Legislative Bill Tracker

We fight to protect civil liberties for all Mississippians through our work at the state legislature. The 2023 legislative session began on January 3, 2023.

Our legislative priorities this year cover issues including:

  • Expanding access to voting
  • Ballot initiave restoration
  • Marijuana-related expungement
  • Voting rights restoration
  • LGBTQ rights
  • Reproductive justice
  • Voter protection

Take a closer look at the 2023 Legislative priorities

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HB 1020

HB 1020 would create a new Judicial District that takes voting and political power away from the majority Black citizens of Jackson.

January 24, 2023

SB 2112

Would authorize online voter registration and preelection day voting.

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January 24, 2023

HB 71

Would allow no-excuse absentee voting for any qualified voter. 

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January 23, 2023

HB 456

Would ammend the definition of child abuse to include gender reassignment.

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January 23, 2023

HB 70

Requires all applications for voter registration to be processed no later than 10 days after the registration deadline; additionally, if the submitted application is flawed or unable to be processed, applicants must be notified and given 5 days to "cure" their application. 

January 23, 2023

HB 68

Would authorize voter registration upon sentence completion. Here, "sentence" means, and is limited to, the term of incarceration, probation, and parole for a disqualifying conviction.

January 23, 2023