Current Proposed Legislation

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Updated 3.13.14





HB 802

Exempt food banks and other charitable organizations from sales taxation on nonperishable food items

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HB 1328

To create the Small Business and Grocer Investment Act, with funds to be available under the Mississippi Development Authority, that shall establish a program that provides grants and loans to healthy food retailers that increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables and other affordable healthy food in underserved communities

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SB 2068

Marine finfish; allow restaurants to serve recreationally caught marine finfish to the persons who caught the fish.

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SB 2297

Agriculture; clarify terms used in the Mississippi Agricultural Promotions Program Act.

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SB 2373

Qualified equity investment credits; increase amount that may be allocated by MDA in a fiscal year increase time period for issuance.

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