2004 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Gordon, Little, Chaney, Burton, Frazier, Harden, Moffatt
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING FOR THE COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AT MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, FOR FISCAL YEAR 2005.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. That the following sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated, to the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning to be used for the operation of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2004, and ending June 30, 2005 $ 10,802,456.00.
SECTION 2. The following sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby authorized for expenditure out of any special source funds which are collected by or otherwise become available for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2004, and ending June 30, 2005
............................................ $ 8,322,385.00.
SECTION 3. Any transfer shall be made in accordance with the terms, conditions and procedures established by law.
No general funds authorized to be expended herein shall be used to replace federal funds and/or other special funds which are being used for salaries authorized under the provisions of this act and which are withdrawn and no longer available.
SECTION 4. It is the intention of the Legislature that the agency's budget request for Fiscal Year 2006 shall be submitted to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee in a format and level of detail comparable to the format and level of detail provided during the Fiscal Year 2005 budget request process.
SECTION 5. Of the funds appropriated in Section 2, Six Hundred Three Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty-five Dollars ($603,725.00) shall be derived from the Education Enhancement Fund from funds deposited pursuant to Sections 27-65-75 and 27-67-31, Mississippi Code of 1972.
SECTION 6. Of the funds appropriated under the provisions of Section 2, Two Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000.00) shall be derived from the Budget Contingency Fund created in Section 27-103-301, Mississippi Code of 1972.
SECTION 7. In compliance with the "Mississippi Performance Budget and Strategic Planning Act of 1994," it is the intent of the Legislature that the funds provided herein shall be utilized in the most efficient and effective manner possible to achieve the intended mission of this agency. Based on the funding authorized, this agency shall make every effort to attain the targeted performance measures provided below:
Performance Measures Target
Students Enrolled (Students) 258
FTE Committed to Teaching in DVM (Persons) 26.30
State Cost per DVM Student ($) 29,280
Graduate Students Enrolled (Students) 13
Grants & Contracts Applied for (Grants) 38
Grants & Contracts Awarded (Grants) 30
Public Svc - Animal Health Ctr
AHC Caseload Managed (Cases) 7,450
Student Clinical Training (Hours) 215,000
Average Revenue per Clinical Case ($) 230.00
Consultation Hours/Clinical Faculty (Hours) 250
Public Svc - Diagnostic Lab
Lab Tests (Tests) 130,975
Vet Research & Diagnostic Lab
Accessions (Cases) 61,625
Events in Wise Center (Events) 1,750
Operation & Maintenance
Number Sq Ft O&M Services (Sq Ft) 426,483
A reporting of the degree to which the performance targets set above have been or are being achieved shall be provided in the agency's budget request submitted to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee for Fiscal Year 2006.
SECTION 8. 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 9. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2004.