2005 Regular Session
To: Judiciary B; Appropriations
By: Representative Carlton
AN ACT TO PROVIDE AN ASSESSMENT ON CERTAIN OFFENSES AGAINST CHILDREN TO BE DEPOSITED TO THE MISSISSIPPI CHILDREN'S TRUST FUND; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. In addition to any monetary penalties and any other penalties imposed by law, there shall be imposed and collected from each person upon whom a court imposes a fine or other penalty for any violation of Section 97-3-65, 97-5-1 et seq. or 97-3-7, Mississippi Code of 1972, when committed against a minor, an assessment of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) to be deposited into the Mississippi Children's Trust Fund created in Section 93-21-305, Mississippi Code of 1972, using the procedures described in Section 99-19-73, Mississippi Code of 1972.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2005.