2004 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Jackson (32nd)
AN ACT TO DIRECT THE MISSISSIPPI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND MISSISSIPPI PRISON INDUSTRIES TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM USING PRISON LABOR TO PREVENT PLANT CLOSING UNDER THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. To effectively develop and administer a program on the feasibility of using prison labor to prevent plant closings and loss of jobs due to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Mississippi Development Authority and Mississippi Prison Industries shall enter into a memorandum of understanding clearly defining the responsibilities of each agency, the sharing of information, communication and coordination between the two (2) agencies.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.