1998 Regular Session
To: Fees and Salaries of Public Officers; County Affairs
By: Representative Guice
House Bill 999
AN ACT TO CREATE NEW SECTION 25-7-10, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE COUNTIES HAVING TWO JUDICIAL DISTRICTS AND A REGULARLY APPOINTED DEPUTY CHANCERY CLERK TO PAY A MONTHLY ALLOWANCE TO THE CHANCERY COURT CLERK; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following shall be codified as Section 25-7-10, Mississippi Code of 1972:
25-7-10. In counties having two (2) judicial districts and having a regularly appointed deputy chancery court clerk, the chancery court clerk may be allowed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) per month. This amount may be allowed and paid monthly to the chancery court clerk by the board of supervisors of each county having two (2) judicial districts and a regularly appointed deputy chancery court clerk out of the general fund of the county. This amount shall be in addition to all other allowances provided by law.
SECTION 2. The Attorney General of the State of Mississippi shall submit this act, immediately upon approval by the Governor, or upon approval by the Legislature subsequent to a veto, to the Attorney General of the United States or to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in accordance with the provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after October 1, 1998, if it is effectuated on or before that date under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended. If it is effectuated under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended, after October 1, 1998, this act shall take effect and be in force from and after the date it is effectuated under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended.