2002 Regular Session
To: Local and Private Legislation
By: Representative Maples
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF GEORGE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER ASSESSMENTS AND COURT COSTS, FOR EACH MISDEMEANOR CONVICTION OBTAINED IN THE JUSTICE COURT OF THE COUNTY; TO PROVIDE THAT THE AVAILS OF THE ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENT SHALL BE USED TO FUND THE CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF A NEW COUNTY OFFICE BUILDING; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) The Board of Supervisors of George County, Mississippi, in its discretion, by resolution duly adopted and entered on its minutes, may levy an assessment, in addition to any other assessments and court costs, not to exceed Four Dollars ($4.00) per case, for each misdemeanor conviction obtained in the Justice Court of George County.
(2) The avails of the additional assessment imposed under subsection (1) of this section shall be expended by the Board of Supervisors of George County to fund the construction, operation, maintenance and related needs of a new county office building.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.