2003 Regular Session
To: Public Health and Welfare; Appropriations
By: Senator(s) Jackson
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FROM THE HEALTH CARE EXPENDABLE FUND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING FOR SUPPLEMENTAL HEALTH INSURANCE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI WHO DESIRE TO PARTICIPATE IN AN OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM, FOR FISCAL YEAR 2004.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Health Care Expendable Fund not otherwise appropriated, to the Department of Finance and Administration for the purpose of paying for supplemental health insurance for highway patrolmen, conservation officers and any other law enforcement officers employed by the State of Mississippi, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2003, and ending June 30, 2004...........................$1,000,000.00.
SECTION 2. It is the intention of the Legislature that the Insurance Division of the Department of Finance and Administration shall establish guidelines for the allocation of funds appropriated in Section 1 of this act for those law enforcement officers employed by the State of Mississippi who choose to participate in any optional supplemental health insurance program offered with the approval of the Insurance Division of the Department of Finance and Administration.
SECTION 3. The money herein appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of any money in the State Treasury to the credit of the proper fund or funds as set forth in this act, 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 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2003.