Mississippi Legislature Agrees to Further Extend Session - State and Federal Communications

June 11, 2020  •  

Mississippi Legislature Agrees to Further Extend Session

Mississippi State Capitol - by Ken Lund

The Mississippi Legislature has adopted a resolution to once again extend the legislative session.

The resolution initially called for the session to be extended until December 31.

However, a Senate amendment was passed setting the date for adjournment sine die on October 10.

The resolution calls for the Legislature to now reconvene for six days in October.

The Legislature will consider matters regarding any additional funds appropriated by the U.S Congress to the state for the COVID-19 pandemic.

The session was previously extended from May 10 to July 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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