  
           05/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB3061  Bonds; increase for Water Pollution Control Revolving     Robertson
  $%    Fund and for Rural Water Systems Improvements Revolving
        Loan Fund.                                             
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3062  Major Economic Impact Act; provide additional bonding     Robertson
  $%    authority to address base closure and realignment.     
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3072  Health Savings Accounts Act; establish and exempt         Hewes
  $%    certain contributions from gross income.               
           04/20 (H) 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
SB3075  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for repair and      Hewes
  $%    renovation of Beauvoir Visitors Center.                
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3076  Bonds; authorize issuance of general obligation bonds     Hewes
 *$%    for construction of Gulf Coast Botanical Gardens at    
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3078  Economic Development Highway Act; prohibit use of funds   Robertson
 *$%    on retail project and increase the amount of bonds     
        that may be issued under.                              
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB3082  Jackson County; authorize payments by consumers to        Robertson
 *      Whispering Pines Golf Course & Ocean Springs Harbor to 
        be made by credit card.                                
           05/27 Approved by Governor
SB3087  Emerging Crops Fund; continue minority loan program and   Robertson
 *$%    increase amounts that may be utilized in the program.  
           05/01 (S) Died In Conference
SB3088  Mississippi Business Investment Act; increase bond for    Robertson
 *$%@   certain grants or loans to counties and municipalities.
           05/09 (S) Died In Conference
SB3090  Jackson County; certain utility districts may expand      Moffatt
   %    services not more than 1 mile beyond its boundaries.   
           05/14 Approved by Governor
SB3092  Income and franchise tax; provide a credit for            Robertson
  $%    contributions to nonprofit educational assistance      
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3103  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for the Mississippi Land, Water   Robertson
 *$%    and Timber Resources Fund.                             
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3173  Local System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation        Little
  $%    Fund; issue bonds and revise appropriation requirement 
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3174  Estate tax; provide that tax schedule shall not be        Robertson
 *$%    coupled to federal law and provide for in state law.   
           04/22 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3176  Mississippi Development Bank; authorize state and its     Robertson
  $%    agencies to borrow from to provide funds for loan      
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB3177  Taxation; exempt certain technology incubators &          Robertson
 *$%    tenants from ad valorem taxation & exempt MS Technology
        Alliance from sales tax.                               
           05/04 Approved by Governor
SB3178  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for state     Robertson
 *$%@   agencies, IHL and community colleges.                  
           05/09 (S) Died In Conference
SB3186  Sales taxation; reduce and exempt certain sales to high   Robertson
  $%    technology businesses.                                 
           04/20 (H) Died In Committee
SB3212  City of Pascagoula; authorize a tax on hotel, motel and   Moffatt
 * %    bed and breakfast room rentals.                        
           05/27 Approved by Governor
SB3217  Jackson County; establish a single board of               Robertson
        commissioners to govern multiple utility districts.    
           05/09 (H) 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 506  Constitution of 1890; amend to allow appointment of       Robertson
        appellate judges.                                      
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
SC 507  Dr. Arthur Guyton; commend life and legacy of research.   Dawkins
           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 514  Amend Constitution; same gender marriages void.           Nunnelee
           04/06 (H) Died In Committee
SC 519  Marriage; memorialize Congress to propose a               Hewes
        Constitutional Amendment to define.                    
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SC 523  Supreme Court; authorize Legislature to extend some       Little
        terms to spread out expiration of judges' terms.       
           03/09 (S) Died In Committee
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 550  Commend David Robertson and Tony Busby for heroic         Jackson (15th)
           03/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 556  Commend Brian Tanner, for 2004 Prudential Spirit of       Robertson
        Community Award.                                       
           03/08 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 558  Study Committee on a Statewide Building Code; create.     Gordon
 *         05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SC 567  Commend Eddie Khayat, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.    Michel
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 571  Commend Lee Baker, posthumous induction into the          Michel
        Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.                       
           03/15 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 572  Commend Johnie Cooks, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.    Michel
           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 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 610  Commend Rusty David for 2003 "Billy Creel" Tourism        Hewes
           04/26 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 611  Commend 2003 Ole Miss Rebel Football Team and Coach       Tollison
        David Cutcliffe.                                       
           04/26 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 613  Request State Department of Education to develop          Robertson
        healthy school menus.                                  
           05/09 (H) Died In Committee
SC 621  Commend the life of Ole Miss Law Professor Tom Mason.     Tollison
           05/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 622  Commend Mr. Pearl Frazier on his 105th birthday.          Frazier
           05/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SR   5  Commend eight Eagle Scouts from Moss Point.               Robertson
           02/06 (S) Adopted
SR  18  Commend the life and humanitarian service of Dr. John     Gollott
        B. O'Keefe.                                            
           03/26 (S) Adopted
SR  44  Commend Sollie Norwood, Jackson Public Schools' "Parent   Harden
        of the Year."                                          
           04/30 (S) Adopted
SR  52  Commend Linda Bounds upon retirement.                     Little
           05/03 (S) Adopted
SR  59  Commend music educator Elaine Cox on her retirement.      Robertson
           05/06 (S) Adopted

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

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