2006 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Huggins
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 47-7-85, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE THE APPLICATION FEE FOR AN OUT-OF-STATE TRANSFER UNDER THE INTERSTATE COMPACT FOR ADULT OFFENDER SUPERVISION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 47-7-85, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
47-7-85. Pursuant to the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, the Department of Corrections may charge a one-time application fee in the amount of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) to each offender applying for out-of-state transfer under the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender * * * Supervision. Payments received under this section shall be deposited into a special fund which is created in the State Treasury. Monies in the fund shall be expended by the Department of Corrections, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to defray costs incurred by the department under the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision. Unexpended amounts remaining in the special fund at the end of a fiscal year shall not lapse into the State General Fund, and any interest earned or investment earnings on amounts in the special fund shall be deposited to the credit of the special fund.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.