Legislative

Click on the links below to get more information on your Representative,  Senator or to look up a bill:

MS House of Representatives Information

MS Senators Information

MsRWA is watching the following bills:

House Bills

HB 21 ShirleyUtility worker; killing of shall be capital murder.
History of Actions:  

1   01/11 (H) Referred To Judiciary B

HB 199 ScottEconomically Distressed Municipalities Development Act; create.
History of Actions:  

1   01/14 (H) Referred To Ways and Means

HB262 Calhoun –  Appropriation; Hinds County to fund centralized wastewater treatment system to service Byram-Clinton corridor area.
History of Actions:  

1   01/14 (H) Referred To Appropriations

HB462 Hudson Bonds; create a rural counties and municipalities emergency infrastructure loan program and authorize issuance of bonds.

History of Actions:
      1   01/14 (H) Referred To Ways and Means

HB506 Calhoun –  Special local improvement assessment districts; authorize municipalities to create.
History of Actions:
    1   01/15 (H) Referred To Municipalities;Ways and Means

HB569 RushingWater service rates; Public Service Commission shall determine for service provided by a municipality for consumers outside of the municipality’s corporate boundaries.
History of Actions:  

    1   01/15 (H) Referred To Municipalities

HB747 BurnetteMunicipal public utilities commission; may be abolished by a majority vote of elector voting in a special election.
History of Actions:  

    1   01/17 (H) Referred To Municipalities;Public Utilities

HB774 Paden–  Municipal public utilities commission; may be abolished by a majority vote of electors voting in a special election.
History of Actions:  

   1   01/17 (H) Referred To Municipalities;Public Utilities

 

Senate Bills

SB2020 Carmichael – Public Service Commission; increase membership of and establish authority over Public Utilities Staff.

History of Actions:

   1   01/08 (S) Referred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency

SB2114 Watson –  Jackson County Utility Authority; reconstitute board of directors and revise provisions relating to the board.
History of Actions:
     1   01/11 (S) Referred To Energy;Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
 

SB2154 Blount – Municipally owned waterworks; prohibit from charging higher rates to certain customers in another municipality.

History of Actions:      1   01/14 (S) Referred To Energy

 
SB2222 Barnette –  811 Excavation Law; require installation of utility to have certain distance between each utility.
History of Actions:   1   01/15 (S) Referred To Energy
 
SB2280 Jackson (11th) – Clarksdale Public Utilities Commission may be abolished by a majority vote of electors voting in a special election.
History of Actions:     
    1   01/21 (S) Referred To Local and Private
 
SB2295 Horhn  Public works construction; performance bond not required if contract is less than $50,000.00 and paid in two equal installments.
History of Actions: 
     1   01/21 (S) Referred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
 
SB2308 Jackson (11th) – Municipal utility commission; authorize to be abolished by majority vote of electors who vote at a special election.
History of Actions:  
   1   01/21 (S) Referred To Energy;Municipalities
 
SB2393 Seymour –  Public Utilities Staff; revise powers and duties with respect to the interests of the utilities.
History of Actions:   1   01/21 (S) Referred To Energy
 
SB2494 Hopson -Water systems; require certain notifications for boil water notices and violations of drinking water quality standards.
History of Actions: 
  1   01/21 (S) Referred To Public Health and Welfare