2002 Regular Session
To: County Affairs
By: Representative Straughter, Mitchell, Robertson
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 2, CHAPTER 170, LAWS OF 1922, AS AMENDED, TO INCREASE THE PER DIEM FOR COMMISSIONERS OF THE YAZOO-MISSISSIPPI DELTA LEVEE BOARD; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 2, Chapter 170, Laws of 1922, as last amended by Section 1, Chapter 392, Laws of 1981, is amended as follows:
Section 2. The salaries or compensation of the officers of the board and all employees shall be fixed by the board at such amounts and within such limits as, in the opinion of the board, shall be proper for the services rendered.
Members of the Board of Levee Commissioners, other than the board officers, shall receive per diem in the amount of Sixty-seven Dollars ($67.00) for each day or fraction of a day occupied with the discharge of official duties, for no more than thirty-six (36) days during any one (1) fiscal year or, in the board member's discretion, irrevocably may choose to receive as compensation for his or her services an annual salary in the amount of Two Thousand Four Hundred Dollars ($2,400.00), which choice shall remain in force for the remainder of the member's term of office. Members of the board shall receive mileage and expenses as set by Section 25-3-41 incurred in the performance of official duties.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2002.