Mississippi Legislature
2005 Regular Session

Senator Merle Flowers

District 19

As of 01/22/07 at 11:28

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SB2053  Sex offenders; prohibit owning or working or              Ross
 * %    volunteering for child care service.                   
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB2070  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
  $%       03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2255  Sex offender registration; revise to require personal     Albritton
 * %    appearance.                                            
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2387  Elections; require finance reports to include certain     Burton
 *      loan information; increase allowable corporate         
           03/28 (S) Died In Conference
SB2430  Appropriation; State Tax Commission - Homestead           Little
        Exemption; FY2006.                                     
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2449  Ad valorem taxation; exempt pollution control equipment   Michel
 *$%    mandated by federal or state law.                      
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2463  State Auditor; clarify authority to audit public funds    Chaney
 *      flowing into a nonprofit corporation.                  
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2464  Master lease-purchase program; authorize DFA to develop   Morgan
   %    a master lease-purchase program for counties and       
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2501  School district consolidation; provide for                Ross
   %    administrative consolidation of low performing small   
        school districts.                                      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2540  Distinctive license plate; authorize for supporters of    Flowers
        Homebuilders Association of Mississippi.               
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2593  Human Cloning Prohibition Act; enact.                     White
 *         03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2632  Auto liability insurance coverage; require before         Hewes
        receiving tag.                                         
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2633  Health Savings Accounts Act; establish and exempt         Hewes
 *$%    certain contributions from gross income.               
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB2634  Elections; require voter to present I.D. prior to         Hewes
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2640  Justice court jurisdiction; increase to $5,000.00.        Flowers
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2646  Solicitation; create crime of.                            Davis
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2648  Hospital; remove all except specialty hospitals from      Flowers
        application of CON law.                                
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2649  CON; authorize construction of new acute care hospital    Flowers
        in DeSoto County.                                      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2664  Psychiatric residential treatment facility beds in        Lee (35th)
        Simpson County; authorize CON for.                     
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2670  MS Land, Water and Timber Resources Board; abolish and    Ross
 *      transfer duties to the Mississippi Development         
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2677  Wildlife; increase penalty for dumping of dead wildlife   Lee (35th)
        on public roads and property of another.               
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2692  Child support guidelines based on adjusted gross          Doxey
 *      income; increase.                                      
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2693  District attorneys; may employ additional legal           Doxey
        assistants if new judgeship created.                   
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2696  Open enrollment policy and private school opportunity     Lee (35th)
        scholarships; provide for.                             
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2697  Real estate brokers; no fee paid for brokerage            Flowers
 *      activities unless evidence of licensure or cooperative 
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2698  Residential builders/State Board of Contractors; extend   Flowers
   %    repealer.                                              
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB2701  Mississippi Health Care Certificate of Need Law;          Flowers
   %    repeal.                                                
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2708  Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection    Hewes
        Act; create.                                           
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2715  Mississippi Civic Literacy Act; enact.                    Hewes
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2723  Sales taxation; exempt retail sales of certain articles   Michel
  $%    of clothing during the first weekend in August.        
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2724  Tort liability, charitable activity; include food         Hewes
        donated to needy.                                      
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2731  Mississippi Adequate Education Program; establish         Chaney
 *      commission to study effectiveness and efficiency of.   
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2769  Motor vehicles; allow emergency and law enforcement       Davis
        vehicles to use tires with studs during icy conditions.
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2775  School district consolidation; provide for                Pickering
   %    administrative consolidation of small school districts.
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2777  Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP); revise        Pickering
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2840  Rentals; failure to return videos, CD's, DVD's, etc., a   Flowers
        civil offense.                                         
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2844  Assistant district attorneys; revise number authorized.   Flowers
