Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

May 2019

K.Turner_May 17, 2019 – Section 23-15-561 of the Mississippi Code

M.Lewis_May 17, 2019 – Increase in compensation for Tax Assessors and_or Deputies

S.Dionne_May 17, 2019 – Changing Precinct Lines

S.Hutton_May 17, 2019 – Applicability of Senate Bill 3046, Regular Session 2019 to the Fair Commission Concession Contract

S.Clanton_May 14, 2019 – Local option – alcoholic liquors & beer-wine

G.Barton_May 10, 2019 – Returning Bonds to Court of Judge’s Choice

K.Stokes_May 10, 2019 – Section 27-65-241 of the Mississippi Code

C.Hutchinson_May 10, 2019 – Open Meetings

H.Frierson_May 10, 2019 – Senate Bill 3024 (Laws of 2019, Regular Session)

A.Gipson_May 10, 2019 – Authority to oversee the State’s pesticide certification program

April 2019

R.Lawrence_April 26, 2019 – Sewer customer request for diagnostic expense reimbursement

C.Palmer_April 26, 2019 – School board meeting requirement

G.Younger_April 26, 2019 – Fire protection districts

G.Barton_April 26, 2019 – Legitimate Home Instruction Program

L.Hartfield_April 26, 2019 – E-mails in lieu of signed documents

T.Ross,Jr._April 19, 2019 – Reinstatement of Homestead Exemption for Ad Valorem Taxes

T.Holleman_April 19, 2019 – Drug Court Incentives

C.Hemphill_April 5, 2019 – School board election for added territory

J.Hill_April 5, 2019 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 37-11-27

N.Manley_April 5, 2019 – Miss. Code Section 21-17-1(2)(b)(i) and (ii)

R.Kirk_April 5, 2019 – Dismissal of Stale Cases

W.White_April 1, 2019 – Authority to repairon property owned by school district and leased to private individual or business

March 2019

S.Griffie_March 29, 2019 – City Arson Investigator-Code Enforcement Officer

R.Shepard_March 29, 2019 – Inmate Canteen Fund

J.Watson_March 29, 2019 – Mississippi Support Animal Act

A.Thomas_March 29, 2019 – Mayor’s salary, etc.

A.Thomas_March 22, 2019 – Opinion concerning privilege taxes

P.Watkins,Jr._March 22, 2019 – Parking permits

J.Spraggins_March 22, 2019 – Authority to grant variances from rules and regulations

B.Murphy_March 15, 2019 – DUI Citations

G.Barton_March 15, 2019 – Request for reconsideration of opinion regarding authority of municipality to provide broadband services as part of its public utility system

W.White_March 15, 2019 – Constable serving as Deputy

A.Rankins_March 15, 2019 – Application of Joint Venture Statute to University of MS Medical Center

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

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