Mississippi Legislature
2006 Regular Session

Senator Thomas E. Robertson

District 51

As of 01/22/07 at 10:58

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SB2019  Income tax; allow credit for child adoption expenses.     Nunnelee
 *$%       03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2021  Ad valorem tax; exempt portion of true value of           Kirby
 *$%    motorcycles/trailers from tax, allow volunteer fire    
        fighters a credit on motor vehicles.                   
           04/17 Approved by Governor
SB2054  Salary of State Superintendent of Education; revise.      Thames
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2103  Income tax; increase exemption for National Guard and     Ross
  $%    Reserve pay.                                           
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2140  Motor fuel excise taxes: provide partial exemption on     Carmichael
  $%    sales of fuel to volunteer fire departments for use in 
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2245  License tags; provide a partial ad valorem tax            Ross
 *$%    exemption for motor vehicles owned by active duty      
        members of the National Guard and Reserves.            
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2291  Commissioners of election; increase compensation for      Burton
 *      certain duties.                                        
           04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2310  Tobacco and sales tax; increase on cigarettes and         Little
  $% V  reduce the sales tax on certain food sold for human    
           03/22 (S) Veto Sustained
SB2323  PERS; clarify authority to invest in certain accounts,    Robertson
        limited partnerships or commingled funds.              
           03/20 Approved by Governor
SB2328  Highway patrolmen; repeal surety bond requirement.        Robertson
           03/09 Approved by Governor
SB2332  MS Consumer Protection Act; prohibit rate increases on    Kirby
 *      auto insurance for active military personnel.          
           03/01 Approved by Governor
SB2371  Income tax; a relative 65 or older, who resides with      Nunnelee
  $%    taxpayer and whose income is $12,000.00 or less, is a  
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2374  Small loan licensees; authorize to sell auto club         Mettetal
 *      memberships to borrowers.                              
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB2384  Homestead exemption; dwelling houses destroyed in         Dawkins
  $%    certain counties by Hurricane Katrina are considered   
        homes for two years.                                   
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2418  Driver's license; increase fee for reinstatement          Davis
   % V  following suspension.                                  
           03/01 (S) Veto Referred To Judiciary, Division B
SB2426  Duty to retreat; clarify when does not exist (NRA).       Ross
 *         03/27 Approved by Governor
SB2444  State agency budgets; authorize flexibility in            Little
        transfers and expenditures due to Hurricane Katrina    
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2447  Alcoholic beverages; make technical revisions to the      Robertson
 * %    laws governing.                                        
           04/03 Approved by Governor
SB2448  Taxation; notice that tolls limitation on recovery of     Robertson
        fuel taxes may be made by personal deliver by an agent 
        of the Tax Commission (STC).                           
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2449  Sales tax; "wholesale sales" apply to shipping            Robertson
  $%    containers when owner passes to the customer at time of
        sale (STC).                                            
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB2450  Taxation; warrants for collection of taxes must be made   Robertson
        in form and manner determined satisfactory by STC.     
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2451  Local option law; include limited liability companies &   Robertson
   %    increase stock ownership to require personal info from 
        a corporate officer (STC).                             
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2454  Native wine; allow in-state sale of to consumers only     Robertson
   %    at the location of the native winery (STC).            
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2456  Sales tax; revise definition of "doing business" for      Robertson
        purposes of paying on goods and services delivered     
        within state.                                          
           02/07 (S) Died In Committee
SB2464  Ad valorem taxation; allow subsequent requests for        Robertson
  $%    additions, expansions or replacements exemptions for   
        certain enterprises.                                   
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2469  Administration of unemployment compensation law by        Robertson
 * %    Mississippi Department of Employment Security; make    
        technical amendments to.                               
           03/27 (S) Died In Conference
SB2472  Military personnel; professional license shall not        King
 * %    expire while on federal active duty.                   
           03/27 (S) Died In Conference
SB2527  Sex offender registration; enact "Jessica's Law."         Ross
 *         04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2555  Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Office     Robertson
   %    of the Governor; delete repealer on statutes creating. 
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2563  MS Land, Water and Timber Resources Board; abolish and    Robertson
        transfer duties to the Mississippi Development         
           03/08 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2576  Home Inspector Regulatory Board; stagger terms of         Mettetal
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2606  Public Service Commission; limit the regulation of        King
        certain telecommunication utilities.                   
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2680  Income tax; extend repealer on tax credit for certain     Robertson
  $% V  employers sponsoring skills training for employees.    
           03/26 (S) Veto Referred To Finance
SB2682  Business Investment Act; reduce percentage of bond        Robertson
 *      proceeds allocated to small communities (MDA).         
           04/05 Approved by Governor
SB2685  Emerging Crops Fund; extend repeal date on provision      Robertson
 *      authorizing funds to be utilized for loans for minority
        economic development (MDA).                            
           04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2686  Sales tax; authorize a diversion to state institutions    Robertson
 *      of higher learning not located within corporate limits 
        of a municipality.                                     
           03/13 Approved by Governor
SB2687  MS Business Investment Act; extend repeal date on MDA     Robertson
        authority to use bond proceeds for low to moderate     
        income housing (MDA).                                  
           03/20 Approved by Governor
SB2688  Distinctive motor vehicle license tag; authorize for      Robertson
