MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION 2024
SENATE CALENDAR


58th CALENDAR DAY FEBRUARY 28, 2024 NUMBER 23

APPROPRIATIONS

1.

S. B. No. 2468:
  (G)

Budget; bring forward code sections related to and provide for transfers.

 


2.

S. B. No. 2170:

Appropriation; additional to Department of Health.

 


3.

S. B. No. 2840:
  (G)

Building Fund for the Arts; authorize Mississippi Arts Commission to retain monies for administrative costs.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE)

 


4.

S. B. No. 2844:
  (G)

Variable Compensation Plan; make certain amendments.

 


FINANCE

5.

S. B. No. 2226:

Israel Support Act of 2019; extend repealer on.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE)

 


6.

S. B. No. 2304:
  (3/5)

Income tax refunds; provide procedures for MDOR to set off debts owed to MDHS against, and for hearings and appeals.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE)

 


7.

S. B. No. 2320:

Motor vehicles; require proof of liability insurance before license tag or decal may be issued or renewed.

 


8.

S. B. No. 2476:
  (3/5)

Tax credits for qualified charitable and qualified foster care charitable organizations; extend repealer on.

 


9.

S. B. No. 2477:
  (3/5)

Income tax; reenact and extend repealer on credit for certain railroad expenditures.

 


10.

S. B. No. 2405:

Alcoholic beverages; revise certain geographic and entity restrictions.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE)

 


11.

S. B. No. 2457:

Alcoholic beverages; revise definition of "qualified resort area" under the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.

 


12.

S. B. No. 2470:
  (3/5)

Sales tax; move the back-to-school sales tax holiday to the second Friday in July.

 


13.

S. B. No. 2493:
  (3/5)

Bonds; repeal authorization for unissued bonds, and replace with cash funds.

 


14.

S. B. No. 2901:

Ad valorem tax; require counties and municipalities to provide notice and hearing before exceeding revenue-neutral rate.

 


RULES

15.

H. B. No. 124:

Tuskegee Airmen Day; designate the fourth Thursday in March.
(Rules)

 


16.

H. B. No. 365:

Mississippi Musicians Month; designate the month of March each year as.
(Rules)

 


17.

S.C.R. No. 520:

Designate "Family Medicine Appreciation Day" in Mississippi.
(Rules)

 


18.

S. R. No. 29:

Commend Co-Lin Community College "Lady Wolves" Softball Team for winning the 2023 NJCAA Division II Softball National Championship.
(Rules)

 


19.

S. R. No. 30:

Commend Kossuth Girls Bowling team for 6th straight State Title and Kossuth Boys Bowling for 3rd straight state title.
(Rules)

 


20.

S. R. No. 31:

Congratulate Sharkey-Issaquena Academy Football Team for winning MAIS Class 1A State Championship for tornado-damaged community.
(Rules)

 


21.

S. R. No. 32:

Commend Florence High School Varsity Dance Team upon winning 3A-5A State Championships in Hip Hop and Pom.
(Rules)

 


LOCAL AND PRIVATE

22.

S. B. No. 2248:
  (3/5)

City of Amory; reenact and extend repealer on hotel/motel and restaurant tourism tax, and authorize election for additional 1%.
(Local and Private) (Finance)

 


GENERAL

23.

S. B. No. 2022:

Juvenile offenders; provide alternative sentencing and parole options.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Judiciary, Division B)

 


24.

S. N. No. 2:

Dr. Gregory A. (Greg) Howell, DVM, Wesson, Mississippi, State Board of Animal Health, four year term effective July 1, 2023 and ending June 30, 2027, representing a licensed and practicing veterinarian who holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medical Degree.
(Do Advise and Consent) (Agriculture)

 


25.

S. N. No. 62:

Terry Wayne Emerson, West Point, Mississippi, State Board of Animal Health, four year term effective August 1, 2023 and ending July 31, 2027, representing a swine breeder and producer recommended by the Mississippi Pork Producers' Association.
(Do Advise and Consent) (Agriculture)

 


26.

S. N. No. 63:

Andrew Page (Andy) Prosser, Madison, Mississippi, State Board of Animal Health, four year term effective August 1, 2023 and ending July 31, 2027, representing a catfish breeder and producer recommended by the MS Catfish Association.
(Do Advise and Consent) (Agriculture)

 


27.

S. B. No. 2307:

Compensation of elected state & district officers; extend repealer on.
(Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


28.

S. B. No. 2308:

Mississippi Public Records Act; extend date of repeal on.
(Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


29.

S. B. No. 2309:

Trip optimizer for state employee travel reimbursement; extend moratorium on application to certain state agencies.
(Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


30.

S. B. No. 2310:
  (3/5)

County authorization to assess emergency telecommunications service charge; extend date of repeal on.
(Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


31.

S. B. No. 2311:

Sheriffs; remove cap on annual salary supplement.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


32.

S. B. No. 2313:

Charitable organization filing and reporting requirements; no more stringent than other state agency requirements.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


33.

