1997 Regular Session
To: Public Health and Welfare; Appropriations
By: Representative Robinson (63rd)
House Bill 1252
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPANSION OF THE NUMBER OF BEDS AT THE STATE HOSPITAL AT WHITFIELD; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The Department of Mental Health shall provide for the expansion of the number of beds at the State Hospital at Whitfield for the housing and care of mental patients who are committed to the hospital in the manner provided by law, using funds appropriated by the Legislature for that purpose.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.