State Session Information for Mississippi

Session
2019-2020

House/Assembly Pre-filing Deadline
None

House/Assembly Bill Introduction Deadline
2/24/2020

House/Assembly Committee Reporting Deadline

House/Assembly Crossover Deadline
None

Begin Date
1/7/2020

Adjournment Date
5/3/2020

Senate Pre-filing Deadline
None

Senate Bill Introduction Deadline
2/24/2020

Senate Committee Reporting Deadline

Senate Crossover Deadline
None

Effective Date: If a bill does not have an effective date, the bill becomes effective 60 days after passage.

Leadership

Governor
Tate Reeves (R)

House/Assembly Control
74R/45D/2I

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Majority Legislator
Philip Gunn (R)

Highest Ranking Senate Majority Legislator
Dean Kirby (R)

Lieutenant Governor
Delbert Hosemann

Presides Over Senate?
Yes

Senate Control
36R/16D

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Minority Legislator
Robert Johnson (D)

Highest Ranking Senate Minority Legislator
Derrick Simmons (D)