 * %    various organizations.                                 
           03/27 (S) Died In Conference
SB2689  PERS; persons who become members on or after July 1,      Robertson
 *      2006, increase number of years required to retire and  
           03/27 (S) Died In Conference
SB2690  Income tax; extend credit for the cost of equipment       Robertson
  $%    used in the deployment of broadband technologies.      
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2732  Sales tax; create Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund, divert   Robertson
        portion of sales tax diversion to it & distribute to   
        counties/cities on Coast.                              
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2806  Building a Safer and Stronger Mississippi Act; enact.     Robertson
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2843  Weekly unemployment compensation benefits; increase.      Robertson
 *         03/27 (S) Died In Conference
SB2880  Tobacco tax; revise distribution to cities.               Robertson
           01/31 (S) Died In Committee
SB2935  Circuit clerks; authorize fee for filing motion to        Robertson
   %    renew judgment.                                        
           03/09 Approved by Governor
SB2943  Gulf Region Water Utility Authority Act; create.          Moffatt
 * %       04/18 Approved by Governor
SB2946  Minority Business Enterprise Act; provide for             Robertson
        certification of minority business enterprise suppliers
        under (MDA).                                           
           02/28 (H) Died In Committee
SB2970  Motor Vehicle Commission; make appointments from new      Robertson
 *      congressional districts.                               
           03/20 Approved by Governor
SB2980  Mississippi Home Corporation; revise the amount of        Robertson
 *$%    bonds that may be issued by.                           
           03/27 Approved by Governor
SB2981  Income taxation; exclude from gross income certain        Burton
  $%    expenses related to the donation of an organ for human 
        organ transplantation.                                 
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2982  Bonds; increase for Water Pollution Control Revolving     Robertson
  $%    Fund, Local Governments and Rural Water Systems        
        Improvements Revolving Loan Fund.                      
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2984  Bonds; issue g.o. bonds for new public health             Robertson
  $%    laboratory.                                            
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB2985  Economic Development Highway Act; increase the amount     Robertson
 *$%    of general obligation bonds that may be issued under.  
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2986  Small Municipalities and Limited Population Counties      Robertson
 *$%    Fund; increase the amount of bonds that may be issued  
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2987  Bonds; authorize issuance of bonds to fund the            Robertson
 *$%    Mississippi Rural Impact Fund.                         
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB2999  Appropriation; Military Department - Education            Robertson
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB3002  Sales tax; "wholesale sales" apply to shipping            Robertson
  $%    containers when owner passes to the customer at time of
        sale (STC).                                            
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB3066  Mining tax; sales of lignite or coal are exempt when      Robertson
  $%    used as fuel to produce electricity for sale.          
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB3067  Income taxation; provide a tax credit for expenses        Robertson
  $%    incurred in rehabilitating certain historic structures.
           03/15 Approved by Governor
SB3068  Growth and Prosperity Act; extend period for tax          Robertson
  $%    exemptions for businesses that located in designated   
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB3070  Bonds; authorize repair/renovation Old Capitol, extend    Robertson
 *$%    authority for bonds authorized for Community Heritage  
        Preservation Grant Fund.                               
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB3071  Bonds; issued g.o. bonds to the Dept. of Marine           Robertson
  $%    Resources for purchase of equipment & improvement of   
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB3072  Ad valorem tax; authorize partial exemption for           Robertson
  $%    agricultural land that is converted to a residential   
           02/22 (S) Died In Committee
SB3073  Sales tax; repeal mining tax (Section 27-65-15).          Robertson
  $%       03/23 Approved by Governor
SB3074  Sales tax; exclude prepaid student meal plans sold at     Robertson
  $%    colleges and meals sold to K-12 students at school from
        the term "business."                                   
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB3075  Real Property and Facilities Fund; create and issue       Robertson
 *$%    g.o. bonds to fund.                                    
           03/14 (H) Died In Committee
SB3080  Bonds; issue for the Building Fund for the Arts and the   Robertson
 *$%@   Mississippi Museum of Art Fund.                        
           03/31 (S) Died In Conference
SB3081  Bonds; issue general obligation bonds for capital         Robertson
 *$%    improvements for the Department of Public Safety.      
           03/27 Approved by Governor
SB3082  Bonds; provide for issuance of g.o. bonds for a           Robertson
  $%    statewide wireless communication system and a          
        cooperative data center.                               
           03/14 (H) Died On Calendar
SB3084  Tobacco and sales tax; increase excise tax on             Little
 *$% V  cigarettes, reduce sales tax on certain food and revise
        certain diversions.                                    
           03/29 (S) Veto Sustained
SB3086  Local System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation        Little
 *$%@   Fund; issue bonds and revise appropriation requirement 
           04/20 Approved by Governor
SB3092  Appropriation; Veterans Affairs Bd.; Additional FY        Little
 *      2006.                                                  
           03/27 Approved by Governor
SB3106  Jackson County; authorize location of a county jail       Robertson
        anywhere in the county.                                
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB3111  Bonds; authorize the issuance of general obligation       Little
  $%@   bonds for the B.B. King Museum.                        
           04/05 Approved by Governor
SB3118  Sales taxation; grant sales tax exemptions for certain    Robertson
   %@   nonprofit organizations.                               
           04/17 Approved by Governor
SB3122  Bonds; increase the amount of bonds that may be issued    Robertson
  $%@   under the Economic Development Highway Act.            
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
SC 504  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Mississippi National    Cuevas
        Guard 1st Lt. Robert C. Oneto-Sikorski.                
