Becky Currie

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Becky Currie
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Currie speaking on Mississippi's Fairness Act in 2021
Member of the MississippiHouseofRepresentatives
from the 92nd district
Assumed office
2008
Personal details
Born (1957-05-02) May 2, 1957 (age 64)
Political party Republican

Becky Currie (born May 2, 1957) is an American politician. She is a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from the 81st District, being first elected in 2007. She is a member of the Republican party. [1] She currently serves as the Chairman of Tourism in the Mississippi House and is serving her first term as the first female president of the Mississippi House Conservative Coalition.

Legislation

In 2018, Representative Currie sponsored [2] the Mississippi Gestational Age Act (HB 1510), prohibiting abortions after 15 weeks gestation. The bill, signed into law by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R) on March 19, 2018, allows abortion only in cases of medical emergency or severe fetal abnormality, with no allowance made for rape. [3]

In 2020, Currie voted yes on the bill to change the Mississippi State Flag. [4]

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References

  1. "Becky Currie". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 23, 2015.
  2. "An Unprecedented Abortion Rights Attack Is Moving Fast Through the Mississippi Legislature (Updated)". Rewire.News. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
  3. "Mississippi Gestational Age Act (HB 1510)". Rewire.News. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
  4. Bologna, Giacomo; Ramseth, Luke (June 28, 2020). "How every Mississippi lawmaker voted on historic state flag bill". Clarion Ledger . Retrieved March 14, 2021.