2000 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Robertson, Minor, Farris, Dickerson, Canon, Chaney, King, Moffatt, Michel
Senate Bill 2509
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ALL FEES AND OTHER REVENUES COLLECTED BY THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE SHALL BE PAID DIRECTLY INTO THE STATE GENERAL FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 7-9-22, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY THERETO; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) All fees, taxes, fines, penalties or other assessments that may be hereafter collected for or in the name of the State of Mississippi by the Office of the Secretary of State shall be paid directly to the State Treasurer and deposited into the State General Fund, in the manner provided by law, by the officer charged with the duty of collecting the same.
(2) The unexpended balance of any "special fund" abolished pursuant to this act shall be transferred and deposited into the State General Fund on July 1, 2000.
SECTION 2. Section 7-9-22, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
7-9-22. All funds collected by the Office of the Secretary of State * * * shall be deposited, in accordance with Section 7-9-21, Mississippi Code of 1972, into the State General Fund. * * *
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2000.