1997 Regular Session
To: Forestry; Fees, Salaries and Administration
By: Senator(s) Cuevas
Senate Bill 2873
AN ACT TO DIRECT THE STATE FORESTRY COMMISSION TO PAY FIELD EMPLOYEES CALLED ON DUTY ON THE WEEKENDS TIME AND A HALF INSTEAD OF GRANTING COMPENSATORY LEAVE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The State Forestry Commission shall, to the extent that funds are available, pay its field employees who are called to duty or placed on call during the weekends at the rate of one and one half (1-1/2) times their salary instead of granting compensatory leave at the rate of time and a half.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.