2002 Regular Session
By: Representative Stringer
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 45-3-45, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO INCREASE FROM 30 TO 80 DAYS THE PERIOD OF TRAINING FOR RECRUITS OF THE HIGHWAY SAFETY PATROL; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 45-3-45, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
45-3-45. The commissioner is hereby authorized to set up a training school for patrolmen. He shall prescribe the rules and regulations for the operation of same and the period of training to be required of appointees to the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol. However, the period of training for recruits shall not be less than eighty (80) days. The expense of such training shall be paid in the same manner as other expenses of the patrol.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2002.