1998 Regular Session
By: Representative Jennings
House Bill 1313
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-43, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CHANGE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF MONEY THAT A MUNICIPALITY SHALL BE REIMBURSED BY A COUNTY FOR HOUSING COUNTY INMATES IN A MUNICIPAL JAIL; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 47-1-43, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
47-1-43. The board of supervisors of any county and the governing authorities of any municipality located within such county are hereby authorized to enter into agreements providing for the keeping of persons arrested for offenses committed within the county in which such municipality is located in the jail facilities of such municipality pending trial of such person. Such agreements may provide for the payment to the municipality by the board of supervisors from any available funds of the county of a sum not to exceed Twenty Dollars ($20.00) for each day or part thereof during which an offender may be confined in the jail of the municipality.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1998.