2004 Regular Session
To: Judiciary, Division A
By: Senator(s) Dawkins
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 25-4-119, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT NO ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICIAL SHALL DERIVE ANY PECUNIARY BENEFIT AS A RESULT OF THE ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICIAL'S DUTIES WITH REGARD TO A COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY OR DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 25-4-119, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
25-4-119. No elected or appointed official shall derive any pecuniary benefit, directly or indirectly, as a result of such elected or appointed official's duties under Sections 21-19-33, 27-109-1, 27-109-3, 27-109-7, 27-109-9, 59-9-15, 59-9-17, 59-9-19, 67-1-71, 87-1-5, 95-3-25, 97-33-1, 97-33-7, 97-33-9, 97-33-17, 97-33-25 and 97-33-27. Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be punished pursuant to the provisions of Article 3, Chapter 4, Title 25, Mississippi Code of 1972.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.