1997 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Hall, Horhn
Senate Bill 2440
(As Passed the Senate)
AN ACT MAKING AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OF STATE GENERAL FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY FOR THE PURPOSE OF RESTORING THE COKER HOUSE ON THE CHAMPION HILL BATTLEFIELD NEAR EDWARDS, MISSISSIPPI, FOR FISCAL YEARS 1997 AND 1998.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. In addition to all other sums heretofore appropriated, 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 Department of Archives and History, for the period beginning upon passage and ending June 30, 1998 $ 324,000.00.
Said State General Funds appropriated under the provisions of this act shall be contingent upon receiving not less than Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000.00) in matching funds from any public or private entity specifically earmarked for the federally designated National Priority One Historical Landmark, being the Coker House located near Edwards, Mississippi, on the Champion Hill Battlefield.
SECTION 2. This additional appropriation is made for the purpose of providing funds for the restoration of the Coker House, a Mississippi and National Historic Landmark carrying a federal Priority One status, located near Edwards, Mississippi, on the Champion Hill Battlefield.
SECTION 3. 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 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and through June 30, 1998.