1998 Regular Session
To: Local and Private
By: Senator(s) Hamilton
Senate Bill 3299
(As Passed the Senate)
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF OF OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, TO PRESCRIBE BY REGULATION THE APPROPRIATE WEARING OF ANY BADGE OR UNIFORM WHILE DEPUTIES ARE EMPLOYED WHILE OFF-DUTY; TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNTY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ACTIONS TAKEN BY DEPUTY SHERIFFS WHEN THEY ARE EMPLOYED WHILE OFF-DUTY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) The Sheriff of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, may regulate by means of personnel regulation the appropriate wearing of any badge or uniform while deputies are employed when they are off-duty.
(2) The Sheriff of Oktibbeha County, the members of the Board of Supervisors of Oktibbeha County and Oktibbeha County shall not be liable for any actions taken by deputy sheriffs while they are employed when they are off-duty.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.