Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2259

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Title

Description: Tourism; require local tourism entities to conduct an annual audit, MDA may contract with entities for regional tourism promotion.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 01/23 (S) Referred To Economic Development and Tourism
2 03/09 (S) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2004
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

Senate Committee:

Principal Author: Dearing

Additional Authors: Burton, Walls

Code Section: A 057-0001-0059

Title: AN ACT TO CREATE NEW SECTION 17-3-33, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE CERTAIN CONVENTION BUREAUS AND LOCAL TOURISM COMMISSIONS TO CONTRACT FOR AN ANNUAL AUDIT WITH A CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-59, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE THE MISSISSIPPI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH LOCAL TOURISM ENTITIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPING REGIONAL STRATEGIES FOR TOURISM PROMOTION; TO AUTHORIZE THE MISSISSIPPI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FORMULATION OF REGIONAL STRATEGIES FOR TOURISM PROMOTION, TO REQUIRE THAT LOCAL TOURISM ENTITIES ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH THE AUTHORITY AS A PRECONDITION TO RECEIVING ANY STATE GRANTS TO PROMOTE TOURISM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/09/04 at 17:46.

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