Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

October 2017

T.McKenzie_Oct.13, 2017 – Clarification of Miss. Code Ann. Section 55-15-81

G.Evans_Oct.13, 2017 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to Establish an Incentive Health Plan

Sen.D.Blount_Oct.13, 2017 – Confidentiality of Personally Identifying Information of Domestic Violence Victims

A.Nowak_Oct.13, 2017 – Request for reconsideration

W.Davis_October 6, 2017 – Ad Valorem Tax Exemption for Finished Goods Under Section 27-31-7

S.Slover_October 6, 2017 – Natchez-Adams County Port Commission – Adams County Board Members Ex Officio Members – Separation of Powers

H.Holliday_October 6, 2017 – Consolidation of the Lumberton Public School District

C.Brown_October 6, 2017 – MS Public Service Commission and MS Department of Transportation

September 2017

J.Smith_September 29, 2017 – Re-examination of Attorney General’s Opinion on House Bill 1106

P.Watkins, Jr._Sept.29, 2017 – Consultant for Governmental Relations

J.Crow_Sept.29, 2017 – Board members voting by e-mail

D.Thomas_Sept.29, 2017 – Landlord Tenant Issue

M.Pope,III_Sept.29, 2017 – Refund of recycling fees

S.Tindell_Sept.29, 2017 – Council-Manager Form of Government – Separation of Powers

K.Havard_Sept.29, 2017 – Clarification of Section 97-37-5 of the Mississippi Code

J.Smith_September 29 2017 – Re-examination of Attorney General’s Opinion on House Bill 1106

G.Hedgepeth_Sept.22, 2017 – Authority of School District to Pay for Substitute Bus Drivers

D.Turner_Sept.15, 2017 – Authority of School District Board of Trustees to enter into energy services and energy performance contract

C.Latimer_Sept.8, 2017 – Eminent Domain

D.Yarborough, et al._Sept.8, 2017 – Selection of Judge for newly created County Court

G.Lewis_Sept.8, 2017 – Natchez Convention Promotion Commission

Frierson_Robertson_Sept. 8, 2017 – Income taxation of early withdrawals of contributions from the PERS of MS

W.Curry_Sept.1, 2017 – Forrest Co. Judge also serving as Municipal Judge for Hattiesburg

J.Johnson_Sept.1, 2017 – Bail Bond Agent

J.Jacks_Sept.1, 2017 – Abandoned Baseball Fields

M.Wall_Sept.1, 2017 – Nepotism

August 2017

C.Miles_August 3 2017 – Request for Opinion concerning board regulations (2)

J.Walker_Aug.4, 2017 – Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

L.Jackson_Aug.4, 2017 – Applicability of MCA Section 25-3-41(10) to State Agencies

J.Harness_Aug.4, 2017 – Municipalities

M.Wall_Aug.11, 2017 – Review of personnel records by alderman

D.O’Donnell_Aug.11, 2017 – Authority of County to Construct Recreational Vehicle Parking Facility

J.Webb_Aug.11, 2017 – Leake County Economic Development District

D.Ballard_Aug.11, 2017 – Commission on Judicial Performance

P.Abide_Aug.11, 2017 – Displaying State Flag

J.Neal_Aug.11, 2017 – Clarification_Opinion on Seatbelt Law SB 2724_Section 63-2-1

S.Barber_Aug.18, 2017 – Reimbursement of travel expenses for court reporters

M.Sullivan_Aug.18, 2017 – Plea Bargains

M.Jones_Aug. 18, 2017 – Mileage Reimbursement – Use of Private Vehicle – Harbor Master

R.Perkins_Aug. 18, 2017 – Judicial Elections

Rep.D.Baria_Aug. 18, 2017 – Request for Opinion regarding Hancock County Tax Matters
J.Shepard_Aug.25, 2017 – Tax Levy forFire Protection District

July 2017

R.Shepard_July 7, 2017 – Use of canteen fund money of the George County Regional Correctional Facility

P.Watkins,Jr._July 7, 2017 – Park Commission Funds

S.Vance_July 7, 2017 – Distribution of additional privilege tax payments in accordance with MCA Section 27-19-11

J.Brown_July 7, 2017 – Additional duties and pay for County Administrator

J.Webb_July 7, 2017 – Leake County Economic Development District

T.Baxter_July 14, 2017 – Authority of County to Contract for Professional Services

M.Murdock_July 14, 2017 – Urban Renewal Agency

J.Sutton_July 14, 2017 – Adoption of municipal ordinance prohibiting conditions contemplated under Section 21-19-11

D.Glaskox_July 12, 2017 – Costs of preparing for and conducting election of municipal separate school district trustees

J.Turnage_July 21, 2017 – Nepotism

J.Sutton_July 21, 2017 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to Void a Tax Sale

G.Yarborough_July 28, 2017 – Number of Trustees Allowed on Library Board

L.Shumake,Jr._July 28, 2017 – Protection Orders

J.Turnage_July 28, 2017 – Request for Advisory Opinion on repairs to private_public parking lot

A.Nowak_July 28, 2017 – Ad Valorem Homestead Exemption

O.Trainer_July 28, 2017 – Sale or lease of community hospital purusant to MCA Section 41-13-10 et seq.

June 2017

E.Fulton_June 2, 2017 – Water Leak Insurance

L.Shumake_June 2, 2017 – Releases from bonds

G.Dorrill_June 2, 2017 – Superintendent Qualifications

J.Jefferson_June 6, 2017 – Circuit judge to require bondsman to sign and notarize affidavit of payment of bond to bail bondsman

S.Fondren_June 6, 2017 – Volunteer fire fighter vaccinations

E.Williams_June 9, 2017 – Provision of Office Space for Mayor in Council-Manager City

D.O’Cain_June 9, 2017 – Sheriff’s authority over bondsmen

A.Nowak_June 9, 2017 – House Bill 1106 (Laws of 2017, Regular Session)

M.Brown_June 9, 2017 – Conservation Easement

W.Griffin_June 9 2017 – House Bill 1502 (2017)

R.Johnson_June 16, 2017 – Authority of, and compensation

J.Brown_June 23, 2017 – Filling vacancy

F.Collins_June 23, 2017 – Salary increase for mayor

L.Brooks_June 23, 2017 – County donation to private nonprofit organization

B.Blackmon_June 23, 2017 – Authority to close county offices

D.O’Donnell_June 23, 2017 – Authority to close county offices

Rep. Jeffrey Smith_June 26, 2017 – Member of Legislature – serving and being on board of aldermen of Vicksburg, Mississippi

K.Turner_June 26, 2017 – Unopposed candidates’ name left off ballot

D.Brantley_June 30, 2017 – Regional Educational Service Agencies

R.Revere_June 30, 2017 – Profits earned by a school store

J.Neyman,Jr._June 30, 2017 – Public Meetings Notice

S.Slover_June 30, 2017 – Authority of County to Supply Vehicle to a State Agency

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