2001 Regular Session
By: Representative Holland
House Bill 1011
(As Sent to Governor)
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO CONSENT TO THE TRANSFER OF ANY CONVICTED OFFENDER WHO IS A CITIZEN OR NATIONAL OF A FOREIGN COUNTRY TO THE FOREIGN COUNTRY OF WHICH HE IS A CITIZEN PURSUANT TO ANY TREATY IN EFFECT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE FOREIGN COUNTRY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. When a treaty is in effect between the United States of America and a foreign country providing for the transfer of convicted offenders to the country of which they are citizens or nationals, the Governor, on behalf of the State of Mississippi, is authorized, subject to the terms of the treaty, to consent to the transfer of the convicted offender. The Governor is authorized to develop any policies and procedures which may be necessary to carry out the mandates of this act.
SECTION 2. The provisions of Section 1 shall be codified in Title 47, Mississippi Code of 1972:
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2001.