 *         03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2864  Crimes; revise exploitation and abuse or battery of       Tollison
 *      children and prohibit display of obscene videos in     
        motor vehicles.                                        
           04/19 Approved by Governor
SB2868  Tax sales; require notice of to the record owner by       Flowers
        certified mail.                                        
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2923  Elections; require finance reports to include certain     Flowers
        loan information; increase allowable corporate         
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2927  Real estate; clarify disclosure of nonmaterial facts in   Michel
           03/08 (H) Died In Committee
SB2930  Adequate education program; delete repealer on            Flowers
        high-growth school district formula.                   
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2982  PERS; Governor shall appoint executive director of.       Flowers
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2987  Municipally-owned utilities; prohibit from requiring      Flowers
   %    landlords from paying bills of tenants.                
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2992  Local government budgets; revise advertising              Flowers
   %    requirements.                                          
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB3014  Ad valorem tax; allow subsequent request for new          Chaney
 *$%@   enterprise exemption in certain cases, authorize cities
        to defer.                                              
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3021  Income tax; provide a credit for employers who hire       Clarke
  $%    persons who are receiving Medicaid benefits under      
        certain conditions.                                    
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3022  Income tax; provide a credit for certain employers who    Clarke
  $%    provide a health benefits plan to employees.           
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3063  Appropriation; Gaming Commission.                         Gordon
 *         04/07 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3064  Appropriation; Information Technology Services.           Gordon
 *         04/07 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3065  Appropriation; Fire Fighters Memorial Burn Center.        Gordon
 *         04/07 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3066  Appropriation; Mississippi Development Authority.         Gordon
 *         04/07 (S) Died In Conference
SB3067  Appropriation; Personnel Bd.                              Gordon
 *         04/07 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3068  Appropriation; Tax Commission.                            Gordon
 *         04/07 (S) Died In Conference
SB3081  Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Bd.                       Gordon
 *         04/07 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3114  Income tax; exclude amount spent by teachers for          Clarke
  $%    classroom supplies from gross income.                  
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3124  DeSoto County; allow convention and visitors bureau to    Davis
 * %    accept loans from any source & go into executive       
        session on cert. matters.                              
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SC 507  Commend life of former Governor Kirk Fordice.             Little
 *         02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 511  Commend life and Presidency of former President Ronald    Flowers
        Wilson Reagan.                                         
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SC 512  Constitution; provide that all regular sessions shall     Hewes
        be 90 days.                                            
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SC 513  Joint Rules; require code amendments to show deleted      Hewes
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SC 517  Constitution; amend to require campaign finance           Flowers
        violations to be tried in the county where the campaign
        finance report prepared.                               
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SC 520  Recognize the 100th Anniversary of Rotary International   Little
        and designate "Rotary Day" in Mississippi.             
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 524  Commend NWMCC President David M. Haraway on retirement.   Mettetal
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 534  Commend the "King of the Blues," B.B. King.               Jordan
           02/04 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 537  Commend Kenneth Williams for "Step With It!               Little
        Mississippi" run for good health.                      
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 553  Commend Ed Orgeron, 35th Head Football Coach for Ole      Michel
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 575  Commend the life of combat casualty Sergeant Timothy      Butler
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 580  Commend Morgan Freeman for Academy Award for Best         Horhn
        Supporting Actor.                                      
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SC 586  Commend former State Senator Fred Wicker.                 Little
           03/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 596  Commend Charlie Capps for dedicated legislative and       Little
        public service.                                        
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 597  Commend Auburn Quarterback Jason Campbell.                Thames
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 601  Commend Dr. Shelby F. Thames.                             Gordon
           04/03 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 611  Suspend rules for introduction and passage; provide job   Doxey
        tax credit to certain biotech and pharmaceutical       
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SR  11  Commend Quentin Whitwell, MBJ 2005 "Top 40 Under 40".     Michel
           02/02 (S) Immediate Release
SR  45  Commend Auburn Quarterback Jason Campbell.                Thames
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SR  52  Commend 850th Transportation Company.                     Little
           03/31 (S) Immediate Release

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

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