2002 Regular Session
By: Representative Scott (80th)
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING INCENTIVES TO MEDICAL STUDENTS AND LICENSED PHYSICIANS TO PRACTICE MEDICINE IN AREAS OF THE STATE HAVING A CRITICAL NEED FOR PHYSICIANS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2003.
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 Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning for the purpose of providing incentives to medical students and licensed physicians to practice medicine in areas of the state having a critical need for physicians, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2003$9,000,000.00.
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, 2002.