House Amendments to Senate Bill No. 2339

 

TO THE SECRETARY OF THE SENATE:

 

THIS IS TO INFORM YOU THAT THE HOUSE HAS ADOPTED THE AMENDMENTS SET OUT BELOW:

 

 

 

AMENDMENT NO. 2

 


AMEND by striking lines 56 through 59 in their entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(2) For purposes of appointment and election, the four (4) chancellorships shall be separate and distinct and denominated for purposes of appointment and election only as "Place One," "Place Two," "Place Three" and "Place Four." The chancellor to fill Place One shall be a resident of Alcorn, Prentiss or Tishomingo County. The chancellor to fill Place Two shall be a resident of Itawamba, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc or Union County. The chancellors to fill Place Three and Place Four shall be residents of Alcorn, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tishomingo or Union Counties. Election of the four (4) offices of chancellor shall be by election to be held in every county within the First Chancery Court District of Mississippi."

AMEND FURTHER by striking lines 82 through 92 in their entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"9-5-25. There shall be three (3) chancellors for the Seventh Chancery Court District. One (1) chancellor shall be elected from Subdistrict 7-1 and two (2) chancellors shall be elected from Subdistrict 7-2. For purposes of appointment and election, the two (2) chancellorships for Subdistrict 7-2 shall be separate and distinct and denominated for purposes of appointment and election only as "Place One" and "Place Two.""

AMEND FURTHER by striking lines 148 through 153 in their entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"9-7-14. (1) There shall be three (3) circuit judges for the Third Circuit Court District.

(2) For purposes of appointment and election, the three (3) judgeships shall be separate and distinct and denominated for purposes of appointment and election only as "Place One," "Place Two" and "Place Three." The judge for "Place Three" shall be a resident of Benton, Marshall or Tippah County."

AMEND FURTHER by striking lines 140 through 145 in their entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"9-7-7. (1) There shall be four (4) judges for the First Circuit Court District.

(2) For purposes of appointment and election, the four (4) judgeships shall be separate and distinct and denominated for purposes of appointment and election only as "Place One," "Place Two," "Place Three" and "Place Four." The judge to fill Place One shall be a resident of Alcorn, Prentiss or Tishomingo County. The judge to fill Place Two shall be a resident of Itawamba, Lee, Monroe or Pontotoc County. The judges to fill Place Three and Place Four shall be residents of Alcorn, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc, Prentiss or Tishomingo Counties. Election of the four (4) offices of judge shall be by election to be held in every county within the First Circuit Court District of Mississippi."

AMEND FURTHER by striking lines 201 through 209 in their entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"9-7-46. (1) There shall be four (4) circuit judges for the Seventeenth Circuit Court District.

(2) For the purpose of appointment and election, the four (4) judgeships shall be separate and distinct, and two (2) judges shall be elected from Subdistrict 17-1 and two (2) judges shall be elected from Subdistrict 17-2. For purposes of appointment and election, the two (2) judgeships in Subdistrict 17-1 shall be separate and distinct and denominated for purposes of appointment and election only as "Place One" and "Place Two." For purposes of appointment and election, the two (2) judgeships in Subdistrict 17-2 shall be separate and distinct and denominated for purposes of election and appointment as "Place One" and "Place Two.""

AMEND FURTHER by striking lines 193 through 198 in their entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"9-7-44. There shall be three (3) judges for the Sixteenth Circuit Court District."

AMEND FURTHER by striking lines 212 through 217 in their entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"9-7-54. (1) The Twentieth Circuit Court District shall be divided into two (2) subdistricts. Subdistrict 20-1 shall be Madison County and Subdistrict 20-2 shall be Rankin County.

(2) There shall be four (4) judges for the Twentieth Circuit Court District. Two (2) judges shall be elected from each subdistrict. For purposes of appointment and election, the two (2) judgeships in Subdistrict 20-2 shall be separate and distinct and denominated for purposes of appointment and election only as "Place One" and "Place Two."

(3) Subdistrict 20-1 shall be divided into two (2) divisions as follows:

(a) (i) Division 1 shall consist of the following precincts: Ratliff Ferry, Canton Precinct 2, Canton Precinct 3, Canton Precinct 7, Smith School, Magnolia Heights, Flora, Virlilia, Canton Precinct 5, Liberty, New Industrial Park, Madison County Baptist Family Life Center, Cameron, Couparle, Camden, Sharon, Canton Precinct 1, Canton Precinct 4, Luther Branson School and Bible Church Precincts.

(ii) Division 1 shall consist of the following partial precincts: Madisonville and Bear Creek Precincts. The Split Precinct Block List developed in conjunction with Chapter 761, Laws of 2002, that details portions of partial or split precincts that are contained within a subdistrict by census tract and block number and was utilized in developing the partial or split precincts of this subdistrict is hereby incorporated and shall be construed to be an integral part of this section.

(b) (i) Division 2 shall consist of the following precincts: Trace Harbor, Main Harbor, Victory Baptist Church, Madison 1, Madison 2, Madison 3, Ridgeland 3, Ridgeland 4, Ridgeland First Methodist Church, Gluckstadt, Lorman-Cavalier, Ridgeland 1, Tougaloo, Cobblestone Church of God, Highland Colony Baptist Church and Whisper Lake Precincts.

(ii) Division 2 shall consist of that portion of the following partial precincts not included in Subdistrict 23-1: Madisonville and Bear Creek Precincts."


 

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AMENDMENT NO. 4

 


AMEND on lines 185 and 187 by changing "two (2)" to "three (3)"

AMEND FURTHER on line 189 by inserting a comma after "One" and deleting "and"

AMEND FURTHER on line 190 after the word "Two" by inserting "and "Place Three""


 

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Don Richardson

Clerk of the House of Representatives