1997 Regular Session
To: Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
By: Representative Holland
House Bill 379
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN DAILY AND WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS FROM CHARGING FEES TO PUBLISH OBITUARIES; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Any daily or weekly newspaper that is provided a sales tax exemption under Section 27-65-111(b) is prohibited from charging a fee to publish obituaries.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.