Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

J.Sutton_June 3 2016 – Auxiliary Deputies being related to Department Personnel

J.Reynolds_June 3 2016 – Purchase of Real Property

McElroy_June 13, 2016 – Effect of SB 2362 on MS Tort Claim Act

Hosemann_June 13, 2016 – Effects of SB 2362 (2016) on nine funds administered by the Sec. of State

M.Chaney_June 15, 2016 – Opinion Request on Senate Bill 2362

P.Burchfield_June 16, 2016 – House Bill 1643 (2016) and payments to the MS Association of School Superintendents (MASS)

G.Estes,III_June 17, 2016 – County Tax Assessor_Collector serving as voting member of Commission

T.Ross,Jr._June 17, 2016 – Production of asphalt for sale to other governmental entities

G.Barton_June 17, 2016 – Enforcement of municipal animal control ordinance

E.Fulton_June 17, 2016 – Number of petition signatures required for beer and light wine referendum

J.Miller_June 17, 2016 – Nepotism

L.Clark_June 17, 2016 – Additional Bus Driver Compensation

D.Ginn_June 17, 2016 – Donation for renovation of city hall

S.Zorn_June 17, 2016 – Jackson-George Regional Library System

J.McWilliams_June 17, 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to Contract for Professional Services

J.Spears_June 17, 2016 – Section 63-9-21(6) of the Mississippi Code

G.Shields_June 21, 2016 – Impact of SB 2362 on Memorandum of Understanding with State Agencies

W.Odom_June 23, 2016 – Section 49-7-95 of the Mississippi Code

A.Nowak_June 23, 2016 – Affidavit of Complaint for Non-Traffic Misdemeanors

A.Dulaney_June 23, 2016 – North Tunica County Fire Protection District

M.Haas,Jr._June 24, 2016 – Pearlington Water & Sewer District of Hancock, County, MS

H.Brock,Jr._June 24, 2016 – Municipal contribution of funds or services for economic development

C.Boren_June 24, 2016 – Costs associated with damage to sewer system by customer

J.Young_June 24, 2016 – Authority to use 16th Section principal fund loan proceeds to pay the costs of repaving drives and constructing a parking lot

D.Mosley_June 24, 2016 – House Bill 1498 (2016)

K.Upchurch_June 30, 2016 – Application of SB 2362 (2016) to the Workers’ Comp Trust, Employment Comp Revolving Fund, State & School Employees Life…

D.Hosemann_June 30, 2016 – Clarification of Official Opinion to Hosemann dated June 13, 2016 regarding effects of SB 2362 (2016) on nine funds…

Rep.Baria_June 30, 2016 – Impact of SB 2362 on certain law enforcement special funds

J.Martin_July 1, 2016 – Sale of alcoholic beverages on public property

J.Montgomery_July 1, 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to Employ Accountant to Perform a Financial Audit of the Office of the Chancery Clerk

B.Teller_July 8, 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to perform maintenance on property struck off to the State

J.Eberhardt_July 8, 2016 – Certificate of responsibility

K.Treadway_July 8, 2016 – Cleaning Services

B.Russell_July 8, 2016 – Per Diem for Commissioners

J.Danos_July 15, 2016 – Regulation of drug paraphernalia

D.Williamson_July 15, 2016 – Authority of Circuit Court to Operate a Community Service Program

D.Mosley_July 15, 2016 – Regarding House Bills 1151 and 1665 (2016 Regular Session)

P.Watson_July 15, 2016 – Authority to issue a three-mill note to reimburse district maintenance fund

B.Gibson_July 22, 2016 – Collection of bills for rural water assocation

S.Gallagher_July 22, 2016 – Municipal Law Enforcement Questions

A. Burks Hill_July 22, 2016 – Guardian Ad Litem Fees

J.Sutton_July 22, 2016 – Authority of County to Pay Claim of Vendor

L.Fitch_July 28, 2016 – Balanced Budget

R.Everett_July 29, 2016 – Ad Valorem Tax Sales Notices

M.McGrath_July 29, 2016 – Applicability of local zoning laws on state rights-of-way

S.Courtney_July 29, 2016 – Contract for inmate labor

S.Slover_July 29, 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to Enact Ordinance on Ambulance Services

L.Womack_July 29, 2016 – MEMA 5k sponsor logs

R.Logan_July 29, 2016 – Community colleges – transfer of accrued leave

M.Brown_August 5 2016 – Contract for claim negotiation services

S.Colom_Aug.5, 2016 – Use of Forfeiture Funds B.Blackmon_Aug.5, 2016 – Organization of County Government

W.White_Aug.5, 2016 – Use of county funds for roadside maintenance

D.Adams_Aug.5, 2016 – SB 2362, 2016 Regular Session – Crime Stoppers program

J.McCaughn_Aug.5, 2016 – Possession of Firearms by Employees of Regional Housing Authority

W.Nowell_August 5 2016 – Court Fees

D.Jones_Aug.5, 2016 – Section 11-35-23 of the Mississippi Code

R.Wilson_Aug.5, 2016 – Jurisdiction of Violations of Section 97-29-45 of the MS Code

S.Parker_Aug.5, 2016 – Separation of powers (alderman serving on library board)

A.Alexander_Aug.5, 2016 – Amending special charter to change biennial election dates

L.Hogan_Aug.5, 2016 – Jurisdiction of municipal streets and tax revenue

A.Gilich_Aug.5, 2016 – Appointment of Former City Councilman as Chief Administrative Officer

D.Rafferty_Aug.10, 2016 – Senate Bill 2587 (Hold-over service limited to 180 days)

P.Mallette_Aug.12, 2016 – Expenditure of proceeds from 2% food and beverage tax

W.Lewis_Aug.12, 2016 – Ad Valorem Taxes on Sixteenth Section Hunting and Fishing Leases

Rep.Chism_Aug.12, 2016 – Regarding Firearms Possession in Courthouses

M.Morgan_Aug.19, 2016 – Online Sale of Land for Delinquent Taxes

J.Sigman_August 19 2016 – Lease and Use of Waterfront Property

C.R.Montgomery_Aug.19, 2016 – Interpretation of Local and Private Legislation – H.B. 839 (1994)

F.Gammill_Aug.19, 2016 – Assessment and Deposit of Charges under MCA Section 73-21-127(f)

D.Mosley_Aug.22, 2016 – Regarding Senate Bill 2179 (2016 Regular Session)

OPINION OUTLINES

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