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The Legislature passed a key deadline Tuesday – the deadline for bills to pass out of committee in the chamber where they did not originate.
On Wednesday, the full House and Senate will begin taking up those bills on the floor and soon final work will begin on passing a budget for the new fiscal year, which starts July 1.
The hurdle for legislation is on June 17, the deadline to take up bills in the full chamber where they did not originate.
Mississippi Today highlighted many bills and where they stand in this process: