2005 Regular Session
To: Ways and Means
By: Representative Watson
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 13-3-169, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO ALLOW THE STATE TAX COMMISSION TO PAY FOR PROPERTY PURCHASED AT A SALE UNDER EXECUTION ON A LIEN WITH A CASH EQUIVALENT, RATHER THAN WITH CASH; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 13-3-169, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
13-3-169. Sales under execution shall not commence sooner than eleven o'clock in the forenoon, nor continue later than four o'clock in the afternoon. All such sales shall be by auction, to the highest bidder * * *, and only so much of the property levied on shall be sold as will satisfy the execution and costs. The purchaser at the sale shall pay cash for the property sold, except that the State Tax Commission may pay with a cash equivalent at the time of the sale, in a form approved by the Department of Finance and Administration.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2005.