2005 Regular Session
To: Municipalities; Appropriations
By: Representative Warren
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 45-1-39, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDES THE MUNICIPAL CRIME PREVENTION FUND, TO EXTEND THE DATE OF REPEAL ON THIS SECTION FROM JUNE 30, 2005, TO JUNE 30, 2007; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 45-1-39, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
45-1-39. (1) There is created within the State Treasury a special fund to be known as the Municipal Crime Prevention Fund. The Department of Public Safety shall distribute monies out of the fund to each municipality in this state on a per capita basis, using the population figures from the most recent federal decennial census; however, no municipality shall receive less than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) from the fund. Funds received by municipalities under this section may be expended for, without limitation, any of the following purposes:
(a) Law enforcement;
(b) Equipment, technology, supplies, contractual services, including training and related travel, and commodities;
(c) State or federal crime prevention grant matching requirements; and
(d) Any crime prevention programs implemented by more than one (1) jurisdiction, which may include the State of Mississippi and any of its agencies, departments or political subdivisions, through the use of interlocal cooperation agreements.
(2) This section shall stand repealed on June 30, 2007.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.