1998 Regular Session
To: Local and Private Legislation
By: Representative Mitchell
House Bill 1846
(As Sent to Governor)
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF NEW ALBANY, MISSISSIPPI, TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR THE COLLECTION OF VOLUNTARY DONATIONS TO THE UNION COUNTY GOOD SAMARITAN PROGRAM THROUGH THE CITY'S MUNICIPAL UTILITY BILLING SYSTEM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The governing authorities of the City of New Albany, Mississippi, in their discretion, by resolution duly adopted and entered on the minutes of the governing authorities, may establish a program within the administration of the municipal utility billing system for the collection of voluntary donations to assist indigent persons within the City of New Albany. Under the program, the City of New Albany may accept donations to the Union County Good Samaritan Program with the payment of municipal utility bills from customers of the city's municipal utilities. Any funds collected by the city through the program shall be accounted for and transmitted to the Union County Good Samaritan Program in accordance with such procedures set forth in the resolution establishing the program.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.