S. B. No. 2404:

State Bond Attorney; authorize interim appointment in case of conflict of interest.
(Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


34.

S. B. No. 2628:
  (3/5)

Mississippi Capitol Region Utility Act; create.
(Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency)

 


35.

S. B. No. 2250:

Squatted vehicles; ban.
(Highways and Transportation)

 


36.

S. B. No. 2509:

Motor Carrier Regulatory Law; extend repeal on voluntary inspection program.
(Highways and Transportation)

 


37.

S. N. No. 7:

Leland W. (Lee) McDivitt, III, Brandon, Mississippi, Commercial Mobile Radio Service BD as the MS Law Enforcement Officers Association representative, four year term beginning July 1, 2023 and ending June 30, 2027.
(Do Advise and Consent) (Energy)

 


38.

S. N. No. 8:

Trebia Rodgers, Grenada Co., Mississippi, Commercial Mobile Radio Service Board as the representative from the MS 911 Coordinators Association, four year term beginning July 1, 2023 and ending June 30, 2027.
(Do Advise and Consent) (Energy)

 


39.

S. B. No. 2453:

Inadequacy of service; authorizing the commission to cancel a municipality's certificate to provide service upon findings of.
(Energy)

 


40.

S. B. No. 2444:

Central Mississippi Pilot Prison Industries program; expand to all state, regional and private correctional facilities.
(Corrections)

 


41.

S. B. No. 2448:

"Mississippi Earned Parole Eligibility Act"; delete repealer.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Corrections)

 


42.

S. B. No. 2445:

Correctional system programs; extend repealers.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Corrections)

 


43.

S. B. No. 2169:

Local supplement for assistant teachers; prohibit school districts from reducing when given state minimum raise.
(Education)

 


44.

S. B. No. 2245:

Education data; authorize the Department of Education to report aggregate data in compliance with federal standards.
(Education)

 


45.

S. B. No. 2246:

Preschool reporting requirements; revise technical provisions related thereto.
(Education)

 


46.

S. B. No. 2332:

MAEP; revise funding formula.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Education)

 


47.

S. B. No. 2339:

High school graduation requirements; allow sign language to be counted as a foreign language.
(Education)

 


48.

S. B. No. 2343:

Mississippi Modified School Calendar Grant Program; establish and provide eligibility criteria.
(Education)

 


49.

S. B. No. 2556:

Early Learning Collaborative Act; require the Department of Education to provide certain data on educational effects.
(Education)

 


50.

S. B. No. 2756:

State and School Employees' Health Insurance Board; require board to determine applicable insurance benefits and exclusions.
(Insurance)

 


51.

S. B. No. 2758:

Insurance; prohibit roofing contractors from taking certain actions related to insureds.
(Insurance)

 


52.

S. B. No. 2851:

Nonprofit agricultural membership organization; authorize to issue health insurance and exempt from insurance regulation.
(Insurance)

 


53.

S. B. No. 2016:

Illegal dumping; increase penalties for.
(Judiciary, Division B)

 


54.

S. B. No. 2196:

Mississippi Terroristic Threats Law; provide enhanced penalty for threat against airport.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Judiciary, Division B)

 


55.

S. B. No. 2288:

Images or audio altered or created by digitization; criminalize dissemination of in certain circumstances.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Judiciary, Division B)

 


56.

S. B. No. 2355:

Walker's Law; enact to criminalize sexual extortion.
(Judiciary, Division B)

 


57.

S. B. No. 2627:

Firearms; criminalize manufacture, possession and use of machine gun conversion devices.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Judiciary, Division B)

 


58.

S. B. No. 2279:

Uniform Controlled Substances Act; revise schedules.
(Drug Policy)

 


59.

S. B. No. 2131:

Child support; create presumption that support continues past the age of majority for a disabled child.
(Judiciary, Division A)

 


60.

S. B. No. 2038:

Adoption petitions; clarify that attached certificate may be executed by any physician.
(Judiciary, Division A)

 


61.

S. B. No. 2261:

Child support; make certain amendments to provision concerning recovery from delinquent noncustodial parents.
(Judiciary, Division A)

 


62.

S. B. No. 2262:

Child support; revise provision related to in order to mirror current DHS practice and federal requirements.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Judiciary, Division A)

 


63.

S. B. No. 2266:

Mississippi Electronic Court System; require free access for public defenders.
(Judiciary, Division A)

 


64.

S. B. No. 2144:

Runoff elections; amend to lengthen the timing requirement.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Elections)

 


65.

S. B. No. 2367:

Ranked-choice voting; prohibit in Mississippi elections.
(Elections)

 


66.

S. B. No. 2422:

Election disputes; specify judges with jurisdiction to hear.
(Elections)

 


67.

S. B. No. 2579:

Absentee ballots; change receipt deadline.
(Elections)

 


68.

S. B. No. 2631:

State property; amend MDAC ability to expend funding for the Ag Museum and clarify the location of state fairgrounds.
(COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE) (Agriculture)