Legislative Bill Tracker

We fight to protect civil liberties for all Mississippians through our work at the state legislature. The 2021 legislative session began on January 5, 2021 and convened on April 4, 2021.

Now that the session has convened, take a look at our 2021 legislative session recap to learn what we were able to accomplish and what challenges we are still facing.

Our legislative priorities this year covered issues including, election and voting reform, criminal justice reform, ensuring fair housing, and establishing community schools. Take a closer look at the 2021 Legislative priorities.

During the session, use our legislative bill tracker to learn more about bills that affect your civil liberties. Sign up to recieve our action alerts when civil liberties are under attack.

 

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SB 2795: Criminal Justice Reform

While SB 2795 will extend eligibility for parole hearings to some otherwise ineligible incarcerated persons, SB 2795 places more restrictions on crimes for which Black people are incarcerated at higher rates.

April 6, 2021

SB 2279: New Felony Offenses

This bill creates a new felony punishable by 5 years imprisonment for persons who missed probation appointments.

April 6, 2021

HB 83: Anti-Protesting

This bill creates a vaguely defined new felony offense targeted at peaceful protesting, punishable by up to three years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

April 6, 2021