Dead or alive: What bills survived the first major Capitol deadline?

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More than 1,000 bills failed to make it past the first hurdle of the legislative session Tuesday, the deadline for bills to pass out of committee in the chamber where the bill originated. Of the 2,690 bills and resolutions that were filed in the 2020 session, few will make it to the governor’s desk for a signature.

Mississippi Today highlighted many bills and where they stand in this process:

The next deadline is March 12, when bills and constitutional amendments must be taken up in the House and Senate or they will not move on in the legislative process.