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Old 01-14-2011, 08:15 AM
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Default 2011 Mississippi Legislation update

Hello PTO members--
Just a quick message to provide an update on the current bills in the 2011 MS session.


These are the currents 'active' bills on the floor at the 2011 MS Legislature

2011 active legislation as of 1.14.2011

To contact the SENATOR on the Current Corrections Commission to express your support or non support of any proposed bill :


Capital Address

Willie Simmons, Chair Room 213 A
P O Box 297 P O Box 1018
Cleveland, MS 39732 Jackson, MS 39732
662-846-7433 (h)
601-359-3288 (w)

Alice Harden P O Box 1018
P O Box 20088 Jackson, MS 39215
Jackson, MS 39289

Cindy Hyde-Smith Room 405 B
400 Cattle Trail N W P O Box 1018
Brookhaven, MS 39601 Jackson, MS 39215

Dean Kirby Room 215 C
P O Box 54099 P O Box 1018
Pearl, MS 39288 Jackson, MS 39215
601-932-1966 (h)
601-939-5968 (w)
601-359-3246 (w)

Joey Fillingane Room 409 B
8 Westbrook Drive P O Box 1018
Sumrall, MS 39482 Jackson, MS 39215
601-271-2070 (h)
601-268-6551 (w)
601-359-3238 (w)

Johnnie E. Walls, Jr. Room 117 A
P O Box 634 P O Box 1018
Greenville, MS 38702 Jackson, MS 39215
662-332-4522 (h)
601-359-2438 (w)
601-359-3165 (w)

Lydia Graves Chassaniol Room 404
P O Box 211 P O Box 1018
Winona, MS 38967 Jackson, MS 39215
662-453-3172 (h)

Robert L Jackson P O Box 1018
1420 Alex Gates Road Jackson, MS 39215
Marks, MS 38646
662-326-3637 (h)
662-326-4000 (w)
601-359-3211 (w)

Sampson Jackson II Room 213 B
P O Box 686 P O Box 1018
DeKalb, MS 39328 Jackson, MS 39215
601-677-2305 (h)
601-743-5900 (w)
601-359-3263 (w)

Sidney Albritton P O Box 1018
P O Box 1389 Jackson, MS 39215
Picayune, MS 39466
601-359-3226 (w)
601-749-0093 (h)

Videt Carmichael Room 404 A
5396 Springhill Loop P O Box 1018
Meridian, MS 39301 Jackson, MS 39215
601-693-2750 (h)
601-359-3244 (w)

Following is the contact names for the MS Representatives on the Corrections Commission for 2011 - some of these are newly elected members.

Bennett Malone, Chairman; Tracy Arinder, Vice-Chairman
Members: Lester Carpenter; Linda F. Coleman; Reecy L. Dickson; Frances Fredericks; Andy Gipson; Robert E. Huddleston; Sherra Hillman Lane; John Mayo; John L. Moore; Russ Nowell; Deryk R. Parker; Omeria Scott; Sara R. Thomas; J. Shaun Walley; Linda Whittington

use this link to find their direct contact info.

Please be courteous and professional in expressing your support or non support of any proposed legislation.

These bills are all referred to a committee at this time per the update on the legislature bill activity list. The 2011 schedule for bill activity is here
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Old 01-19-2011, 12:43 PM
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Thanks for posting this. Are there any bills that MS CURE is particularly supportive of this time?
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MS CURE was not able to meet with the Corrections Commission to engage them in legislation for this year. The efforts will continue tho.
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Old 02-05-2011, 10:23 PM
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--note : there are only 3 bills left active from the SENATE efforts

SB 2635

SB 2692

SB 2877

Current HOUSE link for legislation info is here
note: NO bills made it out of the MS HOUSE or thru committee before the deadline.
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Old 09-12-2011, 12:42 PM
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Hmmm... no legislation before the committees passed except for appointing board members of Prison Industries? What do these committees actually do?
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