1997 Regular Session
To: Ways and Means
By: Representative Robinson (63rd)
House Bill 1256
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 75-76-197, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUE GENERATED FROM CERTAIN LOCAL FEES CHARGED ON THE GROSS REVENUE OF GAMING LICENSEES SHALL BE PAID TO THE COUNTIES OF THE STATE BASED ON THE PROPORTION THAT THE AMOUNT OF REVENUE GENERATED FROM INDIVIDUALS RESIDING WITHIN A COUNTY BEARS TO THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF REVENUE GENERATED FROM ALL COUNTIES OF THE STATE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 75-76-197, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
75-76-197. On or before the fifteenth day of each month, the gross revenue fees collected under the provisions of Section 75-76-195 during the preceding month shall be paid and distributed to the counties of the state based on the proportion that the amount of revenue generated from individuals residing within a county bears to the total amount of revenue generated from all counties of the state.
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SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.