Legislative

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MsRWA is watching the following House Bills:

HB 266 RosebudState contract price; authorize rural water associations to purchase equipment under.
History of Actions:  

01/27 (H) Referred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency

Passed Committee, 2/27 Committee sub passed 3/5/20 headed to Senate

HB 742 RushingDepartment of Health; prohibit from requiring fluoridation in water system.
History of Actions:  

02/10 (H) Referred To Public Health and Human Services/DIED IN COMMITTEE
 

HB1077 Bain –  Telecommunications Fraud Prevention and Utility Infrastructure Protection Act; create.
History of Actions:  

02/17 (H) Referred To Public Utilities/ Passed Committee substitute, 2/25/20 House floor vote.

HB1243 Bain –  Critical Infrastructure; define crimes of impeding and trespassing against.
History of Actions:  

02/17 (H) Referred To Judiciary B/ Passed Committee 2/25/20, Passed House 3/4/20

HB1334 Stevenson –  MS 811 Law; provide for notifications through the Positive Response Information System (PRIS).
History of Actions:  

02/17 (H) Referred To Public Utilities/ Passed Committee 2/27/20, Passed House 3/05/20

HB1335 Stevenson –  Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Board; revise laws regarding.
History of Actions:  

02/17 (H) Referred To Public Utilities/DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB1540 Hopkins –  Administrative procedures; prohibit states agencies from adopting rule that contradicts a provision of law.
History of Actions:  

02/17 (H) Referred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency/Passed Committee 2/25/20

 

 

 

 

 

MsRWA is watching the following Senate Bills:

SB2071 Hill – Department of Health; prohibit mandatory water-supply fluoridation.

01/17 (S) Referred To Public Health and Welfare;Accountability, Efficiency, Tran/ DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB2256 Horhn –  Bonds; authorize issuance to assist Hinds County with development of a regional wastewater treatment facility.

Referred to Finance

SB2389 Doty – Telecommunications Fraud Prevention and Utility Infrastructure Protection Act; enact.

 02/13 (S) Referred To Energy/DEAD IN COMMITTEE

SB2391 Carter –  Excavations; require use of the Positive Response Information System (PRIS) when marking the location of underground facilities.

02/13 (S) Referred To Energy/ Passed Committee 3/3/20

SB2392 England – Jackson County Utility Authority; reconstitute board of directors and revise provisions relating to the board.

02/13 (S) Referred To Energy;Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency/ DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB2393 Polk  Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Board; clarify term length for board members and term limits for executive committee members.

 02/13 (S) Referred To Energy/ Passed Committee 3/3/20

SB2674 Doty – Community public water systems; require continuing education for board members.

02/17 (S) Referred To Energy/ Passed Committee 3/3/20

SB2685 Moran –  Local governments; may not prohibit expansion, connection or reconnection of utility services based on source of energy.

02/17 (S) Referred To Energy/ DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB2708 England -Water systems; require certain notifications for boil water notices and violations of drinking water quality standards.

02/17 (S) Referred To Municipalities;Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency/ DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB2808 McDaniel – Reducing regulations by state agencies and reducing regulatory costs, eliminate 1 regulation for each new regulation proposed.

02/17 (S) Referred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency/ DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB2872 Doty – Critical infrastructure; define crimes of impeding and trespassing against.

02/17 (S) Referred To Judiciary, Division A; Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency/ Passed Jud A Committee, transmitted to Acct.,E,T, 2/28 Passed Committee/ Committee Sub passed Senate 3/5/20

 

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