1997 Regular Session
To: Education; Appropriations
By: Senator(s) Smith
Senate Bill 2084
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING 20% ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR ASSISTANT TEACHERS IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS WHERE THE FREE OR REDUCED LUNCH PARTICIPATION IS 60% OR GREATER, FOR FISCAL YEAR 1998.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated, to the State Department of Education for the purpose of providing 20% additional funding for Assistant Teachers in school districts where the free or reduced lunch participation is 60% or greater, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998 $6,357,416.00.
SECTION 2. The money herein appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of any money in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated, upon warrants issued by the State Fiscal Officer; and the State Fiscal Officer shall issue his warrants upon requisitions signed by the proper person, officer or officers in the manner provided by law.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.