Senate Bill NO. 2688

By Representative(s) Committee

Amend by striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

SECTION 1. Section 39-5-15, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:

39-5-15. An official and statistical register of the State of Mississippi shall be compiled by the Secretary of State after each general election, to contain brief sketches of the several state officials, the members of congress from Mississippi, the supreme court judges, the members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi; a roster of all state and county officials, lists of all state institutions, with officials; state and county population and election statistics, and miscellaneous statistics. This register shall be published in an amount not to exceed forty thousand (40,000) and shall be for free distribution, the printing and the binding to be paid for as is other public printing and binding. Its distribution shall be paid out of the fund provided for the distribution of other public documents. This register shall have printed on the title page the following statement: "This book was paid for by the taxpayers of the State of Mississippi and authorized by the Mississippi Legislature."

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2001.