1998 Regular Session
To: Economic Dev, Tourism and Parks
By: Senator(s) Horhn
Senate Bill 3119
(As Passed the Senate)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 57-63-33, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE CERTAIN AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS OF STATE GOVERNMENT TO ANNUALLY FILE A REPORT REGARDING THE STEPS TAKEN BY THEM IN COORDINATING AND IMPLEMENTING THE LONG RANGE STATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTION PLAN; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 57-63-33, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
57-63-33. (1) The University Research Center shall present the annual revisions of the plan to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee prior to the annual budget hearings and discuss with the joint committee Parts III, IV and V. The presentation shall review the established goals and report and assess progress for the current reporting period of achieving official goals and make recommendations for any program changes that might be needed. Additional reports shall be made to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee as requested and as required by Section 57-63-9. Copies of the plan shall also be presented to the Department of Economic Development, the planning and development districts, and other appropriate agencies and organizations.
(2) Any agency and institution of state government identified in the recommendations contained in the State Economic Development Action Plan as having a role in the coordination or implementation of any part of the long range state economic development action plan, shall, within six (6) months after the presentation of the annual revisions required by subsection (1) of this section, submit a report to the Special Task Force for Economic Development Planning outlining the steps taken by such agency or institution in coordinating and implementing the plan.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1998.