2002 Regular Session
To: Local and Private Legislation
By: Representative Capps
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND SHERIFF OF BOLIVAR COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, ON BEHALF OF THE BOLIVAR COUNTY REGIONAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, TO EXTEND THE INMATE HOUSE AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO WITH THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR AN ADDITIONAL FIVE YEARS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provision in Section 47-5-933, Mississippi Code of 1972, establishing a maximum term of twenty (20) years for contracts entered into by the Mississippi Department of Corrections for the housing of state offenders in regional facilities, the Board of Supervisors of Bolivar County, Mississippi, and the Sheriff of Bolivar County, Mississippi, in their discretion, may amend the Inmate Housing Agreement entered into on behalf of the Bolivar County Regional Correctional Facility with the Mississippi Department of Corrections pursuant to the provisions of Sections 47-5-931 through 47-5-939, Mississippi Code of 1972, for the purpose of extending the twenty-year term of the agreement, which commenced on September 10, 1997, for an additional five (5) years.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.