The Mississippi state legislature meets in Jackson in the first three months of the year. Our legislative tracker allows you to keep an eye on what they are up to.

Bill Ratings: Have a look below to see how we have rated the various bills each week:
Green for bills that extended freedom
Red for bills that erode liberty, and
Yellow for bills we are ambivalent about
MCPP Approved We also show which of the bills being considered we specifically approve, giving them the "MCPP APPROVED" stamp.
Politician Ratings: We also show which of the bills being considered we specifically approve, giving them the "MCPP APPROVED" stamp.
Freedom Agenda for Mississippi: As the leading free market advocacy organization in the state, we have 12 specific changes that we would like our lawmakers to make to lift up our state listed below:
1 Combat Critical Race Theory
2 Ensure Academic Transparency so folk know what their children are being taught.
3 Free speech on campus Bill (aka the Forum Act)
4 Open School Enrolment so that moms & dads have a choice over where their children go to school.
5 Cap School Board administration costs.
6 Establish multiple Charter School Authorizers.
7 Abolish the State Income Tax.
8 Cut Red Tape.
9 Repeal the Certificate of Need laws that hold back our healthcare sector and push prices up.
10 End the moratorium on Home Health Agencies.
11 Allow Mississippians to make more use of telemedicine services.
12 A ‘sandbox ‘bill to encourage tech innovation.
Our legislative tracker will enable us to keep you updated on our progress as we help drive through this ambitious agenda.

2022 Regular Session

Rating Bill Number Description Stage Principal Sponsor MCPP Endorsed
 
HB 1 Use of technology portals by those on probation/parole; require MDOC to implement certain rules regarding. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Christopher Bell
 
HB 2 Youth court records; authorize judge to release to adult who was former subject, as a child, of abuse/neglect proceeding. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Christopher Bell
 
HB 3 Sales tax; exempt retail sales of severe weather preparedness items. 02/23 (H) Died In Committee Christopher Bell
 
HB 4 DPS; require to establish training component relating to autism spectrum disorder. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Christopher Bell
 
HB 5 Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Jackson with improvements to Eubanks Creek and Hanging Moss Creek. 02/23 (H) Died In Committee Christopher Bell
 
HB 6 Mental Health Treatment Facility; revise hearing and commitment procedures. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Christopher Bell
 
HB 7 Bonds; authorize issuance to assist with repair and renovation of the Rosenwald School in Marshall County. 02/23 (H) Died In Committee John G. Faulkner
 
HB 8 Wiretapping; authorize state and local law enforcement to use for human trafficking. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 9 Immunity for law enforcement officers; authorize when claimant is convicted for resisting arrest. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 10 Sales tax; extend time for exemption on retail sales of school supplies during the last weekend in July. 02/23 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 11 Court-ordered restitution, certain; require payment of victim first before court costs/fines are disbursed to court. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 12 Adverse possession; require possessor to notify chancery clerk before title vests. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 13 Ad valorem tax; remove the provision that prescribes the manner in which affordable rental housing must be appraised. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 14 Small School District Equipment, Maintenance and Infrastructure Grant; create to assist certain school districts. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 15 Retirement; PERS members convicted of job-related felonies shall be terminated from system. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 16 State aid system; increase maximum total mileage of. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 17 Teacher contracts; prohibit superintendents from entering into with current licensed employees for continuation of employment before April 15. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 18 Retirement; create separate system for state and local law enforcement officers. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Randy Rushing
 
HB 19 Mississippi Code; modernize terminology by replacing "mentally retarded" with "intellectual disability". 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Lee Yancey
 
HB 20 Anatomical gifts; prohibit discrimination against recipient based on disability. 03/03 Approved by Governor Lee Yancey
 
HB 21 Attorneys; provide for 6 hours of continuing legal education for those employed by Legislature. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Lee Yancey
 
HB 22 Early voting; authorize. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Orlando Paden
 
HB 23 Public officials; authorize the Department of Public Safety to investigate. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 24 The Combating Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act of Mississippi; create. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 25 Headlights; require to be used whenever windshield wipers are necessitated. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 26 School Recognition Program; restrict awards to teachers and licensed staff and require SBE to adopt rules for administration. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 27 Correctional system cost-per-day reviews; transfer responsibility from PEER to MDOC. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 28 PEER committee; require to review the operations of Child Protection Services. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 29 Parole Board; bring forward sections relating to powers and duties of. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 30 County jail dockets; require additional data for transparency purposes and require uniform recording of data. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 31 Charter schools; reconstitute authorizer board and require formula to ensure equitable distribution of local funds. 02/10 (H) Died On Calendar Timmy Ladner
 
HB 32 Appointed state officers; provide for the removal of for certain forms of willful neglect. 02/10 (H) Died On Calendar Timmy Ladner
 
HB 33 Campaign finance reports; require those filed by all candidates to be available online. 03/01 (S) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 34 Redistricting; authorize Legislature to alter boundaries of counties, municipalities and school districts. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 35 Standard Dedeaux Water District; delete provision on compensation of commissioners. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Timmy Ladner
 
HB 36 Elected official; prohibit from holding more than one elected office at the same time. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Gene Newman
 
HB 37 Bonds; authorize issuance to assist City of Pearl with construction of a bridge. 02/23 (H) Died In Committee Gene Newman
 
HB 38 Sales tax; exempt certain sales of platinum, gold, silver bullion and numismatic coins. 02/23 (H) Died In Committee Gene Newman
 
HB 39 Littering; increase fines and deposit certain assessments into Keep Mississippi Beautiful and law enforcement funds. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Gene Newman
 
HB 40 Medicaid; require division to promptly sell or lease residence of deceased recipient obtained through estate recovery. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Gene Newman
 
HB 41 Certificate of title; remove requirement for applicant to file a bond or deposit of cash as a condition of issuance. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Gene Newman
 
HB 42 School attendance; require for children unable to score a 21 or higher on the ACT until the child reaches 18 years of age. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Omeria Scott
 
HB 43 Nationally certified licensed school employees; delete caps on nurses and speech pathologists and add athletic trainers for salary supplements. 03/01 (S) Died In Committee John Read
 
HB 44 Teacher licensure; create additional nontraditional route for certain individuals to receive. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Daryl Porter
 
HB 45 State employees; provide for 3% increase in compensation for each of the next 4 fiscal years. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Daryl Porter
 
HB 46 Federal judges; authorize to solemnize marriage. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Daryl Porter
 
HB 47 School bus drivers; require to be first aid and CPR trained and certified. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Daryl Porter
 
HB 48 Adult day care facilities; provide for licensure by State Department of Health. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee Daryl Porter
 
HB 49 Appropriation; City of Holly Springs for widening a road for the Springs Industrial Park. 02/23 (H) Died In Committee John G. Faulkner
 
HB 50 Public and private schools; require all employees to be tested annually for tuberculosis. 02/01 (H) Died In Committee John G. Faulkner
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