Pending Legislation of Interest to Chancery Practitioners
February 10, 2014 § 1 Comment
Here is a list of bills that may be of some interest to you in your chancery practice. I relied on the titles to select the bills to list; I have not read all of these.
You can click on this link to find any of the listed measures. You will find information on the bill, including its status, sponsor, and the committee(s) to which it has been referred.
HB 32 Partition of property; revise method of appointing freeholders.
HB 44 Courts; prohibit from applying foreign law under certain circumstances.
HB 67 Special judges; revise compensation cap.
HB 126 Protection from domestic abuse; clarify record.
HB 218 Uniform laws; create Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act.
HB 342 Uniform laws; enact Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act.
HB 409 Mississippi Bar; remove repealer.
HB 427 Licensed school employees; allow use of personal leave near holiday if summoned by court.
HB 486 Birth certificates; Tribal Court of the Choctaw Indians has same authority as chancery courts to make changes/corrections in.
HB 487 Tax liens; provide for centralized filing with the Department of Revenue.
HB 511 Liens; bring forward stop-notice sections.
HB 570 Evidence; revise provisions regarding certain privileged communications.
HB 579 Court Collections Fund; create.
HB 696 Real property; clarify certain identifying information for instruments presented to the chancery clerk for recording.
HB 810 “Andrew Lloyd Law”; require DHS to be notified before a mentally ill person receives treatment if person has minor children.
HB 837 Judicial qualifying deadline; bring forward for purposes of amendment.
HB 878 Sex offenders; clarify notice to volunteer organizations regarding status.
HB 882 Mississippi Entity Conversion and Domestication Act; enact.
HB 884 Unclaimed Property Act; revise several provisions of.
HB 885 Overdue child support; payable to custodial parent after emancipation of child.
HB 891 Rule against perpetuities; revise with respect to certain trusts.
HB 917 Mississippi Trust Decanting Act; create.
HB1014 Physician Order for Sustaining Treatment Act; create.
HB1026 Trial courts; bring forward circuit, chancery & district attorney sections.
HB1030 Commission Against Interpersonal Violence; create.
HB1031 Domestic abuse protection orders; authorize justice & municipal courts to issue final orders.
HB1033 Domestic violence; revise.
HB1042 Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act; enact.
HB1058 Guardian ad litem; clarify duties and appointment.
HB1084 Uniform Power of Attorney Act; create.
HB1400 Abortion; prohibit performing at or after 20 weeks.
HB1411 Foreign executor or administrator; revise authority of financial institutions to turn over property or funds of a decedent to.
HC 25 Parental rights; State of Mississippi recognizes.
B026 Tax liens; provide for centralized filing with the Department of Revenue.
SB2125 Authority of chancery court to revise birth certificates; Tribal Court of MS Band of Choctaw Indians has same authority.
SB2180 Adoption; expedited for readoptions of foreign-born adoptees.
SB2240 Uniform laws; create Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act.
SB2471 Cyber-bullying; revise and clarify electronic communication offenses.
SB2474 Trial courts; redistrict.
SB2476 Domestic violence; clarify sentencing status of multiple offender, revise protection order.
SB2480 Adoption records, confidentiality of; provide for contempt and misdemeanor proceedings.
SB2483 Mental commitment cases; revise screening process.
SB2559 Commercial Real Estate Broker Lien Act; create.
SB2622 Contractor’s liens; revise stop notice law.
SB2626 Domestic violence; revise penalty.
SB2629 Domestic violence; clarify when arrest may be made without warrant.
SB2676 Witness fees; conform to juror pay.
SB2727 Mississippi Uniform Trust Code; create.
SB2809 Uniform Power of Attorney Act; create.
SB2837 Domestic Violence Protection Order Registry; require arresting officer to perform check.
SC 523 Amendment to the United States Constitution relating to parental rights; urge Congress to propose.
SC 531 Post-ratify federal voting age 18 amendment to the United States Constitution.SC 542 United States Constitutional Convention under Article V; apply for federal debt consideration.