1999 Regular Session
By: Representative Blackmon
House Bill 1504
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC DEFENDER COMMISSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING A PILOT PROJECT, THE APPELLATE DIVISION AND THE CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE STATEWIDE PUBLIC DEFENDER SYSTEM FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2000.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following sum, or so much of it as may be necessary, is appropriated out of any money in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated to the Mississippi Public Defender Commission for the purpose of funding the Central Administrative Office, the Appellate Division and three (3) pilot district defender offices in the state established under Section 25-32-31 et seq., Mississippi Code of 1972, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1999, and ending June 30, 2000 $2,250,982.00.
SECTION 2. The money appropriated by this act shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of any money in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated, upon warrants issued by the State Fiscal Officer; and the State Fiscal Officer shall issue his warrants upon requisitions signed by the proper person, officer or officers in the manner provided by law.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1999.