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 444

Increases responsibility and penalties on parents to hold them liable if their children commit certain acts.

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January 23, 2023

HB 531

Revises the age that a child may be held criminally responsible or criminally prosecuted for a misdemeanor or felony from 13 to 12.

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January 23, 2023

HB 1125: Anti-Trans Youth Legislation

Everyone, no matter their age, deserves to live as their authentic selves. Legislation like House Bill 1125 is an attempt to criminalize parents and healthcare providers for supporting Mississippi youth during their most challenging years.

January 23, 2023

HB 67

Would restore suffrage upon sentence completion without the current legislative bill process. Here, "sentence" means, and is limited to, the term of incarcertaion plus five years of any term of probation and parole for a disqualifying conviction. 

January 23, 2023

HB 448

This bill would create prohibitions around the recording of police during an encounter. 

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January 23, 2023