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House Bills to watch for 2017 Legislative Session

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Here are a list of bills we are currently watching:

HB 32,  School superintendents; require appointment of in the event of vacancy in elected office of before January 1, 2019.

  • Passed House and Senate
  • Signed by Governor

HB 228, Pre-election day voting; authorize.

  • Passed the House
  • Held on a motion to reconsider, tabled
  • Received in the Senate
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Elections
  • Also referred to committee on Senate Accountability and Transparency.

HB 293,  School calendar; reduce number of days in scholastic year to 170.

  • Passed to the House Floor
  • Died on House Floor

HB 480,  Use tax; revise definition of certain terms for purposes of, distribute revenue collected from certain out-of-state sellers.

  • Passed the House Floor
  • Motion to reconsider, tabled
  • Received in the Senate
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 711,  Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Act; extend authority of Department of Revenue to approve applications for certain rebates under.

  • Passed to the House Floor
  • Received in the Senate but not referred
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 926, Relating to creating the Health Care Collaboration Act of 2017.

  • Passed in the House
  • Received in the Senate
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance
  • Revered to committee on Senate Public Health and Welfare.

HB 974,  Personnel Board; certain agencies shall be exempt from rules, regulations and procedures of for three years.

  • Passed in the House
  • Passed 62 to 54
  • Held on a motion to reconsider
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Appropriations

HB 928,  Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement Act; create.

  • Passed Committee and House Floor
  • Passed 117 to 2
  • Moving to the Senate
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance.

HB 1226,  Capitol Complex Improvement District; create and fund improvement projects within.

  • Passed the House floor
  • Held on a motion to reconsider
  • Passed 104 to 12
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Accountability and Transparency

HB 1322,  Light wine or beer; authorize small craft breweries to sell light wine or beer they produce on the premises of the brewery.

  • Passed Committee and House Floor
  • Moving to Senate
  • Passed to 93 to 23
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate

HB 638, Death penalty; revise methods by which may be carried out.

  • Passed in the House Floor
  • Passed 75 to 43
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Judiciary A
  • Passes with amendments from Senate Judiciary A

HB 511, Prohibit travel in outermost left lane except under certain conditions.

  • Passed the House Floor
  • Passed 86 to 32
  • Referred to Senate committee on Senate Highways and Transportation, and Judiciary B.
  • Passes committee after amendment was made

HB 1089,  DUI and Uniformed Controlled Substances arrests of persons under 21; provide requirements before release from imprisonment.

  • Passed the House Floor
  • Passed 121 to 0
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Universities and Colleges
  • Referred to Senate Judiciary A

HB 1090,  Act to Restore Hope Opportunity and Prosperity for Everyone (HOPE); create.

  • Passed the House Floor
  • Amended
  • Passed 76 to 46
  • Referred to Senate Medicaid
  • Referred to Senate Appropriations
  • Passes committee after amendments

HB 1425,  Occupational Board Compliance Act of 2017; create.

  • Passed on the House Floor
  • Passed 60 to 58
  • Held on a motion to reconsider
  • Motion tabled
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Accountability and Transparency

HB 1039,  “The Sexual Assault Response for Students in Universities and Community and Junior Colleges Act”; create.

  • Passed on the House Floor
  • Passed 117 to 2
  • Referred to Senate Committee Universities and Colleges, and Judiciary A

HB 1224, School districts; exempt those with “A” and “B” accountability ratings from certain duties.

  • Passed on the House Floor
  • Passed 79 to 40
  • Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Education

For a list of Senate Bills headed to the floor click here. 

 

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