District 22 Senator Joseph Thomas was appointed to the Joint Legislative Code Compilation Committee, effective immediately by Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann.
The committee oversees upgrades and changes to the state’s code sections or books of law and publishing of them.
“I am confident that you will be an asset to this committee and I appreciate your willingness to serve in this capacity,” Lt. Governor Hosemann said of Thomas.
Thomas, of Yazoo City, first served as senator from 2004-2008 and was re-elected in 2019, beginning his second term in 2020.
Senator Thomas is Vice Chairman of the Senate Interstate and Federal Cooperation Committee and also serves on the following committees: Business and Financial Institutions, Drug Policy, Ethics, Finance, Forestry, Insurance, Judiciary, Division B and State Library.
District 22 represents Sunflower, Humphreys, Madison, Sharkey, Washington and Yazoo counties.