Mississippi Employment and Labor Law Updates 2023


December

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


November

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


October

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


September

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


August

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


July

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


June

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


May

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


April

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


March

Public Officers and Employees Delinquent Tax

Bill

House Bill 1169 (2023)

Summary

Provides that if any officer or employee of the State, or any political subdivision thereof, does not pay their State income tax on or before specified date after such income tax becomes due and payable, their wages, salary or other compensation shall be withheld and paid to the Department of Revenue in satisfaction of such income tax, interest and penalty, if any, until paid in full, unless the officer or employee elects to have a lesser amount withheld.

Enacted

03/27/2023

Effective Date

07/01/2023

Topics

Industry: Public_employer


Medical Cannabis Act

Bill

House Bill 1158 (2023)

Summary

Relates to medical cannabis; authorizes a practitioner to assist a patient in registering for a registry identification card with the Department of Health after the practitioner has issued a written certification to the patient; provides that the requirements shall not apply to a person who is authorized to purchase topical cannabis, and such persons may possess and use such products without being in violation.

Enacted

03/27/2023

Effective Date

03/27/2023

Topics

Employer_Obligations: Background_checks, Criminal_history; Industry: Marijuana


State Contract Personnel

Bill

Senate Bill 2615 (2023)

Summary

Provides that contract workers for any department, agency or institution of the State government, any school district, community/junior college, public library or university-based program, whether classified as contract workers or independent contractors, may purchase the base plan of the State and School Employees’ Health Insurance Plan provided that such person pays the full price of such plan without contribution from their employer.

Enacted

03/21/2023

Effective Date

07/01/2023

Topics

Industry: Public_employer


Public Utilities Staff

Bill

House Bill 288 (2023)

Summary

Provides that certain personnel and members of the Public Utilities staff shall be filled by consulting contract in addition to being competitively appointed by the Executive Director.

Enacted

03/13/2023

Effective Date

07/01/2023

Topics

Employment_relations: Staffing; Industry: Utility


February

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


January

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.

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