2002 Regular Session
To: Universities and Colleges; Appropriations
By: Senator(s) Chaney
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 37-101-9, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE ANNUAL SALARIES FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 37-101-9, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
37-101-9. The compensation of the President of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning shall be Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) per month and the compensation of the other members of said board shall be Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00) per month, plus mileage as authorized by law including time of going to and returning from meetings of said board, together with actual necessary expenses incident to the meetings of the board, and in the discharge of duties prescribed by the board.
The board of trustees shall hold two (2) regular slated meetings annually, one (1) in June and the other in January, and as many special meetings as may be necessary on call of the president or on call of five (5) members. In either case, the call shall be in writing and shall be mailed by registered letter with return receipt requested, or by certified mail, to each and every member at least five (5) days prior to the date of meeting. Eight (8) members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2002.