1998 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Thames, Dearing, Posey, Browning, Canon, Hamilton, Harvey, Stogner, Woodfield
Senate Bill 2348
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 1999 TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING A FIRE ANT RESEARCH PROGRAM TO BE CONDUCTED BY THE AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY EXPERIMENTAL STATION AT MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY.
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 a fire ant research program conducted by the Agricultural and Forestry Experimental Station at Mississippi State University for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1998, and ending June 30, 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 162,533.00.
SECTION 2. Of the funds appropriated under the provisions of Section 1, not more than the amounts set forth below shall be expended for the respective major objects or purposes of expenditure:
MAJOR OBJECTS OF EXPENDITURE:
Salaries, Wages and Fringe Benefits $ 63,533.00
Travel and Subsistence 8,000.00
Contractual Services 30,000.00
Other Than Equipment 0.00
Permanent: Full Time. . . . 1
Part Time . . . . 0
SECTION 3. It is the agency's responsibility to make certain that funds required to be appropriated for Personal Services for Fiscal Year 2000 do not exceed Fiscal Year 1999 funds appropriated for that purpose unless programs and/or positions are added to the agency's budget by the Mississippi Legislature.
Any transfers or escalations 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and/or other special funds which are being used for salaries authorized under the provisions of this act and which are withdrawn and no longer available.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. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1998.