Mississippi Legislature
2005 Regular Session

Senator Billy Hewes III

District 49

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
SB2145  Motor fuel excise taxes; provide partial exemption on     Carmichael
  $%    sales of fuel to volunteer fire departments for use in 
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
SB2295  Adequate education program appropriation and local        Wilemon
 *      school district budgets to identify program funding    
        categories; require.                                   
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2449  Ad valorem taxation; exempt pollution control equipment   Michel
 *$%    mandated by federal or state law.                      
           03/15 (H) Died In Committee
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
SB2637  Workers' Compensation; make certain medical information   Hewes
        available to employers.                                
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2638  Public swimming pools; Dept. of Health enforce            Hewes
        requirements for the abatement of suction hazards.     
           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
SB2670  MS Land, Water and Timber Resources Board; abolish and    Ross
 *      transfer duties to the Mississippi Development         
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2671  Uninsured motorist coverage; revise number of vehicles    Hewes
        necessary to purchase nonstacking coverage.            
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2674  Homeowners insurance policies; commissioner shall         Hewes
        disapprove rate change that is not uniform.            
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2675  Income tax credit; allow for certain charges paid by      Hewes
  $%    taxpayers importing and exporting products at ports and
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB2676  Financial institutions; credit borrower's payment on      Hewes
        date of receipt.                                       
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2695  State-funded opportunity scholarships for students to     Hewes
        attend private schools; authorize.                     
           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
SB2708  Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection    Hewes
        Act; create.                                           
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2711  Nonresident saltwater sports fishing license; provide     Hewes
   %    for a one-day license.                                 
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2712  Workers' Compensation; worker must give notice of         Hewes
        injury before termination.                             
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2713  Administrative consolidation of school districts in       Hewes
 * %    certain Mississippi Gulf Coast county; provide         
        referendum on the question of.                         
           02/11 (S) Motion to Reconsider Lost
SB2715  Mississippi Civic Literacy Act; enact.                    Hewes
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2717  Contractors; clarify reciprocity on local jurisdiction    Hewes
   %    competency examination.                                
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2718  Official state travel; require airline travel to          Hewes
        originate within the state.                            
           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
SB2743  Highway safety; provide consumer access to historical     Hewes
   %    information on vehicle-specific accident data.         
           03/10 Approved by Governor
SB2752  Transportation; authorize the commission to lease         Hewes
   %    antenna space on communication towers that it owns.    
           02/24 Approved by Governor
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
SB2778  Airport authorities; authorize to enter into              Hewes
        cooperative agreements to promote airport international
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2782  State agency authority to donate to American Red Cross;   Nunnelee
        extend repealer.                                       
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2796  Real property; clarify ownership rights of nonresident    Pickering
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2847  Bonds; authorize certain bond proceeds to be used for     Hewes
   %    additional projects by DOT.                            
           02/14 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2882  Dept. of Finance and Administration; authorize to         Hewes
        purchase revenue protection insurance.                 
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB2903  PERS; grant local elected officials credit for service    Hewes *
        paid by per diem.                                      
           02/01 (S) Died In Committee
SB3015  Harrison County; may contribute to the local Boys and     Hewes
        Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast, Inc.                    
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SB3016  Sales taxation; exempt Goodwill Industries of South       Hewes
  $%    Mississippi, Inc., from.                               
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3019  City of Gulfport; may pay health insurance premiums for   Hewes
        retired employees of city participating in group plan. 
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SB3026  Sales taxation; exempt certain aircraft repair and        Robertson
 *$%    maintenance from.                                      
           04/06 Approved by Governor
SB3030  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for a space,        Cuevas
  $%    science and education center in Hancock County.        
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3031  MS Major Economic Impact Act; revise the definition of    Cuevas
  $%    the term project and authorize the issuance of general 
        obligation bonds.                                      
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3037  Income tax; allow a credit for certain charges paid by    Hewes
