1997 Regular Session
To: Local and Private Legislation
By: Representatives Davis (102nd), King, Watson
House Bill 1854
(As Sent to Governor)
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF FORREST COUNTY TO CONTRIBUTE TO ASSIST IN THE OPERATION OF CHILD ABUSE CENTERS THAT ARE SPONSORED BY A PRIVATE AGENCY WITH FEDERAL TAX EXEMPT STATUS AS A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION, OR BY ANOTHER PUBLIC AGENCY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of Forrest County, Mississippi, may, in its discretion, contribute only to child abuse centers that are sponsored by a private agency with federal tax exempt status as a nonprofit organization or by another public agency, out of any available county funds, an amount not to exceed Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000.00) in the aggregate, during calendar year 1997.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.