           01/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 505  Establish Mississippi Sportsmen's Caucus in the           Posey
           02/14 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 513  Commend Kristian Dambrino, Miss Mississippi 2005.         Burton
           01/24 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 515  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Staff Sgt. Brian Lee    Brown
           01/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 516  Commend life of Iraq casualty U.S. Army Sergeant          Dearing
        Willard Todd Partridge.                                
           01/19 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 522  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Lance Corporal Roger    Gollott
        Wayne Deeds.                                           
           01/24 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 525  Commend the life of Iraq casualty Corporal Michael        Mettetal
        Brandon Presley.                                       
           01/24 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 530  Commend Senator Thad Cochran for securing agreement on    Davis
        Hurricane Katrina relief.                              
           02/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 533  Remember the gallant service and commend life of MS       Jackson (32nd)
        Army National Guard Sergeant Travis Sentell Cooper of  
        Macon, MS.                                             
           02/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 537  Jerious Norwood; commend for receiving the Conerly        Jackson (15th)
        Trophy for being best college football player.         
           02/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 541  Commend South Panola High School "Tigers" Football        Mettetal
        Team, 2005 State Championship and "3-Peat."            
           02/01 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 542  Commend life and legacy of former State Senator Henry     Harden
        J. Kirksey.                                            
           01/24 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 552  Commend 155th Brigade Combat Team of the Mississippi      Little
        National Guard for Iraq operations.                    
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 553  Commend Captain Bryan Creel and helicopter crewmen for    Carmichael
        heroic action in Iraqi desert.                         
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 554  Commend life and public service of former Senator and     Dearing
        President Pro Tempore William Alexander.               
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 557  Commend Brigadier General Augustus L. Collins,            Little
        Commanding Officer of the 155th Brigade Combat Team.   
           02/02 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 561  Commend life and legacy of legendary Ole Miss Football    Robertson
        Coach John Vaught.                                     
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 562  Commend Mississippi Power Company for exemplary service   King
        on the Gulf Coast during Hurricane Katrina.            
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 579  Commend Raymond Brown, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.   Michel
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 582  Commend career of Hobson Waits, CEO of EPAs of            Robertson
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 583  Commend Dr. Charles Lee.                                  Little
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 584  Commend MSU's "First Lady" Patricia Lee.                  Little
           02/21 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 593  Express need for a Mississippi Seafood Industrial Park    Gollott
        and Working Waterfront.                                
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SC 595  Commend Phil Bass on dedicated career of public           Harvey
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 599  Commend Anheuser-Busch for generous aid to Hurricane      Moffatt
        Katrina victims.                                       
           03/30 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 602  Commend life and public service of Senator Billy          Little
           03/17 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 608  Urge Congress to enact federal Income Tax relief to       King
        tree farmers who lost trees to Hurricane Katrina.      
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 611  Suspend rules to draft a bill to provide equipment        Robertson
        upgrade for Hurricane Katrina recovery program at      
        Stennis Space Center.                                  
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SC 613  Commend Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area     Dawkins
           03/26 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 618  Suspend rules to draft a bill to exempt from sales        Robertson
        taxation sales to certain nonprofit organizations of   
        tangible personal property.                            
           03/28 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 626  Commend the positive coaching career of Ole Miss          Robertson
        Basketball Coach Rod Barnes.                           
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 628  Designate "Junior Auxiliary Week" in Mississippi.         Little
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 630  Dr. Ronald Estes Whitehead, President of Jones County     Pickering
        Junior College.                                        
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 636  Commend the life of Afghanistan casualty Staff Sergeant   Kirby
        Christopher L. Robinson.                               
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 640  Recognize popularity of NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt, Sr.    Posey
 *         04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 642  Commend Mississippi Baptist Convention and Southern       Little
        Baptist churches for outstanding Hurricane Katrina     
        relief services.                                       
           04/06 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
SC 643  Suspend rules for further consideration of HB 1250 to     Robertson
 *      create new sales tax incentive program; increase bonds 
        for EDHA.                                              
           04/05 (H) Died In Committee
SC 644  Suspend rules for drafting, etc; Economic Development     Robertson
        Highway Act; increase bonds issued under.              
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee
SR   5  Commend Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority National Founders      Harden
           01/12 (S) Adopted
SR  56  Commend Representative Charles L. Young, Sr.              Jackson (32nd)
           03/29 (S) Immediate Release
SR  57  Commend Senator Ed Morgan for leading Pledge of           Flowers
           03/31 (S) Died In Committee

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

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