Legislative Bill Tracker

We fight to protect civil liberties for all Mississippians through our work at the state legislature. The 2022 legislative session began on January 4, 2022.

Our legislative priorities this year cover issues including, election and voting reform, criminal justice reform, and ensuring fair district maps. Take a closer look at the 2022 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 2113: Classroom Censorship

It censors classroom conversations and discourages youth from civically engaging within their communities, just as they are learning what it means to live in our democracy. This attack on our history is an attack on our democracy.

February 4, 2022 Freedom of Speech

SB 2275: Work Initiative Repealer Extension

SB 2275 extends the repealer on Mississippi’s current work release pilot program in Rankin County for two years. The two-year extension would allow more time to determine the success of the program and the feasibility to replicate it throughout the state.

February 4, 2022 Criminal Justice Reform

HB 629: Expungement Clarification

HB 629 would pull all expungement statutes in one place to make it easier to file petitions. Criminal records are one of the main impediments to successful community reintegration. This bill would make it easier for both lawyers and pro se petitioners to file expungement petitions.

February 4, 2022 Criminal Justice Reform