Every year, I enjoy looking at the list of bills filed in the Legislature. Only a few will be passed. I will have a series of posts that include only the bill that affect the judiciary, listed by number and title.
Here are some of the bills filed from HB 1 – 200:
HB 5 Interrogations; require that all conducted by law enforcement be recorded on video.
HB 6 State advertising; prohibit elected and appointed officers from publicly participating in.
HB 21 Grandparents’ visitation rights; expand availability of.
HB 31 Retirement; persons convicted of certain felonies shall forfeit benefits from PERS, SLRP and MHSPRS.
HB 57 Grand jury indictment; defendant entitled to hearing before upon request.
HB 58 Jurors; revise competency requirements.
HB 59 Discovery; defendant entitled to in criminal cases in all courts.
HB 134 Candy; prohibit sale of that mimics tobacco. [I included this only because I am concerned that we will no longer see those blue and pink bubble gum cigars.]
HB 157 Birth certificate; change surname of child to that of natural father upon proof of marriage to the child’s mother.
HB 158 Grandparent visitation; revise to include great-grandparent visitation rights.
HB 163 Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act; enact.
HB 164 Property exempt from seizure under execution or attachment; increase quantity of land included in homestead exemption.
HB 165 Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act; create under authority of Insurance Commissioner.
HB 159 Estates; provide for a statutory order of abatement for shares of distributees of property of a deceased.
HB 160 Foreign executor or administrator; revise authority of financial institutions to turn over property or funds of a decedent to.
HB 161 Concealed weapons permit; exempt retired law enforcement officers.
HB 162 Conservator; allow appointment for a single transaction.
HB 168 Attorneys; exempt certain former judges from continuing legal education requirements.
HB 171 Mississippi Criminal Justice Commission; create
HB 173 Employers; prohibit from inquiring about applicant’s criminal history.
HB 177 Courts; prohibit from applying foreign law under certain circumstances.
HB 180 Death sentence; revise time for appeals.
HB 182 Real Property owners; revise standard of care owed to guests and invitees.
HB 183 Justice court; provide jurisdiction over property seized for game and fish violations.
HB 184 Mississippi Tort Claims Act; revise to provide firefighters immunity for emergency response services.
HB 185 Divorce; revise habitual cruel and inhuman treatment to include verbal, emotional or psychological abuse.