  $%    taxpayers importing products at certain airports.      
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3038  Income tax; provide a credit for nonpublic school         Hewes
  $%    tuition payments.                                      
           02/23 (S) Died In Committee
SB3098  City of Biloxi; authorize a contribution to the Humane    Dawkins
        Society of South Mississippi.                          
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SB3099  City of Gulfport; authorize a contribution to the         Dawkins
   %    Humane Society of South Mississippi.                   
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SB3101  Bonds; issue state general obligation bonds for the       Simmons
 *$%    B.B. King Museum, the Southern Arts and Entertainment  
        Center, and Project Infinity.                          
           03/17 (S) Died On Calendar
SB3109  Harrison County; authorize a contribution to the Humane   Dawkins
        Society of South Mississippi.                          
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SB3110  City of Long Beach; authorize a contribution to the       Dawkins
        Humane Society of South Mississippi.                   
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SB3137  MS Coast Coliseum Commission; authorize to sell,          Gollott
    @   exchange or lease its surplus real property.           
           04/04 Approved by Governor
SB3138  Harrison County; authorize the Coast Transit Authority    Gollott
   %    to borrow money for certain projects.                  
           04/06 Approved by Governor
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 514  Commend Dr. Rod Paige, first Mississippian to serve as    Hyde-Smith
        Secretary of Education.                                
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 518  Constitution; amend to insert a "Mississippi Taxpayer     Hewes
        Bill of Rights."                                       
           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 522  Commend Elbert R. Hilliard, Director Emeritus of MS       Little
        Department of Archives and History.                    
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 523  Commend life of William L. "Will" Denton.                 Dawkins
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SC 526  James R "Bobby" Rayburn; commend on presidency of         Hewes
        National Association of Home Builders.                 
           02/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 533  Commend the life of combat casualty Seabee Chief Joel     Dawkins
           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 539  Commend M.K. Turk, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.       Michel
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 547  Commend life of Col. Lawrence Roberts, former Tuskegee    Hewes
        Airman, and expressing sympathy of the Legislature.    
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 552  Commend country music superstar Faith Hill.               Carmichael
           02/22 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 559  Urge Congress to enact multiyear reauthorization for      Little
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 561  Suspend rules for drafting, etc; authorize the MS Coast   Gollott
        Coliseum Commission to sell, exchange or lease its     
        surplus real property.                                 
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 563  Commend the life of combat casualty Specialist Robert     Carmichael
           03/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 571  Commend the life of combat casualty Specialist Drew       Pickering
           03/10 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 572  Commend Robin Roberts for her pioneering                  Hewes
        accomplishments in sports broadcasting.                
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SC 574  Susp rules; consid & passage SB 3008 & HB 1682;           Little
        Economic Development; establish and enhance certain    
           04/07 (H) Died In Committee
SC 575  Commend the life of combat casualty Sergeant Timothy      Butler
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 577  Commend service of Company G, 185th AVN, Mississippi      Carmichael
        Army National Guard.                                   
           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 585  Commend Jim Barksdale on his valuable contributions to    Tollison
        the State of MS.                                       
           03/23 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 594  Commend life of Dr. Katharine Rea.                        Dawkins
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 596  Commend Charlie Capps for dedicated legislative and       Little
        public service.                                        
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 601  Commend Dr. Shelby F. Thames.                             Gordon
           04/03 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 603  Urge Congress to implement construction on new            Pickering
        Interstate 14 and prescribe the originally proposed    
        route along U.S. Highway 84.                           
           04/07 (S) Died In Committee
SR  11  Commend Quentin Whitwell, MBJ 2005 "Top 40 Under 40".     Michel
           02/02 (S) Immediate Release
SR  13  Commend Michael Hare for his heroic actions.              Cuevas
           02/11 (S) Immediate Release
SR  15  Commend Latrelle Ashley upon the occasion of his          Posey
           02/09 (S) Immediate Release
SR  18  Commend Jarvis McInnis, Mississippi's 2005 Youth of the   Dawkins
           02/15 (S) Immediate Release
SR  19  Commend Vivian Chambers.                                  Little
           02/25 (S) Immediate Release
SR  35  Commend Tara Smith, "Miss Rankin County 2005."            Kirby
           03/04 (S) Immediate Release
SR  52  Commend 850th Transportation Company.                     Little
           03/31 (S) Immediate Release
SR  54  Commend Linda Rouse upon her retirement.                  Hewes
           04/05 (S) Immediate Release

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

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