1997 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Hall, Burton, Jordan (18th), Dearing, Farris, Gordon, Posey, Simmons, Turner
Senate Bill 3140
(As Sent to Governor)
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING FOR THE COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AT MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, FOR FISCAL YEAR 1998.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. That the following sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated, to the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning to be used for the operation of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998 $ 8,740,565.00.
SECTION 2. The following sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby authorized for expenditure out of any special source funds which are collected by or otherwise become available for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998
SECTION 3. Any transfer shall be made in accordance with the terms, conditions and procedures established by law.
No general funds authorized to be expended herein shall be used to replace federal funds and/or other special funds which are being used for salaries authorized under the provisions of this act and which are withdrawn and no longer available.
SECTION 4. It is the intention of the Legislature that the agency's budget request for Fiscal Year 1999 shall be submitted to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee in a format and level of detail comparable to the format and level of detail provided during the Fiscal Year 1998 budget request process.
SECTION 5. Of the funds appropriated in Section 2, the following amounts shall be derived from the Education Enhancement Fund as follows:
(a) Six Hundred Fifteen Thousand Five Hundred Dollars
($615,500.00) shall be derived from funds deposited
pursuant to Sections 27-65-75 and 27-67-31, Mississippi
Code of 1972.
(b) Eight Hundred Sixty-four Thousand Five Hundred Dollars
($864,500.00) shall be derived from funds deposited
pursuant to Section 27-103-203(1), Mississippi Code
SECTION 6. In compliance with the "Mississippi Performance Budget and Strategic Planning Act of 1994," it is the intent of the Legislature that the funds provided herein shall be utilized in the most efficient and effective manner possible to achieve the intended mission of this agency. Based on the funding authorized, this agency shall make every effort to attain the targeted performance measures provided below:
Performance Measures Target
Students Enrolled (Students) 233
FTE Committed to Teaching in DVM (Persons) 22
Graduate Students Enrolled (Students) 32
Grants/Contracts Applied For (Grants) 77
Grants/Contracts Awarded (Grants) 42
PUBLIC SERVICE - ANIMAL HEALTH CENTER
AHC Caseload Managed (Cases) 7,400
Student Clinical Training (Hours) 173,500
Average Revenue Per Clinical Case ($) 142
Consultation Hours/Clinical Faculty (Hrs) 365
PUBLIC SERVICE - DIAGNOSTIC LAB
Diagnostic Tests Performed (Tests) 105,020
Animal Examined or Treated (Animals) 114,700
CAP Workload of Four Major Labs (Cases) 1,131,300
Productivity of Labs - CAP Workload/FTE (%) 94
Wise Center Patrons (Persons) 38,000
Animals Purchased and Processed (Animals) 11,719
Transactions Processed (Transactions) 28,000
Cost per Accounting Transaction ($) 23,000
OPERATION & MAINTENANCE
Operation and Maintenance Services (Sq.Ft.) 410,573
Cost Per Sq. Ft. of Maintenance ($) 1.66
Custodial Services (Sq. Ft.) 215,000
Cost Per Sq. Ft. of Custodial ($) 1.07
A reporting of the degree to which the performance targets set above have been or are being achieved shall be provided in the agency's budget request submitted to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee for Fiscal Year 1999.
SECTION 7. Should revenues generated and deposited to the Education Enhancement Fund pursuant to Section 27-103-203(1), Mississippi Code of 1972, fall below funds appropriated herein from said source, the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning shall notify the Department of Finance and Administration as to which allotments shall be reduced to insure that expenditures do not exceed actual revenues.
SECTION 8. The money herein appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of any money in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated, or the proper special funds, 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 9. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.