Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

March 2019

P.Robinson_March 8, 2019 – Supervision of Municipal Court Clerk

S.Good_March 8, 2019 – Duties deputy clerks are allowed to perform while seeking office

W.Sullivan_March 8, 2019 – School Lunch Programs

E.Scott_March 8, 2019 – Off-Duty Law Enforcement

G.Barton_March 8, 2019 – Failure to provide insurance

C.Mord_March 1, 2019 – Conveyance of real property to municipality

M.Prendergast_March 1, 2019 – Nepotism

R.Frederic_March 1, 2019 – Appointment of comptroller-treasurer

S.Edds_March 1, 2019 – Interpretation of Section 39-11-5 of the Mississippi Code

R.Latham_March 1, 2019 – Reimbursement under Section 45-6-13 of the MS Code

C.Hemphill_March 1, 2019 – School board election for added territory

February 2019

E.Bridgforth_Feb. 22, 2019 – Expenditures for parties, meals and retirement gifts

R.Jones_Feb. 22, 2019 – Issaquena County Regional Correctional Facility

S.Dionne_Feb. 22, 2019 – Maximum number of poll managers

R.Adam_Feb. 15, 2019 – Inmate Canteen Funds

S.Melancon_Feb. 15, 2019 – Travel Reimbursement

D.Lazarus_Feb. 15, 2019 – Removal of civil service protection afforded to fire chief

D.Garner_Feb. 15, 2019 – Partial Payments of Ad Valorem Taxes

W.Lewis_Feb.15, 2019 – Circuit Clerk’s Compensation under Section 23-15-225 of the Mississippi Code

H.Adams_February 8, 2019 – Grenada Early Learning Collaborative

H.Dick_February 8, 2019 – Use of school buses pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. Section 37-41-27

H.Applewhite_February 8, 2019 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 37-9-13

D.Burcham_Feb. 1, 2019 – Regulation of alcoholic beverages and beer and light wines

M.Murdock_Feb. 1, 2019 – Advance Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Program (ALERRT)

J.Pearson_Feb. 1, 2019 – Election Commissioner working without a quorum of the Commission present

H.Adams_Feb. 1, 2019 – Enrollment of Student in Charter School and Cost to Local School District

M.Pope,III_Feb. 1, 2019 – Civil Service Commission appointments and coverage

J.McWilliams_Feb. 1, 2019 – Public Defender

J.Gore,III_Feb. 1, 2019 – County Supervisor dual employment

January 2019

T.Horne_Jan.25, 2019 – Clarification of Section 63-2-7 of the Mississippi Code

D.Reddick_Jan. 25, 2019 – Calculation of earned compensation for retirement purposes

S.Rushing_Jan. 24, 2019 – Housing of MDOC Probation-Parole Violators in County Jails

H.Ray Higgins, Jr._Jan. 24, 2019 – PERS Retirees serving in the Mississippi Legislature

P.Watkins, Jr._Jan.18, 2019 – Mississippi Code Annotated Section 31-3-21

H.Broom_Jan. 18, 2019 – Harrison County Emergency Communications Commission

T.Reynolds_Jan. 18, 2019 – Disposal of Abandoned or Otherwise Acquired Firearms

B.Blackmon_Jan. 11, 2019 – Appointment of Temporary Justice Court Judge

M.Wall_Jan. 11, 2019 – Salary payments to Mayor and Aldermen

K.Melchi_Jan. 11, 2019 – Establishment of nonprofit entity for beautification purposes

D.Turner_Jan. 11, 2019 – Superintendent Qualifications

R.Lawrence_Jan.11, 2019 – Municipal Court Matters

K.Turner_Jan. 11, 2019 – Mississippi Code Annotated Section 31-7-13

December 2018

R.Praytor_ Dec. 21, 2018 – Interpretation of MCA Sections 73-35-10(2)(b)(ii)2 and Section 73-34-14(2)(b)(ii)

C.Rhodes_Dec. 21, 2018 – Bids for Land Surveyors

G.Carnathan_Dec. 21, 2018 – Local and Private Bill – House Bill No. 1630

J.Sims_Dec. 21, 2018 – Compensation of fire chief to include fee per call

J.Keith Perry, Jr._Dec. 21, 2018 – Transferring County Funds to the General Fund

H.Adams_Dec. 21, 2018 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 29-3-115

A.Ford_Dec. 21, 2018 – Authority of Economic Development District to Declare Surplus Property

W.Bruce Lewis_Dec. 21, 2018 – Replacing bridges with culverts under Laws 2018, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 3 (SB 2002) Section 13

A.Nowak_Dec. 14, 2018 – Tax Exemption for New Enterprise or Expanded Enterprise

G.Barton_December 14, 2018 – Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program

P.Abide_Dec. 14, 2018 – Donation to economic development programs of Gulf Coast Main Street Corporation dba Biloxi Main Street District

R.Lawrence_Dec. 14, 2018 – Police Offier Reimbursement of Attorney Fees

A.Nowak_Dec. 7, 2018 – Mississippi Code Annotated Section 31-7-13(d)(iv)

K.Stockton_Dec. 7, 2018 – City of Hernando, MS – Sewer Line Extension

P.Scott Phillips_Dec. 7, 2018 – Recission of order accepting bid

C.Mord_Dec. 7, 2018 – Increase salary of county employee declining group health insurance

S.Barber_Dec. 7, 2018 – Maintaining Tax Book by the Chancery Clerk

E.Fulton_Dec.7, 2018 – Use of prisoners for Private 501(c)(3) Animal Shelter

November 2018

Sen.S.Norwood_Nov. 29, 2018 – Application of Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Regulations

J.Armstrong_Nov. 27, 2018 – Auctioneer who handles real estate transactions

P.Johnson_Nov.16, 2018 – Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; request for clarification

S.Parker_Nov.16, 2018 – Regulation of the Practice of Massage Therapy

J.Sutton_Nov. 16, 2018 – Ambulance Service

C.Mitchell_Nov. 16, 2018 – Boys & Girls Club of the MS Delta and City donations under MCA Section 21-19-67(a)

J.Davis_Nov. 16, 2018 – Clarification on Section 37-11-29(2) and Section 43-21-259 of the Miss. Code Ann.

C.Kipp_Nov. 16, 2018 – Community Hospital Board of Trustees’ authority to finance purchase of building

A.Ford_Nov. 27, 2018 – Use of County Owned Community Center

D.Stanley_November 9, 2018 – Clarification of Section 45-6-13; Paragraph 4 (with attachment)

G.Barton_November 9, 2018 – Designation of existing employee to handle animal control and code enforcement

K.Null_November 9, 2019 – Town of Ackerman

K.Riley_November 9, 2018 – Voiding a Tax Sale on Sixteenth Section Land

M.Murdock_November 9, 2018 – Appeal Cost under Miss. Code Ann. Section 11-51-75

P.Watkins_November 9, 2018 – Mississippi Code Annotated Section 31-7-13(d)(iv)

S.Slover_November 9, 2018 – Fees for Garbage and Rubbish Collection or Disposal

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